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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.

June 2018

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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you, and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge, record it using our online reporting form or check in with one of our friendly librarians. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win a prize! But...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Sunday 19 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Adult Winter Reading Challenge


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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Also playing every Sunday morning 8:45am - 11:45am at Meannee badminton hall. Learn to play Pickleball, tuition and gear free, $5 per indoor session to cover hall hireage, first time is free. Easy to learn and easy to play, not too strenuous and its lots of fun. Check out Pickleball Hawke's...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Evita - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production

Evita - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production

A dedicated company of over 80 cast and crew from Woodford House and Lindisfarne College join together to perform the epic masterpiece of dance and musical theatre, Evita. Directed by Mrs Kathy Atkin and Musical Director MsTess Tobin the cast will take you on journey of song and Latin dance...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Sunday 24 June
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Entertaining Angels

Entertaining Angels

Napier Repertory Players is delighted to be presenting the well known and oft- staged ‘Entertaining Angels’ by Richard Everett as its major winter production for 2018. Tickets available from Napier Municipal Theatre. The stage play ‘Entertaining Angels’ began life by opening to a...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Saturday 30 June
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Phantom Of The Opera

The Phantom Of The Opera

Waipawa M & D presents their original production of The Phantom Of The Opera Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics by Charles Hart with additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe Book by Richard Stilgoe & Andrew Lloyd Webber Based on the novel 'Le Fantome De La Opera' by Gaston Leroux By arrangement...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Saturday 23 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere 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 during events...

Date: Thursday 21 June to Thursday 26 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill

F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill

Winter Solstice Dinner with Trinity Hill, Wild Game dishes paired with great wines. Drink on arrival, canapés, sit down, intro by winemaker, first course/ wine match, second course /wine match, third course/ wine match, cheese/wine match, dessert/wine match, Q & A, final words, conclusion of...

Date: Thursday 21 June
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! Piku's Winter Izakaya

F.A.W.C! Piku's Winter Izakaya

It’s well recognised that Hawke’s Bay is overflowing with the freshest produce, and for Piku at Red Barrel’s winter menu launch, we have sourced only the finest to bring to you a variety of scintillating dishes. The perfect excuse to gather together with friends and family, our menu...

Date: Thursday 21 June
Where:
Red Barrel Vineyard, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Te Kai o Neherā – The Food of Ancient Times

F.A.W.C! Te Kai o Neherā – The Food of Ancient Times

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the Ātea a Rangi – the Celestial Star Compass. Join the Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust in a heated marquee at Waitangi Regional Park to celebrate the winter solstice - the time of Matariki, the Māori new year. Hear the history of Pacific migrations and the foods...

Date: Thursday 21 June
Where:
Ātea a Rangi/Celestial Compass, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Te Kai o Neherā – The Food of Ancient Times


Free
Commontate

Commontate

Spoken Word sharing with Ben Fagan and Sara Hirsch.

Date: Thursday 21 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! All in The Family

F.A.W.C! All in The Family

It’s a family affair at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers when the three Robertson Lodges Head Chefs - Barry Frith (The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs), James Honore (The Farm at Cape Kidnappers) and Jonathan Rogers (Matakauri Lodge) unite to create a six-course tasting menu matched to Dry River Wines. The...

Date: Friday 22 June
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! All in The Family


Free
Matariki Whānau Festival

Matariki Whānau Festival

15th annual Matariki celebrations to welcome the Maori new year planting season and give thanks for the harvest. Festival starts with a Kohangareo day to share stories of Wairoa 10am Monday 18 June. Kaumatua/seniors activities includes spending the day with youth and planting trees in...

Date: Friday 22 June
Where:
Wairoa Community Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! Vine of Brothers

F.A.W.C! Vine of Brothers

Curated by The Cult Project and Supernatural Wine Co., this is a showcase of natural food and wine focusing on the diverse terroir of the Hawke's Bay region in an environment where diners can try unique food and wines that challenge the status quo and celebrate transparency, sustainability and...

