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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.

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Monday 19th February 2018
For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

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Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden

Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden. Monday 19th February 2018
The story of two visionary sisters, whose dedication, generosity and lifelong love of art has left a lasting impression on the Hawke’s Bay region. Their purchase of Kereru Station in 1946 enabled them to establish and support a range of local causes and organisations, and the charitable trusts...

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He Manu Tīoriori

He Manu Tīoriori. Monday 19th February 2018
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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Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place

Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place. Monday 19th February 2018
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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Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome

Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome. Monday 19th February 2018
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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Deco Kimono: From The Jack C Richards Collection

Deco Kimono: From The Jack C Richards Collection. Monday 19th February 2018
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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Out of The Ashes - Sybil Roberts

Out of The Ashes - Sybil Roberts. Monday 19th February 2018
Out of the Ashes emerged seeds of potential which grew into Trees of Life. Sybil Roberts - Dip Art and Creativity (Hons) "The Tree of Life is symbolic in many cultures but I have used this image to symbolise strength, wisdom, rebirth and regeneration, all of which I needed to overcome a...

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Three Robots - Travelling to Amerika - Greg Sims

Three Robots - Travelling to Amerika - Greg Sims. Monday 19th February 2018
Work from the studio of Mr Sims. "On the occasion of travel to Amerika and including record of the Robot Rulers and also of Rabbit the rocket maker - whose actions were reasoned by necessity." A mash up of 2017 work. Definitely worth checking out!

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I Remember Your Smile - Dali Susanto

I Remember Your Smile - Dali Susanto. Monday 19th February 2018
Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Jogjakarta in 1986. Brought up surrounded by artists, both within and outside of his family circle, Dali's Mother and Father (and other family members) own batik galleries and teach local and international tourists and students the skills in...

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New Paintings

New Paintings. Monday 19th February 2018
Matt Davidson’s paintings align abstraction with processes of layered construction to create a rhythmic balance between colour and space. Using rollers, brushes, and palette knives, he layers paint into strict geometries that create visual tension and harmony. His paintings are spatial, even...

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Transformations

Transformations. Monday 19th February 2018
“Nature Provides Exceptions To Every Rule.” - Margret Fuller Transformations is an exhibition by Jennifer Dickerson and Cate Godwin. Jennifer and Cate are art educators at Hastings Girls High School. Transformations celebrates nature’s power and its renewal qualities. Jennifer Dickinson...

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Vintage Camera Rally

Vintage Camera Rally. Monday 19th February 2018
The ‘Vintage Camera Rally’ is an exhibition organised by Napier local Jake Brookie, with support from the Art Deco Trust and CAN. To tie in the Art Deco Festival, a team of locals have been using vintage cameras over the last few months to photograph and capture the essence of our unique...

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Paratene Matchitt: Hui

Paratene Matchitt: Hui. Monday 19th February 2018
Paratene Matchitt is one of New Zealand’s most prominent senior artists. Matchitt’s 60-year career has seen his work in most public art gallery collections in this country. The gallery is thrilled to present new work in ‘Hui’ Matchitt’s first major exhibition in three years.

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Ben Pearce: Life Will Go on Long After Money

Ben Pearce: Life Will Go on Long After Money. Monday 19th February 2018
Holt Gallery. Hawke's Bay-based sculptor Ben Pearce has installed a large-scale work in the gallery. Based on the true story of a man who built himself a get-away off the boulder bank of Nelson’s inlet, Pearce’s sculpture is a fascinating revisit of the event in which Ben himself played a...

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Vanessa Arthur: To Be Everywhere At Once Yet Nowhere At All

Vanessa Arthur: To Be Everywhere At Once Yet Nowhere At All. Monday 19th February 2018
Vanessa Arthur is a jeweller-based in Hawke’s Bay who has exhibited throughout New Zealand and internationally. Moving seamlessly between sculpture and jewellery, Arthur makes objects inspired by spaces within the built urban environment – the spaces that occur between ‘planning’.

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Raewyn Tauira Paterson: Koroua Whare – Home Sweet Home

Raewyn Tauira Paterson: Koroua Whare – Home Sweet Home. Monday 19th February 2018
Raewyn Paterson is an artist and designer of Ngāti-rere, Ngāi Tūhoe descent. Paterson’s work creating interior spaces that utilise Māori design elements for wallpapers and furnishings will delight visitors in this installation.

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NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over

NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over. Monday 19th February 2018
The NZ Motorhome Travel Group (NZMTG) have worked with a local land owner to put on a great park over location for motorhome & caravan owners to stay on site and enjoy during the 2018 Napier Art Dec. This private land location is located 20 mins from Napier CBD, and this location is just across...

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Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18

Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18. Monday 19th February 2018
Festival Opera presents this beloved but tragic opera, reimagined and directed by industry heavyweight Jennifer Ward-Lealand, with production design by John Verryt, previous designer for the acclaimed World of Wearable Art (WOW). Madame Butterfly tells the story of a discarded wife, left in a...

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Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Monday 19th February 2018
Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Peak Teens After School Programme

Peak Teens After School Programme. Monday 19th February 2018
Peak Teens is a strength and conditioning workout especially designed for the younger ones, helping them develop a lifelong love for fitness. In a group setting they will participate in fun and engaging workouts that deliver measurable results and prepare them to be well rounded athletes. No two...

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Volleyball League Social and Competitive

Monday 19th February 2018
The Napier Volleyball Club is beginning a new 10 week competition at PGA on Monday evening starting January 22nd. There are spaces available in all 4 grades from Open Men to Social Beginners. Space can be made for university students to play half the competition. High School teams and players get...

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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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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

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

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iWay Hawke's Bay Go By Bike Breakfast

iWay Hawke's Bay Go By Bike Breakfast. Wednesday 21st February 2018
Ride your bike on your daily commute to work or school, and take a pit stop at the iWay Hawke’s Bay Go by Bike Breakfast! Show up anytime between 7 and 8:30am, and enjoy a scrummy breakkie plus the chance to win a new bike! This event is brought to you by iWay in association with Hastings...

