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September 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism presents art from key moments in Aotearoa, New Zealand's history. Here we see artists speaking out against legacies of capitalism, industrialism, and colonialism, working in the cause of political movements. These artworks reflect periods in which New Zealand citizens fought...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Motherwood - Katharine White

Motherwood - Katharine White

Motherwood is a response to a 1000-year-old poem, Motherwood is a response to 2020, Motherwood is medicine for a lost people, Motherwood is re-membering Our Mother. Paintings, drawings, photocopies, small sculptures, and sketches… by Katharine White. With 10% of all sales going to the...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 26 September
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mood Swings - Jo Reid

Mood Swings - Jo Reid

Local Hawke's Bay artist, Jo Reid, displays a diverse range of acrylic on canvas paintings featuring local land/seascapes, flora and fauna among others. Jo mentions the title 'Mood Swings' reflects her mindset at the time of painting. This exhibition is currently creating a lovely calming mood...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 26 September
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Canva Workshop: How to Create Eyecatching Marketing Material

Canva Workshop: How to Create Eyecatching Marketing Material

Looking for ways to save money on advertising and promote your business on a low budget? Canva could be a good fit for you. If you’re a Hawke’s Bay business and find it really hard to design your own marketing material from scratch, this workshop is for you! In this session we will be...

Date: Friday 25 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition

Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition

The Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild is in its 45th year. The Guild, which is an incorporated society, has 69 members and meets monthly in the Rotary Lounge in Taradale. They also have three regular stitch groups and workshops from time to time. There are 58 Guilds around New Zealand...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Lockdown Drawings by Mam Aotearoa - Opening & Exhibition

The Lockdown Drawings by Mam Aotearoa - Opening & Exhibition

These series of drawings by Mam Aotearoa emerged from curtailed travel plans, hence no immediate drawing ideas, and a sense of frustration brought on by the sudden lockdown. She had to face up to the page with nothing. With a pencil in hand Mam scribbled, big loopy scribbles. She looked at the...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Derek Henderson: Milk Run

Derek Henderson: Milk Run

Derek Henderson: Milk Run, Holt Gallery As a photographer, Derek Henderson has a broad ranging practice, working across the genres of fashion, architecture, portrait and landscape. Henderson has spent many years working abroad and he now bases himself between Auckland and Sydney. Even when...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa

Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa

Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa - Keeping the home fires burning Alcove Gallery In this installation piece, Kireka has explored the feminine elements of the natural world, creating a narrative using light and mixed media to explore the connections between cosmic influences and the future of...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property

Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property

Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property Japanese-born artist Diegel lives and works in Auckland, her work often dealing with the realisation of existence: Things that are consumed, worn, worked, carried, forgotten or collected. This new installation explores the dichotomy of thought when encountering...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
TIKA TONU: 30 Kahungunu Artists

TIKA TONU: 30 Kahungunu Artists

8 August - 1 November 2020 | Main Gallery | Curated by Sandy Adsett TIKA TONU brings emerging and established contemporary painters and sculptors from the iwi of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, ki Heretaunga, ki Wairarapa together in an exhibition of artwork derived from, but beyond the tradition. ...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Bliss Women's Retreat

Beach Bliss Women's Retreat

Women's weekend retreat - Friday to Sunday. Celebrate the change of season with summer on the way and come to beautiful Waimarama Beach, Hawke’s Bay. Spend the weekend at a stylish beach lodge that exudes comfort with an intimate group of women (6- 8) who are keen to meet new people and share...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 27 September
Where:
Waimarama Beach, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Choir Workshop with Julian Raphael

Choir Workshop with Julian Raphael

Come sing and learn new songs with Julian Raphael. Julian is one of New Zealand's most highly regarded community choir leaders. He is an engaging and dynamic song leader and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his workshops. In these turbulent times, coming together to sing with one...

Date: Friday 25 September to Monday 28 September
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Golf Croquet Tournament

Golf Croquet Tournament

This annual event is sponsored by the Yummy Fruit Company. The event covers all handicaps, Open singles and Handicap singles. Players are entered from Rose Gardens in Palmerston North, New Plymouth Croquet Club, Barrie Memorial Croquet Club Gisborne, Morrinsville Croquet Club, Heretaunga and Marewa...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 27 September
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club (formerly Te Mata), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

Nine cuddly native hatchlings will be hiding and waiting to be found during the school holiday Spring “Eggsplorer” competition at the National Aquarium of New Zealand. The soft toy versions of some of our most popular native birds and reptiles will be snugly sitting in papier-mâché eggs in...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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52nd Bayswater Blossom Festival Grand Prix

52nd Bayswater Blossom Festival Grand Prix

Kartsport Hawkes Bay Presents 52nd Bayswater Blossom Festival Grand Prix. Hawkes Bay is hosting our 52nd Bayswaters Blossom Festival Grand Prix of Karting. Come see all the fantastic levels of Karting from 7- people racing vintage karts. Blossom Provides something for everyone to watch. With...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 27 September
Where:
Kartsport Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier - Sand Cast Jewellery Weekend Workshop

Napier - Sand Cast Jewellery Weekend Workshop

This is an amazing 2-day introduction to the techniques of sand casting! In this workshop students learn to use fine casting sand to create and prepare a mould, melt and pour silver into it, as well as clean and finish the cast to make a wearable ring or pendant! Students can carve jewellery...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 27 September
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Flaxmere Library this school holidays. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tech Treasure Hunt

Tech Treasure Hunt

Can you follow the clues and find all the hidden QR codes? Be into win a great prize every time you find one! The codes are hidden at all three libraries - Hastings Library, Flaxmere Library and Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mind your Beeswax - Make a Fragrancer or roll a candle

Mind your Beeswax - Make a Fragrancer or roll a candle

Love the sweet smell of Beeswax, this simple beehive shaped Fragrancer can be made in minutes and put in a drawer, wardrobe or room to add that wonderful beeswax aroma. Roll a Beeswax candle - Always a favourite activity at Arataki Honey, simple and fun to make and suitable for all ages. The...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery is a 2 hour interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again! Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don't want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Get your Giggle on

Get your Giggle on

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

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

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Magpies v Canterbury

Magpies v Canterbury

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

Date: Saturday 26 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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This Town - Film Night

This Town - Film Night

This Town – a comedy film, shot in Central Hawke’s Bay about love, murder and finding the one. Written, directed and starring, Hawke’s Bay’s own, David White will be screening in the Opera House at Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts and Event’s Centre in Hastings on Saturday 22nd of August,...

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hatuma Half Marathon

Hatuma Half Marathon

The Hatuma Half Marathon has been a staple in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar for over 40 years. The beautiful 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of lake Whatumā, starting and finishing at the Waipukurau Racecourse. Open to walkers and runners with half marathon, 10km...

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

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

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

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

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Aquarium of NZ Holiday Programme 'Habitat Hangout'

National Aquarium of NZ Holiday Programme 'Habitat Hangout'

Join us for a morning filled with fun, learning and exploration at the National Aquarium. Our Habitat Hangout Holiday Programme is for 6–11 year olds and runs from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm. Intrepid explorers will be well fed during their adventures with a yummy morning tea provided. Discover...

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Holiday Programme

Music Holiday Programme

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

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October
Where:
Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Art Workshops for Kids & Teens

School Holiday Art Workshops for Kids & Teens

In school holiday workshops kids and teens have the opportunity to try a variety of fine art techniques with guidance from a qualified artist. Workshop groups are small for individual attention (4-12 students per class) and all art materials are included in the cost ◆◆ Book for a...

Date: Monday 28 September to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Marathon

Minecraft Marathon

PVP and create to your heart's content with a bunch of other Minecrafters. BYOD and up-to-date Minecraft app is essential. Suitable for kids 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 28 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Come Have Some Fun

Come Have Some Fun

Come have some fun at the Faraday Centre museum these holidays, and you will not only get to enjoy this cool Interactive museum, but school age children will also get the opportunity to make a cool mini ro-bot using recycled timber and bits and bobs collected over the years. This is for...

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Frankenstein Makerspace

Frankenstein Makerspace

Design a creature creepy enough to rival Dr Frankenstein’s Monster! Mix and match supplied monster parts to create something new (and eerie). Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 29 September
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-in Art Day

Kids Drop-in Art Day

A range of activities based on the current exhibitions at the Gallery, all day for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no bookings required. ...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nitro Numbers Level 1

Nitro Numbers Level 1

Year 1 & 2 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Tuesday 29 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Bee a Hero" and build a Bee Bath

Bees need water too - "Bee a Hero" and help them Build your own 'Bee Bath' with Stephanie at Arataki Honey. This activity must be booked as numbers are limited. The activity will take between 30 minutes to 1 hour. Suitable for ages 8 upwards, younger children may need help from an adult to...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock is a free community active movement class for children 0-6yrs funded by the Ministry if Education and facilitated by Rockmybaby. This is a popular session with our educators and families but is open to everyone! Our sessions are facilitated by registered a Early Childhood Teacher, who...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday night for a great night of Rock n Roll dancing and music. If you wish to become a member the cost is $5.00 for the year. RnR lesson's given on the night. We also hold a social every second Sunday each month. For further info phone Mike 0200801048.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 27 October
Where:
Napier RSA, 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 30 September to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 2

Nitro Numbers Level 2

Year 3 & 4 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Wednesday 30 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

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

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

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October 2020

National Aquarium of NZ Holiday Programme 'Habitat Hangout'

National Aquarium of NZ Holiday Programme 'Habitat Hangout'

Join us for a morning filled with fun, learning and exploration at the National Aquarium. Our Habitat Hangout Holiday Programme is for 6–11 year olds and runs from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm. Intrepid explorers will be well fed during their adventures with a yummy morning tea provided. Discover...

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

Nine cuddly native hatchlings will be hiding and waiting to be found during the school holiday Spring “Eggsplorer” competition at the National Aquarium of New Zealand. The soft toy versions of some of our most popular native birds and reptiles will be snugly sitting in papier-mâché eggs in...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Holiday Programme

Music Holiday Programme

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

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October
Where:
Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Art Workshops for Kids & Teens

School Holiday Art Workshops for Kids & Teens

In school holiday workshops kids and teens have the opportunity to try a variety of fine art techniques with guidance from a qualified artist. Workshop groups are small for individual attention (4-12 students per class) and all art materials are included in the cost ◆◆ Book for a...

Date: Monday 28 September to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Flaxmere Library this school holidays. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tech Treasure Hunt

Tech Treasure Hunt

Can you follow the clues and find all the hidden QR codes? Be into win a great prize every time you find one! The codes are hidden at all three libraries - Hastings Library, Flaxmere Library and Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism presents art from key moments in Aotearoa, New Zealand's history. Here we see artists speaking out against legacies of capitalism, industrialism, and colonialism, working in the cause of political movements. These artworks reflect periods in which New Zealand citizens fought...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition

Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition

The Hawke’s Bay Embroiderers’ Guild is in its 45th year. The Guild, which is an incorporated society, has 69 members and meets monthly in the Rotary Lounge in Taradale. They also have three regular stitch groups and workshops from time to time. There are 58 Guilds around New Zealand...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Lockdown Drawings by Mam Aotearoa - Opening & Exhibition

The Lockdown Drawings by Mam Aotearoa - Opening & Exhibition

These series of drawings by Mam Aotearoa emerged from curtailed travel plans, hence no immediate drawing ideas, and a sense of frustration brought on by the sudden lockdown. She had to face up to the page with nothing. With a pencil in hand Mam scribbled, big loopy scribbles. She looked at the...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Derek Henderson: Milk Run

Derek Henderson: Milk Run

Derek Henderson: Milk Run, Holt Gallery As a photographer, Derek Henderson has a broad ranging practice, working across the genres of fashion, architecture, portrait and landscape. Henderson has spent many years working abroad and he now bases himself between Auckland and Sydney. Even when...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa

Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa

Eve Kireka: Ahokore Ahikaaroa - Keeping the home fires burning Alcove Gallery In this installation piece, Kireka has explored the feminine elements of the natural world, creating a narrative using light and mixed media to explore the connections between cosmic influences and the future of...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property

Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property

Akiko Diegel: lost, lost property Japanese-born artist Diegel lives and works in Auckland, her work often dealing with the realisation of existence: Things that are consumed, worn, worked, carried, forgotten or collected. This new installation explores the dichotomy of thought when encountering...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
TIKA TONU: 30 Kahungunu Artists

TIKA TONU: 30 Kahungunu Artists

8 August - 1 November 2020 | Main Gallery | Curated by Sandy Adsett TIKA TONU brings emerging and established contemporary painters and sculptors from the iwi of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, ki Heretaunga, ki Wairarapa together in an exhibition of artwork derived from, but beyond the tradition. ...

Date: Friday 25 September to Saturday 31 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-in Art Day

Kids Drop-in Art Day

A range of activities based on the current exhibitions at the Gallery, all day for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no bookings required. ...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 3

Nitro Numbers Level 3

Year 5 & 6 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Got to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Thursday 1 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Come Have Some Fun

Come Have Some Fun

Come have some fun at the Faraday Centre museum these holidays, and you will not only get to enjoy this cool Interactive museum, but school age children will also get the opportunity to make a cool mini ro-bot using recycled timber and bits and bobs collected over the years. This is for...

