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July 2022

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Pick up a challenge card from any of our District Libraries, or download one off the website. Every time you...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 14 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 20 November
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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 4 July to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Do you ever stare at the shelves, not sure what you want to read, unable to choose from our many amazing titles? Or maybe you’re like us, too quick to judge a book by its cover? (sshh… we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us!) Or do you just want to step outside your comfort zone,...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Averil Mucalo Exhibition

Averil Mucalo Exhibition

Averil was artistic from a very young age. She is self-taught and prefers to use oil or acrylics. She paints a variety of scenes; - landscapes, buildings, animals, and portraits. Averil is now venturing into painting with lots of colour which she finds fun, and enjoys experimenting in this new...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Monday 4 July to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Pō Uriuri: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri is an immersive experience retelling the pūrakau/legend of Uru, the eldest child of Ranginui and Papatūānuku. This installation embodies the safe haven, Te Kahutuanui-a-Rangi, the cloak of Uri’s father, where he fled, seeking refuge as he withdrew from his whānau. Uru sits here...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 28 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CANcellation

CANcellation

A collaborative exhibition of some of our favourite artists. At Creative Arts Napier our mission is to enhance the creative spirit of Napier by providing accessible and affordable arts opportunities. Entry is free, and we open 7 days a week. CAN is a registered charity, so donations are...

Date: Monday 4 July to Thursday 7 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Quiet Contemplation' Kim Cleverton

'Quiet Contemplation' Kim Cleverton

With these paintings, Kim Cleverton is showing the softer side of her work. They are imagined landscapes which let the viewer see whatever they want, all the while still incorporating her love of clouds. Kim hopes this exhibition brings the viewer some quiet contemplation.

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Paul Soanes Exhibition

Paul Soanes Exhibition

Paul Soanes is a self-taught local artist who has been painting for more than 11 years. From a creative family of visual artists and musicians, he says it must be in his genes! At Creative Arts Napier our mission is to enhance the creative spirit of Napier by providing accessible and affordable...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘Stitched’ Pam de Frere

‘Stitched’ Pam de Frere

From an early age, texture, colour and the play of light intrigued and fascinated Pam de Frere. Growing up on a Hawke’s Bay orchard allowed Pam’s creativity to flourish amongst a playground of trees, birds and open spaces. Pam’s parents recognised her creative abilities, and when Pam was...

Date: Monday 4 July to Thursday 7 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

To get better at anything takes time and practice and that's exactly what this course is designed to give you. Over eight weeks Emily will lead you through several painting themes, enabling you to produce 2-3 finished paintings that you can be proud of! You'll gain: - intermediate acrylic...

Date: Monday 4 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco festivities, plus various social and Milonga-themed events. If you are looking to step outside...

Date: Monday 4 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

A fantastic one-day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a "can do attitude". For the better part of every day, we are communicating to...

Date: Tuesday 5 July
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. 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 you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 23 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

In this creative kid’s workshop, students will try their hand at a variety of media including graphite, water-colour, paints, and pastels. This series of lessons will focus on furthering our drawing and colour application skills as students explore their own styles and work towards a small body...

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

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Wednesday 6 July
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshop: Intro to Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshop: Intro to Smartphones

Basic tuition to get you started with using your smartphone and a few tips and tricks you may not know. This is aimed at beginners but those who have been using their phones for a while might learn something new! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and...

Date: Wednesday 6 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lunch Hour Concert

Lunch Hour Concert

A varied programme from talented local performers: Georgie Cole, Soprano/Piano with Iona student Zoe Congalton; Katherine Fletcher, Flute accompanied by Linda Gilchrist; Ken Keys, Baritone accompanied by Elizabeth Curtis; "Whimzik" - Glenn Kastrinos & Kjelsty Hansen, Celtic Music. A cafe style...

Date: Wednesday 6 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Institute of Architects Lecture

NZ Institute of Architects Lecture

Attention all architecture lovers! We're proud to present 'Working with Dreams', an unmissable lecture series from 2021 Gold Medallist Julie Stout @mitchellstoutdodd_architects. An accomplished architect, educator and activist, Julie is the first woman to receive the Gold Medal, the highest...

Date: Wednesday 6 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management

Time Management

Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

This is a Friends of Hastings District Libraries fundraising event. Come along and bag a bargain! Or 12... Big books, small books -take your pick, but don't forget to pay, lol. Books 50cents and Magazines 10cents unless marked otherwise. Cash sales only and please bring a bag. Masks are...

Date: Thursday 7 July to Saturday 9 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Banking Class

Digital Banking Class

Special guest Diana from ASB bank will be taking a banking class for those new to digital banking. Anyone can join; you do not need to be an ASB customer. This class will cover the basics of digital banking and how to stay safe online. Please bring the device you are going to be banking with as...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mixed Media Course: SOLD OUT

Mixed Media Course: SOLD OUT

Join this 5-week mixed media art class with experienced tutor Helen at her brightly lit studio within Waiohiki Arts Village. Limited to x5 people you will be guided through exciting possibilities of creating individual works of art using a range of materials provided. Includes paint, pastels, ...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: OOS 17: From Africa with Love

French Film Festival: OOS 17: From Africa with Love

The third entry in secret agent OSS 117's parodic spy adventures. The clueless, arrogant, hilarious and staunchly patriotic French secret agent, as silly as his retrograde attitudes — Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka agent OSS 117 — is back in OSS 117: From Africa With Love. It’s 1981,...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Introduction to Linocut for Adults & Youth 14+. Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. This introductory course is being held over four consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced printmaker and tutor, Lisa Feyen. Suitable for absolute beginners to...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

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

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

The fabulous Fanny Ardant, Melvil Poupaud and Cécile de France beguile in The Young Lovers, Carine Tardieu’s eagerly anticipated follow up to Just to Be Sure (AF FFF17), a modern and emotionally-nuanced romantic dramedy of a woman who embarks on a relationship with a much younger man, and the...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Media Stories School

Social Media Stories School

Learn how to use social media Stories for your business to connect with your online audience. It seems we were just getting used to posting images and videos to our social media accounts when a new content type rolled into town: Stories! These mobile-optimised, 24-hour updates captured our...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Not Enough Horror Stuff' Julie McAndrew Exhibition

'Not Enough Horror Stuff' Julie McAndrew Exhibition

Julie McAndrew has an interest in custom vehicles, particularly cars and motorbikes.  She was drawn to the incredible airbrush art she saw on some of these vehicles so she undertook a beginners course 9 years ago. Since then Julie has undertaken courses run by some of the world’s best...

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

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Free
Midwinter Maker's Market

Midwinter Maker's Market

The popular CAN Mid-Winter Makers Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse locally made, beautifully handcrafted products made by our talented Hawke’s Bay artists. Join us for the Market Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 8 July, 5-7pm with light refreshments served. Be...

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

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Free
HĀUKATI Exhibition - Kezia Whakamoe & Hā Collective

HĀUKATI Exhibition - Kezia Whakamoe & Hā Collective

HĀUKATI KEZIA WHAKAMOE & HĀ COLLECTIVE July 8, 2022 – July 31, 2022 at Ahuriri Contemporary Through HĀUKATI, Kezia Wakamoe confronts the individualism of colonial art by weaving the experiential collectiveness of ngā toi Māori (Māori art) into a space. This work is an extension of...

Date: Friday 8 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

Adapted from Emmanuèle Bernheim’s memoir, Everything Went Well, Director François Ozon (Summer of 85, AF FFF21) delivers a powerful drama which tackles the sensitive and complex issue of the right to die with dignity. When André (André Dussolier, Of Love and Lies, AF FFF20), 85, has a...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Happy 50

French Film Festival: Happy 50

In this irreverent and feel-good comedy, a group of long-time friends get together for a hilarious and eventful vacation, in which nothing will go as planned and their friendship will be put to the test. To celebrate Yves’ 50th birthday, his friends plan to take him to the sunny paradise of...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

What a way to start off the winter months than by reintroducing our Friday night dinners! Each course includes a Church Road wine match and showcases local, fresh Hawkes Bay produce lovingly crafted by Head Chef Grant McHenry. $125 per person, dinners are every Friday night, bookings essential....

