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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.

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December 2017

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the...

Date: Tuesday 12 December to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series


Free
Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Let’s CAN Christmas! Fill up your basket with affordable gifts and stocking fillers at CAN’s Christmas Art & Design Market! You will discover affordable quality hand crafted gifts with a twist, made by local artisans. As a special feature on the mezzanine level you will find work for sale by...

Date: Tuesday 12 December to Thursday 21 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Market


Free
Peter Silverforce & Jazzamatazz

Peter Silverforce & Jazzamatazz

A must for all jazz lovers show casing great local talent no door charge.

Date: Wednesday 13 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Thursday 14 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier City Rovers Football Academy

Napier City Rovers Football Academy

Enrol Now in the Napier City Rovers Football Academy. Registrations are open for the NCR Football Academy as it prepares to enter its fourth term. Led by Bill Robertson, Rovers head coach and Hawke's Bay United player/assistant coach, the NCRFA offers development and elite pathways for players...

Date: Thursday 14 December to Thursday 21 December
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier City Rovers Football Academy


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


Free
Christmas Walk Thru

Christmas Walk Thru

Family event. The first Christmas story. Live actors, music, puppets and much more.

Date: Friday 15 December
Where:
Hastings Baptist Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Shayne Carter solo

Shayne Carter solo

Shayne P Carter embarks on a special solo tour around the regions through December with dates in Oamaru, Lyttelton. Napier and Tauranga. Shayne will be performing songs from across his entire back catalogue this Friday at Paisley Stage, Napier with guest Mia Shonge in support. The night will be...

Date: Friday 15 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shayne Carter solo


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Acoustic Afternoon With Mack

Acoustic Afternoon With Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a Summer sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Sunday 24 December
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Acoustic Afternoon With Mack


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Christmas Under The Stars

Christmas Under The Stars

Experience Christmas under the stars at Oruawharo Homestead, Takakpau in the Hidden Hawke's Bay. Welcome Christmas with this special, family friendly event at one of Hawke's Bays most stunning locations – Ourawharo Homestead. Eat, Sing and be Merry with musical guests, Elijah, David Selfe...

Date: Saturday 16 December
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Christmas Under The Stars


R18
Saturday Night Sessions With Ardijah

Saturday Night Sessions With Ardijah

Jump on the midnight train to Georgia spring tour with Ardijah, Beau Monga, Lomez Brown and Nofo Lameko!! Get in quick this will sell out, please note this is an R18 event. Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an...

Date: Saturday 16 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Sessions With Ardijah


Elite Wildside & Chong Promotions Presents: The Block Party

Elite Wildside & Chong Promotions Presents: The Block Party

Elite Wildside Events & Chong Promotions are proud to be partnering to host 2017 The Block Party in Bay View Napier on Saturday 16th December 2017. After Elite Wildside hosted an epic event in June which had totalled to around 300 people we have decided to bring this festival scaled event back to...

Date: Saturday 16 December
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Elite Wildside & Chong Promotions Presents: The Block Party


Free
Hawkes Bay Got Talent

Hawkes Bay Got Talent

A one off event, showcasing some of Hawkes Bay's own fresh talent! Registrations are open until December the 15th, feel free to check out all the details on the website. A family friendly event with no spectator fee, come along and check out the talent the Bay has to show! Also, special...

Date: Saturday 16 December
Where:
The Niche Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Got Talent


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

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Free
Sunday Market

Sunday Market

Sunday market held every Sunday rain or shine. Over 60 stalls in winter. Crafts, new clothing, second hand items and wide range of new items. Wide range of food stalls and fruit and veggies, a must to visit.

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Market


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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


Free
Piece-Makers

Piece-Makers

This is a very special Christmas shopping event with a handful of the very best stallholders from the Piece-Makers markets. Our markets have earned a reputation as a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Red Bridge Coffee, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers


Free
Otane Market

Otane Market

Set in the beautiful rural township of Otane, the market offers fresh breads, cheap free veggies, free range eggs, artisan olive oils, Dutch cheeses as well as handcrafts, bric a brac, plant seedlings. All set in a great village atmosphere - held regardless of any weather.

