Hawke's Bay Events

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

October 2021

Free
3D Street Art

3D Street Art

Hey Hawke’s Bay! Have you heard 3D street art is coming to Hastings? Discover amazing 3D artworks in Hastings CBD by multi-award-winning artist, Marc Spijkerbosch. Come and see Marc in action installing the artworks around Hastings CBD from the 11th-15th of October. The completed artwork...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021: CANCELLED

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Back to our 3 day best - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The Rides! The Shopping! The entertainment!...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Niue Language Week

Niue Language Week

Celebrated online. This year’s theme for Faahi tapu he Vagahau Niue – Niue Language Week is Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue which means May the Tagata Niue thrive. Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue, reminds us of the importance of our Pacific languages and cultures and how they...

Date: Friday 22 October to Saturday 23 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday

Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Friday 29 October
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Celebrating Pania; 70 Years On' Art Exhibition

'Celebrating Pania; 70 Years On' Art Exhibition

In September this year, The Breeze in collaboration with Creative Arts Napier staged a very special event. Mei Whaitiri, the original model who posed for the Napier Pania statue commission when she was just 13, was invited to a private sitting at CAN for ten selected Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier - Forging 3-D Jewellery in Silver and Copper

Napier - Forging 3-D Jewellery in Silver and Copper

This 2-day class is a great introduction to forging and fold forming jewellery materials to create delicate, wearable pieces. Learn to manipulate metal into beautiful organic shapes, using traditional jewellery tools and materials. Simple forms like leaves become amazingly 3-dimensional and...

Date: Friday 22 October to Saturday 23 October
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke's Bay Inkers Pop Up Shop; Fine Art Print Sale

The Hawke's Bay Inkers Pop Up Shop; Fine Art Print Sale

Grab an Art Trail Map from Creative Arts Napier, and zip around the corner to visit the Hawke's Bay Inkers pop up in Hastings Street, Napier as part of the Art Trail this labour weekend. You'll find tables heaped with unframed original, handcrafted prints from this talented community group of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Windsock, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Staged Comfort - An exhibition by Georgia Anderson

Staged Comfort - An exhibition by Georgia Anderson

‘An exhibition of the depths of my mind turned into art’ Staged comfort is the idea of trying to make sense of emotions as they are within all of us, just in different forms. Through this exhibition, artist Georgia Anderson hopes the viewer can find meaning and comfort through what is in...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue Noun A conversation between two or more people. A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem The art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions For Sandie, the title of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dialogue

Dialogue

An exhibition by Sandra Howlett. Dialogue (Noun) - A conversation between two or more people. - A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem - The art of investigating or discussing the truth...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 14 November 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Mega Fun Carnival

Hawkes Bay Mega Fun Carnival

The Hawkes Bay Mega Fun Carnival is returning to the Showgrounds this Labour Weekend. Thrill & fun rides for everyone, featuring Hurricane, Carousel, Dodgem Cars, Tea Cups, Sizzler, Carousel & more. Plus all your favourite Carnival games and Food * Operated under Level 2 requirements that will...

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 25 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - The Artist

HBAF 2021 - The Artist

The Artist Circo Aereo New Zealand’s answer to Mr. Bean, but with more physical prowess! Comedy and circus sensation Thom Monckton will knock you out with his physical theatre masterpiece about a nutty painter with an almighty creative block. The Artist is a hilarious story without words,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Fire & Music

HBAF 2021 - Fire & Music

Fire & Music - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village Waiohiki Creative Arts Village is a thriving hub of artists and craftspeople, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site. Gather friends and family and pop out to visit the village when studio doors are open for a night of art and alchemy,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Napier

White Chapel Jak - Napier

"One of the hottest and exciting acts to emerge in NZ in the last 18 months" - Paul Ellis, NZ Idol_NZ Got Talent Judge, Former Sony Music Executive. Who’s ready for a bloody good time?! Hugely popular White Chapel Jak are here for a good time, and you don’t have to wait for a long time!...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 20th-31st October 2021. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. At the heart of the Festival are the stories that we share in amazing spaces across the region. Gather...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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AFRO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

AFRO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

Performance by SAM MANZANZA & AFROBEAT with Miss LEADING Sam Manzanza's Afrobeat Band will be performing his infectious high-energy Afrobeat to make you dance at Afro Music Experience at Paisley Stage Live Music Venue at Napier alongside Miss Leading is an electronic music producer, singer,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

Be your own art tour guide! Grab an Art Trail map and over Labour Weekend take an inspiring meander around Hawke’s Bay artists’ studios, galleries and pop-ups. Visit our makers and creators in their special places, hear their visions and processes, and of course, buy their work! The Trail...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Arts, Crafts and Kai

Arts, Crafts and Kai

Discover the artistic, beachside community of Pōrangahau when Flotsam and Jetsam team up with talented local artists for a showcase of arts, crafts and kai on the lawn at Flotsam and Jetsam. Celebrate talented local artists, browse beautiful crafts and enjoy delicious kai before meandering along...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Flotsam and Jetsam & Pōrangahau Town Hall, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hastings Public Art Walking Tours

Hastings Public Art Walking Tours

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guide for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. This tour is organised as part of Hawke's Bay Art Trail 2021 over Labour Weekend. Hawke’s Bay Art Trail showcases the HB Art Guide participants and will include studio visits, workshops...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile began in 1987 born from the seeds of 2 legendary Hawkes Bay bands, Bluebeard and The Hoochie Coochie Blues band. Members share a passion for blues and blues/rock music and while the band has had some personnel changes over the years the core of: Dusty Rhodes and Tim...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Hugo Show

A Hugo Show

I don’t believe it, he’s coming back AGAIN! It’s another Hugo Show! The show is filled with dance, comedy, and a hint of chaos. The shows headliner always dazzles his audiences with his epic costuming and wonderful choice of music. He’s a real treat to watch, and he is always happy to see...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Grooves Night Napier

Heavy Grooves Night Napier

Following on from the Heavy grooves night held at Snails in Palmy in July GOVERNMENT PEST will be performing at Paisley stage in Napier with locals REALTHENTIC and INVOKE THE FURY for another night of Heavy Grooves.

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Mrs Krishnan's Party: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Mrs Krishnan's Party: CANCELLED

Mrs Krishnan’s Party - INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY Mrs Krishnan’s Party - you’re invited! Written By Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis Starring Kalyani Nagarajan and Justin Rogers Step into the back room of Mrs Krishnan’s dairy where garlands decorate the ceiling, music flows and Mrs Krishnan...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple but sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. In this session aimed to get your creative brain sparking, we'll cover the logistics of...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier - Torch Fired Enamels

Napier - Torch Fired Enamels

A two-day session with torch-fired enamels - designed as a stand-alone class or as a follow on from the fold formed jewellery class. Jewellery enamels allow you to fuse beautifully coloured glass onto the surface of your silver or copper jewellery. Ideal for earrings and pendants, this class...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Monday 25 October
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBNC Open Day

HBNC Open Day

Naturist clubs offer a safe, family-friendly environment for people of all ages to experience the joys of naturism. The Hawkes Bay Naturist Club is holding an Open Day for anyone who is curious about naturist lifestyle. Our members will be on hand to welcome you and answer any questions you may...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Naturist Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Furnware Ambassador Programme

HBAF 2021 - Furnware Ambassador Programme

Furnware Ambassador Programme - Tūrangawaewae [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions registrations are now required through hbaf.co.nz. To manage audience numbers, we have added an additional 3pm performance on Sunday October 24th 2022.] The Festival is proud to celebrate the 6th year of the...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekends are tailor-made for long lunches. Combine the timelessly relaxed lodge setting of Cape Kidnappers and the local New Zealand cuisine of Chef James Honore, with wines perfectly matched to each course by one of the country’s top wine producers, and you have the recipe for an ideal spring...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Happy Daze Vintage Market

Happy Daze Vintage Market

Happy Daze Vintage Market is back! A pop-up vintage clothes market hosted at Spaceship in Hastings. We’ve got two of the region’s ~best~ DJ's Misbe and DoWork on the decks. New food truck on the block Fork and Noise will be slinging Mexican bites out the back, and drinks will be...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tokelau Language Week

Tokelau Language Week

This year’s theme for Te vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau– Tokelau Language Week is Tokelau! Tapui tau gagana ma tau aganuku, i te manaola ma te lautupuola which means Tokelau! Preserve your language and culture, to enhance spiritual and physical wellbeing. Tokelau! Tapui tau gagana ma tau...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Saturday 30 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PRINS - NZ Tour: CANCELLED

PRINS - NZ Tour: CANCELLED

Kiwi singer-songwriter PRINS is returning to the stage this September with a 20-stop trip around Aotearoa - her biggest tour to date. PRINS has taken the local music scene by storm this year, scaling the charts with her electro-pop anthem 'Follow Me' - which peaked at number 8 on Hot New Zealand...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 25 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Faces of Nature: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Faces of Nature: CANCELLED

Faces of Nature Ta'alili Led by award winning artists Aloali'i Tapu and Tori Manley-Tapu, Ta’alili are a company that work in theatre, dance, stage design, film and visual art, exploring how perceptions shape communities and reflecting on personal experiences of tension between cultures,...

Date: Monday 25 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Ishtopia

HBAF 2021 - Ishtopia

Be open to a musical journey around the world... ISHTOPIA Hawke's Bay group, Ish, plays traditional acoustic music from the other side of the world, and new tunes inspired by it. Take some stunning music from Bulgaria, Sweden, Moldova, Ireland, Brittany and Egypt, mix it up with exuberant...

Date: Monday 25 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN After School Art Play

CAN After School Art Play

Creative Arts Napier's weekly after-school classes are designed to entice every young artist to have fun, while exploring various media with experienced children’s art tutor and artist Holi Shannon. Holi will encourage your child to try their hand at drawing, painting, printing and 3D media...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 Whare Kōrero: Stories Within Stories

HBAF 2021 Whare Kōrero: Stories Within Stories

A Thousand Thoughts A Minute A guide into the unequivocal world of Kristyl Neho, a self-confessed Drama Queen. Written and performed by Kristyl, this is a personal, often humorous ride through her life. From bodacious weight gain and weight loss experiences and the indisputable life of motherhood;...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Thursday 28 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 30 November
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl: CANCELLED

Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl Fresh from her sold-out 2021 Kia Mau Festival theatre debut, Daughter, Teremoana Rapley continues her live creative research and development inquiry triptych series with Of a Housegirl. The second instalment of this analogue, sensory-challenging experience,...

Date: Tuesday 26 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - The Trojan War: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - The Trojan War: CANCELLED

The Trojan War A Slightly Isolated Dog Following the success of Don Juan and Jekyll & Hyde, A Slightly Isolated Dog brings you the third installment in the trilogy of very sexy works: The Trojan War! This explosive and hilarious work uses a cast of faux-French performers to create a joyful...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Wednesday 27 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary XERO Advice

Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary XERO Advice

Whether you are a new start-up or more established business, whether you have a query on Xero, your tax returns or how to plan for your your on going business success we are opening our doors every Wednesday between 9am – 11am so you can sit down one-on-one with one of our team to work through...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The 7 Ps of a Marketing Plan

The 7 Ps of a Marketing Plan

Gain understanding of each of the 7 Ps and how to apply it to your Marketing Plan. Are you a business owner or manager who wants to understand more about marketing and how to develop a multi-faceted marketing plan that creates genuine customer value. Then this sessions is for...

