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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace. Tuesday 16th October 2018
A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

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Make Create Do Flaxmere - For Tweens

Make Create Do Flaxmere - For Tweens. Tuesday 16th October 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 7 - 12 years, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Tuesday at Flaxmere Library. For more information...

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Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club. Tuesday 16th October 2018
(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or video...

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Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We may take...

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or phone - 06 830 1136.

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InDesign Short Course

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign and layout text and images to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Seven weeks on Tuesday nights. EIT Hawke's Bay Campus, Ideaschool, D Block, D103. Tutor: Alexandra Dawson Contact: Raewyn 06 8301136 or...

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Social Work Careers Information Evening

Social Work Careers Information Evening. Tuesday 16th October 2018


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HBAF 2018 - Scena

HBAF 2018 - Scena. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Project Prima Volta is an annual performance-based music programme, where 30 rising opera stars from local high schools meet weekly to rehearse and grow their skills and confidence. Opera's loudest champions are amongst these young people, who recognise the beautiful transformation that they and...

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HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker

HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Singer-songwriter Louis Baker is one of the most compelling voices to emerge in recent years. Crafting his work with deep artistic integrity, Baker has gathered a loyal following that spans the world over, winning hearts for his honest lyrics, beautiful melodies and timeless, emotive...

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BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast

BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast. Wednesday 17th October 2018
BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast featuring Dr Jacqueline Rowarth CNZM, CRSNZ, FNZIAHS. Jacqueline Rowarth has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science with honours in Environmental Agriculture, and a PhD in Soil Science from Massey University. She has worked in research, education,...

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Royal A&P Show New Zealand

Royal A&P Show New Zealand. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Welcoming over 25,000 visitors though the gates, the Royal A&P Show New Zealand is the premier Agricultural Show in New Zealand bringing rural life to the city like no other event can. Hosting some of the countries best and most prestigious livestock, equestrian and farming events, you will see...

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Come and have a go, play with colour and discover your artistic inner self. Explore and enjoy the world of colour, using wet-on-wet water colour painting technique. We will also make some first steps into developing confidence in drawing using crayon and charcoal. This is a great opportunity to...

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Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Wednesday 17th October 2018
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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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Wednesday 17th October 2018
“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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Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom. Wednesday 17th October 2018
As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when you...

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Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition. Wednesday 17th October 2018
This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

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The House of Webb

The House of Webb. Wednesday 17th October 2018
The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

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George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

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Instagram Basics for Business Workshop

Instagram Basics for Business Workshop. Wednesday 17th October 2018
With over 1 billion users, Instagram is a key platform for businesses to include in their digital marketing mix. But learning a new platform can be overwhelming. Let us break it down for you! In this interactive workshop we take you through the basics of getting started with Instagram for...

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HBAF 2018 - In the Study - Wellesley Binding

HBAF 2018 - In the Study - Wellesley Binding. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Wellesley Binding emigrated from Australia in 1974 and has been working as an artist in New Zealand since, exhibiting in numerous public and private galleries. He’s also a fine arts lecturer at Hawke’s Bay’s EIT. Binding describes himself as “a middle man”, wandering the borders between...

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The Rest is Silence; Contemporary Printmaking by Lisa Feyen

The Rest is Silence; Contemporary Printmaking by Lisa Feyen. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Printmakers are curious people. They constantly ask questions; ‘what happens if… ‘or ‘what happens when…‘ Printmaking is a process driven craft. The process often informs the work, and the work informs the process. Lisa Feyen is an artist drawn to the materiality of working this way,...

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White Out Interactive Art Installation

Wednesday 17th October 2018
‘White Out’ is CAN’s contribution to the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival 2018, and the White Night event in the Arts Quarter of Napier on Saturday 20 October. Inspired by the highly acclaimed and successful Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s 'Obliteration Room' Art Installation at Auckland City...

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The Bottom of My...

The Bottom of My.... Wednesday 17th October 2018
Carol Goodier regards herself as a creative person rather than an artist. She particularly enjoys handcrafted making. Carol graduated from the Ideaschool at EIT in 2014 focusing on design and handcrafted objects. She does not have a lot of patience for the waffle of ‘art speak’ and enjoys...

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Da-Yoon Song - Recent Work

Da-Yoon Song - Recent Work. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Da-Yoon Song is an 18 years old talented emerging artist from Napier. She has been drawing and painting since the age of 12 but didn’t take it seriously until last year. Since then she has been exploring a range of media, including oil, acrylic, watercolour and gouache. As Da-Yoon is still in a...

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Shades of White

Shades of White. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Established and accomplished artists John Staniford, Morag Shaw, and Bernie Winkels are joined by emerging photographic artist Emma Rodgers to present a white themed exhibition in support of ‘White Out’ in the Main Gallery. ‘White Out’ is an interactive art installation and CAN’s...

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group. Wednesday 17th October 2018
U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group. Wednesday 17th October 2018
The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Hands-on Interactive Exhibition. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Churning butter by hand, using hand-powered sewing machines, writing with nib pens or clanging away behind an old-school typewriter - everything old will be new again at an upcoming exhibition at the CHB Settlers Museum. The museum in Waipawa is revisiting its very successful “Hands on: Early...

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing In Our Port’ Lunch

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing In Our Port’ Lunch. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing in Our Port’ luncheon Why does the Port need to grow, and how are we going to fund this? Napier Port CE Todd Dawson and HBRC CE James Palmer will serve up the Port’s business case for expansion, and the Regional Council’s proposal to sustain the...

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Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

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CAN Sew

CAN Sew. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more knowledge. Come...

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HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as an emerging soloist. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the 2016 Royal Over- Seas League Music Competition UK, the first violinist to win the award since 1981. She will be joined by pianist Gamal Khamis who, with a...

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Jo Seagar Book Launch

Jo Seagar Book Launch. Wednesday 17th October 2018
If you love baking up a storm and testing new recipes (or enjoy eating them!), then come and be a part of an exclusive evening celebrating the launch of Jo Seagar’s brand new book, ‘Better Than a Bought One’. Brimming with Jo’s always delightful and inspired food ideas, ‘Better Than a...

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HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins. Wednesday 17th October 2018
Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, London and Auckland, Robyn Paterson brings her dark comedic one-woman play to Hawke’s Bay. In a rapid, dance-like duologue Paterson switches between her two characters, Helene and Gordon, to create a story of loss, family and the true meaning of...

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ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast

ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast. Thursday 18th October 2018
ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast Investment themes across the Primary Sector. We’re seeing increasing demand for land based investment opportunities across the primary sector – with capital availability, land use change, diversification demand and sustainable farming practices all in mind....

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Hawkes Bay A and P Show

Hawkes Bay A and P Show. Thursday 18th October 2018
Buy now and pay less for more rides at the Hawkes Bay A & P show. A range of discount ride coupon packs available before show day. Choose from a range of ticket pack options to suit any size group or budget. These Super Earlybird prices are only available on presale. Normal show day prices $1.30...

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Sew Fun - Classes for Experienced Sewers

Sew Fun - Classes for Experienced Sewers. Thursday 18th October 2018
Finally, a reason to use your hoarded fabric! This class is for experienced sewers, so come with your ideas, add to your skills, make new friends and have some fun in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN. Cost: $180 for the term. Pre-payment is required to secure your place on this popular workshop....

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Curatorial Talk with Art Curator - Jess Mio

Curatorial Talk with Art Curator - Jess Mio. Thursday 18th October 2018
Join Jess Mio, MTG's Curator of Art for a lunchtime talk and discussion on the ‘Bottled Ocean 2118’ exhibition. No bookings required. Please meet in the MTG Main Foyer. All welcome!

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España. Thursday 18th October 2018
Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

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Make Create Do Hastings

Make Create Do Hastings. Thursday 18th October 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8 - 12 years, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Hastings Library. For more information...

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Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session

Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session. Thursday 18th October 2018
Every so often Crab Farm Winery comes alive for our live music evenings. 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 October we are hosting White Chapel Jak with support bands to be confirmed, Tickets are $20 per...

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HBAF 2018 - Valerie

HBAF 2018 - Valerie. Thursday 18th October 2018
Named ‘stand-out cabaret of the year’ (2016) by the NZ Herald, Valerie is ‘gig theatre’ at its finest. “Nature versus nurture. Did nurture pull the trigger in my grandfather’s case? In Valerie’s case? Or did nature pull the trigger long ago, and we’re all just waiting to feel the...

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Paua

Paua. Thursday 18th October 2018
Paua will return to NZ by popular demand to celebrate their brand new release Paua - For The People EP. Playing Napier on Hawke's Bay Anniversary eve. $55 VIP (Meet and greet with Paua, CD: Paua's brand new EP Paua - For The People (RRP $10), CD: Paua's previous album Sometimes (RRP $20), VIP...

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Uce Juice

Uce Juice. Thursday 18th October 2018
This spring come and "Chill" with the homies Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown and DJ Noiz as they present to you the "Uce Juice" New Zealand tour with special guests on selected shows Beau Monga and Nofo Lameko. Hosted by New Zealand’s favourite uso Boom Bullet (You Know What It Is?!). Donell...

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The Rude Boyz

The Rude Boyz. Thursday 18th October 2018
Hawkes Bays top reggae band The Rude Boyz are bringing the reggae party to the Sideline Bar Napier. They always draw a a diverse crowd ready to rock and party to reggae vibed.

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HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon. Thursday 18th October 2018
America is like an enormous armed toddler at an all-you-can eat dessert buffet, simultaneously eating and throwing pudding around the room. Who’s going to tell him to stop? Where are his parents? A situation like this needs a calm, firm hand: someone with insight and experience, someone like...

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Open Studio

Open Studio. Friday 19th October 2018
Visit Claire Sadler in her studio, meet the artist, see where she works, check out the sculptures, take home a treasure! There is a outdoor display of garden sized hard stone and wood sculptures. Her indoor work space has a selection of smaller works in both wood and stone.

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HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid. Friday 19th October 2018
This quirky, spell-binding, interactive show combines theatre and timeless storytelling with the latest in digital technologies to conjure a magical world. Before the very eyes of the audience, drawn animation comes to life as performers move together with projected visuals to create an...

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The Nukes Common Room Workshop & Mini Concert

The Nukes Common Room Workshop & Mini Concert. Friday 19th October 2018
Hawkes Bay Anniversary Day workshop & mini concert Come learn some tunes, tips n techniques with the Nukes & perform at White Night in Napier as part of the Arts Festival on Saturday Oct 20th 8pm. Friday October 19th 2-5 Pm Pre sales $20 Adults $10 School Children. Family friendly event. Online at...

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Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays. Friday 19th October 2018
Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come by...

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Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations. Friday 19th October 2018
Celebrate the Otane School 150th Jubilee during Labour Weekend 2018! The day’s festivities will kick off at 4:30pm with a Powhiri/welcome from current Otane School students and will be followed by registration. Gather together with friends for the casual ‘Chatter and Platter’ evening, where...

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System. Friday 19th October 2018
Repelling any notions of seasonal affective disorder and signalling the onset of summer with a proper bang, Shapeshifter has assembled an exemplary line up to bring it back to the Black Barn Amphitheatre, Havelock North. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants...

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System. Friday 19th October 2018
Repelling any notions of seasonal affective disorder and heralding the onset of summer with a proper bang, Shapeshifter have assembled an exemplary summer line-up to bring it back to the Black Barn, Havelock North for two massive nights this Labour Weekend. Tickets for the 19th have sold out –...

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HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village. Friday 19th October 2018
Take your friends and family on an adventure and spend time discovering this thriving hub of artists and craftspeople in the heart of the Bay, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site and the bustle of EIT. As part of the Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival, Waiohiki Creative Arts...

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Pyroclassic Fire & Clay Night Ariana Music Kapa Haka

Pyroclassic Fire & Clay Night Ariana Music Kapa Haka. Friday 19th October 2018
Bar open 6pm. Haangi Served approx 7pm: - 6pm - Learn the Art of Powhiri - Giant puppets - 6:30pm - Official Powhiri - 6:45pm - Ariana Music - 7pm - Fire Activities - 7:10pm - Hangi Served - 7:15pm - Kapa Haka Performances - 7:45pm - Ariana Music - 8:30pm - Fire Poi Kapa Haka and Fire...

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HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam. Friday 19th October 2018
To battle! With poetry! For the first time in Hawke’s Bay, Motif Poetry presents the format taking the world by storm. Poetry Slam is a competitive, high-energy poetry show known for being accessible and great fun. From fast-paced rap to heart-breaking love poetry (or more puns than recommended)...

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España. Friday 19th October 2018
Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

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HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens. Friday 19th October 2018
When Mama discovers a mischievous chicken invading her flourishing veggie garden her first instinct is to reach for the spade. But what starts out as a skirmish over the silverbeet develops into an unlikely friendship. A comedy unafraid of the uncomfortable truths of life, award-winning playwright...

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HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons. Friday 19th October 2018
For over three decades, these high-energy, virtuosic jazz funkateers have been bringing joyous chaos to the world. The Shuffle Demons are a crowd-pleasing, full-on musical group that backs their riotous over-the-top antics with phenomenal playing. With an illustrious career in their kitbag, three...

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2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship. Saturday 20th October 2018
The 2018 New Zealand Amateur Mixed Foursomes Championship will be held for the first time at the Maraenui Golf Club. The Championship will be managed by PaR nz Golfing Holidays under the auspices of New Zealand Golf. All players will be seeded by handicap into divisions of eight, for three (3)...

