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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.

September 2018

Sunrise Hut Tramp With the Heretaunga Tramping Club

Sunrise Hut Tramp With the Heretaunga Tramping Club

The Wednesday Walkers from the Heretaunga Tramping Club invite you to come out with them for a day tramp up to Sunrise Hut in the Ruahine Forest Park to celebrate Conservation Week 2018. The Sunrise Hut Track is one of the most popular tracks in the Park. This high quality benched walking...

Date: Wednesday 19 September
Where:
Sunrise Hut, Ruahine Forest Park, Ongaonga, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunrise Hut Tramp With the Heretaunga Tramping Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Suffrage films for free!

Suffrage films for free!

To celebrate 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand we're bringing you two films for free. Gaylene Preston’s short film Hot Words & Bold Retorts stars Lucy Lawless, Miranda Harcourt, Chelsie Preston Crayford and Jean Sergeant and showcases the words of real women who either voted in the...

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

Read more » - Suffrage films for free!


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Ladies of The 80's

Ladies of The 80's

Ladies of the 80’s evening. $5 Glasses of Champagne. Come and enjoy a night of ‘Ladies of the 80’s some of the best Muso’s in Hawkes Bay sing the songs of the 80’s. Drink specials all night - $5 Bourbons / tequilas / and $5 Glasses of Champagne. Doors at 7pm, show starts early at...

Date: Wednesday 19 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ladies of The 80's


Havelock North High School Music Festival

Havelock North High School Music Festival

Students will be performing across a variety of genres. You will hear from all our school choirs, including Voix de Femmes and Future Prospect who were winners at the Regional Big Sing Competition, our school concert band, our stage band and Junior Jazz Band with different vocalists, the junior...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Thursday 20 September
Where:
Havelock North High School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North High School Music Festival


Free
Stop and Shop

Stop and Shop

Shops in Waipukurau will be celebrating Spring in the best way - with a one-off late-night opening on Thursday 20 September from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Head down to your favourite stores to enjoy this unique shopping opportunity. There will be new product launches, presentations, guest speakers, and...

Date: Thursday 20 September
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Stop and Shop


Helen Webby

Helen Webby "Pluck"

Helen Webby will unpack her harp, the Concert Grand and present an intimate tour of the world of harp: Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Bach and the Baroque, to Paris and La Belle Epoque. Showcasing pieces written for Helen from her solo CD Pluck, including NZ composers Mark Smythe, Claire Cowan and...

Date: Thursday 20 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Helen Webby "Pluck"


Napier Marist Football Club Annual Senior Prizegiving

Napier Marist Football Club Annual Senior Prizegiving

Annual Prizegiving - including dinner at Shed 2. All teams cups presented - plus club awards. Entertainment after dinner.

Date: Friday 21 September
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Marist Football Club Annual Senior Prizegiving


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Gentlemen Prestige Male Strip Revue

Gentlemen Prestige Male Strip Revue

A show that is simply second to none. Our show is like no other male strip show on earth, an action packed night full of music, muscle, magic and mayhem and consisting of characters and costumes that women fantasize about, stunning men and high energy dance routines that will leave you...

Date: Friday 21 September
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gentlemen Prestige Male Strip Revue


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Friends and Neighbours (NOR)

Friends and Neighbours (NOR)

Norwegian jazz quintet Friends and Neighbours announce a nation-wide New Zealand tour. The group represents the leading young voices in the thriving Norwegian jazz scene and promises high energy excitement, swooping melodies and a touch of Nordic darkness. Featuring Thomas Johansson (trumpet),...

Date: Friday 21 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Friends and Neighbours (NOR)


Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year Finals Concert

Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year Finals Concert

This is a very special concert performed by the finalists of the IRMT Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year contest. Six highly talented young musicians will compete for the title of Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year, plus other wonderful prizes. The evening will also include a special...

Date: Friday 21 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year Finals Concert


Free
Hawkes Bay Free Yoga Day

Hawkes Bay Free Yoga Day

The first free Yoga Day held in Sunny Hawke's Bay. Join us for a whole day of practice, offered for free! A great variety of teachers, styles, offerings and venues coming together to bring to the community a way of deepening the understanding of what Yoga is. There will be classes for all...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Free Yoga Day


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 22 September to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

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

Date: Saturday 22 September to Saturday 6 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour


Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate

Members Stand: $30 Gates Open: 11.00am First Race: 12.22pm (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per person As the spring sunshine returns, the racing action moves up a notch with one of New Zealand’s...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate


Colour Fun Run

Colour Fun Run

Proudly Brought to you by Napier & Hastings Youth Councils and Zeal Hawke's Bay Colour Fun-Run Tickets? You can purchase your tickets online at www.eventfinda.co.nz for $20pp (service fee may occur) There are ONLY 1000 tickets available! Where? The start and finish line will be at...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Colour Fun Run


Free
Hop Con 2018

Hop Con 2018

A festival of beer in the Westshore Beach Inn‘s beer garden. Showcasing exclusive one-off brews or seasonal beer releases from most of Hawke’s Bay’s local breweries. There's a BBQ battle on site at the same time – with the top 13 BBQ teams in NZ battling for prizes. We’ll have food...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hop Con 2018


Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss - On Tour

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss - On Tour

Book now to farewell the Winter blues and enjoy this heart-warming classic of Comic Opera, the ever-popular masterwork of composer Johann Strauss. Memorable catchy tunes are woven into a plot of subterfuge, mistaken identities and involuntary impersonations with hilarious consequences, amid one...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss - On Tour


Free
Saturday Live Music Session

Saturday Live Music Session

Saturday live music session with one of our favourites, Tim Jardine. He and his crew of musicians will be playing from 7 pm onwards. Get in quick to secure your table. Come in out of the cold and enjoy some of Hawke's Bays best wines, craft beer on tap, delicious food, good music and awesome...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Live Music Session


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Arahi - Spring Tour

Arahi - Spring Tour

Kicking off a national tour - with support from Eilish Rose. Arahi is a young emerging folk artist from Hawke's Bay. Backed by drummer Zazu Geor and bassist Brooklyn McDonald, Arahi assembles a coherent display of his original songs. Embarking on their Spring Tour in September/October, Arahi and...

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Arahi - Spring Tour


Hawkes Bay Guitar Festival

Hawkes Bay Guitar Festival

Special Guest Star: Blues Legend Mr Hammond Gamble. Also, Charlie Wallace sharing his amazing international success with "Guitar Mastery Method". With Dave Boston, Owen Vickers, Lindsay Gibb, Matui Whiting, Lennie Lawton and more. $10 and $5 for students (16 and Under pay on the night).

Date: Saturday 22 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Guitar Festival


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Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Coming to a town near you. Don McGlashan on a Nationwide 17-date NZ Tour One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has today announced an extensive 17-date nationwide New Zealand tour, where he will perform a series of intimate shows in some of the country’s most idyllic...

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

Read more » - Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend 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 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve - Guided Walk

Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve - Guided Walk

Join the Hapū of Ngāti Pārau, Department of Conservation and Sport Hawke’s Bay on a guided walk at the Ōtātara Pā Historic Reserve. Learn about the history of the two Pā sites, Ōtātara Pā and Hikurangi Pā, and enjoy some fun Māori games led by Sport Hawke's Bay. Ngāti Pārau (one...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Otatara Pa Historic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Revolution Bikes Duathlon

Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Revolution Bikes Duathlon

This race venue in Havelock North and is a flat multi lap course that is great for both competitors and spectators. This event caters for all levels of fitness and you can take part as an individual or as a team. Make this a family day out and get your partner or your kids involved.

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Havelock BMX Track, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Revolution Bikes Duathlon


Free
A'Deanes Bush Spring Planting & Maintenance Day 2018

A'Deanes Bush Spring Planting & Maintenance Day 2018

Bring your friends and whanau for this fun Community Spring Planting and Maintenance Day at A’Deanes Bush Scenic Reserve, Makaretu Road, Central Hawke’s Bay. Join the Friends of A’Deane’s Bush, The Conservation Company and the Department of Conservation for this event and help the...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
A'Deane's Bush Scenic Reserve, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - A'Deanes Bush Spring Planting & Maintenance Day 2018


Free
Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraising Fair

Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraising Fair

A large community fundraiser for the weekend of 21-23 September to raise funds for a new training facility for the Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade. Themed 'Paint the Town Red' we invite the Hawke's Bay Community as a whole to join us on Sunday 23rd September on the Village Green from...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Havelock North Fire Station , Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraising Fair


CHB Wedding Expo

CHB Wedding Expo

Planning a wedding? Considering tying the knot in Central Hawke’s Bay? Gather together with your nearest and dearest and enjoy a day of wedding-planning bliss at Central Hawke’s Bay’s first ever wedding expo at the spectacular River Park Event Centre. Enjoy culinary treats, fabulous...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - CHB Wedding Expo


Free
Great Kererū Count - Kiwi Conservation Club

Great Kererū Count - Kiwi Conservation Club

The Hastings/Havelock North Branch of the Kiwi Conservation Club, Hakuturi Toa (KCC) are calling on all kids to help them on the Great Kererū Count at Mohi Bush Scenic Reserve, Maraetotara on Sunday 23 September. This fun event is part of Conservation Week 2018 and involves counting kererū,...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Mohi Bush Scenic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Great Kererū Count - Kiwi Conservation Club


Free
Napier City Fashion Parade

Napier City Fashion Parade

Calling all Hawke's Bay fashionistas! The Napier City Fashion Parade is taking place on Saturday 22nd of September. Head to Market Street at 1:30 pm for this fantastic free event! Showcasing the latest fashion from Napier stores Megan from the Hits breakfast show will be your MC. From the...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier City Fashion Parade


Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Share Your Talent

Share Your Talent

This evening is an Open Mic event which is available to anyone who wants to come along to sing with our Band Wild Horses, or play your own acoustic guitar or backing tracks. Come and share your talent with an appreciative audience. Half-Time Entertainment for this month will be taken care of...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Share Your Talent


Movie Night

Movie Night

The Zonta club of Hawkes Bay helps to fund community projects. We invite you to see 'Ladies in Black' set in Sydney, Australia in 1959, just as women's liberation meets a cultural awakening, immigration and the breakdown of class structures. This is a tender hearted comedy drama about the lives...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Movie Night


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Paradise Found: A Celebration of Organics in Hawke's Bay: CANCELLED

Paradise Found: A Celebration of Organics in Hawke's Bay: CANCELLED

An evening of organic wine and food. Bistronomy is shining a spotlight on the Hawke's Bay region, revealing the bounty of their local produce across a six-course degustation meal. Local organic wine producers Stonecroft Wines, Supernatural Wine Co. and Villa Maria Estate will complete the...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paradise Found: A Celebration of Organics in Hawke's Bay: CANCELLED


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Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Coming to a town near you. Don McGlashan on a Nationwide 17-date NZ Tour One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has today announced an extensive 17-date nationwide New Zealand tour, where he will perform a series of intimate shows in some of the country’s most idyllic...