Date: Friday 8 July to Friday 29 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Robin hood & babes in the woods.

Robin hood & babes in the woods.

Robin Hood & Babes in the Wood A fresh take on this classic combo of two famous tales, packed with adventure and laughs aplenty! This pantomime combines legend and comedy as Robin and his trusted band of Merry Men try to outfox the baddies we love to hate – the Sheriff of Nottingham and his...

Date: Friday 8 July to Saturday 16 July
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | First Light

NZ String Quartet | First Light

FIRST LIGHT Reflection, Regeneration, Release Join us this June and July for three thoughtfully curated programmes reflecting on our place in this world - meditating on life, loss and rebirth as we mark the first-ever official public holiday dedicated to Matariki, Māori new year. Familiar...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Killer Queens / The Bowie Show - Double Header

Killer Queens / The Bowie Show - Double Header

Two great bands. One unforgettable show. Killer Queens combine with The Bowie show to bring you an evening of fun, nostalgia, sing-a-longs and arm-waving anthems. KILLER QUEENS are not a tribute band, there are no cheap wigs and fake moustaches here. They pay homage to the music, influence...

Date: Friday 8 July to Saturday 9 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Connected - Drum and Bass Party

Connected - Drum and Bass Party

Connected Vol.1 brings tasty Drum and Bass to Napier with a bang! Random Four and Mac Summer bring another night of good vibes and excitement. Come and join the party celebrations of your favourite Drum & Bass, Jungle & Retrowave tunes! ­ Taking place at The Cabana from 9pm. Early Bird $10...

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 9 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Explore Māori Legends in Nature / He Kōrero Ngā Tai

Explore Māori Legends in Nature / He Kōrero Ngā Tai

Explore Māori Legends in Nature / He Kōrero Ngā Tai these school holidays at the National Aquarium. Be engrossed in beautiful narratives about nature and the atua (gods) that represent our world during your visit with some much-loved Aotearoa New Zealand classics on display. Take part in...

Date: Saturday 9 July to Sunday 24 July
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Saturday 9 July to Sunday 23 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

In this psychological thriller in the Hitchcockian tradition, Virginie Efira (Bye Bye Morons, AF FFF21) deftly embodies the troubled personality of Madeleine Collins, a woman living a double life, whose identity cracks under the weight of her own lies. The film tells the parallel stories of a...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Another World

French Film Festival: Another World

The remarkable Vincent Lindon (At War, AF FFF19; Rodin, AF FFF18), reunites with acclaimed writer/director Stéphane Brizé (At War, AF FFF19) for the stunning Another World, delivering a powerhouse turn as a driven white-collar manager torn between duty to his job, his family and his...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Dinner

Saturday Dinner

We're opening up for dinner on Saturday the 9th of July with live music from Fraser Mac! Get a group together and join us for an evening of delicious food, live music and a couple of drinks. Relax around our open fireplace in our beautiful rustic setting - please ring to book in. There is no...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 108 MIN / M French with English subtitles In his feature debut, French filmmaker Yohan Manca breaks down the barriers and preconceptions surrounding art and culture with a touching story of hope, chance and overcoming adversity. La Traviata, My Brothers and I, tells...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Platinum Jubilee Dinner

Platinum Jubilee Dinner

Come and join us as we remember the Platinum Jubilee with a celebration of all things British. Whether Republican or Royalist, you will love the delectable 3 course meal and enjoy a night of laughter and celebration. The dinner is a fundraiser for the work of Taradale Anglican Church which...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Hear Me Out

French Film Festival: Hear Me Out

This romantic comedy is centered around Antoine (Pascal Elbé, Knock, AF FFF18) a history professor in his early 50s, who discovers he is losing his hearing. Unable to own up to his disability and his attempts to disguise it only resulting in those around him finding his behaviour increasingly odd,...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Afro Music Experience

Afro Music Experience

Sam Manzanza will be performing with Afrobeat Band, his infectious high energetic music to make you dance on the floor nonstop. Satisfaction is guaranteed. You can feel the band's Charisma all next day long. Sam will make you feel the magic, love, and surreal touch of imagination. Your music...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, 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 10 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

The fabulous Fanny Ardant, Melvil Poupaud and Cécile de France beguile in The Young Lovers, Carine Tardieu’s eagerly anticipated follow up to Just to Be Sure (AF FFF17), a modern and emotionally-nuanced romantic dramedy of a woman who embarks on a relationship with a much younger man, and the...

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Wellington Olympic

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Wellington Olympic

Thirty Whale Napier City Rovers welcome Wellington Olympic to Bluewater Stadium in this round 4 (final 16) clash in New Zealand's top knockout competition the Chatham Cup. Get down to support the Blues as they chase a 6th title in there proud history.

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 10 July to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Maigret

French Film Festival: Maigret

The legendary Gérard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th-century crime fiction in Maigret, the masterfully directed and hugely entertaining new film from multi-award-winning writer/director Patrice Leconte (Monsieur Hire, Ridicule, The Girl on The...

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect Dance Academy are running their annual Mid Year Showcase. This show is a family friendly event that will be packed full of energy and Street Dance with over 150 dancers performing throughout the night. Doors Open: 6:15pm Show Starts: 6:30pm Come along and enjoy a night full dance.

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

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French Film Fest: Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

French Film Fest: Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

From an early age, men are conditioned to believe that expressing their feelings is incompatible with male identity. Get ready to explore the whole range of emotions through a masculine lens in this feel-good comedy. Seven men, aged from 17 to 70 years old, all city-dwellers, meet up at a remote...

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Comedy Quest 2022 - Hawke's Bay

Raw Comedy Quest 2022 - Hawke's Bay

The Raw Comedy Quest is back for 2022! The search is on for the funniest new comedian in Aotearoa, and we reckon that person is right here, in Hawke's Bay! (Or Whanganui, Taranaki, Manawatū... We're hedging our bets a little) 12 people will eventually battle it out for the Central Region crown,...

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

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Free
Winter School Holidays Movie Mornings

Winter School Holidays Movie Mornings

Get the whanau together and come get warm and snuggly with movie mornings all week long! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except...

Date: Monday 11 July to Friday 15 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Makerspaces

Winter School Holidays Makerspaces

As well as lots of fun events, come in anytime over the two weeks to check out what Makerspaces are setup. There will be different activities on offer at each library each week. Suitable for ages 5+. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All...

Date: Monday 11 July to Sunday 24 July
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Sphinxes and Firebirds

MTG School Holidays - Sphinxes and Firebirds

If half-human, half-animal fantasy creatures are your thing join us in making new life forms from the ancient earth (clay) at this special school holiday workshop! Register via the ticket link, or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

FREE Kids Drop-In Art Days Tuesdays and Thursdays (during school holidays), 10am – 3pm Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! Tuesday 12 & 19 July, 10am – 3pm Thursday 14 & 21 July, 10am – 3pm Free no booking...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Thursday 21 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Igloo On Emerson

Igloo On Emerson

Winter's here! Come play in our 'snow' Igloo - its free family fun in the Napier CBD in the first week of the July School holidays as part of the Napier CBD Winter Series. Rug up and don't forget your gloves and boots it could get a little cold and wet! Toys will be available inside and Olaf and...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Friday 15 July
Where:
Top of Emerson Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Shadow Puppet Stories

MTG School Holidays - Shadow Puppet Stories

Learn about shadow puppetry and create your own production at this special school holiday workshop. Write a story, create the puppets and use our light boxes to put on a show! Register through the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry 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 Havelock North! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Drinks: No...