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Term 4 Studio Sparks - AfterSchool Art Class Classes will start the first week of August. This term our focus is 3D, Collage, Storyboarding and more. We will explore many ways to create a visual story. Please join us this term we look forward to meeting and teaching your child. ...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis 2021: CANCELLED

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis 2021: CANCELLED

DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID SITUATION WE HAVE MADE THE DIFFICULT DECISION TO CANCEL OUR MULTIPLE STEPS EVENT. Join us for our 10th Multiple Steps event. 5km or 10km walk/run over Napier Hill or a 5km meander along Marine Parade's Rotary Pathway. Suitable for everyone.

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - An Evening w/ Ayesha Green & Carole Shepheard

HBAF 2021 - An Evening w/ Ayesha Green & Carole Shepheard

An evening with Ayesha Green & Carole Shepheard Be open to the strength of women in visual arts. Two artists come together at the Hastings City Art Gallery to give separate floor talks, exploring the work in their shows and the conversations they start. Ayesha Green (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti...

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project Paul Bosauder [Please note that an additional performance of 'Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project' has been added on the 29th of October 2021 in the Toitoi Opera House.] Paul Bosauder is a cultural ambassador, performing around the world as a highly regarded...

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 9 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Workshop: Social Media Advertising: CANCELLED

Hastings Workshop: Social Media Advertising: CANCELLED

If you’re a business selling products or services and you’re ready to dip your toes into Facebook advertising, this session is for you! About this event: This workshop is perfect for you if you have been using social media to market your business and are ready to scale with paid...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Hola! The Napier Tango Club is hosting an Introduction to Argentine Tango (Tango Argentino). Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is the perfect preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Art Deco...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Experimental Printmaking & Collage

Experimental Printmaking & Collage

Term 4 evening classes. Join printmaker Sue Weston over four weeks to explore the creative potential of printing on paper with a gelli plate and acrylic ink. This simple and easy process produces colourful and stylish prints with the help of stencils and other mark-making textures. You will...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Collagraph Printmaking Course

Collagraph Printmaking Course

Sign up now to join expert printmaking tutor Cate Godwin for a short 4-week evening class course in Collagraph Printmaking. Collagraphy is a really versatile printing process in which a textured plate is created, inked up and put through a press to create prints on paper. Cate will carefully...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan

An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan

Sacred Heart College presents: An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan. Come & listen to Sir John Kirwan talking about Mental Health. He will discuss his journey and experience with depression and anxiety. He will give tools and techniques that he uses to keep his mental...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Standup comedy: Oo Gish and Benjamin Crellin

Standup comedy: Oo Gish and Benjamin Crellin

Two veteran kiwi jokers come together to tickle your funny bone in all the right places ( and probably some wrong ones as well-no promises). Each of these guys has over twenty years experience as a pro comedian. Oo Gish is a crowd favourite across the nation and Benjamin Crellin has an...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - WERK IT: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - WERK IT: CANCELLED

WERK IT Circus Trick Tease WERK IT is an all-new, late-night, high-energy, acrobatic comedy romp. Celebrating spandex, highvis, vitalityand vigour, it received nightly standing ovations in its debut season. Combining never seen before acrobatic feats and jaw dropping skill, this show will be...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn

HBAF 2021 - Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn

Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn - HBO and Friends This concert explores the most-loved chamber music of the string repertoire, making it a joy for classical fans as well as for people who want an experience of live classical music for the first time. Hawkes’ Bay’s premier orchestral...

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

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Storytime with Kyle Mewburn

HBAF 2021 - Storytime with Kyle Mewburn

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Storytime with Kyle Mewburn. Join multi-award-winning children's author Kyle Mewburn as she reads her most lovely, funny and entertaining works aloud to a no doubt captivated...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
John Tarlton - New Works Exhibition Opening

John Tarlton - New Works Exhibition Opening

Join us, as we celebrate the opening of John Tarlton's exhibition full of New Works, at Creative Arts Napier, 5-7pm on Friday 29 October. All are welcome! At the opening we kindly request that you wear a face mask and observe social distancing. Refreshments will be available and all are welcome...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Marist Football Prizegiving 2021

Napier Marist Football Prizegiving 2021

What a fantastic year of football it has been. Join us to finally celebrate our Senior 2021 football season and prizegiving. Only $35.00 per person for dinner (this cost has been subsidised heavily by the Club). Arrival from 6.00pm with speeches commencing at 6.30pm If you have any...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Stepping into the Sun

HBAF 2021 - Stepping into the Sun

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival [Please note that the venue for this event has changed from the Paisley Stage to the MTG Century Theatre.] Stepping into the Sun. Stories of Coming out - in conversation with...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Options presented by Hawke's Bay Women in Wine

Wine Options presented by Hawke's Bay Women in Wine

We're back this year and calling all wine lovers & enthusiasts to get a team of friends, family, or colleagues to join us at our Wine Options Quiz Night! The event will be held on Friday the 29th of October from 6.30 pm at Shed 2 (56 West Quay, Ahuriri). There will be 7 mystery wines to...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project Paul Bosauder [Please note that this is one of two performances for 'Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project'. This additional performance has been added to accommodate Covid 19 level restrictions. The original performance date scheduled for Wednesday 27 of October at MTG...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Funny Ha Ha

HBAF 2021 - Funny Ha Ha

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Funny Ha Ha - Tom Sainsbury and Catherine Robertson die on stage. [Please note that the venue for this event has changed from the Paisley Stage to MTG Century Theatre. Due to...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk: CANCELLED

Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk: CANCELLED

Eventfinda copy: For the third consecutive year, the Omakere School and Community Association brings you the Coastal Hill Country Walk fundraiser. A fantastic way to experience the impressive landscapes of Central Hawke’s Bay, this guided 17km loop will traverse stunning private farmland...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Omakere, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2021 - Writing for Children, Workshops w/ Kyle Mewburn

HBAF 2021 - Writing for Children, Workshops w/ Kyle Mewburn

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Writing for Children - Workshop with Kyle Mewburn C.S. Lewis said “A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing event is run over 2 days. It is based in Central Hawkes Bay, but welcomes all healers and stall holders from around NZ. The 2-day event offers a range of services of Tarot readers, healers, massage, and like mind stalls such as crystals, home craft jewellery, essential oils, lotions...

Date: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2021 - Motuhake: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Motuhake: CANCELLED

Motuhake Jandel J & The Funky Friends “You are Special / I am Special (Motuhake)” is a highly interactive and magical show for children and families. This story is set in an imaginary world where the main character gets spooked as he journeys through adventures and finds puppets that come...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - She is Not Your Rehab, Matt and Sarah Brown

HBAF 2021 - She is Not Your Rehab, Matt and Sarah Brown

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival She is Not Your Rehab - Matt and Sarah Brown At My Fathers Barbers, Mataio (Matt) Faafetai Malietoa Brown offers men a haircut with a difference: a safe space to be seen and...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

We are excited and honored to have Emara Betsy Whaanga exhibiting Wahinetanga at Creative Arts Napier from October 30th at 12pm. “My kaupapa mahi is giving space to the essence of wahine. Wahinetanga. Honouring the many wahine who I have come to love over the many seasons in my life cycle....

Date: Saturday 30 October to Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Australian Gothic, Craig Silvey

HBAF 2021 - Australian Gothic, Craig Silvey

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Australian Gothic - Craig Silvey Zooms into Toitoi (with Gareth Ward) [Please note that this Readers + Writers session is now being presented as a back to back offering with...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tall Tales and Derring Do

HBAF 2021 - Tall Tales and Derring Do

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Tall Tales and Derring Do - Graham McTavish Zooms into Toitoi (with Jess Soutar Barron) [Please note that the date and time for this event has changed to Saturday October 30th...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Maori Made Easy, Scotty and Stacey Morrison: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Maori Made Easy, Scotty and Stacey Morrison: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Maori Made Easy - Scotty and Stacey Morrison Getting on a course to learn te reo Māori in involves a waiting list these days. What’s behind this growth and, some might say,...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 30 October to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Halloween House

Halloween House

Can you handle the horror? Find out! Come along to our Halloween House on the 30th of October. We are running from 6-9pm for just $5 a person. It's last years haunted house- but ten times better. *We are operating under level two guidelines which may mean we might need to ask you to wait to...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty Day and The Spooky Skeletons!: CANCELLED

Kitty Day and The Spooky Skeletons!: CANCELLED

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 LEVELS - We hope to set a new date for early 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience. Kitty Day and the Spooky Skeletons On the eve of Hallowe’en, CAN is inviting all zombies, ghosts and ghouls to join us for a spooked up double bill...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Dead Girls Don't Lie

HBAF 2021 - Dead Girls Don't Lie

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Dead Girls Don’t Lie - Becky Manawatu, Jacqueline Bublitz and Tina Clough on changing the narrative The dead girls are frustrated. No one knows who they are. No one is...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Arahi: The Hurricane Years

HBAF 2021 - Arahi: The Hurricane Years

The Hurricane Years A truthful look back and an honest step forward, ‘The Hurricane Years’ is a retrospective theatrical experience from a minimalist’s mindset. As one of Aotearoa’s finest up and coming original artists, Arahi is constantly pushing the boundaries of contemporary music...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Luke Buda - BUDA Album Release Tour: POSTPONED

Luke Buda - BUDA Album Release Tour: POSTPONED

Throughout October and November, Luke Buda (The Phoenix Foundation) will travel the length and breadth of both Te Ika A Māui and Te Waipounamu, to celebrate the release of his new album Buda; his first solo excursion in twelve years. Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington), Buda’s music...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

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

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 7 November
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021- The Edible Backyard

HBAF 2021- The Edible Backyard

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival The Edible Backyard - Kath Irvine in conversation with Lizzie Russell Gardening guru Kath Irvine has been helping Kiwi gardeners design build, grow and maintain their own...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Picnic in the Peonies

Picnic in the Peonies

Gather the family for a stunning Central Hawke’s Bay picnic at Tikokino Peonies. Precious peonies flower for just one month of the year so this is a very special event with limited availability. Soak up the October sun and enjoy the sweet sounds of Fuego Latino at this exquisite family...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2021 - Mana/va, Tusiata Avia & Karlo Mila w/ Nafanua...: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Mana/va, Tusiata Avia & Karlo Mila w/ Nafanua...: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Mana/va - Tusiata Avia and Karlo Mila with Nafanua Kersel “Va is the space between… not empty space, not space that separates but space that relates, that holds separate...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - After the Tampa, Abbas Nazari

HBAF 2021 - After the Tampa, Abbas Nazari

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival When the Taliban were at the height of their power in 2001, Abbas Nazari's parents were faced with a choice: stay and face persecution in their homeland, Afghanistan, or seek...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - The End of the Golden Weather

HBAF 2021 - The End of the Golden Weather

The End of the Golden Weather [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions, the venue for this show has changed from Toitoi Opera House to St. Andrews Hall in Hastings. An additional performance has been added on Sunday October 31st at 7.30pm.] “I invite you to join me, in a voyage into the past,...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - A Lite on the Move, Geoff Chappel w/ Roger Hall: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - A Lite on the Move, Geoff Chappel w/ Roger Hall: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival A Life on the Move - Geoff Chapple with Roger Hall Geoff Chapple once sat up in the bath and said, “I’ll do it!”, “it” being the walk from Cape Reinga to Bluff, some...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terror from the Deep

Terror from the Deep

A liveplay survival horror RPG featuring: - Paul Shaw (GM) - ?? - Benjamin Crellin - Christer Eriksson - Mike Shaw. An ancient city has been found under the ocean and the scientists sent to research it have gone silent. And now the team sent in to investigate have bean brutally...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes: CANCELLED

Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes A richly autobiographical monologue in which an adolescent boy tries to find his place in an adult-dominated world; a young man retraces an intensely felt boyhood experience of bullying; and a playwright, in his last days, reconciles the value of an artistic life...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2021

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue Noun A conversation between two or more people. A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem The art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions For Sandie, the title of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dialogue

Dialogue

An exhibition by Sandra Howlett. Dialogue (Noun) - A conversation between two or more people. - A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem - The art of investigating or discussing the truth...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

We are excited and honored to have Emara Betsy Whaanga exhibiting Wahinetanga at Creative Arts Napier from October 30th at 12pm. “My kaupapa mahi is giving space to the essence of wahine. Wahinetanga. Honouring the many wahine who I have come to love over the many seasons in my life cycle....