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 24 December
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Otane Market


Beauty & The Beast - Don Quioxte

Beauty & The Beast - Don Quioxte

The Briar Horrocks Studio of Dance presents “Beauty & the Beast”. A tale as old as time more magical than ever. The story and characters you know and love, come to life on stage along-side Daisies, Charm Fairies, Puppies and Kittens, Wolves, Gypsies, Serviettes, Spoons, Knives & Forks, Salt...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Beauty & The Beast - Don Quioxte


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 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Sunday Session 2

Sunday Session 2

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Session 2


Free
TSB Carols In Cornwall Park

TSB Carols In Cornwall Park

This popular annual event will be a perfect lead-in to the week before Christmas! There will be an exciting line-up of talented performances including Rezpect Dance Academy, Ian Munro and Men in Black, as well as sing-along carolling lead by Hawke’s Bay Orchestral Society Youth. Bring a...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - TSB Carols In Cornwall Park


Free
Christmas Jazz Vespers

Christmas Jazz Vespers

Trinity Methodist Church’s summer season of Jazz Vespers continues. Each month the hour-long Vespers uses Jazz Music to explore spirituality alongside short reflections and prayer. Jazz is not only as played at Vespers as performance art but as spiritual music. Music for this evening will...

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

Read more » - Christmas Jazz Vespers


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Christmas Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Christmas Market

Join us for the third of six incredible themed night markets throughout Summer! Come and experience the Hastings CBD Mall as it is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with live music and entertainment, craft stall, plus your favourite food trucks. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 21 December
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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


The Danberrys (Nashville)

The Danberrys (Nashville)

Described as "a rhythmically seductive and emotionally connecting band," The Danberrys are led by Tennessee-born couple of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel - a truly unique pair of artists hailing from East Nashville, Tennessee. They’ve built a special indie-folk vibe around Dorothy’s...

Date: Thursday 21 December
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Danberrys (Nashville)


Free
Martys Juke Joint Band

Martys Juke Joint Band

A great night of Rock n Roll great hits from the 50s.

Date: Friday 22 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Katchafire, The Black Seeds & Sons Of Zion

Katchafire, The Black Seeds & Sons Of Zion

Katchafire, The Black Seeds the playlist for your summer road trip, live in some of New Zealand’s most idyllic settings this summer. Dub-reggae icons Katchafire are probably NZ’s most laid-back, good-vibes band, and they’re most likely our hardest working too! 2017 has seen the ‘Fire...

Date: Friday 22 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Katchafire, The Black Seeds & Sons Of Zion


Blue Child Collective (AUS) - Album Documentary NZ Tour

Blue Child Collective (AUS) - Album Documentary NZ Tour

Support from Danica Bryant Heads up, documentary number two from West Aussie fluid groovers Blue Child Collective coming at you. "Building The Boat, Sailing The Seas – The Making Of Saturn Saw The Seaside”, their latest collab with globetrotting videographer David Owen Blackley of Her...

Date: Friday 22 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blue Child Collective (AUS) - Album Documentary NZ Tour


Boxing Day Party 2017

Boxing Day Party 2017

Cape Estate is located on the elevated terrace of Te Awanga Downs overlooking sweeping vineyards, glistening sea and the spectacular Hawkes Bay coastline landmark Cape Kidnappers. With its beautiful secret garden, tennis court and a swimming pool this is set to be another epic Boxing Day Party....

Date: Tuesday 26 December to Wednesday 27 December
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boxing Day Party 2017


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

A Festival of Film under the Stars. Hawke’s Bay is in full planning mode for its 14th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 26 December 2017 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of...

Date: Tuesday 26 December to Friday 5 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


R18
Aaradhna at Crab Farm Winery

Aaradhna at Crab Farm Winery

Join us on Thursday the 28th of December 2017 with Aaradhna at Crab Farm! Get in quick this will sell out. Presale tickets $28, door sales on the night from 6.30pm $35. Please note this is an R18 and no BYO event. Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening...

Date: Thursday 28 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Aaradhna at Crab Farm Winery


Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

What better than some Jazz music in the midst of the vines in Summer. The awesome Jazz trio “ Golden Apples For Everyone” featuring Caleb Robinson, Rosie Langabeer & Margot Wuts take the stage at Abbey Winery & Brewery. Caleb Robinson, bassist, composer, producer who performs both nationally...

Date: Saturday 30 December
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey


Sol Lounge #2 (NYE): Tim Richards & friends

Sol Lounge #2 (NYE): Tim Richards & friends

Madcap and Black Barn Bistro in association with Aperol Spritz NZ is proud to present the Sol Lounge Summer Series. New Years Eve Sunday, December 31 Featuring Tim Richards Support from Scarlett Eden, Randle & Midnight Wolf Join us this summer for an exciting 5 part summer series...

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sol Lounge #2 (NYE): Tim Richards & friends


Free
Masquerades

Masquerades

Our girl band is playing tonight. Come listen to our unique blend of voices.

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NYE Masquerade Ball

NYE Masquerade Ball

Enjoy an evening of - tango, swing, waltz, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha, and more. Live DJ: 6.30pm - 12.30am Dinner: between 6.30-8pm (purchase dinner as an extra). On arrival bring your ticket to the registration desk (in the function room at the...

