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    December 2020

    Free
    Creative Travellers Faire

    Creative Travellers Faire

    Creative Travellers are heading for Anderson Park to entertain you with our creativeness and share our crafts with you all, visit for a smoothie or a coffee, variety of other stalls to view or sit and relax in our green while the kids try their hand on some of our free toys, or attempt to beat our...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Vinyasa Flow

    Vinyasa Flow

    Vinyasa is an evolving form of yoga rooted in traditional Hatha. Flowing sequences integrate movement with breath while increasing strength and flexibility. Though each class is tailored toward the students, you will enjoy a dynamic and energetic class. All levels welcome and mats and props...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Havelock Handcrafted Market

    Havelock Handcrafted Market

    Unique handcrafted products made locally - intricate paper journals and cards, jewellery, fabric toys, busy books and dolls clothes, hand-knitted blankets and baby clothes, oil paintings of local landmarks, garden art, wooden toys and kitchenware, baby bibs, toys and clothes, face masks for covid...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Mini Market

    Mini Market

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Havelock North Handmade Market

    Havelock North Handmade Market

    The Havelock Handmade Market is held once a month (and occasionally a couple of times a month during the summer months) Tucked in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North we're an enterprising group of stall holders who enjoy sharing our products. Come along and support...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 6 February
    Where:
    Village Court Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Black Barn Growers' Market

    Black Barn Growers' Market

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

    Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


    Free
    Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

    Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 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: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake 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: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


    Free
    On Art & Activism Exhibition

    On Art & Activism Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 24 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Children's Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

    Children's Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

    Children's Holocaust Memorial - Te Whakamaharatanga o te Parekura Tamariki A unique Memorial honouring the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust 'giving a voice to those who cannot speak' and serving as a reminder to stand up to prejudice, discrimination and apathy. On display in...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 31 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 21 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


    Free
    Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

    Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary


    Free
    Taradale Christmas Street Festival

    Taradale Christmas Street Festival

    Mark your diaries for the Taradale Christmas Street Festival! With great food, fantastic Christmas specials and a lot of family fun Taradale Village is creating a magical Christmas experience. So come on down and get a taste of Christmas.

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Taradale Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Magpie Market Christmas Markets

    Magpie Market Christmas Markets

    Two special markets to end the year. On Nov 21st we have our annual Twilight Market (4 - 8pm) complete with Santa for the kids and an exciting Christmas Hamper to win. This market is packed with stalls selling a wonderful assortment of goodies perfect for gifts and for your Christmas celebrations....

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    CAN Christmas Makers Market

    CAN Christmas Makers Market

    The CAN Christmas Makers Market will open on Friday 27 November, and will be crammed with affordable hand made, quality products made by talented NZ artists. The 2020 Christmas Makers Market promises to be the busiest ever, with CAN markets gaining in popularity more and more with every...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 7 January
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CAN Christmas Makers Market


    Free
    Richmond School Environmental Exhibition

    Richmond School Environmental Exhibition

    'Saving Papatuanuku One Step at a Time' Di Morgan is the Conservation Coordinator at Richmond School and has been working closely with CAN to organise a very special exhibition. This very passionate educator is encouraging the school children she works with to become our future environmental...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 10 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Richmond School Environmental Exhibition


    Free
    Shiver Me Timbers - Exhibition by Gail Davidson

    Shiver Me Timbers - Exhibition by Gail Davidson

    Gail Davidson is a Hawke’s Bay artist, and has been painting for more than 10 years now. She is enjoys painting humorous incidents or stories as they unfold, drawn as she perceives “this wonderful world,” usually using acrylics and bright bold colours. “I am as far from being a realistic...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Shiver Me Timbers - Exhibition by Gail Davidson


    Free
    Exhibition by Shirley De Luca

    Exhibition by Shirley De Luca

    Shirley De Luca is a long-time regular painter at CAN, spending Tuesday mornings with local art tutor Helen Dynes. Enjoy her fresh and vibrant work on display, which is both feminine and uplifting. Shirley is a new Hawke’s Bay Art Guide artist for 2021, and we welcome her to the crew. Both...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Exhibition by Shirley De Luca


    Sustainable Backyards- Waitangi Wetlands Walk

    Sustainable Backyards- Waitangi Wetlands Walk

    Join Lynne Anderson of Birds New Zealand for a tour of the Waitangi Wetlands. Discover the bird species who have made the wetlands home and the remarkable transformation which has turned Waitangi into a premier Regional Park. This event is Part of Sustainable Backyards 2020. We have over forty...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Waitangi Regional Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Pop Up Art Gallery

    Pop Up Art Gallery

    Art Hawkes Bay is having its first Pop Up gallery in the main street of Hastings. Affordable art from local artists it's a Pop Up Art gallery for artists to sell their work for five weeks. You may find just the right piece of art for your home or a Xmas present. Some well-know Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Pop Up Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Christmas Bazaar 2020

    Christmas Bazaar 2020

    Once again 106 Russell Street South Hastings is a popular location, with the Christmas Art and Craft Bazaar at the Hastings Community Art Centre well underway! Held annually, The Christmas Bazaar offers hundreds of hand-crafted items for sale from local Hawke’s Bay artisans. Lyn Mackie from...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 24 December
    Where:
    Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas Bazaar 2020


    Free
    EAST 2020

    EAST 2020

    Main Gallery EAST 2020 is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hawke's Bay. With an open call to artists and selection for inclusion, the exhibition has given the opportunity for new stars to emerge and present their work alongside more established and recognised local artists. EAST has provided...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - EAST 2020


    Free
    Justice of The Peace

    Justice of The Peace

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A Colourful Life - Cefyn Gauden

    A Colourful Life - Cefyn Gauden

    Well-known local artist Cefyn Gauden with his retrospective exhibition "Colourful Life". Artist Statement: 'As a painter and drummer I am constantly drawn to the key elements of rhythm, movement and pattern. I like to explore the visual magic of colour in an attempt the balance figurative and...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - A Colourful Life - Cefyn Gauden


    Italian Film Festival Havelock North -The Champion

    Italian Film Festival Havelock North -The Champion

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the film 'The Champion / Il Campione' Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers in Italy, The Champion wonderfully pairs the talents of versatile veteran Stefano Accorsi (The Italian Race CIF17) with an...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival Havelock North -The Champion


    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour


    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

    Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

    New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 31 Bands! 3 Days in Sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau,...

    Date: Friday 4 December to Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    Mack - Summer in the Trees

    Mack - Summer in the Trees

    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 5 December to Saturday 6 March
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Meet Santa at Toitoi

    Meet Santa at Toitoi

    Bring your tamariki to meet Santa in Functions on Hastings this Christmas! Post your letters to Santa, meet the big man himself and have a photo in Santa's Grotto. You can either take your own photo for free on your phone, or get a polaroid to take home for $2. Santa's Grotto is open from 1pm...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Spring Sessions

    Spring Sessions

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sessions


    Holly Jolly Christmas

    Holly Jolly Christmas

    Holly Jolly Christmas is an uplifting family show which is suitable for all ages. It includes a diverse range of songs from the traditional Christmas favourites through to those more contemporary and modern. All the songs are accompanied by energetic choreography and to top it all off there is a...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Miss Tutu's Dance Recital -Kiwiana

    Miss Tutu's Dance Recital -Kiwiana

    Miss Tutu's School of Dance presents a show filled with all things Kiwiana! So grab your jandals, sit down with a hokey pokey ice cream and celebrate this Slice of Heaven we call New Zealand. Dances from all grades will perform routines in many different dance styles inspired by the essence of...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Miss Tutu's Dance Recital -Kiwiana


    Wonder Christmas Markets

    Wonder Christmas Markets

    Wonder Christmas Markets 2020 Wonder is a brand new Christmas market concept for Hawke’s Bay. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. Licensed bar.

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Flaxmere Christmas in the Park

    Flaxmere Christmas in the Park

    A fun-filled afternoon for all whanau to enjoy a Christmas movie, entertainment, bouncy castles, park train ride, food stalls, and active park activities. The event is co-sponsored by the Hastings District Council, the Flaxmere Planning Committee and Trust House. The afternoon will feature...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    French for Rabbits - The Dark Arts Tour

    French for Rabbits - The Dark Arts Tour

    Ethereal dream-pop luminaries French for Rabbits are bringing their naturalistic musical alchemy to intimate venues around New Zealand in November and December on The Dark Arts tour. The band will play eight shows through the North and South islands, including two multi-dimensional shows in the...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Sitting Room Sessions, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - French for Rabbits - The Dark Arts Tour


    Free
    Magnetix Live Covers Band

    Magnetix Live Covers Band

    Come on down to Clubs Hastings and dance the night away to Magnetix (a great live covers band). They play a wide selection of old and new classic hits. Magnetix features well known local songstress Jackie Gibson on main vocals, Roy Love on bass guitar and John Simcox on lead guitar and vocals

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Amazing Leonardo

    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Amazing Leonardo

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the film 'Amazing Leonardo / Io Leonardo' Director: Jesus Graces Lambert Cast: Luca Argentero, Angela Fontana, Massimo De Lorenzo Length: 90mins Genre: Drama Language: Italian with English subtitles This film is...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Tuesday 8 December
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Amazing Leonardo


    R18
    Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

    Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

    Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show Talk about sticking your neck out. The moment you decide as a band to pay tribute to any artist you are opening yourself up to instant comparisons and worse ridicule. One thing for sure no matter who the artist you had better be able to carry it off or be...

    Date: Saturday 5 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show


    Free
    Napier Sunday Market

    Napier Sunday Market

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 17 January
    Where:
    Marine Parade Domain, 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 6 December to Sunday 28 February
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market

    Napier's best Weekly, Craft based Market, With stalls inside and out. For Handmade, Local Arts and Crafts. Also Pre-Loved and Up-Cycled Goods, Fresh flowers, Toys, Cards, Soy Candles, Soaps, Crystals, Polished Stones, Jewellery, Bling, Spiritual Readings, Plants, Quilting, Sewing, Knitting,...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Christmas Market

    Christmas Market

    A Christmas Market at Asher Hall, just next to the Christmas Parade with stalls selling: Art Deco, vintage, craft, aromatics and oils, a wide range of perfumes, clothes, soaps, books and postcards, journals, Reiki Master therapy, jewellery, Kids balloons etc.

