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May 2024

Hawke's Bay Business Summit 2024

Hawke's Bay Business Summit 2024

The Hawke’s Bay Business Summit returns in 2024. This event provides the ultimate opportunity for members at all career stages and backgrounds to come together, build connections and gain valuable insights across key areas of business. This year's event theme, Empowering Futures addresses real...

Date: Tuesday 21 May
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots is an opportunity for young ones to dip their toes into the world of swimming! Our relaxed drop-in sessions are designed to nurture water confidence and fundamental swimming skills. With a combination of entertaining games, music, bubbles, floating mats, and occasional instructor guidance...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Thursday 4 July
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 1 September
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: Monday 20 May to Sunday 30 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

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

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

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'New Radicals' Exhibition by Johnny Romeo

'New Radicals' Exhibition by Johnny Romeo

Johnny Romeo New Radicals 10 May - 3 June, 2024 Opening Friday 10 May, 5 - Pm at Boyd-dunlop Gallery Direct Message or Email Info@boyddunlop.Com for a Full Catalogue of Available Works. It’s Hard to Ignore That the World Is in a Dark Place Right Now. From the Harrowing Conflicts in Gaza...

Date: Monday 20 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Jasmine Togo-Brisby is a fourth-generation Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu ancestry. Her art practice is deeply engaged with the global legacies of the South Pacific slave trade and its passages through Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. Can you see us now? is a new sculptural...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

This exhibition presents a sample of the original architectural features and evolution of the Heretaunga streetscape, bringing together hand-drawn plans for a cluster of Art Deco buildings in central Hastings. Intersecting with the eastern edge of Russell Street, the Heretaunga Street 100 block...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marty's Digital Hub

Marty's Digital Hub

Whatever a person’s skill level, we can provide one on one support whether it be on a laptop, tablet, Ipad or mobile phone. We’re available on the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 1pm to 2.30pm. Cost is $5 including afternoon tea. Phone (06) 8707025 or Mobile 027 2324700 to enquire.

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Tūhura Otago Museum is thrilled to bring its newest science showcase to the Faraday Museum of Technology. Get hands-on with magnets, play with a plasma ball, generate your own electricity, make an aurora, and more! Solar Tsunamis - Parawhenua Kōmaru introduces you to the science of space...

Date: Monday 20 May to Wednesday 29 May
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

That's right! Clear some space, my book-hoarding cohorts! It's book sale time again! This is a Friends of Hastings District Libraries fundraising event. Come along and bag a bargain! Or 12... Big books, small books - take your pick, but don't forget to pay. Adult books (that means grown-ups...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 25 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Chardonnay Day Tasting

Chardonnay Day Tasting

Join us in celebrating International Chardonnay Day at the heart of Chardonnay excellence – Tony Bish Wines Cellar Door, located in The Urban Winery in Ahuriri, Napier! Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 23rd, 2024, from 6 to 9 pm. Indulge in a tasting experience like no other as we compare...

Date: Thursday 23 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dancing with Viruses

Dancing with Viruses

Join us for an enlightening lecture that explores the ongoing battle against viral infections and their long-lasting effects on human health. In “Dancing with Viruses,” Dr. Richard Meech will discuss the persistent challenges of diseases like long-COVID and HIV/AIDS, their global impact, and...

Date: Thursday 23 May
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 7 June
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 7 June
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2024 Central Hawke's Bay Sport and Recreation Awards

2024 Central Hawke's Bay Sport and Recreation Awards

Join us in celebrating the outstanding achievements of Central Hawke's Bay's athletes, teams, clubs, coaches, and officials across all levels from grassroots to elite. These annual awards recognise excellence, innovation, and contributions to sport and recreation in our community. Doors open at...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Showquest Hawke's Bay 2024

Showquest Hawke's Bay 2024

Showquest is a nationwide performing arts competition and a platform for youth voices to be heard. Be amazed by original stage performances combining Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Culture & Technology. Students design, produce and perform their stories in a powerful night of celebration and recognition...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Grant Haua Explosion / Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

The Grant Haua Explosion / Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Original Rock and Blues with Grant Haua, playing solo acoustic and electric with his band, not to be missed, special guests local Legend Dusty Rhodes and The Bluesmobile

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

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

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

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Orchestra Presents - Classics for Koha

Hawke's Bay Orchestra Presents - Classics for Koha

A fundraising concert to help Hawke's Bay Orchestra continue to bring high quality orchestral music to local audiences. A gorgeous musical feast: Beethoven's Symphony No.8, Bizet's Symphony in C, and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with clarinet supremo David McGregor - all under the baton of conductor...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Quiz Night Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Get ready to test your trivia skills and support a great cause at our CanInspire Quiz Night Fundraiser! Join us for a night of brain-teasing fun, with spot prizes galore, amazing raffles, as well as a live auction that'll keep you on the edge of your seat. There's a cash bar to keep the drinks...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

The Hawkes Bay based Stone Temple Pilots tribute act - "Stone Tribute Pilots nz" are playing at the Paisley Stage, Napier. Come and get an ear full of all your favourite Stone Temple Pilots songs, celebrated by this group of local Hawkes Bay musicians who also happen to be STP fans. Playing...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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 26 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

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

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Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Come one come all to support The Cancer Foundation in their mission to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer and its' fighters, survivors and research! And we here at No.5 Cafe & Larder with some local heroes are doing our bit by hosting a pink ribbon breakfast here on Sunday 26th May 2024 ...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
MTG Sunday Cinema: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

MTG Sunday Cinema: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

A bitter, ageing couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young house guests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night. Directed by Mike Nichols, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and George Segal. Rating: R18

