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June 2024

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Story Walk: Twin Stars of Matariki: Waitī & Waitā

Story Walk: Twin Stars of Matariki: Waitī & Waitā

Waitī doesn't look so good! Te Rerehua & Sam try their best to make the twin star of Matariki shine bright again. Navigate your way through Frimley Park starting at the playground, to read the story. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Frimley Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June 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 story...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wharariki Exhibition by Garth Steeper

Wharariki Exhibition by Garth Steeper

Wharariki by Garth Steeper 7 - 27 June, 2024 New paintings at Boyd-Dunlop Gallery Garth Steeper is one of the quiet, consistent achievers in Aotearoa New Zealand painting. With diligence, an unwavering conviction and indefatigable stores of energy, he has worked tirelessly over the last two...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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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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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, 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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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: Sunday 23 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hb Orchestra Presents Concertmaster Yanghe Yu In Recital

Hb Orchestra Presents Concertmaster Yanghe Yu In Recital

Concertmaster Yanghe Yu in recital with pianist Rosemary Song performing Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor 'Devil's Trill', Bach Sonata No.3 in C major, and Brahms Violin Sonata No.2 in A major. This is a koha concert - donations are welcome at the door.

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
St Paul's Church, 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
Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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100 Years of Unison at the Faraday Museum

100 Years of Unison at the Faraday Museum

Explore Unison's history through stories and items from the community, and see its growth and key milestones over the past century. Unison is celebrating its 100th anniversary, marking a century of service to Hawke's Bay and beyond. Founded on 19 June, 1924 as the Hawke's Bay Electric Power...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 29 July
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Wā Pakiwaitara: Matariki Storytime & Rhyme

Te Wā Pakiwaitara: Matariki Storytime & Rhyme

Bring your little ones along to a special Matariki storytime for pre-school aged tamariki . Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
KARE: Matariki Creative Exhibition

KARE: Matariki Creative Exhibition

Step into the boundless realm of KARE, our annual Matariki exhibition bursting with boldness and diversity. In a creative landscape often constrained by repetition, KARE emerges as a multi-layered karanga, beckoning all to explore its limitless depths. At its heart lies our foundational Matariki...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts 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 25 June 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 25 June to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Rhythm & Rhymes

Matariki Rhythm & Rhymes

Nau mai haramai! Bring along your little singstars for a twinkly session at the Havelock North Library to celebrate Matariki. Suitable for ages 0-3. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 25 June to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 25 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki at Waiaroha

Matariki at Waiaroha

Celebrate Matariki at Waiaroha, Heretaunga Water Discovery Centre, Hastings. Join us for a Hīkoi of remembrance on 25th and 26th of June from 6 PM to 9 PM each evening. Create a waka lantern with a personal message and enjoy captivating storytelling, special performances, and fun kids'...

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Wednesday 26 June
Where:
Waiaroha Heretaunga Water Discovery Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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From Tropics to Tempests: The Journey of Ex-Tropical Cyclone

From Tropics to Tempests: The Journey of Ex-Tropical Cyclone

Join us to discover the fascinating and formidable journey of storms that have left an indelible mark on New Zealand’s history. This lecture will explore the dynamics of ex-tropical cyclones and their transition into mid-latitude storms, the severe weather conditions these storms bring to New...

Date: Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Focus on Business with Brad Olsen

Focus on Business with Brad Olsen

Join us and Hastings City Business Association at Focus on Business to hear from Infometrics Chief Executive and Principal Economist Brad Olsen. Seen as one of New Zealand’s most prominent economic commentators; Brad will provide insights into the latest economic trends both locally in...

Date: Wednesday 26 June
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Hypnotherapy Group with Jan Ellis

Hypnotherapy Group with Jan Ellis

You are invited to come along and enjoy hypnotherapy in a fun group setting. This month the topic is SLEEP. You will learn a relaxation technique to help quiet the mind before bed-time. Self Hypnosis Tutorial will give you an extra tool to help to ensure a good sleep. Jan will also share some Feng...

Date: Wednesday 26 June
Where:
Theosophical Society, 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Matariki Centrepiece Pop-up Workshop

Matariki Centrepiece Pop-up Workshop

Take the morning off with us and craft a beautiful centrepiece for your table to celebrate Matariki. Bring your friends along and enjoy hot soup and tales of the night sky. Suitable for ages 18+. Registration Required. Please register through the libraries website. Children must be...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Treaty & Me

The Treaty & Me

Former New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd kicks off a free Treaty of Waitangi winter lecture series in Hawke's Bay on June 13. Judd, a powerful speaker who describes himself as a recovering racist, will explore the place of the Treaty in Aotearoa's future. His Thursday June 13 talk is the first of...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 25 July
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Courage and Resilience in Children

Building Courage and Resilience in Children

Karen Young is a sought-after speaker and consultant and works with schools, government bodies, and child and adolescent-focused organisations, both in Australia and overseas to build resources, implement procedures, and support the professional development of staff. We are lucky enough to be able...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus is one of New Zealand’s most important 20th-century artists. She was fundamental to the establishment of a distinctive, modern school of art in New Zealand. Over a period of 40 years, Angus produced a remarkable body of work. MTG is delighted to host this exhibition which brings...