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Tungaru/Kiribati Culture Week

MTG School Holidays - Tungaru/Kiribati Culture Week

Using the patterns and designs from these special islands and nature, make your own stamps for a tapa cloth print. Print your designs onto tapa cloth-like paper for your own artwork and be part of a collaborative master-piece. Register via the ticket link, or in-person at the MTG Front...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Winter Workshops

Napier CBD Winter Workshops

Come and create with Meerlo Creations at these free winter kids workshops. On 11 June you get the chance to make your own winter bug motel to take home! On the 25th its make a Furry letter day! - they have proved really popular and sold out! So new dates have been added - 13,18 July and 13,27...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Saturday 27 August
Where:
Old Unichem Store, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - 3D Design

MTG School Holidays - 3D Design

Check out the amazing carvings in our Kuru Taonga gallery then use our digital technologies to ‘carve’ your own pouwhenua. We will send your creation to be 3D printed! Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Shadow Boxes

Winter School Holidays Shadow Boxes

We did book nooks, now come and work on your very own shadow box. Suitable for ages 13-18. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All offerings are subject to...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

“...one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices" - The NZ Listener Ebony Lamb is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, New Zealand, formerly the driving force behind renowned alt-country sweethearts Eb & Sparrow. A genre-defying powerhouse...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Waimarama Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Satinder Sartaaj Live Concert (Mehfil-e-Sartaaj)

Satinder Sartaaj Live Concert (Mehfil-e-Sartaaj)

Dr. Satinder Sartaaj Singer, Lyricist, Composer & an Actor A multi-gifted artist, artist, songwriter, singer, composer and poet. Today Dr.Satinder Sartaaj possesses an unprecedented list of achievements and remains at the forefront of his craft, a true inspiration. As an artist he excites,...

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

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Ultraviolet lights and neon nights! Prepare to experience Paintvine like you’ve never experienced it before - in the dark! Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Fantastic Firebirds

MTG School Holidays - Fantastic Firebirds

While Alexis Hunter’s painting of the firebird is on display, let’s travel back to an ancient time and place to paint our own crazy avian creatures at this special school holiday workshop. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Minute To Win It

Winter School Holidays Minute To Win It

TWEEN EVENT! Got a minute? Do you think you can win it? Come and test your skills at some fast-paced pressure-filled challenges against the clock. Suitable for ages 8-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn...

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

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Matariki Glow Show

Matariki Glow Show

The MATARIKI GLOW SHOW is back with an all-new, giant-scale puppet show for tamariki, educators and whãnau. The Glow Show’s magical glow-in-the-dark characters are getting ready to celebrate with you at 40 theatres around Aotearoa, alongside the first-ever nationwide Matariki holiday! ...

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays: Stop Motion Animation

MTG School Holidays: Stop Motion Animation

Bring your imagination along to direct your own movie! Use our props to create your own animation using StopMotion at this special school holiday workshop. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

“...one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices" - The NZ Listener Ebony Lamb is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, New Zealand, formerly the driving force behind renowned alt-country sweethearts Eb & Sparrow. A genre-defying powerhouse...

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
Tikokino Community Hall, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Business Breakfast with Brad Olsen

Business Breakfast with Brad Olsen

Join us to discuss Tamatea's economy. Come along and hear from one of New Zealand's most prominent economic commentators. Brad will offer insight into our local and national economy and answer questions you might have. About Brad...... Brad Olsen is a Principal Economist and Director at...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Winter Deco 2022

Winter Deco 2022

Not even winter can dampen the Art Deco spirit of Napier. So, throw on your furs, your serge suit and your felt cloche and join us to celebrate Winter Deco 2022. Over three days this celebration takes over the streets, the restaurants, bars, theatres, galleries, venues, parks, and homes of...

Date: Friday 15 July to Sunday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Furs, Stoles and Paper Dolls

Furs, Stoles and Paper Dolls

If you love Paper Dolls, and Art Deco fashion the Faraday Museum is combining them both in an upcoming Event and Exhibition. On July 15th we are starting winter Art Deco with a fun event by bringing art, imagination and fashion together. Meander through the maze of life-sized paper dolls and...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Mario Kart IRL

Winter School Holidays Mario Kart IRL

Ready-set-race! Create and build your kart and then compete on the race track - will it be Moo Moo Meadows, Thwomp Ruins or Rainbow Road? Who will come out at #1? Suitable for ages 8-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

“...one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices" - The NZ Listener Ebony Lamb is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, New Zealand, formerly the driving force behind renowned alt-country sweethearts Eb & Sparrow. A genre-defying powerhouse...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hi, I'm Zoë: POSTPONED

Hi, I'm Zoë: POSTPONED

What’s a woman looking for love to do in the 21st century? "Hi, I'm Zoë..." takes a comedic look at the tragedy of modern dating. Zoë Frendin has gone the distance (literally!), travelling the globe and searching for her special man on all the wrong apps. Always a risk-taker, she brings...

Date: Friday 15 July to Saturday 16 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - The Piano Tour 2022

Arahi - The Piano Tour 2022

Banished Music presents ARAHI There’s Nothing Like It - Piano Tour 2022 Friday July 15 - Church Road Winery, Napier Friday August 12 - Mt Eden Village Church, Auckland Saturday August 13 - Leigh Sawmill, Leigh Friday August 19 - The Yard, Raglan Saturday August 20 - Jam Factory,...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Need something to look forward to this winter? The Winter Warmer Vintage market is back! Saturday 16th July at Tamatea High School, 61 Freyberg Avenue, Tamatea, Napier. Gold coin entry. Yes it is indoors, in the gym. 9am - 3pm. Enjoy the best of the 20s - 70s: vintage hair and makeovers and...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Tamatea High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique & Collectables Fair

Antique & Collectables Fair

The Antique & collectables fair is an event in the Winter Art Deco Festival that brings together professional dealers from throughout New Zealand to Napier to display and sell an extensive selection of antiques & collectables. All items will be for sale, not only art deco, but everything from...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Sunday 17 July
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Let's Sing Together Again

Let's Sing Together Again

Sing beautiful music in the beautiful Waiapu Cathedral in Napier! Save the date - Saturday July 16th 2022 - for a SING-IN - a wonderful afternoon of music-making - a real treat for music-lovers after so many choral events being cancelled due to lockdowns last year. You're invited to come and...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beginners E-bike Info Session

Beginners E-bike Info Session

Curious and want to learn more about e-bikes? Come along to Revolution Bikes, Hawke's Bay's Ebike Specialist Bike Shop, for our informative 'show and tell' on all the different types of e-bikes now available. With lots of new styles fresh from our suppliers we have plenty of e-bikes to show you,...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Revolution Bikes, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

“... one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices" - The NZ Listener Ebony Lamb is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, New Zealand, formerly the driving force behind renowned alt-country sweethearts Eb & Sparrow. A genre-defying powerhouse...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Maraekakaho Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Comedy

Peak Comedy

A handful of the best local and visiting talent. Come along early for a meal and stay for the show. Ticket prices are having to go up in August, so grab a ticket at this lower price. High on the hill, overlooking the Hawke's Bay is Peak House. Steeped in history with panoramic views, our venue...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lady and the Tramps present Mandy Meadows and Mood Swings

Lady and the Tramps present Mandy Meadows and Mood Swings

Close out your Winter Deco Weekend in party style at Hawke's Bay Jazz Club, singing and dancing along to the hit tunes of the Art Deco era as Lady and the Tramps present Mandy Meadows and Mood Swings. Art Deco costumes de rigueur. Mandy Meadows vocals Justin Lindsay guitar Anton Wuts...

Date: Sunday 17 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

A Small Hall Session with Ebony Lamb

“.. .one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices" - The NZ Listener Ebony Lamb is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington, New Zealand, formerly the driving force behind renowned alt-country sweethearts Eb & Sparrow. A genre-defying powerhouse...