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day with Rockstuff Records at The Urban Winery, celebrating NZ Music Month! Dig the crates, quench your thirst, enjoy the sounds! Highlight Sunday 26th May on your calendar. There will be extra crates of New Zealand artists for NZ Music Month of May! The greatest & latest records, the...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sounds From Far and Near - a Linden Singers Concert

Sounds From Far and Near - a Linden Singers Concert

The title of this Linden Singers concert “Sounds from Far and Near,” introduces the theme of the programme, a marvellous mix of music by composers from our own country – indeed, some from our own region – and from countries far away across the oceans. Songs by New Zealand composers include...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Saint Matthews Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

MTG Sunday Cinema: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

A bitter, former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Victor Buono. Rating: M

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

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

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Art Guide - Showcase Exhibition

Hawke's Bay Art Guide - Showcase Exhibition

Mark your diaries and join us for the much-anticipated annual Hawke’s Bay Art Guide Showcase Exhibition & Taste of the Trail. Launching the 2024 Hawke’s Bay Art Guide and showcasing the creative talent in our region, the exhibition will be packed with paintings, ceramics and sculpture to...

Date: Monday 27 May to Saturday 8 June
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZ Careers Expo - Hawkes Bay

NZ Careers Expo - Hawkes Bay

Meet the Future of Work We believe that young people are the future. - That’s why for over 33 years, we’ve been helping them make the first steps in the world of work, by connecting them with the best training and employment opportunities Aotearoa has to offer. Each year thousands attend the...

Date: Tuesday 28 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Sing 2024

The Big Sing 2024

The Big Sing is an annual Choral Showcase featuring 22 student choirs from East Coast Secondary schools. Come along and support over 500 local rangatahi at the Gala Concert.

Date: Wednesday 29 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge? This is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them! The Junior Tough Guys and Gals will take on a...

Date: Thursday 30 May
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Smith & Sheth Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Smith & Sheth Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Let's Brunch for a Good Cause! We are thrilled to invite you to our Pink Ribbon breakfast and auction, in partnership with Malo Restaurant, for a morning filled with fun, delectable treats, and the opportunity to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Together, we will to raise...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

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

Date: Friday 31 May to Friday 14 June
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Beach Boys Experience

The Beach Boys Experience

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

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

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BITTA BATTA / The Scarlett Eden Band

BITTA BATTA / The Scarlett Eden Band

A Night of Original Neo Soul and Groove! BITTA BATTA is a brand new original Neo Soul Funk band led by Campbell Burns. A 7-piece band featuring some of the HBs premiere musicians, BITTA BATTAs sound takes in elements of neo soul, funk, new jazz, afrobeat and drum and bass. Come and check out the...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2024

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 1 September
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: Monday 20 May to Sunday 30 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

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

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

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'New Radicals' Exhibition by Johnny Romeo

'New Radicals' Exhibition by Johnny Romeo

Johnny Romeo New Radicals 10 May - 3 June, 2024 Opening Friday 10 May, 5 - Pm at Boyd-dunlop Gallery Direct Message or Email Info@boyddunlop.Com for a Full Catalogue of Available Works. It’s Hard to Ignore That the World Is in a Dark Place Right Now. From the Harrowing Conflicts in Gaza...

Date: Monday 20 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Jasmine Togo-Brisby is a fourth-generation Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu ancestry. Her art practice is deeply engaged with the global legacies of the South Pacific slave trade and its passages through Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. Can you see us now? is a new sculptural...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

This exhibition presents a sample of the original architectural features and evolution of the Heretaunga streetscape, bringing together hand-drawn plans for a cluster of Art Deco buildings in central Hastings. Intersecting with the eastern edge of Russell Street, the Heretaunga Street 100 block...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Art Guide - Showcase Exhibition

Hawke's Bay Art Guide - Showcase Exhibition

Mark your diaries and join us for the much-anticipated annual Hawke’s Bay Art Guide Showcase Exhibition & Taste of the Trail. Launching the 2024 Hawke’s Bay Art Guide and showcasing the creative talent in our region, the exhibition will be packed with paintings, ceramics and sculpture to...

Date: Monday 27 May to Saturday 8 June
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Weavers Kings Birthday Sale

Napier Weavers Kings Birthday Sale

Napier Weavers Kings Birthday Sale Add some Wonderful Warm Wool to Your Winter Wardrobe Garments and Accessories for Everyone, Babies to Adults. Clothing, Hats, Scarves, Shawls, Gloves Beautiful throws and other items to personalize your home

Date: Saturday 1 June to Monday 3 June
Where:
Girl Guides hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Welcome to the first day of winter!! Join in a 3 hour, hands-on workshop as you discover a traditional baking delicacy consumed widely in the Netherlands during the festive winter months.  We will make 3 typical dutch winter treats; A Spice Loaf , Filled Speculaas and Apple Beignets Filled...

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

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Allure

Allure

ARTEMIS pole arts presents Allure, a student showcase. A display of different skills and styles, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Let our students Allure you. VIP tickets available for those who want an extra indulgent night. Event will be strictly R18

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Kings Birthday Bash

The Kings Birthday Bash

Join us for a majestic Celebration: The King’s Birthday Bash! Get ready to raise your goblets and celebrate the day away at the most regal party of the year! • Local Wineries Galore: Sip, swirl and savour the finest wines from our beloved local vineyards. From crisp roses to bold reds,...

