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What's on in Hawke's Bay

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

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

October 2017

Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

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

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

Read more » - Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza


Free
New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 23 October to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - New Beginnings Spring Exhibition


Hawke's Bay United vs Wellington Phoenix - Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Wellington Phoenix - Football

Thirsty Whale Hawke's Bay United kicks off their 2017/18 National Premiership campaign with a match against the Wellington Phoenix reserves at Bluewater Stadium, Napier. 90 minutes of non-stop top flight football, great wine, craft beer and sunshine to boot! We'll see you at Bluewater and...

Date: Monday 23 October
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay United vs Wellington Phoenix - Football


Free
Lotto Napier City Rovers U19 National Youth Tournament

Lotto Napier City Rovers U19 National Youth Tournament

Some of New Zealand’s top young football stars will be descending on Napier this weekend as the annual U19 Youth Tournament gets underway. Kicking-off on Saturday morning will be the first of more than 120 games of exciting football being played at Park Island over the labour weekend. Some...

Date: Monday 23 October
Where:
Park Island, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lotto Napier City Rovers U19 National Youth Tournament


The Cult Project X Bistronomy

The Cult Project X Bistronomy

At Bistronomy, we’re firm believers in making everyday eating a little bit extraordinary. We’re one part local, one part global, and one part special sauce, infusing fresh Hawke’s Bay produce with far-flung ideas to create dishes which will often surprise and always a delight. On the 24th...

Date: Tuesday 24 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cult Project X Bistronomy


Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Our major fundraiser for the year is a 5km/10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill and it will be held on 25 October 2017. This will be our sixth year of running and is getting bigger every year with just under 400 people participating last year. We also have a...

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis


Contrast - Hawke's Bay

Contrast - Hawke's Bay

A double-bill of exceptional new dance work from Footnote New Zealand Dance, Contrast is the combination of two distinct choreographic voices, Sarah Foster-Sproull (Auckland, New Zealand) and Emma Murray (Bern, Switzerland). Sarah Foster-Sproull’s 'Super Ornate Construct' invites you into a...

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Contrast - Hawke's Bay


Advanced Premiere Screening of Thor Ragnarok

Advanced Premiere Screening of Thor Ragnarok

Be the first in Hawke's Bay to see Taika Waititi's movie "Thor Ragnarok". Advanced premiere screening fundraiser for Carlyle Kindergarten on Wednesday 25 October! Text Belinda on 0212 466 439 to book your tickets.

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Reading Cinema, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Advanced Premiere Screening of Thor Ragnarok


Free
Watch This Space

Watch This Space

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art in 'Watch This Space'. Combining improvisation and a short performance, 'Watch This Space' will include an excerpt of Contrast, a double-bill of new dance work that will be performed in Havelock North at the Blyth Performing Arts...

Date: Thursday 26 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watch This Space


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

Read more » - Napier City Rovers Football Academy


STiFF

STiFF

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

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

Read more » - STiFF


Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

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

Date: Thursday 26 October to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


Hastings Plunket Photo Fundraiser with Michelle Fey

Hastings Plunket Photo Fundraiser with Michelle Fey

Plunket's Photo Fundraiser 2017 with Michelle Fey Photography. Spaces are filling up fast! Cost includes an 8 x 10 inch portrait. Prints & Digital packages available from $75 of which 10% will be donated to Plunket. For bookings contact Audrey at P: 021 854 379. Memories to cherish forever and...

Date: Friday 27 October
Where:
Summerset In the Orchard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Plunket Photo Fundraiser with Michelle Fey


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 28 October 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 28 October to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


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

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

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

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

Read more » - Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby


Free
Monowai Open Day

Monowai Open Day

For one day only, Monowai Estate are opening their doors for wine lovers to visit. Open from 10am - 4pm it will be a relaxing day of music, delicious local food and wine. Join in and meet the lovely Emma and Marcelo as they share their dream and passion for wine in their stunning location on...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Monowai Open Day


Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations

Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations

Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations - hosted by Charlotte Robinson. "Easy entertaining for the busy person" or a "Kiwi summer Christmas with a traditional twist". Join the team at Wallingford for a weekend of cooking demonstrations with our executive chef Charlotte Robinson. Executive...

Date: Saturday 28 October to Sunday 3 December
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations


Free
De-Stash and Re-Stash

De-Stash and Re-Stash

CAN’s Pre-Loved Art & Craft Supplies Swap Shop! Re-use or re-cycle - art and craft supplies have a clear out - or come and buy more treasure! Only $15 per sales area - spaces are limited - so book early: bookings@thecan.co.nz

Date: Saturday 28 October to Sunday 29 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - De-Stash and Re-Stash


Free
Gala

Gala

St Mary’s School Gala. Lots of stalls, including Polynesian food, books, mystery envelopes, cakes, garage sale, afternoon tea, children’s toys, plants and much more.

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
St Mary's School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gala


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Argyll East School Spring Tour

Argyll East School Spring Tour

Join us on an afternoon bus tour of beautiful local homes & gardens, concluding with an evening of great entertainment with guest speaker, sports legend Frano Botica. Silent and live auctions will take place over the Evening Event. This event is in association with Property Brokers CHB and...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Argyll East School Spring Tour


Le Voyage

Le Voyage

Come and share the Magic of Dance with “Le Voyage” an enjoyable performance for all, showcasing the talents of the students from Prestige Dance Studio under the direction of Principal Belinda Harvey. Students will perform a variety of dances - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Lyrical -...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Le Voyage


HalloWine: CANCELLED

HalloWine: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - HalloWine: CANCELLED


Free
R18
Halloween Party

Halloween Party

Halloween event. Discount drinks and prizes for those dressed in costume! 7:30 pm start- till late. The only place to be this Halloween!

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Halloween Party


The Joint is Jumping

The Joint is Jumping

This 5 piece band /classic 40's, 50's and true rock n roll tunes to help you Jump, Jive and Wail. Marty Forrer's band will set you on your toes, for the best night of dancing you will have in ages. The Basement room of the Old Mill is a hidden treasure, usually reserved for Weddings, and...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
The Old Mill, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Joint is Jumping


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The Rude Boyz - Dark Hot Roots

The Rude Boyz - Dark Hot Roots

Hawke's Bay's favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz - return to The Common Room with a heavy hot mix of roots reggae. Last time it was a packed out and sold out show and promises to be a hot steamy night of deep reggae roots vibes. Don't miss out!