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My Ride Hastings Opening Weekend

My Ride Hastings Opening Weekend. Saturday 20th October 2018
After over 10 years in your community, Avantiplus Hastings is having a makeover! We're changing to My Ride Hastings, but we'll still be providing the best service, best advice, and the best brands! Join us to celebrate our new chapter, a new store, and a new location this Labour weekend! We'll...

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market. Saturday 20th October 2018
Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers). Saturday 20th October 2018
Helen Brown’s life was torn apart when her son Sam, aged nine, was run over and killed. Amazingly, a little black cat called Cleo would help heal the shattered family. The story of Cleo touched hearts all around the world. Many years and books later, Helen brings us Bono, the rescue cat who...

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Classic Mustang Car Show

Saturday 20th October 2018
National Mustang Event. 170 iconic mustang cars from 1964 to present on show to admire and dream about. $5.00 entry for adults with gold coin donation to the Hawkes Bay Helicopter Trust for children. Cars from throughout New Zealand with the latest 2019 Bullit on display.

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National Mustang Car Show

Saturday 20th October 2018
Iconic Mustang Car show featuring cars from 1964 to present. The 2019 Mustang Bullit will be on display. 170 cars will be on display for the enjoyment of those who come along. $5.00 entry for adults, a gold coin donation for children to go to the Hawkes Bay Helicopter Trust. We are proudly...

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace. Saturday 20th October 2018
A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

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Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford. Saturday 20th October 2018
Escape for a morning or afternoon to the lush estate of Wallingford Homestead. Enjoy a fascinating tour of the country home, that will see you delve into the rich history telling the story of generations of family that have contributed to the homestead and grounds we see today. The homestead...

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Stonecroft Summer Opening

Stonecroft Summer Opening. Saturday 20th October 2018
Labour Weekend marks the start of our summer season at the cellar door. To celebrate we'll have a couple of special older bottles out for tasting along with our new vintage wines. It's also our biennial sale weekend, so there will be a few bin ends at fantastic prices and older vintage wines...

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HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers). Saturday 20th October 2018
Family letters can hold a wealth of stories as well as clues to how the New Zealand we know today evolved. Among his elderly mother’s effects, Peter Wells discovered a cache of letters that trace his family’s history from the 1890s to recent times – a family that experienced the war against...

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Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest. Saturday 20th October 2018
An awesome Beer Day Out. Come check out our brand new 12 Metre beer garden. Lots of Breweries and taps flowing. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of some great NZ craft beers in the vines. We also have a couple of local artists...

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HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky. Saturday 20th October 2018
This five-star, sell-out children’s choice is a dynamo of circus talent and frenetic noisy fun, a genuine “supercharged showstopper” that will delight kids and their parents alike. Children are Stinky is the most spectacular reverse psychology experiment you have ever seen. The extremely...

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HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers). Saturday 20th October 2018
125 years since New Zealand women gained the priceless right to vote, we proudly present three of this country’s foremost historians to engage and stimulate you. Historians Barbara Brookes, Angela Wanhalla and Lachy Paterson have much to say about the dramatic progress and inspiring...

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HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water. Saturday 20th October 2018
Each person’s experience is unique. A narrow opening that can take you through a network of cracks. We have all been there... we know that life has its challenges. As we develop we meet new people and become influenced by situations, the way water that travels through large deep caves emerges to...

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HalloWine

HalloWine. Saturday 20th October 2018
Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Live band, wine and scary food.

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HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black. Saturday 20th October 2018
The doors to Napier Municipal Theatre will be thrown open and the majestic space filled with dance, light and live music, as part of White Night. In an extraordinary performance, six male dancers from Atamira Dance Company ignite the stage, bringing movement, energy and life to explore Te Kore –...

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The Warratahs "Drivin Wheel" New Zealand tour 2018

The Warratahs Saturday 20th October 2018
The Warratahs On the road with the band of national significance For over 30 years The Warratahs have carved a niche into the New Zealand landscape - literally from North Cape to Bluff. "Runaway Days" was awarded best NZ Country record 2016 Recent gigs include the Pukekohe Stampede show with...

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HBAF 2018 - White Night

HBAF 2018 - White Night. Saturday 20th October 2018
Last year’s inaugural White Night saw more than 3,000 people take to the streets for this free, family-friendly, good-vibe event. Inspired by Nuit Blance in Paris, White Night offers a unique opportunity to engage with the arts in an open and accessible way, whether you’re a first-time gallery...

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White Night

White Night. Saturday 20th October 2018
Napier’s art precinct will come to life with a series of exhibitions, live performance, interactive events and artists in residence. Inspired by Nuit Blanche in Paris, White Night was conceived to make arts and culture accessible to everyone in the community. This is an event suitable for the...

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White Night

White Night. Saturday 20th October 2018
Enjoy your museum after dark at this year’s White Night. We’ll have the delicious Paella-A-Go-Go on our beautifully lit forecourt, an interactive giant marble run on our wall near the Drop-In Zone and our curators will be on hand throughout the evening. We’ll be open until 10pm and look...

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HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity. Saturday 20th October 2018
In this hilarious, one-freakishly-talentedwoman show, Penny Ashton tackles all of Jane Austen’s characters with song, dance and appalling cross-stitch. Join Miss Elspeth as she battles literary snobbery, cousin Horatio’s digestions and her mother’s nerves, armed only with a blushing...

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Tasty!

Tasty!. Saturday 20th October 2018
Bringing Wellington Drag to the Bay. Join us for a fun night of glitter, glamour, weirdness and an outright good time. Performances during the night that will make you scream “YASSSS” Stay up to date with a cast lineup being realised on our Facebook event...

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Bays Weekend Market

Sunday 21st October 2018
Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Sunday 21st October 2018
Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

Sunday 21st October 2018
House of Travel Tour of Bay 100km Cycle Ride, plus other Cycling events for all abilities. 200km - Enduro 100km - Tour of day 40km - Tuki valley 10km and 6 km Family/kids ride around Havelock North Pathways (gold coin donation) Tour of the Bay is back this year as one day event, entry fee for the...

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Floortalk: Ayesha Green with her Nana, Katie Portas

Floortalk: Ayesha Green with her Nana, Katie Portas. Sunday 21st October 2018
Join Ayesha Green and her nana, Katie Portas, as they talk about Ayesha's artwork in EAST 2018. The artwork references a gold medal won by Katie in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. The pair will explore the local socio-economic climate of that time, and in particular the closure of the Tomoana...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 21st October 2018
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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Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa

Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa. Sunday 21st October 2018
Wine and some sultry Jazz! Lady Larisa will be performing smokey jazz while you sip your fabulous wine. This special jazz set is between 1 and 4pm. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique beers, cider and wines in the...

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime. Sunday 21st October 2018
Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System. Sunday 21st October 2018
Following a sold-out show on Friday the 19th at Black Barn Amphitheatre, we're stoked to release a second and last show on Sunday 21 October. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants L.A.B as well as the sublime stereophonic stylings of the one and only Sunshine...

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HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

HBAF 2018 - The Nukes. Sunday 21st October 2018
Celebrating ten years together this October The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band. Part vaudeville, part ratpack, part musical car crash, this talented trio deliver an engaging mix of humour and originality that audiences of all ages will love. The innocent little uke is...

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HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

HBAF 2018 - By A Thread. Sunday 21st October 2018
Using the simple apparatus of a rope and pulley, and the physics of counterweight, tension, muscle and flight, By a Thread is a visually rich, imaginative display of cutting-edge acrobatics from seven of Australia’s best emerging circus artists. This show offers unique insight into the workings...

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Speedway Season Grand Opening

Speedway Season Grand Opening. Sunday 21st October 2018
This is going to be huge. Its the Grand Opening of the 2018 - 19 Speedway Season with visiting drivers in almost all classes - SuperStocks, TQ Midgets, Stockcars, Ministocks, SuperSaloons, and more! The major Championship tonight is the Finals of the Southern SuperSaloon and Superstock...

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HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted). Sunday 21st October 2018
Achingly funny and poignant, MAMIL (Remounted) explores the male midlife crisis, where the super bike and cycling culture reign supreme. Bryan Cook (Mark Hadlow) is a property developer who has accumulated a small fortune building leaking homes. He’s a stressed out, self-medicating,...

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines  - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha. Sunday 21st October 2018
Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

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HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect. Sunday 21st October 2018
Slightly Imperfect introduces you to the absurd, beautiful world of Scottish poet, songwriter and humourist Ivor Cutler (1923-2006), unassuming master of the offbeat, true eccentric, and original inspiration for the Beatle’s Magical Mystery Tour (Cutler featured as the bus driver). Cutler...

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Mah Jong

Monday 22nd October 2018
We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners. Monday 22nd October 2018
Come and have a go, play with colour and discover your artistic inner self. Explore and enjoy the world of colour, using wet-on-wet water colour painting technique. We will also make some first steps into developing confidence in drawing using crayon and charcoal. This is a great opportunity to...

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HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt. Monday 22nd October 2018
Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s poetry becomes a fearless and enchanting piece of theatre under the direction of Anapela Polata’ivao and a cast of six Pasifika actors. Breathing provocative new life into Avia’s examination and celebration of what it is to be a Samoan woman,...

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha. Monday 22nd October 2018
Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

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Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2. Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay...

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House of Webb Embroidery Tour

House of Webb Embroidery Tour. Tuesday 23rd October 2018
From Coptic tapestry to forbidden stitches, explore the intricate and delicate world of embroidery represented in the museum collection. Free public programme. Spaces are limited, to secure you place please register at the MTG reception, email info@mtghawkesbay.com or phone 06 835 7781.

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop. Tuesday 23rd October 2018
A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

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Make Create Do Flaxmere - For Teens

Make Create Do Flaxmere - For Teens. Tuesday 23rd October 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 12 - 18 years, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Tuesday at Flaxmere Library. For more information...

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HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson. Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Delaney Davidson brings his latest Magic Lightbox installation, Ship of Dreams, to premiere HBAF 2018, along with his carnival barker’s voice, avant-garde sensibilities and genius vision. Using his unique and compelling live music as the soundtrack to his own short films, woven in the style of...

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop. Wednesday 24th October 2018
Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

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Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group. Wednesday 24th October 2018
Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis. Wednesday 24th October 2018
Multiple Steps is a 5km/10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill. This will be our 7th year of running and is getting bigger every year with over 400 people participating last year. We also have a family/disability friendly 5km flat course along the beautiful Napier Rotary...

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Havelock North High School Sleeping Giant Showcase

Havelock North High School Sleeping Giant Showcase. Wednesday 24th October 2018
Original live performances by our year 11-13 musicianship students. A night of music not to be missed.

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HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana. Wednesday 24th October 2018
A beautifully crafted, rich interweaving of siva Samoa and contemporary dance, combining song, live drumming, archival footage and dramatic installation, 1918 is that rare gift: an opportunity for genuine, cross-cultural education. The devastating impact of the global Spanish influenza pandemic in...

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Sex On Toast

Sex On Toast. Wednesday 24th October 2018
At long last, Sex on Toast unveil their latest EP… Rough. The record signals the completion of the double EP project Rough and Ready. 2016’s Ready was a light and joyous affair, with horn arrangements, pianos, both electric and acoustic, high falsetto and tight 70’s backbeats. Rough EP...

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HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis. Wednesday 24th October 2018
With his smooth looks, crazy tragi-comic stories and a piano accordion, Mikelangelo (of the Black Sea Gentlemen fame) has given Elvis an almighty transfusion and an East Bloc incarnation. Part road movie, part redemption tale, part rock 'n' roll musical, follow the exploits of Mikelangelo’s...

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Make Create Do

Make Create Do. Thursday 25th October 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

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Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes. Thursday 25th October 2018
At long last! A weekly screen printing evening class for adults. You asked for it, so we’ve sorted it! Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN, learn a new skill and print away to your heart's content. Lisa will guide you through the whole process of stencil making and printing on paper...

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HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe. Thursday 25th October 2018
A powerful theatre show reflecting on rape culture in our communities, Jane Doe is an original work created and directed by Eleanor Bishop, drawing on real-life cases and verbatim research. Actor Karin McCracken leads a public reading of a rape trial transcript, where audience members read as...

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Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop

Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop. Thursday 25th October 2018
- Leak when you run, jump, cough or sneeze? - Find yourself rushing to the loo all the time? - Know things “down there” are just not quite right? This introductory women's pelvic health and movement workshop is for you! Learn what’s normal: Bernadette will take you through pelvic anatomy...

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation. Thursday 25th October 2018
If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Interested in only Crystal Bowls? Yes, you are welcome to the Meditation only, too. It starts...

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HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson. Thursday 25th October 2018
With a back catalogue of over 300 songs and 30 years of music, California-based Kiwi Greg Johnson has yarns to spin - from his touring adventures round New Zealand, onto the charts as a young singer-songwriter, and his relocation to Los Angeles to chase the big time. Johnson’s a master...

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The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The Death of Me - by Christine Foster. Thursday 25th October 2018
The theatre is coming to Central Hawke’s Bay with a light-hearted comedic murder mystery: The Death of Me by Christine Foster. What happens when you find yourself suddenly dead with no idea how it happened? How can you move on? Shelley and Paul, a happily married couple, were both in perfect...

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Scratching the Surface: Ceramics

Scratching the Surface: Ceramics. Friday 26th October 2018
An exhibition showing the ceramic artwork of Scott Brough and Karen Greenslade, who are final year students studying the Diploma of Ceramic Arts with Otago Polytechnic. Scott and Karen have been studying ceramic art with Otago Polytech for the last 4 years. They have been learning the skills...

