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What's on in Hawke's Bay

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

Does not include exhibitions or workshops. You can view these by selecting them on the menu to the left.

October 2018

BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast

BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast

BWR Agri Business Women’s Breakfast featuring Dr Jacqueline Rowarth CNZM, CRSNZ, FNZIAHS. Jacqueline Rowarth has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science with honours in Environmental Agriculture, and a PhD in Soil Science from Massey University. She has worked in research, education,...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show New Zealand

Royal A&P Show New Zealand

Welcoming over 25,000 visitors though the gates, the Royal A&P Show New Zealand is the premier Agricultural Show in New Zealand bringing rural life to the city like no other event can. Hosting some of the countries best and most prestigious livestock, equestrian and farming events, you will see...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Friday 19 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Royal A&P Show New Zealand


Free
White Out Interactive Art Installation

White Out Interactive Art Installation

‘White Out’ is CAN’s contribution to the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival 2018, and the White Night event in the Arts Quarter of Napier on Saturday 20 October. Inspired by the highly acclaimed and successful Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s 'Obliteration Room' Art Installation at Auckland City...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 24 October
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 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing In Our Port’ Lunch

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing In Our Port’ Lunch

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council ‘Investing in Our Port’ luncheon Why does the Port need to grow, and how are we going to fund this? Napier Port CE Todd Dawson and HBRC CE James Palmer will serve up the Port’s business case for expansion, and the Regional Council’s proposal to sustain...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Scena

HBAF 2018 - Scena

Project Prima Volta is an annual performance-based music programme, where 30 rising opera stars from local high schools meet weekly to rehearse and grow their skills and confidence. Opera's loudest champions are amongst these young people, who recognise the beautiful transformation that they...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as an emerging soloist. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the 2016 Royal Over- Seas League Music Competition UK, the first violinist to win the award since 1981. She will be joined by pianist Gamal Khamis who, with a...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis


Jo Seagar Book Launch

Jo Seagar Book Launch

If you love baking up a storm and testing new recipes (or enjoy eating them!), then come and be a part of an exclusive evening celebrating the launch of Jo Seagar’s brand new book, ‘Better Than a Bought One’. Brimming with Jo’s always delightful and inspired food ideas, ‘Better Than a...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, London and Auckland, Robyn Paterson brings her dark comedic one-woman play to Hawke’s Bay. In a rapid, dance-like duologue Paterson switches between her two characters, Helene and Gordon, to create a story of loss, family and the true meaning of...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins


ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast

ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast

ANZ Agribusiness Breakfast Investment themes across the Primary Sector. We’re seeing increasing demand for land based investment opportunities across the primary sector – with capital availability, land use change, diversification demand and sustainable farming practices all in mind....

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay A and P Show

Hawkes Bay A and P Show

Buy now and pay less for more rides at the Hawkes Bay A & P show. A range of discount ride coupon packs available before show day. Choose from a range of ticket pack options to suit any size group or budget. These Super Earlybird prices are only available on presale. Normal show day prices...

Date: Thursday 18 October to Friday 19 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

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

Read more » - HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España


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Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session

Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session

Every so often Crab Farm Winery comes alive for our live music evenings. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. In October we are hosting White Chapel Jak with support bands to be confirmed, Tickets are $20 per...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Valerie

HBAF 2018 - Valerie

Named ‘stand-out cabaret of the year’ (2016) by the NZ Herald, Valerie is ‘gig theatre’ at its finest. “Nature versus nurture. Did nurture pull the trigger in my grandfather’s case? In Valerie’s case? Or did nature pull the trigger long ago, and we’re all just waiting to feel the...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paua

Paua

Paua will return to NZ by popular demand to celebrate their brand new release Paua - For The People EP. Playing Napier on Hawke's Bay Anniversary eve. $55 VIP (Meet and greet with Paua, CD: Paua's brand new EP Paua - For The People (RRP $10), CD: Paua's previous album Sometimes (RRP $20), VIP...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Uce Juice

Uce Juice

This spring come and "Chill" with the homies Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown and DJ Noiz as they present to you the "Uce Juice" New Zealand tour with special guests on selected shows Beau Monga and Nofo Lameko. Hosted by New Zealand’s favourite uso Boom Bullet (You Know What It Is?!). Donell Lewis...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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The Rude Boyz

The Rude Boyz

Hawkes Bays top reggae band The Rude Boyz are bringing the reggae party to the Sideline Bar Napier. They always draw a a diverse crowd ready to rock and party to reggae vibed.

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

America is like an enormous armed toddler at an all-you-can eat dessert buffet, simultaneously eating and throwing pudding around the room. Who’s going to tell him to stop? Where are his parents? A situation like this needs a calm, firm hand: someone with insight and experience, someone like...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

This quirky, spell-binding, interactive show combines theatre and timeless storytelling with the latest in digital technologies to conjure a magical world. Before the very eyes of the audience, drawn animation comes to life as performers move together with projected visuals to create an...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid


The Nukes Common Room Workshop & Mini Concert

The Nukes Common Room Workshop & Mini Concert

Hawkes Bay Anniversary Day workshop & mini concert Come learn some tunes, tips n techniques with the Nukes & perform at White Night in Napier as part of the Arts Festival on Saturday Oct 20th 8pm. Friday October 19th 2-5 Pm Pre sales $20 Adults $10 School Children. Family friendly...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Celebrate the Otane School 150th Jubilee during Labour Weekend 2018! The day’s festivities will kick off at 4:30pm with a Powhiri/welcome from current Otane School students and will be followed by registration. Gather together with friends for the casual ‘Chatter and Platter’ evening,...

Date: Friday 19 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Otane School, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Repelling any notions of seasonal affective disorder and signalling the onset of summer with a proper bang, Shapeshifter has assembled an exemplary line up to bring it back to the Black Barn Amphitheatre, Havelock North. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Repelling any notions of seasonal affective disorder and heralding the onset of summer with a proper bang, Shapeshifter have assembled an exemplary summer line-up to bring it back to the Black Barn, Havelock North for two massive nights this Labour Weekend. Tickets for the 19th have sold out –...

Date: Friday 19 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

Take your friends and family on an adventure and spend time discovering this thriving hub of artists and craftspeople in the heart of the Bay, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site and the bustle of EIT. As part of the Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival, Waiohiki Creative Arts...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pyroclassic Fire & Clay Night Ariana Music Kapa Haka

Pyroclassic Fire & Clay Night Ariana Music Kapa Haka

Bar open 6pm. Haangi Served approx 7pm: - 6pm - Learn the Art of Powhiri - Giant puppets - 6:30pm - Official Powhiri - 6:45pm - Ariana Music - 7pm - Fire Activities - 7:10pm - Hangi Served - 7:15pm - Kapa Haka Performances - 7:45pm - Ariana Music - 8:30pm - Fire Poi Kapa Haka...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

To battle! With poetry! For the first time in Hawke’s Bay, Motif Poetry presents the format taking the world by storm. Poetry Slam is a competitive, high-energy poetry show known for being accessible and great fun. From fast-paced rap to heart-breaking love poetry (or more puns than...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España


HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

When Mama discovers a mischievous chicken invading her flourishing veggie garden her first instinct is to reach for the spade. But what starts out as a skirmish over the silverbeet develops into an unlikely friendship. A comedy unafraid of the uncomfortable truths of life, award-winning...

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

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HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

For over three decades, these high-energy, virtuosic jazz funkateers have been bringing joyous chaos to the world. The Shuffle Demons are a crowd-pleasing, full-on musical group that backs their riotous over-the-top antics with phenomenal playing. With an illustrious career in their kitbag,...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

The 2018 New Zealand Amateur Mixed Foursomes Championship will be held for the first time at the Maraenui Golf Club. The Championship will be managed by PaR nz Golfing Holidays under the auspices of New Zealand Golf. All players will be seeded by handicap into divisions of eight, for three...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Maraenui Golf Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship


Free
My Ride Hastings Opening Weekend

My Ride Hastings Opening Weekend

After over 10 years in your community, Avantiplus Hastings is having a makeover! We're changing to My Ride Hastings, but we'll still be providing the best service, best advice, and the best brands! Join us to celebrate our new chapter, a new store, and a new location this Labour weekend! We'll...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
My Ride, 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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Mustang Car Show

National Mustang Car Show

Iconic Mustang Car show featuring cars from 1964 to present. The 2019 Mustang Bullit will be on display. 170 cars will be on display for the enjoyment of those who come along. $5.00 entry for adults, a gold coin donation for children to go to the Hawkes Bay Helicopter Trust. We are proudly...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Classic Mustang Car Show

Classic Mustang Car Show

National Mustang Event. 170 iconic mustang cars from 1964 to present on show to admire and dream about. $5.00 entry for adults with gold coin donation to the Hawkes Bay Helicopter Trust for children. Cars from throughout New Zealand with the latest 2019 Bullit on display.

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers)

Helen Brown’s life was torn apart when her son Sam, aged nine, was run over and killed. Amazingly, a little black cat called Cleo would help heal the shattered family. The story of Cleo touched hearts all around the world. Many years and books later, Helen brings us Bono, the rescue cat who...