Date: Saturday 30 October to Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 14 November 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Edible Garden Workshop

HBAF 2021 - Edible Garden Workshop

Edible Garden Workshop Gardening guru Kath Irvine has been helping Kiwi gardeners design-build, grow and maintain their own productive edible gardens for more than 20 years. From her 0.4ha garden in Horowhenua she has dreamed a dream - that every New Zealander could pick a daily serving of...

Date: Monday 1 November
Where:
Green Door Garden & Decor, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jo Morris Advanced Memoir Writing

Jo Morris Advanced Memoir Writing

Advanced Memoir Writing Workshop. Creative writing instructor Jo Morris will be holding a three-part advanced writing workshop at the Havelock North Library. These session are for writers moving on from the introduction class. Writers will learn how to develop aspects of the introductory...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 15 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 25 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and illustration skills and develop their own style. In Term 4 the focus is on creative drawing projects. Students will work on a series of step by step projects that teach a range of key art and design concepts while allowing...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 13 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 13 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Acrylic Painting (Art Course)

Intro To Acrylic Painting (Art Course)

If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start this course will teach you everything you need to get painting on your own, including what tools to use, how to mix, apply and blend acrylic paint, what surfaces to paint on and how to prepare them. The first few weeks will...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 17 January
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN After School Art Play

CAN After School Art Play

Creative Arts Napier's weekly after-school classes are designed to entice every young artist to have fun, while exploring various media with experienced children’s art tutor and artist Holi Shannon. Holi will encourage your child to try their hand at drawing, painting, printing and 3D media...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn To Draw (Art Course)

Learn To Draw (Art Course)

Artists can do magic or so it seems. Some people have a natural ability to see something – really see it – and draw what they see near perfectly. In this specialist drawing class, we get to delve into those seemingly magical skills and learn how to look at a subject and draw it. Suitable for...

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Session - Laughton Kora

HB Music Hub Mentoring Session - Laughton Kora

An epic opportunity for Hawke's Bay artists! Join legendary Laughton Kora for a FREE, exclusive mentoring session so you can learn from the best on how to increase your ability and confidence on stage. PLACES ARE LIMITED and registration is essential. Registrations close Thursday...

Date: Tuesday 2 November
Where:
Sight & Sound, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 30 November
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary XERO Advice

Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary XERO Advice

Whether you are a new start-up or more established business, whether you have a query on Xero, your tax returns or how to plan for your your on going business success we are opening our doors every Wednesday between 9am – 11am so you can sit down one-on-one with one of our team to work through...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process

The Disciplinary Process

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

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Term 4 Studio Sparks - AfterSchool Art Class Classes will start the first week of August. This term our focus is 3D, Collage, Storyboarding and more. We will explore many ways to create a visual story. Please join us this term we look forward to meeting and teaching your child. ...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT


"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 9 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "Not Yoga" Movement Classes


Holidays Act

Holidays Act

This course will cover all things related to the current Holidays Act. Session topics will include leave entitlement types, management of leave types, payment calculations, public holidays, closedowns, policy guidance and more. Session Topics - The Holidays Act and its administration. - The...

Date: Thursday 4 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 4 November to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Hola! The Napier Tango Club is hosting an Introduction to Argentine Tango (Tango Argentino). Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is the perfect preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Art Deco...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Experimental Printmaking & Collage

Experimental Printmaking & Collage

Term 4 evening classes. Join printmaker Sue Weston over four weeks to explore the creative potential of printing on paper with a gelli plate and acrylic ink. This simple and easy process produces colourful and stylish prints with the help of stencils and other mark-making textures. You will...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Collagraph Printmaking Course

Collagraph Printmaking Course

Sign up now to join expert printmaking tutor Cate Godwin for a short 4-week evening class course in Collagraph Printmaking. Collagraphy is a really versatile printing process in which a textured plate is created, inked up and put through a press to create prints on paper. Cate will carefully...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 18 November
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

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

Date: Thursday 4 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 5 November to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2021

Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2021

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW - POETS WHO TAKE PART DON'T NEED A TICKET, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP NOW! Motif Poetry is proud to present the fourth annual Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam! A friendly, inclusive space for poets to come together and share their work. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS...

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Equus

Equus

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

Date: Friday 5 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dr. Reknaw - East Coast Roady

Dr. Reknaw - East Coast Roady

Common Room are very excited to bring you something delicious and funky to get you all warm and ready for Summer. Dr. Reknaw are cruising up the East Coast of Te Ika-a-Māui, to re-ignite the high vibes of summer in Aotearoa and kicking off in Common Rooms Neverland on 5th November. May the...

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Photography Weekend Workshop

Photography Weekend Workshop

A beginner’s guide to DSLR photography. Learn the principles and practice of good digital photography – we will cover how to control exposure, camera modes, digital file sizes and composition, with practical exercises to put into practice what is learnt. Bring your own camera. Please note...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 6 November to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

The biggest free mind-body-spirit weekend in Hawkes Bay!

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Photography Workshop with Anneliese Hough

Photography Workshop with Anneliese Hough

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lamb Workshop

F.A.W.C! Lamb Workshop

The Farmhouse Kitchen and Waipawa Butchery join forces to teach you the secrets of the trade with “The Lamb Workshop”. The Waipawa Butchery owner Duncan Smith, and one of his skilled butchers, will show you how to breakdown a lamb into the various lamb cuts, just like a professional, before...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pranzo dell'Opera in Giardino

F.A.W.C! Pranzo dell'Opera in Giardino

The Mission Restaurant & Festival Opera bring you an Italian “Opera Lunch in the Garden”, coming together for a luncheon that celebrates Italy's culinary and musical heritage in a stunning garden, vineyard setting. Mission Estate Head Chef Ricky Littleton will create a four-course menu...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Food Truck Park-Up Party

F.A.W.C! Food Truck Park-Up Party

Anyone with a craving for street food will want to nab a ticket to this evening of food truck fare, quality wines, craft beers and cider and exceptional entertainment. Abbey Brewery’s Food Truck Park-Up Party will showcase some of Hawke’s Bay’s most exciting food truck vendors alongside...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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 'I See a Girl'; An uplifting musical event: CANCELLED

'I See a Girl'; An uplifting musical event: CANCELLED

This event is now cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Tickets purchased will be refunded. Creative Arts Napier presents "I see a girl" - love and believe in your reflection! An uplifting and empowering musical/visual gig for all ages. Enjoy...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: CANCELLED

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: CANCELLED

Let the Royal New Zealand Ballet transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2015, the RNZB is thrilled to be bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream back for Christmas 2021. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight...

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

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Comedian, snapchat satirist and now unmasked as the dancing Alien on The Masked Singer NZ, Tom Sainsbury is about to add another string to his bow. Comedian on the loose! Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jakob

Jakob

Jakob is a New Zealand post-rock band, based in Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. The band consists of guitarist Jeff Boyle; bassist Maurice Beckett; and drummer Jason Johnston. They have been compared to such bands as Mogwai, Sonic Youth, Sigur Ros & ISIS, though they largely eschew any...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

Laser Cutting With Adobe Illustrator - Weekend Workshop

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

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 7 November
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Indoor Rowing Competition

Indoor Rowing Competition

What: An Indoor Rowing Competition that is an open event for all ages, abilities, skill levels. Distances: 500m & 1000m Individual races, 2000m Team relays. General Information The 2021 Indoor Rowing competition will be held at the EIT Institute of Sport and Health at 42 Percival Road,...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Races

F.A.W.C! At the Races

Hawke's Bay Racing and Waipukurau Jockey Club host the best Christmas end of year party full of delicious food and quality Hawke’s Bay wine. After working hard all year it's time to celebrate and treat yourself, your family, friends or your colleagues to a fun-filled day out. This is an...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rose Sunday

Rose Sunday

Rose Sunday returns to the beautiful Rose Gardens. Visitors will be greeted with small rose buttonholes from Rose Society members’ home gardens and will be able to get advice and information on all things ‘Roses’ from industry professionals. There will be kids entertainment, ice-cream and...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Frimley Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

Join Wallingford’s impassioned Chef Christopher Stockdale at his table for a culinary ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old growth trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, all the while hearing the provenance stories of the people behind the produce....

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

For the first time, F.A.W.C!ers will have the opportunity to enjoy an event at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers exquisite Owner’s Cottage. Enjoy spectacular views across Hawke’s Bay as Cape Kidnappers’ highly-regarded Head Chef, James Honore team up with Head Winemaker Phil Brodie, of Hawke's...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekends are tailor-made for long lunches. Combine the timelessly relaxed lodge setting of Cape Kidnappers and the local New Zealand cuisine of Chef James Honore, with wines perfectly matched to each course by one of the country’s top wine producers, and you have the recipe for an ideal spring...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

It will be a brew-tiful afternoon at Bistronomy when they join with local roasters Third Eye Coffee to serve up one heck of a buzz. Enjoy three decadent desserts from the Bistronomy kitchen, each paired with three different coffees from Benny and the team at Third Eye Coffee. Each of your three...

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

Finish off the weekend with an evening of fish and Bish – The Urban Winery way! Fish & Bish is the perfect way to chase away those Sunday night blues. Devour a gourmet local seafood platter and wash it down with some fine Tony Bish Chardonnays. A specialist artisan winemaker, Tony is known...

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 14 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s talent sommelier, enjoy a selection of world class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while you enjoy a feel-good wine-focused film in our intimate studio theatre. Casual kiwi movie snacks will be provided for this relaxed evening of great...

