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September 2019

Free
Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide marine Citizen Science project developed by the NZ Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago. It is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils is the perfect showcase of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay, with 1,000s of daffodils blooming across 20 acres of parkland, you can wander amongst the daffodil fields and pick your own bunch to take home. Open every day of September, simply drive through the gates, collect a...

Date: Friday 20 September to Monday 30 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Waipukurau Public Library, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Friday 20 September to Monday 14 October
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Connect With Elections

Connect With Elections

Come along to an information session with the Electoral Commission's team who will be available to answer all your questions around the when, where and how of enrolments and elections. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Friday 20 September to Friday 18 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Antique Botanicals

Antique Botanicals

This exhibition is a collection of antique botanical book illustration prints, brought together from years of collecting by local resident Margaret Jaffe. Someone asked her recently when and where she had began collecting, so Margaret had a wee think, and decided it was high time she showed them...

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Show Pony

Show Pony

When the writer Nigel Cox described the fact that most good stories had an impossibility at their heart, an obstacle the author was desperately trying to work around or cover up, it struck a chord with me. In an interview with Damien Wilkins shortly before his death Nigel talked about how he...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Night Gallery; Paintings by Napier artist Paul Soanes

Night Gallery; Paintings by Napier artist Paul Soanes

Napier artist Paul Soanes has put together an interesting selection of recent ‘night gallery’ paintings. He has been up early to capture some brilliant sunrises and out in the evening hours for sunsets. Paul’s work is on display for the month of September in the CAN foyer. He hopes you...

Date: Friday 20 September to Monday 30 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Birds; Recent Painting By Janice Hambly

Birds; Recent Painting By Janice Hambly

Janice Hambly has always enjoy painting birds, especially the magnificent albatrosses. These acrylic paintings include common NZ and Australian birds, several seabirds, and some colourful birds from the African continent. All, but one, are painted from photos taken by Janice or her husband,...

Date: Friday 20 September to Monday 30 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cherrille Ede; An Interchange of Art Styles

Cherrille Ede; An Interchange of Art Styles

Local Napier artist Cherrille Ede is emerging from a quieter period of artwork. She employs colour and her active imagination to provide her with a solid platform for her work. This creates a crossover between figurative and abstract painting. She feels a strong connection to the beauty of...

Date: Friday 20 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes...

Date: Friday 20 September to Friday 27 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Great Teddy Bear Show

The Great Teddy Bear Show

If you go down to Takapau today, you're sure of a big surprise Go down to see 3,000 bears today, there will be some in disguise For every bear that ever there was will gather there for certain Because today's the day the teddy bears have their Great Teddy Bear Show! With more than 3,000 teddy...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 22 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Conservation Week Beach Clean Up

Conservation Week Beach Clean Up

Nature needs us – Celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week by getting involved with the “Beach Clean Up” at Marine Parade, Napier. Our beaches need all the help they can get. Bring an old bag, bucket, gloves etc for collecting rubbish off the beach. The Beach Clean Up will take place,...

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
Marine Parade Beach, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Duo Kalejaka

Duo Kalejaka

We'd like to warmly welcome this gypsy-duo to the Urban Winery stage and invite you to join us for their debut on September 20th. Having studied with virtuoso gypsy musicians, they bring an authentic sound from Western and Eastern Europe. Pop in for happy hour from 4-6 and stay for the music...

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young Musician of the Year Hawke's Bay

Young Musician of the Year Hawke's Bay

Hear six of the finest musicians from High Schools across the Hawke's Bay who have been selected as finalists to compete for the title of Young Musician of the Year. The evening starts at the Waiapu Cathedral, 28 Browning Street, Napier at 6.45pm for the organist to perform, then moves into the...

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Music Machine Muso Night

The Music Machine Muso Night

The famous Music Machine Muso Night returns with: - Top H.Bay Acts - Finn Roberts - Serial Chillers - Quenten "Chopper" Hadfield - The Horses Mile Power - Joe Cole & The Beautiful Divine.

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crazy Train - The Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads Tribute Show

Crazy Train - The Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads Tribute Show

Ozzy Osbourne - Randy Rhoads - Ultimate Supergroup - "Crazy Train" The greatest Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads show in the world, tours New Zealand! Fans of Ozzy Osbourne’s early solo career are in for an amazing treat this September. Kiwi supergroup “Crazy Train” will be performing the...

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Yoga Day

Yoga Day

The second edition of Free Yoga Day held in Sunny Hawke's Bay. Join us for a whole day of practice, offered for free! A great variety of teachers, styles, offerings and venues coming together to bring to the community a way of deepening the understanding of what Yoga is. There will be...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colour Chaos Trail and Fun Run

Colour Chaos Trail and Fun Run

A fun run for children and adults, wear your white t-shirt and get coloured as you run! The more dedicated runners can run over the beautiful Pukehou farmland on a trail run. Sausage sizzle, Coffee and assorted baking and drinks available. Find our event on Facebook, Colour Chaos - Fun Family...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Kahotea Farm, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant

Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant

Nature needs us! You can make a difference and help fight the War on Weeds. The weediest places are often those closest to towns as over 70% of invasive weeds were originally garden plants. Get involved to prevent new weed species damaging our ecosystems and species - that includes endangering...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant


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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the 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...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day

Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day

Nature Needs Us - The Waipukurau Community Marae extends an open invitation to join them and students from the CHB College to plant a native tree at the Marae to celebrate Conservation Week 2019. We have 255 native trees supplied by Trees That Count/Te Rahi O Tāne to put in the ground. For...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Waipukurau Community Marae, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with tutor Fleur Woods: SOLD OUT

Floral Embroidery Workshop with tutor Fleur Woods: SOLD OUT

Join Nelson-based contemporary stitch artist Fleur Woods for a blissful day of florals and creativity. This workshop is designed to explore the beautiful details of flowers through the medium of hand embroidery. During the course of the one day workshop we will explore Fleur's favourite stitches...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Sunday 22 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Floral Embroidery Workshop with tutor Fleur Woods: SOLD OUT


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Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages....

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Whānau Fun Fest

Whānau Fun Fest

Face painting. Bouncy castle action. Free popcorn. The Party Train Express and a blow-up obstacle course. You'll find all this and more. NCC, along with a great group of partners—more on them in a moment—are promoting this message: Keep our children safe—in the home, outside and on journeys....

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Kings House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Windsor Park Plate - Bostock New Zealand Spring Racing Carnival. General Admission: $10 Members Stand: $30 Gates Open: 10.30am First Race: 12.20pm (TBC) Races: 9 Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per person As...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hop Con 2019

Hop Con 2019

Back in 2019! A festival of beer in the Westshore Beach Inn‘s beer garden. Showcasing exclusive one-off brews or seasonal beer releases from most of Hawke’s Bay’s local breweries. Hop Con 2018 was voted the winner (tied) of SOBA’s best festival in Hawke’s Bay and this year’s is set to...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in this hands-on workshop how to make goat halloumi, feta and chèvre Cost includes goats cheese made in workshop, plus an organic unbleached draining cloth, thermometer, mould and rennet for...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - The Space Between Us

Arahi - The Space Between Us

Littlestone proudly presents Hawke’s Bay’s own folk singer-songwriter Arahi live from Haumoana Hall. A mainstay on the local circuit for the past 6 years, Arahi brings together a new band for this ‘one night only’ spectacle of folk-rock in it’s newest expression. Joined by a lineup of...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED

The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED

Blossom Ball 2019 is bought to you by East Coast Young Farmers. We simply want everyone to dress up, dance along to the band “Hidden Agenda” and have an awesome night. Cash Bar open for beer, wine, RTD's & soft drinks. Ticket includes supper & a complimentary drink from the bar for East...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED


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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

Central Hawkes Bay's Heavy Rootz are coming back to the Cabby for another awesome night with there reggae sound. It was a massive crowd last time they played, so don't miss out on a good fun filled night hope to see you there.

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Barn Dance

The Big Barn Dance

The second ever annual Big Bayview Barn Dance! With our favourite band "The Lost 45s" from Hawke's bay Bands. Come and kick up your heels for the second year running and make it a night to remember! Rick Toner and the Girls will be performing all those awesome Country hits we know and love!

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Bay View Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Collective x DJ Pleez - Vinyl Release

Raw Collective x DJ Pleez - Vinyl Release

Napier! we're coming back with the full band... On our Vinyl Release Tour! It's a new season, with a new line up... And a brand new set of fresh funky tunes, unheard from the up n coming studio album! Yes... Raw Co is coming back to Napier with DJ Pleez for an epic night of live Hip-hop,...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Raw Collective x DJ Pleez - Vinyl Release


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi Creche Kleen Up

Kiwi Creche Kleen Up

Kiwi need your help! Volunteers wanted for the “Kiwi Crèche Kleen Up” at the Opouahi Kiwi Crèche on Sunday 22 September. Help clear vegetation and weeds from around the predator-proof fence and inside the reserve prior to when the kiwi chicks start arriving for the 2019/20 season. This stops...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Opouahi Scenic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Step back in time and explore the fun and wonder of Ongaonga Historic Village with their Village Fair and Market, a wonderful day for all of the family to experience Ongaonga Historic Village, Museum and notable Coles’ Bros Factory. With old fashioned sweets and home baking, beautiful...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Ongaonga Historic Village, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Monday 23 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Recovery of You With Ease Introduction

Recovery of You With Ease Introduction

Do you or anyone you know suffer from an addiction or compulsive behavior? Do you find yourself or know someone who’s always fixing other people’s problems, eating or drinking, or spending too much? Have you or someone you know ever used sex, drugs, cigarettes, gambling, illness,...

Date: Monday 23 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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How to Be Happy and Stay Happy #2

How to Be Happy and Stay Happy #2

This talk/discussion is part of a series of fortnightly sessions organised by the Theosophical Society to help develop your awareness, listen to what your body is telling you, control your emotions, overcome stress and anxiety, and love yourself more. Theosophy means divine wisdom. We can all...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Theosophical Society, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - How to Be Happy and Stay Happy #2


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 13 - 18 years, join us in the Talanoa Room to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities, learn some new skills, and of course - eat, We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library - hope to see you there! We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Massey MBA Information Evening

Massey MBA Information Evening

Unlock your potential with NZ’s most flexible MBA programmes. Come see us at our upcoming information evening in Napier. You'll have the chance to chat to alumni, current students and academic staff as well as enjoying a complimentary drink and nibbles. 5.30pm complimentary drinks and...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Two Evening Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Two Evening Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of Modern Calligraphy over two evenings midweek at Panoply Studio in Hastings. Rebecca, 'chief ink slinger' will introduce you to lettering in a relaxed and fun way, starting with nibs and inks, and if you are feeling adventurous, using a mixture of brushes, watercolour, inks...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIA Aon Gold Medal Lecture Series - Jeremy Salmond

NZIA Aon Gold Medal Lecture Series - Jeremy Salmond

Jeremy Salmond, the latest recipient of New Zealand architecture’s premier award, will speak in Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Wellington, Napier and Queenstown during the course of the NZIA Aon Gold Medal Lecture Series. Across nearly five decades, Jeremy Salmond has forged a reputation as...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

If you are new to painting, an evening class at Creative Arts Napier is a great place to start! And if you’re not a beginner, this class will give you the freedom to explore mixed media at your own pace. So if you want to get a little bit experimental and try out some more advanced techniques,...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mangapapa Goes Urban

Mangapapa Goes Urban

For one night only, experience Mangapapa in Ahuriri, at the one and only Urban Winery. Luxury cuisine brought to you by Mangapapa’s kitchen with the outstanding wine and beer list from the Urban Winery…what could be better? This formal, five course dinner with the elegance and expertise of...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out. ...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens, families and service providers will discover this event has a great deal to offer, to help them plan for tomorrow. See a wide array of interesting and informative displays representing all facets of today's lifestyles. The expo will provide retirees, and baby boomers with advice on...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media: charcoal; chalk pastel; watercolour and pencils. This is a great opportunity...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Cafe Anatolia, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Music and Performing Arts Concert

Music and Performing Arts Concert

The Annual Lindisfarne College Music and Performing Arts Concert is being held on Wednesday 26th September at 7pm at the Municipal Theatre in Napier. Performances will include a variety of music and performing arts that are available at Lindisfarne College: Jazz Band, Rock Band, Symphonic Band,...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

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

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 26 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella & Rockerfella

Cinderella & Rockerfella

Napier Central School Presents: Cinderella and Rockerfella. This is a modern, panto-style reworking of the classic tale with all the traditional characters: downtrodden Cinderella, Rockerfella (formerly known as Prince Charming), Buttons, the Ugly Sisters and the Fairy Godmother, together with a...

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

With new ventures, projects and books under their belts, the “dream team of design” Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel will return to Cape Kidnappers in 2019 for the first time in four years. Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel are ready to share their fresh and timeless design philosophies and passion...