Date: Sunday 17 July
Where:
Poukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ice Skate Tour 2022

Ice Skate Tour 2022

GET YOUR SKATES ON! Get ready for a cool experience! The Ice Skate Tour is coming back to Hastings CBD. You’ll need to get your skates on though, it’s here for a limited time only. This artificial ice rink looks like natural ice, has 97% the same gliding capacity as natural ice and has...

Date: Monday 18 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Gaming Mornings

Winter School Holidays Gaming Mornings

Want to get your gaming on?! We’ll bring the consoles, just bring your skills! Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. Masks are required to...

Date: Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holidays Creating Your Own Fairy Tale Stories

School Holidays Creating Your Own Fairy Tale Stories

Join renowned Art Tutor Cathay Wicks to focus and extend your drawing skills. This workshop focuses on creating your very own fairy tale images. Enjoy the provided materials, while making new friends and learning new techniques. You will spend the day exploring colours, textures and shades as you...

Date: Monday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, then this is the dance for you. No partner is required but comfortable footwear is recommended. The course will be taught in the historic former Spa Hotel at 39 Marine Parade, opposite Ocean Spa in Napier, which is now the headquarters for...

Date: Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Screen Printing Workshops

School Holiday Screen Printing Workshops

Choose from two sessions 10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm. Design and cut out your own stencil to print a T-Shirt or pillow slip at this amazing Screen Printing Class! Lisa Feyen, from Ink Moth Print Studio, will be on hand to help you create a dazzling design that you can screen print...

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

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MTG School Holidays: Stone Sculpture

MTG School Holidays: Stone Sculpture

Using driftwood and greywacke stones from the shores of Te Matau a Maui/ Hawke’s Bay, you will construct a sentinel inspired by Chris Bryant-Toi’s giant sculptures representing Tuamatua – the ancestor of rocks and stones. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Tuesday 19 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Adults - Beginner to Improver

Art Classes for Adults - Beginner to Improver

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Monday 1 August
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays: Digital Art

MTG School Holidays: Digital Art

Be inspired when visiting our Georgina Hetley Native Flowers exhibition, then use digital technology to create your own floral masterpiece at this special school holiday workshop. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Tuesday 19 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Korowai

MTG School Holidays - Korowai

Create a miniature-sized korowai from fabric, fibre and feathers. Design a special taniko pattern to decorate your korowai borders at this special school holiday workshop. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Wednesday 20 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holidays Creating Your Own Cartoon Characters

School Holidays Creating Your Own Cartoon Characters

Join renowned Art Tutor Cathay Wicks to focus and extend your drawing skills. This workshop focuses on creating your very own cartoon characters. Enjoy the provided materials, while making new friends and learning new techniques. You will spend the day exploring dynamic characters, facial...

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

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MTG School Holidays: Game Coding

MTG School Holidays: Game Coding

Come and practice your coding skills at this special school holiday workshop, using Scratch! Learn some new tips and tricks or practice what you know already by creating a jumping game. Register via the ticket link, or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Wednesday 20 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Winter School Holidays Bad Art

Winter School Holidays Bad Art

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder... Join us as we make some truly awful art. Suitable for ages 13-18. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All...

Date: Wednesday 20 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner with Alexia Hilbertidou

Dinner with Alexia Hilbertidou

She’s joked with the Queen, flown with NASA, had lunch with Jamie Oliver, tea with Teresa May and rubbed shoulders with David Beckham - and she’s only 23. Alexia will captivate you with insights from her leadership journey as the founder of Girlboss NZ - the school project which has become...

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

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BA5 Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre

BA5 Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre

The second stage of Toitoi's refurbishment, focusing on the Category 1 historic Municipal Building, opens officially in August 2022 and unlocks the full potential of Toitoi. The Municipal Building offers the historic Assembly Ballroom, Shakespeare Room and additional fit-for-purpose meeting rooms....

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

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Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 19 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Printmaking

MTG School Holidays - Printmaking

Make a template and create a colourful textural print of Ngati Parau ancestor of the reef, Pania; or her son Moremore, who was transformed into a taniwha and is the kaitiaki/ protector of our bay. Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Milos and a Movie

Winter School Holidays Milos and a Movie

Gather the whanau and come get warm with a mug of milo and a family movie. Suitable for all ages. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All offerings are subject to the Covid Protection Framework traffic light system. Numbers may be limited, and...

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Tetra Pak Printing

School Holiday Tetra Pak Printing

In this printmaking class, you will learn how to make an etching using an everyday packaging material; the Tetra Pak. Bring along a photo or picture of your favourite animal or pet, best friend or family member that you would like to draw and make an etching from. If you would rather draw a...

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG School Holidays - Art Meets Greenscreen

MTG School Holidays - Art Meets Greenscreen

Come along and create and paint your own miniature world at this special school holiday workshop. Photograph your masterpiece and use our green screen to transport yourself into your creation! Register via the ticket link or in-person at the MTG Front Desk.

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. We are unique in that our tutor lead classes teach you four different mediums in one term. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends....

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

Returning to Napier in Hawkes Bay, we have the popular and inspiring NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience...

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

When famous crime writer Jack Cameron and his wife Susie drown in a boating accident, they are refused entry into heaven – Jack is a card-carrying atheist – so they return to haunt the country cottage where they lived. Life is dull. Their only pleasure comes from spooking the estate agent...

Date: Thursday 21 July to Saturday 6 August
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Winter School Holidays Escape Room

Winter School Holidays Escape Room

TWEEN EVENT! Fancy yourself a bit of an escape artist? Are you good with puzzles and brain teasers? Come and test your skills in the HDL Escape Room. Gather a group of friends or be paired up with others. Can't come in? Check out our list of fun virtual escape rooms online. Suitable for ages...

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

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Tutankhamun; 'The Last Exhibition' Film Screening

Tutankhamun; 'The Last Exhibition' Film Screening

Tutankhamun. The Last Exhibition offers spectators, for the first time ever, an extraordinary opportunity to meet the Pharaoh, and relive those unique moments on the big screen following exclusive coverage of how 150 items from among his treasures, were moved to become part of the biggest...

Date: Friday 22 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call 3

Open Call 3

We are back! It’s the third instalment of our super fun show Open Call! Come and watch the local talent of Hawkes Bay step into the spotlight and share their talents with you! This show we are lucky enough to have a not so local, special guest performer coming to join us. So stay tuned to...

Date: Friday 22 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2022 Taster Series - The Cunning Little Vixen

HBAF 2022 Taster Series - The Cunning Little Vixen

Directed by John Wilkie and Conducted by José Aparicio In partnership with Festival Opera, Hawke's Bay Arts Festival proudly presents Leoš Janáček’s operatic fable The Cunning Little Vixen. Whether you’re an opera lover or new to the genre, The Cunning Little Vixen offers a fantastic...

Date: Saturday 23 July to Monday 25 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella; Live Opera On Film

Cinderella; Live Opera On Film

Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s Cendrillonis presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged 90-minute adaptation, with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. Maestro Emmanuel Villaume leads a delightful cast, which includes mezzo-soprano Emily...

Date: Saturday 23 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Limited tickets remain for the Napier show Paisley Stage - 23rd July 2022 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm Come and party with Love Shack as they bring their Ultimate 80's...

Date: Saturday 23 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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ŠKODA North Island Cyclo Cross Championships

ŠKODA North Island Cyclo Cross Championships

The 2022 SKODA North Island School Cyclo-cross Championships will be held on 24 July in the Hawkes Bay, hosted by the Cyclo Cross Hawkes Bay club in conjunction with Cycling CHB. Talk to your school to get your entry sorted! Head to the event website for all the event info.

Date: Sunday 24 July
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cellular Memory Artist Floor Talk

Cellular Memory Artist Floor Talk

Join us to hear a conversation between two of Aotearoa’s leading contemporary artists, Elizabeth Thomson and Dame Robin White, and celebrated writer, poet and art curator, Gregory O'Brien, about Elizabeth’s exhibition Cellular Memory. Born in Auckland in 1955, Liz is one of Aotearoa New...