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NYE Masquerade Ball


R18
New Years Eve Temple of The Grunge N More

New Years Eve Temple of The Grunge N More

Party of the year! Temple of the Grunge bring the best of the 90s rock scene with Pearl Jam, Nirvana, STPs, Smashing Pumpkins and more, guests singers and instrumentalists join the regular crew, with guest band from Wellington "All the Girls", a guaranteed wild night for all!

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Years Eve Temple of The Grunge N More


R18
New Years Eve witH the Afro Beat Band

New Years Eve witH the Afro Beat Band

New Years Eve: Sam Manzanza & Afro Beat Band…. Come and dance the night away at the cabana with the infectious grooves of the Afro Beat Band.

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Years Eve witH the Afro Beat Band


Free
Napier's Community New Year's Eve Celebration

Napier's Community New Year's Eve Celebration

Yet another fabulous New Year's Eve Community Celebration at Napier Sound Shell. This year we will feature Ainslie Allen and her band supported by talented local Alex Richardson. This family-friendly, liquor-free celebration starts at 8:30pm Dec 31st, and finishes just after midnight with the...

Date: Sunday 31 December
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier's Community New Year's Eve Celebration


January 2018

Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

Kick off the New Year with a relaxing day at Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races. Book ahead for an early bird price of $10 for General Admission. Gather a group of family and friends and get on-course for a day of exciting racing action, live music and free kids entertainment. Pack...

Date: Monday 1 January
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

A Festival of Film under the Stars. Hawke’s Bay is in full planning mode for its 14th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 26 December 2017 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of...

Date: Tuesday 26 December to Friday 5 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


Devilskin New Year 2018

Devilskin New Year 2018

Due to overwhelming demand Devilskin are excited to announce 3 additional gigs to their recent NZ Tour. Devilskin travelled the length of New Zealand selling out venues everywhere they went delivering explosive dynamic performances, playing the songs you love. The Rock presents Devilskin...

Date: Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Devilskin New Year 2018


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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap


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

Read more » - Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials


New Zealand Sidecar Championship

New Zealand Sidecar Championship

This is the Speedway event the bike enthusiasts have all been waiting for. The New Zealand Sidecar Championship has attracted over 40 Sidecars from as far away as Invercargill. These guys and their Swingers (passengers) are crazy, racing elbow to elbow at over 130kph in a competition where brakes...

Date: Friday 5 January to Saturday 6 January
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand Sidecar Championship


Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the Hawke's Bay Summer Cycling programme. Heralded as one of the best sports documentaries of our day! “Packed with heart, bravery, laughter and tears… much more than a cycling film.” - Sam Edmonds, Herald Sun. In 2011, as...

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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night


R18
His Masters Voice

His Masters Voice

Fresh from supporting the Mighty DevilSkin and there own triumph EP release gig at the legendary Kings arms tavern. His Masters voice hit the road again in 2018 and first off they make there long awaited to Napier and The Cabana. Get amongst the sounds that is His Masters Voice - The Devils...

Date: Friday 5 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - His Masters Voice


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride


Free
BDO Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

BDO Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

The BDO 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

Read more » - BDO Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race


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 6 January to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Bryan Adams: SOLD OUT

Bryan Adams: SOLD OUT

Bryan Adams will bring his 'Get Up' world tour to New Zealand early next year, taking in some of the country’s most iconic and picturesque outdoor summer venues. Presented by Neptune Entertainment and The Breeze, the tour starts on January 2 at Matakana Country Park north of Auckland, then...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bryan Adams: SOLD OUT


Point Break Float In Movie

Point Break Float In Movie

Be a part of New Zealand’s growing trend of float-in movies... Bring along your inner tube, ski biscuit or other floatation device and float along at Backpaddock Lakes in the mighty Hawke's Bay, while we are showing the original and classic Point Break on the big screen. Come along and...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Point Break Float In Movie


Free
Sunday Market

Sunday Market

Sunday market held every Sunday rain or shine. Over 60 stalls in winter. Crafts, new clothing, second hand items and wide range of new items. Wide range of food stalls and fruit and veggies, a must to visit.

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Market


Free
BDO Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

BDO Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

The BDO 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...

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 7 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football

One of the Premiership's newest clubs makes the trip from the swamplands of the Waikato to the pristine green of Bluewater Stadium. Expect flashes of brilliance, goals a-plenty, craft beer, wine and an atmosphere well worth the modest admission. Get your kicks at HBU!

Date: Sunday 7 January
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, 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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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the...