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour


Free
Soundbites

Soundbites

A series of 30 minute recitals by students from Project Prima Volta. Entry by Koha - no bookings required. Project Prima Volta empowers young people to believe in themselves, to dream big, to seize opportunities and to thrive into adulthood. In turn, they go on to lead rewarding and...

Date: Monday 24 September to Friday 28 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Soundbites


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 25 September to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Coffee With a Cop


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 26 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

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

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

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz


The Sheriff of Plain & Purl

The Sheriff of Plain & Purl

A hilarious musical comedy following the Jinglebob family who love to knit, a scaredy-cat sheriff and the nasty Not-So-Nice-Nellie who tries to ban knitting and takeover the town.

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sheriff of Plain & Purl


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Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour

Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour

Morse Gang are proud to announce their nationwide "Ground Up" Tour coming to Aotearoa this Spring! Performing a one off show for Napier at The Cabana. Morse Gang will be joined by very special guests Lingynoiid (Host), DJ Truce Lee, Enzie, Teezee and local talent Baliztik to help warm the...

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour


Free
Vinyl Sound Clash #2 Hastings Pop Up Vinyl Record Fair

Vinyl Sound Clash #2 Hastings Pop Up Vinyl Record Fair

Back once again by popular demand! Round 2! Vinyl Soundclash with DLT & Dirty Hairy & Pop Up vinyl record fair. Grandmaster DLT: one of the pioneers of Aotearoa hip hop & deep digging producer/Euro bandit Mr Dirty Hairy come together in a Strictly vinyl soundclash of different styles and...

Date: Friday 28 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vinyl Sound Clash #2 Hastings Pop Up Vinyl Record Fair


DeadHill September Scare

DeadHill September Scare

Matron loves September. Matron likes the darkness in the hallways and the screams in the night air. Get your tickets for the monthly scare night at Napier Prison. Ticket entry only. Please select a time slot for your group. Entry into the facility is every 10 mins. Please arrive 5 min before...

Date: Friday 28 September
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - DeadHill September Scare


Honk

Honk

Based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, Honk! tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, ugly, and his quest to find his mother.

Date: Saturday 29 September to Sunday 7 October
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Honk


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An Evening In Provence

An Evening In Provence

Let us transport you to Provence for an evening of fine wine and food. Join us for a long-table, Provencal-inspired feast to celebrate the impending arrival of Spring. You'll be treated to a delicious 3-course dinner, specially designed by Head Chef, Jenny Parton and wine-matched by Church Road...

Date: Saturday 29 September
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - An Evening In Provence


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Spring Milonga

Spring Milonga

Spring Milonga, proudly hosted by Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club. Come join us for a celebration of Argentine Tango, with special guest, John Flower 6-9pm followed by live jazz-Blues-Swing Music provided by Rhythm Bones. Cash bar on the Night. A special dinner buffet, by the award-winning...

Date: Saturday 29 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spring Milonga


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Casino Night Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay

Casino Night Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay

Get your tickets to this fun night out in support of Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the fun and excitement of a real Casino with Las Vegas Entertainment. The evening will kick off at 6.30pm with Casino games and Raffles. A light supper will be...

Date: Saturday 29 September
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Casino Night Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay


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Afro-Beat Explosion

Afro-Beat Explosion

Sam Manzanza and the Afro Beat Band are back after selling out the place on New Years Eve. Get your dance shoes on and get ready for a night of dance.

Date: Saturday 29 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Afro-Beat Explosion


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Starving Millions, Feildings Best Dancers, Squirrel

Starving Millions, Feildings Best Dancers, Squirrel

Starving Millions are hitting the road around the North Island before jumping over the ditch to Aussie with a fresh batch of tunes and their 6th album. Along for the night will be local friends: - Feildings Best Dancers - Squirrel

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

Read more » - Starving Millions, Feildings Best Dancers, Squirrel


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Herbs

Herbs



Date: Saturday 29 September
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Herbs


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 30 September to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Old English Garden Party

Old English Garden Party

Step back in time and enjoy an old English Garden Party set at the beautiful Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles or nonalcoholic drink upon arrival then play croquet, petanque, tennis or take tours of the house and gardens. Also, on tour from Sydney's...

Date: Sunday 30 September
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Old English Garden Party


Free
Sunday Central - Urban Set

Sunday Central - Urban Set

This month we have the pleasure of welcoming the Trio Nouveau back to Sunday Central - Urban Set. Those who came last time know how amazing this trio is, and we are stoked to have them back. Come in out of the cold and enjoy our range of local craft beer, cider and wine and be serenaded by...

Date: Sunday 30 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Central - Urban Set


Herbs

Herbs

Herbs acoustic featuring DJ Bounce & guests. Get your tickets online. Presented by: Irie Nation

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

Read more » - Herbs


October 2018

Free
Maths Is Fun - Flaxmere Sessions

Maths Is Fun - Flaxmere Sessions

Finding Your Way: Maths is Fun programme. Limited spaces - registration required. Registrations open online from Monday 17th September.   Monday 1 October 10:30am - 1:00pm - Level 1 (Years 1 & 2) 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Level 2 (Years 3 & 4)   Tuesday 2 October 10:30am - 1:00pm - Level...

Date: Monday 1 October to Friday 5 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maths Is Fun - Flaxmere Sessions


Free
Maths Is Fun - Havelock North Sessions

Maths Is Fun - Havelock North Sessions

Finding Your Way: Maths is Fun programme. Limited spaces - registration is required. Registrations open online from Monday 17th September.   Monday, 1 October: 10:30am - 1:00pm - Level 1 (Years 1 & 2) 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Level 2 (Years 3 & 4)   Tuesday, 2 October: 10:30am - 1:00pm -...

Date: Monday 1 October to Friday 5 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maths Is Fun - Havelock North Sessions


Suzanne Prentice & The Foundation NZ Youth Pipe Band

Suzanne Prentice & The Foundation NZ Youth Pipe Band

Suzanne Prentice and the Foundation New Zealand Youth Pipe Band are delighted to present a night of musical excellence. Suzanne’s songs of sophistication and ballads with the warmth and depth of a truly great merlot combined with the Foundation New Zealand Youth Pipe Band’s sweet tone and...

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

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 25 September to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Holiday - Tweens Zine Workshop

Spring Holiday - Tweens Zine Workshop

Come and great creative and make your own zine!  All materials are provided, we just need your creativity and ideas. Suitable Ages 7-13. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 2 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club

(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Book in your kids these school holidays, for a fun workshop inspired by the current exhibitions. Suitable for 6 – 12 year olds. Call the gallery to book (06) 871 5095 or email: hastingsartgallery@hdc.govt.nz.

Date: Wednesday 3 October to Wednesday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Minecraft Marathon

Spring Holiday - Minecraft Marathon

PVP and create to your hearts content with a bunch of other Minecrafters. BYOD and up to date Minecraft app is essential. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 3 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday Teen - Next Level Nerf Wars

Spring Holiday Teen - Next Level Nerf Wars

Bring your Nerf guns and your bullets and compete in the library battleground. Suitable for ages 13-18. Limited spaces - registration is required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 3 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox

New Zealand loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears back to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018. PMJ’s New Zealand tour opens up...

Date: Wednesday 3 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Honk

Honk

Based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, Honk! tells the story of an odd looking baby duck, ugly, and his quest to find his mother.

Date: Saturday 29 September to Sunday 7 October
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Frankentoys

Spring Holiday - Frankentoys

Create a toy creepy enough to rival Dr Frankenstein’s Monster! Mix and match old toys to create something new (and eerie). The only limit to the toy creations is your imagination. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 4 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 October to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Triathlon Orientation and Information Evening

Triathlon Orientation and Information Evening

This is a fantastic free information evening to give helpful advice and tips from experts to those interested or beginning in triathlon. We will have some fantastic speakers covering the different disciplines and aspects of the sport. These topics and speakers are: - Swimming - Ken Maclaren...

Date: Thursday 4 October
Where:
Avantiplus, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children's book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children's literature classic and now a...

Date: Friday 5 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unexpected Bedfellows

Unexpected Bedfellows

On the first Friday of (almost) every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far.This is one of my favourite tastings where I get to talk about my favourite subject, cheese and pair them with some more unusual partners including beer, cider, sloe gin...

Date: Friday 5 October
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Freshness Menu

Spring Freshness Menu

A special Spring Menu with Creativity and Abundance of Spring Flavours, first one in a series of Four Special Menu’s in a Year. These evenings are all about A Real Food Experience. Pauline will do some demonstration and you will be hands-on preparing some of the dishes of the menu yourself...

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

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Avante Garde'n Cocktail and Creation Evening

Avante Garde'n Cocktail and Creation Evening

The weekend-long celebration starts on Friday with the inaugural Avante Garde’n Cocktail and Creation Evening – a cocktail party and fashion show that exhibits the very best of spring. Each garment being showcased has been carefully designed and crafted by the participants, who will be vying...

