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Hawke's Bay Events

Find out what events are coming to Hawke's Bay and what events are on at the moment.

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Friday 24th November 2017
“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

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Tenei Tonu Exhibition

Tenei Tonu Exhibition. Friday 24th November 2017
Tēnei Tonu can be interpreted as “always here” and this new exhibition shares stories of those who have always been here - Tangata Whenua. These are the kaitiaki custodians not only of this land but also of the connections to whakapapa genealogy and to culture. Taonga on display will include...

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Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Friday 24th November 2017
For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

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Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden

Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden. Friday 24th November 2017
The story of two visionary sisters, whose dedication, generosity and lifelong love of art has left a lasting impression on the Hawke’s Bay region. Their purchase of Kereru Station in 1946 enabled them to establish and support a range of local causes and organisations, and the charitable trusts...

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Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place

Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place. Friday 24th November 2017
Touch, tap, strike and slap on these photographs to trigger the sounds of each place. From birdsong and cascading water to the roar of a train and the chatter of people, the sounds that you discover bring the images of Hawke’s Bay to life. Recordings and contact technology by Campbell Burns,...

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Deco Kimono: From The Jack C Richards Collection

Deco Kimono: From The Jack C Richards Collection. Friday 24th November 2017
Presenting six kimono from the time of Art Deco in Japan, when innovations in silk fabric production led to the first mass-produced, inexpensive silk kimono. The modern kimono fashions became accessible to a wide sector of society, with designs that featured bold colours, striking geometric...

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A Touch of Summer

A Touch of Summer. Friday 24th November 2017
A Touch of Summer is a collection of hand made jewellery by Abi Perks, which is easy to wear as separates or as matching pieces together. They are made with freshwater pearls, semi-precious stones, glass and sterling silver beads and findings. Originally from England, Abi came to New Zealand in...

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Is It a Book?

Is It a Book?. Friday 24th November 2017
An exhibition showcasing unique interpretations of the traditional book. The Keirunga Book Arts Group presents their unique interpretations of the book, by challenging the content and structure of the traditional book. The Group provides a combination of monthly studio sessions and occasional...

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Home and Abroad

Home and Abroad. Friday 24th November 2017
Home and Abroad features several works from Janice Hambly’s travels, as well as her favourite subject of local birds and scenery. Janice has been interested in drawing and painting all her life. It was a useful skill to have when she was a primary school teacher, with her specialty being...

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Encroachment

Encroachment. Friday 24th November 2017
Des Helmore's paintings work in a peripheral zone where the detail are often the subject. These landscapes subtly suggest redistributions of 'traditional' order, as if encapsulated in a vacuum. They are unique in their colour and intensity.

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John Eaden: Towards the Grand Tour

John Eaden: Towards the Grand Tour. Friday 24th November 2017
Hawke's Bay based landscape artist John Eaden paints ‘Towards the Grand Tour’, new work from 2016/17. Earlier this year, Eaden toured Italy and was able to research locations in the Vatican Gardens and in Padova in the north. Echoes of these works are also applied by Eaden to his landscapes...

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Be the Change - Tu Tonu

Be the Change - Tu Tonu. Friday 24th November 2017
Note: This is a gold coin entry event Te Aratika Drilling has partnered with Greater Than for the third year running of “Be the Change”. It’s all about fun and engaging experiences for our young people that foster positive change. Bring The Change will bring positive role models and...

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Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

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

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Raiza Biza - A Homecoming

Raiza Biza - A Homecoming. Friday 24th November 2017
A few weeks ago, Raiza came back from his first European headline tour. After performing well-received shows in cities like Bremgarten, Paris, Amsterdam, Darmstadt and Aosta, he's bringing his live show back home. After releasing numerous singles, collaborations and music videos in the last 3...

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Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market. Saturday 25th November 2017
The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market. Saturday 25th November 2017
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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Open Day

Open Day. Saturday 25th November 2017
It's time to celebrate and make it all official, now that the signage is up! Wellness Sanctuary are opening their doors from 10 til 3pm on Saturday 25th November so that you can experience what this health haven has to offer. There will be: - Free 10 min shoulder massages with the wonderful Alex...

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Pony/Horse Rides

Saturday 25th November 2017
Hi everyone we run pony and horse rides every weekend until the 23rd of Dec unless a function yummy food to purchase decorate your own frames face and nail painting loads more to do. Everyone welcome. Riding for any ages. Call Naomi - 0220121706.

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Edible Gardening for Beginners (Part 1)

Edible Gardening for Beginners (Part 1). Saturday 25th November 2017
Learn how to give your edible garden the best chance of success. Start a small garden to grow something you want to eat. Try doing things differently to get some better growing results. This is a two hour workshop for you if you've tried and been disappointed or overwhelmed with growing veggies....

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Artist Workshop: Drawing On Stuffed Weight With Gaby Montejo

Artist Workshop: Drawing On Stuffed Weight With Gaby Montejo. Saturday 25th November 2017
Join Christchurch-based artist Gaby Montejo for a conversation about his work, followed by a still life drawing exercise. Montejo’s installation work, Stuffed Weight for Takeout, 2017 is currently on display in the exhibition, ‘Everyday Lines’. Gaby’s arts practice includes photography,...

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Battle in the Bay 2017

Battle in the Bay 2017. Saturday 25th November 2017
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) /...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 25th November 2017
Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long lasting, scented candles for gifts or your home with this natural product, fragrances and colours and recycled containers. You will go away from this demonstration with knowledge, inspiration,...

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The Fades

The Fades. Saturday 25th November 2017
Formed in 2015, The Fades are Wellington's premier vintage soul and Motown providers with a reputation for killer sets and only the finest in Vintage grooves. With a focus on Vintage sounds, The Fades draw from the likes of Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Gene Washington, The Droptones, Bill...

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Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs: Cantare Chamber Choir

Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs: Cantare Chamber Choir. Saturday 25th November 2017
Leave the work week behind with choral music from NZ and around the world. Door sales only.

