Monday, November 28, 2011

Only a month till the circus comes to town

Its only a month until the big top arrives at the Auckland Outdoor Naturist Club in Ranui for the annual NZ Naturist Federation rally. All the fun of the circus will be there, including sideshows, art exhibitions, clowns and of course, the Fairytale Ball on New Years Eve. Don't miss it! More information on
See you there.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

NZNF annual rally

The NZ Naturist Federation are holding their annual festival at Auckland Outdoor Naturist Club, from 28 December 2011 through to 3 January 2012. The festival is themed 'A Fairytale Circus' and many fun events are planned. For more information see

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Phoenix Shield at Bay of Plenty Sun Club

The annual Phoenix Shield will once again be contested between the BOP Sun Club and Waikato Outdoor Society.
This event will be held over the weekend of 12-13 November and will be at the BOPSCs grounds at Matata.
BOPSC will be trying their hardest to retain the shield they won last year at WOS.

Summerfest at Pineglades Naturist Club

Visit Pineglades Naturist Club on 24 October for their annual Summerfest. Naked art, body painting and a live band will be part of the day's festivities. All welcome.

gonatural week

gonatural Week runs from 22 -29 October this year and is a chance to visit a naturist club to find out more about this healthy relaxing lifestyle. Clubs throughout NZ are holding events to welcome people who aspire to the naturist philosophy.
So why not visit a naturist venue near you? You won't regret it and will wonder why you didn't do it years ago.
A full list of clubs can be found on the NZ Naturist Federation's website:

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

September gonatural magazine out now

The September edition of the gonatural magazine is out now. If you aren't already a subscriber, sign up now for a hard copy or an on-line version. See for more details.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

June gonatural magazine out now

Tuesday 22 February will be a day remembered in Canterbury history. Ann Bodkin survived the devastating earthquake to tell her story of survival; and Heidrun Schmidt relates her family's experience following the lunchtime disaster.
Several nude hiking enthusiasts describe their favourite outdoor pursuit in this edition, beginning with Bryan Porter's experience traversing the Tongariro Crossing. Will Fraser embraced friends and freedom naturally during a three week holiday and headed north after accidentally backing into a bus.
Skinnydip Tours travel around the top of the North Island; Doug Ball and Dave Care find a geological feature during their nude hike in Sawcut Gorge; Oranui Games in Auckland; Nudie Foodies in the Marlborough Sounds; World Naked Bike Ride in Takaka and Central Otago; and much, much more...
gonatural is the Magazine for freedom lovers and those who embrace the naturist lifestyle. Published quarterly by the New Zealand Naturist Federation, gonatural is available in a number of bookstores and by subscription.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Bay of Plenty Sun Club 40th Anniversary

The Bay of Plenty Sun Club started out as the Tauranga Sun Club in 1966 and were based in the Tauranga area. In 1971, they became an Incorporated Society and shortly afterwards, moved to their current grounds at Matata and changed their name to the BOP Sun Club.

At Labour Weekend, the club will be celebrating 40 years of Incorporation at their grounds and are inviting former members of the club to contact them.

For more information email the Secretary at or contact the organiser at PO Box 476, Whakatane 3158. We look forward to rekindling old friendships and sharing memories from the past with you.

Friday, February 11, 2011

March 2011 gonatural magazine

As you can see by the front cover “A Taste of the Bay” – Gourmet Rally at Rapere is featured with a very good article covering the rally by Wendy Chamberlain, with photos by Glenne Findon and Roni Sime. There is a great deal more, and, as an added bonus… this issue is all in colour!