Date: Monday 28 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bee Green - How to make a Beeswax wrap

Bee Green - How to make a Beeswax wrap

We're kicking single-use plastic out of the kitchen and replacing it with beeswax food wraps. Dee makes hers with a very special blend. These reusable wraps are flexible, sticky, antibacterial and antimicrobial and very easy to make and use. Come along and learn how to make a beeswax wrap with...

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 8 October
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Are you a watercolour artist? Join other enthusiasts with the Hastings Artists Group! Hastings Artists Group Watercolour sessions are held every fortnight on Thursday afternoons at Hastings Library. For more information about coming along contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443.

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso's Kiss

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso's Kiss

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

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

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Raybon... Kan Touch This

Raybon... Kan Touch This

An uproarious evening of stand-up comedy, designed to liberate the mind and dispatch sacred cows to the barbecue. In the age of cancel culture, will Raybon be Kancelled? When unspeakable is a dare, when flames attract moths, when sending a tweet can feel like self-testing a parachute — Raybon...

Date: Thursday 1 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery is a 2 hour interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again! Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don't want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wreck the Tech

Wreck the Tech

Join the IT guys in pulling apart bits of tech to see how they work. Suitable for kids 7+. Limited places so register online! Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mind your Beeswax - Make a Fragrancer or roll a candle

Mind your Beeswax - Make a Fragrancer or roll a candle

Love the sweet smell of Beeswax, this simple beehive shaped Fragrancer can be made in minutes and put in a drawer, wardrobe or room to add that wonderful beeswax aroma. Roll a Beeswax candle - Always a favourite activity at Arataki Honey, simple and fun to make and suitable for all ages. The...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Friday 9 October
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 4

Nitro Numbers Level 4

Year 7 & 8 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Hunting Competition

Children's Hunting Competition

The Onga Tiko Hunting and Fishing Club Children's Hunting competition is a great weekend for getting out into the great outdoors with the kids. Get them out scoping and chasing anything from rabbits, hares, turkeys and possums, rats to stoats. Includes a Bow Category Prizes for 1st-3rd...

Date: Friday 2 October to Sunday 4 October
Where:
Tikokino Country Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Sweet as Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition Opening Night

Sweet as Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition Opening Night

Exhibition and art sale for local HB women artists,to exhibit and sell their work and as a fundraiser for the Heretaunga Women's Centre. Opening night is a wonderful fun filled occasion with live music, wine and nibbles. Come along meet the artists and purchase amazing art works. No...

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

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

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

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Dave Dobbyn - Open Up Tour

Dave Dobbyn - Open Up Tour

Dave Dobbyn is welcoming New Zealanders’ freedom to come together in music by hosting a series of shows in September and October after the original tour was delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Four news shows have also been added to the run – Te Kuiti, Rotorua and Taupo, together with a...

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The QUEEN Celebration

The QUEEN Celebration

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

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

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Tales of the '20s

Tales of the '20s

The roaring ’20s were wild and carefree – a time of dramatic social change that also marked the beginning of the modern music era… filled with risk and adventure. Jazz, aeroplanes, skyscrapers and the invention of the radio were exciting new developments from an extravagant decade and were...

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A One Night Stand

A One Night Stand

Looking for A One Night Stand? Well, you've come to the right spot. No, no! Not that kind. The hilariously funny kind. A one-of-a-kind comedy event featuring a few local flavours and a stranded Scotsman! Featuring Gary Sansome (SCO), Richard Dryden, Karen Leslie, The Man Simply Known as Bob....

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

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

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For over 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Wairoa at River Bank Park, Marine Pde for our 3rd fair of the 2020/2021 season. Bigger, Brighter, Better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Sunday 4 October
Where:
River Bank Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market

Magpie Market

Magpie Market is a lively, varied and friendly indoor market for all the family. With two large halls filled with stalls, EFTPOS facility available, parking behind the hall and disability access we have it all! Go in the draw for a hamper full of goodies - one draw with every purchase made. You...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2020

Hastings Blossom Festival 2020

Yes! We are very happy and excited to be able to let you know that the 2020 Blossom Parade will still take place - now on our Postponed Date above of OCTOBER 3RD at 11am. Our theme for 2020 is... 'Flower Power - New Growth'! It has been quite a journey for all of us over the past few months and...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sweet As Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition and Sale

Sweet As Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition and Sale

The Women's centre remains an Art Gallery ( following our Friday the 2nd Oct evening opening night) for five days. Paintings sold will be marked sold but remain at the centre for the duration of the exhibition. Wednesday evening ( the final night) will be a wine and cheese evening.

Date: Saturday 3 October to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 3 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

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

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

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Oruawharo Garden Concert

Oruawharo Garden Concert

Join hosts Peter and Diane for an afternoon of High Tea and stunning music on the lawn. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the french jazz band Black Spider Trio, in this Garden concert at the spectacular 160-year-old Oruawharo Homestead and Gardens. Tickets include an afternoon of music and a...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Latin for Lovers 3

Latin for Lovers 3

It's back! And at Level 1 The last two Latin for Lovers nights have been incredible nights with live music and a full dance floor. We 're inviting you to come and see what all the buzz is about. The band is hotter than ever with International pianist Wil Sargisson on keys, Lady Larisa...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2020

Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2020

It's the third annual Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam! Motif Poetry is proud to present a friendly, inclusive space for poets to come together and share their work. Three rounds of audience-judged, original work from established and emerging Hawke’s Bay performers, alongside some of the best NZ...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floyd Live

Floyd Live

Pink Floyd is easily one of the most recognisable and enduring bands of all time. While no longer a touring entity, the timeless music of Pink Floyd continues to be passed down from one generation to the next. Floyd Live does what the name says - it represents the greatest of what Pink Floyd...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz

The Rude Boyz

Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band return to The Common Room - Everything going to be alright! They draw a multi ethnic and eclectic crowd who love to dance and participate in the sweet reggae vibes. It’s guaranteed to be packed wall to wall and go off like a Explosion of One Love - don’t be...

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Postponed - event will now be held on 4 October If you missed last year’s stunningly successful event, then this is your chance to see what all the hype is about! Step back in time and explore beautiful Ongaonga Historical Village while enjoying a wonderful day with old fashioned sweets and...

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
Ongaonga Museum, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Oruawharo Expert Garden Tour: CANCELLED

Oruawharo Expert Garden Tour: CANCELLED

Join a visiting garden expert for a presentation, discussion and guided tour of the beautiful Oruawharo Homestead Gardens. Oruawharo is surrounded by 17 hectares, (40 acres) of gardens, parkland, trees and fields, much of it bearing the legacy of original owner Sydney Johnston. An avid...

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ella & Louis

Ella & Louis

Ella and Louis Michael Taylor and Ella Dunbar-Wilcox present an evening of the music of Ella and Louis at Hawke's Bay Jazz Club. The great recordings from the 50s had an all-star line up of Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Buddy Rich and Herb Ellis and featured such songs as They Can’t Take That Away...

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

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

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The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

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

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Songwriting Holiday Programme

Songwriting Holiday Programme

During this specialised holiday programme with Daniel Munro, students will learn the fundamentals of songwriting (song structure, repetition, contrast etc). Students will create a song from the ground up (title, lyrics, melody, chords) under Daniel's guidance and perform them at the end of the...

Date: Monday 5 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Women's Self-Defense Workshop

No fitness is required. Easy safe and fun techniques are taught focusing on using the attacker's energy against them so no strength is needed and size or age doesn't matter. Our Self Defense Workshops are simple and unique. Building up your confidence, you will practice easy methods that can...

Date: Monday 5 October
Where:
Te Ara Hou School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 1

Nitro Numbers Level 1

Year 1 & 2 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Tuesday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Bee a Hero" and build a Bee Bath

Bees need water too - "Bee a Hero" and help them Build your own 'Bee Bath' with Stephanie at Arataki Honey. This activity must be booked as numbers are limited. The activity will take between 30 minutes to 1 hour. Suitable for ages 8 upwards, younger children may need help from an adult to...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock is a free community active movement class for children 0-6yrs funded by the Ministry if Education and facilitated by Rockmybaby. This is a popular session with our educators and families but is open to everyone! Our sessions are facilitated by registered a Early Childhood Teacher, who...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2020 Geoscience NZ Hochstetter Lecture – Tectonic Processes

2020 Geoscience NZ Hochstetter Lecture – Tectonic Processes

Royal Society of New Zealand: As part of the Hochstetter lecture tour, Dr. Phaedra Upton of GNS Science will give a talk on recent developments in modelling tectonics and surface processes. Phaedra Upton is the Geodynamics Team Leader at GNS Science, where she has worked for the last 11 years. She...

Date: Tuesday 6 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

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

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Zenkuro NZ Sake Pairing

Zenkuro NZ Sake Pairing

Konnichiwa! The wonderful team from Zenkuro are coming all the way up from Queenstown. Master Brewer David Joll will be hosting the Sake pairing. Piku will be doing some modern sharing plates to match the sakes on offer. We’re going to be trying some amazing food that isn’t on Piku’s...

Date: Tuesday 6 October
Where:
Piku Izakaya Japanese, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday night for a great night of Rock n Roll dancing and music. If you wish to become a member the cost is $5.00 for the year. RnR lesson's given on the night. We also hold a social every second Sunday each month. For further info phone Mike 0200801048.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 27 October
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Frankenstein Makerspace

Frankenstein Makerspace

Design a creature creepy enough to rival Dr Frankenstein’s Monster! Mix and match supplied monster parts to create something new (and eerie). Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

Currently Postponed - but looking for new members. To join please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library, usually on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call the...

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 2

Nitro Numbers Level 2

Year 3 & 4 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

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Creating An Inclusive Workplace Culture - Business Central

Creating An Inclusive Workplace Culture - Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 3

Nitro Numbers Level 3

Year 5 & 6 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digging Up The Past

Digging Up The Past

Fossils tell us so much about the past and the world that we live in. Join Jake from Sustainable Backyards as he delves into the wonderful world of fossils. Suitable for kids 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
FiTS2020 Albert Square Free Family Shows

FiTS2020 Albert Square Free Family Shows

Free shows for all of the family: Thursday Face painting Ish Emma Wollum - comedian piano-accordion player Marcus Jackson / What is the purpose of this project. Friday Face painting Ish RNZAF Jazz Ensembly Marcus Jackson / What is the purpose of this project Saturday Face...

Date: Thursday 8 October to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Dali Face Painting

FiTS2020 Dali Face Painting

Face painting for kids by local artists. Interactive arts. A face-on, hands-on event. Celebrate spring and the Fringe Festival in Hastings. A FREE event brought to you with the help of Creative Communities Hastings See the Unicorn sculpture and relax

Date: Thursday 8 October to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience Through Managing Stress - Business Centr

Building Resilience Through Managing Stress - Business Centr

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

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Wellington Lions

Magpies v Wellington Lions

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

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Panic around Death

FiTS2020 Panic around Death

A concert length performance of a work by Harvard composer Timothy McCormack, called 'panic around death', as performed by Marcus Jackson. Performed in darkness with a solid noise component. A deep-dive existential ambient gig. Be a witness to the NZ premiere of this work.

Date: Thursday 8 October to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 The Grin Reaper

FiTS2020 The Grin Reaper

A fairy story for adults where DEATH and The Easter bunny struggle to ensure every child gets an egg despite a system that seems hand crafted to make her fail. It begins when DEATH attends a road accident to discover that the driver has mysteriously returned to life and there is a chocolate egg in...

Date: Thursday 8 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 La Bomba

FiTS2020 La Bomba

A multi-instrumentalist duo taking you on a musical journey through diverse cultures, with rhythms and sounds inspired. Get your dancing shoes polished and your calf muscles ready for action. The infectious Latin rhythms of La Bomba are made for love, laughter, and dancing.

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Austin Harrison - Magnus Steele

FiTS2020 Austin Harrison - Magnus Steele

Magnus Steele is an improvised, interactive crime–thriller created by ‘Golden Boy of Wellington Improv’, Austin Harrison. Infamous private eye Magnus Steele investigates the crime of the century through interrogations, jazz, and beat poetry, but here’s the catch: all the victims, suspects,...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hastings Pipe Band Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Klingalong - Emma Wollum

FiTS2020 Klingalong - Emma Wollum

Klingalong, the constructed language sinalong Familiar songs, fantastical languages - Klingalong is a participatory chorus event celebrating the constructed languages of fiction. Every ticketholder will receive a copy of the lyrics we'll be singing on the night, including Klingon, Quenya,...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

Musical bush poetry from fifty years living in the Hawke's Bay. Alan Downes Alan was a long-time country boy. He spent his first five decades living in the hills of Hawke’s Bay hearing stories and telling a few of his own when the locals got together for a country dance or a party. When...

Date: Thursday 8 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Hastings Pipe Band Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Uncertainty

FiTS2020 - Uncertainty

Five Readers reading pieces on the theme of Uncertainty with the odd prop, costume and bits of drama. Certainly not your average literary performance. Brought to you by Verona Nicholson and guests. To be performed in the Cushing Foyer at Toitoi.

Date: Thursday 8 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Bards with a Band

FiTS2020 Bards with a Band

Spoken word mashed up with an Irish band, not your mother's auld favourites. Sit back, listen, interject, bathe in what used to be the norm. Much more fun than listening to your friend spout off after a few drinks, and more lively and entertaining too.