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Loud Ghost

Loud Ghost. Saturday 25th November 2017
Alt rock band Loud Ghost visit the hospitable vista of the Paisley Stage, Napier after a 2017 hiatus. With members of the band busy with other musical avenues it’s been a long time between shows. Loud ghost have been proud to support 'The Buzzcocks', 'Sebadoh', 'Grant Hart', (Husker Du)...

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Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons. Saturday 25th November 2017
Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons – a dream New Zealand tour of songs and swagger – takes place 9th-26th November with 11 dates from north to south. Plus1 is delighted to present Mel and Greg alongside their super-talented hybrid band featuring Ted Brown, Josh Logan and Jed Parsons. Expect...

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Sammy J - The Sleepwalker Tour

Sammy J - The Sleepwalker Tour. Saturday 25th November 2017
Sammy J's Sleepwalker Tour is going live right here in Aotearoa! With no need for introductions, Sammy J is certainly one of Aotearoa's rising international stars! Kicking off The Sleepwalker Tour in New Plymouth and finishing up in Whakatane. This tour is not to be missed, Sammy J will be...

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Sunday Market

Sunday 26th November 2017
Sunday market held every Sunday rain or shine. Over 60 stalls in winter. Crafts, new clothing, second hand items and wide range of new items. Wide range of food stalls and fruit and veggies, a must to visit.

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Sunday 26th November 2017
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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Otane Market

Otane Market. Sunday 26th November 2017
Set in the beautiful rural township of Otane, the market offers fresh breads, cheap free veggies, free range eggs, artisan olive oils, Dutch cheeses as well as handcrafts, bric a brac, plant seedlings. All set in a great village atmosphere - held regardless of any weather.

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Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete. Sunday 26th November 2017
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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Kiwi Christmas At the Museum

Kiwi Christmas At the Museum. Sunday 26th November 2017
Movie: Kiwi Christmas MTG plays host to a special preview of New Zealand film Kiwi Christmas. Directed by Tony Simpson (Kiwi Flyer) Kiwi Christmas is the first film that speaks to our own experience of Christmas. Disillusioned with the materialism of Christmas, Santa escapes to as far from the...

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The Take Out: A Gaby Montejo Performance

The Take Out: A Gaby Montejo Performance. Sunday 26th November 2017
Call it a swap-meet, garage sale, eviction or liquidation – with artist Gaby Montejo’s performance work, this could be all or none of the above. Don’t miss this one-off performance which will be part of the de-installation of Montejo’s artwork, Stuffed Weight for Takeout, 2017 which is...

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Sunday Session 1

Sunday Session 1. Sunday 26th November 2017
Join us for a 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, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

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Napier City Christmas Parade

Napier City Christmas Parade. Sunday 26th November 2017
Come and join in the magic of Xmas with the Napier City Xmas Parade. With over 50 displays and floats, this year's Xmas Parade is even bigger than ever and now has an extended parade route. With the parade now being held on Sunday, parking will be free in the CBD. Brought to you by Napier...

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Live Music Sundays

Live Music Sundays. Sunday 26th November 2017
Graham Johnston will be joining the Sunday crew here at Monica Loves, and entertaining our customers with live beats, come on down.

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Graham Johnston

Graham Johnston. Sunday 26th November 2017
Graham Johnston, Straight Outta Palmy, will be here on Sunday afternoon entertaining us with his grand tunes. Presented by: Monica Loves

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Carols From Around the World

Carols From Around the World. Sunday 26th November 2017
The Linden Singers end of year concert enjoys the title “Carols from around the World”. As the title suggests, the choir is going to take the audience on an exciting world tour to share some of the festive Christmas music from other countries and cultures. Several of the carols in the...

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Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs: Cantare Chamber Choir

Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs: Cantare Chamber Choir. Sunday 26th November 2017
Leave the work week behind with great choral music from NZ and around the world. Children free.

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Share Your Talent

Share Your Talent. Sunday 26th November 2017
This evening is an Open Mic event which is available to anyone who wants to come along to sing with our Band Wild Horses, or play your own acoustic guitar or backing tracks. Come and share your talent with an appreciative audience. Half-Time Entertainment for this month will be taken care of our...

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Here's A Story - Film Premiere

Here's A Story - Film Premiere. Sunday 26th November 2017
A film by Connor Pritchard Throughout this year, Connor has worked with names such as Nike, The Black Seeds, Baynk, Raiza Biza, SWIDT, Blaze and many more. With late nights, persistence and grit, Connor continues to reach out to the wider community with his work. He has a just returned from Europe...

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Here's a Story Movie Screening

Sunday 26th November 2017
A film by Hawkes Bay photographer, filmmaker and producer Connor Pritchard. Throughout this year, Connor has worked with names such as Nike, The Black Seeds, Baynk, Raiza Biza, SWIDT, Blaze and many more. With late nights, persistence and grit, Connor continues to reach out to the wider community...

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Masquerades

Masquerades. Sunday 26th November 2017
Our girl band is playing tonight. Come listen to our unique blend of voices.

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Hastings Plunket Playgroup

Hastings Plunket Playgroup. Monday 27th November 2017
Our lovely playgroup coordinator, Jenny, will be there to welcome you at each session. Our playgroup provides a great space for parents to support their younger whanau members to discover, explore, connect and have fun. We encourage parents to be involved with the running of each session and...

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Monday Meditations

Monday Meditations. Monday 27th November 2017
With so many meditation techniques on offer, it can be quite daunting knowing where to start and which one to choose. Many of us feel like we just need to get out of the busyness to have some quiet time or spend a weekend away in a retreat to get some clear head space. But our busy lives do not...

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Lets Get Creative! Fine Art Classes for Kids (8 - 11yrs)

Lets Get Creative! Fine Art Classes for Kids (8 - 11yrs). Monday 27th November 2017
Monday 16 Oct - 11 Dec (8 weeks - No class 23rd Oct) 8-11 years. Tutor: Laura Pearce (BEd BDe) This introductory art class provides your child with the foundation to explore their innate creativity, while encouraging originality and celebration of their own unique style. Laura will introduce a...