Date: Friday 5 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! The event offers a variety of...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the 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 22 September to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For almost thirty years The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back for the first time in a long while in Wairoa at the magnificent Riverside Park on Marine Parade for our third fair of the 2018-2019 season. As always we will be bringing an expansive range of handcrafted...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Sunday 7 October
Where:
Riverside Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

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

Date: Saturday 22 September to Saturday 6 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Spring Floral Extravaganza

Spring Floral Extravaganza

This weekend heralds the best floral art designs, local floral artists will be creating magic and turning the theatre into a riot of colour. Not only will these eye-catching designs appeal to the stylish, bold and blushing, they also embody all that is spring. Enjoy the ambience with a Devonshire...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Sunday 7 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic

Hawke’s Bay’s iconic and most stylish spring event set in one of the most scenic race courses in New Zealand. Gates Open: 11:00am First Race: 12:37pm Last Race: 6:00pm Course Admission: $25 (early bird $15, ends 4th October) Member’s Stand: $50 (allows you onto the Hylton Smith...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Get the kids into The Onga-Tiko Hunting & Fishing Clubs Children's Hunting competition these school holidays. The hunt will open from 5pm Friday 5th October and all animals must be transported to The Tikokino Country Hotel and weighed in at 12pm on Sunday 7th October. Categories for this...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
Tikokino Country Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Summer Opening, A Celebration of Our Wines

Summer Opening, A Celebration of Our Wines

Come and celebrate the opening of Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for 2018! Call in anytime and taste the distinctive Lime Rock wines, nurtured on the sunny limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. As well as the informal tasting of all wines, we will start the vertical tastings on the hour. Also,...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
Lime Rock Wines, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Jazz Dinner

Jazz Dinner

Join us for our first Jazz night at Crab Farm with Lady Larisa. Get a group together to enjoy a night of delicious food, wine, live music in our unique rustic, relaxed setting. Ticket price includes a 2 course meal (main and dessert), a complimentary glass of wine on arrival and music by Lady...

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

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Meth Til Death Experience

Meth Til Death Experience

Come and join us for this life-changing performance night. Rangi Pou is coming to us from Hamilton to share his powerful story of transformation from living a life of drugs, gangs and violence to redemption. This is an in-depth look at Meth addiction from a real life experience which he has shared...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
The Potter's House , Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eb and Sparrow Bye Bye Baby

Eb and Sparrow Bye Bye Baby

After eight beautiful years the supreme sweethearts of New Zealand alt-country will play you all the hits & rock you in the bosom of their self carved niche as a new chapter turns the clock. Come celebrate The Last Gigs of All Time with your mates for a night never to be repeated at the...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, 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 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CCNZ HB East Coast Regional Excavator Competition

CCNZ HB East Coast Regional Excavator Competition

CCNZ HB East Coast Regional Excavator Operators’ Competition 2018 Cost: Free to CCNZ members Preregister by contacting the secretary (Sue Selwyn) at hawkesbay@civilcontractors.co.nz. Phone: 027 6326709 Spectators welcome. Activities for children for a gold coin donation to Little Elms.

Date: Sunday 7 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

Try googling “the ten most popular chamber music works of all time”. There are lots of lists but you’ll find Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet is on every one of them and it justly forms the centrepiece of this exquisite exploration of aquatic themes. Programmed alongside Schubert and...

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

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An evening with Paritua Wines - Bistronomy Winemakers Series

An evening with Paritua Wines - Bistronomy Winemakers Series

The penultimate in Bistronomy's Winemaker Series. Join wine maker Jason Stent of Paritua Winery as he explains the unique connection to the land his wines have. The name Paritua is a tribute to the Paritua Stream, which meanders gently through the vineyard. The vineyard is planted over the...

Date: Sunday 7 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Out Interactive Art Installation

White Out Interactive Art Installation

‘White Out’ is CAN’s contribution to the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival 2018, and the White Night event in the Arts Quarter of Napier on Saturday 20 October. Inspired by the highly acclaimed and successful Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s 'Obliteration Room' Art Installation at Auckland City...

Date: Monday 8 October to Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Maths Is Fun 2018 Sessions

Maths Is Fun 2018 Sessions

 Finding Your Way: Maths is Fun programme Limited spaces - registration is required. Registrations open online from Monday 17th September.   Monday 8 October 10:30am - 1:00pm - Level 1 (Years 1 & 2)   Tuesday 9 October 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Level 1 (Years 1 & 2)   Wednesday...

Date: Monday 8 October to Friday 12 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Monday Movies

Spring Holiday - Monday Movies

Join us for two back to back family friendly movies. Ask in the library for more details. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 8 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday Teen - Unplugged and Plugged Gaming

Spring Holiday Teen - Unplugged and Plugged Gaming

Feeling bored? Drop into the YA section and Hinerākau room and have a go at a board game (or bring your own to share). Or if you prefer, a plugged game - we're bringing the TV and PS3 out too. Suitable for ages 12+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

Date: Monday 8 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday Teen - Stop Motion

Spring Holiday Teen - Stop Motion

Join Us as we make our own short stop motion movies. Suitable for Ages 12-18. Limited spaces. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 9 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Nerf War

Spring Holiday - Nerf War

Nerf Wars are coming to Havelock North! Bring your own nerf guns, ammo and game face! Suitable for ages 7-13. Limited spaces - registration is required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 9 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Brainbox Electronics

Spring Holiday - Brainbox Electronics

Join us as we conduct fun experiments while learning about circuits and Electronics. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 10 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 26 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Zine Workshop

Spring Holiday - Zine Workshop

Come and great creative and make your own zine!  All materials are provided, we just need your creativity and ideas. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Soul Reflection

FiTS 2018 - Soul Reflection

Youth music at Albert Square. Koha Tickets Only - Koha is a New Zealand Maori custom which can be translated as gift, present, offering, donation or contribution. Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October 11th - 13th 2018, Fringe in the 'Stings is where you...

Date: Thursday 11 October to Saturday 13 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Make a Long Story Short

FiTS 2018 - Make a Long Story Short

A series of devised monologues from local young people, their stories, their words. Koha Tickets Only - Koha is a New Zealand Maori custom which can be translated as gift, present, offering, donation or contribution. Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October...

Date: Thursday 11 October to Saturday 13 October
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Holiday - Treasure Hunters

Spring Holiday - Treasure Hunters

Search the library after hours and complete the treasure hunt. Suitable for ages 8+. Limited spaces - registration is required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oh What A Night!

Oh What A Night!

Direct from Las Vegas, and incredible sold out concerts around the world, Oh What A Night! announces it’s returning to New Zealand to celebrate the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Oh What A Night! promises two hours of superb entertainment…Jersey style. Sherry, Big Girls Don’t...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Pantingo! - Pantomime Bingo

FiTS 2018 - Pantingo! - Pantomime Bingo

Will Dick find Aladdin Boots up the beanstalk? Is Innuendo just an Italian suppository? Lots of fun, prizes, peanuts and glamour. Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October 11th - 13th 2018, Fringe in the 'Stings is where you want to be. Two full time...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harry Lyon - To the Sea Album Tour

Harry Lyon - To the Sea Album Tour

To the Sea is the first solo album for Harry Lyon. Produced by Lyttelton’s music auteur Delaney Davidson the album showcases Harry’s array of styles and influences with classic Kiwi rock, New Orleans vaudeville, Latin, Pasifika, country and a Christmas ballad for good measure. Lyrically...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - A Quality Piece of ARS

FiTS 2018 - A Quality Piece of ARS

A Quality Piece of ARS* (*Astarte, Reuben and Simon) A stand-up comedy showcase that brings together a roster of three talented comics from across New Zealand. Simon Kingsley-Holmes: A Whirlwind of British silliness and local legend of Dunedin comedy. Reuben Crisp: Quick witted, confident,...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Pretending Things Are a Cock - Jon Bennett

FiTS 2018 - Pretending Things Are a Cock - Jon Bennett

Internationally award-winning storyteller and comedian, Jon Bennett, is one of the world’s most prolific touring performers – and now he’s back in the 'Stings with his most popular show!Pretending Things are a Cock is the product of Bennett’s three years of global wandering and combines an...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - ANON WUT?

FiTS 2018 - ANON WUT?

An evening of original original music, from the pen of Anon Wut? (sic), played by some of Hawke’s Bays finest prostitutes. Strings, wind, brass, percussion; we have all the traditional sections of the orchestra well covered. NZS...oh ...WUT? (shade)... So if boom ka boom boom ka is your thing,...

Date: Thursday 11 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Wizarding Workshops

Spring Holiday - Wizarding Workshops

Come Learn Magic Tricks and take part in Magical Crafts. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Holiday - Creature Combo

Spring Holiday - Creature Combo

Throw us some crazy characteristics and create some creature combos with Rhiannon and Hana. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Kozo Kaos - Comedy Stunt Show

FiTS 2018 - Kozo Kaos - Comedy Stunt Show

Sit back, relax and prepare for a high energy roller coaster ride of Juggling, Magic, and Comedy! New Zealand's very own circus rock star Kozo Kaos will have you in fits of laughter in this highly interactive show as he performs various stunts. Audience members will get a chance to get up...

Date: Friday 12 October to Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - What Do I Do With This Dress ?

FiTS 2018 - What Do I Do With This Dress ?

Julz is 35 years old, divorced and riddled with baggage. Some taking up more room in the closet than others. Yet somehow, despite being convinced that cupid hates her, she still has hope… and that damn amazing wedding dress. So get the girls together, single, married or divorced, and get...

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adam Mcgrath & The Roaring Days

Adam Mcgrath & The Roaring Days

Adam McGrath is a folk singer stationed where ever he lands. The lead singer and songwriter for the almost mythic mongrel country band The Eastern, he takes to his solo adventures with the same intensity, passion, love and humour that has given his day band a firm foothold into the hearts and minds...

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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FiTS 2018 - Fire in the Meth Lab - Jon Bennett

FiTS 2018 - Fire in the Meth Lab - Jon Bennett

Internationally renowned comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett is comedy on fire and storytelling on speed. After his Pretending Things are a Cock was a massive success last year, he is back in the 'Stings with Fire in the Meth Lab - another hour of comedy that is meaningful, bizarre, hilarious and...

