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Festivals & Lifestyle

Find out what Festivals & Lifestyle events are on in Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hastings, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa.

November 2018

Free
Marine Parade Beach Clean

Marine Parade Beach Clean

Help clean the beach along Marine Parade. Wear appropriate footwear and pack your hat and sunscreen. Don't forget your water! Over eight million pieces of litter goes into the ocean each day- here's a chance to make a difference! If you have any questions about this particular event, contact...

Date: Wednesday 14 November
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Parade Beach Clean


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Publishers Book Expo

Publishers Book Expo

Come to the Publishers Book Expo on Wednesday 14 November from 6.45 at Havelock North Library. Tickets are now on sale at Hastings District Libraries for only $5. Get them from the main counter at Hastings, Flaxmere, or Havelock North libraries. This event includes the presentation of newly...

Date: Wednesday 14 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Publishers Book Expo


Become an E-Waste Volunteer

Become an E-Waste Volunteer

Come and view our E-waste workshop, learn about what is valuable and hazardous, meet other volunteers and explore being involved with resource recovery. For more information, contact Gabriel Hurford at ewaste@environmentcentre.org.nz This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. Check out our...

Date: Thursday 15 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Become an E-Waste Volunteer


Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 16 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food Truck Fridays


Free
The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival

The Port Ahuriri Food and Music Festival is back and better than ever. With a delicious selection of food - curry, hangi, tacos and hamburgers and loads of beverages on offer be sure to pack a picnic rug and soak up the atmosphere with awesome musical entertainment on the live stage and an...

Date: Friday 16 November
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Port Ahuriri School Food and Music Festival


Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Business Awards

Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Business Awards

Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs, the people either setting up new businesses or buying existing businesses. If we inspire 10 per cent of the 18,000 businesses in Hawkes Bay to raise their game by just 2 per cent, the result will be a 360 per cent increase. Whether that is sales,...

Date: Friday 16 November
Where:
Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Business Awards


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Living Legends

Living Legends

A walk around the estuary's southern marsh with a focus on wetland birds and regeneration. Make sure you bring some covered shoes and sunblock! We'll meet at the Westshore Beach Inn. For more information, contact Marie on 0274 424536 or e-mail planthawkesbay@xtra.co.nz. This event is part of...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Living Legends


Free
Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and happiness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore & enjoy! This is our second annual...

Date: Saturday 17 November to Sunday 18 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Wellbeing Market


Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or Rose...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop


Free
Xmas Market At the Magpie Market

Xmas Market At the Magpie Market

Annual Xmas Market - a Magpie Market special event. The place to shop for unique, quality gifts without the hustle and bustle of city shopping. Hot drinks, sausage sizzle and pizza snacks on site. Live music and nearly 40 stalls inside and outside the hall. Eftpos available (no credit cards or...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Xmas Market At the Magpie Market


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market, Meet the people that make and create. From Wooden Toys to Polished Stones, From Steam punk to hand knits. Felt Creations to Baby Accessories. It is a weekly craft market that is full of inspiration, Quilts, Rock Art, Beads, Fresh Barista Coffee. So much more to see, With...

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 23 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend Market


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 18 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer feature a first date, an imaginary friend, an...

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Show Me Shorts - The Sampler


Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Piku Pop-Up Restaurant at The Urban Winery

Piku Pop-Up Restaurant at The Urban Winery

The Urban Winery is proud to host its second Pop-Up Restaurant with Piku Restaurant. The team at Piku will be taking over our kitchen and serving an authentic and amazing Izakaya Japanese 3-course dinner. The Urban Winery will be on the bar serving local wine, local craft beer, cider and...

Date: Monday 19 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piku Pop-Up Restaurant at The Urban Winery


Free
Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. 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...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Coffee With a Cop


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef

Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef

Michael Van de Elzen, TV Celebrity & Chef is coming to Havelock North Primary. Bring the kids! He will be cooking up a storm with some great recipes from his new cookbook for kids - Good From Scratch Kids Cookbook. Lots of spot prizes to be won and have a chat at the end when he is signing...