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

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Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Escape for a morning or afternoon to the lush estate of Wallingford Homestead. Enjoy a fascinating tour of the country home, that will see you delve into the rich history telling the story of generations of family that have contributed to the homestead and grounds we see today. The homestead...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Stonecroft Summer Opening

Stonecroft Summer Opening

Labour Weekend marks the start of our summer season at the cellar door. To celebrate we'll have a couple of special older bottles out for tasting along with our new vintage wines. It's also our biennial sale weekend, so there will be a few bin ends at fantastic prices and older vintage wines...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Stonecroft Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

Family letters can hold a wealth of stories as well as clues to how the New Zealand we know today evolved. Among his elderly mother’s effects, Peter Wells discovered a cache of letters that trace his family’s history from the 1890s to recent times – a family that experienced the war...

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

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Free
Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

An awesome Beer Day Out. Come check out our brand new 12 Metre beer garden. Lots of Breweries and taps flowing. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of some great NZ craft beers in the vines. We also have a couple of local artists...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

This five-star, sell-out children’s choice is a dynamo of circus talent and frenetic noisy fun, a genuine “supercharged showstopper” that will delight kids and their parents alike. Children are Stinky is the most spectacular reverse psychology experiment you have ever seen. The extremely...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

125 years since New Zealand women gained the priceless right to vote, we proudly present three of this country’s foremost historians to engage and stimulate you. Historians Barbara Brookes, Angela Wanhalla and Lachy Paterson have much to say about the dramatic progress and inspiring...

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

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HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

Each person’s experience is unique. A narrow opening that can take you through a network of cracks. We have all been there... we know that life has its challenges. As we develop we meet new people and become influenced by situations, the way water that travels through large deep caves emerges...

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

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HalloWine

HalloWine

Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Live band, wine and scary food.

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

The doors to Napier Municipal Theatre will be thrown open and the majestic space filled with dance, light and live music, as part of White Night. In an extraordinary performance, six male dancers from Atamira Dance Company ignite the stage, bringing movement, energy and life to explore Te Kore –...

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

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The Warratahs

The Warratahs "Drivin Wheel" New Zealand tour 2018

The Warratahs On the road with the band of national significance For over 30 years The Warratahs have carved a niche into the New Zealand landscape - literally from North Cape to Bluff. "Runaway Days" was awarded best NZ Country record 2016 Recent gigs include the Pukekohe Stampede show...

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

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Free
HBAF 2018 - White Night

HBAF 2018 - White Night

Last year’s inaugural White Night saw more than 3,000 people take to the streets for this free, family-friendly, good-vibe event. Inspired by Nuit Blance in Paris, White Night offers a unique opportunity to engage with the arts in an open and accessible way, whether you’re a first-time...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Napier Arts Precinct, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
White Night

White Night

Napier’s art precinct will come to life with a series of exhibitions, live performance, interactive events and artists in residence. Inspired by Nuit Blanche in Paris, White Night was conceived to make arts and culture accessible to everyone in the community. This is an event suitable for the...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

In this hilarious, one-freakishly-talentedwoman show, Penny Ashton tackles all of Jane Austen’s characters with song, dance and appalling cross-stitch. Join Miss Elspeth as she battles literary snobbery, cousin Horatio’s digestions and her mother’s nerves, armed only with a blushing...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tasty!

Tasty!

Bringing Wellington Drag to the Bay. Join us for a fun night of glitter, glamour, weirdness and an outright good time. Performances during the night that will make you scream “YASSSS” Stay up to date with a cast lineup being realised on our Facebook event...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, 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 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

House of Travel Tour of Bay 100km Cycle Ride, plus other Cycling events for all abilities. 200km - Enduro 100km - Tour of day 40km - Tuki valley 10km and 6 km Family/kids ride around Havelock North Pathways (gold coin donation) Tour of the Bay is back this year as one day event, entry fee...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Guthrie Park, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa

Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa

Wine and some sultry Jazz! Lady Larisa will be performing smokey jazz while you sip your fabulous wine. This special jazz set is between 1 and 4pm. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique beers, cider and wines in the...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Following a sold-out show on Friday the 19th at Black Barn Amphitheatre, we're stoked to release a second and last show on Sunday 21 October. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants L.A.B as well as the sublime stereophonic stylings of the one and only...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

Celebrating ten years together this October The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band. Part vaudeville, part ratpack, part musical car crash, this talented trio deliver an engaging mix of humour and originality that audiences of all ages will love. The innocent little uke is...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speedway Season Grand Opening

Speedway Season Grand Opening

This is going to be huge. Its the Grand Opening of the 2018 - 19 Speedway Season with visiting drivers in almost all classes - SuperStocks, TQ Midgets, Stockcars, Ministocks, SuperSaloons, and more! The major Championship tonight is the Finals of the Southern SuperSaloon and Superstock...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

Using the simple apparatus of a rope and pulley, and the physics of counterweight, tension, muscle and flight, By a Thread is a visually rich, imaginative display of cutting-edge acrobatics from seven of Australia’s best emerging circus artists. This show offers unique insight into the...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

Achingly funny and poignant, MAMIL (Remounted) explores the male midlife crisis, where the super bike and cycling culture reign supreme. Bryan Cook (Mark Hadlow) is a property developer who has accumulated a small fortune building leaking homes. He’s a stressed out, self-medicating,...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines  - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

Slightly Imperfect introduces you to the absurd, beautiful world of Scottish poet, songwriter and humourist Ivor Cutler (1923-2006), unassuming master of the offbeat, true eccentric, and original inspiration for the Beatle’s Magical Mystery Tour (Cutler featured as the bus driver). Cutler...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 22 October to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s poetry becomes a fearless and enchanting piece of theatre under the direction of Anapela Polata’ivao and a cast of six Pasifika actors. Breathing provocative new life into Avia’s examination and celebration of what it is to be a Samoan woman,...

Date: Monday 22 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

Date: Monday 22 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. 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...

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

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

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

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The Tuesday Tune-Up

The Tuesday Tune-Up

Everyone's favourite fun run and walk is back this summer with a fresh new name, a fresh new venue and a fresh new course! This season we'll be based at the Westshore Beach Inn (85 Meeanee Quay), with the 'racing' taking place across the road beside the Ahuriri Estuary. The Dates: 'The Shoe...

Date: Tuesday 23 October to Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

Delaney Davidson brings his latest Magic Lightbox installation, Ship of Dreams, to premiere HBAF 2018, along with his carnival barker’s voice, avant-garde sensibilities and genius vision. Using his unique and compelling live music as the soundtrack to his own short films, woven in the style of...

Date: Tuesday 23 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 24 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Ahuriri Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps is a 5km/10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill. This will be our 7th year of running and is getting bigger every year with over 400 people participating last year. We also have a family/disability friendly 5km flat course along the beautiful Napier Rotary...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North High School Sleeping Giant Showcase

Havelock North High School Sleeping Giant Showcase

Original live performances by our year 11-13 musicianship students. A night of music not to be missed.

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

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HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

A beautifully crafted, rich interweaving of siva Samoa and contemporary dance, combining song, live drumming, archival footage and dramatic installation, 1918 is that rare gift: an opportunity for genuine, cross-cultural education. The devastating impact of the global Spanish influenza pandemic...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sex On Toast

Sex On Toast

At long last, Sex on Toast unveil their latest EP… Rough. The record signals the completion of the double EP project Rough and Ready. 2016’s Ready was a light and joyous affair, with horn arrangements, pianos, both electric and acoustic, high falsetto and tight 70’s backbeats. Rough EP...

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

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HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

With his smooth looks, crazy tragi-comic stories and a piano accordion, Mikelangelo (of the Black Sea Gentlemen fame) has given Elvis an almighty transfusion and an East Bloc incarnation. Part road movie, part redemption tale, part rock 'n' roll musical, follow the exploits of Mikelangelo’s...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

A powerful theatre show reflecting on rape culture in our communities, Jane Doe is an original work created and directed by Eleanor Bishop, drawing on real-life cases and verbatim research. Actor Karin McCracken leads a public reading of a rape trial transcript, where audience members read as...

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

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HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

With a back catalogue of over 300 songs and 30 years of music, California-based Kiwi Greg Johnson has yarns to spin - from his touring adventures round New Zealand, onto the charts as a young singer-songwriter, and his relocation to Los Angeles to chase the big time. Johnson’s a master...

Date: Thursday 25 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The theatre is coming to Central Hawke’s Bay with a light-hearted comedic murder mystery: The Death of Me by Christine Foster. What happens when you find yourself suddenly dead with no idea how it happened? How can you move on? Shelley and Paul, a happily married couple, were both in perfect...

Date: Thursday 25 October
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

Auckland-based In Flagrante premiered at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival in 2013 to rave reviews and effervescent audience reaction. It brings to the table an ever evolving and unique fusion of contemporary-dance influenced, hyper-sexualised and deeply comedic vignettes that mock patriarchy in...

Date: Friday 26 October to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Arvo Part's The Beatitudes | Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aterna - Joseph Haydn Mass in Time of War - Paukenmesse. This contemplative programme with choir, soloists and orchestra, explores the beauty and power that music can offer in the darkest of circumstances. Part’s setting of The Beatitudes is...

Date: Friday 26 October to Sunday 28 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Albi & The Wolves

Albi & The Wolves "It Ain't Easy" National Tour

Albi & The Wolves are back after the wonderful mini tour that was The Great New Zealand Folk Revival to visit many of the places they missed! This relentless trio will hit 21 cities and towns in the North and South Island to celebrate their next single It Ain’t Easy. If you haven’t head...

Date: Friday 26 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

George and Noriko break all the rules. This charismatic duo brings something unique, something unexpected, with a sound unlike anything you’ve heard before! Known as the Japanese Blues Cowboy and the Tsugaru Shamisen Player, the stars of Melbourne’s underground have been kicking up a storm...

