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January 2020

Fun at the Faraday Centre

Fun at the Faraday Centre

Come have some fun this summer at the Faraday Centre. We are an interactive museum for all the family, a place where you can step into the Tardis, and into the past. Learn how things worked prior to cellphones, and broadband, or see a Tesla Coil in action.

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 31 January
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Workshop

School Holiday Workshop

A chance to develop children's creative skills and learn new art techniques in a fun supportive nurturing environment. Ages 5 - 14yrs. 29 January Cartoon creations & book making with mixed media in the studio - $45. 30-31 January 2 Day Workshop - Painted sculpture with large palm tree...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 31 January
Where:
MiChalk Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Saturday 1 February
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: Wednesday 29 January to Saturday 29 February
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: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 1 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Woman; Painting Exhibition by Anna Hill

A Woman; Painting Exhibition by Anna Hill

Anna Hill’s collection of paintings is simply called ‘A Woman’. It is a recognition that globally, women from different cultures, nationalities and at various ages all have a common ground; ‘We are not separate, we are women with similarities. My painting inspiration comes from the work...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Thursday 30 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vanishing Point; New Works by Clayton Guthrie

Vanishing Point; New Works by Clayton Guthrie

The latest exhibition of regular CAN exhibiting artist Clayton Guthrie’s work shows a development of his signature style as he explores new subjects, and revisits old favourites. Clayton’s practice focuses on pastel drawing, with shading and colour built in layers. The result is a fine...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Thursday 30 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
alt _Hawke’s Bay 2020; An Exhibition of Contemporary Art

alt _Hawke’s Bay 2020; An Exhibition of Contemporary Art

alt_Hawke’s Bay 2020 is an exhibition of alternative and contemporary art from Hawke's Bay, by a collective of artists. The show is designed to be interesting, insightful, intelligent, intellectual, wondrous, fun and filled with narrative. Each artist brings their individuality, artistic...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Thursday 30 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marion Griffiths; Recent Works

Marion Griffiths; Recent Works

Talented artist Marion Griffiths has been painting for 20 years under the tutelage of Brent Redding. She paints for enjoyment, and that of her family, friends and clients. Marion prefers to paint in oils, but over the years has explored various mediums. Marion has recently exhibited and sold...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 31 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Hero’s Journey An Exhibition of Works by Justin Cheung

A Hero’s Journey An Exhibition of Works by Justin Cheung

Justin Cheung has enjoyed drawing as long as he can remember and for a long time it was just something he did to pass the time. In the past few years he was really inspired by the pre-production process and art direction from Lord Of The Rings and many other films, which fueled his passion to...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 31 January
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

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

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

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Fun workshops for kids based on Andy Leleisi’uao: Kamoan Mine exhibition. For 6–12year old children. Booking required.

Date: Wednesday 29 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Every Wednesday from 4.30pm - 7pm over Summer, come and join us at the Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market. Pick up your mid week organic fresh food shopping and stay for a picnic dinner (sweet and savoury French crepes along with fresh tacos and more) while listening to sweet sounds playing from...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gordie Tentrees

Gordie Tentrees

Gordie Tentrees' debut New Zealand Tour announced. Canadian folk artist Gordie Tentrees is bringing his heartfelt and charismatic live show to Aotearoa for the first time in his decades-spanning career. On the tail of his seventh studio album Grit, Tentrees packed up his porch board bass, snare...

Date: Wednesday 29 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-in Art Day

Kids Drop-in Art Day

Drop-in Art Day. ...

Date: Thursday 30 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo! Musical Bingo

Jingo! Musical Bingo

The UW is hosting Jingo, your favourite musical bingo, the last Thursday night of every month! Listen to your jams, dab those squares, win prizes and play Jingo! Free entry, game starts at 7pm. We'll be open all day, so pop in after work for a beer, cider, wine, or grab a bite to eat from...

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 23 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Fun Day

Friday Fun Day

This is exactly what it says “fun”. Each week our instructor will introduce you to a new activity or sport. We will create a bit of competitiveness whilst having fun and enjoying the social aspect of being active together. If you have something you have always wanted to try, let us know and we...

Date: Friday 31 January to Friday 28 February
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soul Connections; A Joint Exhibition of Painting

Soul Connections; A Joint Exhibition of Painting

Soul Connections is a joint exhibition by Janee Harrison (pictured) and Bobbi Rowe, about reconnecting through art; being able to feel or read the messages captured within art through symbols, colour, or expression. So many of us have experienced the dulling of our soul through loss, heartache,...

Date: Friday 31 January to Thursday 13 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Markets At the Park

Markets At the Park

We want to create a fun and chilled out environment where the public can enjoy the summer sun while listening to some acoustic music in the background and a chance to play some lawn games. Food vendors Beer, wine & cider Craft stalls Family friendly event 4:30pm - 8:30pm: Dec 14th &...

Date: Friday 31 January to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

The invincible Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer roady. The NZ Summer Record Tour 2020 is destined for Thames, Kerikeri, Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington, Havelock North, Christchurch and...

Date: Friday 31 January to Saturday 1 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pool Competition

Pool Competition

Friday's Friendly Pool Competition - entry fee goes towards our Firefighter appeal. First 16 players registered and paid (at the bar). Drawn once full. Straight knock out, best of 3 frames. House rules apply. So come on down and support us with these great events.

Date: Friday 31 January
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fuego Latino

Fuego Latino

Fuego Latino, a spit fire, gypsy-Latin band, will have you off your feet, tapping your toes, and grooving as the night goes on. With a set list as diverse as their band members, they'll keep you enthralled and leave you wanting more. Music starts at 7:30, $10 cover. Table reservations encouraged.

Date: Friday 31 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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In The Shallows - With Eilish Rose

In The Shallows - With Eilish Rose

Wellington's sublime new folk duo 'In The Shallows' will be playing the first Hawkes Bay show of their 2020 Summer Tour at The Common Room - with support from the fabulous Eilish Rose - a gig not to be missed! In The Shallows are a Wellington based acoustic duo specialising in atmospheric...

Date: Friday 31 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga starts back at Optimal Me in Taradale. All welcome. Hatha Yoga Level One incorporates traditional asana in an easy flowing vinyasa style. The practice encourages one-pointed focus and deep stillness in body and mind. Hatha Yoga Level One brings together introductory...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 4 April
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Futsal Tournament

Futsal Tournament

Format: - Competitive Senior Men’s - Social Mixed - Teens Teams to consist of up to 10 players max. The games will consist of 9min halves with a 2min halftime break. Referees will be provided for each game. The winning team will be the team that finishes top of their league. Prize...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Saturday 1 February
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: Wednesday 29 January to Saturday 29 February
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: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 1 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is a non-profit, run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys, games,...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soul Connections; A Joint Exhibition of Painting

Soul Connections; A Joint Exhibition of Painting

Soul Connections is a joint exhibition by Janee Harrison (pictured) and Bobbi Rowe, about reconnecting through art; being able to feel or read the messages captured within art through symbols, colour, or expression. So many of us have experienced the dulling of our soul through loss, heartache,...

Date: Friday 31 January to Thursday 13 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Soul Connections; A Joint Exhibition of Painting


Free
February Market

February Market

We are under way again for 2020. Our friendly, exciting market indoors and comfortable for everyone will be on again on Saturday 1st February. Plenty of the old favourite stalls and some fresh new faces to make browsing and buying interesting and fun. Heaven's Bakery Caravan will be there but...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Camera & Photography Exhibition - ADF20

Vintage Camera & Photography Exhibition - ADF20

Relax and enjoy an exhibition of photographs taken during the 2019 Festival. This is an exhibition with a difference as each picture was taken with a vintage film camera! Also on display are a collection of pictures taken by Napier locals using family ‘box cameras’ made over 60 years ago....

Date: Saturday 1 February to Friday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Recent Painting by Janice Hambly

Recent Painting by Janice Hambly

Janice Hambly has lived in Napier for nearly forty years and has no wish to live anywhere else! She has brought up children, spent 21 years teaching, remarried and enjoyed eight years of retirement during this time. She now has time to spend on painting, gardening, traveling, and many other...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 29 February
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

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

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

Read more » - NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipātiki Biodiversity Blitz

Waipātiki Biodiversity Blitz

Biodiversity Hawke’s Bay and the Waipātiki community are excited to invite you to the BioBlitz event of 2020!! Held at the Waipātiki Bush and Beach Reserves and nearby streams, you will get the opportunity to be part of a fun collaborative group survey, with the objective of discovering and...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Sunday 2 February
Where:
Waipatiki Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening with Michael Bublé

An Evening with Michael Bublé

After five sold out world tours, he's back! Michael Bublé returns to New Zealand for his only New Zealand show! TEG DAINTY and The Mission Estate Winery Concert announced today that global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill his New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Kingsley Spargo

Jazz On the Village Green - Kingsley Spargo

Kingsley Spargo A three-piece performance trio featuring Kingsley Melhuish (guitar, voice, pūmoana, trumpet) Kim Meredith (poet and spoken tale) with Chris Orange (double bass, vocals). The compositions of Napier man Kingsley Melhuish bring these works to life. Auckland based for the past...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

The invincible Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer roady. The NZ Summer Record Tour 2020 is destined for Thames, Kerikeri, Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington, Havelock North, Christchurch and...

Date: Friday 31 January to Saturday 1 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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In The Shallows - With Spooky Skeletons & JR

In The Shallows - With Spooky Skeletons & JR

Wellington's sublime new folk duo 'In The Shallows' will be playing their second Hawkes Bay show of their 2020 Summer Tour at Paisley Stage - with support from the unmissable, eclectic Spooky Skeletons and a solo acoustic performance from local legend JR - a gig not to be missed! In The Shallows...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Market

Market

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

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 16 February
Where:
26 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scott Clinic Ironkids Series

Scott Clinic Ironkids Series

The Scott Clinic Ironkids Triathlon is on again this year. This is always a popular event amongst our up and coming aspiring youth. There are different distances for the different ages and we encourage everybody to give it a “tri”. The event is managed in a safe enviroment utilising Napiers...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 16 February
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market is back for 2020. With a great variety of handmade crafts and up-cycled, pre-loved goods available. Handmade soaps, Kawakawa products, Shampoo and Conditioner Bars, Cards, Art Deco, Crystals and Polished Stones. Jewellery, Painted Stones, Wooden Toys, Books, Soy Candles,...

Date: Sunday 2 February
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 16 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Eats!

Sunday Eats!

A summer series of fantastic and scrumptious eats for those Sundays when you can't be bothered cooking. Bring the kids, bring some friends, hell bring the dog and hang out on the lawn, and grab something delicious to munch on. February 2nd - Bish Tacos! $15 for a glass of Fat and Sassy and your...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 15 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer in the Park - Alex Venting Trio

Summer in the Park - Alex Venting Trio

A special concert from an exciting young European jazz piano trio. Alex Ventling, a Swiss/New Zealander and emerging pianist on the world stage, brings home his trio after six years living and studying abroad. This is the first international tour of the trio since Alex graduated with his Masters...