Date: Friday 28 June to Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Time Travel at the Faraday Museum

Matariki Time Travel at the Faraday Museum

This Matariki weekend, embark on a journey through time and space at the Faraday Museum, where adventure awaits at every turn! Step into the Tardis-like mind-bending Infinity Room, feel the hair-raising thrills of our Van de Graaff Generator, witness the electrifying spectacle of the Tesla Coil,...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Weekend Mid Winter Fest - Metal Bands, Dj's, + more

Matariki Weekend Mid Winter Fest - Metal Bands, Dj's, + more

Matariki Weekend mid Winter Fest - Metal Bands, Djs, and More This Piece Eclectic Line up Consists of 4 Metal Bands, a Rock Opera and Then 2 of the Bays Best Dj's to Finish off the Night On the Line up Is: Bands: Realthentic Queen Sheba P.N.A Total Disarray Rock/metal Opera: Simone ...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
The Common Room, 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: CANCELLED

Jarred Fell: CANCELLED

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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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 around...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, 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
Live Day At the Faraday

Live Day At the Faraday

Join us for a special ‘Live Day’, where history at the Faraday Museum will roar to life! Take a walk back in time and experience historic pieces of technology in action! Our historic collection of engines will be showcased in operation, giving visitors an opportunity to see how they work and...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, 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 29 June to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Emotions FDS Midyear Show

Emotions FDS Midyear Show

Presenting "Emotions in Motion" Floorless Dance Studios Midyear showcase. With a dynamic mix of Lyrical, Acro, Hip-hop, and Jazz, "Emotions in Motions" promises to be an unforgettable evening of dance and storytelling. Come prepared to be moved and inspired as our dancers bring their passion and...

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

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Festa Junina

Festa Junina

São João Festival on June 29th So that I can organize something really cool so that we can make the most of this party, I will be selling tickets for $5.00 and at the entrance you can pick up a candy apple or popcorn. The money raised from the tickets will be donated to families affected by the...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Hockey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Mahuika

Matariki Mahuika

Matariki Mahuika is a people-powered Matariki project that involves setting fire to the entire coastline of Aoetaroa New Zealand. We did it last year in Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke's Bay and now we're inviting the rest of New Zealand to join in. Matariki Mahuika Lights up Aotearoa Kahungunu shares...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madcap Presents: Beccie B (Matariki Weekend)

Madcap Presents: Beccie B (Matariki Weekend)

Join us on Saturday, the 29th of June (Matariki Weekend) for an electrifying night at Peak House. Featuring the dynamic Beccie B, this event promises an unforgettable evening of high-energy beats and incredible vibes. Beccie B is a self-confessed lover of all things four/four and beyond. As the...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

Yay for Vinyl Day at warm and welcoming Urban Winery with Rockstuff Records! Dig the crates, quench your thirst, enjoy the sounds! Highlight Sunday 30th June on your calendar. This month there will be an even bigger selection of Japanese Pressings - you've got to hear the superb quality of these...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Musical Afternoon of Fireworks

A Musical Afternoon of Fireworks

Joining together for a musical concert celebrating an Afternoon of Fireworks are the Napier Technical Memorial Band, Napier Tech Junior Band and the HB Community Orchestra. This concert will initially showcase each group separately before a grand finale of the Tech Band and Community Orchestra...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Salvation Army Citadel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2024

Free
Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Star Hunt

Matariki Star Hunt

Put your navigation skills to the test and seek out the missing stars of Matariki at one of our libraries. Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Story Walk: Twin Stars of Matariki: Waitī & Waitā

Story Walk: Twin Stars of Matariki: Waitī & Waitā

Waitī doesn't look so good! Te Rerehua & Sam try their best to make the twin star of Matariki shine bright again. Navigate your way through Frimley Park starting at the playground, to read the story. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Frimley Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus is one of New Zealand’s most important 20th-century artists. She was fundamental to the establishment of a distinctive, modern school of art in New Zealand. Over a period of 40 years, Angus produced a remarkable body of work. MTG is delighted to host this exhibition which brings...

Date: Friday 28 June to Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 1 September
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 story...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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100 Years of Unison at the Faraday Museum

100 Years of Unison at the Faraday Museum

Explore Unison's history through stories and items from the community, and see its growth and key milestones over the past century. Unison is celebrating its 100th anniversary, marking a century of service to Hawke's Bay and beyond. Founded on 19 June, 1924 as the Hawke's Bay Electric Power...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 29 July
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Makerspaces

Matariki Makerspaces

Visit one of our libraries to doodle, colour-in or put your brain to the test with some Matariki crosswords and wordfinds. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matariki Makerspaces


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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


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

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Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect - Mid Year Showcase

Rezpect Dance Academy are running their annual Mid-Year Showcase. This show is a family friendly event that will be packed full of energy and Street Dance with over 250 dancers performing throughout the night. Doors Open: 6:00pm Show Starts: 6:30pm Come along and enjoy a full night of dance.

