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July 2020

Holiday Fun at the National Aquarium

Holiday Fun at the National Aquarium

4 - 19 July: School Holiday Fun with our Education Team! There’s so much happening at the National Aquarium these school holidays. Our education team will be out on the floor to immerse you in the ocean world with:⁠ - 11.30 & 2.30pm: Augmented Reality. Stand next to a virtual Emperor...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 19 July
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Faraday Centre Museum Holiday Fun

The Faraday Centre Museum Holiday Fun

Come have some fun at the Faraday Centre Museum. The Faraday Centre Museum is housed in what was once the Napier Powerhouse. It is the home of the world famous Fullagar engine, and showcases Kiwi technology, innovation and ingenuity, as well as other gizmos and gadgets from all over the world....

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Saturday 18 July
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Holiday Programme

Music Holiday Programme

Does your child love music? Here's your chance to try out different instruments, write a song, learn 2-3 new songs in a band and perform LIVE...and have a lot of fun at the same time. This holiday programme includes trying & learning an instrument, specialised workshops in singing, playing with...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Friday 17 July
Where:
Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business Advice

Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 September
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Friday 17 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 30 August
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: Wednesday 15 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FOTO IWI School Holiday Photo Workshops

FOTO IWI School Holiday Photo Workshops

July school holiday workshop. Our Holiday workshops are always huge fun! Our upcoming Epic Adventure holiday workshops are limited to only 10 students. Each day will be a different adventure, where you can get up close creating amazing photographs behind the scenes of awesome Hawke's Bay...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
FOTO IWI, Hastings, 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CAN Winter Art and Design Market

CAN Winter Art and Design Market

This July, the popular CAN Winter Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse a wide range of art and craft made by Hawke's Bay artisans. CAN will be encouraging visitors to buy local! The market will take place in CAN’s beautiful Main Gallery, open 7 days a week during the...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 23 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Humanity; Unseen Faces. Photography by Fatimih Anis

Humanity; Unseen Faces. Photography by Fatimih Anis

A rare collection of photojournalism taken by Fátimih Anís throughout Syria, Pakistan, India, and New York. She is interested in life and cultural niches, in it’s naturally painful, rustic, and raw elements; engaging and observing without exploitation or disruption. Fátimih was formally...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 23 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sea Fever - Exhibition of Textile Art By Lynne Frith

Sea Fever - Exhibition of Textile Art By Lynne Frith

Textile artist Lynne Frith has always loved the sea. John Masefield’s poem “Sea Fever”, learned by countless school children of her generation, captures some of those feelings though she is not a sailor or even a very good swimmer. In her childhood, Lynne had wonderful family holidays at...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Friday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Book Sale

Book Sale

Grab some bargains at the Hastings District Libraries Book Sale! Books 50c and Magazines 10c unless marked otherwise. There will be other ex-library items also available, prices as marked. Don't miss out!

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

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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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint with Dali - Children's Workshop

Paint with Dali - Children's Workshop

Meet and have a ‘paint play date’ with Street Artist Dali Susanto in his workshop ‘Paint with Dali’. You will create a beautiful art piece to take home, complete with a frame. Dali Susanto loves to paint his dramatic, fun and quirky designs on ANY available surface! He paints furniture,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers to Hawkes Bay Lunch

Newcomers to Hawkes Bay Lunch

This is the usual Wednesday lunch for newcomers to Hawkes Bay. It enables people to make contacts and to find friends. Lunch is at own cost and we look forward to greeting those who are new to the area. We can provide information on local issues, local events and local contacts. We look forward to...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
Bangkok House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Yoga Movement Classes

Not Yoga Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga". Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding). They also improve your mobility, coordination, balance and...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Local author Andrew Harris is changing the world through Crime Fiction. In his Human Spirit Series he has written three thrillers with a social conscience. Come and meet Andrew and hear about his books The C Clef, A Litany of Good Intentions and More, his recently released third book. Light...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
Wardini Books, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage and Screen - Presented by Operatunity

Stage and Screen - Presented by Operatunity

Surrender to the sublime, the scintillating and the sensational as we bring you the most beloved musical moments from stage and screen. Featuring songs such as Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Maria and One Day More, this show is sure to stir your soul and stun your senses.

Date: Thursday 16 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Low Carb/Vegetarian Cooking Class

Low Carb/Vegetarian Cooking Class

Trying to cut carbs but running out of ideas? Come along to our famous Eat Up Cookery vegetarian and low carb class- in CHB! We show you new ways to include more low carb meatless meals in your life in easy, affordable ways! All of our recipes are made from scratch and use minimally processed...

Date: Thursday 16 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay College, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi

Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi

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 16 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July Double Feature - Snap Time & White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

July Double Feature - Snap Time & White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

Snap Time This amazing multi award-winning play is written and acted by John Cocking. Derived from inspirational letters written by his father Lawrence Cocking ("Lol") who lived and worked in Creswell Pit, Derbyshire, UK, Snap Time will have all your emotions and senses heightened. Lol wanted...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Saturday 25 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty Day Live with Mondie and The Guv

Kitty Day Live with Mondie and The Guv

Join Kitty Day and her talented friends for a chance to enjoy her beautiful self-penned songs and her selection of unexpected cover versions, live at NZ's oldest pure live music venue, The Cabana, Napier. This bewitching singer-songwriter will be playing a mix of old favourites and new material,...

Date: Thursday 16 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Morse Code Jewellery Making Workshop

Morse Code Jewellery Making Workshop

Morse Code is an old coding system used to send messages all over the world. Today it's a fun way to send notes, or messages to your friends and family. During this workshop you will learn how to send secret messages to your friends, try your hand on a Morse Code machine, and make a cool Morse...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki by Kahurangi Māori Dance Company

Matariki by Kahurangi Māori Dance Company

Get your whānau together and join us on a journey to discover the meaning of Matariki, with Kahurangi Māori Dance Company, through Māori song and dance. Matariki - Pleiades is a star cluster in the constellation of Taurus which indicates the year ahead, and that the seasons of harvest have...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour With Jaccary

Happy Hour With Jaccary

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5pm and stick around for a free live acoustic set with Jacary. Jacary are an acoustic duo who have both been playing for almost 40 years. They cover a huge array of artists from Pink Floyd, Joe Cocker & The Kinks to the likes of Elvis, Simon & Garfunkel,...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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KITA - Try To Find A Way NZ Tour, Napier

KITA - Try To Find A Way NZ Tour, Napier

KITA Release “try to Find a Way” and announce NZ Tour Dates • KITA • Wellington based psychedelic indie band featuring: vocalist, writer and actor Nikita 雅涵 Tu-Bryant, keyboardist Ed Zuccollo, (Trinity Roots, Rhian Sheehan, Zuke), and drummer Rick Cranson, (Little...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must-do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Sunday 9 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale

Beginner Hatha Yoga Vinyasa Yoga 8-Week course. Beginner Hatha Vinyasa Yoga course with Bri starts Saturday, July 4 & Tuesday (online), July 7. Send a message on Facebook, email flyinglotusyoga.nz@gmail.com, or text 021 204 6065 to book in. Drop-ins also welcome at any time ☺️ Saturday...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 22 August
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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JP Service

JP Service

The very popular and busy JP service is run from the Meeting Room at Taradale Library each Saturday. There are two JP's available and we very much appreciate the time they give to run the service for the Napier and Taradale communities. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 25 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clairvoyant Afternoon

Clairvoyant Afternoon

Join us for an afternoon of clairvoyance and healing. Arrive early as this event is popular, and get to know our members over a cuppa. Napier Spiritualist Church in Barker Rd is a member of Spiritualism NZ and a long standing part of the community and welcomes new members.

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soap Making Class

Soap Making Class

I will take you through the steps of cold process soap to saponification (hopefully) then we will all try our hand at melt 'n pour soap making so you can compare the two. They both have their advantages. All natural products are used and available for sale. You will go away from this class with...

