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February 2024

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napiers only weekly indoor Market. For incredible hand crafted items, to amazing Up-cycled and pre-loved items. As well as being able to get your favourite Rawleighs products. An absolute gem. Well worth a look. Fresh bunches of flowers only $5. metal art, cards for every occasion, knitting,...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua explores the legends and tales of Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay. The special names given to hills, mountains, rivers, and streams of our region all tell a pūrākau (story) about the events and the people who lived on or near them. If you’ve ever wondered about the...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver Shadows: The Story of Marineland

Silver Shadows: The Story of Marineland

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 17 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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All Ferments Weekend Workshop

All Ferments Weekend Workshop

Come to Farmhouse Kitchen and join Pauline for a weekend of fermenting. An all fermenting workshop. On Friday Evening an introduction and preparing the doughs and dairy. Supper included On Saturday we have 2 workshop sessions and a lunch included On Sunday morning the third workshop...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 25 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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All Ferments Weekend Workshop

All Ferments Weekend Workshop

Come to Farmhouse Kitchen and join Pauline for a weekend of fermenting. An all fermenting workshop. On Friday Evening an introduction and preparing the doughs and dairy. Supper included On Saturday we have 2 workshop sessions and a lunch included On Sunday morning the third workshop and...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 25 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - The Pukes - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Hoos The Boss - Scarlett Eden - Groove Foundation -...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

Wonderful event to look forward to in February, more vinyl, cool drinks, summer sounds! Dig the crates and quench your thirst. Vinyl Day with Rockstuff Records at The Urban Winery!   Please Note: There will be no Vinyl Day in January, as The Urban Winery is closed 15 - 31...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vital Machinery

Vital Machinery

25 Noema - 25 Pēpuere 2024 25 November – 25 February 2024 Ka tūhuratia e Vital Machinery ngā hononga i ngā mahi a te tokorima ringatoi wāhine o Aotearoa i roto i te hopu whakaahua me ngā ata nekeneke. Hei tēnei whakaaturanga, ka noho te kāmera hei hangarau, hei wāhanga o te tinana me...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 25 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua is an installation by Jade Townsend which combines different traditions of painting, adornment, and decoration. Works on linen are hung among large shells painted directly onto the gallery walls, spiralling up to the ceiling, in conversation with the architecture. Townsend has...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 14 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Empty Vessels & Desert Narratives

Empty Vessels & Desert Narratives

Empty Vessels: Matthew Galloway & Desert Narratives: Mohamed Sleiman Labat Exploring the shifting political grounds of global food production, Empty Vessels and Desert Narratives is a dialogue between Aotearoa New Zealand artist Matthew Galloway and Sahrawi Western Saharan artist Mohamed Sleiman...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 10 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ceasefire Now! Peace Rally

Ceasefire Now! Peace Rally

An hour-long gathering of caring citizens to demand an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza. We urge the New Zealand Government to call for an immediate ceasefire, the lifting of the siege to allow humanitarian aid through, the return of all hostages and the placing of Palestine under United...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Blue Grass On a Blue Sky Day

Blue Grass On a Blue Sky Day

Tucker Lane are a 5 piece Bluegrass band hailing from Clive, Hawkes Bay. They play a wide variety of heel stomping, soul-soothing, beer-drinking ballads that’ll get your toes tappin’. Band Members Kirk Smith – Banjo, Dobro, Guitar, Vocals Adam Russ – Guitar, Vocals Dave Gordon –...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Did you happen to get a skateboard for Christmas but you're not sure on where to start? Well we're here to help! Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you're a complete rookie or been riding for a while and want to develop a...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Been skating around your backyard but wanting to add some new tricks to the bag? Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you've just been cruising on the streets or wanting to shred in the bowls, these classes are for you!...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glorious!

Glorious!

Glorious! by Peter Quilter Directed by Anne Corney Glorious! is a delightful comedy based on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins, the legendary New York heiress and socialite, and the enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Set in New York in 1944, we witness Florence...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Thursday 29 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour will feature excerpts from former Artistic Director Russell Kerr’s beautiful production of Swan Lake, ahead of the company’s full-length Swan Lake season in May 2024. Featuring dazzling designs by Kristian Fredrikson, created in 1996, the performances will include the ‘Black...

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

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Free
Retrospective - Marie Clare and Lisa Clare

Retrospective - Marie Clare and Lisa Clare

This exhibition will trace the dual artistic paths and legacies of mother and daughter, Marie and Lisa Clare. Differing in styles, approaches, and subject matter, this will be a beautiful testament to artistic lives lived. Many works will be for sale, and this will be a wonderful opportunity to...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
SAYL Tiny Art Show: The Kids Exhibition

SAYL Tiny Art Show: The Kids Exhibition

Come and check out the BIG art show, filled with TINY masterpieces, all created by our talented tamariki. Suitable for all ages.. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature’s Little Explorers – Sessions For 0-5 Year Olds

Nature’s Little Explorers – Sessions For 0-5 Year Olds

Bring along your little-ones to enjoy ocean themed activities, nature play, stories and crafts. Your little explorers will be immersed in nature and the world around them with changing themes such as learning about our wetlands, coral reefs, Antarctica, and a range of animals, reptiles and sea...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 28 March
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bee Encounter

Bee Encounter

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

Date: Monday 26 February to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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8 week Pandora Project Workshop

8 week Pandora Project Workshop

The Pandora project stemmed from the Art Recovery classes which were held at can following Cyclone Gabrielle. For 8 weeks, we’ll explore the transformative power of art, self-expression and personal growth, learn therapeutic techniques through various art forms and experience a supportive and...

Date: Monday 26 February to Monday 25 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Want to learn to roller skate but not sure where to start? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of roller skating. These beginner classes are...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Learn to Skate Sundays not enough for you? Wanting to take your roller skating to the next level? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Private Roller Skate Lessons

Private Roller Skate Lessons

As well as our group roller skate lessons, we also offer private 1 on 1 lessons. These classes do a mix of everything and explore any type of skating that the rider wants to do. These classes may include, drop ins, higher ramps, outdoor skating and stalls. Please ensure that you are ready to go...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolour, pencil art, and oil pastels. These...

Date: Tuesday 27 February
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi English for Work

Kiwi English for Work

Do you need help with English language at work? Unlock the power of effective communication in Kiwi workplaces with our Kiwi English for Work course, starting soon! Elevate your language skills for seamless telephone conversations and professional emails, and build confidence to thrive in New...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tai Chi For Health Classes

Tai Chi For Health Classes

Janett's Tai Chi for Health is a gentle exercise class with great health benefits - stress relief, flexibility. strength and balance. Class is small and friendly with lots of laughs. No special clothing or equipment is needed and no prior experience. Class fee of $10 per class or $50 for 7 classes.

Date: Tuesday 27 February
Where:
Church of Christ Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn To Draw For Beginners

Learn To Draw For Beginners

// Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? // In this specialist drawing class we delve into the seemingly magical skills of drawing to learn how to really look at a subject and draw it accurately. You’ll learn everything you need to practice drawing on your own including: • practical...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 26 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Therapeutic Art classes starting again for 2024! Sonya Lethbridge is once again offering Therapeutic Art classes this term at Taruna. Sonya will work with Goethe's colour theory to explore the relationships between colours, using the medium of chalk pastels and watercolor painting. These...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Multicultural Women's Group Course

Multicultural Women's Group Course

ONLINE & SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS Wednesday afternoons 3.30-5pm for 8 weeks from 21 February – 10 April 2024 | Hastings Library FREE classes open to women from local ethnic communities. Classes are one hour long and tailored to the needs of the group. There is also time for social interaction...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aotearoa Surf Film Festival - Hastings

Aotearoa Surf Film Festival - Hastings

Welcome to the 12th annual Aotearoa Surf Film Festival ASFF 2024 National Tour - Hastings Wednesday Feb 28th - Common Room, Hastings (227 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand). Come one, come all. As Autumn rolls around, the water temp drops, the swells build and the ASFF tour...

Date: Wednesday 28 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Celebrate Jackson’s creative genius and unsurpassed talent with riveting live performances spanning his early days as a member of the Jackson 5,...

Date: Wednesday 28 February
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Late Night Which Craft Recycled Paper Flowers Workshop

Late Night Which Craft Recycled Paper Flowers Workshop

Hastings District Libraries Late Night Which Craft presents a Recycled Paper Flowers Workshop! This February, spend a relaxed evening making a bouquet of flowers that will last all year round. Using pages from old books and out-of-date maps (or your leftover wrapping paper, party invitations, or...

Date: Thursday 29 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dress for Success Hawke's Bay Fashion Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Dress for Success Hawke's Bay Fashion Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Join Dress for Success Hawke's Bay at our inaugural fundraising event of 2024! Get glitzy with friends and family for an evening featuring: A Dress for Success Hawke's Bay fashion showcase, highlighting new season offerings from local designers. Guest speakers. Delectable canapés by the...

