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What's on in Hawke's Bay

Find out what events are on in Hawke's Bay, Wairoa, Hastings, Central Hawke's Bay and Napier. If you need to know what's on this is the place to look. If you are after council meetings view our meetings calendar.

Does not include exhibitions or workshops. You can view these by selecting them on the menu to the left.

August 2017

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus is proud to bring you its 5th tour of New Zealand, our new show "Send in the Clowns" and it's more spectacular than ever! Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than nine years and this all new show takes it to whole new level of entertainment....

Date: Saturday 19 August to Sunday 20 August
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Zirka Circus


Hastings Choral Concert: Faith, Folk & Fancies

Hastings Choral Concert: Faith, Folk & Fancies

"Faith, Folk & Fancies", a selection of songs from around the world. A joint venture between Hastings Choral and Taupō Choral Society. Tickets must be bought in advance (No door sales): available from Choir members by telephone 06 650 5887 via our Facebook page or email...

Date: Saturday 19 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Choral Concert: Faith, Folk & Fancies


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Saturday Night Sessions

Saturday Night Sessions

Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. In August we are hosting White Chapel Jak, Tropical Downbeat...

Date: Saturday 19 August
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Sessions


Les Miserables - School Edition

Les Miserables - School Edition

A dedicated company of over 80 cast and crew from Lindisfarne College and Iona College join together to perform this epic masterpiece of musical theatre, the popular version of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel, Les Misérables, which has stood the test of time, enthralling audiences across the globe....

Date: Saturday 19 August to Sunday 20 August
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Les Miserables - School Edition


One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen

Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa...

Date: Saturday 19 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour

Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour

Two of NZ's hottest folk acts are teaming up for a mini tour of the North Island! For one weekend only, Looking For Alaska and Albi & The Wolves will be piling into a van and heading to Gisborne, Hastings and Rotorua to take to the stage for battle! Armed only with a guitar, a fiddle and an...

Date: Saturday 19 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour


Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon

Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon

A new exciting event. With this event you can only race as a 2 person team no individuals can race so if you are looking for a teammate Facebook could be a good place to start. During the event, you must stay together as a pair and if you arrive at transition without your teammate you will...

Date: Sunday 20 August
Where:
Haumoana School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show

Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show

A fun afternoon, filled with laughter, food, raffles and prizes! At only $12.50 a ticket, who would miss it? Surely not you! A fundraiser for Cheer Dynamix Hawke's Bay, helping athletes get to competitions! Come along and show your support by joining in on a fun filled day! Limited seats...

Date: Sunday 20 August
Where:
Omarunui Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin

The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin

Since their hugely successful show in 2016, The Toner Sisters have had a whirlwind year appearing at Concerts and Festivals all around the country performing alongside Country Greats such as Suzanne Prentice, Brendon Dugan, Gray Bartlett, Eddie Low and the fantastic Topp Twins. 2017 they return...

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

Read more » - The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin


Speed Dating

Speed Dating

Meeting new people isn’t always easy, so in a cosy, safe relaxing environment you can meet different people through out the evening with ease. Will you find your match? An opportunity to meet that someone special, that you can share things you enjoy with. Monday: 21 - 50 yrs - 65...

Date: Monday 21 August to Thursday 31 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Speed Dating


Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music

Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music

Top singer-songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Yates teams up with multi-instrumentalists Gil Eva Craig (bass, tenor horn) and Show Pony (trumpet, violin, vocals) to showcase songs hot off the press from Charlotte's upcoming album release, Then The Stars Start Singing, alongside many loved...

Date: Wednesday 23 August
Where:
Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music


My Year With Helen

My Year With Helen

We are delighted to be able to bring you this advance screening of My Year With Helen - a fascinating portrait of Helen Clark while the United Nations chooses a new secretary general. A Q&A with award-winning filmmaker Gaylene Preston will follow the screening. This is a fundraiser for Meka...

Date: Thursday 24 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - My Year With Helen


Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus is proud to bring you its 5th tour of New Zealand, our new show "Send in the Clowns" and it's more spectacular than ever! Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than nine years and this all new show takes it to whole new level of entertainment....

Date: Thursday 24 August to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Zirka Circus


Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

"Every sound she draws is superb." - The Strad Beethoven’s ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano from a transcendent, transformative monument of the duo sonata repertoire: they present a formidable, unique challenge to violinists and pianists. Bella Hristova, winner of the 2007 Michael Hill...

Date: Thursday 24 August
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova


Agnes of God

Agnes of God

Psychological Drama. The play presents the contrasts of the relationships between the Mother Superior, the court psychiatrist and Agnes. It is a psychological war questioning spirituality and science, facts and faith, reality and fantasy.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Friday 1 September
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Agnes of God


Free
Poetry Jam

Poetry Jam

From Friday 25 August feel free to join us for a free-for-all Poetry Jam! The walls of the Small Gallery at Creative Arts Napier will be transformed word by word, as we invite you to write your poems in any way you choose. Be creative and imaginative, bring the whole family, this will be...

Date: Friday 25 August to Thursday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Jam


Cranford Hospice 35th Birthday Celebration

Cranford Hospice 35th Birthday Celebration

We invite you to join us in celebrating 35 years of Cranford Hospice in the Hawke's Bay community. "We began with a dream and an empty building. A dream of helping patients to live until they died; of helping those who cared for them to find hidden strengths, to feel that they were not alone,...

Date: Friday 25 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cranford Hospice 35th Birthday Celebration


Pukehamoamoa School RD9 Quiz Evening

Pukehamoamoa School RD9 Quiz Evening

Join us for a fun-filled evening of quizzes, raffles and spot prizes to help us raise funds for new sports equipment. - Hosted by Brayden Coldicutt, professional Quiz Master - $10 per person, 4 - 6 people per team - Awesome raffles and spot prizes - Supper supplied - Cash bar You must...

Date: Friday 25 August
Where:
Pukehamoamoa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pukehamoamoa School RD9 Quiz Evening


Mills Reef 'Bespoke' Winemaker Dinner

Mills Reef 'Bespoke' Winemaker Dinner

Ormlie is excited to host Mills Reef Winery's launch of their new range, aptly named 'Bespoke'. Tim Preston, chief winemaker pairs 5 wines from the new range with 5 dishes created by Ormlie's head chef, Andy Glover. Positioned between its iconic 'Elspeth' and hugely popular 'Reserve' ranges,...

