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February 2023

StoryWalk® - Marine Parade

StoryWalk® - Marine Parade

Napier Libraries is bringing the StoryWalk® Project back to Napier this time with some awesome New Zealand themed stories! StoryWalk® is an innovative way for tamariki, whānau and friends to read, get active and take in the beauty of Napier all at the same time. How does it work? It's...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 10 February
Where:
Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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StoryWalk® - Taradale Park

StoryWalk® - Taradale Park

Napier Libraries is bringing the StoryWalk® Project back to Napier this time with some awesome New Zealand themed stories! StoryWalk® is an innovative way for tamariki, whānau and friends to read, get active and take in the beauty of Napier all at the same time. How does it work? It's...

Date: Friday 3 February to Monday 27 February
Where:
Taradale Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nano Zoo

Nano Zoo

Zoom into the world of nano this summer at the National Aquarium of New Zealand and discover the weird and wonderful, teeny tiny world around us! Did you know that 85% of the world is made up of microscopic species – a world we can’t even see? Even though we can’t see this world, the...

Date: Friday 3 February to Tuesday 7 February
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 17 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Friday 3 February to Monday 10 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Operation Grapple; We Were There

Operation Grapple; We Were There

Operation Grapple – We Were There is a powerful photography exhibition by Denise Baynham which tells the story of Operation Grapple through the portraits of 19 NZ nuclear test veterans and their stories. Operation Grapple was a nuclear testing program in the Pacific in 1957-58, which RNZ Navy...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 26 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 19 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 23 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 3 February to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Holiday Baby Bounce

Summer Holiday Baby Bounce

Suitable for under 2s 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. Check out our range of programmes and workshops for fun crafts, awesome activities, and exciting events; we have...

Date: Friday 3 February
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Escape Room Napier

Escape Room Napier

Enigma Escape Rooms offers exciting escape rooms in Napier city centre. Video: https://youtu.be/ftxvQm9udMg We have two escape rooms: - All Aboard the Wizard Express: The Wizard Express needs help to get the young Wizards to the Wizard Academy safely! (family-friendly, suggested min. age 7,...

Date: Friday 3 February to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operation Mindfall

Operation Mindfall

Enigma Escape Rooms offers an exciting outdoor game in Napier city centre. SpiderTech, a secret organization, developed a virus to control the mind of Napier's population. You and your team of agents need to save the city from this deadly virus in this immersive experience. 2 hours and 2 kms...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Reasons to Be Cheerful' Exhibition By Peter Miller

'Reasons to Be Cheerful' Exhibition By Peter Miller

Reasons to be Cheerful Exhibition by Peter Miller 20 January, 2023 - 11 February, 2023 Join us for the opening of Peter Miller's latest exhibition 'Reasons to be Cheerful,' at Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, on Friday 20 January from 5 to 7pm. Peter Miller can perhaps best be classified as a...

Date: Friday 3 February to Saturday 11 February
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beyond the Palette

Beyond the Palette

Nine artists from Otane Arts & Crafts Group collaborated together to show their recent artworks in the museum upcoming exhibition called "Beyond the Palette". Karen Pallesen, Aileen Duckett, Ray Sievert, Lorraine Simmonds, Alison Hume, Tony Hunt, Pam Hales, Bettina Ellis, Donna Dahm and a...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 26 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
'Sustainability' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans

'Sustainability' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans

'Sustainability,' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans 20 January - 5 March, 2023 at Ahuriri Contemporary Join us for the opening of this exhibition on Friday 20 January, 5 to 7pm. Rohan Wealleans occupies various guises - painter, performer, offender, worldmaker - gleefully infusing his work with...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 March
Where:
Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

Urns for Unwanted Limbs and Other Things: Virginia Leonard

“An urn to hold a foot, a left leg, a shameful limp, abdominal fat, double chins, in-laws, daughters who are woke, or mothers who are not woke enough. There is an urn for everyone and everything.” - Virginia Leonard Virginia Leonard works with clay, resin, and oozing glazes to create ceramic...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 16 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

HDL Discover a StoryWalk® this summer!

Hastings District Libraries Discover a StoryWalk® this summer! Combine the benefits of walking with the educational benefits of reading, in a fun and engaging way. Explore the StoryWalks® on your own, or read along together with whānau. Visit the Hastings District Libraries website for...

Date: Friday 3 February to Wednesday 8 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2023 Earthquake Commemoration

2023 Earthquake Commemoration

Hastings District Council will be holding an Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony on Friday 3 February. This special ceremony is open to the general public and held at the Hastings City Centre Mall to remember the day that changed lives in Hastings and wider Hawke's Bay, and to celebrate the city and...

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

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Free
92nd Napier Earthquake Memorial Service

92nd Napier Earthquake Memorial Service

Earthquake survivors, along with their families and the public, are invited to a special remembrance ceremony for the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, Friday 3 February, at 10am. The ceremony will be streamed live from Napier’s Waiapu Cathedral, via the Cathedral’s Facebook page. It will also...

Date: Friday 3 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy at the Taradale Library Designed for those new to family research, this class will show you how to search effectively and explore different features of 4 popular genealogy websites. Check out our website for our timetable and to register.

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 13 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 7 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Never Forget Tibet; The Dalai Lama's Untold Story

Never Forget Tibet; The Dalai Lama's Untold Story

This inspirational feature-length documentary tells the incredible true story of the Dalai Lama’s escape from Chinese-occupied Tibet in 1959, with His Holiness Dalai Lama telling his story in his own words for the first time on film. Never Forget Tibet celebrates Tibetan culture and its...

Date: Friday 3 February
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 ..now ready t rock. A 7 piece Band. Absolute Bowie Band: Roy Brown (Guv) Vocals Owen Vickers Guitars./ Vocals Emily Madill Saxophones./ Vocals Andrew Donnelly Bass /...

Date: Friday 3 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Temple of the Grunge

Temple of the Grunge

They are back and ready to rock the walls off Paisley Stage, with all the classics of the Grunge era from Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana, Soundgarden and more. Temple of the Grunge was born in 2012, we have a team of awesome rock n rolling singers who know how to party. Doors open at...

Date: Friday 3 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua: CANCELLED

Run the Vines Paritua: CANCELLED

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy some live music while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a non-alcoholic juice) to...

Date: Saturday 4 February
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 New Zealands largest sustainable fashion market, and in Hawke's Bay, we have over 50 individual stallholders! We're indoors at the...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 2 December
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FRS New Zealand Scooter Champs 2023

FRS New Zealand Scooter Champs 2023

The FRS New Zealand National Scooter Champs are back at Bay Skate!! This is a World Skate sanctioned event where kiwi scooter riders will have the opportunity to try and make it on the NZ Scooter Team for 2023 With 2 separate disciplines (park and street) it will be a weekend full of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 February
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Sunday 12 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Waitangi Day Celebrations

Waitangi Day Celebrations

Kick the weekend off right with Ariana Henare live in the Garden Bar from 1pm Sat & Manaia & the Acoustics Sunday. Shandy Jugs on special at $10 a jug and just $5 for a handle. Gather your friends and join us!!

Date: Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 February
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park- Piwakawaka

Paintvine in the Park- Piwakawaka

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 4 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

Paintvine in the Park - Summer in NZ

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 4 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, 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 ..now ready t rock. A 7 piece Band. Absolute Bowie Band: Roy Brown (Guv) Vocals Owen Vickers Guitars./ Vocals Emily Madill Saxophones./ Vocals Andrew Donnelly Bass /...

Date: Saturday 4 February
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beachware With Haven

Beachware With Haven "it's Only Time" Tour

It’s 2023. That means Beachware finally release their debut album, “It’s Only Time”, on February 2. 

