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Hawke's Bay Events

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Photography Weekend Workshop

Photography Weekend Workshop. Saturday 29th July 2017
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. Tutor: Anneliese Hough Bring your own camera, memory cards and attachments for...

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Saturday 29th July 2017
“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...

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Tenei Tonu Exhibition

Tenei Tonu Exhibition. Saturday 29th July 2017
Tēnei Tonu can be interpreted as “always here” and this new exhibition shares stories of those who have always been here - Tangata Whenua. These are the kaitiaki custodians not only of this land but also of the connections to whakapapa genealogy and to culture. Taonga on display will include...

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Indra's Bow

Indra's Bow. Saturday 29th July 2017
This collaborative artwork was made by Tiffany Singh and local artist Jo Blogg, who employs similarly meticulous and ritualistic processes in her artworks. The two artists joined forces to transform the gallery space into a powerful sensory art environment. Indra’s Bow was inspired by the...

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A Glimpse of India

A Glimpse of India. Saturday 29th July 2017
A Glimpse of India features a rich and diverse group of Indian objects and artworks from the Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi collection. Initially purchased as tourist souvenirs, or collected for their cultural and religious significance, these were brought back to provincial New...

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Tūturu

Tūturu. Saturday 29th July 2017
Tūturu showcases both established and emerging artists with connections to the Hawke’s Bay iwi tribe of Ngāti Kahungunu. This exhibition is a celebration of Kahungunutanga, the rich cultural heritage of Ngāti Kahungunu, and was developed in collaboration with local arts collective Iwi Toi...

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Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Saturday 29th July 2017
For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

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Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden

Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden. Saturday 29th July 2017
The story of two visionary sisters, whose dedication, generosity and lifelong love of art has left a lasting impression on the Hawke’s Bay region. Their purchase of Kereru Station in 1946 enabled them to establish and support a range of local causes and organisations, and the charitable trusts...

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He Manu Tīoriori

He Manu Tīoriori. Saturday 29th July 2017
Traversing 100 years of Ngāti Kahungunu’s love affair with music, 'He Manu Tīoriori' features church and brass band influence through to parlour music, ragtime, jazz, rock and roll as well as country and western. The exhibition explores how Ngāti Kahungunu has been at the forefront of it...

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Freedom and Structure: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930-1960

Freedom and Structure: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930-1960. Saturday 29th July 2017
'Freedom and Structure' looks at the significant effect of Cubism on New Zealand painting, and reveals its impact on the work of initial adopters John Weeks, Louise Henderson and Colin McCahon, and others including Melvin Day, Charles Tole and Wilfred Stanley Wallis. This exhibition explores...

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Deco Moments

Deco Moments. Saturday 29th July 2017
A photographic exploration of Art Deco Napier. Inspired by the local urban landscape, and to celebrate the Art Deco architecture, the CAN micro-exhibition for the month of July will feature Diana Hough’s beautiful photographic work. Diana is a talented and experienced Napier photographer, who...

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Tutira Planting Day

Tutira Planting Day. Saturday 29th July 2017
Come along and join Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust and project partners in planting adjacent to lakes Tutura and Waikopiro. Sausage Sizzle and snacks provided. Bring Suitable clothing, gloves, gumboots, spade (supply available on the day), and drinking water. Free return bus from Napier - register...

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Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place

Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place. Saturday 29th July 2017
Touch, tap, strike and slap on these photographs to trigger the sounds of each place. From birdsong and cascading water to the roar of a train and the chatter of people, the sounds that you discover bring the images of Hawke’s Bay to life. Recordings and contact technology by Campbell Burns,...

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See What I Can See: Discovering New Zealand Photography

See What I Can See: Discovering New Zealand Photography. Saturday 29th July 2017
Co-curated by award-winning author and poet, Gregory O'Brien and Sarjeant Gallery Curator Greg Donson, 'See What I Can See: Discovering New Zealand Photography' is a celebration of that remarkable, well-travelled, ever-changing invention - the camera - the New Zealand that it captured, and the...

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#keeponkimiora

#keeponkimiora. Saturday 29th July 2017
In March this year, Edith Amituanai was in Hawke’s Bay for five weeks as Hastings City Art Gallery’s first artist-in-residence, working with students at Kimi Ora Community School. The result is #keeponkimiora, presenting a series of powerful images of the students in their everyday life and...

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Constellations Workshop

Constellations Workshop. Saturday 29th July 2017
Healing generations of unhealthy patterns. Coming back down to the bay again is Erin and the amazing Constellation workshop. For those that missed out last time, here is another opportunity to experience this transformative day. If you are unable to make it this day, personal Skype sessions are...

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150 Years of Waipukurau

150 Years of Waipukurau. Saturday 29th July 2017
Celebrating 150 Years of Waipukurau 1867 - 2017. Waipukurau History is pretty unique in New Zealand. It was established as a "model village" a utopian community concept of Henry Robert Russell, who purchased part of the Waipukurau Block in 1853. He became very influential and was being referred...

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Young Singers In Harmony Regional Competitions

Young Singers In Harmony Regional Competitions. Saturday 29th July 2017
Hawkes Bay Secondary School barbershop competition (Young Singers In Harmony) will be held at Napier Girls High School Hall. This celebrates the unique a Capella style and showcases the passion our young singers have for the craft. The appeal of singing four-part harmony has become popular among...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 29th July 2017
Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long lasting, scented candles for gifts or your home with this natural product, fragrances and colours and recycled containers. You will go away from this demonstration with knowledge, inspiration,...

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Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour

Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour. Saturday 29th July 2017
This sparkling new production of Iolanthe is directed by John Goddard and tours the lower North Island in June and July fully staged. As one reviewer headlined it: Iolanthe - A Spectacular Night of Fun. The cast of 32 singers and dancers with 24 piece orchestra is conducted by Hugh McMillan; live...

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Ball & Dance Party - Club Open Day

Ball & Dance Party - Club Open Day. Saturday 29th July 2017
Free Social Dance Event - Reserved table seating. As part of the Taradale club 's open day, this event is open to dancers and spectators (non-members welcome), an opportunity to bring a variety of Hawkes Bays dancers together to share and enjoy the passion of dance. 6 pm - 7.55pm (Ball) the...

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Reggae & Rhymes Concert

Reggae & Rhymes Concert. Saturday 29th July 2017
A community event at the Niche Aotearoa in the Hastings City Centre! A great night of live music including Reggae, Hip Hop & R&B and much more, come and enjoy some Reggae & Rhymes! Family friendly, drug and alcohol-free event. Free parking. No cover charge. All welcome!

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Napier City Rovers Quiz and Fundraising Auction Night

Napier City Rovers Quiz and Fundraising Auction Night. Saturday 29th July 2017
Don't miss the Napier City Rovers big Night Out. Lots of prizes up for grabs at the upcoming Quiz Night and Fundraising Auction! Win a round of golf for four at Cape kidnappers, two off-road safari adventures for 2 people in a brand new Land Rover, a night for two at the Bluewater Hotel, plus...

