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    December 2022

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple – We Were There is a powerful photography exhibition by Denise Baynham which tells the story of Operation Grapple through the portraits of 19 NZ nuclear test veterans and their stories. Operation Grapple was a nuclear testing program in the Pacific in 1957-58, which RNZ Navy...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 26 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Operation Grapple; We Were There


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 23 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    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 2 December to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection 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 2 December to Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

    1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

    Date: Friday 2 December to Tuesday 31 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


    Free
    Further Afield - Exhibition by John Lancashire

    Further Afield - Exhibition by John Lancashire

    Visit Boyd-Dunlop Gallery and view 'Further Afield,' exhibition showcasing the enchanting oils of blooming floral scenes by Hawke's Bay artist John Lancashire - otherwise recognised as The Monday Painter. Opening Friday 11th November, 5-7pm. Refreshments will be provided. John Lancashire, also...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Thursday 8 December
    Where:
    Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Further Afield - Exhibition by John Lancashire


    Free
    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    "Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer Everyone, from all walks of life and across cultures, experiences loss and grief during their lives, whether it’s private and personal loss, within their community, or at a global level. Right now, we are...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler


    Free
    Nga Hoa Pākehā Art Exhibition

    Nga Hoa Pākehā Art Exhibition

    Nga Hoa Pākehā Art Exhibition We are living in a topsy turvy world. In Aotearoa New Zealand, we have locus, a place to stand, in the reo of the land, ‘tūrangawaewae’. The challenge as the poet Alan Curnow put it is not only to stand, but to stand upright. “Not I, some child born in...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Thursday 8 December
    Where:
    Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nga Hoa Pākehā Art Exhibition


    Free
    Icebound: Jonathan Kay

    Icebound: Jonathan Kay

    Icebound is a photographic exhibition by Jonathan Kay. It contemplates the fragility of our landscapes through surveying of two Te Waipounamu glaciers - Haupapa/Tasman and Te Moeka o Tūawe/Fox. Kay explored these glaciers as a way of making sense of the environments impacted by climate change in...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 29 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Icebound: Jonathan Kay


    Free
    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    “An urn to hold a foot, a left leg, a shameful limp, abdominal fat, double chins, in-laws, daughters who are woke, or mothers who are not woke enough. There is an urn for everyone and everything.” - Virginia Leonard Virginia Leonard works with clay, resin, and oozing glazes to create ceramic...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 5 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard


    Free
    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    Hastings District Libraries Discover a StoryWalk® this summer! Combine the benefits of walking with the educational benefits of reading, in a fun and engaging way. Explore the StoryWalks® on your own, or read along together with whānau. Visit the Hastings District Libraries website for...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 8 February
    Where:
    Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Seasons Art Class

    Seasons Art Class

    You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Monday 27 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022

    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022

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

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

    Read more » - Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2022


    Free
    Santa's Grotto 2022

    Santa's Grotto 2022

    Bring your tamariki to visit Santa in the Tama Tūranga Huata room this December! Open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December, there’s plenty of opportunities to come meet Santa before he takes off to deliver treats to all the tamariki around Aotearoa. Post your letters to Santa,...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Santa's Grotto 2022


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: The Bad Guys

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: The Bad Guys

    The Bad Guys PG Genre: Family/Action Comedy (animated) Movie Length: 1:40 “The Bad Guys is an awful lot of fun.” MovieFreak.com “The Bad Guys is a slick, hilarious heist movie with buckets of laughs and a lot of heart. It’s Ocean’s Eleven meets Little Red Riding Hood with Sam...

    Date: Friday 2 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: The Bad Guys


    Free
    The Dark Cracks of Kemang - Book Launch by Jeremy Roberts

    The Dark Cracks of Kemang - Book Launch by Jeremy Roberts

    Creative Arts Napier are proud to be hosting the launch & book signing of local poet and writer Jeremy Roberts’ newly published book! In 2013, poet Jeremy Roberts did something few of us have the guts to do: he looked at his Auckland life, decided he’d supported his musician daughter on...

    Date: Friday 2 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Dark Cracks of Kemang - Book Launch by Jeremy Roberts


    My Original Art Painting

    My Original Art Painting

    I paint in an empathetic, realistic style, in a personal creative language documenting my descendants against a backdrop of dreamy natural landscapes. The paintings are characterised by spectacular colours that create excitement and convey love and optimism, as put in my artist statement: "So far...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 16 December
    Where:
    seashore of endless worlds, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - My Original Art Painting


    Bah, Humbug and The Spirit of Christmas Party

    Bah, Humbug and The Spirit of Christmas Party

    Come share the magic of this wonderful musical adaptation of everyone’s favorite Christmas classic! Bill Francoeur’s original music beautifully accompanies this uplifting retelling. ’Bah, Humbug!’ Ebenezer sings, dooming himself to visits from three Christmas spirits. Will he learn...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bah, Humbug and The Spirit of Christmas Party


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 7 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Sue Brown & the Wil Sargisson Trio

    Sue Brown & the Wil Sargisson Trio

    Fun night of music With her soulful voice, Sue Brown is an all-around vocalist. She performs Pop, Soul, Funk, Blues and Jazz. Her style was influenced by many of the great jazz such as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan etc. Joining her are the Wil Sargisson Trio - Wil Sargisson -...

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

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Elvis Genre: Musical Drama M (Drug references) Movie Length: 2:39 Starring: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Richard Roxburgh, Director: Baz...

    Date: Friday 2 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis


    R18
    Vorsen

    Vorsen

    Vorsen are John Halvorsen (Gordons/Skeptics/Bailterspace), Hayden Ellis (Deaf), Steve Cochrane (Skank Attack/ Wazzo Ghoti/Uncools). Vorsen perform Johns impressive array of original material Support from the fabulous Lizard Prom Tickets from undertheradar.co.nz

    Date: Friday 2 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Napier Urban Farmers' Market

    Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 7 January
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 10 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Tintype Photobooth

    Tintype Photobooth

    Photographer Adrian Cook brings his mobile darkroom (a 1950's Bond-wood caravan) to the Central Hawkes Bay Museum in Waipawa to craft timeless portraits using the wet plate collodion process. Using equipment and techniques developed in the 1850s, photographic plates are individually coated and...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Wet Plate Portrait Sessions: Central Hawkes Bay Museum

    Wet Plate Portrait Sessions: Central Hawkes Bay Museum

    Photographer Adrian Cook brings his mobile darkroom (a 1950's Bond-wood caravan) to the Central Hawkes Bay Museum in Waipawa to craft timeless portraits using the wet plate collodion process. Using equipment and techniques developed in the 1850s, photographic plates are individually coated and...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Wet Plate Portrait Sessions: Central Hawkes Bay Museum


    Wonder Christmas Markets 2022

    Wonder Christmas Markets 2022

    Wonder Christmas Markets 2022 Proudly supported by Harcourts Hawke's Bay. Saturday 4th December 11am - 6pm. Waikoko Gardens. Hawke's Bay Showgrounds. Kenilworth Road. Hastings. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wonder Christmas Markets 2022


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Dance Express - Flashback to 80's and 90's

    Dance Express - Flashback to 80's and 90's

    Flashback to the 80's and 90's is presented by the amazing local dance studio - Dance Express Studio. A highly entertaining, high energy dance show, including Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre and Ballet. Suitable for the whole family to enjoy.

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Miss Tutu's Forever Famous

    Miss Tutu's Forever Famous

    Miss Tutu's School of Dance presents; Forever Famous Celebration Recital Saturday 3rd December Two shows 2pm & 7pm Showcasing icons and legends past and present who will be, Forever Famous. Bar open before shows with cash & Eftpos Bar snacks available Floor (Tables A,B,C,D front...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Community Choir and Orchestra

    Community Choir and Orchestra

    Local community choir and orchestra joining together in Community to give a fun-filled joyous concert for all ages. Choir and Orchestra will present items separately and together, led by Tevivi Daniel and Charlotte van Asch. Titles include Hallelujah, Soon May The Wellerman, Over The Rainbow,...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Property Brokers Christmas at the Park is a free to enter family-friendly Christmas concert event held annually in Hawke's Bay. Besides a variety of entertainment all day the venue also offers free face painting, free confidence and obstacle courses for children & teenagers and other activities....

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Property Brokers Christmas at the Park is a free, outdoor Christmas concert held every December in the Hawke’s Bay. Each year local and nationally recognised artists entertain the festive crowd with an enjoyable family and community celebration of Christmas. Organised by the Kaisen Charitable...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: A Boy Called Christmas

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: A Boy Called Christmas

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! A Boy Called Christmas PG Genre: Family, Drama Move Length:1:46 “Warm, entertaining and unpretentious. Only a Scrooge could resist” The Times...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: A Boy Called Christmas


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Top Gun: Maverick M (violence, language) Genre: Action Movie Length: 2:11 Starring: Tom Cruise, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, Miles Teller Director: Joseph...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick


    R18
    Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

    Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

    Presenting some of the best songs from the Rolling Stones over the past fifty years like they should be, energetic, live and loud! For lovers of Rolling Stones music and for lovers of old school live rock n' roll shows this is not just another gig, Brown Sugar really entertain! This five...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Sound Selectors presents Jake Rattler & Friends

    Sound Selectors presents Jake Rattler & Friends

    Before the festival season is in full force the fine and talented Jake Rattler is taking time out of his extremely full schedule to come all the way to the Bay. He cant wait to come hang out and share his wonderful eclectic sound with you all. We have joining him the fabulous Nixen (she smashed...