Date: Tuesday 12 December to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

This 26km jaunt from Clive (13km each way) at 11am is a very pleasant scenic recreational ride along the pathways with riders being rewarded at the half-way point with a delicious lunch and a glass of your favourite tipple at Te Awanga Estate, 376 Parkhill Road. As a group, you will leave the...

Date: Tuesday 9 January
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Get your family and friends together and come and ride the 1.1km Criterium circuit down the iconic Marine Parade. The road will be closed, so it will be safe for all ages to ride. Dress up your bike or come in your lycra - whatever you want to wear goes. There will be spot prizes and some...

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

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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
BNZ Botanic Beats

BNZ Botanic Beats

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

Date: Thursday 11 January
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

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

Date: Friday 12 January to Friday 9 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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James Reid (The Feelers) & Full Band

James Reid (The Feelers) & Full Band

As the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for The Feelers, James Reid has already established himself as one of New Zealand’s most successful songwriters and musicians. The Feelers have sold more albums domestically than any other NZ band. Hailing from Christchurch, James started his musical...

Date: Friday 12 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elsthorpe Sports Day

Elsthorpe Sports Day

Elsthorpe Sports Club 116th Annual Sports Meeting 13th January 2018. Horse events show jumping: - Show hunter - Children’s Pony Events - Encouragement jump - Pleasure Riding Classes - Kindergarten Section - Dog Trials Novelty events: - Children’s Athletic Events - $100 Hole in One...

Date: Saturday 13 January
Where:
Elsthorpe Sports Grounds, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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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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Precocious Percussion

Precocious Percussion

Precocious Percussion will be a delightful event with beautiful percussion instruments played by Jenny Raven from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Guests. Enjoy an afternoon on the lawn of the stunning Oruawharo Homestead. Saturday 13th January 2018 from 3pm, entry is $15 on the door...

Date: Saturday 13 January
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bad Company, Foreigner: Rock Steady Supergroup

Bad Company, Foreigner: Rock Steady Supergroup

Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand "Rock Steady" featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner in an all Star Classic Rock Super Group summer tour of New Zealand January 2018, playing all the hits from Bad Company,...

Date: Saturday 13 January
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 14 January
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, 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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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun and creative workshops for kids based on current exhibition Everyday Lines. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, booking required.

Date: Wednesday 17 January to Wednesday 24 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries School Holiday Activities

Hastings District Libraries School Holiday Activities

30 November - 8+ Junior Bookworms - For the final session of the year come along and learn how to make a zine. 16 December - 5+ Dance music + sheets of canvas + paint on your feet - Celebrating reopening Havelock North Library! (Old clothes are a must please). 19 December 3:30-5pm - All...

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

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Wairoa A&P Show

Wairoa A&P Show

The Wairoa Agricultural and Pastoral Society is well known for its ‘country style’ annual A&P Show. For 113 years visitors have looked forward to this summer event which brings the community together for a long weekend of true family entertainment. The show gets underway on Thursday with...

Date: Friday 19 January to Saturday 20 January
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018

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

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Eastern

The Eastern

Postponed to 20 January 2018 The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

Update: New late show has been added. 'The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits.' World Tour 2018. “A comedy hero for our times." - Guardian “Jimmy Carr is a world-class comedian... I envy his brilliance with words.” - The Independent One of the most prolific joke-tellers of...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique, innovative, unrivalled – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Country Music Festival Branded

Country Music Festival Branded

5 days of Country Music, featuring top singers from throughout NZ.

Date: Wednesday 24 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2018 Cable vs Wake

2018 Cable vs Wake

The popular Cable vs Wake wakeboarding/wake skating competition will run on 27-28 January 2018 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend), at the Backpaddock Lakes complex, near Waipukurau. Riders compete behind the boat on Day 1, and on the cable on Day 2 of the comp.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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February 2018

Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon is taking his new Extended Player and single further afield - to Australia, New Zealand regional centres, and to boutique festivals this summer. The new single, titled 'Two Free Hands,' is Tonnon's first imprint from two years of international touring and experimentation. It...

Date: Friday 2 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, 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 6 January to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4


Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 7 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Featuring Operatunity's favourite core artists: Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo, with Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano, we kick off the year with a celebration of all that is Irish! Joining them is fiddler, Jessica Hindin, well-known to Operatunity audiences for...

Date: Thursday 8 February
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

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

Date: Friday 12 January to Friday 9 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Blind Tiger Touring is pleased to announce the return of Kitty Daisy & Lewis to New Zealand shores this summer. The talented siblings, known for their authentic take on vintage country and first-generation rhythm and blues, will play at Black Barn in Hawkes Bay on February 9, San Fran in...

