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June 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Locale

Locale

Painting by Carli Lewis Carli Lewis paints what she sees, and is in love with the natural and urban environment around her. She is inspired by other artists, her children, nature and areas where people socialise and have fun. Painting is something Carli enjoys, and she loves when her paintings...

Date: Monday 21 June to Thursday 24 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Locale


Free
Woven Tapestry – Ancient Art of NZ

Woven Tapestry – Ancient Art of NZ

An exhibition by The Tapestry Network. The Tapestry Network was established in 2012. It’s formation followed on from the demise of the Tapestry Network of New Zealand in 2010. It was recognised that weavers from all over the country wanted to continue networking, so the current network was...

Date: Monday 21 June to Thursday 24 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flourish

Flourish

Debut exhibition by Antonia Neville. Antonia Neville’s debut exhibition, ‘Flourish’, showcases the curiosity of a young artist as she explores a variety of mediums and concepts to produce fresh and interesting works of art. It aims to encapsulate a sense of joy by using a bright colour...

Date: Monday 21 June to Wednesday 30 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Out of the Darkness, Into the Light

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light

Recent painting by Paul Soanes Local artist Paul Soanes has been creating paintings for a number of years. During the lockdown, Soanes found himself in a ‘darker place’ than normal. His collection of painted portraits ‘I’m Thinking of You’ is a reflection of this. Paul also loves to...

Date: Monday 21 June to Wednesday 30 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Monday 21 June to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Art Box Teens - Art classes for 12-16-year-olds. A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and painting skills and develop their own style. We use a variety of mediums and focus mainly on drawing and illustration, giving students the opportunity to pursue their own...

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 28 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. No class on 7 June for Queen's Birthday. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience...

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 28 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Regenerative Agriculture's Importance for New Zealand

Regenerative Agriculture's Importance for New Zealand

Regenerative agriculture is a set of farming principles and practices that enrich soils and improve water quality and management. It is a farmer-led movement that reduces tilling, fertilizer and spray use, and increases ground cover. Regen ag shifts from maximizing production to maximizing profit,...

Date: Monday 21 June
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - An intensive six-week course for complete beginners to gain skills and confidence painting with watercolour. If you have always wanted to learn how to use watercolour but don’t know where to start, this is the course for you! In this six-week beginner course,...

Date: Monday 21 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brains & Braunias: Investigation into the Missing & the Dead

Brains & Braunias: Investigation into the Missing & the Dead

Brains and Braunias: investigations into the missing and the dead with Steve Braunias and Cynric Temple-Camp. Investigative journalist Steve Braunias and forensic pathologist Cynric Temple – Camp have much in common. They have an abiding interest in getting to the bottom of things, following...

Date: Monday 21 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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How to Succeed in Sales

How to Succeed in Sales

Tuesday TuneUp at Business Hub Hastings - How to Succeed in Sales ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sales are the lifeblood of any business and are needed to pay the bills. 75% of businesses fail due to an inability to generate sufficient sales. Learn what others don't and be the...

Date: Tuesday 22 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Communicating with Confidence

Communicating with Confidence

This 1-day Communicating with Confidence workshop is designed to introduce self-awareness and self-management as the foundation to effective leadership. Furthermore, it is designed to explore differences in others and the ability to adapt to meet the needs of others, as critical skills to...

Date: Tuesday 22 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Keeping in Touch

Digital Skills Workshop: Keeping in Touch

Learn about making video calls on apps such as Skype, Messenger and WhatsApp. Sign up here: Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of free digital skills workshops for the community. These...

Date: Tuesday 22 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

The Art Box Art Classes for 7-12-year-olds. Welcome to The Art Box, an eight-week after-school art class programme that provides children with practical art skills to explore their creativity, while encouraging originality and celebration of their own unique style. We work in a range of art...

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years


Free
Board Game Club

Board Game Club

Are you a fan of strategy games? Try out Munchkin, DND, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more at the Taradale Library board game club! Group A: Suitable for 10+ Group B: Suitable for 14+ Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with...

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 27 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing - An eight-week project-based creative drawing course. So you want to keep drawing but don't know what to draw? Improve your drawing skills through a series of creative projects that will inspire and motivate you to draw more! Alongside the assigned projects Emily will share...

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Whānau Whakangahau Night

Matariki Whānau Whakangahau Night

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the Ātea a Rangi – the Celestial Star Compass. Join the Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust in a heated marquee at Waitangi Regional Park to celebrate Te tau hou Māori / the Māori new year - the time of Matariki, Matariki whānau whakangahau night: - this is a...

Date: Tuesday 22 June
Where:
Ātea a Rangi, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro to Leading and Managing others

Intro to Leading and Managing others

This 1-day Introduction to Leading & Managing Others workshop is designed to introduce and develop core management skills to deliver successful team outcomes. Throughout the course, you develop an awareness of how effective teams work together and the behaviours required to build a high performing...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

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 as a newbie or extend your existing skills, whilst...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Te Reo Singalong Show

Te Reo Singalong Show

Join Sharon and Alan Holt at Taradale Library for a special Te Reo Singalong Show. The show is an entertaining presentation of four of Sharon and Alan's Te Reo Singalong books using costumes, puppets and music. It is sure to be a big hit with children, teachers and parents who already love this...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Reo Singalong Show

Te Reo Singalong Show

Join Sharon and Alan Holt at Taradale Library for a special Te Reo Singalong Show. The show is an entertaining presentation of four of Sharon and Alan's Te Reo Singalong books using costumes, puppets and music. It is sure to be a big hit with children, teachers and parents who already love this...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Reo Singalong Show


"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes


‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

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 something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - ‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2


"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. In each class, you are verbally guided through a sequence of movements...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes


Free
Chess Club

Chess Club

Want to learn chess or test your skills? Come along to our chess club! Suitable for all ages and skill levels. Introductory lessons available. No registration required. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and...

Date: Thursday 24 June to Thursday 29 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Wine Series Chocolate and Wine Matching

Winter Wine Series Chocolate and Wine Matching

Wine and Chocolate, two of your favourite things together! Enjoy a guided tasting and matches from the Cellar Door team and find your favourite match. Includes a welcome drink of bubbles, canapés, a guided wine tasting of five wine and chocolate matches. Exclusive offers will be available on the...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. Tutor Cate Godwin will carefully guide you through the process of...

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

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

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

Date: Thursday 24 June to Thursday 8 July
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every autumn in Banff, Canada the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road and for 2021 we'll be coming to Napier! With stops...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Mount Cook, Aoraki

Paint and Wine Night - Mount Cook, Aoraki

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 24 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Build A Band. Jam.

Build A Band. Jam.

We're doing it again. The first Build A Band Jam was so successful we are holding another Thursday 24th June. Just bring your instruments. Guitar Amps / Bass Amps / Piano /Drums all provided. This is a lot of fun and gives Muso's a chance to play with people they wouldn't normally jam with. A...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities

Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities

Are you struggling to support a child or adult with dyslexia? Are you concerned about your child’s learning journey? Are you aware of children who are disruptive, withdrawn, bright but not achieving? Are you working with a child who is not progressing as you would expect? SPELD NZ’S...

Date: Friday 25 June to Saturday 26 June
Where:
Redemption Point Church Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

Step through the doors of Central Fire Station Bistro and into the laidback beach atmosphere of Club Tropicana. This Hawaiian themed pop-up bar transports you straight to the land of longboards and ukuleles, serving colourful rum-laden cocktails using phenomenal local produce. The team at...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 5 - an exhibition of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 5 - an exhibition of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

This is the time of year when our regional printmakers, the Hawke’s Bay Inkers, emerge from their studios to come together for their annual group show at CAN. This year, they are celebrating five years of their vibrant and thriving community group with ‘East Side Story 5’.  There will be...