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - RAE Play The Garden of Earthly Delights by HB

FiTS 2018 - RAE Play The Garden of Earthly Delights by HB

Revolutionary Arts Ensemble perform Hieronymus Bosch..The Garden of Earthly Delights. Hieronymus Bosch and the Revolutionary Arts Ensemble: a match made by Heaven, on Earth, in Hell? Join them as they interpret Bosch's famous triptych "The Garden Of Earthly Delights" in an audio visual sensory...

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - David Prentice: Various Hopeless Situations

FiTS 2018 - David Prentice: Various Hopeless Situations

David thinks he's quite clever, David also once put deep-heat on his downstairs. In Various Hopeless Situations laugh as he talks through personal pains and everyday life for your enjoyment. Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October 11th - 13th 2018, Fringe in...

Date: Friday 12 October
Where:
Little in Common, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Quick! Before they Deport Us!

FiTS 2018 - Quick! Before they Deport Us!

After SELL OUT shows at the Wellington Fringe Festival they're on the run and bringing their show to Fringe in the 'Stings! Five comics, with origins in the Indian Subcontinent, take the stage to tell their greatest jokes and share their best stories while they still have the chance!...

Date: Friday 12 October to Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - The Variety Ball

FiTS 2018 - The Variety Ball

Come along to an intimate evening of the kooky and the wonderful! We are a group of sassy ladies that like to bring a bit of sparkle back to the Hawkes Bay nightlife. We have a range of different performers, from cabaret to bellydance; and singing to aerial acts. Each show is a unique...

Date: Friday 12 October to Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For almost thirty years The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Napier at Anderson Park in Greanmeadows for our Fourth fair of the 2018-2019 season. (Note this will be our only fair in the Hawkes Bay this season due to the Havelock nth domain being closed) As always...

Date: Saturday 13 October to Sunday 14 October
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipawa Spring Market Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Market Duck Day

The infamous Duck Day has been an annual event since the early 90’s, and this year it will be coming back to Waipawa on Saturday October 13. Running from 9am – 2pm, Duck Day will be held in Nelly Jull Park if the weather is fine. If not, celebrations will be taking place throughout town....

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
High St, Waipawa, Waipawa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - My Dad's Deaths - Jon Bennett

FiTS 2018 - My Dad's Deaths - Jon Bennett

Incredible multi-award-winning comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, Fire in the Meth Lab) has done plenty for his parents to be proud of. Jon is a multi-award winning performer and a powerhouse of guts and gusto; a must-see performer of the real and the ridiculous....

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Annual Cabana Ball

The Annual Cabana Ball

The Annual Cabana Ball is happening again with the wonderful FUNKY "Groove Foundation" along side "Dirty Laundry" and "The Mash". These nights always go off with $5 glasses of champagne all night long. Glam and Glitz galore.... the Stars will be out tonight! Tickets only $10 from Eventfinda,...

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jimi Hendrix Experience

Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Hendrix Project. Formed in Sept 2015, the Hendrix Project is New Zealand’s only Jimi Hendrix Tribute Show. Enjoy the awesome music of 60s rock legend Jimi Hendrix authentically recreated - with no detail missed - from 3 of the most talented musicians on the circuit today. The...

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - Stretch : Songs Unsung

FiTS 2018 - Stretch : Songs Unsung

Hawke's Bays acclaimed singer/songwriter, Stretch, will be premiering new music this one night only, while sharing a look into the heart of the creative process. Presenting songs in their freshest form and unlikely to ever sound the same again, moves this event away from a ‘performance’...

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Commoners Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS 2018 - David Prentice: Various Hopeless Situations

FiTS 2018 - David Prentice: Various Hopeless Situations

David thinks he's quite clever, David also once put deep-heat on his downstairs. In Various Hopeless Situations laugh as he talks through personal pains and everyday life for your enjoyment. Fringe in the 'Stings is Hastings' coolest little festival. Running October 11th - 13th 2018, Fringe in...

Date: Saturday 13 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Backpaddock Lakes Boat Race

Backpaddock Lakes Boat Race

The Challenge has been laid down, Backpaddock Lakes Boat Race will require grit, stamina and some serious boat building skills. It’s time to put reputations on the line. Teams are invited to enter their homebuilt boats and race the full length of Backpaddock Lakes, round the Island and back to...

Date: Sunday 14 October
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Vocal and Instrumental items from individuals and groups from Hawke's Bay, with opportunities for younger people to perform before a responsive audience. Afternoon Tea.

Date: Sunday 14 October to Sunday 11 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Decibel Cork Talk with Daniel Brennan

Decibel Cork Talk with Daniel Brennan

Join our resident self professed 'cork dork' Bethany Jeffries for a relaxed conversation and tasting of one of her favourites in Hawkes Bay. Daniel Brennan from Decibel wines will be there to give you you a firsthand explanation of his products and passions. All accompanied by a couple of...

Date: Sunday 14 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Come join us over 14 days and 40 shows as we explore, celebrate and grow our connections – to place, people, past and future – through the arts! With world-class international acts alongside a showcase of local talent, we promise incredible performances, stunning displays, raucous fun and...

Date: Monday 15 October to Sunday 28 October
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Songs for Nobodies

HBAF 2018 - Songs for Nobodies

In an astonishing tour-de-force, awardwinning singer and actress Ali Harper brings ten distinctive personalities (and their stories) to life in mesmerising detail. Songs for Nobodies shares life-changing encounters between five everyday women whose lives have been touched by five legendary...

Date: Monday 15 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Scena

HBAF 2018 - Scena

Project Prima Volta is an annual performance-based music programme, where 30 rising opera stars from local high schools meet weekly to rehearse and grow their skills and confidence. Opera's loudest champions are amongst these young people, who recognise the beautiful transformation that they and...

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker

HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker

Singer-songwriter Louis Baker is one of the most compelling voices to emerge in recent years. Crafting his work with deep artistic integrity, Baker has gathered a loyal following that spans the world over, winning hearts for his honest lyrics, beautiful melodies and timeless, emotive...

Date: Tuesday 16 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show New Zealand

Royal A&P Show New Zealand

Welcoming over 25,000 visitors though the gates, the Royal A&P Show New Zealand is the premier Agricultural Show in New Zealand bringing rural life to the city like no other event can. Hosting some of the countries best and most prestigious livestock, equestrian and farming events, you will see...

Date: Wednesday 17 October to Friday 19 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as an emerging soloist. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the 2016 Royal Over- Seas League Music Competition UK, the first violinist to win the award since 1981. She will be joined by pianist Gamal Khamis who, with a...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jo Seagar Book Launch

Jo Seagar Book Launch

If you love baking up a storm and testing new recipes (or enjoy eating them!), then come and be a part of an exclusive evening celebrating the launch of Jo Seagar’s brand new book, ‘Better Than a Bought One’. Brimming with Jo’s always delightful and inspired food ideas, ‘Better Than a...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, London and Auckland, Robyn Paterson brings her dark comedic one-woman play to Hawke’s Bay. In a rapid, dance-like duologue Paterson switches between her two characters, Helene and Gordon, to create a story of loss, family and the true meaning of...

Date: Wednesday 17 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session

Crab Farm Winery Thursday Night Session

Every so often Crab Farm Winery comes alive for our live music evenings. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. In October we are hosting White Chapel Jak with support bands to be confirmed, Tickets are $20 per...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Valerie

HBAF 2018 - Valerie

Named ‘stand-out cabaret of the year’ (2016) by the NZ Herald, Valerie is ‘gig theatre’ at its finest. “Nature versus nurture. Did nurture pull the trigger in my grandfather’s case? In Valerie’s case? Or did nature pull the trigger long ago, and we’re all just waiting to feel the...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paua

Paua

Paua will return to NZ by popular demand to celebrate their brand new release Paua - For The People EP. Playing Napier on Hawke's Bay Anniversary eve. $55 VIP (Meet and greet with Paua, CD: Paua's brand new EP Paua - For The People (RRP $10), CD: Paua's previous album Sometimes (RRP $20), VIP...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Uce Juice

Uce Juice

This spring come and "Chill" with the homies Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown and DJ Noiz as they present to you the "Uce Juice" New Zealand tour with special guests on selected shows Beau Monga and Nofo Lameko. Hosted by New Zealand’s favourite uso Boom Bullet (You Know What It Is?!). Donell Lewis...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

America is like an enormous armed toddler at an all-you-can eat dessert buffet, simultaneously eating and throwing pudding around the room. Who’s going to tell him to stop? Where are his parents? A situation like this needs a calm, firm hand: someone with insight and experience, someone like...

Date: Thursday 18 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

This quirky, spell-binding, interactive show combines theatre and timeless storytelling with the latest in digital technologies to conjure a magical world. Before the very eyes of the audience, drawn animation comes to life as performers move together with projected visuals to create an enchanting...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Celebrate the Otane School 150th Jubilee during Labour Weekend 2018! The day’s festivities will kick off at 4:30pm with a Powhiri/welcome from current Otane School students and will be followed by registration. Gather together with friends for the casual ‘Chatter and Platter’ evening,...

Date: Friday 19 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Otane School, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Repelling any notions of seasonal affective disorder and signalling the onset of summer with a proper bang, Shapeshifter has assembled an exemplary line up to bring it back to the Black Barn Amphitheatre, Havelock North. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

Take your friends and family on an adventure and spend time discovering this thriving hub of artists and craftspeople in the heart of the Bay, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site and the bustle of EIT. As part of the Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival, Waiohiki Creative Arts...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

To battle! With poetry! For the first time in Hawke’s Bay, Motif Poetry presents the format taking the world by storm. Poetry Slam is a competitive, high-energy poetry show known for being accessible and great fun. From fast-paced rap to heart-breaking love poetry (or more puns than...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

Cuentos de España (Stories of Spain), presented by Festival Opera, explores the fount of inspiration criss-crossing the globe between Spain and New Zealand through the conduit of music and Spanish composition. Pianist Lorelle McNaughton returns from studies in Barcelona with her award-winning...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

When Mama discovers a mischievous chicken invading her flourishing veggie garden her first instinct is to reach for the spade. But what starts out as a skirmish over the silverbeet develops into an unlikely friendship. A comedy unafraid of the uncomfortable truths of life, award-winning...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

For over three decades, these high-energy, virtuosic jazz funkateers have been bringing joyous chaos to the world. The Shuffle Demons are a crowd-pleasing, full-on musical group that backs their riotous over-the-top antics with phenomenal playing. With an illustrious career in their kitbag,...

