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Find out what events are on in Central Hawke's Bay.

What's on in Central Hawke's Bay

Find out what events are on in Central Hawke's Bay. If you need to know what's on this is the place to look. If you are after council meetings view our meetings calendar.

You can view all events in Central Hawkes Bay and Hawke's Bay on the Eventfinda Website

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    October 2022

    Free
    Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

    Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

    After a covid cancellation last year we are back. 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...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022


    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Experience a truly glorious day exploring Gwavas Homestead and Garden. Morning tea on arrival sets the scene for this stunning day, after which guests will don their sturdy walking shoes for a walk-through Gwavas’ private 132-hectare Puahanui Bush. This a virgin bush is of national significance...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour


    R18
    Spring Day on the Wallingford Green

    Spring Day on the Wallingford Green

    Experience the luxury of spring with a truly charming Spring Day on the Wallingford Green. Enjoy a welcome glass of sparkling wine as you take in the stunning homestead garden. Gather in the Great Hall for a slice of local history and tour of the homestead. Before devouring a gorgeous light...

    Date: Sunday 9 October
    Where:
    Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Spring Day on the Wallingford Green


    Tell Me On A Sunday

    Tell Me On A Sunday

    CHB Spring Fling ‘Tell Me On A Sunday’ By Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black Directed by David Coddington. A one-woman musical that charts the course of a young English girl newly arrived in New York. Brimming with optimism, she sets out to seek success, companionship and, of course,...

    Date: Friday 14 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Tell Me On A Sunday


    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night

    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night

    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night Performance! There will be Junior and senior finalists from all categories that include music, dance, singing and an open category. Come along for an evening of entertainment and witness the talent that we have in our local community! We will also have a...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Saint Marys Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night


    HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday

    HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday

    THE REAL THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS - Tell Me on a Sunday. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. Tell Me on a Sunday is a delightful one woman musical, which follows a free-spirited English women’s acclimation to New York City. Brimming with optimism she sets out to seek...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday


    Back Paddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

    Back Paddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

    The Platinum Homes Back Paddock Multisport Festival is a unique challenge with an absolutely stunning Central Hawke’s Bay backdrop. Set at Backpaddock Lakes (10 mins south of Waipukurau), this event has both family-friendly and challenging disciplines to suit all abilities! Take part in a...

    Date: Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Back Paddock Lakes Off Road Challenge


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Thursday 20 October
    Where:
    Ongaonga Community Hall, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!


    Foodscapes - Passing the Knowledge

    Foodscapes - Passing the Knowledge

    Central Hawke’s Bay is welcoming an exposition festival, Foodscapes, showcasing amazing experts in the field of sustainable growing and preserving, regenerative farming and biodiversity, that will include a wide variety of workshops demonstrations, short documentaries, and an opportunity to...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Otāne, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Foodscapes - Passing the Knowledge


    Picnic in the Peonies

    Picnic in the Peonies

    Gather the family for a stunning Central Hawke’s Bay picnic at Tikokino Peonies. Precious peonies flower for just one month of the year, so this is a very special event with limited availability. Soak up the October sun and enjoy live entertainment as you devour a delicious lunch. This is...

    Date: Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Picnic in the Peonies


    November 2022

    Ōmakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

    Ōmakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

    A simply stunning way to take in the breath-taking landscape of Central Hawke’s Bay. For the third year, the Ōmakere School & Community Association brings you the Coastal Hill Country Walk fundraiser through stunning private farmland in the heart of the Ōmakere district. The walk is a...

    Date: Saturday 5 November
    Where:
    Omakere Community Hall, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Ōmakere Coastal Hill Country Walk


    R18
    F.A.W.C! Expressions of Local

    F.A.W.C! Expressions of Local

    Wallingford’s Christopher Stockdale and Kate Radburnd of Radburnd Cellars team up to bring you a food and wine offering that is deeply focused on Hawke's Bay produce. All set on Wallingford’s expansive lawn, this is a seven-course degustation paired with incredible wines and live music all set...

    Date: Sunday 6 November
    Where:
    Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - F.A.W.C! Expressions of Local


    R18
    F.A.W.C! Flavours of Portugal

    F.A.W.C! Flavours of Portugal

    In this hands-on culinary event, F.A.W.C! will not only experience a selection of Portuguese dishes and a diverse selection of seafood, but learn how to make authentic dishes too. Portuguese cuisine is warm and vibrant, and offers flavours that are slightly spicy, a little mysterious and...

    Date: Saturday 12 November
    Where:
    Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - F.A.W.C! Flavours of Portugal


    Blood Of The Lamb

    Blood Of The Lamb

    Contains Sensitive Material Blood of the Lamb – the last play by foremost New Zealand playwright Bruce Mason, was first performed over 25 years ago. It was described by Mason biographer David Dowling as his ‘most complex, daring and satisfying’ play. The play is set in 1979, but much of...

    Date: Saturday 12 November to Saturday 26 November
    Where:
    Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Blood Of The Lamb


    Aladdin

    Aladdin

    Aladdin, once again, Sir Roger Hall has adapted one of his well loved pantomimes, especially for the Waipawa and Central Hawke's Bay audience. Aladdin and his mother Widow Twankey are only just making ends meet with their Laundry business. When Aladdin meets the beautiful Princess Jasmin, he must...

    Date: Friday 18 November to Saturday 26 November
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Aladdin


    Flemington Mud Run

    Flemington Mud Run

    Mud filled fun day Food and drinks for sale Plenty of prizes for best dressed A great day out! Registrations open from 8.45am Race Briefing 9.30am 2.5 km 5 km and 10km $15 Primary Student $20 Secondary Student $25 Adult $60 Family pass - online registration prices

    Date: Sunday 20 November
    Where:
    Lake Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Flemington Mud Run


    December 2022

    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022

    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022

    New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival!! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau, Central Hawkes Bay, where you will...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022


    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

    It’s time to secure your seats to the ABBA show everyone loves and adores! The world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of...

    Date: Monday 12 December
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA


    January 2023

    Free
    Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023

    Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023

    Our annual Horse Sports is to be held on the 14th of January 2023. With something for everyone, it is a day out for the whole family. Equestrian or not. The day includes, but is not limited to. - FEI Classes - Show Hunter - Pleasure Classes HOY - Encouragement Classes - Beginner...

    Date: Saturday 14 January
    Where:
    Elsthorpe Sports Grounds, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023


    October 2023

    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

    Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand this October-November for their first nationwide tour in two years! The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury, but with the incredible Dominic Warren on...

    Date: Wednesday 25 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Queen: It's a Kinda Magic


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