Date: Monday 1 July
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, 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 25 June 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 25 June to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Matariki Rhythm & Rhymes

Matariki Rhythm & Rhymes

Nau mai haramai! Bring along your little singstars for a twinkly session at the Havelock North Library to celebrate Matariki. Suitable for ages 0-3. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
KARE: Matariki Creative Exhibition

KARE: Matariki Creative Exhibition

Step into the boundless realm of KARE, our annual Matariki exhibition bursting with boldness and diversity. In a creative landscape often constrained by repetition, KARE emerges as a multi-layered karanga, beckoning all to explore its limitless depths. At its heart lies our foundational Matariki...

Date: Saturday 22 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 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sensory Playtime

Sensory Playtime

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

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

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

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

Date: Tuesday 25 June 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 2 July 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 (SOLD OUT) Thursday July 4th - Puketapu Community Community Hall (SOLD OUT) Hollie Smith Announces Exclusive "The Bones Tour II" Solo and Intimate run of shows this Winter. Renowned singer-songwriter...

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

Read more » - Hollie Smith 'The Bones Tour' II - Small Hall Sessions


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soup in the City

Soup in the City

Who doesn’t love soup in winter? We’ve got a soup-er month of delicious, soul-soothing soups from your favourite spots around town! Short on time? Street Soup will be popping up every Thursday & Saturday throughout July, for those moments when you just want a grab-n-go fix. Vote for your...

Date: Thursday 4 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Napier CBD Various Locations, 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. ...

Date: Thursday 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night in Hastings - Celebrate Matariki

Paint and Wine Night in Hastings - Celebrate Matariki

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

Date: Thursday 4 July
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, 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
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

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

Date: Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Library, 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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hukarere Girls' College Kapa Haka ā Whare

Hukarere Girls' College Kapa Haka ā Whare

Hukarere Girls' College presents their annual Kapa Haka ā whare festival. A afternoon of cultral festivities and performances.

Date: Friday 5 July
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Want to learn to skateboard but not sure 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 new skill set, these classes...

Date: Friday 5 July to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Bay Skate, 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 5 July
Where:
Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ladies Cultural Night

Ladies Cultural Night

Get ready for an unforgettable evening at the Ladies Cultural Night in Hastings, featuring the sensational Miss Pooja! This event promises an enchanting blend of music, dance, and cultural celebration, bringing together women from all walks of life for a night of fun and festivity. Miss Pooja,...

Date: Friday 5 July
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
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 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction To Acrylic Painting Workshop

Introduction To Acrylic Painting Workshop

Always wanted to give painting a go? In this one day workshop you’ll learn everything you need to get started with acrylics including: • what paints and brushes to use • introductory colour theory • how to apply paint and create different brushstrokes We’ll spend the morning...

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air is a network of paintings by Pip Davies, strung together in a cloak-like embrace. The work comprises twenty-three acrylic paintings on fabric, with patterns determined upon a geometric formwork of ‘Einstein tiles’. The recently discovered Einstein tile is a...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rita Angus: Floor Talk with Curator Lizzie Bisley

Rita Angus: Floor Talk with Curator Lizzie Bisley

Learn what shaped Rita Angus’ unique vision in association with the exhibition, Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist, developed and toured by Te Papa Tongarewa. Rita Angus, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most iconic 20th century artists, has an important place in our collective imagination. Hers...

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

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Breathe Easy Workshop

Breathe Easy Workshop

A 3.5 hour breathwork, relaxation and movement workshop to reconnect with your breath, find calm and discover how to breathe easily and fully. You will gain: - Better breathing habits - Increased energy - Tools to help you find a calm, restorative state - Support for healthy posture and...

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong reprises the...

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July 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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UB40 Tribute

UB40 Tribute

Get ready to jam to the soulful sounds of one of the most influential reggae bands of all time Groove along to all of their biggest hits, red red wine, Kingston town, homely girl, cherry oh baby and much more

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
Leopard Hotel, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Matrix & Futurebound

Matrix & Futurebound

Hawkes Bass is extremely proud to present the return of Matrix & Futurebound Uk) Matrix & Futurebound have been a staple in the global Drum and Bass scene since their debut in 2005. Their discography boasts over 300 million Spotify streams, a testament to their enduring popularity and technical...

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
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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Taku Wahine Purotu

Taku Wahine Purotu

This event is a graduation showcase of our Term 2 2024 Kōhine Purotu and Hine Purotu programmes. A Matariki themed night where you will witness 20 Kohine Purotu (18-25yrs) and 36 Hine Purotu (5-13yrs) perform waiata, haka, cat walking, performing arts and most importantly witness the...

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

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Winter School Holidays Storywalk at Frimley Park

Winter School Holidays Storywalk at Frimley Park

Enjoy a Storywalk treasure hunt with the latest book "Te Rapu Kura" in the 'E Oma, Rāpeti' series. Located at Frimley Park and starting at the playground, navigate your way along the path, to enjoy this bilingual story. Te Rapu Kura / Treasure Hunt is part of the popular E Oma Rāpeti / Run...