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UKU Clay Hawke's Bay

UKU Clay Hawke's Bay. Friday 26th October 2018
UKU Clay Hawke's Bay is a new biennial National Ceramic Award to be held in the Hawke's Bay region. It is a selected exhibition, showcasing the best work from approximately 50 ceramic artists from around New Zealand. Ceramic artist John Parker has kindly agreed to be the first UKU Selector,...

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HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante. Friday 26th October 2018
Auckland-based In Flagrante premiered at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival in 2013 to rave reviews and effervescent audience reaction. It brings to the table an ever evolving and unique fusion of contemporary-dance influenced, hyper-sexualised and deeply comedic vignettes that mock patriarchy in...

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Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness. Friday 26th October 2018
Arvo Part's The Beatitudes | Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aterna - Joseph Haydn Mass in Time of War - Paukenmesse. This contemplative programme with choir, soloists and orchestra, explores the beauty and power that music can offer in the darkest of circumstances. Part’s setting of The Beatitudes is...

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Albi & The Wolves "It Ain't Easy" National Tour

Albi & The Wolves Friday 26th October 2018
Albi & The Wolves are back after the wonderful mini tour that was The Great New Zealand Folk Revival to visit many of the places they missed! This relentless trio will hit 21 cities and towns in the North and South Island to celebrate their next single It Ain’t Easy. If you haven’t head about...

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HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko. Friday 26th October 2018
George and Noriko break all the rules. This charismatic duo brings something unique, something unexpected, with a sound unlike anything you’ve heard before! Known as the Japanese Blues Cowboy and the Tsugaru Shamisen Player, the stars of Melbourne’s underground have been kicking up a storm...

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Fabric and Craft Sale

Fabric and Craft Sale. Saturday 27th October 2018
The Fabulous Fabric and Crafts sale is back for its fourth year! All the fabric you could ever want, combined with amazing crafts of all sorts for you to buy! If you want to come to sell your own fabrics or crafts, please call us and book a stall for $15 (provide your own table) 06 8444941 or...

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

Central Hawke's Bay Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby. Saturday 27th October 2018
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 2018 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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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3 from October

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3 from October. Saturday 27th October 2018
Reiki course for learning a natural hands-on healing from Japan. Reiki is a simple and natural energy healing that all human can have. Reiki is translated to English as "Universal Life-force Energy". The encounter with Reiki is an opportunity to reunite with your dormant ability. This is a...

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Special FX Halloween Make-up Weekend Workshop

Special FX Halloween Make-up Weekend Workshop. Saturday 27th October 2018
Does the sight of blood thrill you? Get ready for your Halloween party and apply your own special effects makeup at this adults workshop with guidance from make-up artist and tutor Sam. Fun, creative and messy! You will learn: - Techniques for applying and moulding liquid latex, fake blood,...

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HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip. Saturday 27th October 2018
From true heroes of children’s theatre, Little Dog Barking (Guji Guji and Paper Shaper), comes a whimsical, heart-warming story about an unlikely friendship between a duck, a character called Death and their journey through time. Together they drink tea, go swimming, climb a tree, and provide...

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Bellissima

Bellissima. Saturday 27th October 2018
Come and share the Magic of Dance with “Bellissima” an enjoyable performance for all, showcasing the talents of the students from Prestige Dance Studio under the direction of Principal Belinda Harvey. Students will perform a variety of dances - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Lyrical -...

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Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop. Saturday 27th October 2018
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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Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop. Saturday 27th October 2018
Create a beautiful i am… (Mala 108x Style) Beads, use as a personal tool to help with self-acceptance and quiet meditation. Learn how to use your beads to reaffirm positive statements to yourself, replacing negative emotions. Each person will receive a second mini mediation beads, scented with...

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The Brass Monkeys

Saturday 27th October 2018
An opportunity presented itself when David Selfe, inspired by a vision, contacted the players with a proposal to create the finest brass ensemble to ever grace the stage. With an uncanny chemistry & musical synergy, this exciting group promises to be an oasis in musical mediocrity. Refreshments...

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Halloween!

Halloween!. Saturday 27th October 2018
You can come for the night, you can come for a flash... But come to have fun at our Halloween bash! Arthur Miller School Invites to come celebrate Halloween on Saturday October 27th when the clock strikes 5pm! Brave our haunted forest, but watch out for the Ghosties and Ghouls! Boo-gie in our...

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Milonga Tango Blues

Milonga Tango Blues. Saturday 27th October 2018
Milonga (tango blues) come join us for a celebration of Argentine Tango from 6pm-9pm followed by a fusion of Blues and Jazz with Crissy and Dave Boston, live music, cash bar on the night and dancing all night. $10 pp, booking fee may apply. Limited door sales. Proudly hosted by Hawkes Bay Latin...

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Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball. Saturday 27th October 2018
Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha and more. DJ: Adrian Leineweber Event Hosted by Evan & Sandy Theme: Halloween Doors open: 6.30pm Dinner: between 6.30-8pm (buffet dinner included in ticket...

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2. Saturday 27th October 2018
Beethoven Symphony No.2 - Wagner Siegfried Idyll - Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor. Don’t miss this special occasion, as we complete our long-running Beethoven symphony cycle with a performance of his delightful second symphony. We are thrilled to welcome back Helene Pohl, first violinist...

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Arahi - Spring Tour

Arahi - Spring Tour. Saturday 27th October 2018
Bringing it all back home. Final show of thier nationwide folk tour Arahi - Music is "a young Dylan" with support from his band: Brooklyn McDonald & Zazu Geor. Arahi is a young emerging folk artist from Hawke's Bay. Backed by drummer Zazu Geor and bassist Brooklyn McDonald, Arahi assembles a...

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HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates. Saturday 27th October 2018
Canopy is the culmination of a long-time collaboration between songstress Margot Pierard, best known for her big jazz sound, and guitarist and composer, Kurt Yates. Riffing off jazz elements interwoven with the colourful radiance of musical cultures from around the world, their diverse passions...

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HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath. Saturday 27th October 2018
Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is delighted to be premiering the first of three new collaborative performance art works by Hawke’s Bay theatre-maker Puti Lancaster and Auckland-based performance designer Owen McCarthy (White Guitar). Freedom is Behind My Breath is the gift of one local...

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Sons of Zion

Sons of Zion. Saturday 27th October 2018


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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Sunday 28th October 2018
Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster). Sunday 28th October 2018
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 five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that...

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Bio Buzz

Bio Buzz. Sunday 28th October 2018
Biodiversity Guardians of Hawke's Bay invite you to a fun filled family day of education and engagement in our beautiful big backyard. Meet our local eco-gems, discover the wonders of our natural environment and catch up on the biodiversity buzz. We are committed to working together so that...

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BioBuzz

BioBuzz. Sunday 28th October 2018
Hawke's Bay's first biodiversity forum- hear from local experts and learn about the natural environment. This event is held by Biodiversity Hawke's Bay. For more details contact projectmanager@biodiversityhb.org or visit https://www.biodiversityhb.org Stay in the loop with the other thrity...

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St Mary’s Spring Fair

St Mary’s Spring Fair. Sunday 28th October 2018
Come join us in celebrating all the delights of Spring at the St Mary’s Spring Fair, Hastings premier community event for the whole family! It’s sure to be a fun day out of entertainment, gourmet food and quality market stalls. - Over 50 quality local market stalls of crafts, art, clothing,...

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HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song. Sunday 28th October 2018
With beautifully handcrafted life-sized puppetry and live music, Kokako’s Song is a little show with a big heart. Searching for her dog, six-year-old Angel finds herself lost in the forest where she has a delightful encounter with a real live kokako (or is that really her granddad dressed up in...

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Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers. Sunday 28th October 2018
Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

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Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe

Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe. Sunday 28th October 2018
Steve Pickett and Campbell Lovatt are specialist performers of plucked instruments from the Old World of 16th and 17th century Europe. Joined by singer and harpist Amy Dunn, they will take you on a musical journey through Renaissance Europe and beyond. Songs and dance music from England, Spain...

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Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

Sunday 28th October 2018
Fanfare & Soliloquy. Bay Cities' Symphonic Band with guest soloist Jean Jarvis on the organ, featuring Eugene Gigout's "Grand Chorus Dialogue for Concert Band and Organ".

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Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park. Sunday 28th October 2018
The final dinner in this year's Winemaker Dinner Series, Enjoy a five course Vegan Dinner with Vegan Wines from Moana Park. Join winemaker Dan Barker as he explains his personal philosophy around winemaking and why he believes plant-based wine is the way of the future. Chef James Beck and team...

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival. Sunday 28th October 2018
Come join us over 14 days and 40 shows as we explore, celebrate and grow our connections – to place, people, past and future – through the arts! With world-class international acts alongside a showcase of local talent, we promise incredible performances, stunning displays, raucous fun and...

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HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown. Sunday 28th October 2018
For one special night in the Spiegeltent, Hopetoun Brown join forces with fellow neighbourhood players and new best friends, Carnivorous Plant Society. Two concerts, two incredible bands, one super-awesome festival finale. Mexican mariachi mixes with spaghetti western… Carnivorous Plant Society...

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Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift. Monday 29th October 2018
Architects and Designers - join us at the sixth free Paradigm Shift event starting in May 2018 to enjoy fascinating insights from our international keynote speaker, Lauren Vasey. You'll also learn about the latest products and technology from our industry-leading Event Partners, enjoy...

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Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes

Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes. Monday 29th October 2018
We need to make sure we can move our bodies so that we're able to perform all the movements necessary for our daily life and to keep an active lifestyle. The summer series of Awareness Through Movement classes will allow you to reclaim easy and effortless movement and help keep you active,...

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Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes

Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes. Monday 29th October 2018
We need to make sure we can move our bodies so that we're able to perform all the movements necessary for our daily life and to keep an active lifestyle. The summer series of Awareness Through Movement classes will allow you to reclaim easy and effortless movement and help keep you active,...

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Future Foods Conference - Global to Local, Land to Brand

Future Foods Conference - Global to Local, Land to Brand. Wednesday 31st October 2018
Food means many things to many people. To some it is simply fuel for the body and to others it has cultural significance or a way of connecting with whanau. For some it can be a livelihood and a way of life and increasingly people are making their food choices based on ethical, health and...

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Employment Legislation

Employment Legislation. Wednesday 31st October 2018
As an employer, it’s important you’re across the legislation that governs the employment relationship. With a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved for both you and your staff, you can keep your business running smoothly. Session topics include the Employments...

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop. Wednesday 31st October 2018
Note: Coffee with Cop will be taking a break until 31 October. Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

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Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes

Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes. Wednesday 31st October 2018
We need to make sure we can move our bodies so that we're able to perform all the movements necessary for our daily life and to keep an active lifestyle. The summer series of Awareness Through Movement classes will allow you to reclaim easy and effortless movement and help keep you active,...

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Creative Arts Napier AGM

Creative Arts Napier AGM. Wednesday 31st October 2018
Join us for Creative Arts Napier's Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 31 October, 7.30pm and get involved in your community arts centre! All welcome! Refreshments will be served. You will find plenty of parking available in the public car park in front of the building and in Byron St. Creative...

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Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes

Mind, Body & Balance Movement Classes. Thursday 1st November 2018
We need to make sure we can move our bodies so that we're able to perform all the movements necessary for our daily life and to keep an active lifestyle. The summer series of Awareness Through Movement classes will allow you to reclaim easy and effortless movement and help keep you active,...

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Paul Soanes; Recent Paintings

Paul Soanes; Recent Paintings. Thursday 1st November 2018
Paul Soanes is a local, self taught artist who has been painting for more than 11 years. From a creative family of visual artists and musicians, he says it must be in his genes! Paul’s paintings of local scenes and landscapes will be on display in the CAN foyer for the month of November. All...

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart. Thursday 1st November 2018
A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos. Thursday 1st November 2018
In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza. Using multimedia, anecdotes, real life stories and the...

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Worm Farming Workshop

Worm Farming Workshop. Thursday 1st November 2018
Information on starting your own worm farm, how to look after, maintain and harvest it. Suits the beginner who wants to know what it is all about! For more information, contact Gabriel Hurford at ewaste@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other...

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Lean On Pete Movie Fundraiser

Lean On Pete Movie Fundraiser. Thursday 1st November 2018
Lean on Pete, Movie Fundraiser for Hawke's Bay Hunt Recently showcased at the International Film Festival, Lean on Pete has received rave reviews worldwide and is a "must-see" for anyone who loves horses, rooting for the underdog, or just wants to be moved by a really good story. The...

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NZIA AON Gold Medal Lectures

NZIA AON Gold Medal Lectures. Thursday 1st November 2018
New Zealand Institute of Architects. In 2017, Andrew Patterson became the latest architect to receive the NZIA Gold Medal. The award acknowledges his outstanding record of design achievement over the past 25 years. In that time, Andrew has won 20 national-level architecture awards for projects...

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Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower & Koto-Dama Purification

Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower & Koto-Dama Purification. Thursday 1st November 2018
May the highest vibrational energy on you!... Shower of Light & Healing Sound... Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required... You will find the greater sense of your...

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F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines. Friday 2nd November 2018
Soak up an evening of summer vibes when Clearview Estate brings their Friday night international street food menu to life. Wander through a series of pop-up food stands, tasting some of the very best food on offer by Clearview Estate’s head chef, Pete Hallgarth, as you are immersed in the sweet...