Date: Sunday 24 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tech Cafe

Tech Cafe

For those who would like one on one help with their tech. My name is Glenys. I am a tech-boomer interested in technology. I am involved with SeniorNet as a tutor and am a regular visitor on SeniorHangouts. I am available at Taradale Library Monday 25 July 1pm to 3pm to discuss and also deal...

Date: Monday 25 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tradie Breakfasts

Tradie Breakfasts

If you’re a builder, plumber, architect, welder, project manager, or just interested in looking after the environment – these events are for you. Created to bring waste minimisation front of mind. Our Tradie Breakfast series bring together local experts to not only introduce you to waste in the...

Date: Tuesday 26 July to Tuesday 23 August
Where:
3R Group Ltd, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Easy Eats - you will have the option of street food or an easy eats inhouse offering. Pop in after work or meet friends for an early eat treat. Find something special at seven local eateries: Rogue Hop, Hunger Monger, Matisse, Vincis, Faith, Hope Love, Market St, Portside (Three Wise Birds...

Date: Thursday 28 July to Thursday 25 August
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Laugh Your Mask Off - The Gala

Laugh Your Mask Off - The Gala

A massive night of comedy, cabaret and craziness to kick start the weekend! Hosted by Ben Hurley, the Gala presents the best of the weekend - featuring comedy, music, burlesque, aerials, chainsaw juggling, mind reading and whole lot more - bringing laughter and madness to the Opera House...

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

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The Cocktail Party 2022

The Cocktail Party 2022

This year is our 30th birthday!! and what better way to celebrate than to bring on a new Charity. Funds from this year’s Cocktail Party will go towards a new home for Cranford Hospice. Cranford Hospice has embarked on a $15million project to build a new, fit-for-purpose, home for Cranford at...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
Bostock Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre Live: LEOPOLDSTADT

National Theatre Live: LEOPOLDSTADT

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family, and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner, and baptised Jew now married to Catholic...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Local Laughs

LYMO - Local Laughs

Hawke’s Bay Comedy presents five of the Bay’s best upcoming and semi-pro comedians. MC’d by Hastings-raised Kajun Campbell Brooking and featuring veteran locals CJ Alexander, Karen Leslie and Lil Sarah, and rising star Aldreen Rodrigues. No matter what your sense of humour is,...

Date: Friday 29 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Seven Deadly Stunts

LYMO - Seven Deadly Stunts

Escapology, chainsaw juggling, walking on broken glass and other famous feats…This show contains seven stunts- each an exercise in danger, trust and skill. But it's also seven stories- of the sideshow, the freak show, the music hall, vaudeville and big top. Exciting, terrifying and genuinely...

Date: Friday 29 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Anita Wigl'it - The Life Of A Funny Girl

Anita Wigl'it - The Life Of A Funny Girl

Get to know Anita Wigl'it, star of 'RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under' in this kooky, hilarious and tell all one-woman show, 'The Life of a Funny Girl!'. Over a fabulous 90 minutes, travel back in time to 1989 when a little boy with a big personality was born. Then follow him as he grows up into the...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Ben Hurley

LYMO - Ben Hurley

An hour of absolute hilarity with one of New Zealand’s best loved comedians, the multiple award winning, Ben Hurley. Ben is widely recognised for his regular appearances on THREE's 7Days, The Project, and is now a regular contributor on TVNZ's Seven Sharp. He’s the winner of both the...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Bunny

LYMO - Bunny

Multi-award-winning comedian and theatre-maker, Barnie Duncan, burrows into the specific freedom a dancefloor at 3 am can bring in his love letter to clubbing and exploration of grief. An hour of physical theatre, stand-up comedy and musical highs to trigger the release of endorphins featuring...

Date: Friday 29 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - David Correos

LYMO - David Correos

David Correos is something that is hard to explain, but we must try. Immediately endearing, he has a special skill of creating nonsense. Left to his own devices, he has made a name for himself as a dynamic comic who will take you on his own special roller coaster ,made-up of paint and cat food and...

Date: Friday 29 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Las Vegas Bingo Show

LYMO - Las Vegas Bingo Show

Bingo's back baby! A Vegas-style showcase extravaganza, with balls - this is not your normal bingo night! From the crew who brought you Panto Bingo, Social Club Bingo and Bordello Bingo comes an evening to remember. Elvis meets showgirls meets a lounge lizard from way back...Is it Tony Bennett?...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Burlesque Unmasked

LYMO - Burlesque Unmasked

Get ready to be thrust into the world of burlesque! Cherry Boomb, Miss Burlesque NZ 2015, is joined by a dazzling line-up of performers each stamping their unique brand of a tease on the stage. Cherry Boomb! will have you on the edge of your seats with her sizzling tricks; Ms Ruby Rebel...

Date: Friday 29 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flax Weaving: Mahi Raranga

Flax Weaving: Mahi Raranga

Te Kaahurangi has been teaching flax weaving to adults for over 20 years. She is a Hawkes Bay artist of Ngapuhi and Tainui descent. In this workshop, you will be introduced to mahi raranga/ flax weaving through the tikanga/ protocols pertaining to its application. You will leave the workshop with a...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wool Felting

Wool Felting

Would you like to learn the beautiful art of Needle Felting? Come along and create your own winter figurines for the season table or puppet shows. This is a fun and rewarding class for beginners or advanced students Bring a friend for a day of creativity - two Saturdays June 25th and July 30th...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pastel Art With Amanda Sowersby

Pastel Art With Amanda Sowersby

Pastel art and rubbing is a wonderful meditative technique. With the art medium of pastel, you can play with colour to create gorgeous tones and softness to your artwork. As its wintertime, the theme for this workshop will be warmth. You will learn about techniques of pastel rubbing, colour...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mini-Print Workshop for Beginners

Mini-Print Workshop for Beginners

Learn the simple technique of dry point etching in this relaxed weekend workshop with printmaker Lisa Feyen of Ink Moth Print Studio. You will create your own beautiful hand-crafted miniature fine art prints, taking inspiration from the natural world. This workshop is perfect for complete print...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Hawke's Bay Muscle and Model Championships

The Hawke's Bay Muscle and Model Championships

ICompete Natural NZ present the 2022 Hawkes Bay Muscle and Model Championships. Support your friends and family as they showcase their hard work on the ICN stage in this all natural, drug tested bodybuilding competition. Watch as natural bodybuilders from around New Zealand compete for the...

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

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Free
HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Mana Wahine

HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Mana Wahine

Mana Wahine - Ōkāreka Dance Company [Note: If you had already registered for the January 2022 date of this event, we'll move your Registration to July 30th, 2022 and be in touch soon.] Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival are delighted to partner with the Napier Municipal Theatre and local...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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T-Bone

T-Bone "Good 'n Greasy Release Tour"

T-Bone - Good 'n Greasy Tour T-Bone have brought their influences of zydeco, old-time, blues, bluegrass and folk to this debut album, which although has strong Americana flavours, also has a distinct Kiwi folk feel. The close vocal harmonies and fiery instrumentals on guitars, mandolin, banjo...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Feelers - COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary Tour

The Feelers - COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary Tour

The Feelers announce their COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary NZ Tour, in celebration of their massive hit album COMMUNICATE. Released in 2001, COMMUNICATE debuted at Number 1 and went on to great success as a Triple Platinum selling Number 1 album. Many tracks achieved huge radio rotation and single...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Who Run the World

LYMO - Who Run the World

Over the last couple of (hundred) years women have repeatedly proven to be better at, well, almost everything. In recent history, their expertise also extends to basically running the world. So we’re celebrating their awesomeness with a fresh, fun and fierce all-woman line up of comedians in Who...