Date: Friday 25 June to Thursday 8 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Whakanuia Matariki ki Heretaunga

Whakanuia Matariki ki Heretaunga

Dress up warm and come along to this popular free Maori new year family celebration that attracts thousands of delighted families. There's singers, dancers, kapa haka, bands and hip hop dancers. Free kiddies rides and hot kiwi kai are on offer. Write a message of love onto a lantern, make a...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Flaxmere Village Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

Forget about your worries and your strife with a delicious beer tasting at the iconic Hawke's Bay Club. With only 350 members, very few have discovered the hidden delights of this heritage building and the club continues to hold a certain mystic with non-members even today. During this...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale High School Quiz Night

Taradale High School Quiz Night

The THS Quiz Night is a fundraising event to raise money for new solar panels to be installed on the Science Block, enabling the school to greatly reduce electricity costs. Grab a team of 8 or buy single tickets and join a table. Compete to win prizes, spot prizes, raffles, and bid on exciting...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Taste of Te Awanga

F.A.W.C! A Taste of Te Awanga

Featuring a contemporary menu of Aotearoa, this five-course degustation of classical influence & local inspiration with matched wines from Clearview Estate Winery will be an evening of complete delight. New Head Chef Paora Robinson has designed a five-course menu that features kaimoana, ...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tony Backhouse Weekend Choir Singing Workshop

Tony Backhouse Weekend Choir Singing Workshop

This is a great opportunity for new and experienced singers to ‘jump in and sing out’ with Tony Backhouse. We are delighted to have Tony back in New Zealand and in Hawkes Bay for this weekend workshop in beautiful Napier! Composer, vocal arranger and singer Tony Backhouse is one of the...

Date: Friday 25 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Racing Space Boogie Tour

Racing Space Boogie Tour

Racing’s Space Boogie tour is in celebration of their first single from their Sophomore album, due for release later in 2021. June 25 - Paisley Stage Napier June 26 - Meow, Wellington July 2 - Galatos, Auckland* July 3 - Totara St, Mt Maunganui** A cosmic hypnotic groove propels...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ready 2 Rock

Ready 2 Rock

Ready 2 Rock DJs are back playing real great music to put those dance lessons to the test. Jive - Swing - Rock n Roll or just good old Boogie. Join us at this great venue with a great dance floor to match. A great night of music and dance.

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Love will Tear us a Party

Love will Tear us a Party

When the routine bites you hard............. LOVE WILL TEAR US A PARTY Come join us for the ultimate 80s party hosted by Hawkes Bays Lil B (Common Room Resident DJ) and Chopper Reed (Fat Freddys Drop). Alternative, new wave, synth, pop, the best of the 80s, Dress in your best 80s outfit for...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 31 July
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

Truffles are one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world, and while they can be as rare as hens’ teeth, the hunt is half the fun! Start your day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. Follow Teddy, the truffle hunting dog, to forage for your...

Date: Saturday 26 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki 1st & 2nd Degree Training Workshop

Reiki 1st & 2nd Degree Training Workshop

Reiki 1st and 2nd Degree Training. The Reiki Usui Healing System is taught by Denise Nairn, who is a Qualified and Registered Reiki Master Teacher. Denise offers One on One Private Reiki Training Workshops plus....small group Training Workshops. The One on One Reiki Training is specifically...

Date: Saturday 26 June to Tuesday 6 July
Where:
The Wellness Shed, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

An afternoon for sharing – Hawke's Bay Wine is teaming up with Il Pirata to spend an afternoon delighting in a wine and food experience that highlights the exquisite bounty Hawke’s Bay has to offer. Enjoy a flight of six Hawke's Bay wines that are each accompanied by a different share plates...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Opera Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A French Cooking Class of Apple Favourites

F.A.W.C! A French Cooking Class of Apple Favourites

A culinary collaboration presented to you by French Pastry Chef, Sarah from Mademoiselle Pâtisserie and Pink Lady® apples New Zealand. In this relaxed three-hour, hands-on culinary journey of France, learn how to prepare (and taste) traditional ‘apple favourites’ including the deliciously...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

Discover the very best that Wairoa has to offer. Local chefs will deliver a dish of their favourite local produce and flavours in a degustation menu not to be missed. This Taste of Wairoa will be matched to delicious Hawke’s Bay beverages and there will be entertainment to complete the...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scented Soy Candle Making Class

Scented Soy Candle Making Class

Learn Two Crafts In One Lesson. Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. After the candle making demonstration, you will decorate your own soy candle to take home. All materials provided. Spaces are limited and bookings essential. You will go away...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

Famed K-Road Bistro and Organic Wine Bar, Bar Celeste is coming to Hawke’s Bay for one night only! Alongside their own organic wine store, Star Superette, Bar Celeste's Chef Nick Landsman and Alex Southwick will join Black Barn Bistro’s new Executive Chef Regnar Christensen in delivering a...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

What would get if you crossed fine dining with a classic American diner? Four courses - three savoury and one sweet – and wines matched from Oak estate of course! This is a playful take on American diner masterpieces with a side of fancy. Think Reuben sandwich but as a croquette and served with...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Carr's Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

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 26 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

Hawke’s Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz bringing the reggae vibes back to the Common Room Hastings. The Rude Boyz at the Common Room is always a great night of fun, music, dancing and partying to a full live band jamming classic reggae and local NZ reggae favourites. You won’t be...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DJ Manchoo

DJ Manchoo

BAR 2013 Presents “Vibes Saturday” featuring Kings of Old School DJManchoo & DJ Friction! ID Required. Bar 2013 Hastings is a busy central inner-city bar, nightclub and gaming lounge. Offering live entertainment DJs, Karaoke, Bands, Live Music Gigs, Casino, Pool Table and other events...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX3, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX3, 2021 CXHB Series

This course has yet to be announced... With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Mystery Course, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

Join the impassioned, award-winning Christopher Stockdale at his chef’s table for a culinary journeying ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, while also discussing provenance and the people behind the produce....

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Wellington Olympic

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Wellington Olympic

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers lock horns with Wellington Olympic in this National League Central league encounter. Olympic have been high flying in 2021 and this is a must win for the home team. Get down to the home of football in the Bay to see the Pride of the Bay ' The Blues'. Plenty of...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cathedral Strings In Concert

The Cathedral Strings In Concert

The Cathedral Strings is an ensemble which has enhanced performances by the Waiapu Cathedral Choir in special services and concerts during the past three years. Directed by Anthony Tattersall, the group comprises some 20 experienced musicians who play regularly in other groups such as the Hawke’s...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Enjoy a selection of world-class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while settling in for a feel-good, wine-focused film in Smith & Sheth’s intimate studio theatre. Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s sommelier and with casual kiwi movie snacks provided, this will be a fun,...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

An urban fondue experience. Finish off your weekend in comfort and style at The Urban Winery with an evening to warm the soul and indulge those senses. Born in Switzerland and popular in colder climates around the world, fondue is the perfect winter warmer. So grab a couple of mates and join...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taize Worship Service

Taize Worship Service

These services offer candlelight, song and silence. Singers and instrumentalists provide live music for the service which participants can join in with if they wish. The services provide a lovely time of quiet, warmth and a restful end (or beginning) to the week. A light supper is served...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! We’ve set 12 rousing reading challenges for you. Complete one or more and be in to win weekly prizes. Complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our grand prize draw. Step...

Date: Monday 28 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harry Potter Quiz

Harry Potter Quiz

Don't Let the Muggles Get You Down! Instead, come along to Gee Quiz's brand new Harry Potter quiz at Shed on the Quay in Napier on 29th June! Not only will teams be playing for an awesome swathe of prizes, the winners will book a place in the National Championship Harry Potter Quiz held on...

Date: Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quartet for the End of Time

Quartet for the End of Time

Art triumphs over adversity in the dark night of the soul. Clarinettist Jonathan Cohen joins the celebrated NZTrio for a meditative journey through one of Messiaen’s earliest masterworks. Composed and premiered whilst Messiaen was interned at a prisoner of war camp during WWII, this evocative...

Date: Tuesday 29 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! We’ve set 12 rousing reading challenges for you. Complete one or more and be in to win weekly prizes. Complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our grand prize draw. Step...