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit. Saturday 29th July 2017
Skeptical novelist Charles Condomine invites self-proclaimed medium Madame Arcati to his home for a séance, hoping to gather material for a new book. When the hapless psychic accidentally summons the spirit of Condomine's late wife, Elvira, his home and life are quickly turned into a shambles as...

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Hammond Gamble With Band and Solo

Hammond Gamble With Band and Solo. Saturday 29th July 2017
The legend Hammond Gamble returns for a night of solo and band tunes from the great NZ song book. "Should I Be Good or Should I Be Evil" is pure gold. Hammond Gamble was born, the son on a New Zealander, in Lancashire, moving with his family to New Zealand and Whangarei as a 12-year-old in the...

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers. Saturday 29th July 2017
“So did ya’hear the story of the Johnstone Twins?” Set in Britain, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers tells the story of twins separated at birth. Mrs Johnstone is working as a cleaner for Mrs Lyons when she becomes pregnant with the twin boys. The financial burden of two more children is too...

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights. Saturday 29th July 2017
The Rude Boyz bringing the reggae vibes to rock your soul at Bev Ridges for the first time - get ready to rock steady.

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Bach-a-thon

Bach-a-thon. Sunday 30th July 2017
Twenty-five pianists play 5-minute performance pieces of Bach throughout the day, amongst the paintings of our latest exhibition 'Freedom and Structure: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930 - 1960'. Ticket price includes all day admission to MTG Hawke’s Bay.

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Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Sunday 30th July 2017
So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge!? If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age and...

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Italian Film Festival

Italian Film Festival. Sunday 30th July 2017
'Barolo Boys'. This film traces the short but intense trajectory of a group of wine producers who indelibly changed the world of wine. Winner DOC Wine Travel Food Prize 2004. Official Selection: - Vancouver Film Festival 2015 - Wine Country Film Festival 2014 - Overlook Festival, Rome -...

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Crimson N Clover

Crimson N Clover. Sunday 30th July 2017
Mike and Sheryl Savage here to entertain you on the last Sunday of the month. Come along for some easy listening and dancing music. We'd love to see you at the Taradale RSA.

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Tom Warrington Trio featuring Larry Koonse

Tom Warrington Trio featuring Larry Koonse. Sunday 30th July 2017
The Tom Warrington Trio (Bass) – Buddy Rich / Stan Getz Featuring Larry Koonse - Guitar Cleo Laine / Seth McFarlane Tom Warrington was one of the busiest acoustic and electric bass players in Los Angeles and now lives in New Zealand and is the bass tutor at the New Zealand School of Music in...

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Sonic Tonic Sound Bath

Sonic Tonic Sound Bath. Sunday 30th July 2017
Sonic Tonics for the Soul. Sonic: - 'denoting, relating to, or of the nature of sound or sound waves' Tonic: - 'giving a feeling of vigour or well-being; invigorating' Come to the beautiful 'Temple of Sound' and feel your Angelic Vibration with channelled light language and divine song...

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Italian Film Festival - Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?

Italian Film Festival - Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?. Sunday 30th July 2017
'Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?'. The highest-grossing film in Italian cinema history. The story takes a not so subtle dig at the Italian obsession of pursuing a cushy public service job-for-life, with a generous pension and the seeming impossibility of termination, once secured. 'Where am I...

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Harry Potter Trivia Night

Harry Potter Trivia Night. Monday 31st July 2017
Hastings District Libraries and Professor Albus Dumbledore would like to cordially invite you to the Harry Potter Trivia Night! You will be split into teams of up to 5 players. There will be 7 rounds, with 10 questions in each round, so get studying you, Potter! This is a fun, free event for...

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Italian Film Festival - The Confessions/I Confessioni

Italian Film Festival - The Confessions/I Confessioni. Monday 31st July 2017
'The Confessions/I Confessioni.' Winner of Best Cinematography - Nastro d'Argento Awards 2016 Winner Best Screenplay - David di Donatello Awards Roberto Ando takes us into the world of politics in this offbeat drama thriller featuring an international cast including Toni Servillo (The Great...

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Sex Ed By Porn?

Sex Ed By Porn?. Tuesday 1st August 2017
Supporting young people in an age of pornography. Gain skills to assist young people whose sexual understandings have been distorted by pornography. Over the past decade or so, pornography has become both more mainstream and more hardcore. For young people growing up in this era of ever-new and...

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Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes. Tuesday 1st August 2017
Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

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Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

Adobe Illustrator Nightclass. Tuesday 1st August 2017
An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector illustration, which can then be applied to poster, logo, pattern, laser cutting and engraving designs. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB Tutor: Dean...

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Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise. Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 2nd August 2017
This is where it all begins. The why and the how of Living an Extraordinary Healthy Life, with an emphasis on the Brain-Body Connection (Structural Correction) but also addressing specific lifestyle steps to help support that primary focus. Fewer Accidents and Injuries, More Energy, Better...

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Beginners Salsa 8-week Course

Beginners Salsa 8-week Course. Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 2nd August. See our facebook event info for full details @letsdancenz No partner required. Helpers from a higher level are welcome.

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How I Met My Father

How I Met My Father. Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Comedian Rhian Wood-Hill is back at The Cabana as part of a massive New Zealand tour for his new show, How I Met My Father; the true story of when he met his father at age 21. Rhian knew just a few things about his father growing up: He was a criminal, he was charming, he was good looking, and...

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Big Brand Surf, Street, Skate Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo

Big Brand Surf, Street, Skate Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo. Thursday 3rd August 2017
Lastseason.co.nz presents NZ's largest Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo. 30-80 percent off the biggest names in Surf/Street/Skate. More than a $Million worth of men's, women's & youth gear on sale. We accept cash, Eftpos, Credit and Q Card. Top brands: Obey, Nike, Element, Quiksilver, Roxy, Lower,...

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Expert Series - Public Lecture

Expert Series - Public Lecture. Thursday 3rd August 2017


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Sharemarket 101 with Pie Funds

Sharemarket 101 with Pie Funds. Thursday 3rd August 2017
Want to know what an equity is as opposed to a bond, or any other investment questions you’ve been too shy to ask? Join in on this informal discussion designed to introduce you to the share market and general investing. Bring along your questions and take part in this relaxed session with Mike...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side . Thursday 3rd August 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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Meditation & Contemplation

Meditation & Contemplation. Thursday 3rd August 2017
We invite you to practice meditation with the support of a group. Our group uses an approach to meditation/contemplation based on the Christian tradition. Everyone is welcome, whether you are looking for a spiritual practice, spiritual companionship, have no affiliation with any Spiritual...

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Business Breakfast Series - Shaun D'Mello

Business Breakfast Series - Shaun D'Mello. Friday 4th August 2017
From the ground up, Shaun D’Mello has overseen the development of the world’s first private orbital launch range, Launch Complex 1. As Vice President of Launch at Rocket Lab, Shaun is responsible for the engineering and operation of launch systems and range infrastructure including structures...