Date: Friday 9 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

This will be a live show like no other – a combination of stunning sounds, amazing visual effects and the magical location of River Park Event Centre. Add in the music of one of the world’s greatest ever bands and you have the kind of evening that is truly un-missable. With a set-list...

Date: Saturday 10 February
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Book Fair

Book Fair

The annual Book Fair raises funds for students travelling to Japan to study language and culture. Books have been donated from all over Hawkes Bay and are offered for sale at prices that all people can afford. No price is above $5 and this includes books in the rare and collectibles section....

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Auckland City are the most successful club in the history of the NZ Premiership; but that doesn't mean they always have it their own way at the Bluewater. HBU will be up for the challenge and you'll be guaranteed of goals and saves galore. See you at Bluewater and C'Mon the Bay!

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Powhiri - ADF18

Powhiri - ADF18

Powhiri – Official Maori Opening for The Tremains Art Deco Festival (Free). Kia hora te marino, kia whakapapa paunamu te moana. Kia tere karohirohi i mua i tau huarahi. Join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council, and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri at the Napier...

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

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Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18

Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18

Discover Napier’s Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. Your 75-minute journey will take in the Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri, a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb, and includes visits to the world renowned Municipal Theatre and the iconic National...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18

Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18

Enjoy an elegant morning tea on the grounds of the majestic Peak House. With the exquisite panorama of Hawkes Bay laid out before you, hear tales of the myths and legends surrounding our region and witness thrilling displays of Kapa Haka. Then, stretch your legs with a short guided walk up to the...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Thursday 15 February
Where:
The Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18

Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18

Set amongst the grapevines, with stunning views of the Ruahine and Kaweka ranges, The Old Church with its soaring ceilings and a magnificent chandelier is one of the most romantic and sort after venues in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll be greeted with bubbles on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18

I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18

Join the Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band as they play a special Valentine’s Day concert designed to make the heart skip a beat! Featuring songs such as Blue Moon, Making Whoopee, Singing in the Rain, Moonlight Serenade, It had to be you and so many more favourites. An evening where love and...

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

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Club Tour and Tea - ADF18

Club Tour and Tea - ADF18

Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure, learn its history and then finish with a special High Tea served on the lawn.

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

It's Madness in the Mall as the centre of Hastings is transformed into an Art Deco Wonderland! Our famous Art Deco Costume fair will kick off from 10am and will continue on until 8pm, with Deco Dancers, music and all sorts of fabulous fun for all ages. Of course there will be food trucks...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Caruso Cuisine - ADF18

Caruso Cuisine - ADF18

Restaurant owner Buddy Collins (Bill Paxie) was renowned for his singing Art Deco nights and in 2018 we revisit this Napier institution for one of the Festival’s most famous events, Caruso Cuisine. Since the 1920s the Paxie (Paxinous) family from Greece has been operating a restaurant on the...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Friday 16 February
Where:
Greek National Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Masquerade Ball - ADF18

Masquerade Ball - ADF18

Classic, elegant and full of wonder – come to the Art Deco Masquerade Ball. Dress in a character costume of your choice and of course a mask. This magical evening will take place in the Napier Conference Centre, you’ll enjoy a beautiful meal, outstanding Sileni Estates wine and great music...

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

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Cole - ADF18

Cole - ADF18

Returning to the Festival after a sell out season in 2017, Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths explores the colourful life and timeless songs of Cole Porter including You’re The Top, It’s De-Lovely, Let’s Do It and Night and Day. Hedonism, grave misfortune, enduring love and a legacy that...

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

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

A suspense comedy written by Arnold Ridley. Directed by Robert Hickey. Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leisurely Lounging - ADF18

Leisurely Lounging - ADF18

Relax, recline, and repose in your lounging pyjamas, silk dressing gown, or smoking jacket and sip cocktails as you look over the cascading Tom Parker Fountain from the balcony of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Deco dress essential. Light refreshments provided - drinks at your own expense.

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brunch With Style

Brunch With Style

Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to celebrate the start of your Deco day. Enjoyed with exceptional service matched with Art Deco fun and frivolity.

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

This is your 26th opportunity to take part in this most glorious and wonderful festival. The New Zealand Juggling Association NZJA has been holding this event for many years up and down the country and this year it is being hosted in beautiful Hastings. The Festival always includes: A huge...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18

Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18

The 1930’s were a time of high-risk and heroism for the inmates of New Zealand’s oldest prison. Relive stories of daring escapes, selfless rescues and dastardly crimes, while being escorted through the echoing halls and creaking doors by one of our antiquarian ‘inmates’. It’s not all...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Traction Attraction - ADF18

Traction Attraction - ADF18

Enjoy a leisurely Art Deco voyage of discovery on board the wonderful old traction engine. Feel the unbridled power and smell of smoke as you complete a round trip of the city with a stop at the fabulous Faraday Centre. Time for you to view old-worldly treasures from days gone by. Allow two hours...