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki 2020 Fireworks

Matariki 2020 Fireworks

Celebrate Matariki Maori New Year to welcome the appearance of the Matariki star cluster in the early morning sky at this time of the year. It's time to give thanks for the harvest and remember loved ones. Matariki celebrations has arrived later than usual in Napier however the spectacular...

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Annabelle & Ash

Annabelle & Ash

Annabelle & Ash are an acoustic musical duo who are regular weekend performers around the bay. Ash, originally from Wellington & Annabelle from Gisborne became an item while travelling worldwide as cruise ship musicians. Now settled in the bay, they play their own original music and have over 400...

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Miserables

The Miserables

7 piece band of miserable boys and one girl. An amazing bunch of talented dudes who meet on the set of the stage show Le Mis’ have formed an incredibly diverse and dynamic band. A night of pure POP heaven. 7 piece band of miserable boys and one girl. An amazing bunch of talented dudes who...

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly Indoor Market. Held 9 am - 1 pm inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier. The place to get locally made, Artisan Handcrafts and Gifts. Meet the people that create, not only the handcrafted items, but also the friendly atmosphere. Also a range of Up-cycled and...

Date: Sunday 19 July to Sunday 16 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavenly Light - a concert by the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

Heavenly Light - a concert by the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

The programme of our Heavenly Light concert features music illustrating the theme of light brightening the darkness, both literally and figuratively, and includes music composed in every era from the 16th Century to the modern day. Choir Director Anthony Tattersall will open the concert with...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Interconnection

Interconnection

Interconnectedness is becoming a key word, post-Covid. Steve Liddle reviews approaches to liberation politics in Israel-Palestine - and some established roadblocks to progress. Do our cultural differences and isolation side-line us, or can we part of a solution? Steve Liddle is a teacher and...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn Bistro x Cazador - Sunday Wild Game Dinner

Black Barn Bistro x Cazador - Sunday Wild Game Dinner

Join us for a night with Cazador, the iconic family-owned and operated Auckland restaurant, sourcing and serving wild, premium-quality sustainable meats. Since opening its doors in 1987, Cazador has become a destination for diners seeking an authentic wild game experience, recently being named...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Decodence: Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry

Winter Decodence: Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry

The Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble featuring Erna Ferry Rodger Fox is a musician who needs no introduction to a New Zealand audience - he has been playing big-band and swing jazz around the whole country - and overseas, too - for more years than he cares to say. But the lockdown has left him aching to...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Leadership and Managing Others

Introduction to Leadership and Managing Others

This 1 day programme is ideal for people who are new to leading and managing people or outcomes Being selected to lead through others is a privilege and recognises your solid contribution and ability to deliver outcomes and meet expectations. This programme is designed to introduce you to the...

Date: Monday 20 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

Join us as the Hawke’s Bay Inkers community group of printmakers celebrate the diversity of print with ‘East Side Story 4’… the 4th annual episode in the tale of Hawke’s Bay artists sharing their passion, and showing the best of their most recent work. Woodcuts to solar plate etching,...

Date: Monday 20 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga". Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding). They also improve your mobility, coordination, balance and...

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 3 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team

Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team

Congratulations on stepping up to the role of Team Leader. It can be difficult moving from managing your own workload to organising and planning the work of others. This one-day programme will equip you with the tools to be able to lead, plan, delegate and manage the workload of your new...

Date: Tuesday 21 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock is a community active movement class for children 0-6yrs. We set up the play space and allow the children to freely explore at their own pace and space. This is a popular session with our educators and families but is open to everyone! Our sessions are facilitated by registered a...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 28 July
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice! In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing. All levels welcome but please note this is...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 22 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creating Inclusive Workplace Culture

Culture is defined by what we do not by what we say. A healthy workplace culture values differences and allows people to be themselves. What does your cultural norms say about your workplace? This course will teach you how to identify negative behaviours and the practical steps needed to...

Date: Wednesday 22 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience through Managing Stress

Building Resilience through Managing Stress

Improve your well-being and effectiveness on the job. Learn about what resilience is and create some achievable actions to help you adapt under pressure and feel in control. In this workshop you will learn what the components of resilience are and leave the course with achievable actions to...

Date: Wednesday 22 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Winter Wine Walk: Napier

Hawkes Bay Winter Wine Walk: Napier

Winter Wine Walk Series: Napier For one night only restaurants in Napier will be hosting wineries as pop-up cellar doors. This is your chance to try some of Hawke's Bays best wines in your favourite local eateries. This event is a self-guided wine walk between participating restaurants each...

Date: Wednesday 22 July
Where:
Vinci's Pizza, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Arts and Culture Sector Hui

Hawke’s Bay Arts and Culture Sector Hui

Nga Toi Hawkes Bay invites you to attend a public arts and culture hui. We are in a new world. Covid-19 has changed things dramatically, but arts and culture are even more important now as we face the future. Share your experiences from lockdown, reconnect with other creatives and hear from...

Date: Wednesday 22 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Your Time

In an age of competing demands and urgent deadlines, it can feel like you never have enough time. This one-day workshop will help you identify the common behaviours that prevent you from managing your time effectively. It will teach you how to increase your productivity without working longer...

Date: Thursday 23 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Chewing the Cud

Between the Lines - Chewing the Cud

Join us for an interesting evening ‘Chewing the Cud’, a conversation with Steve Braunias and Bill Ralston. Two of New Zealand's most well-known names are opening the inaugural CHB Readers and Writers Festival with a fireside chat in the beautiful historic Langton House. Steve Braunias is...

Date: Thursday 23 July
Where:
Langton House, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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Basic Concepts for Information Technology

Basic Concepts for Information Technology

Are you operating a business from home? Do you want to know more about IT? What will be covered: - Wi-Fi, 2.5ghz, 5ghz, range extending, and bluetooth - Making use of Cloud storage for your business and options available for free - Syncing your files - Email clients, attachments,...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - The Texture of Words [Poetry]

Between the Lines - The Texture of Words [Poetry]

Join us in a rustic boutique of timber and textiles to hear readings from two of New Zealand’s best known and talented poets. Tayi Tibble, a poet and essayist, is joining us from Wellington. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Tattertales, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Between the Lines - Bubbles & Books - Sponsored by Agri-lab

Between the Lines - Bubbles & Books - Sponsored by Agri-lab

Join us for bubbles, lunch and laughter at the famous Nola Cafe in Waipawa. Our special lunchtime guest and speaker Wendyl Nissen will captivate with stories of her life as a journalist, magazine editor and broadcaster. She gave up her corporate life 15 years ago and now lives in the...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Nola Cafe, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Stronger at the Broken Places - Fundraising Art Auction

Stronger at the Broken Places - Fundraising Art Auction

This exhibition and fundraising auction brings together well-known and emerging artists from around Hawkes Bay to encourage and celebrate the resilience of mothers on their parenting journey. Opening Night and Auction: 24 July 2020 5pm-7pm. All welcome! Auction at 6pm; Auctioneer Brayden...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang *OPENING NIGHT*

NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang *OPENING NIGHT*

From Sir Sydney Nolan’s epic paintings to Peter Carey’s Booker-winning novel, Ned Kelly has come a long way to find himself thundering on horseback across a barren moonlit landscape, dressed only in boots and a flowing lace frock, in this dazzling postmodern version of the outlaw...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Parallel Lives

Between the Lines - Parallel Lives

A wonderful evening of conversation is guaranteed with guests Sir Bob Kerridge and Dr Matthew Hall, led by well-known writer and editor Paul Little. Bob Kerridge was the public face of the SPCA and voice for animal rights in NZ for over 20 years. Now retired in Hawkes Bay he speaks about growing...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Mountview, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau. After three sell out nights at the Cabana's Late Night Jazz sessions Trio Nouveau are back for just 1 night. Trio Nouveau is a well known jazz group based in New Zealand and consists of Stephen Millar on piano/ keyboard, Gavin Mather on drums and David Day on double bass....