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hopetoun Brown

Hopetoun Brown

Hopetoun Brown light up the night, antique wind instruments shrieking wildly, evoking the spirit of New Orleans funeral processions or futuristic funk jams. Expect electric pianos, vibraphones and a van load of horns playing deep down bass lines and jumping sax licks like you’ve never heard!...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Darren Watson - Getting Sober For The End Of The World Tour: CANCELLED

Darren Watson - Getting Sober For The End Of The World Tour: CANCELLED

Beloved Aotearoa folk-blues musician Darren Watson is releasing his new album Getting Sober For The End Of The World on October 1. And he's hitting the road to bring it to you across the country all October-long! The album tells a diverse range of stories in song - from the upbeat title track...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Chapters of an introvert

FiTS2020 - Chapters of an introvert

“CHAPTERS OF AN INTROVERT” Presented by The Intro Club Do you ever find yourself thinking too much, dreaming too much, preferring your own company as opposed to social gatherings and being “the awkward quiet one”? You might be part of The Intro Club. “Chapters of an Introvert”...

Date: Thursday 8 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Buddha Loves the Mafia

FiTS2020 - Buddha Loves the Mafia

A tribute to the Sex Pistols "Never Mind the Bollocks", as performed by Buddha Loves the Mafia. This will blow the roof off, make sure you've got your ear plugs and tickets from these local legends *. "God Save the Queen"? Yeah right! *Safety pins and Doc Martens won't go amiss either.

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Makey Makey Makerspace

Makey Makey Makerspace

Think you can make the Makey Makeys make? Interested in conductivity, making circuits and music? Drop in during the day to give it a go. Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

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

Date: Friday 9 October to Sunday 11 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 4

Nitro Numbers Level 4

Year 7 & 8 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Marist Football Prizegiving 2020

Napier Marist Football Prizegiving 2020

What a year it has been! What a relief to have been able to play a full season of football. Join us to celebrate our Senior 2020 football season and prizegiving. Only $30.00 per person for dinner (this cost has been subsidized heavily by the Club) and afterwards dance the night away with...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 The Cellars - Not for Sale

FiTS2020 The Cellars - Not for Sale

Local acoustic music duo, Sinead and Bella have recently combined to form The Cellars, this will be their debut performance in their show Not for Sale, Join them as they use their original music to sift through the confusions and tensions that arise as they reflect on their journey into womanhood,...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Bordello Bingo

FiTS2020 Bordello Bingo

Bingo with prizes hosted by the girls and guys from the Bordello. Improv theatre mixed with all the fun of Housie. Eyes down for a full evening of laughter, cheekiness, more laughter, meat-packs, giggling, beer, wine, and spirited innuendo. One show only.

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Tale of Two Guitars

FiTS2020 Tale of Two Guitars

A tale of two guitars! Bysshe Blackburn will play 40mins of original acoustic compostion, followed by Jeff Boyle playing 30mins of electric/looping, then an epic 10-20min duet. A fantastic complementary set of these two at the best of their abilities. Sit back and enjoy these two coming together...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PolarisRadio & An Electric Heart

PolarisRadio & An Electric Heart

Fresh from releasing his new album "Deadline", Polarisradio is excited to put on a massive neon-infused electronic-rock onslaught for his hometown of Napier, along with special guest An Electric Heart. PolarisRadio PolarisRadio is Napier artist and producer, Dean Moroney. He produces a blend of...

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

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FiTS2020 Sammy WINWIN

FiTS2020 Sammy WINWIN

I perform my cheesy lofi hip-pop songs about being a poor, stupid, sexy Headcase whilst bringing/serving you chips, chicken nuggets(?) and drinks. I'll also tell some stories and try to use my awfulness to inspire you to live the life you want to lead; also I'll tell you I love you. It'll be chill...

Date: Friday 9 October to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Pipe Band Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 RNZAF Jazz Ensemble

FiTS2020 RNZAF Jazz Ensemble

Under the careful direction of Alistair Isdale, we have the pleasure of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Octet playing a selection of jazz in our very own Spaceship (bet you never thought you'd see that in a sentence!). Relax, get your groove on and sit back and enjoy the RNZAF Jazz Octet as you...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Bald Man Sings Rihanna

FiTS2020 Bald Man Sings Rihanna

Gary Sansen brings us his stand up comedy show mocking music and popular culture, as performed at 4 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, as well as Perth, Adelaide, Brighton, and little old New Zealand. Expect a colorful show full of song, mockery, and a bit more than tongue in cheek.

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Vinyl Burns - The Power To Change Your Mind

FiTS2020 Vinyl Burns - The Power To Change Your Mind

Kim Potter brings us Hoax Motivational Speaker Dr Vinyl Burns. Here to deliver a hyper-dense collection of wisdom and hiding-in-plain-sight solutions to problems you barely knew you had. Consider this an investment for the future of our current climate, perhaps?

Date: Friday 9 October to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Punk Pinata

FiTS2020 Punk Pinata

Ready for some fun? The Anti Art Quartet, as led by Anton Wutts, bring you something you've never experienced before. Think punk tirades whilst pinatas are lowered into the audience, all ready for your rage and destruction to be unleashed upon. If you've had a bad day or need some unusual...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Red Cross Knitting and Book Sale

Red Cross Knitting and Book Sale

Last Red Cross sale of the year! Find some cool hand-knitted garments for the warmer season! Awesome baby garments for gifts too! Stock up for that new baby in your family! Start your Christmas shopping. Bargain prices for books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles etc.

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Greendale Tamatea Scout Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Indoor Rowing Competition

Indoor Rowing Competition

What: An Indoor Rowing Competition that is an open event for all ages, abilities, skill levels. Distances: 500m & 1000m Individual races, 2000m Team relays. General Information The 2020 Indoor Rowing competition will be held at the EIT Institute of Sport and Health at 42 Percival Road,...

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

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Free
Havelock North Village Street Carnival

Havelock North Village Street Carnival

Havelock North Village Street Carnival is back and it's better than ever! Once again for one action-packed day, we’re closing our roads and taking Havelock North out onto the street for our biggest day of the year! It’s going to be huge. It’s going to fun. And it’s a celebration you’d...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For over 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Havelock Nth on the Domain for our 4th fair of the 2020/2021 season. Bigger, Brighter, Better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its charm that it...

Date: Saturday 10 October to Sunday 11 October
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

A great family day out, with market stalls, live music, entertainment and games - and the highly anticipated annual Duck Race - The only duck race in Hawke’s Bay! Waipawa comes alive with market stalls and entertainment under the Spring cherry blossom. Bring the whole family for some fun,...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop: SOLD OUT

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

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

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival - Whānau Friendly

Show Me Shorts Film Festival - Whānau Friendly

Children love short films! Introduce the small people in your life to the magic of cinema. This collection of films is suitable for the whole family. Take a wild ride on a tram that is off its tracks without brakes! Discover a meteorite that has crash-landed into Earth. Meet a magician who will...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts Film Festival - The Sampler

Sit back and enjoy some of the best and most vibrant short films from New Zealand and around the world. This collection provides a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films feature a stroll through the streets of Naples, comedian Will Ferrell as a psychologist, paragliders in...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Jamie Patterson - Awokening

FiTS2020 Jamie Patterson - Awokening

Fresh off a smash-hit tour in 2019, Jamie Patterson was due to debut his first solo hour at The Melbourne International Comedy Fest until it was cancelled due to Covid. A rising star in the New Zealand comedy circuit, pro comedian at Auckland's The Classic and Grand Finalist in the New Zealand Raw...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Pipe Band Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Bald Man Sings Rihanna

FiTS2020 Bald Man Sings Rihanna

Gary Sansen brings us his stand up comedy show mocking music and popular culture, as performed at 4 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, as well as Perth, Adelaide, Brighton, and little old New Zealand. Expect a colorful show full of song, mockery, and a bit more than tongue in cheek.

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

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FiTS2020 Austin Harrison - Magnus Steele

FiTS2020 Austin Harrison - Magnus Steele

Magnus Steele is an improvised, interactive crime–thriller created by ‘Golden Boy of Wellington Improv’, Austin Harrison. Infamous private eye Magnus Steele investigates the crime of the century through interrogations, jazz, and beat poetry, but here’s the catch: all the victims, suspects,...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

Musical bush poetry from fifty years living in the Hawke's Bay. Alan Downes Alan was a long-time country boy. He spent his first five decades living in the hills of Hawke’s Bay hearing stories and telling a few of his own when the locals got together for a country dance or a party. When...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 *Ish

FiTS2020 *Ish

A 6 piece band of acoustic instruments playing a mix of traditional Eastern European/Arabic/Andalusian folk tunes and some original pieces inspired by them, as led by Dana Parkhill. Put on your dancing shoes and kick off for a gig you won't soon forget.

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

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Poets' Night Out

Poets' Night Out

Celebrating the NZ Poet Laureate. Poets' Night Out is a celebratory event for the NZ Poet Laureate David Eggleton. Be moved by the raw experience of poetry read aloud. David will be joined by guest poets Michael O’Leary (the Earl of Seacliff), Jenny Powell, and Kay McKenzie Cooke. This is...

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

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The Cabana Ball

The Cabana Ball

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

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

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Air Force Jazz Ensemble

Air Force Jazz Ensemble

The Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Ensemble is coming to Napier! They'll be presenting a programme of fresh original compositions and arrangements, as well as tried and true classics from the pen of the the one and only Benny Golson. The band is made up of some of New Zealand's hottest jazz...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 Brendon Green - Good Stuff

FiTS2020 Brendon Green - Good Stuff

Based in Auckland, New Zealand, and performing around the world, I aim to share my jokes and stories with as wide an audience as possible. My stand up is warm, open, and with a sharpness that ensures the audience has a great time with some surprises along the way. My story telling is...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Pipe Band Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

FiTS2020 - Alan Downes - No Going Back

Musical bush poetry from fifty years living in the Hawke's Bay. Alan Downes Alan was a long-time country boy. He spent his first five decades living in the hills of Hawke’s Bay hearing stories and telling a few of his own when the locals got together for a country dance or a party. When...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seance of Elizabeth Rose Carpenter

The Seance of Elizabeth Rose Carpenter

The recount of a seance for a murdered performer with live action, as brought to you by Agents of CHAOS (Ali Beal and Lynda Corner). They've dreamed up this wickedly atmospheric piece, befitting Toitoi as never seen (or felt) before. BOO!

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

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FiTS2020 A Funk'n Variety Show

FiTS2020 A Funk'n Variety Show

Local performance group 'The Boomb Funk Variety Performers' are bringing the very best of themselves to the stage. Bringing a bit of sparkle and sass to the dull glitter-less world we are currently navigating. Back for a third year running, get your tickets fast!

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

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FiTS2020 The Freaks are Running the Show

FiTS2020 The Freaks are Running the Show

The Freaks are Running the Show is a celebration of the strange and wonderful talent clinging to the underbelly of the Bay. Our kaupapa is EMPOWERMENT and AUTHENTICITY. Our freaks are encouraged to develop acts that make them feel powerful and show they are proud to be freaks. Our acts are...

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

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FiTS2020 Dancing In The Dark With Phil

FiTS2020 Dancing In The Dark With Phil

Dancing Phil in a LED lit costume dances in the dark as the audience dances along with him. Audience members will be painted with tribal black light designs as they enter and given glow sticks so the event is a kaleidoscope of colour, movement and music.

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pukehou Trail and Colour Run Brought to you by Power Farming

Pukehou Trail and Colour Run Brought to you by Power Farming

We are back again in 2020 and this year sponsored by Power Farming Hawkes Bay. Courses and Distances There are 4 distances available. These are approximate only but have been tested to the nearest km. Colour Run – approx. 1km for walkers and runners Short Course – 5 km for walkers and...

Date: Sunday 11 October
Where:
Kahotea Farm, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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Wallingford  Cooking Master Class - Flour & Stone

Wallingford Cooking Master Class - Flour & Stone

In the beginning, it is a learning. You’ll converse with Chris as he works with flour in all its guises. In the end, it will be a doing. Teaming up with a ‘someone’ else, you will make the pasta. Using flour as the core ingredient, Chris will make sweet and savoury dishes along with the...

Date: Sunday 11 October
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

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

Date: Sunday 11 October to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hospitality Night With The Serial Chillers And Friends

Hospitality Night With The Serial Chillers And Friends

Hospitality Night with the Serial Chillers and Friends. The 1st Sunday night of the month. For all those that work in HOSPO and anyone else that wants to let it all hang out. $5 Heiny's and Tequila Shots. Featuring the Groovy Sound of the Serial Chillers and more. Giddyup!

Date: Sunday 11 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workplace Wellness Conference

Workplace Wellness Conference

The Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce presents the Workplace Wellness Conference, a full-day conference highlighting the importance of overall health and wellbeing within the workplace as well as personally. General wellbeing affects each one of us and we can all be guilty of running on an empty tank...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

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

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

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HBAF2020 Presents - Transfigured Night

HBAF2020 Presents - Transfigured Night

Transfigured Night Inspired by the song Tūtira mai ngā iwi, Transfigured Night is the opening performance of the Festival, staged by Lemi Ponifasio in a collaboration with his company MAU Wahine, the Hawke’s Bay Orchestra, Kahurangi Dance Theatre and our local community. Lemi Ponifasio is a...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour: CANCELLED

Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour: CANCELLED

Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour in Ahuriri. Meet the team, find out how the collection is cared for and learn more about the precious objects we look after on behalf of our community. Free public programme (koha appreciated) at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri. Spaces are limited...