Date: Monday 28 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Monday 21 June to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Side Story 5 - an exhibition of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 5 - an exhibition of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

This is the time of year when our regional printmakers, the Hawke’s Bay Inkers, emerge from their studios to come together for their annual group show at CAN. This year, they are celebrating five years of their vibrant and thriving community group with ‘East Side Story 5’.  There will be...

Date: Friday 25 June to Thursday 8 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Chess Club

Chess Club

Want to learn chess or test your skills? Come along to our chess club! Suitable for all ages and skill levels. Introductory lessons available. No registration required. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and...

Date: Thursday 24 June to Thursday 29 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

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

Date: Thursday 24 June to Thursday 8 July
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fermented foods – what’s brewing?

Fermented foods – what’s brewing?

Professor Steve Flint Professor of Food Safety and Microbiology, School of Food and Advanced Technology, Massey University Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, EIT Taradale Admission: Gold coin donation Steve will start by discussing the different microbes that are used to ferment food –...

Date: Thursday 1 July
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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No Scrubs: 90s & Early 00s Party

No Scrubs: 90s & Early 00s Party

NO SCRUBS: 90s + Early 00s Party After a huge sell-out events in Napier earlier this year, No Scrubs is finally back!! We’re bringing 90s + early 00s tunes + good vibes to the dancefloor and playing aaall the best tunes/anthems/bangas from 90s – 2009!

Date: Friday 2 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Textile Monoprinting Workshop with Artist Sue Weston

Textile Monoprinting Workshop with Artist Sue Weston

This CAN workshop held at Keirunga Gardens Creative Hub will explore monoprinting onto cotton or calico fabric using textile inks. Expert fabric printer Sue Weston will share her knowledge and techniques to carefully guide you through the process of creating one-off pattern prints onto squares...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Post Polios of Hawke's Bay

Post Polios of Hawke's Bay

Post Polios of Hawke’s Bay come along for a get-together and lunch at 11.30 and a talk by Angela McCamish on Physiotherapy Advice for Breathlessness and Active Cycle of Breathing Technique. RSVP Mary Ellen Warren 8454623. See you at Serendipity Café.

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
Serendipity Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect Dance Academy Presents their 'Mid Year Showcase'. This show will be filled with dancers performing from Rezpect Dance Academy's Hastings Studio, Flaxmere Community Classes and Camberley Community Classes. Dancers will range in age from 4 years+. There will be over 250 dancers...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, 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 bread. Fresh baked slow-fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough, bagels and crackers, plus fruit buns. Go home with...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Natural Soap Making Class

Natural 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 3 July
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stars and Stripes Dinner

Stars and Stripes Dinner

Come and join us in a celebration of all things American as they prepare for their independence day, and we celebrate for them with a delicious 3-course meal and entertainment. The dinner is a fundraiser for the work of Taradale Anglican Church, which undertakes ministries across the community...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Versus Talent Quest

Versus Talent Quest

Rezpect presents 'Versus Talent Quest'. This is a local talent quest that has a grand total prize pool of $1,500 cash! We have put out a call to ALL young bands, singers, poets, comedians, dancers, actors, musicians, individuals, groups + anyone with an inch of talent to sign up! This event...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Death Metal Festival 9

Napier Death Metal Festival 9

Napier Death Metal Festival 9 NDMF9 10 Bands 2 Stages - Carnal - Vassafor - Graves - Malevolence - Horrendous Disfigurement - Corpse Feast - Fatdick - Teraset - Deathnir With special headlining guests. Ulcerate

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Greg Johnson  - Time Is A Traveller Tour

Greg Johnson - Time Is A Traveller Tour

Greg Johnson returns home for a much-anticipated New Zealand tour, after a year-long LA lockdown. With special guest Dianne Swann. Look forward to Greg and band performing hits like Isabelle, Don't Wait Another Day, Liberty, Save Yourself - and fantastic songs from upcoming new album Tilt...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market. Napier's only weekly indoor market. 9 am - 1 pm, inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier Come and meet the people that create a great range of handmade gifts and Cards. Wooden Toys, Jewellery, Crystals, Polished Stones, Quilting, Knitting, Sewing, Diamond /dot...

Date: Sunday 4 July to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, 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: Sunday 4 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Steamed buns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins’ lay in the Chengdu, city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and hot pot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie Pang will...

Date: Sunday 4 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 4 July to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comedy with Tim Stannard & Nathan Bond

Comedy with Tim Stannard & Nathan Bond

Tim Stannard & Nathan Bond. are two comedians with bright futures. Tim Stannard was born within a small cicada husk, Tim hibernated for over 12 years before being released to the world. An exceptionally funny man with no personal flaws, He is currently working on making a louder sound whilst...

Date: Sunday 4 July
Where:
The Cabana, 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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Spydus Mobile

Digital Skills Workshop: Spydus Mobile

Get to know our library app, Spydus Mobile. Use it to issue books, check due dates, renew items and more! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of free digital skills workshops for the...

Date: Tuesday 6 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki 1st & 2nd Degree Training Workshop

Reiki 1st & 2nd Degree Training Workshop

Reiki 1st and 2nd Degree Training. The Reiki Usui Healing System is taught by Denise Nairn, who is a Qualified and Registered Reiki Master Teacher. Denise offers One on One Private Reiki Training Workshops plus....small group Training Workshops. The One on One Reiki Training is specifically...

Date: Saturday 26 June to Tuesday 6 July
Where:
The Wellness Shed, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Game Club

Board Game Club

Are you a fan of strategy games? Try out Munchkin, DND, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more at the Taradale Library board game club! Group A: Suitable for 10+ Group B: Suitable for 14+ Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with...

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 27 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Your Skin...But Better | Skincare & Makeup Coaching Workshop

Your Skin...But Better | Skincare & Makeup Coaching Workshop

Take control of your skin health and confidence with our empowering, fully interactive makeup and skincare coaching workshop, with Micki from Makeup Etc and holistic facialist, Steph Totman from The Green Room. Learn how to holistically nourish and care for your skin whilst pampering yourself...

Date: Tuesday 6 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Darren Watson

Darren Watson

Darren Watson lives the blues. His band Chicago Smokeshop toured every pub in New Zealand tirelessly in the ’80s with a pulsing, sweaty full on blues set. These days Darren has a global reputation as a blues guitarist and songwriter, and his latest album “Getting Sober For The End of The...

Date: Wednesday 7 July
Where:
Tikokino Community Hall, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Paint and Wine Night - Tropical Paradise

Paint and Wine Night - Tropical Paradise

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 Hastings! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 7 July
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Darren Watson

Darren Watson

Darren Watson lives the blues. His band Chicago Smokeshop toured every pub in New Zealand tirelessly in the ’80s with a pulsing, sweaty full-on blues set. These days Darren has a global reputation as a blues guitarist and songwriter, and his latest album “Getting Sober For The End of The...

Date: Thursday 8 July
Where:
Sherenden Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Courtney Barnett | Solo Tour - Napier

Courtney Barnett | Solo Tour - Napier

Courtney Barnett announces she will be undertaking a solo tour around Aotearoa this July, in her first live shows in over 12 months. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Having been grounded in 2020 care of the global pandemic, Barnett made the best of a bad situation and wrote and recorded a new...