Date: Sunday 2 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kingsley Spargo

Kingsley Spargo

Sound artist Kingsley Spargo’s broad sound palette both captivates and confronts his audience. Drawing across theatre, free improvised and contemporary music his most recent compositions include narratives of yearning and the geometry of life. This Napier man is no stranger to the stage, he...

Date: Sunday 2 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Why Help? Why Not?

Why Help? Why Not?

Peter Edmead will address the topic Why help? Why not? All welcome. Peter started his working career as a consultant engineer on projects like the Thames Barrier project and the construction of Jeddah Port in Saudi Arabia. He was awarded Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Civil...

Date: Sunday 2 February
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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2020 Earthquake Commemoration

2020 Earthquake Commemoration

A special ceremony open to the general public is held at the Hastings City Centre Mall to remember the day that changed lives in Hastings and wider Hawke's Bay, and to celebrate the city and community around us. Stories of how the event reshaped Hastings are told and wreaths are laid at the...

Date: Monday 3 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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8-Week Fitness Challenge

8-Week Fitness Challenge

Shake off the holiday kilos and get back in shape with the 8-week Fitness Challenge! Join us every Monday and Wednesday at Albert Park from 1pm for your 30 minute lunchtime bootcamp session! Complete the program, get your certificate and go in to win one of 4 free 6-month inner city gym...

Date: Monday 3 February
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fun Run/Walk Series

Fun Run/Walk Series

Mitre10 Park present a Fun Run/Walk Series. A fun and casual walking and/or running series around the limestone track at the Sports Park. Participants will get to enjoy the evening with family and/or friends. It is a chance to take a casual approach or to make it as competitive as you want. Go...

Date: Monday 3 February to Monday 9 March
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act – Business Central

Holidays Act – Business Central

Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

Date: Tuesday 4 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raising Finance for Young Companies

Raising Finance for Young Companies

This free workshop will explain the different types of young businesses and their respective financing needs. It will also help businesses know where to go to for finance and how to prepare for finance. Finally, the workshop will help businesses understand the long term consequences of their...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blockchain and Bitcoin: How to Use them Properly

Blockchain and Bitcoin: How to Use them Properly

Blockchain is not only influencing the future of money but also other online systems around the world. This workshop welcomes both the enthusiastic IT geeks as well as any members of the public who are curious to learn and discuss more about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Not really suitable...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harry Potter Book Night

Harry Potter Book Night

Hastings District Libraries and the Hastings City Art Gallery have again teamed up to host the unforgettable night themed around Harry Potter. The fun kicks off at 4pm in Civic Square, Hastings. This year’s theme is the Triwizard Tournament. Young wizards, witches and Muggles will be treated...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Every Wednesday from 4.30pm - 7pm over Summer, come and join us at the Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market. Pick up your mid week organic fresh food shopping and stay for a picnic dinner (sweet and savoury French crepes along with fresh tacos and more) while listening to sweet sounds playing from...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew Evening Classes Term 1

CAN Sew Evening Classes Term 1

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Hector's Dolphins - Paintvine: CANCELLED

Paint & Wine Night - Hector's Dolphins - Paintvine: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Mic Comedy Night

Open Mic Comedy Night

Hawkes Bay Comedy Club presents open mic comedy night. Enjoy a laugh and a drink or give comedy a go yourself! This night is a safe and supportive environment for budding comedians to strut their stuff. This is going to be an epic night! Hawkes Bay Comedy Club presents open mic comedy...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waitangi Day Family Celebrations 2020

Waitangi Day Family Celebrations 2020

On 6 February 1840 the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between Māori chiefs and the Crown. Local Kahungunu chiefs signed the treaty 23 June 1840 on board HMS Bunbury near Clive between Hastings and Napier. To mark the occasion Ngati Kahungunu iwi Inc in conjunction with Hastings District Council...

Date: Thursday 6 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Tribute To Elton John

A Tribute To Elton John

A tribute to the life and music of Elton John on Waitangi Day. If you've missed out on tickets to Elton, this is definitely the show for you and not to be missed! Michael Stodart presents a non-stop 2 and a half hour set with his band. Daniel Fearn - Bass/Vocals David Burch -...

Date: Thursday 6 February
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Movie Club – Mauri

MTG Movie Club – Mauri

Mauri is the story of Rewi, a man haunted by a past which threatens to engulf his future. Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Merata Mita, Mauri explores cultural tensions, identity and changing ways of life in a dwindling East Coast town. Rating: PG Tickets: $10 | $5 for...

Date: Thursday 6 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour of New Zealand in our very own Mission Estate Winery in Napier. Joining as his special guest is Australian...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Markets At the Park

Markets At the Park

We want to create a fun and chilled out environment where the public can enjoy the summer sun while listening to some acoustic music in the background and a chance to play some lawn games. Food vendors Beer, wine & cider Craft stalls Family friendly event 4:30pm - 8:30pm: Dec 14th &...

Date: Friday 31 January to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

American blues extraordinaire Blind Boy Paxton has announced his much-anticipated return to our shores for his biggest headline tour of New Zealand to date, playing eight shows across the country this February. With new songs to road test, a myriad of instruments in tow, and stories to tell, these...

Date: Friday 7 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Should Be Dancing - Summer Tour

You Should Be Dancing - Summer Tour

"You Should Be Dancing" is a night of exceedingly danceable disco hits. A great big dancing disco celebration! We are excited to announce our 2020 Summer tour! A new disco decade! We play classic Disco that you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland! If...

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

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Cable & Boat Wakeboard Event

Cable & Boat Wakeboard Event

Head on out to Backpaddock Lakes to soak up the atmosphere during the unique National Cable & Boat Wakeboard Event. Competitors Wakeboard behind the most epic boat AND on our purpose built Cable Park over two days. This year the event will allow riders to compete in either Cable, Boat or both...

Date: Saturday 8 February to Sunday 9 February
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Drum With Manawataki

Drum With Manawataki

Manawataki is super excited to be heading to Napier as part of their Manawataki Rockin' the Bay Tour in February 2020 Napier! Are you ready to rock out, be inspired, learn, laugh and be totally uplifted? Come and share an afternoon of African inspired drumming with us. We have lots of super...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
Napier Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outfield Festival 2020

Outfield Festival 2020

Outfield Festival is a brand new festival offering in New Zealand. Establishing itself in the beachside settlement of Te Awanga, with it's thriving arts and crafts community, surf for days, and an abundance of wineries. This festival promises to be a celebration of music, food, arts and...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
Te Awanga Downs, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Unfolding of Benjamin's Misery - Napier

The Unfolding of Benjamin's Misery - Napier

A Nomadic Storyteller Brings his Award-winning Solo Show Exploring Dark Truths of Globalization through Spoken Word and Music Benjamin is a storyteller. What's his story? Of his most miserable night at a small entertainment venue where he was exploited as an undocumented migrant. Poor...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Learn two crafts in one session! After the candle making demonstration you will learn how to paint on glass and decorate your own soy candle. All materials provided and available to purchase. Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long...

Date: Saturday 8 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Everyone of all ages are welcome to come along to our 2nd Saturday of the month Messy Church held in the church hall. Join us in the activities; crafts, games, play area and Bible stories. Then a celebration time on the theme for the day and finishing with a song. Then share a meal with us.

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz On the Village Green - Lady Larisa and Friends

Jazz On the Village Green - Lady Larisa and Friends

Lady Larisa and Friends - Playing some hot Latin Jazz featuring Dave Boston (guitar), Arahi, (guitar), Chris Smith (drums) and Alex Powley (bass). Lady Larisa has made herself a great name since returning to New Zealand and will shine with her passion for Latin Jazz featuring some of our local...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Mutton Birds

The Mutton Birds

Due to popular demand and to scratch the itch to play more shows, Aotearoa’s beloved storytellers, announce three headline shows in Dunedin, Wellington and Napier to add to this summer’s already announced appearances. Says frontman Don McGlashan of the decision, “The impossible happens...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Our Open Day is back again! On Sunday the 9th of February from 10 am to 1 pm. We will have face painting, bouncy castle, sausage sizzle, ice creams, emergency services and SO much more! For only a gold coin donation, you can come and explore our yellow helicopter, meet the pilots, and have a...

Date: Sunday 9 February
Where:
Graham Lowe Rescue Helicopter, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer in the Park - Borderline

Summer in the Park - Borderline

Borderline are passionate about modern country music covering songs by John Prine, Hank Williams, Ricky Skaggs, Linda Ronstat, Emmy Lou Harris, Little Feat, Albert Lee and many more. Featuring Ian Turbitt (vocals/guitar and harmonica), Marty Forrer (bass/vocals), Richard Nicholson (lead...

Date: Sunday 9 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 2 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun and playful art experience for under-fives based on The Water Project exhibition. ...

Date: Monday 10 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 2 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZSL Beginners 1

NZSL Beginners 1

Learn NZSL in 2020! This complete beginner's course is designed for those with no to little prior knowledge. Your NZSL tutor will facilitate a fun learning environment covering practical, conversational NZSL skills. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course. Price: $130 includes...

Date: Monday 10 February
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

Date: Tuesday 11 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Knitting for Beginners Evening Classes

Knitting for Beginners Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn to knit the basic stitches, starting with a small project and a further project of your choice in consultation with the tutor. Held in the cottage in the beautiful Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North. Suitable for beginners. Enrolment is confirmed...

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 17 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation – Business Central

Employment Legislation – Business Central

As an employer, it’s important you’re across the legislation that governs the employment relationship. With a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved for both you and your staff, you can keep your business running smoothly. Session topics include the Employments...

Date: Wednesday 12 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Technology & Innovation for the Future, Hi-Tech HB

Technology & Innovation for the Future, Hi-Tech HB

Hawke's Bay Business Hub welcomes keynote speaker Jolie Hodson, CEO of Spark NZ. Jolie is responsible for ensuring Spark NZ has a sound strategy and applies her leadership to delivering on that strategy, while building a leadership team around her and a business that is able to adapt to the...

Date: Wednesday 12 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landscape Painting Evening Classes

Landscape Painting Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes focusing primarily on landscape and using your own chosen visual references - drawings, photographs or imagination. You'll be guided through a series of exercises, techniques and theory while developing your painting practice. Includes the opportunity to paint...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Surface Stitchery Evening Classes

Surface Stitchery Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn embroidery skills and stitches starting with a surface-stitched sampler and moving on to a crewel-work project. Held in the cottage in the beautiful Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North. Suitable for beginners. Enrolment is confirmed on receipt of...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 5 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 2 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salad and Herbs in Small Spaces

Salad and Herbs in Small Spaces

Growing our own salad and herbs in a small space gives us the biggest reward for our time and effort in the garden. By focussing on what is best fresh and what costs the most to buy, we get the satisfaction of eating homegrown every day. Small can mean selective, succulent and successful....