Date: Tuesday 20 November
Where:
Havelock North Primary School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 21 November
Where:
The Boardwalk, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Newcomers Lunch Group


Free
FOL Book Sale

FOL Book Sale

Come to the Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale. The sale will be held at Hastings War Memorial Library on Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November. All books will be 50 cents and all magazines 10 cents, unless otherwise marked. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Friday 23 November to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - FOL Book Sale


Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Learn about the unique flora and fauna on our 'Sleeping Giant' Te Mata Park, as well as the fascinating Cape to City project which stretches from Cape Kidnappers to Havelock North. A koha is welcomed. For more information contact Emma Buttle on 027 945 6970, or by e-mailing...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City


Free
Craft Market Plus

Craft Market Plus

Stallholders wanted for YMCA craft market. Stalls featuring arts, crafts, plants, baking, jams and pickles, face painting and other activities for children, busking etc. Stalls $10 each, BYO table and shade. Call Rosie if you’re interested in having a stall, phone: 021 1676 378.

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
YMCA Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Craft Market Plus


Free
Village Street Carnival 2018

Village Street Carnival 2018

Who’s coming to the biggest carnival event in the Bay? For one action-packed day, we’re closing our roads and taking the Village out onto the street for our biggest day of the year. It’s going to be huge. It’s going to fun. And it’s a party you’d be crazy to miss. For yet another...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Village Street Carnival 2018


Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Sunday 25 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier


Free
Clifton Beach Clean

Clifton Beach Clean

Come along and help protect our beautiful beaches and wildlife from litter in this big beach clean up. Feel free to bring your own loves and bags but some will be made available as well. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, sunscreen, hat and bring water! Contact Togia Lui on 021 800 879 for...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Clifton Beach, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clifton Beach Clean


Free
Library Reading Programme

Library Reading Programme

A reading session for 5-9 year olds about conservation. For more information, contact Jake Brookie on 021 025 73553 or e-mail - jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. For more information about our thirty eight events visit our other Eventfinda posts!

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Library Reading Programme


Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Ahuriri Pop Up Market

Ahuriri Pop Up Market

Come down to beautiful Ahuriri and get your Christmas shopping done early down at The Box, one day only, 9-3pm, 25th November! Great gifts at market prices, all made or curated by local makers and sellers. As part of the Ahuriri Street Festival.

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
The Box - Ahuriri Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ahuriri Pop Up Market


Free
Ahuriri Street Fest

Ahuriri Street Fest

We are closing down the streets in the Ahuriri Village to traffic and opening them up for people to walk, cycle chat, eat and dance. The local businesses will all be out in the streets as well. There will be music and games to play. Food and drink and an opportunity to see what secrets lay in...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
The Box - Ahuriri Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ahuriri Street Fest


Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waihua Christmas Fete


Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Suppers


R18
'Wined' Down In The Park

'Wined' Down In The Park

Gather some friends and come and enjoy an informal evening of great wine, food and entertainment in the beautiful Church Road park. You'll be treated to a tasting of some of our recent award-winning and new release wines, including our Cellar-Door-exclusive Church Road 1 Single Vineyard Malbec...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Wined' Down In The Park


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Christmas Tree Lighting Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Christmas Tree Lighting Night Market

Join us for a magical night in Hastings City as we turn on the lights and transform Hastings City into a Christmas Wonderland! Take a peak through the Winter Wonderland and meet the jolly man in red himself! Stock up on gifts for the family or just chill out and enjoy the live music and great...