Date: Friday 26 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fabric and Craft Sale

Fabric and Craft Sale

The Fabulous Fabric and Crafts sale is back for its fourth year! All the fabric you could ever want, combined with amazing crafts of all sorts for you to buy! If you want to come to sell your own fabrics or crafts, please call us and book a stall for $15 (provide your own table) 06 8444941 or...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby

Central Hawke's Bay Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby

If you're up for the challenge… if you like the squeal of the wheel… the thrill of the hill… the CHB Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby 2018 is a day not to be missed. This event had its inception last year, and spectators and racers alike enjoyed a great day's racing, with many vowing "They'd...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pukeora Hill, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

From true heroes of children’s theatre, Little Dog Barking (Guji Guji and Paper Shaper), comes a whimsical, heart-warming story about an unlikely friendship between a duck, a character called Death and their journey through time. Together they drink tea, go swimming, climb a tree, and provide...

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

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Bellissima

Bellissima

Come and share the Magic of Dance with “Bellissima” an enjoyable performance for all, showcasing the talents of the students from Prestige Dance Studio under the direction of Principal Belinda Harvey. Students will perform a variety of dances - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Lyrical -...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Brass Monkeys

The Brass Monkeys

An opportunity presented itself when David Selfe, inspired by a vision, contacted the players with a proposal to create the finest brass ensemble to ever grace the stage. With an uncanny chemistry & musical synergy, this exciting group promises to be an oasis in musical mediocrity. Refreshments...

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

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Halloween!

Halloween!

You can come for the night, you can come for a flash... But come to have fun at our Halloween bash! Arthur Miller School Invites to come celebrate Halloween on Saturday October 27th when the clock strikes 5pm! Brave our haunted forest, but watch out for the Ghosties and...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Arthur Miller School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Milonga Tango Blues

Milonga Tango Blues

Milonga (tango blues) come join us for a celebration of Argentine Tango from 6pm-9pm followed by a fusion of Blues and Jazz with Crissy and Dave Boston, live music, cash bar on the night and dancing all night. $10 pp, booking fee may apply. Limited door sales. Proudly hosted by Hawkes Bay...

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

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Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball

Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha and more. DJ: Adrian Leineweber Event Hosted by Evan & Sandy Theme: Halloween Doors open: 6.30pm Dinner: between 6.30-8pm (buffet dinner included in ticket...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - Spring Tour

Arahi - Spring Tour

Bringing it all back home. Final show of thier nationwide folk tour Arahi - Music is "a young Dylan" with support from his band: Brooklyn McDonald & Zazu Geor. Arahi is a young emerging folk artist from Hawke's Bay. Backed by drummer Zazu Geor and bassist Brooklyn McDonald, Arahi assembles a...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Beethoven Symphony No.2 - Wagner Siegfried Idyll - Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor. Don’t miss this special occasion, as we complete our long-running Beethoven symphony cycle with a performance of his delightful second symphony. We are thrilled to welcome back Helene Pohl, first...

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

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HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

Canopy is the culmination of a long-time collaboration between songstress Margot Pierard, best known for her big jazz sound, and guitarist and composer, Kurt Yates. Riffing off jazz elements interwoven with the colourful radiance of musical cultures from around the world, their diverse passions...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is delighted to be premiering the first of three new collaborative performance art works by Hawke’s Bay theatre-maker Puti Lancaster and Auckland-based performance designer Owen McCarthy (White Guitar). Freedom is Behind My Breath is the gift of one local...

Date: Saturday 27 October to Sunday 28 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sons of Zion

Sons of Zion



Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 28 October to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

The Ice Buster Triathlon: Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bio Buzz

Bio Buzz

Biodiversity Guardians of Hawke's Bay invite you to a fun filled family day of education and engagement in our beautiful big backyard. Meet our local eco-gems, discover the wonders of our natural environment and catch up on the biodiversity buzz. We are committed to working together so that...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Te Angiangi Marine Reserve, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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BioBuzz

BioBuzz

Hawke's Bay's first biodiversity forum- hear from local experts and learn about the natural environment. This event is held by Biodiversity Hawke's Bay. For more details contact projectmanager@biodiversityhb.org or visit https://www.biodiversityhb.org Stay in the loop with the other thrity...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Te Angiangi Marine Reserve, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
St Mary’s Spring Fair

St Mary’s Spring Fair

Come join us in celebrating all the delights of Spring at the St Mary’s Spring Fair, Hastings premier community event for the whole family! It’s sure to be a fun day out of entertainment, gourmet food and quality market stalls. - Over 50 quality local market stalls of crafts, art,...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
St Mary's School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

With beautifully handcrafted life-sized puppetry and live music, Kokako’s Song is a little show with a big heart. Searching for her dog, six-year-old Angel finds herself lost in the forest where she has a delightful encounter with a real live kokako (or is that really her granddad dressed up...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Sunday 28 October to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe

Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe

Steve Pickett and Campbell Lovatt are specialist performers of plucked instruments from the Old World of 16th and 17th century Europe. Joined by singer and harpist Amy Dunn, they will take you on a musical journey through Renaissance Europe and beyond. Songs and dance music from England,...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

Fanfare & Soliloquy. Bay Cities' Symphonic Band with guest soloist Jean Jarvis on the organ, featuring Eugene Gigout's "Grand Chorus Dialogue for Concert Band and Organ".

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

The final dinner in this year's Winemaker Dinner Series, Enjoy a five course Vegan Dinner with Vegan Wines from Moana Park. Join winemaker Dan Barker as he explains his personal philosophy around winemaking and why he believes plant-based wine is the way of the future. Chef James Beck and...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Come join us over 14 days and 40 shows as we explore, celebrate and grow our connections – to place, people, past and future – through the arts! With world-class international acts alongside a showcase of local talent, we promise incredible performances, stunning displays, raucous fun and...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

For one special night in the Spiegeltent, Hopetoun Brown join forces with fellow neighbourhood players and new best friends, Carnivorous Plant Society. Two concerts, two incredible bands, one super-awesome festival finale. Mexican mariachi mixes with spaghetti western… Carnivorous Plant...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club

(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 30 October to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2018

Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 1 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

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

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Twilight Christmas Market

Twilight Christmas Market

Dementia Hawkes Bay would like to Invite you to their first Twilight Christmas Market. With multiple stalls bearing the most beautiful handmade unique gifts from driftwood trees to teapot plants, retro vinyl cake platters to the scrummiest baking stalls - we have it all. Live music, barista...

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Dementia Hawkes Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lean On Pete Movie Fundraiser

Lean On Pete Movie Fundraiser

Lean on Pete, Movie Fundraiser for Hawke's Bay Hunt Recently showcased at the International Film Festival, Lean on Pete has received rave reviews worldwide and is a "must-see" for anyone who loves horses, rooting for the underdog, or just wants to be moved by a really good story. The...

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines

Soak up an evening of summer vibes when Clearview Estate brings their Friday night international street food menu to life. Wander through a series of pop-up food stands, tasting some of the very best food on offer by Clearview Estate’s head chef, Pete Hallgarth, as you are immersed in the sweet...

Date: Friday 2 November to Friday 9 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nelson Park School Twilight Gala

Nelson Park School Twilight Gala

Join us for dinner and stay for the fun! With plenty of food options, entertainment and games, you are guaranteed a night of fun for all the family. Stalls include a white elephant, an adults recycled clothing boutique, raffles, and activities run by our talented students. Nelson Park School's...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Nelson Park School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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StockCo Blast in the Park

StockCo Blast in the Park

StockCo Blast in the Park... Spectacular Fireworks in the Heart of the Village! In its 13th year this is one of Hawke’s Bay’s major fireworks display held at Anderson Park, Te Aute Rd, Havelock North on Friday 2nd November. Gates open at 5:30pm. Heaps of bang for your buck at this great...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Anderson Park, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note with a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course dinner presented by...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival

F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival

The Urban Winery and Te Matuku Oysters have teamed up to present an extraordinary evening of French Champagne and Waiheke Island Oysters. French Champagne will be served on arrival, the first of three grand marque house Champagnes and you will receive two tokens, each redeemable for half a...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invites you to join them for an exclusive evening at The Elephant Hill Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the winery, The...

Date: Friday 2 November to Saturday 3 November
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Runtingz Tour

Runtingz Tour

- Israel Starr - Lomez Brown - Lion Rezz - Raggadat Cris - Messenjah Tickets from the venues or online. Presented by: 40 Days Touring & NIU FM

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Bar 2013, 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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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St Matthews Spring Fair & Food Festival

St Matthews Spring Fair & Food Festival

Spring Fair and Food Festival in the Hastings CBD ranging from market & cake stalls, lots of children's fun games & activities, second hand items, accessories stalls, raffles, children's stalls, pot plants, sausage sizzle and a taste of international cuisine with entertainment and performance.