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Cost of Retirement Rising Rapidly With Dr Claire Matthews

Cost of Retirement Rising Rapidly With Dr Claire Matthews. Monday 27th November 2017
If you think your golden years are going to be just that, new research says you may need to think again. Join us as Claire Matthews explains why retirement is becoming more and more unaffordable. Picture of Claire Matthews2017 marks ten years since New Zealand’s workplace-based retirement...

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Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central

Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central. Tuesday 28th November 2017
Modern effective H&S management relies on a systematic approach. New Zealand Safety Standard 4801 describes the core elements of an H&S system. This course will introduce you to those core elements and help you with strategies to encourage active worker and manager involvement in your workplace....

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass. Tuesday 28th November 2017
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. 7 week night class on Tuesdays beginning 24 October 2017. Tutor: Alexandra Dawson Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or leave contact details with Victoria on...

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central. Wednesday 29th November 2017
Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you...

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Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives. Wednesday 29th November 2017
Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you...

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BWR Walk in Wednesday's

BWR Walk in Wednesday's. Wednesday 29th November 2017
Walk in Wednesdays are here!! No appointments, it’s completely free and everyone’s welcome! Xero, Figured, MYOB, Receipt Bank, Vend if it’s in the Cloud we know about it! Pop in for troubleshooting support for your existing software. Plus discover amazing add-on solutions for inventory,...

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Dance of Awakening

Dance of Awakening. Wednesday 29th November 2017
We welcome you to join us for Dance of Awakening at the Wellness Sanctuary! Dance of Awakening is a guided experience through a killer playlist where you are invited to let go of what no longer serves you. Together we will create a safe space free of judgement where you can express your true...

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The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL

The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL. Wednesday 29th November 2017
Prepare to be inspired! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ programme concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. A double dose of bike goodness showcasing two different aspects of cycling with feature length films in select locations around...

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Don’t Get Your Tinsel In a Tangle

Don’t Get Your Tinsel In a Tangle. Wednesday 29th November 2017
$25 Show and supper. Blurb: Not your usual Christmas Show. Watch a dysfunctional family deal with Christmas dinner, and giggle at songs you may know, but not quite like this.

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Fire in the Meth Lab

Fire in the Meth Lab. Wednesday 29th November 2017
Australian comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, My Dad’s Deaths) has landed in New Zealand and is touring his insane and incredible Fire in the Meth Lab around the country. Jon is a multi-award winning performer and a powerhouse of guts and gusto. His stories are...

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Hastings District Libraries School Holiday Activities

Thursday 30th November 2017
30 November - 8+ Junior Bookworms - For the final session of the year come along and learn how to make a zine. 16 December - 5+ Dance music + sheets of canvas + paint on your feet - Celebrating reopening Havelock North Library! (Old clothes are a must please). 19 December 3:30-5pm - All...

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Mums, Bumps & Babies

Mums, Bumps & Babies. Thursday 30th November 2017
Calling all new mums and mums to be! We are taking registrations for our next Mums, Bumps & Babies Course. An 8 week programme delivering safe and effective pre and post natal exercises. Focusing on the core and pelvic floor, strength and cardiovascular, plus helping you incorporate movement back...

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Sonic Tonic Sound Bath - Light

Sonic Tonic Sound Bath - Light. Thursday 30th November 2017
Light lunchtime session. Lay down and bathed in sound-scapes lovingly crafted to nourish your entire being. This will be in my new healing room!!! Booking: please confirm your attendance as spaces are limited!! Thank you. What contribution can this session be to you? Yee Ley collaborates with...

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Napier City Rovers Football Academy

Napier City Rovers Football Academy. Thursday 30th November 2017
Enrol Now in the Napier City Rovers Football Academy. Registrations are open for the NCR Football Academy as it prepares to enter its fourth term. Led by Bill Robertson, Rovers head coach and Hawke's Bay United player/assistant coach, the NCRFA offers development and elite pathways for players...

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Meditation & Contemplation

Meditation & Contemplation. Thursday 30th November 2017
We invite you to practice meditation with the support of a group. Our group uses an approach to meditation/contemplation based on the Christian tradition. Everyone is welcome, whether you are looking for a spiritual practice, spiritual companionship, have no affiliation with any Spiritual...

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Altmusic Presents: Brötzmann/Leigh NZ Tour

Altmusic Presents: Brötzmann/Leigh NZ Tour. Thursday 30th November 2017
Altmusic and the Audio Foundation are proud to present a nationwide tour of renowned saxophone/pedal steel guitar duo, Brötzmann/Leigh. Peter Brötzmann is a living legend of improvised music who has embodied the leading edge of the European avant-garde for over 50 years, challenging audiences...

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Fire in the Meth Lab

Fire in the Meth Lab. Thursday 30th November 2017
Australian comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, My Dad’s Deaths) has landed in New Zealand and is touring his insane and incredible Fire in the Meth Lab around the country. Jon is a multi-award winning performer and a powerhouse of guts and gusto. His stories are...

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Rural Meandering

Rural Meandering. Friday 1st December 2017
Some of the paintings in this exhibition by Graham Stitchbury were completed fourteen years apart; “Last year my wife and I returned to Napier after living overseas for fourteen years; twelve years in Vietnam and two years in Uzbekistan. Before going overseas I enjoyed completing oil paintings...

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017. Friday 1st December 2017
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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Voices of HOPE - How to fight

Voices of HOPE - How to fight. Friday 1st December 2017
We are so excited to have Voices of Hope coming to the Hawkes Bay. This event is a community focused and open to everyone. Knowledge is power! Voices of Hope "Suicide prevention and mental illness - "How to fight" night is all about the practical ways to fight through mental illness and...

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Boom Boom Deluxe: CANCELLED

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

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Sonic Delusion

Sonic Delusion. Friday 1st December 2017
Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced "funky electro-acoustic folk". Sonic Delusion’s frontman Andre Manella uses his well-worn loop pedal to spontaneously create layers of rhythm, tone and vocals. ​The Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk...