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
Craft and Social, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rationalist and Humanists of Hawke's Bay and East Coast

Rationalist and Humanists of Hawke's Bay and East Coast

Boost you knowledge, hear the latest in space news. Bring your questions. Meet in the lecture theatre followed by a demonstration in the Zeiss projector room. Organizer: Rationalists and Humanists of Hawke’s Bay and the East Coast in conjunction with Holt Planetarium. Students $8, Senior...

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
Holt Planetarium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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King's Birthday Bash

King's Birthday Bash

The King's Birthday Bash is on Sunday, 2 June kicking off at 7.30pm. Paisley Stage are at it again! Charles has requested that NicholBates, The Pukes, Power and YesYesNo be the jesters of the court and you, his special guests. They'll be a healthy dose of British music and all sorts of...

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots is an opportunity for young ones to dip their toes into the world of swimming! Our relaxed drop-in sessions are designed to nurture water confidence and fundamental swimming skills. With a combination of entertaining games, music, bubbles, floating mats, and occasional instructor guidance...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Thursday 4 July
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, 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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marty's Digital Hub

Marty's Digital Hub

Whatever a person’s skill level, we can provide one on one support whether it be on a laptop, tablet, Ipad or mobile phone. We’re available on the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 1pm to 2.30pm. Cost is $5 including afternoon tea. Phone (06) 8707025 or Mobile 027 2324700 to enquire.

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Long Ride Home

Long Ride Home

Two estranged siblings attempt to reconnect and quickly discover how annoying they still find one another. As they push their way through the extraneous nonsense of family drama, they find themselves falling into a divide stretched exponentially wider by their years apart. As they bike to a mutual...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - June/July 2024

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - June/July 2024

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course starts Tuesday 4th June 2024. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist for Beginners level, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 23 July
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hoedown Showdown

Hoedown Showdown

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

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

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday 22 May to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ballroom Blitz

Ballroom Blitz

Presented by: Base Entertainment Get ready to experience the ultimate dance extravaganza with Ballroom Blitz, the latest sensation from the visionary producers of Celtic Illusion. Choreographed by the remarkable Aric Yegudkin, three-time Dancing with the Stars Australia champion, this show is...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged -Revised

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged -Revised

An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London’s longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre! Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 15 June
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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

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

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Craft Buffet

Pride Craft Buffet

Be proud to make your own merch! Materials provided. Polymer clay, pony beads, Hama beads, felt, and all the colours of the rainbow. Use our ideas, or bring your own. Two dates, same crafts; attend one or both. Suitable for ages 10+. Please attend this event to celebrate Pride, inclusivity &...

Date: Thursday 6 June to Thursday 13 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lone Star x NDC Cocktail Masterclass

Lone Star x NDC Cocktail Masterclass

Come on down and learn how to make delicious, Classic cocktails! With step-by-step instructions and all the equipment and ingredients provided, this will be a fun & Educational experience! And the best part? You get to drink what you make! Ticket price includes a custom G&T on arrival, with...

Date: Thursday 6 June
Where:
Lone Star, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Highwaymen

NZ Highwaymen

NZ Highwaymen set out on a Winter Tour A very special country music event, featuring legendary talent. Over 10,000 tickets sold throughout the 24 date tour in May/June and Nov 2023. By popular demand The NZ Highwaymen are coming back in June/July 2024. New Zealand’s Highwaymen, between...

Date: Thursday 6 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Red Blend Workshop

Red Blend Workshop

A one-day workshop exploring the opportunities and challenges for this important category for Hawke’s Bay and beyond. Market commentary and insights into consumer trends inform the content covering winemaking and viticulture. While this workshop has a Hawke's Bay focus, other region red blend...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 7 June
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

Intermediate Skateboard Lessons

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 7 June
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young Fruit Grower of the Year Awards Evening

Young Fruit Grower of the Year Awards Evening

Join Us in Celebrating the Future of Fruit Growing! Indulge in an evening of anticipation and admiration as we honor the trailblazers of tomorrow at the Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition. This event isn't just a celebration; it's a testament to the resilience, innovation, and passion...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Hedwig and The Angry Inch Movie Sing-along

Pride Hedwig and The Angry Inch Movie Sing-along

Calling all Hed-heads and Hed-virgins! Join us for a wild and beautiful film sing-along. Hedwig (born Hansel), a genderqueer punk-rock singer from East Berlin, tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows her former lover & bandmate who stole her songs. Suitable for ages...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California Eagles Experience

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

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

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Free
Pride World Wide Knit in Public Day

Pride World Wide Knit in Public Day

It's World Wide Knit in Public Day - let's queer it up! BYO knitting (or disrupt the narrative with crochet or other creative practices) and join with others being queer and creative in your public library. Suitable for all ages. Please attend this event to celebrate Pride, inclusivity &...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Munich Meets Meeanee 4.0

Munich Meets Meeanee 4.0

A highlight of the Hawke's Bay events calendar, Munich Meets Meeanee is back for 2024! The Old Church will once again transforms itself into a classic Bavarian bier hall. The authentic Oom-Pa-Pa ten-piece band The Steinbenders will be of course be back to soundtrack the event. Dirndl dresses...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Band

Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Band

Still continuing to regularly perform an energetic and fun-filled show, a band that includes original stars from the sixties and seventies hit bands, Hogsnort Rupert, Bulldogs Allstar Goodtime Band and Dave and the Dynamos, will be playing at the Century Theatre – MTG Hawkes Bay, Saturday 8 June...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blood Red Sky U2 Tribute

Blood Red Sky U2 Tribute

A night of U2 Classic Rock from a very experienced tribute band, Blood Red Sky. Hear all your favourites and rock the night away. The craic is always spot on.