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iWay Hawke's Bay Go by Bike Breakfast

iWay Hawke's Bay Go by Bike Breakfast. Wednesday 21st February 2018
Ride your bike on your daily commute to work or school, and take a pit stop at the iWay Hawke’s Bay Go by Bike Breakfast! Show up anytime between 7 and 8:30am, and enjoy a scrummy breakkie plus the chance to win a new bike! This event is brought to you by iWay in association with Hastings...

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Plein Air - Studio

Plein Air - Studio. Wednesday 21st February 2018
SPA_CE opens the 2018 season with a solo show from Freeman White, Plein Air - Studio. Freeman presents work exploring both Plein Air and Studio painting showing his iconic Landscapes and Seascapes from around Hawke's Bay. His development of plein air painting is an exciting new area of his...

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Orienteering Summer Series 5

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Please see our website for full details of venue and instruction for travelling to starting area. Orienteering is a sport which involves using specially drawn maps to navigate around a preset course. It can be either a competitive sport or simply a relaxed walk where you enjoy the...

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Kate Magic in Hastings - The Empowered Woman

Kate Magic in Hastings - The Empowered Woman. Wednesday 21st February 2018
In The Empowered Woman project, Kate Magic looks at women’s hormones through the lens of holistic health. In this 2-hour talk we will dive deep into exploring the function of these biochemical messengers, and how they affect our drives and desires. We will examine the differences between male and...

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Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train. Wednesday 21st February 2018
Written by: Arnold Ridley Directed by: Robert Hickey Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly and not so ghostly...

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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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Aligned & Well Awareness Through Movement Classes

Aligned & Well Awareness Through Movement Classes. Thursday 22nd February 2018
The next series of small-group Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement classes start in February. You will learn how to: - Improve your posture - Increase flexibility in your spine and shoulders - Move with more ease and comfort (shake off those aches and pains!). - Reduce tension and stress -...

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Mums, Bumps & Babies

Mums, Bumps & Babies. Thursday 22nd February 2018
Calling all new mums and mums to be! This is the last call for 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...

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Peak Kids After School Programme

Peak Kids After School Programme. Thursday 22nd February 2018
Peak Kids is a strength and conditioning workout especially designed for the younger ones, (5-8 yrs)helping them develop a lifelong love for fitness. In a group setting they will participate in fun and engaging workouts that deliver measurable results and prepare them to be well rounded...

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Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

Thursday 22nd February 2018
A great night of jazz with Peter Silverstone and jazzamatazz great local musicians.

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Pickleball

Pickleball. Thursday 22nd February 2018
Pickleball is a fun raquet sport, played on a court 1/3 the size of a tennis court, easy to play, easy to learn, gear supplied and free tuition, played every Thursday evening and Sunday morning thru the summer months at the Old Netball courts in Hastings. Check out our Facebook page Pickleball...

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Business Breakfast Series - Davey Hughes, Swazi

Business Breakfast Series - Davey Hughes, Swazi. Friday 23rd February 2018
He has hunted caribou in the Arctic Circle, grizzlies in Alaska and buffalo in Tanzania. He is the bane of Customs officials’ lives, has run the gruelling Coast to Coast and is the man behind the highly successful Swazi outdoor clothing label. Davey Hughes - aka the Swazi Man - is many things,...

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Friday

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Friday. Friday 23rd February 2018
The Rude Boyz are back in town. After a great sell out show in Hastings they bring their reggae music back to their roots in Napier. It’s going to be a great great show.

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Bullhorn

Bullhorn . Friday 23rd February 2018
Coming this Feb to the Common Room, Hawkes Bay supported by local band Brass knuckles Bullhorn are a dynamic nu-wave brass band, made up of 1 bossing drummer, 7 hard hitting horn players and 1 monster MC. With their roots in funk, soul, hip hop, reggae and dance music their performances inspire the...

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack. Friday 23rd February 2018
Unique and innovative – 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 the land,...

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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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Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour. Friday 23rd February 2018
Eternal Peace Records Presents Los Phoenix Presents - The Rose Road New Zealand Tour 2018. Los Phoenix will be performing a collection of hits from his debut album 'Wind Chimes & Late Nights' + New Music. Support from: Buddha Loves The Mafia + more.

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Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market. Saturday 24th February 2018
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 24th February 2018
Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market. Saturday 24th February 2018
New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down Black...

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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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Plein Air Painting with Freeman White

Plein Air Painting with Freeman White. Saturday 24th February 2018
The long anticipated sequel to notable award winning local artist Freeman White’s 2017 CAN Masterclass has now been confirmed for February 2018. This time he will be teaching a Plein Air weekend workshop, and as places are limited we recommend you confirm your spot as soon as possible! (Plein...

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions. Saturday 24th February 2018
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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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 24th February 2018
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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Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe

Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe. Saturday 24th February 2018
Blues De Luxe: Playing straight from the Greatest Jazz Hits albums in a showcase of tunes we all recall and love, Blues De Luxe is a great local Jazz band. Led by double bass player Marty Forrer, joined by divine drummer Julian Hansson, Richard Nicholson on groovy guitar, heartfelt velvet vocals...

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Sunset Sacred Sounds with Crystal Singing Bowls

Sunset Sacred Sounds with Crystal Singing Bowls. Saturday 24th February 2018
Join us for a magical evening listening to Aroha Johnson create unique peaceful sounds playing the Crystal Singing Bowls. You may want to bring a picnic tea and bring a yoga mat to lie down and let the healing sounds wash over you. Fairy Rosebud will be doing face painting for the wee ones. Koha...

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Automatic 80s: POSTPONED

Automatic 80s: POSTPONED. 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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Sweetwater

Sweetwater. Saturday 24th February 2018
Sweetwater is a 5-piece roots/reggae band from the sunny Hawke's Bay. Playing some of the funkiest and heartfelt tunes around. With a nice ratio of covers to originals, these young lads come together with a common goal of simply pleasing and moving a crowd. We've been working hard to bring you...

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Taradale RSA Sunday Market

Taradale RSA Sunday Market. Sunday 25th February 2018
This is an indoor market, so no matter what the weather you can browse the stalls in comfort. Lots of free parking, Wheelchair access. Come and see the range of handmade crafts and gifts, plants, nic nacs etc. You can even have breakfast at the Taradale RSA priced from $10.