Date: Monday 8 July to Monday 22 July
Where:
Frimley Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter school Holidays Legendary Snowball Showdown

Winter school Holidays Legendary Snowball Showdown

Who needs snow for a snowball fight? Not us! Gather your squad and get ready for action. Let's fortify those bases and unleash some serious fun! Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Monday 8 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 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 Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 25 June to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 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 9 July 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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Winter School Holidays Interactive Movie Afternoon

Winter School Holidays Interactive Movie Afternoon

Prepare to be eerily entertained by our favourite gothic family on this particular Wednesday. Show us a Thing or two and dress up as your favourite member of this kooky clan. Suitable for ages 8-14. REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. ...

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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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Innovate Napier - Darren Shand

Innovate Napier - Darren Shand

Join us for a breakfast presentation with Darren Shand - Highly Regarded Former All Blacks Manager! Build better teams, become more effective leaders, and create peak performance environments”. Hawke's Bay born and bred, Darren Shand was schooled at St. John's College. For more than 20...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Pop a Wheelie Pizza Party

Winter School Holidays Pop a Wheelie Pizza Party

Unlock the joy of storytelling alongside our friendly reading guides and work together to conquer a Hell Pizza Wheel. Suitable for ages 5-12. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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History of Eskdale with Michael Fowler

History of Eskdale with Michael Fowler

Eskdale is a beloved part of Hawke's Bay, residing in the Hastings District, but of course closer to Napier. Historian Michael Fowler, in an illustrated talk, will look at the history of Eskdale, including its early settlers, church, railway, river, Māori pa, France Boys' home, Hukarere College,...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vino Italiano

Vino Italiano

A Vinous Tour de Force of Italy’s Soils and Winemaking History Join us at The Urban Winery on Wednesday, July 10th at 6 PM for an unforgettable wine-tasting experience with Artigiano Imports! Savour 9 exquisite Italian wines, each representing the unique terroirs and rich history of Italy's...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Treaty & Me

The Treaty & Me

Former New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd kicks off a free Treaty of Waitangi winter lecture series in Hawke's Bay on June 13. Judd, a powerful speaker who describes himself as a recovering racist, will explore the place of the Treaty in Aotearoa's future. His Thursday June 13 talk is the first of...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 25 July
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Pyjama Storytime

Winter School Holidays Pyjama Storytime

Get cozy in your PJ's and join us for a hot chocolate and some epic stories read by the Great Wardini and the Amazing Lou! Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 Chapel Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge, U.K.

The Chapel Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge, U.K.

This university choir is recognised as one of Cambridge's finest mixed-voice ensembles. The choristers - students at the university - sing services twice weekly during university terms and also perform in concerts, festivals and for other special occasions throughout the year. Recent reviews of...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, 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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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 13 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Mid Winter Christmas Market Day

Napier CBD Mid Winter Christmas Market Day

Join us for some mid-year cheer and festive vibes in the heart of the city this July! Santa is making a special visit from the North Pole for a mid-year check-in! Bring the kids along to share their early Christmas wishes with the jolly man himself. There will be Market stalls and mid-winter...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
Napier CBD Various Locations, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Artist talks: Kalisolaite ‘Uhila and Rob George

Artist talks: Kalisolaite ‘Uhila and Rob George

Join Kalisolaite ‘Uhila and Rob George in conversation with gallery Director Sophie Davis as they reflect on Uhila’s performance and exhibition Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil). George and ‘Uhila will discuss the scope of their collaboration around Uhila’s work at Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Welcome to mid- 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 Speculaas is...

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

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'Lovely Rita - A Painters Life' screening followed by Q&A

'Lovely Rita - A Painters Life' screening followed by Q&A

A screening of Lovely Rita - A Painters Life – followed by Q&A with Dame Gaylene Preston and Jill Trevelyan Renowned New Zealand painter Rita Angus lived and worked at a time when to be a full-time artist was unusual and hardly considered a serious occupation. Preston explores a colourful...

Date: Sunday 14 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 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 14 July to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Jarlicious Bakes

Winter School Holidays Jarlicious Bakes

We'll provide the jars, and the ingredients. You provide the mixing, and the decorating, and go home with a jar of baking mix ready to cook! Suitable for ages 10-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, 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 16 July 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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Winter School Holidays Faux Stained Glass Suncatchers

Winter School Holidays Faux Stained Glass Suncatchers

Bring some bright colour to your winter days - we're making suncatchers! Suitable for ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 17 July 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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Winter School Holidays Shadow Hunters Hide & Seek

Winter School Holidays Shadow Hunters Hide & Seek

Let's keep it simple: Hide and seek. Find the ultimate hiding place... And then again... In the dark? Suitable for ages 10-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register thorugh the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video...

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Beeswax Cloth with Sustainable HB

Winter School Holidays Beeswax Cloth with Sustainable HB

July is International Plastic Free Month, some come along and make your own beeswax cloth with Sustainable Hawkes Bay! Beeswax cloths are easy and fun to make, and a great way to help your whānau be plastic free. Suitable for ages 5+. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings...

Date: Thursday 18 July
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...