Date: Sunday 7 November to Tuesday 9 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Malaysian Mama

F.A.W.C! Malaysian Mama

Milk + Honey Owner Sean Burns is putting his mum back to work for a night in the Milk kitchen. For one night only, Suriah Burns will be showing off like only she can do with a five course Malaysian menu. Sean + the Milk crew will be sourcing, pouring and sometimes mixing an array of drinks...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - April's Fool: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - April's Fool: POSTPONED

April's Fool By David Burton [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule these performances to Tuesday 9th - Saturday 13th of November 2021. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Peony Bouquet

Paint and Wine Night - Peony Bouquet

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

Date: Tuesday 9 November
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Day I'll Fly Away

One Day I'll Fly Away

COVID-19 Update: Following the 4th Oct Covid-19 announcement and the changes made to the regulations applicable to each level, we are very pleased to confirm that the production of 'One Day I'll Fly Away' will be able to take place at Level 1 or Level 2. There are some compromises, however,...

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Saturday 20 November
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bienvenue! A night in Paris

F.A.W.C! Bienvenue! A night in Paris

Step through the doors at Mary’s and transport yourself into a warm and bustling Parisian bistro. For a limited time only, Mary’s embraces all of the fun of white tablecloths, carafes of wine and plenty of champagne! Whether you are perched on a barstool overlooking all the action or...

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
Mary's Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Kesariya Balam: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Kesariya Balam: CANCELLED

Inspired by the most famous Indian folk song, this is a reception with age-old Indian tradition where the guest is considered as “God”. Indulge into the warmth of Swiss-Belhotel Hospitality at this dinner that showcases the diversity of Indian cuisine. Dress in your best white and gold...

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Saffron Social Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountain

Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountain

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

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

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

Date: Thursday 11 November to Saturday 20 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C!  Off the Hook: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Off the Hook: CANCELLED

New Zealand’s masters of seafood cuisine Fleur Sullivan and Jeremy Rameka will deliver a feast of epic proportions at F.A.W.C! Off the Hook. Pioneering restaurateur Fleur Sullivan of Fleurs Place in Moeraki will join Chef Jeremy Rameka in the Pacifica kitchen as they prepare a six-course...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Pacifica Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop 2, new!

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop 2, new!

Pauline has created a whole new Indonesian themed menu, still a Dutch Rijsttafel; but new recipes! Nasi Kuning, yellow rice! Gado Gado, vegetables with eggs and Sataysauce Sambal Udang, spicy prawns Pangsit, fried wonton Spekkoek, malaysian Lapis Legit cake Dinner and Recipe...

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

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F.A.W.C! Bringing our Origins Home to Hawke's Bay

F.A.W.C! Bringing our Origins Home to Hawke's Bay

The secret of good food lies in memory, which is why EIT’s Level 5 Diploma of Cookery students will be inspired by memories of home for this stunning eight course degustation. Harnessing the bounty of fresh produce from Hawke’s Bay, EIT’s students will delve deep into their memory banks...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Best of Pop Music

The Best of Pop Music

Following on from the great success of our last 80s quiz night we have decided to hit right back with our next quiz night ... Welcome to the quiz about the most vastly fantastic genre of music of all time .... POP! A genre where Michael Jackson reigned supreme and the Supremes were rocking our...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Rescheduled to 12th November Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm - GA Early bird ticket / SOLD OUT - $30 Advance release ticket / LIMITED NUMBER LEFT Come and party...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learning Styles Wananga (Interactive Workshop)

Learning Styles Wananga (Interactive Workshop)

Do you need skills for recognising children’s different learning styles? Can you identify what the eight learning styles for students are? How and what can you delegate to students in your group? What activities can children be given to assist with their learning? How do you know you’ve...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Another MADD fun family day out. Bring your kites, pack a picnic and come and enjoy a fun relaxed day out at Mitre10 Park. Regardless of if there is wind or not, we can still have fun trying! The Madd Fun Company will be here with their bouncy castles and train rides - All for free! Invite...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Real Life. Still Life: When Food becomes Art: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Real Life. Still Life: When Food becomes Art: POSTPONED

POSTPONED till Winter FAWC ! Pink Lady® apples New Zealand are proud to bring this food styling and photographic workshop to the F.A.W.C! Summer Series. Multi award-winning food styling and photography duo Fiona Hugues and Manja Wachsmuth host this intimate workshop, showing you the tips and...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Real life. Still Life: PLUS Food Styling Workshop: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Real life. Still Life: PLUS Food Styling Workshop: POSTPONED

POSTPONED till Winter FAWC ! Pink Lady® apples New Zealand are proud to bring this food styling and photographic workshop to the F.A.W.C! Summer Series. Multi award-winning food styling and photography duo Fiona Hugues and Manja Wachsmuth host this intimate workshop, showing you the tips and...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Let's Sing Together Again! - A Sing-in and Concert: POSTPONED

Let's Sing Together Again! - A Sing-in and Concert: POSTPONED

Preparations are underway for a 2021 SING-IN in the Waiapu Cathedral in Napier, the third one we have held in recent years. This will be a wonderful afternoon of music-making, after so many choral events being cancelled or postponed lately. Anyone who can read a music score and loves to sing is...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pelvic Floor Workshop

Pelvic Floor Workshop

Sneeze Pee? Back Pain? Weak Core? This women's only Pelvic Power workshop is a comprehensive breathing and movement workshop to help you restore and reclaim your pelvic floor function. Your pelvic floor muscles support how you move and it’s a part of your foundational powerhouse. ...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. The main event begins with your opportunity to wander the room speaking with many of the regions winemakers while...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Hydrengea Vase

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Hydrengea Vase

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

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Get Lucky: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Get Lucky: CANCELLED

A Mexican street party as it should be – a little bit spicy and packed with fresh and funky flavour. F.A.W.C! favourites Peak House and Scott Towers (of FFD Loves and Cook-a-Chook fame), welcome award-winning taqueros Lucky Taco to join in their fiesta. Owned and operated by Mexican-food...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

SOLD OUT! The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in2018, 2019 & 2020. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Of the Ocean: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Of the Ocean: CANCELLED

Of the Ocean is a special showcase of Hawke’s Bay’s incredible seafood bounty. Living by the coast has always held a special place in the hearts of Hawke’s Bay locals, and this is your chance to experience exactly why that is. Scenic Hotel Te Pania’s brigade of chefs will share...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic, Wine and Flick: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Picnic, Wine and Flick: CANCELLED

Dust off the picnic rugs and pop the corn! Te Awanga Estate + Picnic Cinema present the first ever outdoor movie experience on the Te Awanga Estate winery lawn. Relax on the lawn under the stars and fairy lights as Picnic Cinema bring their outdoor movies to Hawke’s Bay with a large LED...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Herstory

Herstory

Herstory will be a showcase of creative women in music in Hawkes Bay, The lineup includes the likes of de Lune, Kitty Day, Sarah Wiig and The Cellars as well as local Poet Joanna Collins and more. Herstory is a collaboration with the Heretaunga Women's Centre, where all funds raised will be donated...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

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

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel The World Long Lunch In Italy Hands-on Cooking Workshop Hands-on workshop, preparing 5 dishes Spring Ricotta Gnocchi Roses Vegetable Tart Braised Chickpea's Spring Roasted Chicken Drumsticks PannaCotta Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Movie Club - Gone With The Wind

MTG Movie Club - Gone With The Wind

The epic tale of a woman's life during one of the most tumultuous periods in America's history. From her young, innocent days on a feudalistic plantation to the war-torn streets of Atlanta; from her first love whom she has always desired to three husbands; from the utmost luxury to absolute...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

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

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MTG Movie Club - Strangers On A Train

MTG Movie Club - Strangers On A Train

In Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's thriller, tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) is enraged by his trampy wife's refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed senator's daughter Anne (Ruth Roman). He strikes up a conversation with a stranger, Bruno Anthony (Robert...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

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

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learning to Lead Programme

Learning to Lead Programme

The Learning to Lead programme consists of two advanced level workshops across 12 building blocks, designed to develop competency in management and leadership skills for employees who have been leading and managing others for more than 12 months. Day One: Leading and Managing Myself Designed...

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spark Business Hawkes Bay Napier CBD Star Awards

Spark Business Hawkes Bay Napier CBD Star Awards

The annual Spark Business Hawke's Bay Napier Business Awards. Come celebrate Napier's CBD and support the finalists in 10 categories - Innovation Star sponsored Spark Business Hawkes Bay's, Community Star sponsored by Napier City Council, Team Star - sponsored by Navigator Accounting, Landlord...

Date: Tuesday 16 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & Management Part 1

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the 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...

Date: Wednesday 17 November
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & Management Part 2

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

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 18 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: One Second

NZIFF: One Second

One of China’s premier filmmakers delivers his love letter to cinema, set during the Cultural Revolution of his youth. Warm, funny and (despite rumoured political censorship) surprisingly sharp-edged. China In Mandarin with English subtitles 104 minutes "The most internationally-acclaimed...

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

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

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Bergman Island

NZIFF: Bergman Island

A filmmaking couple navigate love, recognition and Ingmar Bergman in Mia Hansen-Løve's triple-layered Cannes darling, a serene and self-reflective ode to film and storytelling. France / Sweden In English 113 minutes Rated M / sex scenes, offensive language & nudity Mia Hansen-Løve...

Date: Friday 19 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

The 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review will now be on display at CAN from Friday 19 November – 8 December 2021. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions were...

Date: Friday 19 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Undine

NZIFF: Undine

This captivating tale of fated lovers, drawing on myth and fantasy, is also a love song to Berlin. Germany In German with English subtitles 91 minutes Rated M / violence & sex scenes "German auteur Christian Petzold is a master in the art of tightening an invisible grip on his characters;...

Date: Friday 19 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

***RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY 19 NOVEMBER, 7.30PM*** In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet...

Date: Friday 19 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson

NZIFF: The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson

An impassioned film with an unflinching Indigenous and feminist perspective. Australia In English 104 minutes Rated M / Domestic violence, sexual violence & offensive language "How far would you go to protect the life you’ve made? For writer, director and star Leah Purcell’s fiery...

Date: Friday 19 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Indesign Weekend Workshop

Adobe Indesign Weekend Workshop

After editing your images in Photoshop, and designing your logo or images in Illustrator, learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images to produce your pamphlets, brochures and books. Please note that digital courses must be paid for and processed ONE week prior to the course date...