Date: Thursday 29 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Manioro Opening - Turama Exhibition

Manioro Opening - Turama Exhibition

Manioro Opening - Turama Exhibition: Takatāpui and Pasifika Rainbow+ suicide prevention through life promotion project focusing on our lifelines Thursday 29 February 2024, 6.00pm - 8.30pm Ready, set, disrupt! Our Tūrama exhibition is a collection of stories from our Takatāpui and Pasifika...

Date: Thursday 29 February
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Living the Dream - a One-woman Show

Living the Dream - a One-woman Show

Living the Dream is a thought-provoking one-woman show written and performed by Brigid McVeigh. A humorous and heart-warming cabaret, the one-hour long production has its World Premiere in Hastings on February 29. McVeigh, a veteran of stage and screen, including stints on Shortland Street, will...

Date: Thursday 29 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2024

Manioro 2024 - Navigating the Vā : Education Session

Manioro 2024 - Navigating the Vā : Education Session

Toitoi: Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre, 109 Hastings Street South, Eastbourne Corner, Hastings 4122 There is a Samoan proverb that goes “E taua le fuafuaga, ae sili le mafutaga” essentially it means it is good to meet and plan but is more important to focus on relationships. Our Manioro...

Date: Friday 1 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua explores the legends and tales of Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay. The special names given to hills, mountains, rivers, and streams of our region all tell a pūrākau (story) about the events and the people who lived on or near them. If you’ve ever wondered about the...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pūrākau o Te Whenua


Free
Silver Shadows: The Story of Marineland

Silver Shadows: The Story of Marineland

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 17 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver Shadows: The Story of Marineland


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Retrospective - Marie Clare and Lisa Clare

Retrospective - Marie Clare and Lisa Clare

This exhibition will trace the dual artistic paths and legacies of mother and daughter, Marie and Lisa Clare. Differing in styles, approaches, and subject matter, this will be a beautiful testament to artistic lives lived. Many works will be for sale, and this will be a wonderful opportunity to...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
SAYL Tiny Art Show: The Kids Exhibition

SAYL Tiny Art Show: The Kids Exhibition

Come and check out the BIG art show, filled with TINY masterpieces, all created by our talented tamariki. Suitable for all ages.. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Friday 1 March to Friday 12 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua is an installation by Jade Townsend which combines different traditions of painting, adornment, and decoration. Works on linen are hung among large shells painted directly onto the gallery walls, spiralling up to the ceiling, in conversation with the architecture. Townsend has...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 14 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Empty Vessels & Desert Narratives

Empty Vessels & Desert Narratives

Empty Vessels: Matthew Galloway & Desert Narratives: Mohamed Sleiman Labat Exploring the shifting political grounds of global food production, Empty Vessels and Desert Narratives is a dialogue between Aotearoa New Zealand artist Matthew Galloway and Sahrawi Western Saharan artist Mohamed Sleiman...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 10 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Did you happen to get a skateboard for Christmas but you're not sure on where to start? Well we're here to help! Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you're a complete rookie or been riding for a while and want to develop a...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Been skating around your backyard but wanting to add some new tricks to the bag? Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you've just been cruising on the streets or wanting to shred in the bowls, these classes are for you!...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Manioro 2024 - “Our Stories” - Reclaiming our Narratives

Manioro 2024 - “Our Stories” - Reclaiming our Narratives

Can disruption ever be positive? Prepare yourself for an evening of inspiring, motivating and mana enhancing stories. Many of us Pasifika Rainbow+ and Takatāpui Māori have had our stories told, delivered, crafted and edited by others. Come - hear, see and be with us. Expect to receive our...

Date: Friday 1 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

Come find some treasures! Household items, furniture, baking, clothes, toys, books, games, art, crafts, knick knacks, jewellery, antiques, sausage sizzle and more! Fundraiser for youth cultural trip to Vietnam.

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Hastings City Elim Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Taradale Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Join us at the Taradale for a day filled with mind-expanding workshops, soul-nourishing experiences, vibrant connections and healings. Taradale Holistic Wellbeing Expo Join us for a weekend of holistic wellbeing at the Taradale Town Hall in Napier, New Zealand. Immerse yourself in a variety...

Date: Saturday 2 March to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Manioro 2024 - Creative Wānanga - Toi Moana

Manioro 2024 - Creative Wānanga - Toi Moana

WHĀNAU & COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS: FREE COMMUNITY EVENT - We ask everyone to please register for their free ticket. Pasifika & māori creative arts workshops led by Pasifika/Māori Rainbow+ practitioners and allies. Pasifika/Māori creative art forms are promoted as healthy and safe ways of...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
International Cultures Day 2024

International Cultures Day 2024

Join us at Cornwall Park, Tomoana Road, Hastings, from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm, for a day filled with cultural exploration, mouthwatering cuisine, captivating performances, and so much more!

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
He Maikuku ātaahua: Beautiful Nails

He Maikuku ātaahua: Beautiful Nails

Join local nail artist Tilly Merson and artist Jade Townsend for a morning of inspiring conversation and decoration. Tilly, who is known for her work nationally through her Instagram account at morning.glory nails, has crafted four stunning shell-inspired nail designs, drawing inspiration from...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - The Pukes - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Hoos The Boss - Scarlett Eden - Groove Foundation -...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Pizza and Pasta Workshop

Sourdough Pizza and Pasta Workshop

In this Sourdough Pizza and Pasta workshop, you will learn how to create and use Sourdough for Pizza, Pasta and some sweet doughnuts. Go home with freshly baked goodies, recipes, some starter and the skills learned to do it yourself! This is a practical, hands-on workshop where you will...

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

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Urban Sketching at International Cultures Day

Urban Sketching at International Cultures Day

Urban sketching event where we draw about everyday events on location. We share our love of our community with people who enjoy drawing as much as we do. Enjoy the atmosphere and celebration of a multicultural community and sketch cultural activities, people, food and the whole event. Join like...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Collins Street Festival

Collins Street Festival

Come together for Napier’s newest and boujee-ist street party. Held in one of Hawke’s Bays coolest little suburbs, Ahuriri, this festival showcases the best of what the region has to offer, bringing together the finest in local food, drinks and talent. Headlining the event is Auckland based...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Collins Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

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Manioro - Fiafia Manioro Concert

Manioro - Fiafia Manioro Concert

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT ON OUR FIAFIA MANIORO NIGHT! Come and experience the best of the best Pasifika/Rainbow+ Takatāpui talent in Aotearoa. Expect a night filled with cultural performances, contemporary hip-hop dance, Kapahaka, Siva Samoa and more. Don’t miss out! Limited seats...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Manioro 2024 - Playing us out! (After function)

Manioro 2024 - Playing us out! (After function)

White Chapel Jak band will be playing us out! For 1 hour only, after the FIAFIA night, you can dance the night away. This after-function is invite only for VIPs, Performers & Special Guests

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MANIORO 2024  - All Access Pass

MANIORO 2024 - All Access Pass

This ticket is the VIP/CORPORATE ALL ACCESS PASS - This gives you entry to all sessions, a gift bag, merchandise, and other exclusive extras.  Tickets can also be purchased for individual sessions. Although some sessions are free, you will require a ticket for entry to any and all sessions. ...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napiers only weekly indoor Market. For incredible hand crafted items, to amazing Up-cycled and pre-loved items. As well as being able to get your favourite Rawleighs products. An absolute gem. Well worth a look. Fresh bunches of flowers only $5. metal art, cards for every occasion, knitting,...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lindisfarne College Gala

Lindisfarne College Gala

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

Date: Sunday 3 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Junior Triathlon And Family Fun Day

Junior Triathlon And Family Fun Day

Te Mata Kindergarten’s annual fundraiser triathlon open to all Children. Ages 3-6 consists of a bike, run and waterslide. We will also be having the fun Duathlon for children aged 7-10 years with a run and water slide. Registration $5 each on the day 10am, first race 10:30am. Something for...

Date: Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Children's Day Picnic In the Park

Children's Day Picnic In the Park

Pack a picnic, grab the family and head to Russell Park to celebrate Children's Day! There will be plenty of activities for the kids including pony rides and bubbles, so make the most of the last of the summer days with a massive community picnic.

Date: Sunday 3 March
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Te Mata Kindergarten Family Triathlon And Fun Day

Te Mata Kindergarten Family Triathlon And Fun Day

Come along for a great day at Te Mata Kindergarten's Annual Family Triathlon & Fun Day! There will be a Junior Triathlon (ages 3 to 6) as well as a Duathlon for older kids (ages 7 to 10). Register on the day ($5 per entry). Registration opens at 10:00am, with the first race at 10:30am. The...