Date: Thursday 29 November
Where:
Hastings City Centre Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hastings City Christmas Tree Lighting Night Market


Free
The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Christmas Shoppe


Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Tree Showcase Napier


Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Tree Showcase Napier


December 2018

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Tree Showcase Napier


Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Tree Showcase Napier


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Christmas Shoppe


Free
Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale


Free
Pirimai Christmas Market

Pirimai Christmas Market

Christmas is just around the corner, so if you are wanting to buy locally handmade products, Christmas decorations, handmade jewellery, vintage items, bath and beauty products, and so much more then this is definitely the place to come shopping that day. Even better is Empire Cafe is giving...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pirimai Christmas Market


Free
Record Fair

Record Fair

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/383909052147863/ 14 tables currently secured. 17 maximum. If you wish to book one of the limited tables contact: Matt Davies on 0210316638.

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Record Fair


Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or...

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

Read more » - Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop


R18
Lingerie Noir

Lingerie Noir

Lingerie fashion show. Live DJ urban beats and samba flow. Special entertainment. HB Pinot Noir reserve tasting. Cost - $25 per person entry only or $49 per person reserved seating including table of 6 people shared platter, entry glass of HB Pinot Noir reserve. R18 Cash bar Prizes...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lingerie Noir


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market, Meet the people that make and create. From Wooden Toys to Polished Stones, From Steam punk to hand knits. Felt Creations to Baby Accessories. It is a weekly craft market that is full of inspiration, Quilts, Rock Art, Beads, Fresh Barista Coffee. So much more to see, With...

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 23 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend Market


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 18 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2018 Napier City Christmas Parade & Fiesta

2018 Napier City Christmas Parade & Fiesta

The Napier City Christmas Parade will kick off at 1pm leaving from Clive Square, then travelling down Tennyson Street, turning right into Hastings Street and then heading down Emerson Street and finishing at Memorial Square. The Parade will then be followed by a Fiesta of Christmas between...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. 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...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
CAN Christmas Art and Craft Market - Artists Book Now

CAN Christmas Art and Craft Market - Artists Book Now

The popular CAN Christmas Market is returning this year and promises to be overflowing with locally made art and craft delights. Our aim is to showcase quality work from emerging artists and designers, craftspeople and artisans that wish to take advantage of the festive season to make some extra...

Date: Friday 7 December to Thursday 27 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 16 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Truly grass roots and rural! Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has taken place for over 10 years to bring a diverse mix of music to Central Hawke's Bay. 3 days, heaps of music, camping, friends, food, stalls and more! Family friendly. Camping is included in the ticket price. This is a zero...

Date: Friday 7 December to Sunday 9 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Cheese Lovers Christmas Feast

Cheese Lovers Christmas Feast

Christmas inevitably invokes a siege mentality. Convinced we will starve our family or unexpected visitors, we shop like they will never reopen. The fridge inexplicably shrinks and the magic of Christmas becomes a myth. For me, cheese is the panacea. It can be a superb but simple lunch with...

Date: Friday 7 December
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Art and Craft Fair. Save the date and come along to our next Arts and Craft Fair, and treat your dad. Our pop-up cafe @Kakapo Cafe will be serving up free Brews and Cake for Fathers Day; and selling a small menu of Tea, Coffee, Scones, Toasties, Cornish Teas and more... Derek will be there...

Date: Saturday 8 December
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 14 November to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer of Dove

Summer of Dove

2 Chefs, 6 winemakers, and 1 DJ at this unique event in Hawkes Bay. This will be an early starting, family style dinner with canopes to begin, mains and dessert paired along with these rare and fantastic wines. First course doors open at 5pm on Saturday 15th of December, 2018. Don't be...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Little Black Bird Eatery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Family Event: Christmas Walk Thru

Family Event: Christmas Walk Thru

What happened that very First Christmas? Come along and be right there as the world famous Story unfolds. With live actors, puppets and music it’s an event for the whole family.

Date: Friday 21 December
Where:
Hastings Baptist Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boxing Day Festival 2018

Boxing Day Festival 2018

Our annual Boxing Day festival returns to Cape Estate in Te Awanga for the 3rd year to celebrate family and friends coming together in Hawkes Bay over Christmas + New Year. With its beautiful secret garden, tennis court and swimming pool it's going to be another amazing day in the sun. Expect...