Date: Tuesday 13 October
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

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

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - The Human Voice

HBAF 2020 Presents - The Human Voice

Written in the middle of the last century by two enfants terribles of the French art scene, Poulenc and Cocteau, The Human Voice is an uncompromising performance that challenges the audience to play detective in unravelling lies both spoken and unspoken. This site-specific production will take...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Human Voice

The Human Voice

Written in the middle of the last century by two enfants terribles of the French art scene, Poulenc and Cocteau, The Human Voice is an uncompromising performance that challenges the audience to play detective in unravelling lies both spoken and unspoken. This site-specific production will take...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Everyman

HBAF 2020 Presents - Everyman

From the expansive hub of London’s National Theatre, to Heretaunga, Hawke’s Bay Youth Theatre transplants this new, energetic, and visceral production of Carol Ann Duffy’s Everyman. Originally the cornerstone of 15th century English morality plays, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy’s...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Saturday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing

HBAF2020 Presents - Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing

Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing Ahead of a national tour, this concert presents the exclusive premier of Stretch’s highly anticipated second album Our Dreams Are Changing. This collection of songs was born here in Hawke’s Bay, evoking the open skies and sweeping coastlines of our region....

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

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"Erfwerks" : Earth Building Workshops

Learn hands-on to build an adobe wall, a unique garden feature, an earth oven or a fantastical artwork with renowned NZ earthworks craftsman Henery Mackeson. The Waiohiki Arts Village is proud to offer two Earth Building Workshops, each of 2-days duration during the HHB Arts Festival. ...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Earth Building Workshops

Earth Building Workshops

Learn to build an earth oven, an adobe wall, a groovy garden feature, using clay, glass, ceramics, found objects. Work with renowned earth brick craftsman, Henery Mackeson, visiting Hawkes Bay for two, 2-day workshops. A unique opportunity to acquire a new skill. All materials provided. Henery will...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Thursday 15 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Earth Building Workshops

Earth Building Workshops

Learn to build an earth oven, an adobe wall, a groovy garden feature, using clay, glass, ceramics, found objects. Work with renowned earth brick craftsman, Henery Mackeson, visiting Hawkes Bay fo two, 2-day workshops. A unique opportunity to acquire a new skill.

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Green Drinks / HBRC Waitangi Regional Park Project

Green Drinks / HBRC Waitangi Regional Park Project

Hosted by Hawkes Bay Regional Council, this event will showcase the new 15 hectare wetland along the coast between Awatoto and Haumoana, this area aims to provide even more habitat for fish, birds and whitebait spawning in this highly valuable biodiversity 'hot spot' area.

Date: Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Waitangi Regional Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October Green Drinks - Bi Monthly Event

October Green Drinks - Bi Monthly Event

Along the coast between Awatoto and Haumoana, Waitangi links Tukituki, Ngaruroro and Tūtaekurī Rivers, as well as the Karamū Stream, Clive rivers and coastal reserves. The park covers an area of 300 ha along around 5km of a narrow strip of coastline. The estuary area was an early arrival site...

Date: Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Waitangi Regional Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - As the Day Draws In

HBAF 2020 Presents - As the Day Draws In

This is a unique collaboration by some of our country’s best theatre makers. “As The Day Draws In is a place-based theatre piece that shows us our Heretaunga, the things that link us, it centres in an organic past somewhere between post-war and yesterday. It’s wrapped in nostalgia but...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Friday 16 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs

HBAF2020 Presents - A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs

A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs A story of two strays. Set on the salty and smoky coast of Turkey, against the backdrop of one of humanity’s oldest and richest oral storytelling traditions. Absolutely bursting with lively characters this is a tour de force of performance from...

Date: Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I Love Paris

I Love Paris

Bon voyage as we transport you to the city of light in a charming homage to Parisian life. Featuring your French favourites, from ‘La Vie En Rose’, to the ‘Can-Can’, ‘Clair de Lune’ and more, lose yourself in a world of romance and beauty. Starring Susan Boland, violinist Jessica...

Date: Thursday 15 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2020 Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

2020 Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

Celebrate the best of Hawkes Bay Wines with the 2020 Hawkes Bay Bayleys Wine Awards. Guests receive a three course meal, an opportunity to taste the award winning wines and an evening of dancing & socialising with live entertainment and bar. A night not to be missed, and one to never forget.

Date: Thursday 15 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unframed Artist Workshops

Unframed Artist Workshops

Join The Pencil Room for a series of workshops with local artists happening across Hawkes Bay. Each workshop includes an introduction to the artist’s work and a practical workshop based on their area of expertise. Be inspired, learn tips and techniques and make some art! Artists include Chika...

Date: Thursday 15 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Thomas Oliver  The Brightest  Light Tour

HBAF2020 Presents - Thomas Oliver The Brightest Light Tour

Hawke’s Bay born and bred Thomas Oliver will bring his new album, 'The Brightest Light' live to the Opera House. The album currently sits at 3.5 million plays on Spotify alone, and includes the songs, You Shine On Me, The Time In Tokyo, and Bulgarian Mountains. A dynamic journey of song, led...

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

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Coffee Talk at the Hub -  Intellectual Property

Coffee Talk at the Hub - Intellectual Property

Protecting your most valuable business asset... In this session with intellectual property lawyer Kate Duckworth, she’ll cover the basics of what businesses need to know to maximise the value of their intellectual property including: - What is IP? - What is a trademark, patent,...

Date: Friday 16 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Skeletons of Society Exhibition - Sean Duffell

Skeletons of Society Exhibition - Sean Duffell

Sean Duffell’s assemblages are historical remnants created and represented as somewhat of a cabinet of curiosity, depicting environments of a lost and forgotten yesteryear combined with found historical elements relating to specific areas of Aotearoa. These disused, abandoned places were at...

Date: Friday 16 October to Thursday 29 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Northland Taniwha

Magpies v Northland Taniwha

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

Date: Friday 16 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Tell Me on a Sunday

HBAF 2020 Presents - Tell Me on a Sunday

Tell Me on a Sunday is an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black. Featuring the directing talents of Hawke’s Bay local David Coddington with a stellar performance by well-known Hawke’s Bay musical theatre performer Wynne DeLautour (Mama Mia 2019), and Ginni...

Date: Friday 16 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF2020 Presents - Ria Hall, Manawa Wera

HBAF2020 Presents - Ria Hall, Manawa Wera

Ria Hall Manawa Wera: A Conversation Piece Ria Hall will present a specially curated provocative performance of songs from her critically acclaimed new album, Manawa Wera, and reflections from her previous work, Rules of Engagement. But this is no ordinary concert. This is an opportunity for...

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

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Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Four of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads are opening their doors for another year, for our highly anticipated Spring Fling Homestead Trail weekend. This is a unique opportunity to experience the grandeur, gardens and history of four of our exceptional historic homesteads...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Coastal Hill Country Walk

Coastal Hill Country Walk

For the second consecutive year the Omakere School & Community Association bring you 2020 Coastal Hill Country walk with new stunning private farmland and spectacular Central Hawkes Bay coastline. This time starting from Pourerere Beach, the Coastal Walk is a fantastic way to experience the...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Pourerere Beach, Pourerere, Central Hawke's Bay

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki course for learning a natural hands-on healing. Reiki is a simple and natural energy healing that all human can have. Reiki is Japanese translated to English as "Universal Life-force Energy". The encounter with Reiki is an opportunity to reunite with your dormant ability. This is a journey...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

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

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

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Taniwha Spring Market

Taniwha Spring Market

For one day and one day only! A fun, friendly spring market, full of quality products and fresh produce. Celebrate life in Central Hawke’s Bay amongst the bluebells and enjoy the very first Central Hawke’s Bay Market day at Taniwha. Browse a wide range of stalls and support Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Parkers Battle of the Bags

Parkers Battle of the Bags

Parkers Battle of The Bags presented by DD Airbags - an explosive, high-adrenaline BMX spectacular starring NZ’s best athletes including Jed Mildon from Nitro Circus! For one day only, witness these thrill-loving daredevils brave some of the world’s largest jumps as they launch 60 feet into...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery is a 2 hour interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again! Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don't want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Monday 26 October
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough breads: Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough and crackers, plus Sourdough Bagels and Christmas...

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

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A Faure Requiem Sing-in

A Faure Requiem Sing-in

Following the success of last year's "Messiah" Sing-in, the Cathedral will host a similar event on October 17th - this time featuring Gabriel Faure's Requiem. The composer is renowned for the beauty of his compositions. He said of this work that it is "... dominated from beginning to end by a very...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Before Karma Gets Us

HBAF 2020 Presents - Before Karma Gets Us

Fast paced calamity, dark magic and arcane mysteries await as Mikael Klinkler and his assistants head to Hawke’s Bay to revive their sell-out magical extravaganza. Featuring renowned and unique acts such as: The Two-Legged Woman, Eyes on the King, The Placid Duck and many, many more. This is a...

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

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Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

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

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Piano Boogie Woman Album Release Show - Jan Preston Trio

The Piano Boogie Woman Album Release Show - Jan Preston Trio

Jan Preston Trio return to Napier for a first time visit to the Paisley Stage with a brand new album and tour. Pre Sale tickets $25 + booking online with Eventfinda or in person at Music Machine 35 Hastings St. Jan was always drawn to the Boogie Woogie style of piano playing, made popular by...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Soaked Oats

HBAF 2020 Presents - Soaked Oats

Hailing from Dunedin, Soaked Oats have played festivals in the UK, toured Australasia and the US and created a collection of sweet, summery tasting songs. 2020 saw the band take a step up, appearing at festivals such as WOMAD and Laneways. Consisting of Oscar Mein on the larynx and mamba, Henry...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier again this year. Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play.. Son de Cuba is the first-ever New Zealand and more specifically Wellington-based 100% Cuban Quartet featuring Roberto Rodriguez Boffil (La Isla de la Juventud), Angel...

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

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

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

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

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Bella: My Life in Food

HBAF 2020 Presents - Bella: My Life in Food

Annabel Langbein in conversation with Lizzie Russell. For the first time, Annabel,Langbein, New Zealand’s most popular cookbook author, writes about her remarkable life and how food has shaped it, highlighting some of the recipes that have resonated most strongly with her over the...

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Native Son

HBAF 2020 Presents - Native Son

Witi Ihimaera in conversation with Marty Smith. Among many firsts, Witi Ihimaera is the first Māori writer to publish both a book of short stories and a novel. Writer, journalist, postman, Distinguished Companion in the New Zealand Order of Merit, honoured by the French as a Cavalier Des Artes...

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

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The Piano Boogie Woman Album Release Show - Jan Preston Trio

The Piano Boogie Woman Album Release Show - Jan Preston Trio

Jan Preston Trio come to Waipawa for first time visit with a brand new album and tour. Pre Sale tickets $25 + booking online with Eventfinda or in person at the theatre 18 Kenilworth St. Jan was always drawn to the Boogie Woogie style of piano playing, made popular by Black American’s in the...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Gitbox Rebellion Guitar Ensemble

HBAF 2020 Presents - Gitbox Rebellion Guitar Ensemble

Gitbox Rebellion is an innovative and exciting multi-member guitar ensemble that performs intricate and clever original compositions as well as a few much-loved guitar hero covers. Orchestral and atmospheric, composed and chaotic, the music spans and defies the genres of jazz, rock, folk and...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - The Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

HBAF 2020 Presents - The Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

Not since Pandora’s Box was opened, will you have heard such a bouffage of cacophony pour forth from this succulent septet of senescent soloists. Too much? Not even close. In order to make their journey to Mr. Alighieri’s mystical wonderland infinitely more “do-able”, music was often added...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Annual General Meeting

CAN Annual General Meeting

All welcome! CAN is proud to announce that the Annual General Meeting will be held at 5.30 pm on Monday 19 October 2020. Come along and learn more about YOUR community Arts Centre, and how it is governed and managed on a daily basis. Have your say, join as a member and vote for the 2021 CAN...

Date: Monday 19 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Shel We?

HBAF2020 Presents - Shel We?

Shel We? Inspired by the works of renowned American writer Shel Silverstein, Shel We? is an invitation. An enchanting, playfully intriguing, and visually stunning dance show. Shel Silverstein was a critically acclaimed writer of children’s books such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up and...

Date: Monday 19 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Pecha Kucha

HBAF 2020 Presents - Pecha Kucha

DOOR SALES ONLY: Pecha Kucha is the fun, fast-paced speaking format that’s brought communities together the world over and highlighted local treasures and surprises since it began in 2003. Originally devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein-Dytham Architecture (KDa) in Tokyo, Japan to...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Youthful, Fresh, Fabulous | Makeup Coaching Workshop

Youthful, Fresh, Fabulous | Makeup Coaching Workshop

Rewind the clock with your makeup! This fully practical, interactive workshop will teach you how to create an everyday fresh, radiant and age-appropriate flawless makeup look with professional application tips and techniques and unlimited product knowledge to also boost confidence in your makeup...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZSO Timeless

NZSO Timeless

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

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

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HBAF2020 Presents - Two Hearts Hawke's Bay World Tour

HBAF2020 Presents - Two Hearts Hawke's Bay World Tour

Two Hearts After dazzling New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, Laura Daniel (Seven Sharp, Funny Girls, Jono & Ben, 7 Days, Dancing With The Stars) and Joseph Moore (all those shows apart from Dancing With The Stars) bring their bombastic pop comedy - duo to Hawke’s Bay for the very...

