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Hawke's Bay Events

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August 2021

"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 19 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! We’ve set 12 rousing reading challenges for you. Complete one or more and be in to win weekly prizes. Complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our grand prize draw. Step...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Tuesday 31 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Tuesday 12 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

The naming of a new apple cultivar Billy Apple® fulfils a long-held ambition for the artist and is the natural culmination of his 1962 self-branding exercise. Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product 1962—2020 looks back to Apple’s name change and the way Apple created artworks that...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Friday 24 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mid-Winter Makers Market

Mid-Winter Makers Market

Buy local and support Hawke's Bay Artists! The popular CAN Mid-Winter Makers Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse locally made, beautifully handcrafted products made by our talented Hawke’s Bay artists. CAN are encouraging visitors to buy local! Come and see the rich...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Digital Banking

Digital Skills Workshop: Digital Banking

This workshop is to provide knowledge and confidence to people moving into online banking. Getting to know banking online, how to recognise the signs of an online scam and what to do, and starting to navigate through an online banking platform. No personal financial information is required to...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Small Print Exhibition

Small Print Exhibition

Printmaking by NZ Print Council Members An unselected, travelling exhibition of A4 prints. Members’ prints are exhibited widely around the country, while raising awareness of printmaking and the Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand. Members of PCANZ send in up to 4 prints (same or different)....

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Interactive Wall: Fun with Form

Interactive Wall: Fun with Form

FUN with FORM: memorise, recreate and challenge your friends and whānau! Test your memorising skills with our interactive wall, Fun with Form! Fun with Form is a memory game you can play to challenge your friends and whānau. Pick a card from the table, memorise it for 10 seconds, put the card...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 17 October 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 17 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kohua Maori Art

Kohua Maori Art

Thanks to the assistance of Iwi Toi Kahungunu - Maori Artists, the CHB Museum presents an art exhibition showcasing local contemporary indigenous art supporting the importance of Maori Arts and honouring Te Tiriti of Waitangi. Maori Culture generates assets contributing to the social,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival Orakei - 7 Hours to Win Your Heart

Italian Film Festival Orakei - 7 Hours to Win Your Heart

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you '7 Hours to Win Your Heart'. Neapolitan actor Giampaolo Morelli (in this year’s Golden Men) makes his directorial debut with 7 Hours to Win Your Heart, a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy set in Naples. Giulio (played by Morelli) is an...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 8 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders

We invite you to step into the night and join us on our Walk of Wonders. An immersive light art, fire and audio experience for all ages. Walk of Wonders will be held at Black Barn Vineyards on nine nights, August 5-15th. Guests will be immersed in a dynamic visual experience coupled by a...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - David Ridler

HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - David Ridler

Join David Ridler from NZ on Air Funding for an exclusive mentoring session to help you enhance your music career. Thursday 5 August, 6pm -8pm at Lady Pettigrew Theatre @ Pettigrew Green Arena . Thanks to NZ Music Commission and EIT for their support.

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

Join printmaker Sue Weston over four weeks to explore the creative potential of printing on paper with a gelli plate and acrylic ink. This simple and easy process produces colourful and stylish prints with the help of stencils and other mark-making textures. You will have fun with stencils,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 19 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop

Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop

An introductory workshop for women to help you understand, nourish, support and maintain your pelvic health. Learn What’s Normal Understand how your body is designed to function and how it can change with pain, pregnancy, childbirth, surgery or injury. The workshop will cover pelvic anatomy...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

CAN Evening Classes at Keirunga Gardens for Term 3. Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This series of...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

Returning to Napier in Hawkes Bay, we have the popular and inspiring NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.27 (ft. Ben Canute)

Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.27 (ft. Ben Canute)

Yol legends! We're stoked to be hosting Threestyle Thirstdayz back at the magical Paisley Stage in Napier this coming Thursday for our 27th episode. Our guest for the week Ben Canute is a up and coming aspiring rapper travelling down from Auckland City, this man has bars and supplies one hellova...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

Every Wednesday: Escape Room Wizard Wednesday Deal The Wizard Express needs your help to get the young Wizards to Wizard Academy safely. Are you ready to help? Be a Wizard for a day! *This Escape Room is suitable for people aged 7 and over. Every Friday: Escape Room Freaky...

Date: Friday 6 August to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Join us for a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Year 12 Art Expo

Year 12 Art Expo

An exhibition by Hawke's Bay High Schools. Twenty years ago, the Hawkes Bay Art Teachers decided it was important to celebrate our up-and-coming creatives and artists. Year twelves are celebrated as they have less pressure in terms of University Entrance and Folio expectations at this time of...

Date: Friday 6 August to Thursday 19 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - David Ridler

HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - David Ridler

Join David Ridler from NZ on Air Funding for an exclusive mentoring session to help you enhance your music career. Friday 6 August, 1pm - 3pm at Lady Pettigrew Theatre @ Pettigrew Green Arena. Thanks to NZ Music Commission and EIT for their support. Hosted by Backline Charitable Trust and HB...

Date: Friday 6 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Pavarotti

Italian Film Festival - Pavarotti

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Pavarotti'. A riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Pavarotti tells vibrant tales — Pavarotti used to bring suitcases of tortellini on tour with him — and is good on the...

Date: Friday 6 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Golden Men

Italian Film Festival - Golden Men

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Golden Men'. The wild, true story of a 1990 bank heist in Torino was massive news in Italy and seemed to capture the nation's imagination. This star-studded caper-film, thrillingly explores the events from multiple...

Date: Friday 6 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hygge Quiz Night

Hygge Quiz Night

Come on down to a night to reminisce, remember, and revolt with the era that was the 80s. A time where every second person on the street was wearing baggy pants, afros and Sony Walkman’s. A time when the only thing cooler than a slap bracelet or Rubik’s cube was scratch & sniff stickers. Stick...

Date: Friday 6 August
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Bad Tales

Italian Film Festival - Bad Tales

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Bad Tales'. Bad Tales is the multi-award-winning, style soaked drama set in the languid suburbia of a Roman neighbourhood. The stifling heat seems to pervade every frame of this colourful, meticulously crafted world. The set up...

Date: Friday 6 August to Tuesday 10 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Firebird

The Firebird

Following the triumph of his Hansel & Gretel in 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to commission a new work by Choreographer in Residence Loughlan Prior for 2021. The Firebird, first staged in Paris in 1910, changed the direction of ballet. The spine-tingling grandeur of...

Date: Friday 6 August to Saturday 7 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Temple of the Grunge

Temple of the Grunge

We are back and really looking forward to smashing some 90's classics for you, expect a good dose of... Pearl Jam, Nirvana, STPs, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden and more. Temple of the Grunge have been bringing the classics back since 2012, don't miss this dynamic band with interchanging...

Date: Friday 6 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Invoke clarity and healing with an entire weekend of Yoga at the first-ever Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival. Immerse yourself with unlimited yoga & mindfulness every day. Discover a weekend of unlimited yoga, wellness & community. Take time out to go on your personal journey of awakening and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workshop: Raising Funds for the Arts

Workshop: Raising Funds for the Arts

Gain the skills to get your project funded by writing awesome funding applications, attracting sponsorship and in-kind support, and using online crowdfunding. You'll create some practical resources that you can then use in your fundraising. This hands-on, interactive workshop will cover: -...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Things You Can Do with Wool and Other Fibres

The Things You Can Do with Wool and Other Fibres

Calling all fibre-crafters! On Saturday 7 August there will be a fibrecraft event on at Hastings War Memorial Library. Called ‘The Things You Can Do with Wool and Other Fibres’, The Cast Offs Fibrecraft Group, Creative Fibre at Keirunga and Homestead Spinners and Weavers will be presenting...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art | Foyer Gallery 7 August – 24 October 2021 The contemporary concept of young art is work not defined by the age of the creator, but by the stage the artist is at in their career. This exhibition brings together the work of two...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harakeke Weaving Workshop

Harakeke Weaving Workshop

One day weekend workshop with Lee Olsen. In this fun and relaxed workshop you will learn how to create a small open woven kete using the whakapuare method, and a small decorative ipu using the kupenga method, out of harakeke (flax). Tutor Lee Olsen will guide you through the process of raranga...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Martin Eden

Italian Film Festival - Martin Eden

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Martin Eden'. Jack London’s novel of Martin Eden is transposed to Napoli, in Pietro Marcello’s stunningly unique arthouse epic. Every element of this film, from cinematography to production design, costume to the extraordinary...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face FLOOR TALKS

te MOKO on our face / in your face FLOOR TALKS

Join Iwi Toi Kahungunu artists talk about their practice and artworks in te MOKO on our face / in your face exhibition. Saturday 10 July, 11am Join us to hear from three wāhine artists talk about their practice and artworks. Saturday 24 July, 11am Join us to hear three tāne artists talk...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - The Man Who Bought the Moon

Italian Film Festival - The Man Who Bought the Moon

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'The Man who Bought the Moon'. Italian comedy is not commonly known for its deadpan and absurdist humour; it seems that The Man who Bought the Moon owes much of its’ style to Sardinian wit rather than Italian. Director, Paolo Zucca...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Wednesday 11 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Code Club

Code Club

Are you new to coding? Do you want to get started using Scratch? Come along to Code Club, Saturdays during term time, 2pm-3pm at Taradale Library. The club is designed for those who are new to coding, aged 8-13. Parents/caregivers must remain in the building during the sessions. Please bring your...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunset Photography Workshop for Beginners