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Racing - The Flashbacks Tour, Napier

Racing - The Flashbacks Tour, Napier

Auckland four-piece Racing return with new single "Flashbacks", and a tour to celebrate the song being released to the world, and the band being released from lockdown. Icy disco-guitar licks float effortlessly over a hotel bed of crunchy drums and funk-soaked bass lines, the band says, “If...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Heroic Losers

NZIFF - Heroic Losers

After being scammed into bankruptcy, a community of working-class Argentines band together to devise the ultimate payback – an elaborate money heist inspired by the movies – in Sebastián Borensztein’s winning underdog comedy. Ricardo Darín, Argentina’s rustic leading everyman and no...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - In the Name of the Land

NZIFF - In the Name of the Land

A revelation at the French box office that’s also bound to resonate with heartland New Zealanders, In the Name of the Land humanely and bittersweetly celebrates the life of a stoic farmer over four decades of struggle. In this heart-aching family saga set in the Mayenne district of France,...

Date: Saturday 25 July to Tuesday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - An Afternoon with Charity Norman

Between the Lines - An Afternoon with Charity Norman

Due to popular demand and a fully soldout event, Charity Norman has agreed to host a second session - An Afternoon with Charity Norman, in the elegant ballroom of Ashcott Homestead. Spend an afternoon listening to, and chatting with, this talented author. Discover the inspiration and process of...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Truth

NZIFF - The Truth

After conquering Cannes with Shoplifters, Japanese auteur Kore-eda Hirokazu breathlessly transposes his beloved cinema of families, food and slow-burning truths to Paris, with an all-star cast led by two doyennes of the French silver screen. Japan’s modern master of the family drama slides...

Date: Saturday 25 July to Monday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Saturday Night with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Our live music nights are back, it's been a while and we need a good night out! Join us for a night of music with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra plus an opening act TBC with Akina Vinyl Appreciation Society. Get your dancing shoes on for a night of live music, delicious gourmet snack menu and a...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Crime!

Between the Lines - Crime!

The Between the Lines Festival organisers are thrilled to include much-loved author Charity Norman to our line up. Charity was born in Uganda, and grew up in the UK. After several years of travel Charity trained as a barrister specialising in crime and family law. She moved to NZ in 2002 with...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Guy Williams live in Hastings! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams live in Hastings! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams is coming to do stand up in Hastings for the first time!!.... Not really sure what else to say besides that? He's going to attempt to perform stand up in Hastings, Napier and other places in the central North Island! Tickets are "Pay what you can". Try and to take this seriously...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Event Promotions and Loaded proudly present Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Numbers are limited to 1000 competitors! Sunday 26th July 10am: Start of the 12km event 10.10am: Start of the 6km event Early bird fee (February and March): $60 pp Standard fee from 1st April –...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #4

Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #4

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

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - If Only

NZIFF - If Only

Ginevra Elkann’s lovely directorial debut, set in the early 90s and based on her own childhood, finds three siblings arriving in Rome from Paris on a visit to their unreliable father, where family tensions and spontaneous fun mix. Peppy eight-year-old Alma (Oro De Commarque, an adorable new...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Spotlight on CHB

Between the Lines - Spotlight on CHB

The final event of the Between the Lines Festivities - Showcasing CHB and celebrating our local authors. Five local authors will speak about their work and inspiration at this brunch event being held in the wonderful Settlers Museum, Waipawa. Start your Sunday with coffee and bacon buttie...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - While at War

NZIFF - While at War

The acclaimed director of The Sea Inside returns with his most handsomely mounted film yet, an expansive yet deep-focus drama detailing events around the Spanish Civil War and the rise of Franco’s fascist dictatorship. In Alejandro Amenábar latest film, celebrated Spanish writer Miguel de...

Date: Sunday 26 July to Wednesday 29 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Guy Williams live in Napier! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams live in Napier! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams is coming to do stand up in Napier, returning to the city as a hero, after he solved the mystery of the two countdowns that are directly across the road from each other... kinda. Not really sure what else to say besides that? He's going to attempt to perform stand up in Hastings,...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Relic

NZIFF - Relic

A female-centric, intergenerational haunted house story of the highest order, Relic takes the terrifying conceit of senile dementia and transforms it into a supernatural entity that engulfs sufferers and those who care for them. Like the much-heralded The Babadook (NZIFF14), Relic was a Sundance...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workshop - Getting Started With Facebook Ads

Workshop - Getting Started With Facebook Ads

If you’re a Hawke’s Bay business selling products or services and you’re ready to dip your toes into Facebook advertising, this workshop is for you! This session will cover: - The difference between creating an advertising campaign and ‘Boosting’ a post - How to navigate the...

Date: Monday 27 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Rurangi

NZIFF - Rurangi

Premiering their forthcoming web series as a special festival presentation, director Max Currie (Everything We Loved, NZIFF14) and writer Cole Meyers’ queer and trans-positive drama swells with character and heart. A young trans activist, Caz (Elz Carrad), breaks down in tears in front of a...

Date: Monday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nothing Is More Certain Than Change

Nothing Is More Certain Than Change

Coffee Talk @ The Hub with Workplace Wellness - Nothing is more Certain than Change This is a great session for anyone navigating change and uncertainty in their workplace. There is no road map for our current time, so you must be comfortable with resetting the route as often as required....

Date: Tuesday 28 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to sixteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Classes are held in Napier and Havelock North. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Corpus Christi

NZIFF - Corpus Christi

An ex-con masquerading as a priest works to heal the wounds of a grieving congregation with his unorthodox brand of faith and forgiveness in this darkly compelling Oscar-nominated Polish drama. In Jan Komasa’s enthralling redemption tale, troublemaker Daniel (a magnetic Bartosz Bielenia),...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Facebook 101 Workshop

Facebook 101 Workshop

With 2.32 billion monthly active users, and over 90,000 of those here in Hawke’s Bay, chances are your customers or clients are hanging out on Facebook. ​​​​​​​Do you know you need to get your business in front of those users but you feel overwhelmed every time you log in? You...

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trophic Cascade

Trophic Cascade

Trophic Cascade Powerful indirect interactions that can control entire ecosystems. During presentation those attending will learn how humans influence marine ecosystems through the removal of species, and what this may mean for the future of our marine environment. If interested in...

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Girl on the Bridge

NZIFF - The Girl on the Bridge

In the increasing public discourse on mental health, Leanne Pooley’s inspiring and fearless documentary tracks an extraordinary young woman’s journey from suicide survivor to advocate for those struggling. The fact it leaves you hopeful and with tangible advice makes it vital viewing. Almost...

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'AnAlmost Ordinary Summer'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'AnAlmost Ordinary Summer'

The first film of the Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival in Napier. An Almost Ordinary Summer / Croce e Delizia Two very different families spend their holidays in the same house by the seaside: the aristocratic Castelvecchios are open-minded and eccentric, whereas the working-class...

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

At last! Evening classes are back! This is a great opportunity to recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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What You Need to Know Before You Start Selling Online

What You Need to Know Before You Start Selling Online

Coffee Talks @ The Hub with Consult - What you need to know Before you Start Selling Online Would you like to start selling online but not sure where to start? This interactive session creates a checklist to set you off in the right direction. This session will cover: - Outline the...

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

Term 3 classes for beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang

NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang

From Sir Sydney Nolan’s epic paintings to Peter Carey’s Booker-winning novel, Ned Kelly has come a long way to find himself thundering on horseback across a barren moonlit landscape, dressed only in boots and a flowing lace frock, in this dazzling postmodern version of the outlaw...