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

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners 8 weeks of classes Wednesdays 21 October - 9th December: Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form, and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media:...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Moana Glow Show!

Te Moana Glow Show!

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

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

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Comedy: DJ Trump & Alexander Sparrow

Comedy: DJ Trump & Alexander Sparrow

“He’s good” - TV3 “Very good” - TVNZ “He nails it” - Prime TV Two hit comedy shows, one hilarious night! Also featuring award-winning opening act, 87-year-old brothel owner, Pat Goldsack. DJ Trump: See public Trump at a rally AND private Trump in therapy! The Don's had a...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Leopard Hotel, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF2020 Presents - Black Lover

HBAF2020 Presents - Black Lover

Award-winning playwright, Zimbabwean Stanley Makuwe brings us a gripping drama about war, politics and colonialism. Black Lover brings to life a great New Zealander and explores how two men stand with courage against terror in a nation experiencing deep racial divides. “We must make it...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Hawke's Bay A&P Show

A fantastic family fun day out! Bringing you the best of the country in the heart of Hawke's Bay. The A&P show offers a great value day out for all ages, we can't wait to welcome you to enjoy the animals, the rides, the shopping, the competitions and all things rural! Come along to the...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Friday 23 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Ecology In Fifths

HBAF2020 Presents - Ecology In Fifths

Ecology in Fifths Inspired by H Guthrie Smith’s (1921) Tūtira: The Story of an NZ Sheep Station, Ecology in Fifths unravels the NZ myth of a ‘clean green and natural landscape’ — revealing the environmental tensions that lie underneath our grassy paddocks and forest...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Friday 23 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Present - Tell Me on A Sunday

HBAF 2020 Present - Tell Me on A Sunday

Tell Me on a Sunday is an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black. Featuring the directing talents of Hawke’s Bay local David Coddington with a stellar performance by well-known Hawke’s Bay musical theatre performer Wynne DeLautour (Mama Mia 2019), and Ginni...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Saturday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Troy Kingi - The Ghost of Freddie Cesar

HBAF2020 Presents - Troy Kingi - The Ghost of Freddie Cesar

The Ghost of Freddie Cesar - Troy Kingi and The Clutch The Ghost of Freddie Cesar is the fourth instalment in multi-award-winning musician/actor Troy Kingi’s aspirational 1O 1O 1O Series, to release 10 albums in 10 genres in 10 years. Brought to life by the latest iteration of his band, Troy...

Date: Thursday 22 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comedy: DJ Trump & Alexander Sparrow

Comedy: DJ Trump & Alexander Sparrow

“He’s good” - TV3 “Very good” - TVNZ “He nails it” - Prime TV Two hit comedy shows, one hilarious night! DJ Trump: See public Trump at a rally AND private Trump in therapy! The Don's had a hard life – he’s never fitted in, his dad hated him, and he’s in a minority...

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

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HBAF2020 Presents - The Perfect Gift

HBAF2020 Presents - The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift After sell-out shows with the White Face Crew’s Double Derelicts and La vie dans une marionette in previous Festivals, Justin Haiu returns with The Perfect Gift. Inspired by themes from Justin’s own childhood - one of three brothers, who lost their Dad at a young age, and were...

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

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Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter

SHAPESHIFTER’s Music Is Crafted By a Living, Breathing Band of Musicians, With All the Form-changing sonic possibilities live instrumentation offers. The five-strong lineup of P.Digsss (vocals), Sam Trevethick(guitar/synths/sampler), Dan McGruer (synths/sampler), Nick Robinson(bass/synths/MPC)...

Date: Friday 23 October to Saturday 24 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Tami Neilson: the F Word

HBAF2020 Presents - Tami Neilson: the F Word

The F Word: Songs of Feminism in Country Music - Tami Neilson From Dolly to The (Dixie) Chicks, THE F WORD is the journey of feminism through song from the first #1 hit for a female country artist in 1952, through to today. Performed by award-winning Country artist Tami Neilson and her hot...

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

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Outer Space Art Workshop

Outer Space Art Workshop

Welcome to Outer Space! Use fun art techniques to create galaxies and planets and draw weird and wonderful creatures to inhabit them! Two separate workshop spaces for ages 5 - 7 yrs and 8 - 11yrs. All materials provided. Presented by the experienced tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns

Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns

Campbell Burns creates interactive sound works that puts you, the viewer in the performer's seat. Campbell’s works have been installed in galleries around the country. Come and check out what crazy interactive music / sound work he has in store for you in the historic Homestead Building at...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2020

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2020

This year sees the return of the Hawke’s Bay Art Trail, a revitalised weekend of art indulgence, offering a rare glimpse into the studio spaces of the region’s creatives, artists and designers that are listed in the Hawke’s Bay Art Guide. Tour the region, stop off and visit the artists and...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso Holt Gallery Arbuckle’s practice is a process-driven exploration of place, bridging the notions of landscape with the languages of abstraction. He manipulates the fundamentals of scale, format, composition, material, colour and mark-making to produce sculptural...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Saturday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Superhero Circus

Superhero Circus

'Superhero Circus' from Rollicking Entertainment! A show for the whole family! 10am and 4pm. Dress as your favourite superhero and come and join the fun - there will be juggling, ladder walking, escapology, magic, gross stunts and silliness. Part of the Billy Lids Creative Festival for Kids.

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square, next to the Hastings Library. A minimum of five attendees are required for the tour to proceed. No booking required (approx 90 mins). For...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Join Mary Kippenberger and Peter Charlton-Jones for an hour of fun-filled fantasy storytelling! Interactive storytelling with music, costumes, reworked fairytales, laughter and lots and lots of volunteers...the stars of the show! Grab a seat or cushion in the theatre and join in the hilarity -...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arty Animals Art Workshop

Arty Animals Art Workshop

An animal themed art workshop for animal lovers. Try out fun drawing ideas and design your own animal artwork using ink and watercolour. Separate workshops for ages 5-7 yrs and ages 8 - 11 yrs. Presented by the talented tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

Run, walk, cycle or mountain bike the Tukituki Trails, enjoying this beautiful trail on the banks of the Tukituki River in the heart of Central Hawke’s Bay. Enjoy a leisurely walk or ride along the limestone or have a go at the Tukituki and Gum Tree Farm mountain bike tracks. Take the kids...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
The Tuki Tuki Trail, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Wallingford Spring Writing Retreat

Wallingford Spring Writing Retreat

The Wallingford Spring Writing Retreat is an exclusive weekend workshop where you are invited to discover your inner writer whilst surrounded by nature, beauty and other like-minded people. Join internationally renowned poet and performer Sara Hirsch for an indulgent two-day creative experience...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Monday 26 October
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Find Your Inner Superhero

Find Your Inner Superhero

Are you super strong, super fast or super kind? Learn how to stand with confidence, show the world how awesome you are and perform some really cool tricks. An introduction to character, body language and balance. We use our imaginations and our bodies to explore how different types of people walk...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creatures of the Deep - Art workshop

Creatures of the Deep - Art workshop

Dive down to the depths of the ocean and take a look around in this ocean themed workshop. Use drawing and watercolour to create wishy, washy underwater worlds. Separate workshops for ages 5-7 yrs and ages 8 - 11 yrs. Presented by the talented tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

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

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Tūtira mai ngā iwi

HBAF2020 Presents - Tūtira mai ngā iwi

Tūtira mai ngā iwi featuring: Don McGlashan, Hollie Smith, Lisa Tomlins, Louis Baker, Tama Waipara and Whirimako Black Tūtira mai ngā iwi is a special concert for the community of Te Matau a Maui. We welcome you to join us for a night filled with waiata, joy and aroha. Stand together...

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Sounds at the Cellar featuring Hollie Smith

Sounds at the Cellar featuring Hollie Smith

The first event of it's kind! Moana Park Estate is excited to welcome you to the first official Sounds at the Cellar. We have invited one of New Zealand’s most predominant and iconic musicians, Hollie Smith, to perform for you as you enjoy our delicious new wines. Hollie Smith is one of...

Date: Sunday 25 October
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sounds at the Cellar featuring Hollie Smith


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HBAF2020 Presents - Avantdale Bowling Club

HBAF2020 Presents - Avantdale Bowling Club

Avantdale Bowling Club When you think about the history of New Zealand hip hop over the last 10 years in terms of era-defining artists, not many stand out ahead of Tom Scott. From Home Brew to @Peace to Average Rap Band to Avantdale Bowling Club, Scott has been everywhere within the local rap...

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

Read more » - HBAF2020 Presents - Avantdale Bowling Club


HBAF2020 Present - Bic Runga

HBAF2020 Present - Bic Runga

Bic Runga Since the release of her first single Drive in 1996, certified multiple platinum artist Bic Runga has been awarded almost every musical honour in New Zealand, making her New Zealand’s undisputed pop royalty. She has won the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll songwriting award and 20...

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

Read more » - HBAF2020 Present - Bic Runga


Growing Your Brand Through Effective Digital Marketing

Growing Your Brand Through Effective Digital Marketing

This session is designed to support you in growing your business through digital marketing and more importantly how to grow it without overwhelm, without adding ridiculous hours or investing huge money. The key to growing your brand and business lays in your digital marketing strategy. Social...

Date: Wednesday 28 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Growing Your Brand Through Effective Digital Marketing


Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 28 October to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


The Shows Must Go On

The Shows Must Go On

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

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

Read more » - The Shows Must Go On


How To Be Cool And Confident When 'Put On The Spot'

How To Be Cool And Confident When 'Put On The Spot'

Glossophobia is the fear of public speaking – this session will lessen the fear and boost your confidence when you get ‘put on the spot.’ When you are asked to give an opinion, make an impromptu speech, or when you want to make a good impression, do you freeze up? Most of us don't like...

Date: Thursday 29 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - How To Be Cool And Confident When 'Put On The Spot'


Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Women's Weekend Retreat. Enjoy two nights nestled in the glorious vines of Esk Valley, just north of Napier City. Share a luxurious lodge with other 8 to 10 women who are keen to take a break from their everyday, who are looking to connect with new people and enjoy new...

Date: Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Esk Valley, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vine Divine Women's Retreat


Free
Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition

Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition

Painter/composer Lee Gaylor’s ‘Night Before Halloween’ exhibition is a collection of new, never previously exhibited works, all, as he likes to say, ‘diabolically hatched’ during his 2020 season. Excerpts from Lee’s compositions will drift about occasionally during the opening...

Date: Friday 30 October to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition


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Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

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

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

Read more » - Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour


National Sports Club Tournament: CANCELLED

National Sports Club Tournament: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - National Sports Club Tournament: CANCELLED


2020 New Zealand Kyokushin Nationals: POSTPONED

2020 New Zealand Kyokushin Nationals: POSTPONED

Full contact karate action right from the get go! Come along for a full day of entertainment and support all the competitors from 5 to 65yr olds. This is the 1st tournament for the year as all previous events have been cancelled due to the Worldwide Pandemic, so everyone is excited to get out on...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2020 New Zealand Kyokushin Nationals: POSTPONED


The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery is a 2 hour interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again! Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don't want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 8 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery


Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

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

Read more » - Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Stage Fright

Stage Fright

Stage Fright is a 40 minute terrifying tour behind the curtain at Toitoi’s Opera House. Not for the faint-hearted, this interactive creep show explores all the theatre’s dark nooks and crannies and will delight purveyors of the strange, obscure and beautiful macabre (as well as regular folk...

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

Read more » - Stage Fright


A Hard Day's Night!

A Hard Day's Night!

The music you’ve known all these years ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ is a Beatles tribute celebrating the music of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Created by David Day, the music will be performed by many artists in a variety of musical genres. Let us take you on a musical journey with David...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Hard Day's Night!


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Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

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

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

Read more » - Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED


Winter Hoedown With Albi & The Wolves

Winter Hoedown With Albi & The Wolves

It's been far to long since Albi & The Wolves swept through Hastings and caused a little ruckus at the beloved Common Room. This will be their second gig since lockdown and the guys are excited to dust off the cobwebs and kick up some dust. Chris Dent (Proud albino frontman Albi), Pascal...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter Hoedown With Albi & The Wolves


November 2020

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Women's Weekend Retreat. Enjoy two nights nestled in the glorious vines of Esk Valley, just north of Napier City. Share a luxurious lodge with other 8 to 10 women who are keen to take a break from their everyday, who are looking to connect with new people and enjoy new...

Date: Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Esk Valley, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vine Divine Women's Retreat


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition


Free
On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism presents art from key moments in Aotearoa, New Zealand's history. Here we see artists speaking out against legacies of capitalism, industrialism, and colonialism, working in the cause of political movements. These artworks reflect periods in which New Zealand citizens fought...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - On Art & Activism Exhibition


Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition


Free
Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition

Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition

Painter/composer Lee Gaylor’s ‘Night Before Halloween’ exhibition is a collection of new, never previously exhibited works, all, as he likes to say, ‘diabolically hatched’ during his 2020 season. Excerpts from Lee’s compositions will drift about occasionally during the opening...

Date: Friday 30 October to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Night Before Halloween by Lee Gaylor - Opening & Exhibition


The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery is a 2 hour interactive dinosaur walk through that brings prehistoric times alive again! Come and explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don't want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 8 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery


Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sundaze


Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

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

Read more » - Simply Ballroom


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Hospitality Night With The Serial Chillers And Friends

Hospitality Night With The Serial Chillers And Friends

Hospitality Night with the Serial Chillers and Friends. The 1st Sunday night of the month. For all those that work in HOSPO and anyone else that wants to let it all hang out. $5 Heiny's and Tequila Shots. Featuring the Groovy Sound of the Serial Chillers and more. Giddyup!