Date: Thursday 8 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Travel the world and come enjoy the flavours and deliciousness from Indonesia! Pauline has created an Indonesian themed menu, a Rijsttafel! - Coconut Rice - Beef or Tofu Rendang - Chicken Satay Skewers - Green Beans - Sweet and Sour Atjar Tjampoer - Seroendeng - Pisang Goreng This is a...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Night of Smooth Salty Jazz with the Wil Sargisson Quartet

A Night of Smooth Salty Jazz with the Wil Sargisson Quartet

Presenting the Wil Sargisson Quartet for a night of smooth salty jazz in the magnificent Blyth Performing Arts Centre. Hawke’s Bay Jazz vocalist Margot Pierard has recently begun a fruitful association with the locally born, internationally renowned jazz pianist Wil Sargisson. Accompanied...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Darren Watson

Darren Watson

Darren Watson lives the blues. His band Chicago Smokeshop toured every pub in New Zealand tirelessly in the ’80s with a pulsing, sweaty full-on blues set. These days Darren has a global reputation as a blues guitarist and songwriter, and his latest album “Getting Sober For The End of The...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper As seen on 7 Days 'The Silencer' will not be silenced! And we're picking up where we left off. Covid Safe and harder than ever, Chopper brings his hit show to NZ in March 2021 Panic, terror, stupidity; they can all form a queue and suck the wrinkles out of...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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“Homegrown” Is Up From The Underground Again

“Homegrown” Is Up From The Underground Again

“Homegrown” is up from the underground again. Ian Turbitt: vocals, guitar and mouth-harps Scotty Smith: vocals, mandolin and guitar Tony Parker: vocals and electric and acoustic bass Trish Salonius: fiddle With friends Phil Drinkrow, Sarah-Jayne, Annabelle and Richard. Will bring...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gunsmiths

Gunsmiths

Gunsmiths a 3 piece power band playing originals and covers of a blues rock funk style. Some of the best blues rock funk sounds you love, party it up to Hendrix, John Mayer, Black Keys, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Queens of the Stone Age and more. Secure your tickets now. Door sales avail if not...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Red Cross Knitting and Book Sale & Shop Open

Red Cross Knitting and Book Sale & Shop Open

Sale of beautiful hand-knitted garments for babies, toddlers and preschool children. Blankets, slippers, beanies - warm things for winter. Great prices and made with love. Also books, CDs, DVDs at bargain prices. Red Cross Shop open also. Eftpos available.

Date: Saturday 10 July
Where:
Red Cross Service Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Celebrate Matariki at the National Aquarium

Celebrate Matariki at the National Aquarium

Learn all about the nine stars of Matariki these school holidays at the National Aquarium. Make your own origami star, write your wish and thoughts on it then add it to our community kete. You can also enjoy a special storytime being held Monday to Friday at 11.30am upstairs opposite our...

Date: Saturday 10 July to Sunday 25 July
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Snow Slope

Napier CBD Snow Slope

It's going to be cold! Napier City Business Inc in association with More FM Hawke's Bay and Napier City Council bring you the Napier CBD Snow Slope! We are planning to turn Upper Emerson Street in Napier City into a winter slope of snow! A 20m x 10m slope will be created for winter fun! And it's a...

Date: Saturday 10 July to Sunday 11 July
Where:
Upper Emerson Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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SFX Makeup Workshop

SFX Makeup Workshop

Learn Realistic Movie Makeup You will learn: Techniques for applying and moulding liquid latex, fake blood and scar wax. Colouring techniques for realistic bruising, unusual skin conditions and skin irritation. How these techniques hollow out faces, body parts and appear decayed. Payable...

Date: Saturday 10 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clairvoyant Afternoon

Clairvoyant Afternoon

Join us for an afternoon of clairvoyance and healing. As this event has been popular in the past, to avoid a long wait or disappointment, bookings are advised. Please call Di on 027 222 7478 or email nscbarker@gmail.com Readings (10 minutes) $10, Healing - gold coin donation Last...

Date: Saturday 10 July
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Monuments of Hope Art Exhibit

Monuments of Hope Art Exhibit

Join us for this beautiful and emotional art exhibition that explores the pain, struggle, beauty and hope in recovery. Hawke's Bay is pleased to welcome artist and survivor Suzie Harris as she showcases powerful pieces of visual art that are based on her own experiences of mental distress as a...

Date: Saturday 10 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Darren Watson

Darren Watson

Darren Watson lives the blues. His band Chicago Smokeshop toured every pub in New Zealand tirelessly in the ’80s with a pulsing, sweaty full-on blues set. These days Darren has a global reputation as a blues guitarist and songwriter, and his latest album “Getting Sober For The End of The...

Date: Saturday 10 July
Where:
Waimarama Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deadbeat Rage Single Release Tour

Deadbeat Rage Single Release Tour

In Support of Deadbeat's second single "RAGE" Deadbeat is set to embark on a 13 date national headline tour across the country Bringing with him a few special guests, this full noise energy-driven melt your face off show is set to be one not to be missed! Grab your tickets now as these...

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

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Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 11 July
Where:
Guppy Road River, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market - Mid Winter Christmas

Taradale Sunday Market - Mid Winter Christmas

It is never too early to find the perfect handcrafted gift. Whether you want to shop for Christmas, or have a special occasion you need to find a gift for. Our very popular Mid Winter Christmas Market is back on Sunday, July the 11th, 2021. Come and see the amazing, creative talents of our many...

Date: Sunday 11 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Winter Lunch in Paris Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Winter Lunch in Paris Cooking Workshop

Enjoying a long lunch on a wintry day in Paris. Hands-on workshop, preparing 5 dishes. Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything we believe good food can be,...

Date: Sunday 11 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Darren Watson

Darren Watson

Darren Watson lives the blues. His band Chicago Smokeshop toured every pub in New Zealand tirelessly in the ’80s with a pulsing, sweaty full-on blues set. These days Darren has a global reputation as a blues guitarist and songwriter, and his latest album “Getting Sober For The End of The...

Date: Sunday 11 July
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Taster Day - Introduction to Data Analytics

EIT Taster Day - Introduction to Data Analytics

Join this Taster Day with the School of Computing to find out more about Data Analytics. Data Analysts are forecast to be one of the most 'in demand' and best-paid jobs of the future! Join this Taster Course and find out more about how a Bachelor of Computing Systems can kickstart your career...

Date: Monday 12 July
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
EIT Robotics Lab Open Day

EIT Robotics Lab Open Day

It’s your turn to explore! Join us for a chance to explore the technology in our newly-expanded Robotics and AI Development Lab. Robots, Virtual Reality (VR) and machine-learning activities for all ages. Under 13s require a parent to accompany them. Two opportunities are available: 9am-1pm...

Date: Monday 12 July
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Robotics Lab Open Day

EIT Robotics Lab Open Day

It's your turn to explore the world of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)! Join us for a chance to explore the technology in our newly-expanded Robotics and AI Development Lab. Robots, Virtual Reality (VR) and machine-learning activities for all ages. Under 13s require a parent to...

Date: Monday 12 July
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Art Workshops

School Holiday Art Workshops

In school holiday workshops students have the opportunity to try a variety of fine art techniques with guidance from a qualified artist. Workshop groups are small for individual attention (6-12 students per class) and all art materials are included in the cost. Book for a morning/afternoon workshop...

Date: Monday 12 July to Friday 16 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management

Time Management

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: Tuesday 13 July
Where:
East Pier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Taster Day - Programme a SmartWatch

EIT Taster Day - Programme a SmartWatch

Get hands-on with programming at this EIT School of Computing Taster Day. Use the Python programming language and the LVGL graphics library to programme and interact via touch-screen with a LilyGo T-watch smart-watch IoT device. LilyGo T-Watches can be programmed, networked and interactive...

Date: Tuesday 13 July
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 2 Health & Safety Reps

Stage 2 Health & Safety Reps

Take your skill base as a health and safety representative to the next level. Stage 2 training focuses on specific risk and hazard identification and controls, approved Codes of Practice, using accident data to identify trends and develop preventative actions across all the core elements of your...

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! ...

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Thursday 22 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & Management Part 1

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Wednesday 14 July
Where:
East Pier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Taster Day - Introduction to AR Mobile Apps

EIT Taster Day - Introduction to AR Mobile Apps

Join this Taster Day to find out more about augmented reality (AR) and how it is revolutionising technology solutions. You'll learn to create your own AR mobile apps by using Metaverse, an online tool that lets you create amazing things with interactive content in augmented reality! REGISTER...

Date: Wednesday 14 July
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act

Holidays Act

In many respects it is difficult to manage because the law was not planned with the diversity of workplaces and flexible workplace practices in mind. Session Topics: The Holidays Act and its administration. The role of Ministry of Business Innovation Employment and penalties Annual holiday...