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Wairoa Christmas Festival & Parade

Wairoa Christmas Festival & Parade. Saturday 2nd December 2017
The Wairoa Christmas Festival will be held on Saturday 2nd December 2017. The programme starts with Tamariki (kids) road activities from 9am to 12pm, register your interest on the yroaynot.co.nz website or complete the registration form. The Wairoa Christmas Parade will start at 1.00pm along...

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Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market. Saturday 2nd December 2017
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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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market. Saturday 2nd December 2017
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 from September through April, hibernating in...

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Wairoa Christmas Festival 2017 Sci-Fi to the Sky

Wairoa Christmas Festival 2017 Sci-Fi to the Sky. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Tamariki Road Activities. Starts at 9am with Hip Hop Lessons with Eru & the Crew at Library Green. 10am Road Art Lessons by Nolan Maru. 11am Create & Construct a Christmas ornament for the Marine Parade Pine trees. Register on yroaynot.co.nz. Chrissy Market: Starts at 9am from BNZ bank to Kids...

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He Manu Tīoriori

He Manu Tīoriori. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Traversing 100 years of Ngāti Kahungunu’s love affair with music, 'He Manu Tīoriori' features church and brass band influence through to parlour music, ragtime, jazz, rock and roll as well as country and western. The exhibition explores how Ngāti Kahungunu has been at the forefront of it...

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Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts. Saturday 2nd December 2017
The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

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Edible Gardening for Beginners (Part 2)

Edible Gardening for Beginners (Part 2). Saturday 2nd December 2017
Learn how to give your edible garden the best chance of success. Start a small garden to grow something you want to eat. Try doing things differently to get some better growing results. This is a two hour workshop for you if you've tried and been disappointed or overwhelmed with growing veggies....

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Sonic Tonic Choir

Sonic Tonic Choir. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Self created, sound jam. Come join me on a sound-scape exploration and explore sounding through your voice. This is session is for anyone who is interested in exploring their voice further for confidence, singing, or connecting to their authentic voice. Together we can create sound-doodles –...

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Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations

Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations - hosted by Charlotte Robinson. "Easy entertaining for the busy person" or a "Kiwi summer Christmas with a traditional twist". Join the team at Wallingford for a weekend of cooking demonstrations with our executive chef Charlotte Robinson. Executive...

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African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshop/Performance

African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshop/Performance. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Come and learn groovy, contagious African Rhythms & Dance in a fun easy Workshop with Koffie Fugah from Ghana, West Africa. Koffie Fugah is a Skilled, Inspirational Master Drummer Dancer from Ghana, West Africa. He has been teaching friendly, exuberant workshops to people all around the world for...

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Stitch

Stitch. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Embroidery Workshops with Jo Dixey. Two workshops based on embroidered works from the Hawke's Bay Museum's Trust Collection. 2 December 2017 Indian-inspired flowers and leaves. Suitable for beginners to advanced stitchers. 3 December 2017 Tree Panel. Suitable for intermediate to advanced...

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The Great British Dance Off

The Great British Dance Off. Saturday 2nd December 2017
Dance Express presents a high energy dance show from 3 years to adults, showcasing items of hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical and contemporary. Our dance theme this year is the Great British Dance Off. Presented by: Dance Express

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Waiata Mai - A Night of Stars, Songs and Sing-alongs

Waiata Mai - A Night of Stars, Songs and Sing-alongs. Saturday 2nd December 2017
An Explosive musical night of the finest artists in Aotearoa. Singing their hits and hearts out, these dynamic powerhouses take to
 the Black Barn Amphitheatre in a spectacular night of stellar songs and sing alongs. Reaching into the great Aotearoa songbook, Dave Dobbyn, Anika Moa, Maisey...

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Authentic Voice Class

Authentic Voice Class. Sunday 3rd December 2017
This healing play space aims to connect you back to your authentic voice, your own personal signature note so you can sing your 'song' with ease and joy. $70 pre-paid online or $80 on the door. By allowing ourselves to explore in multi-sensory ways can have profound results in our lives....

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Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football. Sunday 3rd December 2017
The 'Westies' head east to take on HBU in the NZ Football Championship. After a month on the road the home comforts of Bluewater will be a welcome sight for the boys in Black and White as they try and wrest three competition points from the five time champions from the super city. Featuring a...

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Sol Lounge Summer Series Ft. Aroha

Sol Lounge Summer Series Ft. Aroha. Sunday 3rd December 2017
Madcap and Black Barn Bistro in association with Campari NZ is proud to present the Sol Lounge Summer Series. Saturday, December 3 Featuring Aroha Support from Gareth Dobson & Rob C Join us this summer for an exciting 5 part summer series featuring some very talented Kiwi artists. Set within the...

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Hastings Choral Christmas Concert

Sunday 3rd December 2017
A concert of seasonal music, directed by Joe Christensen with Anna Hansen (piano) and guest soloists. (School Students $5). Advance Tickets available from Choir members - via our Facebook page or email hastingschoral@gmail.com. Ticket price includes refreshments – Christmas cake and a glass of...

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James Tait-Jamieson's Lounge Lizards

James Tait-Jamieson's Lounge Lizards. Sunday 3rd December 2017
Inspired by 'The Retro Cocktail Hour’ late night show on National Radio, James Tait-Jamieson’s Lounge Lizards bring back the sound of the ‘Swingin’ '60s and the Exotic ‘50s. Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Henry Mancini, Burt Bacharach and contemporaries. Crooned vocals and famous...

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The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe. Tuesday 5th December 2017
Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

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Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic - Napier

Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic - Napier. Tuesday 5th December 2017
Spark New Zealand, The MacDiarmid Institute and the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering present Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic, Touring New Zealand November/December 2017. Following last year’s sell-out tour, join Nanogirl and Boris (her trusty lab assistant) for science and...

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BNZ Connect Event

BNZ Connect Event. Tuesday 5th December 2017
Learn how to manage and grow your small business at BNZ Connect. Our free nationwide speaker series is open to everyone, but you'll need to get in quick - spaces are limited. Hear from a Deloitte Fast 50 Business on how they have achieved rapid growth. The business owner will share an overview of...