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

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Napier Latin Party

Napier Latin Party

It’s party time AGAAAINNNN!!! Come join me along with the local Latin American community, the Latin Kiwi community, and everyone else in Napier for the ultimate Fiesta Latina. This time, we're hosting it at the finest location in Napier - 'The Urban Winery. Sensual beats will entice you...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Repair Cafe Hastings - Parkvale

Repair Cafe Hastings - Parkvale

Haere Mai. Come and say hello at our second Repair Cafe of 2024! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing and soft furnishings, small appliances and electronics, furniture, knives, jewellery,...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Hastings Harriers Club Scout Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Pride Cupcake Decorating

Teen Pride Cupcake Decorating

We bring the cupcakes, icing, and sprinkles; you bring the creativity. Come make yourself a cupcake to be proud of! Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration Required. Please register through the libraries website. Please attend this event to celebrate Pride, inclusivity & support of the Rainbow...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Queer Book Lovers Night

Pride Queer Book Lovers Night

A relaxed evening presentation of new and upcoming queer books by staff and guest speakers; light refreshments and spot prizes. Suitable for ages 15+. Registration Required. Please register through the libraries website. Please attend this event to celebrate Pride, inclusivity & support of...

Date: Wednesday 12 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course - June/July 2024

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course - June/July 2024

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 12th June 2024. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learning to dance. Class is one hour...

Date: Wednesday 12 June
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

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

Date: Friday 31 May to Friday 14 June
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise: CANCELLED

Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise: CANCELLED

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

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

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Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Mad, risqué and uniquely eccentric - internationally critically acclaimed and award-winning Gaulier-trained clown Trygve (pronounced 'trigvee') Wakenshaw presents his beautifully strange stream-of-consciousness idiocy in NAUTILUS. Exploring the form of mime to its most idiosyncratic...

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fabric-a-brac Napier 2024

Fabric-a-brac Napier 2024

We're delighted to bring you the inaugural Napier Fabric-a-brac! Come along to discover vintage and modern fabric treasures, haberdashery, patterns, buttons and sewing supplies for sale, all in aid of Cranford Hospice. This fabric and sewing market is a wonderful morning out! Selling at the...

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

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haloumi, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

Haloumi, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

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

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

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Havelock North: A light-hearted history

Havelock North: A light-hearted history

Join author and historian Michael Fowler for a review of Havelock North’s history. If you are new to Havelock North learn stuff you didn’t think you ever need to know ! Secret society, alien pods, private schools, a peak view, floods, a nice quiet village - it has it all! There are...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Volunteering Hawke's Bay Excellence Awards 2024

Volunteering Hawke's Bay Excellence Awards 2024

Each year, thousands of volunteers across Hawke's Bay carry out vital roles which weave through the social, cultural and economic fabric of our Hawke’s Bay communities. The VHB Excellence Awards 2024 are our special opportunity to celebrate and honour these volunteers. We are looking for...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Open Mic Pride Night

Open Mic Pride Night

Step on stage and let your true self shine at our Open Mic Pride Night! Poet? Singer? Drag performer? Interpretive Dancer? All are welcome at this local celebration of Pride and Queer culture. Suitable for ages 16+. Registration Required. Please register through the libraries website. Please...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court: CANCELLED

Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court: CANCELLED

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

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

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We Rise - 10th Anniversary Tour

We Rise - 10th Anniversary Tour

Devilskin Announce We Rise 10th Anniverary Tour With very special guests: Tadpole Feat. Emma Dilemma / and Skinny Hobos. Multi-platinum NZ rockers DEVILSKIN are revving up and getting ready to hit the road this May in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of their ground-breaking debut album WE...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tempo 38 Reunion w/Special Guests The Disorderlies

Tempo 38 Reunion w/Special Guests The Disorderlies

More Info TBA Tempo 38 w/ Special Guests The Disorderlies Plus; Roxbury + Paddy & The Cryptids Paisley Stage, Napier

Date: Saturday 15 June
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 a live 5-piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks for the past 11 years, covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits! Expect to hear Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own Way, Seven Wonders, Don't...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intermediate Genealogy Workshop

Intermediate Genealogy Workshop

Intermediate Genealogy Taradale Library 17th June 1:00-3:00pm For those already confident in basic genealogy, this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries. Areas covered include cemetery...

Date: Monday 17 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lord Fitzwilliam and His Bequest to Cambridge

Lord Fitzwilliam and His Bequest to Cambridge

Sarah Burles studied History of Art at Cambridge University and University College London. Sarah has worked in museum and gallery education and established new services in three museums prior to working at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Sarah is the founder of Cambridge Art Tours and offers online art...

Date: Monday 17 June
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership and Management Part 1

Leadership and Management Part 1

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership and Management Part 2

Leadership and Management Part 2

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Thursday 5 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and a book by Howard Ashman. The story follows a hapless florist shop worker, Seymour, who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock...

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Coordinators/Managers of Volunteers Hui

Coordinators/Managers of Volunteers Hui

Join us to network with other managers/coordinators of volunteers in Hawke's Bay, to develop professionally, and find synergies to collaborate and make the most of sector resources. We'll be there from 9.30am if you want to grab a cuppa. Free registration, limited space. Morning tea provided....

Date: Thursday 20 June
Where:
Coastguard Hawke's Bay Training Room 1, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare beckons as more than an exhibition; it is a testament to the vitality of creativity, the richness of culture, and the strength of community. As our horizons broaden and our bonds deepen, Kare stands as a beacon of inspiration and innovation, inviting all to share in the magic of its...