Date: Friday 27 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Marist Senior Football Annual Prizegiving

Napier Marist Senior Football Annual Prizegiving

Napier Marist Football Club Senior Prizegiving including dinner. Come and celebrate the 2019 season with us. Players, partners and supporters welcome. Doors open at 6.30pm and prizegiving will commence at 7 pm - Dinner will be after that. There will be entertainment after dinner.

Date: Friday 27 September
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Happy Hour With Ralph Gannaway

Happy Hour With Ralph Gannaway

It's Friday afternoon. You've made it through the week, and now the weekend is here. How will you celebrate with your mates? Happy hour runs from 4 to 6pm and Ralph Gannaway, local guitarist and maestro muso, takes the stage from 6:30 to 8. The perfect start to your weekend.

Date: Friday 27 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Herbs & Che Fu

Herbs & Che Fu

Che Fu & Herbs acoustic with DJ Bounce. Irie Nation are proud to present: New Zealand's highly-acclaimed & most soulful musical voices Herbs and NZ Hiphop Reggae icon Ché Fu & Herbs Acoustic! Don't miss out on what will be an unforgettable night. Please note that this is an R18...

Date: Friday 27 September
Where:
The Horse And Hound, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adam Hattaway and the Haunters Album Release Tour

Adam Hattaway and the Haunters Album Release Tour

You may not yet know about Adam Hattaway and the Haunters, but the band from Christchurch are here to change that, announcing their sophomore album Crying Lessons and an eight-date release tour, and sharing glorious rock ‘n’ roll ballad ‘Take Care of You’ along with a tongue-in-cheek...

Date: Friday 27 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Council of Women Suffrage Day Breakfast

National Council of Women Suffrage Day Breakfast

Guest Speaker - Sergeant Melanie Leonard, will be talking about what got her into policing, what it is like being a women in the Police Force, her work in the area of Family Harm and the effects of Family Harm on women and children and also about her time working in East Timor. Raffles...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
St Thomas More Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

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

Date: Saturday 28 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soap Making Class

Soap Making Class

I will take you through the steps of cold process soap to saponification (hopefully) then we will all try our hand at melt 'n pour soap making so you can compare the two. They both have their advantages. All natural products are used and available for sale. You will go away from this class with...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 28 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet First Road Trip to Napier

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet First Road Trip to Napier

For the first time ever, in Napier. Son de Cuba is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is the first-ever New Zealand and more specifically Wellington-based 100% Cuban Quartet featuring Roberto Rodríguez Boffil (La Isla de la Juventud), Angel Manuel Guilarte Medina (Santiago de Cuba)...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onwards! - Wellington Youth Choir's 30th Anniversary

Onwards! - Wellington Youth Choir's 30th Anniversary

This year, we are excited to be touring to the beautiful Hawkes' Bay region! Wellington Youth Choir is proud to present our 30th Anniversary concert series - Onwards. Under the direction of director Mark Stamper, this series includes a wide variety of pieces and genres, celebrating our hope for...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEINIAK  Mouth for War

MEINIAK Mouth for War

MOUTH FOR WAR!!!! 3 bands... 3 killer Tributes. (Ticket link coming soon) MEINIAK (performing Pantera) Thrashing since 2015. For the past year, they've been "taking over this town" and bringing Hell's Wrath with them. Performing a twisted collection of Southern Metal... paying homage to the...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only weekly indoor market, where you get to meet the people that make and create some of the beautiful arts and crafts that are available. Looking to start your Christmas shopping early, this is the place to come for gifts and cards. Come and have a browse, then enjoy a Barista coffee,...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 20 October
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bones For Life Workshop - Focus: Improve Your Posture

Bones For Life Workshop - Focus: Improve Your Posture

Do you feel: - Hunched over? - Tired and sore at the end of the day? - Walking and balance are difficult? Why is Posture important? Our postural habits can lead to many health issues such as bad backs, poor breathing and comprised balance. Inspired by the African water carriers the...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge range...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Meet the Artist - Mauricio Benega

Meet the Artist - Mauricio Benega

Brazil-born, Hastings based artist Mauricio Benega has work in collections around New Zealand and the world. Enjoy a leisurely Sunday session listening to Mauricio talking about various aspects of fine art and his experience as an international artist. Mauricio is the 2019 Hawke’s Bay Wine...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Liam Finn

Liam Finn

Join us at Craggy Range for an engaging and ever-changing live performance by Liam Finn. Liam’s music has evolved over the course of his nomadic solo career, absorbing the nuances and energy of the multitude of stages he has played on across the globe. From a young age Liam has been recording...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sam MacKenzie Band

Sam MacKenzie Band

Fresh from the Martinborough Jazz Festival the Sam MacKenzie Band play jazz standards, bebop and contemporary jazz. The band is full of familiar faces from the New Zealand School of Music Big Band. Charts include Donna Lee, Let The Good Times Roll and Art Blakey's Moanin'. - Sam Perovic...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Each day is a new project so choose your favourite or come for all 4 sessions. For boys and girls aged 5-13 yrs projects are tailored to each age group. Monday - Tik Tock design & make your own Clock Tuesday - Vinyl Records Reinvented Wednesday - All new Junk to Funk Projects Thursday -...

Date: Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Heretaunga Intermediate School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Day Kids Linocut Workshop

One Day Kids Linocut Workshop

School holidays art workshop. We’ll make some linocuts and some prints to take home. Kids will be taught to use the appropriate tools safely and will be given the linocut they have created as well as the prints made on the day. Parents are welcome to attend and participate for the same price....

Date: Monday 30 September
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Wreck the Tech!

STEAM Wreck the Tech!

Join the IT guys in destroying, ummmm, we mean 'pulling apart' bits of tech to see how they work. Suitable for ages 7+. There are limited spaces for this event, so please register via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Monday 30 September
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 1

Shapeshifters Level 1

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all maths abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 1 & 2 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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October 2019

Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out. ...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide marine Citizen Science project developed by the NZ Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago. It is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Each day is a new project so choose your favourite or come for all 4 sessions. For boys and girls aged 5-13 yrs projects are tailored to each age group. Monday - Tik Tock design & make your own Clock Tuesday - Vinyl Records Reinvented Wednesday - All new Junk to Funk Projects Thursday -...

Date: Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Heretaunga Intermediate School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme


Free
STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mosaic Workshops - Granny and Me Sessions

Mosaic Workshops - Granny and Me Sessions

Join us here at the Heretaunga women' centre for some school holiday mosaic making for Grandmas and grandchildren, both boys and girls welcome. Please call the centre first to book your place. - 06 8785401, Places are limited. Feel free to bring along any broken pieces of china, although we will...

Date: Tuesday 1 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class - Dutch Cooking

Children's Cooking Class - Dutch Cooking

Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and will have prepared a full meal from start to finish. When the children arrive they will don their Farmhouse...

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

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All Three Children's Cooking Classes October

All Three Children's Cooking Classes October

Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and will have prepared a full meal from start to finish. When the children arrive they will don their Farmhouse...

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Waipukurau Public Library, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Friday 20 September to Monday 14 October
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cherrille Ede; An Interchange of Art Styles

Cherrille Ede; An Interchange of Art Styles

Local Napier artist Cherrille Ede is emerging from a quieter period of artwork. She employs colour and her active imagination to provide her with a solid platform for her work. This creates a crossover between figurative and abstract painting. She feels a strong connection to the beauty of...

Date: Friday 20 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mark Tisdall; Recent Work In Encaustic

Mark Tisdall; Recent Work In Encaustic

Mark Tisdall has been painting since 1997 and began painting using wax in 2004 after attending a summer school at Elam led by Jill Sorenson. Many of these paintings are created using encaustic medium; a mix of bee’s wax, pigment and damar resin. Encaustic medium presented Mark with the...

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Thursday 31 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibitions. ...

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Steam Binary Beading

Steam Binary Beading

Give offline coding a try by making some jeweler with a message. This event is suitable for ages for ages 7+. No registration required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 2

Shapeshifters Level 2

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all maths abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 3 & 4 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class - FishNChips

Children's Cooking Class - FishNChips

Cooking school students, Age 8-14 years old, will receive the full real food experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100% hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills, and will have prepared a full meal from start to finish. When the children arrive they will...

Date: Wednesday 2 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Show Pony

Show Pony

When the writer Nigel Cox described the fact that most good stories had an impossibility at their heart, an obstacle the author was desperately trying to work around or cover up, it struck a chord with me. In an interview with Damien Wilkins shortly before his death Nigel talked about how he...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Create your own virtual tour

School Holiday Programme - Create your own virtual tour

Learn how to create a virtual tour of iconic landmarks around Te Matau a Maui Hawke’s Bay. Use Tour Creator to create your own virtual tour using imagery from Google Street View or your own 360 photos. This fun, hands-on workshop will give you the skills to build your own virtual tour and view it...

Date: Wednesday 2 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Digital Storytime

STEAM Digital Storytime

Share and interact with our favourite digital stories and make a take home craft. This session is suitable for all ages, but aimed more at the little ones. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 2 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Fun workshops for kids based on current exhibitions. ...

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 3

Shapeshifters Level 3

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all math's abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 5 & 6 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class - Spring Baking

Children's Cooking Class - Spring Baking

Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and will have prepared a full meal from start to finish. When the children arrive they will don their Farmhouse...

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

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School Holiday Programme - Geometric Art

School Holiday Programme - Geometric Art

Create an abstract, geometric artwork you can be proud of! Using painting tape, acrylic paints and glitter be prepared to WOW family and friends with your stunning creation. We will be learning painting techniques (blending, contrasting colours etc) and applying acrylic paint and other mediums...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steam Art Wall

Steam Art Wall

Like drawing, colouring, creating patterns or collage? Get creative and design a section or two of our giant art wall. Suitable for all ages. Check out the other great STEAM events happening these holidays on our events and programmes pages. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 4

Shapeshifters Level 4

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all maths abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 7 & 8 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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Free
Teen Comic Workshop

Teen Comic Workshop

Ever wanted to create your own comic but don’t know where to start? Come along to find out the basics and have a go with our resident expert. Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Changing the World through Crime Fiction by Local Author and Rotarian Andrew Harris. Meet Andrew Harris and discover the sensational Human Spirit Series. Action-packed thrillers with a social conscience. Hear more about The C Clef, A Litany of Good Intentions and More, the soon to be...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Wardini Books, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Degustation Dinner with De La Terre Winery

Degustation Dinner with De La Terre Winery

Degustation Dinner by Chef Malcolm Redmond with wine pairing and tasting by Tony Prichard of de la terre winery. Starting with a 6.30pm Sabrage of de la terre bubbles by winemaker Tony Prichard. After pre-dinner bubbles, guests will be treated to a 5- star degustation dinner prepared by...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Breckenridge Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - Paintvine

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

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Boxcat Records is proud to announce: A special two-night performance from one of New Zealand’s most captivating singer-songwriters, Stretch. ‘2 Nights Together’ will include an exclusive preview of his newest music, soon to become a new album, produced in Hawke’s Bay. Every ticket sold...

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

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MTA Spring Fling Golf Day

MTA Spring Fling Golf Day

Enjoy a great day of Spring Golf in Central Hawke’s Bay on the picturesque Waipukurau Golf Course. Get your team of four together and get in the Spring Fling spirit. Hopefully your Golf has more Spring, than Fling! We can guarantee a fun day out, fantastic prizes and great Central Hawke’s...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Waipukurau Golf Course, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Te Reo Maori Pop-Up Language Class

Te Reo Maori Pop-Up Language Class

Join us for a relaxed, and intimate te reo Māori language class, with our local Napier kaiako Leo Te Kira. Beginners are the first hour, then we will have fluent speakers enjoying a catch up over a refreshing beverage. Classes are FREE, you only need to purchase a coffee, or tea, or something else...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Mōrena Espresso Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Connect with Elections

Connect with Elections

Come along to an information session with the Electoral Commission's team who will be available to answer all your questions around the when, where and how of enrolments and elections. Monthly sessions at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Disability Support Services Community Conversation

Disability Support Services Community Conversation

The Ministry of Health's Disability Support Services team wants to talk with you about disability supports and services, and how well they work for you, your family and whānau. This is a chance for you to meet the Ministry of Health's Deputy Director-General, Adri Isbister, and hear her vision...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
The Crown Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steam Art Wall

Steam Art Wall

Like drawing, colouring, creating patterns or collage? Get creative and design a section or two of our giant art wall. Suitable for all ages. Check out our other great STEAM events on the programmes and events pages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CLIMATE

CLIMATE

Join Climate as they return to Paisley Stage for another night where the dance floor will be burned up! Songs from Steely Dan, Pat Benatar, John Mayer, Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen, Linda Ronstadt, Grace Jones... A bit of blues, a bit of rock a bit of pop, it's a melting pot and it's all...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Boxcat Records is proud to announce: A special two-night performance from one of New Zealand’s most captivating singer-songwriters, Stretch. ‘2 Nights Together’ will include an exclusive preview of his newest music, soon to become a new album, produced in Hawke’s Bay. Every ticket sold...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lion Rezz (with Live Band)

Lion Rezz (with Live Band)

“A Lions Worth” NZ Tour. Special Guest - Raggadat-cris Lion Rezz, a member of the ‘Runtingz’ musical movement, master collaborator and solo artist in his own right, announces his highly anticipated 6 track debut EP – A Lions Worth. No stranger to the One Love, and Good Vibes and...