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Personal Effectiveness facilitated webinars

Personal Effectiveness facilitated webinars. Wednesday 6th December 2017
This breakfast series covers hot topics on personal effectiveness. Learn valuable skills to manage yourself, your workload and your relationships to positively impact your success professionally and personally. Designed around popular webinars currently on the Chartered Accountants ANZ Education...

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 6th December 2017
This is where it all begins. The why and the how of Living an Extraordinary Healthy Life, with an emphasis on the Brain-Body Connection (Structural Correction) but also addressing specific lifestyle steps to help support that primary focus. Fewer Accidents and Injuries, More Energy, Better...

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Gallery Snapshot

Gallery Snapshot. Thursday 7th December 2017
Join the Gallery Director on the first Thursday of every month for a 15-minute look at a few of the artworks in the current exhibition during your lunchtime. To join us, meet at the gallery information desk. No booking required.

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Teacher's Preview: Summer Exhibitions

Teacher's Preview: Summer Exhibitions. Thursday 7th December 2017
An open invitation for Hawke’s Bay teachers to preview our new summer exhibitions: Paratene Matchitt’s ‘HUI’ and Ben Pearce’s ‘Life Will Go On After Money’ and find out about the gallery’s free art education programmes. No booking required. Refreshments provided.

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series. Friday 8th December 2017
Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the amazing...

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Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome

Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome. Friday 8th December 2017
Poetic and visually alluring photographs and video works from leading interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara place the symbolic figure of Salome in the landscape of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga - Hawke’s Bay. Kihara was inspired to set her works in the Hawke’s Bay region after reading an...

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Christmas Market

Christmas Market. Friday 8th December 2017
Let’s CAN Christmas! Fill up your basket with affordable gifts and stocking fillers at CAN’s Christmas Art & Design Market! You will discover affordable quality hand crafted gifts with a twist, made by local artisans. As a special feature on the mezzanine level you will find work for sale by...

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New Summer Exhibitions: Opening Event

New Summer Exhibitions: Opening Event. Friday 8th December 2017
Join Hastings City Art Gallery in celebrating the opening of two new exhibitions for the summer season: Paratene Matchitt’s ‘HUI’ and Ben Pearce’s ‘Life Will Go On After Money’.

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Wild Horses

Wild Horses. Friday 8th December 2017
Mike Savage and Wild Horses turning out in style for their monthly show.

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Richter City Rebels

Richter City Rebels. Friday 8th December 2017
Wellington's First And Finest New Orleans Brass Band. From the French Quarter of New Orleans to the streets of Wellington, the soul of traditional New Orleans music is infectious. The Richter City Rebels have a sound that blends R&B, soul, hip-hop, jazz and funk with the heart and soul of New...

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November Market

November Market. Saturday 9th December 2017
Lots of new and used goods, beautiful pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. The Tiny Dutch shop is...

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Women's Wellness Weekend

Women's Wellness Weekend. Saturday 9th December 2017
Women's Wellness Weekend with Maria Paula Anzola! A wonderful weekend combining different techniques such as flower essences, aromatherapy, dance, yoga and nutrition to celebrate and care for our whole being as women. We will talk about the importance of connecting with our menstrual cycle and...

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Artist Talk: Ben Pearce

Artist Talk: Ben Pearce. Saturday 9th December 2017
Join us for this opportunity to hear Napier-based artist Ben Pearce at the gallery. Ben will discuss aspects of his arts practice and share insight into the development of his latest exhibition, ‘Life Will Go On After Money’, 2017. No booking required.

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions. Saturday 9th December 2017
14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and...

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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. Saturday 9th December 2017
Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

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Cox Partners Christmas At the Park

Cox Partners Christmas At the Park. Saturday 9th December 2017
Free to enter family-friendly Christmas event this year features Benny Tipene, Omega Levine and local artists Badger and Fraser Mack. Free face painting and confidence course for children & teenagers. Gates open at 2pm, children's entertainment starts at 4pm, stage entertainment begins at 5pm...

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iWay Ahuriri Street Fest

iWay Ahuriri Street Fest. Sunday 10th December 2017
Ahuriri Street Fest.

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Special One Day Only 20% Off

Special One Day Only 20% Off. Sunday 10th December 2017
Red Peach Gallery is getting in the spirit of the Ahuriri Street Festival on the 10th December, to offer a Red Dot Special of 20% Paintings plus in gallery specials and every purchase a chance to win! This is for one day only, so be sure to pop along on the 10th December 2017 between 10am -4pm.

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Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football. Sunday 10th December 2017
HBU host Tasman United, led by ex-Phoenix superstar Paul Ifill in round 8 action in the NZ Football premiership. An afternoon at Bluewater stadium is the best value entertainment going in Hawke's Bay - take a break from the Christmas retail madness and kick back on the terraces!

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Come Dance the Night Away

Come Dance the Night Away. Sunday 10th December 2017
Mike and Sheryl Savage along with Wild Horses present their monthly show Come Dance the Night Away. Invited Guests and Half Time Entertainment. All welcome.

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races. Thursday 14th December 2017
The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on a...

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The Eastern

The Eastern. Thursday 14th December 2017
The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants to slow dance and stand on...

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Paul Ubana Jones

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

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Nil Desperandum

Nil Desperandum. Friday 15th December 2017
Nil Desperandum is an exhibition of drawing and painting by Clayton Guthrie. Clayton is a Napier Artist, having lived here most of his life, with family living locally and spread across the North Island. Clayton not only loves the environment; a sunny, warm weather climate, but also the music...

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Acoustic Afternoon With Mack

Acoustic Afternoon With Mack. Saturday 16th December 2017
Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a Summer sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics.

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Saturday Night Sessions With Ardijah

Saturday Night Sessions With Ardijah. Saturday 16th December 2017
Jump on the midnight train to Georgia spring tour with Ardijah, Beau Monga, Lomez Brown and Nofo Lameko!! Get in quick this will sell out, please note this is an R18 event. Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an...