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Dark Hot Roots


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 29 October 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 29 October 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 #1 - The IceBuster

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

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

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

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


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 29 October to Sunday 24 December
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Otane Market


Tremain Pink Walk

Tremain Pink Walk

Every year as part of Breast Cancer Action Month the annual Tremains Breast Cancer Fun Walks are organised. The money that is raised will go directly to the Hawkes Bay Breast Cancer Trust, to help local women and families that deal with this illness on a daily basis. Participants are...

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

Read more » - Tremain Pink Walk


Lunch Listen & Look

Lunch Listen & Look

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

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

Read more » - Lunch Listen & Look


Free
Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie’s Cans for Good is back; the national can ‘collection, creation, education and donation’ campaign run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand schools. The event will run in the week of 30th October and gives kindergartens to high schools nationwide the...

Date: Monday 30 October
Where:
Ebbett Park School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wattie's Cans for Good


Light Party 2017

Light Party 2017

The Light Party is a family friendly, positive alternative to Halloween. Held at Village Baptist Church for those aged 2 to year 8, this hugely popular event is set to be even bigger and better than ever before. Door sales on the night are just $3 per child and includes food, carnival games,...

Date: Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Village Baptist Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Light Party 2017


Halloween Youth Scare

Halloween Youth Scare

DeadHill brings you their own special celebration of Halloween inside the walls of Napier Prison. This year we want to share the festival of scare with our HB Youth. Our youth night is open for bookings to those aged 12yr and over to bravely walk the haunted halls at the old prison. Do...

Date: Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Halloween Youth Scare


Big Daddy Wilson and Band

Big Daddy Wilson and Band

Take a Cadillac ride through the Southern States and you’ll hear a thousand flavours of music... “It’s a mixture of all the spices and good stuff,” says the award-winning US bluesman Big Daddy Wilson. “As soon as you hear Big Daddy Wilson’s voice, whether speaking or singing, you...

Date: Tuesday 31 October
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Big Daddy Wilson and Band


November 2017

Free
Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie’s Cans for Good is back; the national can ‘collection, creation, education and donation’ campaign run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand schools. The event will run in the week of 30th October and gives kindergartens to high schools nationwide the...

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Where:
Parkvale School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wattie's Cans for Good


Hawke's Bay Community Funding Information Evening

Hawke's Bay Community Funding Information Evening

Are you involved with a community group, sports club, marae or school and need funding, or need help understanding what you can apply for? Come along to our Community Funding Evening - it's free! Funders from across Hawke's Bay will talk about the different types of funding available for a range...

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Community Funding Information Evening


Leprosy Mission Fundraiser Movie: The Mountain between us

Leprosy Mission Fundraiser Movie: The Mountain between us

The movie that will be showing is the Mountain between us: A pair survive a plane crash in the mountains where they are forced to trust each other and find safety while badly injured Here is the trailer for the movie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu41hu1a_8c Tickets include a drink....

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Leprosy Mission Fundraiser Movie: The Mountain between us


R18
Hot Shots Strip Show

Hot Shots Strip Show

Get frocked up & come out for the ultimate girl’s night out! Get tickets from Common Room or on the door.

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hot Shots Strip Show


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Sydney Hotshots

Sydney Hotshots

Heads’ up, ladies of New Zealand – the Sydney Hotshots are on their way to add some steam to the Land of the Long White Cloud! The Hotshots Hunks are going to turn up the heat at The Common Room, and with brand-new guys and an all-new show for 2017, you can bet that they’re better than...

Date: Wednesday 1 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sydney Hotshots


Free
Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie's Cans for Good

Wattie’s Cans for Good is back; the national can ‘collection, creation, education and donation’ campaign run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand schools. The event will run in the week of 30th October and gives kindergartens to high schools nationwide the...

Date: Thursday 2 November
Where:
Eskdale School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wattie's Cans for Good


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

Read more » - Napier City Rovers Football Academy


The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

Meet the Sydney Hotshots: toned, fit, washboard abs and cheeky twinkles in the eye – and extremely excited to be coming to Aotearoa aka The Land of the Long White Cloud soon. The Sydney Hotshots offer the best party and go-to option for a good old-fashioned girls’ night out, Hen’s night...

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

Read more » - The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out


Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

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

Date: Thursday 26 October to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

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

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

Read more » - Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo


StockCo Blast In The Park

StockCo Blast In The Park

StockCo Blast in the Park... Spectacular fireworks in the heart of the village! In its 12th year this is one of Hawke’s Bay’s major fireworks display held at Anderson Park, Te Aute Rd, Havelock North on Friday 3rd November. Gates open at 5:30pm Heaps of bang for your buck at this...

Date: Friday 3 November
Where:
Anderson Park, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - StockCo Blast In The Park


R18
F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Wine Makers

F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Wine Makers

We’re kicking off F.A.W.C!’s sixth year in style at the magical outdoor Black Barn Market Round. Join us under the twinkling festoon lights as Hawke’s Bay Wine Makers pour some of the best local drops. Start with some bubbles or perhaps a cheeky chardonnay. The reds will be out in force too,...

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Wine Makers


R18
Goodbye Chris Cornell

Goodbye Chris Cornell

A Night of tributes to the fantastic Chris Cornell of Soundgarden fame featuring Temple of the Grunge, with proceeds to suicide prevention charity.

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

Read more » - Goodbye Chris Cornell


MHC presents KKZZNN

MHC presents KKZZNN

MHC presents KKZZNN live at The Cabana November following my mix-tape dropping Love it or Hate it All Age Event / Bar Open. Listen here : https://soundcloud.com/redy-mhc/tracks

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

Read more » - MHC presents KKZZNN


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 28 October 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 28 October to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass All Day Pass

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass All Day Pass

Enjoy the full line of F.A.W.C!’s Electrolux Masterclasses, an exciting chance to get up and personal some of New Zealand’s best cooking talents. Ask them questions, learn their secrets and hear their sneaky tricks of the trade. Each chef will cook something from their repertoire - from scratch...

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass All Day Pass


F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Casey McDonald

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Casey McDonald

Michelin star chef Casey McDonald has recently returned home after 10 years abroad to become the new Head Chef of Terroir at Craggy Range. Casey has a wealth of passion for locally sourced products and has visited local Hawke’s Bay farms, creameries and suppliers to source the best produce –...