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - The Great Beauty

Italian Film Festival NZ - The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza The Great Beauty is Paolo Sorrentino’s powerful and evocative tale of hedonism and lost love, and an extraordinary depiction of contemporary Rome – where life is a performance, and the city its stage. 65-year-old Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo) is a...

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

For 5-7 years. This introductory art class provides your child with a foundation to explore their innate creativity in a fun and supportive environment. The tutor will introduce a number of different art mediums and take students through projects aimed at developing creative thinking that will...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Wendy

NZIFF - Wendy

Something completely different from the director of Beasts of the Southern Wild (NZIFF12), this swirling, kaleidoscopic take on the adventures of Peter Pan and Wendy in Neverland is uniquely for both mature kids and wide-eyed adults. The eight long years since Benh Zeitlin’s magical first...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes Term 3

Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes Term 3

If you are new to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner too, so if you want to get a little bit experimental sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 20 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

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 30 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night!

Salsa Night!

Attention all Salsa Dancers! Come to the Urban Winery on the last Thursday of every month for a night of salsa dancing. Free entry. Dance from 7-10 pm and enjoy our extensive range of beverages and food to share from our tapas menu. Hosted by Latin Roots Hawkes Bay.

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 27 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The County

NZIFF - The County

It is predictably Nordic that a film portraying the struggle for justice against a mafia-like co-operative in a windblown Icelandic hamlet, where the elements have etched the passage of time into the handsome but weathered faces of both Inga and her husband Reynir much as the rugged terrain they...

Date: Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

NZIFF - Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

In this bright, affirmative lesbian teen rom-com, a girl awkwardly angles for the attention of her high school crush with a little help from the ghost of her aunt, a queer activist with a poignant history in the fight for LGBTQI+ rights. It’s hard enough being a high school student, but Ellie...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Loro'

The Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Loro'

Academy Award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino gradually unpeels the complex personality and motivations of scandal-plagued former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi during a tumultuous period in his career, as his marriage to second wife Veronica Lario (Elena Sofia Ricci) fractures; all the while...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The HUGOGrrrL Show

The HUGOGrrrL Show

He is back!! The king of Kings, NZ House of Drag Season 1 winner HUGOGrrrL, with two of the Bays fabulous Queens Carla Rowe and Miz Pitch. Also featuring CHERRY BOMB and The BELLISHUS Performers. Tickets available Monday the 8th June from Eventfinda just $20. Or $25 at the door. The last show...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2020

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must-do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Sunday 9 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale

Beginner Hatha Yoga Vinyasa Yoga 8-Week course. Beginner Hatha Vinyasa Yoga course with Bri starts Saturday, July 4 & Tuesday (online), July 7. Send a message on Facebook, email flyinglotusyoga.nz@gmail.com, or text 021 204 6065 to book in. Drop-ins also welcome at any time ☺️ Saturday...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 22 August
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 30 August
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: Wednesday 15 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice! In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing. All levels welcome but please note this is...

Date: Saturday 1 August to Saturday 12 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

Join us as the Hawke’s Bay Inkers community group of printmakers celebrate the diversity of print with ‘East Side Story 4’… the 4th annual episode in the tale of Hawke’s Bay artists sharing their passion, and showing the best of their most recent work. Woodcuts to solar plate etching,...

Date: Monday 20 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wool Felting Workshop

Wool Felting Workshop

Would you like to learn the beautiful art of Needle Felting? Come along and create your own winter figurines for the season table or puppet shows. This is a fun and rewarding class for beginners or advanced students. You could create Mother earth and her root children or King Winter or...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flax Weaving:Mahi Raranga

Flax Weaving:Mahi Raranga

Te Kaahurangi Maioha is a Hawkes Bay local artist and is of Ngapuhi and Tainui descent. She has been teaching weaving intermittently to adults for 20 years. In this workshop you will be introduced to mahi raranga/ flax weaving through its tikanga/ protocols pertaining to it's application. You...

Date: Saturday 1 August to Saturday 8 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Corpus Christi

NZIFF - Corpus Christi

An ex-con masquerading as a priest works to heal the wounds of a grieving congregation with his unorthodox brand of faith and forgiveness in this darkly compelling Oscar-nominated Polish drama. In Jan Komasa’s enthralling redemption tale, troublemaker Daniel (a magnetic Bartosz Bielenia),...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Perfect Candidate

NZIFF - The Perfect Candidate

Saudi superstar director Haifaa Al-Mansour’s latest is a winning homecoming; a seriocomic look at the daily struggles of a doctor running for council – and her fellow women and outsiders – within an Islamic society undergoing dramatic change. With progressive moves underway to reform life...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Loimata

NZIFF - Loimata

Director Anna Marbrook honours the last voyage of the great waka maker, sailor and mentor Ema Siope, whose journeys between Aotearoa and Sāmoa in search of healing, and her family’s reckoning with systemic abuse, are powerfully documented. The redemptive tale of waka builder and captain Lilo...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show

The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show

NEW SHOW DATE The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show Did you catch our golden lady at the Art Deco car parade? Well now's your chance to see her in action on the stage. After her unsanctioned appearance at Art Deco, Cherry Boomb thought she'd put together a little showcase for you...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

"You Should Be Dancing" is a great big disco dancing celebration! A night of exceedingly danceable disco hits. Classic disco tunes you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland! We are very excited to present this post lockdown tour with six shows all around New...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Ordinary Happiness'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Ordinary Happiness'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ invites you to the Napier screening of: Ordinary Happiness / Momenti di Transcurabile Felicita In this humorous contemplation on life, director Daniele Luchetti loosely adapts the short stories of Francesco Piccolo into a curiously charming...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly Indoor Market. Held 9 am - 1 pm inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier. The place to get locally made, Artisan Handcrafts and Gifts. Meet the people that create, not only the handcrafted items, but also the friendly atmosphere. Also a range of Up-cycled and...

Date: Sunday 19 July to Sunday 16 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Wendy

NZIFF - Wendy

Something completely different from the director of Beasts of the Southern Wild (NZIFF12), this swirling, kaleidoscopic take on the adventures of Peter Pan and Wendy in Neverland is uniquely for both mature kids and wide-eyed adults. The eight long years since Benh Zeitlin’s magical first...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Once Were Brothers

NZIFF - Once Were Brothers

The saga of The Band, whose iconic farewell concert was immortalised in The Last Waltz, continues to captivate in this new documentary shaped from the perspective of guitarist-songwriter Robbie Robertson, only one of two surviving members. In a sense Robbie Robertson only has one story, but...

Date: Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 2 August to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The King's Musketeers'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The King's Musketeers'

The Studio Italian Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: The King's Musketeers / Moschettieri del Re The band of musketeers; D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis and Athos, portrayed in a purely self-ironic and disenchanted key, in a series of adventures in order to...

Date: Sunday 2 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The County

NZIFF - The County

It is predictably Nordic that a film portraying the struggle for justice against a mafia-like co-operative in a windblown Icelandic hamlet, where the elements have etched the passage of time into the handsome but weathered faces of both Inga and her husband Reynir much as the rugged terrain they...

Date: Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workshop - Getting Started With Instagram for Business

Workshop - Getting Started With Instagram for Business

If you’re a Hawke’s Bay business ready to add Instagram to your social media marketing mix, this workshop is for you! A three-hour session designed for business owners and marketing professionals who want to start using Instagram with confidence to reach their ideal customers. This is a...

Date: Monday 3 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga". Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding). They also improve your mobility, coordination, balance and...

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 3 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - The Champion

Italian Film Festival NZ - The Champion

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: The Champion / Il Campione Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers in Italy, The Champion wonderfully pairs the talents of versatile veteran Stefano Accorsi (The Italian Race...