Date: Friday 22 June to Saturday 23 June
Where:
Haumoana House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Take a Taste of Tomorrow

F.A.W.C! Take a Taste of Tomorrow

Indulge in a taste of tomorrow as the students and tutors from EIT Chef Cookery Programmes are set to dazzle guests as they skilfully plate up a six-course dinner. Each course will be designed and crafted by an EIT chef tutor and prepared by the students. Each course will have been thoughtfully...

Date: Friday 22 June
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Take a Taste of Tomorrow


R18
Freaky Meat, Queens Of Beauty School

Freaky Meat, Queens Of Beauty School

Freaky Meat are pleased to announce Iconic Wordcore band Freaky Meat and at Paisley Stage with their genre defying blend of jazz rock poetry with Queens Of Beauty School, two acts not to be missed.

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

Read more » - Freaky Meat, Queens Of Beauty School


R18
F.A.W.C! The Truffle Trail with the Manse & Sacre Monte

F.A.W.C! The Truffle Trail with the Manse & Sacre Monte

Who doesn’t love truffle, one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world. Start the day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll get in behind their clever truffle hunting dog Bear to forage for your bounty before heading to luxury...

Date: Saturday 23 June to Sunday 24 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! The Truffle Trail with the Manse & Sacre Monte


Clairvoyant Morning

Clairvoyant Morning

Join us for a morning of clairvoyance and healing. Readings $10, healing - gold coin donation. Arrive early as this event is popular, and get to know our members over a cuppa.

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clairvoyant Morning


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F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta

F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta

Farmhouse kitchen has invited Danny Brown from Danny's Pasta to share his passion about making handcrafted artistic authentic Italian Tortellini’s and Ravioli's, delicate parcels filled with beautiful handmade Homemade Ricotta Cheese or Farmhouse Kitchen Slow Cooked Beef. Learn from the master as...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta


F.A.W.C! Toasted

F.A.W.C! Toasted

Top foodies from Napier and Hastings will battle it out in the quest to create the ultimate toasted sandwich. Will it be dripping with cheese, packed with pulled pork or chocka with chilli? Here's the lineup; Meximama, Carrs Kitchen, Mamacita, The Picnic, Asian Diner and Vagabond Jacks. To...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Shed 1, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Smoke and Fire with The Good Table

F.A.W.C! Smoke and Fire with The Good Table

Rug up and join us at Moana Park Winery for an afternoon of smoke and fire - slow cooked over coals in the purpose-built fire pit. Start the afternoon with a glass of Moana Park Chardonnay and ember-baked Brie with garlic and thyme. Sit around the fire pit and chat with the chefs while they...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Join us at PGA for our 5th home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! NZ vs France, Food, Wine and Rugby

F.A.W.C! NZ vs France, Food, Wine and Rugby

Join us at The Old Church for an evening of fine food and footy where you will get to choose from two different menus based on traditional French and Kiwi cuisines whilst immersing yourself in the 3rd and final test match between NZ and France. With the option to match your 3-course meal...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! NZ vs France, Food, Wine and Rugby


Winter Ball

Winter Ball

Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha and more. Live Music; Band: Men in Black DJ: Adrian Leineweber Theme: Wigs, Ties & Top Hats. Doors open: 6.30pm Dinner: between 6.30-8pm (buffet dinner...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Grass & Gravel: Homage to NZ Beef and Lamb

F.A.W.C! Grass & Gravel: Homage to NZ Beef and Lamb

A 4 course degustation celebrating the best of NZ lamb & Beef. Consisting of 2 lamb and 2 beef dishes paired with a range of beautiful Gimblett Gravels Syrah’s, prepared by our 2018 NZ Beef and Lamb ambassador chef Damon McGinniss. Emporium Eatery & Bar has been awarded the NZ Beef and Lamb...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Grass & Gravel: Homage to NZ Beef and Lamb