To celebrate, the Tamaki-Makaurau five-piece are climbing into Scottys Toyota Hiace and putting some miles on the clock. The first national tour in four years, the group are elated to...

Date: Saturday 4 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, weather permitting, Napier's waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee trailers and the best seasonal produce the region has on offer. A personal favourite of mine are the authentic Dreamy Dumplings complete with delicious sauces and toppings. Napier's market is a welcoming...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 18 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 28 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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IYKYK Brookfields (Long Weekend)

IYKYK Brookfields (Long Weekend)

IYKYK is the coming together of over 80-years of collective electronic music experience. We’re proud to present our first summer instalment at the sun soaked Brookfield Winery in Hawke’s Bay where we’ll be hosting arguably one of Australia’s leading producers and curators of underground...

Date: Sunday 5 February
Where:
Brookfields Vineyard and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Otane Waitangi Day Fair

Otane Waitangi Day Fair

Otane will be buzzing on Waitangi Day with the annual Waitangi Day Fair hosted by Progressive Otane. There will be a huge variety of stalls to browse, food available, live music, etc. A great family day out! To book a stall email otaneprogressive@gmail.com or phone Vera on 06 8568159

Date: Monday 6 February
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Waitangi Day Family Celebrations 2023

Waitangi Day Family Celebrations 2023

Together with Hastings District Council, Napier City Council, Central Hawke's Bay District Council, Hawke's Bay Regional Council and Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc, we invite you to join us at this free and family friendly event to celebrate family, community and nationhood.. Come and kōreo with...

Date: Monday 6 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Northern Districts

Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Northern Districts

Enjoy a fun Waitangi Day with family & friends at our free one-day cricket game between the Central Stags and big rivals, Northern Districts. 50 overs of quality cricket, with Blackcaps and Hawke's Bay stars playing for their Domestic team in the national competition. Enjoy the views from the...

Date: Monday 6 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tai Chi for Health Classes

Tai Chi for Health Classes

Tai chi for Health classes running weekly from Friday 13th January 2023. All welcome, any fitness level - can even do this seated. No special equipment or clothes required (flat safe footwear and loose clothes easy to move in are recommended). Tai chi is an ancient practice designed for improving...

Date: Monday 6 February to Monday 27 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

Date: Monday 6 February to Monday 27 February
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Marley 78th Birthday Tribute - Waitangi Day

Bob Marley 78th Birthday Tribute - Waitangi Day

Come and celebrate Bob Marley 78 Birthday Tribute with HB’s favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz. Enjoy the pulsating reggae Rastaman vibrations and sing and dance to you favourite Bob Marley songs It’s going to be a great afternoon and early evening in the HB sun

Date: Monday 6 February
Where:
The Common Room, 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
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 7 February to Tuesday 6 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Women's Self-Defense Workshop

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

Date: Tuesday 7 February
Where:
Te Ara Hou School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Join Emily for two hour life drawing practice sessions over the course of eight weeks. Sessions include a variety of short and long poses and suggested techniques and tips. Most sessions are with a nude model however there may also be clothed model sessions offered. All levels welcome from...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 28 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Decibel Dinner Party - Wine and Food Pairing

Decibel Dinner Party - Wine and Food Pairing

Have any plans Feb 7th? Why not join us at Decibel Central in Hastings to learn more about the Decibel Giunta, and Testify wines. The evening will be hosted by winemaker Dan and together we will share a meal at the big table with plenty of space for conviviality! Enjoy a selection of the very...

Date: Tuesday 7 February
Where:
Decibel Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course (Feb/March)

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course (Feb/March)

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course starts Tuesday 7th February 2023. 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 7 February to Tuesday 28 March
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern College of Music, as well as...

Date: Wednesday 8 February
Where:
Pukehou Christ Church, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

This after-school art class is a welcoming group of students. It is a mixed group of ages from primary to intermediate age. Our theme this year is the Ocean. Term 1 we will explore drawing with different mediums. I am currently taking bookings which can be made by emailing me your young...

Date: Thursday 9 February to Thursday 30 March
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 9 February to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern College of Music, as well as...

Date: Thursday 9 February
Where:
Raukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! Inkeri, 75, after hitting her husband on the head with a frying pan, flees with her two sisters Raili and Sylvi. The journey through Finland is filled with charming hitchhikers, memories, and sinful dancing. When Inkeri comes across her old...

Date: Thursday 9 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shaun Kirk - Holding Onto Hope Tour

Shaun Kirk - Holding Onto Hope Tour

Following his recent sell out ‘Worth the Weight’ tour and mammoth 8 month ‘Holding onto Hope’ tour across his homeland of Australia, alt blues/soul singer- songwriter and troubadour Shaun Kirk is happy to announce he’s bringing the ‘Holding Onto Hope’ tour across the ditch to New...

Date: Thursday 9 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shaun Kirk - Holding Onto Hope Tour


Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | The Jonsson Gang

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | The Jonsson Gang

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! The Jonsson Gang (Se Upp för Jönssonligan) is a reboot of Sweden’s all-time favourite comedy franchise Jönssonligan. Following a failed heist, Charles-Ingvar ‘Sickan’ Jonsson ends up in prison. Once released, his gang have become...

Date: Thursday 9 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spirit of Eden - Exhibition by Emma Bass

Spirit of Eden - Exhibition by Emma Bass

Spirit of Eden | Exhibition by Emma Bass 10 February - 3 March, 2023 Opening Friday 10 February, 5-7pm, at Boyd-Dunlop Gallery Spirit of Eden is an exhibition presenting a suite of Emma Bass’ classic Floral Portraits in dialogue with selections from her more recent series, Interrupted...

Date: Friday 10 February to Friday 3 March
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

Date: Friday 10 February to Friday 24 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Indonesian themed menu, a Dutch Rijsttafel; Nasi Kuning, yellow rice! Gado Gado, vegetables with eggs and Sataysauce Beef or Tofu Rendang Sambal Beans Pangsit, fried wonton Seroendeng Pisang Goreng Dinner and Recipe booklet included

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! It’s July 29, 1981. In the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles. The same day, another celebration takes place in the canteen of a Norwegian small-town factory. It’s the newly-weds LIV and TERJE’S...

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern College of Music, as well as...

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
Flemington Community Centre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! Everybody Hates Johan is an explosive comedy about the life of Johan, a small town loner with a flair for dynamite who finds himself in constant conflict with the rural community. Orphaned at a young age, Johan is brought up by his aunt and uncle...

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan


OTT Comedy

OTT Comedy

Check out the newest venue for comedy in Hawke's Bay. Local legend Kajun Campbell Brooking will MC some of the finest local and visiting comics, including HB Comedy's own Queen of Uncool, Karen Leslie as headliner. Adult themes and language. Off The Track Restaurant, A fantastic venue nestled...

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
Off the Track, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Joffa Presents

Joffa Presents

Joffa presents 3 alluring Wellington bands, promoting new released and upcoming albums. Planet Hunter: In September 2022 Planet Hunter released their debut album, 'Moscovium', named after a highly radioactive and somewhat fleeting element recently discovered in a Russian particle accelerator....

Date: Friday 10 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2023

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2023

After a sold-out festival in 2021, Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival returns on Saturday 11th February 2023. Now in its fourth year, Outfield Music Food & Arts Festival is evolving and growing into a unique experience to ignite the senses. With camping options now available near the festival,...

Date: Saturday 11 February
Where:
Te Awanga Downs, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! It’s July 29, 1981. In the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles. The same day, another celebration takes place in the canteen of a Norwegian small-town factory. It’s the newly-weds LIV and TERJE’S...