Date: Monday 3 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our 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...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to sixteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Classes are held in Napier and Havelock North. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice! In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing. All levels welcome but please note this is...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 22 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Tomorrow's A New Day'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Tomorrow's A New Day'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: Tomorrow's a New Day / Domani e un altro Giorno Italian greats Marco Giallini and Valerio Mastandrea star in this exceptional remake of the multi award-winning Spanish-Argentinian favourite Truman,...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Amalia Hall with Stephen De Pledge

Amalia Hall with Stephen De Pledge

Saint-Saëns jokingly told his publisher that his Violin Sonata should be called “the hippogriffsonata”, insinuating that only a mythical creature could play the violin part. Written in the year between his widely-known masterpiece Carnival of the Animals and his “Organ” Symphony,...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business Advice

Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 September
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Setting Up your SHOPIFY Site

Setting Up your SHOPIFY Site

The last few months have shown that every business today needs an eCommerce platform to sell products and services. Regardless of alert levels studies show that customers will not support physical stores or businesses as they have previously. You need to gear up for the new world order,...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Yoga Movement Classes

Not Yoga Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga". Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding). They also improve your mobility, coordination, balance and...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Buildings That Teach: Influencing Sustainable Values

Buildings That Teach: Influencing Sustainable Values

EIT, Lecture Theatre 1 Dr. Mazin Bahho, Senior Lecturer, EIT Gold coin donation. This presentation is about a research project that discusses the process of retrofitting an existing structure to become an exhibit as a sustainable building and a facility that inspires responsible...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Growing Great Microgreens

Growing Great Microgreens

Learn how to Grow Great Microgreens. This one-hour talk, demonstration and tasting will help get you started growing tasty and nutritious greens for a continuous supply, even in winter. Even if you don’t have a garden and have never grown something to eat, microgreens might be the place to start....

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Thursday 6 August
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

At last! Evening classes are back! This is a great opportunity to recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The Invisible Witness'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The Invisible Witness'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of: The Invisible Witness / Il Testimone Invisible When slick and successful businessman Adriano (Riccardo Scamarcio, Loro CIF2020) wakes up next to his dead mistress in a resort hotel room, he becomes the...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS In Ya Pocket - Performers' Forum

FiTS In Ya Pocket - Performers' Forum

Calling all budding performers! Learn nuts-and-bolts processes, meet fellow aspiring artists, make contact with those in the know. Take that idea for a show, a play, or a gig, into the realms of reality. This forum will deliver information from experienced professionals. It’s a ‘how-to’...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

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: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Demystifying the New Product Development Process

Demystifying the New Product Development Process

Food Product Development Workshop - Demystifying the New Product Development Process Join us for an informal and hands-on workshop aimed at demystifying the new product development process. You’ll leave with tools and tips to apply in your own business and an understanding of market...

Date: Thursday 6 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

Term 3 classes for beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Day

Open Day

Welcome and come and join us on our Open day to see what we are all about. This is a chance for you to come and talk to the tutors and students about our courses available and what we offer. Free lunch will be available Come anytime between 12 - 2pm, you do not need to stay the whole time...

Date: Thursday 6 August
Where:
Achievement NZ - Hawkes Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

For 5-7 years. This introductory art class provides your child with a foundation to explore their innate creativity in a fun and supportive environment. The tutor will introduce a number of different art mediums and take students through projects aimed at developing creative thinking that will...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ  'Don't Stop Me Now'

Italian Film Festival NZ 'Don't Stop Me Now'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the screening of: Don't Stop Me Now / Ma Cosa Ci Dice Il Cervello Giovanna (Cortellesi) is a plain-Jane mum, who divides her time between her boring accounting job and her daughter’s school commitments, ever the responsible...

Date: Thursday 6 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes Term 3

Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes Term 3

If you are new to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner too, so if you want to get a little bit experimental sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 20 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo

Jingo

Back by popular demand! Every genre, every era, for every generation, this is the musical game to beat all music games. Compete in four rounds for 8 prizes by dabbing the squares as you groove to the songs. It's as simple as that. Free entry, game starts at 7pm. Booking a table is...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn How to Pay Yourself First

Learn How to Pay Yourself First

The finance and administration components of a business are often overlooked or not given the due care they deserve. If you're waiting for the end of each financial year for your accountant to prepare and present your books you may get a very big surprise when you find out the results. What will...

Date: Friday 7 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'W6' Exhibition

'W6' Exhibition

This exhibition features a group of well-known, established artists from Heretaunga/Hawkes Bay; Troy Gardiner, Clayton Gibson, Andy Heyward, Ross Mackay, Jean McGavock and Ricks Terstappen. What they have in common, is that they all belong to the Heretaunga Ararau o Ngāti Kahungunu Waka Ama...

Date: Friday 7 August to Thursday 20 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Amazing Leonardo'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Amazing Leonardo'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the screening of: Amazing Leonardo / Io, Leonardo This extraordinary biopic marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death and stars Italian A-lister Luca Argentero (Eat Pray Love, 2010). Amazing Leonardo boldly...

Date: Friday 7 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HNPS Big Night Out

HNPS Big Night Out

***PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO NOW FRIDAY 7TH AUGUST*** The HNPS Community Big Night Out at the Cheval Room, Hastings Racing Centre, 300 Prospect Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay    6.30 PM START FRIDAY 7th August Let’s get together and celebrate our freedom. Theme is “Made in New...

Date: Friday 7 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mixed Media Printing - Winter Craft Workshop

Mixed Media Printing - Winter Craft Workshop

Learn how to print beautifully textured and coloured papers without a press and how to transform every day packaging (small card board boxes from biscuits, crackers, ice blocks, etc) into little treasure boxes with your artwork. Join us for a day of creativity, coffee and a light lunch is...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2020

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2020

Come and enjoy a range of lovely quilts created by the talented Keirunga Quilters, based in Havelock North. In addition to the main exhibition, we have also made a number of cot quilts which will be on sale for only $50. They have been made with the theme “Eye Spy” and there are some...

Date: Saturday 8 August to Saturday 15 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cross Structure Book Binding Workshop

Cross Structure Book Binding Workshop

In this fun and structured workshop you will make a basic binding to understand the concept of book making and binding, using the ‘Carmencho’ technique. The soft covered book created is ideal as a journal or a sketchbook when blank pages are used. Alternatively you can bind printed pages or...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

The Cubans are coming to Napier! Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is the first-ever New Zealand 100% Cuban Quartet featuring Roberto Rodriguez Boffil (La Isla de la Juventud), Angel Manuel Guilarte Medina (Santiago de Cuba) and Ernesto Zuñiga (Trinidad de Cuba)...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California NZ Eagles Tribute

Motel California NZ Eagles Tribute

Experience NZ's Premier Eagles tribute! Party to 30 of the Eagles best hits. Performed in chronological order from their early country roots, through to Joe Walsh inspired rock anthems. Five-piece band recreates the hits just like the Eagles do. All live musicians putting on a classic...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #5

Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #5

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

Date: Sunday 9 August
Where:
The Riverside, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

It's a delight that we are able to re-open our talks in July. Please note these talks will be held at the new time of 10.30am until further notice. The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at...

Date: Tuesday 11 August to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
Napier Conference 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 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

This year the New Zealand String Quartet are celebrating a massive composer with a massive tour. The 2020 National Tour brings Beethoven back on his 250th birthday, travelling throughout New Zealand between June and October. This is your chance to rejoice in these charismatic and distinctive works,...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Lie down, Bliss out, Float away... To the quietness and connectedness of meditation, contemplation, breathwork, voice-activated mindscapes that is Rob's specialty when he plays his singing crystal bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl - Paintvine

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 13 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fade To Black: The Metallica Experience

Fade To Black: The Metallica Experience

Misty Mountain Productions presents "Fade To Black" The Metallica Experience. Come and experience the 2 hour + live raw power show that Metallica fans deserve. First show in "The Bay" for 3 years All the "Heavy Hits" Seek and Destroy, Fade to Black, Master of Puppets, One, Enter Sandman,...