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

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

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

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2019

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

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

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Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 16 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the BDO Summer Cycling programme. Prepare to be inspired! The Cycle Chic Film Tour showcases a captivating selection of short cycling films to inspire, encourage and celebrate women who love to bike. Emerging and established...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, 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 18 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
BNZ Botanic Beats

BNZ Botanic Beats

Come on down to Napier's Botanical Gardens and enjoy this free event featuring Project Prima Volta and Marvin's Children (playing a Motown tribute). Bring a picnic and enjoy the music. Coffee and food available for purchase.

Date: Wednesday 9 January
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

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

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Back for the fifth year, eight wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Bridge Pa Wine Festival. All wineries will be connected by Hop On/Hop Off Buses, allowing attendees to visit multiple wineries and enjoy a wide range of wine...

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Suppers


February 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 16 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food Truck Fridays


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend Market


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 18 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Violetta Valery is a glamorous Parisian courtesan and a prized beauty. But all beauty fades, and knowing this, Violetta fights to protect the one pure thing in her life that could never die. As her suffering intensifies she is forced to live with the pain of her decision. She is one of...

Date: Tuesday 12 February to Monday 18 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Napier Art Deco Festival (Free) Kia horo te marino, kia whakapapa paunaumu te moana. Kia tere karohiohi i mua i tau huarahi You are warmly invited to join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a...

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Visitors to Napier take hundreds of photographs of our famous Art Deco buildings and glamorous events - but imagine having only eight photographs on a roll of film - or having to wait weeks to see your pictures? During the Art Deco Festival not all photos taken will be digital! Photographers...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Paint the Poster - ADF19

Paint the Poster - ADF19

Fun event for the kiddies to get involved in the Festival! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or TSB branches Napier or Hastings to grab a copy of the poster to colour. There will be some great prizes up for grabs! Competition closes Sunday 17 Feb 4.00pm. Completed entries can be handed...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

Louis Hay set up his architectural practice in the beautiful seaside town of Napier. There he stamped his mark with a range of buildings, embracing current international architectural innovations, particularly assimilating the modernist style of American Frank Lloyd Wright. After the...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

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

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Friday 15 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

Situated throughout the Festival we’ll have amazing Art Deco backdrops set up so you and your friends can get dressed up and take your own photos to look like you’re straight out of the 1920s and 30s. There’ll be props and signs and other fun things to use. Upload your photos to Instagram...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

Big bands and swing music dominated the musical sounds of the Art Deco era, and many influential writers and performers surfaced during this time. This concert with the HB Jazz Club Big Band will take you back to the hits of Basie, Miller, Sinatra, Ellington, Porter, Simone and many more....

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 – 12 year olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled morning held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique Fair - ADF19

Antique Fair - ADF19

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

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events – there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

Mimi (Ginger Rogers) wants a divorce. She hires a lawyer who devises a plan involving an extramarital affair at an English seaside hotel. But Mimi didn’t expect dashing dancer Guy (Fred Astaire) to enter the picture. What follows is a romantic comedy of errors featuring stunning musical...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

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

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

The Deco City Beer tent will showcase Napiers famous Deco City beer and also local wines. Throughout the entire festival the tent will be pouring cold Deco City beer and will have delicious local food offerings on site. The Deco City tent will also have live entertainment such as music, quizzes...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco City Beer Tent, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

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

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

After a car crash, carefree and glamorous couple George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) find themselves deceased. Confined to an existence as ghosts, they need to do a good deed in order to get into heaven. Who better to haunt than their old, stuffy friend Cosmo Topper (Roland...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sundays at Ira’s is Jane Keller’s latest cabaret show and features Michael Williams on piano. Jane’s Great Aunt Alice was a close personal friend of Ira Gershwin and was a regular guest at his Sunday lunches where he enjoyed entertaining his friends. George Gerswhin, Cole Porter, Harold...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Join New Zealand music legend Debbie Harwood as she performs a concert of her acclaimed Jazz album ‘Soothe me’. This is a concert that celebrates the golden era of Jazz using the thread that is LOVE and weaving its way through good times and bad, war and peace. It celebrates what holds us...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