Date: Thursday 13 February
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night

Salsa Night

Calling all salsa dancers! Once monthly the UW gladly invites you to come move your feet and show your skills from 6-9 pm. Enjoy Salsa music brought to you by DJ Timba George! Grab a bite to eat with our tapas menu and stay hydrated with our many beverage options!

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 16 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing Evening Classes - Term 1

Introduction to Screen Printing Evening Classes - Term 1

Suitable for beginners and lots of fun… This short introductory course of 3 weekly sessions on Thursday evenings will introduce you to the process of screen printing using hand cut stencils. Screen printing is a great way to apply images T-shirts, paper for fine art prints, fabric for making...

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 27 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZACA Workshops - Managers and Aspiring Leaders in Aged Care

NZACA Workshops - Managers and Aspiring Leaders in Aged Care

The speakers will be addressing the following sector challenges: - Embedding multicultural practice and observations in aged care. - Rehabilitation focus to improve resident outcomes and improve business opportunities - What's happening in the sector- revised standards, Health Quality and Safety...

Date: Friday 14 February
Where:
Napier Functions Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Fun Day

Friday Fun Day

This is exactly what it says “fun”. Each week our instructor will introduce you to a new activity or sport. We will create a bit of competitiveness whilst having fun and enjoying the social aspect of being active together. If you have something you have always wanted to try, let us know and we...

Date: Friday 31 January to Friday 28 February
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta on January 24, February 14, and March 6. Enjoy delectable food, fine Hawke’s Bay wine and live music as you take in the stunning scene at Napier's Clive Square. Meet friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax...

Date: Friday 14 February to Friday 6 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ray and Ben - Comedy from the heart

Ray and Ben - Comedy from the heart

Ray O'Leary and Ben MacGougan are coming to Hawkes' Bay this Valentine's Day for the first time! Their show has won Best Comedy at Hamilton Fringe recently, so it must be good!? Ray O’Leary is a stand-up comedian and writer, as seen on TV3's 7 Days and Jono & Ben. Nominated for the Billy T...

Date: Friday 14 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tattletale Saints Album Release Tour

Tattletale Saints Album Release Tour

Summer 2020 sees Tattletale Saints return home to celebrate the release of their new album, Dancing Under the Dogwoods, out on January 24th. Originally from Auckland, 2014 Tui Award winners Tattletale Saints now live in Music City USA, Nashville Tennessee. With the 2020 release of their third...

Date: Friday 14 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Japanese Mokuhanga Printmaking Workshop

Japanese Mokuhanga Printmaking Workshop

Register now to attend a fascinating two day Japanese woodblock printmaking ‘Mokuhanga School’ with Artist and Printmaker, Sybille Schlumbom. Sybille is an expert in the area of Japanese Woodcut Printmaking, called Mokuhanga. Japanese woodcut differs from European woodcut in three...

Date: Saturday 15 February to Sunday 16 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Plant Based Cooking Workshop

Plant Based Cooking Workshop

All Hands-on Workshop! - Vegan recipe’s to try, taste and enjoy! Plant Power, Full of Yummy Vegetables Rich and Colourful. - Nuts and seeds for Cheese and Alfreddo’s - Grains and Pulses in Delicious Salads - Using Tempeh and Tofu in main meals like a Curry or Stir Fry’s We will...

Date: Saturday 15 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Nairobi Trio

Jazz On the Village Green - Nairobi Trio

Well known to Hawke’s Bay audiences with memorable concerts over the years the fabulous Auckland based Nairobi Trio are back with their own unique brand of gipsy jazz, featuring Richard Adams (violin/vocals), John Quigley (guitar, vocals) and Peter Koopman (bass, vocals). Take the...

Date: Saturday 15 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tattletale Saints - Album Release Tour

Tattletale Saints - Album Release Tour

Summer 2020 sees Tattletale Saints return home to celebrate the release of their new album, Dancing Under the Dogwoods, out on January 24th. Originally from Auckland, 2014 Tui Award winners Tattletale Saints now live in Music City USA, Nashville Tennessee. With the 2020 release of their third...

Date: Saturday 15 February
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

As part of the awesome summer events in the Hawke's Bay, Ash Ridge Winery is opening up its garden to hosting a series of craft fairs over the summer. Featuring local and regional vendors selling handmade arts & crafts, re-purposed furniture, wooden toys, jewelry, art and much more... Coffee,...

Date: Sunday 16 February to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions #3

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions #3

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

Date: Sunday 16 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer in the Park - Fuego Latino

Summer in the Park - Fuego Latino

Fuego Latino are fronted by an international line-up featuring Aurelia Lorenzo on vocals and guitar (Spain) and multi instrumentalist and singer Gine Dingle (Germany). The rhythm section features Hans Seitzinger (Holland) on percussion and bass player Marty Forrer (England). The Latin/Gypsy...

Date: Sunday 16 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Centralines Summer Series 2020

The Centralines Summer Series 2020

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -13th December - Community Christmas Party with Groove...

Date: Sunday 16 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Developing Your Personal Brand

Developing Your Personal Brand

The internet and social media give us the opportunity to build an audience and make strong connections with potential clients and customers. But are you leaving your personal brand to chance? Everyone has a personal brand whether they are intentionally working on it or not. It doesn’t matter...

Date: Monday 17 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Wednesday 19 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Getting Started With Facebook Ads

Getting Started With Facebook Ads

If you’re a Hawke’s Bay business selling products or services and you’re ready to dip your toes into Facebook advertising, this workshop is for you! This session will cover: - The difference between creating an advertising campaign and ‘Boosting’ a post - How to navigate the Facebook...

Date: Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Te Marae Nui O Hine-Moana

Behind the Scenes - Te Marae Nui O Hine-Moana

Te Marae Nui O Hine-Moana: The vast plaza of our ocean maid Join us for a family-friendly nautical themed experience at the museum. Hear some salty sea tales, view treasures that have sailed the high seas and enjoy a nautical themed activity. Tickets: $10 per person (plus booking fee) | $5...

Date: Tuesday 18 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Burlesque Dance Workshop!

Burlesque Dance Workshop!

Join us at 6:30 pm on February 18th for our second annual burlesque dance class! Included in the ticket price is your first glass of wine to be enjoyed upon arrival with some nibbles! Drink up the liquid courage and get ready to work your stuff at 7:30 with Crystal. The class will wrap up around...

Date: Tuesday 18 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Opera - Cav & Pag - ADF20

Festival Opera - Cav & Pag - ADF20

Opera’s most famous and spectacular pairing, ‘Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci’ has captivated audiences over generations, and Festival Opera’s season will carry on the tradition. John Wilkie returns to direct a double cast, led by conductor Jose Aparicio, featuring the stunning Toni...

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Monday 24 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cav & Pag Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci

Cav & Pag Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci

Opera’s most famous and spectacular pairing, ‘Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci’ has captivated audiences over generations, and Festival Opera’s season will carry on the tradition. John Wilkie returns to direct a double cast, led by conductor Jose Aparicio, featuring the stunning Toni...

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Monday 24 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Vintage Car Tours – ADF20

Art Deco Vintage Car Tours – ADF20

Discover Napier’s Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. Your 75-minute journey will take in the Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri, a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb, and includes visits to the world renowned Municipal Theatre and the iconic...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF20

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF20

Come to town missing a few vital pieces? Be whisked around on a whirlwind walking tour of all the retail hot-spots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Shop, you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that are stocking all of your Deco fashion requirements to...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Port O Call Deco High Tea - ADF20

Port O Call Deco High Tea - ADF20

Vintage themed tearooms where you can enjoy a delicious Deco High Tea. Accompanied by petite sandwiches and decadent sweets to delight both young and old. Port O Call is an enchanting venue that will take you back to yesteryear & also has a beautiful design store. Price includes a glass of...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Port'o'call shop, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Napier City Centre Earthquake Tour – ADF20

Napier City Centre Earthquake Tour – ADF20

Present day Art Deco in Napier owes its building architecture to a catastrophic earthquake on 3 February 1931 at 10:47am—the time of the tour’s departure. This 90-minute walking tour will be full of facts, anecdotes and stories around the events of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, and...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tender Is the Night Exhibition Tour - ADF20

Tender Is the Night Exhibition Tour - ADF20

A guided tour of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake gallery sets the scene for enjoying an exhibition dedicated to deco. ‘Tender is the Night:’ dancing, jazz and the ‘lost generation’ is a story of decadence told through a splendid selection of treasures from the collection.

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Bus Tours – ADF20

Deco Bus Tours – ADF20

Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your two hour tour includes a showing of the film about the 1931 earthquake “The Day that Changed the Bay”. You will take a minibus tour of the highlights of the Art Deco City, including the Central...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF20

Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF20

Join Hawke’s Bay Historian Michael Fowler for a walking tour around the Hastings CBD to see striking examples of Art Deco in that town, as well as the story of how the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake affected the CBD. Michael’s tour is the result of over 15 years research and has new material...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Unwind Concert - ADF20

Unwind Concert - ADF20

Unwind’ is saxophonist Hayden Chisholm’s New Zealand-based project, and tours annually. The group performs original music that, although flavoured by chamber music, Indian raga and various folk traditions, is somewhere close to the republic of jazz. Joining Hayden is renowned bassist Paul...

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Kereru - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Kereru - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Women of Jazz -- HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert

The Women of Jazz -- HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert

From the 1930s onwards the international jazz scene flourished, and it still does today. However the Women of Jazz in the early days were certainly in the minority compared to male jazz performers. There were many barriers, but these were not enough to prevent any number of great women jazz...

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF20

Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF20

Discover why Napier is the most architectural complete Art Deco city in the world on a walking tour with a local guide. You’ll hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake and see some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. Includes a free 20 minute film viewing. Allow 90 minutes....

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF20

Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF20

Discover Napier’s Art Deco interiors on this exploration of some of the city’s best kept secrets. This two hour walking tour looks at interiors of buildings such as the grand foyer of the Daily Telegraph building, Devon House with its glass ceiling, the unique Maori decorations in the ASB...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marewa Meander – ADF20

Marewa Meander – ADF20

A Napier Art Deco Festival Exclusive. Marewa—the Maori word for a gift from the sea—is the name given to this beautiful residential suburb built on land raised by the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. Your guide will take you on a walking tour of the Art Deco homes and gardens of this unique area,...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Club Tour and Tea - ADF20

Club Tour and Tea - ADF20

Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club, perfected located within walking distance of the city centre and the beach. Enjoy the impressive views of Marine Parade from the second floor. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure,...

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

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Antique Fair - ADF20

Antique Fair - ADF20

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Art Deco Market

Hastings City Art Deco Market

The Hastings City Art Deco Market is back and bigger than ever! Join us for a day (and evening) of Deco delights. This is your best chance to secure an Art Deco costume for the upcoming festival. Vintage or new, there is something for everyone. Dresses, suits, accessories and clothes for the kids....