Date: Friday 14 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in this hands-on workshop how to make goat halloumi, feta and chèvre Cost includes goats cheese made in workshop, plus thermometer, mould and rennet for future cheese making. You will go...

Date: Saturday 15 August
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Counties Manukau Steelers

Magpies v Counties Manukau Steelers

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Counties Manukau. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you...

Date: Saturday 15 August
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen

Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen

Penny Ashton, NZs favourite bonnet fancier, is back! After wowing the Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, the Edinburgh Festival, Colin Mochrie and the Adelaide Festival to name but a few, Penny Ashton is coming home for one last time with world acclaimed sell out smash-hit, Promise and...

Date: Saturday 15 August to Sunday 16 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ

A fantastic one day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are communicating...

Date: Wednesday 19 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Optimising your SHOPIFY Site for eCommerce Success

Optimising your SHOPIFY Site for eCommerce Success

Are you ready to take your Shopify site to the next level? Trusted by over 800,000 businesses worldwide, Shopify's power lies in its superb simplicity. Almost everything you do with Shopify is easier and faster than with other shopping carts. But alongside small online businesses,...

Date: Wednesday 19 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Lock-down showed us the power of 'taking a breath', having the inner space to deepen connection to the things that are really important for us. The Art of Well-Being invites you to expand that knowing by taking three weeks from your coming year to find a new connection to your own well-being. A...

Date: Wednesday 19 August to Monday 24 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Cat in the Moon

Paint and Wine Night - Cat in the Moon

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: Wednesday 19 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management - Business Training NZ

Time Management - Business Training NZ

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

Date: Thursday 20 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food & Wine Pairing: CANCELLED

Food & Wine Pairing: CANCELLED

A gorgeous 4 course degustation menu beautifully paired with the incredible wines of The Urban Winery. Our free shuttle service will be running for our Food & Wine guests so you can enjoy your evening and leave the driving to us. Everyone is welcome, you don’t need to be a member to enjoy...

Date: Friday 21 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi Tina Turner Tribute Show

Kiwi Tina Turner Tribute Show

Tana Tapri is “Kiwi Tina Turner” We are proud to release a celebration show of the wonderful Tina Turner, guaranteed to thrill the audience musically and visually with stunning costumes and the beautiful dancers from the Atomic Cherries. Introducing Bay of Plenty`s Tana Tapri, she has...

Date: Friday 21 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harakeke Weaving Workshop - One Day Weekend Workshop

Harakeke Weaving Workshop - One Day Weekend Workshop

In this fun and relaxed workshop you will learn how to create a kono using the konae (two cornered kete) method, out of harakeke (flax). Tutor Lee Olsen will guide you through the process of making a kete (bag) step-by-step, using the traditional harakeke grown locally. This workshop is suitable...

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

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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 breads: Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough and crackers, plus Sourdough Bagels Go home with freshly...

Date: Saturday 22 August
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Spingsteen Tribute

The Boss - Bruce Spingsteen Tribute

The Boss is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA'...

Date: Saturday 22 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Down With The System, Shit Hawks, Misanthropy

Down With The System, Shit Hawks, Misanthropy

Down with the System are a Hawkes Bay band, paying tribute to the legendary System of a Down. With a constantly growing setlist covering every album, all of your S.O.A.D needs are sure to be met. Hayden Culver - Vocals Nakita Turner Low - Guitars Matthew Coates - Drums Ethan Haswell - Deep...

Date: Saturday 22 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay's premier wedding and event expo is back for 2020! With over 40 exhibitors, we have every aspect of your big day covered. Talk directly to the suppliers as you plan every detail of your special day. The lunchtime fashion show will inspire you with ideas for your perfect wedding...

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Troubleshoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #6

Bay Ford Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2020 Race #6

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

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Canterbury

Magpies v Canterbury

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Canterbury. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer in Napier

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer in Napier

7Days regular and star of the hit Kiwi film, What We Do In The Shadows, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer returns to Napier with a brand new show. As seen on Mean Mums, Wellington Paranormal, Have You Been Paying Attention, The Project. "The future of NZ comedy" - NZ Herald

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Instagram 101 Workshop

Instagram 101 Workshop

Digital Essentials, 26 August 2020 @ 9.30am Instagram 101 ... A beginners guide to the basics of marketing your business on Instagram Instagram has one billion monthly active users and is growing every day. It has become a place where businesses can streamline their brand, network with...

Date: Wednesday 26 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Erika & CoCo Flash's Rainbow Storytime NZ Tour

Erika & CoCo Flash's Rainbow Storytime NZ Tour

To coincide with Out On The Shelves Erika & CoCo Flash will bring their children's Rainbow Storytime Taranaki and teen/adult Living Library sessions to libraries, schools, community groups, pride and rainbow youth organisations all over NZ! Rainbow Storytime is aimed at toddlers to...

Date: Wednesday 26 August
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Winter Wine Walk: Havelock North

Hawke's Bay Winter Wine Walk: Havelock North

Winter Wine Walk Series: Havelock North For one night only restaurants in Havelock North will be hosting wineries as pop-up cellar doors. This is your chance to try some of Hawke's Bays best wines in your favourite local eateries. This event is a self-guided wine walk between participating...

Date: Wednesday 26 August
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Erika & CoCo Flash's Living Library NZ Tour

Erika & CoCo Flash's Living Library NZ Tour

To coincide with Out On The Shelves Erika & CoCo Flash will bring their children's Rainbow Storytime Taranaki and teen/adult Living Library sessions to libraries, schools, community groups, pride and rainbow youth organisations all over NZ! Rainbow Storytime is aimed at toddlers to...

Date: Wednesday 26 August
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night!

Salsa Night!

Attention all Salsa Dancers! Come to the Urban Winery on the last Thursday of every month for a night of salsa dancing. Free entry. Dance from 7-10 pm and enjoy our extensive range of beverages and food to share from our tapas menu. Hosted by Latin Roots Hawkes Bay.

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 27 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Snowy Japan

Paint and Wine Night - Snowy Japan

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 27 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

Devilskin paint NZ Red. Devilskin are excited to announce a New Zealand wide tour to support their chart-topping new album Red! With the lifting of crowd and venue restrictions, and due to massive demand, Devilskin will hit the road this August. The response to the album release has been...

Date: Friday 28 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier CBD Snow Slide

Napier CBD Snow Slide

A free community event in the centre of Napier City. The Napier CBD Snow Slide on the 29-30 August 10am-4pm daily. Come and play on our snow slide in the CBD - top of Emerson Street (near Lone Star) bring your woolies! You can slide , make snow angels and just have fun with family and friends!...

Date: Saturday 29 August to Sunday 30 August
Where:
Top of Emerson Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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West African Drumming Workshop - Two Days

West African Drumming Workshop - Two Days

You are invited to experience the joy of West African Songs and Drumming in the supportive & fun environment created by Master Drummer Dancer Koffie Fugah from Ghana. His life-long passion is sharing the love of his culture with people and encouraging them to use music to express themselves...

Date: Saturday 29 August to Sunday 30 August
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Play With Print - Japanese Style Printmaking Workshop

Play With Print - Japanese Style Printmaking Workshop

Join us for a one day ‘play with print’ session with Artist and Printmaker, Sybille Schlumbom. Sybille is an expert in the area of Japanese Woodcut Printmaking, called Mokuhanga. This hands-on workshop is designed to give you a ‘taster’ of Japanese style printmaking. No printing press is...

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

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

After selling out Auckland's Powerstation in just six days, Auckland's indie faves The Beths announce a nationwide tour in support of their new record Jump Rope Gazers, out next Friday 10 July on Carpark Records. The tour will see The Beths criss-cross New Zealand for 12 dates from 27 August,...