Date: Sunday 11 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hospitality Night With The Serial Chillers And Friends


Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic

Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic

PaR nz Golfing Holidays is pleased to reconfirm our partnership with the award-winning Trinity Hill Wines and World #22 Cape Kidnappers in an awesome line-up of courses for the 5th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be held from Tournament packages include 4 rounds of...

Date: Monday 2 November to Friday 6 November
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night


Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

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

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

Read more » - Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso Holt Gallery Arbuckle’s practice is a process-driven exploration of place, bridging the notions of landscape with the languages of abstraction. He manipulates the fundamentals of scale, format, composition, material, colour and mark-making to produce sculptural...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Saturday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

Read more » - Bakers Club: POSTPONED


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock is a free community active movement class for children 0-6yrs funded by the Ministry if Education and facilitated by Rockmybaby. This is a popular session with our educators and families but is open to everyone! Our sessions are facilitated by registered a Early Childhood Teacher, who...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

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

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

Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 6


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED

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

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting: CANCELLED


Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners 8 weeks of classes Wednesdays 21 October - 9th December: Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form, and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media:...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Beginners


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

Currently Postponed - but looking for new members. To join please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library, usually on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call the...

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club: POSTPONED


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

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

Read more » - Builders Anonymous


'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020


Health and Safety Essentials for Business - Business Central

Health and Safety Essentials for Business - Business Central

As a legal entity, even your small to medium sized company is known under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a PCBU. All PCBU's have a primary duty of care to everyone affected by work carried out in your workplace. Owners of small business are required by law to exercise due diligence to...

Date: Thursday 5 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Health and Safety Essentials for Business - Business Central


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


#Bookkeepcon20

#Bookkeepcon20

#Bookkeepcon20 is being held at Napier Convention Centre from 6 - 7 November 2020 and we expect over 250 delegates to attend from around the country. #Bookkeepcon20 promises to be an exciting and insightful event, offering a great opportunity to meet with leading professionals in the accounts...

Date: Friday 6 November to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - #Bookkeepcon20


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TdM NZ Young Winemaker of the Year National Final Dinner

TdM NZ Young Winemaker of the Year National Final Dinner

This year’s National Final of the NZ Young Winemaker of the year is taking place in Hawke's Bay. Everything culminates on the evening of November 6th, when the finalists will present their captivating speeches, prizes will be awarded and the Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the...

Date: Friday 6 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wokou: Cantina & Grill

F.A.W.C! Wokou: Cantina & Grill

The music will be hot, the drinks will be cold and the food will be delicious at Wokou: A Japanese-Brazilian Street Party. Black Barn and Chopper Reeds, of New Zealand’s iconic Fat Freddy’s Drop, join forces with two champions of Brazilian culture in NZ – DJ and music promoter Bobby Mukai...

Date: Friday 6 November to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Keeping it Local & Fresh

F.A.W.C! Keeping it Local & Fresh

The up-and-coming talent at EIT are set to impress when they plate up a 10-course degustation, featuring Hawke’s Bay’s freshest and best produce. These NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) students will prepare their own dishes, showcasing what they have learned throughout the year, including...

Date: Friday 6 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Godspell - The Famous Rock Musical!: CANCELLED

Godspell - The Famous Rock Musical!: CANCELLED

One of the most successful musicals in history, Godspell is a contemporary version of parts of the Gospel according to St. Matthew, retold in music, mime, and comedy. It has been performed almost constantly around the world since the 1970s! Godspell is based on Biblical parables, and the last seven...

Date: Friday 6 November to Sunday 8 November
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Design your own Day Retreat with Kate & Cam McLeay

F.A.W.C! Design your own Day Retreat with Kate & Cam McLeay

Cape South Country Estate and Wellness Retreat hosts Kate & Cam McLeay are delighted to open the doors, for a one-off, especially for you, FAWC event. Programme: 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome tonic and property tour. 10:30 – 12:00 Prior to the event you will be asked to select one...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! That’s a wrap

F.A.W.C! That’s a wrap

Mission Estate Executive Chef Ricky Littleton will deliver a degustation with a difference – five courses, five different styles of wrapped delicacies. Seated at long tables, this lunchtime event will tantalise your taste buds. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on arrival before settling down for...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! VinoTech with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! VinoTech with Cameron Douglas

This very special tasting event looks at Hawke’s Bay Wines through the outstanding mind of Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas. A specialised tasting event, it will feature lesser known Hawke’s Bay wines from off-the-beaten-track and will be hosted by Cameron himself. A guided tasting, this is...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Where the Wild Things Are

F.A.W.C! Where the Wild Things Are

A stylish affair overlooking Supernatural Wine Co.’s estate vineyard, this event will celebrate all things wild about food and drink. Ben and Sarah Cruse of Little Black Bird Cafe will create six generous seasonal foraged canapés which will each have a matching wild foraged cocktail or...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Rock, Brews and BBQs

F.A.W.C! Rock, Brews and BBQs

Everything you need for a great night out is right here. Discover the latest releases from Abbey Brewery, taste the exquisite wines from Abbey Estate Winery, indulge in fare from Black Betty BBQ, the hottest Texas BBQ truck in town and then rock it all out to The Cellar Door Band. A Neil Young...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine a Go Go

F.A.W.C! Wine a Go Go

Delight in the Mediterranean way of life, if only for a night. With international borders closed to travellers, it’s time to let the wine, food and music do the talking and transport you to the Mediterranean for a night. F.A.W.C!ers can taste the warm flavours of the Med with a bowl of...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster and Whitebait Street Bar

F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster and Whitebait Street Bar

World famous in Havelock North, the Advintage carpark street bar is up and running again for summer F.A.W.C!. Enjoy affordably-priced Veuve Clicquot and award-winning Hawke’s Bay wines while famed chef Martin Bosley shucks fresh oysters to order and bangs out classic whitebait fritter sandwiches....

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Night at the Opera

F.A.W.C! A Night at the Opera

Great wines, great food, enjoyed with great company and the serenading of opera all combine for an elegant evening at Sileni Estates. Enjoy canapés and a pre-dinner drink while being entertained by opera group Prima Volta, before chef Mike Moloney delivers a five-course tasting menu to match...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Sileni Estates Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gifts from the Sea

F.A.W.C! Gifts from the Sea

A menu designed to honour fresh kaimoana, from the winery that rose from the sea itself. Complimentary bubbles on arrival starts this event as it means to continue. Delight in a three-course menu of family-style meals from Crab Farm Head Chef Tewi Barbarich as well as a paired Crab Farm wines for...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An evening with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! An evening with Cameron Douglas

Ever wondered what it would be like to dine with New Zealand’s first ever Master Sommelier? Well wonder no more because here is your chance to take part in an intimate evening with Cameron Douglas at the award-winning Bistronomy. Over eight tantalising courses, Cameron will talk you through...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening of Clairvoyance

An Evening of Clairvoyance

Join us for an evening of clairvoyance with local mediums and experience the friendliness of the community. Refreshments afterwards will give you a chance to meet Church Members and chat with friends. The Napier Spiritualist Church, Healing & Awareness Centre also runs workshops from time to...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sabre @ Dawn

F.A.W.C! Sabre @ Dawn

Start the day at dawn . . . or mid-morning; either way is fine just so long as you do it in style with breakfast and bubbles at Moana Park. Dine amongst the vines and indulge in Moana Park bubbles, Champagne cocktails, blinis, croissants, frittata and seasonal fruits at this splendid breakfast...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is celebrating 20-years by giving foodies exclusive insight into the goings on for five of their most popular artisan producers. During a half-hour, pre-booked session, you can celebrate with our artisan specialists; meet the people behind the product, hear...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flour and Stone

F.A.W.C! Flour and Stone

Under and overrated by many, flour is the beginning of so many of our favourite dishes. Learn from a master in this Flour and Stone workshop. Chat with Wallingford Head Chef Chris Stockdale as he works with flour in all its guises. Using flour as the core ingredient, Chris will make sweet and...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Pipi's Pizza Picture This

F.A.W.C! Pipi's Pizza Picture This

An event for young and young at heart alike, this is your chance to learn to draw like a published artist, all while devouring the delicious delights of Pipi’s Pizza. The Fully Illustrated Pizza Party will celebrate the release of Alexandra Tylee’s new cookbook, Egg and Spoon, illustrated by...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Poukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Still Life Hawke's Bay

F.A.W.C! Still Life Hawke's Bay

Paintings like Van Dyck’s “Still Life with Cheese” to Cézanne’s “basket of Apples” have inspired generations of artists to create their own Still Life”. And the rich diversity of fruit, vegetables, flowers and wines in Hawke’s Bay have inspired local artist Josh Lancaster, and...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fork 4 the Whole Family

F.A.W.C! Fork 4 the Whole Family

Can’t find a babysitter? Never fear, Moana Park has you covered with Forks for the Whole Family. Serving delicious family style food that everyone will enjoy and loads of entertainment for the kids, this event is designed to give parents a break. With no dishes to worry about, it’s time for...

Date: Sunday 8 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers - Greta Carney

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers - Greta Carney

The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is celebrating 20-years by giving foodies exclusive insight into the goings on for five of their most popular artisan producers. During a half-hour, pre-booked session, you can celebrate with our artisan specialists; meet the people behind the product, hear...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  Shaken & Stirred Long Lunch

F.A.W.C! Shaken & Stirred Long Lunch

Are you ready to be shaken and stirred? Famed Southern liquor artisans Cardrona Distillery, including their Master Distiller Sarah Elsom, are heading to Hawke’s Bay with their haul of gins, whiskeys, vodkas and liqueurs with them to create cocktails of all descriptions. You’ll be in high...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawthorne House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

Taste international flavours, grilled, smoked, spit-roasted and BBQ'd by renowned Grill Jockey, Raymond van Rijk, at Hawke's Bay Racing this summer. Accompanying this smokeland experience will be a wide range of Villa Maria wines, Three Wise Birds Cider and a selection of New Zealand's most loved...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

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

Date: Sunday 11 October to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

We have raided Warren Gibson's cellar and you get to reap the rewards! Renowned Hawke's Bay wine producers Lorraine Leheny and Warren Gibson of Bilancia (be-larn-cha) are sharing exclusive vintages of their Syrah, La Collina to taste alongside the inspiration behind the wine – the...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Secret Cellar Doors with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! Secret Cellar Doors with Cameron Douglas

Discover the secrets hidden within some of Hawke’s Bay’s leading wineries with this behind the scenes tour with Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas. In this exclusive and intimate tour, Cameron will guide guests through tastings at five different wineries, four of which do not have a cellar door...

Date: Monday 9 November
Where:
Opera Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

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

Date: Monday 9 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Through the Grapevine

F.A.W.C! Through the Grapevine

Ever wondered how your favourite Chardonnay is made? Join us for this behind the scenes tour of Askerne winery and learn about the wine making process. You will taste from old and new barrels, find out about different Chardonnay clones, wild yeast versus cultured yeast and how we make our blending...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Askerne Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour

Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour

Update 28/07 - This tour has now SOLD OUT. Please contact our customer services team on 06) 835 7781 if you would like to go on a waitlist. Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour in Ahuriri. Enjoy depictions of the four seasons through paintings by a range of artists from the Fine Arts...

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

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F.A.W.C! Behind the Bean

F.A.W.C! Behind the Bean

Go behind the scenes at Hawthorne Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar and see how your favourite coffee goes from bean to cup. Discover the art of a well-rounded, well-balanced cup of coffee and learn how each bean has its own distinct taste that varies depending on origin, variety, processing and...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

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

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes - Come Travel With Me!

F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes - Come Travel With Me!

Remember when we used to travel to wildly fabulous overseas destinations? Well you still can with this event described by culinary and travel queen Nici Wickes as “The ultimate eating escape. You can enjoy the flavours of far-flung places without the jetlag!” promises Nici. Join her as she...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Kiwiesque, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sustainable Seafood with Tora Collective

F.A.W.C! Sustainable Seafood with Tora Collective

This is dinner with a difference as you discover the practices that allow you to relish exquisite, sustainably-sourced seafood and produce. Delivering this special night is Tora Collective and Central Fire Station. Tora Collective supply Crayfish & Paua out of Tora Bay, Martinborough. They have a...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Communicating with Clarity - Business Central

Communicating with Clarity - Business Central

Effective communication is the primary tool in your leading and managing toolbox. Does your message get lost in the translation or do people regularly misunderstand you? Communicating clearly can save you time and improve your relationships. This programme will provide you with the knowledge...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour (Tour#2)

Four Seasons Fine Art - Collection Tour (Tour#2)

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

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

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

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

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Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Cocktail Degustation

F.A.W.C! Foraged Cocktail Degustation

Join Bistronomy's award winning bar manager Andrea Marseglia, most recently behind the success of Auckland's best bar Madame George (Metro Magazine 2020) as he creates a stunning five-piece cocktail menu based on botanicals that he has foraged locally. Each unique cocktail will be matched with a...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW presents Driving Exceptional Taste

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW presents Driving Exceptional Taste

In the pursuit of the absolute extraordinary, Hawke's Bay BMW presents a collaboration like no other, bringing together two exceptional chefs at ever-splendid The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. Michelin-star-winning Josh Emett is teaming up with Cape Kidnappers Head Chef James Honore to deliver a...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Horizontal & Vertical Cheese Tasting

F.A.W.C! A Horizontal & Vertical Cheese Tasting

To really understand how time influences the texture, strength and complexity of a cheese you need to do a vertical tasting –tasting the same cheese at 3 different ages. But to know who makes the best cheese or how the terroir changes a cheese you need to do a horizontal tasting. No, you...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Get settled in for a wine evening at its finest: world-class wine in hand (plus popcorn!), and a wine-focused film screening in this intimate studio setting. One of Smith & Sheth’s thoroughly experienced Sommeliers will host the evening, pour selected wines from the family of fine wine estates...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Death by Desserts

F.A.W.C! Death by Desserts

Sweet-tooth’s assemble. Your Everest is here – a dessert degustation menu designed by Sam Clark from Central Fire Station and Flora Menehem of Floras Cake Studio. A heavy dose of chocolate, coffee, maybe black truffle icecream & antics with liquid nitrogen, this menu is not for the...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
Sparrows, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days - Live Tour

7 Days - Live Tour

The 7 Days Live tour is now officially a November tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Dodging lockdowns, Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood and Paul Ego jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to...