Date: Wednesday 14 July
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 14 July to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paul Spoonley  -  Hawke's Bay Population Demography

Paul Spoonley - Hawke's Bay Population Demography

Hawke's Bay: What Will the Region's Population Look Like in the Future? A Friends of Hastings District Libraries Event Wednesday 14 July | Havelock north Function Centre - Lantern Gallery | 7.00pm Tickets $10 The demography of New Zealand has changed dramatically in the last decade (a...

Date: Wednesday 14 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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 crystal singing bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 14 July
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

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

Date: Thursday 15 July
Where:
East Pier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Accident Reporting & Investigation

Accident Reporting & Investigation

When accidents happen it is important to learn from them. Create a safer workplace through effective accident and incident investigation. Almost every accident involves a risk or hazard. This course will teach you to use root cause analysis as an effective method to discover why the problem...

Date: Thursday 15 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Let It Go - The Songs of Frozen 1&2 - Live In Concert

Let It Go - The Songs of Frozen 1&2 - Live In Concert

It’s a Frozen party! Frozen 1 and Frozen 2 are undoubtedly two of Disney's greatest animated movies of all time. The soundtrack to the movies is stunning, and while the big songs like 'Let it go' have probably been overplayed in your house, you have to admit they are now classics! Now for...

Date: Thursday 15 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Farewell to Anger

Paint and Wine Night - Farewell to Anger

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

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Olive Copperbottom

Olive Copperbottom

After the smash-hit successes of Promise and Promiscuity, Penny Ashton brings Dickensian-inspired orphaned hero Olive Copperbottom, and a squalid gaggle of hilarious Victorians, to crusty life. A rollicking, romantic, musical journey through 15 gin-soaked characters told with song, dance and...

Date: Thursday 15 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Happy Jokes For Happy People

Happy Jokes For Happy People

NZ comedy maverick Dan Brader's brings his latest hour of comedy to Napier after successful performances in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin Fringe Festival. Dan Brader has been doing stand-up comedy since 2007. He's had six years in the competitive Aussie comedy scene...

Date: Thursday 15 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Permaculture Course

Introduction to Permaculture Course

Learn how to grow more food for less effort, develop productive and resilient homes, gardens and communities, and find local solutions to our global social and environmental problems. Join us on this four-day course covering permaculture ethics and principles, site design, house design, soil,...

Date: Friday 16 July to Monday 19 July
Where:
Poukawa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco - WD21

Winter Deco - WD21

The Art Deco Trust’s boutique Winter Festival is taking centre stage this July and showcasing the best Hawke’s Bay has on offer. Throw on your furs, your serge suit, and your felt cloche, and join us to celebrate Winter Deco 2021. Over three days this celebration takes over the streets,...

Date: Friday 16 July to Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Highlights Vintage Car Tour – WD21

Art Deco Highlights Vintage Car Tour – WD21

Enjoy a mini tour of Art Deco Napier’s world-famous landmarks including one of New Zealand’s most photographed buildings, the Louis Hay designed National Tobacco Building. Your highlight tour is in a 1930s vintage Packard and includes plenty of opportunities for photographs! Duration 1...

Date: Friday 16 July to Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - WD21

Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - WD21

Discover why Napier is the most architectural complete Art Deco city in the world on a walking tour with a local guide. You’ll hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake and see some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. Includes a free 20 minute film viewing. Allow 90...

Date: Friday 16 July to Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Inside Story - WD21

The Inside Story - WD21

A special private tour that lets you discover the interiors of a selection of stunning Art Deco buildings not usually accessible to the public. You will view intriguing design details from the Art Deco era including windows, doors and stair bannisters. Duration is 1.5 hours. Please check in at...

Date: Friday 16 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - WD21

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - WD21

Don’t panic! Missing a few essential Art Deco pieces for your outfit? We can help. Be whisked around on a hosted whirlwind tour of all the retail hotspots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Centre you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that stock all your...

Date: Friday 16 July to Saturday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - WD21

Vintage Dance Lessons - WD21

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

Date: Friday 16 July to Saturday 17 July
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cocktails & Canapes - WD21

Cocktails & Canapes - WD21

Put on your finery and join us for the glamourous opening of Winter Deco 2021. Enjoy an Art Deco-inspired cocktail on arrival and delicious canapés from the era. Appreciate live entertainment from the dazzling Mandy Meadows who has recently returned to New Zealand after performing in luxury hotels...

Date: Friday 16 July
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dazzle Ball - WD21

Dazzle Ball - WD21

Over 100 years ago at the very beginning of the 1920s, the Chelsea Arts Club held a monumental costume party, The Dazzle Ball, at Royal Albert Hall in London to celebrate the world’s emergence from the global crisis that was the Great War. At the very beginning of the 2020s, as the world emerges...

Date: Friday 16 July
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Jazz - Come and Fly with Pegasus

Late Night Jazz - Come and Fly with Pegasus

Late Night Jazz. Come and Fly with Pegasus! Enjoy some of the best local wines and beers and dance the night away to many classic Jazz ballads with the Pegasus Quintet, Hawke’s Bay’s only pure jazz group. Playing the music of all the greats – Sinatra, Bennett, Torme, Fitzgerald, O’Day,...

Date: Friday 16 July to Saturday 17 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Jazz - Come Fly with Pegasus - WD21

Late Night Jazz - Come Fly with Pegasus - WD21

Enjoy some of the best local wines and beers and dance the night away to classic Jazz ballads with the Pegasus Quintet, Hawke’s Bay’s only pure jazz group. Playing the music of all the greats – Sinatra, Bennett, Torme, Fitzgerald, O’Day, Lee and the swing bands of Basie and Ellington....

Date: Friday 16 July to Saturday 17 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scinde Island House Tour  - WD21

Scinde Island House Tour - WD21

Step back in time to the 1900s, for an exclusive tour of one of Napier’s oldest homes. Scinde Island House is one of the most authentically preserved historic homes in the country and is a treasure of a snapshot in time. Return after the tour, to enjoy a Devonshire Tea in The Lounge at the Art...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Delights Cycle Tour - WD21

Deco Delights Cycle Tour - WD21

Take a leisurely ride around some of Napier’s Art Deco highlights. Start outside the Art Deco Centre on Herschell Street and ride through the city and around the outer areas viewing Art Deco homes and landmarks and finishing back at the Emporium before midday. Deco duds a must but any bicycle,...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique & Collectables Fair - WD21

Antique & Collectables Fair - WD21

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout New Zealand to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Not only Art Deco, but everything from Victorian to Retro, furniture to jewellery will be for sale. Ticket price includes tea/coffee,...

Date: Saturday 17 July to Sunday 18 July
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Argentine Tango Class - WD21

Argentine Tango Class - WD21

Argentine Tango is an interpretive, improvisational social dance that allows the dancers to develop a deep connection between themselves, the music, and the environment in which they are dancing. Bring a partner, friend or come on your own and discover this enthralling dance style. Tango...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Earthquake Walk  - WD21

Earthquake Walk - WD21

Take an in-depth look into the effects of the catastrophic 1931 earthquake that destroyed the city. Along with anecdotes and stories from this devastating event, you will view some of the buildings that managed to survive. Duration is 1.5 hours. Please check in at the Art Deco Centre 15 minutes...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Show and Shine - WD21

Vintage Car Show and Shine - WD21

Vintage Car Show & Shine Soak up the Winter Deco atmosphere and get an up-close and personal view of the wonderful array of vintage cars on display as marvellous music surrounds you. Featuring dancing displays from the Encore Deco Dancers.

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Corner of Herschell & Emerson Streets, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Rides  - WD21

Vintage Car Rides - WD21

Wrap up warm in your Deco duds and have a ride in one of the magnificent cars from the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club. Gold coin donation will go to Napier Community Patrol. Rides depart outside the Art Deco Masonic hotel, at the top of Emerson Street.

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Winter Deco Fashion Flaunt - WD21

Winter Deco Fashion Flaunt - WD21

Get into the spirit of the times and get out those classy clothes and enter the Winter Deco Fashion Flaunt. With fun competitions and prizes, it is the perfect way to spend an hour of your afternoon showing off your Art Deco best. Venue is outside at the Corner of Herschell & Emerson ( in front...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Corner Herschell & Emerson Streets, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lost Generation Lunch - WD21

Lost Generation Lunch - WD21

Why was the Jazz age just so jazzy after all? At Mangapapa Hotel we are going to pay tribute to the lost generation of American artists who during the 1920s found their voice again in Paris and created a new style and way of thinking that would give birth to modernism in America. Your afternoon...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, 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 Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Chris van der Have and Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required....