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 November to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend: CANCELLED

Wine lovers, this is an event you won’t want to miss. A Barrel Tasting Weekend is a unique event run across seven different wineries from the Bridge Pa Triangle, where you can taste wines direct from barrels in the wineries barrel halls and see wines in the process of development. Each tasting...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Sunday 4 November
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Day Out

F.A.W.C! Day Out

F.A.W.C! Day Out is new and is the official launch of Summer F.A.W.C! F.A.W.C! Day Out is about taking part in some masterclasses, discovering new tastes and produce at our food stalls, devouring food off the Hawke’s Bay Grill and trying any number of Hawke’s Bay drops. It will all take...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz over the lake's Music & fireworks festival is back and ready to light up the skies with epic music and massive fireworks! With a dedicated large alcohol-free family zone, food carts, VIP tents, corporate tents and bar onsite its set to be a spectacular affair! Gates open at 3pm - live...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks

F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks

It’s time to come out of hibernation and kick your early summer festivities into high gear. The good folk Abbey Brewery have opened a sparkly new beer garden, so get your mates together and be some of the first to experience the amazing vibe of this backyard wonderland. Vagabond Jacks will be...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz over the Lake will be the place to be on Saturday 3 November, when the festival will be bringing together some of the best artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for an electric night of music, arts, and dance. The party kicks off at 4pm (gates open at 3pm) with ski displays on the lake, a...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine

F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine

Sharing dinner with friends and family is what makes a good dinner great. Get together with friends and family and take a regular dining experience to the next level at F.G. Smith Eatery. On arrival, you’ll get your hands on a glass of cellar door only sparkling methode (not available in...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos

F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos

Do you love Taco’s? How about tequila? If that’s a resounding yes to both questions, then here’s your opportunity to transport yourself to Mexico without the long-haul flight. Brilliant Executive chef Damon McGinniss will be bringing the taste of Mexico when he puts his culinary magic to...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Sunday 4 November
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Boogie Night

F.A.W.C! Boogie Night

Don’t blame it on the good times, blame it on the boogie... At Boogie Night you’ll be transported back to an era when flared jeans and flower power were all the rage, and disco music ruled the charts. Get dressed up in your best 70’s fashion and dance the night away to all your favourite...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stan Walker

Stan Walker

Stan Walker is back on the road performing 12 incredible shows across Aotearoa with his highly anticipated ‘New Takeover Tour’. Here is your opportunity to get up close and personal with Stan as he performs his new sound ...his new music ...along with the music you all know and love, live in...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular

Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular

This is going to be huge. Its the second night of the 2017–18 Speedway Season and it will end with a bang. The annual Fireworks Spectacular plus SuperStocks, Streetstocks, Stockcars, Ministocks, Saloons, and Sidecars. Expect plenty of action when the Stockcar drivers hit the track to get...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Otium's Late Night Hype

Otium's Late Night Hype

Late Night Hype was born in Whangarei as a showcase of local artists but it was so good we decided to share it with the rest of Aotearoa! Otium are bringing Late Night Hype to you in celebration of their latest release 'You'. They have become known for their dynamic live performances and take...

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

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6 years. Covering well known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, Go Your Own Way, Seven...

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

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz is a reggae cover band from central Hawkes bay with great covers of both old and new reggae music they also have some great original songs so come along for great music and good vibes Heavy rootz on facebook

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk

Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk

Every two years we hold our major school fundraiser, the Garden Walk. We have eight beautiful gardens to explore ranging from native plantings to established homestead gardens. We also have market stalls at the school to do a spot of shopping. Our event goes rain or shine. Our lovely district is a...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Pukehamoamoa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking Workshop

F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking Workshop

Who doesn’t love goat cheese? Creamy and slightly tart, it’s one of life's great inventions. 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...

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

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F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty

F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty

Join celebrity chef Nici Wickes and Archeus founder Apothecary Georgina Langdale for a fabulous foray into the world of beauty and food. Award-winning Archeus founder Georgina will inspire with ways of using plants in beauty products and for well-being. You will be shown how to make a natural...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Archeus Apothecary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'

F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'

Everybody needs good neighbours, and Mission Estate has an abundance of great ones. Gather together with your friends, family (even your neighbours!) and take a seat under the vine covered terrace at Mission Estate for a 5-course lunch made by Head Chef Graeme Miles. Graeme will be plating up two...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown

We've taken Al to Waimarama, The Poplars and last year launched our spectacular new function venue 'The Olive Shed'. This year Al Brown returns to a top-secret location. Rest assured though, we've found a fantastic spot for an extraordinary Black Barn F.A.W.C experience. Get set for an afternoon...

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

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F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine

F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine

Take some time out of your everyday life and experience the best of Hawke’s Bay. Meander your way through Linden Estate Vineyards and stop in at ‘stations’ set up for a taste of Linden Estate’s incredible wines, matched thoughtfully with a Valley d Vine canapés. Arrive at the platform...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station

F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station

Craggy on the Station – The Chef, The Farmer, and Winemaker Prepare to go on a foodie adventure… If you’re after a one-of-a-kind experience, Craggy on the Station has you covered. This is a true field to fork journey of discovery, exploring how the unique lands of Hawke’s Bay contribute...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Patangata Station, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

It’s vegetarian fare that will make you throw your appetite for meat out of the window faster than you can say ‘quinoa’. Brilliant chef Francky Godinho will crafting a vibrant, mouth-watering lunch. Whether you’re a long-converted vegetarian or a good old-fashioned meat lover, this...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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

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F.A.W.C! Eat Napier

F.A.W.C! Eat Napier

Neighbourhood dining at its best! Here’s a unique opportunity to sample the wares of two of Napier’s culinary heavyweights, David Griffith from Mr. D's and James Beck from Bistronomy. Introducing the new kid on the block and chocolate maestro, Chris Mirams from Chocolatier Mirams… sit back...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 22 October to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures

F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures

Brave Brewing Co. are collaborating with story-teller and sourdough alchemist, Libby Moon of This Table, for an evening of indulgence, as we match a selection of sourdough bread with our signature range of artisan ales. The alchemy and fermentation processes implemented in the production of craft...

Date: Monday 5 November
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. 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...

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

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 6 November to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

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

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The Tuesday Tune-Up

The Tuesday Tune-Up

Everyone's favourite fun run and walk is back this summer with a fresh new name, a fresh new venue and a fresh new course! This season we'll be based at the Westshore Beach Inn (85 Meeanee Quay), with the 'racing' taking place across the road beside the Ahuriri Estuary. The Dates: 'The Shoe...

Date: Tuesday 23 October to Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food

F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food

It’s a battle of the best cuisine when American Diner takes on Mexican Street Food between Carr’s Kitchen and Tamale inc. If you’re up for a foodie surprise, then be a part of this night of secret courses. Dan Hopkins and Nicole McDonald from Carr’s kitchen will be cooking up a storm of...

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Carr's Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines

F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines

2009 & 2010 New Zealand Pinot Noirs: Are Trophy Wines Worth the Cost? Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 year,...

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Melboune Cup Carnival

Melboune Cup Carnival

Great day down at Bev Ridges, with another fantastic Melbourne Cup carnival. Doors open at 10am. Ticket includes $3.00 Easy bet* Roast Lunch and a chance to win $500 cash. Book your table today for groups of 4 or more, and we will see all glammed up for the races. Live music from local...

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 24 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!

It’s about to get stripped down and au naturel at Matisse with a two-course dinner boasting the finest organic local ingredients. Each homegrown course will be paired only natural wines. The perfect excuse to get your friends together, you can mix and mingle while sharing divine platters in a...

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Where:
Matisse Wine Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table

F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table

Fancy yourself a food and wine buff? Here’s your chance to show your stuff - gather your smartest foodie friends (groups up to 10) and bring your love and knowledge of food and wine to The Urban Winery for a night of epic trivia. Hosted by Tony Bish, the quiz will include four rounds of ten...

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

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F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party

F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party

Funbuns are renowned for their unbelievably tasty Gua Bao (clam shell shaped steam buns), but now they are changing it up to bring you an evening of hand-made dumplings and Pet-Nat wine. Get the party started with a winetasting like none other. Take a seat with your group (1 ticket covers 4...

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Where:
Funbuns, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Importance Of Being Earnest

A timeless classic through fresh eyes. Will Couper directs this play of Victorian manners, misdirection, and mayhem. To avoid social obligations two gentlemen have created alternate identities to separate their city life from their country life. All is well, until the two worlds get mixed...

Date: Wednesday 7 November to Saturday 17 November
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds

F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds

Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds, a Cheese & Wine Tasting. Like the world of art, there are many cheeses that take the name of a great European classic… but do they always live up to the reputation, complexity and character of the great Masters, or should they be revealed for the...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito

F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito

Buon Appetito: Italian & Spanish Classics with a Modern Twist. Who doesn’t love Italian and Spanish cuisine? If these are a couple of your favourites, then this is a dinner you won’t want to miss. Chef Bert van de Steeg and sous chef Dan French will be bringing out the big guns with a...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi

F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi

The team from Milk & Honey welcome the crew from Hapi to create a one off FAWC collaboration. This bespoke evening will showoff Superfood Cocktails; mixed, shaken and stirred using the collective experience of the Milk & Honey bar, with Hapi’s incredible superfood ingredient...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate

F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate

The collaboration that dreams are made of is coming to Summer F.A.W.C! King Salmon, Patangata Station, Waipawa Butchery, guest Chef Rex Morgan from Wellington's Boulcott Street Bistro, and Tony Bish Wines are teaming up to bring you a succession of gourmet treats. Kick the evening off with a...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine

F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine

Love savouring a classic red wine? Join Bistronomy and Trinity Hill to celebrate the release of the world-renowned Trinity Hill 2016 Homage. In a winemaker’s dinner with a twist, clever Head Chef James Beck will be matching some of Trinity’s top flight red wines to sumptuous and sustainable...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best

F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best

The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best: 12 Wines Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and he is now bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 years and...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - a tribute evening to the greatest of the great songwriters the genius himself Mr Robert Zimmerman. Early start. Doors at 7pm. On stage by 8pm the latest. Featuring: Roy Brown (The Guv’), Gibby, Scotty Smith, Buster Bain and many many more.