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

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    Napier Sunday Market

    Napier Sunday Market

    Every Sunday from 7 o'clock in the morning until 1 o'clock in the afternoon you can enjoy the variety and atmosphere of Napier City coming alive. Come and enjoy a stroll along the waterfront and meet many of the the characters of the city. Grab a fresh coffee and some Dreamy Dumplings [my personal...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 22 January
    Where:
    Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

    Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market. Held weekly at the Girl Guide Hall, 9 am - 1 pm, corner of York Ave and Auckland Road Greenmeadows. By the water filling station. Proudly Supporting local Artists. Cut out the middleman and buy straight from the artists. Handmade, preloved, upcycled, new. You can even buy in...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    RD9 Christmas Craft Market

    RD9 Christmas Craft Market

    Escape to the country to celebrate + catch up with friends over lunch while supporting local makers. 20+ stalls - great opportunity to get ahead on Christmas gift buying! Live Music Face Painting and plenty of games/activities for kids to do Photo Stand for family or kid photos Burgers + Bar...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Waiwhare Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Under the Sea

    Under the Sea

    Students from the K Studio of Dance come together to present their annual recital, "Under the Sea". Loosely based upon the story by Hans Christian Anderson, Aria, the youngest daughter of the Mer King, is dissatisfied with life under the sea. She longs to be with the humans above the surface but...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Under the Sea


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    World-famous-in-Te Awanga! Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 12 are free, bring a picnic rug, sprawl out, sit back and relax. Pizzas, platters and all-day grazing available from...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 19 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Harcourts Christmas Parade 2022

    Harcourts Christmas Parade 2022

    Santa's coming to town for the Harcourts Christmas Parade and we can't wait! The 2022 parade will be jam-packed with Christmas themed displays and floats - and of course Mr Claus himself! Start time is 1pm, followed by a Christmas Fiesta held in Clive Memorial Square where you can catch up...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Memorial Square Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Harcourts Christmas Parade 2022


    Festive Fanfare Concert

    Festive Fanfare Concert

    Come and join the seasonal festivities at the Napier Tech Band’s Festive Fanfares Concert, Sunday 4 December at All Saints Church, Puketapu Road, Taradale. Tickets are $10 on the door. Eftpos is available. The concert starts at 2pm with a rousing rendition of Fanfare For A New Era, followed...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    All Saints' Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sunday Double Bill Classic

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sunday Double Bill Classic

    Sunday Double Bill Pack a big picnic, have a Sunday lounge around with friends in Napier's beautiful Botanical Gardens and feast your eyes on a fabulous double bill: two movies for the price of one! Our Double Bill is very flexi with easy-going Sundays in mind - come along for one or both. See you...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A Christmas Concert by the Cathedral Strings

    A Christmas Concert by the Cathedral Strings

    As the busy Christmas and holiday season draws closer we could all do with a little bit of R and R – rest and relaxation. The Cathedral Strings orchestra will offer just that with a concert in the Waiapu Cathedral, Napier on Sunday December 4, starting at 2:30pm. The concert will begin...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Christmas Concert by the Cathedral Strings


    Free
    Carols on the Green

    Carols on the Green

    Featuring: Koha sausage sizzle, Santa visiting, gifts for the children, carol singing For your entertainment: Bay Cities’ Symphonic Band, Men in Black, Rhonda Browne – international opera singer. If raining on the day, the event will shift to St Columba’s Church Havelock North. All are...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Love Actually

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Love Actually

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Love Actually M (language) Genre: Romantic Comedy Movie Length 1:09 Starring: Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Emma...

    Date: Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Connect Music | Pre School Music Programme

    Connect Music | Pre School Music Programme

    Connect Music is a preschool music and dance programme for any children under the age of 5. With a mixture of songs, stories, play and morning tea, this is a great opportunity to burn some energy while also socialising and having a great time. $2 a session, or $20 for 12 sessions.

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3

    Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3

    Hastings District Libraries Summer Sparks Challenge is for children aged 5-12. The programme runs annually from early December to late January. What is Summer Sparks? A fun set of challenges and activities providing an innovative and dynamic way of encouraging children’s learning and...

    Date: Monday 5 December to Sunday 29 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3


    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 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Art for Tots

    Art for Tots

    A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Intro To Acrylic Painting - Six Week Art Course

    Intro To Acrylic Painting - Six Week Art Course

    If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start, this course is for you. You’ll learn everything you need to know about acrylic painting to be able to paint on your own including: • how to mix colours, tints and shades • techniques for smooth and textured effects •...

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

    Read more » - Intro To Acrylic Painting - Six Week Art Course


    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals

    Postponed from 21st June 2022 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...

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    World of Musicals

    World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 27 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, 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 6 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


    Free
    Mobile Library

    Mobile Library

    Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 20 December
    Where:
    Maraenui Shopping Area, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mobile Library


    Free
    Bakers Club

    Bakers Club

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

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

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    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
    Where:
    Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Jeff Grant on (06) 876 4678 - or just come along! If you know your triple-word-score from your double-letter-score, even better! You can even bring along your old-school edition of Funworder if you feel like it. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 20 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


    Free
    MEH 22 December D&D Camp(aign)

    MEH 22 December D&D Camp(aign)

    MEH 22 welcome you to the world of D&D! Ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons but couldn't find a Dungeon Master? We have space for five adventurers. Two sessions - Session one: Creating a character and learning about D&D; Session two: A short one-shot adventure. Suitable for ages 13- 18....

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 20 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MEH 22 December D&D Camp(aign)


    Eit Merlot and Nibbles Accompanied By a Talk On Wine Science

    Eit Merlot and Nibbles Accompanied By a Talk On Wine Science

    In the relaxed atmosphere of our festive end of year get-together, we will enjoy EIT wines (Merlot) and a short talk by Dr Chandré Honeth to present her research about the effects of deficit irrigation on modulating the Syrah quality parameters. Places are limited to 60 people. To secure your...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December
    Where:
    A101, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Dance is Me - Rezpect Dance Academy

    Dance is Me - Rezpect Dance Academy

    Rezpect Dance Academy presents their end of year show, 'Dance is Me'. This Street Dance / Hip Hop Dance show will showcase the various aspects of dance, through the lens of a dancer, sharing with the audience the joy, freedom and fun that dance brings them. The show will feature dancers...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dance is Me - Rezpect Dance Academy


    Learn To Draw! Six Week Art Course

    Learn To Draw! Six Week Art Course

    Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? Are you struggling to get better at drawing? In this specialist drawing class we delve into the seemingly magical skills of drawing to learn how to really look at a subject and draw it accurately. You’ll learn everything you need to practice drawing...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Promise and Promiscuity - A New Musical by Jane Austen

    Promise and Promiscuity - A New Musical by Jane Austen

    After ten years of rapturous performances, Penny Ashton is packing her bonnet and returning to Toitoi, this time to endear the newly refurbished Assembly Ballroom with another brilliant funny show full of song, dance and appalling cross-stitching. Follow the fortunes of Miss Elspeth Slowtree as...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Promise and Promiscuity - A New Musical by Jane Austen


    Bee Encounter

    Bee Encounter

    Meet us at the Arataki Honey Visitor Centre where you will be kitted out with overalls, beekeeping veils and gloves then taken to visit an onsite hive. You will join the beekeeper whilst they open a hive and introduce you to our busy honey bees. Discover the Arataki Honey story and get...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bee Encounter


    Free
    Lunch Hour Concert

    Lunch Hour Concert

    A varied programme from talented local performers based around the Steinway Concert Grand Piano. This concert features Mezzo Soprano Rhonda Browne, newly returned from Europe accompanied by Sue Melville who was recently touted as 'the best accompanist in NZ'. Up-and-coming young pianist, Will Them...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

    Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

    This after-school art class is a welcoming group of students. It is a mixed group of ages from primary to intermediate age. Students will be learning in Term 4 how to make artwork using clay as their medium. I am currently taking bookings which can be made by emailing me your young artists'...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Never Forget Tibet

    Never Forget Tibet

    This inspirational feature-length documentary tells the incredible true story of the Dalai Lama’s escape from Chinese-occupied Tibet in 1959, with His Holiness Dalai Lama telling his story in his own words for the first time on film. Never Forget Tibet celebrates Tibetan culture and its...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas Gospel Choir 2022

    Hawke's Bay Christmas Gospel Choir 2022

    Christmas time is high season for singers. Stephan Zebe invites again to sing Gospel Songs and Carols in a special project choir for a month. He is director of Hawke's Bay Soul Choir and will bring soulful and groovy tunes, accompanied by piano. Four rehearsals on Wednesdays in Advent (Nov 30/...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December to Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    Napier Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Christmas Gospel Choir 2022


    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals

    Following a sell out national tour in Australia, the World of Musicals in concert is thrilled to be debuting in New Zealand for the first time this Christmas. This highly-anticipated show features a world class ensemble of multi-talented international performing artists who exquisitely perform...

    Date: Wednesday 7 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The World of Musicals


    Free
    Cuppa Tech

    Cuppa Tech

    Needing some basic device advice? Emails; apps; online banking & shopping; keeping safe from scams; social media; photos; even downloading library books. Drop in for a cuppa and some digitally focused conversation. We may take photos or videos for Council promotional purposes.