Date: Friday 25 August
Where:
Ormlie Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mills Reef 'Bespoke' Winemaker Dinner


Dead Hill Presents: Asylum

Dead Hill Presents: Asylum

Dead Hill Presents Asylum. "Some may never live, but the crazy never die" - Hunter S Thompson. Napier Prison's one-of-a-kind horror experience. Come walk the halls of one of New Zealand's most haunted buildings and relive the chilling tales of the old Lunatic Asylum that once stood on the...

Date: Friday 25 August
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dead Hill Presents: Asylum


Roy Phillips  - The Peddler

Roy Phillips - The Peddler

45 million records sold (Roy Phillips, Close Up). Smile, Day in Day out, Who Can I Turn To...... Roy has performed with all the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, The Everly Brothers, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Sergio Mendes, Louis Bellson, George Benson,...

Date: Friday 25 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Roy Phillips - The Peddler


Hawke's Bay Con - A Suitcase Full of Board Games

Hawke's Bay Con - A Suitcase Full of Board Games

For the first time, sunny Hawkes Bay is hosting a huge board gaming convention spanning two days. Our goal is to encourage people of all ages and skill levels to come and enjoy a wide range of board games. A large gaming library will be available at the venue, alongside several casual and...

Date: Saturday 26 August to Sunday 27 August
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Con - A Suitcase Full of Board Games


DanceLife Studios & Stars of Tomorrow- Aladdin

DanceLife Studios & Stars of Tomorrow- Aladdin

Come along and celebrate our DanceLife and Stars of Tomorrow students in their end of year recital "Aladdin" the pantomime. The performance brings to the stage the talents of our wonderful Glee, Hip Hop and Singing students, and we can't wait to share with all our families and friends!

Date: Saturday 26 August to Sunday 27 August
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - DanceLife Studios & Stars of Tomorrow- Aladdin


Free
Marine Parade Family Fun Day

Marine Parade Family Fun Day

Join us to celebrate the completion of Marine Parade’s redevelopment at the Marine Parade Reef Garden (next to Bay Skate). Enjoy music, food and refreshments, spot prizes and bouncy castles. Joined by Adam and the team at The Hits Hawke’s Bay. Plus spend the whole day enjoying Marine Parade...

Date: Saturday 26 August
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Parade Family Fun Day


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Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana

Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana

Brace yourself for a night of laughs with the Cabana Comedy Club and a line up of some of NZ's Top comedians for one night only. Check this lineup out! Headline act...Ben Hurley! Winner of all the awards and 7 Days favourite. Ben Has been performing to sold out audiences across the globe ad...

Date: Saturday 26 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana


Classic Night At the Proms

Classic Night At the Proms

Dress up, bring a flag and join us for great music and a fun time. Featuring Rule Britannia, Country Gardens, Pomp & Circumstance, British Sea Songs, Gilbert & Sullivan Medley & other favourites. Presented by: Bay Cities Symphonic & The Gisborne Concert Bands

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Classic Night At the Proms


Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet

Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet

Join us on our 30th-anniversary tour for a concert filled with passion, yearning, joy and heartache. Our Dangerous Liaisons programme explores themes of love and desire and will take you on an emotional journey through some of the great works of the repertoire. Mendelsohn’s first love and...

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet


Free
Share Your Talent Show

Share Your Talent Show

Come along and share your talent with us this evening. Sing with a live band, (bring your chord charts) backing tracks or play an instrument or even stand up comedy - the stage is yours. Where else can you get this opportunity?

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Share Your Talent Show


New Zealand School of Music Big Band

New Zealand School of Music Big Band

Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music has three Big Bands rehearsing throughout the university year with players regularly auditioning for their position. All three bands have regular performance opportunities including NZSM Big Band Big Nights at the Bristol Hotel on Cuba Street and Jazz Festivals...

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand School of Music Big Band


Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series presents a variety show of magnificent melodies, singalongs, skits, madness and mayhem as we all experience a Right Royal time! One of the most famous musical extravaganzas is The Last Night of the Proms where classical music meets madness. Operatunity...

Date: Thursday 31 August
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms


September 2017

Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

The Taniwha Daffodil Display is an iconic feature of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay. Open every day of September between 8 am – 5 pm, simply drive through the gates, collect a bucket and then wander the 20 acres of trees, ponds and of course daffodils. It’s a great day for kids, families...

Date: Friday 1 September to Saturday 30 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Taniwha Daffodils


Free
New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

Atmosphere Gallery and Sculpture Garden hosts a stunning Spring exhibition ‘New Beginnings’ throughout September and October. New Beginnings will feature artists from all over New Zealand across many disciplines including sculpture, painting, photography and works will be available for...

Date: Friday 1 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - New Beginnings Spring Exhibition


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Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017

Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017

The must-attend woman’s event of the year is back! The Black & White Accounting Annual Charity Lunch & Auction (formally Business Belles Charity Lunch Auction) is booked for 1st September at the Napier Conference Centre. Grab your girlfriends, colleagues, neighbours and besties, fill a table...

Date: Friday 1 September
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017


Free
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National Sculpin IPA Day 2017

National Sculpin IPA Day 2017

Ballast Point and Beer Without Borders are bringing National Sculpin IPA Day back for the third year in a row. This year sees the brand new limited release, Unfiltered Sculpin IPA, join the original Sculpin, Grapefruit Sculpin, Habanero Sculpin & Pineapple Sculpin on taps, on the same day, all...

Date: Friday 1 September
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - National Sculpin IPA Day 2017


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Spring Hurrah

Spring Hurrah

Grab a glass of fizz and join us as we launch the Spring with flare at Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa. The night will include a glass of bubbles or still wine upon arrival, a continuous supper, cash bar and entertainment from Ian Munro and the GC's Solo sensation Ian Munro provides premium...

Date: Friday 1 September
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Spring Hurrah


Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus is proud to bring you its 5th tour of New Zealand, our new show "Send in the Clowns" and it's more spectacular than ever! Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than nine years and this all new show takes it to whole new level of entertainment....