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Otane Christmas Market

    Otane Christmas Market

    If you're looking for a unique gift for your loved ones, then Otane Christmas Market is the place to head! We have food trucks, coffee cart, entertainment and so many market stalls. We are a meandering market inside and outside. Make sure you drop in!

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Kiwiana Christmas Market in Napier

    Kiwiana Christmas Market in Napier

    Meet the local craft people and pick some of their handmade, revamped, crafted, or simply vintage Christmas extravaganza! Exquisite antiques, Dolls and toys: crafted and vintage, Amazing selection of books, Handmade Aromatic oils, Vintage clothes, Fancy perfume blend ‘Down by the riverside”,...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kiwiana Christmas Market in Napier


    Elf - Movie

    Elf - Movie

    Elf is a 2003 PG American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau, written by David Berenbaum, and starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Daniel Tay, Bob Newhart and Ed Asner. The film centres on Buddy, a human who was adopted and raised by Santa's elves. 6...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Farm Days

    Farm Days

    Our Farm Days are a series of family friendly events running the first Sunday of the months December -March events. Bring the family our to enjoy: hands-on seasonal activities, oxen cart rides and demonstrations, walking farm tours, live music and hot food, and learn about about getting into...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Mohaka River Farm, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Cooking Class - Salmon for Lunch

    Cooking Class - Salmon for Lunch

    Enjoy learning how to cook salmon four different ways in a lovely purpose-built French styled home. In this class you will learn how to make salmon and avocado stacks, spinach and salmon roulade, gin and blackberry cured salmon and caramelised onion and smoked salmon tarts. The day commences...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    maison de cuisine, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Harcourts Christmas Parade 2020

    Harcourts Christmas Parade 2020

    Santa's coming to town for the Harcourts Christmas Parade and we can't wait! The 2020 parade will be jam-packed with Christmas themed displays and floats - and of course Mr Claus himself! Start time is 1 pm, followed by a Christmas Fiesta held in Clive Memorial Square where you can catch up...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Harcourts Christmas Parade 2020


    Free
    Spring Sundaze

    Spring Sundaze

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 28 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sundaze


    Hastings Orphans Club Variety Show

    Hastings Orphans Club Variety Show

    The Hastings Orphans Club are holding a Variety Concert, with bands, choir, skits and more! Join the festive fun with all proceeds being donated to Cranford Hospice. Tickets sold at Thomson’s Suits, Griffiths Footwear and Jeff Whittaker Pharmacy and limited door sales may be available, so make...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Hastings Orphans Club Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hastings Choral 'The Childhood of Christ'

    Hastings Choral 'The Childhood of Christ'

    Hastings Choral presents the 'The Childhood of Christ' a Christmas Oratorio by Hector Berlioz. This work is presented in three sections describing events that occurred in the early Child hood of Christ. The first describes the edict by Herod that all infants are to be massacred. The second is...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Taikura Rudolph Steiner School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Community Carols on the Green

    Community Carols on the Green

    St Columba’s Presbyterian Church Havelock North will be supporting and coordinating a Christmas Carols event on the Village Green, Havelock North Domain. The intention is that it will be a non-religious event where families and members of our community can enjoy a relaxing afternoon of...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Wellington Heads

    Wellington Heads

    Capital city band Wellington Heads perform at the Hawkes Bay Jazz Club on Sunday 6 December. They’ll be playing their blend of original jump blues and swing, 40s / 50`s rhythm & blues styles and including Hawaiian sounds, Caribbean beats, and funky New Orleans grooves. Playing songs from their...

    Date: Sunday 6 December
    Where:
    Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wellington Heads


    Simply  Ballroom

    Simply Ballroom

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

    The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

    Do you know how to carry out a procedurally fair disciplinary process? Your answer could mean the difference between a positive outcome for your business or costly court proceedings. Regardless of how clear cut a disciplinary matter appears to be, the law not only requires justification for...

    Date: Monday 7 December
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Tea With Tales

    Tea With Tales

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

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

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    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

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

    Date: Monday 7 December to Monday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


    Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

    Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

    Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility, coordination, balance...

    Date: Monday 7 December
    Where:
    Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Poetry Open Mic Night

    Poetry Open Mic Night

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

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

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    Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

    Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

    The manner in which a disciplinary meeting is conducted is a key element in determining whether the action taken by the employer was procedurally fair. If a meeting is not conducted fairly or key steps are overlooked or omitted the outcome of the disciplinary process may be invalidated or could...

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

    Read more » - Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central


    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Crafternoons


    Free
    Justice of The Peace

    Justice of The Peace

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Tuesday 15 December
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Justice of The Peace


    Free
    Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

    Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Saturday 23 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso


    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Tuesday 22 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


    Free
    Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

    Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Tuesday 22 December
    Where:
    Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ready2Rock Preschool Active Movement Session


    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Tuesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


    Free
    Justice of The Peace

    Justice of The Peace

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 17 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Co.Starters Cohort 6

    Co.Starters Cohort 6

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

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

    Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 6


    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Social Rock N Roll Club

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Tuesday 29 December
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Social Rock N Roll Club


    Free
    Heretaunga Stories

    Heretaunga Stories

    Join 13 local artists, across a range of disciplines, as they explore what it is to be from, live and play in Heretaunga. Heretaunga Stories is about capturing our talented local creatives' unique responses to living in our diverse community - our people, our places, our culture and our identity...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Heretaunga Stories


    Wages Law - Business Central

    Wages Law - Business Central

    One of the most important issues in employment for employees is getting the right pay and there is a legal responsibility for employers to pay on time and correctly. This seminar provides participants with knowledge that will facilitate manual checking when an entitlement is questioned by an...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wages Law - Business Central


    Art for Beginners

    Art for Beginners

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

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

    Read more » - Art for Beginners


    Free
    Read 'N' Chat

    Read 'N' Chat

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

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

    Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - The Great Beauty

    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - The Great Beauty

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the film 'The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza' Director: Paolo Sorrentino Length: 144 mins Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Isabella Ferrari Genre: Comedy,...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival Havelock North - The Great Beauty


    Free
    Christmas Community Lunch

    Christmas Community Lunch

    Of all the years for an early Christmas, this is the one. In that spirit, we invite you to join us for a classic kiwi Christmas lunch at the All Saints' Church Hall to see in the festive season. With a fare of Christmas ham or chicken, classic potatoes and salads and concluding with a delicious...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    All Saints' Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas Community Lunch


    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Shooting the Mafia

    Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Shooting the Mafia

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the film 'Shooting the Mafia' Director: Kim Longinotto Length: 94mins Genre: Documentary Language: In Italian and English with English subtitles Synopsis Italian photographer, Letizia Battaglia spends her...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival Havelock North - Shooting the Mafia


    Builders Anonymous

    Builders Anonymous

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

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

    Read more » - Builders Anonymous


    Free
    Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

    Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

    Come on down every Wednesday of December running up to Christmas and enjoy a relaxed afternoon /evening by the sea. Stock your fridge and cupboards with fresh organic produce and products, finish your Christmas Shopping with some local craft stalls, listen to live music while staying for dinner...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Wednesday 23 December
    Where:
    Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market


    Free
    A Magic Little Shop in the Heart of Hastings

    A Magic Little Shop in the Heart of Hastings

    If you are scratching your head for something different to buy someone for Christmas or looking for a stocking filler then you need look no further Coco & Co is a unique store in Heretaunga Street, Hastings that sells fab handmade, slowmade, nzmade and vintage pieces. The shop has a really super...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    Coco and Co., Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Magic Little Shop in the Heart of Hastings


    R18
    Giacomo Fenocchio Wine Tasting & Dinner

    Giacomo Fenocchio Wine Tasting & Dinner

    Join us for a “Giacomo Fenocchio, Piemonte" wine tasting and sharing dinner at Sazio! Italian wine expert Richard Klein from Artigiano imports and the team at Sazio will guide you through a 6-wine tasting (including 3 Barolos). The wines will be paired with Dan's beautiful “Feed me” menu...

    Date: Wednesday 9 December
    Where:
    Sazio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Giacomo Fenocchio Wine Tasting & Dinner


    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations


    Free
    Watercolour Painting Group

    Watercolour Painting Group

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

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

    Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


    Vinyasa Flow

    Vinyasa Flow

    Vinyasa is an evolving form of yoga rooted in traditional Hatha. Flowing sequences integrate movement with breath while increasing strength and flexibility. Though each class is tailored toward the students, you will enjoy a dynamic and energetic class. All levels welcome and mats and props...

    Date: Thursday 10 December to Thursday 17 December
    Where:
    The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Vinyasa Flow


    Cucumber Juice

    Cucumber Juice

    Best Time To Take Cucumber Juice. What better time of day to drink cucumber juice? The first-rate time of day is something you sense to love it. You can drink it as a starter for lunch or dinner and additionally as a snack (if you take them). Another desirable time of day to take it's far in...

    Date: Thursday 10 December
    Where:
    Focus Health Physiotherapy, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Linocut Evening Classes - Term 4

    Linocut Evening Classes - Term 4

    Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for extended exploration, so if you have some experience of printmaking and want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. This course is not suitable for absolute beginners, but...

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

    Read more » - Linocut Evening Classes - Term 4


    R18
    Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night

    Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night

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

    Date: Thursday 10 December
    Where:
    Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night


    Colombian Salsa and Bachata course

    Colombian Salsa and Bachata course

    Hi Salseros and salseras in Hawke's Bay! Nico here! It's gonna be a pleasure to teach you some salsa from my beloved country Colombia! Followed by an hour of Bachata to make the most of dance floor!

    Date: Thursday 10 December to Thursday 17 December
    Where:
    Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Colombian Salsa and Bachata course


    Free
    Blooming Wonderful You Exhibition and Opening

    Blooming Wonderful You Exhibition and Opening

    An Exhibition by Printmaker Rachael Stone. Join Rachael Stone to celebrate the opening of her exhibition on Friday 11 December, 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. An exhibition of contemporary printmaking, promoting positive self-esteem messages to our tamariki. To encourage all the...