Sunset Photography Workshop for Beginners

If you’re passionate about taking photos but need some help with the technical details, camera settings and composition, this is the perfect workshop for you. Whether you’re using a smartphone or an advanced model camera, you will come away with beautiful images and a deep knowledge of how...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Highway Heritage Stop presents Nicky's Accessories

Highway Heritage Stop presents Nicky's Accessories

Highway Heritage Stop is proud to promote Nicky's Accessories at an exclusive event displaying an amazing selection of jewelry for sale, topped off with some bubbly and snacks! Whether you are looking for a birthday gift for someone special or treating yourself to a new piece of bling... or even...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Highway Heritage Stop, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I Saw You

Dali Day 2021 I Saw You - Exhibition 5-7 free event I Saw You A National Holiday opens with a collection of hand-picked world-class visual artists participating in the inaugural exhibition to open the night's festivities for Dali Day. Artists have been given a Handsaw each with the...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - The Music of Silence

Italian Film Festival - The Music of Silence

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you to 'The Music of Silence'. Everything you wanted to know about beloved Italian opera tenor, Andrea Bocelli’s early years, from the director of Il Postino. Merging pop and opera, blind Italian singing phenomenon, Andrea Bocelli...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Monday 9 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live Music night with The Rvmes at Crab Farm Winery

Live Music night with The Rvmes at Crab Farm Winery

Our live music nights are back, it's been a while and we need a good night out!! Join us for a night of music with The Rvmes Get your dancing shoes on for a night of live music, delicious gourmet snack menu and a couple of drinks! Tickets will be on sale via Eventfinda at $15 per person...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HNPS Big Night Out

HNPS Big Night Out

The Big Night Out is back! Join us to outwit, outplay, and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction, and dancing til late. Tickets will be hotter than an episode of Bridgerton, so organise your table of 10, and don’t miss out on booking yourselves a table. $50pp...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Marriage Italian Style

Italian Film Festival - Marriage Italian Style

The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of a Classic Sophia Loren film 'Marriage Italian Style' by Vittorio de Sica. Sometimes the stars align for a film, and they create cinema history. The story of Marriage Italian Style comes from one of the most...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dali Day

Dali Day

Everyone loves Dali! Come together to celebrate all things Dali on his special day. Dali loves art! Dali Day kicks off with an exhibition of visual arts featuring work by artists from far and wide who count themselves among Dali’s very many friends and acquaintances. Unique and diverse, this...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market. Napier's only weekly indoor market. 9 am - 1 pm, inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier Come and meet the people that create a great range of handmade gifts and Cards. Wooden Toys, Jewellery, Crystals, Polished Stones, Quilting, Knitting, Sewing, Diamond /dot...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival -Pinocchio

Italian Film Festival -Pinocchio

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you to 'Pinocchio' Carlo Collodi’s 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio is probably Italy’s favourite fairy tale. Like all good fairy tales, it is not just for children. Director, Matteo Garrone has demonstrated considerable courage...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Steamed buns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins’ lay in the Chengdu, city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and hot pot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie Pang will...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Rock n Roll club present our monthly RnR social everyone welcome, this month's social has the Theme Wild & Wacky get dressed up and come along to a great night of RnR music and dancing, featuring DJ Big Beat kicking off at 6-30 pm, come along a little earlier and enjoy a meal at the...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - I am Love

Italian Film Festival - I am Love

The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of the visual masterpiece 'I am Love' by Luca Guadagnino. “Watching this lush, operatic Italian drama about a clannish family of wealthy Milanese industrialists is like suddenly being exposed to a full orchestra...

Date: Monday 9 August
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and illustration skills and develop their own style. In Term 3 the focus is on drawing portraits and figures. Students will learn traditional drawing techniques for drawing faces and figures and then take their skills into an...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Il Tuttofare

Italian Film Festival - Il Tuttofare

The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of blockbuster comedy film 'Il Tuttofare' by Valerio Attanasio. In a style that pays homage to the masters of Italian ‘Commedia All’Italiana’(see also Marriage Italian Style), Il Tuttofare is a brilliant...

Date: Monday 9 August
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 16 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Asians In The Bay Awards

Asians In The Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards which started in 2012 aims to recognize the contribution of Asians communities throughout Hawkes Bay in the social, cultural and economic development of Hawkes Bay. There are six categories of awards, namely Best Asian Business, Best Asian Restaurant, Best Asian Community,...

Date: Monday 9 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Exploring Painting (Art Course)

Exploring Painting (Art Course)

Exploring Painting: Improve Your Painting Skills Through Practice Take your painting further with a series of subject-based painting projects to keep you motivated! This eight-week course is suitable for students who have tried acrylic or watercolour painting before and who would like to...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Digital Skills Workshop: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Learn more about our eBook/eAudiobook apps, how to download and log in using your library card, how to find and borrow eBooks/eAudiobooks on your device, and more! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put...

Date: Tuesday 10 August
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Join us for a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 31 August
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital Seniors Internet Hub

Digital Seniors Internet Hub

Need some help with your digital device? The Digital Seniors Internet Cafe is on every Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 2.30 pm at Heretaunga Seniors, 1120 Willowpark Rd North, Mayfair, Hastings (next to Mayfair Primary School). Help or advice will be available for any computer, cell phone, tablet or...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 28 September
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN After-School Art Play

CAN After-School Art Play

Weekly Art Class for 8-11's CAN weekly after-school classes are designed to entice every young artist to have fun, while exploring various media with experienced children’s art tutor and artist Holi Shannon. Holi will encourage your child to try their hand at drawing, painting, printing and...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Explore Watercolours with Studio Sparks

Explore Watercolours with Studio Sparks

This class will introduce you to a variety of watercolour techniques classic and modern. If you have worked in watercolour before this course can also help inspire you to try new things. It can be a space where you work on your own project in a supportive and inspiring environment. Kjelsty has a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 21 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drawing People (Art Course)

Drawing People (Art Course)

Drawing People: Learn How To Draw Portraits And Figures Take your drawing to the next level and start drawing people! In this eight week course Emily will introduce you to a variety of beginner drawing approaches and techniques for drawing figures and portraits. The course consists of two...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 21 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Smoke & Mirrors | Smokey Eye Makeup Coaching Workshop

Smoke & Mirrors | Smokey Eye Makeup Coaching Workshop

It's time to upskill and finally master the art of the most universal, customisable makeup look: the smokey eye. Often thought of as dark, dramatic and hard to get right, the smokey eye is a universally flattering eye look for all and every age that can be taken from a super natural day time...

Date: Tuesday 10 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation

Employment Legislation

This course will cover key requirements of core legislation that govern the employment relationship. Anyone who employs staff needs to have a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved in the employment relations area. Session Topics: - Employment Relations Act 2000 - What...

Date: Wednesday 11 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Morning Classes Term 3

‘Sew Fun’ Morning Classes Term 3

For beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a newbie or...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - Nicole & Paula

HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - Nicole & Paula

Join Nicole Thomas and Paula Yeoman from Niknac Media for an exclusive mentoring session on all things music promotion and release plans. Wednesday 11 August, 1pm -3pm at Lady Pettigrew Theatre @ Pettigrew Green Arena. Thanks to NZ Music Commission and EIT for their support.

Date: Wednesday 11 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Term 3 Studio Sparks--AfterSchool Art Class Classes will start the first week of August. We have classes available Wednesday 3:30-5pm, Thursday 3:30-5pm and Thursday 5-6:30pm. This term our focus is printmaking. We will explore many ways to create a print on fabric and paper. ...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 22 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 18 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - Nicole & Paula

HB Music Hub Mentoring Sessions - Nicole & Paula

Join Nicole Thomas and Paula Yeoman from Niknac Media for an exclusive mentoring session on all things music promotion and release plans. Wednesday 11 August, 6pm – 8pm at Lady Pettigrew Theatre @ Pettigrew Green Arena . Thanks to NZ Music Commission and EIT for their support.

Date: Wednesday 11 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 3

‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 3

For beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Double Feature - Studio & Youth Production 2021

Double Feature - Studio & Youth Production 2021

This year Napier Repertory Players present a Studio Production and a Youth Production on the same night! Two fabulous one-act productions on one night for one entry price! Both these productions are also to be entered into this years New Zealand TheatreFest Jonathan Smith MNZM is bringing...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Friday 13 August
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process

The Disciplinary Process

Every week we read of cases where employers have been ordered to pay significant penalties where the disciplinary process followed has resulted in the employee taking personal grievance action claiming they have been unjustifiably dismissed or disadvantaged. The law is very specific not only...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friend of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

Friend of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

This is a Friends of Hastings District Libraries fundraising event. Come along and bag a bargain! Or 12... Books 50cents and Magazines 10cents unless marked otherwise. Cash sales only and please bring a bag. To find out more about the Friends of Hastings District Libraries, please visit the...