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Casey McDonald


Free
Open Day

Open Day

Celebrating 35 years of Rudolf Steiner Early Childhood Education in Napier. Did you know that Taradale has it's very own Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten, offering places to both children going onto Main Stream Schools and Children going onto Taikura Rudolf Steiner School in Hastings? Curious? Now...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Open Day


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

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


R18
F.A.W.C! Goat Cheese Making Workshop

F.A.W.C! Goat Cheese Making Workshop

Who doesn’t love goat cheese? Creamy and slightly tart, it’s one of life's great inventions. This is your opportunity to learn how to wow your friends at your next dinner party by serving up your very own homemade goat cheese. Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline...

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Goat Cheese Making Workshop


F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Nadia Lim

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Nadia Lim

Nadia became a household name around New Zealand after taking out the title of Masterchef in 2011. With the philosophy of “eat food from the ground, the sea and the sky- and less from the factories” this master class is sure to leave you feeling inspired, while you pick up a tip or two on how...

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Nadia Lim


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F.A.W.C! Dumpling Queen: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Dumpling Queen: SOLD OUT

Orton are putting the ‘yum’ in yum cha with this fun, hands-on event with dumpling queen Vicky Ha from Wellington’s famous House of Dumplings. Under Vicky’s guidance, you’ll learn how to make your own pastry and fillings. You’ll also learn how to fold dumpling dough into different...

Date: Saturday 4 November to Sunday 5 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Dumpling Queen: SOLD OUT


F.A.W.C! Art in the Olive Groves

F.A.W.C! Art in the Olive Groves

Grab the family and join the team at Telegraph Hill Olives for fun afternoon of olives, art and delicious cuisine. Meander through the Art in the Olive Grove exhibition, meet the local creative talent in Hawke's Bay and view their works in this unique and picturesque setting. Sample some of the...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Telegraph Hill, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Art in the Olive Groves


F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Ray McVinnie

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Ray McVinnie

One of New Zealand’s favorite food editors, culinary author, lecturer and Masterchef judge, Ray McVinnie brings you this delicious master class focusing on easy living. Be inspired with delicious real food that is perfect for entertaining without fuss or breaking the bank. F.A.W.C!’s...

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Ray McVinnie


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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW BBQ with Josh Emett

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW BBQ with Josh Emett

Join us at the beautiful Cape Estate, Te Awanga Downs which is perched on a coastal hill with sweeping views across vineyards to the sea from Napier through to the stunning Cape Kidnappers enjoy some fun summer garden games which will be available to take part in mix and mingle, as acclaimed...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Masterclass with Ray McVinnie & Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C! Masterclass with Ray McVinnie & Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C!’s Masterclasses offer an exciting chance to get up and personal some of New Zealand’s best cooking talents. Ask Ray McVinnie and Nici Wickes questions, learn their secrets and hear their sneaky tricks of the trade. Enjoy their hilarious banter between each other as they cook something...

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

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F.A.W.C! New Zealand Sotheby’s Soiree, with The Grove

F.A.W.C! New Zealand Sotheby’s Soiree, with The Grove

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty are pulling out all the stops to bring you this exclusive afternoon with the award winning team behind The Grove and Baduzzi. Executive Chef Ben Bayly, Chef Glenn File and Restaurateur Michael Dearth are one of the most awarded culinary teams in New...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Showcase Property, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz at the Lake

Soundz at the Lake

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Talks in association with Forsyth Barr

F.A.W.C! Talks in association with Forsyth Barr

When it comes to talking about food, most foodies can wax lyrical for hours given half a chance. But for this fast-paced talkfest, our seven captivating speakers have just seven minutes each to regale the audience with their favourite food fable. The theme for all speakers “For the love of...

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

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F.A.W.C! Sacred Chang

F.A.W.C! Sacred Chang

A tour for your taste buds from Shanghai to Soho to Sacred Hill. A movable feast created by the team from Hugo Chang matched with Sacred Hill wines. An Asian inspired journey that starts in Napier, Hastings or Havelock North. Enjoy five exquisite courses showcasing the latest culinary trends...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Italian Passegiata with Cinema Italiano & RM Wines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Italian Passegiata with Cinema Italiano & RM Wines: SOLD OUT

Join Cinema Italiano and Rod McDonald Wines for an Italian Passeggiata through The Village streets. Starting with Prosecco, Peroni and pizza at Alessandro’s, from there you’ll wind your way towards Hawthorne Coffee to launch and celebrate Rod McDonald's latest One Off wine. Then it’s but...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party: SOLD OUT

As the days draw out and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to celebrate the Hawke’s Bay summer. Come together under the escarpment of the mighty Te Mata Peak in the Terrôir Kitchen Garden at Craggy Range for a feast of sorts and delicious wines. Enjoy a selection of summer dishes and new...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Nod to Noel

F.A.W.C! A Nod to Noel

A celebration of the life of well-known Hawke’s Bay chef, Noel Crawford, this special evening helps to raise funds for the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) Noel Crawford Memorial Scholarship. Enjoy some of Hawke’s Bay’s best cooking talent as chefs from award winning Malo and Te Awa...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Celebrate everything Spring with Nadia Lim

F.A.W.C! Celebrate everything Spring with Nadia Lim

Nadia Lim; celebrity chef, entrepreneur and nude food advocate join Black Barn to celebrate everything food and wine from Hawke’s Bay in full Spring. Set in the grounds and loggia of the exquisite six-bedroom Black Barn Retreat; Summerlee, Nadia will bring fresh, local Spring produces to your...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Summerlee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes: SOLD OUT

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invites you to join them for an exclusive evening at the Elephant Hill Owners Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill’s top-of-the-range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular

Speedway and Fireworks Spectacular

This is going to be huge. Its the second night of the 2017–18 Speedway Season and it will end with a bang. The annual Fireworks Spectacular plus SuperStocks, Streetstocks, Stockcars, Ministocks, Saloons, and Sidecars. Expect plenty of action when the Stockcar drivers hit the track for a Teams...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Day of the Dead: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Day of the Dead: SOLD OUT

A Mexican Fiesta celebrating the colors and pageantry of Mexico’s famous Day of the Dead Festival. The Trinity Hill lawn will be lit up with string lights and braziers. Everyone’s favorite food truck Vagabond Jack’s will be serving up a Mexican-themed fare. Enjoy craft beer or an array of...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Supernatural Rawist: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! The Supernatural Rawist: SOLD OUT

Chef Kent Baddeley will wow diners once again with this supernatural themed degustation event. The freshest Hawke’s Bay produce will provide the ‘natural’ but when Kent and his imagination take hold, the ‘super’ element comes to the fore. Each course will be perfectly matched with...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DejaBlue - Blues Night and More

DejaBlue - Blues Night and More

Treat yourself to a night of live Music at Napiers newest venue, paisley stage. Chill out to blues, rock & more. Cover charge applies.