Date: Saturday 29 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Join us at Havelock North's only regular second hand market for baby and children's clothing, toys, books and equipment. A great way to spend a morning of shopping and catching up with friends. Stalls selling quality pre-loved items and so much more. Hunt for bargains to see you through from ...

Date: Sunday 30 August
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2020

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: Wednesday 15 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to sixteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Classes are held in Napier and Havelock North. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice! In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing. All levels welcome but please note this is...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 22 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business Advice

Walk In Wednesday - Complimentary Business 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 September
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 3 2020

At last! Evening classes are back! This is a great opportunity to recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 16 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 3 2020

Term 3 classes for beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

Buckle up, as our boys and band led by Bonnie and Karl take you on a wild ride through the fast, fun- filled and fabulous fifties! Featuring the freshest artists of the era, this show will bring back memories of our stunning all male 60’s and 70’s show in 2019! You’ll be rockin’ and...

Date: Thursday 3 September
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

Kids Art Classes - Art Juniors

For 5-7 years. This introductory art class provides your child with a foundation to explore their innate creativity in a fun and supportive environment. The tutor will introduce a number of different art mediums and take students through projects aimed at developing creative thinking that will...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 17 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo

Jingo

Back by popular demand! Every genre, every era, for every generation, this is the musical game to beat all music games. Compete in four rounds for 8 prizes by dabbing the squares as you groove to the songs. It's as simple as that. Free entry, game starts at 7pm. Booking a table is...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Join us in celebrating 30 years of turning houses into homes. The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and...

Date: Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Presented by: Rochelle Spence Dance Studio The Rochelle Spence Dance Studio will present ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ as the main part of their annual dance recital on Saturday 4th April at the Napier Municipal Theatre with performances at 2pm and 7pm. The students will provide...

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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British Invasion Tribute Band

British Invasion Tribute Band

Celebrate the Best of British Music from the 60s with the ⭐️awesome⭐️ British Invasion Tribute Band

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

Chur whanau we're Heavy Rootz just a bunch of Maori boys who enjoy Playing reggae with a twist , keen to see us don't hesitate get at us much love, 1 love.

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our 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...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

It's a delight that we are able to re-open our talks in July. Please note these talks will be held at the new time of 10.30am until further notice. The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at...

Date: Tuesday 11 August to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ancient Cultures: Behind the Scenes Tour

Ancient Cultures: Behind the Scenes Tour

Join us behind the scenes to explore the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, Peru and Egypt. Get up close with special treasures from the collection and learn about the uses and symbolism of objects. Tickets: $10 | $5 Friends of MTG. Please register online through Eventfinda to secure your...

Date: Tuesday 8 September
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, 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 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Lie down, Bliss out, Float away... To the quietness and connectedness of meditation, contemplation, breathwork, voice-activated mindscapes that is Rob's specialty when he plays his singing crystal bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Smart & Sustainable Packaging Workshop

Smart & Sustainable Packaging Workshop

Where is your business on the journey to smarter and more sustainable packaging? Changing regulations and public perception around packaging are often in the headlines these days. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you are starting out on this journey and would like to hear from...

Date: Thursday 10 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice! In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing. All levels welcome but please note this is...

Date: Saturday 1 August to Saturday 12 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make halloumi, feta, and mozzarella. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner's Italian Kit (valued at $42.90) from Mad Millie is included in...

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

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TEDxHastingsSt 2020

TEDxHastingsSt 2020

Back for its third year, the annual Hawke’s Bay TEDx Event, TEDxHastingsSt, will be held in Havelock North after successful events in both Napier and Hastings. The 2020 event will be held in the Blyth Theatre at Iona College, on Saturday 12th September. At TEDxHastingsSt 2020, 6 live speakers...

Date: Saturday 12 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Northland Taniwha

Magpies v Northland Taniwha

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Northland. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Saturday 12 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Rich, idle and cruel, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil delight in the corruption of virtue. For them, there is no love, only malicious pleasure in crushing youthful dreams of romance and humiliating the innocent in a corrupt and wicked game. With players such as these, lovers...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Venus Rising

Venus Rising

Ease out of the winter darkness and experience Venus Rising: glowing, hopeful, a celebration of new beginnings and a new chapter in dance. 27 dancers leap and spin in an ever-changing ocean of light, one of the greatest living choreographers, Twyla Tharp's Waterbaby Bagatelles. Celebrate the...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 2 August to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody. Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2020 as it...

Date: Thursday 17 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Manawatu. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Friday 18 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sotheby's Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

Sotheby's Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, 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 29 years in 2020 with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 19th of September 2020. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 19 September
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 halloumi, feta, and mozzarella. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner's Italian Kit (valued at $42.90) from Mad Millie is included in...

Date: Saturday 19 September to Saturday 3 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour - Crab Farm Winer

White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour - Crab Farm Winer

It’s time to celebrate the end of lockdown and the return of White Chapel Jak, who kick-off their “Return of the Jak - Here’s to us Nu Zuland!” live music tour this August to December 2020. DOORS OPEN: 6.00pm BAND ON STAGE: 9.00pm to 10.30pm Known for putting an acoustic, funk-groove...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Help support Brain Injury Hawke’s Bay with our annual fundraising event. Enjoy canapes and four delicious courses created and cooked by Head Chef Mark Southon from the award-winning O’Connell Street Bistro along with the amazing duo of Steve Logan and Shaun Clouston from the renowned Logan...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ

Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ

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 22 September
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 - Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 - Business Training NZ

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 23 September
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2 - Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 2 - Business Training NZ

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 24 September
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

Presented By Etiquette & the Flagship Events Company. Supported by Pak'nSave Hastings. Secret Location Early Bird - $175 + booking fee - (SOLD OUT) Second Release - $185 + booking fee (SELLING QUICKLY) Final Release - $195 + booking fee (limited tickets) The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te...

Date: Saturday 26 September
Where:
TBC, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Get your Giggle on

Get your Giggle on

Get Your Giggle On Who Is Ready for A Night of Laughter, Music and Amazing Art? Come and Get Your Giggle On for Good! Our charity Send a Little Smile is turning 1 in September and the celebration will be a big one! We have some awesome entertainment lined up and every ticket sold will raise...

Date: Saturday 26 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

Napier Frivolity Minstrels (Juniors) Inc presents Camelot the Pantomime. This show is a fun filled show full of humour, audience participation and a great variety of your favourite songs. Come along and support these children with a few adults thrown in as they start again after having to be...

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2020

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: Wednesday 15 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

Napier Frivolity Minstrels (Juniors) Inc presents Camelot the Pantomime. This show is a fun filled show full of humour, audience participation and a great variety of your favourite songs. Come along and support these children with a few adults thrown in as they start again after having to be...

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Wellington Lions

Magpies v Wellington Lions

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Wellington. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The QUEEN Celebration

The QUEEN Celebration

The Queen Celebration are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 5-piece band, 4 guest vocalists and a unique light and visual show, Killer Queens pay homage to one of the biggest selling bands in the world. The night will span the entirety of Queen’s career...

Date: Friday 2 October to Saturday 3 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, 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 3 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 halloumi, feta, and mozzarella. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner's Italian Kit (valued at $42.90) from Mad Millie is included in...

Date: Saturday 19 September to Saturday 3 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tour-Makers Presents Tu Meke Tūī! Live On Stage

Tour-Makers Presents Tu Meke Tūī! Live On Stage

There’s more to being a bird than flying! Tere the tūī and Taitū the takahē are two very different sorts of birds: one loves to flit and twirl about in the sky, while the other prefers to rustle around in the undergrowth. Tu Meke Tūī! is a story of friendship, courage and discovering that...