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

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Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

The iconic Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge is back and better than ever! This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18

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

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal New Zealand Navy Charity Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Charity Concert - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print Regarded as the Country’s finest military bands, the Royal New Zealand Navy commemorates its Art Deco connection with a not to be missed concert at the Napier Municipal Theatre, conducted by Lieutenant, Michael Dowrick, RNZN. Lt Dowrick, formerly a Director of...

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

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Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18

Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18

Join Hawke's Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a Railcar trip to Hastings. He will take you for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD to view striking examples of Art Deco, Spanish Mission, and Stripped Classical buildings that Hastings built before and after 1931 Hawke's Bay...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18

Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18

This beautiful railcar which entered NZ service in 1938 will take you on a trip down memory lane through Hawke’s Bay. Railcar shuttles operate between Napier Station (Munroe Street, behind Senior Citizens building), Hastings CBD (crn Russell and Heretaunga Streets), Otane, and Waipukurau...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crims by Candlelight - ADF18

Crims by Candlelight - ADF18

By the Art Deco era, Napier Prison had already accumulated a score of strange stories and rumours that swirled about the old complex on the hill. Tonight, those eerie tales and ghostly-goings on will live anew, as you are escorted through the twisted corridors by one of our braver guides. Enjoy...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charleston At Brookers - ADF18

Charleston At Brookers - ADF18

Charleston at Brookers is a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. Feet with Heat...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Brookfields Vineyard and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18

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

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

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Depression Dinner - ADF18

Depression Dinner - ADF18

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

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18

Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18

Sponsored by Brebner Print. You will hear them before you see them! Wonderful vintage aircraft perform spectacular manoeuvres across the sunny Hawke’s Bay sky. Flying displays with the Tiger Moths, Warbirds Display Team and others. Best views at Napier Sound Shell, Emerson Street, over Marine...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Banquet - ADF18

Beach Banquet - ADF18

A corner stone event of the festival where a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine is served alongside wonderful toe tapping jazz. From your vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above the beach from 7:45pm. Band starts and...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner At the Club - ADF18

Dinner At the Club - ADF18

An intimate gathering at the Hawke’s Bay Club as you savour the delights of a three course meal including a glass of wine served with each course. Time to catch up with friends and chat about the excitement of the forthcoming Tremains Art Deco Festival whilst being entertained by the soothing...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Falling In Love Again - ADF18

Falling In Love Again - ADF18

Renowned New Zealand actress Jennifer Ward-Lealand brings to life the sultry performances of screen goddess, Marlene Dietrich, with sizzling physicality. Wearing recreations of Dietrich's exquisite gowns, she invites you to relive the glamour and seductive charm of this legendary icon....

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18

Supported by the Infinity. With this year’s festival focus being music we wanted to kick off the celebrations with a massive night! We’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars including the Moses Mackay from Sole Mio, renowned Jazz legend Nathan Haines, with more...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, 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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Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18

Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18

What ho ol chaps. It’s not every day you turn 25 and by golly I’m going to celebrate! Join me for a brunch that you’ll never forget. We’ll begin by toasting the day with a glass of bubbles, followed by a delicious brunch, and of course there’ll be cake, candles, singing and silliness...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Car Parade - ADF18

Vintage Car Parade - ADF18

30th Anniversary Simply the best (free to view). Sponsored by: Progressive Meats To celebrating the Festivals 30th Anniversary this year’s parade will showcase 30 of ‘simply the best’ cars from around the country and world. Led by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band, the parade will...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18

Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18

Experience the Hawke’s Bay countryside on board the railcar to Waipukurau for afternoon tea at Latitude 40° South. Departs Napier Station, Munroe St, behind Senior Citizens building at 1pm and arrives back in Napier at approximately 5pm.

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18

After rave reviews in 2017 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon with the New Zealand Male Choir, as they perform Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. In...

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

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Alfresco Munch - ADF18

Alfresco Munch - ADF18

A wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club where you will enjoy a delectable BBQ meal on the veranda overlooking the busy seafront promenade below. Cash bar.

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

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A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18

Featuring the Wellington Shake em on Downers. There is only one way to have a party and that is with the Wellington City Shake-'Em-On-Downers. Delivering the most scintillating swing, the most dapper Dixieland and the nastiest ole New Orleans sound to be found outside of a speakeasy. Dance...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18

Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18

Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. The Kawekas will keep you...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF18

Great Gatsby Party - ADF18

Sponsored by: HB Technology Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire, was renowned for throwing extravagant parties and this year he’s holding one here! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate and transporting you directly into this decadent world. You’ll be greeted with showgirls,...