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The Colliers Rural Grape Debate: SOLD OUT

The Colliers Rural Grape Debate: SOLD OUT. Friday 4th August 2017
Come along and enjoy some great food, great wine, and great entertainment with all proceeds going to the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. Watch the Boutiques battle it out against the Giants with TV comedian Jeremy Corbett keeping them all in line! The mood for the evening "Is bigger always...

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Acoustic Sessions - Fundraiser for Rachel

Acoustic Sessions - Fundraiser for Rachel. Friday 4th August 2017
Come to this awesome event and see some sweet acoustic acts, and support our mate Rachel as she heads off overseas to volunteer for some cool causes. Held in Connections Cafe in Pirimai, with coffee for sale, local young musicians playing, bracelets and braids etc for sale, and open to all people.

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Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts. Saturday 5th August 2017
The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

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Glaucoma - Public Meeting

Glaucoma - Public Meeting. Saturday 5th August 2017
An invitation to a free seminar. Glaucoma New Zealand invites you to attend a free presentation to learn about the most common cause of preventable blindness in New Zealand. Eye specialist, Dr Alex Buller will be presenting on what glaucoma is, how it is detected and treatment options. There will...

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Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition. Saturday 5th August 2017
The creative talents of Keirunga Quilters will again be on display at the Havelock North Function Centre from August 5 to August 13. Quilt and patchwork designs in this annual exhibition will range from art and traditional to more contemporary designs. As a fun activity, members have been...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side. Saturday 5th August 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing . Saturday 5th August 2017
Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are re-known for inspiring concertgoers to dance and have fun while showcasing a wealth of musical experience and engaging their audience at all times. Swamp Thing play every show like it is their last, making a sound that reaches far back into the...

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Stretch - The Less Rock More Roll Tour

Stretch - The Less Rock More Roll Tour. Saturday 5th August 2017
Stretch returns with his new single and video 'Less Rock More Roll', an instantly engaging garage-folk-stomper. This past year has seen Stretch embark on four national tours, earning him a place on the country’s best stages and the support slot for American songwriting legend Jeff Tweedy of...

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Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1

Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1. Sunday 6th August 2017
Level One - An introduction to developing your psychic abilities. Spend the day with psychic powerhouse Sue Nicholson - see first-hand how she connects to the Spirit world and learn fascinating exercises designed to help you tap into your own psychic ability. The Sensing Murder psychic medium will...

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Black Barn Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2017

Black Barn Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2017. Sunday 6th August 2017
Cyclocross (CX) takes elements from both road and mountain bike racing and presents as a spectator friendly, short, fast race that all ages and skill levels can enjoy. It’s typically raced on an off-road circuit, each lap takes about 4-6 minutes to complete. Riders complete several laps in each...

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Paul Bailey - Hawke's Bay Regional Councillor

Paul Bailey - Hawke's Bay Regional Councillor. Sunday 6th August 2017
Hawke's Bay Regional government - Bring your questions on: resource consents, rates, water bottling, dams, the port and... to a Meeting of the Hawke’s Bay East Coast group of the New Zealand Association of Rationalists and Humanists.

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Monday 7th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha. Tuesday 8th August 2017
It's that time again! Join us for Pecha Kucha 22 at the beautiful Century Theatre. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams, passions and obsessions of a bunch of fabulous Hawke's Bay locals. Doors open 5:30pm, presentations start at 6pm. Proudly supported by: MTG Hawke’s Bay.

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Tuesday 8th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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Napier Repertory Players - After the Accident

Tuesday 8th August 2017
Local Theatre takes a new direction: Napier Repertory Players are introducing a new addition to their yearly programme - the Studio Production. Plays presented under this title will fit into a category they are calling Theatre Without Borders. These plays are intended to be powerful storytelling...

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Edith Amituanai & Kimi Ora Community School Artists' Talk

Edith Amituanai & Kimi Ora Community School Artists' Talk. Wednesday 9th August 2017
Artist Edith Amituanai will be at Hastings City Art Gallery, together with students from Kimi Ora Community School to talk about the development of their exhibition, #keeponkimiora. No booking required. Enjoy a glass of wine from Clearview Estate Winery.

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Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass

Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass. Wednesday 9th August 2017
Due to popular demand, the ideal school fashion studios at EIT are very pleased to offer another 7-week sewing night class. These workshops will be practical hands-on sessions on knowing your sewing machine, using an overlocker, understanding commercial patterns, fabrics, grainlines and layouts....

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Agri-Industry Summit 2017

Agri-Industry Summit 2017. Thursday 10th August 2017
Future Thinking – Maximising the Agri Opportunity. CCH Learning's flagship summit conference will return for the second time in 2017. The Summit will be held in Napier at the newly redeveloped Napier Conference Centre. The Summit’s two-day programme will feature a diverse range of...

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Common Era

Common Era. Friday 11th August 2017
Common Era will be the first local showing by Hawke’s Bay based maker Vanessa Arthur, presented by SPA_CE Gallery, 117 Tennyson Street (upstairs), Napier. A selection of jewellery, vessels and objects; work explores and excavates unnamed spaces within the built urban environment, the spaces...

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Meth Till Death Presentation

Meth Till Death Presentation. Friday 11th August 2017
Join us as we journey through the life of a man looking for a way out... Come and experience this powerful life changing story presented through music and theatrical drama, a once in a lifetime event! Rangi's "Meth till Death" presentation is centred on choices and consequences, bringing to...

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Blues Music Nights: CANCELLED

Blues Music Nights: CANCELLED. Friday 11th August 2017
Join the fun at Shani's Taradale every Friday Night and enjoy the music! Presenting Hawkes Bay's Leading Blues Band "DejaBlue"! With selections from the wide Blues genre, come and dance & meet new friends! Phone - 06 8450489.

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Almost Spring Market

Almost Spring Market. Saturday 12th August 2017
Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. Have a cuppa...

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Guilin Public Performance

Guilin Public Performance. Saturday 12th August 2017
Guilin Children’s Palace Performing Arts School and Hawke's Bay Orchestral Society Youth will come together for a morning of entertainment at the beautiful Blyth Performing Arts Centre at Iona College. The public performance will include Chinese minority group dances, martial arts...

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Las Vegas Casino Evening

Las Vegas Casino Evening. Saturday 12th August 2017
Taradale Lions club are holding a Las Vegas Entertainment Casino Evening on 12th August 2017 to raise funds to buy a ‘cuddle cot’ for the Maternity Services Unit at the Hawkes Bay District Health Board in Hastings as they do not have one. Many of us can only imagine what it's like losing a...

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NZ Mountain Film Festival - National Tour

NZ Mountain Film Festival - National Tour. Saturday 12th August 2017
The 'Best of the Fest' National Tour offers an outstanding collection of unique adventure films from around the world featuring Kiwis and other adventurers push their limits and challenge nature's playgrounds. The screening will be at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Tabard Theatre, and will...

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The Nudge - Dark Arts Album Release Tour

The Nudge - Dark Arts Album Release Tour. Saturday 12th August 2017
The Nudge are set to embark on a nationwide tour to promote their sophomore album Dark Arts, released in February of this year. The Nudge have been busy creating a show that should not be missed. With soaring guitars, funky, free drumming, and savage keyboard tones, The Nudge bring a party and will...