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

    Read more » - Cuppa Tech


    Free
    Mobile Library

    Mobile Library

    Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 22 December
    Where:
    Marewa Shops, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mobile Library


    Free
    Pania Toastmasters Meeting - Weekly

    Pania Toastmasters Meeting - Weekly

    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organisation that offers a proven education program that helps improve communication and build leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Pania Toastmasters Club provides improved self-confidence and leadership skills through our...

    Date: Thursday 8 December
    Where:
    Meeting Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Pania Toastmasters Meeting - Weekly


    Free
    Mobile Library

    Mobile Library

    Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

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

    Read more » - Mobile Library


    Free
    Late Night Which Craft

    Late Night Which Craft

    Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 27 April
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Elvis Genre: Musical Drama M (Drug references) Movie Length: 2:39 Starring: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Richard Roxburgh, Director: Baz...

    Date: Thursday 8 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Elvis


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sing 2

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sing 2

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Sing 2 PG Genre: Family Movie Length: 1:50 Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Pharrell Williams,...

    Date: Friday 9 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sing 2


    Fiafia Night - Identity & Culture in Aotearoa

    Fiafia Night - Identity & Culture in Aotearoa

    Come enjoy an evening of a panel of guest speakers talking on the theme: Identity - Maintaining Cultural traditions in Aotearoa. Performances by the Samoan Language & Cultural Group Hawke's Bay and students of Samoan descent from 17 schools across Napier, Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock...

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

    Read more » - Fiafia Night - Identity & Culture in Aotearoa


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour...

    Date: Friday 9 December to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    Four's Company present Joy to the World! A Christmas Concert

    Four's Company present Joy to the World! A Christmas Concert

    Are you feeling Grinch-like? Lacking your usual Christmas Cheer? Need a reason to feel the Season? Then come along to one of Four’s Company’s delightful ‘Joy to the World’ Christmas Concerts and jump-start the Jingle in your Bells!! Enjoy a programme of beautifully arranged traditional...

    Date: Friday 9 December
    Where:
    St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! Top Gun: Maverick M (violence, language) Genre: Action Movie Length: 2:11 Starring: Tom Cruise, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, Miles Teller Director: Joseph...

    Date: Friday 9 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Top Gun - Maverick


    Albi & The Wolves Summer Tour!

    Albi & The Wolves Summer Tour!

    Albi & The Wolves are back this summer with a string of sizzling shows across New Zealand after a smashing month spent all over Australia. The award winning indie folk/Americana trio have honed their stage and songwriting skills in the last two years and have a stack of new songs to share with old...

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

    Read more » - Albi & The Wolves Summer Tour!


    Free
    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Sunday 19 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary


    Madd Gear Christmas Jam

    Madd Gear Christmas Jam

    The NZ MGP Scooter team are having their Christmas party and you are all invited!! Come on down and meet the MGP team -Sean McFarland -Ryan Pedlow -Niko Campbell -Luke Randall -Cohen McConachy -Seth Smith The morning session will be kicking off at 10am, filled with fun activities & prizes....

    Date: Saturday 10 December
    Where:
    Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Madd Gear Christmas Jam


    MTG Christmas Movie Club; Gremlins

    MTG Christmas Movie Club; Gremlins

    Celebrate Christmas with two feel-good movies, great for the whole family! First up is 'Gremlins' A father brings home an unusual pet, a Mogwai, as gift for his son. The rules for looking after this pet are simple: Keep your Mogwai away from water, bright lights and, most importantly, never...

    Date: Saturday 10 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MTG Christmas Movie Club; Gremlins


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Downton Abbey - A New Era

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Downton Abbey - A New Era

    Downton Abbey – A New Era PG Genre: Drama Movie Length 2:02 Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter Director: Simon Curtis From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event Downton Abbey: a New Era. The much-anticipated cinematic...

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

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Downton Abbey - A New Era


    Christmas Harmonies

    Christmas Harmonies

    We can all agree that 2022 has been a difficult year for many of our Hawke's Bay families. However, Christmas time gives us a beautiful moment to reflect and celebrate our many blessings. Our children are perhaps our greatest blessings: their creativity, joy, resilience and enthusiasm for life is a...

    Date: Saturday 10 December
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas Harmonies


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: No Time to Die

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: No Time to Die

    James Bond: No Time to Die M (violence, language, sex) Genre: Action Movie length:2:43 Starring: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Lea Seydoux, Ben Wishaw, Ralph Fiennes Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Synopsis Is there anything better than a Bond movie on the big screen? Heart-stopping stunts,...

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

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: No Time to Die


    Four's Company present Joy to the World! A Christmas Concert

    Four's Company present Joy to the World! A Christmas Concert

    Are you feeling Grinch-like? Lacking your usual Christmas Cheer? Need a reason to feel the Season? Then come along to one of Four’s Company’s delightful ‘Joy to the World’ Christmas Concerts and jump-start the Jingle in your Bells!! Enjoy a programme of beautifully arranged traditional...

    Date: Saturday 10 December
    Where:
    Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Four's Company present Joy to the World! A Christmas Concert


    Free
    A Very Classical Christmas

    A Very Classical Christmas

    Hawke’s Bay Orchestra and friends present two free Christmas concerts at the Napier Municipal Theatre. Gather the family and friends and join us for a wonderful evening of Christmas classics and favourite melodies when the orchestra is joined by the Napier Civic Choir and Project Prima Volta...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Very Classical Christmas


    R18
    Ripship & Swallow the Rat

    Ripship & Swallow the Rat

    Tāmaki Makaurau's Ripship and Swallow the Rat combine forces for an end of year tour to celebrate their upcoming releases. Sci-fi psych-rock duo Ripship (Callum Lincoln and Eva-Rae McLean) are touring in support of their debut LP 'Fearsome Engine', due December 16th on 1:12 Records. Expect...

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

    Read more » - Ripship & Swallow the Rat


    Christmas Market

    Christmas Market

    Fill the Christmas stockings and Gift list with amazing handmade and unique items from local Artisans. Christmas Market, 9 am - 2 pm, Sunday the 11th December. Girl Guide Hall corner of York ave and Auckland Road, Greenmeadows. A chance not to be missed. For more details, or to book a stall...

    Date: Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    MTG Christmas Movie Club; Doctor Zhivago

    MTG Christmas Movie Club; Doctor Zhivago

    Join us for the Christmas Movie Club - snuggle up and enjoy the second movie of the day which is Doctor Zhivago. In the midst of World War I, Doctor Yuri Zhivago finds himself in an affair with Lara Guishar, the wife of a Bolshevik revolutionist. While the war alters their country and puts the...

    Date: Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MTG Christmas Movie Club; Doctor Zhivago


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sunday Double Bill Classic

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sunday Double Bill Classic

    Sunday Double Bill - FREE event sponsored by Picnic Cinema. Pack a big picnic, have a Sunday lounge around with friends on Havelock North's leafy Village Green and feast your eyes on a fabulous double bill: and it's FREE. Our Double Bill is very flexi with easy-going Sundays in mind - come along...

    Date: Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: Sunday Double Bill Classic


    Free
    A Service of Remembrance

    A Service of Remembrance

    A personalised, reflective service to remember whom we love, and those who have died, especially those who died during the last three years of Covid. Please let us know if you wish for a loved one to be mentioned in this special service. For more information, please contact our office.

    Date: Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Service of Remembrance


    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: House of Gucci

    Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: House of Gucci

    Grab your picnic & your pals, and come to watch a movie under the summer skies at one of our three beautiful outdoor Hawke's Bay locations! House of Gucci R13 (violence, language, sex) Genre: Drama Movie Length: 2:37 Starring: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Jared Leto...

    Date: Sunday 11 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Picnic Cinema Outdoor Movies: House of Gucci


    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

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

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

    Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA


    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 13 December
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


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    Business Lunch with Air New Zealand CEO, Greg Foran

    Business Lunch with Air New Zealand CEO, Greg Foran

    Be in quick to secure tickets to the business networking lunch that you won’t want to miss, with guest speaker Greg Foran. Greg started as Chief Executive Officer of Air New Zealand in February 2020. Having navigated the airline through the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greg is...

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

    Read more » - Business Lunch with Air New Zealand CEO, Greg Foran


    Free
    Christmas Floral Designs at the Cathedral

    Christmas Floral Designs at the Cathedral

    A Demonstration by Bev Doohan and Kathryn Willoughby at Waiapu Cathedral We welcome anyone who enjoys flowers to join the Flower Guild for a get together and demonstration. A glass of wine and nibbles at 5pm to give a sparkle to the day! Please RSVP to admin.cathedral@waiapu.com.

    Date: Tuesday 13 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas Floral Designs at the Cathedral


    Free
    Community Lunch

    Community Lunch

    Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

    Date: Wednesday 14 December
    Where:
    Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Community Lunch


    WHITE FERNS v Bangladesh 2nd ODI

    WHITE FERNS v Bangladesh 2nd ODI

    This summer the stars will shine! The WHITE FERNS, having attended the Commonwealth Games and returned from their tour of the West Indies, will host Bangladesh in T20 and ODI series before departing in January for South Africa, where they will contest the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Playing...

    Date: Wednesday 14 December
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - WHITE FERNS v Bangladesh 2nd ODI


    Free
    MEH 22 Crafternoon

    MEH 22 Crafternoon

    MEH 22 Crafters of the World Unite! Crafting is good for the soul, and you can quote us on that! Come hang out, chat, and craft something for yourself (or to give away over the holidays...) Suitable for ages 13- 18. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video...