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Elite Wildside & Chong Promotions Presents: The Block Party

Elite Wildside & Chong Promotions Presents: The Block Party. Saturday 16th December 2017
Elite Wildside Events & Chong Promotions are proud to be partnering to host 2017 The Block Party in Bay View Napier on Saturday 16th December 2017. After Elite Wildside hosted an epic event in June which had totalled to around 300 people we have decided to bring this festival scaled event back to...

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Fiesta of Lights

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

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Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

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

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Piece-Makers

Piece-Makers. Sunday 17th December 2017
This is a very special Christmas shopping event with a handful of the very best stallholders from the Piece-Makers markets. Our markets have earned a reputation as a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 17th December 2017
This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

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Sunday Session 2

Sunday Session 2. Sunday 17th December 2017
Join us for a 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, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Christmas Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Christmas Market. Thursday 21st December 2017
Join us for the third of six incredible themed night markets throughout Summer! Come and experience the Hastings CBD Mall as it is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with live music and entertainment, craft stall, plus your favourite food trucks. Bring your...

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Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines

Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines. Thursday 21st December 2017
Sol3 Mio are delighted to announce that they are extending their traditional end of year concert season, with an eight-date tour in December 2017 and January 2018, celebrating Christmas and the beloved kiwi summer. In the first section of the tour, Pene, Amitai and Moses will bring their annual...

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The Danberrys (Nashville)

The Danberrys (Nashville). Thursday 21st December 2017
Described as "a rhythmically seductive and emotionally connecting band," The Danberrys are led by Tennessee-born couple of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel - a truly unique pair of artists hailing from East Nashville, Tennessee. They’ve built a special indie-folk vibe around Dorothy’s...

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Katchafire, The Black Seeds & Sons Of Zion

Katchafire, The Black Seeds & Sons Of Zion. Friday 22nd December 2017
Katchafire, The Black Seeds the playlist for your summer road trip, live in some of New Zealand’s most idyllic settings this summer. Dub-reggae icons Katchafire are probably NZ’s most laid-back, good-vibes band, and they’re most likely our hardest working too! 2017 has seen the ‘Fire play...

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Blue Child Collective (AUS) - Album Documentary NZ Tour

Blue Child Collective (AUS) - Album Documentary NZ Tour. Friday 22nd December 2017
Support from Danica Bryant Heads up, documentary number two from West Aussie fluid groovers Blue Child Collective coming at you. "Building The Boat, Sailing The Seas – The Making Of Saturn Saw The Seaside”, their latest collab with globetrotting videographer David Owen Blackley of Her Name...

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Boxing Day Party 2017

Boxing Day Party 2017. Tuesday 26th December 2017
Get ready for summer 2017/18 in Hawkes Bay. Madcap is proud to once again host the Secret Garden Party at Cape Estate on Boxing Day this year. Cape Estate is located on the elevated terrace of Te Awanga Downs overlooking sweeping vineyards, glistening sea and the spectacular Hawkes Bay coastline...

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema. Tuesday 26th December 2017
A Festival of Film under the Stars. Hawke’s Bay is in full planning mode for its 14th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 26 December 2017 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie...

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Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey. Saturday 30th December 2017
What better than some Jazz music in the midst of the vines in Summer. The awesome Jazz trio “ Golden Apples For Everyone” featuring Caleb Robinson, Rosie Langabeer & Margot Wuts take the stage at Abbey Winery & Brewery. Caleb Robinson, bassist, composer, producer who performs both nationally...

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New Years Eve witH the Afro Beat Band

New Years Eve witH the Afro Beat Band. Sunday 31st December 2017
New Years Eve: Sam Manzanza & Afro Beat Band…. Come and dance the night away at the cabana with the infectious grooves of the Afro Beat Band.

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Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races. Monday 1st January 2018
Kick off the New Year with a relaxing day at Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races. Book ahead for an early bird price of $10 for General Admission. Gather a group of family and friends and get on-course for a day of exciting racing action, live music and free kids entertainment. Pack a...

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Devilskin New Year 2018

Devilskin New Year 2018. Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Due to overwhelming demand Devilskin are excited to announce 3 additional gigs to their recent NZ Tour. Devilskin travelled the length of New Zealand selling out venues everywhere they went delivering explosive dynamic performances, playing the songs you love. The Rock presents Devilskin with...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap. Friday 5th January 2018
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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Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials. Friday 5th January 2018
Sponsored by Church Road Winery, the Elite Road National Championships Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor...

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New Zealand Sidecar Championship

New Zealand Sidecar Championship. Friday 5th January 2018
This is the Speedway event the bike enthusiasts have all been waiting for. The New Zealand Sidecar Championship has attracted over 40 Sidecars from as far away as Invercargill. These guys and their Swingers (passengers) are crazy, racing elbow to elbow at over 130kph in a competition where brakes...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night. Friday 5th January 2018
We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the Hawke's Bay Summer Cycling programme. Heralded as one of the best sports documentaries of our day! “Packed with heart, bravery, laughter and tears… much more than a cycling film.” - Sam Edmonds, Herald Sun. In 2011, as world...

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His Masters Voice

His Masters Voice. Friday 5th January 2018
Fresh from supporting the Mighty DevilSkin and there own triumph EP release gig at the legendary Kings arms tavern. His Masters voice hit the road again in 2018 and first off they make there long awaited to Napier and The Cabana. Get amongst the sounds that is His Masters Voice - The Devils...

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Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race. Saturday 6th January 2018
The Elite 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 112 kilometres of course that travels along both...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride. Saturday 6th January 2018
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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5 Week Dog Training Class

5 Week Dog Training Class. Saturday 6th January 2018
5 week dog training classes designed to teach you the basics to work with your dog. Our classes focus on leash walking, greeting guests, coming when called and all round basic manners.

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Bryan Adams: SOLD OUT

Bryan Adams: SOLD OUT. Saturday 6th January 2018
Bryan Adams will bring his 'Get Up' world tour to New Zealand early next year, taking in some of the country’s most iconic and picturesque outdoor summer venues. Presented by Neptune Entertainment and The Breeze, the tour starts on January 2 at Matakana Country Park north of Auckland, then...