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Market - ADF20

Hastings City Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Market - ADF20

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

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk the Line - ADF20

Walk the Line - ADF20

Walk the line with the Matron at inmate roll call. On this tour you meet the inmates who coloured the cells and 1930’s in our own Napier Prison. Escapes, murderers and devious crimes will be discussed on the tour and over a cuppa tea and light refreshments in the mess hall. Join Matron for...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF20

Argentine Tango Class - ADF20

Take to the floor and learn to dance the seductive Argentine Tango with John Flower, New Zealand Tango champion and also Tango Stage Champion World Latin Dance Cup, Miami, USA 2016. Tango provides a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience and embrace this...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - Swing Time (G, 1936) ADF20

At the Pictures - Swing Time (G, 1936) ADF20

Musical comedy Swing Time is Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire at their peak. Often hailed as one of the greatest dance musicals of all time, it is a romantic comedy of errors involving gambling dancer Lucky (Astaire) and his adoration for beautiful dance instructor Penny (Rogers). Too bad he is...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Frocks At the Faraday - ADF20

Frocks At the Faraday - ADF20

Kick start your weekend by stepping across the threshhold of this amazing Museum. Lose yourself, and take a step back in time as this exhibition showcases fashion of the 30’s from all walk’s of life. Mix and mingle with a glass in your hand, and catch live music as it floats around this...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sow Your Autumn Salad and Herbs

Sow Your Autumn Salad and Herbs

This is a fun, practical workshop to get your seeds sown. I provide the seeds, the soil and the pots. In 90 minutes you’ll learn and practice how to sow seeds that free you from the limitations and costs of buying seedlings from garden centres. Buying seedlings is often an easy and quick way...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF20

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF20

Get out those classy clothes and enter the fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes, it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed Lady, Best dressed Gent, Best dressed...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - 42nd Street (G, 1933) ADF20

At the Pictures - 42nd Street (G, 1933) ADF20

Iconic backstage musical 42nd Street is still considered one of the very best of its genre. Knowing they had a winner on their hands, Warner Bros called the film “one of the most dramatic stories ever screened – glorious, thrilling and unforgettable” upon its release in 1933. Set against...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speakeasy Starlets 2020

Speakeasy Starlets 2020

Speakeasy Starlets A dazzling night of dance awaits! So come and enjoy the glitz and glam of the underground scene of the 1930's with some delicious drinks in a gorgeous atmosphere.  There will be various performers to entertain you. So please join us at 39 Marine Parade for a lush night of...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz and Bubbles On the Lawn – ADF20

Jazz and Bubbles On the Lawn – ADF20

Relax, recline and repose, sipping a glass or two whilst enjoying fresh canapés on the lawn of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Ease into the deco weekend all while listening to the dulcet tones of Robert Cross. Deco dress essential. Cash bar available. Ticket includes bubbles on arrival and...

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

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Underbelly Cocktail Party - ADF20

Underbelly Cocktail Party - ADF20

Join the underbelly den of criminals and spend a light hearted few hours at our cocktail party before heading into town to chase the nightlife. Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival, and fun games with the crims at the Napier Prison over bubbles & nibbles. A great start to your 2020 Art Deco...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Makin' Whoopee with Erna Ferry - ADF20

Makin' Whoopee with Erna Ferry - ADF20

A night of favourite tunes including ‘Ain’t Misbehaving’, 'Blue Skies', 'Five Foot Two', 'The Man I Love’, 'Frankie and Johnny,' Honeysuckle Rose', served up with lots of love and a little bit of fun on the side! This event includes dinner and show. Cash bar available. Arrive early...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Prohibition Casino - ADF20

Prohibition Casino - ADF20

Our Annual Prohibition Casino is back and better than ever! Included in the General Ticket Price is a complimentary drink upon entry, heaps of scrumptious canapés, and funny money to spend and win with our casino gaming tables, brought you by Las Vegas Entertainment. Try your hand at Black Jack,...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stars & Starlets - ADF20

Stars & Starlets - ADF20

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

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Repertory Players - And Then There Were None - ADF20

Repertory Players - And Then There Were None - ADF20

A murder mystery by English writer Agatha Christie. Directed by Simon Law. Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Deco-Dance After Dark - ADF20

Deco-Dance After Dark - ADF20

Get set for a sassy evening of entertainment as we embrace the decadence of a bygone era. This exclusive event promises an evening of naughty but nice performances, complimentary bubbles on arrival, classy canapés and a private peek at our latest exhibition dedicated to deco. Tender is the...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Late Night Jazz  - ADF20

Art Deco Late Night Jazz - ADF20

Late Night Jazz with Trio Nouveau. When the sun has gone down get to the Cabana for some late night Jazz. Enjoy some of the best Hawke’s Bay wines and beers and dance the night away to many classic Jazz Standards. Trio Nouveau is a well known jazz group based in New Zealand and consists of...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Prohibition Pop-Up - ADF20

Prohibition Pop-Up - ADF20

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Down Argentine Way - Tango Milonga - ADF20

Down Argentine Way - Tango Milonga - ADF20

Milonga is a place of Tango dance. Come, be enthralled and immerse yourself in a 1930’s Buenos Aries Tango dance set in this beautiful wooden panelled historic building. For those who wish to continue dancing late into the night! Cash bar available.

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brunch with Style - ADF20

Brunch with Style - ADF20

Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch at the County Hotel, originally built for the Hawke’s Bay County Council in 1909. The County Hotel is one of only two significant buildings to have survived the massive 1931 earthquake. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF20

Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF20

Explore the entire Art Deco Quarter in depth on this extended version of the world famous Art Deco Guided Walk. Your tour includes Morning Tea on the lawn of the elegant Edwardian style Hawke’s Bay Club. Walking at a leisurely pace covering no more than 3kms.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With the Stars - ADF20

Tea With the Stars - ADF20

Join us at the Holt Planetarium for either morning or afternoon tea, a scone, and a visit with the stars. Enjoy a fantastic display of astrophotography on the big screen followed by a tour of the wondrous night sky in the Planetarium’s dome room. See the sky as it appeared on the night of...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Holt Planetarium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Coffee Talks: Workplace Wellness

Friday Coffee Talks: Workplace Wellness

Robin Wilson and Leonie Wallwork will share their journey that led them to establishing their business, Workplace Wellness, along with their passion for driving meaningful change in modern day workplaces, so people can be Well@Work and thrive, not simply survive. They will share tips to help master...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Historic Homes Tour – ADF20

Historic Homes Tour – ADF20

On this festival exclusive tour, take a step back in time as we explore the Art Deco beauty of the rebuilt city of Napier where you will visit some of the city's early homes. On this 2-hour tour, you will hear the fascinating stories of their origins along with viewing some exquisite interiors.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF20

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF20

Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Deco-dancing! Join us to learn the basics of a range of vintage dances from the Art Deco era, including 1920s Charleston, Swing and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Emporium Beer Tent - ADF19

Emporium Beer Tent - ADF19

Visit the Emporium during the Napier Art Deco Festivities sheltered under the giant Pohutukawa Tree. Back by popular demand The Emporium Beer Tent is better than ever. Park up in the very centre of the festivities for the best viewing spot around; grab your friends to enjoy ice cold beers,...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Emporium Beer Tent, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

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

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harbour Views Coach and Walking Tour – ADF20

Harbour Views Coach and Walking Tour – ADF20

On 3rd February 1931 an Act of God reclaimed 3,000 hectares of seabed in two and a half minutes. Napier’s aquatic playground was no more, but its history since then is also a fascinating story. This tour will take you around the fringes of the Inner Harbour to a dramatic hilltop lookout and...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

Imagine if you could only take eight photographs during the whole Festival with a camera made of cardboard! Join local camera enthusiast Jake Brookie for a talk about cameras of the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s and see the cameras themselves plus how they were used. Many family cameras were...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

Imagine if you could only take eight photographs during the whole Festival with a camera made of cardboard! Join local camera enthusiast Jake Brookie for a talk about cameras of the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s and see the cameras themselves plus how they were used. Many family cameras were...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Festival Bar - ADF20

Festival Bar - ADF20

Enjoy the Festival's revelry and festivities of the Soundshell, Upper and Lower Lawn from the comfort of the Festival Bar and Hospitality Area. Located on the lower lawn below the Souldshell, overlooking the ocean, this is the perfect place to be a part of the Art Deco atmosphere, while enjoying...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner On the Lawn - ADF20

Dinner On the Lawn - ADF20

Join us for dinner on the lawn at the historic Hawke’s Bay Club, perfected located within walking distance of the city centre and the beach. Enjoy the impressive views of Marine Parade from the second floor. You will be hosted and entertained all whilst being served a mouth-watering dinner on...

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

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Gangsters and Flappers - ADF20

Gangsters and Flappers - ADF20

Get dressed up and relive the Jazz Age era out at The Old Church with an evening of great food, Jazz music, dance and fun. Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course dinner. Cash bar available. Deco dress essential - machine guns optional.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charleston - ADF20

Charleston - ADF20

Charleston at Brookers is a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Cash bar available. Feet with Heat will teach the...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Art Deco Festival Opening 2020

Napier Art Deco Festival Opening 2020

Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Napier Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Flying Displays, admire the cars, fashion and let your imagination soar as we showcase a selection...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner - ADF20

Depression Dinner - ADF20

Always a festival favourite and ‘must do’ event! Dress down for this fun event where you will be treated to a good old fashioned dinner. Start at Marine Parade and join the procession through the city centre and sing your heart out to Memorial Square. At Tin Town you'll get your main course...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Memorial Flying Displays - ADF20

Memorial Flying Displays - ADF20

You will hear them before you see them! Watch the skies over the city and foreshore as wonderful vintage aircraft perform spectacular manoeuvres across the sunny Hawke’s Bay sky. Flying displays with the Warbirds Display Team, as well as others. Best views at Napier Sound Shell, Emerson...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Phil Crosby Jnr - The Golden Age of Hollywood

Phil Crosby Jnr - The Golden Age of Hollywood

Sponsored by MCL Construction Ltd 2020 is a big year for the Napier Art Deco Festival so it needs the biggest stars to hit the stage! Direct from Los Angeles… Napier Art Deco 2020 welcomes renowned international recording artist Phil Crosby Jr. As grandson of the legendary Movie Star, Bing...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Banquet - ADF20

Beach Banquet - ADF20

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

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

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Free
Ceremonial Sunset - ADF20

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF20

A ceremonial sunset by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band is a tradition in the Navy which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the Sunset Hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the sounding of the Retreat, the Flag...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF20

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF20

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Royale Variety Performance - Stars of Cabaret - ADF20

Royale Variety Performance - Stars of Cabaret - ADF20

To celebrate the return of the roaring 20s, The Metropolitan Club has invited the Royale sisters, Betty and Mags, to the MTG Napier to host an evening of giggles, glamour, sparkling burlesque, musical comedy and everything in between. Featuring the talents of a peerless international cast, this...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Explorer For Children - ADF20