    Date: Friday 11 December to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Blooming Wonderful You Exhibition and Opening


    Napier Night Fiesta

    Napier Night Fiesta

    Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

    Date: Friday 11 December to Friday 26 February
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Night Fiesta


    Free
    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

    Date: Friday 11 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - The Centralines Summer Series 2021


    Free
    Lovejoy Live Covers Band

    Lovejoy Live Covers Band

    Come on down to The Havelock North Club and dance the night away to Lovejoy (a great 5 piece live covers band). They play a wide selection of old and new classic hits. Lovejoy feature well known local songstress Jacqui Donoghue on main vocals, Roy Love on bass guitar, John Simcox on guitar...

    Date: Friday 11 December
    Where:
    The Havelock North Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lovejoy Live Covers Band


    Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert

    Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert

    What better way to celebrate the festive season than a concert of Christmas delights! Benjamin Britten’s energetic and fun-filled Saint Nicolas oratorio is paired with Messiah highlights including the Hallelujah Chorus. Featuring our PPV Junior chorus as well as PPV and Graduate soloists,...

    Date: Friday 11 December
    Where:
    Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert


    R18
    Labretta Suede & The Motel 6

    Labretta Suede & The Motel 6

    Your favourite Rock ' n' Rollers have been stranded here in paradise with you all and are ready to hit Napier by storm. Full band, full power Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 are hitting Nz with a fervour to entertain, as all their international touring has been cancelled. So you LUCKY DEVILS get...

    Date: Friday 11 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Labretta Suede & The Motel 6


    Run the Vines Paritua

    Run the Vines Paritua

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

    Date: Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Run the Vines Paritua


    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke’s Bay Christmas at the Park is a free to enter, family-friendly, community, outdoor Christmas concert. Gates open at 3:00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 5:00pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists,...

    Date: Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Peter and the Wolf & Carnival of the Animals

    Peter and the Wolf & Carnival of the Animals

    Young and old, all audiences love Prokofiev’s delightful adventure in music, which helps children identify different instruments of the orchestra while the story about Peter and his animal friends captivates their imaginations. Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals” features...

    Date: Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Peter and the Wolf & Carnival of the Animals


    R18
    The Canapes

    The Canapes

    Incredible gig announcement! The Canapes - Live at The Urban Winery - For one night only A selection of uplifting, joyous, delectable sonic treats. The creme brulee of NZs musical talent playing Spiritual Jazz, Jamaican Ska and Afrobeat. Vibraphone, trumpet, sax, bass, drums and percussion....

    Date: Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Canapes


    R18
    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Christmas Party

    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Christmas Party

    Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz bringing the Xmas Reggae Party to Common Room Hastings. The Rude Boyz always bring an eclectic crowd of music lovers dancing the night away to bass heavy reggae vibes. The Rude Boyz always pack the Common Room and this will sell out early so grab...

    Date: Saturday 12 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Reggae Christmas Party


    Teen Queens | Makeup Coaching Workshop

    Teen Queens | Makeup Coaching Workshop

    LIMITED TICKETS! THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT! Finally a makeup coaching workshop for the teens! Ladies, this fully practical, interactive workshop will teach you all the fundamental basics about makeup application, and more! Forget everything you've learnt on YouTube, this workshop will take you...

    Date: Sunday 13 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Teen Queens | Makeup Coaching Workshop


    Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert

    Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert

    What better way to celebrate the festive season than a concert of Christmas delights! Benjamin Britten’s energetic and fun-filled Saint Nicolas oratorio is paired with Messiah highlights including the Hallelujah Chorus. Featuring our PPV Junior chorus as well as PPV and Graduate soloists,...

    Date: Sunday 13 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Saint Nicolas - A Family Christmas Concert


    Free
    Rest Home Christmas Carolling

    Rest Home Christmas Carolling

    Quickly becoming a tradition in Taradale, this is an opportunity to share your beautiful voice - or at least your Christmas cheer - as teams travel to several rest homes in Taradale to sing Christmas Carols and share Christmas mince pies. You're welcome to join us and bring a little Christmas...

    Date: Sunday 13 December
    Where:
    Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rest Home Christmas Carolling


    Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

    Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

    The Oldershaw & Co Ltd Tag Team relay is just before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it has always been a great success with plenty of laughs during the day. Fancy dress optional but encouraged This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun...

    Date: Tuesday 15 December
    Where:
    Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay


    Free
    Pastel Art Group

    Pastel Art Group

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

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

    Read more » - Pastel Art Group


    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 15 December to Tuesday 26 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

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

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

    Read more » - Knit and Natter


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    Free
    Creative Writing Group

    Creative Writing Group

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

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

    Read more » - Creative Writing Group


    MEH Do Some Bad Art

    MEH Do Some Bad Art

    Wish you were Picasso, but can’t draw a stick man? Does your flower arrangement still life look more like a painting of a garbage heap? Have no fear, Bad Art is here! Come along and make some terrible art with us! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

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

    Read more » - MEH Do Some Bad Art


    Free
    Builders Anonymous

    Builders Anonymous

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

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

    Read more » - Builders Anonymous


    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

    Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


    Free
    Four's Company - Covid Can't Cancel Christmas

    Four's Company - Covid Can't Cancel Christmas

    Bring your friends and family to a free Christmas concert performed by the talented Four's Company performance choir. Enjoy a 1-hour concert jam-packed with beautifully arranged traditional Christmas Carols, and Christmas Songs, sung in 4-part harmony, by this very professional group of singers....

    Date: Thursday 17 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Four's Company - Covid Can't Cancel Christmas


    Free
    MEH Bees Wax Wraps

    MEH Bees Wax Wraps

    Drop-in and learn to make your own beeswax wraps- just in time for the giving season. Bring along your favourite lightweight cotton fabric or use ours. Limited places - Registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in...

    Date: Friday 18 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Beeswax Wrap Workshop

    Beeswax Wrap Workshop

    Drop-in and see how easy it is to make your own beeswax wrap with help from the Waste Minimisation team. Limited numbers – registrations required. Suitable for ages 8-12. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

    Date: Friday 18 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Central Hawke's Bay Community Christmas Celebrations

    Central Hawke's Bay Community Christmas Celebrations

    We are thrilled to invite you to the 2020 Central Hawke's Bay Community Christmas Celebration! Join us on Friday the 18th of December from 4.30 PM - 8 PM along Ruataniwha and Northumberland Streets in Waipukurau for a fun and festive evening of activities, food trucks, performances, Santa's...

    Date: Friday 18 December
    Where:
    Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    Four's Company - Covid Can't Cancel Christmas

    Four's Company - Covid Can't Cancel Christmas

    Bring your friends and family to a free Christmas concert performed by the talented Four's Company performance choir. Enjoy a 1-hour concert jam-packed with beautifully arranged traditional Christmas Carols, and Christmas Songs, sung in 4-part harmony, by this very professional group of singers....

    Date: Friday 18 December
    Where:
    Emerson Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Napier CBD Santa Grotto

    Napier CBD Santa Grotto

    Come see Santa in his magical grotto! Have your photo taken with Santa, which will be posted on the Breeze FM Hawke's Bay Facebook page for you to download. Go in the draw to win a Cool Toys voucher! Craft stalls will be in the mall side stores so you can get that special someone something unique...

    Date: Saturday 19 December to Monday 21 December
    Where:
    Ocean Boulevard Mall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings City Big Retail Sale

    Hastings City Big Retail Sale

    Shop till you drop at the Hastings City Big Retail Sale! You’re sure to find gifts for even the trickiest person on your list. Not only bargains galore but also heaps of free family fun entertainment including bouncy castles, face painting, stilt walkers, local performers, live music and more! ...

    Date: Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Mack at the Kune Cafe

    Mack at the Kune Cafe

    Mack's looking forward to playing at the Kune for the first time in December, and then again next month. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a country setting as you listen to Mack originals and high-quality covers of your favourite tunes Kune offers yummy food and a selection of local craft beers...

    Date: Saturday 19 December to Saturday 30 January
    Where:
    Kune Cafe & Bar, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Summer Solstice 2020

    Summer Solstice 2020

    Madcap and Etiquette bring you the most anticipated show this summer. The second annual ‘Summer Solstice’ concert takes place on Saturday 19 December at the iconic Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre. Featuring award-winning kiwi acts, The Black Seeds, Sola Rosa, Mild Orange, Aroha & Tali and...

    Date: Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Carols in Cornwall Park 2020

    Carols in Cornwall Park 2020

    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 19 to enjoy this annual event when Cornwall Park rings out to the tune of Christmas carols and...

    Date: Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Nerf Wars

    Nerf Wars

    Bring your Nerf guns, ammo and game face to compete in the Hastings Library battleground. Limited numbers - registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Saturday 19 December to Saturday 16 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

    Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

    Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 8 years, covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own...

    Date: Saturday 19 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Fiesta of Lights

    Fiesta of Lights

    There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There's 56 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 19 December to Sunday 10 January
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


    Free
    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

    Date: Sunday 20 December to Sunday 14 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 20 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Nine Lessons and Carol

    Nine Lessons and Carol

    Come and worship like your great, great grandparents did with our traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols, set in the beautiful and historic St Thomas' Church in Meeanee. Nine Lessons and Carols retells the Christian story that leads to Christmas Day - the hope, the joy, and God's journey...

    Date: Sunday 20 December
    Where:
    St Thomas Meeanee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Christmas Under the Stars

    Christmas Under the Stars

    Deco Bay Brass presents "Christmas Under the Stars" (formerly Carols by Candlelight); proudly sponsored by Mark Evans Commercial, Industrial & Investments with Bayleys - New Zealand’s largest full service, locally-owned real estate company. This is Deco Bay Brass at it's Christmassy best! Bring a...

    Date: Sunday 20 December
    Where:
    Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Christmas String Art Workshop

    Christmas String Art Workshop

    String Art has been around since the 1900's, and is a lovely old fashioned way to create your own masterpiece. If you love Christmas, and love making and creating, this Christmas workshop is perfect for you. You can make one for your home, or to give as a gift. So, grab a friend/sibling, &...