Date: Saturday 20 November to Sunday 21 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonderland Glow Show

Wonderland Glow Show

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

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban BBQ Festival 2021

Urban BBQ Festival 2021

Meat. Fire. And all things Que. After a baptism of fire in 2020, Urban BBQ Festival is back for a second round of meat, music and BBQ mayhem. More food vendors, more BBQ suppliers, demos, tastings and a rocking line up of music and entertainment that will keep you by the pits all day...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra

NZIFF: Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra

The unique power of Australia’s Bangarra Dance Theatre, an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts organisation, fuels this artful documentary by Wayne Blair and Nel Minchin. Australia In English 101 minutes Rated M offensive language "Rising from humble beginnings in a...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at the Filter Room

Mack at the Filter Room

Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

Date: Saturday 20 November to Sunday 19 December
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation Workshop

Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. You will fill...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Fiona Clark: Unafraid

NZIFF: Fiona Clark: Unafraid

Photographer Fiona Clark shocked 1970s New Zealand with her documentary images of Auckland’s burgeoning queer scene. The pictures they tried to ban were just the beginning for one of Aotearoa's photography greats. New Zealand In English 82 minutes "Fiona Clark is one of Aotearoa’s most...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Flee

NZIFF: Flee

A thrilling tale of resilience, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Flee is just as interested in the quiet toll trauma takes on survivors as it is the extraordinary acts that ensured their survival. Denmark In Danish, English, Farsi, Russian and Swedish with English subtitles 83 minutes M...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Flee


Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show : CANCELLED

Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show : CANCELLED

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

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Curtain Call

Curtain Call

Curtain Call is a showcase of some of the performers that have taken part in our shows throughout the year. Combining all the acts to make a super show that is Curtain Call! One final bow for the year! And what better place to celebrate the year than to take over Paisley Stage for one last...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Titane

NZIFF: Titane

Wild, outrageous, unruly, hallucinatory, body/machine-modification-run-amok, masterful, cartoonish, genre- and gender-bending Titane was awarded the 2021 Palme d’Or, only the second time in Cannes Film Festival history that a woman director has received the accolade. France In French with...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Titane


The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lake South 'The Light You Throw' Album Release Tour

Lake South 'The Light You Throw' Album Release Tour

Home Alone Music is proud to present the third album from Te Whanganui-a-Tara based electricUTOPIA artist Lake South, 'The Light You Throw'. Slated for release on September 17, the album was written in the midst of Aotearoa's Level-4 lockdown and recorded at a rented house at Waikawa beach. From...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flemington Mud Run

Flemington Mud Run

Join us for an action-packed mud run full of obstacles, laughs and plenty of mud! Get your friends or family together and pick out a costume, we have great prizes for the best dressed, as well as a tonne of spot prize's. Like our Facebook page or head to our website for all the details and get...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Lake Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the 2021 Christmas shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Patu!

NZIFF: Patu!

Patu! is the definitive film of the 1981 Springbok tour protests, a technically complex piece of guerrilla filmmaking that explicitly connects apartheid abroad and racism at home. Newly preserved by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision. New Zealand In English 113 minutes PG "In 1981, South...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon- Bob Ross Autumn Forest

Paint and Wine Afternoon- Bob Ross Autumn Forest

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

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Truffle Hunters

NZIFF: The Truffle Hunters

A love letter to a rapidly vanishing world: this gentle documentary follows a handful of elderly men who, with their beloved dogs, comb the forests of Northern Italy on the hunt for a rare culinary delicacy. Italy / USA In Italian with English subtitles 84 minutes "This sweet and...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Bergman Island

NZIFF: Bergman Island

A filmmaking couple navigate love, recognition and Ingmar Bergman in Mia Hansen-Løve's triple-layered Cannes darling, a serene and self-reflective ode to film and storytelling. France /Sweden In English 113 minutes Rated M / sex scenes, offensive language & nudity Mia Hansen-Løve may...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Bergman Island


NZIFF: Night of the Kings

NZIFF: Night of the Kings

"If a young man cannot command an inmate-run prison with his storytelling, his first night behind bars promises to be his last in this lush, striking and unexpected tale that blends magical realism with current affairs. Côte d'Ivoire In Dyula and French with English subtitles 93...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Fiona Clark: Unafraid

NZIFF: Fiona Clark: Unafraid

Photographer Fiona Clark shocked 1970s New Zealand with her documentary images of Auckland’s burgeoning queer scene. The pictures they tried to ban were just the beginning for one of Aotearoa's photography greats. New Zealand In English 82 minutes "Fiona Clark is one of Aotearoa’s most...

Date: Monday 22 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Fiona Clark: Unafraid


Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

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

Date: Monday 22 November
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: President

NZIFF: President

Moving with the breathless intensity of a political thriller, this disturbing document of potential voter fraud in the 2018 Zimbabwe election is elevated by astonishing access to key players behind-the-scenes. Denmark In English and Shona with English subtitles 116 minutes A power vacuum...

Date: Monday 22 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Compartment No.6

NZIFF: Compartment No.6

Two strangers connect in the intimate confines of a train compartment in Juho Kuosmanen’s arresting sophomore feature. Finland / Russia In Finnish and Russian with English subtitles 107 minutes M for offensive language "Between Moscow and Murmansk, Laura (Seidi Haarla), a Finnish...

Date: Tuesday 23 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: One Second

NZIFF: One Second

One of China’s premier filmmakers delivers his love letter to cinema, set during the Cultural Revolution of his youth. Warm, funny and (despite rumoured political censorship) surprisingly sharp-edged. China In Mandarin with English subtitles 104 minutes "The most internationally-acclaimed...

Date: Tuesday 23 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Nowhere Special

NZIFF: Nowhere Special

After learning he only has months to live, a working-class father reckons with guilt and grief as he searches for a replacement family for his young son. UK In English 96 minutes M for offensive language "When window cleaner John (James Norton) is given just a few months to live, he thinks...

Date: Wednesday 24 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Undine

NZIFF: Undine

This captivating tale of fated lovers, drawing on myth and fantasy, is also a love song to Berlin. Germany In German with English subtitles 91 minutes Rated M / violence & sex scenes "German auteur Christian Petzold is a master in the art of tightening an invisible grip on his characters;...

Date: Wednesday 24 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Undine


Free
North Island KiwiTag Tournament

North Island KiwiTag Tournament

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) has committed to growing the game of Kiwi Tag across the country, building on what Auckland Rugby League has achieved to establish the Kiwi Tag sport in the Auckland district. Kiwi Tag is a fast-paced territorial game based around the common laws and rules of...

Date: Thursday 25 November to Friday 26 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Happening

NZIFF: Happening

Winner of the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival, Happening is a powerful and timely abortion drama, executed precisely by director Audrey Diwan. France In French with English subtitles 100 minutes Rated R16 for sex scenes, nudity, cruelty & content that...

Date: Thursday 25 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Limbo

NZIFF: Limbo

Melancholic, atmospheric and heartfelt, Ben Sharrock’s feature exploring immigrants awaiting asylum eschews conventional approaches to stories of the modern refugee crisis to create something profound and surprising. UK In Arabic and English with English subtitles 104 minutes Rated M for...

Date: Thursday 25 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Limbo


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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawke's Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! October's show is hosted by Rhian Wood-Hill and features: James Fulton Sean Koch Jayda McIndoe Karen...

Date: Thursday 25 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Swan Song

NZIFF: Swan Song

"The Liberace of Sandusky” emerges from retirement for one last day in the sun – and one final night on stage – in a knock-out turn by Udo Kier USA In English 106 minutes Rated M for Offensive language & sexual references "Once one of Ohio’s leading hairdressers, Pat...

Date: Thursday 25 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Swan Song


NZIFF: Titane

NZIFF: Titane

Wild, outrageous, unruly, hallucinatory, body/machine-modification-run-amok, masterful, cartoonish, genre- and gender-bending Titane was awarded the 2021 Palme d’Or, only the second time in Cannes Film Festival history that a woman director has received the accolade. France In French with...

Date: Friday 26 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Titane


NZIFF: Rosa's Wedding

NZIFF: Rosa's Wedding

A tonic for the nerves, Rosa’s Wedding is an uplifting and spirited ode to loving thyself, drenched in the dreamy seaside sunshine of the Costa del Azahar. Spain In Spanish with English subtitles 99 minutes Rated M for offensive language "A film brimming with joy, laughter, and a touch...

Date: Friday 26 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Rosa's Wedding


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The Cabana Ball Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes

The Cabana Ball Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes

The Cabana Ball. Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes. For the 10th year in a row the Cabana Ball is happening again. If we are still in level 2 we are only allowed 130 people so get your tickets quick. Always a wonderful magical night!

Date: Friday 26 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cabana Ball Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes


NZIFF: Happening

NZIFF: Happening

Winner of the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival, Happening is a powerful and timely abortion drama, executed precisely by director Audrey Diwan. France In French with English subtitles 100 minutes Rated R16 for sex scenes, nudity, cruelty & content that...

Date: Friday 26 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Happening


Bay View Market Day

Bay View Market Day

The Bay View Market day is an annual fundraiser for Eskdale School and is well known in the market circuit. Each year we have a high standard and variety of stalls. With over 120 stalls of talented crafters with homemade products, a fully established food court to enjoy the amazing food on...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy music with Alex Richardson and Shelby while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier - Sand Casting Weekend

Napier - Sand Casting Weekend

Join us for this wonderful intro to sand casting taught over one weekend. Students are shown the ancient technique of sand casting, using a wax to make a simple hard model or found objects such as buttons or simple small forms - create your simple 2-part mould and melt and pour sterling silver,...

Date: Saturday 27 November to Sunday 28 November
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: New Zealand's Best 2021

NZIFF: New Zealand's Best 2021

Check out the year’s best New Zealand short films as chosen by this year’s guest selector, Kerry Fox, from a total of 117 submitted entries. 93 minutes NZ Classification TBC For New Zealand’s Best 2021 short film competition, Head of Programming Michael McDonnell and Senior Programmer...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: New Zealand's Best 2021


Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: My Salinger Year

NZIFF: My Salinger Year

Based on the 2014 memoir, My Salinger Year is The Devil Wears Prada for the literary world, a young woman’s coming of age as she balances her writing ambitions with her new job at a major New York City literary agency. Canada In English 101 minutes Rated M for offensive language & sexual...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: My Salinger Year


Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 30 October to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: A Hero

NZIFF: A Hero

Set against the vibrant backdrop of urban Shiraz, an affable but desperate prisoner is almost undone by a ‘selfless’ gesture that goes viral. Iran In Farsi with English subtitles 127 minutes Rated M for suicide references Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi won all sorts of plaudits a...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Back The 70's Cabaret: POSTPONED

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret: POSTPONED

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

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Saturday Night Live w Fuego Latino & Alzbeta Tango Project

Saturday Night Live w Fuego Latino & Alzbeta Tango Project

We're a 4-piece band from Hawke's Bay. With a wide selection of instruments and vocals we bring Latin and Gypsy music that will make you want to dance! Performance will be followed by a Latin dance party with The Alzbeta Tango Project. Cash bar. Don't miss it! The band will be playing 8 PM-10 PM.

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Riders of Justice

NZIFF: Riders of Justice

Recently widowed and grieving, army officer Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) proves vengeance is a dish best served bold in this dark — and comic — take on the revenge thriller from Oscar-winning Dane, Anders Thomas Jensen. Denmark In Danish with English subtitles 116 minutes Rated M for Violence,...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas 2021 Workshop

Christmas 2021 Workshop

Pauline will help you with some new idea’s for your Christmas Menu 2021! 5 menu ideas, TBC Sweet and Savoury Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything...

Date: Sunday 28 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Written on the Wind

NZIFF: Written on the Wind

Our Bill Gosden tribute wouldn’t be complete without a wall-to-wall Technicolor classic. Bill’s love of early cinema, vibrant studio-era musicals, and frankly anything starring Elvis could be felt throughout his retrospective programming, not least in the carefully curated Live Cinema events he...