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

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Graeme James Wish You Well Tour

Graeme James Wish You Well Tour

Farewell New Zealand tour announced! Graeme James is back with his raucous, foot-stomping new single Wish You Well. A timely tune about saying farewell to a friend leaving New Zealand to travel the world, Wish You Well has become a very personal and fitting song for Graeme, as he prepares to...

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

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Mack At the Mill: POSTPONED

Mack At the Mill: POSTPONED

Tucked away in the Historic brick buildings of the Old Napier Wool Mills, is the The Old Mill - just waiting to be discovered. You'll find Mack here tonight with his distinctive acoustic stylings and a mix of originals and unique covers.

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

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Graeme James Wish You Well Tour

Graeme James Wish You Well Tour

Wellington artist Graeme James is back with his raucous, foot-stomping new single Wish You Well. A timely tune about saying farewell to a friend off to travel the world, Wish You Well has become a very personal and fitting song for Graeme, as he prepares to relocate to Europe for adventures of...

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

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The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project

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

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

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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 29 October to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 October to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 29 October to Sunday 24 December
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes's Wellness Yoga Brunch

F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes's Wellness Yoga Brunch

NZ Woman’s Weekly presents brunch with Nici Wickes. You couldn’t get a healthier entree for brunch than a yoga class! Join us for a morning of yoga in Black Barn River Room, overlooking the Tukituki River followed up with a healthy four course brunch created by Nici Wickes in one of Black...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Riverside Lodges, Black Barn Retreats, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Little Locavore's Lunch

F.A.W.C! Little Locavore's Lunch

The Little Locavores Lunch is back but this time volunteers will be asked to ‘muck-in’. Roll your sleeves up and assist Ray McVinnie and local chef legend Paolo Pancotti as they magic up an amazing three-course lunch served in a relaxed alfresco style in the heart of the famous outdoor...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines: SOLD OUT

It’s a tough life but someone has to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy the exquisite food and wine. Grab the family or a group of friends and head to Te Awa for this fun, relaxed afternoon in their picturesque vineyard surroundings. They’ll have the hampers prepared and full of tasty local...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! "Kiwi As" Long Lunch: SOLD OUT

Join us for a long, leisurely Kiwiana lunch as we celebrate the best of the best of Kiwi cuisine. Look out over the vines as you dine on a four course Kiwiana lunch based on iconic NZ favorites such as onion dip, marmite, Manuka honey, beetroot, lamb, Puha and pineapple lumps. Kick off your...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Kids+1 - Why should the parents have all the fun?

F.A.W.C! Kids+1 - Why should the parents have all the fun?

BYO Parents - this is one for our younger foodies. Sometimes it seems like adults get to have all the fun when it comes to dining out. Kids, your fairy Godfather Kent Baddeley is here to save the day. He’s planned a fun lunchtime degustation just for you. Table manners are essential, parents are...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay United vs Team Wellington - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Team Wellington - NZ Football

The Black and Whites return to Bluewater for 3rd round action in the NZ Football Premiership. This time they're up against last year's champions; Team Wellington. Come along for full on football action, great wine and beer and see why its called 'the beautiful game.'

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Blend

F.A.W.C! Blend

Take the reins and try out your winemaking skills as you make your own blend of Craggy Range wine. Before you start, Craggy Range’s winemaking team will guide you through a component tasting helping you to identify the various characters that they look for in great wine. Later join the team for a...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravel Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! We Are Family

F.A.W.C! We Are Family

It’s a family affair at St. Georges with the menu designed and prepared by Executive Chef Francky Godinho and his mother. Food lovers will delight in exploring Goan cuisine which is a combination of traditional Portuguese style and Indian culture. There will be heat and spice as the Godinho...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve - Guided Walk and Māori Games

Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve - Guided Walk and Māori Games

Join local hapū Ngāti Pārau – kaitiaki of the Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve, Sport Hawke’s Bay and the Department of Conservation for a guided walk and learn some traditional Māori games along the way. The Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve is one of the largest and most ancient Māori...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Otatara Pa Historic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sir James & The Giant Peach

F.A.W.C! Sir James & The Giant Peach

The philosophy behind Mangapapa's cuisine is 'paddock to plate'. The team at Mangapapa grow beautiful, tasty vegetables and fruit on the acres of land that surround this historic property and take this produce straight into the kitchen to create innovative and flavoursome food. Join them for this...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat Napier: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Eat Napier: SOLD OUT

The culinary heroes of Napier come together to cook for you under one roof for an incredible evening of food and wine. The stars of the recent Cuisine Good Food Awards, Pacifica’s Jeremy Rameka (crowned New Zealand’s top restaurant), Bistronomy’s James Beck (winner of Best Regional...

Date: Sunday 5 November to Monday 6 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

Take a trip around the Pacific Rim with the team at Deliciosa. This evening will be a culinary taste sensation as the chefs create an en-point menu in our exciting new extended restaurant, think Peruvian with Japanese elements or Vietnamese with French style. This Pacific mash-up promises to be a...

Date: Monday 6 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! City of Gold with Vagabond Jack's

F.A.W.C! City of Gold with Vagabond Jack's

Ditch the popcorn and join us for a more gourmet movie experience with everyone’s favorite boutique movie theatre The Globe Theatrette in seaside Ahuriri. We’ve lined up foodie film festival hit, City of Gold, which chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold’s...

Date: Monday 6 November
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

Take a trip around the Pacific Rim with the team at Deliciosa. This evening will be a culinary taste sensation as the chefs create an en-point menu in our exciting new extended restaurant, think Peruvian with Japanese elements or Vietnamese with French style. This Pacific mash-up promises to be a...