    Date: Monday 21 December to Wednesday 23 December
    Where:
    The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Christmas Stollen for Christmas

    Christmas Stollen for Christmas

    Come and prepare Christmas Stollen for Christmas! A rich filled dough with marzipan. Pauline will demonstrate and you will make your own Stollen Pauline will organise all ingredients and will guide you through the recipe. After shaping the loaf you will take it home for the second roofing...

    Date: Tuesday 22 December
    Where:
    Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Blackcaps v Pakistan 3rd T20

    Blackcaps v Pakistan 3rd T20

    International cricket is back! It all starts with the Blackcaps taking on the West Indies to open the summer with three T20s including opening night at Eden Park, and two Test Matches. The team then meet Pakistan in a packed schedule that features a Boxing Day Test Match at Bay Oval. We round out...

    Date: Tuesday 22 December
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    T20 - Blackcaps v Pakistan

    T20 - Blackcaps v Pakistan

    Get your finish to the year sorted with international cricket! The BLACKCAPS will face Pakistan in three T20 internationals before Christmas to help wrap up the year before a first-ever Boxing Day Test at Tauranga's Bay Oval and a New Year Test at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval.

    Date: Tuesday 22 December
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Tea with Tales

    Tea with Tales

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

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

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    Christmas Crackers with Labneh

    Christmas Crackers with Labneh

    Have your first entree or nibbles for Christmas sorted with these savoury crunchy delicious crackers and homemade fresh herb labneh balls infused in oil. You will make a tray of savoury Christmas crackers (Rosemary and Parmesan) Glutenfree option available. And you will make a (500ml)...

    Date: Wednesday 23 December
    Where:
    Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Christmas Twilight Market

    Christmas Twilight Market

    Christmas at the Farmers’ Market. Finish you Christmas Shopping with us. Purchase your fresh Christmas produce or last-minute gifts. We have your entertaining needs covered fresh fruit and vegetables, platter delights, meat and veggies for the BBQ, bread and baked goods, sweet treats,...

    Date: Wednesday 23 December
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Christmas Eve Nativity Service

    Christmas Eve Nativity Service

    You must remember being a shepherd in a Christmas Nativity play. Or maybe you were a Wiseman, or maybe an Octopus - there are many different ways to tell the story. This is the chance to share that little slice of magic with your children and family on the day before Christmas. A play will be...

    Date: Thursday 24 December
    Where:
    All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Midnight Mass

    Midnight Mass

    We wait up to midnight for New Year's Day, why not for Christmas Day? And if you're up, why not join us as we see in Christmas Day with the singing of Carols and the sharing of Communion. Midnight Mass is a traditional service in the church, but this one will be a little more up beat than...

    Date: Thursday 24 December
    Where:
    All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Christmas Day Family Service

    Christmas Day Family Service

    Come and celebrate Christmas Day with family and friends at All Saints' Church in Taradale! With carols and communion to share, this is a wonderful way to start the day. All are welcome to come along, whether in Sunday best, Christmas pyjamas, or that awful Christmas sweater that your...

    Date: Friday 25 December
    Where:
    All Saints' Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2020

    Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2020

    Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the annual Boxing Day Festival returns to Cape Estate in 2020 after another sold-out festival in 2019. The festival delivers the best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage setting...

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

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    Free
    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

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

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    Free
    Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

    Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

    Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session with Mack's magic on guitar. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon as you listen to Mack originals and high-quality covers of your favourite tunes. For high-quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere, join Mack at The Puketapu! Like what...

    Date: Sunday 27 December
    Where:
    The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

    Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

    Here's a great way to chill out after Xmas! Two T20s for the price of one in the Stags season-opening doubleheader in Napier, it's the Central Hinds v Wellington Blaze from 3:40PM then the Central Stags ready to smash the Firebirds under lights from 7:10PM. All the family fun of Dream 11 Super...

    Date: Sunday 27 December
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

    Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

    A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 17th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2020 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie...

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

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    Elton John Experience

    Elton John Experience

    Michael Stodart presents a non-stop, over 2 hour long Elton John Experience show. If you missed out on tickets to Elton John earlier this year or just love his legendary catalogue of songs then this is definitely the show for you and not to be missed! On the back of their sell-out gig at Abbey...

    Date: Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    New Year's Eve

    New Year's Eve

    After a sold out 2019 NYE event, we have planned a special one to see out 2020, a year to forget, for the locals of Hawke's Bay. Expect dance music grooves ranging from disco, house & techno from start to finish, with some live elements thrown in for good measure to get you in the mood to close...

    Date: Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Fade To Black The Metallica Experience with Black Night

    Fade To Black The Metallica Experience with Black Night

    Fade To Black Metallica Experience and Black knight present a new years eve event not to be missed. Metallica's famous black album will be performed in its entirety along with other huge hits including Master Of Puppets, One, Seek And Destroy, For Whom The Bell Tolls and many more. Black Night...

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

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    January 2021

    Free
    On Art & Activism Exhibition

    On Art & Activism Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 24 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Children's Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

    Children's Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

    Children's Holocaust Memorial - Te Whakamaharatanga o te Parekura Tamariki A unique Memorial honouring the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust 'giving a voice to those who cannot speak' and serving as a reminder to stand up to prejudice, discrimination and apathy. On display in...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 31 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 21 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    CAN Christmas Makers Market

    CAN Christmas Makers Market

    The CAN Christmas Makers Market will open on Friday 27 November, and will be crammed with affordable hand made, quality products made by talented NZ artists. The 2020 Christmas Makers Market promises to be the busiest ever, with CAN markets gaining in popularity more and more with every...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 7 January
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    The Sky’s the Limit; Exhibition by Kim Cleverton

    The Sky’s the Limit; Exhibition by Kim Cleverton

    Fresh on the art scene, this is Kim Cleverton’s first exhibition! She has a love for skies, clouds and colours so this, as her first exhibition, follows that pattern. Along with semi abstract landscapes in which she incorporates all three. Occasionally she has mixed things up with flowers and...

    Date: Friday 1 January to Thursday 21 January
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    EAST 2020

    EAST 2020

    Main Gallery EAST 2020 is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hawke's Bay. With an open call to artists and selection for inclusion, the exhibition has given the opportunity for new stars to emerge and present their work alongside more established and recognised local artists. EAST has provided...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

    Matt Arbuckle: Recto-Verso

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

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Saturday 23 January
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Napier Night Fiesta

    Napier Night Fiesta

    Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

    Date: Friday 11 December to Friday 26 February
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, 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 56 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 19 December to Sunday 10 January
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Black Barn Growers' Market

    Black Barn Growers' Market

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    Waipukurau Vintage Fair

    Waipukurau Vintage Fair

    A wonderful day of adventure shopping through a wonderful collection of a variety of stalls, selling Vintage Wares, Clothing, Jewellery, Books, China and Collectables. All proceeds will go to the CHB Volunteer Fire Services. For further information Please contact Chelsea 021 296 8838.

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

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    Free
    Spring Sessions

    Spring Sessions

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sessions


    Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

    Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

    A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 17th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2020 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie...

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

    Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


    Free
    Napier Sunday Market

    Napier Sunday Market

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 17 January
    Where:
    Marine Parade Domain, 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 6 December to Sunday 28 February
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


    Free
    Spring Sundaze

    Spring Sundaze

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 28 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sundaze


    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 3 January to Sunday 7 February
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    CANtopia Children's Activity

    CANtopia Children's Activity

    What does your perfect place look like?! Something weird and wonderful? A spaceship landing in new territory surrounded by aliens, a dinosaur in an ancient forest, a train steaming up and over a rainbow, or an underwater castle? Create your imaginative utopia! Kids - bring a bucket load of...

    Date: Monday 4 January to Friday 22 January
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CANtopia Children's Activity


    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Crafternoons

    Crafternoons

    Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Tuesday 8 December to Thursday 28 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Crafternoons


    Free
    Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

    Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

    Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. Family-friendly movie fun is on us! Suitable for ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Thursday 7 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Watch a Movie with Your Whānau


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    Trinity Roots

    Trinity Roots

    Summer 2021 will see Aotearoa's finest indigenous reggae and slow burning funk group TRINITY ROOTS taking to the stage as an extended line up – consisting of a compact horn section, percussion, and addition-al vocalists. Joined on all three shows by very special guest TINY RUINS. Their vision...

    Date: Thursday 7 January
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Trinity Roots


    In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

    In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

    Blending catchy vocal hooks with soaring harmonies and atmospheric acoustic guitar, weaving in tales of love, loss, connection, redemption and empowerment - leaving audiences spellbound and wanting more. Lance has worked as a professional musician/producer since leaving high school. Based in...

    Date: Thursday 7 January
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21


    Free
    Exhibition by Samantha Thompson

    Exhibition by Samantha Thompson

    This exhibition of Samantha Thompson’s recent mixed media work displays two collections, "Hypnosis" and "Two Head Series". Hypnosis is a human condition involving the focus of attention, reduced peripheral awareness, and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion. In this new mixed-media...

    Date: Friday 8 January to Thursday 21 January
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Exhibition by Samantha Thompson


    In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

    In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21

    Blending catchy vocal hooks with soaring harmonies and atmospheric acoustic guitar, weaving in tales of love, loss, connection, redemption and empowerment - leaving audiences spellbound and wanting more. A little more about In The Shallows... Lance has worked as a professional...

    Date: Friday 8 January
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - In The Shallows - Debut Album Tour - Summer 2020/21


    R18
    Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

    Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

    Absolute Bowie Tribute is back having sold out 3 shows in 2020. This is a big KICK ASS 7 piece band playing BOWIE with complete authenticity and passion. 5 years of touring and playing the great songs of the one and only DAVID BOWIE. Join us for a wonderful night..... you'll never forget....

    Date: Friday 8 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.


    R18
    Michael Morris & The Slow Loris - Single Release NZ Tour

    Michael Morris & The Slow Loris - Single Release NZ Tour

    Dunedin based artist Michael Morris will tour New Zealand this coming summer, celebrating the first single / video release from his upcoming sophomore album. Recently arriving home after two years living in France, the alternative rock musician (formerly of The River Jesters and Live Like...