    Date: Wednesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Paint and Wine Night - Peeping Santa

    Paint and Wine Night - Peeping Santa

    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 the heart of Napier! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes...

    Date: Wednesday 14 December
    Where:
    Globe Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

    Date: Wednesday 14 December to Wednesday 11 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Free
    Mobile Library

    Mobile Library

    Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

    Date: Thursday 15 December
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mobile Library


    R18
    Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.60  (Ft Casual Healing)

    Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.60 (Ft Casual Healing)

    We're absolutely frothing to put this show on for you guys as this is a guest we've envisioned having on since the very beginning... So for episode 60 we're bringing some serious SOUL to the table putting on our 57th guest and legend 'Casual Healing' as he stops by Hawkes Bay to spread his...

    Date: Thursday 15 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.60 (Ft Casual Healing)


    Free
    Central Hawke’s Bay Community Christmas Carnival

    Central Hawke’s Bay Community Christmas Carnival

    It’s that time of year again – we’re getting ready to celebrate Christmas in Central Hawke's Bay, Tamatea! A great day out for the whole family, including performances, kids entertainment and activities, face painting, games, as well as some wonderful boutique craft and gift market stalls...

    Date: Friday 16 December
    Where:
    Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Central Hawke’s Bay Community Christmas Carnival


    Free
    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages by the...

    Date: Friday 16 December to Friday 17 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Peak Comedy December

    Peak Comedy December

    Finish your working week with a naughty laugh and relax into the weekend. Peak Comedy presents a handful of the best local and visiting talent. Come along early for a meal and stay for the show. Adult themes and language. The Venue: High on the hill, overlooking the Hawke's Bay is Peak...

    Date: Friday 16 December
    Where:
    Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Lawrence Arabia Tours 'The Developed World'

    Lawrence Arabia Tours 'The Developed World'

    Banished Music presents Lawrence Arabia Tours the Developed World Friday December 9, Point Chevalier RSA, Auckland Saturday December 10, The Yard, Raglan Thursday December 15, Loons, Lyttelton Friday December 16, Paisley Stage, Napier Saturday December 17, San Fran,...

    Date: Friday 16 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Soul Choir's Christmas Celebration

    Soul Choir's Christmas Celebration

    Join the Hawke's Bay Soul Choir with their Rhythm and Horns for the last concert of the year. Enjoy, sing along and dance! Listen to the music of Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles or Earth Wind & Fire in unique and thrilling choir arrangements. Expect a colourful and extraordinary show at Spaceship...

    Date: Friday 16 December
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

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

    Date: Saturday 17 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Napier CBD Santa Grotto

    Napier CBD Santa Grotto

    It's Christmas - have you got your list ready? Come meet Santa and his team and let him know what you would like for Christmas! Walk through his winter wonderland. Your photo with Santa with your family can be taken by the elf team that you can download from our Facebook page! Gold coin...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Monday 19 December
    Where:
    Ocean Boulevard Mall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waiora: Hemi Macgregor


    Free
    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    At the seasonal Re-New Sustainable Markets you can display and sell your sustainable products or services. We have various sizes of stalls available and would welcome your contribution to saving the environment. You can even share a stall and halve your costs if you don't need one as big as we...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Re-New Sustainable HB Markets


    Twas the Night Before Christmas & Vivaldi's Four Seasons

    Twas the Night Before Christmas & Vivaldi's Four Seasons

    Love to Dance Studio, Janine McCutcheon and pupils present an adaptation of the much loved poem by Clement C. Moore T'was the Night Before Christmas, Sugar Plums, Candy Canes, fairies and dolls will dance to delight with Father Christmas and his reindeer to entertain you in the first half and ...

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

    Read more » - Twas the Night Before Christmas & Vivaldi's Four Seasons


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Free
    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Fraser Mack describes his music as alternative folk-rock, influenced by blues, funk and flamenco. Whether in NZ or Australia, Mack prides himself in...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 22 April
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey


    Christmas Sourdough Baking Workshop

    Christmas Sourdough Baking Workshop

    Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread. Create Christmas Baked goodies made with sourdough. Sunflower Bun Bread Farmhouse Kitchen Christmas Crackers Christmas Stollen Go home with freshly baked goodies, recipe’s, some starter and the skills learned to do it yourself! And you...

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

    Read more » - Christmas Sourdough Baking Workshop


    Free
    Artist Floor Talk: Hemi Macgregor

    Artist Floor Talk: Hemi Macgregor

    Join us to hear artist Hemi Macgregor discuss his solo exhibition, Waiora, a body of work which explores stories of the environment and the way our lives are set within it. Macgregor draws on the specific geometric structures, patterns and processes found in raranga, tukutuku and tāniko, putting...

    Date: Saturday 17 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Artist Floor Talk: Hemi Macgregor


    Carols in Cornwall Park

    Carols in Cornwall Park

    The Christmas shopping should be almost done so Carols in Cornwall Park will be the perfect occasion to put your feet up and get into the festive spirit. Set aside the late afternoon of December 17 to enjoy this annual event when Cornwall Park rings out to the tune of Christmas carols and...

    Date: Saturday 17 December
    Where:
    Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

    Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

    The Hawkes Bay based Stone Temple Pilots tribute act - "Stone Tribute Pilots NZ" playing the paisley Stage, Napier. Come and get an ear full of all your favourite Stone Temple Pilots songs, celebrated by this group of local Hawkes Bay musicians who also happen to be STP fans. Playing songs from...

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

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    R18
    Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin - Acoustic + Rock Band

    Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin - Acoustic + Rock Band

    Led Zeppelin for Christmas… Acoustic & Electric - it might get Loud! Guitarist, Simon Nixon, and singer, Geoff Dunn will be putting total heart and soul into the acoustic duo plus full-band rock renditions of Led Zeppelin classics! Bassist, Ben Jackman, and drummer, Chris Smith will be...

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

    Read more » - Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin - Acoustic + Rock Band


    R18
    SJE Album Release Party

    SJE Album Release Party

    SJE is making his triumphant return to The Common to celebrate the release of his new album ‘The Mystic’. Following the release of his new single Arohamai, SJE is following with an exquisite rap album. Special guest performances by the auspiciously talented Los Phoenix + more.

    Date: Saturday 17 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - SJE Album Release Party


    Kiwi Eagles Experience | Napier

    Kiwi Eagles Experience | Napier

    New Zealand's Premier International touring Eagles Tribute band. Kiwi's have always been known for their individuality, and the Kiwi Eagles Experience is no exception. Featuring four striking musicians delivering four part harmonies and blistering guitar solos to classic Eagles compositions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December
    Where:
    The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kiwi Eagles Experience | Napier


    Fiesta of Lights

    Fiesta of Lights

    There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There's 59 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


    Free
    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Wellington Firebirds

    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Wellington Firebirds

    Free one-day cricket game between the Central Stags and our arch rivals from across the border, the Wellington Firebirds. 50 overs of quality cricket, with Blackcaps and Hawke's Bay's own stars playing for their Domestic team in the national competition. Enjoy the views from the grandstand or...

    Date: Sunday 18 December
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Wellington Firebirds


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 18 December to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    Free
    Nine Lessons & Carols at the Cathedral

    Nine Lessons & Carols at the Cathedral

    Invite your friends, your neighbours, and your family to this wonderful Christmas Festival held in a beautiful setting. Come along to sing your favourite Christmas Carols and to hear the traditional Christmas readings. We look forward to seeing you.

    Date: Sunday 18 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nine Lessons & Carols at the Cathedral


    A Celtic Christmas

    A Celtic Christmas

    “Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland’...

    Date: Sunday 18 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Sad Boi, Funny Guy

    Sad Boi, Funny Guy

    He's back where it all began! After a sold-out Auckland Fringe season, you can see him in his hometown, ready to show all his teachers he is in fact funny. His clever punchlines mixed with a touch of the absurd will leave you in stitches. One night only, don't miss it! Simon is a ‘Sad Boi’....

    Date: Sunday 18 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sad Boi, Funny Guy


    HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous

    HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Can't stop, won't stop building? Come and design, build, and test your ideas with our all-day LEGO® table. Complete set challenges or let your imagination rule the bricks. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

    Date: Monday 19 December to Wednesday 11 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous


    Free
    MEH 22  ECO Crafternoon

    MEH 22 ECO Crafternoon

    MEH 22 Crafters of the World Unite! Repurpose, reuse, recycle! Come hang out, chat, and craft something for yourself (or to give away over the holidays...) Suitable for ages 13- 18. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and...

    Date: Monday 19 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MEH 22 ECO Crafternoon


    Free
    R18
    Wine Books and More

    Wine Books and More

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

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

    Read more » - Wine Books and More


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    Free
    Mobile Library

    Mobile Library

    Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

    Date: Thursday 22 December
    Where:
    Ahuriri Estuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mobile Library


    R18
    A Xmas Gathering Kitty Day / Mondie / The Guv / & Friends

    A Xmas Gathering Kitty Day / Mondie / The Guv / & Friends

    A Xmas Gathering. Kitty Day / Mondie / The Guv / & Friends. Come and enjoy a lovely evening with the amazing Kitty Day and Mondie. Singing and playing some Xmas Songs and lots of great songs NOT really about Xmas at all but really really nice and cherry. Joined by the Guv' who will play...