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

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Free
Hawkes Bay's Mum's, Bub's, & Dad's Wellness Expo 2019

Hawkes Bay's Mum's, Bub's, & Dad's Wellness Expo 2019

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

Date: Saturday 5 October to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Wairoa on the Riverbank for our Third Fair of the 2019/2020 season. Bigger, brighter, better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its charm that it is...

Date: Saturday 5 October to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Wairoa River Reserve, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Lifelong journey with stitching - Technique Tasters

A Lifelong journey with stitching - Technique Tasters

Join tutor Jo Dixey and learn different stitch techniques including crewelwork, goldwork, and blackwork. Jo will focus on feather and fibre motifs, using our latest exhibition Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers and Fibre as inspiration. All materials provided. Tickets available through...

Date: Saturday 5 October to Sunday 6 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clairvoyant Morning

Clairvoyant Morning

Join us for a morning of clairvoyance and healing. Readings $10, Healing - gold coin donation. Arrive early as this event is popular, and get to know our members over a cuppa. Napier Spiritualist Church in Barker Rd is a member of Spiritualism NZ and a long standing part of the community...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Market

Spring Market

It's spring so come along and enjoy our bright and breezy market. Lots of beautiful, quality, original art and craft and artisan products alongside some bric a brac and collectibles. We are indoors so there's parking behind the hall, clean toilet facilities and shelter from the sun or rain....

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

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the 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...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Hawke’s Bay’s iconic and most stylish spring event set in one of the most scenic race courses in New Zealand. Gates Open: 11.00am First race: 12.30pm (TBC) Last race: 5.50pm (TBC) No BYO. Course Admission: $25 - Early Bird $15 limited tickets available (Sold out in 2018). Member’s...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Long Lunch with Winemaker Jenny Dobson

Long Lunch with Winemaker Jenny Dobson

Gourmet Long Lunch with Jenny Dobson, one of New Zealand's most accomplished winemakers as well as a pioneer in women making wine. Enjoy a 5-star degustation lunch prepared by renown Chef Malcolm Redmond using seasonal produce from his organic kitchen garden grown on-site. Paired with wines...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Breckenridge Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sword and the Scone

The Sword and the Scone

Good King Uther Pendragon has died with no heir. It's up to Merlin, yet again, to find the next King of Camelot. With the help of some dubious knights and some really, bad cooking, Merlin finds the next future King, Arthur, when he pulls the sword of Avalon from an over-baked scone. With the...

Date: Saturday 5 October to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Style Night: CANCELLED

Central Hawke's Bay Style Night: CANCELLED

An inspiring night of style and design – from interiors to design, fashion, food and wine, as we showcase our talented Central Hawke’s Bay designers, artists, stylists and producers. Hear about the latest trends in interiors, fashion and lifestyle. How to style your home, your life and...

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

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“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

John Kempt returns to New Zealand and fronts “RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”. The show is modelled on McCartney’s current touring act and makes solid use of a great 5-piece band, featuring NZ legend, Peter Warren, on drums. Kempt was cast in the lead role of the multi million dollar...

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

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Queen Fox

Queen Fox

Join five-piece Wellington band Queen Fox for a night of songs they love, from chart-toppers to show-stoppers. Queen Fox is made up of five experienced, professional musicians with a shared love of funk, soul, jazz and classic rock. Check out www.queenfox.co.nz for more about them and what they...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ardijah

Ardijah

Come along & join Ardijah. The band have been working on a couple of new numbers so come along & enjoy some of their old & new songs! Get your tickets now. Presented by: Irie Nation

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tali

Tali

Tali is coming... Get your tickets now. Tali's recently released album "Love & Migration" went to #3 in the international Beatport Charts, saw her invited to perform live on the BBC's Radio One 'Drum and Bass Show' in London, and it has been tipped to be "Potentially the album of the year"...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only weekly indoor market, where you get to meet the people that make and create some of the beautiful arts and crafts that are available. Looking to start your Christmas shopping early, this is the place to come for gifts and cards. Come and have a browse, then enjoy a Barista coffee,...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 20 October
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop

Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of Copperplate Calligraphy with Panoply Studio in Hastings. Rebecca, 'chief ink slinger' will introduce you to lettering in a relaxed and fun way, starting with nibs and inks, and if you are feeling adventurous, using a mixture of brushes, watercolour, inks and brush pens....

Date: Sunday 6 October
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Auditions for Cast of Godspell

Auditions for Cast of Godspell

The famous rock-musical Godspell will be presented in the magnificent Napier Cathedral in late March 2020. This show has been universally popular since 1970, when it was first performed in America. We are looking for ten actors who can sing, to play the characters in the show. Godspell is a...

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

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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OctOboe - Napier Technical Memorial Band

OctOboe - Napier Technical Memorial Band

Tap your foot to ‘Rock Around the Clock’, hum along to the music of ‘Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machine’ and ‘Come Fly with Me’ and enjoy the melody of Gabriel’s Oboe and solos from our younger band members. Come along to this annual spring concert performed by the...

Date: Sunday 6 October
Where:
Napier Salvation Army Citadel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Blessing of The Animals Service

Blessing of The Animals Service

Members of the public and their pets are welcome to attend the annual service for the Blessing of the Animals to mark St Francis Day. St Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals and the environment. Light a candle in remembrance of a much loved, departed companion. All animals...

Date: Sunday 6 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mosaic Workshops - Open to All Women

Mosaic Workshops - Open to All Women

We were so delighted with the garden and wall mosaic completed last year, to commemorate NZ suffrage month, that have decided to mosaic our centre bathrooms! Come along to our workshops to make pieces to put up in the bathrooms and be part of the Heretaunga Women's Centre history. Please start...

Date: Monday 7 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beached Forest; Interactive Art Installation by Susan Mabin

Beached Forest; Interactive Art Installation by Susan Mabin

Walk amongst a sculptural forest of trees that have grown from the detritus of Hawke’s Bay beaches, surging from the waves onto the shore, and into the gallery at Creative Arts Napier. Twisted and bandaged around the branches of each tree is the waste that humans cast into the ocean; plastic,...

Date: Monday 7 October to Wednesday 23 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Day Kids Art Journal Workshop

One Day Kids Art Journal Workshop

School holidays art workshop. We’ll make an art journal with fun covers and lots of interesting and delightful pages. Kids will be taught to use the appropriate tools safely and will be given journal they create to take home. Parents are welcome to attend and participate for the same price....

Date: Monday 7 October
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Make the Makey-Makey Make

STEAM Make the Makey-Makey Make

Drop in anytime to Havelock this week to experience this tech. Can you make the Makey Makeys work? Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Monday 7 October to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 1

Shapeshifters Level 1

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all maths abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 1 & 2 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

Date: Monday 7 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 7 October to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Tech Junk to Funk

Teen Tech Junk to Funk

Upcycle old technology into something useful or interesting. Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Monday 7 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection-Tour #2

Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection-Tour #2

This tour is now FULLY booked. If you would like to go on the wait list please contact our customer service team on 06) 835 7781. Join us on a behind the scenes tour. The collection has the most wonderful selection of Korowai. You will be enthralled by the beauty, intricacy and range of Korowai...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management - Business Central

Time Management - Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork...

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

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Free
STEAM Lego Challenge

STEAM Lego Challenge

Join us for Lego in the library! Use your engineering skills to beat our challenges. Suitable for ages 5+ Check out our other great STEAM events on the programmes or event pages on the Libraries website! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

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

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 2

Shapeshifters Level 2

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all maths abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 3 & 4 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection Tour

This tour is now FULLY booked. If you would like to go on the wait list please contact our customer service team on 06) 835 7781. Join us on a behind the scenes tour. The collection has the most wonderful selection of Korowai. You will be enthralled by the beauty, intricacy and range of Korowai...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2019 Hawkes Bay Travel Expo

2019 Hawkes Bay Travel Expo

Join the House of Travel team at our UK, Europe & Beyond Travel Expo. Exclusive details, expert travel advice & amazing prizes up for grabs. Immerse yourself in a travel event like no other. Airlines, destinations, coach touring companies, cruise lines, and all things travel come together...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 8 October to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and will...

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

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School Holiday Programme - Fun with foam

School Holiday Programme - Fun with foam

Make your own cute 3D foam creation. Just choose a picture and have some fun making it in foam, then use your creation to decorate books, diaries or cards for family and friends. You could also photograph your creation and send it as an e-birthday card. All materials provided. Age: 5-7...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Digital Storytime

STEAM Digital Storytime

Share and interact with our favourite digital stories and make a take home craft. This session is suitable for all ages, but aimed more at the little ones. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 3

Shapeshifters Level 3

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all math's abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year 5 & 6 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and...

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

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Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Chantal Whole Foods, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
New Zealand International Organ Festival

New Zealand International Organ Festival

The Zimblestern Foundation presents a series of organ music concerts. This free to attend event, hosted by the iconic St Matthew's Church in the heart of Hastings gives music lovers an opportunity to hear the talents of Mateusz Rzewuski. There will be an opportunity to meet with Mateusz after...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Explosive Science

STEAM Explosive Science

Are you interested in the weird, wacky and explosive? Engineer a masterpiece or make something fizz and fly into the air. Test your scientific theories at the Havelock North Library. Suitable for ages 5+. There are limited places, so it's first-in, first-served! We may take photographs or...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience - Business Central

Building Resilience - Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel in...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Thursday 10 October to Friday 11 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beached Forest Children's Art Workshops

Beached Forest Children's Art Workshops

At the front of everyone’s mind is climate change and how this is going to impact our next generation. Our guest artist Susan Mabin is an award winning Hawke’s Bay multimedia artist concerned with environmental themes. She spends many hours combing the shoreline for materials that she...

Date: Thursday 10 October to Friday 11 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Newspaper Challenges

STEAM Newspaper Challenges

Use your engineering skills to beat our Newspaper challenges. Suitable for ages 7+ Check put our other great STEAM challenges on the programmes or events pages of our website! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shapeshifters Level 4

Shapeshifters Level 4

Maths is Fun is a free interactive maths activities programme for kids aged 5-13 years, of all math's abilities, and delivered by trained teachers. This session is for Year Year 7 & 8 students - Explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch...

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

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Free
Amazing Race

Amazing Race

An event to get the family out of the house these holidays. This will be an awesome event with music and food trucks and prizes at the sound shell. This amazing race is spread over Napier at amazing local businesses and well known places like the MTG! Come on down for a great time! Don’t...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Wood Kiln Firing

HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Wood Kiln Firing

Wood-Fired Kiln from Thu 10 Oct. The huge wood-fired kiln will be fired up for the first time in three years, this takes four days to load and will be started on 10th October. The kiln fire will be kept burning for five days and nights by a team of volunteers and once it has cooled over...

Date: Thursday 10 October to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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BadJelly the Witch by Spike Milligan

BadJelly the Witch by Spike Milligan

Come and see Spike Milligans well loved story brought to life on stage. Tim and Rose go in search of Lucy their runaway cow only to be captured by Badjelly the witch and imprisoned in the castle Will Badjelly eat them in the morning with peanut butter or will Dinglemouse and Jim the Eagle...

Date: Thursday 10 October to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Painting with Library Li

Teen Painting with Library Li

Join Li for a 'Bob Ross-esque' experience. Snacks and supplies included! Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shoe School 1-day Sneaker Workshops

Shoe School 1-day Sneaker Workshops

Shoe School is coming to Hastings! Making a pair of shoes is not only a transformative experience, it is a skill that has almost disappeared in NZ. Shoe School is changing this by giving you the skills to make your own shoes. Our Sneaker workshop is our most accessible of all, there is no...

Date: Friday 11 October to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rainbow Sunday Birthday: Drag Show and Party

Rainbow Sunday Birthday: Drag Show and Party

It's Rainbow Sundays first birthday and we are having a party! To celebrate this occasion we are blessed to have a special guest appearance by NZ House of Drag, Season One Winner and Drag King Hugogrrrl, with our very own Queens Lilly Moon and Carla Rowe. So come and join the fun and dance...

Date: Friday 11 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! We have a fantastic new overland...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Indoor Rowing Competition

Indoor Rowing Competition

What: An Indoor Rowing Competition that is an open event for all ages, abilities, skill levels. Distances: 500m & 1000m Individual races, 2000m & 4000m Team relays. General Information The 2019 Indoor Rowing competition will be held at the EIT Institute of Sport and Health at 42 Percival...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Flaxmere for our Fourth Fair of the 2019/2020 season. Bigger, Brighter, Better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its charm that it is well known for. A...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Flaxmere Village Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

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

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Being Creative; Interactive Music and Art Sessions

Being Creative; Interactive Music and Art Sessions

Creative Inclusion. Being Creative, Art - Craft and Interactive Music Sessions. People with disabilities and their families are invited to be creative on Saturday morning. Every age and abilities; colouring in - plaster art - and interactive music.