Date: Sunday 28 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: River

NZIFF: River

Let this exultant ode to the life-sustaining waterways that criss-cross our planet wash over you, captured in jaw-dropping imagery by Mountain director Jennifer Peedom. Australia In English 76 minutes "As we have learned to harness their power, have we also forgotten to revere them?” So...

Date: Sunday 28 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Mass

NZIFF: Mass

Fran Kranz’s highly accomplished debut feature takes an unflinching look at the endemic horror of school shootings in America and their lingering scars, through the eyes of the parents of the perpetrator and his victim. USA In English 110 minutes NZ Classification TBC "In a small...

Date: Sunday 28 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Memoria

NZIFF: Memoria

Follow Tilda Swinton on a strange supernatural journey into the Colombian jungle, in this hypnotic new film from the director of Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives and Cemetery of Splendour. Colombia/Thailand In English and Spanish with English subtitles 136 minutes NZ Classification...

Date: Sunday 28 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

POSTPONED TO NEW DATES. Welcome, PaR nz Golfing Holidays is pleased to reconfirm our partnership with the award-winning Trinity Hill Wines and World #22 Cape Kidnappers in an awesome line-up of courses for the 6th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be now held from...

Date: Monday 29 November to Friday 3 December
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Monday 29 November to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Gagarine

NZIFF: Gagarine

A soon-to-be-demolished social housing estate, named after Yuri Gagarin, in the Parisian banlieue provides the earthly anchor for weightless flights of fancy in this wondrous and moving debut feature. France In French with English subtitles 99 minutes Rated M for drug use & offensive...

Date: Monday 29 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Signed, Theo Schoon

NZIFF: Signed, Theo Schoon

Tracing the story of one of our more complex characters, this layered portrait re-examines the exploits of influential outsider, Dutch immigrant artist Theo Schoon, told in his own words and through first-hand accounts. New Zealand In English 100 minutes "Filmmaker and art historian Luit...

Date: Monday 29 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Language Lessons

NZIFF: Language Lessons

Two strangers explore the pleasures and pitfalls of platonic friendship while bonding over online Spanish lessons in this intimate, expressive drama shot during lockdown over video-chat calls. USA In English and Spanish with English subtitles 92 minutes Rated M for offensive language "A...

Date: Tuesday 30 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Flee

NZIFF: Flee

"A thrilling tale of resilience, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Flee is just as interested in the quiet toll trauma takes on survivors as it is the extraordinary acts that ensured their survival. Denmark In Danish, English, Farsi, Russian and Swedish with English subtitles 83 minutes M...

Date: Tuesday 30 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

POSTPONED TO NEW DATES. Welcome, PaR nz Golfing Holidays is pleased to reconfirm our partnership with the award-winning Trinity Hill Wines and World #22 Cape Kidnappers in an awesome line-up of courses for the 6th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be now held from...

Date: Monday 29 November to Friday 3 December
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Farming for a Successful Future

Farming for a Successful Future

"Farming for a Successful Future" charity fundraiser for the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. With rapidly growing regulatory controls, climate change and consumer demands, farm sustainability has never been more important. Nutrient efficiency, pasture management and stock health provide the...

Date: Wednesday 1 December
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Monday 29 November to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

The 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review will now be on display at CAN from Friday 19 November – 8 December 2021. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions were...

Date: Friday 19 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART Group

Term 4 Studio Sparks - AfterSchool Art Class Classes will start the first week of August. This term our focus is 3D, Collage, Storyboarding and more. We will explore many ways to create a visual story. Please join us this term we look forward to meeting and teaching your child. ...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: After Love

NZIFF: After Love

Deception abounds in this nuanced portrait of lies and loss when a middle-aged woman discovers her recently deceased husband led another life in France, contradictory to the pious Muslim home they built together in England. UK In English, French and Urdu with English subtitles 89...

Date: Wednesday 1 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Dear Comrades!

NZIFF: Dear Comrades!

"Andrey Konchalovsky’s tense political drama, a Venice prize-winner beautifully shot and rich with historical detail, tells the story of an infamous 1962 Soviet massacre and its attempted cover-up. Russia In Russian with English subtitles 121 minutes B&W/DCP Rated M for violence, nudity,...

Date: Wednesday 1 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Thursday 28 October to Thursday 9 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 4 November to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Milked

NZIFF: Milked

The biggest player in the New Zealand economy is put on notice in this spirited documentary that sees a young activist from rural Northland go up against the powerful dairy industry. New Zealand In English 90 minutes "Dairy in New Zealand is big business. We are the globe’s biggest milk...

Date: Thursday 2 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MEH D&D Camp(aign)

MEH D&D Camp(aign)

Ever wanted to play D&D but couldn't find a DM? We have space for seven Adventurers, wanna play? These recurring session require registration - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website MEH page. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

Date: Thursday 2 December to Thursday 23 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: There Is No I In Threesome

NZIFF: There Is No I In Threesome

In love, newly engaged and maintaining a long-distance relationship, director Jan Oliver Lucks and his fiancée decide to throw traditional rules out the window by opening up their relationship before they tie the knot. New Zealand In English 87 minutes Rated R16 for nudity, offensive language...

Date: Thursday 2 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Paint and Wine Night - Christmas Kererū

Paint and Wine Night - Christmas Kererū

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

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

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R18
Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Join us in Hawke’s Bay for a night of New Zealand’s finest fashion, to support research into a breast cancer CURE. One night. One Show. Fourteen Designers. Trelise Cooper - Coop - Cooper - Curate - Storm - Elle + Riley - Amaya - Augustine - Sweat Republic - Kathryn Wilson - Rodd & Gunn -...

Date: Thursday 2 December
Where:
Te Mata House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Nitram

NZIFF: Nitram

The first Australian film featured in Cannes’ Official Selection in a decade, Justin Kurzel’s disturbing dive into the tormented mind and soul of a mass-shooter is bolstered by four remarkable lead performances. Australia In English 112 minutes Rated M for violence, offensive language,...

Date: Thursday 2 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intellectual Property - Using IP for Competitive Advantage

Intellectual Property - Using IP for Competitive Advantage

Using IP for Competitive Advantage... Learn the basics of intellectual property followed by how you can use what you have to your best advantage. Intellectual property law is hard. Don’t let it be. Kate can de-mystify this all for you. Join us for this one-hour presentation with Q&A followed...

Date: Friday 3 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 5 November to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF: Quo Vadis, Aida?

NZIFF: Quo Vadis, Aida?

This pressure-cooker Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film puts viewers on the frontlines of an impending massacre in the Bosnian genocide – with harrowing power. Bosnia and Herzegovina In Bosnian, Dutch, English and Serbian with English subtitles 105 minutes Rated M for violence & offensive...

Date: Friday 3 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: I'm Your Man

NZIFF: I'm Your Man

An archaeologist reluctantly agrees to test-run a humanoid love robot programmed to fulfil her desires in this poignant comedy starring Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens. Germany In German with English subtitles 100 minutes Rated M for sex scenes, sexual references & offensive language "In a...

Date: Friday 3 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

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

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

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NZIFF: Summer of 85

NZIFF: Summer of 85

This queer coming-of-age romance combines all the sensuality of François Ozon’s best with the infectious energy of a CW drama and how meeting one person can open you up and change the trajectory of your life. France In English and French with English subtitles 101 minutes Rated M for...

Date: Friday 3 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 6 November to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Milked

NZIFF: Milked

The biggest player in the New Zealand economy is put on notice in this spirited documentary that sees a young activist from rural Northland go up against the powerful dairy industry. New Zealand In English 90 minutes "Dairy in New Zealand is big business. We are the globe’s biggest milk...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Milked


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Save the date! Wonder Christmas Markets 2021 are back after a hugely successful first year. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. More details to come...

Date: Saturday 4 December to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2021

NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2021

Our premium collection of Maori and Pasifika short films from the gifted storytellers of Moana-nui-a-kiwa. 74 minutes NZ Classification TBC "Curated by Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), Director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, with guest co-curator Craig Fasi (Niue),...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Quo Vadis, Aida?

NZIFF: Quo Vadis, Aida?

This pressure-cooker Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film puts viewers on the frontlines of an impending massacre in the Bosnian genocide – with harrowing power. Bosnia and Herzegovina In Bosnian, Dutch, English and Serbian with English subtitles 105 minutes Rated M for violence & offensive...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Quo Vadis, Aida?


Salmonella Dub

Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21

Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of spring shows nationwide, across September, October, November and December this year. The multiple platinum-selling and award-winning D&B pioneers are performing six dates taking in...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

NZIFF: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Documentarian Julien Temple explores the close ties between Shane MacGowan, Ireland’s beloved punk poet, and his home country’s tumultuous history. Ireland/UK/USA In English 124 minutes Rated R16 for violence, offensive language, drug use & sexual material. "The first inkling that this...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan


Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekend Winemaker Lunch Series

Weekends are tailor-made for long lunches. Combine the timelessly relaxed lodge setting of Cape Kidnappers and the local New Zealand cuisine of Chef James Honore, with wines perfectly matched to each course by one of the country’s top wine producers, and you have the recipe for an ideal spring...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

NZIFF: Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Equipped with keen intelligence and a big heart, lawyer Jeffery Robinson educates and challenges in equal measure, giving voice to the silenced and seeking acceptance of racist realities in pursuit of lasting change. USA In English 118 minutes Rated M content may disturb "Who controls the...

Date: Sunday 5 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Signed, Theo Schoon

NZIFF: Signed, Theo Schoon

Tracing the story of one of our more complex characters, this layered portrait re-examines the exploits of influential outsider, Dutch immigrant artist Theo Schoon, told in his own words and through first-hand accounts. New Zealand In English 100 minutes "Filmmaker and art historian Luit...

Date: Sunday 5 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Hit the Road

NZIFF: Hit the Road

Debut director Panah Panahi’s stunning Iranian road movie wowed critics at Cannes with its rich emotional nuance and sly political critique. Iran In Farsi with English subtitles 93 minutes Rated M offensive language "Crackling with energy and outbreaks of exuberant lip syncing, riotously...

Date: Sunday 5 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Paris, 13th District

NZIFF: Paris, 13th District

Jacques Audiard’s charming exploration of the tangled work and love lives of three young Parisians is a beautifully-crafted love letter to the classics of French New Wave. France In French and Mandarin with English subtitles 104 minutes B&W/DCP Rated R16 sex scenes, nudity, drug use &...