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Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 13th August 2017
Located 20 minutes from central Napier, our Sacred Hill Winery course is one of our favourites. It starts with a lap around the vines before heading off across the farm and into the forest. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k....

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots. Monday 14th August 2017
Book in now for a fun and playful art experience developed especially for under-fives, based on the current exhibitions. Koha, booking required.

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Private Screening of Movie Vaxxed: CANCELLED

Tuesday 15th August 2017
This movie, the work of filmmaker Del Bigtree, helps people make informed choices about the efficacy, risks and benefits of vaccinations.  It highlights difficult to find information and is a very frank peek into a complex subject - check out the trailer on the official website. We all have the...

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Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird

Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird. Tuesday 15th August 2017
Darby’s shows are always a mix of astute observations and stand-up cocooned in a fantastical story that takes his audience on a journey through the ridiculous to the downright silly. This show promises to be no different. In Mystic Time Bird Rhys turns to the world of ancient mysticism to find...

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Les Miserables - School Edition

Les Miserables - School Edition. Wednesday 16th August 2017
A dedicated company of over 80 cast and crew from Lindisfarne College and Iona College join together to perform this epic masterpiece of musical theatre, the popular version of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel, Les Misérables, which has stood the test of time, enthralling audiences across the globe....

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The Rescued Plate

The Rescued Plate. Thursday 17th August 2017
Rally the support of your family and friends to help you raise money for Nourished for Nil as you do it. Learn more about Nourished for Nil and those who support us. Sample tasty creations using rescued and donated food, prepared by Chef Ben from Little Blackbird and Andrew from Terroir at...

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Jam Club

Jam Club. Thursday 17th August 2017
6 Week Music Course for Adults! Learn the basics of jamming! Play in a group with other musicians and understand the dynamics of a band. Using an approach that incorporates playing by ear, reading music and basic theory we will learn how to improvise riffs and chord progressions, solos and...

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North Island Young Winemaker Competition Dinner

North Island Young Winemaker Competition Dinner. Friday 18th August 2017
Join the Hawkes Bay and North Island wine community to celebrate our regional finalists in the 2017 New Zealand Young Winemaker Competition. Church Road is host to a three course, with local wines, where the winner of the 2017 North Island Young Winemaker competition will be announced. The New...

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Saturday 19th August 2017
Having trouble with your compost? Smelly and slimy? Still, in the state, it started? Lumpy and lifeless? Perhaps you don’t have enough compost? Or you don’t have enough space to turn your waste into beautiful, rich, soil-enhancing compost. Every garden deserves a fully functioning compost...

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Dance, Drum & Sing with Bismark: Napier

Dance, Drum & Sing with Bismark: Napier. Saturday 19th August 2017
Jennifer Moss Music is proud to be bringing the king of spicy moves & grooves, Bismark Kofi Danyo from West Africa to NZ! Napier! Are you ready to work with Bismark? This is a workshop for all ability levels... drum, dance & song. Bismark is a professional dancer, singer, and drummer based in...

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Saturday Night Sessions

Saturday Night Sessions. Saturday 19th August 2017
Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. In August we are hosting White Chapel Jak, Tropical Downbeat Orchestra...

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One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen. Saturday 19th August 2017
Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa...

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Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour

Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour. Saturday 19th August 2017
Two of NZ's hottest folk acts are teaming up for a mini tour of the North Island! For one weekend only, Looking For Alaska and Albi & The Wolves will be piling into a van and heading to Gisborne, Hastings and Rotorua to take to the stage for battle! Armed only with a guitar, a fiddle and an...

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Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon

Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon. Sunday 20th August 2017
A new exciting event. With this event you can only race as a 2 person team no individuals can race so if you are looking for a teammate Facebook could be a good place to start. During the event, you must stay together as a pair and if you arrive at transition without your teammate you will be...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 20th August 2017
This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

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Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show

Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show. Sunday 20th August 2017
A fun afternoon, filled with laughter, food, raffles and prizes! At only $12.50 a ticket, who would miss it? Surely not you! A fundraiser for Cheer Dynamix Hawke's Bay, helping athletes get to competitions! Come along and show your support by joining in on a fun filled day! Limited seats...

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The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin

The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin. Sunday 20th August 2017
Since their hugely successful show in 2016, The Toner Sisters have had a whirlwind year appearing at Concerts and Festivals all around the country performing alongside Country Greats such as Suzanne Prentice, Brendon Dugan, Gray Bartlett, Eddie Low and the fantastic Topp Twins. 2017 they return...

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Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music

Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music. Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Top singer-songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Yates teams up with multi-instrumentalists Gil Eva Craig (bass, tenor horn) and Show Pony (trumpet, violin, vocals) to showcase songs hot off the press from Charlotte's upcoming album release, Then The Stars Start Singing, alongside many loved...

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CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova. Thursday 24th August 2017
"Every sound she draws is superb." - The Strad Beethoven’s ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano from a transcendent, transformative monument of the duo sonata repertoire: they present a formidable, unique challenge to violinists and pianists. Bella Hristova, winner of the 2007 Michael Hill...

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Cranford Hospice 35th Birthday Celebration

Cranford Hospice 35th Birthday Celebration. Friday 25th August 2017
We invite you to join us in celebrating 35 years of Cranford Hospice in the Hawke's Bay community. "We began with a dream and an empty building. A dream of helping patients to live until they died; of helping those who cared for them to find hidden strengths, to feel that they were not alone,...

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Roy Phillips - The Peddler

Roy Phillips  - The Peddler. Friday 25th August 2017
45 million records sold (Roy Phillips, Close Up). Smile, Day in Day out, Who Can I Turn To...... Roy has performed with all the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, The Everly Brothers, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Sergio Mendes, Louis Bellson, George Benson,...

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Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana

Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana. Saturday 26th August 2017
Brace yourself for a night of laughs with the Cabana Comedy Club and a line up of some of NZ's Top comedians for one night only. Check this lineup out! Headline act...Ben Hurley! Winner of all the awards and 7 Days favourite. Ben Has been performing to sold out audiences across the globe ad now...

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Classic Night At the Proms

Classic Night At the Proms. Sunday 27th August 2017
Dress up, bring a flag and join us for great music and a fun time. Featuring Rule Britannia, Country Gardens, Pomp & Circumstance, British Sea Songs, Gilbert & Sullivan Medley & other favourites. Presented by: Bay Cities Symphonic & The Gisborne Concert Bands

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Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet

Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet. Sunday 27th August 2017
Join us on our 30th-anniversary tour for a concert filled with passion, yearning, joy and heartache. Our Dangerous Liaisons programme explores themes of love and desire and will take you on an emotional journey through some of the great works of the repertoire. Mendelsohn’s first love and...

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Share Your Talent Show

Share Your Talent Show. Sunday 27th August 2017
Come along and share your talent with us this evening. Sing with a live band, (bring your chord charts) backing tracks or play an instrument or even stand up comedy - the stage is yours. Where else can you get this opportunity?