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Furs Feathers and Felony - WD21

Furs Feathers and Felony - WD21

What starts as a celebration, to which all present are attendees, quickly and tragically takes a terrible turn for the worst. In this new interactive event, all participants have a part to play in solving the mystery and will discover more mystery as the afternoon evolves. A felon in the...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Radio Play and Dinner at the Club - WD21

Radio Play and Dinner at the Club - WD21

The 1920s and 30s were the Golden Age of Radio, and during this time new forms of entertainment were created for the new medium including radio plays, mystery, adventure and detective serials. Now it’s your chance to relive this era in the beautiful surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Dining at The Central Fire Station - WD21

Deco Dining at The Central Fire Station - WD21

Built to a Prairie-influenced design in 1923 by noted architect Louis Hay, Napier’s old Central Fire Station served the city until 1969. Late last year this Art Deco treasure entered its most glamorous phase yet, as an upscale bistro. Look no further for Winter Deco’s premier dining...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Night in Havana - Latin America Dance - WD21

One Night in Havana - Latin America Dance - WD21

Step back in time and revel in an evening of nostalgia at 39 Marine Parade which will be transformed into an old Havana 1930s cocktail lounge. Special Latin dance performances will feature throughout the evening. You are encouraged to take the dance floor as Latin fusion dance styles of the era...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Get into the Spirit - WD21

Get into the Spirit - WD21

The doors will be re-opened at Napier’s crowning jewel of Hawke’s Bay architecture, the National Tobacco Company Building. This event will showcase an authentic gin palace experience from décor to dress attire all the way through to fabulous cocktails using their award-winning gin, accompanied...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
National Distillery Company, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ritz Street Party - WD21

The Ritz Street Party - WD21

There ain’t no party like a Market ST party so put your party shoes on and dance the night away with the team at Market ST! Go all out in Gatsby style and get dressed in Art Deco attire to recreate the summer vibes of Art Deco. You might find yourself as the best-dressed competition...

Date: Saturday 17 July
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes at the Opera House - WD21

Behind the Scenes at the Opera House - WD21

Take an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Hawke’s Bay Opera House, now known as Toitoi: Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre. You will hear the amazing history of this majestic building dating back to the early 1900s through to the present day. Learn about the new technology and...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cider Sunday Roast - WD21

Cider Sunday Roast - WD21

Enjoy a full Sunday roast courtesy of the great team at the Three Wise Birds Garden Bar and take a behind the scenes tour of the cidery. There will be mulled cider to take away the winter chill as you relax and listen to the smooth and sassy jazz sounds of the lovely Lady Larisa. Deco attire a...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ahuriri Heritage Walk - WD21

Ahuriri Heritage Walk - WD21

Stroll through historic Ahuriri with your personal guide and hear about Napier’s early history and the dramatic effect of the 1931 earthquake on the landscape around the port and harbour. Duration is 1.5 hours. Starting at Port O Call, Shop 2, Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier. Please arrive...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Port O Call, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco Fashion & High Tea - WD21

Winter Deco Fashion & High Tea - WD21

In keeping with these transformative times, we have curated a stylish new event to Winter Deco. Showcasing the best in women’s and men’s winter Art Deco fashion, watch our models, beautifully styled by Decorum, walk the catwalk, while our Art Deco fashion expert explains the finer points of the...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Garage Tour & Talk - WD21

Vintage Garage Tour & Talk - WD21

If you love vintage cars and extensive collections of automobilia, this is the event for you. Come with us on a vintage garage tour of one of Hawke’s Bay’s finest private collections and discover some of the best vintage automobilia history in the region. This tour begins at the Art Deco...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Autoramble - WD21

Autoramble - WD21

A fun town and around country car run, plus challenges to test your observation skills. This run will finish at the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club grounds in Meeanee, for the prize-giving and optional High Tea. On completion of the run, High Tea will be served at the Clubrooms. The High Tea is...

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Autoramble Site, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Winter Deco Club Night - WD21

Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Winter Deco Club Night - WD21

Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band Close out your Winter Deco 2021 in party style, dancing and singing along to the hit tunes of the Art Deco era with the Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Big Band. There's tunes made popular by Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Stray Cats, Caro Emerald and more....

Date: Sunday 18 July
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, 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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 21 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

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

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tragedy tomorrow, COMEDY TONIGHT

tragedy tomorrow, COMEDY TONIGHT

Produced and Directed by David Brock, tragedy tomorrow, COMEDY TONIGHT is a celebration of classic British comedy. David has brought together an ensemble cast to perform classic comedy sketches, hilarious poems, and sidesplitting songs for what shapes up to be a fantastic evening of...

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Saturday 24 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Luck of the Irish by Operatunity


Free
Build a Band. Jam.

Build a Band. Jam.

The first one was so successful we are going to keep doing them Just bring your guitars... amps, etc. provided. An opportunity for Muso's to get together and Jam with different people. Great for solo artists, etc. All gear supplied: Amps, Keys and a Piano.

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Jailhouse Frocks

The Jailhouse Frocks

Shattering Dim-witted Officer Dwayne's tranquil evening at the Birchwood County Police Station is the arrests of three unlikely women: The Mayor's Wife, The local mad cat-lady, and a dangerous looking New Yorker. The already chaotic situation descends into mayhem with the arrival of a New York...

Date: Thursday 22 July to Saturday 31 July
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Graeme James Seasons Tour Napier

Graeme James Seasons Tour Napier

Returning to New Zealand after a two year stint in Europe, award winning alt-folk artist Graeme James is delighted to be back in New Zealand for the winter of 2021 to reconnect with fans and share new songs and stories from the road. Making the most of the European lockdowns of 2020 James used...

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Icons

Music Icons

The next instalment of Boombfunk shows is a must see! Music Icons is rightly named, because we’ll be bringing some iconic songs and artists to the stage. They’ll be slightly re-imagined in each performers own style while still holding on to the essence of the artist. We’ll have all the...

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

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Dave Upfold Show

Dave Upfold Show

Dave Upfold is a world-renowned Comedy Stage Hypnotist. He has entertained in resorts casinos and theatres, around the world. He has been an entertainer for more than 30 years. As an illusionist, his shows lend an air of mystery and excitement. His shows also include a touch of comedy and some...

Date: Saturday 24 July
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pickle Darling - Cosmonaut Tour - Napier

Pickle Darling - Cosmonaut Tour - Napier

Celebrating the upcoming release of their second record 'Cosmonaut', Pickle Darling is embarking on their first cosmic voyage through the country! Stopping off at 12 (!) cities and towns to play their unique brand of melodic bedroom pop to fans around the country, come see them for the first...

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

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Flamingo Pier Album Release Show - DJ Set

Flamingo Pier Album Release Show - DJ Set

Serving up euphoric disco hooks, to classic house choruses and forays into Latin funk, balearic and psychedelia - New Zealand collective Flamingo Pier deliver their debut self-titled album in June 2021 released on Soundway Records, and have announced 4 headline shows to celebrate. July 2 - 121,...

Date: Saturday 24 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 25 July
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

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

Date: Thursday 29 July to Thursday 19 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

CAN Evening Classes at Keirunga Gardens for Term 3. Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This series of...

Date: Thursday 29 July to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sin City Live & Dangerous

Sin City Live & Dangerous

Lock your doors and hide your beers because the Sin City boys are hitting the road this July!! The country-soul duo have been tearing up stages around Auckland since returning from lockdown in Alicante, Spain late last year and now they're taking the show around the North Island with a full band in...

Date: Thursday 29 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cocktail Party 2021

The Cocktail Party 2021

The Cocktail Party - The Charity event of the year! Hosted by Hastings Karamu Rotary. This fundraiser has been running for 28 years in 2018 started a new partnership with the Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust, run under Sir Graeme Avery. The Club is focused on improving opportunities...