Date: Sunday 5 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 25 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and illustration skills and develop their own style. In Term 4 the focus is on creative drawing projects. Students will work on a series of step by step projects that teach a range of key art and design concepts while allowing...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 13 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Ever wished that your body came with a user manual? "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes will help you to understand your body better and how it's designed to move. You are verbally guided through a variety of movement sequences to engage your body AND your brain. Classes...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 13 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Acrylic Painting (Art Course)

Intro To Acrylic Painting (Art Course)

If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start this course will teach you everything you need to get painting on your own, including what tools to use, how to mix, apply and blend acrylic paint, what surfaces to paint on and how to prepare them. The first few weeks will...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 17 January
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN After School Art Play

CAN After School Art Play

Creative Arts Napier's weekly after-school classes are designed to entice every young artist to have fun, while exploring various media with experienced children’s art tutor and artist Holi Shannon. Holi will encourage your child to try their hand at drawing, painting, printing and 3D media...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn To Draw (Art Course)

Learn To Draw (Art Course)

Artists can do magic or so it seems. Some people have a natural ability to see something – really see it – and draw what they see near perfectly. In this specialist drawing class, we get to delve into those seemingly magical skills and learn how to look at a subject and draw it. Suitable for...

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2021 Edible Fashion Awards

2021 Edible Fashion Awards

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

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

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 11 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Motel California

Motel California

Motel California is the Eagles Tribute you've been hearing about, selling out gigs across the country. A stylistically and authentic Live Band of professional musicians who sing, play and perform like they've been together for decades - just like the original. Playing all the best loves Eagles...

Date: Saturday 11 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas 2021 Workshop

Christmas 2021 Workshop

Pauline will help you with some new idea’s for your Christmas Menu 2021! 5 menu ideas, TBC Sweet and Savoury Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything...

Date: Sunday 28 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

"Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland’...

Date: Sunday 12 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days Live

7 Days Live

The 7 Days Live tour is now officially an annual tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, and the team will jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to the...

Date: Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEH Crafternoon

MEH Crafternoon

Crafting is good for the soul, and you can quote me on that! Come hang out, chat, and craft something for yourself (or to give away over the holidays...). Suitable for ages 13+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 18 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEH Crafternoon

MEH Crafternoon

Crafting is good for the soul, and you can quote me on that! Come hang out, chat, and craft something for yourself (or to give away over the holidays...). Suitable for ages 13+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Thursday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

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

Date: Thursday 16 December
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawke's Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! October's show is hosted by Rhian Wood-Hill and features: James Fulton Sean Koch Jayda McIndoe Karen...

Date: Thursday 25 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MEH Crafternoon

MEH Crafternoon

Crafting is good for the soul, and you can quote me on that! Come hang out, chat, and craft something for yourself (or to give away over the holidays...). Suitable for ages 13+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Friday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gunsmiths Live

Gunsmiths Live

The Gunsmiths is a 3 piece power band playing originals and covers in a blues rock funk style. Some of the best blues rock funk sounds you love, party it up to Hendrix, John Mayer, Black Keys, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Queens of the Stone Age, ZZ Top, Santana, Billy Joel and more. Secure your...

Date: Saturday 18 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There are 56 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

Date: Saturday 18 December to Sunday 9 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at the Filter Room

Mack at the Filter Room

Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

Date: Saturday 20 November to Sunday 19 December
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Afternoon - A Starry Night

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

Date: Sunday 19 December
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sparks NERF Battle - Session One

Summer Sparks NERF Battle - Session One

Bring your Nerf gun, ammo and battle face to Hastings Library for the greatest Nerf battle of 2021. Suitable for ages 7+ Registration is required - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website Summer Sparks page. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Wednesday 22 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2021

Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2021

Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the Boxing Day Festival returns for its sixth occasion to Cape Estate in 2021. The festival delivers the best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage setting to bring you a memorable...

Date: Sunday 26 December
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 18th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie...

Date: Monday 27 December to Thursday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle-wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mep Plumbing

Mep Plumbing

We are a reliable, hard-working family business, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Experienced team of plumbers in Napier & Hastings. Here at MEP Plumbing (HB) Ltd we provide a wide range of plumbing services. For more information on us check out our website.

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Monday 29 November to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There are 56 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

Date: Saturday 18 December to Sunday 9 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ray White Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2022

Ray White Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2022

Second Time around and hoping to be bigger and better for 2022. A wonderful day of adventure shopping through a wonderful collection a variety of stalls, selling Vintage Wares & Collectables - Jewellery, Accessories, China, Kitchenalla, Military, Quilts, Iron Work, Rockabilly, Art, Art Deco,...

Date: Sunday 2 January to Tuesday 4 January
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 18th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie...

Date: Monday 27 December to Thursday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sparks NERF Battle - Session Two

Summer Sparks NERF Battle - Session Two

Bring your Nerf gun, ammo and battle face to Hastings Library for the very first Nerf battle of 2022. Suitable for ages 7+. Registration is required - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website Summer Sparks page. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Friday 7 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn is set to play a one-off show at iconic Black Barn Vineyards in Hawkes Bay! Fabrik presents iconic Kiwi singer-songwriter Sir Dave Dobbyn live in concert at Black Barn Vineyards. The concert will take place on Labour Weekend, Sunday, October 24th with some very special guests...

Date: Sunday 9 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tween Event Minute to Win It Champs

Tween Event Minute to Win It Champs

Think you can complete the challenges with only one short, pressure-filled minute on the clock? Come and test your skills and see if you have what it takes to win it! SUITABLE FOR AGES 10-12. Registration is required - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website Summer Sparks...

Date: Wednesday 12 January
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jolly Board Game Jamboree

Jolly Board Game Jamboree

Join us for a celebration of board games! Explore new games and revisit old favourites. We bring the board games, you bring the 'A' Game! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. These...

Date: Friday 14 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nanogirl Labs Slime Workshop

Nanogirl Labs Slime Workshop

Explore the science behind non-Newtonian fluids and immerse yourself in the wonder of Slime! This very hands-on activity includes making different types of slime including one you can eat and one that moves by itself! This event requires registration. Please register through the Hastings District...

Date: Friday 14 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nanogirl Labs Bubble Workshop

Nanogirl Labs Bubble Workshop

Come along to this special Nanogirl Labs event to see giant bubbles you can stand in, cloud filled-bubbles, a long bubble snake and lots more! This event requires registration. Please register through the Hastings District Council website. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or...

Date: Friday 14 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

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

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 17 January
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marble Runs and Mazes

Marble Runs and Mazes

Sift through the supplies, get creative, twist and turn and design the marble run or maze of your dreams. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. These events are dependent on Covid Alert...

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MEH Library Lock in

MEH Library Lock in

The ever-popular annual lock in is back! Join us after hours to celebrate the end of the summer holidays with pizza, games and general shenanigans. Suitable for ages 13+. Registration is required to attend this event - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website MEH...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

Mana Wahine - Ōkāreka Dance Company [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance. If you have already registered for this event, please re-register for the 22nd of January 2022.] To celebrate the start of the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival we are...

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: POSTPONED

Nuit Blanche – Art After Dark [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this event to Saturday 22nd of January 2022.] To kick off the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival we return to Napier with a fantastic line-up of visual and performing arts. For one night only the arts...

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

Disasters happen- the good news is it's easy to make sure that you, the people, and the things you care about are ready. Come along to find out more about natural disasters and how you can help keep your whānau safe with Hawke's Bay Civil Defence. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs...

Date: Tuesday 25 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Legends with Cuisine Magazine

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Legends with Cuisine Magazine

Before Summer F.A.W.C! officially turns 10 years old, we pause and honour the people who have helped shape Hawke’s Bay into the culinary destination that it is today. F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legends looks at the evolution of Hawke’s Bay as a food and wine destination, as well as those...

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Grand Long Lunch

The Grand Long Lunch

What’s better than long lingering lunches in Food and Wine Country? How about a long lingering lunch set in stunning secret location, with five-courses devised by five of Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand’s leading chefs? Sound like you? Then welcome to the inaugural F.A.W.C! Grand Long Lunch,...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Secret Location, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

Rev your engines because the Car Boot Party is back for a second year, more “souped-up” than ever! More than 35 Hawke’s Bay wineries will roll into the Waikoko Gardens and park-up ready to pour an amazing selection of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wines. Wineries on show: Alchemy, Alpha Domus,...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  Road, Church Road

F.A.W.C! Road, Church Road

Come dressed up as your favorite James Bond character, villain and join us in our Casino Royale cocktail/canapes themed event. Ticket price includes: One cocktail on arrival, varied selection of canapes, entertainment, music, This event has 50 tickets available. F.A.W.C! Food and Wine...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club

F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club

Ever dreamed of living the lifestyle of the rich and famous? Well, here’s your chance! The Urban Winery are throwing a party befit of the most glamorous with an evening of French Grande Marque Champagne and luxurious seafood canapes. The tone of the evening will set from the moment you arrive...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

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

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2022

Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2022

The Longest running local sports is back for another year! The Elsthorpe Horse Sports has something for everyone, from FEI Show Jumper rings to HOY qualifier Pleasure Rings and everything in between. Activities for the kids include golf, target shooting, ram rodeo and more! The Sports...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Elsthorpe Sports Grounds, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

Learn how to make the perfect sausage every time, ensure your meat binds without unnecessary additives and how to link your sausages like a pro! Find out which sausage casings are best, and pick up tips so you can make and flavour your own delicious sausages all summer long. This is a hands-on...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Holly Bacon, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brunch by Bikes with Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C! Brunch by Bikes with Nici Wickes

Join everyone’s favourite Kiwi foodie Nici Wickes for a culinary cycling adventure through the stunning Cape Kidnappers coastline and along the Tukituki River. Along the way you’ll stop for coffees, snacks, a fabulous brunch at Te Awanga Estate and sweet treats at a beachside cafe. Nici is a...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Coastal Wine Cycles, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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F.A.W.C! Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

F.A.W.C! Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

The world-famous in Havelock North Advintage car park bar is back for Summer FAWC! 2021. Expect sharply priced glasses of Champagne Taittinger and a street bar stocked with delicious Hawke's Bay wines. Expect renowned Chef Martin Bosley to be shucking fresh oysters to order, while the Advintage...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret

F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play . . . Enjoy delicious food, dazzling cocktails and eclectic music at A Hapi Cabaret. Set within the iconic Daily Telegraph Building – a category one heritage listed building which was built in stunning Art Deco fashion after...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flavours of the 70s - Wine, Food and Musical Mayhem

F.A.W.C! Flavours of the 70s - Wine, Food and Musical Mayhem

Step back 50 years and relive (or experience!) the 70s! Let food and wine be your memory as you travel back to a time of peace and political upheaval, the Vietnam War and nuclear power struggles. Devour a range of tapas and matching wines as you are reminded of the key historical events from...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

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

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ka Kai Tahi Tātou i te Hākari

F.A.W.C! Ka Kai Tahi Tātou i te Hākari

Pioneering restaurateur Fleur Sullivan of Fleurs Place is heading north to Wairoa, and bringing her immensely talented, up-and-coming chef Lyall Minhinnick with her. Join Fleur and Lyall at Kaiuku Marae in Mahia as they prepare for you the freshest kai from the land, sea and rivers....