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

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

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Professional Selling Skills - Business Central

Professional Selling Skills - Business Central

This one-day sales training program will help sales staff uncover their customer’s needs. It will also explore ways to overcome objections, while keeping a professional sales/customer relationship. This course will guide participants towards uncovering the right skill set and mindset, a...

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

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F.A.W.C! Holy Trinity

F.A.W.C! Holy Trinity

Since man first discovered the magic of fermentation, food lovers have recognise that the combination of wine, cheese and bread is the perfect trinity> The French even have a mantra du, pain, du vin, du boursin [a very creamy cheese with garlic] they learn to chant from the cradle. All three are...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Backyard Bloody Mary's

F.A.W.C! Backyard Bloody Mary's

Drink in the sun as well as a delicious Bloody Mary to the sounds of summer beats and quality banter with F.G. Smith Eatery. An afternoon-made in Instagram-heaven, you better bring your selfie game to this event. Perfectly styled Bloody Marys are served with drippings of over the top garnish,...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lunchtime Tour

Lunchtime Tour

Thursday 20 August, 12.15pm (allow 30 mins). Join our curator Clayton Gibson, for a tour of the current exhibitions in the gallery during your lunchtime. To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery information desk. Free, no booking required.

Date: Thursday 12 November to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Are you a watercolour artist? Join other enthusiasts with the Hastings Artists Group! Hastings Artists Group Watercolour sessions are held every fortnight on Thursday afternoons at Hastings Library. For more information about coming along contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443.

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! From Hive to Table High Tea

F.A.W.C! From Hive to Table High Tea

Gold makes the world go around, and here in Hawke’s Bay we have a different type of gold . . . liquid gold and it tastes delicious! Get buzzed by all things honey with an Arataki Honey High Tea at Mangapapa Hotel that pays homage to New Zealand's sticky gold. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival,...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Progressive Cocktail Evening

F.A.W.C! Progressive Cocktail Evening

A self-guided free progressive cocktail evening, this event is designed to be taken at your own pace. So whether you’re supporting long time favourites or keen to discover the new kid on the block, this collab between Napier’s hottest eateries and bars is a do-not-miss event. New to the map...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Prime Cuts

F.A.W.C! Prime Cuts

An evening to savour with Matangi Station and Central Fire Station Bistro. With a menu designed by Central Fire Station head chef Sam Clark and featuring Matangi Station beef as the star of the night, guests must be prepared to indulge. The evening gets underway with Maitangi Station’s Jamie...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giant's Dumpling House

F.A.W.C! Giant's Dumpling House

Craggy Range introduces another exciting pop-up concept in their cellar door, Giant’s Dumpling House. Mouth-watering creations from Head Chef Casey McDonald, featuring banquet-style dining with dumplings, steamed buns and noodles, alongside raw local fish with wakame and yuzu dressing,...

Date: Thursday 12 November to Friday 13 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Around the World in Chardonnay

F.A.W.C! Around the World in Chardonnay

Join Tony Bish, New Zealand's golden boy of Chardonnay, and Yvonne Lorkin, Hawkes Bay's leading wine writer, as they explore and taste trendy, cutting edge and innovative chardonnays from around the world. Let your palette travel from Burgundy to Champagne, across to Chile and back again to New...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

Who doesn’t love a car boot party, especially when those boots are jam packed with Hawke’s Bay wine! More than 35 Hawke’s Bay wineries will roll into the Waikoko Gardens, ready to park up and pour you an amazing selection of this region’s finest wines. Catch up with your favourite...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Gather a crew of friends and family and join us at Round Pond Garden for a fun spring evening like no other. Experience the stunning Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition, set amidst an expansive Mediterranean-style garden, while enjoying live music from Hawke's Bay legends Mid Life Crisis. There...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  A Vintage Odyssey

F.A.W.C! A Vintage Odyssey

Church Road invites you to relive one of Hawkes Bay's most legendary vintages. Taste a selection of wines from Church Road’s 2013 "Vintage of a Lifetime" including Church Road TOM. Hosted by Chief Winemaker Chris Scott and catered by local platter extraordinaire Mitzi & Twinn, this is a wine...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nathan Haines x Frank Booker

F.A.W.C! Nathan Haines x Frank Booker

The collaboration of Nathan Haines x Frank Booker x Black Barn is summer evening entertainment at its finest. Enjoy a glass of Black Barn Vineyard wine on arrival before venturing into the courtyard for freshly shucked oysters, canapés and live music from internationally renowned jazz saxophonist...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

EIT’s talented students are at it again, this time preparing a six-course dessert degustation menu for your lucky F.A.W.C!ers. Devour six beautifully crafted desserts, designed and prepared by NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) Patisserie students. Each dish will be thoughtfully matched with...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gochu Got You Good

F.A.W.C! Gochu Got You Good

Bistronomy brings Jason Kim, Executive Chef of Auckland’s hottest new eatery Gochu, to Napier for an evening of inspired Korean cuisine. Jason Kim, formerly of Sidart fame, was named the-one-to-watch back in 2017 and within three years firmly established himself as one of Auckland’s most...

Date: Friday 13 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! It might sound cheesy

F.A.W.C! It might sound cheesy

Excellent wine is the perfect partner to outstanding cheeses – so when Oak Estate and Nieuwenhuis Cheese team up to deliver a four-course tasting menu, you know something special is in the works. Enjoy canapés and a glass of Methode Traditionalle on arrival, before sitting down for your...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

What if Alice went to Wonderland and found herself in Napier? Join the Emporium for all the grandeur and excitement you would expect from a tea party laid on by The Mad Hatter, with an adult twist! You’ll enjoy food prepared to challenge and excite your senses, our mixologists will be pushing...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blindspott

Blindspott

Blindspott proudly announce the rescheduled BLINDSPOTT The Tour Just a week into the much anticipated 2020 Blindspott tour it was stopped short as NZ went into lockdown. Now they’re back with vengeance and frothing to get out there for their loyal fans, who've been nothing short of...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

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

Date: Friday 13 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat it all, walk it off with Mojo Journeys

F.A.W.C! Eat it all, walk it off with Mojo Journeys

The 2020 Mojo Journeys FAWC! Walk takes place at another of Hawke's Bay iconic coastal settlements - Waipatiki Beach. Our 'Mojo' walk will take us up the valley and through the breath-taking Nikau bush reserve, returning to the coast via the Farm Park track. Throughout this journey, your guide...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Mojo Journeys, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swap Meet & Car Display

Swap Meet & Car Display

A 2 day car event not to be missed. Whether you're a car enthusiast that wants parts for that project, a car owner that wants to show off their wonderful beast or a member of the public that would just love to see these vehicles then this is for you. A part from the swap meet our venue is a...

Date: Saturday 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
The Duke, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Bon Appetit

F.A.W.C! Bon Appetit

It's no secret that the French create seriously delicious pastry and cheese; and this year, since you can’t cross international borders to taste it, why not make it for yourself at Farmhouse Kitchen. Sarah Jhearn from Mademoiselle Patisserie will lead a brioche-making workshop, showcasing the...

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

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F.A.W.C! Take the Cake Decorating Masterclass

F.A.W.C! Take the Cake Decorating Masterclass

Learn how to decorate a cake with Florencia Menehem of Floras Cake Studio. Culinary artist and cake maker Florencia, who is renowned for her stunning bespoke cakes, is delighted to share her tips and tricks with you. This hands-on tutorial will cover how to layer and finish a cake like...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Floras Cake Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Rod & Stu's Excellent American Adventure

F.A.W.C! Rod & Stu's Excellent American Adventure

Let Rod McDonald & Stu Devine take you on an Excellent American Adventure as they recount tails of their wine travels around the USA. Stu, from Devine Wine, is Te Awanga’s guy on the ground in America and has known Rod for aeons, which makes for some interesting banter. Join them for a long...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste of Caribbean with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

F.A.W.C! Taste of Caribbean with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Delicious food, superb beverages and the smooth tunes of boogie-dub specialists Tropical Downbeat Orchestra are what’s on offer at Abbey Winery & Brewery’s Taste of the Caribbean. Wrap your tastebuds around the special event menu from Buffalo Bill, the newest food truck in town – jerk...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sip, Sliders & Sounds with Dick Johnson

F.A.W.C! Sip, Sliders & Sounds with Dick Johnson

Slide on into summer at Hawke's Bay premiere venue for burgers and views, Peak House on Te Mata Peak. Spend a languid afternoon on the lawn tasting Decibel Wines, poured by winemaker Daniel Brennan and devouring a selection of burger sliders, before dancing away the evening to the live music from...

Date: Saturday 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

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

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
TBC, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An Italian Agriturismo

F.A.W.C! An Italian Agriturismo

Be transported to a Tuscan farmhouse and dine as Italians do, savouring simple cuisine that heroes the natural flavours of fresh, high-quality Hawke’s Bay ingredients. Share long communal tables and enjoy family-style fare that is typically found in the Italian country side and farm stays....

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Notti, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Champagne, Chardonnay, Cabaret

F.A.W.C! Champagne, Chardonnay, Cabaret

Music, laughs and a bit of trouble will be brought to you by local jazz sensation, Lady and the Tramps. Music will start at 8pm and with the Encore Dancers close by, the swish of their sequin skirts will signal the start of an excellent evening. Be greeted at the door with a glass of Champagne,...

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

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F.A.W.C! Eat, Drink and Share

F.A.W.C! Eat, Drink and Share

Join us in our relaxed neighbourhood environment for a set five-course chefs tasting menu with each course matched to a deliciously local Hopesgrove Wine. Internationally recognised Pieter Koopman, winemaker from Hopesgrove wines will be hosting alongside his wife to introduce the wines for each...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening with Amanda Palmer

An Evening with Amanda Palmer

Caught in Hawke's Bay for the outbreak of Covid, and currently residing in Hastings until the smoke clears in her hometown of New York, Amanda Palmer, the front-woman of the internationally acclaimed punk cabaret duo The Dresden Dolls presents a very special show at The Opera House. Provocative,...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gluttons Feastival

F.A.W.C! Gluttons Feastival

“There is no love more sincere than the love of food” . . .George Bernard Shaw knew it and Deliciosa is here to share that love. Join this Havelock North institution for an afternoon of indulgent eating… experience the insanity beef burger, dripping with chilli cheese & crispy onion rings;...

Date: Sunday 15 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meat the Leading Ladies

F.A.W.C! Meat the Leading Ladies

Two women, one kitchen and an array of the most delicious beef and lamb you are likely to eat. This is Beef+Lamb NZ's incredible ambassador series and Mangapapa Hotel is honoured to host one of their popular events for F.A.W.C! Join local Beef+Lamb ambassador, Mangapapa Hotel Head Chef Norka...

Date: Sunday 15 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing and Effective HR Framework - Business Central

Developing and Effective HR Framework - Business Central

Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

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

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation - Business Central

Employment Legislation - Business Central

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

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

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Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders is a new media, light art, fire and audio experience for all ages. The inaugural 2020 event will be held at Black Barn Vineyards from the 18 – 22 November, with installations dotted throughout the grounds. Guests will experience a 1-2 hour interactive walkthrough, accompanied by a...

Date: Wednesday 18 November to Sunday 22 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella

Cinderella

"You shall go to the ball Cinderella" Yes...it's exciting news, theatre friends! Waipawa M&D is thrilled that we will be bringing Sir Roger Hall's Cinderella, written especially for Waipawa M&D, to the stage this November. Filled with local places and references with all your favourite panto,...

Date: Thursday 19 November to Saturday 28 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Cathedral Christmas Fair

Napier Cathedral Christmas Fair

Arts & Crafts, Family Fun, Food and Entertainment. Waiapu Cathedral Earthquake Strengthening Fundraiser The inaugural Cathedral Christmas Fair is to be a combination of art and craft and premium product stalls run by commercial stallholders, sitting alongside traditional fair stalls run by...

Date: Saturday 21 November
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

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

Date: Saturday 21 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EAST 2020

EAST 2020

Main Gallery EAST 2020 is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hawke's Bay. With an open call to artists and selection for inclusion, the exhibition has given the opportunity for new stars to emerge and present their work alongside more established and recognised local artists. EAST has provided...

