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November 2019

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 24 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow - Clive

Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow - Clive

The Tuia Mātauranga roadshow is coming to Ātea-a-Rangi - Clive Come and take part in a visual and interactive experience that showcases the history and dual heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand. Our travelling roadshow is visiting communities from October until December supporting the Tuia 250...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Waitangi Regional Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 31 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Haro o te Kahu/The Soaring Hawk

Te Haro o te Kahu/The Soaring Hawk

See the best of Hawke's Bay student Maori art, including work featured in the recent national Ringa Toi exhibition in Wellington. Participating schools include William Colenso College, Napier Boys' High, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, Sacred Heart, Tamatea High, St...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 22 November
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mud and Fire Exhibition and Opening Event

Mud and Fire Exhibition and Opening Event

Mud and Fire – a joint exhibition from Napier and Taradale Pottery Clubs. There is a very active pottery scene in Hawke’s Bay and the two main clubs – Napier Pottery and Taradale Pottery have combined their talents to hold a joint exhibition of their members work. This will be a...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Thursday 21 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sea Change; Transformation and Alteration

Sea Change; Transformation and Alteration

This exhibition of work combines the talents of three local artists: Christine Heaney, Kathie Hands and Carolyn Veen. Christine: As an accomplished potter and ceramicist Christine’s exhibition is an eclectic mix of function and form, strongly influenced by her formal art training in Graphic...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Thursday 21 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jenn Hodgkiss - Edgy Work By a Young Designer

Jenn Hodgkiss - Edgy Work By a Young Designer

Jenn Hodgkiss is a digital artist and designer. Born in Manchester, England Jenn was brought up in New Zealand from the age of 6. Jenn is a self-confessed goth and interested in all alternative lifestyles and subcultures, which feed into her art and design. View Jenn’s work on display in the...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Saturday 30 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bev Doohan; The Plant Hunter’s Bounty

Bev Doohan; The Plant Hunter’s Bounty

As a floral designer Bev Doohan has always been intrigued by the origins of the flowers and foliage used in our designs and arrangements, both traditional and contemporary. This pathway lead her to the plant hunters. The plant hunters were exceptional men who dedicated their lives to increasing...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Saturday 30 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards Landfill Bus Tour

Sustainable Backyards Landfill Bus Tour

Everyone produces rubbish, but do you know what happens to it after you put it out on your kerb? Come hop on a bus and let our guides teach you what happens to your waste and how the Omaranui Landfill works. Wear sturdy covered shoes, sunblock and a hat. Children under 15 must be accompanied by...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Saturday 16 November
Where:
Hastings District Council, 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. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour

Update 06/11 - This tour is now fully booked. If you would like to go on a wait list, please contact our customer services team on 06 835 7781. Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour in Ahuriri. Meet the team, find out how the collection is cared for and learn more about the precious objects we...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to fifteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic development. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 10 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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5 Week Bookbinding and Lino Cut Workshop

5 Week Bookbinding and Lino Cut Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... Our newest workshop, 5 weeks of bookbinding and linocutting, each Tuesday evening from 12th November - 10 December inclusive with Angela of Treehugger Studios. Over 5 consecutive weeks, design and create your own A4 Lino Cut piece, which will then be used to print...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Panoply Studio, 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 March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

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

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Pecha Kucha #31

Pecha Kucha #31

Join us for the final PK Night of 2019! (How did that happen so quickly?) Brought to you with the support of Klein Dytham Architecture, Clearview Estate Winery and Band. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Doors open at 5.30pm and presentations...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Course: Improve Your Drawing

Art Course: Improve Your Drawing

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children and adults. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning environment with a maximum of ten students to cater for individual attention and engagement from tutors. Improve Your Drawing Tuesdays 6.00-8.00pm, 22nd Oct - 26th Nov (6...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 26 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 13 November to Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act – Business Central

Holidays Act – Business Central

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 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 13 November to Wednesday 18 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 movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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5 Week Calligraphy Workshop

5 Week Calligraphy Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... A 5 week Calligraphy workshop with Rebecca of Panoply Studio. This calligraphy course runs over consecutive Wednesday evenings from 13th November to 11th December, inclusive, and covers pointed pen calligraphy styles of Modern Calligraphy and Copperplate; working...

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Sustainable Fishing Presentation

Sustainable Backyards- Sustainable Fishing Presentation

Learn about the work of Our Seas Our Future and how they help protect our ocean and it's wildlife. For more information contact Jane Gardiner at hawkesbay@osof.org. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty four events this November to help people learn about the...

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards-Running a Zero Waste Event

Sustainable Backyards-Running a Zero Waste Event

Learn how to make your next event a zero waste event with help from the experts! Every zero waste event counts! Contact info@environmentcentre.org.nz to find out more! This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty four events this November to help people learn about the...

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Tiger - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - The Tiger - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

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

Date: Thursday 14 November
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
ExportNZ Vietnam – Market Readiness Programme

ExportNZ Vietnam – Market Readiness Programme

The Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (SEA CAPE) and ExportNZ cordially invite you to attend this free one day workshop focused on doing business in Vietnam. The SEA Market Readiness Programme aims to provide your business with the mindset, assessment tools and strategising...

Date: Thursday 14 November
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 movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Best Ever Not Yoga Classes


Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- National Aquarium of New Zealand Tour

Sustainable Backyards- National Aquarium of New Zealand Tour

See our New Zealand native icons free of charge. Join aquarium guide Scotty on this 20 minute tour to learn about tuatara, kiwi, penguins and eels. Admission charges apply to see the rest of the aquarium. For more information, contact Karlie Lett Karlie@nationalaquarium.co.nz This event is part of...

Date: Thursday 14 November to Friday 22 November
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HR201 Staying Out of the Courtoom

HR201 Staying Out of the Courtoom

Join Kerry Tattersall, Senior HR Manager at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway for the last HR201 workshop for 2019. She will dig deep on how to manage disciplinary and personal grievance matters effectively and you will leave this workshop with a clear understanding of how to follow a fair and...

Date: Thursday 14 November
Where:
Staples Rodway, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kids Art Classes 5-7 Years

Kids Art Classes 5-7 Years

Tutor: Gretchen Buwalda (Dip.Teaching, Dip.Creativity) This introductory art class provides your child with a foundation to explore their innate creativity in a supportive environment. Gretchen will introduce a number of different art mediums and take students through projects aimed at...

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Worm Farming Workshop

Sustainable Backyards- Worm Farming Workshop

This is the perfect workshop for if you are interested in setting up your own worm farm. Get all the tips and tricks from the experts! Contact info@environmentcentre.org.nz for more information. This workshop is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty five events across Hawkes Bay...