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

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Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

US bluesman Blind Boy Paxton has announced a six-date New Zealand tour for February 2018, with shows including Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington and Hawkes Bay. Blind Boy Paxton is the living embodiment of the true blues in the 21st Century, but plays it all in the true...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18

Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18

Foxtrot and quickstep to the sounds of the big bands of the 30s. Featuring the splendid Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band, elegance is the keyword, and formal Art Deco dress is recommended for this signature event. Doors open 7:30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on till...

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

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Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18

Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18

This event has fast become one of our most popular! Enjoy a beach buffet prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine; and while a ukulele is not compulsory, if you have one, bring one for the sing-along. Beach attire is welcome and encouraged. Entertainment provided by the popular ukulele group, The Flukes....

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18

Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18

Jazz legend Nathan Haines returns to the ‘Bay with a 5 piece band playing repertoire from his award winning 10 solo albums. He has won New Zealand's Tui Jazz Album of the Year award three times, most recently in 2014 for his small big band/ensemble/vocal album Vermillion Skies. “Haines is...

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

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Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18

Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18

After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral including five locals who all harbour a secret. Everyone remains unsuspecting until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This will...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

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

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

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Late Night Libation - ADF18

Late Night Libation - ADF18

If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation and finger food to send you home with a glow. The first two drinks are included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. No door sales, pre-sold tickets only. Last entry time 11pm.

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

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaches, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2018 Hawke's Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2018 Hawke's Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

Off to the Hawkes Bay for the 4th installment of this years Backyard Bash where the Meeanee Hotel is once again the venue for backyard crickets finest! Get a group of mates together and register a team now! Have moved event from Saturday 17th February to Sunday 18th February after many club...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Meeanee Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18

Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18

A fabulous morning out for all the family! Experience the Hawke’s Bay Countryside on board the railcar to Otane where you’ll have two hours to enjoy the local market, then it’s back on board for the run home. Take a picnic hamper with you or buy your sustenance from the nearby shops in Otane....

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Host a Naval Guest At the Gatsby Picnic to commemorate 75th Anniversary RNZN. Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18

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

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF18

Deco Best Bits - ADF18

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

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheerio to Deco - ADF18

Cheerio to Deco - ADF18

Say a final hurrah to the wonderful Festival with friends at the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a light meal overlooking Napier’s seafront promenade. Entertainment included.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Tickets on sale to the general public from 5 October. The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in February featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia from Australia presented by Pacific Entertainment. Kevin Bloody Wilson’s show is...

Date: Wednesday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique, innovative, unrivalled – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Eternal Peace Records Presents Los Phoenix Presents - The Rose Road New Zealand Tour 2018. Los Phoenix will be performing a collection of hits from his debut album 'Wind Chimes & Late Nights' + New Music. Support from: Buddha Loves The Mafia + more.

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wairoa BMC Drags 2018

Wairoa BMC Drags 2018

2018 Drags, we have changed the date to 24th February 2018 as previous date clashed with One Night Stand so we have managed to get our date changed. Please support this event. More details to follow closer to the time.

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa Airport, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Automatic 80s

Automatic 80s

Its time for a little 80s. Pitch Perfect Promotions are proud to present Automatic 80s, New Zealand's Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show. We are excited to confirm that the Automatic 80s Live show is coming to The Cabana, Napier on the 24th Feb, 2018. Automatic 80s is a world class group of...

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

The Dragons fly north and the Sky TV cameras await! The only televised home game at Bluewater this season will be a ding-dong battle between the boys in the black and white stripes and the mainlanders. Grab a beer or wine and enjoy the action!

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, 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:
Coronation Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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:
Coronation Park, 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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The Piano: The Ballet

The Piano: The Ballet

Inspired by the film The Piano with permission kindly granted by Jane Campion, Jan Chapman and Saddleback Productions. 25 years ago, cinema goers around the world were captivated by an extraordinary tale of desire, violence and hope. The story of Ada McGrath and her daughter Flora, husband...

Date: Friday 2 March to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 6 January to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 17 December to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Michael Jackson HIStory Show

A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his evolution onward into the 21st century. This show features all of...

Date: Monday 5 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' the 6th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 10th March 2018. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby/child/adult clothing, jewelry, furniture, landscaping plants, art,...

Date: Thursday 8 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

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

Date: Friday 12 January to Friday 9 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

Conquer the peaks! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's Bay sunshine and challenge...

Date: Saturday 10 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Horse of The Year

Horse of The Year

The Annual Horse of The Year Show is New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1800 riders and 2500 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian...