Date: Friday 19 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

The 2018 New Zealand Amateur Mixed Foursomes Championship will be held for the first time at the Maraenui Golf Club. The Championship will be managed by PaR nz Golfing Holidays under the auspices of New Zealand Golf. All players will be seeded by handicap into divisions of eight, for three...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Sunday 21 October
Where:
Maraenui Golf Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Finding My Way Home (Readers & Writers)

Helen Brown’s life was torn apart when her son Sam, aged nine, was run over and killed. Amazingly, a little black cat called Cleo would help heal the shattered family. The story of Cleo touched hearts all around the world. Many years and books later, Helen brings us Bono, the rescue cat who...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Escape for a morning or afternoon to the lush estate of Wallingford Homestead. Enjoy a fascinating tour of the country home, that will see you delve into the rich history telling the story of generations of family that have contributed to the homestead and grounds we see today. The homestead...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

Family letters can hold a wealth of stories as well as clues to how the New Zealand we know today evolved. Among his elderly mother’s effects, Peter Wells discovered a cache of letters that trace his family’s history from the 1890s to recent times – a family that experienced the war...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

An awesome Beer Day Out. Come check out our brand new 12 Metre beer garden. Lots of Breweries and taps flowing. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of some great NZ craft beers in the vines. We also have a couple of local artists...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

This five-star, sell-out children’s choice is a dynamo of circus talent and frenetic noisy fun, a genuine “supercharged showstopper” that will delight kids and their parents alike. Children are Stinky is the most spectacular reverse psychology experiment you have ever seen. The extremely...

Date: Saturday 20 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

125 years since New Zealand women gained the priceless right to vote, we proudly present three of this country’s foremost historians to engage and stimulate you. Historians Barbara Brookes, Angela Wanhalla and Lachy Paterson have much to say about the dramatic progress and inspiring...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

Each person’s experience is unique. A narrow opening that can take you through a network of cracks. We have all been there... we know that life has its challenges. As we develop we meet new people and become influenced by situations, the way water that travels through large deep caves emerges...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

The doors to Napier Municipal Theatre will be thrown open and the majestic space filled with dance, light and live music, as part of White Night. In an extraordinary performance, six male dancers ignite the stage, bringing movement, energy and life to explore the concept of starting from...

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

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HalloWine

HalloWine

Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Live band, wine and scary food.

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Warratahs

The Warratahs "Drivin Wheel" New Zealand tour 2018

The Warratahs On the road with the band of national significance For over 30 years The Warratahs have carved a niche into the New Zealand landscape - literally from North Cape to Bluff. "Runaway Days" was awarded best NZ Country record 2016 Recent gigs include the Pukekohe Stampede show...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - White Night

HBAF 2018 - White Night

Last year’s inaugural White Night saw more than 3,000 people take to the streets for this free, family-friendly, good-vibe event. Inspired by Nuit Blance in Paris, White Night offers a unique opportunity to engage with the arts in an open and accessible way, whether you’re a first-time...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Napier Arts Precinct, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Night

White Night

Napier’s art precinct will come to life with a series of exhibitions, live performance, interactive events and artists in residence. Inspired by Nuit Blanche in Paris, White Night was conceived to make arts and culture accessible to everyone in the community. This is an event suitable for the...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

In this hilarious, one-freakishly-talentedwoman show, Penny Ashton tackles all of Jane Austen’s characters with song, dance and appalling cross-stitch. Join Miss Elspeth as she battles literary snobbery, cousin Horatio’s digestions and her mother’s nerves, armed only with a blushing...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tasty!

Tasty!

Bringing Wellington Drag to the Bay. Join us for a fun night of glitter, glamour, weirdness and an outright good time. Performances during the night that will make you scream “YASSSS” Stay up to date with a cast lineup being realised on our Facebook event...

Date: Saturday 20 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

House of Travel Tour of Bay 100km Cycle Ride, plus other Cycling events for all abilities. 200km - Enduro 100km - Tour of day 40km - Tuki valley 10km and 6 km Family/kids ride around Havelock North Pathways (gold coin donation) Tour of the Bay is back this year as one day event, entry fee...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Guthrie Park, Havelock North, 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 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Following a sold-out show on Friday the 19th at Black Barn Amphitheatre, we're stoked to release a second and last show on Sunday 21 October. Joining the ‘shifters will be long time amigos and multi-genre merchants L.A.B as well as the sublime stereophonic stylings of the one and only...

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

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HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

Celebrating ten years together this October The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band. Part vaudeville, part ratpack, part musical car crash, this talented trio deliver an engaging mix of humour and originality that audiences of all ages will love. The innocent little uke is...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

Using the simple apparatus of a rope and pulley, and the physics of counterweight, tension, muscle and flight, By a Thread is a visually rich, imaginative display of cutting-edge acrobatics from seven of Australia’s best emerging circus artists. This show offers unique insight into the...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

Achingly funny and poignant, MAMIL (Remounted) explores the male midlife crisis, where the super bike and cycling culture reign supreme. Bryan Cook (Mark Hadlow) is a property developer who has accumulated a small fortune building leaking homes. He’s a stressed out, self-medicating,...

Date: Sunday 21 October to Monday 22 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines  - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

Slightly Imperfect introduces you to the absurd, beautiful world of Scottish poet, songwriter and humourist Ivor Cutler (1923-2006), unassuming master of the offbeat, true eccentric, and original inspiration for the Beatle’s Magical Mystery Tour (Cutler featured as the bus driver). Cutler...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

Samoan New Zealander Tusiata Avia’s poetry becomes a fearless and enchanting piece of theatre under the direction of Anapela Polata’ivao and a cast of six Pasifika actors. Breathing provocative new life into Avia’s examination and celebration of what it is to be a Samoan woman,...

Date: Monday 22 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

HBAF 2018 - Behind the Lines - Ria Hall and Rob Ruha

Māori music trailblazers, Ria Hall and Rob Ruha (NZ Arts Laureate 2017) dive deep into the fibres of their combined artistry, tribal teachings and dynamic musical inventory for their show Behind the Lines. This explosive sonic and sensory experience showcases collaborative works and music from...

Date: Monday 22 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

Delaney Davidson brings his latest Magic Lightbox installation, Ship of Dreams, to premiere HBAF 2018, along with his carnival barker’s voice, avant-garde sensibilities and genius vision. Using his unique and compelling live music as the soundtrack to his own short films, woven in the style of...

Date: Tuesday 23 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

A beautifully crafted, rich interweaving of siva Samoa and contemporary dance, combining song, live drumming, archival footage and dramatic installation, 1918 is that rare gift: an opportunity for genuine, cross-cultural education. The devastating impact of the global Spanish influenza pandemic...

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

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Sex On Toast

Sex On Toast

At long last, Sex on Toast unveil their latest EP… Rough. The record signals the completion of the double EP project Rough and Ready. 2016’s Ready was a light and joyous affair, with horn arrangements, pianos, both electric and acoustic, high falsetto and tight 70’s backbeats. Rough EP...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

With his smooth looks, crazy tragi-comic stories and a piano accordion, Mikelangelo (of the Black Sea Gentlemen fame) has given Elvis an almighty transfusion and an East Bloc incarnation. Part road movie, part redemption tale, part rock 'n' roll musical, follow the exploits of Mikelangelo’s...

Date: Wednesday 24 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

A powerful theatre show reflecting on rape culture in our communities, Jane Doe is an original work created and directed by Eleanor Bishop, drawing on real-life cases and verbatim research. Actor Karin McCracken leads a public reading of a rape trial transcript, where audience members read as...

Date: Thursday 25 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

With a back catalogue of over 300 songs and 30 years of music, California-based Kiwi Greg Johnson has yarns to spin - from his touring adventures round New Zealand, onto the charts as a young singer-songwriter, and his relocation to Los Angeles to chase the big time. Johnson’s a master...

Date: Thursday 25 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The theatre is coming to Central Hawke’s Bay with a light-hearted comedic murder mystery: The Death of Me by Christine Foster. What happens when you find yourself suddenly dead with no idea how it happened? How can you move on? Shelley and Paul, a happily married couple, were both in perfect...

Date: Thursday 25 October
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

Auckland-based In Flagrante premiered at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival in 2013 to rave reviews and effervescent audience reaction. It brings to the table an ever evolving and unique fusion of contemporary-dance influenced, hyper-sexualised and deeply comedic vignettes that mock patriarchy in...

Date: Friday 26 October to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Arvo Part's The Beatitudes | Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aterna - Joseph Haydn Mass in Time of War - Paukenmesse. This contemplative programme with choir, soloists and orchestra, explores the beauty and power that music can offer in the darkest of circumstances. Part’s setting of The Beatitudes is...

Date: Friday 26 October to Sunday 28 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Albi & The Wolves

Albi & The Wolves "It Ain't Easy" National Tour

Albi & The Wolves are back after the wonderful mini tour that was The Great New Zealand Folk Revival to visit many of the places they missed! This relentless trio will hit 21 cities and towns in the North and South Island to celebrate their next single It Ain’t Easy. If you haven’t head...

Date: Friday 26 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

George and Noriko break all the rules. This charismatic duo brings something unique, something unexpected, with a sound unlike anything you’ve heard before! Known as the Japanese Blues Cowboy and the Tsugaru Shamisen Player, the stars of Melbourne’s underground have been kicking up a storm...