Date: Thursday 14 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Portable Shade and Shelter

Sustainable Backyards- 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 14 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hand-Lettered Card Workshop

Hand-Lettered Card Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... An evening creating beautiful hand lettered cards for the upcoming holiday season, using a variety of hand lettering techniques and materials, with Rebecca. Students will go home with a selection of 5 different styles of card, with matching envelopes, and the...

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 21 November
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rockin' The Rhythm

Rockin' The Rhythm

Rockin' the Ryhtm is a musical revue with music from the swinging 60s all the way to the modern 00s. It is fast moving; toe-tapping ensemble with gorgeous harmonies and brilliant moves. The songs I’m sure you will all remember. Come along and enjoy the show.

Date: Thursday 14 November to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shoddy - Someday We’ll Fix It - Album Tour

Shoddy - Someday We’ll Fix It - Album Tour

Auckland based goth-glam-grunge-psych band Shoddy are releasing their new album -Someday We'll Fix It- and to celebrate they are taking the party around the country. Third stop on the journey is The Cabana. Support from local act The Munros. Doors at 8pm.

Date: Thursday 14 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bellyful Napier Movie Fundraiser - Charlie's Angels

Bellyful Napier Movie Fundraiser - Charlie's Angels

A movie night fundraiser to raise funds to cover the costs of our monthly cookathons, so we are able to continue to provide meals to families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness. Ticket price includes a drink and movie snacks, as well as, puts...

Date: Thursday 14 November
Where:
Reading Cinema, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

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

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

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Free
The Individual Collective; Work by Sacred Heart Students

The Individual Collective; Work by Sacred Heart Students

This exhibition features work from Sacred Heart College Visual Art Enhancement Programme, or VAEP. Selected students from years 10-12 participate in the programme and come together as a group to do various activities over the year. The culmination of the year is a group exhibition where the...

Date: Friday 15 November to Thursday 21 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The 14th Port Ahuriri Food and Music Festival will have something for the whole family. Delicious food stalls including pork bao buns, pirate prawns, salads, beverages, live music and inflatables for the kids, plus we're raffling off two tickets to Elton John. Bring a picnic blanket and settle...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women Mean Business - Author Talk with Catherine Bishop

Women Mean Business - Author Talk with Catherine Bishop

In this talk Catherine Bishop, author of Women Mean Business: Colonial businesswomen in New Zealand (Otago University Press), explores the stories of some of New Zealand’s colonial entrepreneurs – the successful and the outright failures, the heart-warming and the tragic, the every day and the...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Albatross Film Screening

Albatross Film Screening

First-time director Chris Jordan is well-known for his photographic work that explores the collective shadow of contemporary mass culture. Edge-walking the line between beauty and horror, abstraction and representation, the near and the far, the visible and the invisible, Jordan’s work confronts...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Happy Hour with Duo Kalejaka

Happy Hour with Duo Kalejaka

This charismatic duo is back at the Urban Winery on Friday. Bringing the authentic gypsy sounds of Eastern Europe, they offer something completely unique in Hawkes Bay. Violinist Tomislav Nikolic and guitarist Steve Pickett are a match made in rhythmic heaven. Don't miss them! $5 Door cover.

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Outdoor Movie Month

Outdoor Movie Month

Join us on Friday evenings for the whole month of November as we host outdoor movie month at Albert Square! This is completely free for the community, so grab a cushion or a picnic blanket and get friends and family together at Albert Square to watch a different family friendly movie every Friday...

Date: Friday 15 November to Friday 29 November
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lazy Fifty - LIVE

Lazy Fifty - LIVE

If you love classic blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty L I V E. We’re starting the night with some of our own kiwi blues rock originals. Once we’ve warmed you up with a few of our own tunes, we'll crack into some awesome music from the bands we love. Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Thin...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Blarney

Heavy Blarney

Heavy Blarney bring their Celtic steampunk folk-rock to Napier! Heavy metal banjo tunes, electronic bagpipes, and songs about the Manawatū. Have a listen to "The Airship Manawatū" here: https://youtu.be/vDVJjMWSPII Dress up as a steampunk, a Celt, or a Celtic steampunk, and you might win a...

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

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Makeshift Parachutes - The Daily Absurd Tour

Makeshift Parachutes - The Daily Absurd Tour

Auckland-based psych-rock quartet Makeshift Parachutes release their full-length debut The Daily Absurd. Supporting the release, Makeshift Parachutes will bring their heavy hitting psychedelia to the lengths of the North Island throughout November on their Daily Absurd Tour. The band will visit...

Date: Friday 15 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bayview Indoor Market

Bayview Indoor Market

Indoor Market come and find presents, food, hot drinks, books, up-cycled goods, crafts and much more. Held fortnightly starting 2nd Nov 2019, 9am - 1pm. It's not too early to get prepared for Christmas.

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the 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 16 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shiatsu Introductory Weekend Course

Shiatsu Introductory Weekend Course

In this Introduction to Shiatsu weekend course Autumn will teach the basic principles of Shiatsu, the main treatment methods used and give the opportunity to experience Shiatsu yourself. Overarching the weekend will be the elements of Spring, with it's liver and gallbladder energy. Shiatsu is a...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workshop: Promoting Your Creative Work

Workshop: Promoting Your Creative Work

Learn how to effectively market your creative work. This hands-on workshop will help you spread the word to the right people while making the most of your time and resources. Learn how to: - Create a promotional plan - Set goals for your promotion - Identify your target market (the people you...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the scenic 5km or 10km around the vines, then enjoy a glass of Paritua wine (or a non-alcoholic juice) to celebrate your success!

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier's fantastic 3rd Annual free Mind Body Spirit market weekend. Lots of great stalls for you to explore & enjoy! Join us for an awesome healing weekend of healthy living & beautiful vibes at the Napier Wellbeing Market on 16-17 November at Taradale Town Hall. Talk with our qualified...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Pop-Up Card Making Workshop

Children's Pop-Up Card Making Workshop

Panoply Studio, PAPER & PRESS presents a two hour childrens' art workshop. Our newest workshop, just in time for the Christmas season, where children, aged 7-12 years, under the tuition of Angela Lalonde of Treehugger Art Studio, will create Pop-Up cards all of their own imagining using a...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Tuesday 19 November
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Madd Fun Kite & Picnic Day

Madd Fun Kite & Picnic Day

Another MADD fun family day out. Bring your kites, pack a picnic and come and enjoy a fun relaxed day out at the Sports Park. Regardless of if there is wind or not, we can still have fun trying! The Madd Fun Company will be here with their bouncy castles and train rides - All for free! -...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Richard Brimer: Harvest

Richard Brimer: Harvest

Harvest is a photographic exhibition by local Hawke’s Bay photographer Richard Brimer. Through large scale format photographs Richard captures portraits of the seasonal worker, those behind Hawke’s bay booming horticulture and viticultural industries. Brimer’s access to all areas of this...