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

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Free
CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

Waipukurau yearly loved Boulevard day is a wonderful feature of CHB. This event has been running for years, and is loved by all the locals. This event is a street event in Ruataniwha St, and is for stores to have tables of goods outside, on clearance, to sell to the customers at very low...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Gather a group and enjoy live music in the garden from local legends Mid-Life Crisis. Bring a picnic or enjoy an alfresco meal from the food trucks. Gold coin for children under 14.

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing

F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing

Discover the magic to matching the perfect wine with food, as Oak Estate co-owner and chef, Stefan Loetscher, artfully whips up six different shared plates accompanied by a line up of Oak Estate Wines (including incredible new releases!) Hear and offer opinions during the interactive discussion...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa

F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa

Join Mangapapa Hotel’s Head Chef Norka Mella Munzo and her team for a South American fiesta full of flair, vino and delicious food. Norka was born and raised in Chile and has since achieved an award-winning career working in five-star hotels internationally before residing in New Zealand. Just...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson

F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson

Craggy Range Director Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson will open up her private wine cellar, to share some of her favourite Craggy Range wines from throughout our 20 year history, at an intimate dinner in the winery’s private barrel cellar. Mary-Jeanne will greet you with a glass of Champagne, before...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Craggy Range - Underground Barrel Cellar, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish Fish

F.A.W.C! Fish Fish

Just in case the name didn’t tip you off, this fin-tastic event is all about the world under the sea. St George’s are big fans of the ocean, and one thing is for certain: they know their seafood. Join Head Chef Francky Godinho as he produces a fresh seafood five-course meal balanced with...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow

F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow

You are set to be wowed with an incredible 10 course meal specially designed and prepared by the EIT Level 5 Diploma in Cookery students. Bursting with skill, they will be whipping up a feast featuring contemporary cooking methods and techniques. All courses will be matched with wine and other...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular

F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular

Are you ready to break out of your daily routine and experience something spectacular? It’s set to be an evening to remember at Ormlie Lodge - Head Chef Paora Robinson’s delicious six course line-up will have your taste buds zinging with the rare and unique flavours he prepares, and Petane...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Love Process Tour

Love Process Tour

Love Process Tour - Samu, Sammielz & Fia. With support from DJ Twitch. Presented by: Aotearoa Entertainment

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun

F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun

Immerse yourself in the gift of the moment at ‘Hygge at Clifton Bay’. Enjoy fine food, champagne and the sounds of sea, violin and opera. Hygge at Clifton Bay is situated in the sea side village of Te Awanga, a ‘woolshed’ overlooking the sea. Hygge, (pronounced Hoo-ga) is a Danish word used...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Awanga Beach Clean

Te Awanga Beach Clean

Help clean the beach along Te Awanga. Wear appropriate footwear and pack your hat and sunscreen. Don't forget your water! Over eight million pieces of litter goes into the ocean each day- here's a chance to make a difference! We'll supply the bags and gloves but if you can bring your own...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop

Want to learn something new, or sharpen up your skills in the kitchen? Pauline Korevaar from Farmhouse kitchen is bringing you a hands-on workshop, where you can get involved in crafting specific dishes and linking sausages from The Organic Farm Butchery’s finest Hawke’s Bay Spring Lamb. The...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed

F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed

Get the boys and girls together for this one-of-a-kind event where food meets fun in Hawke’s Bay. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than clay bird shooting, and grazing on seriously good food? Outfoxed will be bringing the thrills, and Mitzi & Twin Grazing Boards & Catering will...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Outfoxed, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

Renowned French champagne house, Billecart-Salmon, was founded in 1818 (yes, it’s old) and their world-class bubbles will set the tone for this exquisite brunch experience. Join chef James Beck as he creates a light four course, fine-dining brunch in his award-winning restaurant, Bistronomy....

Date: Saturday 10 November to Sunday 11 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Total BS

Total BS

The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan. It involves our very cool fire pit, obscene amounts of Beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! "Lunch + Lounge"

"Lunch + Lounge" hosted by The Mad Platter, Flock Events & Supernatural Wine Co. Mark your calendar…the ultimate dream team are getting together for an afternoon of unforgettable lunching and lounging, and you’re invited to experience all the goodness. Join Supernatural Wine Co, The Mad...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

This is strictly an R18 event, please bring ID with you. Get ready for a whole new vape day experience. Hawke's Bay Vapour in conjunction with The Cabana presents Hawke's Bay Vape Day on November 10, 2018. Whether you're a seasoned vaper or only considering making the switch to vaping,...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

Two Hawke’s Bay food truck icons, Vagabond Jacks & Piku Ikzakaya, are set to join forces with Advintage car-park wine bar for the ultimate twilight park-up. This is a laid-back, casual event with no ticket required, so all you need to do is roll up! Celebrate with deliciously well-priced...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

This “not to be missed” post Hawke's Bay Wine Auction event takes place in the stylish Gatsby Rooms in the iconic Art Deco Masonic Hotel. Damon McGinniss, Executive Chef of the hotel's Emporium Eatery & Bar fame is at the helm for this event. Damon will be showcasing his love for Hawke's Bay...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale

F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale

Nose to tail… how about fin to tail? Come and experience the whole fish and hear how it gets to your plate. Karl Warr will lead you into the world of ‘Better Fishing’ with tales of sourcing the best locally caught Hawke’s Bay fish from his boat ‘Chips’. Enjoy five courses created by...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

With the days getting longer, and weather getting warmer, it’s time to celebrate a classic Hawke’s Bay summer. Join us under the escarpment of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the Craggy Range Restaurant Kitchen Garden, where much of the seasonal produce served in the Restaurant is grown. Enjoy...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Craggy Range - Kitchen Garden, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie

F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant will partner with Jazz musicians Alda Rezende and the band for an exquisite three course degustation dinner that has been designed by Executive Chef Ashley Jones to complement Elephant Hill wines. Come together and enjoy the breathtaking view of Cape...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast

F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast

A.A. Gill once said: 'Breakfast is everything. The beginning, the first thing. It is the mouthful that is the commitment to a new day" Pipi Cafe is exclusively open in the evening, and here Pipi is throwing open the doors in the morning and taking the chance to show off how she would like to do...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Pipi Cafe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2018

Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2018

Walks 2 D’Feet MND will take place all over New Zealand on Sunday, 11 November 2018. These easy, fun walks are a powerful way to show your support for people with motor neurone disease (MND). The walks raise money for MND research and support services. All Walks 2 D’Feet MND are...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market

F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market

Nothing says ‘summer is coming’ like a picnic spread with friends on a warm Hawke’s Bay day. Get three of your favourite people together and enjoy picnicking galore at The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market. No need to bring anything with you, we’ve got everything you’ll need. Enjoy a...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch

F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch

For a truly fresh, grassroots dining experience you just can’t go past Chapelwick Coastal Estate. Nestled on the Poranghau Coast, the Estate is one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s unique and original homesteads. You’re invited to a divine, homegrown brunch where all produce eaten will be...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down

F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down

Discover the sweet life at Monowai Estate and get the low-down on all that it has to offer with a day of food, wine and fun times. Spend the afternoon unwinding to the sounds of local musician Rick Toner. Relax with a glass of wine, platter of nibbles and join a wine tasting with winemaker Emma...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races ft Raymond van Rijk

F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races ft Raymond van Rijk

You’ll be in the prime spot to enjoy the thrilling experience of top-class thoroughbred racing action from your private marquee while enjoying the legendary BBQ offerings of Raymond van Rijk of Barbecue Gourmet. This isn’t a bangers in bread scenario - F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hawke's Bay Racing is set to host the best flaming Christmas at the Races end of year party, in The Village. After working hard all year it's time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out.

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

It’s a tough life but someone has to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy the exquisite food and wine. Sit amongst the vines at stunning Te Awa Winery for an afternoon of picnicking heaven for two. Sit amongst the vines at Te Awa and enjoy a picnic of hot and cold indulgent treats -...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday School

F.A.W.C! Sunday School

Sunday School was never this cool! The Old Church Gardens at Meanee’s iconic Old Church will play host to a dazzling afternoon of delicious food, fabulous cocktails, cider, beer and wine, and music to shake what the Lord gave you. Come in your summer best, sunhats and shades, and enjoy a...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco  - A Taste of the Season

F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco - A Taste of the Season

Get that summer feeling with an alfresco taste of the season long lunch at Paritua Vineyard and Winery. Paritua Winery and Silence of The Lambs gourmet catering are collaborating to bring a seasonal taste sensation to your plate, boasting the freshest seasonal produce in Hawke’s Bay. Tuck...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day

F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day

Here’s one for Chardonnay lovers, John Hancock & Deliciosa will present 10 iconic Hawke’s Bay Chardonnays across 10 years. Thoughtfully accompanied by a delicious array of platters – pates, terrines, salads, mezze, charcuterie and antipasto… need we say more? Kick off the lazy Sunday...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Vocal and Instrumental items from individuals and groups from Hawke's Bay, with opportunities for younger people to perform before a responsive audience. Afternoon Tea.

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

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Concord Strings With Pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard

Concord Strings With Pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard

Concord Strings with conductor Vincent James and pianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard will give a Sunday afternoon concert in the Magdalinos Room in the Havelock North Community Centre. Works will include Haydn piano concerto in D, Mozart piano sonata in A, Mozart Divertimenti, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Russian Triple Bill

A Russian Triple Bill

Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand. Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III)...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club

(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 30 October to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PechaKucha 20x20

PechaKucha 20x20

Join us for Pecha Kucha in the beautiful Century Theatre on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp. Cash only please.