Date: Tuesday 7 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Paying Homage to a legendary wine

F.A.W.C! Paying Homage to a legendary wine

Here’s one for the red fans - the exciting release of the 2015 Homage Syrah. Come along and taste this iconic wine at this casual and social event in the Trinity Hill cellar door. Meet the winemakers and staff and learn about this classic New Zealand red wine as you enjoy delicious canapés by...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dirt Candy

F.A.W.C! Dirt Candy

St. Georges love their vegetables - to them, they are like candy; candy grown in dirt. The secret to amazing vegetables is in the growing and cooking. This vegetable-focused three course meal features produce grown in the St. Georges garden - completely pesticide and GM-free. Indulge in a glass of...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Rare Beer Club: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! The Rare Beer Club: SOLD OUT

This event is about finding some beer and food love. Brave Brewing Co. are hosting a celebration of rare and sour beers. You will experience six unique beers from near and far matched with different foods presented by Carr's Kitchen. The famous Carr's buttermilk fried chicken will certainly...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sourdough Secrets: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Sourdough Secrets: SOLD OUT

The team at Picnic will teach you all you ‘knead’ to know about this delicious bread. Actually, despite the pun, you won’t be doing any kneading at all because Picnic will introduce you to the ‘no-knead’ method they use to create this universally-loved bread. They’ll take you through...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Picnic Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza

F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza

The Harcourts Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza is a cultural celebration of food, music and dance. Enjoy all the colours and flavours of the Pacific at this fun night out for the whole family. The CBD mall will come alive with amazing sights, smells and sounds as food vendors...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - F.A.W.C! Pacifica

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - F.A.W.C! Pacifica

Join us for the second 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. The...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Perfecting Paleo

F.A.W.C! Perfecting Paleo

Paleo - is it a trend or here to stay? It seems wherever you go these days - people are talking about paleo diets - but is it something you should be trying too? This is the perfect chance to find out more. Host Jevon Quirk will provide you will a full introduction to paleo, its origins, why it’s...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Columbus Coffee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild Times in the Valley

F.A.W.C! Wild Times in the Valley

Join the team at Valley D Vine for an evening to remember. Enjoy delicious canapés on arrival and sample their latest wines before gathering in the winery for a gourmet wild food BBQ buffet-style meal. Winemaker Trevor Shepherd will introduce the award-winning wines that will accompany the food....

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Something Beginning with C: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Something Beginning with C: SOLD OUT

This is all about celebrating our favorite things beginning with ‘c’: Champagne, chardonnay, and canapés. Join the ‘King of Chardonnay’, Tony Bish, as he kicks the evening off with a champagne extravaganza at his new Urban Winery in the historic National Tobacco Company in Ahuriri....

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Urban Winery, Napier, 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: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boulevard Day Waipukurau 2017 - Back In Time

Boulevard Day Waipukurau 2017 - Back In Time

This event theme is "back in time" our yearly street event known as Boulevard Day. T his is a Retail only event for shops in the main street to have stalls out the front of their shops to clear out goods, discount items, and have a great day with everyone in the main Street. Every year the shop...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Main Street, Waipukurau, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! First in, First Served

F.A.W.C! First in, First Served

This is the official launch party of the first ever Oak Estate Chardonnay. Renowned winemaker Ant Mackenzie will be on hand to talk you through why he’s so pleased with his latest baby as he gives you a behind-the-scenes tour of Hawke’s Bay’s newest cellar door and kitchen (previously Salvare...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Jewelstone Winemakers Dinner

F.A.W.C! Jewelstone Winemakers Dinner

The Jewel in the Crown - The evening starts with a preview tasting of barrel samples that will be blended for the 2017 Jewelstone Chardonnay before moving through for an innovative five-course degustation dinner. Each course will be expertly matched to the best Mission Jewelstone wines, each...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Porchetta in the Vines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Porchetta in the Vines: SOLD OUT

Trinity Hill’s new courtyard is the place to be as Paolo Pancotti of the Molto Italian Kitchen fires up the outdoor pizza over to cook a delicious roast pork. Mix and mingle as the food is prepared and soak up the relaxing vineyard atmosphere. The roast will be accompanied by delectable side and...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Roll Over Ramsay, The New Kids Are Here: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Roll Over Ramsay, The New Kids Are Here: SOLD OUT

A ten-course globally-inspired degustation created by the talented culinary students from Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT). Using the best of Hawke’s Bay produce, they will draw on their own heritage to bring you a truly unique and global food experience. The global theme is woven throughout...

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

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F.A.W.C! Bangkok's got Seoul: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Bangkok's got Seoul: SOLD OUT

It’s a Thai / Korean showdown when Auckland's Thai-born Lek Trirattanavatin, head chef at Ponsonby's contemporary Thai restaurant Saan, goes head-to-head with the Bay's own Hayden Esau, master of Korean cuisine and head chef at Milk & Honey. Kick proceedings off with a cocktail, then enjoy a...

Date: Friday 10 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flight of the Chardonnays

F.A.W.C! Flight of the Chardonnays

This is certainly one for the wine buffs. A rare opportunity to spend the evening experiencing a vertical tasting of Clearview Estate's iconic Reserve Chardonnay conducted by Clearview's winemaker Matt Kirby and Clearview’s co-owner and original wine-maker Tim Turvey. You’ll be tasting some...

Date: Friday 10 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawthornator: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Hawthornator: SOLD OUT

Hawthornator - coffee cuisine to die for. No, the world hasn’t gone mad, Kent Baddeley is not cutting the apron strings for life as a barista, but rather he’s concocted an ‘awakening’ seven course coffee-themed degustation with Hawke’s Bay’s award-winning roastery, Hawthorne. This...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Progressive Dinner in Hastings’ Cultural Precinct

F.A.W.C! Progressive Dinner in Hastings’ Cultural Precinct

Enjoy a night out in Hastings' Cultural Precinct. Eat, drink and experience the work of 17 extraordinary New Zealand Sculptors while you sample creative cocktails and canapés at Hastings Art Gallery. Next, wander down the road to Parlour Projects, a contemporary art gallery, to view new work by...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Surf n'Turf

F.A.W.C! Surf n'Turf

Soak up an evening of summer vibes and ocean feels at Malo's Surf n' Turf. Enjoy a four-course menu from the land and sea with locally-caught seafood morsels and crayfish combined with Hawke's Bay-farmed beef and lamb. Enjoy the coastal flavours of wines from Clearview Estate with winemaker Tim...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mango - Good for The Soul