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Social Steps

Social Steps. Sunday 25th February 2018
Social Steps is a free event organised by Future-Focus.co.nz, where friends & family can come together to support each other with a social way to exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Everyone is welcome, regardless if you are part of Future-Focus or not. Meet at Ocean Spa on Marine Parade at...

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Sunday 25th February 2018
Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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Puketapu Auction and Fair

Puketapu Auction and Fair. Sunday 25th February 2018
Family event which includes crafts, food, beverages, entertainment and a rural auction with many items for everyone. This event is held on the Alexander's property around the lake and is run by the Rotary Club of Taradale as a fundraiser for various projects. Entry by coin donation. Auction...

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Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!. Sunday 25th February 2018
The one day of the year that we open the doors to our Rescue Helicopter Hangar. You will have the opportunity to get a photo in the pilots seat of our main Helicopter or go on our winch simulator! We will also have family friendly games, bouncy castle, BBQ and coffee available. Entry is simply a...

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Sunday Session 4 - Hail to The Theives

Sunday Session 4 - Hail to The Theives. Sunday 25th 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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Summer In the Park - Jody Direen

Summer In the Park - Jody Direen. Sunday 25th February 2018
Jody Direen: Dubbed the 'Queen of Country Jody Direen hails from Wanaka. After a solid five years touring, writing and recording in NZ, Australia and the USA, she signed with major record label, ABC Music. Jody has since had numerous Top 10 and #1 singles in both Australia and New Zealand. She...

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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. The National Aquarium of New Zealand will be onsite with free activities and giveaways and...

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Leadership for Women

Leadership for Women. Tuesday 27th February 2018
This intensive and dynamic two-day programme is designed to help you become a more effective leader through recognising and developing your own leadership style. Through experiential exercises, interactive discussion and highly skilled facilitation, you will discover what drives you, what holds...

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Tuesday 27th February 2018
Come enjoy ice skating! 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! All events are open for general public so don’t worry...

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Beating Chronic Fatigue (CFS) - Based On a True Story

Beating Chronic Fatigue (CFS) - Based On a True Story. Tuesday 27th February 2018
Dr Corin Storkey – director of Seleno Health is one of New Zealand’s leading experts on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), with over 8 years of clinic research experience, specializing in chronic inflammatory diseases. He himself has battled with and overcome chronic fatigue and promotes an...

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Orienteering Summer Series 6

Wednesday 28th February 2018
Please see our website for full details on venue and instructions for travelling to starting area. Orienteering is a sport which involves using specially drawn maps to navigate around a preset course. It can be either a competitive sport or simply a relaxed walk where you enjoy the...

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Vision Workshop With Wayne Forrest

Vision Workshop With Wayne Forrest. Wednesday 28th February 2018
Dream building with Wayne Forrest motivational speaker. Do you want to discover your true dreams or purpose? Teaching to make dreams come true.

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Maca - The Incan Medicine for Fatigue and Balance

Maca - The Incan Medicine for Fatigue and Balance. Thursday 1st March 2018
Ever wanted to know more about Maca? For chronic fatigue, fibro, mental health, anxiety, depression, PMS, menopause, adrenal fatigue, addiction and Alzheimer's Maca is one of the world’s most unique and powerful medicinal superfoods. It only grows above 3800m in the small region of Junin,...

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10 String Symphony (Nashville)

10 String Symphony (Nashville). Thursday 1st March 2018
Acclaimed Nashville folk duo returns for North Island Tour. Following their New Zealand debut performance at the Auckland Folk Festival and nationwide tour with Tattletale Saints in 2014, Nashville duo 10 String Symphony returns to New Zealand this summer on an 8 show tour of the North Island in...

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Seaweek 2018 Driftwood Sculpture Exhibition and Competition

Seaweek 2018 Driftwood Sculpture Exhibition and Competition. Friday 2nd March 2018
'Healthy Seas - Healthy People' 'Toiora te Moana - Toiora te Tangata' Enter the CAN Driftwood Sculpture competition and see your work as part of the CAN foyer display over the month of March, celebrating Seaweek 2018. Using suitable materials found on the beach, create an exciting and...

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Ruth McLean Commemorative Exhibition

Ruth McLean Commemorative Exhibition. Friday 2nd March 2018
Local artist Ruth McLean was a fine dresser. Born and raised in Napier she had a passion for stories and clothing from a young age, making her own dress-up clothes, wearing the Colenso College uniform her way, and then after years of living overseas, she developed her art talent through the EIT...

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Tamatea High School Food Festival

Tamatea High School Food Festival. Friday 2nd March 2018
Come along and enjoy a variety of fun, food, child friendly activities at Tamatea High School, Freyberg Ave, Napier. Bring the kiddies, enjoy hangi, burgers, freshly made pancakes and a variety of other yummy goodies! Who needs to cook dinner?! We will also have face painting, haka, raffles,...

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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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Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights

Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights. Friday 2nd March 2018
On the first Friday of [almost] every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far. Matching them with wines, beers and ciders, comparing the good, the not so good and the occasional Oscar-winning little star! You will learn to judge a cheese by its...

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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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Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows

Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows. Friday 2nd March 2018
Award-winning Australian blues band Kings & Associates announce two NZ Shows. In support of the release of their highly acclaimed latest album Tales Of A Rich Girl, Adelaide Neo Blues band Kings & Associates are heading to New Zealand to play shows in Napier and Whangarei on the 2nd and 3rd of...

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Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Charity Walk

Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Charity Walk. Saturday 3rd March 2018
The Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Walk is happening again! This is limited to 200 tickets which sold out very quickly last time so contact us now! This area is normally closed off to the public, so make use of this unique opportunity to see what is happening in the Sanctuary. All money raised stays...

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Seaweek - Beach Clean-Up

Seaweek - Beach Clean-Up. Saturday 3rd March 2018
- 9:00am - Welcome, Registration, Health & Safety briefing - 9:15 – 11:15am - Pick up rubbish - 11:15am - Stay for a sausage from the BBQ - 12:00pm - Finish BYO – buckets & gloves (if you have them), sun protection, drink bottle, appropriate clothing. We will supply rubbish bags and...

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Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts. Saturday 3rd March 2018
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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Salad and Herbs In a Small Space

Salad and Herbs In a Small Space. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Growing our own salad and herbs in a small space gives us the biggest reward for our time and effort in the garden. By focussing on what is best fresh and what costs the most to buy, we get the satisfaction of eating home grown every day. Small can mean selective, succulent and successful....