Date: Thursday 24 August to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Zirka Circus


Agnes of God

Agnes of God

Psychological Drama. The play presents the contrasts of the relationships between the Mother Superior, the court psychiatrist and Agnes. It is a psychological war questioning spirituality and science, facts and faith, reality and fantasy.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Friday 1 September
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Agnes of God


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Women's Lifestyle Expo

Women's Lifestyle Expo

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

Date: Saturday 2 September to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Women's Lifestyle Expo


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


High Tea & History

High Tea & History

Experience over 166 years of history at Oruawharo Homestead & Gardens. Across the weekend experience a sumptuous high tea with a delicious selection of treats accompanied by your choice of Oruawharo’s own extensive tea and coffee collection. You can choose whether you’d like to take high...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - High Tea & History


Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy

Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy

Tarzino Trophy featuring Daffodil Day: 2nd September Windsor Park Plate: 23rd September Livamol Classic: 7th October Livamol Classic early bird hospitality packages and tickets are on sale now!

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy


Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday

Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday

After raising $70,000 over the last three years, Hawke's Bay Racing are again teaming up with Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society to support Daffodil Day. All of the gate donation fees, along with proceeds from a charity auction, and other generous parties, will support this great charity that’s...

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday


helloworld Wearable Creations

helloworld Wearable Creations

CHB Business and Professional Women present the 4th annual helloworld Wearable Creations- an extravaganza of creative talent from local and national designers from as far afield as Taranaki and Thames. Showcasing designers from school year 5 to secondary school and 6 adult categories including...

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - helloworld Wearable Creations


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CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's

CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's

Dust off your bellbottoms and flower power outfits, it's time to get into the Gambling Groove again. The 2017 Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is on! We'll be offering up the best gambling establishment in town with the friendliest dealers around. We will turn the venue into a psychedelic room with...

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Come join Fraser Mack at The Common Room for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack always enjoys the unique venue at the...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Little Dog Barking is a leading puppet theatre for children, creating and presenting quality theatre works for early childhood, primary school and family audiences. 5th September at 10am - sold out. Still availability for the 11:30 & 1:30pm. All tickets for 6th september at 10 & 11:30 are now...

Date: Tuesday 5 September to Wednesday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

As the days get darker the warm haven of a comfortable cinema feels to us like the perfect respite. We like to think that the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a beacon in the midst of your winter, bringing you different worlds to explore in the company of friends and strangers....

Date: Thursday 7 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

‘Central Hawke’s Bay, The Festival’, held at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, is a four-day hill top celebration with over 100 quality craft stalls, art, wine tasting and gourmet foods. Each day of this years ‘CHB The Festival’ will feature Q&A’s and Demonstrations on a variety of...

Date: Thursday 7 September to Sunday 10 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival


Film: 20th Century Women

Film: 20th Century Women

New Zealand International Film Festival - 20th Century Women. "Annette Bening captivates as a single mother enlisting Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning to help raise her 15-year-old son in this funny, nuanced memoir of late-70s lifestyles from director Mike Mills (Beginners)." Rated - M -...

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

Read more » - Film: 20th Century Women


Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


Weber Bros Circus

Weber Bros Circus



Date: Thursday 7 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bill Massey's Tourists

Bill Massey's Tourists

Bill Massey’s Tourists tells of the experiences of Jan Bolwell's grandfather on the Western Front in World War One. Bollwell plays herself as an adolescent doing a school project on the war. At first, her grandfather is reluctant to talk about the war, but gradually he is coaxed to reveal what...

Date: Thursday 7 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Bill Massey's Tourists


Film: The Midwife

Film: The Midwife

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Midwife. "Catherine Frot stars as a conscientious midwife reluctantly reconnecting with Catherine Deneuve as the flamboyant step-mother who absconded 30 years earlier, in this lively drama from writer/director Martin Provost (Séraphine)." Rated -...

Date: Friday 8 September to Tuesday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Film: The Midwife


Film: A Date for Mad Mary

Film: A Date for Mad Mary

"Sent only a single invitation, dry, sarcastic, maddening Mary (marvellous Seána Kerslake) sets out to find a date for her best friend’s wedding in this barbed and funny Irish romcom." Rated - M - offensive language.

Date: Friday 8 September to Wednesday 13 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Film: A Date for Mad Mary


Turn Up Hawkes Bay

Turn Up Hawkes Bay

Rise Entertainment & Zative Productions present's Turn Up. More acts to be confirmed. Door sales available.

Date: Friday 8 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turn Up Hawkes Bay


Free
Spring Fling Market

Spring Fling Market

Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. The Tiny...

Date: Saturday 9 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Spring Fling Market


Redefine – Love Your Op Shop

Redefine – Love Your Op Shop

Redefine 2017 will be a fantastic day out for the whole family, where else can you find three retail charity stores in one venue! Items for each category will be on display including shopping, demonstrations and activities for children. Gold coin donation for children under 15 on the day....

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Redefine – Love Your Op Shop


Redefine 2017

Redefine 2017

Redefine 2017 will be a fantastic day out for the whole family, where else can you find three retail charity stores in one venue! Items for each category will be on display including shopping, demonstrations and activities for children. Gold coin donation for children under 15 on the day....

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Redefine 2017


Film: Nga Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2017

Film: Nga Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2017

New Zealand International Film Festival - Nga Whanaunga Maori Pasifika Shorts 2017. "Check out the latest and best Māori and Pasifika short films as selected for NZIFF by Leo Koziol, Director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, and Craig Fasi, Director of the Pollywood Film Festival." Rated...

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Ethel & Ernest

Film: Ethel & Ernest

New Zealand International Film Festival - Ethel & Ernest. "This animated adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ graphic memoir of his parents’ lives is both humble and profound, with gorgeous renderings of Briggs’ justly famous lines. Featuring the voices of Jim Broadbent and Brenda...

Date: Saturday 9 September to Monday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Dine & Dance

Spring Dine & Dance

Enjoy an evening of - Tango, Swing, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, New Vogue, Rock'n'roll, Salsa, Bachata, ChaChaCha, and more. Guest Band - Men in Black. Guest DJ - Adrian Leineweber. On arrival bring your ticket to the registration desk (in the function room at the Taradale Club), you...