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

    Read more » - A Xmas Gathering Kitty Day / Mondie / The Guv / & Friends


    Bill Angus and the Mighty Ways

    Bill Angus and the Mighty Ways

    Bill and the band are touring their new album All Night Before the World Began - Review: muzic.net.nz, 2 August - Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ( 5 / 5 ) I started smiling after about 30 seconds of this album, settled back, and allowed myself to be transported on a collection of ten wonderful...

    Date: Friday 23 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bill Angus and the Mighty Ways


    Free
    Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral

    Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral

    Join us at our stunning Cathedral for this adorable service, especially designed for the whole family. Come and take part in the beautiful Nativity Story where little ones can learn about the origins of Christmas. We encourage you to invite your friends and neighbours to join your family, you...

    Date: Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral


    Free
    Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral

    Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral

    Join us at our stunning Cathedral for this adorable service, especially designed for the whole family. Come and take part in the beautiful Nativity Story where little ones can learn about the origins of Christmas. We encourage you to invite your friends and neighbours to join your family, you...

    Date: Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Children's Manger Service at the Cathedral


    Free
    Midnight Mass Service at the Cathedral

    Midnight Mass Service at the Cathedral

    Welcoming the Night Owls to our Traditional Midnight Mass Service in our beautiful Cathedral. The night sky settling over Napier lends a wonderful atmosphere inside the Cathedral. Gather your friends and neighbours for this late service to sing the traditional Carols and to welcome the Christ...

    Date: Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Midnight Mass Service at the Cathedral


    Free
    Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Welcome all to this Special Early Bird Christmas Service! As the bright, morning summer sun seeps through our gorgeous stained glass windows, enjoy a traditional Communion Service with Christmas Carols. Gather your friends, neighbours, and family to celebrate the birth of Christ Child.

    Date: Sunday 25 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral


    Free
    Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Welcome all to this Special Early Bird Christmas Service! As the bright, morning summer sun seeps through our gorgeous stained glass windows, enjoy a traditional Communion Service with Christmas Carols. Gather your friends, neighbours, and family to celebrate the birth of Christ Child.

    Date: Sunday 25 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Early Bird Christmas Service at the Cathedral


    Free
    Traditional Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Traditional Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    On this warm summer day, it'll be lovely and cool inside our beautiful Cathedral. Join us for this stunning Traditional Christmas service. Gather all your friends, neighbours and family to celebrate the birth of Christ Child with a full Choral Eucharist and Carols.

    Date: Sunday 25 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Traditional Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    Traditional Christmas Service at the Cathedral

    On this warm summer day, it'll be lovely and cool inside our beautiful Cathedral. Join us for this stunning Traditional Christmas service. Gather all your friends, neighbours and family to celebrate the birth of Christ Child with a full Choral Eucharist and Carols.

    Date: Sunday 25 December
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Traditional Christmas Service at the Cathedral


    Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2022

    Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2022

    Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the Boxing Day Festival returns for its seventh occasion to Cape Estate in 2022. The festival delivers the best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage setting to bring you a...

    Date: Monday 26 December
    Where:
    Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2022


    A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

    A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

    We are back! The A Summer's Day Live Tour kicks off January 2023 with a few of our favourite acts: UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon! Spark presale at 12pm on Thursday April 21 from www.trademarkgroup.co.nz General public on sale on sale at 12pm on Tuesday April 26 from...

    Date: Thursday 29 December
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon


    Free
    Napier's New Years Eve 2022

    Napier's New Years Eve 2022

    We are on the countdown to 2023, which we are sure you are all looking forward to! The best place to see in the New Year is going to be at the Soundshell, on Napier’s Marine Parade. This year we have headline act AutoMatic80s! AutoMatic 80s is a world class group of musicians featuring the...

    Date: Saturday 31 December
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier's New Years Eve 2022


    New Years Eve Disco

    New Years Eve Disco

    After such a great night last year, we are doing it again. A fun night of happy happy music and absolutely no hassles. Dance on the big stage with amazing lights and Lasers. Get in and be happy as we go into 2023. Happy Happy Music: In the Navy By Village People Dance, Dance,...

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

    Read more » - New Years Eve Disco


    January 2023

    Free
    Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

    Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit


    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple – We Were There is a powerful photography exhibition by Denise Baynham which tells the story of Operation Grapple through the portraits of 19 NZ nuclear test veterans and their stories. Operation Grapple was a nuclear testing program in the Pacific in 1957-58, which RNZ Navy...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 26 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Operation Grapple; We Were There


    Free
    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Sunday 19 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 23 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    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 2 December to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection 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 2 December to Tuesday 31 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


    Free
    Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3

    Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3

    Hastings District Libraries Summer Sparks Challenge is for children aged 5-12. The programme runs annually from early December to late January. What is Summer Sparks? A fun set of challenges and activities providing an innovative and dynamic way of encouraging children’s learning and...

    Date: Monday 5 December to Sunday 29 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sparks Challenge 2022-3


    Free
    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    Hastings District Libraries Discover a StoryWalk® this summer! Combine the benefits of walking with the educational benefits of reading, in a fun and engaging way. Explore the StoryWalks® on your own, or read along together with whānau. Visit the Hastings District Libraries website for...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 8 February
    Where:
    Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

    Date: Sunday 1 January to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Fiesta of Lights

    Fiesta of Lights

    There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There's 59 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2023

    Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2023

    3rd Time around and hoping to be bigger and better for 2023. Wonderful day's of adventure shopping through a wonderful collection a variety of stalls, selling Vintage Wares & Collectables - Jewellery, Accessories, China, Kitchenalla, Military, Quilts, Iron Work, Rockabilly, Art, Art Deco, Toys,...

    Date: Monday 2 January to Wednesday 4 January
    Where:
    Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    Icebound: Jonathan Kay

    Icebound: Jonathan Kay

    Icebound is a photographic exhibition by Jonathan Kay. It contemplates the fragility of our landscapes through surveying of two Te Waipounamu glaciers - Haupapa/Tasman and Te Moeka o Tūawe/Fox. Kay explored these glaciers as a way of making sense of the environments impacted by climate change in...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 29 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    “An urn to hold a foot, a left leg, a shameful limp, abdominal fat, double chins, in-laws, daughters who are woke, or mothers who are not woke enough. There is an urn for everyone and everything.” - Virginia Leonard Virginia Leonard works with clay, resin, and oozing glazes to create ceramic...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 5 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous

    HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Can't stop, won't stop building? Come and design, build, and test your ideas with our all-day LEGO® table. Complete set challenges or let your imagination rule the bricks. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

    Date: Monday 19 December to Wednesday 11 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Builders Anonymous


    R18
    Juicy Festival

    Juicy Festival

    Culture Kings presents Juicy Fest! Scheduled for 9 shows across AUS & NZ summer, January 2023. Boasting a star studded line-up headlined by Nelly, Ne-Yo & Ja Rule followed by Chingy, Xzibit, Pretty Ricky, Mya, Twista, Bow Wow & Lloyd. Juicy Festival, or Juicy Fest as it’s colloquially...

    Date: Thursday 5 January
    Where:
    Tremain Field, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    MEH 22 January D&D Camp(aign)

    MEH 22 January D&D Camp(aign)

    MEH 22 welcome you to the world of D&D! Ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons but couldn't find a Dungeon Master? We have space for five adventurers. Two sessions - Session one: Creating a character and learning about D&D; Session two: A short one-shot adventure. Suitable for ages 13- 18....

    Date: Thursday 5 January to Thursday 19 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HDL Summer Holidays Frankentoys

    HDL Summer Holidays Frankentoys

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Calling all Frankenstein scientists and monster makers: With old toys, imagination and a lot of glue, join us to make a new crop of nightmare toys. Suitable for ages 7+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

    Date: Friday 6 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Frankentoys


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 7 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Napier Urban Farmers' Market

    Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 7 January
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    OASIS by GALLAGHER - Cabana, Napier - Sat 7 Jan 2023

    OASIS by GALLAGHER - Cabana, Napier - Sat 7 Jan 2023

    The UK's Best & Most Authentic - Oasis tribute The best of Oasis - 20+ chart hits. 2 Hour + Show Early Bird & Group Discounts "Gallagher Are The Definitive Oasis Tribute Band ... Anything else is Bollocks ... Absolute bollocks ... touring the anthems that have defined a generation!" (Frankie...

    Date: Saturday 7 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - OASIS by GALLAGHER - Cabana, Napier - Sat 7 Jan 2023


    Napier Sunday Market

    Napier Sunday Market

    Every Sunday from 7 o'clock in the morning until 1 o'clock in the afternoon you can enjoy the variety and atmosphere of Napier City coming alive. Come and enjoy a stroll along the waterfront and meet many of the the characters of the city. Grab a fresh coffee and some Dreamy Dumplings [my personal...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 22 January
    Where:
    Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games

    HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Tītī tōrea! How's your hand-eye coordination? Can you keep up with the rhythm? Make, decorate, sing and play some rākau with us. This event can also be used to complete a Summer Sparks challenge! Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games


    Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!

    Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!

    Follow your passion for singing and performance at Singing School New Zealand, Te Wananga Toi Waiata, a unique summer music school in Hawke's Bay. Over 10 days of singing, learning, sharing and being part of your tribe of singers, you can break through barriers in your vocal performance, stage...

    Date: Wednesday 11 January to Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Mario Kart IRL v2.0

    HDL Summer Holidays Mario Kart IRL v2.0

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Registration for this event is required - please register through the HDL website. Join us for Mario Kart IRL version 2.0 - Create and build your kart and then compete on the race tracks. Try Moo Moo Meadows, Thwomp Ruins and Rainbow Road. Who will come out at...