Date: Saturday 12 October to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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West African Drumming Workshop - Two Days

West African Drumming Workshop - Two Days

You are invited to experience the joy of West African Drumming & Dancing in the supportive & fun environment created by Master Drummer Dancer Koffie Fugah from Ghana, West Africa. Together you will learn traditional rhythms & dances, both simple and complex but catered to your level of...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Family fun for all ages. Come and join us. There is fun with crafts, games, Bible stories, a celebration time, music and a meal together. Everyone is welcome. Children under the age of 14 need to be accompanied by an adult. It is held in the church hall and is on every second saturday of the...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

If you don't know who Jess Atkin is by now you've clearly not been down to the Urban Winery! Jess and the gang are continuing their residency at the Urban Winery through this summer! Their soulful, raw, contagious energy is exactly what a Saturday night calls for. $10 at the door, music...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Saturday 7 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Greg Copeland and Steve 'Guitar' Gilles acoustic Blues duo

Greg Copeland and Steve 'Guitar' Gilles acoustic Blues duo

Greg Copeland is coming back to New Zealand! He's is taking it to the roots with an up close and personal acoustic journey. Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from deep down South, channelling the spirit into his own material and style. You'll hear warm...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

NZDC are back by popular demand! NZDC are New Zealand’s premier AC/DC Experience. School-boy suit and all, they offer mind-blowing resemblance to the legendary AC/DC. Performing songs from both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson era, you'll be seeing one of the most authentic experience shows on...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cabana Ball 2019

The Cabana Ball 2019

The Cabana Ball 2019. It's on again, the champagne will flow and the bands will be raging. Get your ticket now as las year people missed out. Featuring Groove Foundation / Naked Gun / The Mash. Drink specials all night, it's going to be a blast.

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

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Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Experience a day on ‘The Family Farm’ at Mangarara Station, meet the farmer, help feed the calves and hens, collect eggs and experience farming and nature working together. Here at Mangarara – The Family Farm we are passionate about our animals, people, biodiversity and farming’s role...

Date: Sunday 13 October
Where:
Mangarara Farm, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Music Society Concert

Music Society Concert

Each Concert is different. The Bay Cities Symphonic Band will feature in the September programme. This band under the Director John Snowling provides a wide variety of music enjoyed by all. "Four's Company", a unique Choir will bring a varied style of music. This group was invited to sing in...

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

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Free
The Power of Music to Form Community

The Power of Music to Form Community

Speaker (Dean) Ian Render of Waiapu Cathedral will focus on The Power of Music to Form Community. How working with hymn writers has shaped my personal journey. What I think is of value today about singing together. Reflecting critically on what we sing. The Sea of Faith in Hawke's Bay...

Date: Sunday 13 October
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is...

Date: Monday 14 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rachel Hunter’s Beauty of Soul

Rachel Hunter’s Beauty of Soul

Join Rachel Hunter for an intimate evening of conversation, story telling, and Q+A about her travels, wellbeing, and beauty. From India, to Morroco, Fiji, to New Zealand. Surrounded by community and beautiful Aromatherapy Co. scents, you will be transported through open conversation and...

Date: Monday 14 October
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

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

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Project Management – Business Central

Project Management – Business Central

With businesses under constant pressure to deliver results more efficiently, you will see payoffs from investing in building your project management skills. Managing projects can appear daunting if you have little prior experience, but with the right approach you can deliver on time, every time....

Date: Tuesday 15 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 10 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

TEG Dainty, Nice Events and David Roy Williams Entertainment are excited to announce that Postmodern Jukebox will return to New Zealand in September and October 2019 following four hugely successful tours in as many years. The multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - LIMBO

HBAF 2019 Presents - LIMBO

The NZME season of LIMBO is presented as an intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics. LIMBO has seduced audiences worldwide. This award-winning hit show has been performed over 1000 times in 12 countries from London to Munich, Sydney to Adelaide, Bogota to Brussels, and will now come...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People – Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People – Business Central

Don’t let diffi cult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

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

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Who cares for the care-givers? Who parents the parents? Who develops the developers? While engaging and often rewarding, many of us experience the demands and responsibilities of life - both home and work - to draw on our inner strength and resilience. The Art of Well-Being is opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Monday 21 October
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

This evening class runs every week on Wednesdays, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more knowledge. Come with...

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Meremere

HBAF 2019 Presents - Meremere

Meremere is a powerful, inspirational and engaging autobiographical work, that integrates documentary footage, interviews, movement and imagery into an extraordinary performance by exceptional artist and dancer, Rodney Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto), internationally renowned for his physically integrated...

Date: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Health and Safety Essentials - Business Central

Health and Safety Essentials - Business Central

Let’s be honest—the HSWA 2015 reads like it was written for large corporations with large budgets. For everyone else, H&S can seem like a burdensome cost. This course aims to take some of that pain away. The structure is practical and hands-on with lots of examples. You’ll take away all the...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Learn how to use your sewing machine! This weekly class runs every week on Thursday mornings, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 26 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Scena: Part 2

HBAF 2019 Presents - Scena: Part 2

Building on the highly successful season at last year’s arts festival, Project Prima Volta will feature an exciting night of opera with all new material and singers in the second part of the series. Project Prima Volta is an annual performance-based music programme, where rising stars from...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Friday 18 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Muso Night

Muso Night

Muso Night featuring: The Miserables, Lightening Strike, Joe Cole, Danica Bryant, Cam Bo, Hotel Mortem, AJ, Lavender Menace.

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

HBAF 2019 Presents - Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

Greg Copeland and Steve Gilles will bring us an up close and personal acoustic blues, roots and soul journey. Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from deep down South of the USA channelling this spirit into his own material and style. You'll hear warm embraces with...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Do you know what steps to take when someone at your workplace experiences a near miss, notifiable event, or even serious harm? WorkSafe expect any incident that occurs in your workplace to be properly reported, investigated and processed. Over this one day course you will learn how to conduct a...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Connect With Elections

Connect With Elections

Come along to an information session with the Electoral Commission's team who will be available to answer all your questions around the when, where and how of enrolments and elections. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Friday 20 September to Friday 18 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Coffee Talks: Intellectual Property

Friday Coffee Talks: Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property: Protecting your most vaulable Business Asset... In this session with intellectual property lawyer Kate Duckworth, she’ll cover the basics of what businesses need to know to maximise the value of their intellectual property including: What is IP? - What is a...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taonga Moana - A Love Letter to The Oceans

Taonga Moana - A Love Letter to The Oceans

New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Taonga Moana

HBAF 2019 Presents - Taonga Moana

A Love Letter to the Oceans. World-premiere. New Zealand's premier national chamber choir, Voices New Zealand, performs a stunning musical reminder of the beauty and importance of our oceans. Taonga Moana is a celebration of uplifting and moving music by composers from Canada, Latvia, Indonesia...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Subversive Verse (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Subversive Verse (R+W Session)

Tayi Tibble and Sara Hirsch. Chair: Marty Smith Poetry has long been at the forefront of protest movements and counter-culture. This year we bring you 2 young poets with something to say that will make you think twice. With poet Marty Smith in as Chair, see how Poetry Slammer extraordinaire...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sons of Henrik

Sons of Henrik

Sons of Henrik are an all-original acoustic/electric rock band based around the vocal and poetically lyrical talents of Nik Henriksen and the melodic guitar riffs of Kane Raisey. Their self-described musical style is “Rock-oustic Anthems & Power Ballads” and they draw inspiration from their...

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

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Women's 7s Tournament

Women's 7s Tournament

To host an open club tournament for women 7s teams and girls secondary school teams. We welcome anyone and everyone to attend, all abilities. For those who will be travelling from out of Hawke's Bay we have plenty of accommodation options, please make contact for more information. Contact...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wonderful history and cultural significance of the World’s Longest Place Name, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamatea turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. The day starts with a beautiful Powhiri by members of Ngati Kere, with...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Longest Place Name, Porangahau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Embroidery fun for kids with tutor Ngaio Blackwood

Embroidery fun for kids with tutor Ngaio Blackwood

Embroidery fun for kids. Join local fabric artist Ngaio Blackwood for a fun session of stitching with recycled materials. All materials provided. Where: MTG Education Suite This is a free event for children but please register on Eventfinda to secure a space.

Date: Saturday 19 October to Sunday 20 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Public Art Tour

Hastings Public Art Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square. Free, no booking required.

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Captured New Zealand Life (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Captured New Zealand Life (R+W Session)

Dame Fiona Kidman and Kate Duignan Chair: Lizzie Russell Join the conversation between award-winning authors of New Zealand fiction: Dame Fiona Kidman and Kate Duignan. Discover how they tease out powerful and dramatic stories from the lives of seemingly ordinary New Zealanders and give a voice...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - The Bookbinder

HBAF 2019 Presents - The Bookbinder

From award-winning NZ company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Road That Wasn’t There) comes a story of mystery, magic and mayhem. An old man sits down to read the tale of an erstwhile bookbinding apprentice. As he speaks the story spills from the pages and into the bindery – from pop-up book...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Busy Brains, Calm Lives (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Busy Brains, Calm Lives (R+W Session)

Karen Nimmo, Gwendoline Smith, and Emily Writes. Chair: Jess Soutar Barron How did life become so complicated and when did it all become so stressful? Whether you’re a parent with an up-all-night baby, a teenager hassled by social media, or just too busy to stop and think what you are,...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 28 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Crime Fiction Down Under (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Crime Fiction Down Under (R+W Session)

Jack Heath, Paul Cleave and J P Pomare. Chair: Gareth Ward Crime fiction is one of the most popular genres of literature today. Australian author Jack Heath (Hangman and Hunter); Christchurch author Paul Cleave (the Theodore Tate series); and Melbourne-based Kiwi author J P Pomare (Call Me...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - White Night

HBAF 2019 Presents - White Night

Inspired by Nuit Blanc in Paris, White Night offers a unique opportunity to engage with artists, musicians and performers in an open and accessible way. For one night only, Napier’s art precinct will come alive after hours with all galleries open late, live performance, interactive events,...

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

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Fire & Clay Night

HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Fire & Clay Night

Waiohiki Creative will open its doors for the second year as part of the Festival celebrations. Gather friends and family and pop out to visit this thriving hub of artists and craftspeople in the heart of the Bay, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site. Waiohiki Creative Arts Village will...

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

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Free
Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Come to our Spring Pop-up Kids Market—a great way to spend a morning of shopping and catching up with friends. A perfect time to hunt for bargains to see you through spring and summer. If you have some quality pre-loved baby/kids clothes, toys, books and equipment to de-clutter, you may want...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - They Are Us (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - They Are Us (R+W Session)

Sir Tipene O’Regan, Damon Salesa and Scott Hamilton. Chair: Chris Perley What does it mean to be a New Zealander living in Aotearoa today? Ngāi Tahu kaumatua, historian and retired academic, Sir Tipene O’Regan, Professor in Pacific Studies, Damon Salesa, and author and blogger, Scott...

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

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The Tremains Pink Fun Walk

The Tremains Pink Fun Walk

Every year as part of Breast Cancer Action Month the annual Tremains Breast Cancer Fun Walk is organised to increase awareness of the HBBCT. The money that is raised will go directly to the Hawkes Bay Breast Cancer Trust, to help local women and families that deal with this illness on a daily...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Beneath the Surface

HBAF 2019 Presents - Beneath the Surface

Created by the 2019 Furnware Youth Ambassadors. “Light is common on the surface; rare in the depths.” – Marty Rubin Our rangatahi have dreams, hopes and aspirations… we’ve all been there, and we all understand that some things lie beneath the surface. When you plunge in deeper,...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 20 October to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

The Spring Trail is your chance to run, walk, cycle or mountain bike your way around the Tuki Tuki Trails and Mountain Biking tracks, enjoying this beautiful trail we are so lucky to have in Central Hawke’s Bay. We will be celebrating the opening of new, fantastic Mountain Biking Trails so...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Tuki Tuki Trails, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Cook or Crook? (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Cook or Crook? (R+W Session)

Scott Hamilton and Graeme Lay. Chair: Charles Ropitini With this year being the 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing, we bring two South Pacific experts to discuss the life and legacy of the man who first put New Zealand on the map. Graeme Lay, author of three novels based on Cook’s life...