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Party

Film: The Party

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Party. “This sketch of an ambitious Westminster politician and dinner-party hostess (Kristin Scott Thomas), whose life comes spectacularly apart before the canapés are even served, is a consummate drawing-room divertissement, played with relish by...

Date: Saturday 9 September to Tuesday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue

After sell out shows in Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton, the Wild Storm boys are heading to Napier! Doors open 7pm. Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing pleasure. Bachelorette...

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Concord Strings Concert

Concord Strings Concert

Featuring conductor: Vincent James and other English-born composers Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, Frank Bridge and more. Tickets at the door.

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cabana Ball

The Cabana Ball

A Night of Glitz and Glamour to celebrate the wonderful Diva’s of Hawke's Bay. $5 Champagne glasses all night and other great drink specials. Featuring: Paulette (Polly) Bates and Groove Foundation, Ursula Williams from Naked Gun, Jacque Cornish, Kelly Pigott, Maria Williams, The...

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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What do you live for? - Colour Fun Run: SOLD OUT

What do you live for? - Colour Fun Run: SOLD OUT

Proudly Brought to you by Napier & Hastings Youth Councils and Zeal Hawke's Bay. What do you live for? Colour Fun-Run. Tickets? You can purchase your tickets online. There are only 400 tickets available. Where? The start and finish line will be at the Napier Sound Shell. (it is a looped...

Date: Sunday 10 September
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Citizen Jane: Battle For The City

Film: Citizen Jane: Battle For The City

New Zealand International Film Festival - Citizen Jane: Battle For The City This fascinating documentary about urban planning considers the continuing relevance of the showdown, half a century ago, between the activist Jane Jacobs and the Trumpian Robert Moses: a fight for the future of New...

Date: Sunday 10 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: House Of Z

Film: House Of Z

New Zealand International Film Festival - House Of Z The meteoric rise, fall and rise again of the prodigiously talented fashion designer Zac Posen is documented with sympathy and a little suspense in a many-storied documentary, packed full of his splendid creations. Rated - E - Exempt.

Date: Sunday 10 September to Thursday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: That's Not Me

Film: That's Not Me

New Zealand International Film Festival - That's Not Me. A wannabe star is gutted by her identical twin sister’s HBO success – plus she’s dating Jared Leto – then decides to take advantage in this wry Aussie comedy of outsized fantasies and bad behaviour. Rated - M - Sex scenes,...

Date: Sunday 10 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: I Am Not a Witch

Film: I Am Not a Witch

New Zealand International Film Festival - I Am Not A Witch. Set in Zambia, the birthplace of writer-director Rungano Nyoni, this strange, engrossing feature addresses the continuing marginalisation of ‘witches’ and revolves around a nine-year-old girl accused of witchcraft. Rated - PG -...

Date: Monday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT

Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT

The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Then Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings – connecting those chosen with loved ones in spirit. Sometimes they are cheeky, sometimes sad, sometimes humorous but are always inspiring for those chosen and for...

Date: Monday 11 September
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Festival of Russian Ballet

A Festival of Russian Ballet

Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australasia. This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have performed this...

Date: Monday 11 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: A Fantastic Woman

Film: A Fantastic Woman

New Zealand International Film Festival - A Fantastic Woman. Rising Chilean director Sebastián Lelio (Gloria) celebrates the endurance of a woman under suspicion of murder in a film that heralds a stellar debut for transgender actress Daniela Vega. Rated - M - Violence, offensive language &...

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

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Film: Pop Aye

Film: Pop Aye

New Zealand International Film Festival - Pop Aye. "This quietly charming, slightly surreal road movie features a bromance between an over-the-hill architect and his long-lost pet elephant as they escape Bangkok and head back to their village hometown.)" Rated - M - sex scenes, sexual...

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

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NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

Freddy Kempf - Piano/Conductor. - Handel Concerto for Keyboard, op. 4. No. 1 in G minor - Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, in C major (2nd mvt) - Chopin Adante spianto et Grande polonaise brillante - Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (3rd mvt) - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C...

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

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Waiata Maori Music Awards

Waiata Maori Music Awards

The Waiata Māori Music Awards are kicking off Te Marama Pūoru Waiata Māori (Māori Music Month) this August with the announcement of the 2017 awards finalists. Now in its 10th year, the Waiata Māori Music Awards celebrate excellence in Māori music and also aim to acknowledge and honour the...

Date: Friday 15 September
Where:
Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Transform Your Surroundings at the Home & Garden Show! The Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by...

Date: Friday 15 September to Sunday 17 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Lost City Of Z

Film: The Lost City Of Z

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Lost City Of Z. "Charlie Hunnam makes a commanding flawed hero as British Amazon explorer Percy Fawcett in a sweeping giant screen epic, filmed with rare intelligence by writer/director James Gray. With Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson." Rated -...

Date: Friday 15 September to Sunday 17 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dusk in the Daffodils

Dusk in the Daffodils

One of last years most sought after events Dusk in the Daffodils returns to the Spring Fling program in 2017. See Taniwha in a whole new light and enjoy the magic again or be spellbound for the very first time. Either way, this is an opportunity for couples, friends and families to wrap up...

Date: Friday 15 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Film: A Monster Calls

Film: A Monster Calls

New Zealand International Film Festival - A Monster Calls. "A story-telling monster (voiced by Liam Neeson) helps a sleeping boy with his waking-life nightmares in this adaptation of Patrick Ness’ novel, spectacularly realised with lavish CGI and painterly animations." Rated - PG - violence...

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

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Free
Blossom Parade Food Court

Blossom Parade Food Court

Hastings Blossom Festival presents the Blossom Food Court. We are currently looking for vendors to be apart of this great day. Conatct Amy at edge.events@hotmail.com or 0212983470 for your site information.

Date: Saturday 16 September
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Kim Dotcom - Caught In The Web

Film: Kim Dotcom - Caught In The Web

New Zealand International Film Festival - Kim Dotcom: Caught In The Web. "As Annie Goldson’s impressively detailed documentary clearly sets out the battle between Dotcom and the US Government and entertainment industry, it goes to the heart of ownership, privacy and piracy in the digital...