Date: Thursday 12 August to Saturday 14 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Digital Skills Workshop: eBooks and eAudiobooks

New mini-class: Learn more about Napier Libraries' eBook/eAudiobook apps. Topics covered include: how to download and log in using your library card and how to find and borrow eBooks/eAudiobooks on your device. Sign up here: https://diaa.arlo.co/w/upcoming/location-taradale-library/ Napier...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sonic Sketches

Sonic Sketches

Come witness the marriage of life drawing and live music in the second ever Sonic Sketches. The love child of some of Hawke’s Bay’s most innovative artists and musicians, Sonic Sketches gives you space to admire and immortalise the authentic human form to a tailored soundtrack. Artists of all...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paisley Woodstock 2021

Paisley Woodstock 2021

We are blasting back to the late sixties, 3 nights of amazing music, get into the vibe for the whole weekend with Thu 12. STEELY DREW. THE MUNROES. JOE COLE. THE GUNSMITHS. Fri 13. MOCK CREAM. THE ELTON JOHN EXPERIENCE. THE CELLAR DOOR BAND. NICHOLBATES. STEPHEN EVANS. Sat 14. BIG ROD AND THE...

Date: Thursday 12 August to Saturday 14 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

Wil Sargisson is heading back to Australia and his PIANO Stool will be taken by the very experienced BEN WILCOCK. Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries Creative, Music and Performance “I’m lucky to be able to teach in an area I’m very passionate about – music,” says...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Square Edge 2

Square Edge 2

Exhibition by Dennis Green and Clayton Gibson. Forty years ago Dennis Green and Clayton Gibson had their first exhibition together. Their work was exhibited in Square Edge Community Arts Centre in Palmerston where they were both first year teacher’s college students. Square Edge 2, is their...

Date: Friday 13 August to Thursday 2 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rubix Mix

Rubix Mix

C90 have carefully selected a collection of 80’s songs from favourite mixed tapes and recreate them in their own unique style. Come along, sing along, bring the dancing shoes and either book a ticket by emailing them at musicbyc90@gmail.com or pay your koha on the night. Don’t miss this...

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fright Night

Fright Night

Have you ever wanted to do something CRAZY on a Friday night? To unleash your inner Zombie? We are calling all Ghosts, Monsters and Zombies to have a Thrilling night at the Faraday. Friday 13th August. 7.30pm - 10.30pm. It's a chance to release your ghoulish moves with our silent disco....

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Shades - The Gratitude Tour

The Shades - The Gratitude Tour

Kava Bowl Media proudly presents The Shades Quartet on their return tour of New Zealand. Not since 2018 has NZ seen this fantastic vocal quartet. Don’t miss this opportunity to check out NZ’s finest vocal quartet performing beautiful opera from one of New Zealand’s premium opera talents...

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call 3

Open Call 3

Open Call 3 @ Spaceship Come along and watch some local Hawkes Bay people brave the bright lights and share their talents with you! With acts from all different areas of performance; comedy, dancing, and singing, just to name a few. A fun night for both performer and patron awaits. Each show will...

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 14 August to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Come and enjoy a range of lovely quilts created by the talented Keirunga Quilters, based in Havelock North. Check out our ‘Going Green’ challenge. Have a go at winning one of 2 beautiful quilts or a box of goodies in our raffle. Lots of hand-made goods will be on sale, ideal for little...

Date: Saturday 14 August to Saturday 21 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Media for Artists Workshop - Step-by-step classes

Social Media for Artists Workshop - Step-by-step classes

If you’re an artist that wants to learn how to market your work online, using Instagram and Facebook, then this workshop is for you! Your art is a business. Increase your sales and get your work out there! People need to see it, and you need to know how to make that happen. Online marketing...

Date: Saturday 14 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gunsmiths

Gunsmiths

Gunsmiths a 3 piece power band playing originals and covers in a blues rock funk style. Some of the best blues rock funk sounds you love, party it up to Hendrix, John Mayer, Black Keys, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Queens of the Stone Age and more. Secure your tickets now. Door sales avail if not...

Date: Saturday 14 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

Don’t miss your chance to witness this awesome production. A full complement of 9 passionate musicians bring alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss is tuned to perfection, a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album plus more.

Date: Saturday 14 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & the Fletcher Whanau. Kia ora whānau. Come join us for a night of music and entertainment @ The Cabana Napier. Two of the biggest Musical Family's in Hawkes Bay join forces to bring a night of wonderful songs and smiles. With DejaBlue and Steve...

Date: Saturday 14 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young Enterprise Scheme Day at Hawke's Bay Farmers'  Market

Young Enterprise Scheme Day at Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Young Enterprise Students prepare to sell their innovative products and services at Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market The Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is designed to inspire the next generation of business leaders, disruptors and changemakers, helping to create a new generation of business-savvy...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Come and visit Napier's only weekly indoor Market. Full of lots of local Handmade products from Cards to Wooden Toys. A great one-stop place to shop for Gifts. If you like Crystals, knitting, upcycled, pre-loved to re-loved. No need to worry about the weather, free off-street parking, on-site ATM....

Date: Sunday 15 August to Sunday 29 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

An introduction to vector drawing for laser cutting using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector drawing which you will use to laser cut a personalised keyring and a custom set of jewellery or coasters. Materials provided. Please note that digital courses must...

Date: Sunday 15 August to Sunday 22 August
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bill Cunningham New York

Bill Cunningham New York

Chronicles a man who is obsessively interested in only one thing, the pictures he takes that document the way people dress. The 80-year-old New York Times photographer has two columns in the paper's Style section, yet nobody knows who he is. Runtime 1:24

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Western Suburbs

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Western Suburbs

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers take on Western Suburbs from Wellington in this final home match of the Central League National League in 2021. The Blues are looking to finish the home season on a high but will be made to work for it by Suburbs currently battling for a play off spot. Get down to...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beuys: Art as a Weapon

Beuys: Art as a Weapon

This archive-packed documentary provides a tantalising introduction to the life and work of Joseph Beuys, the revolutionary German artist of the 70s and 80s, celebrated for his artworks, performances and politics. Years after his death, sculptor and performance artist Joseph Beuys remains a...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Schools Night - The Next Generation of Jazz

Schools Night - The Next Generation of Jazz

School bands and soloists from: Napier Boys High School Taradale High School Napier Girls High School Iona College Lindisfarne College St John's College & Sacred Heart College Play Hawke's Bay Jazz Club. Plus a Massed Band to have a blast at the end of the night. Schools Night is...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

Grawlixes celebrate their sophomore album with a 12 date headline tour this July/August. The twelve shows will see Grawlixes perform across Aotearoa, captivating audiences with a dynamic set ranging from floating atmospheric ballads to spine-tingling rock. The singles from the album have already...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Embodied Breath

Embodied Breath

Sybille & Jay are coming to the north island on tour to share their joy for conscious dance and collaboration. Your body will be opened and prepared for Transformational Breath with Helle Thomson. Therapeutic breathwork is a gateway to your subconscious and thus extremely powerful for creating...

Date: Monday 16 August
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Professions and Researchers – in Ethical Decline?

Professions and Researchers – in Ethical Decline?

This is a joint meeting with the HB Branch of Engineering New Zealand. Dr Andrew Cleland, who is a distinguished fellow of Engineering New Zealand and fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, will give a talk at EIT. He will examine the way in which self-regulating professions have evolved,...

Date: Monday 16 August
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dance Danced Dancing 2021

Dance Danced Dancing 2021

From the creative team behind the NZ Fringe multiple award-nominated, crowd-favourite show, New Dance Group, comes a unique show designed to pull the curtains back on the delightful oddities of creating live dance. This is a dance show about dancing. Dance Danced Dancing (2021), presented by...

Date: Monday 16 August to Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Growing My Leadership & Management

Growing My Leadership & Management

This 1-day Growing my Leadership and Management Expertise workshop is designed to build on the self-awareness learned in our Communicating with Confidence workshop. The aim is to deepen self-awareness and develop self-management strategies to positively impact relationships with others....

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshop: Smartphones

Basic tuition to get you started with using your cellphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know. Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of free digital skills workshops for the community....

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! this listing will get you tickets for Hastings Distillery on Heretaunga Street. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Hastings Distillery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! This listing will get you tickets for Spaceship Performing Arts venue, 118 Karamu Road. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans...

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! This listing will get you tickets for The Common Room venue. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay Readers and...

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shamanic Sound Journey with Sika

Shamanic Sound Journey with Sika

A magical evening of shamanic visioning and sound healing. A life changing experience for the whole family! The didgeridoo forms an important foundation for Sika's music, however he also uses drums, native flutes, voice and a broad selection of historical Maori instruments. Sika plays...

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Taikura Rudolf Steiner School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Teen Brain - Napier

The Teen Brain - Napier

Covid has put all of us in an unpredictable environment and this has added layers of complexity to an already complex time of life - especially for children and teens already dealing with issues around anxiety and depression. During adolescence parts of the teenage brain are “shut for...

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
East Pier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leading & Managing My Team With Confidence

Leading & Managing My Team With Confidence

This 1-day Leading and Managing My Team with Confidence workshop is designed to develop an organizational-level perspective to leading. This workshop will build on the key concepts learned in the Introduction to Leading & Managing Others workshop. Participants will learn how to recognise motivation...

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like-minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

The Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Pre-Tasting event presents an opportunity for guests to sample auction lot wines prior to the main auction event a month later on Saturday, 18th September. Sip samples of auction lot wine’s, taste nibbles by Dish Catering, chat to talented winemakers or our Event...