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Nelson Park School Twilight Gala

Nelson Park School Twilight Gala. Friday 2nd November 2018
Join us for dinner and stay for the fun! With plenty of food options, entertainment and games, you are guaranteed a night of fun for all the family. Stalls include a white elephant, an adults recycled clothing boutique, raffles, and activities run by our talented students. Nelson Park School's...

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Ocean Impacts Talk

Ocean Impacts Talk. Friday 2nd November 2018
A 45-minute talk about the human impacts on the ocean, followed by time for questions and answers. Held in the aquarium's exhibition hall which even has sharks swimming in the background! Contact Jakeb@nationalaquarium.co.nz for more information. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. To...

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StockCo Blast in the Park

StockCo Blast in the Park. Friday 2nd November 2018
StockCo Blast in the Park... Spectacular Fireworks in the Heart of the Village! In its 13th year this is one of Hawke’s Bay’s major fireworks display held at Anderson Park, Te Aute Rd, Havelock North on Friday 2nd November. Gates open at 5:30pm. Heaps of bang for your buck at this great...

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F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival

F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival. Friday 2nd November 2018
The Urban Winery and Te Matuku Oysters have teamed up to present an extraordinary evening of French Champagne and Waiheke Island Oysters. French Champagne will be served on arrival, the first of three grand marque house Champagnes and you will receive two tokens, each redeemable for half a dozen...

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F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge. Friday 2nd November 2018
It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note with a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course dinner presented by our...

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes. Friday 2nd November 2018
Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invites you to join them for an exclusive evening at The Elephant Hill Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the winery, The...

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Runtingz Tour

Runtingz Tour. Friday 2nd November 2018
- Israel Starr - Lomez Brown - Lion Rezz - Raggadat Cris - Messenjah Tickets from the venues or online. Presented by: 40 Days Touring & NIU FM

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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market. Saturday 3rd November 2018
The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

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Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale. Saturday 3rd November 2018
There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

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Health and Wellbeing Expo - Hawke's Bay Health Collaborative

Health and Wellbeing Expo - Hawke's Bay Health Collaborative. Saturday 3rd November 2018
The Hawke's Bay Health Collaborative provides Health and Wellbeing Expos to encourage the local community to participate in and experience other health choices available to help them, offering guidance and solutions to achieve balance in their health. We recognise that each healing modality,...

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F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend: CANCELLED. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Wine lovers, this is an event you won’t want to miss. A Barrel Tasting Weekend is a unique event run across seven different wineries from the Bridge Pa Triangle, where you can taste wines direct from barrels in the wineries barrel halls and see wines in the process of development. Each tasting...

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F.A.W.C! Day Out

F.A.W.C! Day Out. Saturday 3rd November 2018
F.A.W.C! Day Out is new and is the official launch of Summer F.A.W.C! F.A.W.C! Day Out is about taking part in some masterclasses, discovering new tastes and produce at our food stalls, devouring food off the Hawke’s Bay Grill and trying any number of Hawke’s Bay drops. It will all take place...

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop. Saturday 3rd November 2018
In this workshop you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough breads: - Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread - Sourdough buns - Focaccia - Pizza dough and crackers - Plus a festive breads, we will make a...

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Breathe Easy Workshop

Breathe Easy Workshop. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Breathing is the most constant and fundamental thing you do. It is inextricably linked to every move you make and affects your wellbeing. Yet, much of the time, breathing is so subconscious, you don’t even notice it! This workshop is designed to help you reconnect with your breath and discover...

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Sustainable Backyards Plastic Summit

Sustainable Backyards Plastic Summit. Saturday 3rd November 2018
A discussion about plastic with artist George Nuku and guest speakers, followed by an outdoor activity. Change the way you view plastic and contribute to some public art! This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. To see more of the thirty eight events across Hawke's Bay see our other...

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Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz Over The Lake. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Soundz over the lake's Music & fireworks festival is back and ready to light up the skies with epic music and massive fireworks! With a dedicated large alcohol-free family zone, food carts, VIP tents, corporate tents and bar onsite its set to be a spectacular affair! Gates open at 3pm - live...

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F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks

F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks. Saturday 3rd November 2018
It’s time to come out of hibernation and kick your early summer festivities into high gear. The good folk Abbey Brewery have opened a sparkly new beer garden, so get your mates together and be some of the first to experience the amazing vibe of this backyard wonderland. Vagabond Jacks will be...

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Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz Over the Lake. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Soundz over the Lake will be the place to be on Saturday 3 November, when the festival will be bringing together some of the best artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for an electric night of music, arts, and dance. The party kicks off at 4pm (gates open at 3pm) with ski displays on the lake, a...

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F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos

F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Do you love Taco’s? How about tequila? If that’s a resounding yes to both questions, then here’s your opportunity to transport yourself to Mexico without the long-haul flight. Brilliant Executive chef Damon McGinniss will be bringing the taste of Mexico when he puts his culinary magic to...

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F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine

F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Sharing dinner with friends and family is what makes a good dinner great. Get together with friends and family and take a regular dining experience to the next level at F.G. Smith Eatery. On arrival, you’ll get your hands on a glass of cellar door only sparkling methode (not available in...

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F.A.W.C! Boogie Night

F.A.W.C! Boogie Night. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Don’t blame it on the good times, blame it on the boogie... At Boogie Night you’ll be transported back to an era when flared jeans and flower power were all the rage, and disco music ruled the charts. Get dressed up in your best 70’s fashion and dance the night away to all your favourite...

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Stan Walker

Stan Walker. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Stan Walker is back on the road performing 12 incredible shows across Aotearoa with his highly anticipated ‘New Takeover Tour’. Here is your opportunity to get up close and personal with Stan as he performs his new sound ...his new music ...along with the music you all know and love, live in...

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Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular

Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular. Saturday 3rd November 2018
This is going to be huge. Its the second night of the 2017–18 Speedway Season and it will end with a bang. The annual Fireworks Spectacular plus SuperStocks, Streetstocks, Stockcars, Ministocks, Saloons, and Sidecars. Expect plenty of action when the Stockcar drivers hit the track to get revenge...

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Otium's Late Night Hype

Otium's Late Night Hype. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Late Night Hype was born in Whangarei as a showcase of local artists but it was so good we decided to share it with the rest of Aotearoa! Otium are bringing Late Night Hype to you in celebration of their latest release 'You'. They have become known for their dynamic live performances and take...

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6 years. Covering well known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, Go Your Own Way, Seven...

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz. Saturday 3rd November 2018
Heavy Rootz is a reggae cover band from central Hawkes bay with great covers of both old and new reggae music they also have some great original songs so come along for great music and good vibes Heavy rootz on facebook

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Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk

Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk. Sunday 4th November 2018
Every two years we hold our major school fundraiser, the Garden Walk. We have eight beautiful gardens to explore ranging from native plantings to established homestead gardens. We also have market stalls at the school to do a spot of shopping. Our event goes rain or shine. Our lovely district is a...

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Sunday 4th November 2018
Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste on a small scale and produce valuable compost for your garden. Trouble shoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes. For more information,...

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F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking Workshop

F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking Workshop. Sunday 4th November 2018
Who doesn’t love goat cheese? Creamy and slightly tart, it’s one of life's great inventions. This is your opportunity to learn how to wow your friends at your next dinner party by serving up your very own homemade goat cheese. Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline...

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F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty

F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty. Sunday 4th November 2018
Join celebrity chef Nici Wickes and Archeus founder Apothecary Georgina Langdale for a fabulous foray into the world of beauty and food. Award-winning Archeus founder Georgina will inspire with ways of using plants in beauty products and for well-being. You will be shown how to make a natural face...

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F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'

F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'. Sunday 4th November 2018
Everybody needs good neighbours, and Mission Estate has an abundance of great ones. Gather together with your friends, family (even your neighbours!) and take a seat under the vine covered terrace at Mission Estate for a 5-course lunch made by Head Chef Graeme Miles. Graeme will be plating up two...

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F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown. Sunday 4th November 2018
We've taken Al to Waimarama, The Poplars and last year launched our spectacular new function venue 'The Olive Shed'. This year Al Brown returns to a top-secret location. Rest assured though, we've found a fantastic spot for an extraordinary Black Barn F.A.W.C experience. Get set for an...

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F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine

F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine. Sunday 4th November 2018
Take some time out of your everyday life and experience the best of Hawke’s Bay. Meander your way through Linden Estate Vineyards and stop in at ‘stations’ set up for a taste of Linden Estate’s incredible wines, matched thoughtfully with a Valley d Vine canapés. Arrive at the platform...

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F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station

F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station. Sunday 4th November 2018
Craggy on the Station – The Chef, The Farmer, and Winemaker Prepare to go on a foodie adventure… If you’re after a one-of-a-kind experience, Craggy on the Station has you covered. This is a true field to fork journey of discovery, exploring how the unique lands of Hawke’s Bay contribute to...

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Sow Your Summer Salad and Herbs

Sow Your Summer Salad and Herbs. Sunday 4th November 2018
A fun, practical workshop to get your seeds sown. Seeds, soil and pots provided. You will learn how to sow seeds in your garden! For more information, contact Rachel Knight at Rachel@thekitchengarden.co.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other Eventfinda posts for...

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F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang. Sunday 4th November 2018
It’s vegetarian fare that will make you throw your appetite for meat out of the window faster than you can say ‘quinoa’. Brilliant chef Francky Godinho will crafting a vibrant, mouth-watering lunch. Whether you’re a long-converted vegetarian or a good old-fashioned meat lover, this...

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F.A.W.C! Eat Napier

F.A.W.C! Eat Napier. Sunday 4th November 2018
Neighbourhood dining at its best! Here’s a unique opportunity to sample the wares of two of Napier’s culinary heavyweights, David Griffith from Mr. D's and James Beck from Bistronomy. Introducing the new kid on the block and chocolate maestro, Chris Mirams from Chocolatier Mirams… sit back...

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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales. Monday 5th November 2018
Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

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F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures

F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures. Monday 5th November 2018
Brave Brewing Co. are collaborating with story-teller and sourdough alchemist, Libby Moon of This Table, for an evening of indulgence, as we match a selection of sourdough bread with our signature range of artisan ales. The alchemy and fermentation processes implemented in the production of craft...

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

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Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand...

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Enjoy strolling the exhibition between 4pm & 8pm, being delighted by outdoor entertainment. Stop for snacks at food and beverage stations around the garden and be amongst the first to view and purchase artworks. Tickets must be purchased in advance here at Eventfinda.

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Exploration of The Deep Sea Around New Zealand

Exploration of The Deep Sea Around New Zealand. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Dr Dave Pawson, of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, USA will speak about his career in deep sea diving and exploration. The great ocean depths affect our day-to-day lives in many ways, and they are home to mysteries, monsters, and minerals that capture our imagination. New Zealand,...

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F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food

F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food. Tuesday 6th November 2018
It’s a battle of the best cuisine when American Diner takes on Mexican Street Food between Carr’s Kitchen and Tamale inc. If you’re up for a foodie surprise, then be a part of this night of secret courses. Dan Hopkins and Nicole McDonald from Carr’s kitchen will be cooking up a storm of 6...

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Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting. Tuesday 6th November 2018
The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

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F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines

F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines. Tuesday 6th November 2018
2009 & 2010 New Zealand Pinot Noirs: Are Trophy Wines Worth the Cost? Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 year,...

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Life Without a Rubbish Bin- It's fun!

Life Without a Rubbish Bin- It's fun!. Tuesday 6th November 2018
An informative lighthearted look at one couple's journey towards low waste living. There will be lots of tips and tricks for you to learn from along the way. For more information, contact Dylan at plasticfreehawkesbag@gmail.com or on 021 172 7439 This event is part of Sustainable Backyards....

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Melboune Cup Carnival

Melboune Cup Carnival. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Great day down at Bev Ridges, with another fantastic Melbourne Cup carnival. Doors open at 10am. Ticket includes $3.00 Easy bet* Roast Lunch and a chance to win $500 cash. Book your table today for groups of 4 or more, and we will see all glammed up for the races. Live music from local artist...

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018. Wednesday 7th November 2018
Join us for the sixth biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition – a highlight of spring in Hawke’s Bay. Explore the expanse of wildflowers and Round Pond Garden’s Mediterranean landscape design at 125 Rosser Road, Hastings, and enjoy: - A unique exhibition of sculpture by around 80 artists...

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club. Wednesday 7th November 2018
Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take...

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F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!. Wednesday 7th November 2018
It’s about to get stripped down and au naturel at Matisse with a two-course dinner boasting the finest organic local ingredients. Each homegrown course will be paired only natural wines. The perfect excuse to get your friends together, you can mix and mingle while sharing divine platters in a...

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F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table

F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table. Wednesday 7th November 2018
Fancy yourself a food and wine buff? Here’s your chance to show your stuff - gather your smartest foodie friends (groups up to 10) and bring your love and knowledge of food and wine to The Urban Winery for a night of epic trivia. Hosted by Tony Bish, the quiz will include four rounds of ten...

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F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party

F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party. Wednesday 7th November 2018
Funbuns are renowned for their unbelievably tasty Gua Bao (clam shell shaped steam buns), but now they are changing it up to bring you an evening of hand-made dumplings and Pet-Nat wine. Get the party started with a winetasting like none other. Take a seat with your group (1 ticket covers 4...

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The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Importance Of Being Earnest. Wednesday 7th November 2018
A timeless classic through fresh eyes. Will Couper directs this play of Victorian manners, misdirection, and mayhem. To avoid social obligations two gentlemen have created alternate identities to separate their city life from their country life. All is well, until the two worlds get mixed up....