Date: Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Dumplings, Steamed buns and Baobuns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins lay in Chengdu, city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and HotPot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie...

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

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Free
Ceasefire Now! Peace Rally

Ceasefire Now! Peace Rally

An hour-long gathering of caring citizens to demand an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza. We urge the New Zealand Government to call for an immediate ceasefire, the lifting of the siege to allow humanitarian aid through, the return of all hostages and the placing of Palestine under United...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Into the Sun From the Cellars

Into the Sun From the Cellars

WIth Beautiful Harmony and Original Songa, The Cellars are a local indie acoustic duo of Sinead and Bella perform with tune and lyrics sifting through the confusion and tensions that arise as they reflect on their ongoing journey through womanhood. “ A magical Duo with a sound unique to Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ceilidh Club

Ceilidh Club

What is a ceilidh (and how do you say it)? A Ceilidh (kay-lee) is a fun filled night of dancing, good music and great company!  This workshop and ceilidh will have an Irish theme. The Ceilidh is on St Patrick's Day itself, so get out your green gear and come along for a jig. Please note:...

Date: Sunday 3 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Playcentre Open Week

Taradale Playcentre Open Week

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Taradale Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore, create,...

Date: Monday 4 March to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Taradale Playcentre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cornwall Park Playcentre Open Week

Cornwall Park Playcentre Open Week

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Cornwall Park Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore,...

Date: Monday 4 March to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Haumoana Playcentre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Double Shot Business Boost Workshop - Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Double Shot Business Boost Workshop - Hastings, Hawke's Bay

Are You Steering Your Business with Guesswork and Gut Feelings Rather than a Clear Plan? Do You Often Find Yourself Scrambling for That Last-minute Social Media Post or Feeling Swamped by the Complexities of Digital Marketing? It’s Time to Step out of the Overwhelm and into Clarity and...

Date: Monday 4 March
Where:
Te Rae (formerly the Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Playcentre Open Week

Havelock North Playcentre Open Week

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Havelock North Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore,...

Date: Monday 4 March to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Havelock North Playcentre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

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Nature’s Little Explorers – Sessions For 0-5 Year Olds

Nature’s Little Explorers – Sessions For 0-5 Year Olds

Bring along your little-ones to enjoy ocean themed activities, nature play, stories and crafts. Your little explorers will be immersed in nature and the world around them with changing themes such as learning about our wetlands, coral reefs, Antarctica, and a range of animals, reptiles and sea...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 28 March
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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8 week Pandora Project Workshop

8 week Pandora Project Workshop

The Pandora project stemmed from the Art Recovery classes which were held at can following Cyclone Gabrielle. For 8 weeks, we’ll explore the transformative power of art, self-expression and personal growth, learn therapeutic techniques through various art forms and experience a supportive and...

Date: Monday 26 February to Monday 25 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Want to learn to roller skate but not sure where to start? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of roller skating. These beginner classes are...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Learn to Skate Sundays not enough for you? Wanting to take your roller skating to the next level? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Private Roller Skate Lessons

Private Roller Skate Lessons

As well as our group roller skate lessons, we also offer private 1 on 1 lessons. These classes do a mix of everything and explore any type of skating that the rider wants to do. These classes may include, drop ins, higher ramps, outdoor skating and stalls. Please ensure that you are ready to go...

Date: Monday 26 February to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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John Walsh - A Style Guide to New Zealand Cities

John Walsh - A Style Guide to New Zealand Cities

John Walsh is a writer specialising in architecture. He edited Architecture New Zealand magazine from 2002 to 2011 and was managing editor of several leading design magazines before working as communications manager for Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects. He is the author of a...

Date: Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of the Year 2024

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2024

Welcome to the highly anticipated Equestrian Event Showcase in New Zealand. This event is a must-see for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who enjoy watching world-class competitions. During this six-day extravaganza, over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for official Equestrian New...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Sunday 10 March
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 2 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 2 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi English for Work

Kiwi English for Work

Do you need help with English language at work? Unlock the power of effective communication in Kiwi workplaces with our Kiwi English for Work course, starting soon! Elevate your language skills for seamless telephone conversations and professional emails, and build confidence to thrive in New...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Women's Day Movie Shepherdess

International Women's Day Movie Shepherdess

The Heretaunga Women's Centre celebrates International Women's Day annually usually with a movie and nibbles. Men are welcome to attend. Tickets are $20 and available at the Heretaunga Women's Centre in person or by emailing admin@hwc.nz or online at Humanitix tickitng website:...

Date: Tuesday 5 March
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal Society Talk - Biology and Conservation of Kororā

Royal Society Talk - Biology and Conservation of Kororā

Royal Society Lecture with Dr John Cockrem (Massey University) - Biology and conservation of kororā (little penguins). Kororā (little penguins) are declining and have disappeared from many locations around New Zealand coastlines. Dr Cockrem will describe the biology of the kororā, and the...

Date: Tuesday 5 March
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Biology and Conservation of Kororā (little Penguins) – 2024

Biology and Conservation of Kororā (little Penguins) – 2024

In the face of declining kororā (little penguin) populations along New Zealand’s coastlines, Dr John Cockrem’s upcoming lecture aims to shed light on the pressing challenges these charming birds face. As human activities and climate change continue to threaten their existence, understanding...

Date: Tuesday 5 March
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn To Draw For Beginners

Learn To Draw For Beginners

// Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? // In this specialist drawing class we delve into the seemingly magical skills of drawing to learn how to really look at a subject and draw it accurately. You’ll learn everything you need to practice drawing on your own including: • practical...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 26 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Therapeutic Art classes starting again for 2024! Sonya Lethbridge is once again offering Therapeutic Art classes this term at Taruna. Sonya will work with Goethe's colour theory to explore the relationships between colours, using the medium of chalk pastels and watercolor painting. These...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tikokino Playcentre Open Week

Tikokino Playcentre Open Week

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Tikokino Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore, create,...

Date: Wednesday 6 March to Friday 8 March
Where:
Tikokino Community Hall, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Tamatea Playcentre Open Week

Tamatea Playcentre Open Week

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Tamatea Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore, create,...

Date: Wednesday 6 March to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Tamatea Playcentre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Takapau Playcentre Open Day

Takapau Playcentre Open Day

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Takapau Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore, create,...

Date: Wednesday 6 March
Where:
Takapau Golf Club, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Lunch Hour Concert

Lunch Hour Concert

This free community concert is held on the first Wednesay of each month and presents a varied programme by talented local performers : Alice Sip, Violin accompanied by Ethan Xu; Ethan Xu (aged 11), Piano; Paul Carnegie-Jones. Cafe style lunch available after the concert $12.00 Cash only.

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

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Free
Multicultural Women's Group Course

Multicultural Women's Group Course

ONLINE & SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS Wednesday afternoons 3.30-5pm for 8 weeks from 21 February – 10 April 2024 | Hastings Library FREE classes open to women from local ethnic communities. Classes are one hour long and tailored to the needs of the group. There is also time for social interaction...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bee Encounter

Bee Encounter

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

Date: Monday 26 February to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lone Star x NDC Gin Night

Lone Star x NDC Gin Night

Join the team at Napier Lone Star as they explore fantastic local products in a series of tasting nights with local producers including beers, ciders, wines and spirits. For this, the first event of the season, we will be joined by NDC - the National Distillery in Ahuriri, with a selection of...

Date: Thursday 7 March
Where:
Lone Star - Back Room Bar, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Let's Talk ... Breeding to Podium

Let's Talk ... Breeding to Podium

Join us for an exciting evening at Horse of the Year 2024! Breeding to Podium is a must-attend event for all horse enthusiasts. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of knowledge and passion for horse breeding and producing. Our expert speakers will share their experiences and insights, covering...

Date: Thursday 7 March
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Otamauri Playcentre Open Day

Otamauri Playcentre Open Day

We invite you to our open week during the first week of March. Bring a snack for your little one and come explore everything Otamauri Playcentre has to offer! Do you want to see and be part of how your child learns, and develops through play? Your child will be given a chance to explore, create,...

Date: Friday 8 March
Where:
Otamauri Playcentre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Friday 8 March to Friday 5 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

The Figurative Collective 8 March - 16 April, 2024 New and selected works by Gary Waldrom, Andy Leleisi’uao, Delicia Sampero, and Richard Boyd-Dunlop. Opening Friday 8 March, 5-7pm The Figurative Collective could be considered a group of painting activists with mutual respect for each...