Date: Tuesday 13 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marine Parade Beach Clean

Marine Parade Beach Clean

Help clean the beach along Marine Parade. Wear appropriate footwear and pack your hat and sunscreen. Don't forget your water! Over eight million pieces of litter goes into the ocean each day- here's a chance to make a difference! If you have any questions about this particular event, contact...

Date: Wednesday 14 November
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Become an E-Waste Volunteer

Become an E-Waste Volunteer

Come and view our E-waste workshop, learn about what is valuable and hazardous, meet other volunteers and explore being involved with resource recovery. For more information, contact Gabriel Hurford at ewaste@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our...

Date: Thursday 15 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The Port Ahuriri Food and Music Festival is back and better than ever. With a delicious selection of food - curry, hangi, tacos and hamburgers and loads of beverages on offer be sure to pack a picnic rug and soak up the atmosphere with awesome musical entertainment on the live stage and an...

Date: Friday 16 November
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Sunday 18 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or Rose...

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

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Saturday Night Music Session with Annabelle and Ash

Saturday Night Music Session with Annabelle and Ash

Annabelle & Ash, an acoustic music duo with a country-folk twist, are regular weekend performers around the bay. Ash, originally from Wellington & Annabelle from Gisborne, became an item while travelling worldwide as Cruise Ship musicians. Now settled in the bay, Annabelle & Ash play their own...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

After a sell out 2017 tour all around NZ, the Wild Storm boys are returning for a 2018 season!! Featuring exciting new dancers and new routines! Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

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

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Where possible between our youth voyages, we welcome the public on board Day Sails, to enjoy the unique experience of sailing on a tall ship. Enjoy the morning out on the ship, help set sails, take a turn at the helm or sit back and enjoy the experience. Boarding: Please meet at the security...

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Port of Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Alex Richardson 1:30pm - Ian Munro 3:00pm - Annabelle & Ash Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired...

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer feature a first date, an imaginary friend, an...

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 21 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strange Caravan Tour

Strange Caravan Tour

A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie, Age Pryor, Justin...

Date: Thursday 22 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Learn about the unique flora and fauna on our 'Sleeping Giant' Te Mata Park, as well as the fascinating Cape to City project which stretches from Cape Kidnappers to Havelock North. A koha is welcomed. For more information contact Emma Buttle on 027 945 6970, or by e-mailing...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT

Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT

Note: New show added A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Sunday 25 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clifton Beach Clean

Clifton Beach Clean

Come along and help protect our beautiful beaches and wildlife from litter in this big beach clean up. Feel free to bring your own loves and bags but some will be made available as well. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, sunscreen, hat and bring water! Contact Togia Lui on 021 800 879 for...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Clifton Beach, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Battle In The Bay

Battle In The Bay

Battle in the Bay is a dance competition with the aim of bringing together dancers from across NZ to share a weekend filled with dancing, workshops and friendship. Categories/Divisions Solos: Junior (13 and under) / Varsity (13-18) / Open Small Group, 2-4 dancers: Junior (13 and under) /...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Library Reading Programme

Library Reading Programme

A reading session for 5-9 year olds about conservation. For more information, contact Jake Brookie on 021 025 73553 or e-mail - jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. For more information about our thirty eight events visit our other Eventfinda posts!

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is...

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

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Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018

Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018

Sophie Jean Dance Company is presenting a showcase of Contemporary and Jazz Dance choreography. This years recital is based on different books for each dance piece from Great Gatsby to Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas. If you would like to keep up to date with our journey for 2018 and all of our...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour

Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour

Following on from a No.1 New Zealand album, Tom Scott is taking his Avantdale Bowling Club project live in October and November. “This record has so much potential for interpretation. It was made to be played live. I can't wait to move this from the rehearsal room to the stage” says Scott....

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 28 October to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Club Rules: Shed 2 Triathlon Series – Race 2 November 25th Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ahuriri Street Fest

Ahuriri Street Fest

We are closing down the streets in the Ahuriri Village to traffic and opening them up for people to walk, cycle chat, eat and dance. The local businesses will all be out in the streets as well. There will be music and games to play. Food and drink and an opportunity to see what secrets lay in...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
The Box - Ahuriri Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

New Zealand’s most celebrated playwright Roger Hall pits a groups of female teachers together with a school counsellor and a reluctant daughter for a weekend of bush walking, sparkling wine and sparkling comedy! The perfect pre-Christmas party for your friends, social club and work...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Messy Magic Adventures

The Messy Magic Adventures

There's magic on the loose. Spray & Wipe are two cleaners who have been hired for their most exciting job ever, cleaning a magicians house! but when they accidentally let the magic out of its box, everything is turned topsy-turvy. The audience must help Spray & Wipe think of a plan to get the...

Date: Monday 26 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Seven Deadly Stunts

Seven Deadly Stunts

Thrills! Chills! Delights! Step right up. Rollicking Entertainment celebrates seven of the most notorious stunts in carnie history, in a nail-biting experience inspired by the life & times of legendary Harry Houdini & friends. See thrilling performances of escapology, chainsaw-juggling,...

Date: Monday 26 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage

Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage

Meridian Energy and Nanogirl Labs are proud to present Nanogirl Live! “Out of this World” – A Live Science Spectatular. Following our last two sell-out tours, join Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science...

Date: Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Sunday 28 October to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops the popular stars of the Emmy nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy for one show only at the Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland. “They are laugh-until-your-sides-hurt funny. Its...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic

The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic

As the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for The Feelers, James Reid has already established himself as one of New Zealand’s most successful musicians. James has written over 20 top 20 hits and is constantly working on new material and projects, $25 pre-sales/$35 door sales. Limited VIP...

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

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2018

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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 3 November to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Christmas work do and get together made easy! Book a table at our Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party. At only $35 a head you will enjoy a delicious buffet meal, beautiful surroundings, friendly hosts. After the meal we have a band playing all your favourite cover songs! For more information...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

Christmas comes but once a year, and for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Christmas 2018 will be extra special, as we stage a national tour of The Nutcracker for the first time since 2010. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a Christmas gift for all the family. Our story begins on...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Sunday 2 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly

His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly

Two of New Zealand’s best-kept rock n roll secrets, His Master’s Voice – The Devils Blues & Cordian join forces to preach to the converted and win over the unanointed this November! His Master’s Voice slayed audiences with their groove-laden blues n’ roll whilst sharing the stage with...

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

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, 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 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Campbell Burns 1.30pm - Arahi/Music 3.00pm - Ariana Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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

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True Legends featuring Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan

True Legends featuring Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan

NZ Country legends Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan play the mighty Cabana with a full band. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm. Tickets just $39 Or a limited Number of VIP Tickets available which includes a meet and greet and CD for $69. A business card for Gray Bartlett could describe his work in...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 22 October to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. 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...

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

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 6 November to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 23 October to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 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 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 24 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 1 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

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

Date: Thursday 6 December
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Truly grass roots and rural! Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has taken place for over 10 years to bring a diverse mix of music to Central Hawke's Bay. 3 days, heaps of music, camping, friends, food, stalls and more! Family friendly. Camping is included in the ticket price. This is a zero...

Date: Friday 7 December to Sunday 9 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Art and Craft Fair. Save the date and come along to our next Arts and Craft Fair, and treat your dad. Our pop-up cafe @Kakapo Cafe will be serving up free Brews and Cake for Fathers Day; and selling a small menu of Tea, Coffee, Scones, Toasties, Cornish Teas and more... Derek will be there...

Date: Saturday 8 December
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee

Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee

With special guests to be announced. This December, critically-acclaimed Sudanese-American artist Oddisee (Amir Mohamed) returns to New Zealand with his band Good Compny, with tour support from American singer/songwriter Olivier St. Louis and New Zealand’s very own hip hop lyricist Melodownz....

Date: Sunday 9 December
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best end-of-year party you could wish for this festive season. The year is about to wrap for 2018 and time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live...

Date: Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

In what has become a Christmas tradition for all of us, we once again revel in Handel’s enduring masterwork, Messiah. What better way to mark the festive season than with this great oratorio? Probably the most well known work in the choral repertoire, its breadth includes both intimate arias...

Date: Friday 14 December to Sunday 16 December
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Christmas special show with lots of giveaways and spot prizes. A prize is given for the best Christmas hat. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Symphony No.3 in E flat major - Eroica We close the year with a feast of some of the most popular of Beethoven’s works for orchestra. The dramatic Coriolan overture sets the scene for us to welcome one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
St Pauls Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical...

Date: Sunday 16 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

December 2018 sees Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles. This tour marks a return to the acoustic duo sound that first introduced the Saints’ music to New...

Date: Tuesday 18 December
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tattletale Saints Duo Tour


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Sunday 28 October to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Suppers


Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Dj MYK-P (Palmerston North) is on the stage 2-5pm for some House Claude Sabatier (Auckland) is on the stage 5-8pm for some Trance Trance Day Out with a bit of House to start the day off. For the first time ever, we are doing some doof doof. Electro all day in the HB sun. Flying the awesome...

Date: Saturday 29 December
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trance Day Out at The Abbey


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 28 October to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

The GnFnR's are NZ's premier Guns N' Roses Tribute, delivering a genuine tribute experience with a true passion for the songs and a real commitment to the iconic look of the original Gun's N' Roses, when they were still young, raw, unpredictable, exciting and f#%kin crazy. A big smile and a real...