Date: Saturday 11 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! Inkeri, 75, after hitting her husband on the head with a frying pan, flees with her two sisters Raili and Sylvi. The journey through Finland is filled with charming hitchhikers, memories, and sinful dancing. When Inkeri comes across her old...

Date: Saturday 11 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern College of Music, as well as...

Date: Saturday 11 February
Where:
Elsthorpe Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift


Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! Everybody Hates Johan is an explosive comedy about the life of Johan, a small town loner with a flair for dynamite who finds himself in constant conflict with the rural community. Orphaned at a young age, Johan is brought up by his aunt and uncle...

Date: Saturday 11 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Everybody Hates Johan


Free
Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

Date: Sunday 12 February to Sunday 12 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! Inkeri, 75, after hitting her husband on the head with a frying pan, flees with her two sisters Raili and Sylvi. The journey through Finland is filled with charming hitchhikers, memories, and sinful dancing. When Inkeri comes across her old...

Date: Sunday 12 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Ladies of Steel


Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! It’s July 29, 1981. In the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles. The same day, another celebration takes place in the canteen of a Norwegian small-town factory. It’s the newly-weds LIV and TERJE’S...

Date: Sunday 12 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | Diana's Wedding


A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift

A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern College of Music, as well as...

Date: Sunday 12 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Small Hall Session with Esther Swift


Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | The Jonsson Gang

Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | The Jonsson Gang

Exclusively screening at MTG Century Theatre! The Jonsson Gang (Se Upp för Jönssonligan) is a reboot of Sweden’s all-time favourite comedy franchise Jönssonligan. Following a failed heist, Charles-Ingvar ‘Sickan’ Jonsson ends up in prison. Once released, his gang have become...

Date: Sunday 12 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scandi Film Festival Aotearoa | The Jonsson Gang


Term 1 Skate School - February

Term 1 Skate School - February

As the school term begins, so do all the extracurricular activities. Here at Bay Skate, we offer a wide range of activities - skateboard lessons included. These are group lessons suitable for all ages and beginner/intermediate skill levels. We also offer 1-on-1 lessons if requested. Boards and...

Date: Monday 13 February to Monday 27 February
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Acrylic Painting - Beginners Art Course

Intro To Acrylic Painting - Beginners Art Course

If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start, this course is for you. You’ll learn everything you need to know about acrylic painting to be able to paint on your own including: • how to mix colours, tints and shades • techniques for smooth and textured effects •...

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

Read more » - Intro To Acrylic Painting - Beginners Art Course


Free
Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Canterbury

Free Ford Trophy • Central Stags V Canterbury

Free national one-day cricket game between the Central Stags and Canterbury - the big last round of the season before the Final. 50 overs of quality cricket, with Blackcaps and Hawke's Bay stars playing for their Domestic team. Enjoy the views from the grandstand or banks, pop in and out anytime or...

Date: Tuesday 14 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The speaker for February will be Megan Williams - The Hastings Heritage Trails Committee's spotlight falls next on the east end of the Hastings CBD. Let Megan Williams jog your...

Date: Tuesday 14 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

Step into the fairytale world of Mozart’s final opera Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), with characters who are driven forward by love and hatred, in search of the ultimate truth. Danger, spells, tests of integrity, and actions both honourable and foul sweep us up into an enchanting tale...

Date: Tuesday 14 February to Monday 20 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2023

Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2023

Join us at your local Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon! Open to kiwi kids aged 6 to 15 years. The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun and rewarding day out for everyone. Kids of all sporting abilities swim, cycle, and run their way around age-appropriate courses, either as an individual or as...

Date: Wednesday 15 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

A free hosted walking tour of all the Napier CBD retail hotspots that sell or specialise in all things fashion Art deco! Don't panic if you are missing all, or a few essential art deco pieces for your outfit - we can help! Be whisked around on a hosted tour of all the retail hotspots to grab your...

Date: Wednesday 15 February to Friday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Festival Napier 2023

Art Deco Festival Napier 2023

Do deco your way as we welcome you back to the Art Deco Festival 2023! The flagship events are returning including Planes, Trains and the Vintage Car Parade, the Soap Box Derby, Fashion on the Foreshore and The Great Gatsby Party. New events such as the Hangi and Show and Kapa Haka Showcase allow...

Date: Thursday 16 February to Sunday 19 February
Where:
Napier & Hastings, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2023 Art Deco Commemorative Lecture for 1931 Earthquake

2023 Art Deco Commemorative Lecture for 1931 Earthquake

This lecture has been advertised as part of Napier’s Art Deco Festival and is therefore likely to be popular. Our venue, the Aquarium, has applied a capacity limit of 80 attendees. Please come early to ensure a seat. This is the commemorative lecture for 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, also...

Date: Thursday 16 February
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wardrobe Clothing Swap - Environment Centre Hawke's Bay

Wardrobe Clothing Swap - Environment Centre Hawke's Bay

For a new look that doesn't cost the Earth come along to our clothes swap! Simply bring along your pre-loved, quality clothes that you'd like to swap. For each item, you'll get a token which you can redeem for an item someone else has brought. We can accept all sorts of clothing (but no...

Date: Thursday 16 February
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Royal New Zealand Navy Band in Concert

The Royal New Zealand Navy Band in Concert

The Royal New Zealand Navy Band is back for the Art Deco Festival 2023 with an evening concert at the Toitoi Hawkes Bay Arts and Events Centre, 101 Hastings Street, South, Hastings on Thursday the 16th February 2023 from 7pm. Under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Michael Dowrick, the...

Date: Thursday 16 February
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at the Urban Winery

Mack at the Urban Winery

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

Date: Friday 17 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipawa French Friday Film & Food

Waipawa French Friday Film & Food

Our film will be A l'Abordage / All Aboard (2020) French, with English Subtitles. Film Synopsis: An unlikely oddball trio bond during an impromptu trip to the French countryside on a foolhardy romantic mission. Un trio improbable part en voyage improvisé dans la campagne française pour une...

Date: Friday 17 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Peak Comedy

Peak Comedy

Finish your working week with a naughty laugh and relax into the weekend. Peak Comedy presents a handful of the best local and visiting talent. Come along early for a meal and stay for the show. Adult themes and language. The Venue: High on the hill, overlooking the Hawke's Bay is Peak...

Date: Friday 17 February
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2023

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2023

Open water ocean swim. This will be the 12th year of the Napier Port Ocean Swim. There are 4 x swim distances. 200m kids classic (individual 12yo & under). 500m dash (individual and teams). 1km classic (individual and teams). 2.5km ultimate (individual and teams). Emphasis on participation...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, 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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Fraser Mack describes his music as alternative folk-rock, influenced by blues, funk and flamenco. Whether in NZ or Australia, Mack prides himself in...

Date: Saturday 18 February to Saturday 22 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

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

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market

Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market

The Central Hawke’s Bay Art Deco Market will be a day not to miss! With over 30 craft, produce and artisan stalls, live music, and Art Deco attire, Waipukurau will be transformed back to the Art Deco era. Classic cars will be on show as well as a fly over from the Central Hawke’s Bay Aero Club....

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Waipkurau Train Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Gin Tasting with The Puketapu & Reefton Distilling Co.

Gin Tasting with The Puketapu & Reefton Distilling Co.