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

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The Paul Paul Comedy Night - with Paul Ego and Paul Douglas

The Paul Paul Comedy Night - with Paul Ego and Paul Douglas

Two of NZ’s best standup comedians bring you ‘The Paul Paul Comedy Night’, a 2-hour showcase of world-class comedy from easily the best Pauls in the business. Features “NZ’s Top Professional Comedian” Paul Ego, a legend of stage and small screen. Ego has over 25 years of comedy...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LYMO - Laser Kiwi Presents Pictionary

LYMO - Laser Kiwi Presents Pictionary

Join Wellington Comedians Laser Kiwi for an experience like no other. Think pub quiz meets game show - spot prizes, silly banter & glory are up for grabs. In true Laser Kiwi spirit, its surreal, it’s funny and wholesome af, so wrangle a team and join the fun. “I don’t know why but I like...

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

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Pop-Up Kids Market Sunday 31 July

Pop-Up Kids Market Sunday 31 July

Join us at Havelock North's only regular second-hand market with stalls selling quality preloved baby and kid's clothing, toys, books, nursery items and more. Always so many bargains.

Date: Sunday 31 July
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2022

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Pick up a challenge card from any of our District Libraries, or download one off the website. Every time you...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 14 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 4 July to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Monday 4 July to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Pō Uriuri: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri is an immersive experience retelling the pūrakau/legend of Uru, the eldest child of Ranginui and Papatūānuku. This installation embodies the safe haven, Te Kahutuanui-a-Rangi, the cloak of Uri’s father, where he fled, seeking refuge as he withdrew from his whānau. Uru sits here...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 28 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Denise McDonald Exhibition

Denise McDonald Exhibition

As a hobby artist, Denise McDonald started using oils doing many workshops with various tutors. More recently she has turned to acrylics and again has done various workshops and classes. Denise is now a member of the Board Shed Art Group, the members of which offer inspiration and...

Date: Monday 1 August to Wednesday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 August to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Adults - Beginner to Improver

Art Classes for Adults - Beginner to Improver

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Monday 1 August
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, then this is the dance for you. No partner is required but comfortable footwear is recommended. The course will be taught in the historic former Spa Hotel at 39 Marine Parade, opposite Ocean Spa in Napier, which is now the headquarters for...

Date: Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sensational 60's

Sensational 60's

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 2 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. 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 you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 23 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

When famous crime writer Jack Cameron and his wife Susie drown in a boating accident, they are refused entry into heaven – Jack is a card-carrying atheist – so they return to haunt the country cottage where they lived. Life is dull. Their only pleasure comes from spooking the estate agent...

Date: Thursday 21 July to Saturday 6 August
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 19 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - A Glowy Night

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - A Glowy Night

Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going with ultra-violet lights, neon lights, glow in the dark paint, a DJ and nothing but laughs all night...

Date: Wednesday 3 August
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. We are unique in that our tutor lead classes teach you four different mediums in one term. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends....

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountains

Paint & Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountains

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

Date: Thursday 4 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

NEW DATE - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY.   Join award-winning comedian Chris Parker on tour for a night of his greatest hits.   A rising star of the New Zealand comedy scene, Chris has been seen on TV on 7 Days, Jono and Ben, Funny Girls and Have You Been Paying Attention as well as making a...

Date: Friday 5 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Find a new flow, embrace wellness and spiritual awakening at the second annual Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival in Napier this August. Connect in a friendly community atmosphere with supportive yoga instructors, mindfulness, sound healings and workshops. All in the gorgeous waterfront Napier Conference &...

Date: Saturday 6 August to Sunday 7 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Saturday 9 July to Sunday 23 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2022

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2022

Come and enjoy a range of lovely quilts created by the talented Keirunga Quilters, based in Havelock North. Have a go at winning either a beautiful quilt or a box of goodies in our raffle. Lots of hand-made goods on sale, ideal for little gifts for your friends and family. Entry to the...

Date: Saturday 6 August to Saturday 13 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Declutter Your Home & Life Workshop

Declutter Your Home & Life Workshop

This workshop is designed to help you declutter your home AND life. We combine theory and practical works so you can develop a deeper understanding of the clutter in your life, while giving you the skills and tools to make decluttering a whole lot less overwhelming! We will address 6 Types of...

Date: Saturday 6 August
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Royal Variety Show 2

The Royal Variety Show 2

We're back! INRFYR, SILVERFOXXX, JUNGLE BRIDGE, THE HEATHEN COLLECTIVE, MEINIAK, INHALE and DJs WOODHAUS n DANJAHRUS, With special guests Dissonance and Demon Fetal Harvest After a sold-out show In Masterton, we decided to take the Show on the road, next stop Napier! 8 Bands. 2...

Date: Saturday 6 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wellness for Women 2022

Wellness for Women 2022

Wellness for Women 2022: Coping with Change Entertainment | Inspiration | Education | Connection BPW Central Hawkes Bay presents a fun-filled afternoon with speakers, exhibitors and demonstrations. Talking about all aspects of Wellness and how it impacts you through the food that you eat,...

Date: Sunday 7 August
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Tradie Breakfasts

Tradie Breakfasts

If you’re a builder, plumber, architect, welder, project manager, or just interested in looking after the environment – these events are for you. Created to bring waste minimisation front of mind. Our Tradie Breakfast series bring together local experts to not only introduce you to waste in the...

Date: Tuesday 26 July to Tuesday 23 August
Where:
3R Group Ltd, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 9 August to Wednesday 10 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

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 Havelock North! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Drinks: No...

Date: Tuesday 9 August
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF Troy Kingi & Delaney Davidson:  Black Sea Golden Ladder

HBAF Troy Kingi & Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder

Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi) has arrived at the halfway point of his 10 10 10 Series: ten albums, ten genres, ten years. Following on from his remarkable performance of The Ghost of Freddie César at the 2020 Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, Kingi now swaps out his soul styling for folk twang and...

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

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Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business - Bus Centra

Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business - Bus Centra

This course will give you the oversight you need to ensure your business H&S systems and practices reflect a best-practice approach to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Each session comes with practical templates for you to use in your business. Your Learning...

Date: Thursday 11 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator

HBAF - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator

Che Fu is one of the best-selling hip hop acts to ever come out of Aotearoa, but his commercial success is only part of his achievement. When he arrived as a solo act in the mid-90s, local hip hop and R&B survived within a small underground scene and there seemed little chance of it crossing to...

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

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Pattern Printing on Textiles Workshop

Pattern Printing on Textiles Workshop

Join Printmaker Lisa Feyen from Ink Moth Print Studio for a one-day play with creating repeat patterns on textiles, suitable for beginners and mixed abilities. You will learn how to design and carve a lino block, ink it up and print on fabric to create unique contemporary repeat pattern designs....

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Winter Workshops

Napier CBD Winter Workshops

Come and create with Meerlo Creations at these free winter kids workshops. On 11 June you get the chance to make your own winter bug motel to take home! On the 25th its make a Furry letter day! - they have proved really popular and sold out! So new dates have been added - 13,18 July and 13,27...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Saturday 27 August
Where:
Old Unichem Store, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HNPS Big Night Out 2022

HNPS Big Night Out 2022

The Big Night Out is back! Join us to outwit, outplay, and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction, and dancing til late. Tickets will be hotter than an episode of Bridgerton, so organise your table of 8, and don’t miss out on booking yourselves a table. $50pp...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
The Havelock North Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Barley & De Pledge - Beethoven & Brahms

CMNZ presents Barley & De Pledge - Beethoven & Brahms

The resonance of the cello pulls at the heartstrings, a compelling soundtrack for star crossed lovers and deep longings for that beyond our reach. Few have not yearned to be with loved ones in the last two years. This tour reunites two friends, and musical accomplices that have made their homes on...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Van Diemen's Band - Borderlands

CMNZ presents Van Diemen's Band - Borderlands

Borders divide us. Yet in the meeting places between one thing and another is sometimes found the greatest variety and vitality. From Tasmania comes a group of performers that revel in the liveliness and intrigue of borderlands. Playing music of composers who lived and worked, as fluid borders...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is a live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks for the past 9 years, covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits! Expect to hear Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own Way, Seven Wonders, Don't Stop,...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 10 July to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learning to Lead Programme - Business Central

Learning to Lead Programme - Business Central

The Learning to Lead programme consists of two advanced-level workshops across 12 building blocks, designed to develop competency in management and leadership skills for employees who have been leading and managing others for more than 12 months. Day One: Leading and Managing Myself Designed...