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

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Lemuria Rising - Voice and Toning Workshop

Lemuria Rising - Voice and Toning Workshop

An enjoyable afternoon of Sound Healing, Light Language, Toning and Voice Exploration, hosted by Nicola Gibbons. Each human body has its own unique sound or vibration. The intention is to leave with a greater sense of confidence in your own voice and tone, and speaking out. And with guided...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Telling Tales with Pictures (R+W)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Telling Tales with Pictures (R+W)

Donovan Bixley and Craig Phillips. Children and adults alike enjoy picture books. From simple fairy tales, to complex graphic novels, art can tell stories in ways limited only by the imagination. Enjoy the conversation between two Kiwi illustrators, Donovan Bixley (The Wheels on the Bus, Flying...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Spectacular - Matthew Marshall, Bruce Forman,Rodger Fox

Jazz Spectacular - Matthew Marshall, Bruce Forman,Rodger Fox

JAZZ SPECTACULAR 2019 Guitarists Matthew Marshall and Bruce Forman Matthew Marshall Described as “…a guitarist of superb technical accomplishment and a musician of perception and style” (Dominion Post), Matthew Marshall is passionate about enhancing and expanding the repertoire of the...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Kaput

HBAF 2019 Presents - Kaput

Kaput, the multi award-winning family show has melted hearts of all ages around the world with its glorious brand of slapstick, acrobatics and total silliness. Be swept up in the mayhem that is the larger-than-life ‘elegant buffoon’ Tom Flanagan, as one man’s life is flipped upside-down by...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Authors and Dragons (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Authors and Dragons (R+W Session)

Gareth Ward and Jack Heath. The imaginative game of Dungeons and Dragons is seeing a massive resurgence in popularity across all walks of life. Join authors Jack Heath (Hangman and Hunter) and Gareth Ward (The Traitor and the Thief, The Clockill and the Thief) along with fellow dungeoneers in a...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam

HBAF 2019 Presents - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam

To battle! With poetry! Following the epic debut of Hawke's Bay's first poetry slam last year, Motif Poetry returns to the festival with the format taking the world by storm. Poetry Slam is a competitive, high-energy poetry show known for being accessible and great fun. From fast-paced rap to...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - Mā te mātauranga, te iwi ka ora:  (R+W)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Mā te mātauranga, te iwi ka ora: (R+W)

Projects from the Ngāi Tahu Archive: Sir Tipene O’Regan, Takerei Norton and Helen Brown. Entry by koha. Understanding the past can be fundamental in creating a blueprint for the future. Ngāi Tahu kaumātua and historian, Sir Tipene O’Regan, will lead a panel discussion with Takerei...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Hastings District Council, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Phänomen - The Wonder of Brahms

HBAF 2019 Presents - Phänomen - The Wonder of Brahms

This electrifying ensemble, led by New Zealand’s premiere concert pianist, Michael Houstoun and featuring Madeleine Pierard, a regular artist at The Royal Opera, Convent Garden, will present the smaller-scale treasures of Brahms’ oeuvre, vocal quartets, vocal and piano duo and a cello...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - A Night In with Dave Dobbyn

HBAF 2019 Presents - A Night In with Dave Dobbyn

Let’s make Monday meaningful and spend a night with Dave Dobbyn, who has won more New Zealand Music Awards (29) than any other artist and holds the record for the most song writing awards. Simply a legend. In this intimate performance, curated especially for the Festival, Dobbyn’s...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Portraits in Motion

HBAF 2019 Presents - Portraits in Motion

German photographer and storyteller Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flipbooks and an intrepid traveller. His journeys are reminiscent of the days when cinema itself was itinerant, when projectionists would move from town to town and there were no movie theatres. With these...

Date: Tuesday 22 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Ida Y Vuelta

HBAF 2019 Presents - Ida Y Vuelta

Experience an award winning international collaboration presenting the emotive Andalusian art of live flamenco music, song and dance, celebrating its mosaic of cultural connections, from subcontinental Indian roots to contemporary Latin American influences. Ida Y Vuelta translates to “there...

Date: Tuesday 22 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Once again we are thrilled to host the Royal A&P show - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The...

Date: Wednesday 23 October to Friday 25 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions Once again we are thrilled to host the Royal A&P Show along with the corporate functions in the Royal Marquee. The functions will be in the Royal Marquee, On the Bank of the Main Oval Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay Tomoana Events will include: Tuesday 22...

Date: Wednesday 23 October to Friday 25 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - An Iliad

HBAF 2019 Presents - An Iliad

This is a story you may think you know; a grand classic born on the backs of gods and warriors. New Zealand’s own master storyteller, Michael Hurst, gives a towering performance as the Poet, in a passionate and exciting reimagining of Homer’s influential work, written by the genius coupling of...

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Reb Fountain

HBAF 2019 Presents - Reb Fountain

After compelling performances at the sold-out Festival show in 2017 with The Boy Next Door: a celebration of Nick Cave, and touring the world, Reb Fountain returns to New Zealand and the festival for a premiere of material from her third highly anticipated self-titled album to be released in early...

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Nicola Són Brazilian Quartet

Nicola Són Brazilian Quartet

The most Brazilian Contemporary French singer-songwriter. New release a Pura Essência Da Malemolência / La Malémolence. A native Parisian of Armenian descent, singer, songwriter and guitar-player Nicola Són has been a permanent resident of São Paulo, Brazil's largest city, for the past 5...

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Cellfish

HBAF 2019 Presents - Cellfish

Eight counts of unlawful entry using imagination, five counts of reckless use of Māori mythology, four counts possession and cultivation of Shakespeare, and one count dangerous operation of a voice class. In Cellfish, hardened inmates come face to face with a whole new nightmare: Shakespeare...

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

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PMINZ 25th Anniversary & Hawk's Bay Branch Kickoff Meeting

PMINZ 25th Anniversary & Hawk's Bay Branch Kickoff Meeting

We have organized PMINZ 25th Anniversary and Hawk'sbay branch kickoff meeting. This event will introduce you to PMI and PMINZ. We'll PMINZ's strategy and the benefits of belonging, and what's on offer in this branch towards your professional and educational development. This will be followed...

Date: Thursday 24 October
Where:
Lecture Theatre 2, EIT Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

This short introductory course of 4 sessions, fortnightly on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screenprinting is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for making cushion covers or bags, flat pack...

Date: Thursday 24 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jason Kerrison - I Will If You Will - Acoustic Solo Tour

Jason Kerrison - I Will If You Will - Acoustic Solo Tour

Singer/Songwriter Jason Kerrison is taking his talents across Aotearoa on a special solo songbook tour, hosted at delightful intimate venues sharing Opshop, The Babysitters Circus songs, solo work including his new single and some of his personal all-time favourites. With 15 shows between...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Blackbird Ensemble; All is Full of Love

HBAF 2019 Presents - Blackbird Ensemble; All is Full of Love

With signature flair, New Zealand’s most exciting chamber orchestra take on the inimitable Icelandic pop artist Björk. In All is Full of Love, Blackbird Ensemble serves up an audio feast of Björk’s finest songs across the decades, re-imagining her much-loved classics from Debut through to...

Date: Thursday 24 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Royal Jelly

HBAF 2019 Presents - Royal Jelly

Comic characters, vivid story-telling, bee facts, physical theatre and puppetry combine to tell this story of Phoebe and her quest to save the bees. A funny, informative and visually beautiful show created by Beth Kayes and Katie Burson and performed by Mirabai Pease and Katie Burson. Phoebe...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Topp Twins

HBAF 2019 Presents - Topp Twins

The Topp Twins, identical twin sisters Dames Lynda and Jools Topp, are New Zealand's national treasures, well-loved for their unique brand of original music and comedy. As performers and activists who started busking in Auckland's Queen Street four decades ago they have occupied a special place...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

The ROCK Proudly Present - ONWARD - A DECADE OF DEVILSKIN From humble beginnings in the Waikato to gracing some of the biggest stages all over the world Devilskin are thrilled to celebrate their tenth birthday milestone with a comprehensive NZ tour "Its a party we want to take on the road to...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer: CANCELLED

Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer: CANCELLED

The One The Only Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer Grayson Hugh is an internationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter, who grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. After moving to New York in 1986 in search of a record deal, he was "discovered" in an elevator on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The other...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - The Get Down!

HBAF 2019 Presents - The Get Down!

From Marvin Gaye to Grandmaster Flash, Kool & The Gang to The Cure – dancefloor classics from the 60s onwards will pour from the speakers as three local music collectors / DJs team up and bring you The Get Down! – a unique opportunity to let loose and unleash your best footwork on the amazing...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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ORANZ Offroad Racing National Championship Finals

ORANZ Offroad Racing National Championship Finals

HBORC presents the ORANZ Offroad National Championship finals Labour Weekend. This event will be held on Crownthorpe off Napier - Taihape Road. Saturday is short course racing: there will be over 20 class races held on this day, plus two all-in feature races, between 10:30am-4pm. Sunday is an...

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

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - And The Earth Shifted Beneath My Feet

HBAF 2019 Presents - And The Earth Shifted Beneath My Feet

You are welcome to attend this free performance by The Human Project - with no ticket required! The Human Project was part of the 2018 Festival with an incredible street performance, Meta, that popped-up in multiple locations across Hawke’s Bay. It then went onto perform as part of the...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Escape back in time for fun and frivolity at Chapelwick Homestead’s wonderful Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. This will be an afternoon of delight with flowing teapots, delicious morsels, quirky treats and a good splashing of wine on the lawn. With games and entertainment to keep you on your toes and...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Following hugely popular shows in Nelson and New Plymouth in March, award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone return in October to headline the final show of the Harvest Moon concert series at the stunning Church Road Winery. Angus and Julia has secured themselves a...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Shooglenifty

HBAF 2019 Presents - Shooglenifty

Formed in Edinburgh in 1990, Shooglenifty has always embraced a wide church of influences. The band draws in members from the Highlands and Islands, as well as Edinburgh, from traditional musical backgrounds, and those shaped by more experimental genres. A Shooglenifty concert is a celebration of...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fright Night

Fright Night

FRIGHT NIGHT! Join us for the best night of Halloween entertainment! Aerialists, ghouls and maybe some goblins, who knows... The BOO-mb Funk Variety Performers are super excited to bring you this, as it's a FIRST for us. Yes we've never done a halloween show. But we are thrilled to be putting...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - Lazy Sunday Market and Open Studios

HBAF 2019 Presents - Lazy Sunday Market and Open Studios

Lazy Sunday Open Studios and Artisan Market. The Waiohiki Village artists will open their studios - come and visit their exhibitions and browse their quality handmade goods. Watch the wood-fired kiln being unloaded while you enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Village. There will be music,...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

OKTOBERFEST! Come celebrate all that is wonderful about great wine & great beer at our Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival! Heaps of amazing wineries & breweries! LIVE MUSIC all day! All the yummiest food trucks around the Bay Your ticket gets you entry to the fun festival, your own goodie bag...

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

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Free
Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

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

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Rants In the Dark

HBAF 2019 Presents - Rants In the Dark

The hilarious unfiltered truth on parenting. Wellington blogger Emily Writes’ best-selling book Rants in the Dark has been adapted into a play, starring Renee Lyons, Bronwyn Turei and Amelia Reid-Meredith. Honest, authentic and laugh-out-loud funny, the play revels in the raw truth of...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Both Sides Now

HBAF 2019 Presents - Both Sides Now

Julia Deans sings Joni Mitchell. Joni Mitchell wrote songs that defined an era and a generation. She struck a nerve with her take on life's little, ironic disappointments. River, Help Me, Blue. They're songs of introspection and stark, personal confession. Ripe with honest reflections on the...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Under the Influence

HBAF 2019 Presents - Under the Influence

What are you influenced by? Who are your influences? Ben Throp, along with his hand-picked band of world class troubadours, aptly named The Intimate Strangers, will all be under the influence of musicians who have helped sculpt Ben’s songwriting to date. This grand finale will showcase songs...

Date: Monday 28 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Powhiri, Purakau and Motivational Interviewing

The Powhiri, Purakau and Motivational Interviewing

The Pōwhiri, Pūrakau and Motivational Interviewing with Youth, Emerging Adults and Adults: Paddling and Flying to New Horizons Kia Ngātahi te waihoe Ka huri te kei o te waka Whatiwhati ngaru Haere ki tua, papapounamu te moana E topa, e rere ki te paerangi Paddle as one Turn the bow of...

Date: Tuesday 29 October to Wednesday 30 October
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Join us for this fun event around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill as well as a disability/family friendly course along the Rotary Pathway on Marine Parade. This is a fundraiser for the Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis Society. Register on our website.

Date: Wednesday 30 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Spring Bloom - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Spring Bloom - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 30 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trick Or Treat.... with Hot Mix

Trick Or Treat.... with Hot Mix

Trick Or Treat.... with Hot Mix. A Halloween special featuring brand new 6 piece band Hot Mix. $50 bar tab on the night for best dressed.

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

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November 2019

Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Winemakers

F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Winemakers

We’re kicking off F.A.W.C!’s eighth year with a progressive-style evening in the stunning surrounds of Black Barn Vineyards. Enjoy the celebrations under the twinkling festoon lights as Hawke’s Bay wine makers & brewers pour some of the best local drops, while the legendary Orton's will...