Date: Saturday 16 November
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 Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terrie Reddish Bookbinding Workshop: Flag Books

Terrie Reddish Bookbinding Workshop: Flag Books

'Flag Books' with Terrie Reddish: Join us for this bookbinding workshop with local bookbinding and letterpress expert Terrie Reddish. This workshop will focus on making a flag book. A flag book is a visually intricate structure of opposing flaps or “flags” which creates a unique book that...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Artist Floor Talk: Richard Brimer

Artist Floor Talk: Richard Brimer

Saturday 16 November at 11am. ...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Fashion Parade

Spring Fashion Parade

Napier City CBD fashion retailers will be showcasing their Spring Summer collections on the catwalk. A free event with MC Megan Banks from Hits FM. Market Street will be closed to traffic. Purchase any product from participating stores between Friday, 8 November and 16 November and you can go in...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards - Pandora Pond Litter Survey

Sustainable Backyards - Pandora Pond Litter Survey

The Litter Intelligence Project is a new way for everyone to get involved with science! Volunteers pick up rubbish from a defined piece of coast and then analyze what they have found. The data collected is then collated into a database to help governments, Councils and beach cleaners target the...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Humber Street Reserve, 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 16 November
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Twilight Christmas Market

Twilight Christmas Market

Get in early, shop for Christmas at our exciting, stall packed Twilight market. Timed so you can call in after work or family events. there will be nearly 40 stalls inside and out. A sausage sizzle to satisfy the kiddies and keep the grumbling tummies at bay and Father Christmas dispensing a...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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La Grande Napier Tango Ball

La Grande Napier Tango Ball

Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club (inc) and Napier Tango club are proud to present La Grande Napier Tango Ball With Special guests Gisela Vidal and Ariel Yanovsky, professional Argentine tango couple. A special invitation to all Argentine Tango Schools and Tango Dancers to attend our special Tango Ball...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Opening Concert & Revival!

Opening Concert & Revival!

We have a new church location, and we are inviting you out to our Opening Concert & Revival. Free concert with live music from bands from Hamilton. We are having revival with Pastor Richard Salanoa, from the Glen Eden, Auckland Potters House. Originally from America, he has traveled the world...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Tuesday 19 November
Where:
The Potters House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women of Rock

Women of Rock

Women of Rock bring the party to Napier. After visiting Nelson, Wellington, New Plymouth and Hamilton with this fantastic Tour, Napier gets to join in the fun—a showcase of kickass female talent. Featuring: Merrin (WLG) one of NZ's top rock bands and no. 1 for mesmerising, high energy...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pink Floyd Tribute

Pink Floyd Tribute

Revival Entertainment Enterprises presents “Comfortably Numb” An Outstanding Pink Floyd tribute show, performed by Hawkes Bay band ”Revival“ With decades of combined experience behind them, an impressive list of international artist’s individual members of the band have supported over...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

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Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon and Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon and Duathlon

Scott Clinic is proud to sponsor this women’s only event as a way to promote a positive health message through triathlon. You can enter as an individual or a team and is for beginners to seasoned athletes. This is a great introduction to triathlon and is a fun way to spend your morning. The...

Date: Sunday 17 November
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 17 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards - Waitangi Regional Park Litter Survey

Sustainable Backyards - Waitangi Regional Park Litter Survey

The Litter Intelligence Project is a new way for everyone to get involved with science! Volunteers pick up rubbish from a defined piece of coast and then analyze what they have found. The data collected is then collated into a database to help governments, Councils and beach cleaners target the...

Date: Sunday 17 November
Where:
Waitangi Regional Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

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

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 2 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Producer session with Josh Fountain

Music Producer session with Josh Fountain

Josh Fountain - will step you through valuable knowledge about Music Producing. Josh will cover - His Bio so far His creative process and work flow. Writing with others. Working on some stems supplied by selected students. Re work some students work. Q& A Session This session is free and...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards Clive Litter Survey

Sustainable Backyards Clive Litter Survey

The Litter Intelligence Project is a new way for everyone to get involved with science! Volunteers pick up rubbish from a defined piece of coast and then analyze what they have found. The data collected is then collated into a database to help governments, Councils and beach cleaners target the...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Richmond Road Carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards - Rocky Shore Exploration

Sustainable Backyards - Rocky Shore Exploration

Ever looked at the rocky shore and wondered who lives in the cracks and the sand? Join the National Aquarium's education team and find out! Please bring sunscreen/sunhat and some old covered shoes. Contact - Karlie@nationalaquarium.co.nz to find out more. This workshop is part of Sustainable...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Spriggs Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of well-being. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 2 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Josh Fountain NZ Music Producer session

Josh Fountain NZ Music Producer session

Josh Fountain recently awarded NZ Producer of the Year will talk music producing. He will cover his Bio so far and experiences that he has had in the Industry. Including writing with others and setting up on stage for a performance. This session will be invaluable for any aspiring producers in...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

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

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards - Marine Parade Litter Survey

Sustainable Backyards - Marine Parade Litter Survey

The Litter Intelligence Project is a new way for everyone to get involved with science! Volunteers pick up rubbish from a defined piece of coast and then analyze what they have found. The data collected is then collated into a database to help governments, Councils and beach cleaners target the...

Date: Tuesday 19 November
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
What Is Cold Fusion and What Is Its Potential?

What Is Cold Fusion and What Is Its Potential?

Admission by gold coin donation. In 1989 two respcted scientists, Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons, stunned the world with the announcement of possible evidence for nuclear level energetic effects in a distinctly non-nuclear experiment; electrochemistry. The importance of this claim and its...

Date: Tuesday 19 November
Where:
Holt Planetarium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards - Electric Vehicle Talk

Sustainable Backyards - Electric Vehicle Talk

EV's are becoming more and more popular on our roads - find out which one is right for you! Join Unison's Nigel Purdy and learn all about the benefits of electric vehicles. Contact nigel.purdy@unison.co.nz for the full details. This workshop is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over...

Date: Tuesday 19 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

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

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
The Boardwalk, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Sustainable Backyards- Tiny Homes Workshop

Sustainable Backyards- Tiny Homes Workshop

Ever dreamed of living in a tiny house? Learn all about tiny homes and their environmental benefits with this workshop! Francois Guittenit is a builder of tiny homes and can talk you through how to make one work for you. Contact francois@leworkshop.co.nz for more information. This event is part...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - 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 20 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

Strange. Weird. Wonderful. A show that will pull you apart and put you back together again. Jamie Patterson (2019 Raw Quest Grand Finalist), Lane Pilkington (2019 Raw Quest Grand Finalist) and Camilo Aristizabal explore the obscure, delve into the surreal and discuss unique comedic ideas on...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Open Mic Comedy Night

Open Mic Comedy Night

Hawkes Bay Comedy Club presents open mic comedy night at the Common Room. 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...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Backyards - Community Clothes Swap

Sustainable Backyards - Community Clothes Swap

An estimated 30% of the average wardrobe hasn't been worn in the last year and only about 13% is worn on a regular basis. So why not put those clothes at the back of your wardrobe to good use? Bring them along and exchange them for tokens which can in turn be traded for an outfit that is...