Date: Friday 8 March to Tuesday 16 April
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rebel Round Up 2024

Rebel Round Up 2024

Rebel Round up is a Hot rod, Vintage and Rockabilly festival. Celebrating cars, music and fashion from the 1930's to the 1980's. We will have live bands, Pinup and rockabilly fashion pageants, hot rods and classic cars on show, flag drop racing demonstrations, classic boats on the lake, vintage...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Elements of Flavour - A Weekend Distillation Workshop

The Elements of Flavour - A Weekend Distillation Workshop

Join Jill Mulvaney of the Alembics Lab and Cristian Hossack of the National Distillery for something truly special - a deep dive into flavour in this weekend of exploration and experimentation. Presenting two full-days dedicated to exploring the essential elements of zero ABV drinks and gin....

Date: Saturday 9 March to Sunday 10 March
Where:
National Distillery Company, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beer Appreciation Day

Beer Appreciation Day

It's simple really. Pick a bunch of amazing breweries and add some other tasty fermented beverages. Make sure to include your favourite locals, outstanding regulars and some new breweries as well. Invite some great musicians and a funky DJ. Get some tasty food on board that goes down...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Phil Edwards Band

Phil Edwards Band

Mark your calendars for a fantastical fiesta on Saturday the 9th of March! Join us for a laidback afternoon in our lush vine-covered courtyard area. Let our delectable wines and scrumptious food set the tone for a leisurely afternoon filled with live music by the Phil Edwards band. Tickets are...

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

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Charcuterie & Meat Curing Class

Charcuterie & Meat Curing Class

After you ready to learn the slowest, most complex food craft in history? Curing and Preserving Food at Home. Next Level Umami Flavour. You will learn how to make epic dry cured goods to take home, some butchery/seaming of meat muscles, curing, and cold smoking (if the weather suits), and you...

Date: Sunday 10 March
Where:
Eat Cured Meat HQ, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beach Clean Up with National Aquarium of New Zealand

Beach Clean Up with National Aquarium of New Zealand

Join the National Aquarium of New Zealand team for a beach clean up this Seaweek and help protect our moana. Make sure you dress for the weather, bring sun block, water, and wear closed shoes. Also, If you have them bring gardening gloves to protect your hands. A briefing will start at 10am from...

Date: Sunday 10 March
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Assembly Room Tunes - March 2024

Assembly Room Tunes - March 2024

Lindisfarne College Symphonic Band This touring 30 piece band entertains the public again with its Marches, Symphonic Masterpieces and guest young soloists. Plus morning tea. Be prepared for the pipe band to commence the event! This performance is part of the 2024 Assembly Room Tunes. Come...

Date: Monday 11 March
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Individual and Systemic Climate Action

Individual and Systemic Climate Action

Have you ever wondered if or how individual climate action makes any difference? What’s the relationship between your household composting and the international Paris Climate Agreement? In this conversation, we will explore how international climate commitments, national climate legislation,...

Date: Thursday 14 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matt Brown - She Is Not Your Rehab

Matt Brown - She Is Not Your Rehab

She Is Not Your Rehab Matt and Sarah Brown MNZM, together founded She Is Not Your Rehab and launched the concept in Matt’s 2019 TEDx talk; The Barbershop where men go to heal. The anti-violence movement that Matt founded from his barbershop is an invitation for men to acknowledge their own...

Date: Thursday 14 March
Where:
Civic Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Te Mata Estate - Showcase 2024

Te Mata Estate - Showcase 2024

Showcase celebrates the latest release of Te Mata Estate’s premium wines. Internationally renowned Coleraine is joined by the Showcase family of wines, all grown and produced in Hawke’s Bay, one of the world’s great wine regions. 2024 is a golden celebration at Te Mata Estate, a sparkling...

Date: Thursday 14 March
Where:
Te Mata Estate Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Drowning Girls

The Drowning Girls

Waipukurau Little Theatre and Director Madeleine Howard are thrilled to announce our latest production, based on the early 20th Century real life serial murder case dubbed ‘The Brides in the Bath’. Bessie, Alice and Margaret have two things in common: they are all married to George Joseph...

Date: Thursday 14 March to Saturday 23 March
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Spirit of the Bay

F.A.W.C! Spirit of the Bay

Let the good times be-gin! Napier’s National Distillery Company will share their spirit-making secrets in this intimate masterclass! Hosted at the Swiss Belboutique Hotel’s restaurant ‘Swiss Kitchen’, F.A.W.C!ers will delve deeply into the local gin and spirits-making process, before...

Date: Friday 15 March to Friday 22 March
Where:
Swiss Belboutique Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Small Cellar Door Session

F.A.W.C! The Small Cellar Door Session

Prepare for an unforgettable evening as Te Awanga Estate hosts an intimate event marrying the finest Wildsong wines with a captivating performance by the legendary Reb Fountain!  With only fifty tickets available, the performance will take place inside the small yet perfectly formed Te Awanga...

Date: Friday 15 March
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Origins

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Origins

Silver Fern Farms will deliver a premium dining experience at the iconic Mission Estate Winery. Join Silver Fern Farms and four outstanding chefs from across Aotearoa, as well as Mission Estate’s own Ricky Littleton for an unforgettable evening shining a light on the very best Beef and Lamb in...

Date: Friday 15 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Smoke Trigger

Black Smoke Trigger

Catch them before they head overseas for one night at The Paisley Stage! Black Smoke Trigger continues to ride the high of their dynamic rock, anchored by the distinctive guitar work of Wallace and the commanding vocals of Baldrick combined with their pummeling rhythm section courtesy of bassist...

Date: Friday 15 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2024

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2024

It's your 'Rural Day in the Bay! The 11th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 16th March 2024 Keep an eye out for the fresh lamb sales, silent auction, Freshmax apple sales and more! All proceeds go to Maraekakaho School and Gumboots Maraekakaho Early Childhood Centre.

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Plunket Shield championship - Central Stags v Auckland

Plunket Shield championship - Central Stags v Auckland

How good is free admission to witness our defending national champions, the Central Stags, go toe to toe with Auckland's best cricketers, in the cauldron of national first-class cricket! People pay big bucks to watch this in England, but we're all about showcasing the training ground for our...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Tuesday 19 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nostrana with Bri DiMattina

F.A.W.C! Nostrana with Bri DiMattina

Nostrana means homegrown, ours; growing food with the intent of sharing it. Inspired by her Italian grandparents' vegetable garden, join Bri DiMattina as she brings the joys of producing food from seed to table to this 3.5 hour workshop. Bri started her own edible pantry in her back garden...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! All for 10. And 10 for All.

F.A.W.C! All for 10. And 10 for All.

Just $10 and you’re in the door; anything more is just $10 more... each, that is! Black Barn Vineyards and Bistro are putting it all together for this spectacular event. Three grill stations, three bars, seven hours and access all areas for a complete Black Barn experience. Whether enjoying...

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Relay for Life 2024

Relay for Life 2024

Relay for Life is an opportunity to celebrate survivors of Cancer and remember those who have passed. Fundraise to provide ongoing support for those living with cancer and having treatment. Start Date/Time: 4pm March 16, 2024 End Date/Time: 10am March 17, 2024 Location: Mitre 10 Park, Hastings...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Mitre 10 Sports Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunset Soiree

F.A.W.C! Sunset Soiree

Indulge in an evening of sophistication and glamour at our sunset cocktail soiree, where the radiant hues of the setting sun provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable experience. Sip on handcrafted cocktails and taste exquisite canapes created with our quality, local Hawke’s Bay...

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

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F.A.W.C! A Wine Bromance

F.A.W.C! A Wine Bromance

Explore the magical Smith & Sheth Wines through stories and reflections of long-time collaborators and mates Smith & Sheth and Mister D Dining. Hosted by New Zealand restaurant legends Prue Barton, David Griffiths and "D" Alumni, Jason Lambert, prepare to explore a personal journey of love, food...

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
Mister D, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Great Wine Capitals: Adelaide Showcase

F.A.W.C! Great Wine Capitals: Adelaide Showcase

To celebrate Hawke's Bay's inclusion in the Great Wine Capital network, F.A.W.C! is showcasing a different member capital each year. First up, we are travelling to Adelaide, South Australia. Callum Hann (Masterchef Australia, Lou's Place in Barossa Valley, Eleven Restaurant in Adelaide) will...

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
St Martha's Cafe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Series - Barton & Brodsky

CMNZ Series - Barton & Brodsky

A sensational combination of the incomparable didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton together with the musicians of the Brodsky Quartet, and a first for New Zealand audiences. The programme unites icons of the classical canon with Barton's own music, along with the New Zealand premiere of Andrew...

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sound Journey with Sika

Sound Journey with Sika

A magical evening of visioning and sound. Time for you to relax into a deep meditative cocoon. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket. A sonic exploration featuring didgeridoos, frame drum, taos drum, flutes, shells, stones, leaves, voice and orchestral elements.
This powerful experience...

