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May 2022

'The Unseen' Art & Science Exhibition

'The Unseen' Art & Science Exhibition

Patterns bring 'The Unseen' to life Gabby O’Connor’s bright idea bringing art and science together came to her when she was in Antarctica, watching measuring instruments being lowered into the icy ocean depths. The result is The Unseen, an art-science collaboration and work of the unseen...

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 10 June
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 1 July
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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Do you ever stare at the shelves, not sure what you want to read, unable to choose from our many amazing titles? Or maybe you’re like us, too quick to judge a book by its cover? (sshh… we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us!) Or do you just want to step outside your comfort zone,...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Emotions: Napier Youth Council Art Exhibition

Emotions: Napier Youth Council Art Exhibition

Calling young Napier Artists! Tap into your emotions and enter The Napier Youth Council’s Youth Week Art Competition. Competition opens today Thursday 14 April and closes Sunday 1 May. Finalists artwork will be displayed at Creative Arts Napier from May 6 – May 31. Can be any displayable...

Date: Monday 23 May to Tuesday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘The Moth and the Olive Branch’ Julia Godfree

‘The Moth and the Olive Branch’ Julia Godfree

The Puriri moth is known as the messenger of the forest. The olive branch represents peace and harmony. The message: Peace and harmony is being restored on earth! An exhibition of ceramic and NZ Oamaru stone, each sculptural art piece is adorned with fine detail. The artist expresses that...

Date: Monday 23 May to Tuesday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Hastings Libraries of Pride present Pride Month 2022. Celebrate love and belonging with us from 20 May – 19 June. We have a variety of activities and events for folx of all ages. Whether you are part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, make this your month to celebrate being yourself and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Katrina Webster

Katrina Webster

Katrina Webster is a mixed media artist originally from rural town Dannevirke now residing in Hastings. Her early years involved with art where 3 years of secondary level with school certificate. After a number of years away from painting, Katrina was drawn back into achieving a lifelong goal of...

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawkes Bay Photographic Society Exhibition

Hawkes Bay Photographic Society Exhibition

Showcasing an extraordinary body of photographic work by the members of the Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society. The club encourages exploring visual storytelling by way of workshops and taking part in the photographic evaluations and biannual print competitions throughout the year. These...

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art from Paul Hunter Centre

Art from Paul Hunter Centre

Celebrate with us the Art from Paul Hunter Centre - a participation and inclusion service for adults with disabilities. Bright and colourful art to light up your soul. The clients of Paul Hunter Centre attend art classes with an art tutor once per week. Over many years different subject and forms...

Date: Monday 23 May to Tuesday 14 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Invest in your movement, mobility and overall wellbeing! Discover how you're designed to move with Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes. HOW WILL IT HELP YOU? - Relieves and prevents tension, aches, pains and "niggles" - Improves posture, breathing and sleep -...

Date: Monday 23 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elasticize Napier - Fitness Class

Elasticize Napier - Fitness Class

Low Impact Resistant Band training working the whole body. I've specifically developed workouts for women (40s-60s) who want to get fitter and stronger. It helps improve muscle strength tone and strengthens joints. Classes 3x a week. Booking essential (due to space restrictions). If...

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 2 June
Where:
St Pauls Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

To get better at anything takes time and practice and that's exactly what this course is designed to give you. Over eight weeks Emily will lead you through several painting themes, enabling you to produce 2-3 finished paintings that you can be proud of! You'll gain: - intermediate acrylic...

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Join us for a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 31 May
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 23 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 28 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital Seniors Hub

Digital Seniors Hub

Whatever a person’s skill level, we can provide one on one support whether it be on a laptop, tablet, Ipad or mobile phone. We have coaches available every Tuesday. Cost includes afternoon tea. Phone (06) 8707025 or Mobile 027 232 4700 to enquire further.

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4 pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Thursday 2 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

In this creative kid’s workshop, students will try their hand at a variety of media including graphite, water-colour, paints, and pastels. This series of lessons will focus on furthering our drawing and colour application skills as students explore their own styles and work towards a small body...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drawing People - Learn To Draw Portraits

Drawing People - Learn To Draw Portraits

Drawing People: Learn How To Draw Portraits Take your drawing to the next level and start drawing people! In this six week course Emily will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches and techniques for drawing portraits. In the first four weeks you will learn: - How to draw eyes,...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Old People Are Revolting

The Old People Are Revolting

** PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATES ** The residents of the Sunshine Retirement Village have their own villas in beautifully manicured grounds filled with mature shrubs and trees. They have a central community lounge where they can meet and pass the time of day. They are mostly happy and...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Saturday 28 May
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 25 May
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Automate Your Admin

Automate Your Admin

If you're feeling the BUSY in your business - come and see how you can work smarter and not harder. Join Irene Bennetts from Admin Army, award-winning bookkeeping and virtual assistance expert and learn how tasks can be completed more efficiently to free up your time. You've no doubt heard of...

Date: Wednesday 25 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kapa Kōrero

Kapa Kōrero

Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome to Kapa Kōrero, Napier Libraries' te reo conversation club. Whether you're a total beginner, completely fluent, or somewhere in between, Kapa Kōrero gives you the chance to speak te reo in a relaxed, informal environment. Beginners: 2:30pm-3:30pm Intermediate and...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 29 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

They're folk that resemble everything else: Bringing captivating originals, entertaining stories and incredible energy, they pack punches but have songs to heal your scars. Featuring a foot-stomping Kiwi girl and an Australian country boy, We Mavericks make music that is more than the sum of its...

Date: Wednesday 25 May
Where:
Flemington Community Centre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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We Mavericks - The Small Halls Sessions

We Mavericks - The Small Halls Sessions

We Mavericks top off their North Island album release tour with 5 exclusive & intimate performances in Hawkes Bay: WED 25 MAY - FLEMINGTON COMMUNITY HALL THU 26 MAY - ASHLEY CLINTON COMMUNITY HALL FRI 27 MAY - POUKAWA COMMUNITY HALL SAT 28 MAY - ELSTHORPE COMMUNITY HALL SUN 29 MAY -...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Sunday 29 May
Where:
The Small Halls Sessions, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wheeler's Luck

Wheeler's Luck

This zany and fun New Zealand play is set in a small coastal community on the South Island of New Zealand, and when a land developer from Auckland arrives and attempts to buy up the town there is much tension and protest. After a tied vote at a meeting to decide the future of the town, the...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Friday 27 May
Where:
Lowe Family Performing Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, 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 26 May
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Move Better, Feel Better Discover how you're designed to move with Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes. HOW WILL IT HELP YOU? - Relieves and prevents tension, aches, pains and "niggles" - Improves posture, breathing and sleep - Increases awareness/mindfulness -...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Mentoring Session: Kurt Shanks & Lorraine Barry

HB Music Hub Mentoring Session: Kurt Shanks & Lorraine Barry

An epic opportunity for Hawke's Bay artists! Join Musician, Kurt Shanks and Music Manager, Lorraine Barry for a FREE, exclusive mentoring session so you can learn from the best about "preparation for live performance". This will cover topics like artist management, bookings, how to get to be a...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Craft Buffet

Pride Craft Buffet

Be proud to make your own merch! Materials provided. Polymer clay, pony beads, Hama beads, felt, and all the colours of the rainbow. Contribute to a collaborative artwork, use our ideas, or bring your own. Two dates, same crafts; attend one or both. Registrations are required - register through...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

They're folk that resemble everything else: Bringing captivating originals, entertaining stories and incredible energy, they pack punches but have songs to heal your scars. Featuring a foot-stomping Kiwi girl and an Australian country boy, We Mavericks make music that is more than the sum of its...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Sherenden Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screen Printing for Beginners

Screen Printing for Beginners

Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. This introductory course is being held over five consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced printmaker and tutor, Lisa Feyen. She will familiarise you with the use of hand-cut stencils, and carefully guide you through this...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint Your Pet with Paintvine

Paint Your Pet with Paintvine

Introducing our newest event! Paint your Pet, with Paintvine! Paint Your Pet while enjoying a drink with your human pals. Anyone can Paint your Pet, regardless of art experience. There’s no guesswork and no pressure. Paint your dog, cat, bird or anything – we don’t judge! Drinks & Food:...

Date: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sam Savage 'Love Letters

Sam Savage 'Love Letters

Sam Savage is an artist operating in the world of abstract typography. The collection on display for this exhibition will be exploring the space in-between aesthetics and communication. Visit the hub of Napier’s Community Arts in a beautiful historic building a short stroll from the heart of...

Date: Friday 27 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Bunch of Grunts' Ken Sando: POSTPONED

'Bunch of Grunts' Ken Sando: POSTPONED

This will be a solo based exhibition consisting of a variety of works rendered in Charcoal, Indian ink, and Acrylic on board and hung within the Main Gallery space of Creative Arts Napier. The exhibition is intended to be a show of works consisting mainly of new and (some) existing images to be...

Date: Friday 27 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 4pm 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 27 May
Where:
Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour with Scarlett Eden

Happy Hour with Scarlett Eden

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5pm and stick around for a free live acoustic set from Scarlett Eden from 6pm. This Friday let singer-songwriter Scarlett Eden take you on a journey with her storytelling abilities and soul-filled vocals. Having completed her studies in musical arts as a...

Date: Friday 27 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

They're folk that resemble everything else: Bringing captivating originals, entertaining stories and incredible energy, they pack punches but have songs to heal your scars. Featuring a foot-stomping Kiwi girl and an Australian country boy, We Mavericks make music that is more than the sum of its...

Date: Friday 27 May
Where:
Poukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

What a way to start off the winter months than by reintroducing our Friday night dinners! Each course includes a Church Road wine match and showcases local, fresh Hawkes Bay produce lovingly crafted by Head Chef Grant McHenry. $125 per person, dinners are every Friday night, bookings essential....