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Accident Reporting & Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting & Investigation - Business Central. Tuesday 29th August 2017
Create a safer workplace through effective accident and incident investigation. Almost every accident involves a risk or hazard. This course will teach you to use root cause analysis as an effective method to discover why the problem occurred in the first place and give you key insights into...

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Risk and Hazard Managment - Business Central

Risk and Hazard Managment - Business Central. Wednesday 30th August 2017
One of the primary legal duties in everyone’s workplace is to constantly identify, monitor and control risks and hazards in order to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This course encourages you to take a comprehensive approach to risk management and to work towards actively eliminating or...

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Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms. Thursday 31st August 2017
Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series presents a variety show of magnificent melodies, singalongs, skits, madness and mayhem as we all experience a Right Royal time! One of the most famous musical extravaganzas is The Last Night of the Proms where classical music meets madness. Operatunity...

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Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils. Friday 1st September 2017
The Taniwha Daffodil Display is an iconic feature of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay. Open every day of September between 8 am – 5 pm, simply drive through the gates, collect a bucket and then wander the 20 acres of trees, ponds and of course daffodils. It’s a great day for kids, families...

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New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition. Friday 1st September 2017
Atmosphere Gallery and Sculpture Garden hosts a stunning Spring exhibition ‘New Beginnings’ throughout September and October. New Beginnings will feature artists from all over New Zealand across many disciplines including sculpture, painting, photography and works will be available for...

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Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017

Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017. Friday 1st September 2017
The must-attend woman’s event of the year is back! The Black & White Accounting Annual Charity Lunch & Auction (formally Business Belles Charity Lunch Auction) is booked for 1st September at the Napier Conference Centre. Grab your girlfriends, colleagues, neighbours and besties, fill a table of...

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Spring Hurrah

Spring Hurrah. Friday 1st September 2017
Grab a glass of fizz and join us as we launch the Spring with flare at Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa. The night will include a glass of bubbles or still wine upon arrival, a continuous supper, cash bar and entertainment from Ian Munro and the GC's Solo sensation Ian Munro provides premium...

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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market. Saturday 2nd September 2017
They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

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Women's Lifestyle Expo

Women's Lifestyle Expo. Saturday 2nd September 2017
Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawke's Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and...

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High Tea & History

High Tea & History. Saturday 2nd September 2017
Experience over 166 years of history at Oruawharo Homestead & Gardens. Across the weekend experience a sumptuous high tea with a delicious selection of treats accompanied by your choice of Oruawharo’s own extensive tea and coffee collection. You can choose whether you’d like to take high tea...

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Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy

Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy. Saturday 2nd September 2017
Tarzino Trophy featuring Daffodil Day: 2nd September Windsor Park Plate: 23rd September Livamol Classic: 7th October Livamol Classic early bird hospitality packages and tickets are on sale now!

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helloworld Wearable Creations

helloworld Wearable Creations. Saturday 2nd September 2017
CHB Business and Professional Women present the 4th annual helloworld Wearable Creations- an extravaganza of creative talent from local and national designers from as far afield as Taranaki and Thames. Showcasing designers from school year 5 to secondary school and 6 adult categories including an...

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CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's

CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's. Saturday 2nd September 2017
Dust off your bellbottoms and flower power outfits, it's time to get into the Gambling Groove again. The 2017 Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is on! We'll be offering up the best gambling establishment in town with the friendliest dealers around. We will turn the venue into a psychedelic room with...

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack. Saturday 2nd September 2017
Come join Fraser Mack at The Common Room for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack always enjoys the unique venue at the Common...

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Project Management Techniques

Project Management Techniques. Monday 4th September 2017
Course Overview: The two-day Project Management Techniques (PMT) course is an introduction to Professional Project Management and is perfect for anyone who is new to the profession or needs a refresher on best practice in the industry. This course is designed to familiarise business professionals...

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Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre. Tuesday 5th September 2017
Little Dog Barking is a leading puppet theatre for children, creating and presenting quality theatre works for early childhood, primary school and family audiences. Little Dog Barking brings a public performance of Papershaper to The Globe Theatre - this is open to the public, school and early...

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Have It Your Way

Have It Your Way. Wednesday 6th September 2017
"Many people live with health issues that can be easily solved or greatly reduced using natural remedies". Alison Cowell is an international health speaker who has performed over 10,000 individual client consultations and is one of New Zealand's leading holistic nutritionists. Join us at...

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival. Thursday 7th September 2017
As the days get darker the warm haven of a comfortable cinema feels to us like the perfect respite. We like to think that the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a beacon in the midst of your winter, bringing you different worlds to explore in the company of friends and strangers....

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Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival. Thursday 7th September 2017
‘Central Hawke’s Bay, The Festival’, held at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, is a four-day hill top celebration with over 100 quality craft stalls, art, wine tasting and gourmet foods. Each day of this years ‘CHB The Festival’ will feature Q&A’s and Demonstrations on a variety of...

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Bill Massey's Tourists

Bill Massey's Tourists. Thursday 7th September 2017
Bill Massey’s Tourists tells of the experiences of Jan Bolwell's grandfather on the Western Front in World War One. Bollwell plays herself as an adolescent doing a school project on the war. At first, her grandfather is reluctant to talk about the war, but gradually he is coaxed to reveal what...

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Turn Up Hawkes Bay

Turn Up Hawkes Bay. Friday 8th September 2017
Rise Entertainment & Zative Productions present's Turn Up. More acts to be confirmed. Door sales available.

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Dr Julie Bhosale Starting Solids Tour

Dr Julie Bhosale Starting Solids Tour. Saturday 9th September 2017
Dr. Julie Bhosale is an internationally-renowned family wellbeing and nutrition expert, author, and speaker and her popular National Starting Solids Tour - with her new book 'The Nourished Baby' - is a must. There is currently a lot of conflicting information around when and how to start solid...

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Redefine - Love Your Op Shop

Redefine - Love Your Op Shop. Saturday 9th September 2017
Date has been moved to the 9th of September, see you there!

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Redefine 2017

Redefine 2017. Saturday 9th September 2017
Redefine 2017 will be a fantastic day out for the whole family, where else can you find three retail charity stores in one venue! Items for each category will be on display including shopping, demonstrations and activities for children. Gold coin donation for children under 15 on the day....

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 1

Home Food Production Workshop Part 1. Saturday 9th September 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and...

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Glutenfree Grain & Pseudo Grain Workshop

Glutenfree Grain & Pseudo Grain Workshop. Saturday 9th September 2017
Deepen your understanding about gluten-free whole foods. At this workshop, you will be given demonstrations and hands-on experience of how to prepare whole foods for optimal digestion and how to create delicious and nourishing meals, snacks and treats that the whole family will enjoy. You will...

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue. Saturday 9th September 2017
After sell out shows in Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton, the Wild Storm boys are heading to Napier! Doors open 7pm. Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing pleasure. Bachelorette party?...

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Colour Run! - What do you live for?