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

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Winter School Holidays Polymer Clay Teen Edition

Winter School Holidays Polymer Clay Teen Edition

Drop in and see us - we have clay in all colours, tools, examples, and of course, books to teach you skills! Make something for yourself, or for someone else; it's never too early to get started on gift planning… Suitable for ages 13+. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register thorugh the...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, ‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ hits stages across New Zealand, performing the show that has entertained thousands around the globe. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a production that is Celtic, for this generation. Performed by...

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

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Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances

Welcome to the wonderful world of Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bookay, if you will) and her unusual family and 'friends'. The action is centred around a church hall where social climber Hyacinth is showing her new painting “Willows by Moonlight” at the local art exhibition. At the same time...

Date: Thursday 18 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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A Taste of Ireland - Napier

A Taste of Ireland - Napier

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation hits stages across New Zealand, performing the show that has entertained thousands around the globe. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a production that is Celtic, for this generation. Performed by former...

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

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Winter School Holidays Bookworm Bonanza Family Quiz

Winter School Holidays Bookworm Bonanza Family Quiz

Revisit your favourite stories in our family friendly quiz. There will be something for everyone. It will be fun. You will surprise yourself (or maybe not). Suitable for all ages. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be...

Date: Friday 19 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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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Did That Just Happen? - Improv Comedy Show

Did That Just Happen? - Improv Comedy Show

Join Hawke’s Bay premier Improv Comedy company Flaming Mojo for a rollercoaster ride of hilarity where our performers create a series of scenes totally made up on the spot. You have no idea what’s coming next, and neither have they. “Expect the unexpected” is our improvisers motto, as...

Date: Friday 19 July
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Club Burlesque

Club Burlesque

Take our hand and let us whisk you away from reality in a whirlwind of glamour, feathers, magic and sparkly seduction. Join New Zealand’s most shimmering, shimmying, spectacular date night sensations, Club Burlesque for an evening of glamour and allure. Starring New Zealand’s most...

Date: Friday 19 July
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Taste of Elegance

A Taste of Elegance

Join us for an unforgettable fusion of High Tea & Millinery Magic, as we celebrate Winter Art Deco at the Faraday Museum of Technology. Gather your friends & indulge in the art of creation as you fashion your very own fascinator with Miss Flossie, while enjoying a glass of bubbles or a cup of...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco: Louis Hay Art Deco Building Walking Tour

Winter Deco: Louis Hay Art Deco Building Walking Tour

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 devastating...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Bread Workshop

Sourdough Bread Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ding Dong Sing Song Pub Quiz Games Night Costume Party

The Ding Dong Sing Song Pub Quiz Games Night Costume Party

FOOSH presents The Ding Dong Sing Song Pub Quiz Games Night Costume Party We’ve taken everyone’s favourite party/pub activities and wrapped them up into one crazy, hilarious, slightly inappropriate night! Part costume party, part sing-along, part pub quiz, part games night - it's...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ding Dong Sing Song Pub Quiz Games Night Costume Party


Chris Parker

Chris Parker

After hosting the Laugh Your A** Off Allstars show in 2023, Chris Parker is back with his new hit solo show GIVE ME ONE GOOD REASON WHY I SHOULDN’T THROW MY PHONE OFF THIS BRIDGE. It was seeing a sponsored post for 'exercise shorts with a built-in jockstrap' that Chris Parker felt he had...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Booklovers Brunch

Booklovers Brunch

Together with the Central District Libraries, The Book Nook invite you to Join us for brunch and coffee! Meet likeminded people and chat all things books. Its a great excuse to get out on a Sunday, support a local event and have a great time! Your ticket includes: - A coffee discount for...

Date: Sunday 21 July
Where:
Te Huinga Wai - The Knowledge & Learning Hub, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Winter School Holidays Pop-Up Sunday Storytime

Winter School Holidays Pop-Up Sunday Storytime

Join us at Havelock North Library for a special Sunday Storytime & craft with our resident Learning & Discovery Librarians. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Sunday 21 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter School Holidays Pop-Up Sunday Storytime


Winter Deco Festival: Footlight Parade

Winter Deco Festival: Footlight Parade

Academy Award-winning tough guy James Cagney headlines an all-star cast as a Broadway producer forced by the sudden success of film to learn how to make a living in the new medium in choreographer Busby Berkeley's Footlight Parade. As Chester Kent (Cagney) dives head first into producing musical...