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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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Seaweek - Keep Napier Beautiful Decorate a Free Cloth Bag

Seaweek - Keep Napier Beautiful Decorate a Free Cloth Bag. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Give up on using plastic bags and get a free calico shopping bag to use instead. Decorate it at the aquarium and take it home to use straight away. At the National Aquarium. Entry fees apply. Contact: Margaret - 06 835-2122

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International Cultures Day

International Cultures Day. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Don't miss the biggest international cultural celebration in Hawke's Bay! Enjoy a day of performances from the many cultural groups living in the region, sample the variety of delicious food from all over the world (please bring cash), and learn about the various services available to the...

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Seaweek - Library Program

Seaweek - Library Program. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Join Jake Brookie at the Taradale Library to share books and bio facts! Children can see and touch bio facts that come from animals seen in books from the Taradale Library’s collection. There will be sharkskin, pickled animals and, new for 2018, plankton samples from the Pacific Ocean (bring...

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Beer Appreciation Day VIII

Beer Appreciation Day VIII. Saturday 3rd March 2018
The only occasion in Hawke's Bay where you can taste beers from near all of the region's local breweries freshly poured from the tap. Featuring the BAD Apples area, offering a selection of New Zealand’s finest craft ciders. Local brews complemented by a large selection of outstanding beers from...

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Wealth Welcome 2018

Saturday 3rd March 2018
Have you decided that 2018 will be the year that you finally become more in control of your money, have a more positive approach to your financial situation and successfully achieve your goals around wealth? This exciting, 3 hour transformational event is what is going to set YOU up for success...

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Tiptoe Through the Tombstones No 2

Tiptoe Through the Tombstones No 2. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Visit Pourerere private cemetery, beautiful Elsthorpe village cemetery and a grave of Charles de Pelichet on our second cemetery tour. Every cemetery has a story to be told and we have a number of small rural cemeteries in Central Hawkes Bay that deserve a closer look. Spend some time with our...

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Seaweek - Estuary Walk

Seaweek - Estuary Walk. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Join Educator Jake Brookie and Guide Hinewai Hawaikirangi on a free tour of Napier’s Ahuriri Estuary. Learn what makes this place so important to both iwi and wildlife. See migratory birds, hungry snails, and frantic crabs and maybe even a worm with jaws! Bring a good pair of walking shoes and...

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NZIHH Regional Qualifier

NZIHH Regional Qualifier. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Come see H.B's best Hip Hop dancers at HHI NZ Regional Qualifiers. Prelims: 2:30 - 4:00pm Finals: 6:30 - 8:30pm 2018 HHI NZ regional and national dates. So we are happy to announce the 2018 HHI NZ Regional and National Dates. The actual day schedule for Nationals Week is still yet to be...

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Seaweek - Children’s Day

Seaweek - Children’s Day. Sunday 4th March 2018
Free entry to the National Aquarium for one child 14 years and under with one paying adult. Children’s activities and prizes at the aquarium to celebrate Children’s Day. Contact: Reception at 06 834-1404

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Gala

Sunday 4th March 2018
Fun day for all the family, lots of bargains, kids entertainment.

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Seaweek - Children’s Sand Castle Competition

Seaweek - Children’s Sand Castle Competition. Sunday 4th March 2018
Create a sea creature, land creature, fantastical creature, be creative and upcycle beach debris if you can. 3 age groups - up to 5, up to 10, 11 to 14 - 11:00am - 2:00pm - 11:00am - Welcome, Registration, Health & Safety briefing - 11:15 - 12:30pm - Build your creations - 12:45pm - Judging...

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack. Sunday 4th March 2018
Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

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Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2018

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2018. Sunday 4th March 2018
Our tours of the Napier Hill Cemetery are back this summer by popular demand. Led by Curator of Social History Gail Pope, the tour winds its way through the historic cemetery on Napier Hill. Discover the stories of some of Napier's early colonists, from the famous to the infamous. Bookings are...

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My Baby - Prehistoric Rhythm Tour

My Baby - Prehistoric Rhythm Tour. Sunday 4th March 2018
My baby is a Dutch/New Zealand trio that play roots driven hypnotic dance. It’s a sound informed by voodoo blues and ancient folk and then fused with the rawness of seventies funk, African desert blues, Moroccan gnawa, Indian raga and a touch of EDM. They have been spreading their psychedelic...

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Rationalists and Humanists of Hawke's Bay and East Cost

Rationalists and Humanists of Hawke's Bay and East Cost. Sunday 4th March 2018
Havelock North Water Inquiry Stage 2 Report - a presentation by John Warren, former City of Gisborne Engineer and attendee at the Inquiry.

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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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Housing and Inequality with Shamubeel Eaqub

Housing and Inequality with Shamubeel Eaqub. Tuesday 6th March 2018
The New Zealand rental market is broken. The failing housing market is leading to stark inequality between the old and young and the rich and the poor. This inequality is harming both the financial and physical health of younger Kiwis and the country's productivity. Both rents and house prices...

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings

Tuesday 6th March 2018
The manner in which a disciplinary meeting is conducted is a key element in determining whether the action taken by the employer was procedurally fair. If a meeting is not conducted fairly or key steps are overlooked or omitted the outcome of the disciplinary process may be invalidated or could...

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

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

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Wages Law

Wages Law. Wednesday 7th March 2018
One of the most important issues in employment for employees is getting the right pay and there is a legal responsibility for employers to pay on time and correctly. This seminar provides participants with knowledge that will facilitate manual checking when an entitlement is questioned by an...

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 7th March 2018
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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Seaweek Royal Society Lecture

Seaweek Royal Society Lecture. Wednesday 7th March 2018
Come hear Waikato University PhD candidate, Helen Cadwallader, speak on her stingray tagging project at the National Aquarium. Gold coin donation. No booking required. Contact: Carol - 06 833-5424 or email - carol@nationalaquarium.co.nz

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Rado & Raybon Save the World

Rado & Raybon Save the World. Wednesday 7th March 2018
Leading comedians Raybon Kan and Nick Rado team up to perform a two-hour show in which stand-up gives way to Rado & Raybon solving questions posed by the audience. The first half is a stand-up set by each comedian. In the second half, they take the stage together and answer questions, throwing...