    Date: Friday 8 January
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Michael Morris & The Slow Loris - Single Release NZ Tour


    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour


    Geek Guild Gaming Day

    Geek Guild Gaming Day

    Learn a game or invent one! Come along to our Geek Guild gaming day. Grab your friends and whānau and pop in to learn new games or play some old favourites. The Hawkes Bay Geek Guild will be on hand to explain all the rules and to answer all your burning questions. We may take photographs...

    Date: Saturday 9 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Geek Guild Gaming Day


    R18
    Looking For Alaska - Light and Shadow Album Release Tour

    Looking For Alaska - Light and Shadow Album Release Tour

    Hamilton indie-folk band Looking For Alaska released their new album 'Light and Shadow' this November, and to celebrate are playing a bunch of sick as shows around New Zealand over summer! The tour kicks off with 3 rowdy, full band shows in November, followed by a full tour of more intimate...

    Date: Saturday 9 January
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Looking For Alaska - Light and Shadow Album Release Tour


    R18
    Wil Sargisson in Concert

    Wil Sargisson in Concert

    Wil Sargisson began piano lessons at age 5 in his home town of Napier, New Zealand. By age 13 he was performing solo at NZ’s National Jazz Festival in Tauranga, the youngest person ever to do so. Many jazz festival appearances followed. At the age of 17 he was chosen as pianist for the NZ High...

    Date: Sunday 10 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wil Sargisson in Concert


    LEGO® Continuous Build

    LEGO® Continuous Build

    Bring along your creative thinking and building skills and add to our LEGO® continuous build. Drop-in anytime over the week! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

    Read more » - LEGO® Continuous Build


    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 15 December to Tuesday 26 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


    Free
    MEH Movie Afternoon

    MEH Movie Afternoon

    Get your watching eyes ready and come along to our movie afternoon (with sundaes!). Suitable for Ages 13 - 18. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

    Read more » - MEH Movie Afternoon


    Free
    Watch a Movie with your Whānau

    Watch a Movie with your Whānau

    Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. Family-friendly movie fun is on us! Suitable for ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Thursday 14 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Watch a Movie with your Whānau


    Whānau Movie Night

    Whānau Movie Night

    Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Thursday 14 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Whānau Movie Night


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    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 what a...

    Date: Friday 15 January to Friday 12 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    ASA Scooter Nationals

    ASA Scooter Nationals

    The New Zealand Scooter Nationals are coming back to Napier!!! Come and see the top riders form all around the country battle it out on the purpose built course to find out who will be the 2020 NZ champions. An entire day of action starting with young guns and working the way up to the pros at...

    Date: Saturday 16 January
    Where:
    Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - ASA Scooter Nationals


    Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

    Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

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

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

    Read more » - Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay


    Free
    Another Day in Taradise

    Another Day in Taradise

    Come and join in the Sweet 16th celebrations, of our Another Day in Taradise. Free entry to the event and is very family friendly. We are proud to have the same amazing band playing, which will provide us with amazing tunes all day long. There will of course be great Moana Park wines...

    Date: Saturday 16 January
    Where:
    Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Another Day in Taradise


    Free
    Napier Pre-loved Market

    Napier Pre-loved Market

    Welcome to Pre-loved Market NZ - a dedicated market for pre-owned clothing, accessories and homewares. Shop sustainably from carefully curated collections. Bring cash as some stalls may not have Eftpos available. Stall queries: prelovedmarketnz@gmail.com

    Date: Saturday 16 January
    Where:
    Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Pre-loved Market


    Nerf Wars

    Nerf Wars

    Bring your Nerf guns, ammo and game face to compete in the Hastings Library battleground. Limited numbers - registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Saturday 19 December to Saturday 16 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nerf Wars


    Free
    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

    Date: Sunday 20 December to Sunday 14 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020


    The Crooners - Operatunity

    The Crooners - Operatunity

    Cruise down memory lane and swoon over smooth melodies, love songs and tight harmonies delivered with lots of pizzazz! Starring singers Karl Perigo, Russell Dixon and Sharon Emirali, with a fabulous live band including Grant Winterburn, Lukas Fritsch and Mike Booth.

    Date: Wednesday 20 January
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Crooners - Operatunity


    Free
    MEH Library Lock In

    MEH Library Lock In

    The ever-popular and annual Lock-In is back! Join us after-hours to celebrate the end of Summer with pizza and games. Registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

    Read more » - MEH Library Lock In


    The Crooners - Operatunity

    The Crooners - Operatunity

    Cruise down memory lane and swoon over smooth melodies, love songs and tight harmonies delivered with lots of pizzazz! Starring singers Karl Perigo, Russell Dixon and Sharon Emirali, with a fabulous live band including Grant Winterburn, Lukas Fritsch and Mike Booth.

    Date: Thursday 21 January
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Crooners - Operatunity


    Free
    Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

    Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

    Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. Family-friendly movie fun is on us! Suitable for ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Thursday 21 January
    Where:
    Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Watch a Movie with Your Whānau


    Whānau Movie Night

    Whānau Movie Night

    Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Thursday 21 January
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Whānau Movie Night


    Epic Hide 'n Seek

    Epic Hide 'n Seek

    We're going Epic with Hide n Seek at the Hastings Library; Ready or not! Limited numbers – registrations required. Suitable for ages 7-12. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Friday 22 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Epic Hide 'n Seek


    R18
    Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

    Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

    Absolute Bowie Tribute is back having sold out 3 shows in 2020. This is a big KICK ASS 7 piece band playing BOWIE with complete authenticity and passion. 5 years of touring and playing the great songs of the one and only DAVID BOWIE. Join us for a wonderful night..... you'll never forget....

    Date: Friday 22 January
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.


    SIX60 Saturdays

    SIX60 Saturdays

    Carrying on the latest summer tour craze SIX60 are playing across Aotearoa over six weekends in January and February 2021! This is set to be another groundbreaking tour for the multi-platinum selling band who recently sold over 130,000 tickets to their "Saturdays" tour just earlier this...

    Date: Saturday 23 January
    Where:
    Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - SIX60 Saturdays


    Te Awanga Estate

    Te Awanga Estate

    Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! January 24th - The Cellar Door Band. February 21st - Hail to the Thieves, back by popular demand, Radiohead glory and a total must hear and see. Entry is a nominal $5 at the gate, kids...

    Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Te Awanga Estate


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 20 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

    Date: Friday 11 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - The Centralines Summer Series 2021


    Free
    MEH Dolores Umbridge Escape Room

    MEH Dolores Umbridge Escape Room

    Can you outsmart Dolores Umbridge? Work in a group to try and beat our Escape Room within the hour. Those who do will win prizes! For Ages 13 - 18. Limited sessions and numbers - Registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

    Date: Wednesday 27 January
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - MEH Dolores Umbridge Escape Room


    Futsal Tournament

    Futsal Tournament

    Format: - Competitive Senior Men’s - Social Mixed (15+) Must be at least 2 females on the pitch at all times - Teams to consist of up to 10 players max. - 5 v 5 format (one of which is the goalie) - The games will consist of 9min halves with a 2min halftime break. - Referees will be...

    Date: Saturday 30 January
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Futsal Tournament


    Free
    Mack at the Kune Cafe

    Mack at the Kune Cafe

    Mack's looking forward to playing at the Kune for the first time in December, and then again next month. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a country setting as you listen to Mack originals and high-quality covers of your favourite tunes Kune offers yummy food and a selection of local craft beers...

    Date: Saturday 19 December to Saturday 30 January
    Where:
    Kune Cafe & Bar, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Mack at the Kune Cafe


    Free
    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

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

    Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


    Walk 2 D'Feet MND

    Walk 2 D'Feet MND

    MND New Zealand’s volunteer-led event series, Walk 2 D’Feet MND, is returning to Napier. A sponsored fundraising and awareness walk. Register to attend in advance and take advantage of an Early Bird discount. Dogs welcome on a leash. Venue: Napier Sailing Club, 63 West Quay, Ahuriri,...

    Date: Sunday 31 January
    Where:
    West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Walk 2 D'Feet MND


    February 2021

    Free
    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 21 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


    Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course

    Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course

    Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Tuesday 2nd February 2021. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and...

    Date: Tuesday 2 February to Tuesday 23 March
    Where:
    Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course


    Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

    Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

    Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 3rd February 2021. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Class is one hour...

    Date: Wednesday 3 February
    Where:
    Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course


    Free
    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Born in, and working out of an apartment studio in New Plymouth, Jordan Barnes is recognised as an artistic all-rounder. He’s an award winning painter and is considered to be one of New Zealand’s top emerging artists. Jordan is equally passionate about song writing, releasing his debut album...

    Date: Thursday 4 February to Saturday 1 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego


    Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

    Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

    Anytime you play the Cantabs it's a great contest! Wind into Waitangi Day weekend with two T20s for the price of one, our last home doubleheader at McLean Park, Central Hinds from 3:40PM then the Central Stags ready to smash it under lights from 7:10PM. All the family fun of Dream 11 Super Smash,...

    Date: Friday 5 February
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader


    Free
    Havelock North Handmade Market

    Havelock North Handmade Market

    The Havelock Handmade Market is held once a month (and occasionally a couple of times a month during the summer months) Tucked in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North we're an enterprising group of stall holders who enjoy sharing our products. Come along and support...

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 6 February
    Where:
    Village Court Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Havelock North Handmade Market


    Free
    Black Barn Growers' Market

    Black Barn Growers' Market

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


    Free
    Spring Sessions

    Spring Sessions

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sessions


    Dragon at Moana Park Estate Winery

    Dragon at Moana Park Estate Winery

    For one night only...playing in the Hawke's Bay with our beautiful winery as the backdrop. The legendary band - Dragon purveyors of Antipodean anthems and Australian Rock since 1973. Thousands of shows, tons of records sold, innumerable songs played since the reformation in 2006. Dragon has...

    Date: Saturday 6 February
    Where:
    Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dragon at Moana Park Estate Winery


    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 6 December to Sunday 28 February
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


    Free
    Spring Sundaze

    Spring Sundaze

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 28 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sundaze


    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 3 January to Sunday 7 February
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


    Simply  Ballroom

    Simply Ballroom

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Simply Ballroom


    ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes

    ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes

    Term 1 - for beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a...