Date: Thursday 21 November
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

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

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Climate Change Presentation

Sustainable Backyards- Climate Change Presentation

Learn about our rapidly changing climate, what it means for you and what you can do about it. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty five events running throughout November- check our eventfinda listings to find out more!

Date: Thursday 21 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

The notice of change: The date of the session in November has been changed to Thursday 21st (from 7th). If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your...

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Training Run

The Training Run

The Training Run 2019. Funds from the Training run will be used to provide skills training and micro-finance loans to enable business development in developing countries. How does it work? Choose the distance you want to complete. Enter using the link below. We will then send you out your...

Date: Friday 22 November to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Marine Parade Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Tour of Te Mata Peak

Sustainable Backyards- Tour of Te Mata Peak

Please note, due to an error this event is being held on the 22nd November at 3pm Enjoy a walking tour of Te Mata peak with experienced guide Mike Lusk. Learn about the history of the Peak and the exciting plans for it's future. You may even get to see the fascinating plants and animals who call...

Date: Friday 22 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sneaky Bones

Sneaky Bones

Acclaimed US multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter and adored folk artist, Sneaky Bones returns to NZ for another epic nationwide tour. Matthew Bean, who writes and performs under the pseudonym Sneaky Bones, sets out on his second tour across New Zealand to support his third full-length...

Date: Friday 22 November
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coridian Rite of Passage Single Release Tour

Coridian Rite of Passage Single Release Tour

Coridian embark on a new musical journey with Rite of Passage and announce North Island Tour. Auckland rock four-piece Coridian take the next step in their musical evolution with new single Rite Of Passage, the stadium-sized first single from the forthcoming EP Eldur. Rite of Passage is a...

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

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Raiza Biza Bygones Album Tour - Hastings

Raiza Biza Bygones Album Tour - Hastings

Raiza Biza is coming back to The Common Room with his brand new album Bygones - a record striking the balance between the intricacies of electronic production and at times, melodic half-sung poetry, delivered with raw intensity. The nine track record features cameo appearances from...

Date: Friday 22 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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High Tea Fundraiser

High Tea Fundraiser

Gather your friends and family, don your frock and heels, bow tie and hat, and come enjoy a themed high tea at the Napier Spiritualist Church. Help us raise funds to sand and polish our church floors. Contact Judy Ward for tickets by 15 November - 0274070520.

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

On Saturday 23 November 2019, we’re back at historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 4 available times for your 90 minute pop-up wedding so book in now! The $3489 set cost, will cover venue, styling, bouquet/s, bubbly and canapes, a beautiful cake, a celebrant (who you will work...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

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

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

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Easy Ink & Watercolour Workshop: CANCELLED

Easy Ink & Watercolour Workshop: CANCELLED

Take some time out with this easy creative workshop in ink and watercolour. No need to be able to draw! If you want to express yourself through art but are not sure where to start or feel pressure to produce something that looks good, this workshop is the perfect first step. All the hard stuff...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Little Prince Presented by Sophie Jean Dance Company

The Little Prince Presented by Sophie Jean Dance Company

Sophie Jean Dance Company presents The Little Prince. Performing Contemporary, Jazz and Tap dance items to tell the story of The Little Prince. The Little Prince, tells the story of a young girl in which strict schedule is being forced upon her by her mother as she is worried for her daughters...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Like We Used To

Jazz Like We Used To

Join us for a night all about reliving the days of classic jazz. Old time jazz standards being played on a piano just as old and a local jazz vocalist and legend, Margot Pierard, takes the stage with this world class band for one night only. Margot sold out last time she was at the UW in July, so...

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

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Hawkes Bay Hell Night!

Hawkes Bay Hell Night!

(IN)Human will be making their first journey this far south of Auckland in a long while! Playing alongside their friends in Hadees Drudge, and including local acts Invoke The Fury and Substrain! Doors open: 8pm Ticket sales: TBA (IN)Human (IN)Human seek to expose the darker corners of the...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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(IN)Human, Invoke The Fury, Substrain

(IN)Human, Invoke The Fury, Substrain

(IN)Human will be making their first journey this far south of Auckland in a long while! Playing alongside their friends in Hadees Drudge, and including local acts Invoke The Fury and Substrain! Doors open: 8pm Door cost: $10 (IN)Human seek to expose the darker corners of the human psyche,...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Skankin' Vibes

Skankin' Vibes

A night of skankin' reggae, dub, dancehall and jungle vibes across 2 DJ driven music zones with 5 Dubwise Selectors dropping choice cuts all night long. James Faction - long time dubhead coming up from Wellington to share his musical treasures. James has rocked dancefloor in Wellington for over...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ladies Night! - Men of Steel

Ladies Night! - Men of Steel

Coming the to Taradale RSA for one night only! The Men of Steel!!! Men of Steel is NZ’s longest running male revue and NZ’s only male strip club, Auckland based and ready to rock in the bay! We have VIP tickets available for the front row include a free glass of bubbles! Limited 20 tickets...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 10th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Te Awanga Estate King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Happy Feet

Happy Feet

"Happy Feet" workshop. Our Feet are a small but extremely important part of ourselves, they are our foundation, they support and carry the weight of our bodies, and have a huge effect on our wellbeing! The “Happy Feet” workshop is a fun and informative way to get to know your feet and...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Feet of Flames

Feet of Flames

"Feet of Flames" is an amazing performance featuring Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and Lyrical dancing. From cute 2 year olds to Award Winning dancers. A stunning show suitable for and to be enjoyed by the whole family. Everyone welcome.

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, 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 24 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

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

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Sustainable Backyards- Products Extravaganza Special.

Sustainable Backyards- Products Extravaganza Special.

A quick one stop shop for instant waste reduction swaps. Now supported by years of experience, this one is not to be missed! For more information contact plasticfreehawkesbay@gmail.com This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty-five events running throughout...

Date: Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - 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 27 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Legendary Divas

Legendary Divas

Award winning singer and actress Ali Harper is bringing her show 'Legendary Divas' to the Hawkes Bay to support the Napier and Hastings Women's Refuge. This hit show has toured through out New Zealand as well as to New York and celebrates all the incredible singers that have inspired us with...