Date: Friday 21 June to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kōwhaiwhai and Paint

Kōwhaiwhai and Paint

Kōwhaiwhai & Paint Do you have a passion for art? Would you like to take your skill to the next level? Learn from our experienced Kaiako & discover Kōwhaiwhai for yourself before applying online to study with us! Materials Provided, Light refreshments, Adults Only, Free Workshop

Date: Friday 21 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NGHS presents the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2024

NGHS presents the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2024

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2024, Napier Girls’ High School’s annual fundraiser. The exhibition will feature over 300 artworks for $1300 or less with some very special pieces priced up to $5000. The artworks presented are by professional artists from around New...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maggie Cocco at The Urban Winery

Maggie Cocco at The Urban Winery

Acclaimed American Musician Maggie Cocco to Perform Free Show at The Urban Winery, Napier Napier, [May 6th, 2024]: Maggie Cocco, the acclaimed singer-songwriter known for her otherworldly voice and captivating performances is set to enchant audiences with an intimate acoustic show at The Urban...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga Matariki Living Taonga Awards2024

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga Matariki Living Taonga Awards2024

The Matariki Living Taonga Awards are designed to acknowledge the hard work, integrity and talent of quiet achievers and role models across our Heretaunga communities. The 2024 Ceremony will take place on Friday June 21

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Disco

Winter Disco

Disco is a genre of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the 1970s from the United States' urban nightlife scene. Its sound is typified by four-on-the-floor beats, syncopated basslines, string sections, brass and horns, electric piano, synthesizers, and electric rhythm guitars. Wikipedia...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow Back to the 80's

Glow Back to the 80's

Not Just a gig, come and be transported back into the 80's in a charming historic building on Napier Hill. The Old Mill is an enchanting experience of its own, combined with our themed flare, be prepared to be fully immersed. Indulge all your senses beginning with your taste buds via a special...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
The Old Mill, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Lancaster

MTG Sunday Cinema: Lancaster

The incredible and moving story of the Lancaster Bomber, synonymous with the Dambusters and night raids on Nazi Germany. Narrated by Charles Dance. 2022 - 110 mins - Documentary - Rated PG

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Spitfire

MTG Sunday Cinema: Spitfire

The exciting story of the fighter plane and daring pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II. Narrated by Charles Dance. 2018 - 99 mins - Documentary - Rated PG

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Maggie Cocco's Science for Sociopaths wsg Kitty Day

Maggie Cocco's Science for Sociopaths wsg Kitty Day

Fans of indie music rejoice as Maggie Cocco's Science for Sociopaths announces their performance at The Cabana in Napier, New Zealand. On June 23rd, music aficionados in Napier and beyond will have the chance to experience the American singer-songwriter's unique sound. Maggie Cocco, the creative...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heroes & Villains - Altitude Aerials Napier Showcase

Heroes & Villains - Altitude Aerials Napier Showcase

We're excited to announce our next showcase - Heroes & Villains. Tickets are out now! Get ready for a clash of titans, a battle between good and evil, as we present our next showcase - Heroes and Villains! Our performers have been crafting their routines to leave you wowed. Jaw-dropping stunts,...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jarred Fell

Jarred Fell

Award-winning Comedian Magician is back and on the road ! Hitting the most random of places but purely for you! You may have seen Jarred on American TV featuring on NBC’s ‘Bring The Funny’ where he got to the semi finals or even on local telly over the years on the NZ Comedy Gala’s on TV...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model Expo

Model Expo

Displays of models and model-making from Hawkes Bay and the central North Island, as well as board games, wargaming, and Warhammer club activities. There will be retail sales from Boathouse Collectables, as well as a display from Hawkes Bay Model Marine. In the adjacent gymnasium the Radio Control...

Date: Saturday 29 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

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

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

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots

Aqua Tots is an opportunity for young ones to dip their toes into the world of swimming! Our relaxed drop-in sessions are designed to nurture water confidence and fundamental swimming skills. With a combination of entertaining games, music, bubbles, floating mats, and occasional instructor guidance...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Thursday 4 July
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, 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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare beckons as more than an exhibition; it is a testament to the vitality of creativity, the richness of culture, and the strength of community. As our horizons broaden and our bonds deepen, Kare stands as a beacon of inspiration and innovation, inviting all to share in the magic of its...

Date: Friday 21 June to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marty's Digital Hub

Marty's Digital Hub

Whatever a person’s skill level, we can provide one on one support whether it be on a laptop, tablet, Ipad or mobile phone. We’re available on the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 1pm to 2.30pm. Cost is $5 including afternoon tea. Phone (06) 8707025 or Mobile 027 2324700 to enquire.

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hollie Smith 'The Bones Tour' II - Small Hall Sessions

Hollie Smith 'The Bones Tour' II - Small Hall Sessions

Tuesday July 2nd - Wairoa War Memorial Hall Wednesday July 3rd - Onga Onga Town Hall Thursday July 4th - Puketapu Community Community Hall Hollie Smith Announces Exclusive "The Bones Tour II" Solo and Intimate run of shows this Winter. Renowned singer-songwriter Hollie Smith is set to...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Thursday 4 July
Where:
War Memorial Hall, Wairoa, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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

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

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

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

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

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Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kōwhaiwhai and Paint

Kōwhaiwhai and Paint

Kōwhaiwhai & Paint Do you have a passion for art? Would you like to take your skill to the next level? Learn from our experienced Kaiako & discover Kōwhaiwhai for yourself before applying online to study with us! Materials Provided, Light refreshments, Adults Only, Free Workshop

Date: Friday 21 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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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 26 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

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

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

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Sip & Weave

Sip & Weave

This is a contemporary weave workshop where you will learn a contemporary concept weave of our Poutama pattern created and designed by the owner of Tuitui Designs, Moana Williams. Each class is approximately 90mins and kawakawa lemon and ginger tea is what you will be sipping on...Reka! (Yum) ...