    Date: Wednesday 10 February to Wednesday 31 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes


    CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1

    CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1

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

    Date: Wednesday 10 February to Wednesday 31 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1


    The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

    The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

    The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two, featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King, take to the road in October with a two hour show to celebrate and recreate the magic of the NZ entertainment phenomenon that was the original Howard Morrison Quartet. The Howard...

    Date: Wednesday 10 February
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two


    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations


    Introduction to Screen Printing

    Introduction to Screen Printing

    Term 1 Screen Printing Basics for Beginners. A short introductory course of 6 sessions, weekly on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screenprinting is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for...

    Date: Thursday 11 February to Thursday 18 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Introduction to Screen Printing


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    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 what a...

    Date: Friday 15 January to Friday 12 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    Napier Night Fiesta

    Napier Night Fiesta

    Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

    Date: Friday 11 December to Friday 26 February
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Night Fiesta


    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

    Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Public Art: Walking Tour


    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2021 Hawkes Bay's latest family-friendly celebration of Music, Food & Art! If you’ve ever been on a summer road trip through Hawkes Bay, chances are you’ve spent some time on the coast at laidback Te Awanga, a beachside settlement with a thriving arts...

    Date: Saturday 13 February
    Where:
    Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival


    Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

    Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

    Date: Saturday 13 February
    Where:
    Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


    River Park Blues Festival 2021

    River Park Blues Festival 2021

    The Self Righteous Brothers The Self-Righteous Brothers are Derek Jacombs (vocals and acoustic guitar) and Nigel Masters (vocals and upright bass), moonlighting members of well-known blues & roots band Kokomo. They have performed at everything from prestigious Arts Festivals to backyard BBQs,...

    Date: Saturday 13 February
    Where:
    River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

    Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

    The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you there! NB: Early-Bird tickets available up until 20 January if not sold-out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is first-ever New...

    Date: Saturday 13 February
    Where:
    Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

    Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

    Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service has been looking after the Hawke's Bay region for decades. We are very proud to be able to put on an Open Day for the Central Hawke's Bay community so they can see our service up close! On Sunday the 14th February at the CHB Aero Club, based in...

    Date: Sunday 14 February
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Aero Club, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day


    Free
    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

    Date: Sunday 20 December to Sunday 14 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

    Date: Friday 11 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    1930s Waiata And Poi Dance Competition

    1930s Waiata And Poi Dance Competition

    Following the Whakatūwheratanga Opening Ceremony, kapa haka teams will perform in a 1930s style waiata-aringa action song and poi dance competition. For this event teams will be judged on their costumes, repertoire, and likeness to the 1930s style of kapa haka.

    Date: Wednesday 17 February
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

    Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

    One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

    Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Art Deco Festival 2021


    A Salute To The Services Concert - Hawkes's Bay Jazz Club Bi

    A Salute To The Services Concert - Hawkes's Bay Jazz Club Bi

    When the world went to war, swing music went to war too. Jazz music provided comfort for the families at home as well as the soldiers abroad. Many musicians were drafted into the military and they took their music with them. Amid the chaos of war, the music would have brought some sanity to...

    Date: Wednesday 17 February
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Salute To The Services Concert - Hawkes's Bay Jazz Club Bi


    Club Tour And Tea

    Club Tour And Tea

    Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure and learn about its history, then finish with a special High Tea served on the lawn. Sunshine and History always goes well paired with a...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Junior Gatsby Picnic

    Junior Gatsby Picnic

    Sponsored by Pak ‘n Save A youth-focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 –12-year-olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun-filled morning held in the Napier Soundshell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits,...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings City Art Deco Market

    Hastings City Art Deco Market

    Our famous Hastings City Art Deco Market is back to kit you out and make sure you’re dressed to the nines for the Art Deco Festival Weekend! From 10 am until 8 pm in the vibrant Hastings City Mall, our vendors will be selling their carefully collected brand new, vintage, and second-hand Art...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Festival Garden Bar

    Festival Garden Bar

    Enjoy the Festival’s revelry and festivities of the Soundshell, Upper and Lower Lawn from the comfort of the Garden Bar. Located on the lower lawn, overlooking the ocean and perfect for viewing the flying displays; this is the ideal place to be part of the Art Deco atmosphere while enjoying a...

    Date: Thursday 18 February to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hākui Hākoro Fashion Parade

    Hākui Hākoro Fashion Parade

    Watch the glitz and glamour of the senior Māori generations as they strut the catwalk vying for the title of Kaumātua King and Queen. The Hākui and Hākoro will be judged on their best Toi Deco Māori interpretation and use of kākahu traditional garments. The crowned Kaumātua King and...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Jazz & Bubbles On The Lawn

    Jazz & Bubbles On The Lawn

    Relax, recline and repose, sipping a glass or two whilst enjoying fresh canapés on the lawn of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Ease into the deco weekend with a dancing display and entertainment by Robert Cross. Deco dress encouraged with prizes available for best-dressed male and...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Stars And Starlets Ball

    Stars And Starlets Ball

    Thursday night is all about the glitz and glamour of the 1930s film stars, when the men were dashing and women were bewitching. Get dressed up like the greats Katherine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Cary Grant or whoever inspires your inner glamour. Dinner is served at 8 pm, then dance...

    Date: Thursday 18 February
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Prohibition Pop Up

    Prohibition Pop Up

    For those who want to partake in a true speakeasy experience. Full of bootleg liquor, non-stop music and live entertainment, this is the place to party. Get your friends together and make this a night to remember. Please note that this is a bar/nightclub. Cash bar available. R18 Dress to...

    Date: Thursday 18 February to Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Toi Deco Māori Village

    Toi Deco Māori Village

    Meander through the peace and tranquillity of Marine Parade’s Sunken Garden’s in this first Toi Deco Māori Village. See traditional Māori arts practices up-close, listen to ancient story-telling and immerse yourself in this rare cultural kaleidoscope. At the Toi Deco Māori Village, you...

    Date: Friday 19 February to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hidden Art Deco Treasures

    Hidden Art Deco Treasures

    Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri. Explore Art Deco objects from the collection as the team take you through a private viewing. Space is limited do to secure your place register online now!

    Date: Friday 19 February to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hidden Art Deco Treasures


    Aunty's Maara Kai

    Aunty's Maara Kai

    Aunty’s Garden is renown for providing fresh produce to all who enter the garden’s gates. Come and join Aunty Hānui Lawrence for a personally guided tour of her maara kai food garden. Pick your lunch as you saunter, and listen to the stories of the māramataka Māori lunar calendar and how...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Waipatu Marae, Karamū Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Aunty's Maara Kai


    Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

    Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

    Regarded as one of the Country’s finest military bands, the Royal New Zealand Navy Band commemorates its Art Deco connection with a not to be missed concert at the Napier Municipal Theatre, conducted by Lieutenant Commander, Michael Dowrick, RNZN. Pushing the boundaries of music presentation,...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Ahuriri Dinner Express

    Ahuriri Dinner Express

    Join us onboard the vintage railcar for a dinner adventure like no other. Board in Napier, take a run to Hastings and then back to Ahuriri where you will disembark for a 3-course dinner at Shed 2 and fabulous entertainment. After dinner, it’s back on board the railcar to Napier where your...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Dinner On The Lawn

    Dinner On The Lawn

    Join us for dinner on the lawn at the historic Hawke’s Bay Club. You will be well looked after and entertained with a dancing display and harmonies by Robert Cross all whilst being served a mouth-watering dinner on our stunning lawn. Don your Deco best with prizes available for best-dressed...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Gangsters And Flappers

    Gangsters And Flappers

    Enter a world of illegal drinking, organised crime and extravagance and join us for a wild and indulgent night that even prohibition won’t be able to stop! Live it up with an evening of great food, classic jazz music, dancing and fun. Grab your fedoras, feathers, Uzi’s and Pearls and don your...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Depression Dinner

    Depression Dinner

    Always a Festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. You can still keep it on theme with 1930s clothing, just keep your sequins and/or cravats for glamourous evening events. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Soiree Like It's 1920

    Soiree Like It's 1920

    Step back in time into the party lifestyle of the rich and famous during the 1920s. Sophisticated, stylish with a hint of danger! Take in the glitz and glam, feathers, champagne and sparkle to party in true Deco luxurious style! This evening will feature a top jazz band that will have you...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Beach Banquet

    Beach Banquet

    A cornerstone event of the festival where toe-tapping jazz is played whilst a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton’s is served. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. From your beachside vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Friday Night With The Stars

    Friday Night With The Stars

    The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand’s finest vocalists to perform. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a special night in the Napier...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Furs Feathers and Felony

    Furs Feathers and Felony

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

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Furs Feathers and Felony


    Electro Swing Prohibition Party

    Electro Swing Prohibition Party

    Relive the dark underground nightlife during the prohibition period as you revel in bootleg liquor and dance to the sounds of electro swing and jazz, blending modern swing and jazz with house and hip hop. This is the place to party unless the police arrive to enforce the prohibition law so get...

    Date: Friday 19 February
    Where:
    The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    National Maori 7s Tournament

    National Maori 7s Tournament

    The National Māori 7s tournament is designed to encourage growth and participation of iwi, hapu, waka and takiwa teams at a national level. The nationals encourage both rural and urban based Māori to unite under common ancestry through whakapapa. We hope to encourage Iwi and hapu representation...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Gatsby Jazz Breakfast

    Gatsby Jazz Breakfast

    Kick start your fun-filled Saturday with a hearty buffet breakfast, supplied by Orton’s overlooking the beachfront views, whilst a jazz band sets your feet tapping. Enjoy a glass of bubbles on arrival. Ensure you join us for a pre-event drink in our wonderful arrival lounge, open 30 minutes...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    New Zealand Services' Breakfast

    New Zealand Services' Breakfast

    Join 100 uniformed servicemen and women from the Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force, New Zealand Army, NZ Police, NZ Fire and Emergency, St John Ambulance. Be a part of a memorable breakfast along with our special uniformed services guests as we commemorate the 90th anniversary...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Napier Port Ocean Swim

    Napier Port Ocean Swim

    The 10th Napier Port Ocean Swim is on at Perfume Point Ahuriri Beach on Saturday morning 20th February 2021. Race distances for all ages and abilities. 200m Pack n Save Napier kids dash 500m Higgins Construction individual and teams races 1000m HB Regional Council and Napier City Council...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Deco Kids Club

    Deco Kids Club

    Sponsored by Pak ‘n Save Whether for entertainment or a great place to get out of the sun, take a break with the little ones at the Deco Kids Club. Full of fun Art Deco activities, free arts, games, entertainment and educational projects for them to work on. Please note all children must...