Art Deco Explorer For Children - ADF20

Kids, bring your parents along and join a local guide who’ll take you exploring through Napier on a fun discovery trail! Armed with a jam packed activity book, you will tour Napier, solving puzzles and having fun learning about Napier’s history along the way. Please bring an adult with...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Dawdle Tour – ADF20

Deco Dawdle Tour – ADF20

On this Festival exclusive 2-hour tour, you’ll travel on a comfortable minibus with a local guide hearing the history of Napier and visiting many sights not normally accessible to the public. You’ll enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea by the Marina while your guide explains the effects of the...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 22 March
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Joel Levine - Miami Art Deco Talk - ADF20

Joel Levine - Miami Art Deco Talk - ADF20

Miami Beach, a city which rose from the sandy coast of South Florida in the first decades of the 20th century, is world renowned for its Art Deco architecture. This is the story of how a lady from Brooklyn defied personal tragedy, organised a coalition of artists and preservationists, built a...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death by Chocolate - ADF20

Death by Chocolate - ADF20

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

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Down to Deco - ADF20

Flying Down to Deco - ADF20

Relive the pioneer days of aviation with a rare chance to see WW2 and vintage aircraft in static display. These amazing flying machines are a must-see for any budding pilot. Rides are available on some of these stunning vintage aircraft and crew and support staff will be available to answer...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Airport, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Kids Club - ADF20

Deco Kids Club - ADF20

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

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF20

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF20

It was the biggest dance craze in history! The Charleston turned all the accepted rules of dance upside down and inside out; seen as wild, thrilling, rebellious, and even dangerous – but all that aside, it’s a heck of a lot of fun! So get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF20

Vintage Car Parade - ADF20

Sponsored by: Progressive Meats In 2020, we will be featuring an a-Z of classic motor vehicles at Napier Art Deco Festival. One vehicle will represent each letter of the alphabet, resulting in 26 feature vehicles. Special thanks to the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club who arrange for these...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soundshell Show and Shine - ADF20

Soundshell Show and Shine - ADF20

Wander along Marine Parade and soak up the Art Deco atmosphere and get up close a personal to view the wonderful array of vintage cars on display at the Sound Shell after they have paraded through the streets of Napier as marvellous music surrounds you.

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

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

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Dennis Marsh & Brendan Dugan

Dennis Marsh & Brendan Dugan

What a way to spend a Saturday afternoon enjoying the music of two of New Zealand's Legends. These two offer a super entertaining show, they have both been in the music industry for many years and produce a polished performance. Singing songs that will bring back memories of the good times that...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Radio Play and High Tea - ADF20

Radio Play and High Tea - ADF20

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

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nancy Boys and Girls Deco High Tea

Nancy Boys and Girls Deco High Tea

For those with similar tastes and their friends. Join locals Jonathan and Sue for a LGBT Deco Inspired High Tea. A time for fun and frivolity like yesteryear with entertainment by renowned performer Harold McGuire. Flappers and dappers dress to impress. Presales Only Proudly supported by...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Rainbow Cottage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF20

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF20

After rave reviews in 2019 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying Art Deco and choral classics in Hawkes Bay’s finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. This year’s concert will continue our tradition of music from shows, favourites from last...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - The Hoonhunters

Jazz On the Village Green - The Hoonhunters

The Hoonhunters features some of Wellington’s finest musicians. Expect a live funk/jazz/fusion quartet that perform arrangements and instrumental grooves inspired by Herbie Hancocks 70's funk/fusion band 'Headhunters' for a fitting finale to our summer jazz concerts. Featuring Johnny Lawrence...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ritz Street Party - ADF20

The Ritz Street Party - ADF20

Get your dancing shoes on and party like it’s 1930 at ‘The Ritz’ Street Party at Market St, Napier's hottest new eatery and bar! With a satellite outdoor bar, live music and Art Deco Negronis you’ll be swinging all the way down Market St. Dress to impress in Gatsby style with spot...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Alfresco Munch - ADF20

Alfresco Munch - ADF20

The Hawkes Bay Club has welcoming members to Napier since 1894. With uninterrupted views of Marine Parade from the second floor, the club has an ideal location, just 2 minutes to the city and the beach! Take this wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant establishment where you will...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF20

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF20

Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world class outdoor musical concert.

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swing's the Thing at Brookers - ADF20

Swing's the Thing at Brookers - ADF20

Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Cash bar available. The Kawekas will keep you dancing until...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Brookfields Vineyard and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Old Time Quiz & Parlour Games - ADF20

Old Time Quiz & Parlour Games - ADF20

Get into the spirit of Art Deco and enjoy an evening of fun and hilarity playing old-time games! The night will kick off with a traditional quiz with questions to test your knowledge of the 20s and 30s followed by a delicious two course dinner & pud, and then into the main part of the evening...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Memorial Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rosa Rico Sings Deco Jazz

Rosa Rico Sings Deco Jazz

Art Deco Festival Brings out the best of the best, and to honor the first Art Deco Festival in this new decade, we've brought you jazz vocalist and guitarist, Rosa and Patrick. Patrick is a born and bred Melbournian, with a masters in Jazz guitar and an incredible ability on the keys and...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF20

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF20

Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up whether it be a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old timey bootlegger garb, and join us for a festive evening of celebrations. You’ll enjoy a delectable plated two course menu prepared by Orton‘s,...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver Slipper Ball - ADF20

Silver Slipper Ball - ADF20

Foxtrot and quickstep to the sounds of the big bands of the 30s. Featuring the splendid Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band, elegance is the keyword, and formal Art Deco dress is recommended for this signature event. Doors open 7.30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF20

Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF20

After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral including five locals who all harbour a secret. Everyone remains unsuspecting until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This will...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF20

Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF20

Kick start your fun-filled Saturday with a hearty buffet breakfast, supplied by Orton’s, sipping wine overlooking beachfront views, whilst a Jazz Band sets your feet tapping. Glass of wine on arrival. Make sure you join us in our wonderful new marquee arrival lounge open 30 minutes prior to...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Libation – ADF20

Late Night Libation – ADF20

If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation and finger food to send you home with a glow. The first two drinks are included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. No door sales, pre-sold tickets only. Last entry time...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

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

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF20

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF20

This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and Napier. Join our special guests, defence attaché, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each table....

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soap Box Derby - ADF20

Soap Box Derby - ADF20

Sponsored by Conroy Removals and Pit Stop Napier One of the Festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications,...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Market Street Fair - ADF20

Market Street Fair - ADF20

Come and experience the tastes and toys of yester-year with the Market Street Fair. With tables loaded with sweets and treats from the Deco Era, children, both young and old will have the opportunity to re-live how 1930’s children played and entertained themselves. Combined with the...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic High Tea Catering - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic High Tea Catering - ADF20

Let the team at EIT cater your Gatsby Picnic with an exquisite Art Deco inspired high tea. Our exceptionally qualified chef tutors have designed a culinary journey for you to enjoy. Whether you are from out of town, don’t have time, or just simply want to dine in style, our High Tea packs will...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF20

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF20

Divine Deco (Special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; who have celebrated an ecumenical relationship for over 30 years. Sun 23 Feb 10.00 am. St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 4 Munroe St, Napier. A...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Veronica Bell Parade - ADF20

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF20

The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. The Veronica first reported the disaster by Morse code at 10.54am to the naval base in Auckland. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony.

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sprawl out, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all-day grazing available from our fab Te...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Zeffer Deco Sundowner - ADF20

Zeffer Deco Sundowner - ADF20

Join Zeffer Cider Co for one last knees-up to wrap-up the Art Deco Festival weekend! We’re revelling in all things Art Deco here on the Zeffer cidery lawns. Find a spot overlooking the apple trees to relax, enjoy live Jazz music and sip a cider. We’ll also be serving deco-inspired cocktails...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Lawn Jazz Party - ADF20

Mission Lawn Jazz Party - ADF20

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

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gatsby Picnic - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic - ADF20

Sponsored by Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. Or pop into the Festival Bar on...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF20

Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer. Make sure you join us in our wonderful new marquee arrival lounge open...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 23 February to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dry Boat Racing - ADF20

Dry Boat Racing - ADF20

This fun, quirky and eclectic 'boat' race is an absolutely cracking event. This is a chance to race boats on the beach - Think Flinstones - holding a wooden boat frame and running for the finish line, whilst nowhere near the water! There’s no chance of getting wet! Everyone is welcome to...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Everytime I Feel the Spirit

Everytime I Feel the Spirit

A gospel and jazz-flavoured service to remember the courage and resilience of all affected by the 1931 earthquake, and the resurrection of the Cathedral and city. Featuring uplifting music and spirituals led by Anthony Tattersall (Director of Music) and the Waiapu Cathedral Choir. Doors...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marina Bloom 'Back Where We Started' Album Release Tour

Marina Bloom 'Back Where We Started' Album Release Tour

Marina will be hitting the major Kiwi centres in January and February in support of her highly-anticipated forthcoming album ‘Back Where We Started’ to be released early 2020. Marina will be performing an intimate stripped-back set including brand new material from the new album as well as...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer In the Park - Bruce Bissett and the Rural Voters

Summer In the Park - Bruce Bissett and the Rural Voters

This five-piece old-style blues band, mixing traditional blues with some country influences, alongside original songs and a selection of Bisset’s poetry put to music – an eclectic mix on a trad blues base, will be perfect for a relaxed afternoon in the park. With his bluesy vocals Bruce...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Women's Self-Defense Workshop

No fitness is required. Easy safe and fun techniques are taught focusing on using the attackers energy against them so no strength is needed and size or age doesn't matter. Our Self Defense Workshops are simple and unique. Building up your confidence, you will practice easy methods that can...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Ara Hou School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF20

Deco Best Bits - ADF20

What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink and...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheerio to Deco – ADF20

Cheerio to Deco – ADF20

The Hawke's Bay Club has welcoming members to Napier since 1894. With uninterrupted views of Marine Parade from the second floor, the club has an ideal location, just 2 minutes to the city and the beach! Say a final hurrah to the wonderful Festival with friends. Enjoy a light meal on the lawn...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dennis Marsh & Brendan Dugan

Dennis Marsh & Brendan Dugan

Come and spend a lovely Sunday night with us. These two top New Zealand performers give a relaxed polished performance. Enjoy the songs that we all know so well and can sing along to. This includes the show. A carvery dinner in our restaurant at 5.30pm then up to the main bar, show to commence...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz Vespers - ADF20

Jazz Vespers - ADF20

Jazz Vespers uses Jazz Music to explore spirituality alongside short reflections and prayer. Jazz is not only as played at Vespers as performance art, but as a spiritual music. The historic and earthquake-survivor, Trinity Methodist Church, presents this perfect event to see out another wonderful...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Life Through the Lens - ADF20

Life Through the Lens - ADF20

During the 2019 Festival local camera collector Jake Brookie took photographs of the fashion, the fun and the flying machines with vintage cameras. Join Jake for a presentation about the stories behind the photographs and see the cameras used to take them. Have a go at handling an old camera...