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Leadership & Management Part 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Part 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Thursday 8th November 2018
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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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central. Thursday 8th November 2018
If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

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F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds

F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds. Thursday 8th November 2018
Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds, a Cheese & Wine Tasting. Like the world of art, there are many cheeses that take the name of a great European classic… but do they always live up to the reputation, complexity and character of the great Masters, or should they be revealed for the frauds...

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Salad and Herbs in a Small Space

Salad and Herbs in a Small Space. Thursday 8th November 2018
Growing our own salad and herbs in a small space gives us the biggest reward for our time and effort in the garden. Get the satisfaction of eating home grown everyday! For more information, contact Rachel Knight on 021 172 5635 or Rachel@thekitchengarden.co.nz This event is part of Sustainable...

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F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito

F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito. Thursday 8th November 2018
Buon Appetito: Italian & Spanish Classics with a Modern Twist. Who doesn’t love Italian and Spanish cuisine? If these are a couple of your favourites, then this is a dinner you won’t want to miss. Chef Bert van de Steeg and sous chef Dan French will be bringing out the big guns with a classic...

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F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate

F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate. Thursday 8th November 2018
The collaboration that dreams are made of is coming to Summer F.A.W.C! King Salmon, Patangata Station, Waipawa Butchery, guest Chef Rex Morgan from Wellington's Boulcott Street Bistro, and Tony Bish Wines are teaming up to bring you a succession of gourmet treats. Kick the evening off with a...

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F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine

F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine. Thursday 8th November 2018
Love savouring a classic red wine? Join Bistronomy and Trinity Hill to celebrate the release of the world-renowned Trinity Hill 2016 Homage. In a winemaker’s dinner with a twist, clever Head Chef James Beck will be matching some of Trinity’s top flight red wines to sumptuous and sustainable...

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F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi

F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi. Thursday 8th November 2018
The team from Milk & Honey welcome the crew from Hapi to create a one off FAWC collaboration. This bespoke evening will showoff Superfood Cocktails; mixed, shaken and stirred using the collective experience of the Milk & Honey bar, with Hapi’s incredible superfood ingredient...

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F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best

F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best. Thursday 8th November 2018
The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best: 12 Wines Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and he is now bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 years and...

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Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening. Thursday 8th November 2018
Bob Dylan - a tribute evening to the greatest of the great songwriters the genius himself Mr Robert Zimmerman. Early start. Doors at 7pm. On stage by 8pm the latest. Featuring: Roy Brown (The Guv’), Gibby, Scotty Smith, Buster Bain and many many more.

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Search Engine Optimisation Fundamentals Workshop

Search Engine Optimisation Fundamentals Workshop. Friday 9th November 2018
SEO in NZ doesn't need to be hard for most Small Businesses! There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about search engine optimisation and what many businesses can actually do for themselves without needing an agency. Our goal at the end of the day is to ensure you have a good...

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CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future. Friday 9th November 2018
Waipukurau yearly loved Boulevard day is a wonderful feature of CHB. This event has been running for years, and is loved by all the locals. This event is a street event in Ruataniwha St, and is for stores to have tables of goods outside, on clearance, to sell to the customers at very low prices!...

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Eastern Trails - New Paintings by Graham Stichbury

Eastern Trails - New Paintings by Graham Stichbury. Friday 9th November 2018
People often ask for the location of the subject of the painting that they are viewing. This is understandable because many of established local artist Graham Stichbury’s paintings are not necessarily of well-known features. However, many of the subjects have a special meaning to him. Having...

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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis. Friday 9th November 2018
Gather a group and enjoy live music in the garden from local legends Mid-Life Crisis. Bring a picnic or enjoy an alfresco meal from the food trucks. Gold coin for children under 14.

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F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing

F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing. Friday 9th November 2018
Discover the magic to matching the perfect wine with food, as Oak Estate co-owner and chef, Stefan Loetscher, artfully whips up six different shared plates accompanied by a line up of Oak Estate Wines (including incredible new releases!) Hear and offer opinions during the interactive discussion...

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F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa

F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa. Friday 9th November 2018
Join Mangapapa Hotel’s Head Chef Norka Mella Munzo and her team for a South American fiesta full of flair, vino and delicious food. Norka was born and raised in Chile and has since achieved an award-winning career working in five-star hotels internationally before residing in New Zealand. Just...

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson

F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson. Friday 9th November 2018
Craggy Range Director Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson will open up her private wine cellar, to share some of her favourite Craggy Range wines from throughout our 20 year history, at an intimate dinner in the winery’s private barrel cellar. Mary-Jeanne will greet you with a glass of Champagne, before...

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F.A.W.C! Fish Fish

F.A.W.C! Fish Fish. Friday 9th November 2018
Just in case the name didn’t tip you off, this fin-tastic event is all about the world under the sea. St George’s are big fans of the ocean, and one thing is for certain: they know their seafood. Join Head Chef Francky Godinho as he produces a fresh seafood five-course meal balanced with...

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F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow

F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow. Friday 9th November 2018
You are set to be wowed with an incredible 10 course meal specially designed and prepared by the EIT Level 5 Diploma in Cookery students. Bursting with skill, they will be whipping up a feast featuring contemporary cooking methods and techniques. All courses will be matched with wine and other...

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F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular

F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular. Friday 9th November 2018
Are you ready to break out of your daily routine and experience something spectacular? It’s set to be an evening to remember at Ormlie Lodge - Head Chef Paora Robinson’s delicious six course line-up will have your taste buds zinging with the rare and unique flavours he prepares, and Petane...

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Love Process Tour

Love Process Tour. Friday 9th November 2018
Love Process Tour - Samu, Sammielz & Fia. With support from DJ Twitch. Presented by: Aotearoa Entertainment

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Experiencing Self-Love

Experiencing Self-Love. Saturday 10th November 2018
Bookings close 1st November 2018. To register please contact Bhavna: bhavna@alivepsych.co.nz Are you looking to... - Be Happier? - Enjoy the Now more? - Feel more at peace with yourself? - Have greater enjoyment from life? - Be more present with loved ones? If so, then join us on a journey to...

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F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun

F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun. Saturday 10th November 2018
Immerse yourself in the gift of the moment at ‘Hygge at Clifton Bay’. Enjoy fine food, champagne and the sounds of sea, violin and opera. Hygge at Clifton Bay is situated in the sea side village of Te Awanga, a ‘woolshed’ overlooking the sea. Hygge, (pronounced Hoo-ga) is a Danish word used...

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Te Awanga Beach Clean

Te Awanga Beach Clean. Saturday 10th November 2018
Help clean the beach along Te Awanga. Wear appropriate footwear and pack your hat and sunscreen. Don't forget your water! Over eight million pieces of litter goes into the ocean each day- here's a chance to make a difference! We'll supply the bags and gloves but if you can bring your own...

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop. Saturday 10th November 2018
Want to learn something new, or sharpen up your skills in the kitchen? Pauline Korevaar from Farmhouse kitchen is bringing you a hands-on workshop, where you can get involved in crafting specific dishes and linking sausages from The Organic Farm Butchery’s finest Hawke’s Bay Spring Lamb. The...

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F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed

F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed. Saturday 10th November 2018
Get the boys and girls together for this one-of-a-kind event where food meets fun in Hawke’s Bay. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than clay bird shooting, and grazing on seriously good food? Outfoxed will be bringing the thrills, and Mitzi & Twin Grazing Boards & Catering will...

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F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch. Saturday 10th November 2018
Renowned French champagne house, Billecart-Salmon, was founded in 1818 (yes, it’s old) and their world-class bubbles will set the tone for this exquisite brunch experience. Join chef James Beck as he creates a light four course, fine-dining brunch in his award-winning restaurant, Bistronomy....

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Total BS

Total BS. Saturday 10th November 2018
The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan. It involves our very cool fire pit, obscene amounts of Beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some...

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Taradale Book Reading With Jake

Taradale Book Reading With Jake. Saturday 10th November 2018
A reading session for 5-9 year olds about conservation. Presented by educator Jake Brookie. For more information, contact Jake on 021 025 73553 or e-mail Jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. To see our other thirty eight events, visit our other Eventfinda posts.

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F.A.W.C! "Lunch + Lounge"

F.A.W.C! Saturday 10th November 2018
"Lunch + Lounge" hosted by The Mad Platter, Flock Events & Supernatural Wine Co. Mark your calendar…the ultimate dream team are getting together for an afternoon of unforgettable lunching and lounging, and you’re invited to experience all the goodness. Join Supernatural Wine Co, The Mad...

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Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018. Saturday 10th November 2018
This is strictly an R18 event, please bring ID with you. Get ready for a whole new vape day experience. Hawke's Bay Vapour in conjunction with The Cabana presents Hawke's Bay Vape Day on November 10, 2018. Whether you're a seasoned vaper or only considering making the switch to vaping,...

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Explore the Rocky Shore

Explore the Rocky Shore. Saturday 10th November 2018
Join Educator Jake Brookie at the Rocky Shore and learn about the weird and wonderful life that lives there. There are crabs that scuttle, swooping seabirds and very fast fish (some of whom breathe air). Not only will you discover these strange animals, but you will also learn how to keep them safe...

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F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up. Saturday 10th November 2018
Two Hawke’s Bay food truck icons, Vagabond Jacks & Piku Ikzakaya, are set to join forces with Advintage car-park wine bar for the ultimate twilight park-up. This is a laid-back, casual event with no ticket required, so all you need to do is roll up! Celebrate with deliciously well-priced...

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Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner. Saturday 10th November 2018
This “not to be missed” post Hawke's Bay Wine Auction event takes place in the stylish Gatsby Rooms in the iconic Art Deco Masonic Hotel. Damon McGinniss, Executive Chef of the hotel's Emporium Eatery & Bar fame is at the helm for this event. Damon will be showcasing his love for Hawke's...

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F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale

F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale. Saturday 10th November 2018
Nose to tail… how about fin to tail? Come and experience the whole fish and hear how it gets to your plate. Karl Warr will lead you into the world of ‘Better Fishing’ with tales of sourcing the best locally caught Hawke’s Bay fish from his boat ‘Chips’. Enjoy five courses created by...

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F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party. Saturday 10th November 2018
With the days getting longer, and weather getting warmer, it’s time to celebrate a classic Hawke’s Bay summer. Join us under the escarpment of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the Craggy Range Restaurant Kitchen Garden, where much of the seasonal produce served in the Restaurant is grown. Enjoy...

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F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie

F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie. Saturday 10th November 2018
Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant will partner with Jazz musicians Alda Rezende and the band for an exquisite three course degustation dinner that has been designed by Executive Chef Ashley Jones to complement Elephant Hill wines. Come together and enjoy the breathtaking view of Cape Kidnappers...

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F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast

F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast. Sunday 11th November 2018
A.A. Gill once said: 'Breakfast is everything. The beginning, the first thing. It is the mouthful that is the commitment to a new day" Pipi Cafe is exclusively open in the evening, and here Pipi is throwing open the doors in the morning and taking the chance to show off how she would like to do...

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Seminar On Macular Degeneration

Sunday 11th November 2018
Learn about the impact of Macular Degeneration, medical research, treatments and resources available at a free Awareness & Education seminar to be held in Napier on Sunday 11 November. Local ophthalmologist, Dr John Beaumont, will share the latest information on treatments and the management of...

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F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market

F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market. Sunday 11th November 2018
Nothing says ‘summer is coming’ like a picnic spread with friends on a warm Hawke’s Bay day. Get three of your favourite people together and enjoy picnicking galore at The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market. No need to bring anything with you, we’ve got everything you’ll need. Enjoy a...

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F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch

F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch. Sunday 11th November 2018
For a truly fresh, grassroots dining experience you just can’t go past Chapelwick Coastal Estate. Nestled on the Poranghau Coast, the Estate is one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s unique and original homesteads. You’re invited to a divine, homegrown brunch where all produce eaten will be sourced...

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F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down

F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down. Sunday 11th November 2018
Discover the sweet life at Monowai Estate and get the low-down on all that it has to offer with a day of food, wine and fun times. Spend the afternoon unwinding to the sounds of local musician Rick Toner. Relax with a glass of wine, platter of nibbles and join a wine tasting with winemaker Emma...

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F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races ft Raymond van Rijk

F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races ft Raymond van Rijk. Sunday 11th November 2018
You’ll be in the prime spot to enjoy the thrilling experience of top-class thoroughbred racing action from your private marquee while enjoying the legendary BBQ offerings of Raymond van Rijk of Barbecue Gourmet. This isn’t a bangers in bread scenario - F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races...

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races. Sunday 11th November 2018
Hawke's Bay Racing is set to host the best flaming Christmas at the Races end of year party, in The Village. After working hard all year it's time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out.

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F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines. Sunday 11th November 2018
It’s a tough life but someone has to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy the exquisite food and wine. Sit amongst the vines at stunning Te Awa Winery for an afternoon of picnicking heaven for two. Sit amongst the vines at Te Awa and enjoy a picnic of hot and cold indulgent treats - showcasing...

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F.A.W.C! Sunday School

F.A.W.C! Sunday School. Sunday 11th November 2018
Sunday School was never this cool! The Old Church Gardens at Meanee’s iconic Old Church will play host to a dazzling afternoon of delicious food, fabulous cocktails, cider, beer and wine, and music to shake what the Lord gave you. Come in your summer best, sunhats and shades, and enjoy a...