Date: Friday 27 May to Friday 29 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEINIAK - Hell's Wrath

MEINIAK - Hell's Wrath

Meiniak always put out a Hell of a Pantera performance. Channelling Phil, Dime, Vinnie and Rex... for a Goddamn kickass metal show "No, no dinner for me... only fluids, the doctor said" Opening Hell's Gate.... HARBINGER... with 4 decades of METALLICA... from Kill 'Em All to Hardwired

Date: Friday 27 May
Where:
The Cabana, 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 28 May to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The World Conferences Building Vibrant Communities

The World Conferences Building Vibrant Communities

Purpose of the conferences. The many conferences taking place in almost every corner of Aotearoa New Zealand are part of an unprecedented series of global conferences, exploring the inherent oneness of humanity and the contribution each of us can make for the betterment of the world and for our...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Te Aranga Marae, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

This free three day workshop offers theatre training for young people aged 14-24 years. Suitable for all levels of experience, it’s led by professional teaching artists from the Massive Company teaching team. You will learn a wide range of theatre foundation skills and techniques, and explore...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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, plus Hot Cross fruit buns. Go home...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Botanical Drawing Basics Workshop

Botanical Drawing Basics Workshop

Due to popular demand we welcome back Artist Terrie Reddish for a third offering of her wonderful workshop, focusing on the basics of botanical drawing. Enjoy an afternoon of botanical drawing, starting with a quick history of botanical art, moving through to mark-making and then on to how to...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Soul Choir Workshop Concert

Hawke's Bay Soul Choir Workshop Concert

Every year Hawke's Bay Soul Choir meets for a workshop day. This year it's on Saturday, May 28th. New songs, techniques and improving the sound are what we singers are working on. And at the end, you're invited to join us in a public workshop concert to share the results. Sing along and enjoy...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

They're folk that resemble everything else: Bringing captivating originals, entertaining stories and incredible energy, they pack punches but have songs to heal your scars. Featuring a foot-stomping Kiwi girl and an Australian country boy, We Mavericks make music that is more than the sum of its...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
Elsthorpe Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

A Small Hall Session with We Mavericks

They're folk that resemble everything else: Bringing captivating originals, entertaining stories and incredible energy, they pack punches but have songs to heal your scars. Featuring a foot-stomping Kiwi girl and an Australian country boy, We Mavericks make music that is more than the sum of its...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
Haumoana Hall Pavilion, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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IYKYK 2.0 - House & Techno

IYKYK 2.0 - House & Techno

Welcome to the 2nd instalment of IYKYK. This time we are bringing Wattsson down from Auckland for Haydn's birthday plus some of the usual suspects. Fork & Noise will be setup in the back carpark from 4pm and doors will open to the gig at 7pm. If you like dance floor friendly house and techno, this...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hitler Versus Picasso and the Others

Hitler Versus Picasso and the Others

Documentary directed by Claudio Poli (90 min runtime) After 70 years from the Hitler’s declaration of war to “degenerate” art, an event film that reveals secrets of the Fuhrer treasure. Picasso, Matisse, Renoir and Chagall: paintings hidden, looted and condemned finally come to light...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Squealer: New Zealand's Premier AC/DC Experience Band

Squealer: New Zealand's Premier AC/DC Experience Band

Squealer are New Zealand's premier AC/DC experience band. Paying tribute to the biggest band in rock and roll with hours of AC/DC gems. The Cabana is our most preferred venue to play and Napier are our favourite crowd of people. You guys know how it goes, hours of loud and live AC/DC...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Badger

Badger

Local Hawke's Bay covers band Badger are getting set to party at Urban Winery on Saturday May 28th. These guys have opened for the Dixie Chicks, Phil Collins, and Elton John. They don't take themselves too seriously and are in it for the love of good music and having a bloody good time doing...

Date: Saturday 28 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, the Napier waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee and the best seasonal produce on offer. A personal favourite are the Dreamy Dumplings. Our market is a place where the region's finest growers and artisan producers supply their wares so you can buy direct from the source....

Date: Sunday 29 May to Sunday 26 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market, your local, weekly, indoor Market. Come and see the amazing range of handmade, quality items available. Try the amazing food from Fork & Noise. Browse at your leisure without worrying about the weather. Stalls may vary from week to week. Please wear a mask. (Any Govt...

Date: Sunday 29 May
Where:
The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Sip (Imaginary Paradise)

Paint & Sip (Imaginary Paradise)

Come along for a fun-filled Sunday afternoon of painting and fun for the Special Winter Offer price of just $37.00. Come alone or with friends, the choice is yours. We will be painting this imaginary paradise beach scene, which is my design. This includes tutoring and all art equipment. No...

Date: Sunday 29 May
Where:
Artcsimpson, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Miramar Rangers

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Miramar Rangers

Mirimar Rangers visit Bluewater Stadium to take on Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers. Always an epic clash between these 2 titans as they fight for positions in the National finals. Plenty of fun for the kids including halftime challenges. Full bar and food facilities.

Date: Sunday 29 May
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Discover how you're designed to move with Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes. HOW WILL IT HELP YOU? - Relieves and prevents tension, aches, pains and "niggles" - Improves posture, breathing and sleep - Increases awareness/mindfulness - Improves mobility,...

Date: Monday 30 May to Monday 27 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco festivities, plus various social and Milonga-themed events. If you are looking to step outside...

Date: Monday 30 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Train the Trainer Workshop - Napier

Train the Trainer Workshop - Napier

Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or...

Date: Tuesday 31 May
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Abstract Flowers

Paint and Wine Night - Abstract Flowers

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

Date: Tuesday 31 May
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2022

'The Unseen' Art & Science Exhibition

'The Unseen' Art & Science Exhibition

Patterns bring 'The Unseen' to life Gabby O’Connor’s bright idea bringing art and science together came to her when she was in Antarctica, watching measuring instruments being lowered into the icy ocean depths. The result is The Unseen, an art-science collaboration and work of the unseen...

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 10 June
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Train the Trainer Workshop - Hastings

Train the Trainer Workshop - Hastings

Are you a teacher or educator who is keen to help your school and your students embrace a culture dedicated to climate action? Does the idea of sustainable behaviour patterns for life appeal to you? Or maybe you’d like to be the person who transformed the way your kura/school or...

Date: Wednesday 1 June
Where:
Hastings Baptist Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 1 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, 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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Do you ever stare at the shelves, not sure what you want to read, unable to choose from our many amazing titles? Or maybe you’re like us, too quick to judge a book by its cover? (sshh… we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us!) Or do you just want to step outside your comfort zone,...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sam Savage 'Love Letters

Sam Savage 'Love Letters

Sam Savage is an artist operating in the world of abstract typography. The collection on display for this exhibition will be exploring the space in-between aesthetics and communication. Visit the hub of Napier’s Community Arts in a beautiful historic building a short stroll from the heart of...

Date: Friday 27 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Pride Month at Hastings Libraries of Pride

Hastings Libraries of Pride present Pride Month 2022. Celebrate love and belonging with us from 20 May – 19 June. We have a variety of activities and events for folx of all ages. Whether you are part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, make this your month to celebrate being yourself and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art from Paul Hunter Centre

Art from Paul Hunter Centre

Celebrate with us the Art from Paul Hunter Centre - a participation and inclusion service for adults with disabilities. Bright and colourful art to light up your soul. The clients of Paul Hunter Centre attend art classes with an art tutor once per week. Over many years different subject and forms...

Date: Monday 23 May to Tuesday 14 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
'Bunch of Grunts' Ken Sando: POSTPONED

'Bunch of Grunts' Ken Sando: POSTPONED

This will be a solo based exhibition consisting of a variety of works rendered in Charcoal, Indian ink, and Acrylic on board and hung within the Main Gallery space of Creative Arts Napier. The exhibition is intended to be a show of works consisting mainly of new and (some) existing images to be...

Date: Friday 27 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lunch Hour Concert

Lunch Hour Concert

A varied programme by talented local performers: Peter Berry, Baritone; Amy Dunn, Soprano with Campbell Lovatt, Guitar; Kirsty McMinn-Collard, Soprano, accompanied by Corrie Hughes; Clarinet Trio - Frances Morgan, Rolf Remin & Simon Walters. Cafe style lunch available after the concert for...

Date: Wednesday 1 June
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kapa Kōrero

Kapa Kōrero

Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome to Kapa Kōrero, Napier Libraries' te reo conversation club. Whether you're a total beginner, completely fluent, or somewhere in between, Kapa Kōrero gives you the chance to speak te reo in a relaxed, informal environment. Beginners: 2:30pm-3:30pm Intermediate and...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 29 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elasticize Napier - Fitness Class

Elasticize Napier - Fitness Class

Low Impact Resistant Band training working the whole body. I've specifically developed workouts for women (40s-60s) who want to get fitter and stronger. It helps improve muscle strength tone and strengthens joints. Classes 3x a week. Booking essential (due to space restrictions). If...

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 2 June
Where:
St Pauls Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Glow Wave

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Glow Wave

Ultraviolet 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 your...

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

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Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

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

Date: Thursday 2 June
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Discover how you're designed to move with Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes. HOW WILL IT HELP YOU? - Relieves and prevents tension, aches, pains and "niggles" - Improves posture, breathing and sleep - Increases awareness/mindfulness - Improves mobility,...