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

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

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

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

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Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

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

Date: Tuesday 9 July to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday Most Months French Film/Eng Subtitles

Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday Most Months French Film/Eng Subtitles

On the second Tuesday of most months Association Française de ​Hawke's Bay shows a French language film at Event Cinema in Havelock North. Beach House Wines is one of our valued sponsors. We sell their wine by the glass at Cine-Club. Your admission includes nibbles of "des baguette et des...

Date: Tuesday 9 July
Where:
Events Cinema Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

Deemed the greatest voice of the 20th century, our tenors pay tribute to Mario Lanza singing his passionate love songs. Featuring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Benjamin Makisi Derek Hill Karl Perigo Amanda Atlas Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones NZ Tour 4 Jul – 5 Aug Concerts start 11am General...

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

At Seasons Art Class Hawkes Bay we provide the ideal opportunity for you to let your artistic talents bloom and flourish – even if you think you have no disposition towards art at all. Many prospective students express the fact that they have zero artistic ability yet thrive in our once-a-week,...

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

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The Cocktail Party 2024

The Cocktail Party 2024

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the 32nd Annual Cocktail Party, proudly presented by the Hastings Karamu Rotary Club and our esteemed Premier Sponsor, Advanced Plumbing and Gas. This year, we are rallying for a cause close to our hearts: the construction of a new facility for Cranford...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Doors Live

The Doors Live

The Doors LIVE keep the magical legends of The Doors alive with authenticity. Europe's best tribute... everything else is bollocks! Enjoy being transported back in time as all the favourite hits from The Doors are performed in a 2.5-hour show. The setlist includes - Light My Fire, Break...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

We’re coming back to NZ in 2024!! Worldwide sensation - the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are coming your way! Australia’s most anticipated men are heating up the town Magic Men’s “FEEL THE MAGIC” showcases it’s most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance. Featuring Will Parfitt, this...

Date: Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch, the much-loved, utterly loony Spike Milligan classic, is this year’s Glow Show!   Nearly 100,000 Kiwi kids, parents and educators have seen a Glow Show; come and join the fun with the frolicking, witchy-poo, super-fun Badjelly the Witch!   The brilliantly nonsensical tale is...

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch, the much-loved, utterly loony Spike Milligan classic, is this year’s Glow Show!   Nearly 100,000 Kiwi kids, parents and educators have seen a Glow Show; come and join the fun with the frolicking, witchy-poo, super-fun Badjelly the Witch!   The brilliantly nonsensical...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Deco Lumina

Deco Lumina

Napier borough is turning 150 this year! As part of the celebrations, Tūrama Productions in collaboration with Napier City Council, invite you to rug up warm and bring your friends and family out to discover Napier in a whole new light! Walk the ‘Heritage Trail of Light’ and be inspired and...

Date: Thursday 18 July to Saturday 20 July
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Beats - The Immortals: The Wonder of the Museo Egizio

Art Beats - The Immortals: The Wonder of the Museo Egizio

Kha, architect and builder of tombs for the pharaohs, has to undertake the journey to the Underworld, amid a thousand dangers. Eternal life is at stake, but the risk is ending up being dissolved into cosmic nothingness. Telling us the story of his adventure is Jeremy Irons. His words take us...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco 2024

Winter Deco 2024

Discover Art Deco Napier in a whole new light this July. Immerse yourself in a winter celebration buzzing with vintage cars, swinging jazz bars, and the heritage trail of light! Events range from family fun to nostalgic candlelit charm; our festival promises something enchanting for everyone... So...

Date: Friday 19 July to Sunday 21 July
Where:
Napier CBD Various Locations, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Record Fair

Napier Record Fair

Records, Tapes, Cds ..all sorts, all styles, all sizes. Jazz, Blues, Dance, Hip Hop, Rock, 1980s, Punk Rock, New Wave Film Soundtracks, Showtunes ,Big Names, Unknowns, Treasures, Solid Gold Hits. Vendors from Auckland,Wellington Napier, Rotorua, Taupo and who knows where. New vendors always...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Making of Landscape Photographs - Charlie Waite

The Making of Landscape Photographs - Charlie Waite

Charlie is one of the world’s leading landscape photographers. He has held a multitude of solo exhibitions in London and Tokyo, including being invited to exhibit at the Royal Academy. Over the last 25 years, Charlie has conducted speaking tours in Europe, UK and USA. Charlie is a Fellow of the...

Date: Monday 22 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

We invite you to join us for a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty, as we celebrate the music of one of the world’s most iconic bands – from the songs they wrote, to the songs covered, to the songs they wrote for others. From their album debut in 1968 to their last album...

Date: Monday 22 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs. Edinburgh Fringe 2023 was a bumper five-star review year for Ed. They came in thick and fast alongside outstanding...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Dr Zhivago

MTG Sunday Cinema: Dr Zhivago

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution. Director: David Lean Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin Run Time: 3h,17m

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon

MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon

San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising after his partner is murdered. Director: John Huston Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2024

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

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

At Seasons Art Class Hawkes Bay we provide the ideal opportunity for you to let your artistic talents bloom and flourish – even if you think you have no disposition towards art at all. Many prospective students express the fact that they have zero artistic ability yet thrive in our once-a-week,...