A zany murder comedy by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by: Jonathan Smith Corpses in the cellar, clueless cops, sweet old ladies, crazy brothers, mercy killings, elderberry wine and thwarted romance provide us with just the right ingredients for our Art Deco offering. This is a three act play...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

When the sun goes down and the music starts up. Come to the Cabana for some old good time Jazz featuring some of NZ’s greatest Jazz Musicians. The songs of Ella, Frank, Billie, The Big Bands and more. A late night hang out with doors at 8-30, show starting at 9-30 and running till late, this...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Want your hair and makeup done for the day or the night while you enjoy a glass of bubbles - the Festival Style Hub offers the full experience. Brimming with beauty, wellbeing offerings as well as plenty of pampering, the Festival Style Hub is home to a one-stop shop for all things glam and...

Date: Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

From practical to playful and romantic to racy, this talk covers both staid foundation garments and fanciful boudoir wear. Ever wondered just how you rolled your stockings down or what put the snap in your garters? Join social historian and vintage clothing collector Inger Sheil as we take a...

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

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items, at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves shoes, accessories and more. Fine Deco collectables include China, silver, glassware and linen. Entry: Gold coin to World...

Date: Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Costumier Natalie Robb, presents a ‘how to’ guide on how all women can create a glamorous evening look for the Art Deco Festival. By using a mixture of fast fashion, recycled and handmade clothing Natalie will transform several figure shapes to illustrate that we can all have fun on a...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

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

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Join us for lunch at which a panel of Art Deco fashion experts will discuss and do a Q & A about Art Deco fashion. See incredible Art Deco collection pieces, newly designed garments and get the inside hints and tips from hair and makeup stylists on how to create your style. You’ll be...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

How to get a Champagne Wardrobe on a Cider Budget! Local legends, deco aficionados and op shopping queens Leigh Gillard and Judy Barnes will present this talk on how to develop a fabulous deco wardrobe without spending the family silver on it. With tips on sewing, secondhand shopping and doing...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Presented by: Kabarett Tempestuous, inspirational and utterly fearless, Pioneer aviator Jean Batten was the very model of a strong New Zealand woman. Her 1936 flight from England to New Zealand, navigating with just a compass and a watch, is one of the extraordinary feats of the last...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

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

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner - ADF19

Depression Dinner - ADF19

Always a festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a good old fashioned dinner and pudding is served.

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

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

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

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

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Prohibition Party - ADF19

Prohibition Party - ADF19

In 2019 we’re bringing the Prohibition Party back to its full glory. A little party never killed nobody - unless the Federal Police arrive to enforce the Prohibition Law. Relive the Florida dark underground nightlife during the Prohibition period as you experience non-stop music, live...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

If you're looking for a murderous cabaret experience, you've come to the right place. With an all singing, all dancing, oftentimes burlesquing cast of local and international performers, Haven't a Clue pays cheeky homage to those classic mystery stories of the 1930s with a double helping of...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Vintage fashion designer and seamstress Tamsin Smith will take you on a journey through the playful fashions of the 20s and 30s. From fashion plate to finished dress, this talk will focus on re-creating garments of the era using creative pattern making and sewing techniques. Be inspired to make...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Weddings

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Weddings

Memorable, Stylish, Hassle-free! Book in to be part of Hawke's Bay's first ever pop-up wedding event. The first Saturday after Valentine's Day, 16 February 2019, we’re popping up at the historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 5 available times for your 90-minute pop-up...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

Knitting has a long history but its popularity was greatly increased in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Local vintage knitting enthusiast Denise Gore will be presenting a talk about hand knitting during the period. Numbers are limited. To RSVP please contact the Napier Library on 06 834 4180 or at...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Deco Kids Club - ADF19

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

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance lessons. Perfect for the little ones who want to learn how to be full time fella’s and dames during the Festival.