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Kaiuku Marae, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  No Menu.  No Complications. Chile meets Tuki Tuki

F.A.W.C! No Menu. No Complications. Chile meets Tuki Tuki

Enjoy an intimate, elevated dining experience as Giulio Sturla, Cuisine Chef of the Year 2018, brings his artistic mastery to the Black Barn River Room overlooking the Tuki Tuki Valley and Te Mata Peak. Giulio is an award-winning chef and a champion of locally grown food. He will take you on a...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
The River Room, Black Barn, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! North to South

F.A.W.C! North to South

Discover the tastes of Indian. At St. Georges Restaurant, their roots run deep with Indian heritage, so F.A.W.C!ers can expect nothing less than rich, flavourful cuisine at this journey from North to South. With heat and spice delicately balanced, foodies can explore a mix of Indian cuisine,...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

It will be a brew-tiful afternoon at Bistronomy when they join with local roasters Third Eye Coffee to serve up one heck of a buzz. Enjoy three decadent desserts from the Bistronomy kitchen, each paired with three different coffees from Benny and the team at Third Eye Coffee. Each of your three...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Saturday 5 February
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Small Plates, Bold Flavours

F.A.W.C! Small Plates, Bold Flavours

In this hands-on culinary event where you can experience a touch, smell and taste of small speciality South American dishes that well and truly pack a flavourful punch. Not only will you get to enjoy five tasty dishes, but F.A.W.C!ers will learn how to make three of them in this hands-on...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Touch of Decadence

F.A.W.C! A Touch of Decadence

Indulge your sweet tooth with some of Askerne’s finest dessert wines superbly matched with truly decadent desserts. In this Sunday afternoon worth savouring, F.A.W.C!ers can enjoy five delicious dessert samples from Little Black Bird Café, all paired with five exquisite dessert wines from...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Askerne Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

Finish off the weekend with an evening of fish and Bish – The Urban Winery way! Fish & Bish is the perfect way to chase away those Sunday night blues. Devour a gourmet local seafood platter and wash it down with some fine Tony Bish Chardonnays. A specialist artisan winemaker, Tony is known...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s talent sommelier, enjoy a selection of world class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while you enjoy a feel-good wine-focused film in our intimate studio theatre. Casual kiwi movie snacks will be provided for this relaxed evening of great...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

Step out of your comfort zone and explore Asia's Hidden Cuisines. Join the team at Mangapapa Hotel for a dinner like you have never experienced before as Head Chef Jeffery Laurente takes you on a journey around Asia. Discover the food that the local people eat, all crafted into a stunning...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Monday 29 November to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

Napier City Centre is overflowing with delicious options for dinner... so why not try them all with the Napier CBD Safari Supper! No reservation is needed when you call in at participating Napier CBD restaurants, cafes and bars and select the mystery special. For no more than $25, select an...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s talent sommelier, enjoy a selection of world class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while you enjoy a feel-good wine-focused film in our intimate studio theatre. Casual kiwi movie snacks will be provided for this relaxed evening of great...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

Two chefs and one passion for game equals a memorable night of delicious Hawke’s Bay fare. Chef Fraser McCarthy of Auckland's two-hatted Lillius Restaurant and Chef Regnar Christensen of Black Barn Bistro present an evening of game and fine Hawke's Bay wines. Both chefs share not only a love...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

Join Firsthand Coffee at their Havelock North roastery as they explain the journey that specialty coffee takes from farm to roastery to cup. Start your day with a tour of the roastery and the process, followed by a single origin coffee tasting (cupping), and then an introduction to brewing great...

Date: Wednesday 2 February to Friday 4 February
Where:
Firsthand Roastery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! BBQ at Millar Road! Someone call the Fire Station!

F.A.W.C! BBQ at Millar Road! Someone call the Fire Station!

Is there anything better than a BBQ with spectacular coastal views? How about when that BBQ is prepared by one of the Hawke’s Bay’s most in-demand chefs? Central Fire Station Bistro is teaming up with the team at Millar Road Accommodation and Supernatural and Decibel Wines to kick off...

Date: Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

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

Date: Wednesday 27 October to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Thursday 3 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of F.A.W.C.! with a tasting of 10 vintages of Church Road’s flagship TOM range. Created only in exceptional vintages, TOM wines are Church Road’s most prestigious. Chief Winemaker, Chris Scott, has pulled these bottles out of his personal library, and alongside...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A night with Emma Galloway

F.A.W.C! A night with Emma Galloway

An evening to nourish your mind, your soul and of course your stomach, you won’t want to miss your chance to sit down with Emma Galloway, of My Darling Lemon Thyme. For one night only F.A.W.C!ers can devour delicious cuisine from Emma’s new cookbook Every Day, enjoy a cooking demonstration...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Under a South African Rainbow

F.A.W.C! Under a South African Rainbow

A Celebration of Hawke's Bay-grown South African food and wine. Join us at a long table by the sea as we sit under sun umbrellas and make the most of an afternoon on the coast. Take in the view of Cape Kidnappers Peninsula as your meal is prepared outside in true South African style....

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

It will be a brew-tiful afternoon at Bistronomy when they join with local roasters Third Eye Coffee to serve up one heck of a buzz. Enjoy three decadent desserts from the Bistronomy kitchen, each paired with three different coffees from Benny and the team at Third Eye Coffee. Each of your three...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Saturday 5 February
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: POSTPONED

Be open to circus, cabaret and music under the trees... Dream Garden [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 5th of February 2022.] For the first time in Hastings we feature a fantastic late afternoon of free and fun entertainment for...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Civic Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine

F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine

A friendly battle between great friends. The master vs the apprentice. Tim Turvey, Co-owner of Clearview Estate wines, and Blair Nicholl of the National Distillery Companies spirits compete for your affection over a sumptuous dinner at the iconic National Tobacco Building. Take some of New...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
National Distillery Company, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

Join Wallingford’s impassioned Chef Christopher Stockdale at his table for a culinary ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old growth trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, all the while hearing the provenance stories of the people behind the produce....

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

For the first time, F.A.W.C!ers will have the opportunity to enjoy an event at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers exquisite Owner’s Cottage. Enjoy spectacular views across Hawke’s Bay as Cape Kidnappers’ highly-regarded Head Chef, James Honore team up with Head Winemaker Phil Brodie, of Hawke's...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

Finish off the weekend with an evening of fish and Bish – The Urban Winery way! Fish & Bish is the perfect way to chase away those Sunday night blues. Devour a gourmet local seafood platter and wash it down with some fine Tony Bish Chardonnays. A specialist artisan winemaker, Tony is known...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

A festival to celebrate all things Cider! The NZ Cider Festival is the only dedicated Cider Festival in New Zealand. The festival aims to be an annual celebration of the diversity of Cider, including both Traditional and New World varieties from around the country. Festival attendees have the...

Date: Saturday 12 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival is back for 2022! After a sold-out festival in 2021, Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival returns on Saturday 12th February, 2022. Now in its third year, Outfield Music Food & Arts Festival is evolving and growing into a unique experience to ignite the...

Date: Saturday 12 February
Where:
Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
F.A.W.C! Cider, Sunday & Pies

F.A.W.C! Cider, Sunday & Pies

The team at Zeffer are here to help you through your post-festival Sunday with a special Cider Sunday & Pies. Following on from the New Zealand Cider Festival the day before, you'll find the team at Zeffer along with a few of their fellow cidermakers hosting the ultimate Sunday session - cider,...

Date: Sunday 13 February
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Aotearoa's Premier Clash Tribute Show, touring New Zealand in February 2022 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album "Combat Rock" and 20 years of Wazzo Clash, an authentic tribute to the legend that is, The Clash. A firm favourite on the local scene, the band don't pretend to be The Clash...

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2022

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2022

11th Napier Port Ocean Swim! Open Water Swimming at its best! Races and distances for all abilities. Pak n Save Napier 200m Kids Classic Higgins 500m Individual Dash Higgins 50m Teams Dash Hawkes Bay Regional Council Individual Classic Napier City Council 1km Teams Classic Blueseventy...

Date: Saturday 19 February
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022

Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022

Join us for our 30th Year of the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon! Open to Kiwi kids aged 6-15 years the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun and rewarding day out for everyone. Kids of all sporting abilities swim, cycle, and run their way around age-appropriate courses, either as an individual...

Date: Wednesday 23 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 27 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lorde

Lorde

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

Date: Wednesday 2 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Thursday 3 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens is delighted to announce his Hawkes Bay concert has been rescheduled to Friday 4 March, with the venue switching to Black Barn, instead of Exhibition Hall at the Showgrounds. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz and Blackbarn.com Fans can look forward to Jon and his band...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

Urzila Carlson: It's Personal [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance (Day Month Year). Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Welcome to the days of mind...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

Reb Fountain [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 5th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Following sold out shows at the...

Date: Saturday 5 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance Sunday 6th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of the Year 2022

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2022

Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Event Showcase. An absolute “must-see” for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who delight in watching the world-class competition. Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for official Equestrian New Zealand titles, Trophies, and high-stakes...

Date: Tuesday 8 March to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Thursday 10 March
Where:
Ardkeen Hall, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 11 March
Where:
Longview, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 12 March to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Washpool Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 12th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

Hello Darkness By Peter Wells, Adapted by Victor Rodger [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Sunday 13th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Sunday 13 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show Medals, Badges, Uniforms and Vehicles Antique Military and Sporting Arms Books, Toys and Models Displays and Sales Tables Enquiries - Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 jo.paul.shoebridge@gmail.com Robin - 06 8798257 -...

Date: Saturday 19 March
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group, there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Tuesday 22 March
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

Date: Friday 25 March
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neuro Nurture

Neuro Nurture

We now have remarkable insight into what the growing brain needs to thrive from infancy through adolescence and beyond. Professionals, educators and carers can ‘neuro-nurture’ the developing child/adolescent and dramatically influence the growth and development of the young brain to better...

Date: Monday 28 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Renowned Aotearoa musician Don McGlashan has announced his eagerly-awaited new album today. Bright November Morning will come out in February 2022 followed by an nine-date tour across New Zealand, beginning March 31. This will be McGlashan’s fourth solo album, and is an essential addition to...

Date: Thursday 31 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lane Road Petanque Society

F.A.W.C! Lane Road Petanque Society

Gather for an afternoon of French-styled frivolity at one of Hawke’s Bay’s most intriguing homesteads. With artisan sausages, cured meats and gourmet parfaits and terrines from Auckland’s finest French butchers l’Authentique, Mahurangi, oysters from Leigh, owned by two Central Hawke’s...

Date: Sunday 3 April
Where:
Kotare Estate, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Eparaima Hills, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Thursday 3 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

The Mission Concert’s favourite artist, Sir Rod Stewart, returns this November as part of his The Hits! world tour - a 50-year celebration of his stellar career, a career highlighted by extraordinary performances at The Mission in 2005 and 2012. The Mission Concerts will be Rod’s only North...

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Monday 11 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce their return Take...

Date: Thursday 14 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Thursday 3 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 2 years. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So, Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

Date: Saturday 7 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2022

Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of music and dance. We are thrilled to be able to present this important revival of Russell Kerr's timeless production, our first since 2013, with the support of colleagues from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Sunday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Thursday 9 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favourite musical theatre...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Wednesday 22 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2022

Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


August 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Free tickets available online on Eventbrite. Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________ New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show! This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella

Cinderella

From the ‘dream team’ who brought you 2019’s dazzling Hansel & Gretel, comes a brand-new ballet to celebrate the re-opening of Wellington’s St James Theatre followed by a national tour. Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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