Date: Wednesday 27 November to Thursday 28 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mistletoe Market

Mistletoe Market

On Thursday 28th November the New Zealand Red Cross will be holding a “Mistletoe Market” at their service centre in Hastings from 3-8pm. They will have a range of local stall holders selling handcrafted products including jewellery, handbags, art, knitting, bath and body products, beeswax...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
New Zealand Red Cross, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seeding Your Success: Learn About Index Investing

Seeding Your Success: Learn About Index Investing

Kernel welcomes you to an evening of investment discussion and myth-busting. Join Dean, Founder & CEO of Kernel, as he discusses what is index investing and how strategies can seed your financial success. Dean will tackle head on why investing is not trading, how to time the market perfectly,...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Night Markets - Lighting of The Christmas Tree

Hastings City Night Markets - Lighting of The Christmas Tree

Join us for a magical night in Hastings City as we hold our very first Hastings City Night Market of the season. Our first two Night Markets are all about Christmas, and at this one we'll be welcoming in the start of the festive season by flicking the switch at 8.30pm to light up the Hastings City...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Bird and Wildlife Rescue

Sustainable Backyards- Bird and Wildlife Rescue

This event is the perfect opportunity to learn how volunteers look after sick and injured wildlife in Hawkes Bay. For more information, contact Liv Flynn at liv8704@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty five events running throughout November- check our...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jack & The Beanstalk

Jack & The Beanstalk

Jump into the Holiday spirit with laughter and tradition and join the festive fun at this year’s pantomime – Roger Hall’s Jack and the Beanstalk. Brought to you by Waipawa Musical & Dramatics Society Jack and his mother are so poor they have to sell their beloved cow, Betsy. Young Jack...

Date: Thursday 28 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Teen Brain - Napier

Teen Brain - Napier

There are 6000-year-old hieroglyphics carved into the pyramids depicting the teenagers of the time as being self-obsessed, defiant and unmotivated - that’s sounding pretty familiar don’t you think? During adolescence (which is a lot longer than you think by the way!) part of your teenage...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

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

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty Day & The Guv

Kitty Day & The Guv

With expressive vocals and atmospheric accompaniment, Kitty Day performs enigmatic and emotional songs of love, loss and life. A regular at London’s underground folk and poetry scene The Lantern Society, and now resident in Napier, don’t miss this chance to hear her at New Zealand’s oldest...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lorna Jane Pop Up

Lorna Jane Pop Up

Hey Hawkes Bay, we are popping up near you! Join us and shop an exclusive 20% off when purchase 2 or more items! Who: You What to bring: Your entire #girlsquad Never been to a Lorna Jane Pop-Up before? Don’t sweat it Sister, we’ve got your back. We accept EFTPOS so you won’t have...

Date: Friday 29 November to Saturday 30 November
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Horses Mile Jam Session

The Horses Mile Jam Session

Next Horses Mile run open mic jam night booked at The Cabana for Friday the 29th of November. It will be another fun night. Pm me if you are keen on a set. - Nathan.

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

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PET First Aid Course

PET First Aid Course

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: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Battle in the Bay 2019

Battle in the Bay 2019

Battle in the Bay was originally created in 2015 for the Hawkes Bay and Bay of Plenty regions to experience a hip hop dance competition where they could build relationships with dancers from other smaller towns & studios while being equipped with the necessary experience to make a larger footprint...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Lowe Family Performing Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pickleball Hawke's Bay Tournament

Pickleball Hawke's Bay Tournament

Pickleball Hawke's Bay will be hosting New Zealand's first outdoor Pickleball tournament. We are expecting people from Hawke's Bay and from other parts of the country to attend the event. This event is for all experienced Pickleball players. Categories include: under 21, men's open, women's...

Date: Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
Old Netball Clubrooms, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Home Composting for Beginners

Sustainable Backyards- Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Trouble shoot 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: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Andy Leleisi’uao: Kamoan Mine

Andy Leleisi’uao: Kamoan Mine

The Hastings City Art Gallery is proud to present Kamoan Mine, a comprehensive survey exhibition of Samoan / New Zealand artist Andy Leleisi’uao, curated by Ben Bergman. Leleisi’uao is one of the most significant Pasifika artists living and working in New Zealand today. A full-time artist...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

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Latin for Lovers 2

Latin for Lovers 2

The first one was the talk of the town. So we're doing it again! Latin for Lovers '2' with music from the Lady Larisa Jazz Group Milonga from 7-9 then the live music begins Lady Larisa has just returned from a tour including Central and South America so she'll be sure to have some Latin...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 30 November to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beastwars - Lizard Prom

Beastwars - Lizard Prom

Wellington sludge titans Beastwars return to Napier for the first time in 6 years. After a 2-year hiatus the group returned with their fourth album, IV which debuted at number 1 on the NZ album charts and was followed up by a sold out tour of New Zealand and Australia and nominations for Best Group...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 7 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own...

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

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December 2019

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 December 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 17 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pickleball Hawke's Bay Tournament

Pickleball Hawke's Bay Tournament

Pickleball Hawke's Bay will be hosting New Zealand's first outdoor Pickleball tournament. We are expecting people from Hawke's Bay and from other parts of the country to attend the event. This event is for all experienced Pickleball players. Categories include: under 21, men's open, women's...

Date: Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
Old Netball Clubrooms, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 31 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Soap Making Class

Soap Making Class

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

Date: Sunday 1 December
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2019 Harcourts Christmas Parade & Fiesta

2019 Harcourts Christmas Parade & Fiesta

The Harcourts Christmas Parade will be the highlight of the year for your family. The parade starts at 1pm leaving from Clive Square, then travelling down Tennyson Street, turning right into Hastings Street and then heading down Emerson Street and finishing at Clive Square. The Parade will then...

Date: Sunday 1 December
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jack & The Beanstalk

Jack & The Beanstalk

Jump into the Holiday spirit with laughter and tradition and join the festive fun at this year’s pantomime – Roger Hall’s Jack and the Beanstalk. Brought to you by Waipawa Musical & Dramatics Society Jack and his mother are so poor they have to sell their beloved cow, Betsy. Young Jack...

Date: Thursday 28 November to Sunday 1 December
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Only Love is Real - An Afternoon of Pure Spirituality

Only Love is Real - An Afternoon of Pure Spirituality

Recover Peace of Mind and Joy in your life. Northland author, Shamaré, will be hosting an afternoon talk discussing his recently released book - Spirituality 101 - 601 and Beyond. By following simple mind lessons, learn how to take responsibility for the development of your ego self and,...

Date: Sunday 1 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 2 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, 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 read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

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

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 16 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 movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility, coordination and overall sense of well-being. They also help to muscular discomfort in your neck, back, hips and shoulders. If...

Date: Monday 18 November to Monday 2 December
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Best Ever Not Yoga Classes


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to fifteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic development. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning...

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 10 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

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

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

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NZ Army Band In Concert

NZ Army Band In Concert

Fresh from their successful trip to Scotland for the 2019 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo the world famous New Zealand Army Band is going to perform in the MTG Century Theatre at 7:30pm on Tuesday the 3rd of December. This is the first time in many years the Army Band have performed an Evening...