Date: Saturday 16 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Film: I Am Not Your Negro

New Zealand International Film Festival - I Am Not Your Negro. "This Oscar-nominated documentary draws an astonishing, challenging and utterly contemporary examination of race in the United States entirely from the writings and interview footage of civil rights icon James Baldwin." Rated - E...

Date: Saturday 16 September to Monday 18 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Faces Places

Film: Faces Places

New Zealand International Film Festival - Faces Places. "In this utterly charming documentary, octogenarian French director Agnès Varda takes to the road with the young photo-muralist JR, creating artworks, looking up old friends and finding new ones." Rated - E- Exempt.

Date: Saturday 16 September to Tuesday 19 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow

Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow

Elite Wildside is proud to be bringing back another successful event after an epic sell out of Nitro Neon Hawkes Bay. Officially announcing Foam and Glow Hawkes Bay. We are proud to be hosting some more awesome DJs which will once again be spectacular, our line up will be announced very...

Date: Saturday 16 September
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon which enjoys a scenic country backdrop has been running for over 30 years and has become a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finish at the Waipukurau...

Date: Sunday 17 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

For over 30 years The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon has been a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finishes at the Waipukurau Racecourse allowing for a relaxed and accessible base, with...

Date: Sunday 17 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Farthest

Film: The Farthest

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Farthest. "The incredible journey of the Voyager spaceship is retraced by the women and men closest to the action in this exhilarating big-screen documentary." Rated - E - Exempt.

Date: Sunday 17 September to Wednesday 20 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: My Life As A Courgette (Dubbed)

Film: My Life As A Courgette (Dubbed)

New Zealand International Film Festival - My Life As A Courgette (Dubbed). "This soulful and subversive Oscar-nominated feature uses stop-motion animation to tell the story of an orphan named Courgette. From the key animator on Fantastic Mr Fox, and adapted for the screen by Girlhood’s Céline...

Date: Sunday 17 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Teacher

Film: The Teacher

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Teacher. "When accused of bartering her students’ grades for goods and services provided by their parents, a schoolteacher mounts a devious defence in this blackly funny dramedy set in the communist era." Rated - M - offensive language & nudity.

Date: Monday 18 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Mountain

Film: Mountain

New Zealand International Film Festival - Mountain. "A spectacular musical and cinematic collaboration, Jennifer Peedom’s new movie exalts the spellbinding force of the world’s great mountains – and the power they exercise over the human imagination." Rated - E - Exempt.

Date: Tuesday 19 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: New Zealand's Best 2017

Film: New Zealand's Best 2017

New Zealand International Film Festival - New Zealand's Best 2017. "Check out the year’s best New Zealand short films as chosen by this year’s guest selector Gaylene Preston, from a shortlist drawn up by NZIFF programmers from a total of 83 entries." Rated - R16 - violence & offensive...

Date: Wednesday 20 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Maudie

Film: Maudie

New Zealand International Film Festival - Maudie. "Sally Hawkins delivers an unforgettable performance as Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis, irrepressible despite arthritis and a churlish husband (Ethan Hawke), in this gently flowing biopic set in the 1930s." Rated - PG - violence & sex...

Date: Thursday 21 September to Saturday 23 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Kiki, Love To Love

Film: Kiki, Love To Love

New Zealand International Film Festival - Kiki, Love To Love. "Anyone for harpaxophilia? How about somnophilia? In five intertwined mini-romcoms, a scorching summer heatwave intensifies the very particular desires of a collection of Madrid lovers. A major hit at the Spanish box office." Rated...

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

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Film: No Ordinary Sheila

Film: No Ordinary Sheila

New Zealand International Film Festival - No Ordinary Sheila. "In Hugh Macdonald’s fascinating and inspiring doco, his cousin, writer and illustrator Sheila Natusch, retraces a long life dedicated to sharing her understanding and love of New Zealand’s nature and history." Rated - E -...

Date: Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Beguiled

Film: The Beguiled

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Beguiled. "Colin Farrell plays a wounded Civil War mercenary under the care of a commune of young women, led by Nicole Kidman, in Sofia Coppola’s beautiful, feminist take on Don Siegel’s 1971 Southern Gothic psychodrama." Rated - M - violence,...

Date: Friday 22 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden and Homestead will once again open their private Puahanui Bush for visitors on four very special dates across September & October. This incredible 132 hectares of virgin bush is home to Totara known to be at least 600, possibly 800 years old. Not usually open to the public the...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Film: Kedi

Film: Kedi

New Zealand International Film Festival - Kedi. "More than just another example of cute kittens on camera, this documentary about the cats of Istanbul and the people who watch out for them exudes charm and insight that a million YouTube videos cannot match." Rated - E - Exempt.

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: Lady Macbeth

Film: Lady Macbeth

New Zealand International Film Festival - Lady Macbeth. "Florence Pugh is mesmerising as she transmutes from nervous bride to femme fatale in this bracing British period drama based on a 19th century Russian classic." Rated - R16 - violence, offensive language & sex scenes.

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
St Patricks School Gala

St Patricks School Gala

St Patricks School Gala has all the fun of the fair - White Elephant, Books, Plants, Clothing, BBQ, Face Painting, Spin the wheel, Umu, Kids Zone - fun for everyone.

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
St Patrick's School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Room With a View

Room With a View

Eskdale School PTA invites you to Room With a View. Join us for a day of fun and indulgence visiting a room or two in some beautiful homes in our community. Take a drive, grab a picnic lunch and enjoy Room with a View. Email to secure your tickets - eskdalepta@gmail.com. This event is...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Eskdale School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colliers Rural Spring Ride

Colliers Rural Spring Ride

Ride the TukiTuki Trail and have some fun at Russell Park with the Colliers Rural team this Spring Your registration will get you a cool drink bottle and a sausage from the BBQ after your ride. Bring the whole family, stretch your legs on the trail then have some fun at Russell Park with a...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Film: Swallows and Amazons

Film: Swallows and Amazons

New Zealand International Film Festival - Swallows And Amazons. "In this new adaptation of a British classic, four plucky kids escape the tedium of a housebound Lake District summer holiday, and set off on their own for capers of the dinghy sailing and foiling dastardly spies variety." Rated...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Film: The Square

Film: The Square

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Square. "Winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or, Ruben Östlund’s The Square is an astounding work of social satire centred on a Swedish art museum and a PR stunt that goes horribly wrong. Starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Terry Notary." Rated - M...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever. Artistic Director and choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival - A Prudent Man

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival - A Prudent Man

A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on a table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong? What makes the Trumps, the...