    Date: Saturday 20 February to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Deco Kids Club, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Vintage Car Parade

    Vintage Car Parade

    Sponsored by Progressive Meats In 2021 the feature group is Veteran cars, 100 years or older. We expect at least 50-60 including many never seen before at the Festival. To recognise the 90th anniversary of the 1931 Napier Earthquake the HBVCC has invited a number of vehicles that were in Napier and...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Charter Parade

    Charter Parade

    The Charter parade is a tradition going back centuries that signifies the bond between the military and the people, where a military unit entrusted with the protection of a city is permitted to march through the streets with Drums beating, Band playing, Colours flying, Bayonets fixed and Swords...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Death By Chocolate

    Death By Chocolate

    Death never tasted so good – the most delicious and unique funeral you’ll ever attend. There’ll be eulogies, sing-along hymn sheets accompanied by an organist and the service will be led by our chocolate chaplain Reverend Conner Fectionary. This will be an Art Deco experience of...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Great Deco Bake Off

    Great Deco Bake Off

    Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned baking competition? Inspired by classic village fête baking, take part in our Deco bake-off and show off your baking skills. Entries will be judged on Taste, Appearance, Execution and Creativity. Categories are Pies, Muffins and Cakes. There will be...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Festival Garden Bar, Lower Lawns, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Radio Play And High Tea

    Radio Play And High Tea

    The 1920s and 30s were the Golden Age of Radio, and during this time new forms of entertainment were created for the new medium including radio plays, mystery, adventure and detective serials. Now it’s your chance to relive this Golden Age as you watch a radio play being born while enjoying a...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Radio Play And High Tea


    Free
    Beating Of The Retreat And Marae Lawn Dance

    Beating Of The Retreat And Marae Lawn Dance

    Houngarea Marae at Pakipaki sets the scene for this special Māori Salute to the Services. Houngarea stands as a national marae in commemoration of Māori service people and as such the gates are open to all who wish to attend this auspicious evening of remembrance. The Beating of the Retreat...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Houngarea Marae, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Alfresco Munch

    Alfresco Munch

    A wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club where you will enjoy a delectable alfresco meal on the lawn whilst being entertained with a dancing display and local legend Robert Cross. Deco dress encouraged with prizes available for best-dressed male and female. Cash bar.

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Long Jazz Banquet

    Long Jazz Banquet

    Dance the night away to a sweet and salty cocktail of jazz, blues, swing and soul in the timeless décor of the main hall of the historic building at The Old Church. Gather with your friends in banquet style seating and savour the delights of a decadent three-course dinner. Don your best dancing...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Great Gatsby Party - Salute to the Services

    Great Gatsby Party - Salute to the Services

    The Festival's most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of wine on arrival. On the ground floor, you’ll enjoy an...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Fat Sam's Speakeasy

    Fat Sam's Speakeasy

    A dedicated youth event for 2021! Come as a flapper, dress to impress, suit up as a gangster or silent screen star, it’s going to be fun! Enjoy an evening of bootlegging, dancing, entertainment and some speakeasy fun! A 2-course meal will be served. Spot Prizes for best dressed. Aimed...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Memorial Square Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Barrels & Bootleggers

    Barrels & Bootleggers

    Sponsored by Gemco Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up, whether it be in a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old-timey bootlegger garb, join us for a night of underground New York style party celebrations. We’ve cleared away the...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Death By Chocolate Dessert

    Death By Chocolate Dessert

    After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral, including five locals who all harbour a secret. No one suspects anything is amiss until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This...

    Date: Saturday 20 February
    Where:
    Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Miha Māori The Māori Mass

    Miha Māori The Māori Mass

    Join the Catholic Māori Mission at Pakipaki for this special Māori Mass in honour of Mēri Hōhepa Venerable Suzanne Aubert, New Zealand’s first Saint in making. Show your support and be a part of this event, watch history in the making by starting your day at the Art Deco Festival with The...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Thank God For The Royal NZ Navy Commemorative Breakfast

    Thank God For The Royal NZ Navy Commemorative Breakfast

    This is a commemorative 80th anniversary of the RNZN breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and Napier. Join our special Services guests, defence attachés, officers and ship’s company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    The Thirsty Whale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Blow Your Wig Brunch On The Beach

    Blow Your Wig Brunch On The Beach

    Brunch is cheerful, sociable and exciting, so get your Sunday off to a flying Art Deco start and enjoy a delicious buffet brunch served by Orton’s overlooking the beautiful ocean view. There will be live jazz entertainment and a best-dressed competition with prizes, to set you up for a...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Te Awanga Estate

    Te Awanga Estate

    Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! January 24th - The Cellar Door Band. February 21st - Hail to the Thieves, back by popular demand, Radiohead glory and a total must hear and see. Entry is a nominal $5 at the gate, kids...

    Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Mission Lawn Jazz Party

    Mission Lawn Jazz Party

    Step back in time and enjoy the Jazz Age like all the most glamourous did. Set on the stunning Mission Estate Winery lawns, you’ll enjoy an afternoon of incredible Jazz music, as well as the Mission’s world-renowned food, wine and stunning atmosphere. Other activities include croquet, dance...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch

    Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch

    Sponsored by Tremains Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer. Ensure you join us for a pre-event drink in...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 20 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Deco Best Bits

    Deco Best Bits

    Sponsored by The Gintrap What better way to wrap up another fantastic Festival, than by experiencing a little bit of everything? Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Cheerio To Deco

    Cheerio To Deco

    Say a final hurrah to the wonderful 2021 Festival with friends at the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a light meal in delightful surroundings of the Hawke’s Bay Club lawn accompanied by a dancing display and the jazz sounds of Robert Cross. Deco dress essential with prizes available for...

    Date: Sunday 21 February
    Where:
    Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

    Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

    You are invited to our birthday party to celebrate the best musical, comic and memorable moments of our past 20 years! Starring Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Milligan, Kelly Lim Harris, Lynette Martin and Paul Carnegie-Jones.

    Date: Wednesday 24 February
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

    Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

    You are invited to our birthday party to celebrate the best musical, comic and memorable moments of our past 20 years! Starring Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua,Karl Perigo, Alex Milligan, Kelly Lim Harris, Lynette Martin and Paul Carnegie-Jones.

    Date: Thursday 25 February
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

    MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

    Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events - suitable for everyone - from the competitive...

    Date: Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

    Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

    Date: Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Messy Church

    Messy Church

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

    Date: Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    River Park Country 2021

    River Park Country 2021

    Kick back and tune in to some amazing blues talent from around NZ. Licensed Bar, food, coffee + Camping available Our Line Up Includes Tucker Lane Dust & Gold The Warratahs Tucker Lane are a 5 piece Bluegrass band hailing from Clive, Hawkes Bay. They play a wide variety of heel stomping,...

    Date: Saturday 27 February
    Where:
    River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

    Country Fair and Rural Auction held annually beside the beautiful Lake at Puketapu. It is a great family day out in the country and only seven minutes from Taradale. There is ample parking, plenty of shade and seating beneath trees surrounding the lake. The Fair has a great range of stalls...

    Date: Sunday 28 February
    Where:
    The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Have A Go - Family Sports Day

    Have A Go - Family Sports Day

    Join us for this family-friendly day and try out the winter sports before signing your child up for a season! Multiple Sports available with demonstrations happening throughout the day. Sports on offer: Rugby Netball Football Hockey Canoe Polo Orienteering Taekwon-do Respect Dance...

    Date: Sunday 28 February
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    March 2021

    Free
    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

    Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Sunday 21 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


    Free
    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Born in, and working out of an apartment studio in New Plymouth, Jordan Barnes is recognised as an artistic all-rounder. He’s an award winning painter and is considered to be one of New Zealand’s top emerging artists. Jordan is equally passionate about song writing, releasing his debut album...

    Date: Thursday 4 February to Saturday 1 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego


    Tutus on Tour

    Tutus on Tour

    The Royal New Zealand Ballet returns in 2021 with their much-loved regional touring programme, Tutus on Tour, presenting an enchanting summer programme. Enjoy the ‘White Swan’ pas de deux from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake; Jules Perrot’s Pas de Quatre (1845), a gorgeous showpiece from the...

    Date: Tuesday 2 March
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tutus on Tour


    ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes

    ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes

    Term 1 - for beginners and mixed abilities. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a...

    Date: Wednesday 10 February to Wednesday 31 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - ‘Sew Fun’ Weekly Classes


    CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1

    CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1

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

    Date: Wednesday 10 February to Wednesday 31 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CAN Sew - Evening Classes Term 1


    Kiwi Music Allstars

    Kiwi Music Allstars

    We are delighted to present some of New Zealand's favourite entertainers, singers, and musicians, with full support band performing together exclusively at Black Barn Amphitheatre on Thursday 4 March. Some of the most celebrated and iconic entertainers in one show. Each will perform their own hits...

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

    Read more » - Kiwi Music Allstars


    Introduction to Screen Printing

    Introduction to Screen Printing

    Term 1 Screen Printing Basics for Beginners. A short introductory course of 6 sessions, weekly on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screenprinting is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for...

    Date: Thursday 11 February to Thursday 18 March
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Introduction to Screen Printing


    Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021

    Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021

    The Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021 will be based at 1844 Matahoura Road, Tutira and the 4WD Trek will be set around Tutira, Northern Hawkes Bay. The terrain is rolling hills through to high country so expect water, mud, and all that comes with off-road 4WD driving. The exact course will be set closer to...

    Date: Friday 5 March to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021


    Free
    Mack - Summer in the Trees

    Mack - Summer in the Trees

    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 5 December to Saturday 6 March
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack - Summer in the Trees


    Free
    Spring Sessions

    Spring Sessions

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

    Date: Saturday 5 December to Saturday 27 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sessions


    Crowded House - To The Island Tour

    Crowded House - To The Island Tour

    In great news for their longtime loyal fans, iconic band Crowded House announced today that they will tour New Zealand in March 2021 on their “To the Island” tour. The band also released their first new music in more than a decade with the debut of the single “Whatever You Want”...