Date: Friday 26 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 2018 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...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pukeora Hill, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

From true heroes of children’s theatre, Little Dog Barking (Guji Guji and Paper Shaper), comes a whimsical, heart-warming story about an unlikely friendship between a duck, a character called Death and their journey through time. Together they drink tea, go swimming, climb a tree, and provide...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball

Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha and more. DJ: Adrian Leineweber Event Hosted by Evan & Sandy Theme: Halloween Doors open: 6.30pm Dinner: between 6.30-8pm (buffet dinner included in ticket...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - Spring Tour

Arahi - Spring Tour

Bringing it all back home. Final show of thier nationwide folk tour Arahi - Music is "a young Dylan" with support from his band: Brooklyn McDonald & Zazu Geor. Arahi is a young emerging folk artist from Hawke's Bay. Backed by drummer Zazu Geor and bassist Brooklyn McDonald, Arahi assembles a...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Beethoven Symphony No.2 - Wagner Siegfried Idyll - Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor. Don’t miss this special occasion, as we complete our long-running Beethoven symphony cycle with a performance of his delightful second symphony. We are thrilled to welcome back Helene Pohl, first...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

Canopy is the culmination of a long-time collaboration between songstress Margot Pierard, best known for her big jazz sound, and guitarist and composer, Kurt Yates. Riffing off jazz elements interwoven with the colourful radiance of musical cultures from around the world, their diverse passions...

Date: Saturday 27 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is delighted to be premiering the first of three new collaborative performance art works by Hawke’s Bay theatre-maker Puti Lancaster and Auckland-based performance designer Owen McCarthy (White Guitar). Freedom is Behind My Breath is the gift of one local...

Date: Saturday 27 October to Sunday 28 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 30 September to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

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 five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bio Buzz

Bio Buzz

Biodiversity Guardians of Hawke's Bay invite you to a fun filled family day of education and engagement in our beautiful big backyard. Meet our local eco-gems, discover the wonders of our natural environment and catch up on the biodiversity buzz. We are committed to working together so that...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Te Angiangi Marine Reserve, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
St Mary’s Spring Fair

St Mary’s Spring Fair

Come join us in celebrating all the delights of Spring at the St Mary’s Spring Fair, Hastings premier community event for the whole family! It’s sure to be a fun day out of entertainment, gourmet food and quality market stalls. - Over 50 quality local market stalls of crafts, art,...

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

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HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

With beautifully handcrafted life-sized puppetry and live music, Kokako’s Song is a little show with a big heart. Searching for her dog, six-year-old Angel finds herself lost in the forest where she has a delightful encounter with a real live kokako (or is that really her granddad dressed up...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

The final dinner in this year's Winemaker Dinner Series, Enjoy a five course Vegan Dinner with Vegan Wines from Moana Park. Join winemaker Dan Barker as he explains his personal philosophy around winemaking and why he believes plant-based wine is the way of the future. Chef James Beck and...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

For one special night in the Spiegeltent, Hopetoun Brown join forces with fellow neighbourhood players and new best friends, Carnivorous Plant Society. Two concerts, two incredible bands, one super-awesome festival finale. Mexican mariachi mixes with spaghetti western… Carnivorous Plant...

Date: Sunday 28 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2018

Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 October to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate Vibes in the Vines

Soak up an evening of summer vibes when Clearview Estate brings their Friday night international street food menu to life. Wander through a series of pop-up food stands, tasting some of the very best food on offer by Clearview Estate’s head chef, Pete Hallgarth, as you are immersed in the sweet...

Date: Friday 2 November to Friday 9 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nelson Park School Twilight Gala

Nelson Park School Twilight Gala

Join us for dinner and stay for the fun! With plenty of food options, entertainment and games, you are guaranteed a night of fun for all the family. Stalls include a white elephant, an adults recycled clothing boutique, raffles, and activities run by our talented students. Nelson Park School's...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Nelson Park School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival

F.A.W.C! The Urban Champagne & Oyster Festival

The Urban Winery and Te Matuku Oysters have teamed up to present an extraordinary evening of French Champagne and Waiheke Island Oysters. French Champagne will be served on arrival, the first of three grand marque house Champagnes and you will receive two tokens, each redeemable for half a...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note with a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course dinner presented by...

Date: Friday 2 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

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

Date: Friday 2 November to Saturday 3 November
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the 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 22 September to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend

F.A.W.C! A Barrel Tasting Weekend

Wine lovers, this is an event you won’t want to miss. A Barrel Tasting Weekend is a unique event run across seven different wineries from the Bridge Pa Triangle, where you can taste wines direct from barrels in the wineries barrel halls and see wines in the process of development. Each tasting...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Sunday 4 November
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Day Out

F.A.W.C! Day Out

One ticket for all-day access to tasting the best of Hawke’s Bay. Six food masterclasses featuring James Beck, Ray McVinnie, Nici Wickes, Claire Aldous and Martin Bosley in the Olive Shed. A series of wine masterclasses brought to you by Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers featuring a top-notch...

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

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Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz over the lake's Music & fireworks festival is back and ready to light up the skies with epic music and massive fireworks! With a dedicated large alcohol-free family zone, food carts, VIP tents, corporate tents and bar onsite its set to be a spectacular affair! Gates open at 3pm - live...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks

F.A.W.C! Beer Garden Wonderland with Vagabond Jacks

It’s time to come out of hibernation and kick your early summer festivities into high gear. The good folk Abbey Brewery have opened a sparkly new beer garden, so get your mates together and be some of the first to experience the amazing vibe of this backyard wonderland. Vagabond Jacks will be...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz over the Lake will be the place to be on Saturday 3 November, when the festival will be bringing together some of the best artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for an electric night of music, arts, and dance. The party kicks off at 4pm (gates open at 3pm) with ski displays on the lake, a...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos

F.A.W.C! Tequila & Tacos

Do you love Taco’s? How about tequila? If that’s a resounding yes to both questions, then here’s your opportunity to transport yourself to Mexico without the long-haul flight. Brilliant Executive chef Damon McGinniss will be bringing the taste of Mexico when he puts his culinary magic to...

Date: Saturday 3 November to Sunday 4 November
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine

F.A.W.C! Eat, Share & Drink Peregrine

Sharing dinner with friends and family is what makes a good dinner great. Get together with friends and family and take a regular dining experience to the next level at F.G. Smith Eatery. On arrival, you’ll get your hands on a glass of cellar door only sparkling methode (not available in...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Boogie Night

F.A.W.C! Boogie Night

Don’t blame it on the good times, blame it on the boogie... At Boogie Night you’ll be transported back to an era when flared jeans and flower power were all the rage, and disco music ruled the charts. Get dressed up in your best 70’s fashion and dance the night away to all your favourite...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stan Walker

Stan Walker

Stan Walker is back on the road performing 12 incredible shows across Aotearoa with his highly anticipated ‘New Takeover Tour’. Here is your opportunity to get up close and personal with Stan as he performs his new sound ...his new music ...along with the music you all know and love, live in...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Otium's Late Night Hype

Otium's Late Night Hype

Late Night Hype was born in Whangarei as a showcase of local artists but it was so good we decided to share it with the rest of Aotearoa! Otium are bringing Late Night Hype to you in celebration of their latest release 'You'. They have become known for their dynamic live performances and take...

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz is a reggae cover band from central Hawkes bay with great covers of both old and new reggae music they also have some great original songs so come along for great music and good vibes Heavy rootz on facebook

Date: Saturday 3 November
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk

Pukehamoamoa School Garden Walk

Every two years we hold our major school fundraiser, the Garden Walk. We have eight beautiful gardens to explore ranging from native plantings to established homestead gardens. We also have market stalls at the school to do a spot of shopping. Our event goes rain or shine. Our lovely district is a...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Pukehamoamoa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking Workshop

F.A.W.C! Goats Cheesemaking 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: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty

F.A.W.C! Eating Beauty

Join celebrity chef Nici Wickes and Archeus founder Apothecary Georgina Langdale for a fabulous foray into the world of beauty and food. Award-winning Archeus founder Georgina will inspire with ways of using plants in beauty products and for well-being. You will be shown how to make a natural...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Archeus Apothecary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'

F.A.W.C! 'Meet the Neighbours'

Everybody needs good neighbours, and Mission Estate has an abundance of great ones. Gather together with your friends, family (even your neighbours!) and take a seat under the vine covered terrace at Mission Estate for a 5-course lunch made by Head Chef Graeme Miles. Graeme will be plating up two...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Black Barn Secret Location Lunch with Al Brown

We've taken Al to Waimarama, The Poplars and last year launched our spectacular new function venue 'The Olive Shed'. This year Al Brown returns to a top-secret location. Rest assured though, we've found a fantastic spot for an extraordinary Black Barn F.A.W.C experience. Get set for an afternoon...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine

F.A.W.C! Vines, Dine & Views: Mitzi & Twinn + Valley d'Vine

Take some time out of your everyday life and experience the best of Hawke’s Bay. Meander your way through Linden Estate Vineyards and stop in at ‘stations’ set up for a taste of Linden Estate’s incredible wines, matched thoughtfully with a Valley d Vine canapés. Arrive at the platform...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station

F.A.W.C! Craggy on the Station

Craggy on the Station – The Chef, The Farmer, and Winemaker Prepare to go on a foodie adventure… If you’re after a one-of-a-kind experience, Craggy on the Station has you covered. This is a true field to fork journey of discovery, exploring how the unique lands of Hawke’s Bay contribute...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Patangata Station, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

It’s vegetarian fare that will make you throw your appetite for meat out of the window faster than you can say ‘quinoa’. Brilliant chef Francky Godinho will crafting a vibrant, mouth-watering lunch. Whether you’re a long-converted vegetarian or a good old-fashioned meat lover, this...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat Napier

F.A.W.C! Eat Napier

Neighbourhood dining at its best! Here’s a unique opportunity to sample the wares of two of Napier’s culinary heavyweights, David Griffith from Mr. D's and James Beck from Bistronomy. Introducing the new kid on the block and chocolate maestro, Chris Mirams from Chocolatier Mirams… sit back...

Date: Sunday 4 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures

F.A.W.C! Simple Pleasures

Brave Brewing Co. are collaborating with story-teller and sourdough alchemist, Libby Moon of This Table, for an evening of indulgence, as we match a selection of sourdough bread with our signature range of artisan ales. The alchemy and fermentation processes implemented in the production of craft...

Date: Monday 5 November
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 25 September to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food

F.A.W.C! Happy Neighbours. American Diner vs Mexican St Food

It’s a battle of the best cuisine when American Diner takes on Mexican Street Food between Carr’s Kitchen and Tamale inc. If you’re up for a foodie surprise, then be a part of this night of secret courses. Dan Hopkins and Nicole McDonald from Carr’s kitchen will be cooking up a storm of...