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & Management Part 2

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
East Pier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Management for Non-Project Managers

Project Management for Non-Project Managers

If the scope of your role is increasing, you may find it useful to build a clear framework for achieving project objectives and wider alignment to your organisation’s goals. This full-day workshop provides a practical approach to processes and tools central to the basics of project management....

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eye Institute Hawkes Bay Seminar

Eye Institute Hawkes Bay Seminar

Eye Institute Hawkes Bay look forward to presenting to their optometry colleagues, for a fun filled educational evening at the Gin Distillery in Hastings. We have 3 top surgeons presenting varied ophthalmology talks keeping you abreast with the latest research and developments in ophthalmology...

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
Hastings Distillery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

The Waipawa Musical &Dramatics Club winter Musical Revue. West End to Waipawa “Musical Theatre through the Ages” culminating in a mix of favourite (and soon to be new favourites) from the great musical theatre shows we love. Slightly new feel to this winter show with a more intimate...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Saturday 28 August
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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DIY Comedy

DIY Comedy

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this should be a cracker! Online tickets are available...

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

Come along and join us as part of our 60th celebrations of the Japan Society of Hawke’s Bay with a Family Movie Night - Earwig and the Witch. We will also have raffles taking place on the night. About Earwig and the Witch Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no...

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art X Poem

Art X Poem

An exhibition by Napier Live Poets and Sacred Heart College. Napier Live Poets have been working with students from a local school, Sacred Heart College. To celebrate National Poetry Day they paired each student with a Napier Live Poet member. The poets each write a response to a student...

Date: Friday 20 August to Monday 30 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LOU'ANA North Island Tour

LOU'ANA North Island Tour

LOU’ANA Tāmaki Makaurau based artist with her seven-piece band are going on the road this winter to serve up her soul funk grooves with a dose of Magick. Having carved a place for herself within Auckland’s vibrant music community over the past 7 years. Lou’ana’s voice carries the...

Date: Friday 20 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature and Scenic Photography Workshop

Nature and Scenic Photography Workshop

Photographing birds and scenery take a special set of skills. It’s not all about aperture, shutter speed and ISO, but composition, and patience as well. In this unique workshop, we’ll utilize the golden light of morning to capture the brilliance of Peka Peka Wetlands. This is a classic...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Pekapeka Wetland, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Photography Workshop with Anneliese Hough

Photography Workshop with Anneliese Hough

Understanding light and shadow through your camera lens. This short one-day course will help you to understand how your camera ‘sees’ light and shadow and help you to make beautifully lit compositions. What our eyes see and what the camera records are two different things - this one day...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Embroidery 101 Workshop

Embroidery 101 Workshop

Saturday Morning Workshop with Ngaio Blackwood. Learn the materials and processes to get started with the basics of embroidery, carefully guided by expert tutor Ngaio Blackwood. This CAN class will take place at KEIRUNGA CREATIVE HUB, Puflett Road, Havelock North. A full embroidery kit will...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Embroidery 102 Workshop at Keirunga Creative Hub

Embroidery 102 Workshop at Keirunga Creative Hub

Saturday Afternoon Workshop with Ngaio Blackwood. Stitch a rose using classic embroidery techniques, carefully guided by expert tutor Ngaio Blackwood. This CAN class will take place at KEIRUNGA CREATIVE HUB, Puflett Road, Havelock North. A full embroidery kit will be available to purchase for...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Natural Soap Making Class

Natural Soap Making Class

I will take you through the steps of cold process soap to saponification (hopefully) then we will all try our hand at melt 'n pour soap making so you can compare the two. They both have their advantages. All-natural products are used and available for sale. You will go away from this class with...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Benee - Aotearoa Tour: POSTPONED

Benee - Aotearoa Tour: POSTPONED

Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE has today announced a nationwide regional tour for August. BENEE will visit every corner of the country, hitting eight different towns and cities throughout the month. The ‘Supalonely’ singer has had an incredible 18 months, from...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm $20 GA Early bird ticket sale from Eventfinda limited number $25 GA $30 on the door *if any Come and party with Love Shack as they bring...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fight Club

Fight Club

Some of Hawkes Bays finest DJs playing back to back to bring you the ultimate night of HOUSE MUSIC. We have Brad Friis, Gareth Dobson and Sneeky playing against DoW0rk, Dj Oma and.... TBA Set times and who will be playing B2B to be drawn out of a hat the week of the event, just to make it...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

Hawke’s Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz are bringing the reggae party back to The Common Room Hastings. It’s always a great night of reggae music, sweet vibes, peace and love eclectic crowd. These shows always sell out so don’t miss out on the limited $10 tickets

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

Motel California is New Zealand's premier tribute to the Eagles Band. Playing all the best-loved Eagles hits, celebrating one of the great country-rock acts in music, Recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship and vocals, this is not to be missed!!! Selling out venues and...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

PRIMA LA MUSICA, featuring Rossano Galante's "Mount Everest". An enjoyable afternoon of music by the band and guest soloist, Jean Jarvis, charge organist at St Columba's Church. Jean loves to share the love of the organ, especially the Rodgers 579 at the St Columba's Havelock North Church. The...

Date: Sunday 22 August
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Farmland Sheep

Paint and Wine Night - Farmland Sheep

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Sunday 22 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Craggy Range Winter Concert Series Presents Liam Finn

Craggy Range Winter Concert Series Presents Liam Finn

At Craggy Range again after an incredible solo performance in 2019, we welcome back Liam Finn as part of our Winter Concert Series. Liam's music has evolved over the course of his nomadic solo career, absorbing the nuances and energy of the multitude of stages he has played on across the...

Date: Sunday 22 August
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonderland Glow Show

Wonderland Glow Show

The GLOW SHOW team is back with WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland' tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you're transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry. The mega edu-taining...

Date: Monday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Monday 23 August to Monday 13 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards are proudly presented by the Restaurant Association of New Zealand with the support of Lead Sponsors Gilmours. The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards is your opportunity to get together with the Hawke's Bay hospo squad and enjoy a night of delicious food stations...

Date: Monday 23 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Spydus Mobile

Digital Skills Workshop: Spydus Mobile

Learn more about our library app, Spydus Mobile. Topics covered include: how to download and log in using your library card, how to navigate the app, how to access your account information, and how to renew and reserve items using your device. Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up:...

Date: Tuesday 24 August
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Attachment & Maltreatment

Attachment & Maltreatment

It has been said that children who need love the most, ask for it in the most unloving ways. This seminar aims to make sense of this process. Why do children who have been abused and neglected, and often separated from their families, reject others who are trying to care for them? What is behind...

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Cameron Barclay of The Ten Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo and a live band!

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 25 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes


"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Thursday 26 August to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes


You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Cameron Barclay of The Ten Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo and a live band!

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2021

NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2021

This awards evening recognises and celebrates businesses within the Hastings CBD and aims to raise the bar for Hastings City Businesses, providing a benchmark in the recognition of excellence and creating a positive atmosphere in which to shop, live and do business. The NZME Hastings City...

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Slow Burning Folk Country

Slow Burning Folk Country

Jo is a singer-songwriter from Dunedin in the deep south of NZ. Little delivers her own style of road-worn, slow-burning, folk-country effortlessly. Her delicately crafted songs are like photo albums of her life. Jo’s first EP release ‘A Short Burst Of Hot’ was in 2009 with her band Midnight...

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going with ultra-violet lights, neon lights, glow in the dark paint, a DJ and nothing but laughs all night...

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

We return to Wellington Friday 27th August to enjoy the atmosphere of the coolest little capital in the world while the All Blacks take on The Wallabies in the final match of the Bledisloe Cup series Saturday 28th August 2021. This awesome long weekend Includes Return transport departing...

Date: Friday 27 August to Sunday 29 August
Where:
Double Decker Transport Ltd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Propagation Workshop

Propagation Workshop

A full-day hands-on workshop covering the following: Seed sowing and pricking out – learn how to successfully sow and then prick out a variety of vegetables and perennial companions to ensure strong and healthy plants in your garden. The workshop also covers potting mixes, growing conditions,...

Date: Friday 27 August
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deva Mahal - The Kinship Tour

Deva Mahal - The Kinship Tour

Due to popular demand, Deva Mahal is doing a series of special shows this August as she embarks on a 7-date nationwide ‘Kinship’ tour. Join Wellington-based Soul & R n B artist, Deva Mahal, for these incredible wahine-driven acoustic shows across the country this Winter. Deva Mahal was...

Date: Friday 27 August
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Photoshop Weekend Workshop

Photoshop Weekend Workshop

Photoshop is widely used by photographers and graphic artists to edit and retouch images. Learn some of the most practical features of this powerful software in one of our Apple Mac classrooms. Please note that digital courses must be paid for and processed ONE week prior to the course date...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Sunday 29 August
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends 28 August – 7 November 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magic Beans Crowdfunding Launch and Produce Swap Event

Magic Beans Crowdfunding Launch and Produce Swap Event

Magic Beans is all about connecting home-food growers to share excess produce and gardening supplies, avoid food waste, increase consumption of healthy, fresh food and look after our environment through reduced demand on industrial food production, food transportation and packaging. Come along...

Date: Saturday 28 August
Where:
Village Baptist Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'I See a Girl'; An uplifting and empowering musical event

'I See a Girl'; An uplifting and empowering musical event

Creative Arts Napier is proud to present "I see a girl" - love and believe in your reflection! An uplifting and empowering musical/visual gig for all ages. Enjoy live music from local songster Sarah Terry, set against a backdrop of contemporary images from the whimsical world of visual artist...