Colour Run! - What do you live for?. Sunday 10th September 2017
Proudly Brought to you by Napier & Hastings Youth Councils and Zeal Hawke's Bay. What do you live for? Colour Run. Where? The start and finish line will be at the Napier Sound Shell. (it is a looped 5km track). Time? The race will be from 12 pm – 2 pm. All racers must be at the race briefing...

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Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT

Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT. Monday 11th September 2017
The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Then Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings – connecting those chosen with loved ones in spirit. Sometimes they are cheeky, sometimes sad, sometimes humorous but are always inspiring for those chosen and for...

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A Festival of Russian Ballet

A Festival of Russian Ballet. Monday 11th September 2017
Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australasia. This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have performed this...

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People. Tuesday 12th September 2017
Difficult and disruptive people can consume most of your time and the disruption they cause to the team/unit/business can be significant in terms of productivity, customer service and employee engagement. This course will equip you with the skills, processes and confidence to handle to handle...

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NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf. Thursday 14th September 2017
Freddy Kempf - Piano/Conductor. - Handel Concerto for Keyboard, op. 4. No. 1 in G minor - Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, in C major (2nd mvt) - Chopin Adante spianto et Grande polonaise brillante - Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (3rd mvt) - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor...

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Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017. Friday 15th September 2017
Transform Your Surroundings at the Home & Garden Show! 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...

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Dusk in the Daffodils

Dusk in the Daffodils. Friday 15th September 2017
One of last years most sought after events Dusk in the Daffodils returns to the Spring Fling program in 2017. See Taniwha in a whole new light and enjoy the magic again or be spellbound for the very first time. Either way, this is an opportunity for couples, friends and families to wrap up warm...

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Blossom Parade Food Court

Blossom Parade Food Court. Saturday 16th September 2017
Hastings Blossom Festival presents the Blossom Food Court. We are currently looking for vendors to be apart of this great day. Conatct Amy at edge.events@hotmail.com or 0212983470 for your site information.

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop. Saturday 16th September 2017
This is a new workshop where you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this make fresh sourdough breads, fruit buns, sourdough pancakes, crackers and more. This is a practical, hands-on workshop where you will experience making and working...

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Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow

Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow . Saturday 16th September 2017
Elite Wildside is proud to be bringing back another successful event after an epic sell out of Nitro Neon Hawkes Bay. Officially announcing Foam and Glow Hawkes Bay. We are proud to be hosting some more awesome DJs which will once again be spectacular, our line up will be announced very soon....

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Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon. Sunday 17th September 2017
The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon which enjoys a scenic country backdrop has been running for over 30 years and has become a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finish at the Waipukurau...

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Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Hatuma Lime Half Marathon. Sunday 17th September 2017
For over 30 years The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon has been a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finishes at the Waipukurau Racecourse allowing for a relaxed and accessible base, with...

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Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

Screenprinting Weekend Workshop. Saturday 23rd September 2017
This workshop introduces practical techniques of screen printing including how to make a screen stencil, how to use 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 it on...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 2

Home Food Production Workshop Part 2. Saturday 23rd September 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and tested...

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour. Saturday 23rd September 2017
Gwavas Garden and Homestead will once again open their private Puahanui Bush for visitors on four very special dates across September & October. This incredible 132 hectares of virgin bush is home to Totara known to be at least 600, possibly 800 years old. Not usually open to the public the...

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Vegetable Fermentation Workshop

Vegetable Fermentation Workshop. Saturday 23rd September 2017
Farmhouse Kitchen offers a hands-on workshop where you can learn all about making health-promoting fermented foods, including sauerkraut and more. You will be able to taste some delicious fermented foods and take away your creations as well as lots of recipes and tips to try at home. You will be...

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Colliers Rural Spring Ride

Colliers Rural Spring Ride. Sunday 24th September 2017
Ride the TukiTuki Trail and have some fun at Russell Park with the Colliers Rural team this Spring Your registration will get you a cool drink bottle and a sausage from the BBQ after your ride. Bring the whole family, stretch your legs on the trail then have some fun at Russell Park with a face...

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet. Sunday 24th September 2017
A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever. Artistic Director and choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New...

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Tuesday 26th September 2017
A fantastic one day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are communicating to...

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Supervision: An Introduction

Supervision: An Introduction. Tuesday 26th September 2017
Know the key skills for managing other people as well as their work. When you manage other people, you need to balance your own development alongside managing and leading your team. This popular one day course will provide many of the tools you need to cope with this juggling act. You'll work on...

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Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives. Tuesday 26th September 2017
Take your skill base as a health and safety representative to the next level. Stage 2 training focusses on specific risk and hazard identification and controls, approved Codes of Practice, using accident data to identify trends and develop preventative actions across all the core elements of your...

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Wednesday 27th September 2017
Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate, and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture

Developing a Bully-Free Culture. Wednesday 27th September 2017
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. To prevent bullying is much easier than dealing with it once it occurs. This course helps you to identify bullies and put in place practical steps to make your workplace safer for everyone. It gives...

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CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds. Thursday 28th September 2017
"There's a big, vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs that is most appealing." - Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer The season concludes with fun, fire and flair. Imani Winds bring together European, American, African, and Latin American musical...

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Wine, Shine, Years

Wine, Shine, Years. Saturday 30th September 2017
Celebrate the opening of the Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for the 2017 Spring and Summer Season with Wine, Shine, Years. Call in anytime across the weekend and taste Lime Rock wines nurtured from the sunshine-struck limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. Other beauties will also be opened for...

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First Sunday Funday

First Sunday Funday. Sunday 1st October 2017
This one is for the adventurous among us, great for those looking for a spot of exercise, or wanting to give the kids a true farm experience. Perhaps you’ll be ready to stretch your legs after a weekend of indulgence and with several mountain biking, running and walking tracks through farm and...

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The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence. Sunday 1st October 2017
The Unusual Silence will first echo within The Sanctuary of the Auckland War Memorial Museum in remembrance of WWI. Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly. Inspired by the museum’s collection of War artifacts,...

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music. Sunday 1st October 2017
One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music will be performed in 20 cities throughout New...

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Beginners Salsa 8-week Course

Beginners Salsa 8-week Course. Wednesday 4th October 2017
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 4th October 2017. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have a helper to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. See our facebook event...

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Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day. Friday 6th October 2017
We are inviting interest from businesses in Hawke’s Bay to join us and be part of the day. Join Central Districts Cricket and put your business in front of potential customers. The objective of the tournament is to raise funds for the development of age group and amateur cricket for boys and...

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Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition. Friday 6th October 2017
Get the kids into the The Onga-Tiko Hunting &Fishing Clubs Children's Hunting competition these school holidays. The hunt will open from 5pm Friday 6th October and all animals must be transported to The Tikokino Country Hotel and weighed in at 12pm on Sunday 8th October. Categories for this...

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Acoustic Evening With Mack

Acoustic Evening With Mack. Friday 6th October 2017
Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

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A Day for You

A Day for You. Saturday 7th October 2017
Create the life you wish. An interactive and explorative day where you will: - Learn about food and how it affects your mood - Why to set goals and boundaries? - How to create the future you want through visioning and affirmations - Discover what's holding you back. Meet likeminded women....