Date: Friday 30 July
Where:
Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divas & a Piano

Divas & a Piano

The first of a monthly night ” DIVAS & A PIANO”, features the best of the Bays Diva’s singing original and Covers backed by just our Premier 5 Foot 1 Baby Grand. This month’s DIVAS are: Ursula Alexander, Adrienne Toner, Jackie Gibson, Bobbi Rowe, Chrissy Atkinson, Kitty Day and Lynne...

Date: Friday 30 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 31 July
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Traditional Pakistan Calligraphy – Interactive Workshops

Traditional Pakistan Calligraphy – Interactive Workshops

Free cultural experience. Join the Pakistan Association and Friends of Hawke’s Bay for an interactive traditional Pakistan calligraphy workshop. This offers a unique opportunity for local communities to engage with and participate in a cultural experience at CAN on Saturday 31 July. To...

Date: Saturday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Traditional Pakistan Music – Interactive Workshop

Traditional Pakistan Music – Interactive Workshop

Free cultural experience. Join the Pakistan Association and Friends of Hawke’s Bay in an interactive music workshop of the traditional music and instruments of Pakistan. This offers a unique opportunity for local communities to engage with and participate in a cultural experience at CAN on...

Date: Saturday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Note: This workshop is postponed to 31st July 2021. This is your opportunity to learn how to wow your friends at your next dinner party by serving up your very own homemade goat cheese. Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in...

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

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Bath Bomb Making Class

Bath Bomb Making Class

Make your own economical bath bombs and luxuriate in a sparkling, relaxing, fragrant bath whenever you fancy. Kids will enjoy bath time as well. The class includes all ingredients, molds and instructions to take away and product will be available to purchase should you wish to carry...

Date: Saturday 31 July
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Look of Love - The Music of Burt Bacharach

The Look of Love - The Music of Burt Bacharach

Spend an evening with award-winning Ali Harper as she showcases Burt Bacharach’s hit songs – Close To You, Alfie, That’s What Friends Are For, Walk On By, Anyone Who Had A Heart and reminds us What The World Needs Now is The Look Of Love. The Look Of Love will transport you back through...

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

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August 2021

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market. Napier's only weekly indoor market. 9 am - 1 pm, inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier Come and meet the people that create a great range of handmade gifts and Cards. Wooden Toys, Jewellery, Crystals, Polished Stones, Quilting, Knitting, Sewing, Diamond /dot...

Date: Sunday 4 July to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! We’ve set 12 rousing reading challenges for you. Complete one or more and be in to win weekly prizes. Complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our grand prize draw. Step...

Date: Monday 28 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Peony Bouquet

Paint and Wine Night - Peony Bouquet

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

Date: Sunday 1 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 4 July to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Napier RSA, 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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps

Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps

Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as a H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you to...

Date: Tuesday 3 August to Wednesday 4 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders

We invite you to step into the night and join us on our Walk of Wonders. An immersive light art, fire and audio experience for all ages. Walk of Wonders will be held at Black Barn Vineyards on nine nights, August 5-15th. Guests will be immersed in a dynamic visual experience coupled by a...

Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

Experimental Printmaking & Collage Term 3 Evening Classes

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

Date: Thursday 29 July to Thursday 19 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop

Pelvic Floor Restore Workshop

An introductory workshop for women to help you understand, nourish, support and maintain your pelvic health. Learn What’s Normal Understand how your body is designed to function and how it can change with pain, pregnancy, childbirth, surgery or injury. The workshop will cover pelvic anatomy...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

CAN Evening Classes at Keirunga Gardens for Term 3. Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This series of...

Date: Thursday 29 July to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

Returning to Napier in Hawkes Bay, we have the popular and inspiring NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Firebird

The Firebird

Following the triumph of his Hansel & Gretel in 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to commission a new work by Choreographer in Residence Loughlan Prior for 2021. The Firebird, first staged in Paris in 1910, changed the direction of ballet. The spine-tingling grandeur of...

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

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harakeke Weaving Workshop

Harakeke Weaving Workshop

One day weekend workshop with Lee Olsen. In this fun and relaxed workshop you will learn how to create a small open woven kete using the whakapuare method, and a small decorative ipu using the kupenga method, out of harakeke (flax). Tutor Lee Olsen will guide you through the process of raranga...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I Saw You

Dali Day 2021 I Saw You - Exhibition 5-7 free event I Saw You A National Holiday opens with a collection of hand-picked world-class visual artists participating in the inaugural exhibition to open the night's festivities for Dali Day. Artists have been given a Handsaw each with the...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HNPS Big Night Out

HNPS Big Night Out

The Big Night Out is back! Join us to outwit, outplay, and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction, and dancing til late. Tickets will be hotter than an episode of Bridgerton, so organise your table of 10, and don’t miss out on booking yourselves a table. $50pp...

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

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Dali Day

Dali Day

Dali Susanto : Today is his Day... We begin the night with an exhibition of visual artists from far and wide who have been invited to be a part of this one of a kind showcase. Space Ship Studios 5-7 Next up is an arrangement of Dali's most favourite Musicians, varying in genre but all...

Date: Saturday 7 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation

Employment Legislation

This course will cover key requirements of core legislation that govern the employment relationship. Anyone who employs staff needs to have a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved in the employment relations area. Session Topics: - Employment Relations Act 2000 - What...

Date: Wednesday 11 August
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 14 July to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process

The Disciplinary Process

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

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

Wil Sargisson is heading back to Australia and his PIANO Stool will be taken by the very experienced BEN WILCOCK. Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries Creative, Music and Performance “I’m lucky to be able to teach in an area I’m very passionate about – music,” says...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

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

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Fright Night

Fright Night

Have you ever wanted to do something CRAZY on a Friday night? To unleash your inner Zombie? We are calling all Ghosts, Monsters and Zombies to have a Thrilling night at the Faraday. Friday 13th August. 7.30pm - 10.30pm. It's a chance to release your ghoulish moves with our silent disco....

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call 3

Open Call 3

Open Call 3 @ Spaceship Come along and watch some local Hawkes Bay people brave the bright lights and share their talents with you! With acts from all different areas of performance; comedy, dancing, and singing, just to name a few. A fun night for both performer and patron awaits. Each show will...

Date: Friday 13 August
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

Don’t miss your chance to witness this awesome production. A full complement of 9 passionate musicians bring alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss is tuned to perfection, a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album plus more.

Date: Saturday 14 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & the Fletcher Whanau. Kia ora whānau. Come join us for a night of music and entertainment @ The Cabana Napier. Two of the biggest Musical Family's in Hawkes Bay join forces to bring a night of wonderful songs and smiles. With DejaBlue and Steve...

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

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Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

Grawlixes celebrate their sophomore album with a 10 date headline tour this July/August. The ten shows will see Grawlixes perform in intimate venues across Aotearoa, captivating audiences with a dynamic set ranging from floating atmospheric ballads to jaw-dropping rock'n'roll. Grawlixes are an...

Date: Sunday 15 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Growing My Leadership & Management

Growing My Leadership & Management

This 1-day Growing my Leadership and Management Expertise workshop is designed to build on the self-awareness learned in our Communicating with Confidence workshop. The aim is to deepen self-awareness and develop self-management strategies to positively impact relationships with others....

Date: Tuesday 17 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

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

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
East Pier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leading & Managing My Team With Confidence

Leading & Managing My Team With Confidence

This 1-day Leading and Managing My Team with Confidence workshop is designed to develop an organizational-level perspective to leading. This workshop will build on the key concepts learned in the Introduction to Leading & Managing Others workshop. Participants will learn how to recognise motivation...

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

The Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Pre-Tasting event presents an opportunity for guests to sample auction lot wines prior to the main auction event a month later on Saturday, 18th September. Sip samples of auction lot wine’s, taste nibbles by Dish Catering, chat to talented winemakers or our Event...