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Jon Toogood - Solo & Acoustic

Jon Toogood - Solo & Acoustic. Thursday 8th March 2018
Jon Toogood detaches himself from the Shihad electric wall of sound for 2 shows at the Paisley Stage, Napier. Unplugged and unrobed. Delivering music in tribute to those who influenced him on his unique musical journey, some tracks from his solo side project – “The Adults”, plus a very...

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Seaweek - Beach Clean Up

Seaweek - Beach Clean Up. Friday 9th March 2018
Beach Clean Up with Cathedral Environment Justice and Peace Network. Meet on the grass area by Fish Bike rentals and you are welcome to join us for a shared picnic afterwards. Please bring an old bag for collecting and gloves if you wish. Extras will be available. The event will be cancelled in...

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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 over 300 artworks for $1000 or less by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. The event will be held on 9-11 March 2018 at Napier Girls' High...

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta. Friday 9th March 2018
Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. January's muso is Napier chanteuse Iris Dunn. For a sampler see...

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Dru Yoga Workshop

Dru Yoga Workshop. Friday 9th March 2018
These workshops will be led by visiting senior Dru tutor Monica Staniforth. Born and raised in New Zealand Monica has lived and worked at the home of Dru Yoga in Snowdonia, Wales for over twenty years. This is a rare opportunity to experience Monica's philosophy and wisdom and discover how Dru...

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The Datsuns - The D4

The Datsuns - The D4. Friday 9th March 2018
In 2018 The Datsuns, always A NZ Band, but scattered around the globe (London, Stockholm, Auckland... and Thames) will finish their seventh, as yet untitled studio album. It seems like yesterday but 16 years ago the quartet from the sleepy Waikato hamlet of Cambridge took their riotous and raw...

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Zeal HB - Paint Party

Zeal HB - Paint Party. Friday 9th March 2018
It's back, it's bigger and better than before! Yusss Paint Party 2018... Hawke's Bay are you ready? Friday 9th March | Hawkes Bay Regional Sports Park, Percival Road, Hastings | High School Only Tickets online or from your Youth Council Reps. This event will sell out. In order to avoid any...

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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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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market. Saturday 10th March 2018
The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

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Songwriting Workshop with Jon Toogood

Songwriting Workshop with Jon Toogood. Saturday 10th March 2018
Do you know a budding young singer/songwriter keen to make it in the music industry? Make sure they don’t miss this one time opportunity to work with one of New Zealand’s most successful singer/songwriters. Jon Toogood, primarily recognised as Shihad’s lead singer & guitarist, has been...

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Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' the 6th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 10th March 2018. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby, child, adult clothing, jewelry, furniture, landscaping plants, art,...

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Workshop: Raewyn Tauira Paterson - Patterns From Nature

Workshop: Raewyn Tauira Paterson - Patterns From Nature. Saturday 10th March 2018
Work with Hawke's Bay-based artist Raewyn Tauira Paterson to create your own patterned fabric print by making a carved block and using fabric inks. Bring your own objects from nature to draw inspiration from. The materials will be supplied for one fabric print. You are welcome to bring your own...

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MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018

MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
After the huge success of ‘MADE For A Cause 2017', Hawke’s Bay Indian Cultural Centre (HBICC) is coming up with their third anniversary event ‘MADE’ For A Cause 2018. HBICC was established in 2015 with an aim to promote Indian Classical Arts within the local community. We have started...

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Carb On Carb Single Release Tour

Carb On Carb Single Release Tour. Saturday 10th March 2018
True road dogs, Auckland’s carb on carb have been touring internationally for a couple of years following the release of their debut album. 2018 will see the band release their sophomore album, and play a heck of a bunch more shows. This tour, celebrating the release of the single ‘It’s...

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Silence The City with Dead Beat Boys & Come To Dolly

Silence The City with Dead Beat Boys & Come To Dolly. Saturday 10th March 2018
With a headline slot at the Rock Du Mont Dore festival in New Caledonia and a handful of support act experience for some massive international heavyweights (Sevendust, Everclear...), and legendary local acts (I Am Giant, Devilskin...) under their belt, Silence The City are excited to be bringing...

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Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session

Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session. Sunday 11th March 2018
New date: 11th March 2018. Lads, we thought it was time to host a summer edition of the Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out. Behold... The Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session! Bit of a mouth full, but it is going to be a hoot! Here are the deets: - 4 Man Ambrose Golf Tournament...

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Hereworth Gala & Art Auction

Hereworth Gala & Art Auction. Sunday 11th March 2018
Join us for a fun-filled day at the biennial Hereworth School Gala. Enjoy a huge variety of stalls, food and family entertainment. Come early to get the best of the bargains and stay for the fun family entertainment! For details of the Art Auction and preview dates, check our facebook page or...

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Altherm NZ Jet Sprint Championships Round 4

Altherm NZ Jet Sprint Championships Round 4. Sunday 11th March 2018
Pack up the family, bring your own picnic and enjoy, an all action packed days boat racing. Three class's (B Class, A class & the methanol sucking monsters - superboats) 40 + boats

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Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018. Sunday 11th March 2018
Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

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Seaweek Mural Walks

Seaweek Mural Walks. Sunday 11th March 2018
Dates: Sunday 4 March 2018 for Ahuriri walk Sunday 11 March 2018 for CBD walk Time: 1pm Location: Ahuriri walk – Perfume Point Carpark- Ahuriri CBD walk – Memorial Square, Napier CBD. Meet us near the back of the community rooms. Contact: Jake Brookie Email: oldfilmuser@gmail.com Phone: 021...

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Horse of The Year

Horse of The Year. Tuesday 13th March 2018
The Annual Horse of The Year Show is New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1800 riders and 2500 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian...

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Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations

Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations. Tuesday 13th March 2018
Facing the Tiger is a one-day course followed by a three-week follow-up program. It is designed for groups of up to 12 people and is suitable for employees at all levels, within all types of organisations. Facing the Tiger builds healthier relationships, more motivated teams and an even stronger...