Date: Saturday 16 March
Where:
Korimako Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged and fed; a lunch break

F.A.W.C! Foraged and fed; a lunch break

Join us for an autumnal roam in and around the Wallingford grounds where you’ll help assemble a basket of edibles. Gathering at the pool pavilion kitchen, watch as celebrated Wallingford chef Christopher makes condiments of the foraged goods, little bites of deliciousness that will be a welcome...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Grand Long Lunch

F.A.W.C! Grand Long Lunch

It’s back! Sold out in 2022, the F.A.W.C! Grand Long Lunch is heading to a new secret location, with new award-winning chefs and spectacular wines waiting to be discovered. Situated in a picturesque corner of New Zealand’s Food and Wine Country, the 2024 Grand Long Lunch is the exclusive,...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
Secret Location, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Gwen Live Summer Session

Church Road Gwen Live Summer Session

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

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Opa!

F.A.W.C! Opa!

We may be tucked away at the opposite end of the world but that doesn’t mean the flavours, colours and rustic, romantic vibes of the Mediterranean are out of reach. St Georges are bringing all that and more to this alfresco style F.A.W.C! lunch in New Zealand's Food and Wine Country. ...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Great Vinous Odyssey

F.A.W.C! The Great Vinous Odyssey

Traverse the Great Wine Capitals of the world with an immersive masterclass hosted by Smith & Sheth wine concierge, Jason Lambert. Hawke’s Bay has recently been named as the newest ‘Great Wine Capital’ joining eleven outstanding wine producing regions around the world. In this two-hour...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership and Management Part 1

Leadership and Management Part 1

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 18 June
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste Fusion: Collaborative Cuisine

F.A.W.C! Taste Fusion: Collaborative Cuisine

After more than 20-years of cooking, Giulio Sturla still loves to push boundaries and his latest F.A.W.C! collaboration is no different. Joins forces with Andrea Marseglia and the talented team at Teresa, Sturla will deliver a six-course menu with matching drinks. This intimate event, with...

Date: Tuesday 19 March
Where:
Teresa Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Innovate Napier - ANZ Chief Economist, Sharon Zollner

Innovate Napier - ANZ Chief Economist, Sharon Zollner

Innovate Napier is back for 2024.  Join us for networking and a boxed breakfast at MTG's Century Therate and hear ANZ Chief Economist Sharon Zollner's Economic Pulse Check and insights into navigating 2024. The cost of living and business is top of mind and will be no different in 2024. Some...

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership and Management Part 2

Leadership and Management Part 2

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

Date: Wednesday 20 March to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

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Free
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F.A.W.C! CBD Summer Sundowner - Bubbles, Bites, & Beats

F.A.W.C! CBD Summer Sundowner - Bubbles, Bites, & Beats

Great venues. Evening sun. And some fabulous bubbles and food pairings. That’s what’s on offer all throughout the Napier CBD during this year’s F.A.W.C! Summer Sundowner. Up to eight venues in the Napier CBD will challenge you with fabulous bubbles and food match offerings. Each venue...

Date: Wednesday 20 March to Thursday 21 March
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Supernatural and Fireman Sam

F.A.W.C! Supernatural and Fireman Sam

Central Fire Station and The Supernatural Wine Co. are teaming up to create an elevated twist on the classic kiwi BBQ. Enjoy the incredible panoramic view of the Cape Kidnappers coastline as you begin your evening with canapes and bubbles on the lawn, before taking a seat for the main course....

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sydney Hotshots

Sydney Hotshots

A brand-new Sydney Hotshots show is locked and loaded, and you are invited! Two hours of non-stop action-packed entertainment from some of the sexiest guys direct from Sydney! The ultimate lady’s night out, complete with high-powered dance routines, spectacular lighting, and fabulous costumes....

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Experience Vintage with Trinity Hill

F.A.W.C! Experience Vintage with Trinity Hill

Discover what vintage at Trinity Hill is all about! Join the Trinity Hill winemaking and viticulture team as you participate in three vintage activities and learn about the process of harvest and creating wine from grape to bottle. Have a try at foot-stomping wines, tasting ferments through and...

Date: Thursday 21 March
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Taste of Asia

F.A.W.C! A Taste of Asia

Imagine a small restaurant in Asia off the beaten track, something that you just happened to stumble upon. A place that transports you to a different place and immerses you in the true and authentic flavours of Asia. That’s what you’ll find at this delicious F.A.W.C! event. The tasty menu...

Date: Thursday 21 March
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Discover Čuvar Winery by Sir George Fistonich: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Discover Čuvar Winery by Sir George Fistonich: SOLD OUT

With his inspiring energy and lifelong dedication to pioneering progression in the wine industry, Čuvar is the vision of legendary wine entrepreneur and Villa Maria founder, Sir George Fistonich. Čuvar, (pronounced chu-var) translates to guardian in Croatian. Čuvar pays homage to the Croatian...

Date: Thursday 21 March
Where:
Central Fire Station Bistro, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tacoteca Takeover

F.A.W.C! Tacoteca Takeover

Auckland’s Tacoteca brings their own style of taqueria to Hawke’s Bay to join forces with Hands Down Tortillas for a collaborative Summer Taco Party. This walk-up event in "The Hanger" and carpark of the Daily Telegraph, 49 Tennyson Street, will see guest chef, Jean Brito from Tacoteca,...

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
Hangar behind the Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sundown Groove: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Sundown Groove: CANCELLED

Join us for an unforgettable evening of entertainment at our 'Sundown Groove' guided picnic. As the sun sets on a picturesque outdoor setting, we invite you to immerse yourself in a world of music, wine, and a globally inspired tapas style menu. Our talented DJ will set the stage with a...

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
Brother Hawke's Bay, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cheers to Whisky

F.A.W.C! Cheers to Whisky

Join us for an evening of whisky appreciation and discovery at the historic Hawke's Bay Club, where you will sample a range of whiskies from around the world, paired with delicious dishes made with fresh and local ingredients from Design Cuisine. With six whiskies matched to food, don't miss...

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag B-I-N-G-O Napier - with Anita Wigl'it!

Drag B-I-N-G-O Napier - with Anita Wigl'it!

Join Anita Wigl'it (from 'RuPaul's Drag Race') as she plays with her balls! Enjoy three competitive rounds, a drag show and lots of laughs over an hour and half! Doors 7pm Balls drop 7:30pm - approx 8:30/9pm. Please note that customers will be sat at shared tables.

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vege vibes with Alby Hailes

F.A.W.C! Vege vibes with Alby Hailes

Alby Hailes has always been passionate about delicious, flavourful food and in this 3.5 hour workshop he will share six veg-forward dishes designed to make you feel good! In this hands-on workshop, participants will prepare a delicious plant-based meal of five mains and dessert before sitting down...

Date: Saturday 23 March to Sunday 24 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Craggy Range Harvest Party

F.A.W.C! The Craggy Range Harvest Party

Close out summer in the best way possible and celebrate Craggy Range’s 25th vintage celebrations in the breathtaking surrounds of the Craggy Range gardens. Head Chef Casey McDonald and his team will keep a roving menu of delicious bites and substantial roving canapes featuring produce from our...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
Craggy Range - Kitchen Garden, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Workshops

Creative Writing Workshops

In this workshop series held over 3 weeks, Jo will be introducing participants to the delights of creative writing - poetry, prose, and whatever lies between. Whether you're a beginning writer or want to explore new ways of writing, you'll find her friendly, enthusiastic approach invigorating. Come...