Date: Thursday 2 June to Thursday 23 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4 pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Thursday 2 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Pride Books and Movie Night

Pride Books and Movie Night

Come and share the titles you've loved, and hear about the LGBTQIA+ books and movies others have been enjoying. Have a glass of wine, ask for recommendations, and meet others in the local LGBTQIA+ community. Suitable for ages 18+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Thursday 2 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screen Printing for Beginners

Screen Printing for Beginners

Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. This introductory course is being held over five consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced printmaker and tutor, Lisa Feyen. She will familiarise you with the use of hand-cut stencils, and carefully guide you through this...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Badong by James Roque

Badong by James Roque

Badong by James Roque You may have seen him on TV (Have You Been Paying Attention, The Masked Singer NZ, The NZ Comedy Gala, 7 Days), now catch the Filipino stepson of NZ Comedy live! Ever since he was a little kid, James has always been called by his family by his Filipino nickname "Badong"....

Date: Thursday 2 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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F.A.W.C! Taco Nouveau

F.A.W.C! Taco Nouveau

Discover bold flavours and delicious wines at Taco Nouveau where Decibel Wines and Fork & Noise team up for an unforgettable night in Hasting’s East Block. With a focus on fresh white and bold reds, Decibel Wines are created using classic practices and minimal intervention for a finish that...

Date: Friday 3 June to Friday 10 June
Where:
Decibel Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour with JMD

Happy Hour with JMD

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5pm and stick around for the free live music by JMD from 6pm. Some of Hawkes Bays most versatile jazz musicians have slimmed down their usual larger show to bring a more relaxed, easy listening atmosphere. This eclectic trio is made up of Justin Lindsay...

Date: Friday 3 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hygge Hoedown

F.A.W.C! Hygge Hoedown

Kick those winter blues, done your country kit and come along for a whole lot of local country fun. Wear your country best as you sample local artisan beers, the best bluegrass burgers, ribs and fried corn on the cob. Dance up a storm to Hawke’s Bay’s bluegrass specialists "Tucker Lane" as...

Date: Friday 3 June
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wairoa Māori Film Festival Screening Pass 2022

Wairoa Māori Film Festival Screening Pass 2022

Join us for the Wairoa Māori Film Festival 2022. Buy tickets online exclusive pre-sales of Screening Passes available here at Eventfinda. Day Pass and Festival Pass tickets available. Gaiety Programme ($10 tickets) June 3 6 pm Opening Night Celebration ($25) Made in Aotearoa Shorts -...

Date: Friday 3 June to Monday 6 June
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival:  Sparkling - The story of Champagne

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Sparkling - The story of Champagne

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. The film is a love letter to the joys and pleasures of champagne. Major champagne houses featured include Pol Roger (Winston Churchill famously drank over 40,000 bottles in his lifetime), Bollinger...

Date: Friday 3 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

What a way to start off the winter months than by reintroducing our Friday night dinners! Each course includes a Church Road wine match and showcases local, fresh Hawkes Bay produce lovingly crafted by Head Chef Grant McHenry. $125 per person, dinners are every Friday night, bookings essential....

Date: Friday 27 May to Friday 29 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

You’ll want to skip dinner before this event as you’ll need every inch of space for this decadent eight-course dessert degustation. Delivered by E.I.T’s Level 5 patisserie students, this menu includes both bread and cheese courses as well as wine matching throughout the night. So, loosen...

Date: Friday 3 June
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divas & A Piano 4.

Divas & A Piano 4.

Another wonderful night of Piano and Vocals by the cream of Hawkes Bay Divas. These nights have been huge so get your tickets now. Featuring some great great voices..........a truly wonderful night !

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

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Badong by James Roque

Badong by James Roque

You may have seen him on TV (Have You Been Paying Attention, The Masked Singer NZ, The NZ Comedy Gala, 7 Days), now catch the Filipino stepson of NZ Comedy live! Ever since he was a little kid, James has always been called by his family by his Filipino nickname "Badong". Now, after turning 30,...

Date: Friday 3 June
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, 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 28 May to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Ants on a Shrimp

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Ants on a Shrimp

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. Ants on a Shrimp is an exploration of creativity and inspiration, and a journey of discovery into the people and places, sights and sounds, tastes and flavours, of one of the world's most amazing...

Date: Saturday 4 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: A trip to Spain

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: A trip to Spain

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite to take their wit and appetites on a coast-to-coast road trip through picturesque Spain. After tripping through the UK & Italy, Steve and Rob eat, bicker and do...

Date: Saturday 4 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Pig

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Pig

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. A former celebrated chef, Rob (Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage), now lives a quiet life alone in the Oregonian wilderness truffle hunting with his beloved foraging pig. But when his pig is...

Date: Saturday 4 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake: CANCELLED

Swan Lake: CANCELLED

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of music and dance. We are thrilled to be able to present this important revival of Russell Kerr's timeless production, our first since 2013, with the support of colleagues from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Sunday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jess Atkin & The Urban Cats

Jess Atkin & The Urban Cats

Jess Atkin has become renowned for her distinctive, powerful yet soulful voice, which slips well into the Rock and R&B vibe yet transitions smoothly into the Jazz & Blues genres. She takes well known standards from a range of styles and puts her own distinctive slant on them. Something special to...

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

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INXS and Joe Cocker Tribute Featuring Mark Taipari: CANCELLED

INXS and Joe Cocker Tribute Featuring Mark Taipari: CANCELLED

INXS and Joe Cocker Tribute Featuring Mark Taipari. Mark Taipari is back after his last amazing show in February. Mark has been in the music business for around 30 years has always been a very professional performer. And everything to do with his music is done with real passion. INXS and...

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

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TinkerBalls - Queens Birthday Special

TinkerBalls - Queens Birthday Special

Hello fabulous Kweeens & Kings, Princes & Princesses... We are celebrating all that we love through dance and glamour this Queens birthday weekend. Come dance with some of the bays most sexiest DJs to celebrate (every) queen's birthday, international pride month and YOU, you beautiful being....

Date: Saturday 4 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, the Napier waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee and the best seasonal produce on offer. A personal favourite are the Dreamy Dumplings. Our market is a place where the region's finest growers and artisan producers supply their wares so you can buy direct from the source....

Date: Sunday 29 May to Sunday 26 June
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay's premier wedding and event expo is back for 2022! We have every aspect of your big day covered. Talk directly to the suppliers as you plan every detail of your special day. The lunchtime fashion show will inspire you with ideas for your perfect wedding day look - stunning...

Date: Sunday 5 June
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Ottolenghi & the Cakes of Versailles

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Ottolenghi & the Cakes of Versailles

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. Via London, Versailles, and Instagram, Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles follows famous chef Yotam Ottolenghi on his quest to bring the sumptuous art and decadence of Versailles to life in cake...

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

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: Chick, Chick, Chicken!

F.A.W.C! Workshop: Chick, Chick, Chicken!

Want to reduce your food waste? Join Brothers Ben and George from Bostock Brothers Organic Free Range Chicken as they demonstrate how to debone a chicken and talk through the best techniques to utilise all cuts with different cooking methods. They will be joined by Alexandra Tylee, of Pipi...

Date: Sunday 5 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wairoa WIFT Mana Wahine High Tea Celebration 2022

Wairoa WIFT Mana Wahine High Tea Celebration 2022

Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Join us at the Wairoa Māori Film Festival high tea celebration, a Mana Wahine event presented in association with Women in Film & Television NZ (WIFT NZ). Taking place at Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, surrounded by art curated for the Toi Nuhaka arts event. We're...

Date: Sunday 5 June
Where:
Kahungunu Marae, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Love Sarah

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Love Sarah

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. Determined to fulfil her late mother's dream of opening a bakery in charming Notting Hill, 19-year-old Clarissa enlists the help of her mother's best friend Isabella and her eccentric estranged...

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

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F.A.W.C! Pitmaster v Pitmaster

F.A.W.C! Pitmaster v Pitmaster

This is one for BBQ lovers. Linden Estate Head Chef Greg Miller teams up with Buffalo Bill Food Truck’s Mike Maloney for a scorching mid-winter BBQ. With support from the Hawke’s Bay BBQ Pitmasters, Greg and Mike will dish up succulent, tender brisket, pork and lamb, all of which has been...

Date: Sunday 5 June
Where:
Valley d'Vine, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Heretaunga Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Heretaunga Wine Studio Cinema Series

Enjoy a selection of world-class wines from Smith & Sheth’s family of fine wine estates across New Zealand, while immersing yourself in a feel-good, wine-focused film in their intimate studio theatre. Casual Kiwi movie snacks are provided for this relaxed evening of great wine, delicious food,...

Date: Sunday 5 June to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fondue Lounge

F.A.W.C! Fondue Lounge

Do you take this bowl of molten cheese to... let me stop you right there... I fondue. Born in Switzerland and popular in colder climates around the world, fondue is the perfect winter warmer. So grab a couple of mates and join the team at The Urban Winery to dip, dunk & dine your Sunday evening...

Date: Sunday 5 June to Sunday 26 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Boiling Point

F.A.W.C! Film Festival: Boiling Point

Cosy up this Winter F.A.W.C! and delight in the F.A.W.C! Film Festival at the MTG Hawke’s Bay. On the busiest night of the year at one of the hottest restaurants in London, charismatic and commanding head chef Andy Jones balances along a knife's edge as multiple personal and professional...

Date: Sunday 5 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco festivities, plus various social and Milonga-themed events. If you are looking to step outside...

Date: Monday 30 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Focus on Business with Brad Olsen

Focus on Business with Brad Olsen

Join us for breakfast at Focus on Business to hear Brad Olsen, one of New Zealand’s most prominent economic commentators, offer valuable insights into the local and national economy. Economic outcomes in Hastings have been impressive, with high spending growth and robust primary sector...

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 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 24 May to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 23 August
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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Story Time

Story Time

Join us for some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and songs all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 28 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital Seniors Hub

Digital Seniors Hub

Whatever a person’s skill level, we can provide one on one support whether it be on a laptop, tablet, Ipad or mobile phone. We have coaches available every Tuesday. Cost includes afternoon tea. Phone (06) 8707025 or Mobile 027 232 4700 to enquire further.