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Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race. Sunday 7th January 2018
The 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 169km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay rural...

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Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu. Sunday 7th January 2018
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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Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football. Sunday 7th January 2018
One of the Premiership's newest clubs makes the trip from the swamplands of the Waikato to the pristine green of Bluewater Stadium. Expect flashes of brilliance, goals a-plenty, craft beer, wine and an atmosphere well worth the modest admission. Get your kicks at HBU!

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride. Tuesday 9th January 2018
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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Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride. Wednesday 10th January 2018
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. Wednesday 10th January 2018
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. Wednesday 10th January 2018
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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James Reid (The Feelers) & Full Band

James Reid (The Feelers) & Full Band. Friday 12th January 2018
As the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for The Feelers, James Reid has already established himself as one of New Zealand’s most successful songwriters and musicians. The Feelers have sold more albums domestically than any other NZ band. Hailing from Christchurch, James started his musical...

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Another Day In Taradise

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

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Bad Company, Foreigner: Rock Steady Supergroup

Bad Company, Foreigner: Rock Steady Supergroup. Saturday 13th January 2018
Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand "Rock Steady" featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner in an all Star Classic Rock Super Group summer tour of New Zealand January 2018, playing all the hits from Bad Company,...

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Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band. Sunday 14th January 2018
Join us for a 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, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

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

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 17th January 2018
Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun and creative workshops for kids based on current exhibition Everyday Lines. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, booking required.

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Wairoa A&P Show

Wairoa A&P Show. Friday 19th January 2018
The Wairoa Agricultural and Pastoral Society is well known for its ‘country style’ annual A&P Show. For 113 years visitors have looked forward to this summer event which brings the community together for a long weekend of true family entertainment. The show gets underway on Thursday with the...

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018. Saturday 20th January 2018
Eight Wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Fourth Annual 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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Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr. Saturday 20th January 2018
Update: New late show has been added. 'The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits.' World Tour 2018. “A comedy hero for our times." - Guardian “Jimmy Carr is a world-class comedian... I envy his brilliance with words.” - The Independent One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent...

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack. Saturday 20th January 2018
Unique, innovative, unrivalled – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in...

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Country Music Festival Branded

Country Music Festival Branded. Wednesday 24th January 2018
5 days of Country Music, featuring top singers from throughout NZ.

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2018 Cable vs Wake

2018 Cable vs Wake. Saturday 27th January 2018
The popular Cable vs Wake wakeboarding/wake skating competition will run on 27-28 January 2018 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend), at the Backpaddock Lakes complex, near Waipukurau. Riders compete behind the boat on Day 1, and on the cable on Day 2 of the comp.

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Confident Communication

Confident Communication. Tuesday 30th January 2018
This course will increase your confidence in your communications with others at work. Get across to others what it is that you would like them to know and understand, in a communication style based on influence, positive behaviour and sensitivity. You will increase your awareness of your own...

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Developing an Effective HR Framework

Developing an Effective HR Framework. Wednesday 31st January 2018
Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop. Saturday 3rd February 2018
This summer Fat Freddy's Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London....

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

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

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course. Wednesday 7th February 2018
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 7th February 2018 Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have a helper to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. See our facebook event...

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Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis. Friday 9th February 2018
Blind Tiger Touring is pleased to announce the return of Kitty Daisy & Lewis to New Zealand shores this summer. The talented siblings, known for their authentic take on vintage country and first-generation rhythm and blues, will play at Black Barn in Hawkes Bay on February 9, San Fran in...

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Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show. Saturday 10th February 2018
This will be a live show like no other – a combination of stunning sounds, amazing visual effects and the magical location of River Park Event Centre. Add in the music of one of the world’s greatest ever bands and you have the kind of evening that is truly un-missable. With a set-list...

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Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry. Sunday 11th February 2018
Join us for a 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, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football. Sunday 11th February 2018
Auckland City are the most successful club in the history of the NZ Premiership; but that doesn't mean they always have it their own way at the Bluewater. HBU will be up for the challenge and you'll be guaranteed of goals and saves galore. See you at Bluewater and C'Mon the Bay!

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market. Thursday 15th February 2018
It's Madness in the Mall as the centre of Hastings is transformed into an Art Deco Wonderland! Our famous Art Deco Costume fair will kick off from 10am and will continue on until 8pm, with Deco Dancers, music and all sorts of fabulous fun for all ages. Of course there will be food trucks...

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Preventing Suicide Using the Solution Focused Approach

Preventing Suicide Using the Solution Focused Approach. Friday 16th February 2018
Over 600 New Zealanders take their lives every year, with countless more experiencing suicidal ideas or acting on these thoughts in the form of non-fatal suicide attempts. International trainer, author and therapist from the UK - John Henden, presents a unique approach to working with the...

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Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge. Friday 16th February 2018
The iconic Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge is back and better than ever! This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space...

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018. Saturday 17th February 2018
The 8th annual Napier Port Ocean Swim will take place on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Hardinge Road Reserve, Ahuriri, Napier (in front of the Hot Chick Carpark) starting at 9am and finishing at 12pm. Prize giving is approx 12:30pm. The Napier Port Ocean Swim is the same weekend as the Napier...

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2018 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2018 Hawkes Bay  Backyard Cricket Championships. Saturday 17th February 2018
Off to the Hawkes Bay for the 4th installment of this years Backyard Bash where the Meeanee Hotel is once again the venue for backyard crickets finest! Get a group of mates together and register a team now! Info: Squad: 5-a-side Tourney Structure: Round-robins with semis & finals Cost includes...

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Social Media Breakfast

Social Media Breakfast. Tuesday 20th February 2018
Want to know more about social media and how you can maximise the tools on offer to help grow your business? This in-depth two hour seminar covers each platform, with a focus on Facebook. You'll walk away with a deeper knowledge and a clearer direction on how you should be integrating social...

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Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”. Wednesday 21st February 2018
Tickets on sale to the general public from 5 October. The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in February featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia from Australia presented by Pacific Entertainment. Kevin Bloody Wilson’s show is not...