Date: Tuesday 3 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

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

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

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Santa's Wonderland

Santa's Wonderland

Come and visit Santa's Wonderland in Hastings CBD! Opening on December 4th, bring the kids down to meet the man in red himself and wander through a wonderland of intricately decorated Christmas trees. Find us in the Hastings CBD Mall, opposite BJ's. Entry is free, but we will be collecting gold...

Date: Wednesday 4 December to Tuesday 24 December
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

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

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

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

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

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

Can Sew Evening Sewing Classes

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night - 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 December
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lola Sola (Oz)

Lola Sola (Oz)

Lola Sola Folk/Blues/Soul Singer-songwriter Lola Sola is a touring devotee, lover of cheap wine, laughter and long conversations and has been making her mark on the hearts of both Australians & Kiwis for the past 3 years. No stranger to a suitcase, an open road or a budget airline; she has been...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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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 4 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Classes

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Kids Art Classes 5-7 Years

Kids Art Classes 5-7 Years

Tutor: Gretchen Buwalda (Dip.Teaching, Dip.Creativity) This introductory art class provides your child with a foundation to explore their innate creativity in a supportive environment. Gretchen will introduce a number of different art mediums and take students through projects aimed at...

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club: CANCELLED

Evening Book Club: CANCELLED

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

Introduction to Screen Printing; Evening Class for Beginners

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

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2016 Vintage Port Tasting

2016 Vintage Port Tasting

On December 5th, at 7pm The Urban Winery will be hosting a 2016 Vintage Port Tasting lead by none other than Warren Gibson in the historic board room of the National Tobacco Building. Featuring 6 ports from Portugal and 2 from Trinity Hill, this 8 part tasting is not to be missed. Come savor...

Date: Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

The notice of change: The date of the session in November has been changed to Thursday 21st (from 7th). If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your...

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marion Brennan: The Prism Effect Scratchboard Art

Marion Brennan: The Prism Effect Scratchboard Art

Marion Brennan was born in South Africa but made New Zealand home 25 years ago. She has specialized in scratch board art for the last five years, and has held several successful solo exhibitions and shared exhibitions. Marion was featured in NZ Artist magazine this year in the May/June...

Date: Friday 6 December to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Leanne Morrison: Off the Edge_Re-defining Boundaries

Leanne Morrison: Off the Edge_Re-defining Boundaries

Leanne Morrison’s practice positions her firmly within the modernist tradition, but extends past this into a consideration of the painting as a material object in and of itself. Her style is representational – but she is representing what art critic Clement Greenberg described as “the...

Date: Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2019 'Under the Big Top' New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 3 days in sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and Australia. The 3 day festival is held on a...

Date: Friday 6 December to Sunday 8 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Underneath the Mistletoe

Underneath the Mistletoe

Underneath the Mistletoe It's Christmas time again and the Boomb Funk Variety Performers are excited to bring you another amazing festive show. Let your mind go wild and all your Christmas dreams come true! All your favourite local performers and a few surprises too. We can't wait to tear up...

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the 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 16 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Courtyard Pop-up

Courtyard Pop-up

We are just a small group of friends getting together to catch up, drink coffee and sell our beautiful wares right outside Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in the heart of Havelock North. You will find stalls selling handmade Italian leather bags, Middle Eastern homewares, hand embroidered cotton...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, 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 16 November to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Big Retail Sale

Hastings City Big Retail Sale

Treat yourself and your wallet to the Hastings City BIG Retail Sale! Get all of your shopping done on one day as participating retailers put on some amazing deals for you in the BIG Retail Sale. From 10am to 4pm each retailer will have a table outside their shop brimming with big discounts,...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Heretaunga Street, Hastings City, 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. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Centennial Brawl 2019

Impact Pro Wrestling: Centennial Brawl 2019

The best professional wrestling in New Zealand arrives in Napier for a night of high-flying pro wrestling action! We have an explosive live event lined up featuring the New Zealand Heavyweight Champion Jamie Tagataese, Napier's own Sir Mr Burns, fan-favorite 'The Deal' Dal Knox and much...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Rodney Green Centennial Events Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin

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

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

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Man: Hawkes Bay Return Season

The Man: Hawkes Bay Return Season

The Return of the fabulous solo show that binds standup comedy and theatre together in yellow grease paint and latex rubber. This is the manic monologue of a modern jester as he foolishly holds court to his fellow citizens at Speakers Corner in Londons Hyde Park. Not for the faint of heart or dull...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Kiwi Christmas Market

A Kiwi Christmas Market

Taradale Sunday Market Brings you the Kiwi Christmas Market. Locally made Gifts, Arts and Crafts. Polished stones, Painted Stones, Crystals, Wooden Toys, Up-Cycled goods, Jewellery, and so much more. For more information or to book a stall contact Corinna - 0220387068. Stall prices start from...

Date: Sunday 8 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, 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 8 December to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah

This magnificent traditional work 'Messiah' by Handel, features a scriptural text from the King James Bible, the Psalms and the Book of Common Prayer, in all 53 movements in three parts. The Soloists are Shauna Tweed, Soprano, Sarah Court, Mezzo-Soprano, IanTetley, the tenor and James Harrison the...

Date: Sunday 8 December
Where:
Village Baptist Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days - 10th Birthday Live Tour

7 Days - 10th Birthday Live Tour

7 Days is turning 10 this year, and like any ten-year old’s birthday there will be chaos, laughter, tears and junk food. 7 Days is going on its biggest tour ever this November and December, performing New Zealand’s most successful ever comedy show live in theatres in 14 towns around New...

Date: Sunday 8 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art For Tots

Art For Tots

A fun and playful art experience for under-fives based on the current exhibition. Koha,...

Date: Monday 9 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Celebrate the year and celebrate the season with Christmas at the Races! Treat yourself to an action-packed day of entertainment including fantastic food and drink, live music and thrilling racing action. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your...

Date: Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - 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 11 December
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

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

Date: Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

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

Date: Thursday 14 November to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Christmas Arts & Crafts Night Market

Hastings City Christmas Arts & Crafts Night Market

Join us for a night of celebration and joy (and last minute shopping) as we head into Christmas. This is the second of our Christmas themed Night Markets and is the perfect opportunity to pick up some last last-minute stocking stuffers and gifts for the whole family. Your favourite food trucks...

Date: Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

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

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

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Christmas Oratoria Bach

Christmas Oratoria Bach

Bach - Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 The complete Bach Christmas Oratorio is a rare opportunity to hear back to back the six cantatas of which the oratorio is comprised. The virtuosity of solo parts, choir and orchestra makes this wonderful work an exciting journey for both audience and...

Date: Friday 13 December to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model Hobby Fair

Model Hobby Fair

The show aims to promote the hobby of kit set modeling in the Hawke’s Bay. At the show modellers will be displaying selling and swapping kitsets of all kinds and varieties. They will also be able to help you with suggestions and advice should you wish to start the hobby. There will be...