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Health & Safety Roadshow - Business Central

Health & Safety Roadshow - Business Central. Tuesday 13th March 2018
The Business Central Health and Safety Roadshow is back. What does that mean for you? Well for starters, WorkSafe have cleared their backlog of prosecutions from the old Act and have begun to enforce the regulations under the HSAW Act 2015. You’ve been preparing for this – now to check if...

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Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!. Thursday 15th March 2018
We first presented our Rat Pack show two years ago, and so popular it was with first rate singers and our super band, we are delighted to announce its return. Three talented young singers led by crowd pleaser Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and accompanied by a full band will pay tribute to three of...

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CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. Thursday 15th March 2018
Exploding genre boundaries, Anderson and Roe are as much at home with Mozart as they are with Daft Punk. Described as “Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers transposed from the dance floor to the keyboard” (Southampton Press), the duo will bring adrenalized performances, and palpable chemistry to the...

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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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Handbags and Gladrags Charity Auction

Handbags and Gladrags Charity Auction. Friday 16th March 2018
CanInpire Handbags and Gladrags Auction. If you are looking for an excuse to dress up on a Friday night, have a fun girls night out, enjoy a glass of bubbles, buy a handbag or two, and support a local Charity, we have the perfect evening for you. This is a Handbag auction with a difference! So,...

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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: CANCELLED

Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: CANCELLED. 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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Laura Collins and The Back Porch Blues Band

Laura Collins and The Back Porch Blues Band. Saturday 17th March 2018
Keeping the blues 'live' at Rumpy. Wellington based Laura Collins and her Back Porch Blues Band will be keeping the blues 'live' on the front porch at Rumpy. Laura, who is up front from the very start, with high energy, cheek and vocal strength leads and celebrates her band - and gives them...

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KidsCan Garden Party

KidsCan Garden Party. Sunday 18th March 2018
Roses blooming, local arts & crafts, children singing & much much more... Come and enjoy a few hours in this large beautiful rambling Heritage Rose Garden, be entertained by various children’s choirs and dance groups and browse through local arts and crafts stalls. With plenty of shade trees,...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 18th March 2018
This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

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Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond. Monday 19th March 2018
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational new live show Earth, Life & Beyond. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who have...

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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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Strategic Thinking Workshop

Strategic Thinking Workshop. Tuesday 20th March 2018
This highly interactive and practical course is for anyone who would benefit from being able to think and act more strategically in either a personal or professional capacity. The course guides you through a broad range of practical exercises and activities which have been designed to teach the...

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Health & Safety Management

Health & Safety Management. Tuesday 20th March 2018
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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Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing. Tuesday 20th March 2018
Compass Seminars is delighted to bring you the opportunity to spend a day with Sir Mason Durie who will discuss a range of topics relating to principles for working with Māori and Māori development. Sir Mason speaks with a freshness and clarity of understanding, if you have been fortunate...

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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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Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives. Wednesday 21st March 2018
Take your skill base as a health and safety representative to the next level. Stage 2 training focuses on specific risk and hazard identification and controls, approved Codes of Practice, using accident data to identify trends and develop preventative actions across all the core elements of your...

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MCL Construction Art Hawkes Bay Exhibition

MCL Construction Art Hawkes Bay Exhibition. Thursday 22nd March 2018
Once again, Art Hawkes Bay is holding their annual art exhibition. the theme this year is 'Hawke's Bay captured'. Opening night is Wednesday 21st March at 5pm, $15 with drinks, nibbles and live music. This year we are once again raising money for Cranford Hospice with a silent auction through...

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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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Mike King - I Am Hope Tour

Mike King - I Am Hope Tour. Thursday 22nd March 2018
Mike King's message is simple - we all have the power to be the hope to help someone who's facing bullying, depression, low self-worth and anxiety. Join Mike as he shares his own inspirational story of dealing with bullying and mental health issues. He has plenty of practical advice to share....

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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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Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition. Friday 23rd March 2018
Wine Country Quilts Exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast of the North Island from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. Held at the historic Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, the exhibition includes both traditional and contemporary patchwork from wallhanging size to large bed...

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An Evening with Doug Avery - The Resilient Farmer

An Evening with Doug Avery - The Resilient Farmer. Friday 23rd March 2018
Join us for a delicious fundraising dinner and a yarn about overcoming life’s challenges. A night of great discovery from the man behind the top-selling book – The Resilient Farmer. Recently awarded an MNZM Queen’s Birthday honour in recognition of his services to agriculture and mental...

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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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Supervision: An Introduction

Supervision: An Introduction. Tuesday 27th March 2018
Learn key skills for managing other people as well as their work. When you manage other people, you need to balance your own development alongside managing and leading your team. This popular one day course will provide many of the tools you need to cope with this juggling act. You'll work on a...

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central. Wednesday 28th March 2018
Difficult and disruptive people can consume most of your time and the disruption they cause to the team/unit/business can be significant in terms of productivity, customer service and employee engagement. This course will equip you with the skills, processes and confidence to handle to handle...

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Birdwoods 'Salute to Summer' Bands & BBQ

Birdwoods 'Salute to Summer' Bands & BBQ. Thursday 29th March 2018
Join us in the beautiful gardens at Birdwoods for fantastic live music, dancing, and a gourmet BBQ dinner. Featuring Midlife Crisis, the Bay's favourite covers band, and Latino Fuego playing sensational Latin/Gypsy music. Raymond will be serving up a delicious BBQ (included in ticket price), and...

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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro. Thursday 29th March 2018
One of the most beloved operas of all time, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro is set over the course of one crazy day in the household of Count Almaviva. Barber-turned-valet Figaro and his sassy fiancee, Susanna, join forces with the long-suffering Countess to outsmart their devious employer. This...

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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 Little Easy CHB 2018

The Little Easy CHB 2018. Friday 30th March 2018
Get ready for the The Little Easy on Friday March 30th (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! The Little Easy is a gentle 12km meander on the Rotary River Pathway. Nothing too strenuous - just a fun, family-friendly ride to kickstart your Easter Weekend. Starting from Russell Park, Waipukurau,...

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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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John Butler Trio & Special Guests

John Butler Trio & Special Guests. Friday 30th March 2018
Revered for their brilliant live performances and superb musicianship, the John Butler Trio are one of the most successful Australian bands of the current era and are returning to New Zealand for a one-off show at the stunning Church Road Winery in the Hawkes Bay for Good Friday 2018. The...