Date: Saturday 28 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

Come and listen to the Hawke's Bay Soul Choir sing soul music classics from the 70's and 80's. This lively and large group of singers from all around Hawke's Bay under the direction of Stephan Zebe is accompanied by a groovy band featuring horn section! Own cover versions from songs by Marvin...

Date: Saturday 28 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show (plus Andrew London)

Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show (plus Andrew London)

Our "Enjoy Yourself" tour! A night of toe-tapping fun and nostalgia at the magnificent Blyth Performing Arts Centre featuring a band that includes original members of the hugely popular sixties and seventies hit bands - ✨ Hogsnort Rupert, ✨ Bulldogs Allstar Goodtime Band, and ✨ Dave...

Date: Saturday 28 August
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed the Tool Tribute and Down with the System

Shed the Tool Tribute and Down with the System

NZ's premiere Tool tribute SHED team up with Napier's own Down with the System, System of a Down Tribute, to bring you a set of massive tracks from these rock titans! From soaring prog metal journey's to some of the biggest rock hits of last two decades, this will be a night not to miss.

Date: Saturday 28 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pop-Up Kids Market - Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market - Spring Sale

We're back! Join us at Havelock North's only regular second-hand market with stalls selling quality preloved baby and kid's clothing, toys, books, nursery items and more. This is an indoor event so will happen rain or shine. Plenty of parking out front on Napier Road. Look forward to...

Date: Sunday 29 August
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jo Morris Introduction to Memoir Writing

Jo Morris Introduction to Memoir Writing

Turning Memories into Memoir. Creative writing instructor Jo Morris will be holding a three-part life writing workshop at the Hastings Library during August/September. During these workshops, you’ll focus on a few important people and events from your life. You’ll learn to write about...

Date: Monday 30 August to Monday 13 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2021

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Tuesday 12 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

The naming of a new apple cultivar Billy Apple® fulfils a long-held ambition for the artist and is the natural culmination of his 1962 self-branding exercise. Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product 1962—2020 looks back to Apple’s name change and the way Apple created artworks that...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Friday 24 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

Every Wednesday: Escape Room Wizard Wednesday Deal The Wizard Express needs your help to get the young Wizards to Wizard Academy safely. Are you ready to help? Be a Wizard for a day! *This Escape Room is suitable for people aged 7 and over. Every Friday: Escape Room Freaky...

Date: Friday 6 August to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Morning Classes Term 3

‘Sew Fun’ Morning Classes Term 3

For beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a newbie or...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Square Edge 2

Square Edge 2

Exhibition by Dennis Green and Clayton Gibson. Forty years ago Dennis Green and Clayton Gibson had their first exhibition together. Their work was exhibited in Square Edge Community Arts Centre in Palmerston where they were both first year teacher’s college students. Square Edge 2, is their...

Date: Friday 13 August to Thursday 2 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 17 October 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 17 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art | Foyer Gallery 7 August – 24 October 2021 The contemporary concept of young art is work not defined by the age of the creator, but by the stage the artist is at in their career. This exhibition brings together the work of two...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 14 August to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends 28 August – 7 November 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kohua Maori Art

Kohua Maori Art

Thanks to the assistance of Iwi Toi Kahungunu - Maori Artists, the CHB Museum presents an art exhibition showcasing local contemporary indigenous art supporting the importance of Maori Arts and honouring Te Tiriti of Waitangi. Maori Culture generates assets contributing to the social,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Term 3 Studio Sparks--AfterSchool Art Class Classes will start the first week of August. We have classes available Wednesday 3:30-5pm, Thursday 3:30-5pm and Thursday 5-6:30pm. This term our focus is printmaking. We will explore many ways to create a print on fabric and paper. ...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 22 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 25 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Sketch & Paint in Watercolours

Beginners Sketch & Paint in Watercolours

Unleash the Artist within and dig a little deeper into watercolour painting with local artist Michele Jung from her studio in Napier, Hawke's Bay. Our 5-week introduction to Fun Painting and Sketching is the perfect way to unwind and experience watercolour paint, watching it drip, form puddles and...

Date: Wednesday 1 September to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
MiChalk Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 3

‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 3

For beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night- Starry Night Over The Rhône

Paint and Wine Night- Starry Night Over The Rhône

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Hastings! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 1 September
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Thursday 26 August to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

In New Zealand, two groups of actors are particularly involved in freshwater governing: namely farmers, who manage large areas of the countryside, and regional councils – the governing entity that has the legislative responsibility to manage the freshwater resources of a region. Based on the...

Date: Thursday 2 September
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

CAN Evening Classes at Keirunga Gardens for Term 3. Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This series of...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Join us for a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by the expert...

Date: Friday 3 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Join us on Friday 3 September for the Gala Opening of this year's Hawke's Bay Art Review. It will be a fabulous night with light, where our Guest Selector and Curator Tyson Campbell will award the Gordon Harris Premier Award of $1000 plus six Highly Commended Awards. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review...

Date: Friday 3 September to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

Join us to celebrate our North Island Regional Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemakers of the Year Competition Competitors and Winners. Arrive at Black Barn’s outside courtyard for People’s Choice, where you are able to try and vote on wines carefully crafted by our Young Winemakers....

Date: Friday 3 September
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Declutter Your Home & Life Workshop

Declutter Your Home & Life Workshop

Rochelle is a professional organiser and life coach, dedicated to helping others create a clutter free home and life. During this workshop we will look at the different types of clutter - from Mental and Emotional through to Physical and anything in between. All who attend will receive a...

Date: Friday 3 September
Where:
New Zealand Red Cross, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2021 Edible Fashion Awards

2021 Edible Fashion Awards

BOLD, INNOVATIVE, MAGICAL. Wearable Art. Edible Inspired. The Edible Fashion Awards are Hawke’s Bay’s spectacular wearable art event... with 50 mind-blowing edible-inspired creations, intertwined with quality live entertainment from across Aotearoa, the Awards are a unique, exciting and...

Date: Friday 3 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Killer Queens

Killer Queens

Killer Queens are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 4-piece band, 4 guest vocalists and a unique light and visual show. Killer Queens are not a tribute band, there are no cheap wigs and fake moustaches here, they pay homage to the music, influence and...

Date: Friday 3 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model Expo

Model Expo

Hobbyists and model makers from across the North Island will be showing off their skills to the public in the two gymnasiums and swimming pool at Napier Boys' High School. On display will be Radio Control boats and ships, model railway layouts, Radio Control cars, military models, and competition...

Date: Saturday 4 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Logo Design with Adobe Illustrator Weekend Workshop

Logo Design with Adobe Illustrator Weekend Workshop

An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. You will be guided through a traditional design process to design your logo. Then you will learn the fundamentals of vector illustration and develop your own logo and brand kit. Please note that digital courses must be paid for...

Date: Saturday 4 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Lightroom Weekend workshop

Adobe Lightroom Weekend workshop

Adobe Lightroom is one of the leading photography editing applications. Come and learn how to make the most of its features, speed up your editing process and add professional touches to your photographs. Please note that digital courses must be paid for and processed ONE week prior to the...

Date: Saturday 4 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 - Preliminary

Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 - Preliminary

Enjoy the preliminary stage of the Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year event where our finest young musicians perform solo in concert for the honour of becoming the Freemasons HB & Charity HB Young Musician of the Year 2021. From this concert, the finalists will be chosen for the concert on...

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

Nothing heralds the beginning of spring more than a field of daffodils, so it is with great excitement that the Mabin family re-open Taniwha Daffodils for a limited season this spring 2021. Open 4-19 September only. Stroll through thousands of daffodils in bloom, pick your own bunch to take home...

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Healthy Breathing Workshop

Healthy Breathing Workshop

Join Sannyasins Priyadhara & Atmabhava for their upcoming Healthy Breathing Workshop at Breathe Yoga Studio, Havelock North, in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. Connect deeply with your breath and explore integral yoga & meditation practices that help establish healthy, conscious breathing patterns and...

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Breathe Yoga Studio, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Code Club

Code Club

Are you new to coding? Do you want to get started using Scratch? Come along to Code Club, Saturdays during term time, 2pm-3pm at Taradale Library. The club is designed for those who are new to coding, aged 8-13. Parents/caregivers must remain in the building during the sessions. Please bring your...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Herstory

Herstory

Herstory will be a showcase of creative women in music in Hawkes Bay, The lineup includes the likes of De Lune, Kitty Day, Sarah Wiig and The Cellars as well as local Poet Joanna Collins and more. This event is part of a larger celebration of the anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand....

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lucien Johnson Quartet

Lucien Johnson Quartet

Lucien Johnson has been described as “a saxophonist and composer of rare excellence and mettle”. One of New Zealand’s leading jazz musicians, his latest album “Wax///Wane” has met with rave reviews from the international press, with London Jazz News describing it as “Mystical, a touch...

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Get your tickets now for a great night out! Dust off your disco shoes and jive the night away with live music from Sir Duke as they pump out all your favourite 70’s tunes! Come dressed in your best 70’s outfit and enjoy a fabulous night of dancing, spot prizes, frolics and fun! Enjoy a ...