Date: Sunday 21 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter Deco Festival: Footlight Parade


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

Read more » - The Making of Landscape Photographs - Charlie Waite


Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

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

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

Read more » - Creedence Clearwater Collective


Free
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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner

Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter Bustle-era dinner. The dinner will be progressing over two venues starting with...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops

Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops

Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops: Crafts that foster creativity and connection. Come and learn from master craftspeople on 27 July and 3 August. Our winter workshops for July 27 are: *Linocut Printmaking*  Learn how to carve and print your own linocut with printmaker Lisa Feyen from Ink Moth...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 3 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops


Free
Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest

Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter Cultūra Fest. The festival promises fun for old and young. Festival highlights...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest


Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

This exhibition launches a new biennial programme of contemporary art commissions, supported by a partnership between Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga Hastings Art Gallery and the Gwen Malden Charitable Trust. Four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art


Free
Exhibition Tour: Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art: Gwen Mald

Exhibition Tour: Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art: Gwen Mald

Join four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti Koroki Kahukura, Ngāti Kahungunu), Te Kīra Whakamoe (Tūhoe, Ngāti Ruapani) and Bernie Winkels as they discuss their works in the exhibition Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art: Gwen Malden Trust...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Exhibition Tour: Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art: Gwen Mald


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 29 June 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

Read more » - MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon


You Can't Always Get What You Want with David Boyle

You Can't Always Get What You Want with David Boyle

But can you get what you need? Is your Kiwi Saver working well enough to provide you a secure, comfortable retirement? Join us for an insightful event with David, a financial services expert with years of experience! David Boyle has a passion to help New Zealanders improve their financial...

Date: Monday 29 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - You Can't Always Get What You Want with David Boyle


From Mild to Wild: Meet Your Local Romance Writers

From Mild to Wild: Meet Your Local Romance Writers

A Midwinter Warmer from Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers. What's your spice level? Four chilli hot? One chilli and a nice cup of tea? Romance writing, including good old Mills and Boon, is a multi-billion-dollar global industry. And our local writers are up there with the world's best. Come...

Date: Wednesday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - From Mild to Wild: Meet Your Local Romance Writers


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

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


Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus is one of New Zealand’s most important 20th-century artists. She was fundamental to the establishment of a distinctive, modern school of art in New Zealand. Over a period of 40 years, Angus produced a remarkable body of work. MTG is delighted to host this exhibition which brings...

Date: Friday 28 June to Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist


Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


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

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

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


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 story...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pūrākau o Te Whenua


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui - Living Soil - Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

This exhibition launches a new biennial programme of contemporary art commissions, supported by a partnership between Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga Hastings Art Gallery and the Gwen Malden Charitable Trust. Four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art


Free
The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air is a network of paintings by Pip Davies, strung together in a cloak-like embrace. The work comprises twenty-three acrylic paintings on fabric, with patterns determined upon a geometric formwork of ‘Einstein tiles’. The recently discovered Einstein tile is a...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies


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 4 July 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


National Theatre: Vanya

National Theatre: Vanya

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of...

Date: Thursday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - National Theatre: Vanya


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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


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

Read more » - Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura


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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2024 Mission Estate NZ Cross Country Championships

2024 Mission Estate NZ Cross Country Championships

2024 Mission Estate Winery New Zealand Cross Country & Relay Championships – will be hosted at the iconic Mission Estate Winery in Napier on Saturday-Sunday 3-4 August. Visit Athletics New Zealand website for more information regarding officials entry, course map, and event schedule

Date: Saturday 3 August to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2024 Mission Estate NZ Cross Country Championships


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 around...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops

Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops

Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops: Crafts that foster creativity and connection. Come and learn from master craftspeople on 27 July and 3 August. Our winter workshops for July 27 are: *Linocut Printmaking*  Learn how to carve and print your own linocut with printmaker Lisa Feyen from Ink Moth...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 3 August
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter Warmers Crafts Workshops


Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette

Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB


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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

Read more » - Open Call Competition 2024


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, 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 1 July to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Asians In the Bay Awards

Asians In the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards categories: Best Asian Business Best Asian Restaurant Best Asian Practising...

Date: Monday 5 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Asians in the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards categories: Best Asian Business Best Asian Restaurant Best Asian Practising...

Date: Monday 5 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Asians in the Bay Awards


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 25 June 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 2 July 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 25 June to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Book Chat Group


Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - Aug/Sep 2024

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - Aug/Sep 2024

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course starts Tuesday 6th August 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...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course - Aug/Sep 2024


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa & Bachata 8wk Course - August/September 2024

Beginners Salsa & Bachata 8wk Course - August/September 2024

Salsa & Bachata Dance Lessons Beginners course start Wednesday 7th August 2024. Join the fun of Salsa & Bachata 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...

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Toitū Te Reo Festival

Toitū Te Reo Festival

Toitū Te Reo, the world's first Māori language festival will be hosted in the Heretaunga CBD and feature: three symposium stages, an exhibition area, a toi Māori space, outdoor stages, Māori language street activities, rangatahi and kaumātua spaces, artists, live shows (Taringa, Something For...

Date: Thursday 8 August to Friday 9 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 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 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Booze & Craic: A Night Of Irish & Scottish Comedy

Booze & Craic: A Night Of Irish & Scottish Comedy

Finally! Booze and Craic returns to The Cabana! The last 2 shows sold out as has every one of them since so grab your tickets fast Irish comedian, Alan McElroy (RNZ's The Panel) will a host a hilarious line up of talent from the auld countries! “Excellent Irish story teller performing a...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, 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 13 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Artist Talk: Pip Davies

Artist Talk: Pip Davies

Join us to hear artist Pip Davies in conversation with Gallery Director Sophie Davis. Pip will discuss her artwork The Ceremony in the Air, which nestles together different mathematical and philosophical theories about life itself, and the thinking that has informed her recent practice. Pip...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hats Off To Led Zeppelin

Hats Off To Led Zeppelin

Hats Off To Led Zeppelin are digging deep into the Zep catalogue to present epics and favourite album cuts from the greatest band who rocked the Earth.... Led Zeppelin! Opening the show are Mark Nichol and Ian Bates (Nicholbates) with their fine acoustic renditions of rock classics!