    Date: Saturday 6 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Crowded House - To The Island Tour


    Te Mata Kindergarten Triathlon

    Te Mata Kindergarten Triathlon

    Te Mata Kindergarten is hosting their Annual Triathlon and Family Picnic. Fun, games, face painting, bouncy castle, sausage sizzle, raffles, coffee cart. For age 3 to 6 year olds. A short bike ride on grass, followed by a quick dash to the top of the water slide and a wet slide down the Hereworth...

    Date: Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Te Mata Kindergarten Triathlon


    Learn to paint our Beautiful City

    Learn to paint our Beautiful City

    To inspire members of our community to experience our gorgeous City along the Marine Parade, Napier with a Fun Creative Workout. Meet at The CAN, Napier then walks up to the Marine Parade to be creatively inspired as a group by our gorgeous surroundings. To take pics and make live sketches on...

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

    Read more » - Learn to paint our Beautiful City


    Free
    Spring Sundaze

    Spring Sundaze

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 28 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Sundaze


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 20 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    The Centralines Summer Series 2021

    Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

    Date: Friday 11 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - The Centralines Summer Series 2021


    Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

    Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

    Australian based Kiwi rocker Jon Stevens, with his Noiseworks and INXS collection, can't wait to perform all the huge hits at the renowned Black Barn Amphitheatre on Sunday 7 March. The former frontman of these bands will rock out chart-toppers such as Devil Inside, Suicide Blonde, Need you Tonight...

    Date: Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's


    Crowded House - To The Island Tour

    Crowded House - To The Island Tour

    In great news for their longtime loyal fans, iconic band Crowded House announced today that they will tour New Zealand in March 2021 on their “To the Island” tour, with new shows announced! The band also released their first new music in more than a decade with the debut of the single...

    Date: Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Crowded House - To The Island Tour


    Simply  Ballroom

    Simply Ballroom

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

    Date: Sunday 6 December to Sunday 7 March
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Simply Ballroom


    Land Rover Horse of the Year

    Land Rover Horse of the Year

    Land Rover Horse of the Year 2021. Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Event Showcase. An absolute “must-see” for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who delight in watching world-class competition. Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for titles and high-stakes prize...

    Date: Tuesday 9 March to Sunday 14 March
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Land Rover Horse of the Year


    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations


    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with form: Works by Toi Ako artists is an exhibition that explores the role of the arts and wellbeing in communities, and its effectiveness in supporting older people to age well. Showcasing works by 13 emerging elder artists aged 56-91, developed over 2019-2020 as part of Connect the...

    Date: Saturday 13 March to Saturday 22 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists


    Silent Movies LIVE

    Silent Movies LIVE

    Silent Movies LIVE! This is the chance to see Charlie Chaplin's movie 'The Kid', as it was first broadcast, with no talking, just live piano and percussion, at the fabulous Church Rd Winery in Napier, New Zealand. Suitable for all the family to enjoy, outside on the grass with the bespoke...

    Date: Saturday 13 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silent Movies LIVE


    Free
    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

    Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

    Date: Sunday 20 December to Sunday 14 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020


    Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer

    Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer

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

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

    Read more » - Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer


    An Evening With Marlon Williams

    An Evening With Marlon Williams

    In celebration of new material, March 2021 will welcome the long-awaited return to the stage for the Marlon Willliams. Over an extensive tour of Aotearoa, audiences will be treated to a very different show from Marlon – a full solo performance unearthing some early material, beloved album songs...

    Date: Thursday 18 March
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - An Evening With Marlon Williams


    Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

    Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

    Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

    Date: Friday 19 March
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show


    Free
    Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021

    Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021

    It's your 'Rural Day in the Bay!' The 9th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby/child/adult clothing, jewellery, furniture, landscaping plants, art, entertainment and a ton of country fun on...

    Date: Saturday 20 March
    Where:
    Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021


    Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

    Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

    Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, kids games etc etc.

    Date: Sunday 21 March
    Where:
    Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lindisfarne College Gala 2021


    Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20

    Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20

    International cricket is back! It all starts with the Blackcaps taking on the West Indies to open the summer with three T20s including opening night at Eden Park, and two Test Matches. The team then meet Pakistan in a packed schedule that features a Boxing Day Test Match at Bay Oval. We round out...

    Date: Tuesday 23 March
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20


    R18
    NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2021

    NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2021

    Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2021, 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 26 March
    Where:
    Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2021


    Free
    The Extravaganza Fair

    The Extravaganza Fair

    Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting...

    Date: Saturday 27 March to Sunday 28 March
    Where:
    Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


    R18
    Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

    Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

    Covid19 Update All tickets purchased before 1st December 2020 have been converted into VIP Zone A tickets with front of stage access. Zone B GA tickets are now available. What will happen if there is a Covid 19 outbreak? Under Level 2 - The event will go ahead either at the current venue or a...

    Date: Saturday 27 March
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier


    Free
    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

    The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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

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

    Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


    The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour

    The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour

    New Zealand, it’s time to get ready to Wiggle! THE WIGGLES are coming to perform for you in March as part of their We’re All Fruit Salad Tour! This show will see Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony singing and dancing their way around New Zealand with all their Wiggly Friends; Captain Feathersword,...

    Date: Tuesday 30 March
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour


    April 2021

    Free
    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Born in, and working out of an apartment studio in New Plymouth, Jordan Barnes is recognised as an artistic all-rounder. He’s an award winning painter and is considered to be one of New Zealand’s top emerging artists. Jordan is equally passionate about song writing, releasing his debut album...

    Date: Thursday 4 February to Saturday 1 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego


    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with form: Works by Toi Ako artists is an exhibition that explores the role of the arts and wellbeing in communities, and its effectiveness in supporting older people to age well. Showcasing works by 13 emerging elder artists aged 56-91, developed over 2019-2020 as part of Connect the...

    Date: Saturday 13 March to Saturday 22 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists


    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


    Free
    The Extravaganza Fair

    The Extravaganza Fair

    Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting...

    Date: Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

    Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

    Date: Friday 2 April
    Where:
    Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED


    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

    Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

    Date: Saturday 3 April to Sunday 4 April
    Where:
    Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED


    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

    Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

    Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

    Date: Saturday 3 April
    Where:
    Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED


    Yesterday Once More:

    Yesterday Once More:

    From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

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

    Read more » - Yesterday Once More:


    Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

    Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

    Yee-haw! Giddy up as our all-star cast transports you to the home of country music showcasing the likes of John Denver, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash. Starring Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Marian Burns, Pat Urlich, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

    Date: Wednesday 14 April
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity


    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations


    Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

    Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

    Yee-haw! Giddy up as our all-star cast transports you to the home of country music showcasing the likes of John Denver, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash. Starring Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Marian Burns, Pat Urlich, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

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

    Read more » - Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity


    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals

    The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

    Date: Monday 26 April
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The World of Musicals


    May 2021

    Free
    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego

    Born in, and working out of an apartment studio in New Plymouth, Jordan Barnes is recognised as an artistic all-rounder. He’s an award winning painter and is considered to be one of New Zealand’s top emerging artists. Jordan is equally passionate about song writing, releasing his debut album...

    Date: Thursday 4 February to Saturday 1 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jordan Barnes: The Artist and the Ego


    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

    Flirting with form: Works by Toi Ako artists is an exhibition that explores the role of the arts and wellbeing in communities, and its effectiveness in supporting older people to age well. Showcasing works by 13 emerging elder artists aged 56-91, developed over 2019-2020 as part of Connect the...

    Date: Saturday 13 March to Saturday 22 May
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists


    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    Onward to Victory 1942-45

    World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

    Date: Saturday 12 December to Wednesday 12 May
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Onward to Victory 1942-45


    The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano

    The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano

    New Zealand’s most accomplished performers, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa protégé Ipu Laga’aia, tenor Chris McRae, musical theatre stars Sophie Morris and Rutene Spooner, and music legend Laughton Kora join forces with The New Zealand String Quartet to today announce a nationwide tour of The New...

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

    Read more » - The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano


    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    The Three Tenors - Operatunity

    The Three Tenors - Operatunity

    Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

    Date: Wednesday 26 May
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

    The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

    Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

    Date: Thursday 27 May
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Bravo Amici

    Bravo Amici

    Celebrated New Zealand tenor, Geoff Sewell, founder of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, will tour through New Zealand in May 2021 in time for Mother’s Day with BRAVO AMICI, his opera group of leading international West End and Broadway stars, to perform an uplifting, moving...

    Date: Sunday 30 May
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    June 2021

    Free
    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

    Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

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

    Date: Wednesday 9 December to Saturday 12 June
    Where:
    The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    July 2021

    Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

    Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

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

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

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    Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

    Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

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

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

    Read more » - Luck of the Irish by Operatunity


    August 2021

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

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

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

    Read more » - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity


    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

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

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

    Read more » - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity


    October 2021

    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

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

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

    Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

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

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

    Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


    Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

    Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

    Friends – The Musical Parody have today announced that they are postponing their near sold out 2020 tour & have secured new dates for 2021 and added extra shows. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. The tour will now take place in September and October 2021 and they look forward to...

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

    Read more » - Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED


    Hotel California The Eagles Experience

    Hotel California The Eagles Experience

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

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

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    November 2021

    The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

    The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

    Please note due to the Covid-19 situation, the 2020 performance date has been postponed to 2021. Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one...

    Date: Sunday 14 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

    Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

    Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

    Date: Thursday 18 November
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity


    The Bee Gees Night Fever

    The Bee Gees Night Fever

    Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

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

    Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


    Concussion Conference 2021

    Concussion Conference 2021

    Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Dr Barry Willer, Dr Stephen Kara and many more to be named this conference is sure to be educational,...

    Date: Friday 26 November to Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Concussion Conference 2021


    December 2021

    Mep Plumbing

    Mep Plumbing

    We are a reliable, hard-working family business, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Experienced team of plumbers in Napier & Hastings. Here at MEP Plumbing (HB) Ltd we provide a wide range of plumbing services. For more information on us check out our website.

    Date: Friday 31 December
    Where:
    Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mep Plumbing


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