Date: Saturday 23 March to Saturday 6 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Late Lunch

F.A.W.C! The Late Lunch

Take in the panoramic farm to ocean views as you enjoy a sumptuous long lunch at Waihua Station. Begin your day with a glass of Champagne and wander through the stunning grounds, before lunch begins with three separate plated entrees from Chef Biki Miura, including a taste of the feature eye...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
The Farm Shop, Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The evolution of Tony Bish Wines

F.A.W.C! The evolution of Tony Bish Wines

An exclusive and indulgent wine-tasting experience, celebrating exceptional Chardonnay wines. This event will showcase a vertical tasting of Tony Bish's iconic Chardonnays, from Tony’s very first vintage to the current. Discover a full tasting of Bish wines, including Skin in the game, a...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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F.A.W.C! The Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

F.A.W.C! The Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

The world-famous in Havelock North Advintage car park bar is back for summer F.A.W.C! 2024. Expect sharply priced glasses of Champagne Taittinger and a street bar stocked with delicious Hawke's Bay wines. Expect renowned Chef Martin Bosley to be shucking fresh oysters to order, while the...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gin-spiration

F.A.W.C! Gin-spiration

Join us for a night of gin appreciation and discovery at the Hawke’s Bay Club, where you will taste a range of gins, paired with mouth-watering dishes made with fresh and local ingredients from Design Cuisine. Whether you are a gin lover or a gin curious, you will enjoy this exclusive and...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tacoteca MasaClass: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Tacoteca MasaClass: CANCELLED

Auckland’s Tacoteca is sharing their exciting Chef Jean Brito with F.A.W.C!ers for a comprehensive "MasaClass" of Mexican cuisine. A follow on their Friday Night Tacoteca Takeover Taco Party, Chef Jean and his team will wow guests with an intimate yet thorough masterclass of Mexican cuisine,...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Balquhidder House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Plunket Shield championship - Central Stags v Otago

Plunket Shield championship - Central Stags v Otago

How good is free admission to witness our defending national champions, the Central Stags, in the cauldron of national first-class cricket! People pay big bucks to watch this in England, but we're all about showcasing the training ground for our current and future Test BLACKCAPS so head along to...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Wednesday 27 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Low'n'Slow Sunday

F.A.W.C! Low'n'Slow Sunday

For one night only Mary’s Restaurant is going low and slow for a special menu jampacked with American BBQ classics. Mary’s brigade of chefs will turn up the heat with their favourite, smoky, tender, sweet and spicy meaty dishes. From slow-cooked brisket, sticky ribs, to tangy pickles and...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Mary's Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Rainbow Storytimes with Erika and CoCo Flash Wednesday, 27th March at Hastings Library. 10:30am - 11:30am: stories, music and fabulous fun for littlies 3:30 - 4:30: stories, music and fabulous fun for the whole family Dress in your fabulous best and join us! Suitable all ages. We...

Date: Wednesday 27 March
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shake, Rattle & Roll

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Let’s twist again, shimmy, shake, rattle, roll and rock around the clock with our singers and great band! We look forward to seeing you! Starring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Karl Perigo Russell Dixon Kelly Lim Harris Grant Winterburn (Piano) Chet O’Connell (Guitar) Ollie O’Loughlin...

Date: Wednesday 27 March
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Rainbow Storytimes with Erika and CoCo Flash Wednesday, 27th March at Hastings Library. 10:30am - 11:30am: stories, music and fabulous fun for littlies 3:30 - 4:30: stories, music and fabulous fun for the whole family Dress in your fabulous best and join us! Suitable all ages. We...

Date: Wednesday 27 March
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Living Library wit Erika and CoCo Flash

Living Library wit Erika and CoCo Flash

Living library with Erika and CoCo Flash. Wednesday, 27th March at Hastings Library. 6-7pm: A relaxed evening getting to know Erika & CoCo in and out of drag. Ask questions, be dazzled, join with others. Suitable 16+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Wednesday 27 March
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Performing Arts Easter Competitions

Napier Performing Arts Easter Competitions

Performing Arts competitions in Instrumental, including piano, strings, baroque instruments for ages 5 years to adults. Held at the Municipal Theatre in Napier

Date: Thursday 28 March to Friday 29 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Performing Arts Easter Competitions

Napier Performing Arts Easter Competitions

Performing Arts competitions for Junior and Senior Vocal. Ages between 4 years and 16 years. Held at the Asher Hall on Good Friday 29th March, 2024

Date: Friday 29 March
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 9 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! Summer Tour 2023-2024 !!! The Extravaganza Fair is a community-centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, free entry...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kieran Callaghan

Kieran Callaghan

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from our resident performers , the one and only Ashton Family Circus & guest musicians. Kieran Callaghan Kieran has been an entertainer since he was a wee sprog, growing up on a dairy farm in...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Family Circus

Ashton Family Circus

The Ashton Family Circus are bringing back a fast-paced, humorous family show with a message to Aotearoa. Grassroots entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy, here at The Extravaganza Fair. Don't miss this year's new hilarious show! Dylan Daisy has flown the nest leaving big shoes...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Burns the Dragon & The Silver Lady

Burns the Dragon & The Silver Lady

He’s part man, part dragon, and all wonder. Josh Burns aka Burns The Dragon, is incorporating his metamorphosis with body modification with his performances. A true self-made freak, his contact juggling has entranced many while his pain-proof shows have turned even the strongest of stomachs....

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salty Palate

Salty Palate

Salty Palate – A Seafood Celebration Event brought to you by Etiquette & Orton's Presented by Saltwater Seafoods Saturday, 30 March, 2024, 1pm - 7pm The Old Church Kia Moana Beverages Entertainment Tickets on sale Tuesday 23 January @ 2pm General admission early bird - $140...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tribute to Queen and the Bee Gees

Tribute to Queen and the Bee Gees

A tribute to Queen and Bee Gees show performed by Paul Madsen and Band at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau. Doors open 5pm with dinner available to purchase from 5:30pm. Band starts at 8pm for a 3-hour show. Accommodation is available at Pukeora for the night by contacting us directly at...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Dateline's 'Choose Me' Tour - Heretaunga / Hastings

Dateline's 'Choose Me' Tour - Heretaunga / Hastings

Dateline are celebrating the release of their new single Choose Me by going on tour throughout Aotearoa. Katie Everingham's Dateline project returns in 2024 with a new band featuring Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa (Ebony Lamb, French For Rabbits, Glass Vaults), Phoebe Johnson (Ebony Lamb, Revulva),...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2024

Free
The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 9 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! Summer Tour 2023-2024 !!! The Extravaganza Fair is a community-centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, free entry...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour


Free
Kieran Callaghan

Kieran Callaghan

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from our resident performers , the one and only Ashton Family Circus & guest musicians. Kieran Callaghan Kieran has been an entertainer since he was a wee sprog, growing up on a dairy farm in...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kieran Callaghan


Free
Ashton Family Circus

Ashton Family Circus

The Ashton Family Circus are bringing back a fast-paced, humorous family show with a message to Aotearoa. Grassroots entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy, here at The Extravaganza Fair. Don't miss this year's new hilarious show! Dylan Daisy has flown the nest leaving big shoes...

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ashton Family Circus


Free
Burns the Dragon & The Silver Lady

Burns the Dragon & The Silver Lady

He’s part man, part dragon, and all wonder. Josh Burns aka Burns The Dragon, is incorporating his metamorphosis with body modification with his performances. A true self-made freak, his contact juggling has entranced many while his pain-proof shows have turned even the strongest of stomachs....

Date: Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

The Figurative Collective 8 March - 16 April, 2024 New and selected works by Gary Waldrom, Andy Leleisi’uao, Delicia Sampero, and Richard Boyd-Dunlop. Opening Friday 8 March, 5-7pm The Figurative Collective could be considered a group of painting activists with mutual respect for each...

Date: Friday 8 March to Tuesday 16 April
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua is an installation by Jade Townsend which combines different traditions of painting, adornment, and decoration. Works on linen are hung among large shells painted directly onto the gallery walls, spiralling up to the ceiling, in conversation with the architecture. Townsend has...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 14 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 2 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 2 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi English for Work

Kiwi English for Work

Do you need help with English language at work? Unlock the power of effective communication in Kiwi workplaces with our Kiwi English for Work course, starting soon! Elevate your language skills for seamless telephone conversations and professional emails, and build confidence to thrive in New...

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - April/May 2024

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - April/May 2024

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course starts Tuesday 2nd April 2024. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist for Beginners level, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting...

Date: Tuesday 2 April to Tuesday 21 May
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Beginner's Therapeutic Art

Therapeutic Art classes starting again for 2024! Sonya Lethbridge is once again offering Therapeutic Art classes this term at Taruna. Sonya will work with Goethe's colour theory to explore the relationships between colours, using the medium of chalk pastels and watercolor painting. These...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Multicultural Women's Group Course

Multicultural Women's Group Course

ONLINE & SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS Wednesday afternoons 3.30-5pm for 8 weeks from 21 February – 10 April 2024 | Hastings Library FREE classes open to women from local ethnic communities. Classes are one hour long and tailored to the needs of the group. There is also time for social interaction...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Wednesday 10 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. Discover...

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course - April/May 2024

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course - April/May 2024

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 3rd April 2024. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learning to dance. Class is one hour...

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Wednesday 22 May
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. ...

Date: Thursday 4 April to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Primary Sector Awards

Napier Port Primary Sector Awards

Hawke’s Bay is set to celebrate the incredible achievements across the regions food and fibre sector at the Napier Port Hawke's Bay Primary Sector Awards Dinner on the Thursday 4th April 2024 at Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre in Hastings. The Napier Port Primary Sector Awards...