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

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

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Free to enter, family friendly community event. Gates open at 3.00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 5.00pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists, Christmas carols, Santa Claus and fireworks display.

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Saturday 14 December to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California Premiere Tribute to The Eagles

Motel California Premiere Tribute to The Eagles

Motel California is New Zealand's premier tribute to the Eagles Band. Playing all the best loved Eagles hits. Recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship. Selling out venues and receiving brilliant reviews. As seen on TV3 The Project. Have yourself an Eagles Christmas Office...

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

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Mendelssohn - The Herbrides Overture ( Fingal's Cave) Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.35 Mendelssohn Symphony - No 3 in A minor, Op.56 Amalia Hall returns to delight us with her virtuoso playing of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony ranks among the...

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tuia-mai-tawhiti Festival

Tuia-mai-tawhiti Festival

A Waka Festival will be held to celebrate the arrival of the waka hourua to Mahia-mai-tawhiti. This grassroots festival celebrates our Pacific Voyaging traditions, the Moana, as well as showcasing local community talents and businesses. Join the people of Māhia and the waka crews for regattas,...

Date: Sunday 15 December
Where:
Māhia Beach, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 17 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
9 Lessons & Carols

9 Lessons & Carols

The congregation of St Matthew's extend a warm invitation to all to come together and share in the message of Christmas at this very special service. Readings, songs and beautiful music from the outstanding Four's Company singers, all within the iconic St Matthew's Church, in the heart of...

Date: Sunday 15 December
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Heretaunga Women's Centre Community Christmas Lunch

Heretaunga Women's Centre Community Christmas Lunch

Every year the Heretaunga Women's Centre hosts a community Christmas lunch for women only and of course 2019 will be no different! There will be a delicious and free Christmas lunch, cooked by the women of the Heretaunga Women's Centre. As always the lunch will be a lovely, festive occasion...

Date: Monday 16 December
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

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

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Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Edition

Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Edition

After 10 months of sold out Food & Wine Pairing events, we are opening ticket sales up to the public for our Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Extravaganza! 6 courses of gourmet deliciousness paired beautifully with the incredible wines of Squawking Magpie, in a beautiful Christmas setting. Come...

Date: Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Open Mic Comedy Night

Open Mic Comedy Night

Hawkes Bay Comedy Club presents open mic comedy night at the Common Room. 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...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Thursdays

Salsa Thursdays

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 19 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Xmas Acoustic Showcase

Xmas Acoustic Showcase

Announcing: Xmas Acoustic Showcase. Email thecabana@xtra.co.nz or PM me if you'd like a spot.

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

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Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Madcap and Etiquette bring you the most anticipated show this summer in Hawke’s Bay. The inaugural ‘Summer Solstice’ concert takes place on Friday December 20th at the iconic Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre. Featuring award winning kiwi acts, headlined by Shapeshifter and support from The...

Date: Friday 20 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mirrored Walls & Sons of Henrik

Mirrored Walls & Sons of Henrik

Join us for happy hour from 4-6 and get your spots for this awesome two band line up starting at 6:30! Both Mirrored Walls and Sons of Henrik have prepared a special acoustic set of originals. $10 cover. Sons of Henrik are an all-original acoustic/electric rock band based around the vocal and...

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

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Diggin' Bones - Rock Into Christmas

Diggin' Bones - Rock Into Christmas

Rock Into Christmas with some stone cold classic songs performed by Diggin’ Bones live on stage! Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper and much more... Let your hair down and rock the night away! Diggin’ Bones at the wonderful Paisley Stage on Friday, 20th of...

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

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The Cabana Xmas Party with Groove Foundation and Friends

The Cabana Xmas Party with Groove Foundation and Friends

The Cabana Xmas Party is always a great night. With lots of out of townees home for Xmas it is the meeting point before the big day. FREE glass of Champers on entry and $5 beers and tequila's throughout the night. Featuring TOP H.Bay Covers band Groove Foundation and friends. Groove...

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

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Brown Sugar Rolling Stones Band Paisley Stage

Brown Sugar Rolling Stones Band Paisley Stage

Back in Napier! Renowned around the country now for delivering a high energy good time old school live rock n' roll show. This high energy 5 piece rock n'roll show’s coming back to Paisley Stage. Songs from the institution that the Rolling Stones are from past 50 years and delivered like they...

Date: Saturday 21 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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 24 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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L.A.B

L.A.B

L.A.B. was founded by the legendary Kora brothers Brad Kora (drums) and Stu Kora (guitar, keys) and quickly engaged the extraordinary talents of Joel Shadbolt (Batucada Sound Machine) on lead vocals & guitar and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire) on bass. The L.A.B. sound is one which has seen them...

Date: Sunday 22 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boxing Day Festival 2019

Boxing Day Festival 2019

Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the annual Boxing Day Festival returns to Cape Estate in 2019 after another sold-out festival in 2018. The festival delivers the very best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage...

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

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

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

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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 30 November to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wild West Festival Market Day

Wild West Festival Market Day

As part of the Wild West Festival, Hawkes Bay Naturist Club are holding a Market Day open to the public on their grounds from 10 am to 3 pm on the 30th December 2019. Entry is free, if you're interested in the naturist lifestyle or just like to shop come along and join the fun. Stalls...

Date: Monday 30 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Naturist Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Year’s Eve Reggae Explosion

New Year’s Eve Reggae Explosion

New Year’s Eve Reggae Explosion with Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz with NZ hip-hop legend DLT spinning sounds into the wee hours of the new year. This is going to be the best new year eve party in Hawke’s Bay. Great music, awesome crowd, cool refreshments and pulsating...

Date: Tuesday 31 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ring In the Roaring 20's, New Year's Eve Party

Ring In the Roaring 20's, New Year's Eve Party

Ring in the Roaring 20's this New Year's Eve as we once again enter the age of Art Deco. And where better to celebrate this New Year's than in the historic building of the National Tobacco Company? The Urban Winery gladly presents this evening of cabaret style entertainment provided by Lady and...

Date: Tuesday 31 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 31 January
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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

A stunning setting, relaxed atmosphere and fantastic live entertainment - this is summer NZ! Treat the whole gang to classic summer memories and smiles with a fun-filled day out trackside at the Interislander Summer Festival at Hastings Racecourse on Wednesday 1 January. Escape with friends and...