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

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Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020 | Pātaka Oranga

Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020 | Pātaka Oranga

Nau mai haere mai ki te Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020. Join us in February as we kick off our Hui ā Tau, an annual hui which helps provide focus and traction for the workforce on the positive kai, wai and kori tinana outcomes for our communities. The conference has become the preeminent hui in...

Date: Tuesday 25 February to Thursday 27 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 February 2020. Two days of interactive exhibits and seminars will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Thursday 27 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

A murder mystery by English writer Agatha Christie. Directed by Simon Law. Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each...

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Saturday 7 March
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 27 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shiny Side Up Talk Series

Shiny Side Up Talk Series

As our tech gurus and International talent travel the country to the 4 main Bike Fest events they stop by along the way for the evening Talk Series. Come meet the talented bunch who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you. A perfect opportunity for the local motorbike...

Date: Thursday 27 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo! Musical Bingo

Jingo! Musical Bingo

The UW is hosting Jingo, your favourite musical bingo, the last Thursday night of every month! Listen to your jams, dab those squares, win prizes and play Jingo! Free entry, game starts at 7pm. We'll be open all day, so pop in after work for a beer, cider, wine, or grab a bite to eat from...

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 23 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you! Showcasing our 2020 collection that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is...

Date: Thursday 27 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Bridges 2020 - Capacity Building Conference

Building Bridges 2020 - Capacity Building Conference

Capacity Building is a process that helps an organisation enhance its mission, strategy, skills, systems, infrastructure, and human resources to better serve community needs. Keynote speaker Michelle Kitney CEO Volunteering New Zealand The role of volunteering in building community capacity...

Date: Friday 28 February
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

The renowned American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben Harper and his band The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand in February 2020 for a six-date tour. They're set to play New Plymouth's TSB Bowl of Brooklands, Christchurch's Hagley Park, Queentown's Cargo Brewery (newly...

Date: Friday 28 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Inna Segal Awaken Your Intuitive Body

Inna Segal Awaken Your Intuitive Body

Join Inna Segal with these rare and deeply trans-formative workshop. Inna Segal is the award winning best-selling author of The Secret Language of Your Body: The Essential Guide to Health and Wellness and The Secret of Life Wellness: The Essential Guide to Life’s Big Questions. She has also...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
The Crown Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Creative Souls brings you: CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo This will be our second year running, and wow last year was buzzing with people. It is a 2 day event. Sat 29th Feb and 1st March 10-4pm. We are looking for stall holders. Please keep in mind it is a Holistic event so we’re looking...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hurricanes v Sunwolves

Hurricanes v Sunwolves

Get behind the Hurricanes in the Hawke's Bay when they host the Sunwolves at McLean Park, Napier on Saturday February 29 2020. Watch world class All Blacks Dane Coles, TJ Perenara, Ardie Savea and Jordie Barrett ply their trade as well as local product Gareth Evans. Kick off at the family...

Date: Saturday 29 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mid-Life Crisis - One More Night

Mid-Life Crisis - One More Night

Back in 2013, iconic Hawke’s Bay covers band Mid Life Crisis held their final show at Black Barn. A full house partied to an amazing setlist of covers from the 60s, 70s and 80s, in what was described as ‘the best night ever’ and the ‘feel-good concert of the year’! Despite retiring,...

Date: Saturday 29 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 29 February to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

With his distinctive sound of blues, rock, and flamenco, Fraser Mack is back! He'll be taking the stage at the Urban Winery on the last Saturday of every month from October through March. Don't miss your chance to catch this local legend. Serving tapas, local craft beer, HB premium wine, and non...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Hurley Live

Ben Hurley Live

Ben Hurley, the face you know and love from the TV is coming to your home town live at your local! Winner of all of the awards, The Billy T Award, The Fred Dagg Award, Comedy Guild 2016 Best Male Comedian & Best MC and Metro Comedian of the year, Ben has been smashing comedy out of the park...

Date: Saturday 29 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2020

East Pier Triathlon and Duathlon Summer Series

East Pier Triathlon and Duathlon Summer Series

Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the East Pier Triathlon and Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are five different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from the...

Date: Sunday 1 March to Sunday 15 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, 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 2 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Inna Segal Awaken Your Intuitive Body

Inna Segal Awaken Your Intuitive Body

Join Inna Segal with these rare and deeply trans-formative workshop. Inna Segal is the award winning best-selling author of The Secret Language of Your Body: The Essential Guide to Health and Wellness and The Secret of Life Wellness: The Essential Guide to Life’s Big Questions. She has also...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
The Crown Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

A huge College Gala, run by the Parents, Staff and Boys of the college. An exciting and fun-filled morning with lots of bargins, games, food and much more. Stalls include Produce, Books, White Elephant, Clothing, Sports Gear, Cakes, Tombola, Auction, Plants, Picture Frames, Morning Tea, Hamburgers,...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 1 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Creative Souls brings you: CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo This will be our second year running, and wow last year was buzzing with people. It is a 2 day event. Sat 29th Feb and 1st March 10-4pm. We are looking for stall holders. Please keep in mind it is a Holistic event so we’re looking...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Sunday Eats!

Sunday Eats!

A summer series of fantastic and scrumptious eats for those Sundays when you can't be bothered cooking. Bring the kids, bring some friends, hell bring the dog and hang out on the lawn, and grab something delicious to munch on. February 2nd - Bish Tacos! $15 for a glass of Fat and Sassy and your...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 15 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through the historic cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the walk. Please meet at the Old Napier...

Date: Sunday 1 March to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Paint & Pinot

Deco Paint & Pinot

Join us at The Clive Hotel Garden Bar, for our next Paint & Pinot - Deco! Outside under the shade of an umbrella, you can relax with a glass of wine sure to inspire your creative spirit. I will walk you through the entire process, no art experience is required I promise. You will be amazed at...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Clive Hotel, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Comfortable at Clifton with Fraser Mack

Comfortable at Clifton with Fraser Mack

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Centralines Summer Series 2020

The Centralines Summer Series 2020

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -13th December - Community Christmas Party with Groove...

Date: Sunday 16 February to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

A murder mystery by English writer Agatha Christie. Directed by Simon Law. Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each...

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Saturday 7 March
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 2 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

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

Date: Monday 2 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 February to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 2 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fun Run/Walk Series

Fun Run/Walk Series

Mitre10 Park present a Fun Run/Walk Series. A fun and casual walking and/or running series around the limestone track at the Sports Park. Participants will get to enjoy the evening with family and/or friends. It is a chance to take a casual approach or to make it as competitive as you want. Go...

Date: Monday 3 February to Monday 9 March
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn various printmaking techniques including woodcuts, dry point etching, stencils and offset printing. Learn everything you need to get started including how to use a press, carve a block safely, ink up and use a roller proficiently. A chance to...

Date: Monday 2 March to Monday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Knitting for Beginners Evening Classes

Knitting for Beginners Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn to knit the basic stitches, starting with a small project and a further project of your choice in consultation with the tutor. Held in the cottage in the beautiful Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North. Suitable for beginners. Enrolment is confirmed...

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 17 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landscape Painting Evening Classes

Landscape Painting Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes focusing primarily on landscape and using your own chosen visual references - drawings, photographs or imagination. You'll be guided through a series of exercises, techniques and theory while developing your painting practice. Includes the opportunity to paint...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew Evening Classes Term 1

CAN Sew Evening Classes Term 1

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Beach Days - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Beach Days - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Surface Stitchery Evening Classes

Surface Stitchery Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn embroidery skills and stitches starting with a surface-stitched sampler and moving on to a crewel-work project. Held in the cottage in the beautiful Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North. Suitable for beginners. Enrolment is confirmed on receipt of...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Comedy Quest 2020 - Napier

Raw Comedy Quest 2020 - Napier

Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time in the Raw Comedy Quest! The top 10 make it to the final, with the winner and the runner up advancing to the Wellington finals, where the top two performers are flown to Auckland to compete in the National Raw Comedy Quest...

Date: Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes

The Best Ever Not-Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility,...

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 5 March
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Best Ever Not-Yoga Classes


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 2 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Book Launch: If Only by Adele Broadbent

Book Launch: If Only by Adele Broadbent

Come along to celebrate the release of Adele Broadbent’s new novel If Only. Her first novel for Young Adults, this story draws together two girls experiencing their first ‘real’ party and the fallout afterwards. Seemingly unimportant white lies turn a young teen’s world upside down, bring...

Date: Thursday 5 March
Where:
Wardini Books, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn about techniques, equipment and basic bookbinding structures. If you've ever been curious about how to make a book, this is the place to start. Six sessions, six books. A chance to develop new skills, refresh familiar ones or simply enjoy doing what...

Date: Thursday 5 March to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Juilliard415

Juilliard415

Next generation baroque, this chamber orchestra of young players from one of the world’s most distinguished music schools starts our season with a bang. The New York Times describes Juilliard415 as an ensemble who plays with “consistent poise, and hair-trigger responsiveness” under such...

Date: Thursday 5 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Women's Day Afternoon Tea

International Women's Day Afternoon Tea

Join professionals in Hawke’s Bay on Friday 6 March for an inspiration afternoon tea at the Old Church to celebrate International Women’s Day. Embracing the 2020 theme #Each for Equal – an equal world is an enabled world, International Women’s Day brings people together to celebrate the...

Date: Friday 6 March
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta on January 24, February 14, and March 6. Enjoy delectable food, fine Hawke’s Bay wine and live music as you take in the stunning scene at Napier's Clive Square. Meet friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax...

Date: Friday 14 February to Friday 6 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEINIAK. Hell's Wrath

MEINIAK. Hell's Wrath

MEINIAK return to Napier with their metal thrashing mad, PANTERA set! 2 hours of Southern Grooves & Dimebag Squeals. A Tasty selection from CFH, Vulgar, Far Beyond, and the mighty TRENDKILL! Support Act: Down with the System performing SOAD! These Hawkes Bay bastards put on a killer show......

Date: Friday 6 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Schizophonics

Schizophonics

Under The Bleedin' Radar , and 95bFM (in the extended Auckland area) are chuffed to present the return of The Schizophonics. In May, The Schizophonics blew minds everywhere on their first visit to NZ and Australia. Antipodean audiences had seldom (if at all) witnessed the likes of levitational...

Date: Friday 6 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's...

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

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga starts back at Optimal Me in Taradale. All welcome. Hatha Yoga Level One incorporates traditional asana in an easy flowing vinyasa style. The practice encourages one-pointed focus and deep stillness in body and mind. Hatha Yoga Level One brings together introductory...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 4 April
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
International Cultures Day

International Cultures Day

Food and performances from around the world. community and craft stalls. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the food and performances. If you are keen to be a volunteer then please contact our dedicated ICD team at icdhastings@gmail.com or if you are interested in joining the...