Date: Monday 31 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute


January 2019

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap

Get a taste of being a pro cyclist and ride one lap of the Elite time trial course. This 20km time trial is a great test for those keen and fit or a comfortable ride for the recreational cyclist. Course starts and ends at Church Road Winery. Entry is limited to a maximum of 30 riders. To...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap


Free
Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials

The Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The BDO Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor Road, Apley...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials


Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food Truck Fridays


Cycle Chic Film Tour

Cycle Chic Film Tour

Riding into the Bay and super proud to be in the exciting Hawkes Bay Summer Cycling Carnival programme!!! Our super feisty, cheerful, and empowering collection has eleven short films here to make an impact. Catering for a strong demand by female bike riders to have their stories told on the...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cycle Chic Film Tour


Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the BDO Summer Cycling programme. Prepare to be inspired! The Cycle Chic Film Tour showcases a captivating selection of short cycling films to inspire, encourage and celebrate women who love to bike. Emerging and established...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

If you are a club rider and are looking for a hill challenge, then this is one for you! Ride the hill circuit the elite cyclists will face as they count down their final laps of the course. The ride organised by Ramblers Cycling Club will involve a mass start and the number of laps you will...

Date: Saturday 5 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride


Free
Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 109 kilometres of course that...

Date: Saturday 5 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend Market


Free
Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

The Vantage Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 166km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay...

Date: Sunday 6 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race


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 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

This 26km jaunt from Clive (13km each way) at 11am is a very pleasant scenic recreational ride along the pathways with riders being rewarded at the half-way point with a delicious lunch and a glass of your favourite tipple at Te Awanga Estate, 376 Parkhill Road. As a group, you will leave the...

Date: Tuesday 8 January
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride


NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

Door sales only. Come along and hear the Classical students of the 2019 NZ Singing School perform. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students aged 16 years and over to study intensively and perform publicly at a professional level. Students work with faculty of national and...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Classics In the Village


A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship

A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship

Update: Also joining the two big hitters are Californian rock legends Jefferson Starship. This phenomenal group remain dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jeffersonian legacy—going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship


Free
Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Hey kids, do you think you have the best-dressed bike? Then come and enter the competition and you could win some great prizes! Dress your bike in your favourite theme, the louder and bolder the better! Children 12 years and under can participate. Judging will begin at 4pm and there’s two...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition


Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride

Get your family and friends together and come and ride the 1.1km Criterium circuit down the iconic Marine Parade. The road will be closed, so it will be safe for all ages to ride. Dress up your bike or come in your lycra - whatever you want to wear goes. There will be spot prizes and some...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride


Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Napier’s iconic Marine Parade will become the track for the Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. This is a high speed and exciting race for spectators to watch as riders tackle the 1.1km circuit, with sprint laps every 10 minutes. Come along watch the action! For cyclists, there’s plenty of...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium


NZ Singing School Classics

NZ Singing School Classics

"Classics at the MTG" is presented by the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the Advanced Classics students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Classics


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the musical theatre students of the 2019 NZ Singing School. Performances include musical theatre solos and ensembles and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell, founder of Amici...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 NZ Singing School Showcase


Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Isobelle Walker 1:30pm - Eilish Rose 3:00pm - Dan Sharp Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a...

Date: Sunday 13 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live - Summer Sessions


Free
Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon - high quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars. From The Hook 2017: The Extended Sessions with Mack by Sarah Cates. His originals have a maturity that...

Date: Sunday 13 January
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack


NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and see peformances by the students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. Performances include musical theatre and opera ensembles, solos and massed choruses and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell,...

Date: Monday 14 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving


Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie changed my life, Love The Guv. It's been four years since our hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. I meet him and spent two hours alone with my hero. Bowie fans unite. Join in, as we enjoy all the wonderful songs this amazing man wrote...

Date: Friday 18 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Back for the fifth year, eight wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Bridge Pa Wine Festival. All wineries will be connected by Hop On/Hop Off Buses, allowing attendees to visit multiple wineries and enjoy a wide range of wine...

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone...

Date: Sunday 20 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3


The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. This season the world’s...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3


White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our White FernS are getting...

Date: Thursday 24 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - White Ferns v India - 1st ODI


UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. That’s right – it’s a UB40TH! ​UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey will play Napier, Waitangi, Nelson and a very special Waitangi Day show in Christchurch. With 2019...

Date: Friday 25 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey


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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim

Dance enthusiasts and elderly-ravers across the country can rejoice as award-winning and critically acclaimed UK Producer and Musician Fatboy Slim will be touring New Zealand in January 2019, with 5 dates across Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. A career spanning over 4...

Date: Saturday 26 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fatboy Slim


Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Sunday 28 October to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Suppers


February 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food Truck Fridays


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

There will be 56 entries from different countries. The headquarters are at Heretaunga Croquet Club, the other venue Marewa Croquet Club.

Date: Saturday 2 February to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club (formerly Te Mata), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend Market


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 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Phil Collin’s highly-anticipated comeback tour Not Dead Yet: Live! began in the UK and Europe last June, with his 5-night show at Royal Albert Hall in London selling out within 15 seconds. He also sold out all 5 arena shows in Germany and 5 arena shows in France, along with successfully...

Date: Wednesday 6 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT


Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie changed my life, Love The Guv. It's been two years since our hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. I meet him and spent two hours alone with my hero. Bowie fans unite. Join in, as we enjoy all the wonderful songs this amazing man wrote...

Date: Friday 8 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Violetta Valery is a glamorous Parisian courtesan and a prized beauty. But all beauty fades, and knowing this, Violetta fights to protect the one pure thing in her life that could never die. As her suffering intensifies she is forced to live with the pain of her decision. She is one of...

Date: Tuesday 12 February to Monday 18 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Napier Art Deco Festival (Free) Kia horo te marino, kia whakapapa paunaumu te moana. Kia tere karohiohi i mua i tau huarahi You are warmly invited to join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a...

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Visitors to Napier take hundreds of photographs of our famous Art Deco buildings and glamorous events - but imagine having only eight photographs on a roll of film - or having to wait weeks to see your pictures? During the Art Deco Festival not all photos taken will be digital! Photographers...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint the Poster - ADF19

Paint the Poster - ADF19

Fun event for the kiddies to get involved in the Festival! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or TSB branches Napier or Hastings to grab a copy of the poster to colour. There will be some great prizes up for grabs! Competition closes Sunday 17 Feb 4.00pm. Completed entries can be handed...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

Louis Hay set up his architectural practice in the beautiful seaside town of Napier. There he stamped his mark with a range of buildings, embracing current international architectural innovations, particularly assimilating the modernist style of American Frank Lloyd Wright. After the...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Come to town missing a few vital pieces? Be whisked around on a whirlwind walking tour of all the retail hot-spots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Shop, you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that are stocking all of your Deco fashion requirements to...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Friday 15 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

Situated throughout the Festival we’ll have amazing Art Deco backdrops set up so you and your friends can get dressed up and take your own photos to look like you’re straight out of the 1920s and 30s. There’ll be props and signs and other fun things to use. Upload your photos to Instagram...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz builds...

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

Big bands and swing music dominated the musical sounds of the Art Deco era, and many influential writers and performers surfaced during this time. This concert with the HB Jazz Club Big Band will take you back to the hits of Basie, Miller, Sinatra, Ellington, Porter, Simone and many more....

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 – 12 year olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled morning held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique Fair - ADF19

Antique Fair - ADF19

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events – there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

Mimi (Ginger Rogers) wants a divorce. She hires a lawyer who devises a plan involving an extramarital affair at an English seaside hotel. But Mimi didn’t expect dashing dancer Guy (Fred Astaire) to enter the picture. What follows is a romantic comedy of errors featuring stunning musical...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Take to the floor and learn to dance the seductive Argentine Tango with John Flower, New Zealand Tango champion and also Tango Stage Champion World Latin Dance Cup, Miami, USA 2016. Tango provides a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience and embrace this...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

The Deco City Beer tent will showcase Napiers famous Deco City beer and also local wines. Throughout the entire festival the tent will be pouring cold Deco City beer and will have delicious local food offerings on site. The Deco City tent will also have live entertainment such as music, quizzes...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco City Beer Tent, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Get out those classy clothes and enter the fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes, it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed Lady, best dressed Gent, best dressed...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

After a car crash, carefree and glamorous couple George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) find themselves deceased. Confined to an existence as ghosts, they need to do a good deed in order to get into heaven. Who better to haunt than their old, stuffy friend Cosmo Topper (Roland...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sundays at Ira’s is Jane Keller’s latest cabaret show and features Michael Williams on piano. Jane’s Great Aunt Alice was a close personal friend of Ira Gershwin and was a regular guest at his Sunday lunches where he enjoyed entertaining his friends. George Gerswhin, Cole Porter, Harold...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Join New Zealand music legend Debbie Harwood as she performs a concert of her acclaimed Jazz album ‘Soothe me’. This is a concert that celebrates the golden era of Jazz using the thread that is LOVE and weaving its way through good times and bad, war and peace. It celebrates what holds us...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

A zany murder comedy by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by: Jonathan Smith Corpses in the cellar, clueless cops, sweet old ladies, crazy brothers, mercy killings, elderberry wine and thwarted romance provide us with just the right ingredients for our Art Deco offering. This is a three act play...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

When the sun goes down and the music starts up. Come to the Cabana for some old good time Jazz featuring some of NZ’s greatest Jazz Musicians. The songs of Ella, Frank, Billie, The Big Bands and more. A late night hang out with doors at 8-30, show starting at 9-30 and running till late, this...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Want your hair and makeup done for the day or the night while you enjoy a glass of bubbles - the Festival Style Hub offers the full experience. Brimming with beauty, wellbeing offerings as well as plenty of pampering, the Festival Style Hub is home to a one-stop shop for all things glam and...