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Heretaunga Seniors, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

In this creative kid’s workshop, students will try their hand at a variety of media including graphite, water-colour, paints, and pastels. This series of lessons will focus on furthering our drawing and colour application skills as students explore their own styles and work towards a small body...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Meet the CEO

Meet the CEO

We are excited to bring you our brand new event series 'Meet the CEO'. A chance to hear from a variety of CEOs on their journey to where they are now and their own take on Leadership in a Commercial Environment. Stay tuned as we announce who our exciting guest speakers are for the first event...

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drawing People - Learn To Draw Portraits

Drawing People - Learn To Draw Portraits

Drawing People: Learn How To Draw Portraits Take your drawing to the next level and start drawing people! In this six week course Emily will introduce you to a variety of drawing approaches and techniques for drawing portraits. In the first four weeks you will learn: - How to draw eyes,...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New Zillunders. Famous for his take offs of politicians like Paula Bennett and Simon Bridges, as well as his parallel life as Gingerbread the cat, Tom will be plumbing the depths of our...

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Funding Roadshow

Funding Roadshow

National and local community funding organisations have come together to host a Hawke’s Bay Funding Roadshows across the Hawke's Bay. This event is brought to you by Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and the Hawkes Bay Funders Forum The roadshow, which is free to attend, aims...

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ba5 - Reinventing the Workspace

Ba5 - Reinventing the Workspace

BA5 - REINVENTING THE WORKSPACE Myriam Mitchell of Copeland Ashcroft and Cam Kingi of Remarkable People invite you to join them for drinks and nibbles at Hawke's Bay Business Hub while they present on current issues and re-inventing the workspace. By attending this BA5 and providing your business...

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Raft

The Raft

The Raft by Carl Nixon Directed by Cefyn Gauden Set over a rainy weekend in a West Coast bach, a family try to pick up the pieces and wrestle with the things that have remained submerged for too long. A strong, bold drama that gets to the emotional rub of a family dealing with a deep...

Date: Wednesday 8 June to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Theatre Workshop for Teachers and Practitioners

Theatre Workshop for Teachers and Practitioners

This Massive Company Professional Development workshop is designed for teachers working with rangatahi, and theatre practitioners with a particular interest in developing their devising practice. The workshop is run by Artistic Director Sam Scott (known and trusted for her long-standing work with...

Date: Thursday 9 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Craft Buffet

Pride Craft Buffet

Be proud to make your own merch! Materials provided. Polymer clay, pony beads, Hama beads, felt, and all the colours of the rainbow. Contribute to a collaborative artwork, use our ideas, or bring your own. Two dates, same crafts; attend one or both. Registrations are required - register through...

Date: Thursday 26 May to Thursday 9 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Doorway to Athens

Paint and Wine Night - Doorway to Athens

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

Date: Thursday 9 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Metropolitan Opera: Eurydice

Metropolitan Opera: Eurydice

The ancient Greek myth of Orpheus, who attempts to harness the power of music to rescue his beloved Eurydice from the underworld, has inspired composers since opera’s earliest days. Rising American composer Matthew Aucoin now carries that tradition into the 21st century with a captivating new...

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

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F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

Discover 10 vintages of Church Road’s award-winning TOM range. TOM wines are Church Road’s most prestigious wines, created only in exceptional vintages from premium grapes. Chief Winemaker, Chris Scott, has pulled these bottles out of his personal library and alongside Verde at Church...

Date: Friday 10 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pairing and Sharing

F.A.W.C! Pairing and Sharing

Showcasing Cone & Flower's approach of sharing plates, delight in this four-course meal paired with drinks from local producers Zeelandt Brewery, Petane Wines, The National Distillery and Three Wise Birds. Pre-dinner drinks will be served with tapas, before F.A.W.C!ers can devour entrée, main...

Date: Friday 10 June
Where:
Cone & Flower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour with Liberty

Happy Hour with Liberty

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5pm and stick around for free live music set from Liberty at 6pm. Liberty is a young local singer-songwriter. With a love for music and performing she spends most of her time with a guitar in hand. Liberty plays anything from The Beatles to Billie...

Date: Friday 10 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: A Joyful Moroccan Feast

F.A.W.C! Workshop: A Joyful Moroccan Feast

Winters can be freezing in the mountains of Morocco, so delicious fare that warms from the inside out is an absolute must. Discover the joys of Moroccan cuisine with a three-hour, hands-on workshop that uncovers the sweet and spicy, earthy and bright flavours and vast array of spices that this...

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

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F.A.W.C! Vegetation Degustation

F.A.W.C! Vegetation Degustation

This eight-course plant-based degustation is designed to wow even the most fastidious meat eater. Created and prepared by the staff and students at E.I.T’s School of Hospitality and Tourism, this degustation showcase is a showcase of dishes from the school’s recently developed 25-week...

Date: Friday 10 June
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri is an immersive experience retelling the pūrakau/legend of Uru, the eldest child of Ranginui and Papatūānuku. This installation embodies the safe haven, Te Kahutuanui-a-Rangi, the cloak of Uri’s father, where he fled, seeking refuge as he withdrew from his whānau. Uru sits here...

Date: Saturday 11 June to Sunday 28 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antenatal Class

Antenatal Class

Welcome to our Weekend PLUS Antenatal Course This course is $150 and has 3 sessions: - Saturday 11th June from 10am - 3.00pm - Sunday 12th June from 10am - 3.00pm - Wednesday 15th June from 7.00pm - 8.00pm (INFANT CPR) PLUS loads of handouts and vouchers. PLUS MEMBERSHIP TO PARENTS...

Date: Saturday 11 June to Wednesday 15 June
Where:
Havelock North Family Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pride Whānau and Chosen Family Picnic

Pride Whānau and Chosen Family Picnic

Bring your whānau or chosen family and a packed lunch, dress up, and come along to our picnic in Civic Square to celebrate Pride month with others. Meet new people and show your support for the Hastings LGBTQIA+ community. There is no need to register, just turn up and picnic away! If the...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Blanc is the New Noir!

F.A.W.C! Blanc is the New Noir!

Join Te Awanga Estate for a long lunch and a deep dive into the wonderful world of Sauvignon Blanc. Long since moved on from the simple 'cat's pee on a gooseberry bush' pile, Te Awanga Estate is here to convince you that Sauvignon Blanc is cool! Chief winemaker Rod McDonald will pull together a...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! We’re going Rogue

F.A.W.C! We’re going Rogue

We're Going Rogue! Come experience the delights of Wellington's famous Rogue Burger and dance the night away to a well-curated line-up of local DJs with the best views in town. Leading Wellington chef Simon Pepping – of Egmont St Eatery, Rogue Burger and The Catering Studio – is bringing his...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nightlife

F.A.W.C! Nightlife

Dim the lights and let Giant Brewing’s DJs transport the young at heart on a chronological journey through 50 years of ground-breaking dance music. Good Company Catering is your wingman on this global trip, pairing different dance music genres with dishes from the countries, cities and clubs...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Shanghai Nights

F.A.W.C! Shanghai Nights

Dimly lit, acceptably rowdy, sticky, sweet, sour and spicy – Mary's turns her corner of Joll Road into a trip down a lantern-lit Shanghai laneway. Enjoy a cheeky cocktail to begin your evening and then relax into the sumptuous set menu that is designed to share. Expect beautifully crafted...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Mary's Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Pasture and Ocean Co-op

F.A.W.C! The Pasture and Ocean Co-op

Set your sails for a taste of the wilderness as The Pasture and Ocean Co-op reinvents the classic "Surf n Turf". Executive Chef Ricky Littleton has handcrafted five courses to take you on a gastronomic adventure from Land to Sea. Enjoy a "down to earth" or "swimmingly good" cocktail on arrival...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shamanic Sound Journey with Sika

Shamanic Sound Journey with Sika

A magical evening of shamanic visioning and sound healing. At this potent time, what's coming through you? What do you need to call forth? What is your heart's longing? Sika will lead a short guided visualisation that flows seamlessly into a live sound journey — featuring several...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Groove Foundation

Groove Foundation

Groove Foundation are a local 4 piece covers band with some very talented musicians, known for their upbeat grooves and high energy on stage it's normal for them to keep everyone on the dance floor till the wee hours. If you haven't seen these guys yet, then make sure you come down this Saturday...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hot Gurl Hotline

Hot Gurl Hotline

*Ring ring ring*… Hello..? Did you hear? The Queens are hitting Napier! Two of Auckland’s fabulous drag queens are heading to The Cabana this June, and they’re bringing to the stage a few other wonderful performers too. So why not gather your pals and head out for an entertaining night full...

Date: Saturday 11 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wallingford Truffles – Paddock to Plate Experience

F.A.W.C! Wallingford Truffles – Paddock to Plate Experience

Road trip to the undulating hills of Wallingford in Central Hawke’s Bay for a truly enchanting escapade. Arrive in the morning, don your wellies and rug up to walk Wallingford, with Kate de Lautour and truffle dog Jim as you hunt for truffles. Dig up this mysterious, luxurious ingredient...

Date: Sunday 12 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Flavours of Manawa

F.A.W.C! Flavours of Manawa

Eat your way through Hawke’s Bay without needing to travel at all thanks to Flavours of the Manawa this Winter F.A.W.C! With ethnically produced food from all corners of Hawke’s Bay, Flavours of the Manawa will deliver a stunning afternoon of delicious fare, fresh produce, local artisanal...

Date: Sunday 12 June
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Grand Master of CRU

F.A.W.C! The Grand Master of CRU

Join the Master (of Wine) Steve Smith on an exploration of the 2020 release of Smith & Sheth Grand CRU wines. In this rare opportunity, Smith & Sheth dive into their wine library to share past vintages as well as the yet-to-be-released 2020 vintages of these prestigious wines, deserving of...