Date: Saturday 7 March
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Folk Yeah! Fully Loaded

Folk Yeah! Fully Loaded

Folk Yeah! Fully Loaded. Five incredible musicians: Alex Richardson (vocals and guitar), Arahi Whaanga (vocals and percussion), Justin Lindsay (attitude and banjo), Amanda Cooper (killer fiddle), and Shelby Rowlett (vocals and sass) have all come together to form Folk Yeah! Pulling together...

Date: Saturday 7 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Devils Elbow - ID EP Release Tour 2020

Devils Elbow - ID EP Release Tour 2020

In support of their latest release 'ID' Devils Elbow will hit Auckland, Wellington, Napier and Hastings, Playing songs from the new EP (including their latest single ‘Names’) as well as favorites from their full-length albums ‘Sand On Chrome’ and ‘Absolute Domain’. ‘ID’ is...

Date: Saturday 7 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A rural Fair and Auction set around the beautiful Puketapu Lake. The ground is well shaded with trees, and the lake being home to many species of ducks and swans which makes the site one of the most picturesque Fair sites in NZ. In conjunction with the Fair is an auction of a very wide range of ...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc - Legendary British Rock band with more than 30 million album sales & multiple #1 hits head to Black Barn Amphitheatre on March 8th 2020. Don't miss an unbelievable opportunity to see one of the world's great mega-bands in such an intimate, up close venue with superb acoustics. Having...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse Of The Year 2020

Land Rover Horse Of The Year 2020

The annual Land Rover Horse of The Year show is New Zealand’s premier equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. From VIP events, corporate hospitality options, endless shopping opportunities, and top-level equestrian competition,...

Date: Tuesday 10 March to Sunday 15 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winding Up by Roger Hall

Winding Up by Roger Hall

Auckland Theatre Company presents Winding Up - By Roger Hall. Barry and Gen may have retired, but these spirited seniors aren’t slowing down! There’s overseas travel to plan, family feuds to settle, the inevitable health problems, and a friend to bury. As Barry and Gen put the fun into...

Date: Wednesday 11 March to Thursday 12 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night

Salsa Night

Calling all salsa dancers! Once monthly the UW gladly invites you to come move your feet and show your skills from 6-9 pm. Enjoy Salsa music brought to you by DJ Timba George! Grab a bite to eat with our tapas menu and stay hydrated with our many beverage options!

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 16 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beer Appreciation Day X

Beer Appreciation Day X

A stonking range of beers from our favourite Hawke's Bay breweries and a carefully curated selection of New Zealand's finest, poured fresh from the tap. Featuring the BAD Apples area, offering a great selection of our finest local craft ciders. Set in the stunning gardens of historic Duart...

Date: Saturday 14 March
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Farmhouse Kitchen offers a hands-on workshop where you can learn all about making health-promoting fermented foods, including sauerkraut and more. You will be able to taste some delicious fermented foods and take away your creations as well as lots of recipes and tips to try at home. You will be...

Date: Saturday 14 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

Performing electrifying versions of songs from Hendrix's albums: Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric Ladyland and Band of Gypsys, The Hendrix Project deliver a show you don't want to miss! From Monterey to Woodstock and beyond. You'll love The Hendrix Project's renditions of Hey...

Date: Saturday 14 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PET First Aid Course - Hawkes Bay

PET First Aid Course - Hawkes Bay

Our Pet First Aid Courses educate both pet owners and those working in the industry on animal first aid and emergency situations. Studies show that 90% of all pets will experience at least one emergency situation in their lifetime! Now available for NZVNA CPD: - Would you know what to do if...

Date: Sunday 15 March
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

As part of the awesome summer events in the Hawke's Bay, Ash Ridge Winery is opening up its garden to hosting a series of craft fairs over the summer. Featuring local and regional vendors selling handmade arts & crafts, re-purposed furniture, wooden toys, jewelry, art and much more... Coffee,...

Date: Sunday 16 February to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions #4

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions #4

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

Date: Sunday 15 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 17 March to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Comedy Quest 2020 - Hastings

Raw Comedy Quest 2020 - Hastings

Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time in the Raw Comedy Quest! The top 10 make it to the final, with the winner and the runner up advancing to the Wellington finals, where the top two performers are flown to Auckland to compete in the National Raw Comedy Quest...

Date: Tuesday 17 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Paint & Wine Night - Ruru - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Ruru - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beauty and the Beast - Victorian State Ballet

Beauty and the Beast - Victorian State Ballet

A full‐length classical ballet production of the traditional fairy‐tale story! Following nationwide sell‐out seasons, Beauty & the Beast returns to stage in 2020! A must see stunning full length classical ballet production of the traditional fairy‐tale story! Featuring internationally...

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

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Health and Safety Essentials - Business Central

Health and Safety Essentials - Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 19 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Get together with friends and family and join us for a fun summer evening at the Hastings City Arts and Craft Market. Grab a bite to eat from one of the many food trucks, sit back, relax, and take in the live entertainment and music, or do a spot of shopping and browse the market stalls filled...

Date: Thursday 19 March
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Good Habits - UK Duo NZ Tour + Tiffany Anderson

Good Habits - UK Duo NZ Tour + Tiffany Anderson

Good Habits are an eclectic indie-folk band from Manchester, UK creating immersive, multimedia gigs and projects. Formed of Singer-Cellist and Songwriter Bonnie Schwarz & international Klezmer accordionist, Pete Shaw, the band take their recent venture as a duo, touring new Zealand Jan-March...

Date: Thursday 19 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

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

Date: Friday 20 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hot Potato Band - Napier

Hot Potato Band - Napier

Hot Potato Band is a brass band like no other. Beginning as street performers the 10 piece band from Sydney Australia are passionate about re-igniting organic performance and acoustic instrumentation, breaking down the barriers between stage and audience, and writing engaging original music that...

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

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Menopause the Musical

Menopause the Musical

The original New York and Las Vegas hit Menopause The Musical® returns to New Zealand in 2020! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra, memory loss, hot flushes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more. Inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of...

Date: Friday 20 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 22 March
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 8th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 21st March 2020. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Homecoming - NZ Tour

Homecoming - NZ Tour

New Zealand’s biggest rock export LIKE A STORM are coming home for their first ever Kiwi Headline Tour. Having played 112 shows in 19 different countries all over the world in 2019, New Zealand’s hardest-working hard rock act are making a New Zealand stop before they hit Europe, USA and...

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

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The Rolling Stones Tribute Show

The Rolling Stones Tribute Show

From Wild Horses and Brown Sugar to I Can't Get No Satisfaction and Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones have heaps of great songs that will be performed by the talented Brown Sugar: The Rolling Stones Tribute Band! Tickets are available for the Show Only and for a Dinner & Show combo. Come...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Devils Elbow - ID EP Release Tour 2020

Devils Elbow - ID EP Release Tour 2020

In support of their latest release 'ID' Devils Elbow will hit Auckland, Wellington, Napier and Hastings, Playing songs from the new EP (including their latest single ‘Names’) as well as favorites from their full-length albums ‘Sand On Chrome’ and ‘Absolute Domain’. ‘ID’ is...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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

Date: Tuesday 24 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soweto Gospel Choir - Freedom 2020 NZ Tour

Soweto Gospel Choir - Freedom 2020 NZ Tour

The Soweto Gospel Choir are bringing their Freedom tour to New Zealand in 2020 in honor of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela, and South Africa’s struggle for freedom. Following their most recent Grammy Award for Freedom (Best World Music Album), this celebrated choir invites...

Date: Tuesday 24 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

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

Date: Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

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

Date: Thursday 26 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo! Musical Bingo

Jingo! Musical Bingo

The UW is hosting Jingo, your favourite musical bingo, the last Thursday night of every month! Listen to your jams, dab those squares, win prizes and play Jingo! Free entry, game starts at 7pm. We'll be open all day, so pop in after work for a beer, cider, wine, or grab a bite to eat from...

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 23 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The East Pointers

The East Pointers

Canadian alt-folk-pop act The East Pointers will return to New Zealand shores in early 2020 touring their newly released album 'Yours to Break'. The award-winning trio first caught the attention of Kiwi music lovers when they performed at Womad in New Plymouth in 2018. The band was surprised to...

Date: Thursday 26 March
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts biennial exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast, from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. This year the exhibition is being held at a new venue this year at the Exhibition Hall in the beautiful setting of the Hawke's Bay A&P Showgrounds, off Kenilworth...

Date: Friday 27 March to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salsa Bueno

Salsa Bueno

Hola Amigos! Welcome back for our fourth Salsa Bueno! Join us for a night filled with intermittent 30 minute salsa dancing lessons (beginners and professionals all invited!) along with performances, demonstrations, and breaks to keep you fed with our delicious tapas menu and drinks ranging...

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

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Grease The Musical

Grease The Musical

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. Funny, frank and featuring the hit songs...

Date: Friday 27 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Morse Gang - CMG Tour

Morse Gang - CMG Tour

Morse Gang are proud to announce a nine date tour to celebrate their long awaited debut album 'CMG'. Kicking off in Australia then making there way to Aotearoa, Morse Gang will be performing a one off show for Napier at Cabana Bar where they will be joined by Dj Truce Lee and some very...

Date: Friday 27 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack - Summer in the Trees

Mack - Summer in the Trees

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

Date: Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Made for a Cause 2020

Made for a Cause 2020

Presented by: Deethi Krishna It’s the Hawke’s Bay Indian Cultural Centre’s 5th Anniversary and we are celebrating it with the popular annual event “Made for A Cause 2020” at the Napier Municipal Theatre on Saturday 28th March. The event showcases classical and fusion dances from local...

Date: Saturday 28 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 29 February to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

With his distinctive sound of blues, rock, and flamenco, Fraser Mack is back! He'll be taking the stage at the Urban Winery on the last Saturday of every month from October through March. Don't miss your chance to catch this local legend. Serving tapas, local craft beer, HB premium wine, and non...

Date: Saturday 29 February to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

25 years ago, one of the greatest bands in the history of modern music released a live album that defined the way concerts would Eclipse Live at Pettigrew Arena Over the last 10 years Eclipse - NZ's ultimate Pink Floyd tribute show has performed sold-out concerts to thousands of gig-goers...

Date: Saturday 28 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 23 February to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Troubleshoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Sunday 29 March to Sunday 7 June
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2020

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: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 1 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grease The Musical

Grease The Musical

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. Funny, frank and featuring the hit songs...

Date: Friday 27 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 2 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Editors' Escape

The Editors' Escape

Step inside the pages of your favourite magazines and indulge in your love of interiors, gardens, amazing food and wine - all hosted by Naomi Larkin (NZ House & Garden) and Jo McCarroll (NZ Gardener). Join the editors on an all-inclusive luxury escape to New Zealand’s oldest wine region,...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn about techniques, equipment and basic bookbinding structures. If you've ever been curious about how to make a book, this is the place to start. Six sessions, six books. A chance to develop new skills, refresh familiar ones or simply enjoy doing what...