Date: Tuesday 16 August to Wednesday 17 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

This 1-day Team Leader Tool Box; Facilitating your Team workshop is designed to teach you how to build a team, deal with conflicts and get your team humming at a high performing level. Throughout the course you will learn about your leadership style and how to develop and motivate individuals in...

Date: Thursday 18 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Piha Sunset

Paint & Wine Night - Piha Sunset

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

Date: Thursday 18 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Looking For Alaska and In The Shallows - 2022 Spring Tour

Looking For Alaska and In The Shallows - 2022 Spring Tour

Looking For Alaska and In The Shallows - 2022 Spring Tour Hamilton duo Looking For Alaska and Wellington duo In The Shallows are excited to announce that they will be joining forces for a 2022 spring tour! Two accomplished groups in their own right, they will be taking to the road together...

Date: Friday 19 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

FREE Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: FREE Tickets Online until 14th August Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella

Cinderella

From the ‘dream team’ who brought you 2019’s dazzling Hansel & Gretel, comes a brand-new ballet to celebrate the re-opening of Wellington’s St James Theatre followed by a national tour. Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Friends Tribute Ft. Tony Painting (UK)

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Friends Tribute Ft. Tony Painting (UK)

Brilliant! A night of music tributing the one & only blues guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, what would be better than that? Ok just imagine Stevie being joined on stage by other world-class blues/rock guitar Gods: Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Rory Gallagher, Robin Trower, Eric Clapton,...

Date: Saturday 20 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets

A Progression of Poets comes to Napier! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! This listing will get you tickets for The Cabana, Napier venue. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay Readers and...

Date: Tuesday 23 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA'...

Date: Tuesday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CPD Roadshow 2022

CPD Roadshow 2022

By attending one of our sessions, you will be meeting the CPD requirement towards renewing your practising license for 2023-2024 This Roadshow will be held in Napier on 24/08/2022 in the morning and afternoon. Please choose only one option. Morning session (including trade show) 7:00 –...

Date: Wednesday 24 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Trip Down the Rainbow Highway

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Trip Down the Rainbow Highway

Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow-in-the-dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going with ultra-violet lights, neon lights, glow-in-the-dark paint, a DJ and nothing but laughs all night...

Date: Wednesday 24 August
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Easy Eats - you will have the option of street food or an easy eats inhouse offering. Pop in after work or meet friends for an early eat treat. Find something special at seven local eateries: Rogue Hop, Hunger Monger, Matisse, Vincis, Faith, Hope Love, Market St, Portside (Three Wise Birds...

Date: Thursday 28 July to Thursday 25 August
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2022 Edible Fashion Awards

2022 Edible Fashion Awards

2022 EDIBLE FASHION AWARDS Spectacular wearable art is back and better than ever! Celebrate Hawke’s Bay’s creativity, innovative spirit, and identity as an exceptional food producer at the 2022 Edible Fashion Awards. The Edible Fashion Awards are a fantastic opportunity for aspiring and...

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mad Doggerel Cabaret

Mad Doggerel Cabaret

Two poets and a musician combine to present a comic and lyric portrait of Aotearoa New Zealand and its place in the South Pacific today. Their Mad Doggerel poetry cabaret is full of cascading words, wild musicality and lightning humour. David Eggleton, the current Poet Laureate of Aotearoa 2019...

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

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HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Reb Fountain IRIS Tour

HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Reb Fountain IRIS Tour

Flying Nun Records and HBAF Presents Reb Fountain IRIS Tour With touring plans curtailed in 2021, Reb Fountain welcomes the opportunity to bring IRIS to life with her band in 2022. Reb shares, “After releasing IRIS in October 2021 we were all set to tour the album and like so many of our...

Date: Saturday 27 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hygge's Wine Match Dinner with Black Barn Vineyards

Hygge's Wine Match Dinner with Black Barn Vineyards

Take time out and move on from Covid. Get together and celebrate Great Food and Great Wine. Be mesmerized by the story of Black Barn by Head Wine Maker Dave McKee and what goes into making each wine they produce soo special. Warm yourself by the fires and listen to the crashing waves as the...

Date: Monday 29 August
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & Management Part 1

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Tuesday 30 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & Management Part 2

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Wednesday 31 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Writing for Impact

Writing for Impact

Are you interested in developing or sharpening your writing skills? This workshop will teach you practical tips that can be applied immediately, and a new approach to writing that will make an immediate difference. This session will change how you approach and complete writing tasks, and give...

Date: Wednesday 31 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2022

Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley


Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nature Culture


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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


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: Monday 4 July to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Monday 4 July to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson


Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. We are unique in that our tutor lead classes teach you four different mediums in one term. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends....

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Saturday 9 July to Sunday 23 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions


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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 yet again. Their last gig in Napier sold out so don't leave it to the last minute! Door sales not guaranteed. Call Joe to book yours NOW: 027-582-9925 Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is the first-ever...

Date: Saturday 3 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet


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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 August to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Leadership & Management Part 3

Leadership & Management Part 3

Leaders today are expected to be the driving force of their teams. They are constantly under pressure to lead effectively in a business environment that is characterised by constant change. Our leadership and management courses offer participants the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to...

Date: Tuesday 6 September to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leadership & Management Part 3


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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Social Rock N Roll Club


Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 19 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


The Zimmermans play Bob Dylan

The Zimmermans play Bob Dylan

Come gather round people wherever you roam - and groove to Wellington's favourite Dylan tribute band at Napier's Paisley Stage. The Zimmermans are a ten piece Wellington band of Dylan enthusiasts who have been taking their show on the road for the past few years, to sell out houses. Think folk,...

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

Read more » - The Zimmermans play Bob Dylan


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 10 September to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Fashion Market


Pukehou Trail Run

Pukehou Trail Run

Pukehou Trail Run and kids colour run is an exciting off road sport experience in a stunning Central Hawkes Bay location with both family-friendly and challenging distances to suit EVERYONE. Date: 11th day of September 2022 Location: Kahotea Farm is located at 269 Drumpeel Road, approx. 25...

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

Read more » - Pukehou Trail Run


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 10 July to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour

Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour

Bret McKenzie—whom you know from such modern musical treasures as comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, the Muppets movie reboots and other ace family-friendly soundtracks, Lord of the Rings fan blogs, guest songs for The Simpsons, cycling around the streets of Wellington, and more— has a new...

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

Read more » - Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


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Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and hit songs like...

Date: Friday 16 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour


Free
Spring Collective

Spring Collective

The Spring Collective event is a fun-filled event where there will be cultural groups performing on stage, food stalls, bouncy castles, information stalls and face painting. It's a great chance to host an inclusive event to kick off the summer season. It is also a great opportunity to come...

Date: Saturday 17 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Collective


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete

Taradale's biggest annual outdoor event! 2022 will be the 10th Taradale Village Fete and the best ever! Over 50 high quality local and out of town stalls, selling a great range of quality goods, including: - Handmade products - Fresh fruit and vegetables - Delicious hot food -...