Date: Thursday 4 April
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Friday 8 March to Friday 5 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Did you happen to get a skateboard for Christmas but you're not sure on where to start? Well we're here to help! Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you're a complete rookie or been riding for a while and want to develop a...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Been skating around your backyard but wanting to add some new tricks to the bag? Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. Whether you've just been cruising on the streets or wanting to shred in the bowls, these classes are for you!...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Series - Delaney Davidson - Out Of My Head

CMNZ Series - Delaney Davidson - Out Of My Head

Artists Delaney Davidson, Vocals & Guitar String ensemble Delaney Davidson Band One of the most distinctive figures in Aotearoa’s musical landscape, Delaney Davidson is well known for his hypnotic and original One Man and his Ghost Orchestra. Enigmatic, multi-instrumentalist both defines...

Date: Friday 5 April
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - The Pukes - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Hoos The Boss - Scarlett Eden - Groove Foundation -...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haloumi, Feta And Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

Haloumi, Feta And Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta.You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided. Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments included. ...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Workshops

Creative Writing Workshops

In this workshop series held over 3 weeks, Jo will be introducing participants to the delights of creative writing - poetry, prose, and whatever lies between. Whether you're a beginning writer or want to explore new ways of writing, you'll find her friendly, enthusiastic approach invigorating. Come...

Date: Saturday 23 March to Saturday 6 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

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Harvest Moon ft Tom Jones, Gin Wigmore and The Magnificent 7

Harvest Moon ft Tom Jones, Gin Wigmore and The Magnificent 7

TOM JONES - the Welsh music legend whose iconic career has spanned more than six decades is bringing his powerful and soulful voice to headline a NZ exclusive performance at HARVEST MOON, held at MCLEAN PARK, NAPIER on SATURDAY, APRIL 6 2024. Joining Tom Jones on this momentous occasion, will be...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napiers only weekly indoor Market. For incredible hand crafted items, to amazing Up-cycled and pre-loved items. As well as being able to get your favourite Rawleighs products. An absolute gem. Well worth a look. Fresh bunches of flowers only $5. metal art, cards for every occasion, knitting,...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 April
Where:
The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

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Assembly Room Tunes - April 2024

Assembly Room Tunes - April 2024

A Jazz Affair  With Anton Wuts on Sax, James Lowe on Trumpet and David Selfe on piano, this show jumps from Ellington to Monk, Benson to Garner, in the coolest spot on a Monday Morning, to have morning tea and a show! This performance is part of the 2024 Assembly Room Tunes. Come join us for...

Date: Monday 8 April
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding our Kids Online World

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding our Kids Online World

Join us for an evening with Rob Cope, a multifaceted Filmmaker, Author, and Speaker renowned for his groundbreaking documentary "Our Kids Online." Let's unite as a community to confront the challenges our children encounter in the digital realm. Rob's presentation will delve into critical...

Date: Monday 8 April
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 27 February to Tuesday 9 April
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

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Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

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

Date: Wednesday 10 April
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing with Difficult People & Situations

Dealing with Difficult People & Situations

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

Date: Thursday 11 April
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child's senses which supports their brain and language development, gross motor skills, social interaction and...

Date: Friday 1 March to Friday 12 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ladies Night Out with WolfPack

Ladies Night Out with WolfPack

Expect The Unexpected ladies, because what happens on tour, happens at WolfPack. When it comes to entertaining women, WolfPack is "The Kings Of The Strip" & are undoubtedly the country's Number One Male Revue Show 'LIVE ON STAGE' If you've seen these studs in action before, then you know exactly...

Date: Friday 12 April
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lift Off Whānau Day

Lift Off Whānau Day

Saturday 13 April is Whanau Day at Toitoi for Lift Off Festival! Enter a completely transformed Toitoi where exploration, discovery, and creativity overflow! Whanau day has everything that will ignite little imaginations, with theatre shows, interactive backstage tours, roaming characters,...

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

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Sourdough Bread Workshop

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread, - sourdough buns, - focaccia, - pizza dough and crackers - Cinnamon Rolls Go home with freshly baked goodies, recipe’s, some starter and the skills learned to do it yourself!

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

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Flutter by Stringbean Puppets

Flutter by Stringbean Puppets

A bat who is afraid of the dark encounters a glow worm who thinks she is a star. Themes of courage, friendship, and conservation are interwoven with a heartwarming story that introduces audiences to the unique and endangered short-tailed bat. Experience the magic of puppetry in this empowering and...

Date: Saturday 13 April
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Magic Adventures Show

Messy Magic Adventures Show

Spray and Wipe have been hired for their most exciting job ever - cleaning a magician’s house! But when they accidentally let the magic out of its box, everything is turned topsy-turvy... Now, the audience must help Spray and Wipe get the magic back in the box before the magician comes home,...

Date: Saturday 13 April
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ladies Night Out with WOLFPACK

Ladies Night Out with WOLFPACK

What to expect: Expect the unexpected ladies, because what happens on tour, stays on tour. When it comes to entertaining woman, WolfPack are "The Kings Of The Strip" & are undoubtedly the country's Number One Male Revue Show 'LIVE ON STAGE' & If you've seen these studs in action, then you...

Date: Saturday 13 April
Where:
Leopard Hotel, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bee Encounter

Bee Encounter

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

Date: Monday 26 February to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! Every Tuesday and Thursday in term time school holidays. Free no booking required.

Date: Tuesday 16 April to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Robot Song

Robot Song

Toitoi & Arena Theatre Company presents Robot Song, an award-winning Australian theatre production, as part of Lift Off Festival. When eleven-year-old Juniper May receives a petition signed by her entire class stating that she is ‘the most hated person in the school’ her life is thrown into...

Date: Tuesday 16 April to Wednesday 17 April
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Testimony: Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky

Testimony: Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky

Lilburn Diversions for String Orchestra Bruckner String Quintet, Adagio Rautavaara Pelimannit Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile, TH63 Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony is an arrangement of his Eighth String Quartet, written after he saw the aftermath of the...

Date: Tuesday 16 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

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El Hula feat. Blair Jollands - Solo

El Hula feat. Blair Jollands - Solo

Blair Jollands is an Emmy & Bafta nominated sound designer and singer songwriter. He will be touring Europe & NZ this March / April promoting his latest EP Hide No More (El Hula) and his LP Holograms. Having won the admiration of both David Bowie & Boy George (who released Blair’s previous...

Date: Thursday 18 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 5

Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 5

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

Date: Friday 19 April
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madagascar The Musical - Napier

Madagascar The Musical - Napier

Step into the wild with Madagascar: The Musical – an adrenaline-packed extravaganza that brings your favorite animated characters to life on stage! Join Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria on a thrilling adventure filled with infectious music, sensational dance numbers, and laugh-out-loud moments....

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

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 5

Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 5

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Napier! Courtesy of Powerplay, you don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Helios - Hawke's Bay

Helios - Hawke's Bay

HELIOS - told by Alexander Wright with cinematic score by Phil Grainger A lad lives half-way up a historic hill. A teenager is on a road trip to the city in a stolen car. A boy is driving a chariot, pulling the sun across the sky. Award-winning "masters of storytelling", Wright&Grainger tour...

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Experience

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Experience

A show not to be missed! ‘The Boss’ Bruce Springsteen Experience is an international level show honoring the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. With a full nine-piece line-up, The Boss presents Bruce’s music at a captivating level of visual and audio excitement....

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

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Embark on a musical journey through the iconic era of Fleetwood Mac with “The Fleetwood Mac Experience” Immerse yourself in the timeless classics and chart-topping hits that defined a generation, as our talented Musicians faithfully recreate the magic and allure of Fleetwood Mac's unforgettable...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2024

Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magical Musicals

Magical Musicals

Some of the best music theatre singers in New Zealand bring you those musical moments that brought magic to the Stage. Featuring: Russell Dixon Alexandra Foster Isaac Pawson Vanessa Kelly Derek Hill Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones. NZ Tour 17 Apr - 20 May Concerts start 11am General admission...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. Discover...

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. ...

Date: Thursday 4 April to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash And June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash And June Carter Show

Presented by: Outlawed Touring Experience Leaving Jackson this year. After sell-out shows throughout Australia and New Zealand, Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show returns with a bigger show than ever. All the hits and stories that captured the life of a Legend - From the...

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

The genius, innovation and grandeur of the one and only Prince - this immersive stage show experience pays tribute and reverence to one of the greatest musical pioneers of our time. Dedicated live performances from talented multi-instrumentalist Dale Ray on vocals, guitar and piano, are a...

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience


R18
The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Man that has sold out the Cabana with his SRV Band is back:   “The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show”   Tony Painting British ex-pat Guitarist/Vocalist who’s played with/supported some of UK’s best known artist including UB40, Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath), Robert Plant...

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show


Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Book Chat Group


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here To F*ck Spiders

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here To F*ck Spiders

AS SEEN ON 7 DAYS NZ's MOST WANTED comedian is back after three years off....and he's not here to f*ck spiders! That's right. Not even if they're dressed in a sexy spider nurse outfit. He just hasn't got the time. And neither do you. Because Life happens whether you like or not. You can...