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Long Lunch Cooking Workshop

Italian Long Lunch Cooking Workshop

Enjoying a delicious Italian long lunch in Winter Hands-on workshop , preparing 5 dishes Making a fresh pasta Recipe booklet and lunch provided They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything we...

Date: Sunday 11 August
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 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 14 July 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 9 July to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre: Dear England

National Theatre: Dear England

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game. The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game? With the worst track...

Date: Thursday 15 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction - Dementia Hawkes Bay

2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction - Dementia Hawkes Bay

The Magnolia Ball is a spectacular evening packed with winter sparkle! Our evening starts from 5.30pm sipping bubbles and soaking up stunning Pacific Ocean views. After capturing the moment with our event photographer it’s time to check out your favourites from the selection of amazing auction...

Date: Saturday 17 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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RD9 Music Night

RD9 Music Night

Come enjoy a night out of the local talent, bring your food, drink and sit back and relax or dance to Hawkes Bays very own talented artists. Budge and Deb Coming from backgrounds in music and theatre, Budge and Debs have been involved in cover bands and musical theatre performing in Hawkes Bay...

Date: Saturday 17 August
Where:
Sherenden Community Hall, 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 16 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Earth, a Cosmic Spectacle

Earth, a Cosmic Spectacle

Join us for a fascinating lecture by Louise Beer as she delves into her artistic practice and discusses the philosophical and biological impacts of light pollution. Drawing from her British Council Connections Through Culture project, “Earth, a Cosmic Spectacle,” Louise will share insights from...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bjorn Again! Waterloo Anniversary Tour

Bjorn Again! Waterloo Anniversary Tour

Celebrate 50 years of ABBA's iconic victory with Bjorn Again's Waterloo Anniversary Tour! Experience the magic of the Swedish superstars as the world's premier ABBA tribute band takes you on a journey through their timeless hits. From "Waterloo" to "Dancing Queen," immerse yourself in the...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, 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 29 June to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

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

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations

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

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, 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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2024

NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2024

Join us and MC Jesse Mulligan to celebrate the best in business at the NZME Hastings City Celebration Awards 2024! This awards evening is to recognise and celebrate businesses within the Hastings CBD whose efforts contribute to the overall success and vibrancy of Hastings City. This also...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, 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
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 buying...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 1 September
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 story...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Monday 30 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, 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
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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Kelvin Cruickshank Live!

Kelvin Cruickshank Live!

KC Productions presents Kelvin Cruickshank’s “The Language of Spirit” Tour An evening of profound connections and spiritual insights await you as Kelvin Cruickshank NZ Medium, along with your loved ones in spirit, allow you to learn “The Language of Spirit.” As you step into the...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 1 July 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 25 June to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

This exhibition launches a new biennial programme of contemporary art commissions, supported by a partnership between Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga Hastings Art Gallery and the Gwen Malden Charitable Trust. Four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air is a network of paintings by Pip Davies, strung together in a cloak-like embrace. The work comprises twenty-three acrylic paintings on fabric, with patterns determined upon a geometric formwork of ‘Einstein tiles’. The recently discovered Einstein tile is a...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, 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 2 July 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: Wednesday 4 September
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, 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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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: 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 4 July 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Spring GLOW Fest

Taradale Spring GLOW Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations and because we can see the light at the end of winter, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Spring GLOW Fest. Light or glow up and win prizes...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
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 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July 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 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 14 July 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 9 July 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 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 13 July to Saturday 14 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 16 July 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 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

THURSDAY SHOW SOLD OUT Due to very popular demand we have added an additional show on Wednesday 18th September! Tickets sold out in a matter of minutes so you will need to get in quick. Tickets for the Wednesday show will go on sale at 6.00pm on Sunday 23rd June. Tickets include a drink...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Thursday 19 September
Where:
The Old Church, 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi. 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. You...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, 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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Riff Raff! Squealer returns to Shake the Foundations

Riff Raff! Squealer returns to Shake the Foundations

The AC/DC Experience SQUEALER are returning to Shake the Foundations of Napier once again to inject y'all with some live ACDC rememberance. SQUEALER is well into their second decade reliving and respecting what is one of the longest running and most influencial rock bands ever.

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
The Cabana, 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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre: Nye

National Theatre: Nye

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state. From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the National Health Service, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the...

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

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

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

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Assembly Room Tunes -September 2024 Special NZ Airforce Band

Assembly Room Tunes -September 2024 Special NZ Airforce Band

Join us for a special Assembly Room Tunes with the Royal New Zealand Air Force Jazz Orchestra. Come join us for our monthly Monday daytime concerts, set in the beautiful historic Assembly Ballroom at Toitoi. Each month these toe-tapping concerts will feature a different performance with...