Mango - Good for The Soul

Mango Band, play a Tropical infusion of RnB, soul, funk, a smatter of Ska and some cool hip 60's tunes. Songs you may have heard on the Radio before the world went mad. Musically Nutritious, Mangoes are good for the Soul, so seeing them play will count as one of your five servings per...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dominic Tourettes Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

Dominic Tourettes Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

Poet and novelist Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey is hitting the road this November to promote his bestselling novel “Iceland”. Joining him will be Australian based singer songwriter “Skyscraper” Stanley Woodhouse. Dominic performs a mix of political satire and absurdist observations...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Diaz Grimm's All Together NZ Tour

Diaz Grimm's All Together NZ Tour

The​ ​small​ ​town​ ​of​ ​Cambridge,​ ​New​ ​Zealand​ ​is​ ​an​ ​unlikely​ ​place​ ​to​ ​call​ ​home​ ​for​ ​a​ ​revolutionary​ ​rapper,​ ​but​ ​the​ ​story​ ​and​ ​values​ ​of Diaz​ ​Grimm​ ​are​...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Living Healthy Retreat by The Works Wellness Centre

F.A.W.C! Living Healthy Retreat by The Works Wellness Centre

This exclusive Wellness Retreat held at Hawke’s Bay’s stunning Ormlie Lodge will leave you feeling refreshed, invigorated and pampered. Limited to just six people, spend the weekend with Dr Melissa Vetter and the team from The Works as they help you find your ‘reset’ button. With the aim...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Directors Workshop With David Coddington

Directors Workshop With David Coddington

Hawke’s Bay thespians have the fabulous opportunity to attend a Directors Workshop with David Coddington on 11th and 12th November at The Studio, 6A Hastings Street, Napier. David is originally from Hawke’s Bay and taught at Central Hawke’s Bay College and Te Aute College. He was involved...

Date: Saturday 11 November to Sunday 12 November
Where:
The Pencil Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November Market

November Market

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

Date: Saturday 11 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Pedal the Peak with Pipi: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Pedal the Peak with Pipi: CANCELLED

The folk at Pipi and Giant Brewing are teaming up to give mountain bikers an escape to biking bliss. Enjoy a guided tour of the Peak’s fantastic trails, riding all of the newly-built mountain bike tracks. You’ll also be let in on some secret tracks known only to local BMC Mountain Bike Club. At...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak - Tauroa Road Entrance, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Healing Power of Food

F.A.W.C! The Healing Power of Food

Join Phillipa Page as she presents a seminar on foods that heal from the inside out and the benefits of eating fresh, local produce. This insightful talk will be followed by an exquisite gluten/dairy/sugar-free lunch prepared by Chef Andy Glover. $125 includes seminar, lunch, recipes and goodie...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

Renowned French champagne house Billecart-Salmon was founded in 1818 (yup, it’s old) and their world-class bubbles will set the tone for this exquisite brunch experience. Join chef James Beck as he creates a light four course, fine-dining brunch in his award-winning restaurant, Bistronomy. Sip on...

Date: Saturday 11 November to Sunday 12 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Elephant Project

F.A.W.C! The Elephant Project

It’s a beer vs wine showdown when the best of each class step up to the mark at this fun afternoon celebrating Elephant Hill wines and Garage Project beers. Move from station to station and sample some of the best craft beer and wine on offer in New Zealand. Wash the goodness down with amazing...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

In it's 26th year, the 2017 Hawke's Bay Wine Auction boasts 44 exceptional Auction lot’s, with an abundance of unique wines, amazing art, travel and many extraordinary experiences. Not only New Zealand's oldest wine auction, the event is also applauded New Zealand’s premium wine event for...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Settle into Summer

F.A.W.C! Settle into Summer

We’ll provide the soundtrack to Summer as you kick back and enjoy a divine winemaker’s platter with a glass or two of Crab Farm wine. Bring the kids, a picnic blanket and ease your way into the holiday season in style in their relaxing outdoor park setting. *The event will be held inside the...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

The Donnelly Street Park Up brings together the famous Advintage car park wine bar and five of Hawke’s Bay's best street food vendors. Enjoy deliciously well-priced Hawke’s Bay wines by the glass served by the effervescent Advintage crew, before heading over to taste some of the tasty...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! There's no

F.A.W.C! There's no "T" in Wine

Church Road are passionate about wine and food pairing. Not afraid to push the boundaries, they’re taking things one step further with this event and bringing tea into the mix - but not your standard English Breakfast! Partnering with Wellington-based t leaf T, the Church Road team have created...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Life's A Beach

F.A.W.C! Life's A Beach

Join the D Caravan for this super-fun dinner event. Mister D will be serving up quintessential Kiwi summer fare in the heart of Tennyson Street. Think beach caravan holiday - but with just a bit more class than you might normally get. Enjoy an all-inclusive five-course degustation menu featuring...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Mister D, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Monks, Moulds & Mountain: An Edible History Lesson

F.A.W.C! Monks, Moulds & Mountain: An Edible History Lesson

International cheese maestro Juliet Harbutt offers a fascinating insight into how the great classic cheeses of the world developed. From the “spread” of Feta from Persia to Greece around BC 2000 to Parmesan carried by the Roman legionnaires as they marched from Italy over the mountains to...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Juliet Harbutt, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cha Cha Cha It’s Time to Yum Cha

F.A.W.C! Cha Cha Cha It’s Time to Yum Cha

Imagine it: a trolley laden with delights being wheeled to your table. This fun fusion yum cha-style dinner created by the talented Francky Godinho and his team will literally be a movable feast. Start the night off in style with a glass of bubbles in the vine-covered courtyard and the atmospheric...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunset BBQ with Al Brown: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Sunset BBQ with Al Brown: SOLD OUT

Al Brown heads straight for the charcoal at Black Barn for an amazing dialed down, moody Black Barn F.A.W.C! experience. Get set for a sunset of casual grazing with Al’s completely informal style of dining and chatting. Expect to be inside and out, stoking the fire and if you’re standing...