Date: Sunday 12 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Goldner String Quartet - Mendelssohn & Dvorak

CMNZ presents Goldner String Quartet - Mendelssohn & Dvorak

GARETH FARR Te Kōanga FELIX MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No. 1 in E flat Major, op 12 ROSS EDWARDS White Cockatoo Spirit Dance ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK String Quartet No 12 in F Major, op 96, ‘American’ With a legacy spanning almost three decades without a change of membership, the...

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

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Movement Classes

Discover how you're designed to move with Feldenkrais "Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement® classes. HOW WILL IT HELP YOU? - Relieves and prevents tension, aches, pains and "niggles" - Improves posture, breathing and sleep - Increases awareness/mindfulness - Improves mobility,...

Date: Monday 30 May to Monday 27 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

To get better at anything takes time and practice and that's exactly what this course is designed to give you. Over eight weeks Emily will lead you through several painting themes, enabling you to produce 2-3 finished paintings that you can be proud of! You'll gain: - intermediate acrylic...

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hi-Tech Hawke's Bay Event - DATACOM

Hi-Tech Hawke's Bay Event - DATACOM

Using digital technology to help secure your supply-chain in challenging times We are pleased to have two of New Zealand’s security and supply-chain specialists from Datacom visiting Hawke's Bay. They will share practical digital solutions insights which are unmissable for senior leaders and...

Date: Tuesday 14 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

Transforming the Governance of Freshwater in Hawke's Bay

In New Zealand, two groups of actors are particularly involved in freshwater governing: namely farmers, who manage large areas of the countryside, and regional councils – the governing entity that has the legislative responsibility to manage the freshwater resources of a region. Based on the...

Date: Tuesday 14 June
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint Your Pet with Paintvine

Paint Your Pet with Paintvine

Introducing our newest event! Paint your Pet, with Paintvine! Paint Your Pet while enjoying a drink with your human pals. Anyone can Paint your Pet, regardless of art experience. There’s no guesswork and no pressure. Paint your dog, cat, bird or anything – we don’t judge! Drinks & Food:...

Date: Tuesday 14 June
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

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Te Mata Showcase Hawke's Bay 2022

Te Mata Showcase Hawke's Bay 2022

Showcase is a celebration of Te Mata Estate’s premium red and white wines. World-renowned Coleraine is joined by a collection of extraordinary cellar-worthy wines across nine varietals, all grown and produced in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. This year we honour the release of Vintage 2020 – A...

Date: Wednesday 15 June
Where:
Te Mata Estate Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Sing 2022

The Big Sing 2022

Annual Choral Showcase featuring student choirs from East Coast secondary schools. Come along and hear students from Havelock North High School, Sacred Heart College, Napier Girls High School, Karamu High School, Hastings Boys High School, Iona College, Taradale High School and Woodford...

Date: Wednesday 15 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Information and Enrolment Day

EIT Information and Enrolment Day

Find it, learn it, be it, EIT! Come along and find your IT at EIT's Info & Enrolment Day on Thursday 16th June, 9am to 6pm at the Hawke’s Bay campus in Taradale. Meet the friendly staff, tour the campus and plan your path towards the career you really want. There are over 180...

Date: Thursday 16 June
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Use Their Words: The Easiest Way to Attract Sales

Use Their Words: The Easiest Way to Attract Sales

Do you want the knowledge of to know how to make your sales and marketing messages more compelling for your potential clients and customers? Join Kathryn McGarvey for this two-hour workshop to learn how to unlock easier sales and have enthusiastic customers lining up to buy, simply by using your...

Date: Thursday 16 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Introduction to Linocut for Adults & Youth 14+. Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. This introductory course is being held over four consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced printmaker and tutor, Lisa Feyen. Suitable for absolute beginners to...

Date: Thursday 16 June to Thursday 7 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Legally Blonde: The Musical

SO MUCH FUN, IT SHOULD BE ILLEGAL! Legally Blonde: The Musical is an action-packed, feel-good musical based on the novel and the hit-movie of the same name. The story follows the transformation of a fashion-savvy, UCLA sorority girl, Elle Woods, as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit...

Date: Thursday 16 June to Saturday 2 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour with Rachel

Happy Hour with Rachel

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5pm and stick around for the free live music by Rachel from 6pm. Rachel is new to the acoustic solo scene after many years of singing in musicals. She covers folk, jazz, country and pop in a light and sweet tone that is easy listening. Come along and...

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

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: BaoBun-derful

F.A.W.C! Workshop: BaoBun-derful

Join tutor Jie Pang on for a masterclass of China’s Sichuan flavours. Originally from Chengdu China, Jie Pang will teach you how to shape and cook BaoBuns with two fillings, a slow cooked Pork Belly and Deep-fried Bang Bang Chicken. Before demonstrating how to finish with the deep-fried...

Date: Friday 17 June to Sunday 19 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An Ode to The Fig

F.A.W.C! An Ode to The Fig

As the cool of winter settles on barren trees and leaves a frost on the ground, there is no better time to hide inside and enjoy an evening of praise for the humble fig. In a true showcase, F.A.W.C!ers will enjoy a 'tasting of figs' culminating in the traditional piping-in of the Figgy Pudding...

Date: Friday 17 June
Where:
The Figgery Cafe & Shop, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Mariscos Feista

F.A.W.C! Mariscos Feista

Warm up this winter with a Mexican seafood fiesta at Shed 2 in Ahuriri. Dream of balmy summer nights as you start with a glass of sangria – or a Corona and lime – and a tapas, before settling in to listen to Latin duo Toucan Do. As Mariscos Feista gets underway, prepare for six glorious...

Date: Friday 17 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night 2022

The Big Bike Film Night 2022

Prepare to be inspired Hawkes Bay! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you. Showcasing our 2022 collection that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration;...

Date: Friday 17 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Should Be Dancing

You Should Be Dancing

You Should Be Dancing is a giant DISCO celebration! A club night of super danceable disco hits. A Boogie Wonderland featuring classic tunes groovy enough to make even a statue move! We are very excited to be back after a long break from the dance floor. Tell your friends and see you there! ...

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

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F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

Truffles are one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world, and while they can be as rare as hens’ teeth, the hunt is half the fun! Start your day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. Follow the truffle hunting dog, to forage for your bounty...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Sunday 26 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pride Poetry Slam with Motif Poetry

Pride Poetry Slam with Motif Poetry

Motif Poetry and Hastings Library are excited to present a special, one-night-only, free Pride Poetry Slam right here in the Bay! Hosted by UK Slam Champion Sara Hirsch and featuring wordsmiths from around Hawke's Bay, this will be spoken word at its biggest and best. Come and watch poets...

Date: Saturday 18 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Put Some Pork on your F.A.W.C!

Put Some Pork on your F.A.W.C!

A celebration of all things pig! Every sticky succulent part of our favourite animal enjoyed over five courses. This fantastic Winter F.A.W.C! event will be a deliciously fun evening. Test your own expectations with a special wine and beer list designed to challenge traditional matching and...

Date: Saturday 18 June
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Led Zeppelin by LEAD ZIPLINE

Led Zeppelin by LEAD ZIPLINE

Lead Zipline – Are Coming to Napier ! Enjoy a world-class tribute evening of the Greatest Ever Hard Rock Music that was Led Zeppelin! Lead Zipline is a global collaboration of professional music session artists from the UK, Europe and New Zealand. The acclaimed vocal talent of Patrick...

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

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Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Tropical Downbeat Orchestra are known for delivering the deepest of grooves and smoothest soul. It's been two years since the Tropics were last booked to play at Urban Winery however they had to cancel due to the pandemic. Behold! On June 18 the Tropics are ready to bring the fire to Urban Winery...

Date: Saturday 18 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: Platitos - Small Plates, Big Flavour

F.A.W.C! Workshop: Platitos - Small Plates, Big Flavour

In this hands-on culinary event, experience the touch, smell and taste of small specialty South American dishes that well and truly pack a flavourful punch. This is a Latin-inspired luncheon that will leave you wanting more. Not only will you get to enjoy five tasty dishes, but F.A.W.C!ers will...

Date: Sunday 19 June
Where:
Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: How to Prune a Fig Tree

F.A.W.C! Workshop: How to Prune a Fig Tree

A hands-on practical demonstration of how to prune your fig tree. Learn how to 'look' at your tree, the three key aspects of pruning figs, practice pruning and take away fig sticks to strike your own fig tree if you wish. F.A.W.C!ers will get a practical demonstration of fig tree pruning...

Date: Sunday 19 June
Where:
The Figgery Cafe & Shop, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Hawke’s Bay Winter

F.A.W.C! A Hawke’s Bay Winter

Craggy Range and Black Barn Restaurants join forces for one night only to celebrate Hawke’s Bay’s incredible culinary landscape and the talented producers, growers, and farmers responsible for it. Join two of the region’s most renowned chefs, Casey McDonald and Regnar Christensen, along...

Date: Sunday 19 June
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Go with Tourism Expo

Go with Tourism Expo

New Zealand’s only dedicated career expo for Tourism & Hospitality is back again in 2022! Delivered in partnership with New Zealand Careers Expo, this event is not to be missed if you’re in need of work or study inspiration. - MEET Tourism & Hospitality employers, professionals and...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZ Careers Expo Hawkes Bay

NZ Careers Expo Hawkes Bay

New Zealand Careers Expo Every year our Expos prove to be engaging, informative, and interactive events for thousands of visitors seeking to explore their study and employment options. Talk face to face with the widest range of employers, industry, government departments, and training...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Get Linked With LinkedIn - Social Smarty

Get Linked With LinkedIn - Social Smarty

LinkedIn with Jodine Mclntyre from Social Smarty This will be a hands-on, action-focused workshop which you will leave with the confidence and knowledge on how to get started with LinkedIn. You will learn: How to optimise your profile and create a profile that stands out from the...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 June to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Watercolour and Wine Night - Northern Lights

Watercolour and Wine Night - Northern Lights

Turn wine into watercolour! Take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other, and let’s paint a watercolour masterpiece! Join us for a beginner's watercolour painting event full of fluid colour mixing and delicate brushwork, where you’ll craft your own bespoke watercolour artwork. One of our...