Date: Tuesday 26 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

With the show band's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 19 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them...

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Where:
Porangahau Memorial Community Hall, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

"There's a big, vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs that is most appealing." - Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer The season concludes with fun, fire and flair. Imani Winds bring together European, American, African, and Latin American musical...

Date: Thursday 28 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine, Shine, Years

Wine, Shine, Years

Celebrate the opening of the Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for the 2017 Spring and Summer Season with Wine, Shine, Years. Call in anytime across the weekend and taste Lime Rock wines nurtured from the sunshine-struck limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. Other beauties will also be opened...

Date: Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October
Where:
Lime Rock Wines, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

With the show band's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 19 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them...

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

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Sons of Zion – EP Release Tour

Sons of Zion – EP Release Tour

One of New Zealand’s most epic live acts, Sons of Zion, is back on the road this winter for a nationwide tour that takes in both the North and South islands. Presented by Pato Entertainment and Flava, the 12-date tour kicks off in Taupo on August 25 at Finn Maccuhals Pub and winds up in Napier at...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2017

First Sunday Funday

First Sunday Funday

This one is for the adventurous among us, great for those looking for a spot of exercise, or wanting to give the kids a true farm experience. Perhaps you’ll be ready to stretch your legs after a weekend of indulgence and with several mountain biking, running and walking tracks through farm and...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Ranui Farm Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

Atmosphere Gallery and Sculpture Garden hosts a stunning Spring exhibition ‘New Beginnings’ throughout September and October. New Beginnings will feature artists from all over New Zealand across many disciplines including sculpture, painting, photography and works will be available for...

Date: Friday 1 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
R18
Wine, Shine, Years

Wine, Shine, Years

Celebrate the opening of the Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for the 2017 Spring and Summer Season with Wine, Shine, Years. Call in anytime across the weekend and taste Lime Rock wines nurtured from the sunshine-struck limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. Other beauties will also be opened...

Date: Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October
Where:
Lime Rock Wines, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence will first echo within The Sanctuary of the Auckland War Memorial Museum in remembrance of WWI. Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly. Inspired by the museum’s collection of War artifacts,...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music will be performed in 20 cities throughout New...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

We are inviting interest from businesses in Hawke’s Bay to join us and be part of the day. Join Central Districts Cricket and put your business in front of potential customers. The objective of the tournament is to raise funds for the development of age group and amateur cricket for boys and...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Hawkes Bay Golf Course, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Get the kids into the The Onga-Tiko Hunting &Fishing Clubs Children's Hunting competition these school holidays. The hunt will open from 5pm Friday 6th October and all animals must be transported to The Tikokino Country Hotel and weighed in at 12pm on Sunday 8th October. Categories for this...

Date: Friday 6 October to Sunday 8 October
Where:
Tikokino Country Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Acoustic Evening With Mack

Acoustic Evening With Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes

Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes

Be part of the wonderful opportunity to visit a traditional Marae and see master weavers in action plus participate in making something for yourself. There are two sessions available, a morning session between 10 am - 12 pm and then an afternoon session between 2 pm - 4 pm. Depending on the...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Tiptoe Through The Tombstones

Tiptoe Through The Tombstones

Every cemetery has a story to be told and we have a small number of rural cemeteries in Central Hawkes Bay that deserve a closer look. Spend some time with our ancestors, learn their stories and see the work the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has done in upgrading and up-keeping our...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Marae Overnight Experience

Marae Overnight Experience

Take up this wonderful opportunity and experience a Marae overnight stay at the beautiful Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau You will experience traditional Maori manaakitanga at its best and sleep in an ancestral house which has stood for over 100 years. Local hapu will share traditional...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge

2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge

Whilst continuing to recognise service and excellence at the Cellar Door, the 2017 Hawke’s Bay Cellar Door of the Year Award will reflect the overall performance of the Winery rather than an individual. The challenge will see the top 6 finalists via for the top 3 places. Sponsored by:...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge


Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden and Homestead will once again open their private Puahanui Bush for visitors on four very special dates across September & October. This incredible 132 hectares of virgin bush is home to Totara known to be at least 600, possibly 800 years old. Not usually open to the public the...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Spring Fling Beach Carnival

Spring Fling Beach Carnival

The Spring Fling Beach Carnival at Te Paerahi Beach Porangahau is a day of family fun. Head along from 11 am, bring a picnic basket, beach blanket and grab a spot on the 5km stretch to the river mouth. Pick up a program of the day at 11 am beach side and register with our friendly team for...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Te Paerahi Beach, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Staples Rodway Challenge

Staples Rodway Challenge

During the Staples Rodway Challenge participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The Staples Rodway Challenge...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day

Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day

Mitre 10 Mega Ride in a Truck day is a biannual event, raising funds for local, non-government funded organisations focused on children. This year's recipients are Bellyful and Little Elms. A cavalcade of big rigs leave Napier and Hastings Mitre 10 Megastores, and convoy to T&G site in...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
T&G Pipfruit, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Fling Market

Spring Fling Market

Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. The Tiny...

Date: Saturday 9 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival

Waipawa Spring Festival

Lots of fun for the whole family. A fair culminating in the annual duck race. All funds raised to Ronald McDonald House. For a stall contact Alan White on 06 8578 397 or 021 022 91016, or check us out on Facebook CHB Spring Festival Aka Duck Day. Stalls $25.00.

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills

The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills

After the sell-out success of their April/May shows New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures are hitting the road again in October bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to seven more small towns. The country’s hills will be alive with the sound of laughter! Armed...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Come join Fraser Mack at The Common Room for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack always enjoys the unique venue at the...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Old English Garden Party

Old English Garden Party

Step back in time and enjoy an old English Garden Party set at the beautiful Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles or nonalcoholic drink upon arrival then play croquet, petangue, tennis or take tours of the house and gardens. High Tea which is included...