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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: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes


Free
Saturday Night Music Sessions

Saturday Night Music Sessions

Saturday Night Music Sessions at The Urban Winery, kicks off at 7pm. The Urban Winery offers a variety of local artists, every week, performing their own take on some absolute classics. As well as awesome music and company, we have some of the best wine New Zealand has on offer, craft beers,...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Taste of Puketapu

F.A.W.C! A Taste of Puketapu

We’re “Keeping it Local” with a four-course meal prepared by the award-winning country pub, The Puketapu, matched with wines from two highly acclaimed and award-winning artisan local Puketapu wine brands, Alchemy and Silverton Estate. Situated in the picturesque Puketapu village, guests will...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Swamp Thing Live at The Cabana

Swamp Thing Live at The Cabana

Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are re-known for inspiring concertgoers to dance and have fun while showcasing a wealth of musical experience and engaging their audience at all times.

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Freaky Meat

Freaky Meat

Freaky Meat are pleased to announce Iconic Wordcore band Freaky Meat at The Common Room with their genre defying blend of jazz rock poetry, an act not to be missed.

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Freaky Meat


Free
Pool Tournament

Pool Tournament

Pool Sharks, bashers and snooker players come along and play in our friendly Pool tournament. Free to enter, register at the halftime of the All Blacks V France games. We have a few spare All Blacks jackets and hoodies, and the winner on the night can pick which one they would like. Part of...

Date: Saturday 23 June
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pool Tournament


Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online...

Date: Sunday 24 June
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018


F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Low n Slow Bootcamp

F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Low n Slow Bootcamp

Come to the Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp where you'll eat a kick-ass lunch from the pit, learn the fundamentals of low ‘n slow BBQ cooking and Pit Master Jimmy Macken will show you how to get the most out of your backyard BBQ. Casual and fun yet packed with info on how to choose your cuts of...

Date: Sunday 24 June
Where:
Bareknuckle Yard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Low n Slow Bootcamp


Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Pure Catering Duathlon

Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Pure Catering Duathlon

This race venue is 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 24 June
Where:
Havelock BMX Track, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Pure Catering Duathlon


New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra Concert

New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra Concert

The NZDO returns to Napier following a very successful concert in 2016. This year the orchestra, with conductor José Aparicio and soloist Paul van Houtte, present Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Schumann’s Cello Concerto and Turina’s Danzas Fantasticas. The orchestra consists...

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

Read more » - New Zealand Doctors' Orchestra Concert


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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet

CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet

Thrilling audiences with their dynamic and charismatic performances, the Heath Quartet are one of Britain’s most exciting chamber ensembles. Winning the 2016 Gramophone Chamber Music Award with their debut recording, the quartet are fast earning their electric reputation. In a programme of...

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

Read more » - CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet


Free
Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 25 June to Monday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club - Havelock North


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659, or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 26 June to Tuesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


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 26 June to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Teen Book Club


Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

5km Fun Run walk and run. $5 for 5km. $2.50 for 2.5km. Spot prizes to be had. Sponsors are the Loading Ramp and Paynters Cider.

Date: Tuesday 26 June to Tuesday 3 July
Where:
Loading Ramp, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1


Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

Comedy. Thrills. Chaos. Delight. Five hilarious performers tell the terrifying (yet still exceptionally sexy) tale of Jekyll & Hyde. Thrilling, charming, shockingly good comedy, we'll make you laugh until it hurts. Join the award-winning cast of smash-hit Don Juan and unleash your inner...

Date: Tuesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 June
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jekyll & Hyde


The Good Table

The Good Table

The Good Table are making a special appearance, one night only at The Common Room. Join us for a Mediterranean sharing feast. Starting with a mezze selection, pickles, Labneh, pita, dukkah and roasted chickpeas. Shared table feast of Slow cooked lamb with Pilaf, spiced carrots, currants &...

