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Sunday Salsa Night  (every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month)

New term on 7th of January

Whangarei Latino is bringing in town a little bit of Cuba.  We will enjoy great Cuban music and dance..and why not get some drinks and have fun together... The night is open to everyone and it is a great opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and pass a different night together!

 4.30 - 5.15 pm -- Advanced Class (10$ entry) 

5.15 - 6.00 pm -- Beginner Class (10$ entry) 

5.15 - 6.00 pm -- Intermediate Class (10$ entry) 

6.00 pm till late -- Dance Floor open to everyone (free entry)


So grab your partner, some friends or come along and meet some fun people on the best Salsa night in Whangarei!

We are waiting for you.

 When: Check the Calendar for dates and programme

Location: RSA Whangarei, 9 Rust Ave (Whangarei)

Salsa at the Beach (21 January)


Join us for great fun in the sun. We will have a Salsa Dance Party at  Wellingtons Bay (Tutukaka), one of the greatest beaches in Whangarei. Here the programme of the day:

Meeting at Wellington Bay at 2pm

Beginner/Intermediate Bachata Class: 2:45 -3:30 ($10pp)

Open Dance: Music, Rueda and free dance from 3:30 onward. 

Meeting Point: car park nearby the public toilets, approx. 75 Whangaumu St



In case of bad weather the party will be cancelled (info on  Facebook Page)

No classes at the RSA on the 21 January.


Valentine Salsa Day (17 February)

Join us for the ultimate way to spice up your Valentines Day at Alongside. 

Whangarei Latino and Alongside Restaurant will bring you a night of Salsa and Bachata under the canopy. If you've never danced before or want the opportunity to show off your moves then this is a night you must not miss. All abilities welcome to have some fun. Watch performances from the dancers then have a go yourself with guidance from experienced instructors.

Grab your partner, some friends or come along and meet some fun people on the most romantic night of the year! Admission is free.

Alongside will be serving our full menu all evening so book a table for the ultimate night out. Give Alongside a call on 09 4026220 or pop on our website.

Programme of the night:

  • 7-8pm Start of the night with a salsa introduction class
  • 8pm-11pm open dance floor including dance performances and group dance. 


Meeting point for Whangarei Students TBC..