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F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco - A Taste of the Season

F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco  - A Taste of the Season. Sunday 11th November 2018
Get that summer feeling with an alfresco taste of the season long lunch at Paritua Vineyard and Winery. Paritua Winery and Silence of The Lambs gourmet catering are collaborating to bring a seasonal taste sensation to your plate, boasting the freshest seasonal produce in Hawke’s Bay. Tuck into...

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F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day

F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day. Sunday 11th November 2018
Here’s one for Chardonnay lovers, John Hancock & Deliciosa will present 10 iconic Hawke’s Bay Chardonnays across 10 years. Thoughtfully accompanied by a delicious array of platters – pates, terrines, salads, mezze, charcuterie and antipasto… need we say more? Kick off the lazy Sunday...

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Sunday 11th November 2018
Vocal and Instrumental items from individuals and groups from Hawke's Bay, with opportunities for younger people to perform before a responsive audience. Afternoon Tea.

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Concord Strings With Pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard

Sunday 11th November 2018
Concord Strings with conductor Vincent James and pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard will give a Sunday afternoon concert in the Magdalinos Room in the Havelock North Community Centre. Works will include Haydn piano concerto in D, Mozart piano sonata in A, Mozart Divertimenti, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and...

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A Russian Triple Bill

A Russian Triple Bill. Sunday 11th November 2018
Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand. Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III) A...

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Holidays Act - Business Central

Holidays Act - Business Central. Tuesday 13th November 2018
Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

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How to Create Cool Graphics for Your Digital Channels

How to Create Cool Graphics for Your Digital Channels. Tuesday 13th November 2018
Let’s face it, sometimes our budget is a bit too tight to hire a full time designer. Though it’s essential to have a professional designer help build your visual brand, often times you just need quick and easy graphics for a couple of posts on social media. How can you create these visuals...

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Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk. Tuesday 13th November 2018
The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the first Tuesday of each month between March and November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter (@HDLibraries).

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PechaKucha 20x20

PechaKucha 20x20. Tuesday 13th November 2018
Join us for Pecha Kucha in the beautiful Century Theatre on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp. Cash only please.

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central. Wednesday 14th November 2018
They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. The key to a well conducted disciplinary meeting is to keep your...

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Marine Parade Beach Clean

Marine Parade Beach Clean. Wednesday 14th November 2018
Help clean the beach along Marine Parade. Wear appropriate footwear and pack your hat and sunscreen. Don't forget your water! Over eight million pieces of litter goes into the ocean each day- here's a chance to make a difference! If you have any questions about this particular event, contact...

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Zero Waste Education

Zero Waste Education. Wednesday 14th November 2018
Learn how to minimize the waste your household or business produces. For more information, contact Togia Lui at zerowaste@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other Eventfinda posts for thirty eight events across Hawkes Bay!

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions. Wednesday 14th November 2018
"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

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Become an E-Waste Volunteer

Become an E-Waste Volunteer. Thursday 15th November 2018
Come and view our E-waste workshop, learn about what is valuable and hazardous, meet other volunteers and explore being involved with resource recovery. For more information, contact Gabriel Hurford at ewaste@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our...

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Electric Vehicles Presentation

Electric Vehicles Presentation. Thursday 15th November 2018
Learn all about the advantages of owning an electric car. With fuel prices going up, is it time to make the switch? For more information contact Tony Smith at info@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other Eventfinda posts for thirty eight events...

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How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book

How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book. Friday 16th November 2018
Have you ever dreamed of writing a book but are confused about where to start? Or perhaps you've tried a couple of times and given up, thinking you're not good enough? Don't worry you are not alone. This 3 day workshop will cover: Creating and developing your book idea, writing toolbox,...

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Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market. Saturday 17th November 2018
The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and happiness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore & enjoy! This is our second annual...

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop. Saturday 17th November 2018
In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or Rose...

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Saturday Night Music Session with Annabelle and Ash

Saturday Night Music Session with Annabelle and Ash. Saturday 17th November 2018
Annabelle & Ash, an acoustic music duo with a country-folk twist, are regular weekend performers around the bay. Ash, originally from Wellington & Annabelle from Gisborne, became an item while travelling worldwide as Cruise Ship musicians. Now settled in the bay, Annabelle & Ash play their own...

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018. Saturday 17th November 2018
After a sell out 2017 tour all around NZ, the Wild Storm boys are returning for a 2018 season!! Featuring exciting new dancers and new routines! 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...

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer. Sunday 18th November 2018
The 9th 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, Up & Coming, Lucky Legs and the mighty Heart...

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Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand. Sunday 18th November 2018
Where possible between our youth voyages, we welcome the public on board Day Sails, to enjoy the unique experience of sailing on a tall ship. Enjoy the morning out on the ship, help set sails, take a turn at the helm or sit back and enjoy the experience. Boarding: Please meet at the security...

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions. Sunday 18th November 2018
Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Alex Richardson 1:30pm - Ian Munro 3:00pm - Annabelle & Ash Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a...

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Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts - The Sampler. Sunday 18th November 2018
Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer feature a first date, an imaginary friend, an...

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A Bottled River - Discussion

A Bottled River - Discussion. Sunday 18th November 2018
A discussion about the human impacts upon New Zealand's rivers. Presented by Jake Brookie, the talk includes an overview of the 'Bottled River' display. For more details, contact Jake on 021 025 73553 or Jakeecowater@gmail.com. To find out more about Sustainable Backyard's thrity eight...

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Sustainable Trade

Sustainable Trade. Monday 19th November 2018
Learn about the ten principles of fair trade and how they relate to Trade Aid and it's producers. Items can be purchased on the night. For more information, contact Maria Roberts at napier@tradeaid.org.nz or call 06 835 0877 This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other...

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Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd

Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 20th November 2018
Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/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, influence...

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central. Tuesday 20th November 2018
You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop. Tuesday 20th November 2018
Eat To Run is an Eat By Design Workshop that addresses the fundamental requirements and simple to implement strategies to meet the fuel needs of the body to optimise your run and pursue optimal health. Eat By Design is not a diet, it is a way to eat what's good for you... forever! This workshop...

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1. Wednesday 21st November 2018
Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

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Climate Change and Our Planet

Climate Change and Our Planet. Thursday 22nd November 2018
A thirty minute talk by Generation Zero about climate change and the impacts that it has on our planet and the current policy being developed to combat this. For more information, contact Madeline Hall at mhall2890@gmail.com This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our other...

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Biodiversity in Hawkes Bay

Biodiversity in Hawkes Bay. Thursday 22nd November 2018
A presentation about the work of Biodiversity Hawkes Bay and it's innovative approach to restoring our native habitats and species. For more information, contact Gevevieve at projectmanager@biodiversityhawkesbay.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. For information on our other...

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Strange Caravan Tour

Strange Caravan Tour. Thursday 22nd November 2018
A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie, Age Pryor, Justin...

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Concussion - A Changing Culture 2018 Conference

Concussion - A Changing Culture 2018 Conference. Friday 23rd November 2018
Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Professor Barry Willer, Professor Ciaran Bolger, Dr Stephen Kara and NZ Rugby's Dr Danielle Salmon this...

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Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City. Friday 23rd November 2018
Learn about the unique flora and fauna on our 'Sleeping Giant' Te Mata Park, as well as the fascinating Cape to City project which stretches from Cape Kidnappers to Havelock North. A koha is welcomed. For more information contact Emma Buttle on 027 945 6970, or by e-mailing...

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Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT

Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT. Friday 23rd November 2018
Note: New show added A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie,...

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Seascapes Machine Embroidery Course Taken by Alison Holt

Seascapes Machine Embroidery Course Taken by Alison Holt. Saturday 24th November 2018
The course includes the design and execution of an embroidered picture of a seascape. You will learn how to paint sky and clouds, sand and rocks and with stitch how to capture the movement of waves, the texture of pebbles, rocks and cliffs. Working from photographs you will learn silk painting...

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier. Saturday 24th November 2018
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 much...

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Book Reading With Jake

Book Reading With Jake. Saturday 24th November 2018
A reading sessions for 7-9 year olds focusing on sustainability. Meet at the Napier Library's childrens' section. Presented by local educator Jake Brookie. For more information contact Jake on 021 025 73553 or e-mail - jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is one of thirty eight held throughout...

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Clifton Beach Clean

Clifton Beach Clean. Saturday 24th November 2018
Come along and help protect our beautiful beaches and wildlife from litter in this big beach clean up. Feel free to bring your own loves and bags but some will be made available as well. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, sunscreen, hat and bring water! Contact Togia Lui on 021 800 879 for...

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Battle In The Bay

Battle In The Bay. Saturday 24th November 2018
Battle in the Bay is a dance competition with the aim of bringing together dancers from across NZ to share a weekend filled with dancing, workshops and friendship. Categories/Divisions Solos: Junior (13 and under) / Varsity (13-18) / Open Small Group, 2-4 dancers: Junior (13 and under) / Varsity...

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Library Reading Programme

Library Reading Programme. Saturday 24th November 2018
A reading session for 5-9 year olds about conservation. For more information, contact Jake Brookie on 021 025 73553 or e-mail - jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. For more information about our thirty eight events visit our other Eventfinda posts!

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage. Saturday 24th November 2018
Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is not...

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Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018

Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018. Saturday 24th November 2018
Sophie Jean Dance Company is presenting a showcase of Contemporary and Jazz Dance choreography. This years recital is based on different books for each dance piece from Great Gatsby to Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas. If you would like to keep up to date with our journey for 2018 and all of our...

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Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour

Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour. Saturday 24th November 2018
Following on from a No.1 New Zealand album, Tom Scott is taking his Avantdale Bowling Club project live in October and November. “This record has so much potential for interpretation. It was made to be played live. I can't wait to move this from the rehearsal room to the stage” says Scott....

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2. Sunday 25th November 2018
Club Rules: Shed 2 Triathlon Series – Race 2 November 25th 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...

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Ahuriri Street Fest

Ahuriri Street Fest. Sunday 25th November 2018
We are closing down the streets in the Ahuriri Village to traffic and opening them up for people to walk, cycle chat, eat and dance. The local businesses will all be out in the streets as well. There will be music and games to play. Food and drink and an opportunity to see what secrets lay in the...

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Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete. Sunday 25th November 2018
The Waihua Christmas Fete has become an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to enjoy...

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions. Sunday 25th November 2018
Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga Estate...

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Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy. Sunday 25th November 2018
New Zealand’s most celebrated playwright Roger Hall pits a groups of female teachers together with a school counsellor and a reluctant daughter for a weekend of bush walking, sparkling wine and sparkling comedy! The perfect pre-Christmas party for your friends, social club and work...

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The Messy Magic Adventures

The Messy Magic Adventures. Monday 26th November 2018
There's magic on the loose. Spray & Wipe are two cleaners who have been hired for their most exciting job ever, cleaning a magicians house! but when they accidentally let the magic out of its box, everything is turned topsy-turvy. The audience must help Spray & Wipe think of a plan to get the...

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Seven Deadly Stunts

Seven Deadly Stunts. Monday 26th November 2018
Thrills! Chills! Delights! Step right up. Rollicking Entertainment celebrates seven of the most notorious stunts in carnie history, in a nail-biting experience inspired by the life & times of legendary Harry Houdini & friends. See thrilling performances of escapology, chainsaw-juggling,...

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Health and Safety Essentials – Business Central

Health and Safety Essentials – Business Central. Tuesday 27th November 2018
Let’s be honest—the HSWA 2015 reads like it was written for large corporations with large budgets. If you’re a small business, H&S can seem like a burdensome cost. This course aims to take some of that pain away. The structure is practical and hands-on with lots of examples. You’ll take...

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central. Tuesday 27th November 2018
Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

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Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage

Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage. Tuesday 27th November 2018
Meridian Energy and Nanogirl Labs are proud to present Nanogirl Live! “Out of this World” – A Live Science Spectatular. Following our last two sell-out tours, join Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science and...

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Effective Risk Management - Business Central

Effective Risk Management - Business Central. Wednesday 28th November 2018
One of your primary legal duties in your workplace is to identify, monitor and control risks and hazards to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This one day course will show you a range of strategies and resources to help you identify key risks, no matter the nature of your business....

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Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Wednesday 28th November 2018
Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops the popular stars of the Emmy nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy for one show only at the Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland. “They are laugh-until-your-sides-hurt funny. Its...

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Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central. Thursday 29th November 2018
Do you know what steps to take when someone at your workplace experiences a near miss, notifiable event, or even serious harm? WorkSafe expect any incident that occurs in your workplace to be properly reported, investigated and processed. Over this one day course you will learn how to conduct a...

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How to Set Up a Facebook Business Page

How to Set Up a Facebook Business Page. Thursday 29th November 2018
Facebook is the 2nd most active social media platform in New Zealand and 73% of the population uses Facebook behind YouTube. Why wouldn’t you leverage this tool to get in front of your audience?​​​​​​​ Join us on for this hands-on session as Regina, business coach at The Icehouse,...

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Back to Basics- Household Products Made At Home

Back to Basics- Household Products Made At Home. Thursday 29th November 2018
The founders of 'Plastic Free Hawkes Bay' show how living low waste saves money and is a lot of fun! There will be lots of opportunities to ask questions and get involved! For more information contact Dylan on 021 172 7439 or e-mail plasticfreehawkesbay@gmail.com This event is part of...

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The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic

The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic. Thursday 29th November 2018
As the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for The Feelers, James Reid has already established himself as one of New Zealand’s most successful musicians. James has written over 20 top 20 hits and is constantly working on new material and projects, $25 pre-sales/$35 door sales. Limited VIP Meet...