Date: Tuesday 13 March to Sunday 18 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

We first presented our Rat Pack show two years ago, and so popular it was with first rate singers and our super band, we are delighted to announce its return. Three talented young singers led by crowd pleaser Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and accompanied by a full band will pay tribute to three of...

Date: Thursday 15 March
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Primary sponsors: - Falcon Electrical Limited - Napier Golf Club WHAT is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay Charity Golf Day? This is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay's main fundraising event which raises much needed funds to support our local heart families through their extremely tough journey. At this event,...

Date: Friday 16 March
Where:
Napier Golf Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Musical icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will perform at the 2018 concert. The Mission Concert is part of Neil Diamond’s world tour celebrating his incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’...

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT


Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

The last home game of the regular season sees HBU host the lads from the deep south. It will be a cracker of a way to sign off the season so make sure you don't miss it!

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

Date: Thursday 22 March
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest


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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

Read more » - Big Country (Scotland)


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique, innovative, unrivalled – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


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

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


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

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

Read more » - Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show


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

Read more » - Kai Moana At the Park


April 2018

Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


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

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

Read more » - Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 16 December to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


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
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


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 6 January to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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

Read more » - The Chapelwick Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

Read more » - Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show


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

Read more » - Napier Port Harbour to Hills


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

Read more » - Taradale Village Fete


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

Read more » - East Coast Farming Expo


Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It! It can be anything you like, so we envisage the show will be a mix of genres with favourite songs from Rock ‘n Roll, pop, classical and music theatre....

Date: Thursday 12 April
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!


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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

Read more » - Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner


Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Second to last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and the Stockcars line up for their Championship and the prestige of taking home the magnificent Kuru Cup. Several of visiting drivers from Palmerston North and Rotorua are expected for this championships, so expect plenty of...

Date: Saturday 14 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship


Free
CHB Service Community Day

CHB Service Community Day

This event runs each year, it is for charity, clubs, sports groups, promotion on health, gardening groups, etc. All groups must be running in CHB, and run within a building or centre within CHB. Stall fee is $5.00. Each stall is set up outside Waipukurau shop fronts for fundraising and...

Date: Saturday 21 April
Where:
Main Street, Waipukurau, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CHB Service Community Day


SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

The last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and a Championships will be hotly contested. For the SuperStocks, they will be racing the MotorWorks Hawkes Bay Superstock Autumn Nationals with drivers coming from all around New Zealand hoping to take out this Championship. Lots of visiting...

Date: Saturday 28 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks


May 2018

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Australia's most wanted comedian is back and he's bigger than Jesus! Star of 7 Days, and Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New Zealand in May 2018. The world has had religion ever since God was in nappies, and what have we got to show...

Date: Thursday 3 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus


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The Adele and Amy Songbook

The Adele and Amy Songbook

Direct From Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - One Show Only! Limited tickets available. $30 pre-sale from Eventfinda and the venue $35 on the Door Australia’s brightest new singing star “Bloom” brings to you the songs of Adele and Amy Winehouse. This incredible singer brings her...

Date: Friday 4 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Adele and Amy Songbook


Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation. This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's and 80's as well...

Date: Friday 4 May
Where:
National Service Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show


Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster & Tony Allen formed their duo after many...

Date: Saturday 5 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Foster & Allen - Golden Years


The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

Following 2017 sell-out performances of Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece The Nutcracker. La Classique was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov. La Classique with its...

Date: Wednesday 9 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique


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

Read more » - Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon


Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided...

Date: Monday 14 May to Sunday 20 May
Where:
Havelock North Primary School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ice Skate Tour


Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade

Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert includinging The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale from Les Misérables. The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The...

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

Read more » - Beyond the Barricade


June 2018

Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

Date: Thursday 14 June
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market


Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy of crazed fans, fanatical adoration and even panty...

Date: Thursday 28 June
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll


Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey...

Date: Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dancing With Mozart


July 2018

Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey...

Date: Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dancing With Mozart


August 2018

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre combined the romance, “feel-good”, attitude of the era with amazing melody...

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

Read more » - Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals


September 2018

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (The Chicks), Marian Burns and Marian’s sister Karen Davy...

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz


November 2018

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza. Using multimedia, anecdotes, real life stories and the...

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos


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 10 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Total BS


Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

Read more » - Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier


December 2018

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

Christmas comes but once a year, and for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Christmas 2018 will be extra special, as we stage a national tour of The Nutcracker for the first time since 2010. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a Christmas gift for all the family. Our story begins on...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Sunday 2 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker


Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours of the season and bring out the inner kid in us all. Using famous songs,...

Date: Thursday 6 December
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime


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