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

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Get Linked With LinkedIn - Social Smarty

Get Linked With LinkedIn - Social Smarty

LinkedIn with Jodine Mclntyre from Social Smarty This will be a hands-on, action-focused workshop which you will leave with the confidence and knowledge on how to get started with LinkedIn. You will learn: How to optimise your profile and create a profile that stands out from the...

Date: Wednesday 22 June
Where:
Te Huinga Wai - The Knowledge & Learning Hub, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - The Rolling Stones

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - The Rolling Stones

Ultraviolet 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 your...

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

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French Film Festival: Murder Party

French Film Festival: Murder Party

Comedy, Mystery | Rating TBC | 103 minutes French with English subtitles. Sink your teeth into this juicy murder comedy! Was it Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with the candlestick? Or was it Mrs Peacock in the conservatory with the lead pipe? Murder Party follows Jeanne (Alice Pol), a...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Kiss

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Kiss

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

Date: Thursday 23 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days Live

7 Days Live

The 7 Days Live tour is now officially an annual tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, and the team will jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to the...

Date: Thursday 23 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Kitchen Brigade

French Film Festival: The Kitchen Brigade

Comedy | Rating TBC | 97 minutes French with English subtitles Cathy is a stubborn 40-year-old sous chef. This year, she is finally about to fulfil her lifelong dream: opening her own gastronomic restaurant. But nothing goes as planned. Facing serious financial difficulties, she reluctantly...

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

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Free
Napier MATARIKI Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Napier MATARIKI Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

The biggest free mind-body-spirit weekend in Hawkes Bay is celebrating with our FIRST mid-year wellbeing event on the first Matariki holiday celebrations! FRIDAY & SATURDAY only (Friday 24th June is a public holiday for Matariki). - Great quality stalls - Vegan goodies, mindful marketplace,...

Date: Friday 24 June to Saturday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Workshop: Let’s Play Chicken!

F.A.W.C! Workshop: Let’s Play Chicken!

Join Francky Godinho of St George's Restaurant for a two-hour workshop on all things Bostock Brothers Organic Free-Range Chicken. Learn how to debone a chicken, make stock from scratch, and use every part of the chicken to create a soul-warming cassoulet. The team from Bostock Brothers will...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Villa

French Film Festival: The Villa

Comedy | M | 97 minutes French with English subtitles With an all-star ensemble cast led by Gérard Depardieu, The Villa joins the ranks of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Calendar Girls and The Intouchables, with its touching and oft-hilarious depiction of friendships formed against all...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Soufra - A Middle Eastern Feast

F.A.W.C! Soufra - A Middle Eastern Feast

Meaning 'long table filled with many good things to eat', Soufra at Cone & Flower is all about sharing plates bursting with taste and wonderful aromas. Inspired by the vibrant mix of flavour and spices used in Middle Eastern cuisine and the Mediterranean, this is a menu that is best shared with...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
Cone & Flower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 108 MIN / M French with English subtitles In his feature debut, French filmmaker Yohan Manca breaks down the barriers and preconceptions surrounding art and culture with a touching story of hope, chance and overcoming adversity. La Traviata, My Brothers and I, tells...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Mangapapa’s Mystical Matariki Star

F.A.W.C! Mangapapa’s Mystical Matariki Star

As Matariki is welcomed to the New Zealand skies, the heritage estate Mangapapa Hotel will team up with Askerne Winery to create a winter gathering that celebrates well-being, reflection and hope for the new year. This five-course dining experience will draw dining inspiration from the stars of...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Kompromat

French Film Festival: Kompromat

THRILLER / FRANCE / 2022 / 127 MIN / M French with English subtitles Based on incredible true events, Jérôme Salle’s (The Odyssey, AF FFF19) gripping new spy thriller depicts the remarkable story of a French public servant who unwittingly found himself in conflict with one of the modern...

Date: Friday 24 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Quiet Kitchen with Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C! A Quiet Kitchen with Nici Wickes

Over a relaxed morning tea Nici will be in conversation with Fiona Fraser (writer and formerly editor of NZ Woman's Weekly) about the emotional journey she took in writing A Quiet Kitchen, how creating recipes is her super power, how she solves the “what shall I have for dinner tonight” dilemma...

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
The River Room, Black Barn, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Little Nicholas’ Treasure

French Film Festival: Little Nicholas’ Treasure

FAMILY, KIDS COMEDY, COMEDY / FRANCE / 2021 / 103 MIN / PG French with English subtitles From writer/director Julien Rappeneau (Rosalie Blum, Of Love & Lies), this charming and hilarious comedy is a lavish big-screen adventure featuring author René Goscinny (Asterix) and illustrator...

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival; A Mermaid in Paris

French Film Festival; A Mermaid in Paris

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | M | 103 minutes | French with English subtitles. A crooner with a broken heart, Gaspard had sworn never to fall in love again. As for Lula, a pretty mermaid, she has only her singing to defend herself from men, making their hearts race until they explode.

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Taste of the Wild Side

F.A.W.C! A Taste of the Wild Side

Indulge in a five-course degustation of wild and sustainable cuisine featuring seafood, rabbit and venison. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival before diving into the main event, which will be matched with Linden Estate Syrah for the ultimate winter feast. Keep an eye out for a hidden gem from...

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
Valley d'Vine, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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JASON KERRISON (Opshop) - Someone Should Love You Tour

JASON KERRISON (Opshop) - Someone Should Love You Tour

Jason Kerrison is an award-winning recording artist with a pedigree in maintaining relevant, if not controversial. Never one to shy away from differentiating himself Jason is touring a mini-retreat whilst promoting his new single Someone Should Love You. All ticket holders are invited to an...

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

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The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

Hawkes Bay's favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz are making a long-awaited return to the best bar in the Bay - The Common Room, Hastings. It’s always a reggae party with The Rude Boyz who attract an eclectic audience who come to dance, mingle and have fun. These gigs always sell out so grab...

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

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French Film Festival: Employee of the Month

French Film Festival: Employee of the Month

A hilarious comedy à la française! From South America to Sweden, Employee of the Month will make you cry with laughter and take the audience on an overdue journey around the world. Jérôme Commandeur (Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion, AF FFF19) produces a satire full of twists and...

Date: Saturday 25 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 108 MIN / M French with English subtitles In his feature debut, French filmmaker Yohan Manca breaks down the barriers and preconceptions surrounding art and culture with a touching story of hope, chance and overcoming adversity. La Traviata, My Brothers and I, tells...

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

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French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

In this psychological thriller in the Hitchcockian tradition, Virginie Efira (Bye Bye Morons, AF FFF21) deftly embodies the troubled personality of Madeleine Collins, a woman living a double life, whose identity cracks under the weight of her own lies. The film tells the parallel stories of a...

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

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French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

Adapted from Emmanuèle Bernheim’s memoir, Everything Went Well, Director François Ozon (Summer of 85, AF FFF21) delivers a powerful drama which tackles the sensitive and complex issue of the right to die with dignity. When André (André Dussolier, Of Love and Lies, AF FFF20), 85, has a...

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

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French Film Festival: Maigret

French Film Festival: Maigret

The legendary Gérard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th-century crime fiction in Maigret, the masterfully directed and hugely entertaining new film from multi-award-winning writer/director Patrice Leconte (Monsieur Hire, Ridicule, The Girl on The...

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

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Aspiring to Lead Programme - Business Central

Aspiring to Lead Programme - Business Central

Our Aspiring to Lead Programme consists of two foundation level workshops, each containing six subject modules. These learning modules are designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading and managing others. Day One: Understanding myself...

Date: Tuesday 28 June to Wednesday 29 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner with Alexia Hilbertidou

Dinner with Alexia Hilbertidou

She’s joked with the Queen, flown with NASA, had lunch with Jamie Oliver, tea with Teresa May and rubbed shoulders with David Beckham - and she’s only 23. Alexia will captivate you with insights from her leadership journey as the founder of Girlboss NZ - the school project which has become...

Date: Wednesday 29 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Villa

French Film Festival: The Villa

Comedy | M | 97 minutes French with English subtitles With an all-star ensemble cast led by Gérard Depardieu, The Villa joins the ranks of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Calendar Girls and The Intouchables, with its touching and oft-hilarious depiction of friendships formed against all...

Date: Thursday 30 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Kompromat

French Film Festival: Kompromat

THRILLER / FRANCE / 2022 / 127 MIN / M French with English subtitles Based on incredible true events, Jérôme Salle’s (The Odyssey, AF FFF19) gripping new spy thriller depicts the remarkable story of a French public servant who unwittingly found himself in conflict with one of the modern...

Date: Thursday 30 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2022

Free
'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 1 July
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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Do you ever stare at the shelves, not sure what you want to read, unable to choose from our many amazing titles? Or maybe you’re like us, too quick to judge a book by its cover? (sshh… we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us!) Or do you just want to step outside your comfort zone,...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri is an immersive experience retelling the pūrakau/legend of Uru, the eldest child of Ranginui and Papatūānuku. This installation embodies the safe haven, Te Kahutuanui-a-Rangi, the cloak of Uri’s father, where he fled, seeking refuge as he withdrew from his whānau. Uru sits here...