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

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Naomi Striemer - Giving It to God NZ Tour

Naomi Striemer - Giving It to God NZ Tour

Naomi Striemer has seemingly been in the spotlight since the day she signed her first record deal with Sony at 18 years old. From that 5 million dollar contract she went on to have a #1 single with guitar legend Carlos Santana and was hailed ‘The Commanding Diva of the Decade’ by Billboard...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Hastings Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Isla Grant In Concert

Isla Grant In Concert

Following her 2015 triumphant sell out performances, Scotland’s legendary singer/song writer Isla Grant returns to New Zealand with exciting new songs - plus her extensive repertoire of most loved music. As an internationally acclaimed recording artist, Isla’s beautiful voice encompasses...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

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

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

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Walk 2 D'Feet MND

Walk 2 D'Feet MND

MND is an extraordinarily debilitating disease that can be very isolating for people with MND and their carers, but the Walk 2 D'Feet MND events powerfully show people they aren't alone. The walk will be a gentle 3km stroll along the scenic Marine Parade, starting at and returning to the Napier...

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

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F.A.W.C! Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable

F.A.W.C! Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable

Could food intolerances be affecting your health? Join Wellness practitioner Debbie Stiver for an informative seminar on how certain foods may be impacting your wellbeing. You’ll learn about the latest tests available so you can check to see if food intolerances might be affecting you. The...

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

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F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races w Raymond van Rijk

F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races w Raymond van Rijk

You’ll be in the prime spot to enjoy the thrilling experience of top-class thoroughbred racing action from your private marquee while enjoying the legendary BBQ offerings of Raymond van Rijk of Barbecue Gourmet. This isn’t a bangers in bread scenario - F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! I Believe I Can Thai

F.A.W.C! I Believe I Can Thai

Learn Thai cooking techniques from one of the best in the business at this free cooking demonstration by Lek (Wichian) Trirattanavatin, head chef at Auckland’s renowned modern Thai restaurant Saan. Using some of Hawke’s Bay's best produce from the Hawke’s Bay Farmers' Market, Lek will show...

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

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F.A.W.C! A Mediterranean Meander: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! A Mediterranean Meander: SOLD OUT

The Mediterranean has long been revered for the most incredible and yet completely informal food and wine culture. We’ve all been there; we all loved it…It’s so Hawke’s Bay! And so, join Juliet Harbutt, world-renowned cheese guru and Black Barn’s awarding winning winemaker Dave McKee...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Riverside Lodges, Black Barn Retreats, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Turning Japanese with Piku: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Turning Japanese with Piku: SOLD OUT

Inspired by an Izakaya (gastropub) style Japanese concept, Piku’s chef Ben Harper has returned to Hawke’s Bay from London to serve fresh and exciting modern Japanese cuisine. The perfect excuse to grab some friends for an end-of-year get together, this will be a fun afternoon of delicious Asian...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Red Barrel Vineyard, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ladies Long Lodge Lunch

F.A.W.C! Ladies Long Lodge Lunch

It’s time to dust off your favourite frock - or maybe even buy a new one. The Ladies Long Lodge Lunch provides the perfect excuse to gather together your girlfriends for the overdue catch-up. Hosted by Craggy Range director Mary-Jeanne Peabody, you will feel like Royalty as you sip on Tattinger...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Journey to the Homestead: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! A Journey to the Homestead: SOLD OUT

A wonderful chance to enjoy lunch at one of Hawke’s Bay’s original homesteads with hosts Natalie and David Beamish. Nestled in the heart of Central Hawkes Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of this fascinating region. Take in the history as Doug...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Mission Vintage Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Mission Vintage Garden Party

With gorgeous views overlooking the vineyard and city beyond, can you think of a better place to enjoy a vintage High Tea than on the lawn of Mission Estate, New Zealand’s oldest winery? Wear your pearls and most outrageous summer hat and spend the afternoon sipping Mission Fête bubbles and...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

F.A.W.C! Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

We’re rollin’ through the neighbourhood of Ahuriri with the cool kids from FG Smith, Tony Bish Wines and bStudio Brewery. Keep it local and fun with this take on the old skool progressive dinner party. Kick things off with winemaker Tony Bish and some of his fabulous chardonnay at his new...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

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

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

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Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

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

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

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Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and happiness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore & enjoy! This is our first Hawke's...

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

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Spring Into Summer - A Concert by Octavius Chamber Choir

Spring Into Summer - A Concert by Octavius Chamber Choir

The Hawkes Bay's newest Chamber Choir, Octavius, presents its' first public concert. This 8-voice choir specializes in close harmony arrangements of a variety of songs - everything from traditional motets to swing tunes and spirituals, to beautiful contemporary compositions. Ticket...

Date: Saturday 18 November
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

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

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

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 November to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwibank Local Hero Award Presentations

Kiwibank Local Hero Award Presentations

The Kiwibank Local Hero Award aims to identify & reward everyday people doing extraordinary things in their local communities. The Local Hero Awards recognises the enormous contribution, sacrifice and commitment of Kiwis who selflessly work to make their local communities a better place.

Date: Tuesday 21 November
Where:
Kiwibank Office, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night - Feature Series All for One

The Big Bike Film Night - Feature Series All for One

Prepare to be inspired! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ programme concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. A double dose of bike goodness showcasing two different aspects of cycling with Feature length films in select locations...

Date: Wednesday 22 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

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

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

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Raiza Biza - A Homecoming

Raiza Biza - A Homecoming

A few weeks ago, Raiza came back from his first European headline tour. After performing well-received shows in cities like Bremgarten, Paris, Amsterdam, Darmstadt and Aosta, he's bringing his live show back home. After releasing numerous singles, collaborations and music videos in the last 3...

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

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Battle in the Bay 2017

Battle in the Bay 2017

Battle in the Bay is a dance competition with the aim of bringing together dancers from across NZ to share a weekend filled with dancing, workshops, and friendship. Categories / Divisions Solos: Junior (13 and under) / Varsity (13-18) / Open Small Group, 2-4 dancers: Junior (13 and under) /...

Date: Saturday 25 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

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

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

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Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons

Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons – a dream New Zealand tour of songs and swagger – takes place 9th-26th November with 11 dates from north to south. Plus1 is delighted to present Mel and Greg alongside their super-talented hybrid band featuring Ted Brown, Josh Logan and Jed Parsons. Expect...

Date: Saturday 25 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete

The Waihua Christmas Fete has become an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to...

Date: Sunday 26 November
Where:
Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session 1

Sunday Session 1

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 26 November
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Here's A Story - Film Premiere

Here's A Story - Film Premiere

A film by Connor Pritchard Throughout this year, Connor has worked with names such as Nike, The Black Seeds, Baynk, Raiza Biza, SWIDT, Blaze and many more. With late nights, persistence and grit, Connor continues to reach out to the wider community with his work. He has a just returned from...