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

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Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

Masters Football Back In the Bay! A Masters Football Tournament is coming back to Hawke’s Bay. And what better way to do it than under the banner of a Masters Legend. Central Football and the Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park are happy to present the Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coastal Hill Country Walk

Coastal Hill Country Walk

A stunning coastal walk across private farmland and spectacular Central Hawke’s Bay coastline from Aramoana to Blackhead. Starting from the Historic Aramoana Woolshed at Shoal Bay, the Coastal Hill Country Walk is a fantastic way to experience the impressive landscapes of Central Hawke’s Bay,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Aramoana Woolshed, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

Date: Saturday 2 November to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Jewellery Weekend

Napier Jewellery Weekend

A fun and practical jewellery workshop, open to beginners and more advanced students! Learn the basics of working with silver, copper and brass; forming, heating, soldering and polishing to create beautiful and well made jewellery. Those with more experience can extend their knowledge of...

Date: Saturday 2 November to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Workspace Studios Jewellery Weekend; Two Day Workshop

Workspace Studios Jewellery Weekend; Two Day Workshop

A fun and practical jewellery workshop, open to beginners and more advanced students! Learn the basics of working with silver, copper and brass; forming, heating, soldering and polishing to create beautiful and well made jewellery. Those with more experience can extend their knowledge of...

Date: Saturday 2 November to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the 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...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! That's a Wrap with LilyBee Wrap

F.A.W.C! That's a Wrap with LilyBee Wrap

Have you heard the word on Lilybee Wraps? If you’re a nature warrior, have an interest in sustainability or just enjoy making healthy food at home, this event will tick all of your boxes. Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen will be teaming up with LilyBee Wrap founder, Stacia Jenson for this...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Coffee, please my darling

F.A.W.C! Coffee, please my darling

Consider yourself a coffee fan(atic) and keen to learn what goes into making a cup of pure magic? Starring one of the godfathers of coffee, David Burton (Burton Hollis Coffee, Columbus Coffee, and now Jacks Coffee as well as the current President of the NZ Speciality Coffee Association), this...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Arapata Homestead, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Leading Ladies Lunch w Nici Wickes & Fleur Sullivan

F.A.W.C! Leading Ladies Lunch w Nici Wickes & Fleur Sullivan

Escape into the stunning space of Black Barn Retreat for lunch with two of New Zealand’s well-loved kitchen legends, Fleur Sullivan and Nici Wickes. Arrive and, drink in hand courtesy of Black Barn Vineyards, mix and mingle before taking a seat at the long table for an entertaining lunch with...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Black Barn Retreat, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Garden of Earthly Delights

F.A.W.C! Garden of Earthly Delights

You’re invited to an intimate lunch in St George’s glorious courtyard garden. An open-plan cooking station, shared tables and a relaxed pace means you’ll be able to chat with award-winning chef Francky Godinho as he showcases his skills in modern European cuisine. The menu will focus on...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Total B.S.

F.A.W.C! Total B.S.

The Moana Park's Total BS event returns! Yes, that means obscene amounts of beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some stunning New Zealand beef, presented...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste Te Awanga

F.A.W.C! Taste Te Awanga

Fancy a taste of Te Awanga? We are talking about the good stuff – some of the best food and wine you’ll find in Hawke’s Bay, all in a gorgeous setting looking over the vines with views over Haumoana and the ocean north to Mahia and west to Ruapehu. Wine and food dreams will be coming true...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pet-Nat & Kara-age Party

F.A.W.C! Pet-Nat & Kara-age Party

Fried chicken + Pet-Nat sparkling wine + wine garden… have we got your attention yet? We thought so. Sink your teeth into seriously good Japanese style fried chicken from the talented team at Piku Izakaya, and treat your palate to Abbey Winery’s brand-new Pet-Nat sparkling wine. To top off...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms music and fireworks festival will once again be lighting up the skies in Central Hawke's Bay with a whopping six hours of live music, children's entertainment, professional pyrotechnics, food trucks, cash bar and two VIP areas. This year Soundz and Booms will be held at River Park...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! An Italian Village Passeggiata w Te Awanga Estate

F.A.W.C! An Italian Village Passeggiata w Te Awanga Estate

Good news F.A.W.C!ers: a former favourite is making its mighty return this summer! Join Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival and Te Awanga Estate for the second Italian Passeggiata through the Havelock North Village streets! Starting at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters with a glass of Rod’s latest...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Beach Beats

F.A.W.C! Beach Beats

When Hawke’s Bay starts to heat up, you know it’s time to get outdoors and make the most of those balmy nights. Get your mates together, and start your summer right at an evening of beach-side beats at Clearview Winery. Kick-back in the iconic coastal vineyard setting for a night of relaxed...

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

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F.A.W.C! Sticky-licious

F.A.W.C! Sticky-licious

It’s about to get sticky! Hawke’s Ridge Wine Estate is set to launch their Summer 2019 new releases: an elegant white, and two sensational dessert wines. Viticulturist and Wine Wizard, Douglas Haynes, together with owners Bob and Carolyn Armstrong, and grandie Jessica Haynes have all worked...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hawkes Ridge Wine Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Back to your Roots

F.A.W.C! Back to your Roots

Peel back the fine-dining layer of Mangapapa Hotel, and settle in for an evening where Hawke’s Bay’s scrumptious root vegetables take centre stage. Award-winning Chef Norka will be taking them out of the dark underground, and using her incredible talent to showcase them in a range of creative...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Fare with Giulio & James

F.A.W.C! Foraged Fare with Giulio & James

Here’s one for the ultimate foodie fans! Local legend, James Beck, will be collaborating with New Zealand Chef of the Year, Giulio Sturla (ex Roots, and Founder of Eat New Zealand) for two nights of explosive flavour plated up over 6 phenomenal courses. The two share a background of...

Date: Saturday 2 November to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Il Pirata springs into F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! Il Pirata springs into F.A.W.C!

What’s not to love about Italian cuisine? Pasta, cheese, fish…it offers us some of life’s greatest pleasures. The brilliant team at Il Pirata are bringing out the big guns and putting their spin on modern Italian. They will be putting together an insanely good four-course menu of...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Boogie Nights

F.A.W.C! Boogie Nights

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

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball

Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha and more. DJ: Adrian Leineweber Event Hosted by Evan & Sandy Theme: Halloween Doors open: 7pm On arrival bring your ticket to the registration desk (in the...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jess Deacon w/Queen Fox

Jess Deacon w/Queen Fox

Introducing Wellington singer/songwriter Jess Deacon - writer of soulful, smooth melodies and lead singer of Queen Fox. Joined by her band, let Jess and The Foxes take you on an evocative journey through stories of life, light, love and loss. Followed by a set of re-imagined groovy covers,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
St Matthew's Community Spring Fair

St Matthew's Community Spring Fair

All are welcome to come along to the church hall and grounds to enjoy the fun of the fair. Shop for home baking, jams and pickles, and our "world famous in New Zealand'' plant stall. There'll be good quality pre-loved books, linen, clothes, white elephant items and lots more. Food,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Walk & F.A.W.C! with Mojo Journeys

F.A.W.C! Walk & F.A.W.C! with Mojo Journeys

A F.A.W.C! event that won’t leave you with the guilt's, prepare to lace up your walking shoes for this unique experience exploring the best of Hawke’s Bay’s landscapes. Mojo Journey’s will take you on a 16 km hike (approx. 5-6 hours) over Clifton, Taurapa and Haupouri Stations along...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday Brunch

F.A.W.C! Sunday Brunch

Picture this, a glass of Gimblett Gravels Rosé in hand under the escarpment of Te Mata Peak as the warming summer breeze drifts through the Tukituki Valley… sounds perfect, right? Experience it for yourself and start off your Sunday with a lavish brunch at Craggy Range. Get your brunch...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nourish Day Retreat w Nici Wickes & Kate McLeay

F.A.W.C! Nourish Day Retreat w Nici Wickes & Kate McLeay

Hit pause on your hectic daily schedule and instead spend the day with us – it will be a magical and memorable gift to your SELF! This day-retreat is all about luxuriating in yoga, food, friends, fun and more, all designed to nurture the very core of your being. Join your hosts food guru...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eating Angus

F.A.W.C! Eating Angus

It’s time to tackle the entire beast... Master butcher Alex Harper from Gourmeats will take apart the whole side of Wallingford Angus, explaining the cuts of meat. Ex-Sydney Chef Chris will soothe any culinary fears, showing how it all slots into your recipe repertoire. Look on as Chris magics...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Rosé All Day

F.A.W.C! Rosé All Day

Stop and smell the Rosé at a dreamy four-course lunch featuring Rosé and you will be in the pink! Before you start the afternoon’s festivities, get your hands on the on a Pink Frosé Cocktail (yes, please!) then make your way to the main event, where you can take in the sweeping views of...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Asado Carousel

F.A.W.C! Asado Carousel

Meat meets Flame, Fire meets Meat, Meet the Makers! This event has it all: international meat, wine, gin, beer, phenomenal food, masterclasses and demonstrations with local experts, buffet lunch… Meat lovers, rejoice! Mac’s Hawke’s Bay built Asado Charcoal Grill will be cranked with meats...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Raw, Robata & Refreshments

F.A.W.C! Raw, Robata & Refreshments

Cancel your international holiday and discover jaw-droppingly good Izakaya style Japanese in the heart of Havelock North. The perfect event for a group of mates, Piku will be serving up Robata Charcoal BBQ and Sushi/Sashimi dishes in their classic sharing style at their brand-new restaurant and...

Date: Sunday 3 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Piku Izakaya Japanese, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Sunday Graze

F.A.W.C! The Sunday Graze

Three great Kiwi loves are colliding at Market St: lazy Sunday afternoons, grazing, and beats. Step out of the heart of Napier’s Art Deco and into the brand-new eatery and bar for an afternoon of three courses of grazing goodness (yes, please). Get stuck into pulled pork taco’s with chipotle...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bish & Chips

F.A.W.C! Bish & Chips

What’s better than the quintessential Kiwi meal, fish and chips? When Vagabond Jack’s puts their spin on it, and you add Tony Bish’s iconic chardonnay, of course! The ultimate lunch session is going down at The Urban Winery… Get your hands-on gourmet, local fish and tasty extras from...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Florals, Set & Cider

F.A.W.C! Florals, Set & Cider

Join celebrated floral artisan Laura Jeffares, creative stylist Gemma Adams, and Zeffer Head Cidermaker Jody Scott for an inspiring afternoon workshop of florals, styling and cider tasting. Learn tips on contemporary floral styling for your home and table from Laura Jeffares - Hawke's Bay flower...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Icing on the Cake

F.A.W.C! The Icing on the Cake

Held in the open-air courtyard in the Ahuriri Neighbourhood Food Market, this stunning event is the perfect opportunity to get a group of sweet and savoury loving friends together for an afternoon of decadence. The ever-brilliant Maxine Scheckter of Sugar Flour Pastry School will be creating a...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Ahuriri Neighbourhood Food Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 7 October to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Go ahead, Bake my Day

F.A.W.C! Go ahead, Bake my Day

Impress your friends, and invite them over for wine and baked goods made by - YOU! That’s right, here’s your chance to learn from one of the best in the baking game – Maxine Schektorof of Sugar Flour Pastry School in Wellington. Maxine will be making the trip up north, ready to let to...

Date: Monday 4 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

The Master of Wine, Steve Smith, has had his personal cellar raided, and here’s your chance to sip and savour the wines we’ve found in the ultimate masterclass! One of Steve’s great passions, apart from New Zealand wine of course, is aged Bordeaux and Barolo. Taste a selection of unique...

Date: Monday 4 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Come experience an amazing day at the Races at Taradale Club! 2 Massive Screens Great Prizes Racing Games Sweepstakes Prizes for Best Dressed Ticket includes welcome drink & delicious lunch spread & snacks A guaranteed great day with great people watching great racing & enjoying great...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 10 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Heard it through the grapevine

F.A.W.C! Heard it through the grapevine

Flora and F.A.W.C! are colliding at Te Awa’s very own Vineyard Plants Nursery! If you’ve ever been interested in the process of vine to bottle, understanding a little bit more the provenance of wine, and our new world twists on this old world tradition, this event has you covered – learn...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Vineyards’ Plant Nursery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Magic of Bordeaux Blends at 30 Years of Age…

F.A.W.C! The Magic of Bordeaux Blends at 30 Years of Age…

Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will once again be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 years, and having been a senior industry judge for 35 years means...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Have you experienced into Smith & Sheth’s spectacular Heretaunga Wine Studio? No matter what you’ve just answered, you’ll want to put this event on your Summer F.A.W.C! bucket list. Get settled in for a wine evening at its finest: world-class wine in hand (plus popcorn!), and a...

Date: Tuesday 5 November to Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Milk & Honey

F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Milk & Honey

This ain’t no pop up, this is a Restaurant Swap! Hawke’s Bay restaurateurs & friends, Sean Burns & Sarah Watson, are packing up their restaurants, and their teams and taking over each other’s kitchen and dining room for a night. On Tuesday 5th November, Milk is going to invade the Village...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Wednesday 6 November to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Does my cheese look big in this?