    Date: Wednesday 11 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Mario Kart IRL v2.0


    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

    Date: Wednesday 14 December to Wednesday 11 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop

    HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Hangaia he whare! Come along and build in miniature with us... your dream house, a tree house, any house! Suitable for ages 5+. Limited places - first in, first served Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

    Date: Thursday 12 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop


    Free
    Late Night Which Craft

    Late Night Which Craft

    Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 27 April
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop

    HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Hangaia he whare! Come along and build in miniature with us... your dream house, a tree house, any house! Suitable for ages 5+. Limited places - first in, first served Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

    Date: Friday 13 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Whare Building Workshop


    HDL Summer Holidays Nerf Game - Capture the Flag

    HDL Summer Holidays Nerf Game - Capture the Flag

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Battle it out in an epic Nerf game of capture the flag. Make sure to bring your own Nerf guns, ammo and game faces! Suitable for ages 8+. Registration required - Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied...

    Date: Friday 13 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    R18
    Nest Fest

    Nest Fest

    Nest Fest Hawkes Bay, Saturday 14th January 2023 Tickets On Sale Friday 28th October, 2022 8:00 Am Nzst Auckland, NZ New Zealand’s very own indie festival NEST FEST is back for its fifth year & counting. Come January 14th, 2023, Hawkes Bay will be continuing the story of a...

    Date: Saturday 14 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nest Fest


    Free
    Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023

    Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023

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

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

    Read more » - Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2023


    Seasons Art Class

    Seasons Art Class

    You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Monday 27 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class


    Free Kids Drop-in Art Days 2023

    Free Kids Drop-in Art Days 2023

    Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2023 Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! Tuesday 17 & 19 January, 10am – 3pm Thursday 24 & 26 January, 10am – 3pm Free, no booking required, first in first served. Limited capacity

    Date: Tuesday 17 January to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Free Kids Drop-in Art Days 2023


    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
    Where:
    Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games

    HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Tītī tōrea! How's your hand-eye coordination? Can you keep up with the rhythm? Make, decorate, sing and play some rākau with us. This event can also be used to complete a Summer Sparks challenge! Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a...

    Date: Tuesday 17 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Tī Rākau Games


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays VR Gaming

    HDL Summer Holidays VR Gaming

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! Experience the awesome fun that is virtual reality gaming! Two VR stations with play times bookable for 20 minute slots. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Suitable for ages 8+. Limited places - Bookings taken on the day. Children must be...

    Date: Wednesday 18 January to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays VR Gaming


    Free
    MEH 22 Library Lock-in: VR, Pizza and Boardgames

    MEH 22 Library Lock-in: VR, Pizza and Boardgames

    MEH 22 Lock-in! The ever-popular annual Lock-in is back! Join us after hours to celebrate (or commiserate) the end of the summer holidays with pizza, board games, and VR! Suitable for ages 13- 18. Registration is required - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website on...

    Date: Wednesday 18 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MEH 22 Library Lock-in: VR, Pizza and Boardgames


    Wildflower Garden Party 2023

    Wildflower Garden Party 2023

    Join us in January 2023 for a relaxed, family-friendly event in the garden. If you ever visited the Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition (2008 - 2020), you'll know the garden, Round Pond, just south of Hastings. This summer we invite you to head along and enjoy the garden, refreshments and family fun...

    Date: Friday 20 January to Sunday 22 January
    Where:
    Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wildflower Garden Party 2023


    Free
    HDL Summer Holidays Angry Birds IRL

    HDL Summer Holidays Angry Birds IRL

    HDL Summer Holidays offering! registration for this event is required - please register through the HDL website. It's time to make those dastardly pigs pay… Play as the birds AND the pigs - build a defence around your stolen eggs, while the other team try to free them. *No animals were harmed...

    Date: Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Summer Holidays Angry Birds IRL


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour...

    Date: Friday 9 December to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    ASA 2023 NZ Scooter Nationals

    ASA 2023 NZ Scooter Nationals

    The Australasian Scooter Association NZ Nationals are back at Bay Skate again. With one of the best competition parks in the Southern Hemisphere with the best backdrop, the only thing that's going to be better than that is the level of riding. Riders from all over NZ will be battling it out to...

    Date: Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - ASA 2023 NZ Scooter Nationals


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    L.A.B - Hastings 2023

    L.A.B - Hastings 2023

    Tickets on sale now, with LayBuy available for all tickets, plus on site camping tickets & packages available Finally, L.A.B make it to the beautiful Tōmoana Showgrounds for one show only, next January 21, alongside an epic line up featuring special guests Ocean Alley. Presented by Jim...

    Date: Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - L.A.B - Hastings 2023


    R18
    The RVMES | Simple Things Tour | Crabfarm Winey, Napier

    The RVMES | Simple Things Tour | Crabfarm Winey, Napier

    Hawke's Bay you beautiful thing we're coming back - oh how we've missed you Come celebrate the release of our new album SIMPLE THINGS!! We are always so excited to come down and play our favourite venue in the beautiful Hawkes Bay, Crabfarm Winery and this time we're making it extra...

    Date: Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Crabfarm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The RVMES | Simple Things Tour | Crabfarm Winey, Napier


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    World-famous-in-Te Awanga! Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 12 are free, bring a picnic rug, sprawl out, sit back and relax. Pizzas, platters and all-day grazing available from...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 19 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

    Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

    BOHM Presents Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny Star of the UK’s most-streamed Netflix comedy special of 2021, Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2023. Jimmy’s show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you...

    Date: Wednesday 25 January to Tuesday 31 January
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny


    Bay Skate Blade Jam 2023

    Bay Skate Blade Jam 2023

    The Bay Skate Blade Jam is back for the 3rd year running. Put together by Weerdvan Skatepark Solutions. This event attracts inline skaters from all around New Zealand to come together and take on Bay Skate's purpose built competition course. If you haven't seen aggressive inline skating...

    Date: Saturday 28 January
    Where:
    Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bay Skate Blade Jam 2023


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    R18
    Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

    Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

    Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

    Date: Saturday 28 January
    Where:
    Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ


    R18
    Fatboy Slim - Napier

    Fatboy Slim - Napier

    Fatboy Slim returns to Napier, taking over the Tremain Field on Saturday, January 28 2023. Dance enthusiasts across the country can rejoice as award-winning and critically acclaimed UK DJ, Producer and MusiciaN Fatboy Slim returns to New Zealand in 2023, embarking on his largest New Zealand...

    Date: Saturday 28 January
    Where:
    Tremain Field, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends

    Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends

    Ben Water and Friends - with Cousin Leonard and Michael Stoddart. Jools Holland described Ben as being one of the best pianists of all time. Ben is proud to count many of the legends of boogie-woogie and rock 'n Roll his colleagues and friends, having played alongside Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck...

    Date: Saturday 28 January
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 18 December to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    February 2023

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple; We Were There

    Operation Grapple – We Were There is a powerful photography exhibition by Denise Baynham which tells the story of Operation Grapple through the portraits of 19 NZ nuclear test veterans and their stories. Operation Grapple was a nuclear testing program in the Pacific in 1957-58, which RNZ Navy...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 26 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Operation Grapple; We Were There


    Free
    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Sunday 19 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 23 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

    “An urn to hold a foot, a left leg, a shameful limp, abdominal fat, double chins, in-laws, daughters who are woke, or mothers who are not woke enough. There is an urn for everyone and everything.” - Virginia Leonard Virginia Leonard works with clay, resin, and oozing glazes to create ceramic...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 5 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard


    Free
    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waiora: Hemi Macgregor


    Free
    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

    Hastings District Libraries Discover a StoryWalk® this summer! Combine the benefits of walking with the educational benefits of reading, in a fun and engaging way. Explore the StoryWalks® on your own, or read along together with whānau. Visit the Hastings District Libraries website for...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 8 February
    Where:
    Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Late Night Which Craft

    Late Night Which Craft

    Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 27 April
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 7 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    R18
    Absolute Bowie Tribute.

    Absolute Bowie Tribute.

    Absolute Bowie Tribute. This show has been selling out venues for the past 5 years. On hold during COVID ..now ready t rock. A 7 piece Band. Absolute Bowie Band: Roy Brown (Guv) Vocals Owen Vickers Guitars./ Vocals Emily Madill Saxophones./ Vocals Andrew Donnelly Bass /...

    Date: Friday 3 February
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Absolute Bowie Tribute.


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Run the Vines Paritua

    Run the Vines Paritua

    Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy some live music while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a non-alcoholic juice) to...

    Date: Saturday 4 February
    Where:
    Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Run the Vines Paritua


    FRS New Zealand Scooter Champs 2023

    FRS New Zealand Scooter Champs 2023

    The FRS New Zealand National Scooter Champs are back at Bay Skate!! This is a World Skate sanctioned event where kiwi scooter riders will have the opportunity to try and make it on the NZ Scooter Team for 2023 With 2 separate disciplines (park and street) it will be a weekend full of...

    Date: Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 February
    Where:
    Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - FRS New Zealand Scooter Champs 2023


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    R18
    Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

    Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

    Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

    Date: Saturday 4 February
    Where:
    Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ


    R18
    Absolute Bowie Tribute.

    Absolute Bowie Tribute.

    Absolute BOWIE Tribute. This show has been selling out venues for the past 5 years. On hold during COVID ..now ready t rock. A 7 piece Band. Absolute Bowie Band: Roy Brown (Guv) Vocals Owen Vickers Guitars./ Vocals Emily Madill Saxophones./ Vocals Andrew Donnelly Bass /...