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Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes

Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes. Saturday 7th October 2017
Be part of the wonderful opportunity to visit a traditional Marae and see master weavers in action plus participate in making something for yourself. There are two sessions available, a morning session between 10 am - 12 pm and then an afternoon session between 2 pm - 4 pm. Depending on the...

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Tiptoe Through The Tombstones

Tiptoe Through The Tombstones. Saturday 7th October 2017
Every cemetery has a story to be told and we have a small number of rural cemeteries in Central Hawkes Bay that deserve a closer look. Spend some time with our ancestors, learn their stories and see the work the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has done in upgrading and up-keeping our...

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Marae Overnight Experience

Marae Overnight Experience. Saturday 7th October 2017
Take up this wonderful opportunity and experience a Marae overnight stay at the beautiful Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau You will experience traditional Maori manaakitanga at its best and sleep in an ancestral house which has stood for over 100 years. Local hapu will share traditional stories...

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2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge

2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge. Sunday 8th October 2017
Whilst continuing to recognise service and excellence at the Cellar Door, the 2017 Hawke’s Bay Cellar Door of the Year Award will reflect the overall performance of the Winery rather than an individual. The challenge will see the top 6 finalists via for the top 3 places. Sponsored by: Jenny...

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Spring Fling Beach Carnival

Spring Fling Beach Carnival. Sunday 8th October 2017
The Spring Fling Beach Carnival at Te Paerahi Beach Porangahau is a day of family fun. Head along from 11 am, bring a picnic basket, beach blanket and grab a spot on the 5km stretch to the river mouth. Pick up a program of the day at 11 am beach side and register with our friendly team for...

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Making Movies Workshop

Making Movies Workshop. Tuesday 10th October 2017
Introduction to Screen Production (Filmmaking). The Introduction to Screen Production Shortcourse gives you a taste of working in the Screen Production Industry with practical lessons in camera and sound recording, editing and sound mixing from our experienced professionals at EIT's purpose-built...

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Staples Rodway Challenge

Staples Rodway Challenge. Saturday 14th October 2017
During the Staples Rodway Challenge participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The Staples Rodway Challenge is...

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Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day

Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day. Saturday 14th October 2017
Mitre 10 Mega Ride in a Truck day is a biannual event, raising funds for local, non-government funded organisations focused on children. This year's recipients are Bellyful and Little Elms. A cavalcade of big rigs leave Napier and Hastings Mitre 10 Megastores, and convoy to T&G site in...

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Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market. Saturday 14th October 2017
The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free holistic health weekend showcasing people who are passionate about making the world a better place through health, natural medicine, stress-free living, fitness, wellbeing and environmental awareness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore &...

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Whispers From Above Show with Melissa Mills

Whispers From Above Show with Melissa Mills. Saturday 14th October 2017
Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm This show is part of the official Whispers from Above tour which kicked off in Howick last week. An evening with Melissa Mills International Psychic Medium will be an experience to remember and not to be missed! Melissa Mills has been bringing...

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The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills

The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills. Saturday 14th October 2017
After the sell-out success of their April/May shows New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures are hitting the road again in October bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to seven more small towns. The country’s hills will be alive with the sound of laughter! Armed...

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Old English Garden Party

Old English Garden Party. Sunday 15th October 2017
Step back in time and enjoy an old English Garden Party set at the beautiful Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles or nonalcoholic drink upon arrival then play croquet, petangue, tennis or take tours of the house and gardens. High Tea which is included in...

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Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Operatunity Present's tributes to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Phenomenal star Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to an era when some of the greatest music was ever written: the 1950’s. We relive the...

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Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner

Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Awards dinner. The 2017 Awards Night will be held in a spectacular silk lined marquee in the beautiful and historic Waikoko Gardens on the 17th October 2017. The highlight of the evening will be the announcement of the trophy winners, as selected by our International and National Judges. A...

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That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Kate’s back! 2016’s smash hit musical That Bloody Woman returns to stages from 29 August to 20 October, bringing this national treasure back to life in a nationwide campaign to rock the vote for this election. Our favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is...

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That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Directed by: Kip Chapman “Compassionate, smart, funny and gloriously entertaining.” - The Press "Bursting with wit, verve and righteously rocking tunes”, smash hit rock musical That Bloody Woman presents New Zealand's founding mother, Kate Sheppard, like you've never seen her before:...

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Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza. Friday 20th October 2017
Head to the Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre for the Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza where the best creative Floral Artists have created magic by turning the Theatre into a riot of colour. Not only will these eye catching designs appeal to the stylish, bold and blushing they also...

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Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee. Saturday 21st October 2017
Port Ahuriri School is celebrating 150 years with a weekend of fun activities. Come and celebrate with your former classmates for what will be a weekend to remember! Registration at the Port Ahuriri School Hall. Picnic on the Green. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on our field. Decade Photos....

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Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car

Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car. Saturday 21st October 2017
To Celebrate Waipukurau's 150th anniversary, come along for a ride on Pahiatua Railcar Societies Vintage 1938 Standard railcar and experience a ride in style on our ex NZ Railways railcar. People wanting to buy a return ticket to Waipukurau can visit www.railcars.co.nz and book via the excursion...

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Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade

Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade. Saturday 21st October 2017
To celebrate Waipukurau's 150th Anniversary come and check out the free street parade running from Kitchener Street, through Ruataniwha Street and finishing up at Russell Park The parade will feature vintage vehicles and machinery, period costume and more and involve local schools, groups and...

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Waipukurau Primary School 150th Anniversary Gathering

Waipukurau Primary School 150th Anniversary Gathering. Saturday 21st October 2017
Celebrate Waipukurau Primary School’s 150th Birthday. Following the Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade, those registered for the Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations will move up to the school for the official opening and welcome at 1.30. There will be cutting of the...

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Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 22nd October 2017
This is a fun day out for the whole family. We have free registration for teddy bears lots of races and games for free. Craft stores food caravans and also amusements rides and Pony rides, 4x4 Jeeps for children, or you can just pack a picnic and sit in the sun.

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Beach Horse Trek

Beach Horse Trek. Sunday 22nd October 2017
This special offering from Opiango Hills gives trekkers the chance to experience beach riding with some stunning scenery. Your day will begin at 11am at Te Paerahi Beach (Porangahau) beach front. There is plenty of parking for horse floats and the morning will begin with a meet & greet cuppa on...

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High Tea at Glenora Homestead

High Tea at Glenora Homestead. Sunday 22nd October 2017
Celebrate 150 years of Waipuruau at the home of George and Beth Winelove, 19 Gasiford Terrace Waipukurau. A staggered High Tea will be served throughout the afternoon on the grounds of this beautiful private homestead with proceeds going to the Central Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Dress in...

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Wednesday 25th October 2017
Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks,...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Thursday 26th October 2017
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,...