The Puketapu is proud to announce we have Reefton Distilling Co. joining us in the Garden Bar. They are bringing with them all the way from the West coast a selection of award winning Gins to sample. With a G&T on arrival and an additional 4 Gins paired with light kiwiana inspired bites this...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park- Abstract Flowers

Paintvine in the Park- Abstract Flowers

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dirty Deco

Dirty Deco

Hastings has yet another secret and you are invited to partake, if you dare. Get ready for Dirty Deco, a dance party like no other. A night of revelry in a secret Hastings location, this is Deco, but not as you know it. Don’t miss this decadent night of music, entertainment and dancing in a...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Secret Location, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco-Dent Dining

Art Deco-Dent Dining

Deco-dent Dining @ the Old Church Join us for an indulgent and immersive night at one of Hawke’s Bay’s most iconic venues. See a selection of beautiful vintage cars on display as you enter the venue. Live it up with an evening of fantastic food, dancing displays, classic jazz music, dance...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Dining with the Cars

Art Deco Dining with the Cars

Art Deco Dining With the Cars Immerse yourself in the beautifully curated Buick Motor Garage. This unique dining-focused event opens the doors for an evening like no other. Guests will be seated amongst one of New Zealand’s premier collections of auto memorabilia and vintage motor vehicles....

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
Buick Motor Garage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hot Potato Band - Napier

Hot Potato Band - Napier

The brass-funk party you've all been waiting for is coming to town! Grab your lover, mother, friend or other and join us for a night of laughter, dancing and singing. For all you HPB fans, we’re excited to showcase some new music, never before heard by an audience. Ticket...

Date: Saturday 18 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

Te Awanga Estate Sunday Sessions

World-famous-in-Te Awanga! Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 12 are free, bring a picnic rug, sprawl out, sit back and relax. Pizzas, platters and all-day grazing available from...

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Cinema | Spitfire

Sunday Cinema | Spitfire

The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II. Genre: Documentary (History, War) Director and Producer: David Fairhead Starring: John Ackroyd, Charles Dance Rated PG - course language | Documentary | 1 hour 36 minutes ...

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Centralines Summer Series 2023

The Centralines Summer Series 2023

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: - 29th January the HB Jazz Club Big Band - 19th February-...

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Sunday Cinema | Labyrinth of Lies

Sunday Cinema | Labyrinth of Lies

A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. Genre: Drama, History Director: Giulio Ricciarelli Rated M - Sex scenes & content that may disturb | 1 hour 58 minutes

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Cinema | Persian Lessons

Sunday Cinema | Persian Lessons

A young Jewish man pretends to be Iranian to avoid being executed in a concentration camp. Genre: Drama, War Director: Vadim Perelman Starring: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Lars Eidinger, Jonas Nay Rated M - Violence, offensive language, sexual references & nudity | 2 hours 7 minutes

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sika 'Singing Stones' Sound Journey Tour

Sika 'Singing Stones' Sound Journey Tour

Journey to 'The Valley of the Singing Stones'. Featuring didgeridoos, hoop drum, Taos drum, flutes, shells, stones, leaves, voice and orchestral elements. This powerful experience is like a soundtrack that is crafted to go with your life movie. Celebrate Autumn with a Journey on the waves of...

Date: Sunday 19 February
Where:
Korimako Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fast Start Leadership Workshop

Fast Start Leadership Workshop

Get a fast-start to your leadership dreams for 2023 and beyond! Join Christine Wattie, Leadership Consultant, Master Facilitator and Coach to be motivated and inspired as you expand your leadership potential and create your biggest boldest goals for the next 12 months. You must register on our...

Date: Tuesday 21 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Pohutukawa Tui

Paint and Wine Night - Pohutukawa Tui

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & 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...

Date: Wednesday 22 February to Tuesday 9 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 22 February to Thursday 23 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Business After 5 at ASB

Business After 5 at ASB

ASB Bank is a leading provider of financial services in New Zealand including retail, business and rural banking, funds management and insurance. A member of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) Group, ASB is committed to looking after the financial wellbeing of more than 1.5 million customers...

Date: Wednesday 22 February
Where:
ASB Regional Business Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shiny Side Up Talk Series - Napier

Shiny Side Up Talk Series - Napier

This is a free event for anyone with an interest in motorcycling. No booking or ticket is required. Light refreshments are provided along with fun and laughter with a whole lot of know how. As our tech gurus and motorcycling experts travel the country to the Bike Fest events, they stop by along...

Date: Wednesday 22 February
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & 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,...

Date: Thursday 23 February to Wednesday 10 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

Needing some basic device advice? Emails; apps; 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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Which Craft DIY Terrarium Workshop

Late Night Which Craft DIY Terrarium Workshop

Hastings District Libraries Late Night Which Craft presents DIY Terrarium Workshop Have you ever wanted to create a world in miniature? Do you love succulents? Does your home need more greenery? Come along for a relaxed workshop, enjoy a glass of wine, and learn to create your own...

Date: Thursday 23 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aftersun

Aftersun

Dir. Charlotte Wells | Cast Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio | Genre Drama | Country UK | Running Time 101 mins | Rated M - Offensive language, nudity & flashing images that may cause seizures Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years...

Date: Thursday 23 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scooter - Oceania Continental Championship

Scooter - Oceania Continental Championship

World Skate has announced the inaugural Oceania Continental Scooter Championships to be hosted at Bay Skate, Napier, New Zealand this coming February 24th - 26th!! It will see the top scooter riders from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji trying their best to take home the 2023 title. Following...

Date: Friday 24 February to Sunday 26 February
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intermediate Genealogy

Intermediate Genealogy

For those already confident in basic genealogy this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with an emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries. Areas covered include cemetery searches, records held by Napier Libraries and other council facilities,...

Date: Friday 24 February to Friday 3 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wairoa Record Fair

Wairoa Record Fair

A Record Fair All sorts of Record Goodness. Jazz, Blues, Rock,80's Pop, Punk, Metal, Classical, Folk Big Names, Unknown Names. NZ Music CDs and cassettes too. Multiple Vendors, one with Eftpos. Old and New Classics, Good and Bad , Loved and Unloved Records All sorts.Vendors from Auckland,...

Date: Friday 24 February
Where:
The Saloon, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS 2023

Be Challenged A spectacular 55 kms course. Run, walk or MTB. Choose from the One Peak Explorer (20km), Two Peak Tiki Tour (35km) or the Ultimate Three Peak SOLO (55km)! Be Impressed Breathtaking views. Fun single track. Stunning private land. A few hearty river crossings. Well stocked aid...

Date: Saturday 25 February
Where:
Keith Sands Grove, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Record Fair

Hastings Record Fair

Records, Records and more Records, all sorts of everything.. free entry, multiple vendors with a wide variety of the good stuff. Jazz, Blues, Dance, Rock, Punk, 1980s. Soundtracks, Big names, Unknowns Vendors from Auckland, Tauranga, New Plymouth, and Napier/Hastings. Good coffee available If...

Date: Saturday 25 February
Where:
Spaceship, 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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

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Free
Mack at the Filter Room

Mack at the Filter Room

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

Date: Saturday 25 February to Saturday 29 April
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour

To begin the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s 70th birthday year, Tutus on Tour 2023 looks affectionately back at the RNZB’s early days, with performances in some of Aotearoa’s smaller cities and towns and loveliest historic theatres. Patricia Barker has carefully curated a collection of works...

Date: Saturday 25 February
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Latin Party

Summer Latin Party

Join Napier's Latin DJ Jorge and all the local Latin community in the first Fiesta Latina of 2023. Sensual beats will entice you onto the dance floor for a night aimed at letting your hair down - Latin American style. Dance the night away to the rhythms of Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Samba,...

Date: Saturday 25 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 26 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clean, Green & Glowing | Holistic Skin & Makeup Workshop

Clean, Green & Glowing | Holistic Skin & Makeup Workshop

Round 3 of our beloved skin & makeup workshop! Don't miss out! Join us for a fully practical, pampering workshop honouring skin health, facial massage and the application of natural makeup. Finally learn how to take control of your skincare and makeup confidence with round 2 of our previously...