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Sponsored by: Progressive Meats Free to view. In 2019, for the first time ever it will be the year of the Commercial Vehicle at Napier Art Deco Festival with entries of all types of Commercials on parade. These special vehicles had hard working lives doing everything from delivering goods and...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Creating your Deco Capsule Wardrobe. Stuck for what to wear during Deco or need a little style inspiration? Join Director of The Metropolitan Club, Rose Jackson, for a fun and informative discussion on how to create your perfect Art Deco capsule wardrobe. Filled with practical tips, simple...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

After rave reviews in 2018 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. The choir enjoys singing a wide range of...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The main event for our ‘Fashion focused Festival’; this free outdoor runway fashion show will set alight Saturday night at the Napier Sound Shell. This spectacular event will include unique collection pieces, newly designed Art Deco inspired works...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Sponsored by HB Technologies. Last year’s most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of bubbles on arrival. On the...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

The 1930s boasted many of the greatest composers of all time - Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Rodgers – and now’s your chance to have a fun sing along while enjoying a good old fashioned dinner and pudding. Entertainers will lead the songs as you join in with song sheets provided. Bring your...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

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

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

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

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

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

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Market Street Fair - ADF19

Market Street Fair - ADF19

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

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Soap Box Derby - ADF19

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

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Sponsored by: Brebner Print The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco 2019 Movie Screening of the classics. Come along and have a relaxing afternoon with us and some of the classic movies. Enjoy with a meal or snuggle under the blanket to enjoy this afternoon of art. Movie Screenings and Times: Gone With The Wind at 12 noon Casablanca at 4pm The Great...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please email festival@artdeconapier.com. Gathering point to meet your RNZN guest...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. If the weather is wet, we...

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

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary Sileni Estates wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Classic movies on our big screens. A comfortable afternoon to enjoy with friends while relaxing to some absolute movie classics. 12.00pm - Gone with the Wind 4.00pm - Casablanca 6.00pm - The Great Gatsby

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Always hotly contested the Art Deco Best Dressed Contest, presented by The Metropolitan Club, is one of the most popular events in the Napier Art Deco Festival programme. Come along and marvel at the magnificent outfits on display or be brave and take to the catwalk yourself! This is your...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun - you may even win a prize.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

We remember those affected by the 1931 earthquake and give thanks for those who contributed to the resurrection of the cathedral and the city. A service of readings and prayers, hymns and music reflecting the era. Doors open at 4:15pm.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF19

Deco Best Bits - ADF19

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

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Vespers - ADF19

Jazz Vespers - ADF19

A jazz concert with a difference. Round off your weekend with an Evening Service where the spirituality of jazz sets the rhythm through the notes of music and verse. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Enjoy toe-tapping and soul-filled jazz in this historic...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction and Fair

Puketapu Auction and Fair

The Puketapu Auction and Fair is a fund-raising event for the Rotary Club of Taradale and includes an auction and country-style fair that includes many craft stalls, food, beverages and children's entertainment. This event is great fun for the whole family. Gold coin donation.

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 16 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 17 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 18 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, 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 18 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 7th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 9th March 2019. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dine With... 2019

Dine With... 2019

Save the date! Dine with... 2019 is back and this time it's at the Napier Conference Centre! Dine With.. is a charity fundraising dinner and auction for the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service. Our local life-saving service which requries $1.3 million in fundraising from the community...

Date: Friday 29 March
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2019

Free
Taradale Village Fete 2019

Taradale Village Fete 2019

Hawke's Bay's Premier Market Event. 2019 will be the 9th Taradale Village Fete and the best ever! Well over 60 high quality local and out of town stalls, selling a great range of handmade goods and providing entertainment, with: - Handmade products - Fresh fruit and vegetables - Delicious hot...

Date: Sunday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2019

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

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

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