Date: Thursday 16 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here To F*ck Spiders


Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2024

Better Homes, Better Gardens, Better Lifestyles. Discover fresh, practical ideas that enhance both your living spaces and your wellbeing! The popular Hawke's Bay Better Home and Living Show is back in May 2024! Join us for Kitchens, Building, Renovating, Heating, Insulation, Solar Power, Health,...

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2024


Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect marriage of music and dance. With Tchaikovsky’s sweeping score – lush, romantic, instantly recognisable – and Kristian Fredrikson’s opulent designs, gorgeously lit by Jon Buswell, Swan Lake transports the audience...

Date: Friday 17 May to Saturday 18 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Swan Lake


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

Step into the heart of Pēpi, a vibrant children's market that celebrates the wonders of babyhood, childhood, and the journey of pregnancy with delight. It's a charming showcase where the magic of little ones and the excitement of parenthood converge. Carefully curated stalls for Pēpi, along...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wonder Pēpi Market 2024


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

Described as a “national treasure” and “New Zealand’s most indispensable ensemble” (William Dart, NZ Herald), NZTrio - He Taonga Wairere is renowned for its eclectic repertoire, outstanding talent and warm kiwi stage presence. Any preconceptions of classical music being stuffy or...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


The Beach Boys Experience

The Beach Boys Experience

Pick up some Good Vibrations at this unforgettable celebration dedicated to the music of The Beach Boys For nearly 60 years, the Beach Boys have embodied summertime. Sun, surfing, the beach, pretty girls in bikinis, driving with the top down. Favourites like “Surfin Safari”, “Surfin...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Beach Boys Experience


June 2024

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pictures and Other Works


Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Hoedown Showdown

Hoedown Showdown

Brimming with tomfoolery, extravagant outfits and toe-tapping tunes that’ll have you dancing in the aisles. Featuring: Karl Perigo Marian Burns Chet O’Connell Isaac Pawson Vanessa Kelly Hank Trenton Grant Winterburn NZ Tour 27 May - 27 Jun Concerts start 11am General admission seating Doors...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hoedown Showdown


The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. Discover...

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. ...

Date: Thursday 4 April to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California is the Eagle's show everyone's talking about. Celebrating the chart topping songs of The Eagles, Joe Walsh, & Don Henley - one of the greatest country-rock acts in music. Motel California are recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship mimicking the smooth...

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

Read more » - Motel California Eagles Experience


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Book Chat Group


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Taradale! Courtesy of Powerplay, you don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers...

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise


Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Bay View! Courtesy of Powerplay, you don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Leadership and Management Part 1

Leadership and Management Part 1

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 18 June
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leadership and Management Part 1


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Leadership and Management Part 2

Leadership and Management Part 2

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

Date: Wednesday 20 March to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leadership and Management Part 2


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


July 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Leadership and Management Part 3

Leadership and Management Part 3

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

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leadership and Management Part 3


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults

Hello Art Enthusiast, Are you ready to dive into the world of art and explore various mediums? At Seasons Art Class, we're excited to offer a diverse range of adult art classes designed to spark your creativity and enhance your skills in acrylic, watercolor, pencil art, and oil pastels. ...

Date: Thursday 4 April to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Seasons Art Class Hawke's Bay Art Classes for Adults


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie is just what the doctor ordered. As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2023, winner of ‘Best Comedy Show' at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and following a sell-out season at the Edinburgh Fringe and a sell-out Australian and UK tour, don’t miss Nurse Georgie Carroll as she brings...

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

Read more » - Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 February to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


World of Musicals

World of Musicals

Presented by: Rokitz Entertainment. Following a sell out 2022 New Zealand tour - The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to New Zealand in 2024 featuring an all new show. The World of Musicals in Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented...

Date: Monday 8 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - World of Musicals


Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! Every Tuesday and Thursday in term time school holidays. Free no booking required.

Date: Tuesday 16 April to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024


Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Book Chat Group


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

Deemed the greatest voice of the 20th century, our tenors pay tribute to Mario Lanza singing his passionate love songs. Featuring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Benjamin Makisi Derek Hill Karl Perigo Amanda Atlas Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


R18
Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

We’re coming back to NZ in 2024!! Worldwide sensation - the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are coming your way! Australia’s most anticipated men are heating up the town Magic Men’s “FEEL THE MAGIC” showcases it’s most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance. Featuring Will Parfitt, this...

Date: Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

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

Date: Monday 22 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creedence Clearwater Collective


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


August 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 5 March to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Book Chat Group


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Free Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: Free Tickets Online until 7th August 2024 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Join the tribe for the 4th annual Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival. Enjoy yoga in the warmth and comfort of the oceanfront Napier Events centre. Take in the 180-degree views of the ocean as you reconnect with body and soul and sample multiple yoga sessions. The Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival weekend offers you...

Date: Saturday 24 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


September 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


The Gatsby Era

The Gatsby Era

Our singers and band transport you to the 20s and 30s with glamour, tap-dancing, elegant costumes and razzmatazz! Featuring: Susan Boland Russell Dixon Kelly Harris Isaac Pawson Mike Booth (Trumpet) Pete France (Saxophone) Hank Trenton (Bass) Grant Winterburn (Piano) NZ Tour 28 Aug...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Gatsby Era


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


CMNZ Series - Calefax

CMNZ Series - Calefax

Programme Bach | Fantasie and Fugue in G minor BWV 542 Schubert | Fantasie in F minor Gershwin | An American in Paris World Premiere of NZ Work Artists Oliver Boekhoorn, Oboe Bart De Kater, Clarinet Raaf Hekkema, Saxophone Jelte Althuis, Bass Clarinet Alban Wesly, Bassoon “Calefax...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Series - Calefax


2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

Yes we are doing it again! After amazing feedback from women, a nominaton in the HB Sport's awards and the incredible successful fundraising experience the 2024 Harcourts HB women's Tri is back on! The 2024 Harcourts HB Women’s Triathlon will be another celebration of goals, challenges, and fun...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Embark on a musical journey through the iconic era of Fleetwood Mac with “The Fleetwood Mac Experience”. Immerse yourself in the timeless classics and chart-topping hits that defined a generation, as our talented Musicians faithfully recreate the magic and allure of Fleetwood Mac's...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Fleetwood Mac Experience


October 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Come along to the gallery and get creative with fun, free art activities related to our current exhibitions! Every Tuesday and Thursday in term time school holidays. Free no booking required.

Date: Tuesday 16 April to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


The Romance of Europe

The Romance of Europe

From Edith Piaf in French salons, German oom pah and Italian serenades, our romantic music will evoke the passion of Europe. Starring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Kelly Harris Derek Hill Tracey Collin (Piano Accordion) Paul Carnegie-Jones (Piano) NZ Tour 02 Oct - 08 Nov Concerts start...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Romance of Europe


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

Programme Giuseppe Tartini | Devil’s trill sonata Camille Saint-Saëns | Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 75 Eugéne-Auguste Ysaÿe | Sonata No 5 Henryk Wieniawski | Polonaise de Concert Op 4 Béla Bartók | 3 Burlesques op. 8 Frédéric Chopin | Andante spianato and grande polonaise...

Date: Tuesday 29 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


November 2024

Free
Gabby O’connor -  All The Colours - All The Light

Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby O’Connor uses these same principles to sculpt with light. Arranging theatre lighting...

Date: Saturday 16 March to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’connor - All The Colours - All The Light


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

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

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 February to November 2023. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

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

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Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a co-production between the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Queensland Ballet. If you are going to do fairies there can be no holding back, so wunderkind English choreographer Liam Scarlett unashamedly mixes, in this sparkling new production, 110 per cent magic with a...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

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Christmas Royal Variety Show

Christmas Royal Variety Show

In our biggest Christmas extravaganza ever, bubble over with excitement as we end the year with variety acts and special guests! Starring: Karl Perigo Russell Dixon Vanessa Kelly Grant Winterburn And more to be announced! NZ Tour 13 Nov - 17 Dec Concerts start 11am General...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing yearly event is run by "Chb Creative souls" and is our yearly Holistic Wellbeing Expo. This event is run over 2 days, and is a free entry event. We have a range of tarot readers, healers, massage, crystals, jewellery, craft, health stalls and much more. Those interested in having...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier's first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, computers and laptops...

Date: Saturday 24 February to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2024

Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots is a fun, art-making experience for under-fives, which takes inspiration from current exhibitions at the Gallery, as well as from the environment and wider community. Play and creativity is encouraged by our Education Team with playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling. ...

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 4 March to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 March to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 29 February to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 2 March to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Craftie Critters! Wool & Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre...

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

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 14 March to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 19 March to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

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

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