    Date: Saturday 4 February
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Absolute Bowie Tribute.


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit


    Free
    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Northern Districts

    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Northern Districts

    Enjoy a fun Waitangi Day with family & friends at our free one-day cricket game between the Central Stags and big rivals, Northern Districts. 50 overs of quality cricket, with Blackcaps and Hawke's Bay stars playing for their Domestic team in the national competition. Enjoy the views from the...

    Date: Monday 6 February
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Northern Districts


    Seasons Art Class

    Seasons Art Class

    You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Monday 27 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class


    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

    Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

    Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
    Where:
    Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2023

    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2023

    After a sold-out festival in 2021, Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival returns on Saturday 11th February 2023. Now in its fourth year, Outfield Music Food & Arts Festival is evolving and growing into a unique experience to ignite the senses. With camping options now available near the festival,...

    Date: Saturday 11 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Downs, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2023


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Free
    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Canterbury

    Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Canterbury

    Free national one-day cricket game between the Central Stags and Canterbury - the big last round of the season before the Final. 50 overs of quality cricket, with Blackcaps and Hawke's Bay stars playing for their Domestic team. Enjoy the views from the grandstand or banks, pop in and out anytime or...

    Date: Tuesday 14 February
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Canterbury


    The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute

    Step into the fairytale world of Mozart’s final opera Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), with characters who are driven forward by love and hatred, in search of the ultimate truth. Danger, spells, tests of integrity, and actions both honourable and foul sweep us up into an enchanting tale...

    Date: Tuesday 14 February to Monday 20 February
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Magic Flute


    Free
    Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2023

    Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2023

    Join us at your local Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon! Open to kiwi kids aged 6 to 15 years. The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun and rewarding day out for everyone. Kids of all sporting abilities swim, cycle, and run their way around age-appropriate courses, either as an individual or as...

    Date: Wednesday 15 February
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2023


    Art Deco Festival Napier 2023

    Art Deco Festival Napier 2023

    Do deco your way as we welcome you back to the Art Deco Festival 2023! The flagship events are returning including Planes, Trains and the Vintage Car Parade, the Soap Box Derby, Fashion on the Foreshore and The Great Gatsby Party. New events such as the Hangi and Show and Kapa Haka Showcase allow...

    Date: Thursday 16 February to Sunday 19 February
    Where:
    Napier & Hastings, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Art Deco Festival Napier 2023


    The Royal New Zealand Navy Band in Concert

    The Royal New Zealand Navy Band in Concert

    The Royal New Zealand Navy Band is back for the Art Deco Festival 2023 with an evening concert at the Toitoi Hawkes Bay Arts and Events Centre, 101 Hastings Street, South, Hastings on Thursday the 16th February 2023 from 7pm. Under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Michael Dowrick, the...

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

    Read more » - The Royal New Zealand Navy Band in Concert


    Free
    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages by the...

    Date: Friday 16 December to Friday 17 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Urban Winery


    Napier Port Ocean Swim 2023

    Napier Port Ocean Swim 2023

    Open water ocean swim. This will be the 12th year of the Napier Port Ocean Swim. There are 4 x swim distances. 200m kids classic (individual 12yo & under). 500m dash (individual and teams). 1km classic (individual and teams). 2.5km ultimate (individual and teams). Emphasis on participation...

    Date: Saturday 18 February
    Where:
    Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Port Ocean Swim 2023


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Free
    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Fraser Mack describes his music as alternative folk-rock, influenced by blues, funk and flamenco. Whether in NZ or Australia, Mack prides himself in...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 22 April
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey


    Free
    Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market

    Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market

    The Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market will be a day not to miss! With over 30 craft, produce and artisan stalls, live music, and Art Deco attire, Waipukurau will be transformed back to the Art Deco era. Classic cars will be on show as well as a fly over from the Central Hawke’s Bay Aero Club....

    Date: Saturday 18 February
    Where:
    Waipkurau Train Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market


    Art Deco-Dent Dining

    Art Deco-Dent Dining

    Deco-dent Dining @ the Old Church Join us for an indulgent and immersive night at one of Hawke’s Bay’s most iconic venues. See a selection of beautiful vintage cars on display as you enter the venue. Live it up with an evening of fantastic food, dancing displays, classic jazz music, dance...

    Date: Saturday 18 February
    Where:
    The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Art Deco-Dent Dining


    Art Deco Dining with the Cars

    Art Deco Dining with the Cars

    Art Deco Dining With the Cars Immerse yourself in the beautifully curated Buick Motor Garage. This unique dining-focused event opens the doors for an evening like no other. Guests will be seated amongst one of New Zealand’s premier collections of auto memorabilia and vintage motor vehicles....

    Date: Saturday 18 February
    Where:
    Buick Motor Garage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Art Deco Dining with the Cars


    R18
    Hot Potato Band - Napier

    Hot Potato Band - Napier

    The brass-funk party you've all been waiting for is coming to town! Grab your lover, mother, friend or other and join us for a night of laughter, dancing and singing. For all you HPB fans, we’re excited to showcase some new music, never before heard by an audience. Ticket...

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

    Read more » - Hot Potato Band - Napier


    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

    World-famous-in-Te Awanga! Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 12 are free, bring a picnic rug, sprawl out, sit back and relax. Pizzas, platters and all-day grazing available from...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 19 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions


    MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

    MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

    Be Challenged A spectacular 55 kms course. Run, walk or MTB. Choose from the One Peak Explorer (20km), Two Peak Tiki Tour (35km) or the Ultimate Three Peak SOLO (55km)! Be Impressed Breathtaking views. Fun single track. Stunning private land. A few hearty river crossings. Well stocked aid...

    Date: Saturday 25 February
    Where:
    Keith Sands Grove, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Tutus on Tour

    Tutus on Tour

    To begin the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 70th birthday year, Tutus on Tour 2023 looks affectionately back at the RNZB’s early days, with performances in some of Aotearoa’s smaller cities and towns and loveliest historic theatres. Patricia Barker has carefully curated a collection of works...

    Date: Saturday 25 February
    Where:
    Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tutus on Tour


    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

    A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

    Date: Sunday 26 February
    Where:
    The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 18 December to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    March 2023

    The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

    The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

    Kids can be challenging to engage and motivate therapeutically. The symptoms of modern-day problems such as anxiety, low mood, social difficulties, and anger issues mean that helping professionals are often faced with an enormous challenge just to win the trust and confidence of young...

    Date: Wednesday 1 March
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People


    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

    Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Sunday 19 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 23 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

    Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waiora: Hemi Macgregor


    Lorde

    Lorde

    For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

    Date: Wednesday 1 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lorde


    Free
    Late Night Which Craft

    Late Night Which Craft

    Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 27 April
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


    Impact Pro Wrestling presents Trouble in Taradise

    Impact Pro Wrestling presents Trouble in Taradise

    Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way to Taradale! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for nearly 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE, AEW,...

    Date: Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling presents Trouble in Taradise


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 7 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Impact Pro Wrestling presents the Mad King's Court

    Impact Pro Wrestling presents the Mad King's Court

    Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way to Bay View! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for nearly 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE, AEW,...

    Date: Saturday 4 March
    Where:
    King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling presents the Mad King's Court


    Sting

    Sting

    Sting will return to New Zealand in March 2023 for the first time in 8 years, on his critically acclaimed My Songs tour. Sting’s My Songs is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The...

    Date: Saturday 4 March
    Where:
    Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sting


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Gin Wigmore

    Gin Wigmore

    Rescheduled from 6th March. Much loved Los Angeles based, New Zealand singer-songwriter GIN WIGMORE is returning home for a five-date regional tour in March 2023. Gin’s unmistakable raw and raspy powerhouse vocals will exhilarate fans with her rollicking stage presence and characteristic...

    Date: Saturday 11 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Gin Wigmore


    Free
    Te Mata Kindergarten's Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day

    Te Mata Kindergarten's Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day

    Join us for Te Mata Kindergarten's Annual Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day! Register on the day - $5 per entry - registration opens at 10am with the first race at 10:30am. The triathlon includes a bike, run, and waterslide and is open to all children aged 3-6. The whole family can also...

    Date: Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Te Mata Kindergarten's Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    R18
    NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023

    NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023

    Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

    Date: Friday 17 March
    Where:
    Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Monster Truck & FMX Spectacular - Napier Show

    Monster Truck & FMX Spectacular - Napier Show

    MONSTER TRUCK MAYHEM is coming to town and its going to be a show that you will not want to miss! Four Spectacular Monster Trucks will stun the crowds. These Monster Trucks have just completed a tour of Australia to sell out crowds and are keen to impress New Zealand with their car crushing,...

    Date: Saturday 18 March
    Where:
    Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Monster Truck & FMX Spectacular - Napier Show


    Tee 21 - Golf Fundraiser for Kiwi Kids with Down Syndrome

    Tee 21 - Golf Fundraiser for Kiwi Kids with Down Syndrome

    Hastings Golf Club presents Tee 21 - an Ambrose Golf Day for the whole family to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2023 and raise funds for the UpsideDowns Education Trust! Ticket price covers entry to the Ambrose golf tournament, food & drinks on course, dinner, and prizes, as well as...

    Date: Tuesday 21 March
    Where:
    Hastings Golf Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tee 21 - Golf Fundraiser for Kiwi Kids with Down Syndrome


    The Proclaimers

    The Proclaimers

    Scottish legends The Proclaimers return to New Zealand in March for their biggest ever tour of Aotearoa. Fans can look forward to hits like I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), I'm On My Way, Sunshine on Leith, Letter From America, plus album favourites including new release Dentures Out. The...