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Carr's Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines

F.A.W.C! 2009 & 2010 NZ Pinot Noirs: Trophy Wines

2009 & 2010 New Zealand Pinot Noirs: Are Trophy Wines Worth the Cost? Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 year,...

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 26 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! Natural as F.A.W.C!

It’s about to get stripped down and au naturel at Matisse with a two-course dinner boasting the finest organic local ingredients. Each homegrown course will be paired only natural wines. The perfect excuse to get your friends together, you can mix and mingle while sharing divine platters in a...

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Where:
Matisse Wine Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table

F.A.W.C! Tasty Trivia with The Good Table

Fancy yourself a food and wine buff? Here’s your chance to show your stuff - gather your smartest foodie friends (groups up to 10) and bring your love and knowledge of food and wine to The Urban Winery for a night of epic trivia. Hosted by Tony Bish, the quiz will include four rounds of ten...

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party

F.A.W.C! Aint No Party Like a Pet-Nat Party

Funbuns are renowned for their unbelievably tasty Gua Bao (clam shell shaped steam buns), but now they are changing it up to bring you an evening of hand-made dumplings and Pet-Nat wine. Get the party started with a winetasting like none other. Take a seat with your group (1 ticket covers 4...

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Where:
Funbuns, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds

F.A.W.C! Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds

Masterpieces – Fakes or Fabulous Finds, a Cheese & Wine Tasting. Like the world of art, there are many cheeses that take the name of a great European classic… but do they always live up to the reputation, complexity and character of the great Masters, or should they be revealed for the...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito

F.A.W.C! Buon Appetito

Buon Appetito: Italian & Spanish Classics with a Modern Twist. Who doesn’t love Italian and Spanish cuisine? If these are a couple of your favourites, then this is a dinner you won’t want to miss. Chef Bert van de Steeg and sous chef Dan French will be bringing out the big guns with a...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate

F.A.W.C! From the Ocean to Farm Gate

The collaboration that dreams are made of is coming to Summer F.A.W.C! King Salmon, Patangata Station, Waipawa Butchery, guest Chef Rex Morgan from Wellington's Boulcott Street Bistro, and Tony Bish Wines are teaming up to bring you a succession of gourmet treats. Kick the evening off with a...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi

F.A.W.C! Milk & Hapi

The team from Milk & Honey welcome the crew from Hapi to create a one off FAWC collaboration. This bespoke evening will showoff Superfood Cocktails; mixed, shaken and stirred using the collective experience of the Milk & Honey bar, with Hapi’s incredible superfood ingredient...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine

F.A.W.C! Hook Line and Red Wine

Love savouring a classic red wine? Join Bistronomy and Trinity Hill to celebrate the release of the world-renowned Trinity Hill 2016 Homage. In a winemaker’s dinner with a twist, clever Head Chef James Beck will be matching some of Trinity’s top flight red wines to sumptuous and sustainable...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best

F.A.W.C! The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best

The World’s Finest Syrahs, and New Zealand’s Best: 12 Wines Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and he is now bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 years and...

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - a tribute evening to the greatest of the great songwriters the genius himself Mr Robert Zimmerman. Early start. Doors at 7pm. On stage by 8pm the latest. Featuring: Roy Brown (The Guv’), Gibby, Scotty Smith, Buster Bain and many many more.

Date: Thursday 8 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

Waipukurau yearly loved Boulevard day is a wonderful feature of CHB. This event has been running for years, and is loved by all the locals. This event is a street event in Ruataniwha St, and is for stores to have tables of goods outside, on clearance, to sell to the customers at very low...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Gather a group and enjoy live music in the garden from local legends Mid-Life Crisis. Bring a picnic or enjoy an alfresco meal from the food trucks. Gold coin for children under 14.

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing

F.A.W.C! The Magic behind Wine and Food Pairing

Discover the magic to matching the perfect wine with food, as Oak Estate co-owner and chef, Stefan Loetscher, artfully whips up six different shared plates accompanied by a line up of Oak Estate Wines (including incredible new releases!) Hear and offer opinions during the interactive discussion...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa

F.A.W.C! La Fiesta Latina De Mangapapa

Join Mangapapa Hotel’s Head Chef Norka Mella Munzo and her team for a South American fiesta full of flair, vino and delicious food. Norka was born and raised in Chile and has since achieved an award-winning career working in five-star hotels internationally before residing in New Zealand. Just...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson

F.A.W.C! Cellar Stories with Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson

Craggy Range Director Mary-Jeanne Hutchinson will open up her private wine cellar, to share some of her favourite Craggy Range wines from throughout our 20 year history, at an intimate dinner in the winery’s private barrel cellar. Mary-Jeanne will greet you with a glass of Champagne, before...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Craggy Range - Underground Barrel Cellar, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish Fish

F.A.W.C! Fish Fish

Just in case the name didn’t tip you off, this fin-tastic event is all about the world under the sea. St George’s are big fans of the ocean, and one thing is for certain: they know their seafood. Join Head Chef Francky Godinho as he produces a fresh seafood five-course meal balanced with...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow

F.A.W.C! Chefs of Tomorrow

You are set to be wowed with an incredible 10 course meal specially designed and prepared by the EIT Level 5 Diploma in Cookery students. Bursting with skill, they will be whipping up a feast featuring contemporary cooking methods and techniques. All courses will be matched with wine and other...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular

F.A.W.C! Something Spectacular

Are you ready to break out of your daily routine and experience something spectacular? It’s set to be an evening to remember at Ormlie Lodge - Head Chef Paora Robinson’s delicious line-up will have your taste buds zinging with the rare and unique flavours he prepares, and Petane Station’s...

Date: Friday 9 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun

F.A.W.C! Hygge by the Sea in the Morning Sun

Immerse yourself in the gift of the moment at ‘Hygge at Clifton Bay’. Enjoy fine food, champagne and the sounds of sea, violin and opera. Hygge at Clifton Bay is situated in the sea side village of Te Awanga, a ‘woolshed’ overlooking the sea. Hygge, (pronounced Hoo-ga) is a Danish word used...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Spring Lamb Workshop

Want to learn something new, or sharpen up your skills in the kitchen? Pauline Korevaar from Farmhouse kitchen is bringing you a hands-on workshop, where you can get involved in crafting specific dishes and linking sausages from The Organic Farm Butchery’s finest Hawke’s Bay Spring Lamb. The...

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

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F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed

F.A.W.C! Game on Graze with Mitzi and Twinn & Outfoxed

Get the boys and girls together for this one-of-a-kind event where food meets fun in Hawke’s Bay. What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than clay bird shooting, and grazing on seriously good food? Outfoxed will be bringing the thrills, and Mitzi & Twin Grazing Boards & Catering will...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Outfoxed, Hastings, 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 (yes, 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....

Date: Saturday 10 November to Sunday 11 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Total BS

Total BS

The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan. It involves our very cool fire pit, obscene amounts of Beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some...

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

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F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! "Lunch + Lounge"

"Lunch + Lounge" hosted by The Mad Platter, Flock Events & Supernatural Wine Co. Mark your calendar…the ultimate dream team are getting together for an afternoon of unforgettable lunching and lounging, and you’re invited to experience all the goodness. Join Supernatural Wine Co, The Mad...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

This is strictly an R18 event, please bring ID with you. Get ready for a whole new vape day experience. Hawke's Bay Vapour in conjunction with The Cabana presents Hawke's Bay Vape Day on November 10, 2018. Whether you're a seasoned vaper or only considering making the switch to vaping,...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Two Hawke’s Bay food truck icons, Vagabond Jacks & Piku Ikzakaya, are set to join forces with Advintage car-park wine bar for the ultimate twilight park-up. This is a laid-back, casual event with no ticket required, so all you need to do is roll up! Celebrate with deliciously well-priced...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

This “not to be missed” post Hawke's Bay Wine Auction event takes place in the stylish Gatsby Rooms in the iconic Art Deco Masonic Hotel. Damon McGinniss, Executive Chef of the hotel's Emporium Eatery & Bar fame is at the helm for this event. Damon will be showcasing his love for Hawke's Bay...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale

F.A.W.C! The Whole Fish Tale

Nose to tail… how about fin to tail? Come and experience the whole fish and hear how it gets to your plate. Karl Warr will lead you into the world of ‘Better Fishing’ with tales of sourcing the best locally caught Hawke’s Bay fish from his boat ‘Chips’. Enjoy five courses created by...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

With the days getting longer, and weather getting warmer, it’s time to celebrate a classic Hawke’s Bay summer. Join us under the escarpment of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the Craggy Range Restaurant Kitchen Garden, where much of the seasonal produce served in the Restaurant is grown. Enjoy...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Craggy Range - Kitchen Garden, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie

F.A.W.C! Bossa Nova and Black Tie

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant will partner with Jazz musicians Alda Rezende and the band for an exquisite three course degustation dinner that has been designed by Executive Chef Ashley Jones to complement Elephant Hill wines. Come together and enjoy the breathtaking view of Cape...

Date: Saturday 10 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast

F.A.W.C! Pipi Does Breakfast

A.A. Gill once said: 'Breakfast is everything. The beginning, the first thing. It is the mouthful that is the commitment to a new day" Pipi Cafe is exclusively open in the evening, and here Pipi is throwing open the doors in the morning and taking the chance to show off how she would like to do...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Pipi Cafe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market

F.A.W.C! Pick of The Market

Nothing says ‘summer is coming’ like a picnic spread with friends on a warm Hawke’s Bay day. Get three of your favourite people together and enjoy picnicking galore at The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market. No need to bring anything with you, we’ve got everything you’ll need. Enjoy a...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch

F.A.W.C! Coastal Estate Produce to Plate Brunch

For a truly fresh, grassroots dining experience you just can’t go past Chapelwick Coastal Estate. Nestled on the Poranghau Coast, the Estate is one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s unique and original homesteads. You’re invited to a divine, homegrown brunch where all produce eaten will be...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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

F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races ft 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 11 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down

F.A.W.C! The Monowai Low-down

Discover the sweet life at Monowai Estate and get the low-down on all that it has to offer with a day of food, wine and fun times. Spend the afternoon unwinding to the sounds of local musician Rick Toner. Relax with a glass of wine, platter of nibbles and join a wine tasting with winemaker Emma...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Christmas At the Races ft F.A.W.C

Hastings Christmas At the Races ft F.A.W.C

Hawke's Bay Racing is set to host the best flaming Christmas at the Races end of year party, in The Village. After working hard all year it's time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out.

