Solrise Gathering Jan 10 – 12 2020

By | Allgemein, Events, News | 6 Comments

Solrise Gathering

Solscape, Raglan

Jan 10 – 12 2020


A gathering of joyful heart-centred community over three magical days and two mystical nights.
This collaboration will be a place to explore a rich selection of workshops on local arts, culture, environmental initiatives and movement.
Let’s spark the action needed to benefit our greater ecology and dance in the present to an eclectic mix of groovy beats. Before a spectacular backdrop, overlooking the Tasman Sea.
Join us in Raglan, NZ on January 10-12th, 2020.
Let’s give rise to a powerful decade.

Solrise will take place at Solscape Eco Retreat in Raglan. Nestled at the base of the majestic Mt Karioi with breath taking views overlooking the ocean and a short bush walk to Ngarunui Beach and the famous surf of Manu Bay.

This is an all-ages family friendly event with an extensive range of inspirational zones and activities during the day and a spectacular array of night time fun; from circus performances, full moon drumming circles and an exciting mix of live and electronic music under the stars.

There will be a delicious array of garden to plate wholesome vegan food, coffees and beverages available to purchase from our Conscious Kitchen café. Most of our produce is seasonal and comes from our organic permaculture gardens on site.

World Fusion Music Stage / Circus Zone / Yoga / Permaculture / Meditation / Eco Building / African Dance / Wisdom Circles / Drumming / Native Plant Medicine / Ayurvedic Cooking / Fermentation / Sound Journeys / Healing Tipi / Face Painting / Kids Zone / Environmental Initiatives /

There is a range of accomodation onsite from Camping, Van Sites, Belle Tents, a Tipi Forest, Train Cabooses, Earth Domes and Self Contained Baches.

– Accommodation cost is additional
– Bookings must be made by contacting Solscape Reception directly, either by email or phone
PHONE:+64 7 8258268 // EMAIL:

Tickets $175 children under 15 free

See Official Website Here

Purchase Tickets Here

Parking only available to those with onsite accomodation. Shuttles will be running.

solrise, raglan, festival

Labour Day Ecstatic Dance

By | Events, News | No Comments

Ecstatic Dance Monday 28th October (Labour Day)

Welcoming back our Ecstatic Dance sessions with DJ Herman Saiz!

Escape with us for 2 hours of free dance and self expression. Beginning with an opening ceremony from 12pm, leading into an immersive journey of sound ending with shavasana and meditation with acoustics by Bruci Jordan.

12pm – 2pm
Suggested Koha – $15

Open to all – no previous dance experience required!
Ecstatic dance is all about creating a safe and vibrant space to let loose, embrace and discard any unwanted thoughts, feeling and emotions.


Ecstatic Dance Raglan Labour Weekend

Pizza Oven Building Workshop – Sat 12th & Sun 13th Oct

By | Events, News | No Comments

Pizza Oven Building Workshop – Sat 12th & Sun 13th Oct


Are you interested in building your own backyard wood-fired Pizza Oven?
Join this 2 day HANDS ON workshop taught by Paul Peterson and learn the process of building and creating a working Earthen Oven at Solscape!


Dates: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October

Times: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Cost: Suggested Koha $20


This workshop is open to all ages – It’s a great opportunity to get your kids involved and learning these school holidays!


pizza oven workshop solscape raglan

YOGA RETREAT held by Heather Sharplin – November 7th – 10th

By | Allgemein, Events | No Comments

Heather’s Yoga Retreat November 7th – 10th


We are excited to announce that we are the official venue for Heather Sharplin’s 3 night YOGA RETREAT Heather held November 7th – 10th!

Reconnect with your practice at this 3-night retreat in laid-back Raglan. With 12 hours of yoga, eco-friendly accommodation, delicious plant-based meals and a 1hr massage included, you’ll find all the ingredients you need for a perfect long-weekend getaway.

Led by Yoga Tree Taupo owner Heather Sharplin, this 3-night, 4-day retreat is based at Raglan’s Solscape – an eco-lodge and community nestled at the base of Mt. Karioi, with stunning views across the Tasman Sea.


Heather Sharplin

Heather is the owner of the Yoga Tree Taupo – practicing yoga for 10 years, and teaching for four. Heather’s yoga journey began in Christchurch, under lyengar teacher Wendy Brown. Then, seven years ago, she moved to Taupo – in search of a new life away from the destruction of the devastating Christchurch earthquakes.

Now training under lyengar teacher Suzi Carson, Heather loves being able to practice and teach yoga every day. With a passion for sharing yoga with others, she brings an energy to her teaching that’s both light-hearted and heartfelt. Practicing and teaching with compassion and empathy, while also challenging her students to strive for their limits.