Date: Sunday 15 October
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Operatunity Present's tributes to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Phenomenal star Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to an era when some of the greatest music was ever written: the 1950’s. We relive...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's


R18
Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner

Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner

Awards dinner. The 2017 Awards Night will be held in a spectacular silk lined marquee in the beautiful and historic Waikoko Gardens on the 17th October 2017. The highlight of the evening will be the announcement of the trophy winners, as selected by our International and National Judges. ...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner


That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman

Kate’s back! 2016’s smash hit musical That Bloody Woman returns to stages from 29 August to 20 October, bringing this national treasure back to life in a nationwide campaign to rock the vote for this election. Our favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Head to the Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre for the Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza where the best creative Floral Artists have created magic by turning the Theatre into a riot of colour. Not only will these eye catching designs appeal to the stylish, bold and blushing they also...

Date: Friday 20 October to Monday 23 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School is celebrating 150 years with a weekend of fun activities. Come and celebrate with your former classmates for what will be a weekend to remember! Registration at the Port Ahuriri School Hall. Picnic on the Green. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on our field. Decade Photos....

Date: Saturday 21 October to Sunday 22 October
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car

Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car

To Celebrate Waipukurau's 150th anniversary, come along for a ride on Pahiatua Railcar Societies Vintage 1938 Standard railcar and experience a ride in style on our ex NZ Railways railcar. People wanting to buy a return ticket to Waipukurau can visit www.railcars.co.nz and book via the excursion...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Waipukurau Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade

Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade

To celebrate Waipukurau's 150th Anniversary come and check out the free street parade running from Kitchener Street, through Ruataniwha Street and finishing up at Russell Park The parade will feature vintage vehicles and machinery, period costume and more and involve local schools, groups and...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations

Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations

Celebrate Waipukurau Primary School’s 150th Birthday. Following the Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade, those registered for the Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations will move up to the school for the official opening and welcome at 1.30. There will be cutting of...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Waipukurau Primary School, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations


Free
Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

This is a fun day out for the whole family. We have free registration for teddy bears lots of races and games for free. Craft stores food caravans and also amusements rides and Pony rides, 4x4 Jeeps for children, or you can just pack a picnic and sit in the sun.

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Horse Trek: CANCELLED

Beach Horse Trek: CANCELLED

This special offering from Opiango Hills gives trekkers the chance to experience beach riding with some stunning scenery. Your day will begin at 11am at Te Paerahi Beach (Porangahau) beach front. There is plenty of parking for horse floats and the morning will begin with a meet & greet cuppa on...

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Beach Front Inn, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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High Tea at Glenora Homestead

High Tea at Glenora Homestead

Celebrate 150 years of Waipuruau at the home of George and Beth Winelove, 19 Gasiford Terrace Waipukurau. A staggered High Tea will be served throughout the afternoon on the grounds of this beautiful private homestead with proceeds going to the Central Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Dress in...

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Glenora Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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STiFF

STiFF

The Little Theatres season of STiFF – an outrageous comedy by April Phillips and directed by Simon Law. Angel Delight, the illegitimate daughter of a funeral parlour director, inherits the business when her father dies. Before she can sell the business and land (which is much more valuable)...

Date: Thursday 26 October
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - STiFF


Free
Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby

Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby

If you're up for the challenge…if you like the squeal of the wheel…the thrill of the hill…the CHB Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby 2017 is a day not to be missed. This event had its inception last year, and spectators and racers alike enjoyed a great day's racing, with many vowing "They'd be...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Pukeora Hill, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HalloWine

HalloWine

Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Ticket price includes canapes and food all night, wine included, it's going to be a great night. Two bands will take the stage, with a DJ to close out the night....

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

The Ice Buster Triathlon: Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that...

Date: Sunday 29 October
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster


Lunch Listen & Look

Lunch Listen & Look

Welcome Spring at Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau with Lunch, Listen & Look. Listen - to Hawke’s Bay renown string quartet Romanza, comprising of two violins, viola and cello. This combination of instructions has a large repertoire from the energetic Baroque style to Vivaldi and Back, the...

Date: Sunday 29 October
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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November 2017

Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bringing everything you need for your whole family to one awesome location so you can get all the information, shopping & experiences you want from a huge variety of exhibitors. Check us out on FB for more info. Under 14's are free.

Date: Friday 3 November to Saturday 4 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Total BS

Total BS

The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan to lay a new fire pit at Moana, fashioning a makeshift flaming outdoor oven rotisserie harnessing the almighty power of fire. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Total BS


Rhythm and Booms

Rhythm and Booms

The Rhythm and Booms summertime festival brings together artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for a vibrant showcase of many forms of music, arts, and dance. It all takes place in the stunning Backpaddock Lakes complex situated at 314 Speedy Road, Takapau, Central Hawke’s Bay. Only 10 min south of...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Rhythm and Booms


The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project

A stellar show that has people raving and wanting more, so here it is. Deep Purple fans and lovers of great rock music will appreciate the attention to detail and be treated to awesome performances from Deep Purples extensive musical catalogue including music from all three incarnations of the...

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

Read more » - The Deep Purple Project


Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic is proud to sponsor this women’s only event as a way to promote a positive health message through triathlon. You can enter as an individual or a team and is for beginners to seasoned athletes. This is a great introduction to triathlon and is a fun way to spend your...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon


Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on...

Date: Sunday 12 November to Thursday 14 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Christmas At the Races


Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Two of Ireland’s best-loved groups Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies combine to present one beautiful concert tour of New Zealand this November. Moving tirelessly from opera to pop, jazz to classical, each member of Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies showcase their unique...

Date: Tuesday 14 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.

Date: Thursday 16 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas


Free
Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free holistic health weekend showcasing people who are passionate about making the world a better place through health, natural medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being and environmental awareness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore &...

Date: Saturday 18 November to Sunday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 8th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of...

Date: Sunday 19 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 19 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta - spawning a decade of disco, fuelled by Bee Gees...

Date: Friday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Fever - The Musical


R18
Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

Date: Saturday 25 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel


December 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will...