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The Big Easy 2018

The Big Easy 2018. Saturday 31st March 2018
The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is a gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty Hawke’s Bay distractions along the way. Easter Saturday 31st...

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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 Enchanted Forest Ball

The Enchanted Forest Ball. Saturday 31st March 2018
“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.” The Enchanted Forest Ball is Hawke’s Bay’s newest boutique summer event. Set in an idyllic location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location sets the scene for the most magical of summer...

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The Little Easy Wairoa 2018

The Little Easy Wairoa 2018. Sunday 1st April 2018
The Little Easy Wairoa is back for 2018! This is a cruisy 5-10km ride along the Wairoa River is a great way to burn off those Easter Eggs. More course details to follow. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for kids, which includes a snazzy Little Easy T Shirt. Get your tickets now and...

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Developing an Effective HR Framework - Business Central

Developing an Effective HR Framework - Business Central. Thursday 5th April 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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SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018

SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018. Thursday 5th April 2018
On a roll with the Bard! Young Kiwis love their Shakespeare? Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ) is once again here to prove it! For the 27th time New Zealand’s youth gather to perform and celebrate the works of William Shakespeare at the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn...

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Hurricanes vs Sharks

Hurricanes vs Sharks. Friday 6th April 2018
Join us for Bay Night at Our House, McLean Park, in the heart of Hawke's Bay as we host the Sharks from Durban. Don't miss out on Investec Super Rugby action in Hawke's Bay.

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Oliver!

Oliver!. Friday 6th April 2018
Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and - most importantly - for...

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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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The Eastern: POSTPONED

The Eastern: POSTPONED. Saturday 7th April 2018
Postponed to 7 April 2018 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...

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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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Leadership Development Intensive

Leadership Development Intensive. Monday 9th April 2018
An exploration into purpose, effectiveness and fulfilment. The LDI (Leadership Development Intensive) is a four-day residential retreat for people who are already successful, but have a strong desire to grow deeper in their personal and professional development. It is designed to challenge and...

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Health & Safety Due Diligence

Health & Safety Due Diligence. Tuesday 10th April 2018
As a legal entity, your company is known under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a PCBU. All PCBU's have a primary duty of care to everyone affected by work carried out in your workplace. Officers (or people with strategic or governance roles) are required by law to exercise due...

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Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business

Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business. Wednesday 11th April 2018
As a legal entity, even your small to medium sized company is known under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a PCBU. All PCBU's have a primary duty of care to everyone affected by work carried out in your workplace. Owners of small business are required by law to exercise due diligence...

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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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Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!. Thursday 12th April 2018
We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It! It can be anything you like, so we envisage the show will be a mix of genres with favourite songs from Rock ‘n Roll, pop, classical and music theatre. The...

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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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GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race NZSSARC

GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race NZSSARC. Friday 13th April 2018
The GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race is The Official New Zealand Secondary School Adventure Racing Championships and the New Zealand Youth Adventure Challenge. Competitors will complete a course involving up to 10 different adventure activities for 12 hours nonstop. The race is coordinated on behalf...

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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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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Wednesday 18th April 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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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 19th April 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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The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release

The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release . Thursday 19th April 2018
Returning to their favourite venue in the Hawke's Bay, The Frank Burkitt Band will be performing tracks from their new album 'Raconteur' (out 9th March) and be fresh from their debut Australian Tour! Buy a ticket by clicking above. They're gonna sell fast! Check out the video on their...

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AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night

AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night. Friday 20th April 2018
Straight from a sell out show at the Cabana, the Common room presents AB3. 3rd year After Bowie. It's been two years since our hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. Bowie fans unite. Join in, as we enjoy all the wonderful songs this amazing man...

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

Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 22nd April 2018
Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. There is a picturesque DOC...

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Taylor Hawks v Southland Sharks

Thursday 26th April 2018
Join us at PGA for our 1st home game against the Sharks. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Hopetoun Brown

Hopetoun Brown. Friday 27th April 2018
Taite Prize finalists Hopetoun Brown enlist the country's finest trumpet player, Finn Scholes for a unique journey through rhythm and blue. Tim Stewart: lead vocals, body percussion, trumpet and trombone. NZ Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer and founding member of Supergroove Stewart’s songwriting...

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Fast & Fun With 40 Photos

Fast & Fun With 40 Photos. Saturday 28th April 2018
Do you love your photos but don't know what to do with them? Do you have many, many photos and would love some help with them? Would you like to see your photos and enjoy showing them to others? Our fast & fun with 40 photos is for you! In just 3 hours you will create layouts that will hold up...

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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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The Timeliners

The Timeliners. Saturday 28th April 2018
Neil Worboys, Maurice Priestley & Stephen Carlyle are The Timeliners. A plugged acoustic trio who will take you back in time revisiting echoes of the last 50 years with originals and songs that inspired.

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Other PCBUs (Dealing With Sub-/contractors)

Other PCBUs (Dealing With Sub-/contractors). Tuesday 1st May 2018
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 defines contractors, sub-contractors and other businesses you deal with as "other PCBUs". The old notion of you as the "principal" or "site controller" also no longer applies. Your business or your legal entity is a PCBU and where there are overlapping...

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CMNZ Presents: Phantasm

CMNZ Presents: Phantasm. Tuesday 1st May 2018
Quite simply, the Phantasm Consort is the very best viol ensemble in the world today. Under the direction of Laurence Dreyfus, the Gramophone-award winning consort has performed everywhere from Tokyo to Istanbul and their many recordings have been lauded as eloquent, sensitive, sensuous and...

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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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Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Australia's most wanted comedian is back and he's bigger than Jesus! Star of 7 Days, and Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New Zealand in May 2018. The world has had religion ever since God was in nappies, and what have we got to show...

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The Adele and Amy Songbook

The Adele and Amy Songbook. Friday 4th May 2018
Direct From Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - One Show Only! with special guests - Best Served Chilled Limited tickets available. $30 pre-sale from Eventfinda and the venue $35 on the Door Australia’s brightest new singing star “Bloom” brings to you the songs of Adele and Amy...