Date: Sunday 4 October to Monday 5 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, 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 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our 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...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Lie down, Bliss out, Float away... To the quietness and connectedness of meditation, contemplation, breathwork, voice-activated mindscapes that is Rob's specialty when he plays his singing crystal bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, 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 & 4000m Team relays. General Information The 2020 Indoor Rowing competition will be held at the EIT Institute of Sport and Health at 42 Percival Road,...

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

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The Cabana Ball

The Cabana Ball

Always the highlight of the Cabana Calendar. Last year we sold out so get your tickets NOW ... Groove Foundation: Groove Foundation is a 4 piece covers band based in Hawke's Bay. We are available for pub gigs and private functions big or small anywhere in NZ! (click for more info)We play a...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 2 August to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

If the bar for quartet excellence was already set stratospherically high, the UK’s Doric String Quartet has surely launched it into orbit. Founded in 1998, the Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

It's a delight that we are able to re-open our talks in July. Please note these talks will be held at the new time of 10.30am until further notice. The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at...

Date: Tuesday 11 August to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

The Mum’s, Bub’s, & Dad’s Wellness Expo we want to be a community event where parents, parents to be or individuals planning to have a family can go and get information and advice to help them to make the right decisions for their family. As well as information and advice on their own...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZSO Timeless: CANCELLED

NZSO Timeless: CANCELLED

Update: With the ongoing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 situation, we regret that all scheduled New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concerts and associated events until 31 July, 2020 have been cancelled. -- Principal Partner Ryman Healthcare. Edo de Waart Conductor. Beethoven orch. Weingartner...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Moana Glow Show!

Te Moana Glow Show!

Illuminate kids’ hearts and minds with this magical giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppet show! Go under the sea with a courageous Kina on her journey of discovery across the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa. It’s a delightful story of our kai moana and the whakatauki ‘He waka eke noa. We are all in...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Shows Must Go On

The Shows Must Go On

Dust off those musical theatre cobwebs and return to your seats to indulge in the magic of the very best songs from stage and screen. Showcasing an all-star cast of New Zealand voices from the international stage, this glittering concert of musical theatre showstoppers is not one to miss. The Shows...

Date: Wednesday 28 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Award winning New Zealand singer-songwriter, Reb Fountain, announces an extensive 10-date tour in celebration of her upcoming self-titled album, her debut for Flying Nun Records. Pulling out all the stops for this collection of noir punk-folk songs, Reb is taking her band the length and breadth of...

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

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National Sports Club Tournament: CANCELLED

National Sports Club Tournament: CANCELLED

To encourage our mates to have regular health checks and to make them aware of the support agencies available for men dealing with mental health issues. The sports to be played in the initial year are Rugby League 9’s, Rugby 7's and Touch Rugby. Through our competitive nature we are using...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

LIKE A STORM - GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENT We are really sorry to announce that due to the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of our upcoming NZ/UK/EU dates will be rescheduled for later on this year. All tickets & VIPs will be honoured for the new tour dates. Once the new tour dates are...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2020

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic

Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic

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 5th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be held from Tournament packages include 4 rounds of...

Date: Monday 2 November to Friday 6 November
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, 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 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our 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...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one magnificent night of ballet. Act 1 - The Nutcracker The ageless tale of bravery and dreams set...

Date: Thursday 5 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 2 August to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

It's a delight that we are able to re-open our talks in July. Please note these talks will be held at the new time of 10.30am until further notice. The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at...

Date: Tuesday 11 August to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour

Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour

Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour in Ahuriri. Enjoy depictions of the four seasons through paintings by a range of artists from the Fine Arts collection. Free public programme (koha appreciated) at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri. Spaces are limited so please register online through...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Join artists, organisers, sponsors and art buyers for the elegant outdoor opening of the seventh biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition. This is a fundraising event for Cranford Hospice and a fabulous opportunity to have the first option at purchasing the stunning range of sculpture on sale in...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, 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 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

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

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 13 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

Rescheduled to 13 & 14 November! We can't wait to get back to The Bay! Doors open: 7.30pm Band on stage: 8.30pm to 11.00pm It’s time to celebrate the end of lockdown and the return of White Chapel Jak, who kick-off their “Return of the Jak - Here’s to us Nu Zuland!” live music tour...

Date: Friday 13 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, 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 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 21 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 22 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Update: Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour new dates announced. Details on the new show dates will be released in the coming weeks, but in the meantime ticket holders should hold on to their tickets as they will remain valid for the new shows. Kiwi icons Th’ Dudes announce they’ll reunite for...

Date: Monday 23 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

It's time to secure your seats to the ABBA show that everyone loves and adores! Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA...

Date: Tuesday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: CANCELLED

TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: CANCELLED

Postponed to November the 26th TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel Show has been Touring nationally and selling out venues across Australia. Fronted by Joe Differ TWO FIRES bring their high energy Show to all types of audiences in which consistently deliver an...

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

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

In an enchanted kingdom, a princess was born. Blessed by fairies, Aurora grew into a beautiful young woman, protected by everyone who loved her from the evil beyond the castle walls. On her 16th birthday, Aurora’s world was shattered by the malevolent Carabosse, but, saved from certain death by...

Date: Saturday 28 November to Sunday 29 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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BURST

BURST

First ever BURST Rave event at the iconic Music venue The Cabana in the Art Deco City of Napier in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay. With Internationally renowned kiwi DJ Eamonn Fevah and special guest Craig Shaw - Dirty Ca$h. These outstanding DJs have never before performed in the Hawke’s...

Date: Saturday 28 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
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: Wednesday 15 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 6


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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Clan of Coders: POSTPONED

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders: POSTPONED


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Markets 2020 Save the date! Wonder is a brand new Christmas market concept for Hawke’s Bay. Featuring a hand picked line up of quality stallholders coming together to create a very special festive experience. Wonder is looking to attract a targeted market of conscious consumers...

Date: Friday 4 December to Saturday 5 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show Talk about sticking your neck out. The moment you decide as a band to pay tribute to any artist you are opening yourself up to instant comparisons and worse ridicule. One thing for sure no matter who the artist you had better be able to carry it off or be...

Date: Saturday 5 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


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 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our 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...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, 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 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

The Oldershaw & Co Ltd Tag Team relay is just before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it has always been a great success with plenty of laughs during the day. Fancy dress optional but encouraged This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun...

Date: Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


January 2021

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Another Day in Taradise

Another Day in Taradise

Come and join in the Sweet 16th celebrations, of our Another Day in Taradise. Free entry to the event and is very family friendly. We are proud to have the same amazing band playing, which will provide us with amazing tunes all day long. There will of course be great Moana Park wines...

Date: Saturday 16 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day in Taradise


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


February 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Join us for this family-friendly day and try out the winter sports before signing your child up for a season! Multiple Sports available with demonstrations happening throughout the day. Sports on offer: Rugby Netball Football Hockey Canoe Polo Orienteering Taekwon-do Respect Dance...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2021

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: Friday 19 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show


Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, kids games etc etc.

Date: Sunday 21 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lindisfarne College Gala 2021


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Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Dear Ticketholders As you may have heard today, the New Zealand Government has announced restrictions on mass public gatherings which will prevent the Eclipse Concert on the 28th of March from going ahead. We have also heard from a large number of ticket holders over the last couple of days...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


April 2021

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Friday 2 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April to Sunday 4 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED


Yesterday Once More:

Yesterday Once More:

From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

Date: Wednesday 7 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2021

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors are postponing their near sold-out 2020 tour and have secured new dates for 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Box Offices around the country are currently overwhelmed with inquiries so please just hold onto your tickets. They remain valid for the new dates and...

Date: Tuesday 4 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ten Tenors


November 2021

Concussion Conference 2021

Concussion Conference 2021

Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Dr Barry Willer, Dr Stephen Kara and many more to be named this conference is sure to be educational,...

Date: Friday 26 November to Saturday 27 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Par2 MiniGolf

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

Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

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

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

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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The Faraday Centre

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

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