Date: Friday 1 December to Saturday 2 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017


Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom! Boom! Deluxe Live at The Cabana, Napier. Boom Boom Deluxe will be touring the country throughout Oct-Dec and here's the chance for you lucky people in the Bay of Plenty to catch this amazing band live! $10 pre-sale, $15 on the door.

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

Read more » - Boom Boom Deluxe


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


R18
Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

Date: Saturday 25 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel


Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on...

Date: Sunday 12 November to Thursday 14 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Christmas At the Races


Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones

“A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.” Paul has toured with the best: B.B. King, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal and Keb Mo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Crowded...

Date: Thursday 14 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paul Ubana Jones


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see and do so make plans to get involved in the fun. Dazzling lights displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 this holiday event has grown in size and popularity and offers an interactive and fun...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Last year we moved the Team Tag relay to before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it was a huge success. Fancy dress optional but encouraged. This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun with a team at the same time. The course is...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines

Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines

Sol3 Mio are delighted to announce that they are extending their traditional end of year concert season, with an eight-date tour in December 2017 and January 2018, celebrating Christmas and the beloved kiwi summer. In the first section of the tour, Pene, Amitai and Moses will bring their annual...

Date: Thursday 21 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines


January 2018

Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 24 August to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Get a taste of being a pro cyclist and ride one lap of the Elite time trial course. This 20km time trial is a great test for those keen and fit or a comfortable ride for the recreational cyclist. Course starts and ends at Church Road Winery. Entry is limited to a maximum of 30 riders. To...

Date: Friday 5 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Sponsored by Church Road Winery, the Elite Road National Championships Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor...

Date: Friday 5 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

The Elite Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 112 kilometres of course that travels along...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

If you are a club rider and are looking for a hill challenge, then this is one for you! Ride the hill circuit the elite cyclists will face as they count down their final laps of the course. The ride organised by Ramblers Cycling Club will involve a mass start and the number of laps you will...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

The Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 169km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay rural...

Date: Sunday 7 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see and do so make plans to get involved in the fun. Dazzling lights displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 this holiday event has grown in size and popularity and offers an interactive and fun...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Hey kids, do you think you have the best-dressed bike? Then come and enter the competition and you could win some great prizes! Dress your bike in your favourite theme, the louder and bolder the better! Children 12 years and under can participate. Judging will begin at 4pm and there’s two...

Date: Wednesday 10 January
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Napier’s iconic Marine Parade will become the track for the Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. This is a high speed and exciting race for spectators to watch as riders tackle the 1.1km circuit, with sprint laps every 10 minutes. Come along watch the action! For cyclists, there’s plenty of...

Date: Wednesday 10 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

It’s time for ‘Another Day in Taradise’! Come along for a full day of fun in the sun for the whole family. There’ll be food vendors, Moana Park wine and craft beers all available on site. Entry is free and suitable for the whole family. Plus you can bring your own picnic. Get out...

Date: Saturday 13 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 14 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2018

Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

This summer Fat Freddy's Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London....

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

The 8th annual Napier Port Ocean Swim will take place on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Hardinge Road Reserve, Ahuriri, Napier (in front of the Hot Chick Carpark) starting at 9am and finishing at 12pm. Prize giving is approx 12:30pm. The Napier Port Ocean Swim is the same weekend as the...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Hot Chick, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blackcaps v England - 2nd ODI

Blackcaps v England - 2nd ODI

International Cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the dad catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz...

Date: Wednesday 28 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Come enjoy ice skating at Lynmore Primary School. It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink in the Waikato, Bay of...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Waipawa School, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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March 2018

Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Come enjoy ice skating at Lynmore Primary School. It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink in the Waikato, Bay of...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Waipawa School, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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XRACE

XRACE

XRACE is a family mystery adventure race where family teams (made up of one parent and one child, aged 6-14 years old) race together. Teams must locate and complete 10 mystery challenges, racing the clock and all the other family teams with the fastest and luckiest crowned XRACE champion. Join...

Date: Friday 2 March
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Big Country (Scotland)

Big Country (Scotland)

80s Celtic rockers Big Country make a triumphant return to perform ‘The Crossing’ plus a special encore of greatest hits! Get ready for all your Big Country favourites – 'In A Big Country', 'Fields of Fire', 'Chance', 'Wonderland', 'Look Away' plus more!

Date: Thursday 22 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 25 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kai Moana At the Park

Kai Moana At the Park

A casual event celebrating the abundance of goodness we have on offer here in Hawke’s Bay. A team of chefs will be showcasing some tasty seafood dishes and our head winemaker Dan Barker will be on hand to introduce you to Moana Park’s natural, low-sulphite wines. New Zealand Craft Breweries...

Date: Saturday 31 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2018

Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Saturday 7 April to Sunday 8 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Chapelwick Fair

The Chapelwick Fair

Put a note in your diary for The Chapelwick Fair, the first Saturday after Easter at Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. The 2018 fair will have exhibitors from all over with gifts, sweets, treats and loads more. You'll be able to check out local and out of town stalls from soaps, purple...

Date: Saturday 7 April
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Welcome to Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2018. The race starts and ends in the heart of Napier and takes in the stunning surroundings of Hawke’s Bay and its many attractions. Starting with a sheltered 2km Ocean swim with Napier Port as its backdrop you will then head out on a 95km bike...

Date: Sunday 8 April
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete

Hawke's Bay's premier market event. 2018 will be the 8th Taradale Village Fete and biggest ever! Well over 80 quality local and out of town stalls selling a great range handmade goods and entertain: - Handmade products - Artwork - Women's fashion - Wood works - Plants - Baking -...

Date: Sunday 8 April
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

Two days of exhibits and seminars for Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers to learn how to Farm Smarter - Farm Longer. Bringing agricultural innovation and technology to the doorstep of Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers.

Date: Wednesday 11 April to Thursday 12 April
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

The Hawke's Bay A&P Society invites you to join with them to celebrate a year of excellence in the primary sector as we announce the winners of: - Silver Fern Farms Hawke's Bay Farmer of the Year - Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Farm Forester of the Year - Laurie Dowling Memorial Award - Lawson Robinson...

Date: Thursday 12 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2018

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to the Hawke's Bay for an all new running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards, olive groves, quiet country roads - all finishing at the impressive...

Date: Saturday 12 May
Where:
Sileni Estates Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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