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier. Friday 30th November 2018
The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at...

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier. Friday 30th November 2018
The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at...

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Bird Rescue and Recovery

Bird Rescue and Recovery. Friday 30th November 2018
Learn how native birds are protected, rescued and recovered in Hawkes Bay. There will be plenty of chances to see the technology used in nursing injured birds back to health. For more information, contact Liv on 027 637 2362 or e-mail Liv8704@gmail.com This event is part of Sustainable Backyards....

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018. Friday 30th November 2018
Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will then...

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Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market. Saturday 1st December 2018
New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down Black...

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop. Saturday 1st December 2018
In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or Rose...

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party. Saturday 1st December 2018
Christmas work do and get together made easy! Book a table at our Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party. At only $35 a head you will enjoy a delicious buffet meal, beautiful surroundings, friendly hosts. After the meal we have a band playing all your favourite cover songs! For more information call...

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker. Saturday 1st December 2018
Christmas comes but once a year, and for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Christmas 2018 will be extra special, as we stage a national tour of The Nutcracker for the first time since 2010. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a Christmas gift for all the family. Our story begins on...

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His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly

His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly. Saturday 1st December 2018
Two of New Zealand’s best-kept rock n roll secrets, His Master’s Voice – The Devils Blues & Cordian join forces to preach to the converted and win over the unanointed this November! His Master’s Voice slayed audiences with their groove-laden blues n’ roll whilst sharing the stage with...

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions. Sunday 2nd December 2018
Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Campbell Burns 1.30pm - Arahi/Music 3.00pm - Ariana Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

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Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze. Sunday 2nd December 2018
14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our...

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True Legends featuring Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan

True Legends featuring Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan. Sunday 2nd December 2018
NZ Country legends Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan play the mighty Cabana with a full band. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm. Tickets just $39 Or a limited Number of VIP Tickets available which includes a meet and greet and CD for $69. A business card for Gray Bartlett could describe his work in one...

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime. Thursday 6th December 2018
We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours of the season and bring out the inner kid in us all. Using famous songs,...

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Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan

Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan. Friday 7th December 2018
Light from Shadow is an exhibition of Scratch board Art by Marion Brennan. Marion Brennan was born in South Africa but made New Zealand home 24 years ago. She has specialized in scratch board art for the last four years, and has held several successful solo exhibitions and shared...

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival. Friday 7th December 2018
Truly grass roots and rural! Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has taken place for over 10 years to bring a diverse mix of music to Central Hawke's Bay. 3 days, heaps of music, camping, friends, food, stalls and more! Family friendly. Camping is included in the ticket price. This is a zero...

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Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair. Saturday 8th December 2018
Art and Craft Fair. Save the date and come along to our next Arts and Craft Fair, and treat your dad. Our pop-up cafe @Kakapo Cafe will be serving up free Brews and Cake for Fathers Day; and selling a small menu of Tea, Coffee, Scones, Toasties, Cornish Teas and more... Derek will be there with...

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions. Saturday 8th December 2018
14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some...

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Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee

Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee. Sunday 9th December 2018
With special guests to be announced. This December, critically-acclaimed Sudanese-American artist Oddisee (Amir Mohamed) returns to New Zealand with his band Good Compny, with tour support from American singer/songwriter Olivier St. Louis and New Zealand’s very own hip hop lyricist Melodownz....

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Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races. Wednesday 12th December 2018
Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best end-of-year party you could wish for this festive season. The year is about to wrap for 2018 and time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live...

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah. Friday 14th December 2018
In what has become a Christmas tradition for all of us, we once again revel in Handel’s enduring masterwork, Messiah. What better way to mark the festive season than with this great oratorio? Probably the most well known work in the choral repertoire, its breadth includes both intimate arias...

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties. Saturday 15th December 2018
Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Symphony No.3 in E flat major - Eroica We close the year with a feast of some of the most popular of Beethoven’s works for orchestra. The dramatic Coriolan overture sets the scene for us to welcome one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed pianists,...

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show. Sunday 16th December 2018
Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical performances,...

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Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour. Tuesday 18th December 2018
December 2018 sees Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles. This tour marks a return to the acoustic duo sound that first introduced the Saints’ music to New Zealand...

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2. Wednesday 19th December 2018
Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema. Thursday 27th December 2018
Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

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Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Trance Day Out at The Abbey. Saturday 29th December 2018
Dj MYK-P (Palmerston North) is on the stage 2-5pm for some House Claude Sabatier (Auckland) is on the stage 5-8pm for some Trance Trance Day Out with a bit of House to start the day off. For the first time ever, we are doing some doof doof. Electro all day in the HB sun. Flying the awesome Claude...

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GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute. Monday 31st December 2018
The GnFnR's are NZ's premier Guns N' Roses Tribute, delivering a genuine tribute experience with a true passion for the songs and a real commitment to the iconic look of the original Gun's N' Roses, when they were still young, raw, unpredictable, exciting and f#%kin crazy. A big smile and a...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap. Friday 4th January 2019
Get a taste of being a pro cyclist and ride one lap of the Elite time trial course. This 20km time trial is a great test for those keen and fit or a comfortable ride for the recreational cyclist. Course starts and ends at Church Road Winery. Entry is limited to a maximum of 30 riders. To register...

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials. Friday 4th January 2019
The Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The BDO Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor Road, Apley...

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Cycle Chic Film Tour

Cycle Chic Film Tour. Friday 4th January 2019
Riding into the Bay and super proud to be in the exciting Hawkes Bay Summer Cycling Carnival programme!!! Our super feisty, cheerful, and empowering collection has eleven short films here to make an impact. Catering for a strong demand by female bike riders to have their stories told on the big...

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack. Friday 4th January 2019
Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. 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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Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night. Friday 4th January 2019
We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the BDO Summer Cycling programme. Prepare to be inspired! The Cycle Chic Film Tour showcases a captivating selection of short cycling films to inspire, encourage and celebrate women who love to bike. Emerging and established independent...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride. Saturday 5th January 2019
If you are a club rider and are looking for a hill challenge, then this is one for you! Ride the hill circuit the elite cyclists will face as they count down their final laps of the course. The ride organised by Ramblers Cycling Club will involve a mass start and the number of laps you will ride...

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race. Saturday 5th January 2019
The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 109 kilometres of course that...

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race. Sunday 6th January 2019
The Vantage Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 166km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay...

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Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu. Sunday 6th January 2019
Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family and...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride. Tuesday 8th January 2019
This 26km jaunt from Clive (13km each way) at 11am is a very pleasant scenic recreational ride along the pathways with riders being rewarded at the half-way point with a delicious lunch and a glass of your favourite tipple at Te Awanga Estate, 376 Parkhill Road. As a group, you will leave the...

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NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

Thursday 10th January 2019
Door sales only. Come along and hear the Classical students of the 2019 NZ Singing School perform. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students aged 16 years and over to study intensively and perform publicly at a professional level. Students work with faculty of national and international...

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A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship

A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship. Thursday 10th January 2019
Update: Also joining the two big hitters are Californian rock legends Jefferson Starship. This phenomenal group remain dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jeffersonian legacy—going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride. Friday 11th January 2019
Get your family and friends together and come and ride the 1.1km Criterium circuit down the iconic Marine Parade. The road will be closed, so it will be safe for all ages to ride. Dress up your bike or come in your lycra - whatever you want to wear goes. There will be spot prizes and some serious...

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Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition. Friday 11th January 2019
Hey kids, do you think you have the best-dressed bike? Then come and enter the competition and you could win some great prizes! Dress your bike in your favourite theme, the louder and bolder the better! Children 12 years and under can participate. Judging will begin at 4pm and there’s two kids...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. Friday 11th January 2019
Napier’s iconic Marine Parade will become the track for the Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. This is a high speed and exciting race for spectators to watch as riders tackle the 1.1km circuit, with sprint laps every 10 minutes. Come along watch the action! For cyclists, there’s plenty of reasons...

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NZ Singing School Classics

NZ Singing School Classics. Friday 11th January 2019
"Classics at the MTG" is presented by the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the Advanced Classics students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students...

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Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise. Saturday 12th January 2019
Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

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2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

2019 NZ Singing School Showcase. Saturday 12th January 2019
Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the musical theatre students of the 2019 NZ Singing School. Performances include musical theatre solos and ensembles and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell, founder of Amici...

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions. Sunday 13th January 2019
Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Isobelle Walker 1:30pm - Eilish Rose 3:00pm - Dan Sharp Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

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Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack. Sunday 13th January 2019
Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon - high quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars. From The Hook 2017: The Extended Sessions with Mack by Sarah Cates. His originals have a maturity that belie...

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NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving. Monday 14th January 2019
Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and see peformances by the students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. Performances include musical theatre and opera ensembles, solos and massed choruses and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell,...

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Thetahealing Basic and Advance Course

Thetahealing Basic and Advance Course. Friday 18th January 2019
Basic DNA (3 days) introduces ThetaHealing techniques and focuses on activating the 12 strands of DNA within each participant. ​The ThetaHealing technique reprograms subconscious blocks that hold you back from building the life that you want. You will learn to identify your own negative beliefs...

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019. Saturday 19th January 2019
Back for the fifth year, eight wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Bridge Pa Wine Festival. All wineries will be connected by Hop On/Hop Off Buses, allowing attendees to visit multiple wineries and enjoy a wide range of wine...

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3. Sunday 20th January 2019
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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Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI. Wednesday 23rd January 2019
International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. This season the world’s best...

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3. Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

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White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

White Ferns v India - 1st ODI. Thursday 24th January 2019
International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our White FernS are getting...

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UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey. Friday 25th January 2019
The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. That’s right – it’s a UB40TH! ​UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey will play Napier, Waitangi, Nelson and a very special Waitangi Day show in Christchurch. With 2019 marking...

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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim. Saturday 26th January 2019
Dance enthusiasts and elderly-ravers across the country can rejoice as award-winning and critically acclaimed UK Producer and Musician Fatboy Slim will be touring New Zealand in January 2019, with 5 dates across Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. A career spanning over 4...

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2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

Saturday 2nd February 2019
There will be 56 entries from different countries. The headquarters are at Heretaunga Croquet Club, the other venue Marewa Croquet Club.

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Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT. Wednesday 6th February 2019
Phil Collin’s highly-anticipated comeback tour Not Dead Yet: Live! began in the UK and Europe last June, with his 5-night show at Royal Albert Hall in London selling out within 15 seconds. He also sold out all 5 arena shows in Germany and 5 arena shows in France, along with successfully...

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course. Wednesday 6th February 2019
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 6 February 2019. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

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Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19. Tuesday 12th February 2019
Violetta Valery is a glamorous Parisian courtesan and a prized beauty. But all beauty fades, and knowing this, Violetta fights to protect the one pure thing in her life that could never die. As her suffering intensifies she is forced to live with the pain of her decision. She is one of Verdi’s...

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Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Napier Art Deco Festival (Free) Kia horo te marino, kia whakapapa paunaumu te moana. Kia tere karohiohi i mua i tau huarahi You are warmly invited to join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri...

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Paint the Poster - ADF19

Paint the Poster - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Fun event for the kiddies to get involved in the Festival! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or TSB branches Napier or Hastings to grab a copy of the poster to colour. There will be some great prizes up for grabs! Competition closes Sunday 17 Feb 4.00pm. Completed entries can be handed back...

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Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Visitors to Napier take hundreds of photographs of our famous Art Deco buildings and glamorous events - but imagine having only eight photographs on a roll of film - or having to wait weeks to see your pictures? During the Art Deco Festival not all photos taken will be digital! Photographers are...

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The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Louis Hay set up his architectural practice in the beautiful seaside town of Napier. There he stamped his mark with a range of buildings, embracing current international architectural innovations, particularly assimilating the modernist style of American Frank Lloyd Wright. After the devastating...

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Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Come to town missing a few vital pieces? Be whisked around on a whirlwind walking tour of all the retail hot-spots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Shop, you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that are stocking all of your Deco fashion requirements to look...

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DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Situated throughout the Festival we’ll have amazing Art Deco backdrops set up so you and your friends can get dressed up and take your own photos to look like you’re straight out of the 1920s and 30s. There’ll be props and signs and other fun things to use. Upload your photos to Instagram...

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Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI. Wednesday 13th February 2019
International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz builds...

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The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19. Wednesday 13th February 2019
Big bands and swing music dominated the musical sounds of the Art Deco era, and many influential writers and performers surfaced during this time. This concert with the HB Jazz Club Big Band will take you back to the hits of Basie, Miller, Sinatra, Ellington, Porter, Simone and many more....

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Antique Fair - ADF19

Antique Fair - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art...

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Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 – 12 year olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled morning held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other...

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Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events – there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls lining...

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At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
Mimi (Ginger Rogers) wants a divorce. She hires a lawyer who devises a plan involving an extramarital affair at an English seaside hotel. But Mimi didn’t expect dashing dancer Guy (Fred Astaire) to enter the picture. What follows is a romantic comedy of errors featuring stunning musical moments...

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Argentine Tango Class - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
Take to the floor and learn to dance the seductive Argentine Tango with John Flower, New Zealand Tango champion and also Tango Stage Champion World Latin Dance Cup, Miami, USA 2016. Tango provides a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience and embrace this...

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Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
The Deco City Beer tent will showcase Napiers famous Deco City beer and also local wines. Throughout the entire festival the tent will be pouring cold Deco City beer and will have delicious local food offerings on site. The Deco City tent will also have live entertainment such as music, quizzes...

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Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
Get out those classy clothes and enter the fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes, it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed Lady, best dressed Gent, best dressed...