Date: Wednesday 27 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Good Table


Mozart & Beethoven

Mozart & Beethoven

Gareth Farr - He iwi tahi tātou Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191 Jimmy Lopez - Fiesta! Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Mozart’s captivating Bassoon Concerto is the most famous written for the instrument and one that requires dexterity and precision. NZSO...

Date: Wednesday 27 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

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

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

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


Ol King Cole Jazz Trio

Ol King Cole Jazz Trio

It’s now time for some jazz! Ol’ King Cole brings you the hits of not only the great Nat ‘King’ Cole and his trio, but also many other great tunes of artists during his era. This popular Wellington-based Jazz trio consisting of Pianist/Vocalist Louis Thompson-Munn, Robert ‘Bert...

Date: Thursday 28 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Noises Off

Noises Off

Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn and directed by Jacquie Hills is exactly the show you need to see this winter. It will warm the cockles of your heart, lift your spirits and provide huge laughs. Running June 28th - July 7th, evening performances begin at 7.30pm with the matinee on July 7th...

Date: Thursday 28 June to Saturday 7 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mid Year Art & Craft Market

Mid Year Art & Craft Market

From Friday 29 June to Thursday 12 July the Main Gallery at CAN will be transformed into a treasure trove of hand made art and craft goodies, and open daily to the public from 10am – 4pm (2pm on Sundays). Come and browse, meet your friends and enjoy the arty vibe! There is also a preview...

Date: Friday 29 June to Thursday 12 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mid Year Art & Craft Market


Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

For the first time, the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is bringing 'Festival Selects' to Havelock North. The five best films from this year's festival that showcase the very best in architecture and design from around the world will be coming to Event Cinemas.

Date: Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival


The Colliers International Grape Debate

The Colliers International Grape Debate

Come along and enjoy a night of great food, great wine and great entertainment at The Colliers Rural Grape Debate. All proceeds raised from this event go to The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. In its fourth year we have our first international ! its Australia VS New Zealand and is going to...

Date: Friday 29 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Aro

Te Aro

Singer Songwriter duo from Wellington.

Date: Friday 29 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kai Hau Kai

Kai Hau Kai

A celebration of Matariki starting with a dawn Karanga Ceremony on the Te Paerahi Beach.

Date: Saturday 30 June
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Kai Hau Kai


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La Milonga - Tango Ball

La Milonga - Tango Ball

Come join us for a fun night of Tango Argentino with a touch of spicy Salsa dancing on the side as we dance the night away. Special DJ set, dance performances and Milonga. Cash Bar on the night. Featuring South American and Craft Wines. Limited door sales $20 per person.

Date: Saturday 30 June
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

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

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

Read more » - Dancing With Mozart


July 2018

Free
Mid Year Art & Craft Market

Mid Year Art & Craft Market

From Friday 29 June to Thursday 12 July the Main Gallery at CAN will be transformed into a treasure trove of hand made art and craft goodies, and open daily to the public from 10am – 4pm (2pm on Sundays). Come and browse, meet your friends and enjoy the arty vibe! There is also a preview...

Date: Friday 29 June to Thursday 12 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mid Year Art & Craft Market


Free
Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you, and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge, record it using our online reporting form or check in with one of our friendly librarians. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win a prize! But...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Sunday 19 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Adult Winter Reading Challenge


Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

For the first time, the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is bringing 'Festival Selects' to Havelock North. The five best films from this year's festival that showcase the very best in architecture and design from around the world will be coming to Event Cinemas.

Date: Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival


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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 25 June to Monday 2 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, 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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659, or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 26 June to Tuesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

5km Fun Run walk and run. $5 for 5km. $2.50 for 2.5km. Spot prizes to be had. Sponsors are the Loading Ramp and Paynters Cider.

Date: Tuesday 26 June to Tuesday 3 July
Where:
Loading Ramp, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Unfortunate Tale of Walter Wolfe

The Unfortunate Tale of Walter Wolfe

The Wolfe Family arrive in their new town, Reignsville, to a very hostile reception. They look different to the people of Reignsville, so are shunned by the town. To make matters worse, Walter Wolfe has a rather catastrophic problem. This causes chaos in the town, leading to nasty gossip and...