Date: Sunday 26 February
Where:
Wine Country Motel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 26 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Met Opera: La Traviata

Met Opera: La Traviata

Soprano Nadine Sierra stars as the self-sacrificing courtesan Violetta—one of opera’s ultimate heroines—in Michael Mayer’s vibrant production of Verdi’s beloved tragedy. Tenor Stephen Costello is her self-centered lover Alfredo, alongside baritone Luca Salsi as his disapproving father...

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

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March 2023

Free
Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 17 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Friday 3 February to Monday 10 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

Bruce Connew; A Vocabulary

Over several recent years, photographer and artist Bruce Connew has roamed the many memorials and gravestones of Aotearoa’s colonial wars to seek out the texts on these testaments to folly. A vocabulary of colonisation. These remnants are scattered across mostly Te Ika-a-Māui North Island,...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 19 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 23 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operation Mindfall

Operation Mindfall

Enigma Escape Rooms offers an exciting outdoor game in Napier city centre. SpiderTech, a secret organization, developed a virus to control the mind of Napier's population. You and your team of agents need to save the city from this deadly virus in this immersive experience. 2 hours and 2 kms...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beyond the Palette

Beyond the Palette

Nine artists from Otane Arts & Crafts Group collaborated together to show their recent artworks in the museum upcoming exhibition called "Beyond the Palette". Karen Pallesen, Aileen Duckett, Ray Sievert, Lorraine Simmonds, Alison Hume, Tony Hunt, Pam Hales, Bettina Ellis, Donna Dahm and a...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 26 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
'Sustainability' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans

'Sustainability' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans

'Sustainability,' Exhibition by Rohan Wealleans 20 January - 5 March, 2023 at Ahuriri Contemporary Join us for the opening of this exhibition on Friday 20 January, 5 to 7pm. Rohan Wealleans occupies various guises - painter, performer, offender, worldmaker - gleefully infusing his work with...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 March
Where:
Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 16 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spirit of Eden - Exhibition by Emma Bass

Spirit of Eden - Exhibition by Emma Bass

Spirit of Eden | Exhibition by Emma Bass 10 February - 3 March, 2023 Opening Friday 10 February, 5-7pm, at Boyd-Dunlop Gallery Spirit of Eden is an exhibition presenting a suite of Emma Bass’ classic Floral Portraits in dialogue with selections from her more recent series, Interrupted...

Date: Friday 10 February to Friday 3 March
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lorde

Lorde

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

Date: Wednesday 1 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, 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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 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 9 February to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Frida; Viva la Vida

Frida; Viva la Vida

This documentary film highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit: on one side the revolutionary, pioneering artist of contemporary feminism and on the other, the human being, victim of her tortured body and a tormented relationship. With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the...

Date: Thursday 2 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling presents Trouble in Taradise

Impact Pro Wrestling presents Trouble in Taradise

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

Date: Friday 3 March
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 7 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Skate Street Competition 2023

Bay Skate Street Competition 2023

This is Bay Skate's very first street competition for skateboarding. Categories are Under 13s, Men's and Women's. General rider day pass and spectator tickets sold here. For competitors head over to; https://liveheats.com/events/83834 . Lock it into your calendar because you do not want to miss...

Date: Saturday 4 March
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Sunday 12 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Kakapo

Paintvine in the Park - Kakapo

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 4 March
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Chengdu BaoBun Workshop

Chengdu BaoBun Workshop

Join tutor Jie Pang on for a masterclass of China’s Szechuan flavours. Originally from Chengdu China, Jie Pang will teach you how to shape and cook BaoBuns with a slow cooked Pork Belly filling and Chengdu Salad, before demonstrating how to finish with the deep-fried sesame rice...

Date: Saturday 4 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling presents the Mad King's Court

Impact Pro Wrestling presents the Mad King's Court

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

Date: Saturday 4 March
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sting

Sting

Sting will return to New Zealand in March 2023 for the first time in 8 years, on his critically acclaimed My Songs tour. Sting’s My Songs is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The...

Date: Saturday 4 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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U2 Tribute - Blood Red Sky

U2 Tribute - Blood Red Sky

Blood Red Sky NZ's only U2 tribute band are heading to Napier to give you some ear food. Replicating the sounds from U2's famous live album Under a Bood Red Sky and more. Come on down for a dance and a drink. Tickets from https://U2-TRIBUTE.eventbrite.co.nz

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, weather permitting, Napier's waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee trailers and the best seasonal produce the region has on offer. A personal favourite of mine are the authentic Dreamy Dumplings complete with delicious sauces and toppings. Napier's market is a welcoming...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 18 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lindisfarne College Gala 2023

Lindisfarne College Gala 2023

Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, kids games etc etc.

Date: Sunday 5 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 28 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, 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 6 March to Monday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Acrylic Painting - Beginners Art Course

Intro To Acrylic Painting - Beginners Art Course

If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start, this course is for you. You’ll learn everything you need to know about acrylic painting to be able to paint on your own including: • how to mix colours, tints and shades • techniques for smooth and textured effects •...

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

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Focus on Business with David Downs

Focus on Business with David Downs

“The future is already here; didn’t you get the memo?” Tech innovation and what it means for you, your job and your health. Join us for breakfast at Focus on Business to hear from guest speaker David Downs for a light-hearted but scary discussion about tech disruption, Artificial...

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

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Land Rover Horse of the Year 2023

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2023

Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Event Showcase. An absolute “must-see” for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who delight in watching the world-class competition. Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for official Equestrian New Zealand titles, Trophies, and high-stakes...

Date: Tuesday 7 March to Sunday 12 March
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
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 7 February to Tuesday 6 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Join Emily for two hour life drawing practice sessions over the course of eight weeks. Sessions include a variety of short and long poses and suggested techniques and tips. Most sessions are with a nude model however there may also be clothed model sessions offered. All levels welcome from...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 28 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Women's Day Breakfast

International Women's Day Breakfast

Hastings City Business Association, together with Heretaunga Women’s Centre, invites you to join us for breakfast to celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme is Embracing Equity. Our keynote speaker, Korrin Barrett, will share her awe-inspiring journey, how to overcome obstacles, build...

Date: Wednesday 8 March
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ray O'Leary: Everything Funny All the Time Always

Ray O'Leary: Everything Funny All the Time Always

Incredibly funny for someone who looks like an accountant accidentally wandered on stage, Ray O’Leary (7 Days, Have You Been Paying Attention?, two-time Billy T Award loser) will leave you in stitches while he delivers dark and intelligent jokes in his sardonic, deadpan style. Ray will leave...

Date: Wednesday 8 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, 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 9 February to Thursday 13 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night - Hawkes Bay

The Big Bike Film Night - Hawkes Bay

Let the good times roll Hawkes Bay! The Big Bike Film Night is back in the Bay on its mission- bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you. Showcasing a carefully crafted and curated collection of bike films that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want...

Date: Thursday 9 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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David Strassman in The Chocolate Diet

David Strassman in The Chocolate Diet

From London to New York, David Strassman's comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it's your turn to experience Strassman's uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Bare and the evil Chuck Wood Strassman's newest show is The Chocolate Diet. Ted E. Bare's health...

Date: Thursday 9 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Showgirls @ Paisley

Showgirls @ Paisley

Paisley Stage you’re in for a real treat! We have the beauties Kiki Kisses (Auckland) and Cici von Rouge (New Plymouth) joining us from out of town, as well as another beauty; Katie in the Storm who you haven’t met but we know you’re going to love. As well as the wonderful ladies; Cherry...

Date: Friday 10 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beer Appreciation Day

Beer Appreciation Day

Boom! Beer Appreciation Day is finally back again, bringing you super tasty beers and other tasty fermented beverages from our favourite local and not-so-local breweries. Live music, DJ tunes, delicious kai and a super chill vibe add up to good times in the beautiful gardens of Duart...