Date: Saturday 21 November to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Monoprint Mania - A One Day Fun Weekend Workshop

Monoprint Mania - A One Day Fun Weekend Workshop

Monoprinting is the most free, playful and surprising printmaking technique that you can try. It gives immediate results that often surpass your expectations – so why not give it a go! Angela Lalonde will expertly guide you through the process of creating one-off original prints in her one-day...

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

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Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

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

Date: Sunday 22 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

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

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Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

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

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

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

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

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

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Holidays Act - Business Central

Holidays Act - Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 25 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Addressing Leadership Changes - Business Central

Addressing Leadership Changes - Business Central

We have all been in roles where our desired outcomes have been hijacked by the disruptive team member. This course will equip you with the skills, processes, strategies and confidence to handle difficult team members and employees. It will enable you to get back to business with reduced stress and...

Date: Wednesday 25 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 28 October to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Leading & Managing Others - Business Central

Introduction to Leading & Managing Others - Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 26 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Friends, family and holiday cheer, makes Christmas the most wonderful time of the year! Operatunity Daytime Concerts invites you to join them for seasonal songs and the magical music of Christmas. We present Christmas classics such as ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little...

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

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

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

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

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

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The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship Tour of Aotearoa

The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship Tour of Aotearoa

Garage Project, Radio Hauraki, Banished Music & Under The Radar presents The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship Tour of Aotearoa On the band's first nationwide tour in 5 years, they will perform 8 dates across Aotearoa this November. Celebrating the expansive new album Friend Ship ; a...

Date: Friday 27 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grassroots Hawkes Bay 2020

Grassroots Hawkes Bay 2020

After the postponements of our event in April and September the STAROS Affected by Suicide Support Trust is pleased to let you know that we're underway once again and we're excited! Join us for another day of inspired presentations by people telling stories of the struggles they have faced, how...

Date: Saturday 28 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rainbow Dash

Rainbow Dash

Run, walk or dance your way through the rainbow. Obstacles will be in place for a sense of fun and laughter. (Obstacles will be off-set from the limestone track to make a clear pathway on the track for wheelchairs and prams). WEAR WHITE! THE EDGE 98.3 Hawke's Bay crew will be here with their...

Date: Saturday 28 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban BBQ Festival

Urban BBQ Festival

Meat. Fire. Smoke. Glowing coals. Thin blue smoke. Low & slow. Meat lovers do not want to miss the inaugural celebration of all things BBQ, right in the heart of Napier city. Juicy brisket. Succulent pulled pork. Sweet, sticky ribs. Bark, juice, glaze, rub, jiggle, jiggle. Oh did I mention...

Date: Saturday 28 November
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

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

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

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BURST

BURST

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

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Finn Andrews (The Veils) & Band NZ Tour

Finn Andrews (The Veils) & Band NZ Tour

Kia ora folks, Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the following shows are affected and have been rescheduled: St Andrews Church, Hastings. Sept 18th - postponed Hollywood Avondale, Auckland. Sept 26th - postponed New dates: Hollywood Avondale, Auckland. Fri Nov 27th St Andrews Church,...

Date: Sunday 29 November
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 25 September to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism presents art from key moments in Aotearoa, New Zealand's history. Here we see artists speaking out against legacies of capitalism, industrialism, and colonialism, working in the cause of political movements. These artworks reflect periods in which New Zealand citizens fought...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso Holt Gallery Arbuckle’s practice is a process-driven exploration of place, bridging the notions of landscape with the languages of abstraction. He manipulates the fundamentals of scale, format, composition, material, colour and mark-making to produce sculptural...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Saturday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
EAST 2020

EAST 2020

Main Gallery EAST 2020 is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hawke's Bay. With an open call to artists and selection for inclusion, the exhibition has given the opportunity for new stars to emerge and present their work alongside more established and recognised local artists. EAST has provided...

Date: Saturday 21 November to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

Ready2Rock is a free community active movement class for children 0-6yrs funded by the Ministry if Education and facilitated by Rockmybaby. This is a popular session with our educators and families but is open to everyone! Our sessions are facilitated by registered a Early Childhood Teacher, who...

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

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

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

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners 8 weeks of classes Wednesdays 21 October - 9th December: Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form, and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media:...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes - Term 4 2020

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

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

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'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

'CAN SEW' Evening Sewing Classes - Term 4 2020

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lunchtime Tour

Lunchtime Tour

Thursday 20 August, 12.15pm (allow 30 mins). Join our curator Clayton Gibson, for a tour of the current exhibitions in the gallery during your lunchtime. To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery information desk. Free, no booking required.

Date: Thursday 12 November to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Christmas Markets

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

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

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 31 Bands! 3 Days in Sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau,...

Date: Friday 4 December to Sunday 6 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Jandalless Sistas Present A Night of Divas & Delights: CANCELLED

The Jandalless Sistas Present A Night of Divas & Delights: CANCELLED

The Jandalless Sistas present a night of divas & delights - starring: Amanduh La Whore, Kola Gin, Spankie Jackzon & Felicity Frockaccino. Some of New Zealand's TOP drag acts and all international performers, fused with a stunning production show experience - these "ladies" will tease you with a...

Date: Friday 4 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

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

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

Do you know how to carry out a procedurally fair disciplinary process? Your answer could mean the difference between a positive outcome for your business or costly court proceedings. Regardless of how clear cut a disciplinary matter appears to be, the law not only requires justification for...

Date: Monday 7 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 5 October to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

The manner in which a disciplinary meeting is conducted is a key element in determining whether the action taken by the employer was procedurally fair. If a meeting is not conducted fairly or key steps are overlooked or omitted the outcome of the disciplinary process may be invalidated or could...

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

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Wages Law - Business Central

Wages Law - Business Central

One of the most important issues in employment for employees is getting the right pay and there is a legal responsibility for employers to pay on time and correctly. This seminar provides participants with knowledge that will facilitate manual checking when an entitlement is questioned by an...

Date: Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Your Time - Business Central

Managing Your Time - Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

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Running Effective Meetings - Business Central

Running Effective Meetings - Business Central

We’ve all felt the pain of rambling meetings. What can you do to transform your meetings from unwelcome interruptions to useful interactions that allow your team to share information, remove obstacles, and improve outcomes? This programme will teach you how to lead meetings that have a...

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

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Are you a watercolour artist? Join other enthusiasts with the Hastings Artists Group! Hastings Artists Group Watercolour sessions are held every fortnight on Thursday afternoons at Hastings Library. For more information about coming along contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443.

Date: Thursday 1 October to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Labretta Suede & The Motel 6

Labretta Suede & The Motel 6

Your favourite Rock ' n' Rollers have been stranded here in paradise with you all and are ready to hit Napier by storm. Full band, full power Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 are hitting Nz with a fervour to entertain, as all their international touring has been cancelled. So you LUCKY DEVILS get...

Date: Friday 11 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

The Oldershaw & Co Ltd Tag Team relay is just before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it has always been a great success with plenty of laughs during the day. Fancy dress optional but encouraged This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun...

Date: Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Solstice 2020

Summer Solstice 2020

Madcap and Etiquette bring you the most anticipated show this summer. The second annual ‘Summer Solstice’ concert takes place on Saturday 19 December at the iconic Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre. Featuring award-winning kiwi acts, The Black Seeds, Sola Rosa, Mild Orange, Aroha & Tali and...

Date: Saturday 19 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
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 7 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own...

Date: Saturday 19 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 28 October to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


January 2021

Free
On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism Exhibition

On Art & Activism presents art from key moments in Aotearoa, New Zealand's history. Here we see artists speaking out against legacies of capitalism, industrialism, and colonialism, working in the cause of political movements. These artworks reflect periods in which New Zealand citizens fought...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso Holt Gallery Arbuckle’s practice is a process-driven exploration of place, bridging the notions of landscape with the languages of abstraction. He manipulates the fundamentals of scale, format, composition, material, colour and mark-making to produce sculptural...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Saturday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
EAST 2020

EAST 2020

Main Gallery EAST 2020 is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hawke's Bay. With an open call to artists and selection for inclusion, the exhibition has given the opportunity for new stars to emerge and present their work alongside more established and recognised local artists. EAST has provided...

Date: Saturday 21 November to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sundaze


In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

Blending catchy vocal hooks with soaring harmonies and atmospheric acoustic guitar, weaving in tales of love, loss, connection, redemption and empowerment - leaving audiences spellbound and wanting more. Lance has worked as a professional musician/producer since leaving high school. Based in...

Date: Thursday 7 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

Blending catchy vocal hooks with soaring harmonies and atmospheric acoustic guitar, weaving in tales of love, loss, connection, redemption and empowerment - leaving audiences spellbound and wanting more. A little more about In The Shallows... Lance has worked as a professional...

Date: Friday 8 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 6 October to Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

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

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

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Free
Another Day in Taradise

Another Day in Taradise

Come and join in the Sweet 16th celebrations, of our Another Day in Taradise. Free entry to the event and is very family friendly. We are proud to have the same amazing band playing, which will provide us with amazing tunes all day long. There will of course be great Moana Park wines...

Date: Saturday 16 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


February 2021

Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition


Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sessions


Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sundaze


The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two, featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King, take to the road in October with a two hour show to celebrate and recreate the magic of the NZ entertainment phenomenon that was the original Howard Morrison Quartet. The Howard...

Date: Wednesday 10 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2021 Hawkes Bay's latest family-friendly celebration of Music, Food & Art! If you’ve ever been on a summer road trip through Hawkes Bay, chances are you’ve spent some time on the coast at laidback Te Awanga, a beachside settlement with a thriving arts...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service has been looking after the Hawke's Bay region for decades. We are very proud to be able to put on an Open Day for the Central Hawke's Bay community so they can see our service up close! On Sunday the 14th February at the CHB Aero Club, based in...

Date: Sunday 14 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Aero Club, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim

Napier Port Ocean Swim

The 10th Napier Port Ocean Swim is on at Perfume Point Ahuriri Beach on Saturday morning 20th February 2021. Race distances for all ages and abilities. 200m Pack n Save Napier kids dash 500m Higgins Construction individual and teams races 1000m HB Regional Council and Napier City Council...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

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... This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events - suitable for everyone - from the competitive...

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Country Fair and Rural Auction held annually beside the beautiful Lake at Puketapu. It is a great family day out in the country and only seven minutes from Taradale. There is ample parking, plenty of shade and seating beneath trees surrounding the lake. The Fair has a great range of stalls...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Join us for this family-friendly day and try out the winter sports before signing your child up for a season! Multiple Sports available with demonstrations happening throughout the day. Sports on offer: Rugby Netball Football Hockey Canoe Polo Orienteering Taekwon-do Respect Dance...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2021

Free
Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 21 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi Music Allstars

Kiwi Music Allstars

We are delighted to present some of New Zealand's favourite entertainers, singers, and musicians, with full support band performing together exclusively at Black Barn Amphitheatre on Thursday 4 March. Some of the most celebrated and iconic entertainers in one show. Each will perform their own hits...

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

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Free
Spring Sessions

Spring Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sessions


Free
Spring Sundaze

Spring Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ben Throp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Alex Richardson - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Sundaze


Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

Australian based Kiwi rocker Jon Stevens, with his Noiseworks and INXS collection, can't wait to perform all the huge hits at the renowned Black Barn Amphitheatre on Sunday 7 March. The former frontman of these bands will rock out chart-toppers such as Devil Inside, Suicide Blonde, Need you Tonight...

Date: Sunday 7 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of the Year 2021

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2021

Tens of thousands of people can't be wrong. The New Zealand Horse of the Year Show is touted as one of the greatest equestrian celebrations on the planet by people all over the world. It's a true celebration of all things equestrian that encompass all that is good about New Zealand and a shared...

Date: Tuesday 9 March to Monday 15 March
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Land Rover Horse of the Year 2021


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Friday 19 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, kids games etc etc.

Date: Sunday 21 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous 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...

Date: Saturday 27 March to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Dear Ticketholders As you may have heard today, the New Zealand Government has announced restrictions on mass public gatherings which will prevent the Eclipse Concert on the 28th of March from going ahead. We have also heard from a large number of ticket holders over the last couple of days...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


April 2021

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Friday 2 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April to Sunday 4 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED


Yesterday Once More:

Yesterday Once More:

From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

Date: Wednesday 7 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

Date: Monday 26 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2021

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors are postponing their near sold-out 2020 tour and have secured new dates for 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Box Offices around the country are currently overwhelmed with inquiries so please just hold onto your tickets. They remain valid for the new dates and...

Date: Tuesday 4 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ten Tenors


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici

Celebrated New Zealand tenor, Geoff Sewell, founder of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, will tour through New Zealand in May 2021 in time for Mother’s Day with BRAVO AMICI, his opera group of leading international West End and Broadway stars, to perform an uplifting, moving...

Date: Sunday 30 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bravo Amici


June 2021

Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

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

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


October 2021

Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

Friends – The Musical Parody have today announced that they are postponing their near sold out 2020 tour & have secured new dates for 2021 and added extra shows. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. The tour will now take place in September and October 2021 and they look forward to...

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

Read more » - Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED


November 2021

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Please note due to the Covid-19 situation, the 2020 performance date has been postponed to 2021. Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one...

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

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Concussion Conference 2021

Concussion Conference 2021

Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Dr Barry Willer, Dr Stephen Kara and many more to be named this conference is sure to be educational,...

Date: Friday 26 November to Saturday 27 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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