Date: Wednesday 1 January
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

NZ in War - Our Story 1939 - 1941

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

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

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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 16 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, 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 16 November to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. The Warratahs will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Topp Twins, are New Zealand national treasures who have performed around the world as an original comedy-music duo for more than 25 years. The twins re-invent themselves...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Saturday Night Session: The Response

Saturday Night Session: The Response

The Urban Winery is excited to announce this Saturday Night Session with: The Response. After meeting at Jazz School and refining their sound through several releases and a stint living in Canada, The Response craft alternative pop songs that are both introspective and energetic. The...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Forged in the Furnace of Middle Earth: Los Phoenix is set to return with his highly anticipated sophomore album 'The Magician'. Come and witness the Kiwi MC bring in the new year with magic by performing songs live at The Cabana. 'Believe in Magic' by Los Phoenix is Available Everywhere...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 17 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, 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 5 January to Sunday 16 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Day Childrens Bookbinding Workshop

One Day Childrens Bookbinding Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... A one day, Childrens (7-12yrs) Bookbinding Workshop. Children create their very own journal, using traditional bookbinding techniques and a range of papers, stencils, stickers and more. All materials included. Children need to bring a packed lunch, and bags of...

Date: Tuesday 7 January to Saturday 11 January
Where:
Panoply Studio, 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 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drax Project

Drax Project

Drax Project are embarking on their biggest summer tour yet! And the Kiwi pop sensations are taking a top-notch line-up of emerging New Zealand talent along for the ride. Presented by The Edge and Eccles Entertainment, the Drax Project Summer Tour 2019/2020 will kick off in Riwaka on Saturday,...

Date: Friday 10 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 11 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nest Fest 2020

Nest Fest 2020

Nest Fest is back again for a second year, continuing the story of a community of artists who are reshaping Aotearoa's musical landscape. But it's not just familiar names from top of the pops. Sticking to our roots of showcasing new sounds, we're including several international acts who have...

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

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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 8 December to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Childrens' One Day Screen Printing Workshop

Childrens' One Day Screen Printing Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... A One Day Screen Printing Workshop for children aged 7-12 years. In this one day course, children will create their very own eco-friendly hand cut stencils for a screen-printed art piece. All materials included. Children need to bring a packed lunch, and bags...

Date: Tuesday 14 January to Wednesday 15 January
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, 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: Saturday 14 December to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drop Legs (Oz)

Drop Legs (Oz)

Current release: ‘Windows Down‘ (single) Genres: Hip Hop / Roots Drop Legs bring the party with their vibe lifting blend of surf rock, hip hop and reggae. Hailing from Byron Bay, Australia, Drop Legs have built a core following of fans thanks to their energetic party-friendly shows. The...

Date: Friday 17 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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T-Shirt Screen Printing Day

T-Shirt Screen Printing Day

Panoply Studio presents... You are invited to book a time slot to print your own custom tee shirt - choosing from 4 different designs. Time slots must be booked and paid for in-store, where you will also get to choose your T-shirt size and colour. Time slots are booked in 15minute intervals....

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2020

The Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2020

Back for the sixth year in a row, seven wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Bridge Pa Wine Festival. The wineries involved are Abbey Estate, Alpha Domus, Ash Ridge, Oak Estate, Paritua, Red Metal and Sileni. All will be...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Lady Killers - Summer Series

The Lady Killers - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. Sir Duke will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Lady Killers - are a dream team of some of New Zealand’s favourite female vocalists. From a whisper to a scream and everything in between, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Salsa Groove

Salsa Groove

The Urban Winery proudly presents: Salsa Groove! This incredible five piece band from Auckland is traveling here to bring you the best live salsa music in New Zealand. Clear the floor, move the tables, get a drink, and get ready to dance! Doors open at 6:30, band goes on at 7:30! Tickets...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, 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 17 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, 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 20 January to Monday 9 March
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Childrens' Gelatine Plate Printing Workshop

Childrens' Gelatine Plate Printing Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... A One Day Childrens' Gelatine Print Making Workshop. Using Eco-friendly Gelatine Plates, children are able to create some stunning prints in a safe and fun way. All materials included. Children need to bring a packed lunch and bags of enthusiasm.

Date: Tuesday 21 January to Saturday 25 January
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, 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 Night 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...

Date: Thursday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

We are very excited to bring you Napier Port Harbour to Hills for it’s fourth year running. Every year the event is growing and it’s not surprising being held in Hawke’s Bay such a picturesque region in New Zealand. We offer several different events which include a Middle Distance Triathlon,...

Date: Saturday 25 January to Sunday 26 January
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, 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 30 November to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, 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
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

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 16 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, 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
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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 15 March
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 16 November to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, 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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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: Tuesday 12 November to Friday 21 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, 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 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

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

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

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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 17 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, 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 5 January to Sunday 16 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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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 20 January to Monday 9 March
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, 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 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, 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. Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, 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: Saturday 14 December 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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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 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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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 8 December to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frock At the Faraday - ADF20

Frock 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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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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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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R18
Speakeasy Starlets

Speakeasy Starlets

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

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

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R18
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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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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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
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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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
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 Caberet - ADF20

Royale Variety Performance - Stars of Caberet - 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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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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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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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
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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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 24 November to 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 17 November to 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
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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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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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
Richmond Wandera Tour

Richmond Wandera Tour

Richmond Wandera was born and raised in the Ngaruru slum in Uganda. When his father was tragically murdered, Richmond lost all hope of a life worth living. Alongside his mother, he was left to care for his six siblings and spent countless days wandering in search of food for his family. When he was...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian 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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Richmond Wandera Tour

Richmond Wandera Tour

Richmond Wandera was born and raised in the Ngaruru slum in Uganda. When his father was tragically murdered, Richmond lost all hope of a life worth living. Alongside his mother, he was left to care for his six siblings and spent countless days wandering in search of food for his family. When he was...

Date: Tuesday 25 February
Where:
C3 Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand early next year for a five-date tour. The renowned American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and his band, will play TSB Bowl of Brooklands in New Plymouth on Friday, February 21; Electric Avenue Festival in...

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

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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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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 30 November to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, 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 December 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 17 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, 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
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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feather & Fibre Exhibition

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 15 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 20 January to Monday 9 March
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, 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
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 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 8 December to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, 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
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

Good Habits - UK Duo NZ Tour

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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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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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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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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

Date: Tuesday 12 November to 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 13 November to Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, 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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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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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 30 November to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Pettigrew Arena Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Pettigrew Arena 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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April 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

Join us on the beautiful Napier foreshore for The Illuminator, a fun night run and walk event. Grab your glow sticks and choose from the 5km, 10km or 21km option - just make sure you’re prepared for a stop in the disco zone along the way! Entries will open in October 2019.

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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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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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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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 8 December to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, 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 25 April
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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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May 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

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

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Monday 11 May
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Tuesday 12 May
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2020

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: Tuesday 12 November to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2020

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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October 2020

National Sports Club Tournament

National Sports Club Tournament

To encourage our mates to have regular health checks and to make them aware of the support agencies available for men dealing with mental health issues. The sports to be played in the initial year are Rugby League 9’s, Rugby 7's and Touch Rugby. Through our competitive nature we are using...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

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

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