Date: Saturday 11 June to Sunday 28 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Kitchen Brigade

French Film Festival: The Kitchen Brigade

Comedy | Rating M | 97 minutes French with English subtitles Cathy is a stubborn 40-year-old sous chef. This year, she is finally about to fulfil her lifelong dream: opening her own gastronomic restaurant. But nothing goes as planned. Facing serious financial difficulties, she reluctantly...

Date: Friday 1 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Maigret

French Film Festival: Maigret

The legendary Gérard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th-century crime fiction in Maigret, the masterfully directed and hugely entertaining new film from multi-award-winning writer/director Patrice Leconte (Monsieur Hire, Ridicule, The Girl on The...

Date: Friday 1 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

What a way to start off the winter months than by reintroducing our Friday night dinners! Each course includes a Church Road wine match and showcases local, fresh Hawkes Bay produce lovingly crafted by Head Chef Grant McHenry. $125 per person, dinners are every Friday night, bookings essential....

Date: Friday 27 May to Friday 29 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Legally Blonde: The Musical

SO MUCH FUN, IT SHOULD BE ILLEGAL! Legally Blonde: The Musical is an action-packed, feel-good musical based on the novel and the hit-movie of the same name. The story follows the transformation of a fashion-savvy, UCLA sorority girl, Elle Woods, as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit...

Date: Thursday 16 June to Saturday 2 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Between Two Worlds

French Film Festival: Between Two Worlds

Juliette Binoche (How to Be a Good Wife, AF FFF20) stars in this immersive drama based on French journalist Florence Aubenas’ bestselling non-fiction book, Le Quai de Ouistreham (The Night Cleaner). Marianne (Binoche), a writer posing as a cash-strapped divorcée who needs work, is hired as a...

Date: Friday 1 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes

Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes

Tickets available for the 2nd show on Saturday 2nd July For the first time in 2022, rock band BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is performing live and set to blow the doors off the legendary Cabana in Napier. New Zealand quartet BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is a band on a mission, constantly challenging...

Date: Friday 1 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 2 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival; Employee of the Month

French Film Festival; Employee of the Month

A hilarious comedy à la française! From South America to Sweden, Employee of the Month will make you cry with laughter and take the audience on an overdue journey around the world. Jérôme Commandeur (Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion, AF FFF19) produces a satire full of twists and...

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

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French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

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

Read more » - French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann


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The Black Seeds - Love And Fire Tour 2022

The Black Seeds - Love And Fire Tour 2022

BANISHED MUSIC, MADCAP & MAI FM PRESENTS: The Black Seeds - Love and Fire Tour 2022 Aotearoa eight-piece The Black Seeds have today announced a 7-date Aotearoa tour in support of their upcoming new album, LOVE & FIRE (released June 17). This is The Black Seeds’ first national tour in...

Date: Saturday 2 July
Where:
Woolbrokers Pavilion, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show

Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show

[Second Show Added - Venue Capacity Sold Out for Friday Night] BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is performing live and set to blow the doors off the legendary Cabana in Napier, two nights in a row - after selling out Friday 1st July, Saturday 2nd July has just been added. New Zealand quartet BLACK SMOKE...

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

Read more » - Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 May to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clean, Green & Glowing | Holistic Skin & Makeup Workshop

Clean, Green & Glowing | Holistic Skin & Makeup Workshop

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 sold out, empowering, fully interactive makeup, skin health and...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
Wine Country Motel, Havelock North, 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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

Painting Projects - Get Better Faster

To get better at anything takes time and practice and that's exactly what this course is designed to give you. Over eight weeks Emily will lead you through several painting themes, enabling you to produce 2-3 finished paintings that you can be proud of! You'll gain: - intermediate acrylic...

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco festivities, plus various social and Milonga-themed events. If you are looking to step outside...

Date: Monday 30 May to Monday 4 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, 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 to...

Date: Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 23 August
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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED

In this creative kid’s workshop, students will try their hand at a variety of media including graphite, water-colour, paints, and pastels. This series of lessons will focus on furthering our drawing and colour application skills as students explore their own styles and work towards a small body...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - After School Art Play Term 2: CANCELLED


Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 5 July
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

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

Date: Wednesday 6 July
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management

Time Management

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 7 July
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 2 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Linocut Printmaking Workshop

Introduction to Linocut for Adults & Youth 14+. Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. This introductory course is being held over four consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced printmaker and tutor, Lisa Feyen. Suitable for absolute beginners to...

Date: Thursday 16 June to Thursday 7 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

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

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | First Light

NZ String Quartet | First Light

FIRST LIGHT Reflection, Regeneration, Release Join us this June and July for three thoughtfully curated programmes reflecting on our place in this world - meditating on life, loss and rebirth as we mark the first-ever official public holiday dedicated to Matariki, Māori new year. Familiar...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Afro Music Experience

Afro Music Experience

Sam Manzanza will be performing with Afrobeat Band, his infectious high energetic music to make you dance on the floor nonstop. Satisfaction is guaranteed. You can feel the band's Charisma all next day long. Sam will make you feel the magic, love, and surreal touch of imagination. Your music...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Comedy Quest 2022 - Hawke's Bay

Raw Comedy Quest 2022 - Hawke's Bay

The Raw Comedy Quest is back for 2022! The search is on for the funniest new comedian in Aotearoa, and we reckon that person is right here, in Hawke's Bay! (Or Whanganui, Taranaki, Manawatū... We're hedging our bets a little) 12 people will eventually battle it out for the Central Region crown,...

Date: Sunday 10 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

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

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Ultraviolet 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 your...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Glow Show

Matariki Glow Show

The MATARIKI GLOW SHOW is back with an all-new, giant-scale puppet show for tamariki, educators and whãnau. The Glow Show’s magical glow-in-the-dark characters are getting ready to celebrate with you at 40 theatres around Aotearoa, alongside the first-ever nationwide Matariki holiday! ...

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Need something to look forward to this winter? The Winter Warmer Vintage market is back! Saturday 16th July at Tamatea High School, 61 Freyberg Avenue, Tamatea, Napier. Gold coin entry. Yes it is indoors, in the gym. 9am - 3pm. Enjoy the best of the 20s - 70s: vintage hair and makeovers and...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Tamatea High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, then this is the dance for you. No partner is required but comfortable footwear is recommended. The course will be taught in the historic former Spa Hotel at 39 Marine Parade, opposite Ocean Spa in Napier, which is now the headquarters for...

Date: Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, 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 June to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends. All art materials are supplied during the class and each class is tutor-led for three hours.

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call 3

Open Call 3

We are back! It’s the third instalment of our super fun show Open Call! Come and watch the local talent of Hawkes Bay step into the spotlight and share their talents with you! This show we are lucky enough to have a not so local, special guest performer coming to join us. So stay tuned to...

Date: Friday 22 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Limited tickets remain for the Napier show Paisley Stage - 23rd July 2022 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm Come and party with Love Shack as they bring their Ultimate 80's...

Date: Saturday 23 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, 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: Wednesday 27 July to Thursday 28 July
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cocktail Party 2022

The Cocktail Party 2022

This year is our 30th birthday!! and what better way to celebrate than to bring on a new Charity. Funds from this year’s Cocktail Party will go towards a new home for Cranford Hospice. Cranford Hospice has embarked on a $15million project to build a new, fit-for-purpose, home for Cranford at...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
Bostock Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Anita Wigl'it - The Life Of A Funny Girl

Anita Wigl'it - The Life Of A Funny Girl

Get to know Anita Wigl'it, star of 'RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under' in this kooky, hilarious and tell all one-woman show, 'The Life of a Funny Girl!'. Over a fabulous 90 minutes, travel back in time to 1989 when a little boy with a big personality was born. Then follow him as he grows up into the...

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Mana Wahine

HBAF 2022 Taster Series - Mana Wahine

Mana Wahine - Ōkāreka Dance Company [Note: If you had already registered for the January 2022 date of this event, we'll move your Registration to July 30th, 2022 and be in touch soon.] Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival are delighted to partner with the Napier Municipal Theatre and local...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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T-Bone

T-Bone "Good 'n Greasy Release Tour"

T-Bone - Good 'n Greasy Tour T-Bone have brought their influences of zydeco, old-time, blues, bluegrass and folk to this debut album, which although has strong Americana flavours, also has a distinct Kiwi folk feel. The close vocal harmonies and fiery instrumentals on guitars, mandolin, banjo...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Feelers - COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary Tour

The Feelers - COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary Tour

The Feelers announce their COMMUNICATE 21st Anniversary NZ Tour, in celebration of their massive hit album COMMUNICATE. Released in 2001, COMMUNICATE debuted at Number 1 and went on to great success as a Triple Platinum selling Number 1 album. Many tracks achieved huge radio rotation and single...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2022

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'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

'Te ahua, te wa, te atea' by Russ Flatt

MTG Hawke’s Bay, Tai Ahuriri’s latest exhibition is by Russ Flatt. Te ahua, te wa, te atea (2022) is a video installation that gives us a hawk-eye view of significant sites in Te Matau a Māui. Otatara Pā, Te Awarua o Porirua, Pākowhai, Roto a Tara and Ōmārunui are wāhi tapu and...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 28 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri - The deep darkness: Poutu Puketapu

Te Pō Uriuri is an immersive experience retelling the pūrakau/legend of Uru, the eldest child of Ranginui and Papatūānuku. This installation embodies the safe haven, Te Kahutuanui-a-Rangi, the cloak of Uri’s father, where he fled, seeking refuge as he withdrew from his whānau. Uru sits here...