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Spring Salute to Dads at Ongaonga Historic Village

A Spring Salute to Dads at Ongaonga Historic Village

Step back in time and celebrate both the first weekend of Spring and Father’s Day at Ongaonga Historic Village. Discover the village’s heritage listed buildings, including a peak at the Category Listed 1 Coles NZ building currently under restoration, poke your head into Ongaonga Museum and...

Date: Sunday 5 September
Where:
Ongaonga HIstoric Village, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Akhanda Kirtan - a Journey Into the Heart

Akhanda Kirtan - a Journey Into the Heart

Join us at the at the Wellness Sanctuary for a special Bhakti Sunday celebration with Sannyasins Atmabhava, Priyadhara, Swami Kailash and Wellington - Hawke’s Bay’s vibrant Kirtan community. Kindle your heart with 3h30 hrs of continuous uplifting and healing mantra vibrations, nourishing...

Date: Sunday 5 September
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom:

Simply Ballroom:

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 5 September to Sunday 3 October
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jo Morris Introduction to Memoir Writing

Jo Morris Introduction to Memoir Writing

Turning Memories into Memoir. Creative writing instructor Jo Morris will be holding a three-part life writing workshop at the Hastings Library during August/September. During these workshops, you’ll focus on a few important people and events from your life. You’ll learn to write about...

Date: Monday 30 August to Monday 13 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and illustration skills and develop their own style. In Term 3 the focus is on drawing portraits and figures. Students will learn traditional drawing techniques for drawing faces and figures and then take their skills into an...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heretaunga Women's Centre Movie - The Justice of Bunny King

Heretaunga Women's Centre Movie - The Justice of Bunny King

All our events are always LGBTQQIP2SAA inclusive. Men are welcome to attend this event. Every September the Heretaunga Women's Centre celebrates Women's Suffrage month with a mix of fun and informative events supporting and showcasing women. This September we are thrilled to be able have as...

Date: Monday 6 September
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Monday 23 August to Monday 13 September
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Exploring Painting (Art Course)

Exploring Painting (Art Course)

Exploring Painting: Improve Your Painting Skills Through Practice Take your painting further with a series of subject-based painting projects to keep you motivated! This eight-week course is suitable for students who have tried acrylic or watercolour painting before and who would like to...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Do you wish you had more time for the people and things that truly matter in your life? Would you like to invite more peace and joy into your life every day? Are you at a turning point in your life, wondering what’s next? If your answer to any (or all) of these questions is YES, our free...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 4 October
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital Seniors Internet Hub

Digital Seniors Internet Hub

Need some help with your digital device? The Digital Seniors Internet Cafe is on every Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 2.30 pm at Heretaunga Seniors, 1120 Willowpark Rd North, Mayfair, Hastings (next to Mayfair Primary School). Help or advice will be available for any computer, cell phone, tablet or...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 28 September
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN After-School Art Play

CAN After-School Art Play

Weekly Art Class for 8-11's CAN weekly after-school classes are designed to entice every young artist to have fun, while exploring various media with experienced children’s art tutor and artist Holi Shannon. Holi will encourage your child to try their hand at drawing, painting, printing and...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Explore Watercolours with Studio Sparks

Explore Watercolours with Studio Sparks

This class will introduce you to a variety of watercolour techniques classic and modern. If you have worked in watercolour before this course can also help inspire you to try new things. It can be a space where you work on your own project in a supportive and inspiring environment. Kjelsty has a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 21 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drawing People (Art Course)

Drawing People (Art Course)

Drawing People: Learn How To Draw Portraits And Figures Take your drawing to the next level and start drawing people! In this eight week course Emily will introduce you to a variety of beginner drawing approaches and techniques for drawing figures and portraits. The course consists of two...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 21 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 5 October
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Koi Fish

Paint and Wine Night - Koi Fish

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Thursday 9 September
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling with special Guests Na Noise. Believed by the artist to be 'the latest and best of a recent plague of anniversary vinyl re-release tours' Lawrence Arabia has decided to 'do' Chant Darling live, celebrating the 12 & 1/2 year gap since the release of the...

Date: Friday 10 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glitter Boomb

Glitter Boomb

Glitter Boomb This show will be a supercharged spectacle for the senses. With different styles of burlesque to entertain your eyes like; classic, comedic, and something just a little bit different. With a seriously talented line up of performers, you won’t want to miss them take the stage! We...

Date: Friday 10 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Piano Masterclass with Rae de Lisle

Piano Masterclass with Rae de Lisle

As part of the Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 event, Rae de Lisle, one of New Zealand's leading pianists and music teachers will work with young Hawke's Bay classical pianists in a masterclass focused on technique and style. Open to the public to see and hear the shaping of music...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici: CANCELLED

Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici: CANCELLED

NEW EVENT DATE!! SAME PLACE, SAME TIME. DIFFERENT DAY. New date OCTOBER 9th. Please find the new event page to purchase tickets. New event tickets here >>>> https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2021/performing-101-workshop-with-cherry-cici2/napier The Boomb Funk Variety Performers is the kooky &...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

We are very happy and excited to let you know that the 2021 Blossom Parade is to take place on September 11, at 11am. Our theme for 2021 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ensemble Workshop with Rae de Lisle

Ensemble Workshop with Rae de Lisle

As part of the Young Musician of the Year 2021 event, Rae de Lisle, one of New Zealand's leading pianists and music teachers will give a workshop for both piano accompanists and musicians working with accompanists. This is an opportunity for music teachers, school music teachers, pianists and...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet music… “…superbly responsive, technically sharp,...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fade To Black / Metallica and Black Knight / Deep Purple

Fade To Black / Metallica and Black Knight / Deep Purple

Back by popular demand 'Fade To Black Metallica Experience' and 'Black Knight - Deep Purple Homage' are coming back to Napier! This was an absolute banger the last time these bands played at The Cabana. Playing all the hits that made these legendary bands who they are. You don't want to miss...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

Son de Cuba, 100% Cuban quartet returns to Napier. The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you all there in September. Early-bird tickets on sale now. Limited door sales if not sold-out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son de...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Afro Music Experience

Afro Music Experience

Sam Manzanza & Afrobeat band will be performing his infectious afrobeat Manzanza Sound to make feel the highest Energy upbeat rhythm to dance no stop and to forget your worries. Saturday 11th September 9 PM to 12.30 PM AT Common Room Bar 227 Heretaunga St. East Hastings. Tickets $20. $18 eventfinda...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Enjoying a long lunch in the Italian Countryside Hands-on workshop, preparing 5 dishes. Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything we believe good food can...

Date: Sunday 12 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like-minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PERIOD.

PERIOD.

Informed by personal stories, education books, and experts… Ephemeral Theatre breathes life into the stale classroom puberty talk. ‘A unique, inclusive, non-threatening and fun demystification of what is, after all, basic human biology...’ - Richard Mays Bring along your young-un's for...

Date: Wednesday 15 September to Friday 17 September
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Her Say' - Forum - With Jackie Clarke & the Aunties

'Her Say' - Forum - With Jackie Clarke & the Aunties

Women only event: Includes Non binary and Trans women and LGBTQQIP2SAA. Suitable 14 years and over. Online tickets and sales from HWC centre of Early Bird Tickets available now until 6 September 21 or until sold out. Every year the Heretaunga Women’s Centre hosts an annual women’s forum....

Date: Thursday 16 September
Where:
C3 Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

This 12-hour workshop introduces professional techniques of screen printing including how to make a screen stencil with light-sensitive emulsion and how to print onto paper or a fabric surface. This workshop is suitable for beginners. You will design and create the screen on Saturday, and print...

Date: Saturday 18 September to Sunday 19 September
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Avast me hearties! Come ‘n celebrate international talk like a pirate day Saturday 18th September at Hastin’s Library. Join us fer a Piratey Storytime at 10.30am, make ye flag ‘n then head upstairs t’ crafts yer own pirate ship! Shiver me timbers! Here be some borin' techincal info...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Enjoy a gorgeous day at Gwavas Homestead and Garden with a sit down lunch and guided tour of the homestead, gardens and native bush. Hear the wonderful stories of Gwavas’ history and discover plantings dating back to the early 1900s, which still take prominence in the garden and surrounding bush...

Date: Saturday 18 September to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bookbinding Workshop

Bookbinding Workshop

Basic bindings workshop with Terrie Reddish. In this one-day weekend workshop with Terrie Reddish you will create a variety of workshop model bindings that you will be able to develop and explore at home later. This workshop will take place at Keirunga Creative Hub in Havelock North – perfect...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 18th of September 2021. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Hastings ! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens is delighted to announce a cocnert at Exhibition Hall, Tomoana Showgrounds in Hastings as part of his rescheduled ’Noiseworks + INXS Collection Tour’ in September. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz and Blackbarn.com Fans can look forward to hearing INXS gems like Need...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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AYO - Auckland Youth Orchestra - GLORY

AYO - Auckland Youth Orchestra - GLORY

Gigout: Grand Choeur Dialogué (soloist: Nicholas Forbes) Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (soloist: Jim Wu) Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3 "Organ Symphony" (soloist: Nicholas Forbes) The Auckland Youth Orchestra presents an exciting symphony concert series...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour

Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour

Back by popular demand to deliver a warm dose of aural sunshine, cosmic conduits Babe Rainbow return to Aotearoa following their dazzling 2021 album, ‘Changing Colours’. Visiting three special spots this spring: Thursday September 16 - MONO @ Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Christchurch* Saturday...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hatuma Half Marathon

Hatuma Half Marathon

The Hatuma Half Marathon has been a staple in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar for more than 40 years and is a key feature of the Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling. The picturesque 21.1 kilometre course takes in the entire circumference of the Lake Whatumā, starting and finishing at the...