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour. Friday 23rd February 2018
Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour. Friday 23rd February 2018
Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

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Wairoa BMC Drags 2018

Wairoa BMC Drags 2018. Saturday 24th February 2018
2018 Drags, we have changed the date to 24th February 2018 as previous date clashed with One Night Stand so we have managed to get our date changed. Please support this event. More details to follow closer to the time.

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Automatic 80s

Automatic 80s. Saturday 24th February 2018
Its time for a little 80s. Pitch Perfect Promotions are proud to present Automatic 80s, New Zealand's Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show. We are excited to confirm that the Automatic 80s Live show is coming to The Cabana, Napier on the 24th Feb, 2018. Automatic 80s is a world class group of...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football. Sunday 25th February 2018
The Dragons fly north and the Sky TV cameras await! The only televised home game at Bluewater this season will be a ding-dong battle between the boys in the black and white stripes and the mainlanders. Grab a beer or wine and enjoy the action!

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Wednesday 28th February 2018
Come enjoy ice skating at Lynmore Primary School. It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty...

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XRACE

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

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The Piano: The Ballet

The Piano: The Ballet. Friday 2nd March 2018
Inspired by the film The Piano with permission kindly granted by Jane Campion, Jan Chapman and Saddleback Productions. 25 years ago, cinema goers around the world were captivated by an extraordinary tale of desire, violence and hope. The story of Ada McGrath and her daughter Flora, husband...

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Cow Pat Pit CPP Workshop

Cow Pat Pit CPP Workshop. Saturday 3rd March 2018
At Farmhouse Kitchen we are introducing the CCP. We will be building this from scratch, it is a special designed brick lined pit. Then we collect fresh mature from our cows, that graze our organic paddocks. The manure will be mixed with ground eggshells and basalt dust, and inoculated with...

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Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Michael Jackson HIStory Show. Monday 5th March 2018
A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his evolution onward into the 21st century. This show features all of...

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Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2018

Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2018. Friday 9th March 2018
Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2018, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls' High School. The exhibition features artwork for $1000 or less by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. The event will be held on 9-11 March 2018 in the Napier Girls' High School...

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
Conquer the peaks! 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 sunshine and challenge...

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Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO. Friday 16th March 2018
Primary sponsors: - Falcon Electrical Limited - Napier Golf Club WHAT is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay Charity Golf Day? This is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay's main fundraising event which raises much needed funds to support our local heart families through their extremely tough journey. At this event, we...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football. Saturday 17th March 2018
The last home game of the regular season sees HBU host the lads from the deep south. It will be a cracker of a way to sign off the season so make sure you don't miss it!

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Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond

Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond. Saturday 17th March 2018
Musical icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will perform at the 2018 concert. The Mission Concert is part of Neil Diamond’s world tour celebrating his incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’...

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 20th March 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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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Wednesday 21st March 2018
Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 22nd March 2018
Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate, and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest. Thursday 22nd March 2018
Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

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Big Country (Scotland)

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

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Friday 23rd March 2018
A fantastic one day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are communicating to...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

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

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Gut Health Talk

Gut Health Talk. Sunday 25th March 2018
Gut issues contribute to a wide range of problems so if you, your children or family members suffer from any of the below – this talk is a must! - Constipation - Depression - IBS - Low energy - Chronic fatigue - Eczema - Autism - Behavioural issues - Skin issues - Hormone issues - Brain fog...

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The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience. Friday 30th March 2018
Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Friday 30th March 2018
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Friday 30th March 2018
All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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Kai Moana At the Park

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

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Saturday 7th April 2018
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

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The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience. Saturday 7th April 2018
Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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The Chapelwick Fair

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

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Saturday 7th April 2018
All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills

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

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Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete. Sunday 8th April 2018
Hawke's Bay's premier market event. 2018 will be the 8th Taradale Village Fete and biggest ever! Well over 80 quality local and out of town stalls selling a great range handmade goods and entertain: - Handmade products - Artwork - Women's fashion - Wood works - Plants - Baking - cakes,...

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East Coast Farming Expo

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

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Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

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

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Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship. Saturday 14th April 2018
Second to last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and the Stockcars line up for their Championship and the prestige of taking home the magnificent Kuru Cup. Several of visiting drivers from Palmerston North and Rotorua are expected for this championships, so expect plenty of action! So...

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CHB Service Community Day

CHB Service Community Day. Saturday 21st April 2018
This event runs each year, it is for charity, clubs, sports groups, promotion on health, gardening groups, etc. All groups must be running in CHB, and run within a building or centre within CHB. Stall fee is $5.00. Each stall is set up outside Waipukurau shop fronts for fundraising and promoting...

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SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks. Saturday 28th April 2018
The last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and a Championships will be hotly contested. For the SuperStocks, they will be racing the MotorWorks Hawkes Bay Superstock Autumn Nationals with drivers coming from all around New Zealand hoping to take out this Championship. Lots of visiting...

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Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day

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

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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show. Friday 4th May 2018
Our Generation. This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's and 80's as well...

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Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Foster & Allen - Golden Years. Saturday 5th May 2018
Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster & Tony Allen formed their duo after many years...

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The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique. Wednesday 9th May 2018
Following 2017 sell-out performances of Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece The Nutcracker. La Classique was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov. La Classique with its...

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Developing A Bully-Free Culture

Developing A Bully-Free Culture. Thursday 10th May 2018
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. To prevent bullying is much easier than dealing with it once it occurs. This course helps you to identify bullies and put in place practical steps to make your workplace safer for everyone. It gives...

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Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day

Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day. Thursday 10th May 2018
Join the winner of the Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of the year award on their farm to see what made them stand out from the rest.

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

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

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Monday 14th May 2018
Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at...

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market. Thursday 14th June 2018
Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

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Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart. Saturday 30th June 2018
Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey Baker. Works...

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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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Total BS

Total BS. Saturday 10th November 2018
The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan to lay a new fire pit at Moana, fashioning a makeshift flaming outdoor oven rotisserie harnessing the almighty power of fire. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique...

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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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