Date: Saturday 11 March
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vegetable Fermentation Workshop

Vegetable Fermentation Workshop

Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. You will fill...

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

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Gin Wigmore

Gin Wigmore

Rescheduled from 6th March. Much loved Los Angeles based, New Zealand singer-songwriter GIN WIGMORE is returning home for a five-date regional tour in March 2023. Gin’s unmistakable raw and raspy powerhouse vocals will exhilarate fans with her rollicking stage presence and characteristic...

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

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Free
Te Mata Kindergarten's Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day

Te Mata Kindergarten's Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day

Join us for Te Mata Kindergarten's Annual Junior Triathlon and Family Fun Day! Register on the day - $5 per entry - registration opens at 10am with the first race at 10:30am. The triathlon includes a bike, run, and waterslide and is open to all children aged 3-6. The whole family can also...

Date: Sunday 12 March
Where:
Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

Date: Sunday 12 February to Sunday 12 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Cinema | Herbs: Songs of Freedom

Sunday Cinema | Herbs: Songs of Freedom

Five men from different islands throughout the South Pacific join forces in 1978 and find the words and the music within each other to give New Zealand its voice and Pacific place in the world. Genre: Documentary PG - Violence & offensive language | 1hour 30 minutes

Date: Sunday 12 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Cinema | A Star is Born

Sunday Cinema | A Star is Born

A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Director: Bradley Cooper Starring: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga Rated M - Suicide, sex scenes, offensive language & drug use | 2 hours and 16 minutes

Date: Sunday 12 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Cinema | Muscle Shoals

Sunday Cinema | Muscle Shoals

A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman". Rated PG – Course Language | 1 hour 51 minutes

Date: Sunday 12 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Local History

Local History

Local History Classes Designed for those new to local history, this class explores the resources available through Napier Libraries, along with some tips and tricks to help you along your research journey. Visit our website for more details and to register.

Date: Friday 17 March to Friday 24 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023

NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2023, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

Date: Friday 17 March
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seattle Tribute

Seattle Tribute

Waxstar Touring Presents – Seattle Tribute Come and celebrate a very special night of awesome 90s grunge!! After selling out shows across New Zealand in 2022, The Superunknowns/Sludge Factory and Tom Grant Disciples stunned audiences across Aotearoa with their high energy tributes to Alice...

Date: Friday 17 March
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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Monster Truck & FMX Spectacular - Napier Show

Monster Truck & FMX Spectacular - Napier Show

MONSTER TRUCK MAYHEM is coming to town and its going to be a show that you will not want to miss! Four Spectacular Monster Trucks will stun the crowds. These Monster Trucks have just completed a tour of Australia to sell out crowds and are keen to impress New Zealand with their car crushing,...

Date: Saturday 18 March
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Met Opera: The Hours

Met Opera: The Hours

Soprano Renée Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and made a household name by the...

Date: Sunday 19 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tee 21 - Golf Fundraiser for Kiwi Kids with Down Syndrome

Tee 21 - Golf Fundraiser for Kiwi Kids with Down Syndrome

Hastings Golf Club presents Tee 21 - an Ambrose Golf Day for the whole family to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2023 and raise funds for the UpsideDowns Education Trust! Ticket price covers entry to the Ambrose golf tournament, food & drinks on course, dinner, and prizes, as well as...

Date: Tuesday 21 March
Where:
Hastings Golf Club, 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Party - Trippy Valley

Glow in the Dark Paint Party - Trippy Valley

Ultra Violet lights and neon nights. Prepare to experience Paintvine like you’ve never experienced it before - in the dark! Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and...

Date: Wednesday 22 March
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

Scottish legends The Proclaimers return to New Zealand in March for their biggest ever tour of Aotearoa. Fans can look forward to hits like I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), I'm On My Way, Sunshine on Leith, Letter From America, plus album favourites including new release Dentures Out. The...

Date: Wednesday 22 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Naked At My Age

Naked At My Age

A grandma’s surprising Sexual Renaissance, fraught with difficult choices, leads to risk, lust and healing in the Oldest Profession. Charla seduces you with vulnerable stores from her 20-year pioneering career as Erotic Muse/ Healer. A passionate Fairy Godmother (approaching 70), she brings the...

Date: Thursday 23 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Together we Rise

Together we Rise

Come along to an evening of elegance supporting courageous women at the Hastings & Napier Women's Refuges. Held in the newly opened Assembly Room - the delicious 3-course meal provided by Dish catering will accompany some local fine wines. Mark Longley is the keynote guest speaker, and the...

Date: Friday 24 March
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Variety Baby!

Variety Baby!

Come and enjoy some Variety Baby! We have some aerials, belly dance, and burlesque, just to name a few. We have put together a fabulous lineup of performers for you. Some experienced, and some new to the stage. Let us show you what Boombfunk is all about! Join us at Paisley Stage where you can...

Date: Friday 24 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Veils ...And Out Of The Void Came Love Tour

The Veils ...And Out Of The Void Came Love Tour

The Veils …and Out of The Void Came Love Aotearoa 2023 The Veils will be touring …And Out Of The Void Came Love in New Zealand in March & April 2023. Their first national tour since the sold out Nux Vomica 15th anniversary tour of 2021. Powerfully voiced Australian folk artist, Grace...

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

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Free
Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

At the seasonal Re-New Sustainable Markets you can display and sell your sustainable products or services. We have various sizes of stalls available and would welcome your contribution to saving the environment. You can even share a stall and halve your costs if you don't need one as big as we...

Date: Saturday 25 March to Saturday 3 June
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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, furniture, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 25 February to Saturday 25 November
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, 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 Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta.You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments...

Date: Saturday 25 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack at the Filter Room

Mack at the Filter Room

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

Date: Saturday 25 February to Saturday 29 April
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The D4 6twenty One Tour - Napier

The D4 6twenty One Tour - Napier

The rock & banished music presents: The D4 6twenty One Tour 3 March - Harvest Festival, Blenheim 4 March - San Fran, Wellington 10 March - Loons, Lyttelton 11 March - Dive, Dunedin 17 March - Kaipara Tavern, Helensville* 18 March - Powerstation, Auckland* 25 March - Totara St. Mount...

Date: Saturday 25 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 26 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Szechuan Cooking Workshop

Szechuan Cooking Workshop

Join tutor Jie Pang on for a masterclass of China’s Szechuan flavours. Originally from Chengdu China, Jie Pang will teach you This three-hour hands-on workshop will showcase the depth of flavours of China’s most popular cuisine and leave your mouth watering for more. You will be...

Date: Sunday 26 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, 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 28 March to Thursday 25 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop

Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

Date: Thursday 30 March to Thursday 11 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

Needing some basic device advice? Emails; apps; 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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2023

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Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the Frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Friday 3 February to Monday 10 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 23 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operation Mindfall

Operation Mindfall

Enigma Escape Rooms offers an exciting outdoor game in Napier city centre. SpiderTech, a secret organization, developed a virus to control the mind of Napier's population. You and your team of agents need to save the city from this deadly virus in this immersive experience. 2 hours and 2 kms...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Waiora: Hemi Macgregor

Hemi Macgregor’s exhibition Waiora presents a body of work which acknowledges stories of environment and the ways our lives are set within it. Macgregor’s painted and sculptural works carry a visual language which explores positive and negative space, balance, tonal shifts, and layered...

Date: Friday 3 February to Sunday 16 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay will truly be a celebration of Hawkes Bay, NZ's Food & Wine country. The inaugural event will take place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 1st April 2023 in a spectacular riverside setting on Tuki Tuki Rd and will feature…. Sixteen wineries pared with nine eateries offering...