F.A.W.C! Does my cheese look big in this?

If you love cheese and want to delve into what makes it so spectacular, this event is your perfect match. The cheese queen herself, internationally renowned cheese expert Juliet Harbutt, is teaming up with Mac from Advintage to bring an evening of cheese and wine – what could be better than...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

This evening class runs every week on Wednesdays, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more knowledge. Come with...

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Deliciosa

F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Deliciosa

This ain’t no pop up, this is a Restaurant Swap! Hawke’s Bay restaurateurs & friends, Sean Burns & Sarah Watson, are packing up their restaurants, and their teams and taking over each other’s kitchen and dining room for a night. On Tuesday 5th November, Milk is going to invade the...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Syrah at 20 years of Age…Should Be Harmony…

F.A.W.C! Syrah at 20 years of Age…Should Be Harmony…

Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will once again be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C!. Over the years it has been apparent that Syrah is a red variety well-suited to New Zealand. The key reason is...

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

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Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An evening of Nourishment – Mind, Body & Soul

F.A.W.C! An evening of Nourishment – Mind, Body & Soul

With all that life can throw at you, it’s incredibly important to carve out time to recharge your mind, body and soul. Join Clinical Nutritionist Gina Rose and Meditator Gemma Douglas (from The Motherhood Project) at this exceptional retreat at Meadowood. Enjoy Kombucha and wine on arrival,...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Meadowood House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Learn how to use your sewing machine! This weekly class runs every week on Thursday mornings, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 26 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! CBD Progressive Cocktail Party

F.A.W.C! CBD Progressive Cocktail Party

Ain’t no party like a Napier Block Party! Take it at your own pace at this self-guided progressive evening. Get your hands on the specially designed map packed with deals/dishes that highlights all hot-spots you’ll want to hit. Roam the CBD, treat your ears to live music throughout the...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Happy Belly Fete

F.A.W.C! Happy Belly Fete

The Malo courtyard is made for summer sessions, especially when they’re this F.A.W.C!ing great. The space will be transformed into a chilled area with a festival-like feel, so gather the gang to get amongst it. Pick up a drink on arrival, and get your ‘coupons’ that will get you 4...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

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

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Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

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

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Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

This short introductory course of 4 sessions, fortnightly on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screenprinting is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for making cushion covers or bags, flat pack...

Date: Thursday 24 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Graze the Table with Pask Winery

F.A.W.C! Graze the Table with Pask Winery

Take your taste buds on a tour of the Mediterranean at this fun, relaxed feast showcasing Mediterranean-inspired food. You’ll have all your grazing dreams come true at once when you get given a plate and fork, and are then unleashed upon the long grazing table packed with hot and cold...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Ahuriri Village Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wildfire

F.A.W.C! Wildfire

It’s about to heat up at Summer F.A.W.C! with two Head Chef heavyweights collaborating for a foraging feast. Head Chef’s Sam Clark and Regnar Christensen (Executive Chef of the recently opened Grange in Takapuna, former Head Chef of Ortega Fish Shack in Wellington, and former Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Get ya craft on!

F.A.W.C! Get ya craft on!

Love craft beer and tasty market food? You’re in luck, so do the crew at Emporium. New Zealand’s craft beer scene is getting bigger and better, and what better way to celebrate this than indulging in top-notch food and beer, accompanied by the hum of funky live music? Walk around the indoor...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I&E19 Conference

I&E19 Conference

Inspirational conference celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship. New Ideas, Inspiration and Thinking! - Whether you’re an innovation veteran or at the start of your entrepreneurial journey I&E19 has something for everyone! - Fantastic speaker line-up of innovation leaders and serial...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Womens Wellness Weekend Retreat

Womens Wellness Weekend Retreat

Come join us on our 3 day Womens Wellness Weekend Retreat this November, located at the luxury Cape South Retreat overlooking the coastline in the stunning Hawkes Bay, New Zealand! You will find us hidden in the hills overlooking breath-taking coastal views in the most peaceful and secluded...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Natural Wine Party - Chimera, Amoise & Halcyon Days

F.A.W.C! Natural Wine Party - Chimera, Amoise & Halcyon Days

Get to Cupple in Hastings for this dynamic collaboration between Chimera, Amoise and Halycon Days. The winemakers will be pouring organically grown, minimal intervention, handmade wines by the glass and bottle. The list will include natural wines from Hawke’s Bay as well as some of their...

Date: Friday 8 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Cupple Coffee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Say Cheese

F.A.W.C! Say Cheese

Cheese + wine + you = a F.A.W.C!ing match made in heaven. Here’s a special opportunity for a meet and greet with both the owners and makers of two fine hand-crafted, small batch, boutique artisan products… Unison Vineyard’s Owner and Winemaker, Phillip Horn is teaming up with...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! What's the Catch?

F.A.W.C! What's the Catch?

Pull up a chair at The Quarry Underground Cellar and dine on succulent seafood at this incredible shared banquet. Karl and Sarah from Better Fishing will be on hand providing the low-down on all thing’s seafood, while Head Chef Casey McDonald will design and prepare the delicious spread. If...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Speed Dating - a search for perfection

F.A.W.C! Speed Dating - a search for perfection

Stilton hates Port, Sauvignon brings out the worst in all but a handful of goat cheese and cider, not red wine, has wooed Cheddar since the 14th century… Whether you agree or disagree, you definitely don't want to miss this tasting. Lead by Juliet Harbutt Master of Cheese', author of the World...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Plate to Graduate

F.A.W.C! Plate to Graduate

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

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meat the Winemaker

F.A.W.C! Meat the Winemaker

Summer is BBQ season! Get amongst a Churrasco (Spanish and Portuguese for beer or grilled meat) at Caution Dining Lounge. All the juicy meats will be flying off the grill and onto your plate, so get your knife and fork ready for slow roasted leg of lamb, beef rump cap, chicken drumsticks, pork...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Caution, Shed 2, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

Take the night off dinner at your home, and step into the awe-inspiring Elephant Hill Lodge for an exclusive evening where Elephant Hill's Executive Chef will be preparing a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Gaze out onto sweeping views of the vineyards,...

Date: Friday 8 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An 'Olive Oily' Evening

F.A.W.C! An 'Olive Oily' Evening

It’s set to be an “olive oily” evening at Oak Estate when local Aquiferra olive oils becomes the hero of the evening. Arrive to a glass of Oak Estate’s Methode Traditionelle paired with moreish canapes. Following on, you’ll be seated for a four-course, shared plates style dining...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Over the Moon Cheese Making

F.A.W.C! Over the Moon Cheese Making

You’re invited to a practical workshop that will teach you everything you need to know about one of the world’s most popular cheeses: Mozzarella. Under the expert supervision of ‘Over the Moon’ Master Cheesemaker, Neil Willman, and Owner/Founder, Sue Arthur, you’ll be guided through the...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Being Creative; Interactive Music and Art Sessions

Being Creative; Interactive Music and Art Sessions

Creative Inclusion. Being Creative, Art - Craft and Interactive Music Sessions. People with disabilities and their families are invited to be creative on Saturday morning. Every age and abilities; colouring in - plaster art - and interactive music.

Date: Saturday 12 October to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Le Grand Brunch

F.A.W.C! Le Grand Brunch

When Summer swings into town, dining is best enjoyed alfresco… so why not treat yourself to a brunch on the stunning Church Road Winery green? After all, you deserve it. Take a seat at this French inspired outdoor brunch for Church Road’s version of a Table d’Hôte three-course set menu,...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Let them eat brioche

F.A.W.C! Let them eat brioche

It’s no secret the French create seriously delicious pastry and cheese. This year there’s no need to cross international borders to taste it; you can make it for yourself at Farmhouse Kitchen. Sarah Jhean from Mademoiselle Patisserie will be leading the workshop, making Brioche while showing...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Five Fires with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Five Fires with Al Brown

Following last year’s spectacular meandering lunch along Tuki Tuki River, Al Brown returns to a fantastic spot for an extraordinary Black Barn F.A.W.C! experience – ‘Five Fires’ Get set for an afternoon of casual grazing with Al's utterly informal style of dining and chatting. Expect to...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards Carpark, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An Afternoon Safari

F.A.W.C! An Afternoon Safari

To save yourself a trip halfway around the globe, the team at Outfoxed and The Flagship Events Company are bringing the African Savanna to Te Awanga. It’s time to throw on your best Safari kit and enjoy an afternoon filled with delicious food and entertainment. Challenge friends and family...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Outfoxed, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Enchanted Garden Tea

F.A.W.C! Enchanted Garden Tea

Wish yourself away to Mangapapa's Enchanted Garden for an afternoon full of magic and surprises. Indulge your 'inner child' and enjoy spell binding music, while seated at charming tables bursting with sweet and savoury delights. Surrounded by Mangapapa’s enchanting trees and woodlands, elegant...

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

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F.A.W.C! Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

F.A.W.C! Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Meat Candy BBQ from Manawatu are headed to Summer F.A.W.C! to deliver some competition BBQ. Their mission is to provide you with the most satisfying and best low and slow BBQ you’ve ever had – sounds good, right? Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra will be entertaining you for...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

The ‘World Famous in Havelock North’ Advintage Carpark Bar is back with a bang at Summer F.A.W.C! This casual, walk-up gig features renowned chef, Martin Bosley, who will be on hand shucking fresh oysters to order, while local favourites, Vagabond Jacks, will be whipping up old-school whitebait...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Smoked Seafood Celebration

F.A.W.C! Smoked Seafood Celebration

Seafood fans, drop everything you’re doing, LOCK IN THE CALENDAR because you can’t go past this! Spitfire Catering (based in Gisborne) are bringing a 5 hour Smoked Seafood Festival to Summer F.A.W.C! 2019. Specialising in all foods smoked over charcoal paired with simple, flavoursome rustic...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Mr Apple Packhouse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! O.P.T - Ocean, Paddock, Table

F.A.W.C! O.P.T - Ocean, Paddock, Table

The new kids on the block are bringing the heat with their Summer F.A.W.C! debut. Take a seat in the hottest new Eatery & Bar in town while owner Steve Kelly takes you through a degustation featuring local seafood, and prime meats that’s been taken straight from the ocean and paddock, to your...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Dish that Ran away with Kent

F.A.W.C! The Dish that Ran away with Kent

Chef Kent Baddeley’s culinary reputation needs no introduction, and this Summer he’s returned for an event with a difference – a seven-course date night! Collaborating with heavy hitters: Putaruru’s finest Over the Moon Dairy Company and Gimblett Gravels trailblazers Unison Wines, Kent will...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pollinate your Plate

F.A.W.C! Pollinate your Plate

Where would we be without pollination? For one, we couldn’t provide farm to table dining.... Did you know more than a third of what we eat relies on bee pollination? The sweetest collaboration is coming to F.A.W.C!... St Georges Restaurant has teamed up with The True Honey Co. for an event...

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

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Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

If you don't know who Jess Atkin is by now you've clearly not been down to the Urban Winery! Jess and the gang are continuing their residency at the Urban Winery through this summer! Their soulful, raw, contagious energy is exactly what a Saturday night calls for. $10 at the door, music...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Saturday 7 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2019

Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2019

MND New Zealand’s amazing volunteer led Walk 2 D’Feet MND event series is returning on Sunday 10th November 2019. Held across the length and breadth of New Zealand, Walk 2 D’Feet MND is a great way to raise funds for motor neurone disease (MND) support and research in New Zealand, while...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! School Days with Dariush

F.A.W.C! School Days with Dariush

Join us at Bistronomy as our guest for the weekend, Dariush Lolaiy of Restaurant Cazador cooks up a storm in this exclusive masterclass. Dariush will be demonstrating techniques from his cookbook as well as some pro tips for the home cook. Dariush’s series of ‘School Nights’ sell out in...

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

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

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

It’s time to wind-down for the year and discover the sweeter side of life at Monowai Estate. Forget the hustle and bustle and escape for a day of fun, fabulous food and delightful local wines. Relax in the warming sun and feel yourself unwind to the sounds of local musician, Rick Toner, while...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Christmas at the Races ft F.A.W.C

Hastings Christmas at the Races ft F.A.W.C

Celebrate the year and celebrate the season with Christmas at the Races! Treat yourself to an action-packed day of entertainment including fantastic food and drink, live music and thrilling racing action. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday School

F.A.W.C! Sunday School

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

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

Taste international flavours, grilled, smoked, spit-roasted and BBQ'd by renowned Grill Jockey, Raymond van Rijk, at Hawke's Bay Racing this summer. This unique one-off event will keep the smoke rollin' throughout the afternoon using Argentine Grilling, Asado, Spit Roasting, Barrel Smoking...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! November Sun in Cuba

F.A.W.C! November Sun in Cuba

Kick your summer off right with a relaxed Cuban afternoon at Abbey Winery and Brewery. Vagabond Jacks will be joining the party, offering up two Cuban dishes – ‘Cubanos’, a Cuban sandwich (a variation of ham and cheese) that started among the Cuban cigar factory workers in Key West,...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Society Concert

Music Society Concert

Each Concert is different. The Bay Cities Symphonic Band will feature in the September programme. This band under the Director John Snowling provides a wide variety of music enjoyed by all. "Four's Company", a unique Choir will bring a varied style of music. This group was invited to sing in...