Date: Monday 30 September
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2024

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 13 October
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: Saturday 22 June 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 25 June to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

Free Kids Drop-In Art Days 2024

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

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

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Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

This exhibition launches a new biennial programme of contemporary art commissions, supported by a partnership between Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga Hastings Art Gallery and the Gwen Malden Charitable Trust. Four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air: Pip Davies

The Ceremony in the Air is a network of paintings by Pip Davies, strung together in a cloak-like embrace. The work comprises twenty-three acrylic paintings on fabric, with patterns determined upon a geometric formwork of ‘Einstein tiles’. The recently discovered Einstein tile is a...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, 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 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, 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
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 4 July 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
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 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today:...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, 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 1 July to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

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

Date: Tuesday 9 July to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere 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 13 July 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 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 14 July to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, 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 16 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 16 October to Thursday 17 October
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 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Returning to New Zealand by popular demand, Night Fever is set to take over 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...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Bay Skate BMX Competition

Bay Skate BMX Competition

We are back for our annual Bay Skate BMX Competition! Watch as the best of the best battle it out for the top spots. It's going to be an event you don't want to miss! Big airs, flips, whips and more! It's going to be sick!

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Bay Skate, 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 29 June to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2024

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 24 November
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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art

This exhibition launches a new biennial programme of contemporary art commissions, supported by a partnership between Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga Hastings Art Gallery and the Gwen Malden Charitable Trust. Four Hawke’s Bay artists, Leslie Falls, Nephi Tupaea (Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tiipa, Ngāti...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau-a-Māui Contemporary Art


Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
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 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco

Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco

Ancient Babylon comes to life in this classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze portrays Nabucco, the King of Babylon, who is supernaturally driven mad when he proclaims himself God, then restored to health when he repents alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

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

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, 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 1 July 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 25 June 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 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 4 July 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards 2024

Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards 2024

The Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards are our opportunity to recognise and celebrate those whose talents and energies preserve our cultural heritage and inspire us to connect with our past, so that we can all feel more confident in our future. The people who called Te Matau-a-Māui / Hawke's Bay home in...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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 13 July 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 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 14 July 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 9 July to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

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

Date: Thursday 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park Saturday 16 November, 2024 Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/enchanted_ball/ Don't miss out on the highly anticipated Enchanted Ball, supporting Te Mata Park. In 2019, 2020, 202, 2022, and 2023, this enchanting event will hit...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Havelock North isite, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

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

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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

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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

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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 16 July 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 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Royal Variety Show

Christmas Royal Variety Show

In our biggest Christmas extravaganza ever, bubble over with excitement as we end the year with variety acts and special guests! Starring: Karl Perigo Russell Dixon 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

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Free
Bay Skate - Skateboard Competition

Bay Skate - Skateboard Competition

We are back for our annual Bay Skate Bowl Competition! This time, however, we are making this a two day event including our street competition! Watch as the best of the best battle it out for the top spots. It's going to be an event you don't want to miss! Big airs, long grinds, flip tricks and...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

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

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

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HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawke's Bay will once again celebrate Hawke's 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 get to enjoy... Sixteen wineries paired with nine eateries offer festival...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Tuki Tuki Riverside, 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 29 June to Saturday 23 November
Where:
Asher Hall, 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

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 27 June 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 27 June to Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Wonder Christmas Market 2024

Wonder Christmas Market 2024

Wonder Markets - Crafting Community, Creating Wonder. Nestled in the picturesque Waikoko Gardens at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Wonder Markets have become a celebration of local craftsmanship. With over 90 meticulously curated stalls, each offering unique, handcrafted treasures, the market...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Waikoko Gardens, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2024

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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: Saturday 22 June 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 1 July 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 25 June 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 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baking Club


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 4 July 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 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue

National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play. 1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s...

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

Read more » - National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue


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: Friday 5 July to Friday 6 December
Where:
Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots 2024


Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau, Central Hawkes Bay, where you will find yourself immersed in music, art, food and...

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

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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
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale


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 around...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

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

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Christmas in Taradale

Christmas in Taradale

Join us for a fun-filled family day to get in the spirit of Christmas. Visit Santa's grotto and take your photo with Santa. Gloucester street will be filled with entertainment including yummy local food, face painting, bouncy castles, big bubbles and you can try your hand at street art or making...

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

Read more » - Christmas in Taradale


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and 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 Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty 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

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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 11 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 13 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 16 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 17 July 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 20 July to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2025

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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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 around...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, 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 25 June to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sarah Millican - Late Bloomer

Sarah Millican - Late Bloomer

BOHM PRESENTS SARAH MILLICAN Late Bloomer When Sarah Millican was a child, she wouldn’t say boo to a goose. Quiet at school, not many friends, no boobs til’ she was 16. Now? NOW she is loud, with good friends, a cracking rack and goose booing all over the shop. In Late Bloomer,...

Date: Thursday 30 January
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, 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: Saturday 22 June 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 25 June 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: Saturday 22 June 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: Saturday 22 June to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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