Date: Sunday 26 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL

The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL

Prepare to be inspired! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ programme concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. A double dose of bike goodness showcasing two different aspects of cycling with Feature length films in select locations...

Date: Wednesday 29 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Altmusic Presents: Brötzmann/Leigh NZ Tour

Altmusic Presents: Brötzmann/Leigh NZ Tour

Altmusic and the Audio Foundation are proud to present a nationwide tour of renowned saxophone/pedal steel guitar duo, Brötzmann/Leigh. Peter Brötzmann is a living legend of improvised music who has embodied the leading edge of the European avant-garde for over 50 years, challenging audiences...

Date: Thursday 30 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

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

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

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Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom Boom Deluxe

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

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

Read more » - Boom Boom Deluxe


Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Introducing "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...

Date: Friday 1 December
Where:
National Service Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute 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 28 October 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 28 October to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers 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 2 December to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

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

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations

Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations

Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations - hosted by Charlotte Robinson. "Easy entertaining for the busy person" or a "Kiwi summer Christmas with a traditional twist". Join the team at Wallingford for a weekend of cooking demonstrations with our executive chef Charlotte Robinson. Executive...

Date: Saturday 28 October to Sunday 3 December
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Wallingford Cooking Demonstrations


Waiata Mai - A Night of Stars, Songs and Sing-alongs

Waiata Mai - A Night of Stars, Songs and Sing-alongs

An Explosive musical night of the finest artists in Aotearoa. Singing their hits and hearts out, these dynamic powerhouses take to
 the Black Barn Amphitheatre in a spectacular night of stellar songs and sing alongs. Reaching into the great Aotearoa songbook, Dave Dobbyn, Anika Moa, Maisey...

Date: Saturday 2 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waiata Mai - A Night of Stars, Songs and Sing-alongs


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 29 October 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 29 October to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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 29 October to Sunday 24 December
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Otane Market


Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football

The 'Westies' head east to take on HBU in the NZ Football Championship. After a month on the road the home comforts of Bluewater will be a welcome sight for the boys in Black and White as they try and wrest three competition points from the five time champions from the super city. Come for the...

Date: Sunday 3 December
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

Date: Tuesday 5 December to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Christmas Shoppe


Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic - Napier

Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic - Napier

Spark New Zealand, The MacDiarmid Institute and the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering present Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic, Touring New Zealand November/December 2017. Following last year’s sell-out tour, join Nanogirl and Boris (her trusty lab assistant) for science and...

Date: Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic - Napier


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

Read more » - Napier City Rovers Football Academy


Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

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

Date: Thursday 26 October to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


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: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series


Free
November Market

November Market

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

Date: Saturday 11 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - November Market


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

Read more » - Summer Sessions


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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

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

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

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


Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football

HBU host Tasman United, led by ex-Phoenix superstar Paul Ifill in round 8 action in the NZ Football premiership. An afternoon at Bluewater stadium is the best value entertainment going in Hawke's Bay - take a break from the Christmas retail madness and kick back on the terraces!

Date: Sunday 10 December
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Christmas At the Races


The Eastern

The Eastern

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 wants to slow dance and stand on...

Date: Thursday 14 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Eastern


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
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


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


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


Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

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

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

Read more » - Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 November to 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
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


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Secret Garden Party 2017

Secret Garden Party 2017

Get ready for summer 2017/18 in Hawkes Bay. Madcap is proud to once again host the Secret Garden Party at Cape Estate on Boxing Day this year. Cape Estate is located on the elevated terrace of Te Awanga Downs overlooking sweeping vineyards, glistening sea and the spectacular Hawkes Bay...

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

Read more » - Secret Garden Party 2017


January 2018

Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

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

Date: Thursday 26 October to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


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 thirty 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...

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

Read more » - New Zealand Sidecar Championship


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 28 October 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 28 October 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 2 December to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

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

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

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

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

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


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
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 9 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


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 29 October 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 29 October to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

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

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

Read more » - Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race


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

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


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

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


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


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: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series


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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride


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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride


Free
Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

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

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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition


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

Read more » - Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium


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

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


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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

Read more » - Bad Company, Foreigner: Rock Steady Supergroup


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

Read more » - Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band


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

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3


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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

Read more » - Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018


Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

'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 recent times, Jimmy Carr announces a mammoth...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, 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

The Winery Tour 2018 - Songbook - Together In Concert

The Winery Tour 2018 - Songbook - Together In Concert

The iconic summer tour refreshes for its 11th year with a new format featuring Annie Crummer, Che Fu, Jason Kerrison (Opshop), Betty-Anne Monga (Ardijah), Hollie Smith and Tami Neilson After 10 years and 149 shows around New Zealand, the annual Winery Tour will be shaking things up a little...

Date: Friday 2 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Winery Tour 2018 - Songbook - Together In Concert


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 28 October 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 28 October 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 2 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 4 November 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 9 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


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

Read more » - Fat Freddy's Drop


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 October 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

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


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

Read more » - Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry


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

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


Free
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

Read more » - Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market


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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

Read more » - Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge


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

Read more » - Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018


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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

Read more » - Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”


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 craft beer or wine and enjoy the action!

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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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March 2018

Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

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

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

Read more » - Ice Skate Tour


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

Read more » - XRACE


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

Read more » - The Piano: The Ballet


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 28 October 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 28 October to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

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

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 29 October to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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

Read more » - Michael Jackson HIStory Show


MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

Do you have a ''bucket list'' of events that you simply must do? The MCL Construction Triple Peaks should be at the top of your list! Held in the sunny Hawke's Bay, competitors can either run, walk or mountain bike the 50kms course. Competitors will traverse land not normally accessible to...

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

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018


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

Read more » - Summer Sessions


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

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


Mission Estate Concert 2018

Mission Estate Concert 2018

We are very pleased to announce the 2018 Mission Estate Concert is confirmed for Saturday 17 March. Save the date, call your friends, make your travel plans and if you live in Hawke's Bay get that spare room sorted for visitors. The headline artist will be announced on Wednesday 25th...

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

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert 2018


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)


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 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


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 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
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 28 October 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
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 4 November 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


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


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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

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


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


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


November 2018

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


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


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