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STiFF

STiFF. Thursday 26th October 2017
The Little Theatres season of STiFF – an outrageous comedy by April Phillips and directed by Simon Law. Angel Delight, the illegitimate daughter of a funeral parlour director, inherits the business when her father dies. Before she can sell the business and land (which is much more valuable) she...

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Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby

Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby. Saturday 28th October 2017
If you're up for the challenge…if you like the squeal of the wheel…the thrill of the hill…the CHB Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby 2017 is a day not to be missed. This event had its inception last year, and spectators and racers alike enjoyed a great day's racing, with many vowing...

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HalloWine

HalloWine. Saturday 28th October 2017
Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Ticket price includes canapes and food all night, wine included, it's going to be a great night. Two bands will take the stage, with a DJ to close out the night.

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster. Sunday 29th October 2017
The Ice Buster Triathlon: Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that...

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Lunch Listen & Look

Lunch Listen & Look. Sunday 29th October 2017
Welcome Spring at Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau with Lunch, Listen & Look. Listen - to Hawke’s Bay renown string quartet Romanza, comprising of two violins, viola and cello. This combination of instructions has a large repertoire from the energetic Baroque style to Vivaldi and Back, the...

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Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo. Friday 3rd November 2017
Bringing everything you need for your whole family to one awesome location so you can get all the information, shopping & experiences you want from a huge variety of exhibitors. Check us out on FB for more info. Under 14's are free.

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Total BS

Total BS. Saturday 4th November 2017
The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan to lay a new fire pit at Moana, fashioning a makeshift flaming outdoor oven rotisserie harnessing the almighty power of fire. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique...

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Rhythm and Booms

Rhythm and Booms. Saturday 4th November 2017
The Rhythm and Booms summertime festival brings together artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for a vibrant showcase of many forms of music, arts, and dance. It all takes place in the stunning Backpaddock Lakes complex situated at 314 Speedy Road, Takapau, Central Hawke’s Bay. Only 10 min south of...

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The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project. Saturday 4th November 2017
A stellar show that has people raving and wanting more, so here it is. Deep Purple fans and lovers of great rock music will appreciate the attention to detail and be treated to awesome performances from Deep Purples extensive musical catalogue including music from all three incarnations of the...

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader. Tuesday 7th November 2017
Great managers are able to bring out the best in themselves and others. But what does it take to thrive in management? This intensive two-day course lays the groundwork for those new to management or looking towards their first management position in the near future. You will learn what it takes...

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Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon. Sunday 12th November 2017
Scott Clinic is proud to sponsor this women’s only event as a way to promote a positive health message through triathlon. You can enter as an individual or a team and is for beginners to seasoned athletes. This is a great introduction to triathlon and is a fun way to spend your...

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races. Sunday 12th November 2017
The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on a...

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Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies. Tuesday 14th November 2017
Two of Ireland’s best-loved groups Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies combine to present one beautiful concert tour of New Zealand this November. Moving tirelessly from opera to pop, jazz to classical, each member of Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies showcase their unique...

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Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Thursday 16th November 2017
Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer. Sunday 19th November 2017
Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 8th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of Tainui...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2. Sunday 19th November 2017
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical. Friday 24th November 2017
The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta - spawning a decade of disco, fuelled by Bee Gees...

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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. Saturday 25th November 2017
Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

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Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom Boom Deluxe. Friday 1st December 2017
Boom! Boom! Deluxe Live at The Cabana, Napier. Boom Boom Deluxe will be touring the country throughout Oct-Dec and here's the chance for you lucky people in the Bay of Plenty to catch this amazing band live! $10 pre-sale, $15 on the door.

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Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones. Thursday 14th December 2017
“A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.” Paul has toured with the best: B.B. King, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal and Keb Mo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Crowded House....

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights. Saturday 16th December 2017
There's so much more to see and do so make plans to get involved in the fun. Dazzling lights displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 this holiday event has grown in size and popularity and offers an interactive and fun...

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Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay. Sunday 17th December 2017
Last year we moved the Team Tag relay to before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it was a huge success. Fancy dress optional but encouraged. This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun with a team at the same time. The course is short,...

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Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise. Saturday 13th January 2018
It’s time for ‘Another Day in Taradise’! Come along for a full day of fun in the sun for the whole family. There’ll be food vendors, Moana Park wine and craft beers all available on site. Entry is free and suitable for the whole family. Plus you can bring your own picnic. Get out and...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3. Sunday 14th January 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4. Sunday 4th February 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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XRACE

XRACE. Friday 2nd March 2018
XRACE is a family mystery adventure race where family teams (made up of one parent and one child, aged 6-14 years old) race together. Teams must locate and complete 10 mystery challenges, racing the clock and all the other family teams with the fastest and luckiest crowned XRACE champion. Join...

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Big Country (Scotland)

Big Country (Scotland). Thursday 22nd March 2018
80s Celtic rockers Big Country make a triumphant return to perform ‘The Crossing’ plus a special encore of greatest hits! Get ready for all your Big Country favourites – 'In A Big Country', 'Fields of Fire', 'Chance', 'Wonderland', 'Look Away' plus more!

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5. Sunday 25th March 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Kai Moana At the Park

Saturday 31st March 2018
A casual event celebrating the abundance of goodness we have on offer here in Hawke’s Bay. A team of chefs will be showcasing some tasty seafood dishes and our head winemaker Dan Barker will be on hand to introduce you to Moana Park’s natural, low-sulphite wines. New Zealand Craft Breweries...

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The Chapelwick Fair

The Chapelwick Fair. Saturday 7th April 2018
Put a note in your diary for The Chapelwick Fair, the first Saturday after Easter at Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. The 2018 fair will have exhibitors from all over with gifts, sweets, treats and loads more. You'll be able to check out local and out of town stalls from soaps, purple...

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Napier Port Harbour to Hills. Sunday 8th April 2018
Welcome to Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2018. The race starts and ends in the heart of Napier and takes in the stunning surroundings of Hawke’s Bay and its many attractions. Starting with a sheltered 2km Ocean swim with Napier Port as its backdrop you will then head out on a 95km bike heading...

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo. Wednesday 11th April 2018
Two days of exhibits and seminars for Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers to learn how to Farm Smarter - Farm Longer. Bringing agricultural innovation and technology to the doorstep of Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers.

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Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner. Thursday 12th April 2018
The Hawke's Bay A&P Society invites you to join with them to celebrate a year of excellence in the primary sector as we announce the winners of: - Silver Fern Farms Hawke's Bay Farmer of the Year - Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Farm Forester of the Year - Laurie Dowling Memorial Award - Lawson Robinson...

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Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day

Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day. Thursday 26th April 2018
Join the winner of the Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of the year award on their farm to see what made them stand out from the rest.

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Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day

Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day. Thursday 3rd May 2018
The primary objectives of the Silver Fern Farms Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year competition are to identify, promote and celebrate excellence in pastoral farming in Hawke’s Bay. In doing so we endorse the contribution of pastoral farming to the economic cultural and social well-being of...

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon. Saturday 12th May 2018
Run away to the Hawke's Bay for an all new running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards, olive groves, quiet country roads - all finishing at the impressive Sileni...

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