Date: Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

From practical to playful and romantic to racy, this talk covers both staid foundation garments and fanciful boudoir wear. Ever wondered just how you rolled your stockings down or what put the snap in your garters? Join social historian and vintage clothing collector Inger Sheil as we take a...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items, at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves shoes, accessories and more. Fine Deco collectables include China, silver, glassware and linen. Entry: Gold coin to World...

Date: Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Costumier Natalie Robb, presents a ‘how to’ guide on how all women can create a glamorous evening look for the Art Deco Festival. By using a mixture of fast fashion, recycled and handmade clothing Natalie will transform several figure shapes to illustrate that we can all have fun on a...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

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 and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Join us for lunch at which a panel of Art Deco fashion experts will discuss and do a Q & A about Art Deco fashion. See incredible Art Deco collection pieces, newly designed garments and get the inside hints and tips from hair and makeup stylists on how to create your style. You’ll be...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Navy Band In Concert

The Navy Band In Concert

Join the RNZN Band in a celebration of Napier and the Navy. This concert has become a favourite on the Art Deco Weekend schedule. As one of the country’s best service Bands, the Navy Band is made up of the finest woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from around New Zealand and...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

How to get a Champagne Wardrobe on a Cider Budget! Local legends, deco aficionados and op shopping queens Leigh Gillard and Judy Barnes will present this talk on how to develop a fabulous deco wardrobe without spending the family silver on it. With tips on sewing, secondhand shopping and doing...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Presented by: Kabarett Tempestuous, inspirational and utterly fearless, Pioneer aviator Jean Batten was the very model of a strong New Zealand woman. Her 1936 flight from England to New Zealand, navigating with just a compass and a watch, is one of the extraordinary feats of the last...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Napier Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Flying Displays, the Navy Ceremonial Sunset, admire the cars, fashion and let your imagination soar...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner - ADF19

Depression Dinner - ADF19

Always a festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a good old fashioned dinner and pudding is served.

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Twisting The Swing

Twisting The Swing

Dine and dance at Napier's famously proud RSA. This event is open to everyone who enjoys delicious food and music that will have you dancing the entire night. Napier RSA are excited to present Twistin the Swing, as they have a soul for the style of music that celebrates the Art Deco era....

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

A ceremonial sunset by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band is a tradition in the Navy which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the Sunset Hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the sounding of the Retreat, the Flag...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Prohibition Party - ADF19

Prohibition Party - ADF19

In 2019 we’re bringing the Prohibition Party back to its full glory. A little party never killed nobody - unless the Federal Police arrive to enforce the Prohibition Law. Relive the Florida dark underground nightlife during the Prohibition period as you experience non-stop music, live...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

If you're looking for a murderous cabaret experience, you've come to the right place. With an all singing, all dancing, oftentimes burlesquing cast of local and international performers, Haven't a Clue pays cheeky homage to those classic mystery stories of the 1930s with a double helping of...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Vintage fashion designer and seamstress Tamsin Smith will take you on a journey through the playful fashions of the 20s and 30s. From fashion plate to finished dress, this talk will focus on re-creating garments of the era using creative pattern making and sewing techniques. Be inspired to make...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

Knitting has a long history but its popularity was greatly increased in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Local vintage knitting enthusiast Denise Gore will be presenting a talk about hand knitting during the period. Numbers are limited. To RSVP please contact the Napier Library on 06 834 4180 or at...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Whether for entertainment or a great place to get out of the sun, take a break with the little ones at the Deco Kids Club. Full of fun Art Deco activities, free arts, games, entertainment and educational projects for them to work on. Please note all children must be supervised at all times...

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance lessons. Perfect for the little ones who want to learn how to be full time fella’s and dames during the Festival.

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Sponsored by: Progressive Meats Free to view. In 2019, for the first time ever it will be the year of the Commercial Vehicle at Napier Art Deco Festival with entries of all types of Commercials on parade. These special vehicles had hard working lives doing everything from delivering goods and...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Creating your Deco Capsule Wardrobe. Stuck for what to wear during Deco or need a little style inspiration? Join Director of The Metropolitan Club, Rose Jackson, for a fun and informative discussion on how to create your perfect Art Deco capsule wardrobe. Filled with practical tips, simple...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

After rave reviews in 2018 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. The choir enjoys singing a wide range of...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The main event for our ‘Fashion focused Festival’; this free outdoor runway fashion show will set alight Saturday night at the Napier Sound Shell. This spectacular event will include unique collection pieces, newly designed Art Deco inspired works...

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

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Sponsored by HB Technologies. Last year’s most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of bubbles on arrival. On the...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

The 1930s boasted many of the greatest composers of all time - Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Rodgers – and now’s your chance to have a fun sing along while enjoying a good old fashioned dinner and pudding. Entertainers will lead the songs as you join in with song sheets provided. Bring your...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up whether it be a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old timey bootlegger garb, and join us for a festive evening of celebrations. You’ll enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton‘s, served...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world class outdoor musical concert.

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

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Market Street Fair - ADF19

Market Street Fair - ADF19

Come and experience the tastes and toys of yester-year with the Market Street Fair. With tables loaded with sweets and treats from the Deco Era, children, both young and old will have the opportunity to re-live how 1930’s children played and entertained themselves. Combined with the...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaché, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Sponsored by Conroy Removals and Pit Stop Napier One of the Festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications,...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Sponsored by: Brebner Print The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco 2019 Movie Screening of the classics. Come along and have a relaxing afternoon with us and some of the classic movies. Enjoy with a meal or snuggle under the blanket to enjoy this afternoon of art. Movie Screenings and Times: Gone With The Wind at 12 noon Casablanca at 4pm The Great...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please email festival@artdeconapier.com. Gathering point to meet your RNZN guest...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. If the weather is wet, we...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary Sileni Estates wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Classic movies on our big screens. A comfortable afternoon to enjoy with friends while relaxing to some absolute movie classics. 12.00pm - Gone with the Wind 4.00pm - Casablanca 6.00pm - The Great Gatsby

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Always hotly contested the Art Deco Best Dressed Contest, presented by The Metropolitan Club, is one of the most popular events in the Napier Art Deco Festival programme. Come along and marvel at the magnificent outfits on display or be brave and take to the catwalk yourself! This is your...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun - you may even win a prize.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

We remember those affected by the 1931 earthquake and give thanks for those who contributed to the resurrection of the cathedral and the city. A service of readings and prayers, hymns and music reflecting the era. Doors open at 4:15pm.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF19

Deco Best Bits - ADF19

What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Vespers - ADF19

Jazz Vespers - ADF19

A jazz concert with a difference. Round off your weekend with an Evening Service where the spirituality of jazz sets the rhythm through the notes of music and verse. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Enjoy toe-tapping and soul-filled jazz in this historic...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

In support of their second full studio album, Hiboux will be touring across New Zealand's North Island this coming February. Bringing together some of New Zealand's current finest rock acts, along with Panic Syndrome (ex-Caligula) who will be flying over from Australia to join in the...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone...

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Iris 1:30pm - Larisa & Arahi 3:00pm - JR Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full section of...

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Sunday 28 October to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 19 October to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

New Zealand! You've asked for it so here it is! The U2 Show Achtung Baby are finally bringing their sell out "The Joshua Tree" album show to NZ. Friday March 1st - The Cabana Napier w/guests Direct from Melbourne $30 pre sale - $35 on the night U2's sonic masterpiece album will be played...

Date: Friday 1 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, 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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 21 October to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, 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 21 October to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 7th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 9th March 2019. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

The annual Land Rover Horse of the Year is New Zealand's Premier Equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1400 riders and 1800 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money, the show is a feature on all equestrian...

Date: Tuesday 12 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Circus Next Level Tour

Nitro Circus Next Level Tour

Nitro Circus has raised the bar by creating an action-packed all-new tour that is too big to fit indoors. The Nitro Circus crew will charge into New Zealand with jaw-dropping new ramps, unbelievable new tricks and ridiculous stunts. The Next Level Tour takes inspiration from the game-changing...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Emma Webb 1:30pm - 80/20 3:00pm - Fraser Mack Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bard @ the Park

Bard @ the Park

We are super proud to bring you Bard at the Park, the complete works of Shakespeare in under a couple hours, that is the cliff note version of all his plays. Multiple stages are set around the grounds for pop up performances, this is going to be the funniest, thought-provoking show you have seen...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2019

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2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

The Crewcut Backyard Bash is back for 2019, bigger and better than last year, and looking to see who truely is the best in the Kiwi backyard! Backyard Cricket New Zealand along with Crewcut Lawn & Gardens and The Rock Radio Station are excited to announce 6 x 1 day regional events held at...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag an hour earlier than normal at 6pm This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne,...

Date: Friday 19 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag. This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne, Rotorua, Auckland, Palmerston North,...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2019

The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

Popular visitors to Kiwi shores - Scotland’s The Proclaimers – will perform a very special show early evening at the Black Barn amphitheatre to conclude their New Zealand tour. Special guest Mel Parsons will open the show. Twins Craig and Charlie Reid and their talented band bring their...

Date: Sunday 12 May
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

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

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

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

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Bold Moves

Bold Moves

The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

Date: Saturday 14 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2019

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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