Date: Sunday 19 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Entry by gold-coin donation on the day! Step back in time and explore beautiful Ongaonga Historical Village with a day of old-fashioned Fun! Devour old fashioned sweets and home baking, beautiful giftware, fresh produce, heritage plants, Devonshire Teas and ice creams. Enjoy a horse and cart...

Date: Sunday 19 September
Where:
Ongaonga Museum, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Ensemble Fashion Show!

Ensemble Fashion Show!

Ensemble is a unique event celebrating the marriage of fashion and art on the SpaceShip stage. Grasp the opportunity to see and own original artworks from a range of Hawke’s Bay artists, styled and modelled by diverse local characters. Indulge your passion for fashion by purchasing a one of a...

Date: Sunday 19 September
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aspiring to Lead Programme

Aspiring to Lead Programme

Our Aspiring to Lead Programme consists of two foundation level workshops, each containing six subject modules. These learning modules are designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading and managing others. Day One: Understanding myself...

Date: Tuesday 21 September to Wednesday 22 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Culture is defined by what we do, not by what we say. A healthy workplace culture values differences and allows people to be themselves. What does your cultural norms say about your workplace? This course will teach you how to identify negative behaviours and the practical steps needed to...

Date: Thursday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

In this workshop you will learn what the components of resilience are and leave the course with achievable actions to help you 'surf the waves' of work and life demands. You can expect to turn some of your challenges into catalysts for improved performance. Session Topics: Understanding...

Date: Thursday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Equus - Napier Theatre Company

Equus - Napier Theatre Company

“A galvanizing psychological thriller” - Time Magazine ‘Equus’ is a psychological drama about Dr. Martin Dysart (Daric Moore), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, encouraged to take on a peculiar case by a magistrate, Hesther Salomon (Natalie Sandbrook). This involves...

Date: Friday 24 September to Saturday 2 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough bread. Fresh baked slow-fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough, bagels and crackers, plus fruit buns. Go home with...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner in the Daffodils

Dinner in the Daffodils

Take your time to wander through the daffodils before heading to the Shearers quarters to experience the best of Central Hawke's Bay food and wine. With award-winning producers coming together for this feature event, Dinner in the Daffodils will be a showcase of Central Hawke’s Bay food and...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Stan Walker - All in Tour

Stan Walker - All in Tour

With no need for introductions, Stan Walker embarks on his nationwide ‘ALL IN’ tour performing 9 spectacular shows across Aotearoa, singing all of his hit songs and some brand new music! Boasting a stellar career that spans 5 studio albums, Stan Walker has been creating acclaimed New...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour: POSTPONED

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour: POSTPONED

The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ in September, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Gable (OZ)

Great Gable (OZ)

Off the back of a solid 2020 which saw them release their debut album Tracing Faces, hit #4 in the ARIA Vinyl Charts, spend weeks in the Top 10 most played songs on triple j and broadcast their first Live At The Wireless, Great Gable are heading over the ditch for a massive run of shows across New...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Harley MC Spring Run

Hawkes Bay Harley MC Spring Run

Hawkes Bay Harley are holding their annual Spring Run, in support of The Acorn Foundation Hawkes Bay, on 25th September 2021. Gates open at 9 am on the day, the run will leave at 11am. All motorbikes are welcome, as are spectators. The Spring Run route will take in some of Hawkes Bay's best...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Lymph Info Day

Napier Lymph Info Day

Learn about lymphoedema, lipoedema and phleboedema - all conditions that can cause debilitating swelling and health problems. Learn what they are and how they can be treated and what you can do to help yourself. You will also be able to talk to suppliers of compression garments and try...

Date: Sunday 26 September
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. There is a picturesque...

Date: Sunday 26 September
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

This year, Super Sixes Hawke’s Bay will be held on the 29th and 30th of September at the Mitre10 Park on the outskirts of Hastings. The tournament is designed to cater for Year Six students to give them an opportunity to show their prowess, participate and enjoy competing against other schools...

Date: Wednesday 29 September to Thursday 30 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2021

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Tuesday 12 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

The naming of a new apple cultivar Billy Apple® fulfils a long-held ambition for the artist and is the natural culmination of his 1962 self-branding exercise. Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product 1962—2020 looks back to Apple’s name change and the way Apple created artworks that...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Friday 24 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Join us for a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 17 October 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 17 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art | Foyer Gallery 7 August – 24 October 2021 The contemporary concept of young art is work not defined by the age of the creator, but by the stage the artist is at in their career. This exhibition brings together the work of two...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 14 August to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends 28 August – 7 November 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kohua Maori Art

Kohua Maori Art

Thanks to the assistance of Iwi Toi Kahungunu - Maori Artists, the CHB Museum presents an art exhibition showcasing local contemporary indigenous art supporting the importance of Maori Arts and honouring Te Tiriti of Waitangi. Maori Culture generates assets contributing to the social,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 1 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Equus - Napier Theatre Company

Equus - Napier Theatre Company

“A galvanizing psychological thriller” - Time Magazine ‘Equus’ is a psychological drama about Dr. Martin Dysart (Daric Moore), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, encouraged to take on a peculiar case by a magistrate, Hesther Salomon (Natalie Sandbrook). This involves...

Date: Friday 24 September to Saturday 2 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soul Nourishment Women's Weekend

Soul Nourishment Women's Weekend

Revitalise your mind, body & soul at an indulgent weekend for women. Make new friends, book with your bestie, or gather a couple of friends together for a girl's weekend. Unwind, relax & rejuvenate in your choice of luxury waterfront accommodation in the picturesque, seaside village of...

Date: Friday 1 October to Sunday 3 October
Where:
Nelson Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

The Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show will have displays of Medals, Badges, Uniforms, Vehicles, Books, Toys, Models, Antique Military and Sporting Arms. There will also be Sales Tables. Children 10 years and under, accompanied by an adult - free. Enquiries: Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 -...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Three of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads are opening their doors for another year, for our highly anticipated Spring Fling Homestead Trail weekend. This is a unique opportunity to experience the grandeur, gardens and history of three of our exceptional historic...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Chris van der Have and Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required....

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Code Club

Code Club

Are you new to coding? Do you want to get started using Scratch? Come along to Code Club, Saturdays during term time, 2pm-3pm at Taradale Library. The club is designed for those who are new to coding, aged 8-13. Parents/caregivers must remain in the building during the sessions. Please bring your...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 2 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Upbeats

The Upbeats

Supreme D&B proponents, The Upbeats, announce album release date and New Zealand Tour. NZ Drum & Bass titans, THE UPBEATS, will celebrate the release of their upcoming album by doing what they love most – delivering their joyous D&B music in all its tune-crushing glory, direct to the...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom:

Simply Ballroom:

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 5 September to Sunday 3 October
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Do you wish you had more time for the people and things that truly matter in your life? Would you like to invite more peace and joy into your life every day? Are you at a turning point in your life, wondering what’s next? If your answer to any (or all) of these questions is YES, our free...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 4 October
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 5 October
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 6 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 6 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 7 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Thursday 7 October
Where:
Ardkeen Hall, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Friday 8 October
Where:
Longview, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Mark the date – this is a long-standing institution in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar and is an absolute must do. Market stalls, food and live entertainment kicks off at 9am with the day culminating in Hawke’s Bay’s only duck race. This Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Duck tickets on...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici

Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici

Come along to this workshop with the amazing Cherry Boomb and her sidekick Cici von Rouge. Find your dance persona. Learn some tips and tricks from two of Hawkes Bay's Badass burlesque babes!
 Enjoy a mini dance class with Cherry and Cici. Along with performances from both of them, there will...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Enjoy a gorgeous day at Gwavas Homestead and Garden with a sit down lunch and guided tour of the homestead, gardens and native bush. Hear the wonderful stories of Gwavas’ history and discover plantings dating back to the early 1900s, which still take prominence in the garden and surrounding bush...

Date: Saturday 18 September to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

Discover the beauty of spring flowers with a Foraged and Found floral workshop at the historic Aramoana Homestead. Katie McHardy has made a name for herself as a talented and passionate florist with a commitment to the sustainable growing and arranging of flowers. Begin your morning with a...

Date: Saturday 9 October to Sunday 10 October
Where:
Aramoana Homestead, Pourerere, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Saturday 9 October to Sunday 10 October
Where:
Washpool Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 12 months. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, relive the beautiful country harmonies, the rockin’...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen

Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen

Addicted to Darcy? Bonkers for Big Balls? Lost all Sense and Sensibility? Well put down your cross stitching and get ready to enjoy an entirely improvised musical in the style of Jane Austen. You saw their videos during the COVID lockdown, now see them in person. Arts on Tour favourite Penny...

Date: Sunday 10 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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All Things Herbs Masterclass

All Things Herbs Masterclass

Ever wondered if you’re making the most of the herbs in your garden? Thought perhaps there was more you could do but not sure what the next step would be? Then this masterclass is one for you! Join respected herbologist Julia Sich and Malo Head Chef Bert van de Steeg for a journey into the...