Date: Thursday 5 March to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1

Flying Lotus Yoga starts back at Optimal Me in Taradale. All welcome. Hatha Yoga Level One incorporates traditional asana in an easy flowing vinyasa style. The practice encourages one-pointed focus and deep stillness in body and mind. Hatha Yoga Level One brings together introductory...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 4 April
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2020 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2020 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

The Backyard Bash is back for 2020, and together with The Goodtime Pie Co. we are excited to once again head around the country, and find who truely is the best in the backyard! A age old Kiwi summer pastime, backyard cricket, has gone next level, and you can take part, with 4 other mates, in...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Eskview Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beer-A-Palooza

Beer-A-Palooza

Beer | Cider | Rock Music | Food What more do we need to say? With over 15 incredible breweries, cider producers and food vendors to enjoy, this is going to be a stellar festival! All that while listening to the great tunes of Hawke's Bay's best Rock Bands! Your ticket is your entry & your...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 2 February to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been 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 3 February to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn various printmaking techniques including woodcuts, dry point etching, stencils and offset printing. Learn everything you need to get started including how to use a press, carve a block safely, ink up and use a roller proficiently. A chance to...

Date: Monday 2 March to Monday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 11 February to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vesa & Friends

Vesa & Friends

Born and raised in Finland, Vesa-Matti Leppänen moved to New Zealand in 2000. For well over a decade he has been Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and has earned international recognition as a chamber musician, teacher, adjudicator and soloist. Vesa-Matti Leppänen has...

Date: Tuesday 7 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2020

The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2020

Get ready for The Little Easy on Friday 10 April (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! Please make sure you register by 15 March. After this date, your preferred t-shirt size may no longer be available for selection during the registration process. The Little Easy offers two options: - A...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Easy 2020

The Big Easy 2020

The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is a gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty Hawke’s Bay distractions along the way. Please make sure...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April to Sunday 12 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Introducing Tony Painting and the Power Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show. Tony Painting and The Power have become firm favourites with the music loving public and musicians alike. Fronted by UK born guitarist and vocalist Tony Painting their special brand of blistering guitar based boogie...

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

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night

Salsa Night

Calling all salsa dancers! Once monthly the UW gladly invites you to come move your feet and show your skills from 6-9 pm. Enjoy Salsa music brought to you by DJ Timba George! Grab a bite to eat with our tapas menu and stay hydrated with our many beverage options!

Date: Thursday 13 February to Thursday 16 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

This amazing street event focus is on community groups, clubs, charity, health services, healthy living, Recycling, health living such as Organic gardening, fundraising for school trips etc. Please note: Your group or health services must be based and running in CHB to have a stall. Payments of...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

As part of the awesome summer events in the Hawke's Bay, Ash Ridge Winery is opening up its garden to hosting a series of craft fairs over the summer. Featuring local and regional vendors selling handmade arts & crafts, re-purposed furniture, wooden toys, jewelry, art and much more... Coffee,...

Date: Sunday 16 February to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Kiwi icons Th’ Dudes announce they’ll reunite for Th’ Bliss Tour, performing across New Zealand in April 2020. The news comes just days ahead of the band receiving the Legacy Award and being inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. Th’...

Date: Monday 20 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo! Musical Bingo

Jingo! Musical Bingo

The UW is hosting Jingo, your favourite musical bingo, the last Thursday night of every month! Listen to your jams, dab those squares, win prizes and play Jingo! Free entry, game starts at 7pm. We'll be open all day, so pop in after work for a beer, cider, wine, or grab a bite to eat from...

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 23 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

Following sold out performances throughout New Zealand, The Ten Tenors are thrilled to announce they’re returning by popular demand. The charming classical cross-over group will perform a selection of the best romantic pop songs, ballads and arias of all time from their latest album Love Is In...

Date: Saturday 25 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Portable Shade and Shelter

Portable Shade and Shelter

Identify what's stressing your edible garden most. Is it predators or weather or even humans? See examples of different options for readily available shelter and shade, each with different pros and cons in terms of cost, portability, longevity, aesthetics and ease of use. Everyone’s garden,...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2020

Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been 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 3 February to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Monday 4 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wages Law – Business Central

Wages Law – Business Central

Payroll isn’t always straight forward and an error in a staff member’s pay packet can mean a cost you didn’t plan for and unnecessary stress for your employee. Your employment agreements set out the key words affecting the payment of wages, allowances, and provision of entitlements such as...

Date: Tuesday 5 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

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

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Monday 11 May
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Self Watering Containers

Self Watering Containers

Grow your own crops in containers with a water reservoir to reduce watering and keep your plants moist for maximum growth. ‘Wicking beds’ can come in all sizes and this workshop will help you decide if they are right for you. See examples of homemade and bought versions. Get ideas on how to...

Date: Thursday 7 May
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel

TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel

TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel Show has been Touring nationally and selling out venues across Australia. Fronted by Joe Differ TWO FIRES bring their high energy Show to all types of audiences in which consistently deliver an accurate reproduction of Jimmy Barnes and...

Date: Thursday 7 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 12 May to Wednesday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 2 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 2 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 2 is geared towards existing H&S reps who want to take their...

Date: Tuesday 12 May to Wednesday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 14 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak

White Chapel Jak

Summer Vibes Tour 2020! We can't wait to get back to The Bay! You've seen them at Crab Farm Winery, New Years at the Napier Soundshell and festivals around Hawkes Bay. Hot off the back of a sold out debut “MusicLife Tour” crowd favorites White Chapel Jak were excited to be announced in the...

Date: Friday 15 May to Saturday 16 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici

From the creator of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, multi-platinum selling New Zealand tenor Geoff Sewell, presents Bravo Amici - a stunning company of stars from The West End and Broadway and performing Amici Forever’s biggest hits including; Senza Catene (Unchained Melody),...

Date: Sunday 17 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Chopper cordially invites the world to shut the f**k up for a change. Welcome The Silencer. Panic, terror, stupidity, crisis; they can all form a queue and suck the wrinkles out of Chopper's walnut wallet because he has stopped giving a f*** and is done with suffering fools. Are femi-nazis...

Date: Tuesday 19 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

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

Date: Thursday 21 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dispatch to A Friend

Dispatch to A Friend

A special weekend of creativity and inspiration with Annabelle Hickson & Gillian Bell in New Zealand’s glorious wine region, Hawke's Bay. We are delighted to announce a very special Dispatch to a Friend weekend, with florist, photographer and stylist Annabelle Hickson, and cake maker and...

Date: Friday 29 May to Sunday 31 May
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

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

Date: Tuesday 2 June to Wednesday 3 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Other PCBUs – Business Central

Other PCBUs – Business Central

Who is responsible for your contractors’ health and safety? When they are working with you, you are both equally responsible. Under HSWA 2015, as a representative of your PCBU, you are legally deemed an “officer” of your organisation and you have a primary duty of care to everyone in your...

Date: Thursday 4 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Venus Rising

Venus Rising

Twyla Tharp is one of the world’s greatest living choreographers. In Waterbaby Bagatelles, 27 dancers leap and spin across the stage in an ever-changing ocean of light; the music flowing seamlessly as groups of dancers sparkle and glow. Meditative and moving, Alice Topp’s award-winning...

Date: Friday 5 June to Saturday 6 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Troubleshoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Sunday 29 March to Sunday 7 June
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Tuesday 9 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Time Management - Business Central

Time Management - Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway return to New Zealand with a brand-new show. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production will Return to New Zealand in 2020 with a brand new...

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

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Calefax

Calefax

In great demand internationally, world renowned Calefax Reed Quintet are one of the most dazzling wind ensembles performing at present. This close-knit ensemble of five reed players draws music from eight centuries of repertoire to create unique arrangements: from early music to classical and jazz...

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun – First Anniversary

Flaxmere parkrun – First Anniversary

Flaxmere Parkrun is celebrating its first anniversary. We've now delivered 52 free, fun, 5km parkruns since we started on June 15 2019. Help us celebrate our first anniversary by wearing the brightest, loudest colours you can as you permambulate your way around our beautiful 5km course. Bring your...

Date: Saturday 13 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floyd Live – A Celebration and Salute to Pink Floyd

Floyd Live – A Celebration and Salute to Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are easily one of the most recognisable and enduring bands of all time. While no longer a touring entity, the timeless music of Pink Floyd continues to be passed down from one generation to another. Floyd Live return to Clarence Street Theatre following their sold out show in 2018...

Date: Saturday 13 June
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 25 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tender Is the Night Exhibition


Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mystery of History Exhibition


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Voces8: The Cathedral Tour

Voces8: The Cathedral Tour

Prepare yourself for the exceptionally smooth sounds of VOCES8 as they take you on an acoustic tour of cathedrals throughout New Zealand. Gramophone Magazine writes, “The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with...

Date: Friday 10 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Voces8: The Cathedral Tour


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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


August 2020

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tender Is the Night Exhibition


Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mystery of History Exhibition


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Anna Im with Stephen De Pledge

Anna Im with Stephen De Pledge

Winner of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Anna Im and beloved New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge come together for a concert of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Wieniawski and Clara Schumann. This is a celebration of the beauty of the violin and piano, and a chance to support...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Anna Im with Stephen De Pledge


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dealing With Big Feelings


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

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

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

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


September 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Join us in celebrating 30 years of turning houses into homes. The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and...

Date: Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

Rich, idle and cruel, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil delight in the corruption of virtue. For them, there is no love, only malicious pleasure in crushing youthful dreams of romance and humiliating the innocent in a corrupt and wicked game. With players such as these, lovers...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody. Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2020 as it...

Date: Thursday 17 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


October 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 3 February to Monday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Doric String Quartet

Doric String Quartet

If the bar for quartet excellence was already set stratospherically high, the UK’s Doric String Quartet has surely launched it into orbit. Founded in 1998, the Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


National Sports Club Tournament

National Sports Club Tournament

To encourage our mates to have regular health checks and to make them aware of the support agencies available for men dealing with mental health issues. The sports to be played in the initial year are Rugby League 9’s, Rugby 7's and Touch Rugby. Through our competitive nature we are using...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from artisan goods, jewellery and beauty to fashion, eco-friendly products, business products & information,...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2020

Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from artisan goods, jewellery and beauty to fashion, eco-friendly products, business products & information,...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art 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 2020. 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 11 February to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical...

Date: Tuesday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

In an enchanted kingdom, a princess was born. Blessed by fairies, Aurora grew into a beautiful young woman, protected by everyone who loved her from the evil beyond the castle walls. On her 16th birthday, Aurora’s world was shattered by the malevolent Carabosse, but, saved from certain death by...

Date: Saturday 28 November to Sunday 29 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sleeping Beauty


December 2020

Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Thursday 30 January to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 February to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Saturday 1 February to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 9 February to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 10 February to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

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

Date: Tuesday 4 February to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 February to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 6 February to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

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

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

Read more » - Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 February to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 February to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


January 2021

Free
Another Day in Taradise

Another Day in Taradise

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

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

Read more » - Another Day in Taradise


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