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At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
After a car crash, carefree and glamorous couple George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) find themselves deceased. Confined to an existence as ghosts, they need to do a good deed in order to get into heaven. Who better to haunt than their old, stuffy friend Cosmo Topper (Roland Young)...

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Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sunday at Ira's - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
Sundays at Ira’s is Jane Keller’s latest cabaret show and features Michael Williams on piano. Jane’s Great Aunt Alice was a close personal friend of Ira Gershwin and was a regular guest at his Sunday lunches where he enjoyed entertaining his friends. George Gerswhin, Cole Porter, Harold...

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Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
Join New Zealand music legend Debbie Harwood as she performs a concert of her acclaimed Jazz album ‘Soothe me’. This is a concert that celebrates the golden era of Jazz using the thread that is LOVE and weaving its way through good times and bad, war and peace. It celebrates what holds us...

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18. Thursday 14th February 2019
A zany murder comedy by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by: Jonathan Smith Corpses in the cellar, clueless cops, sweet old ladies, crazy brothers, mercy killings, elderberry wine and thwarted romance provide us with just the right ingredients for our Art Deco offering. This is a three act play with...

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Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19. Thursday 14th February 2019
When the sun goes down and the music starts up. Come to the Cabana for some old good time Jazz featuring some of NZ’s greatest Jazz Musicians. The songs of Ella, Frank, Billie, The Big Bands and more. A late night hang out with doors at 8-30, show starting at 9-30 and running till late, this is...

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Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Festival Style Hub - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Want your hair and makeup done for the day or the night while you enjoy a glass of bubbles - the Festival Style Hub offers the full experience. Brimming with beauty, wellbeing offerings as well as plenty of pampering, the Festival Style Hub is home to a one-stop shop for all things glam and...

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Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's. Friday 15th February 2019
From practical to playful and romantic to racy, this talk covers both staid foundation garments and fanciful boudoir wear. Ever wondered just how you rolled your stockings down or what put the snap in your garters? Join social historian and vintage clothing collector Inger Sheil as we take a peek...

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

Huge Deco Sale - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items, at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves shoes, accessories and more. Fine Deco collectables include China, silver, glassware and linen. Entry: Gold coin to World...

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Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Glamour After Dark - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Costumier Natalie Robb, presents a ‘how to’ guide on how all women can create a glamorous evening look for the Art Deco Festival. By using a mixture of fast fashion, recycled and handmade clothing Natalie will transform several figure shapes to illustrate that we can all have fun on a...

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Deco-dancing! Join us to learn the basics of a range of vintage dances from the Art Deco era, including 1920s Charleston, Swing and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how to...

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Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Fashionably Lunching - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Join us for lunch at which a panel of Art Deco fashion experts will discuss and do a Q & A about Art Deco fashion. See incredible Art Deco collection pieces, newly designed garments and get the inside hints and tips from hair and makeup stylists on how to create your style. You’ll be greeted...

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The Navy Band In Concert

The Navy Band In Concert. Friday 15th February 2019
Join the RNZN Band in a celebration of Napier and the Navy. This concert has become a favourite on the Art Deco Weekend schedule. As one of the country’s best service Bands, the Navy Band is made up of the finest woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from around New Zealand and the...

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Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
How to get a Champagne Wardrobe on a Cider Budget! Local legends, deco aficionados and op shopping queens Leigh Gillard and Judy Barnes will present this talk on how to develop a fabulous deco wardrobe without spending the family silver on it. With tips on sewing, secondhand shopping and doing...

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Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Miss Jean Batten - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Presented by: Kabarett Tempestuous, inspirational and utterly fearless, Pioneer aviator Jean Batten was the very model of a strong New Zealand woman. Her 1936 flight from England to New Zealand, navigating with just a compass and a watch, is one of the extraordinary feats of the last...

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Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Napier Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Flying Displays, the Navy Ceremonial Sunset, admire the cars, fashion and let your imagination soar as...

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Depression Dinner - ADF19

Depression Dinner - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Always a festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a good old fashioned dinner and pudding is served.

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Twisting The Swing

Twisting The Swing. Friday 15th February 2019
Dine and dance at Napier's famously proud RSA. This event is open to everyone who enjoys delicious food and music that will have you dancing the entire night. Napier RSA are excited to present Twistin the Swing, as they have a soul for the style of music that celebrates the Art Deco era....

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Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
A ceremonial sunset by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band is a tradition in the Navy which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the Sunset Hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the sounding of the Retreat, the Flag or...

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Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a special...

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Prohibition Party - ADF19

Prohibition Party - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
In 2019 we’re bringing the Prohibition Party back to its full glory. A little party never killed nobody - unless the Federal Police arrive to enforce the Prohibition Law. Relive the Florida dark underground nightlife during the Prohibition period as you experience non-stop music, live...

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Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19. Friday 15th February 2019
If you're looking for a murderous cabaret experience, you've come to the right place. With an all singing, all dancing, oftentimes burlesquing cast of local and international performers, Haven't a Clue pays cheeky homage to those classic mystery stories of the 1930s with a double helping of...

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Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Vintage fashion designer and seamstress Tamsin Smith will take you on a journey through the playful fashions of the 20s and 30s. From fashion plate to finished dress, this talk will focus on re-creating garments of the era using creative pattern making and sewing techniques. Be inspired to make...

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The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Knitting has a long history but its popularity was greatly increased in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Local vintage knitting enthusiast Denise Gore will be presenting a talk about hand knitting during the period. Numbers are limited. To RSVP please contact the Napier Library on 06 834 4180 or at...

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Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Deco Kids Club - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Whether for entertainment or a great place to get out of the sun, take a break with the little ones at the Deco Kids Club. Full of fun Art Deco activities, free arts, games, entertainment and educational projects for them to work on. Please note all children must be supervised at all times by...

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Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance lessons. Perfect for the little ones who want to learn how to be full time fella’s and dames during the Festival.

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Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Vintage Car Parade - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Sponsored by: Progressive Meats Free to view. In 2019, for the first time ever it will be the year of the Commercial Vehicle at Napier Art Deco Festival with entries of all types of Commercials on parade. These special vehicles had hard working lives doing everything from delivering goods and...

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Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Creating your Deco Capsule Wardrobe. Stuck for what to wear during Deco or need a little style inspiration? Join Director of The Metropolitan Club, Rose Jackson, for a fun and informative discussion on how to create your perfect Art Deco capsule wardrobe. Filled with practical tips, simple...

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
After rave reviews in 2018 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. The choir enjoys singing a wide range of...

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Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore. Saturday 16th February 2019
Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The main event for our ‘Fashion focused Festival’; this free outdoor runway fashion show will set alight Saturday night at the Napier Sound Shell. This spectacular event will include unique collection pieces, newly designed Art Deco inspired works from...

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Great Gatsby Party - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Sponsored by HB Technologies. Last year’s most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of bubbles on arrival. On the...

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Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
The 1930s boasted many of the greatest composers of all time - Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Rodgers – and now’s your chance to have a fun sing along while enjoying a good old fashioned dinner and pudding. Entertainers will lead the songs as you join in with song sheets provided. Bring your...

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up whether it be a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old timey bootlegger garb, and join us for a festive evening of celebrations. You’ll enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton‘s, served...

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19. Saturday 16th February 2019
Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world class outdoor musical concert.

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaché, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each...

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Market Street Fair - ADF19

Market Street Fair - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Come and experience the tastes and toys of yester-year with the Market Street Fair. With tables loaded with sweets and treats from the Deco Era, children, both young and old will have the opportunity to re-live how 1930’s children played and entertained themselves. Combined with the...

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Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Soap Box Derby - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Sponsored by Conroy Removals and Pit Stop Napier One of the Festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications, and...

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Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Sponsored by: Brebner Print The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony.

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Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco Movie Marathon. Sunday 17th February 2019
Art Deco 2019 Movie Screening of the classics. Come along and have a relaxing afternoon with us and some of the classic movies. Enjoy with a meal or snuggle under the blanket to enjoy this afternoon of art. Movie Screenings and Times: Gone With The Wind at 12 noon Casablanca at 4pm The Great...

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Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please email festival@artdeconapier.com. Gathering point to meet your RNZN guest will be...

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Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Sponsored by: Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. If the weather is wet, we will...

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Sponsored by: Tremains Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary Sileni Estates wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer.

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Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Classic movies on our big screens. A comfortable afternoon to enjoy with friends while relaxing to some absolute movie classics. 12.00pm - Gone with the Wind 4.00pm - Casablanca 6.00pm - The Great Gatsby

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Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Always hotly contested the Art Deco Best Dressed Contest, presented by The Metropolitan Club, is one of the most popular events in the Napier Art Deco Festival programme. Come along and marvel at the magnificent outfits on display or be brave and take to the catwalk yourself! This is your chance...

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Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Dry Boat Racing - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun - you may even win a prize.

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A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
We remember those affected by the 1931 earthquake and give thanks for those who contributed to the resurrection of the cathedral and the city. A service of readings and prayers, hymns and music reflecting the era. Doors open at 4:15pm.

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Deco Best Bits - ADF19

Deco Best Bits - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink and...

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Jazz Vespers - ADF19

Jazz Vespers - ADF19. Sunday 17th February 2019
A jazz concert with a difference. Round off your weekend with an Evening Service where the spirituality of jazz sets the rhythm through the notes of music and verse. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Enjoy toe-tapping and soul-filled jazz in this historic church,...

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Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019. Sunday 17th February 2019
In support of their second full studio album, Hiboux will be touring across New Zealand's North Island this coming February. Bringing together some of New Zealand's current finest rock acts, along with Panic Syndrome (ex-Caligula) who will be flying over from Australia to join in the...

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4. Wednesday 20th February 2019
Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

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Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo. Saturday 23rd February 2019
CHB Creative Souls is proud to present CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo! On the last weekend of February 2019, Central Hawkes Bay will be host to it's inaugural Holistic & Wellbeing Expo. (2-day event) As the event organisers, we are excited to confirm that we alredy have an incredible line up of...

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4. Sunday 24th February 2019
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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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions. Sunday 24th February 2019
Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Iris 1:30pm - Larisa & Arahi 3:00pm - JR Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full section of the...

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The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour. Friday 1st March 2019
New Zealand! You've asked for it so here it is! The U2 Show Achtung Baby are finally bringing their sell out "The Joshua Tree" album show to NZ. Friday March 1st - The Cabana Napier w/guests Direct from Melbourne $30 pre sale - $35 on the night U2's sonic masterpiece album will be played in...

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019. Saturday 9th March 2019
Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's Bay...

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Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day. Saturday 9th March 2019
It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 7th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 9th March 2019. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

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Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019. Tuesday 12th March 2019
The annual Land Rover Horse of the Year is New Zealand's Premier Equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1400 riders and 1800 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money, the show is a feature on all equestrian...

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Nitro Circus Next Level Tour

Nitro Circus Next Level Tour. Sunday 17th March 2019
Nitro Circus has raised the bar by creating an action-packed all-new tour that is too big to fit indoors. The Nitro Circus crew will charge into New Zealand with jaw-dropping new ramps, unbelievable new tricks and ridiculous stunts. The Next Level Tour takes inspiration from the game-changing...

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5. Wednesday 20th March 2019
Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs). Sunday 24th March 2019
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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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions. Sunday 24th March 2019
Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Emma Webb 1:30pm - 80/20 3:00pm - Fraser Mack Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full section of...

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Bard @ the Park

Bard @ the Park. Saturday 30th March 2019
We are super proud to bring you Bard at the Park, the complete works of Shakespeare in under a couple hours, that is the cliff note version of all his plays. Multiple stages are set around the grounds for pop up performances, this is going to be the funniest, thought-provoking show you have seen...

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2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships. Saturday 6th April 2019
The Crewcut Backyard Bash is back for 2019, bigger and better than last year, and looking to see who truely is the best in the Kiwi backyard! Backyard Cricket New Zealand along with Crewcut Lawn & Gardens and The Rock Radio Station are excited to announce 6 x 1 day regional events held at various...

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Friday 19th April 2019
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Friday 19th April 2019
The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

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The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience. Friday 19th April 2019
Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship. Friday 19th April 2019
Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag an hour earlier than normal at 6pm This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne,...

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship. Saturday 20th April 2019
Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag. This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne, Rotorua, Auckland, Palmerston North,...

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Saturday 27th April 2019
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Saturday 27th April 2019
The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

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The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience. Saturday 27th April 2019
Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers. Sunday 12th May 2019
Popular visitors to Kiwi shores - Scotland’s The Proclaimers – will perform a very special show early evening at the Black Barn amphitheatre to conclude their New Zealand tour. Special guest Mel Parsons will open the show. Twins Craig and Charlie Reid and their talented band bring their...

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show. Friday 17th May 2019
Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House....

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon. Saturday 18th May 2019
Run away to Hawke's Bay for a 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, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant Hill...

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Rangatahi Māori

Rangatahi Māori. Tuesday 30th July 2019
Te hiringa matua, te hiringa tangata, te hiringa o te rangatahi. This workshop has been designed to be relevant to all professionals working with young Māori (rangatahi). Participants will learn current and applied knowledge that will further develop their own cultural competence. "Hiringa"...

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Distressed Or Deliberately Defiant

Distressed Or Deliberately Defiant. Monday 19th August 2019
Professionals working in and with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by students with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a growing sub set of students who present as exceptionally difficult to manage. These kids are not the ‘usual’ behaviour support...

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Bold Moves

Bold Moves. Saturday 14th September 2019
The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

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Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel. Saturday 16th November 2019
Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019, the...

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