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

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

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

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura

Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura

Reignite the memories of your formative years with an extraordinary opportunity that awaits you! Venture back to where your journey began and reconnect with the vibrant school community that shaped your early days. Prepare for an amazing journey back in time! Starting with a Powhiri. Then, enjoy...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eye Institute Mini GP Conference

Eye Institute Mini GP Conference

Eye Institute is thrilled to present to the GP's in Hawke's Bay our first ever seminar. Please join us for an update on eye care health presented to you by our 3 ophthalmologists - Dr Liz Insull, Dr Shira Sheen & Dr Baswati Sahoo. These talks will be relevant to your day to day practice, with...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Porters Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gather & Greet

Gather & Greet

Join us for an unforgettable evening of mixing and mingling at our Gather & Greet event on Friday, August 2nd, starting at 7 pm. We'll be gathering at the School Hall on Arnold Street for an evening filled with laughter, memories, and connections. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted with a welcoming...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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UB40 experience.

UB40 experience.

Cougan Renata brings you the ultimate UB40 experience, get ready to jam to the soulful sounds of one of the world's most influential reggae bands ever. Cougan performs all the great hits from this iconic band. The night concludes with a mixture of dance hits from various artists. This is a show...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots

Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots

Join us for the highlight event of the weekend - our Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots! This exclusive evening is dedicated to commemorating our shared history and treasured memories in style. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as we embark on a nostalgic journey down memory lane,...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call Competition 2024

Open Call Competition 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Open Call Competition! Performers from all areas and genres have applied, and they’re ready to take on the stage! We have gathered another epic variety of performers, ready to dazzle us under the spotlights. They will bring their best act to the Paisley Stage stage where our...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership and Management Part 3

Leadership and Management Part 3

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Thursday 8 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Free Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: Free Tickets Online until 7th August 2024 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Absolute BOWIE Tribute

Absolute BOWIE Tribute

Absolute BOWIE Tribute. This show has been selling out venues for the past 5 years. On hold during COVID and CYCLONES ..now ready to rock. A 7 piece Band. With support by the PUKES. Rock n Roll …..CASH to the CLASH !! REVIEW from August 11th /2023 Concert: "Review Fri night ! "Awesome night. The...

Date: Friday 16 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Join the tribe for the 4th annual Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival. Enjoy yoga in the warmth and comfort of the oceanfront Napier Events centre. Take in the 180-degree views of the ocean as you reconnect with body and soul and sample multiple yoga sessions. The Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival weekend offers you...

Date: Saturday 24 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the...

Date: Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
UCI 2024 Pumptrack National Championships & World Qualifier

UCI 2024 Pumptrack National Championships & World Qualifier

2024 UCI Pump Track World Championhips Qualifier New Zealand, Saturday 31st August 2024 - Registrations from 5.30-7pm Friday 30th August or 9am to 12pm Saturday 31st August at the Hawkes Bay Pump Track, Romanes Drive, Havelock North. Riders to pick race pack. - Track will be open and people...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Hawke’s Bay BMX Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2024

Free
UCI 2024 Pumptrack National Championships & World Qualifier

UCI 2024 Pumptrack National Championships & World Qualifier

2024 UCI Pump Track World Championhips Qualifier New Zealand, Saturday 31st August 2024 - Registrations from 5.30-7pm Friday 30th August or 9am to 12pm Saturday 31st August at the Hawkes Bay Pump Track, Romanes Drive, Havelock North. Riders to pick race pack. - Track will be open and people...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Hawke’s Bay BMX Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the...

Date: Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024


Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

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Leadership and Management Part 1

Leadership and Management Part 1

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

At Seasons Art Class Hawkes Bay we provide the ideal opportunity for you to let your artistic talents bloom and flourish – even if you think you have no disposition towards art at all. Many prospective students express the fact that they have zero artistic ability yet thrive in our once-a-week,...

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Leadership and Management Part 2

Leadership and Management Part 2

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Thursday 5 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Gatsby Era

The Gatsby Era

Our singers and band transport you to the 20s and 30s with glamour, tap-dancing, elegant costumes and razzmatazz! Featuring: Susan Boland Russell Dixon Kelly Harris Isaac Pawson Mike Booth (Trumpet) Pete France (Saxophone) Hank Trenton (Bass) Grant Winterburn (Piano) NZ Tour 28 Aug...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice

Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice

With the enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter, a new exciting cinema production celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. It will explore the rivalry among the most important Venetian artists of the 16th century: Tintoretto,...

Date: Thursday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ultimate Drag Show

The Ultimate Drag Show

Hawkes Bay, are you ready for the Ultimate Drag Show? Get ready to sashay, shante, and slay with the most fabulous drag performers from coast to coast! "The Ultimate Drag Show" is hitting the road, bringing you an unforgettable extravaganza of glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping performances that...

Date: Friday 13 September to Saturday 14 September
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Series - Calefax

CMNZ Series - Calefax

Programme Bach | Fantasie and Fugue in G minor BWV 542 Schubert | Fantasie in F minor Gershwin | An American in Paris World Premiere of NZ Work Artists Oliver Boekhoorn, Oboe Bart De Kater, Clarinet Raaf Hekkema, Saxophone Jelte Althuis, Bass Clarinet Alban Wesly, Bassoon “Calefax...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

Yes we are doing it again! After amazing feedback from women, a nominaton in the HB Sport's awards and the incredible successful fundraising experience the 2024 Harcourts HB women's Tri is back on! The 2024 Harcourts HB Women’s Triathlon will be another celebration of goals, challenges, and fun...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Travel Expo

Hawke's Bay Travel Expo

Come and discover the latest travel offers from the top global tour companies and cruise lines, hosted by the team at Travel Expert; Hawke's Bay's premier travel advisors with over 40 years of experience! Be guided by our expert advice to create your ultimate trip of a lifetime. * Small Group...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Toitoi - Shakespeare Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aotearoa Chardonnay Symposium 2024

Aotearoa Chardonnay Symposium 2024

Taking place on September 26th and 27th in the beautiful Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke’s Bay, the symposium will be held at the recently refurbished Toitoi: Hawke’s Bay Arts and Event Centre in Hastings. Expanding on our foundation of education and community laid in 2023, this year the Symposium...