Date: Sunday 10 October
Where:
Mangarara Eco Lodge, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Making Movies 3 day Workshop

Making Movies 3 day Workshop

Get a taste of working in the Film industry with this 3 day introduction to screen production workshop. Practical lessons in camera and sound recording, editing and sound mixing from experienced professionals at our purpose-built Screen Production studios. Please note that digital courses must...

Date: Tuesday 12 October to Thursday 14 October
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Challenge Napier

Spring Challenge Napier

Welcome to the Spring Challenge! Spring Challenge North, a women adventure race. Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where up to 450- teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and orienteering. The Spring...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag up your Life!

Drag up your Life!

HAWKE'S BAY! Are you ready to Drag up your Life?! Kelly Fornia is taking her drag lip-sync extravaganza all over the nation this 2021, and we are stepping foot in glamorous Hawke's Bay! Drag up your Life features a fabulous selection of Wellington's finest Drag Queens & Kings as we bring you...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Riding in Remembrance 2021

Riding in Remembrance 2021

Riding in Remembrance 2021 is a fundraising event and family fun day hosted by Sands Hawkes Bay. The event is to help raise awareness of Pregnancy and Baby Loss amongst our local community during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021, and all funds raised on the day will be used to support bereaved...

Date: Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Foodscapes Open Garden Trail

Foodscapes Open Garden Trail

Central Hawke’s Bay is renowned for its rolling and picturesque gardens, and there is no better time to discover them than in spring. Spend two days delighting in some of the region’s most beautiful gardens – from rambling rose gardens, bountiful edible gardens, organic vegetable gardens...

Date: Saturday 16 October to Sunday 17 October
Where:
Various Gardens Central Hawke's Bay, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 16-31st October 2021, and includes Labour weekend. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. With 65 events and over 100 performances, there is something for all tastes. At...

Date: Saturday 16 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Backpaddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

Backpaddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

The Platinum Homes Back Paddock Off Road Challenge is an unique off road multi-sport experience in an absolutely stunning Central Hawke’s Bay location Backpaddock Lakes (just 10 minutes from Waipukurau) with both family friendly and challenging disciplines to suit EVERYONE! Solo swim,...

Date: Sunday 17 October
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Back to our 3 day best - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The Rides! The Shopping! The entertainment!...

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 22 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like-minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak

White Chapel Jak

"One of the hottest and exciting acts to emerge in NZ in the last 18 months" - Paul Ellis, NZ Idol_NZ Got Talent Judge, Former Sony Music Executive. Who’s ready for a bloody good time?! Hugely popular White Chapel Jak are here for a good time, and you don’t have to wait for a long time!...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce an October 2021...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

Be your own art tour guide! Grab an Art Trail map and over Labour Weekend take an inspiring meander around Hawke’s Bay artists’ studios, galleries and pop-ups. Visit our makers and creators in their special places, hear their visions and processes, and of course, buy their work! The Trail...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Arts, Crafts and Kai

Arts, Crafts and Kai

Discover the artistic, beachside community of Pōrangahau when Flotsam and Jetsam team up with talented local artists for a showcase of arts, crafts and kai on the lawn at Flotsam and Jetsam. Celebrate talented local artists, browse beautiful crafts and enjoy delicious kai before meandering along...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Flotsam and Jetsam & Pōrangahau Town Hall, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Labour of Love

Labour of Love

Fabrik & The Good Batch are infatuated with music. We wanted to share this love with you good people by curating a soiree starring the hottest artistic talent this beautiful country has to offer. We present to you the inaugural ‘Labour of Love.’ On Saturday the 23rd of October, Black...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Hugo Show

A Hugo Show

I don’t believe it, he’s coming back AGAIN! It’s another Hugo Show! The show is filled with dance, comedy, and a hint of chaos. The shows headliner always dazzles his audiences with his epic costuming and wonderful choice of music. He’s a real treat to watch, and he is always happy to see...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple but sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. In this session aimed to get your creative brain sparking, we'll cover the logistics of...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn is set to play a one-off show at iconic Black Barn Vineyards in Hawkes Bay! Fabrik presents iconic Kiwi singer-songwriter Sir Dave Dobbyn live in concert at Black Barn Vineyards. The concert will take place on Labour Weekend, Sunday, October 24th with some very special guests...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Join us in Hawke’s Bay for a night of New Zealand’s finest fashion, to support research into a breast cancer CURE. One night. One Show. Fourteen Designers. Trelise Cooper - Coop - Cooper - Curate - Storm - Elle + Riley - Amaya - Augustine - Sweat Republic - Kathryn Wilson - Rodd & Gunn -...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Te Mata House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

Eventfinda copy: For the third consecutive year, the Omakere School and Community Association brings you the Coastal Hill Country Walk fundraiser. A fantastic way to experience the impressive landscapes of Central Hawke’s Bay, this guided 17km loop will traverse stunning private farmland...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Omakere, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing event is run over 2 days. It is based in Central Hawkes Bay, but welcomes all healers and stall holders from around NZ. The 2-day event offers a range of services of Tarot readers, healers, massage, and like mind stalls such as crystals, home craft jewellery, essential oils, lotions...

Date: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Picnic in the Peonies

Picnic in the Peonies

Gather the family for a stunning Central Hawke’s Bay picnic at Tikokino Peonies. Precious peonies flower for just one month of the year so this is a very special event with limited availability. Soak up the October sun and enjoy the sweet sounds of Fuego Latino at this exquisite family...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2021

2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

Welcome, PaR nz Golfing Holidays is pleased to reconfirm our partnership with the award-winning Trinity Hill Wines and World #22 Cape Kidnappers in an awesome line-up of courses for the 6th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be held from Monday 1 November to Friday 5...

Date: Monday 1 November to Friday 5 November
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Friday 24 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 14 August to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends 28 August – 7 November 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jo Morris Advanced Memoir Writing

Jo Morris Advanced Memoir Writing

Advanced Memoir Writing Workshop. Creative writing instructor Jo Morris will be holding a three-part advanced writing workshop at the Havelock North Library. These session are for writers moving on from the introduction class. Writers will learn how to develop aspects of the introductory...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 15 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 6 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Where:
Eparaima Hills, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The World of Musicals: POSTPONED

The World of Musicals: POSTPONED

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Photography Weekend Workshop

Photography Weekend Workshop

A beginner’s guide to DSLR photography. Learn the principles and practice of good digital photography – we will cover how to control exposure, camera modes, digital file sizes and composition, with practical exercises to put into practice what is learnt. Bring your own camera. Please note...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

The biggest free mind-body-spirit weekend in Hawkes Bay!

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Let the Royal New Zealand Ballet transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2015, the RNZB is thrilled to be bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream back for Christmas 2021. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Comedian, snapchat satirist and now unmasked as the dancing Alien on The Masked Singer NZ, Tom Sainsbury is about to add another string to his bow. Comedian on the loose! Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

A festival to celebrate all things Cider! The NZ Cider Festival is the only dedicated Cider Festival in New Zealand. The festival aims to be an annual celebration of the diversity of Cider, including both Traditional and New World varieties from around the country. Festival attendees have the...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

SOLD OUT! The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in2018, 2019 & 2020. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like-minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Indesign Weekend Workshop

Adobe Indesign Weekend Workshop

After editing your images in Photoshop, and designing your logo or images in Illustrator, learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images to produce your pamphlets, brochures and books. Please note that digital courses must be paid for and processed ONE week prior to the course date...

Date: Saturday 20 November to Sunday 21 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation Workshop

Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. You will fill...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the 2021 Christmas shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neuro Nurture

Neuro Nurture

We now have remarkable insight into what the growing brain needs to thrive from infancy through adolescence and beyond. Professionals, educators and carers can ‘neuro-nurture’ the developing child/adolescent and dramatically influence the growth and development of the young brain to better...

Date: Wednesday 24 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay View Market Day

Bay View Market Day

The Bay View Market day is an annual fundraiser for Eskdale School and is well known in the market circuit. Each year we have a high standard and variety of stalls. With over 120 stalls of talented crafters with homemade products, a fully established food court to enjoy the amazing food on...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy music with Alex Richardson and Shelby while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Friday 24 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 6 August to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Introduction to Essential Oils Class


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Save the date! Wonder Christmas Markets 2021 are back after a hugely successful first year. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. More details to come...

Date: Saturday 4 December to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salmonella Dub

Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21

Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of spring shows nationwide, across September, October, November and December this year. The multiple platinum-selling and award-winning D&B pioneers are performing six dates taking in...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

"Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland’...

Date: Sunday 12 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like-minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mep Plumbing

Mep Plumbing

We are a reliable, hard-working family business, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Experienced team of plumbers in Napier & Hastings. Here at MEP Plumbing (HB) Ltd we provide a wide range of plumbing services. For more information on us check out our website.

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Saturday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 6 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 6 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Aotearoa's Premier Clash Tribute Show, touring New Zealand in February 2022 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album "Combat Rock" and 20 years of Wazzo Clash, an authentic tribute to the legend that is, The Clash. A firm favourite on the local scene, the band don't pretend to be The Clash...

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 27 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2022

Lorde

Lorde

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

Date: Wednesday 2 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group, there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Tuesday 22 March
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Free tickets available online on Eventbrite. Free parking available at the venue. New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show! This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco home/building, food and beverages, advisory services,...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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