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

It’s a tough life but someone has to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy the exquisite food and wine. Sit amongst the vines at stunning Te Awa Winery for an afternoon of picnicking heaven for two. Sit amongst the vines at Te Awa and enjoy a picnic of hot and cold indulgent treats -...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday School

F.A.W.C! Sunday School

Sunday School was never this cool! The Old Church Gardens at Meanee’s iconic Old Church will play host to a dazzling afternoon of delicious food, fabulous cocktails, cider, beer and wine, and music to shake what the Lord gave you. Come in your summer best, sunhats and shades, and enjoy a...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco  - A Taste of the Season

F.A.W.C! Paritua Alfresco - A Taste of the Season

Get that summer feeling with an alfresco taste of the season long lunch at Paritua Vineyard and Winery. Paritua Winery and Silence of The Lambs gourmet catering are collaborating to bring a seasonal taste sensation to your plate, boasting the freshest seasonal produce in Hawke’s Bay. Tuck...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day

F.A.W.C! Chardonnay All Day

Here’s one for Chardonnay lovers, John Hancock & Deliciosa will present 10 iconic Hawke’s Bay Chardonnays across 10 years. Thoughtfully accompanied by a delicious array of platters – pates, terrines, salads, mezze, charcuterie and antipasto… need we say more? Kick off the lazy Sunday...

Date: Sunday 11 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Vocal and Instrumental items from individuals and groups from Hawke's Bay, with opportunities for younger people to perform before a responsive audience. Afternoon Tea.

Date: Sunday 14 October to Sunday 11 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Russian Triple Bill

A Russian Triple Bill

Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand. Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III)...

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

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Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club

(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PechaKucha 20x20

PechaKucha 20x20

Join us for Pecha Kucha in the beautiful Century Theatre on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp. Cash only please.

Date: Tuesday 13 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 second annual...

Date: Saturday 17 November to Sunday 18 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or Rose...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

After a sell out 2017 tour all around NZ, the Wild Storm boys are returning for a 2018 season!! Featuring exciting new dancers and new routines! Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing...

Date: Saturday 17 November
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

The 9th 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 Tainui, Up & Coming, Lucky Legs and the mighty Heart...

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Where possible between our youth voyages, we welcome the public on board Day Sails, to enjoy the unique experience of sailing on a tall ship. Enjoy the morning out on the ship, help set sails, take a turn at the helm or sit back and enjoy the experience. Boarding: Please meet at the security...

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Port of Napier, 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 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts - The Sampler

Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world. It’s a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films on offer feature a first date, an imaginary friend, an...

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 21 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strange Caravan Tour

Strange Caravan Tour

A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie, Age Pryor, Justin...

Date: Thursday 22 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strange Caravan Tour

Strange Caravan Tour

A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie, Age Pryor, Justin...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

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Battle In The Bay

Battle In The Bay

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 24 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 30 September to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Club Rules: Shed 2 Triathlon Series – Race 2 November 25th 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...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, 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 25 November
Where:
Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

New Zealand’s most celebrated playwright Roger Hall pits a groups of female teachers together with a school counsellor and a reluctant daughter for a weekend of bush walking, sparkling wine and sparkling comedy! The perfect pre-Christmas party for your friends, social club and work...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops the popular stars of the Emmy nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy for one show only at the Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland. “They are laugh-until-your-sides-hurt funny. Its...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

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December 2018

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 22 September to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Christmas work do and get together made easy! Book a table at our Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party. At only $35 a head you will enjoy a delicious buffet meal, beautiful surroundings, friendly hosts. After the meal we have a band playing all your favourite cover songs! For more information...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 6 October to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

A member of the NZ Police will be at available at Havelock North Library. They'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Tuesday 25 September to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 26 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 October to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

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

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

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Truly grass roots and rural! Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has taken place for over 10 years to bring a diverse mix of music to Central Hawke's Bay. 3 days, heaps of music, camping, friends, food, stalls and more! Family friendly. Camping is included in the ticket price. This is a zero...

Date: Friday 7 December to Sunday 9 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Art and Craft Fair. Save the date and come along to our next Arts and Craft Fair, and treat your dad. Our pop-up cafe @Kakapo Cafe will be serving up free Brews and Cake for Fathers Day; and selling a small menu of Tea, Coffee, Scones, Toasties, Cornish Teas and more... Derek will be there...

Date: Saturday 8 December
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 19 September to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Twilight Christmas At the Races

Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best end-of-year party you could wish for this festive season. The year is about to wrap for 2018 and time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live...

Date: Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

In what has become a Christmas tradition for all of us, we once again revel in Handel’s enduring masterwork, Messiah. What better way to mark the festive season than with this great oratorio? Probably the most well known work in the choral repertoire, its breadth includes both intimate arias...

Date: Friday 14 December to Sunday 16 December
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Symphony No.3 in E flat major - Eroica We close the year with a feast of some of the most popular of Beethoven’s works for orchestra. The dramatic Coriolan overture sets the scene for us to welcome one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
St Pauls Church, 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 21 October to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical...

Date: Sunday 16 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

December 2018 sees Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles. This tour marks a return to the acoustic duo sound that first introduced the Saints’ music to New...

Date: Tuesday 18 December
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 30 September to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


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GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

The GnFnR's are NZ's premier Guns N' Roses Tribute, delivering a genuine tribute experience with a true passion for the songs and a real commitment to the iconic look of the original Gun's N' Roses, when they were still young, raw, unpredictable, exciting and f#%kin crazy. A big smile and a real...

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

Read more » - GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute


January 2019

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


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 22 September to Saturday 2 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 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend 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 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

Door sales only. Come along and hear the Classical students of the 2019 NZ Singing School perform. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students aged 16 years and over to study intensively and perform publicly at a professional level. Students work with faculty of national and...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Classics In the Village


A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon

A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon

TOTO - The legends behind some of the most iconic songs in history - are set to tour New Zealand early next year. Presented by Neptune Entertainment and The Breeze, the TOTO tour will be the first-ever in what will be an annual summer concert series called ‘A Summer’s Day Live’, which...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon


NZ Singing School Classics

NZ Singing School Classics

"Classics at the MTG" is presented by the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the Advanced Classics students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Classics


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the musical theatre students of the 2019 NZ Singing School. Performances include musical theatre solos and ensembles and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell, founder of Amici...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 NZ Singing School Showcase


Free
Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon - high quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars. From The Hook 2017: The Extended Sessions with Mack by Sarah Cates. His originals have a maturity that...

Date: Sunday 13 January
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack


NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and see peformances by the students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. Performances include musical theatre and opera ensembles, solos and massed choruses and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell,...

Date: Monday 14 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Shed 2 Triathlon Series 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...

Date: Sunday 20 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3


Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

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

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3


White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

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

Date: Thursday 24 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - White Ferns v India - 1st ODI


UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. That’s right – it’s a UB40TH! ​UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey will play Napier, Waitangi, Nelson and a very special Waitangi Day show in Christchurch. With 2019...

Date: Friday 25 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey


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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim

Dance enthusiasts and elderly-ravers across the country can rejoice as award-winning and critically acclaimed UK Producer and Musician Fatboy Slim will be touring New Zealand in January 2019, with 5 dates across Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. A career spanning over 4...

Date: Saturday 26 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fatboy Slim


February 2019

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 22 September to Saturday 2 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 1 December to Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

There will be 56 entries from different countries. The headquarters are at Heretaunga Croquet Club, the other venue Marewa Croquet Club.

Date: Saturday 2 February to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club (formerly Te Mata), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend 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 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Phil Collin’s highly-anticipated comeback tour Not Dead Yet: Live! began in the UK and Europe last June, with his 5-night show at Royal Albert Hall in London selling out within 15 seconds. He also sold out all 5 arena shows in Germany and 5 arena shows in France, along with successfully...

Date: Wednesday 6 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

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

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI


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Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

In support of their second full studio album, Hiboux will be touring across New Zealand's North Island this coming February. Bringing together some of New Zealand's current finest rock acts, along with Panic Syndrome (ex-Caligula) who will be flying over from Australia to join in the...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Shed 2 Triathlon Series 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 five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone...

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4


March 2019

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The U2 Show - Achtung Baby

The U2 Show - Achtung Baby "Joshua Tree Album Tour"

New Zealand! You've asked for it so here it is! The U2 Show Achtung Baby are finally bringing their sell out "The Joshua Tree" album show to NZ. Friday March 1st - The Cabana Napier w/guests Direct from Melbourne $30 pre sale - $35 on the night U2's sonic masterpiece album will be played...

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

Read more » - The U2 Show - Achtung Baby "Joshua Tree Album Tour"


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 22 September to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 23 September to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bays Weekend 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 23 September to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

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

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019


Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' the 7th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 9th March 2019. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby/child/adult clothing, jewellery, furniture, landscaping plants, art,...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maraekakaho Country Market Day


Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

The annual Land Rover Horse of the Year is New Zealand's Premier Equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1400 riders and 1800 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money, the show is a feature on all equestrian...

Date: Tuesday 12 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019


Nitro Circus Next Level Tour

Nitro Circus Next Level Tour

Nitro Circus has raised the bar by creating an action-packed all-new tour that is too big to fit indoors. The Nitro Circus crew will charge into New Zealand with jaw-dropping new ramps, unbelievable new tricks and ridiculous stunts. The Next Level Tour takes inspiration from the game-changing...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Circus Next Level Tour


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

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...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)


April 2019

Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


May 2019

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show


Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a 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, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant...

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


September 2019

Bold Moves

Bold Moves

The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

Date: Saturday 14 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bold Moves


November 2019

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hansel & Gretel


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