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

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Hapi Gincident

F.A.W.C! The Hapi Gincident

Following on from the sold-out success of Winter, The Gincient is back! Let the drinking be Gin…Gin lovers, this one is for you. Local favourite, Hapi, is teaming up with Nelson's Dancing Sands Distillery to bring you the ultimate boozy high-tea. You’ll be tasting four delicious gin...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pipi Truck's Giant Day Out

F.A.W.C! Pipi Truck's Giant Day Out

Can a beer and pizza combination ever be topped? Join Giant Brewery as they pour the old favourites and a one-off, botanically themed brew crafted especially for the day out. Chat with the brewers, and test your blind tasting skills. Master Brewer, Chris Ormond will be pouring his range of...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Wild – Bistronomy X Cazador

F.A.W.C! Foraged Wild – Bistronomy X Cazador

Here’s one for the ultimate foodie fans! Local legend, James Beck, will be collaborating with Dariush Lolaiy from Cazador for a night of explosive flavour plated up over 6 phenomenal courses. Admirers from afar, the two chefs are looking forward to collaborating on this event. Together they...

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

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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 12 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 8 October to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

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 13 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act – Business Central

Holidays Act – Business Central

Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Tiger - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - The Tiger - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/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: Thursday 14 November
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

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

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Lazy Fifty - LIVE

Lazy Fifty - LIVE

If you love classic blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty L I V E. We’re starting the night with some of our own kiwi blues rock originals. Once we’ve warmed you up with a few of our own tunes, we'll crack into some awesome music from the bands we love. Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Thin...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Blarney

Heavy Blarney

Heavy Blarney bring their Celtic steampunk folk-rock to Napier! Heavy metal banjo tunes, electronic bagpipes, and songs about the Manawatū. Have a listen to "The Airship Manawatū" here: https://youtu.be/vDVJjMWSPII Dress up as a steampunk, a Celt, or a Celtic steampunk, and you might win a...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shiatsu Introductory Weekend Course

Shiatsu Introductory Weekend Course

In this Introduction to Shiatsu weekend course Autumn will teach the basic principles of Shiatsu, the main treatment methods used and give the opportunity to experience Shiatsu yourself. Overarching the weekend will be the elements of Spring, with it's liver and gallbladder energy. Shiatsu is a...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the scenic 5km or 10km around the vines, then enjoy a glass of Paritua wine (or a non-alcoholic juice) to celebrate your success!

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier's fantastic annual free Mind Body Spirit market weekend. A free community event focused on Natural Health, Healing and Wellbeing. Lots of fantastic stalls, on-site therapists, free talks programme, Natural therapies, Crystals, Organic beauty and skin care, Yoga, Raw Food, Ethnic products,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terrie Reddish Bookbinding Workshop; Part Two

Terrie Reddish Bookbinding Workshop; Part Two

'Flag Books' with Terrie Reddish. Space: Workshop This is the second of a series of two bookbinding workshops with local bookbinding and letterpress expert Terrie Reddish. These workshops can be booked individually, or together. The Part Two workshop will focus on making a flag book. A...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 20 October to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

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

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

Strange. Weird. Wonderful. A show that will pull you apart and put you back together again. Jamie Patterson (2019 Raw Quest Grand Finalist), Lane Pilkington (2019 Raw Quest Grand Finalist) and Camilo Aristizabal explore the obscure, delve into the surreal and discuss unique comedic ideas on...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

On Saturday 23 November 2019, we’re back at historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 4 available times for your 90 minute pop-up wedding so book in now! The $3489 set cost, will cover venue, styling, bouquet/s, bubbly and canapes, a beautiful cake, a celebrant (who you will work...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Farmhouse Kitchen offers a hands-on workshop where you can learn all about making health-promoting fermented foods, including sauerkraut and more. You will be able to taste some delicious fermented foods and take away your creations as well as lots of recipes and tips to try at home. You will be...

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

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(IN)Human, Invoke The Fury, Substrain

(IN)Human, Invoke The Fury, Substrain

(IN)Human will be making their first journey this far south of Auckland in a long while! Playing alongside their friends in Hadees Drudge, and including local acts Invoke The Fury and Substrain! Doors open: 8pm Door cost: $10 (IN)Human seek to expose the darker corners of the human psyche,...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 10th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Te Awanga Estate King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teen Brain - Napier

Teen Brain - Napier

There are 6000-year-old hieroglyphics carved into the pyramids depicting the teenagers of the time as being self-obsessed, defiant and unmotivated - that’s sounding pretty familiar don’t you think? During adolescence (which is a lot longer than you think by the way!) part of your teenage...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 28 September to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Latin for Lovers 2

Latin for Lovers 2

The first one was the talk of the town. So we're doing it again! Latin for Lovers '2' with music from the Lady Larisa Jazz Group Milonga from 7-9 then the live music begins Lady Larisa has just returned from a tour including Central and South America so she'll be sure to have some Latin...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, 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 an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 7 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own...

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

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December 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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 read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 7 October to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. 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...

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 10 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

This evening class runs every week on Wednesdays, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more knowledge. Come with...

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 25 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Learn how to use your sewing machine! This weekly class runs every week on Thursday mornings, and is perfect for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills, or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 26 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

This short introductory course of 4 sessions, fortnightly on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screenprinting is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for making cushion covers or bags, flat pack...

Date: Thursday 24 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2019 'Under the Big Top' New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 3 days in sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and Australia. The 3 day festival is held on a...

Date: Friday 6 December to Sunday 8 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the 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...

Date: Saturday 21 September to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

If you don't know who Jess Atkin is by now you've clearly not been down to the Urban Winery! Jess and the gang are continuing their residency at the Urban Winery through this summer! Their soulful, raw, contagious energy is exactly what a Saturday night calls for. $10 at the door, music...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Saturday 7 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jason Kerrison - I Will If You Will - Acoustic Solo Tour

Jason Kerrison - I Will If You Will - Acoustic Solo Tour

Singer/Songwriter Jason Kerrison is taking his talents across Aotearoa on a special solo songbook tour, hosted at delightful intimate venues sharing Opshop, The Babysitters Circus songs, solo work including his new single and some of his personal all-time favourites. With 15 shows between...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Celebrate the year and celebrate the season with Christmas at the Races! Treat yourself to an action-packed day of entertainment including fantastic food and drink, live music and thrilling racing action. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your...

Date: Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

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

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Christmas Oratoria Bach

Christmas Oratoria Bach

Bach - Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 The complete Bach Christmas Oratorio is a rare opportunity to hear back to back the six cantatas of which the oratorio is comprised. The virtuosity of solo parts, choir and orchestra makes this wonderful work an exciting journey for both audience and...

Date: Friday 13 December to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Free to enter, family friendly community event. Gates open at 2.00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 5.00pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists, Christmas carols, Santa Claus and fireworks display.

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Mendelssohn - The Herbrides Overture ( Fingal's Cave) Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.35 Mendelssohn Symphony - No 3 in A minor, Op.56 Amalia Hall returns to delight us with her virtuoso playing of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony ranks among the...

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 16 October to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Madcap and Etiquette bring you the most anticipated show this summer in Hawke’s Bay. Presented by ZM, the inaugural ‘Summer Solstice’ concert takes place on Friday December 20th at the iconic Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre. Featuring award winning kiwi acts, headlined by Shapeshifter and...

Date: Friday 20 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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L.A.B

L.A.B

L.A.B. was founded by the legendary Kora brothers Brad Kora (drums) and Stu Kora (guitar, keys) and quickly engaged the extraordinary talents of Joel Shadbolt (Batucada Sound Machine) on lead vocals & guitar and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire) on bass. The L.A.B. sound is one which has seen them...

Date: Sunday 22 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

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

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 20 September to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

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

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. The Warratahs will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Topp Twins, are New Zealand national treasures who have performed around the world as an original comedy-music duo for more than 25 years. The twins re-invent themselves...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series


Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Forged in the Furnace of Middle Earth: Los Phoenix is set to return with his highly anticipated sophomore album 'The Magician'. Come and witness the Kiwi MC bring in the new year with magic by performing songs live at The Cabana. 'Believe in Magic' by Los Phoenix is Available Everywhere...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

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

Date: Saturday 11 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


The Lady Killers - Summer Series

The Lady Killers - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. Sir Duke will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Lady Killers - are a dream team of some of New Zealand’s favourite female vocalists. From a whisper to a scream and everything in between, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Lady Killers - Summer Series


The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

We are very excited to bring you Napier Port Harbour to Hills for it’s fourth year running. Every year the event is growing and it’s not surprising being held in Hawke’s Bay such a picturesque region in New Zealand. We offer several different events which include a Middle Distance Triathlon,...

Date: Sunday 26 January
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

The invincible Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer roady. The NZ Summer Record Tour 2020 is destined for Thames, Kerikeri, Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington, Havelock North, Christchurch and...

Date: Friday 31 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fat Freddy's Drop


February 2020

Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition


NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

This year we are celebrating 80 years since World War two was declared. In this exhibition we are remembering this event and especially RNZAF pilots originated from Central Hawkes Bay involved in WW2 operations. The model of the "Waipawa Special" Spitfire is on show for kids to take photo as...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


An Evening with Michael Bublé

An Evening with Michael Bublé

After five sold out world tours, he's back! Michael Bublé returns to New Zealand for his only New Zealand show! TEG DAINTY and The Mission Estate Winery Concert announced today that global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill his New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - An Evening with Michael Bublé


Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

The invincible Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer roady. The NZ Summer Record Tour 2020 is destined for Thames, Kerikeri, Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington, Havelock North, Christchurch and...

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

Read more » - Fat Freddy's Drop


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour of New Zealand in our very own Mission Estate Winery in Napier. Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT


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Speakeasy Starlets

Speakeasy Starlets

Speakeasy Starlets A dazzling night of dance awaits! So come and enjoy the glitz and glam of the underground scene of the 1930's with some delicious drinks in a gorgeous atmosphere. There will be various performers to entertain you. So please join us at 39 Marine Parade for a lush night of...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Speakeasy Starlets


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand early next year for a five-date tour. The renowned American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and his band, will play TSB Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth on Friday, February 21; Electric Avenue Festival in...

Date: Friday 28 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


March 2020

Free
Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

A huge College Gala, run by the Parents, Staff and Boys of the college. An exciting and fun-filled morning with lots of bargins, games, food and much more. Stalls include Produce, Books, White Elephant, Clothing, Sports Gear, Cakes, Tombola, Auction, Plants, Picture Frames, Morning Tea, Hamburgers,...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala


Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Matimati Huruhuru me te Muka He mātiti raranga te turuturu e whakamahia ana kia kaua e pā te kākahu ki te papa i te wā e mahia mai. Ko te mātiti matua ko te mea matau, ā, ka taea tērā te whakanikoniko. E whakaatu ana i te mana o Te Whare Pora – ngā mātauranga toi. E pupuri ana te...

Date: Friday 20 September to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 7 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A rural Fair and Auction set around the beautiful Puketapu Lake. The ground is well shaded with trees, and the lake being home to many species of ducks and swans which makes the site one of the most picturesque Fair sites in NZ. In conjunction with the Fair is an auction of a very wide range of ...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Puketapu Auction & Country Fair


10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc - Legendary British Rock band with more than 30 million album sales & multiple #1 hits head to Black Barn Amphitheatre on March 8th 2020. Don't miss an unbelievable opportunity to see one of the world's great mega-bands in such an intimate, up close venue with superb acoustics. Having...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 17 March to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central


Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 8th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 21st March 2020. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maraekakaho Country Market Day


Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts biennial exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast, from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. This year the exhibition is being held at a new venue this year at the Exhibition Hall in the beautiful setting of the Hawke's Bay A&P Showgrounds, off Kenilworth...

Date: Friday 27 March to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Country Quilts Exhibition


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


April 2020

Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

Join us on the beautiful Napier foreshore for The Illuminator, a fun night run and walk event. Grab your glow sticks and choose from the 5km, 10km or 21km option - just make sure you’re prepared for a stop in the disco zone along the way! Entries will open in October 2019.

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Overcoming Anxiety


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April to Sunday 12 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

Following sold out performances throughout New Zealand, The Ten Tenors are thrilled to announce they’re returning by popular demand. The charming classical cross-over group will perform a selection of the best romantic pop songs, ballads and arias of all time from their latest album Love Is In...

Date: Saturday 25 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ten Tenors


May 2020

Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Tuesday 12 May
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dealing With Big Feelings


October 2020

National Sports Club Tournament

National Sports Club Tournament

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

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

Read more » - National Sports Club Tournament


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