Date: Saturday 1 April
Where:
Tuki Tuki Riverside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, weather permitting, Napier's waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee trailers and the best seasonal produce the region has on offer. A personal favourite of mine are the authentic Dreamy Dumplings complete with delicious sauces and toppings. Napier's market is a welcoming...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 18 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 28 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, 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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
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 7 February to Tuesday 6 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Primary Sector Awards

Napier Port Primary Sector Awards

The Napier Port Primary Sector Awards articulate the story of excellence within rural Hawke’s Bay and celebrate success, business innovation and growth. The winners represent a wide range of the primary sector who are making an immense contribution to the growth and success of the...

Date: Wednesday 5 April
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course (April/May)

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course (April/May)

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 5th April 2023. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learning to dance. Class is one hour...

Date: Wednesday 5 April to Wednesday 24 May
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 9 February to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

The Extravaganza Fair Summer Tour

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 8 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! Summer Tour 2022 - 2023 The Extravaganza Fair is a community-centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, free entry for...

Date: Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus are a family of five bringing a fast-paced, humorous family show with a message to Aotearoa. Grassroots entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy, here at The Extravaganza Fair. Don't miss this year's new hilarious show! This year the Ashton’s are going...

Date: Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 7 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart

One of the best-selling artists in the history of recorded music, Rod Stewart is hitting the road in 2023, heading to New Zealand with very special guests, Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens. Irresistibly charming and undeniably talented, Rod Stewart has dabbled in hard rock, lightweight pop, schmaltzy...

Date: Saturday 8 April
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, 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 9 February to Thursday 13 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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50 Golden Years of Musicals

50 Golden Years of Musicals

Pioneers of the New Zealand entertainment industry, Stewart and Tricia Macpherson, will celebrate 50 golden years in 2023 and to mark this amazing milestone, they will present a showstopping journey through their greatest musical triumphs. Featuring superb singers and musicians, 50 GOLDEN YEARS...

Date: Thursday 13 April
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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
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...

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California is the tribute show everyone's talking about. Celebrating the chart topping songs of The Eagles - one of the greatest country-rock acts in music. Motel California are recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship mimicking the smooth melodic harmonies and spine...

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

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Wonder Pēpi

Wonder Pēpi

Wonder Markets is delighted to be bringing you their first pēpi market. A market with stalls selling goods for kids/babies/parents/pregnancy and more. Wonder pēpi will have a similar feel to the flagship Christmas market but be a bit smaller and indoors (because April...) Exhibition Hall....

Date: Saturday 22 April
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

Summer Sessions with MacK at the Abbey

Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique wines and beers in the vines. Fraser Mack describes his music as alternative folk-rock, influenced by blues, funk and flamenco. Whether in NZ or Australia, Mack prides himself in...

Date: Saturday 18 February to Saturday 22 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kita Mean - Delightfully Camp

Kita Mean - Delightfully Camp

Join the winner of season 1, Miss Kita Mean, from RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under on a spectacular 90 minute whirlwind of pop parodies, stand-up hilarities and finally… mental clarities as she gives you a giddy glimpse into the mind of a strange lady! Get to know our quirky queen on a whole new...

Date: Saturday 22 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

Australasia’s longest running stage show (tag artist) The TEN Tenors will return to New Zealand for an 11-date tour in 2023, celebrating the act’s 20th anniversary touring New Zealand. Centred around the shows’ ‘Greatest Hits’, the tour kicks off in April!

Date: Sunday 23 April
Where:
Napier Muncipal Theatre , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

Formed in 1995, The TEN Tenors are the world’s longest running classical crossover act. The musical ensemble have toured extensively nationally and internationally, with just under 3,500 shows across 34 countries under their belts. Their signature brand of music featuring 10-part harmonies has...

Date: Sunday 23 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, 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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling present Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 2

Impact Pro Wrestling present Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night 2

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

Date: Friday 28 April
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oasis By Gallagher

Oasis By Gallagher

The UK's Best & Most Authentic - Oasis tribute The best of Oasis - 25+ chart hits. 2 Hour + Show Early Bird & Group Discounts "Gallagher Are The Definitive Oasis Tribute Band ... Anything else is Bollocks ... Absolute bollocks ... touring the anthems that have defined a generation!" (Frankie...

Date: Friday 28 April
Where:
The Cabana, 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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

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Free
Mack at the Filter Room

Mack at the Filter Room

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

Date: Saturday 25 February to Saturday 29 April
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling presents Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 2

Impact Pro Wrestling presents Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall 2

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

Date: Saturday 29 April
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

Back by popular demand , New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show back to The Paisley Stage, Napier Paisley Stage - 29th April 2023 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm After lifting the roof off at their last Paisley gig, come and party with Love Shack as they...

Date: Saturday 29 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

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

Date: Sunday 26 February to Sunday 30 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2023

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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
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 7 February to Tuesday 6 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bjorn Again

Bjorn Again

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2022 Tour - A Celebration of the Music of Abba Abba fans get excited as Bjorn Again bring ABBA's timeless hits back to the stage in a sing-along, dance-along extravaganza. Bjorn Again are "One of the most entertaining rock shows in the world today" (Time Out, New...

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

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, weather permitting, Napier's waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee trailers and the best seasonal produce the region has on offer. A personal favourite of mine are the authentic Dreamy Dumplings complete with delicious sauces and toppings. Napier's market is a welcoming...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 18 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum visit

Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the barbecue, bring the family and visit this magnificent Arboretum at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Education Centre, Tutira. Spread over 90 hectares in rolling Hawkes Bay hill country north of Napier and overlooking Lake Tutira, you will find over...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 28 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Met Opera: Fedora

Met Opera: Fedora

Giordano’s exhilarating drama Fedora returns to the Met for the first time in 25 years, starring soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the 19th-century princess who falls in love with her fiancé’s murderer, Count Loris, sung by tenor Piotr Beczała. Soprano Rosa Feola is the Countess...

Date: Sunday 7 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & 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...

Date: Wednesday 22 February to Tuesday 9 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & 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,...

Date: Thursday 23 February to Wednesday 10 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop

Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

Date: Thursday 30 March to Thursday 11 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy at the Taradale Library Designed for those new to family research, this class will show you how to search effectively and explore different features of 4 popular genealogy websites. Check out our website for our timetable and to register.

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 13 October
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Natural Woman - Celebrating the Music of Carole King

A Natural Woman - Celebrating the Music of Carole King

Carole King - extraordinary, timeless, iconic! Hailed as the greatest singer-songwriter when her landmark album TAPESTRY was released in 1971. Fifty years on it’s timely that we come together and be wowed by the intensity and vigour of Carole King. I Feel The Earth Move, It’s Too Late, So...

Date: Thursday 18 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stroke Foundation at Hawke's Bay Marathon 2022

Stroke Foundation at Hawke's Bay Marathon 2022

Over 9,500 strokes are experienced in Aotearoa each year – that’s one every 55 minutes – and we know that as many as 300,000 New Zealanders are directly affected by stroke. The mission of the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand is to prevent strokes, improve outcomes and save lives. For over 40...

Date: Saturday 20 May
Where:
Elephant Hill Winery, 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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
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 Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta.You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments...

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

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Leadership & Management Part 3

Leadership & 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: Tuesday 23 May to Wednesday 24 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, 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 28 March to Thursday 25 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

Needing some basic device advice? Emails; apps; 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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2023

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2023

Get tomorrow's ideas today! A Wonderful range of exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. Featuring Kitchens, Building, Renovating, Heating, Insulation,...

Date: Friday 26 May to Sunday 28 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, 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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

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The Greatest Love of All

The Greatest Love of All

Whitney Houston’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show described as “mind-blowingly spot on”. Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids – a RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa - who has performed alongside the...