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

    Read more » - The Proclaimers


    Together we Rise

    Together we Rise

    Come along to an evening of elegance supporting courageous women at the Hastings & Napier Women's Refuges. Held in the newly opened Assembly Room - the delicious 3-course meal provided by Dish catering will accompany some local fine wines. Mark Longley is the keynote guest speaker, and the...

    Date: Friday 24 March
    Where:
    Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Together we Rise


    R18
    The Veils ...And Out Of The Void Came Love Tour

    The Veils ...And Out Of The Void Came Love Tour

    The Veils …and Out of The Void Came Love Aotearoa 2023 The Veils will be touring …And Out Of The Void Came Love in New Zealand in March & April 2023. Their first national tour since the sold out Nux Vomica 15th anniversary tour of 2021. Powerfully voiced Australian folk artist, Grace...

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

    Read more » - The Veils ...And Out Of The Void Came Love Tour


    Free
    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    At the seasonal Re-New Sustainable Markets you can display and sell your sustainable products or services. We have various sizes of stalls available and would welcome your contribution to saving the environment. You can even share a stall and halve your costs if you don't need one as big as we...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Re-New Sustainable HB Markets


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    R18
    The D4 6twenty One Tour - Napier

    The D4 6twenty One Tour - Napier

    The rock & banished music presents: The D4 6twenty One Tour 3 March - Harvest Festival, Blenheim 4 March - San Fran, Wellington 10 March - Loons, Lyttelton 11 March - Dive, Dunedin 17 March - Kaipara Tavern, Helensville* 18 March - Powerstation, Auckland* 25 March - Totara St. Mount...

    Date: Saturday 25 March
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The D4 6twenty One Tour - Napier


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 18 December to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

    Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Country Quilts Exhibition


    April 2023

    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Sunday 23 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

    Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Country Quilts Exhibition


    HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

    HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

    HARVEST Hawkes Bay will truly be a celebration of Hawkes Bay, NZ's Food & Wine country. The inaugural event will take place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 1st April 2023 in a spectacular riverside setting on Tuki Tuki Rd and will feature…. Sixteen wineries pared with nine eateries offering...

    Date: Saturday 1 April
    Where:
    Tuki Tuki Riverside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit


    Free
    Late Night Which Craft

    Late Night Which Craft

    Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

    Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 27 April
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


    Free
    The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

    The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

    Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 8 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! Summer Tour 2022 - 2023 The Extravaganza Fair is a community-centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, free entry for...

    Date: Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour


    Free
    Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

    Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

    The Ashton Family Circus are a family of five bringing a fast-paced, humorous family show with a message to Aotearoa. Grassroots entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy, here at The Extravaganza Fair. Don't miss this year's new hilarious show! This year the Ashton’s are going...

    Date: Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 2 December to Friday 7 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart

    One of the best-selling artists in the history of recorded music, Rod Stewart is hitting the road in 2023, heading to New Zealand with very special guests, Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens. Irresistibly charming and undeniably talented, Rod Stewart has dabbled in hard rock, lightweight pop, schmaltzy...

    Date: Saturday 8 April
    Where:
    Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rod Stewart


    50 Golden Years of Musicals

    50 Golden Years of Musicals

    Pioneers of the New Zealand entertainment industry, Stewart and Tricia Macpherson, will celebrate 50 golden years in 2023 and to mark this amazing milestone, they will present a showstopping journey through their greatest musical triumphs. Featuring superb singers and musicians, 50 GOLDEN YEARS...

    Date: Thursday 13 April
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 50 Golden Years of Musicals


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Wonder Pēpi

    Wonder Pēpi

    Wonder Markets is delighted to be bringing you their first pēpi market. A market with stalls selling goods for kids/babies/parents/pregnancy and more. Wonder pēpi will have a similar feel to the flagship Christmas market but be a bit smaller and indoors (because April...) For now SAVE THE...

    Date: Saturday 22 April
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wonder Pēpi


    Free
    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

    Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Fraser Mack describes his music as alternative folk-rock, influenced by blues, funk and flamenco. Whether in NZ or Australia, Mack prides himself in...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 22 April
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey


    R18
    Kita Mean - Delightfully Camp

    Kita Mean - Delightfully Camp

    Join the winner of season 1, Miss Kita Mean, from RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under on a spectacular 90 minute whirlwind of pop parodies, stand-up hilarities and finally… mental clarities as she gives you a giddy glimpse into the mind of a strange lady! Get to know our quirky queen on a whole new...

    Date: Saturday 22 April
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kita Mean - Delightfully Camp


    Impact Pro Wrestling present Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 2

    Impact Pro Wrestling present Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 2

    Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Flaxmere! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for nearly 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE,...

    Date: Friday 28 April
    Where:
    Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling present Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 2


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 10 December to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Impact Pro Wrestling presents Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 2

    Impact Pro Wrestling presents Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 2

    Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Napier City! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for nearly 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE,...

    Date: Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling presents Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 2


    R18
    80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

    80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

    Back by popular demand , New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show back to The Paisley Stage, Napier Paisley Stage - 25th Feb 2023 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm After lifting the roof off at their last Paisley gig, come and party with Love Shack as they bring...

    Date: Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 18 December to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    May 2023

    Bjorn Again

    Bjorn Again

    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2022 Tour - A Celebration of the Music of Abba Abba fans get excited as Bjorn Again bring ABBA's timeless hits back to the stage in a sing-along, dance-along extravaganza. Bjorn Again are "One of the most entertaining rock shows in the world today" (Time Out, New...

    Date: Thursday 4 May
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bjorn Again


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

    Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

    Date: Sunday 4 December to Sunday 28 May
    Where:
    Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    A Natural Woman - Celebrating the Music of Carole King

    A Natural Woman - Celebrating the Music of Carole King

    Carole King - extraordinary, timeless, iconic! Hailed as the greatest singer-songwriter when her landmark album TAPESTRY was released in 1971. Fifty years on it’s timely that we come together and be wowed by the intensity and vigour of Carole King. I Feel The Earth Move, It’s Too Late, So...

    Date: Thursday 18 May
    Where:
    Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Natural Woman - Celebrating the Music of Carole King


    Stroke Foundation at Hawke's Bay Marathon 2022

    Stroke Foundation at Hawke's Bay Marathon 2022

    Over 9,500 strokes are experienced in Aotearoa each year – that’s one every 55 minutes – and we know that as many as 300,000 New Zealanders are directly affected by stroke. The mission of the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand is to prevent strokes, improve outcomes and save lives. For over 40...

    Date: Saturday 20 May
    Where:
    Elephant Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Stroke Foundation at Hawke's Bay Marathon 2022


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    June 2023

    Magic Men Australia - R18

    Magic Men Australia - R18

    R18 Worldwide sensation – the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are finally coming your way! Australia’s most anticipated men are heating up the town Magic Men’s “FEEL THE MAGIC” showcases it’s most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance. Featuring Will Parfitt, this one-of-a-kind...

    Date: Friday 2 June
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Magic Men Australia - R18


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

    At the seasonal Re-New Sustainable Markets you can display and sell your sustainable products or services. We have various sizes of stalls available and would welcome your contribution to saving the environment. You can even share a stall and halve your costs if you don't need one as big as we...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Re-New Sustainable HB Markets


    Free
    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

    Date: Sunday 1 January to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


    Romeo & Juliet

    Romeo & Juliet

    Shakespeare’s greatest love story returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet in May 2023, in a passionate re-telling choreographed by Andrea Schermoly (Stand to Reason, Within Without). Exquisite sets and costumes by Academy Award-winning designer James Acheson (The Last Emperor, Dangerous...

    Date: Friday 9 June to Saturday 10 June
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Romeo & Juliet


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    July 2023

    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Creedence Clearwater Collective

    Creedence Clearwater Collective

    We invite you to join us for a celebration of Creedence Clearwater Revival, as we walk through the life and music of one of the world’s most iconic bands – from the songs they wrote, to the songs covered, to the songs they wrote for others. From their album debut in 1968 to their last album...

    Date: Tuesday 18 July
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Creedence Clearwater Collective


    August 2023

    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    September 2023

    Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023

    Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023

    Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find 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...

    Date: Friday 1 September to Sunday 3 September
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

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    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    October 2023

    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023

    Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023

    FREE Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: FREE Tickets Online until 8th October 2023 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the...

    Date: Saturday 14 October to Sunday 15 October
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

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

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

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


    November 2023

    Hansel & Gretel

    Hansel & Gretel

    Follow the breadcrumbs this Christmas, and venture in to the fantastical realm of Hansel & Gretel for an unforgettable evening at the ballet. Inspired by the old-fashioned magic of silent movies, this ballet will transport you to a magical world with large-scale cinematic effects, choreography...

    Date: Friday 3 November to Saturday 4 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hansel & Gretel


    Free
    Flaxmere parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun

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

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Saturday 9 March
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


    Free
    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    Board Games with the Geeks Guild

    We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

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

    Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

    Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

    Date: Saturday 17 December to Saturday 18 November
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


    December 2023

    The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

    The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond - the consummate American singer-songwriter whose deep, resounding voice and timeless tunes have made him one of the world’s most loved and lauded artists, earning him numerous Top Ten hits, Grammy awards and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now comes The Sweet...

    Date: Thursday 7 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond


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