Date: Wednesday 18 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & Management Part 2

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

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
East Pier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Management for Non-Project Managers

Project Management for Non-Project Managers

If the scope of your role is increasing, you may find it useful to build a clear framework for achieving project objectives and wider alignment to your organisation’s goals. This full-day workshop provides a practical approach to processes and tools central to the basics of project management....

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

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

Date: Thursday 19 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LOU'ANA North Island Tour

LOU'ANA North Island Tour

LOU’ANA Tāmaki Makaurau based artist with her seven-piece band are going on the road this winter to serve up her soul funk grooves with a dose of Magick. Having carved a place for herself within Auckland’s vibrant music community over the past 7 years. Lou’ana’s voice carries the...

Date: Friday 20 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Benee - Aotearoa Tour

Benee - Aotearoa Tour

Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE has today announced a nationwide regional tour for August. BENEE will visit every corner of the country, hitting eight different towns and cities throughout the month. The ‘Supalonely’ singer has had an incredible 18 months, from...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

Motel California is New Zealand's premier tribute to the Eagles Band. Playing all the best-loved Eagles hits, celebrating one of the great country-rock acts in music, Recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship and vocals, this is not to be missed!!! Selling out venues and...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonderland Glow Show

Wonderland Glow Show

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards are proudly presented by the Restaurant Association of New Zealand with the support of Lead Sponsors Gilmours. The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards is your opportunity to get together with the Hawke's Bay hospo squad and enjoy a night of delicious food stations...

Date: Monday 23 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Attachment & Maltreatment

Attachment & Maltreatment

It has been said that children who need love the most, ask for it in the most unloving ways. This seminar aims to make sense of this process. Why do children who have been abused and neglected, and often separated from their families, reject others who are trying to care for them? What is behind...

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2021

NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2021

This awards evening recognises and celebrates businesses within the Hastings CBD and aims to raise the bar for Hastings City Businesses, providing a benchmark in the recognition of excellence and creating a positive atmosphere in which to shop, live and do business. The NZME Hastings City...

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

We return to Wellington Friday 27th August to enjoy the atmosphere of the coolest little capital in the world while the All Blacks take on The Wallabies in the final match of the Bledisloe Cup series Saturday 28th August 2021. This awesome long weekend Includes Return transport departing...

Date: Friday 27 August to Sunday 29 August
Where:
Double Decker Transport Ltd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Propagation Workshop

Propagation Workshop

A full-day hands-on workshop covering the following: Seed sowing and pricking out – learn how to successfully sow and then prick out a variety of vegetables and perennial companions to ensure strong and healthy plants in your garden. The workshop also covers potting mixes, growing conditions,...

Date: Friday 27 August
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

In New Zealand, two groups of actors are particularly involved in freshwater governing: namely farmers, who manage large areas of the countryside, and regional councils – the governing entity that has the legislative responsibility to manage the freshwater resources of a region. Based on the...

Date: Thursday 2 September
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

Introduction to Linocut Printmaking - Evening Classes

CAN Evening Classes at Keirunga Gardens for Term 3. Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This series of...

Date: Thursday 29 July to Thursday 16 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! 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 impressed by the expert...

Date: Friday 3 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Join us on Friday 3 September for the Gala Opening of this year's Hawke's Bay Art Review. It will be a fabulous night with light, where our Guest Selector and Curator Tyson Campbell will award the Gordon Harris Premier Award of $1000 plus six Highly Commended Awards. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review...

Date: Friday 3 September to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

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

Date: Saturday 4 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, 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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 14 July to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

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

Date: Friday 10 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

We are very happy and excited to let you know that the 2021 Blossom Parade is to take place on September 11, at 11am. Our theme for 2021 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet music… “…superbly responsive, technically sharp,...

Date: Saturday 11 September
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Enjoying a long lunch in the Italian Countryside Hands-on workshop, preparing 5 dishes. Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything we believe good food can...

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

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Wednesday 15 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Her Say' - Women's Forum - With Jackie Clarke & the Aunties

'Her Say' - Women's Forum - With Jackie Clarke & the Aunties

Women only event. 14 years and over. Online tickets and sales from HWC centre of Early Bird Tickets available now until 6 September 21 or until sold out. Every year the Heretaunga Women’s Centre hosts an annual women’s forum. These women-only events discuss and showcase issues affecting...

Date: Thursday 16 September
Where:
C3 Church, 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 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 18th of September 2021. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens is delighted to announce a cocnert at Exhibition Hall, Tomoana Showgrounds in Hastings as part of his rescheduled ’Noiseworks + INXS Collection Tour’ in September. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz and Blackbarn.com Fans can look forward to hearing INXS gems like Need...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aspiring to Lead Programme

Aspiring to Lead Programme

Our Aspiring to Lead Programme consists of two foundation level workshops, each containing six subject modules. These learning modules are designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading and managing others. Day One: Understanding myself...

Date: Tuesday 21 September to Wednesday 22 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Creating an 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: Thursday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

In this workshop you will learn what the components of resilience are and leave the course with achievable actions to help you 'surf the waves' of work and life demands. You can expect to turn some of your challenges into catalysts for improved performance. Session Topics: Understanding...

Date: Thursday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 bread. Fresh baked slow-fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough, bagels and crackers, plus fruit buns. Go home with...

Date: Saturday 25 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. There is a picturesque...

Date: Sunday 26 September
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

This year, Super Sixes Hawke’s Bay will be held on the 29th and 30th of September at the Mitre10 Park on the outskirts of Hastings. The tournament is designed to cater for Year Six students to give them an opportunity to show their prowess, participate and enjoy competing against other schools...

Date: Wednesday 29 September to Thursday 30 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

The Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show will have displays of Medals, Badges, Uniforms, Vehicles, Books, Toys, Models, Antique Military and Sporting Arms. There will also be Sales Tables. Children 10 years and under, accompanied by an adult - free. Enquiries: Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 -...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 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 Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Chris van der Have and Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required....

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, 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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 6 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 7 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Duck tickets on...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 12 months. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

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

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 14 July to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Challenge Napier

Spring Challenge Napier

Welcome to the Spring Challenge! Spring Challenge North, a women adventure race. Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where up to 450- teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and orienteering. The Spring...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag up your Life!

Drag up your Life!

HAWKE'S BAY! Are you ready to Drag up your Life?! Kelly Fornia is taking her drag lip-sync extravaganza all over the nation this 2021, and we are stepping foot in glamorous Hawke's Bay! Drag up your Life features a fabulous selection of Wellington's finest Drag Queens & Kings as we bring you...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Riding in Remembrance 2021

Riding in Remembrance 2021

Riding in Remembrance 2021 is a fundraising event and family fun day hosted by Sands Hawkes Bay. The event is to help raise awareness of Pregnancy and Baby Loss amongst our local community during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021, and all funds raised on the day will be used to support bereaved...

Date: Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 16-31st October 2021, and includes Labour weekend. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. With 65 events and over 100 performances, there is something for all...

Date: Saturday 16 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

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

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 22 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Wednesday 15 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

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

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

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A Hugo Show

A Hugo Show

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

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

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Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

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

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

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

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

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

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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

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

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

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

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 June to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

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

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Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

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

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

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

A festival to celebrate all things Cider! The NZ Cider Festival is the only dedicated Cider Festival in New Zealand. The festival aims to be an annual celebration of the diversity of Cider, including both Traditional and New World varieties from around the country. Festival attendees have the...

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

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

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

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

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, 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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Wednesday 15 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

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

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

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Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation Workshop

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

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

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

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

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

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

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

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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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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

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

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

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 June to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 July to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

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

Date: Friday 2 July to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 July to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

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

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

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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 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 21 June to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

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

Date: Monday 5 July to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 6 July to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 22 June to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 14 July to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 11 July to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 July to Tuesday 14 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 21 July to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 July to Wednesday 15 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 15 July to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 20 July to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mep Plumbing

Mep Plumbing

We are a reliable, hard-working family business, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Experienced team of plumbers in Napier & Hastings. Here at MEP Plumbing (HB) Ltd we provide a wide range of plumbing services. For more information on us check out our website.

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 27 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2022

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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