Date: Tuesday 30 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2023

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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intermediate Genealogy

Intermediate Genealogy

For those already confident in basic genealogy this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with an emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries. Areas covered include cemetery searches, records held by Napier Libraries and other council facilities,...

Date: Friday 24 February to Friday 3 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magic Men Australia - R18

Magic Men Australia - R18

R18 Worldwide sensation – the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are finally 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 one-of-a-kind...

Date: Friday 2 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

At the seasonal Re-New Sustainable Markets you can display and sell your sustainable products or services. We have various sizes of stalls available and would welcome your contribution to saving the environment. You can even share a stall and halve your costs if you don't need one as big as we...

Date: Saturday 25 March to Saturday 3 June
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Saturday 3 June
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, weather permitting, Napier's waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee trailers and the best seasonal produce the region has on offer. A personal favourite of mine are the authentic Dreamy Dumplings complete with delicious sauces and toppings. Napier's market is a welcoming...

Date: Sunday 5 February to Sunday 18 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
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 7 February to Tuesday 6 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare’s greatest love story returns to the Royal New Zealand Ballet in May 2023, in a passionate re-telling choreographed by Andrea Schermoly (Stand to Reason, Within Without). Exquisite sets and costumes by Academy Award-winning designer James Acheson (The Last Emperor, Dangerous...

Date: Friday 9 June to Saturday 10 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 New Zealands largest sustainable fashion market, and in Hawke's Bay, we have over 50 individual stallholders! We're indoors at the...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 2 December
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, 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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Met Opera: Falstaff

Met Opera: Falstaff

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy. Maestro Daniele Rustioni takes the podium to oversee a brilliant ensemble cast that features sopranos Hera Hyesang Park...

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

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Local History

Local History

Local History Classes Designed for those new to local history, this class explores the resources available through Napier Libraries, along with some tips and tricks to help you along your research journey. Visit our website for more details and to register.

Date: Friday 17 March to Friday 24 November
Where:
Taradale Library, 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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


July 2023

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, 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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Summerset Dementia HB Matariki Charity Ball and Auction

Summerset Dementia HB Matariki Charity Ball and Auction

Summerset Retirement Villages are proud to be sponsoring Dementia Hawkes Bay first ever charity ball and auction. This event will be held at the Toitoi Assembly Ballroom where you can enjoy the atmosphere of the Edwardian Neo-Baroque architecture. We have guest speaker Wendyl Nissen, MC...

Date: Friday 7 July
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, 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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac - Napier

The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac - Napier

Gold Dust Woman brings The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac. Celebrating over 45 years of this timeless music, come along and reminisce to all your favourite songs from the 70's, 80's, and 90's. Rachel Williams the Gold Dust Woman who sounds and looks just like Stevie herself teams up with an...

Date: Saturday 15 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

We invite you to join us for a celebration of Creedence Clearwater Revival, as we walk through the life and 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: Tuesday 18 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, 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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy at the Taradale Library Designed for those new to family research, this class will show you how to search effectively and explore different features of 4 popular genealogy websites. Check out our website for our timetable and to register.

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 13 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Intro to Genealogy


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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

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

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Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

A stellar trio assembles to take on the lead roles of Strauss’s comedy, with soprano Lise Davidsen in her Met role debut as the Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard in her Met role debut as Octavian, and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie. Bass Günther Groissböck returns as Baron Ochs,...

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2023

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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, 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 6 March to Monday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Intermediate Genealogy

Intermediate Genealogy

For those already confident in basic genealogy this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with an emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries. Areas covered include cemetery searches, records held by Napier Libraries and other council facilities,...

Date: Friday 24 February to Friday 3 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Intermediate Genealogy


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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Invoke clarity and peace with an entire weekend of Yoga at the Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival. Immerse yourself in unlimited yoga & mindfulness every day. Discover this weekend getaway of unlimited yoga, wellness & community. Take time out to go on your personal journey of awakening and transformation....

Date: Saturday 19 August to Sunday 20 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, 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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


September 2023

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023

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 1 September to Sunday 3 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2023


Free
Local History

Local History

Local History Classes Designed for those new to local history, this class explores the resources available through Napier Libraries, along with some tips and tricks to help you along your research journey. Visit our website for more details and to register.

Date: Friday 17 March to Friday 24 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Local History


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, 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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


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 New Zealands largest sustainable fashion market, and in Hawke's Bay, we have over 50 individual stallholders! We're indoors at the...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 2 December
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Met Opera: Don Giovanni

Met Opera: Don Giovanni

Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes his Met debut with a new staging of Mozart’s tragicomedy Don Giovanni. The tale of deceit and damnation is set in an abstract architectural landscape that explores the dark corners of the story and its characters. Nathalie Stutzmann makes her...

Date: Sunday 10 September
Where:
MTG Century 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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


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, furniture, jewellery,...

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

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


October 2023

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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Free
Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy

Intro to Genealogy at the Taradale Library Designed for those new to family research, this class will show you how to search effectively and explore different features of 4 popular genealogy websites. Check out our website for our timetable and to register.

Date: Friday 3 February to Friday 13 October
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Intro to Genealogy


Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023

FREE Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: FREE Tickets Online until 8th October 2023 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the...

Date: Saturday 14 October to Sunday 15 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2023


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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand this October-November for their first nationwide tour in two years! The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury, but with the incredible Dominic Warren on...

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Queen: It's a Kinda Magic


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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


Free
Napier Repair Cafe

Napier Repair Cafe

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

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

Read more » - Napier Repair Cafe


November 2023

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...

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Intermediate Genealogy

Intermediate Genealogy

For those already confident in basic genealogy this class explores other useful websites and provides further helpful information with an emphasis on resources available through Napier Libraries. Areas covered include cemetery searches, records held by Napier Libraries and other council facilities,...

Date: Friday 24 February to Friday 3 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Intermediate Genealogy


Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Follow the breadcrumbs this Christmas, and venture in to the fantastical realm of Hansel & Gretel for an unforgettable evening at the ballet. Inspired by the old-fashioned magic of silent movies, this ballet will transport you to a magical world with large-scale cinematic effects, choreography...

Date: Friday 3 November to Saturday 4 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hansel & Gretel


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Met Opera: Die Zauberflote

Met Opera: Die Zauberflote

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts her second Mozart work this season with a new production of Die Zauberflöte. In his Met-debut staging, Simon McBurney incorporates projections, sound effects, and acrobatics to match the spectacle and drama of Mozart’s fable. The brilliant cast includes soprano Erin...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Met Opera: Die Zauberflote


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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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 11 February to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


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 18 February to Saturday 18 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Local History

Local History

Local History Classes Designed for those new to local history, this class explores the resources available through Napier Libraries, along with some tips and tricks to help you along your research journey. Visit our website for more details and to register.

Date: Friday 17 March to Friday 24 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Local History


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, furniture, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 25 February to Saturday 25 November
Where:
Asher Hall, 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 23 February to Thursday 30 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa Tech


December 2023

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 New Zealands largest sustainable fashion market, and in Hawke's Bay, we have over 50 individual stallholders! We're indoors at the...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 2 December
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


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 6 March to Monday 4 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 7 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers 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...

Date: Tuesday 7 February to Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 March to Thursday 7 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond - the consummate American singer-songwriter whose deep, resounding voice and timeless tunes have made him one of the world’s most loved and lauded artists, earning him numerous Top Ten hits, Grammy awards and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now comes The Sweet...

Date: Thursday 7 December
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond


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...

Date: Tuesday 21 February to Tuesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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 15 February to Wednesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


January 2024

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 4 February to Saturday 9 March
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


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