Date: Saturday 11 June to Sunday 28 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

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

Date: Monday 6 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, then this is the dance for you. No partner is required but comfortable footwear is recommended. The course will be taught in the historic former Spa Hotel at 39 Marine Parade, opposite Ocean Spa in Napier, which is now the headquarters for...

Date: Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sensational 60's

Sensational 60's

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 2 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 24 May to Tuesday 23 August
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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends. All art materials are supplied during the class and each class is tutor-led for three hours.

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

NEW DATE - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY.   Join award-winning comedian Chris Parker on tour for a night of his greatest hits.   A rising star of the New Zealand comedy scene, Chris has been seen on TV on 7 Days, Jono and Ben, Funny Girls and Have You Been Paying Attention as well as making a...

Date: Friday 5 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Find a new flow, embrace wellness and spiritual awakening at the second annual Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival in Napier this August. Connect in a friendly community atmosphere with supportive yoga instructors, mindfulness, sound healings and workshops. All in the gorgeous waterfront Napier Conference &...

Date: Saturday 6 August to Sunday 7 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps - Business Central

Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as a H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you to...

Date: Tuesday 9 August to Wednesday 10 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson:  Black Sea Golden Ladder

Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder

Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi) has arrived at the halfway point of his 10 10 10 Series: ten albums, ten genres, ten years. Following on from his remarkable performance of The Ghost of Freddie César at the 2020 Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, Kingi now swaps out his soul styling for folk twang and...

Date: Wednesday 10 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business - Bus Centra

Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business - Bus Centra

This course will give you the oversight you need to ensure your business H&S systems and practices reflect a best-practice approach to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Each session comes with practical templates for you to use in your business. Your Learning...

Date: Thursday 11 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator

Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator

Che Fu is one of the best-selling hip hop acts to ever come out of Aotearoa, but his commercial success is only part of his achievement. When he arrived as a solo act in the mid-90s, local hip hop and R&B survived within a small underground scene and there seemed little chance of it crossing to...

Date: Friday 12 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Barley & De Pledge - Beethoven & Brahms

CMNZ presents Barley & De Pledge - Beethoven & Brahms

The resonance of the cello pulls at the heartstrings, a compelling soundtrack for star crossed lovers and deep longings for that beyond our reach. Few have not yearned to be with loved ones in the last two years. This tour reunites two friends, and musical accomplices that have made their homes on...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents Van Diemen's Band - Borderlands

CMNZ presents Van Diemen's Band - Borderlands

Borders divide us. Yet in the meeting places between one thing and another is sometimes found the greatest variety and vitality. From Tasmania comes a group of performers that revel in the liveliness and intrigue of borderlands. Playing music of composers who lived and worked, as fluid borders...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learning to Lead Programme - Business Central

Learning to Lead Programme - Business Central

The Learning to Lead programme consists of two advanced-level workshops across 12 building blocks, designed to develop competency in management and leadership skills for employees who have been leading and managing others for more than 12 months. Day One: Leading and Managing Myself Designed...

Date: Tuesday 16 August to Wednesday 17 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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 June to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

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Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

Team Leader Toolbox - Business Central

This 1-day Team Leader Tool Box; Facilitating your Team workshop is designed to teach you how to build a team, deal with conflicts and get your team humming at a high performing level. Throughout the course you will learn about your leadership style and how to develop and motivate individuals in...

Date: Thursday 18 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

FREE Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: FREE Tickets Online until 14th August Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella

Cinderella

From the ‘dream team’ who brought you 2019’s dazzling Hansel & Gretel, comes a brand-new ballet to celebrate the re-opening of Wellington’s St James Theatre followed by a national tour. Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA'...

Date: Tuesday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CPD Roadshow 2022

CPD Roadshow 2022

By attending one of our sessions, you will be meeting the CPD requirement towards renewing your practising license for 2023-2024 This Roadshow will be held in Napier on 24/08/2022 in the morning and afternoon. Please choose only one option. Morning session (including trade show) 7:00 –...

Date: Wednesday 24 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


September 2022

Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley


Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nature Culture


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Friday 30 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward


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 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson

'We are each made up of one hundred million million cells, none of which have any idea who we are.’ - Marcus Chown For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Wednesday 7 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cellular Memory: Elizabeth Thomson


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends. All art materials are supplied during the class and each class is tutor-led for three hours.

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


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 24 May to Tuesday 6 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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Parade... we're Back Baby! Our theme for 2022 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense of pride in our region. We feel that this is really important for...

Date: Saturday 10 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour

Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour

Bret McKenzie—whom you know from such modern musical treasures as comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, the Muppets movie reboots and other ace family-friendly soundtracks, Lord of the Rings fan blogs, guest songs for The Simpsons, cycling around the streets of Wellington, and more— has a new...

Date: Tuesday 13 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bret McKenzie Songs Without Jokes Tour


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


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Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and hit songs like...

Date: Friday 16 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


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Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022

Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022

After 16 years since Blindspott's last recording, the band have returned to the recording studio with a bang ! Releasing their first single R.I.P.(Rest In Pieces) on the 2021 Rock 2000 which entered the chart at #60 the first time ever an unheard of song has ever been voted into the chart let alone...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blindspott Volumes Tour 2022


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

Kids can be challenging to engage and motivate therapeutically. The symptoms of modern-day problems such as anxiety, low mood, social difficulties, and anger issues mean that helping professionals are often faced with an enormous challenge just to win the trust and confidence of young...

Date: Friday 30 September
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People


Free
Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

FOTOFEST 2022 is launching into Hastings, Hawke's Bay on Friday 30th September. Hastings City will host this event for all ages, from exhibitions, workshops and competitions throughout the city with something for everyone to enjoy and get involved in (with or without a camera). A special...

Date: Friday 30 September to Friday 7 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay


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Motel California

Motel California

Motel California is the Eagles Tribute you've been hearing about, selling out gigs across the country. A stylistically and authentic Live Band of professional musicians who sing, play and perform like they've been together for decades - just like the original. Playing all the best loves Eagles...

Date: Friday 30 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Motel California


October 2022

Free
Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay

FOTOFEST 2022 is launching into Hastings, Hawke's Bay on Friday 30th September. Hastings City will host this event for all ages, from exhibitions, workshops and competitions throughout the city with something for everyone to enjoy and get involved in (with or without a camera). A special...

Date: Friday 30 September to Friday 7 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fotofest 2022 Hastings Hawke's Bay


Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 16 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley


Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nature Culture


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


Free
Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

Date: Monday 23 May to Monday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward


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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Music for Inspiration

Music for Inspiration

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 4 October
Where:
St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Music for Inspiration


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 24 May to Tuesday 6 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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


TINA Simply the Best

TINA Simply the Best

Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. Featuring the powerful, raspy vocals and thrilling stage presence of Caroline Borole live on stage, complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists...

Date: Wednesday 5 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - TINA Simply the Best


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 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

Discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. Our season culminates in an exhibition for family and friends. All art materials are supplied during the class and each class is tutor-led for three hours.

Date: Thursday 21 July to Thursday 20 October
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


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Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce their return Take...

Date: Friday 7 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour


Free
Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

After a covid cancellation last year we are back. Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to...

Date: Saturday 8 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

“Unique combination of traditional and innovative performance techniques. AlHaj’s spontaneous inventions are constantly fascinating.” – Los Angeles Times Love and loss. Home and hope. Grammy-winning Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj leads the New Zealand String...

Date: Wednesday 19 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


November 2022

Nature Culture

Nature Culture

The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

Date: Monday 23 May to Sunday 20 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nature Culture


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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: Monday 23 May to Saturday 12 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


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 24 May to Tuesday 6 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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


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 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

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

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SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 SATURDAYS is back for 2022. SIX60 announce a triumphant return with New Zealand’s first-ever nationwide stadium tour. SIX60 will once again be paving the way as the first-ever live concert at Napier’s McLean Park. VIP tickets available. Tickets - on sale now.

Date: Saturday 5 November
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SIX60 2022 - Napier


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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ presents The Seasons

CMNZ presents The Seasons

German-born British composer Max Richter takes us on a journey through his re-imagined landscape of Vivaldi’s pictorial masterpiece The Four Seasons. “The Four Seasons is something we all carry around with us,” says Richter. “It’s just everywhere. This project is about reclaiming this...

Date: Thursday 10 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Our popular and famous Hawke's Bay Napier Wellbeing and Vegan Market 2022! Everyone welcome and invited. - Lots of amazing stalls to explore! - Mind Body Spirit Marketplace. Free Health Checks and Advice. Free Treatments and Samples - Healers' Zone: Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Chair massage,...

Date: Saturday 12 November to Sunday 13 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

NEW DATE - 12 November 2022 The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in 2019, 2020 & 2021. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Saturday 12 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 13 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

Date: Saturday 19 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Top Team Hawke's Bay


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Garden Gala

Christmas Garden Gala

Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

Date: Tuesday 29 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


December 2022

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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 June to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


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 June to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 4 July to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

Postponed from 21st June 2022 The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all...

Date: Monday 5 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Monday 5 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - World of Musicals


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 24 May to Tuesday 6 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 June to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Wednesday 7 December
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The World of Musicals


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

It’s time to secure your seats to the ABBA show everyone loves and adores! The world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of...

Date: Monday 12 December
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 14 June to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 25 May to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

Now coming in 2022 "Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A...

Date: Sunday 18 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

We are back! The A Summer's Day Live Tour kicks off January 2023 with a few of our favourite acts: UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon! Spark presale at 12pm on Thursday April 21 from www.trademarkgroup.co.nz General public on sale on sale at 12pm on Tuesday April 26 from...

Date: Thursday 29 December
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon


January 2023

Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 May to Thursday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

Date: Sunday 12 June to Sunday 8 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


February 2023

Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the 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

Read more » - Run the Vines Paritua


March 2023

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

Read more » - Lorde


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

Read more » - Gin Wigmore


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