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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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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show. Saturday 5th 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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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader. Tuesday 8th May 2018
Great managers are able to bring out the best in themselves and others. But what does it take to thrive in management? This intensive two-day course lays the groundwork for those new to management or looking towards their first management position in the near future. You will learn what it takes...

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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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Taylor Hawks v Nelson Giants

Saturday 12th May 2018
Join us at PGA for our 2nd home game against the Giants. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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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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Darren Watson | Too Many Millionaires LP Release NZ Tour

Darren Watson | Too Many Millionaires LP Release NZ Tour. Saturday 19th May 2018
Veteran bluesman Darren Watson (Chicago Smoke Shop, Midge Marsden Band, Planet Key) is proud to announce the release of Too Many Millionaires, his first all acoustic album, on May Day - Tuesday 1 May, 2018. Watson is also embarking on an 11-date national tour in support of the album throughout...

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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade. Sunday 20th May 2018
Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert includinging The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale from Les Misérables. The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The...

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2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
The only event to guide you on your future. An interactive expo where all pathways for future students are able to be discovered. Speak directly to providers and people associated or to be involved with your vision. Including academic, business and industry enhancers and connectors.

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CMNZ Presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew and STROMA

CMNZ Presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew and STROMA. Thursday 24th May 2018
Author Alex Ross hit the golden note, and best-seller lists, with his compelling and revelatory history of twentieth-century music, The Rest Is Noise. A tour-de-force of musicology and social history, Ross dispels the elitist myths surrounding modernist and post-modernist masterpieces, allowing...

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Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives. Tuesday 29th May 2018
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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Seaweek World Oceans Day Poetry Reading Night

Thursday 7th June 2018
Experience the magic of listening to the winners of the poetry competition read their work alongside the fish at the aquarium! Contact: Carol - 833-5424 or email - carol@nationalaquarium.co.nz

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Taylor Hawks vs Wellington Saints

Sunday 10th June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 3rd home game against the Saints. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 12th June 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. Thursday 14th June 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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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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Taylor Hawks v Supercity Rangers

Saturday 16th June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 4th home game against the Rangers. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 17th June 2018
Located just 10 minutes from the village of Havelock North. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. Enjoy the stunning views while running a half marathon, 12k or 6k distance. This...

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Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 5th home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet

CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet. Sunday 24th June 2018
Thrilling audiences with their dynamic and charismatic performances, the Heath Quartet are one of Britain’s most exciting chamber ensembles. Winning the 2016 Gramophone Chamber Music Award with their debut recording, the quartet are fast earning their electric reputation. In a programme of...

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Confident Communication

Confident Communication. Tuesday 26th June 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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Time Management: Personal Effectiveness

Time Management: Personal Effectiveness. Wednesday 27th June 2018
When you manage your time well, you feel on top of your tasks and your job feels less stressful. But sometimes it is difficult to stay focused. This one-day workshop will help you identify the common behaviours that prevent you from managing your time effectively. It will teach you the right...

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Mozart & Beethoven

Mozart & Beethoven. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Gareth Farr - He iwi tahi tātou Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191 Jimmy Lopez - Fiesta! Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Mozart’s captivating Bassoon Concerto is the most famous written for the instrument and one that requires dexterity and precision. NZSO Section...

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Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team

Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team. Thursday 28th June 2018
Effective communication is the primary tool you need to be a successful leader. This course focuses on those areas where it is most critical. - Facilitating team meetings - Developing your team - Dealing with conflict Session Topics: - What is my leadership style? - Checklist for building the...

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Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll. Thursday 28th June 2018
The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy of crazed fans, fanatical adoration and even panty...

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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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Model Expo

Model Expo. Saturday 7th July 2018
An exhibition of model kit sets and hobbies from around Hawkes Bay will be on display in the school hall on Chambers Street. There will be a feature of radio controlled trucks in the hall, and surrounding the walls will be model railways, model cars, boats and planes, doll houses, model castles,...

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Taylor Hawks v Canterbury Rams

Thursday 12th July 2018
Join us at PGA for our 6th home game against the Rams. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg. Thursday 19th July 2018
Shostakovich - Festive Overture, Op. 96 Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 This concert sees the return of two great artists who individually had a big impact on audiences when they were last here in 2015 – Spanish conductor Jaime Martín...

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Taylor Hawks v Manawatu Jets

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Join us at PGA for our 2nd to last home game against the Sharks. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Saturday 28th July 2018
Join us at PGA for our last home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven & Brahms. Wednesday 15th August 2018
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Maestro Edo de Waart joins forces with arguably one of the finest violinists of his generation, Grammy Award winner Augustin Hadelich, to present de Waart’s third Masterworks concert for...

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Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals. Thursday 16th August 2018
Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre combined the romance, “feel-good”, attitude of the era with amazing melody and...

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CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro

CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro. Thursday 16th August 2018
The extraordinary colours of 17th and 18th century woodwind instruments have lent Italy’s Ensemble Zefiro a cult following. Founded by Maestri dei legni, Alfredo Bernadini and Alberto Grazzi, this period-instrument ensemble have won numerous awards including the Grand Prix du Disque and...

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Classical Hits

Classical Hits. Friday 14th September 2018
Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, ‘Unfinished’ Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 Gillian Whitehead - Turanga-nui (World Premiere) Debussy - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish...

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Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz. Thursday 27th September 2018
In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (The Chicks), Marian Burns and Marian’s sister Karen Davy...

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Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox. Wednesday 3rd October 2018
New Zealand loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears back to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018. PMJ’s New Zealand tour opens up in...

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Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat. Friday 5th October 2018
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children's book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children's literature classic and now a...

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CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ. Sunday 7th October 2018
Try googling “the ten most popular chamber music works of all time”. There are lots of lists but you’ll find Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet is on every one of them and it justly forms the centrepiece of this exquisite exploration of aquatic themes. Programmed alongside Schubert and...

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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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Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

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

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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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Napier Wellbeing Market

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

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer. Sunday 18th November 2018
The 9th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of Tainui, Up & Coming, Lucky Legs and the mighty Heart...

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier. Saturday 24th November 2018
Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawke's Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and much...

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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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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

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

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MTG Hawke's Bay

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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Bay Skate

Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre

Visit the Napier i-SITE to find out more about what is happening in Hawkes Bay, from events, activities and accommodation.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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