Date: Thursday 26 September to Friday 27 September
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

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

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

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MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth

MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth

Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines...

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

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense

MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense

Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs. Director: Jonathan Demme Starring: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell,...

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

Read more » - MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense


October 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

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

Date: Tuesday 9 July to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

Read more » - Baking Club


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

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

At Seasons Art Class Hawkes Bay we provide the ideal opportunity for you to let your artistic talents bloom and flourish – even if you think you have no disposition towards art at all. Many prospective students express the fact that they have zero artistic ability yet thrive in our once-a-week,...

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Jersey Boys - The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Jersey Boys - The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Dates: Friday 4th October - 7.30pn to Saturday 12th October - 7.30pm Sunday 6th October - 2pm & Saturday 12th October - 2pm With phenomenal music, memorable characters, and great storytelling, Jersey Boys follows the fascinating evolution of four blue-collar kids who became one of the greatest...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jersey Boys - The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


The Romance of Europe

The Romance of Europe

From Edith Piaf in French salons, German oom pah and Italian serenades, our romantic music will evoke the passion of Europe. Starring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Kelly Harris Derek Hill Tracey Collin (Piano Accordion) Paul Carnegie-Jones (Piano) NZ Tour 02 Oct - 08 Nov Concerts start...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Romance of Europe


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Night Fever is set to take over 2024 when this superb musical tribute comes to town! Expect all the disco dancefloor-fillers, smooth 70s ballads and 60s Pop standards you know and love, including Stayin’ Alive, Jive Talkin’, You Should Be Dancin’, How Deep Is Your Love, More Than a Woman,...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

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

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

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

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


7 Star Salute

7 Star Salute

Paul Madsen and Band are back again with a Brand New Show. A 7 Star Salute to 7 music greats!! This show features Paul performing as Roy Orbison, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams, Freddie Mercury and 80's Time Machine! Complete with 7 costume changes during the show, this...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - 7 Star Salute


CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

Programme Giuseppe Tartini | Devil’s trill sonata Camille Saint-Saëns | Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 75 Eugéne-Auguste Ysaÿe | Sonata No 5 Henryk Wieniawski | Polonaise de Concert Op 4 Béla Bartók | 3 Burlesques op. 8 Frédéric Chopin | Andante spianato and grande polonaise...

Date: Tuesday 29 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi


Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


November 2024

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici

Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici

Beauty, creativity, genius: the Renaissance Florence of Lorenzo de' Medici was a powerhouse of art and culture. Among countless shops and government buildings, there was endless beauty coexisting with the dark side of the city, made up of power struggles, plots, intrigues and brutal violence. ...

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

Read more » - Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 9 June to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a co-production between the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Queensland Ballet. If you are going to do fairies there can be no holding back, so wunderkind English choreographer Liam Scarlett unashamedly mixes, in this sparkling new production, 110 per cent magic with a...

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

Read more » - A Midsummer Night's Dream


Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Secure your seats for the ABBA show everyone adores - for a night of fun, frivolity and pop hits galore! Direct from Australia, Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA returns by popular demand. Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert...

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

Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA


Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Secure your seats for the ABBA show everyone adores - for a night of fun, frivolity and pop hits galore! Direct from Australia, Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA returns by popular demand. Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Christmas Royal Variety Show

Christmas Royal Variety Show

In our biggest Christmas extravaganza ever, bubble over with excitement as we end the year with variety acts and special guests! Starring: Karl Perigo Russell Dixon Kate Lineham Grant Winterburn And more to be announced! NZ Tour 13 Nov - 17 Dec Concerts start 11am General admission...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Royal Variety Show


Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing yearly event is run by "Chb Creative souls" and is our yearly Holistic Wellbeing Expo. This event is run over 2 days, and is a free entry event. We have a range of tarot readers, healers, massage, crystals, jewellery, craft, health stalls and much more. Those interested in having...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo


HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

Limited presale discounts are available to website subscribers from 4 April  HARVEST Hawkes Bay will once again celebrate Hawkes Bay, NZ's Food & Wine country.  Taking place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 23rd November 2024 in a spectacular, secluded setting in the Tuki Tuki Valley visitors will...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Tuki Tuki Riverside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


Free
Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David's personal journey with genealogy started over 30 years ago with his own family and has lead...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


December 2024

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


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 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

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

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

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Art for Tots 2024

Art for Tots 2024

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

Date: Monday 10 June to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

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

Date: Friday 6 December
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB

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

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Craftie Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Free
Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park

Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park

Get ready for the jolliest event of the year! Join us for a festive extravaganza at Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park at the Mitre 10 Park Hastings, where the spirit of the season comes alive in the most spectacular way. It's a Christmas celebration like no other, and we're bringing a...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Mitre 10 Sports Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park


Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall

Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall

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

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

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

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 15 June to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

Agri-innovators, top-flight speakers and two full days of networking are the promise of the 2025 East Coast Farming Expo. The two day event (February 19 -20) is aimed at East Coast sheep and beef farmers. It’s touted as a chance to fill one’s cup with a focus on reconnection, education and a...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Thursday 20 February
Where:
Wairoa Racecourse, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Monday 20 May to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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