Date: Sunday 18 September
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Village Fete


Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Parade... we're Back! NOW ON Saturday September 24th, 2022 at 1:00pm. Our theme for 2022 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense of pride in our region. We...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Blossom Festival 2022


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Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022

Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022

After 16 years since Blindspott's last recording, the band have returned to the recording studio with a bang ! Releasing their first single R.I.P.(Rest In Pieces) on the 2021 Rock 2000 which entered the chart at #60 the first time ever an unheard of song has ever been voted into the chart let alone...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022


Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Get your tickets now for a great night out! Dust off your disco shoes and jive the night away with live music from Sir Duke as they pump out all your favourite 70’s tunes! Come dressed in your best 70’s outfit and enjoy a fabulous night of dancing, spot prizes, frolics and fun! Enjoy a ...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Bring Back The 70's Cabaret


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ANOTHER LIFE - Eddie Rayner, Andrew McLennan, Pat Kuhtze

ANOTHER LIFE - Eddie Rayner, Andrew McLennan, Pat Kuhtze

Eddie Rayner (Split Enz), Andrew McLennan (Coconut Rough / Pop Mechanic) and Pat Kuhtze (all-star drummer) have played guiding hands in a roll call of classic downunder bands like Split Enz, Coconut Rough, Pop Mechanix, and The Swingers. And now, in support of their stunning self-titled debut...

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

Read more » - ANOTHER LIFE - Eddie Rayner, Andrew McLennan, Pat Kuhtze


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

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

Date: Friday 30 September
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

FOTOFEST 2022 is launching into Hastings, Hawke's Bay on Friday 30th September. Hastings City will host this event for all ages, from exhibitions, workshops and competitions throughout the city with something for everyone to enjoy and get involved in (with or without a camera). A special...

Date: Friday 30 September to Friday 7 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay


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Motel California

Motel California

Motel California is the Eagles Tribute you've been hearing about, selling out gigs across the country. A stylistically and authentic Live Band of professional musicians who sing, play and perform like they've been together for decades - just like the original. Playing all the best loves Eagles...

Date: Friday 30 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Motel California


October 2022

Free
Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

FOTOFEST 2022 is launching into Hastings, Hawke's Bay on Friday 30th September. Hastings City will host this event for all ages, from exhibitions, workshops and competitions throughout the city with something for everyone to enjoy and get involved in (with or without a camera). A special...

Date: Friday 30 September to Friday 7 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay


Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley


Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nature Culture


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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Saturday 9 July to Sunday 23 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions


Impact Pro Wrestling's Mayfair School Fundraiser

Impact Pro Wrestling's Mayfair School Fundraiser

Live Pro Wrestling is returning to Hawke's Bay! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay in action! All profits from this family friendly event are going to Mayfair School! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for nearly 20 years and has seen many of its...

Date: Saturday 1 October
Where:
Mayfair School Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling's Mayfair School Fundraiser


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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 August to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward


Music for Inspiration

Music for Inspiration

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 4 October
Where:
St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Music for Inspiration


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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 19 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


TINA Simply the Best

TINA Simply the Best

Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. Featuring the powerful, raspy vocals and thrilling stage presence of Caroline Borole live on stage, complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists...

Date: Wednesday 5 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - TINA Simply the Best


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. We are unique in that our tutor lead classes teach you four different mediums in one term. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends....

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox

TEG Dainty is thrilled to announce that famed time-twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox are bringing The Grand Reopening Tour to theatre stages across the country in March 2022. Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon, Postmodern Jukebox, set out to celebrate a new-millennium Roaring 20s,...

Date: Friday 7 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Postmodern Jukebox


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Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce their return Take...

Date: Friday 7 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour


Mel Parsons

Mel Parsons

One of Aotearoa’s favourite touring acts, award-winning indie-folk artist Mel Parsons announces the release of her new album SLOW BURN for September 16, as well as revealing an 11-date national tour to follow in support of the album release. Parsons hits the road in October, and...

Date: Friday 7 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mel Parsons


Free
Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

After a covid cancellation last year we are back. Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to...

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

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 10 July to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tell Me On A Sunday

Tell Me On A Sunday

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

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

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour

A carefully curated selection of works which will showcase the Royal New Zealand Ballet at their best, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage. From Le Corsaire and The Nutcracker to contemporary ballets by Christopher...

Date: Saturday 15 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

“Unique combination of traditional and innovative performance techniques. AlHaj’s spontaneous inventions are constantly fascinating.” – Los Angeles Times Love and loss. Home and hope. Grammy-winning Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj leads the New Zealand String...

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

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Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota

Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota

One of the leading names in dance music, SUB FOCUS remains an influential figure in the Drum & Bass scene, coming in hot after revealing the first taster of new music to come, ‘It’s Time’ ft. Gene Farris. The single was first premiered at his recent sold-out debut of Circular Sound at...

Date: Saturday 22 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2022

Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 4 July to Sunday 20 November
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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Monday 4 July to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 4 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 SATURDAYS is back for 2022. SIX60 announce a triumphant return with New Zealand’s first-ever nationwide stadium tour. SIX60 will once again be paving the way as the first-ever live concert at Napier’s McLean Park. VIP tickets available. Tickets - on sale now.

Date: Saturday 5 November
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SIX60 2022 - Napier


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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 August to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents The Seasons

CMNZ presents The Seasons

German-born British composer Max Richter takes us on a journey through his re-imagined landscape of Vivaldi’s pictorial masterpiece The Four Seasons. “The Four Seasons is something we all carry around with us,” says Richter. “It’s just everywhere. This project is about reclaiming this...

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

Read more » - CMNZ presents The Seasons


Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Our popular and famous Hawke's Bay Napier Wellbeing and Vegan Market 2022! Everyone welcome and invited. - Lots of amazing stalls to explore! - Mind Body Spirit Marketplace. Free Health Checks and Advice. Free Treatments and Samples - Healers' Zone: Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Chair massage,...

Date: Saturday 12 November to Sunday 13 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

NEW DATE - 12 November 2022 The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in 2019, 2020 & 2021. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Saturday 12 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tasman AZ

Tasman AZ

All the greats from both sides of the Tasman. Performed by one of NZs best ever Kiwiana-Aussie themed concept bands, Tazman AZ. Come on down and rock out to all of your favourite songs from great Kiwi and Aussie artist like; Dragon, Split ENZ, Hello Sailor, DD Smash, Cold Chisel, The Angels,...

Date: Saturday 12 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 10 July to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

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

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

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

Date: Saturday 19 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Impact Pro Wrestling presents Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

Impact Pro Wrestling presents Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

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

Date: Friday 25 November
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay View Market Day

Bay View Market Day

ESKDALE SCHOOL's major fundraiser is the Bay View Market Day! Held on the last Saturday in November, it attracts thousands of people. Last year sadly Covid shut us down but in previous years we have had around 130 stalls. Description The variety of high-quality crafts offered are varied...

Date: Saturday 26 November
Where:
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bay View Market Day


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 10 September to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling presents

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

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

Date: Saturday 26 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Christmas Garden Gala

Christmas Garden Gala

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 29 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Garden Gala


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


December 2022

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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


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 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

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

Date: Monday 1 August to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

Postponed from 21st June 2022 The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all...

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

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

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

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

Read more » - World of Musicals


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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

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

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

Read more » - The World of Musicals


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

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

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

Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

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

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

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

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

Now coming in 2022 "Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A...

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

Read more » - A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland


Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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

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

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

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

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


January 2023

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: Monday 4 July to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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Juicy Festival

Juicy Festival

Culture Kings presents Juicy Fest! Scheduled for 8 shows across AUS & NZ summer, January 2023. Boasting a star studded lineup headlined by Nelly, Ne-Yo & Ja Rule followed by Bow Wow, Xzibit, Pretty Ricky, Mya, Twista with more artists to be announced. Presale tickets for all shows is 6pm...

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

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 August to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

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

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

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February 2023

Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

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

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

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MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

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

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

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

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

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

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March 2023

Lorde

Lorde

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

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

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Gin Wigmore

Gin Wigmore

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

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

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Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

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

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

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April 2023

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

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

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

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