Heather works with a range of ages and abilities. She has completed her RYT500, and is currently waiting to sit her assessment for lyengar Yoga J1 and 2. She looks forward to helping guests on the Solscape retreat find the best version of themselves – health, heart, and mind.

Booking info and contact: ~ 0800YOGACO

Ecstatic Dance with DJ Herman Saiz – Sunday 8th Sept

By | Events, News | No Comments

Ecstatic Dance with DJ Herman Saiz

Sunday 8th Sept

Escape with us for 2 hours of free dance and self expression. We will begin with an opening ceremony and movement meditation from 11 am, leading into an immersive journey of sound with DJ Herman Saiz, ending with shavasana, acoustic finale with musician Bruci Jordan.

Suggested Koha $15

Open to all – no previous dance experience required!
Ecstatic dance is all about creating a safe and vibrant space to let loose, embrace and discard any unwanted thoughts, feelings and emotions.

PDC Scholarship

By | Events, News | No Comments

Permaculture Design Certificate Scholarship

A kind, community active person has offered to pay all the fees for TWO passionate attendees to participate in the up coming Permaculture Design Course offered by Raglan Permaculture community (with partnership by Solscape)

Please nominate any individual (including yourself) you think would benefit from attending this course and why they might benefit.

Are you interested in the environment, sustainable living, growing, garden design, alternative building, and permaculture?
If yes, you are a prime candidate for earning a Certificate in
Permaculture Design and Principle.

Course dates: Fri 27 Sept – Fri 11 Oct
Click here for more info on our up coming course.

Email submissions to:
Deadline for submissions: 27th August


Raglan Yoga Retreat at Solscape 6 – 8 December

By | Allgemein, Events | No Comments

Raglan Yoga Retreat

6th – 8th December


Raglan Yoga Retreat is situated at Solscape in  New Zealand’s lush native forest, with spectacular views over Manu Bay. This 3 day / 2 night retreat offers a unique Raglan yoga experience with a

combination of yoga practices, workshops and relaxation.

Immerse yourself in a spectacular setting, giving yourself the space and time to learn more

about yourself in this holistic and practical introduction to Yoga.


Booking info and contact –

$799 early bird price // $850 normal price 



Daily yoga classes

Cacao ceremony

Meditation practice

Bush walk to Bridal Veil Falls

Free time to explore Raglan town, coffee the beach or to relax at Solscape

Botanical Body Scrub workshop

2 nights accommodation In a Tipi. Located in the Tipi Forest at Solscape

Daily delicious meals all included

Exclusive Gift bag including your own Wild Coast Yoga mat and Crystal Elixir water bottle to take home!

Skill level

Beginner / Intermediate


Style of Yoga 

Energising Vinyasa Flow

Meditation & Yin

Mandala closing Ceremony

Winter-Warmer Celebration – Matiu Te Huki & kai

By | Allgemein, Events, News | No Comments

Ignite your Sol’ fire this Queen’s Birthday weekend with a winter-warming evening of kai and music at Solscape.


This will be an intimate event starting with a delicious, nutritious plant-based meal courtesy of our Conscious Kitchen, followed by a live-looping musical performance from Matiu Te Huki, and rounding off with a set from Dj Earth Beat.

Tickets / bookings are strictly limited and essential, as this will be taking place in our indoors function room!


DINNER SERVICE will run from 5pm – 6.30pm

Conscious Kitchen cafe serving a heavenly creamy beet risotto, with roasted fennel and garden green salad topped with a green pesto and toasted walnuts. Coffee, tea’s, kombucha and sweet treats will also be available on the night as additional purchases.

Music will run from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.
Featuring …

Singer and live looping artist of soul-stirring roots music, Matiu will be bringing to Solscape his powerful connecting presence and positively inspiring, unifying lyrical messages. Matiu’s music has a strong Maori flavour, using haka, chants and traditional Maori instruments, backed by grabbing grooves, deep, beautifully crafted bass lines, funky rhythms and magical melodies that will stay with you well after the show ends, all held up by a pillar of Pacific passion and top class technical precision. Matiu is well-known for creating the energy that opens portals of paradise.

(info coming soon!)

We hope you will join us for this magical night! Let’s soar into winter with dancing music lifting our wings and loving energy in our hearts.

BOOKING NOTE: Aswell as via Eventfinder, bookings can be made direct to Solscape via phone on (07)8258268 for anyone living locally. [Payment will be required at time of booking, by either credit card or bank deposit]