Date: Tuesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hammers & Horsehair

Hammers & Horsehair

After their successful 2016 nationwide tour Hammers & Horsehair (Rowena Simpson - soprano, Douglas Mews - square piano, & Robert Ibell - cello) present a rich and varied programme of music from the first half of the Nineteenth Century. Three beautiful but rarely heard songs by Bohemian composer...

Date: Tuesday 3 July
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Also playing every Sunday morning 8:45am - 11:45am at Meannee badminton hall. Learn to play Pickleball, tuition and gear free, $5 per indoor session to cover hall hireage, first time is free. Easy to learn and easy to play, not too strenuous and its lots of fun. Check out Pickleball Hawke's...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Over The Top

Over The Top

Over The Top, an ANZAC play written by Amanda Jackson, is a theatrical insight into the lives of nine young people who enlist and their families left behind. The stories of the six boys, Patrick, Jack, Edgar, Harry, Pura and Hoani and three girls Dora, Ruth and Madeleine enlisting as nurses, are...

Date: Wednesday 4 July to Thursday 5 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Noises Off

Noises Off

Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn and directed by Jacquie Hills is exactly the show you need to see this winter. It will warm the cockles of your heart, lift your spirits and provide huge laughs. Running June 28th - July 7th, evening performances begin at 7.30pm with the matinee on July 7th...

Date: Thursday 28 June to Saturday 7 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DLT Explodes America

DLT Explodes America

Fireworks on the dance floor.

Date: Wednesday 4 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere 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 during events...

Date: Thursday 21 June to Thursday 26 July
Where:
Flaxmere 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 5 July to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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American Pie

American Pie

American Pie produced by Cherry Boomb. We want you: Come One Come All to the amazing extravaganza that is American Pie. Cherry Boomb is back with The Boombfunk Variety performers for an All American themed show. We will be performing burlesque/cabaret/aerial acts to the great hits to come out...

Date: Friday 6 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NicNac Market Day

NicNac Market Day

Come and enjoy our market day with the community, sales of household items, clothing, firewood, bee boxes and food and more. Stallholders welcomed, pay $10 at entry and arrive before 8:30am. To register, email - wairoatennisclub@gmail.com

Date: Saturday 7 July
Where:
Wairoa Tennis Club, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

The Pirimai Baptist Car Park is going to be full of people selling all sorts of things like fresh organic veges, candles, brick a brac, painted rocks, books, and so much more. So put some change in your pockets and head on down and support this community event.

Date: Saturday 7 July to Saturday 4 August
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2018

Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 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: Saturday 7 July
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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African Safari Op Shop Ball Fundraiser

African Safari Op Shop Ball Fundraiser

A fundraiser event to support Raranya Leaders School. Providing education and giving hope to the Orphans and impoverished of Tanzania. All proceeds will be given to Raranya Leaders School. Go wild with your best Op Shop hunting skills. Hunt out the best Leopard and Zebra print outfits. Reuse,...

Date: Saturday 7 July
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dick Tracy with Thousand Limbs And Diamond Doll

Dick Tracy with Thousand Limbs And Diamond Doll

Dick Tracy have excitedly and recently released their Debut Self-titled Album and are stopping in at Napier's own, Paisley Stage as part of their 'Slowest Tour Ever... Tour' Napier (the nexus of the largest wool centre in the Southern Hemisphere) is not only home to one of NZ's most...

Date: Saturday 7 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project

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

Date: Saturday 7 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online...

Date: Sunday 8 July to Sunday 16 September
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion Show Fundraiser - MADE - by Laurel Judd

Fashion Show Fundraiser - MADE - by Laurel Judd

We invite you to MADE by Laurel Judd, for an afternoon of style and creative flair. Laurel Judd is a knit designer and fibre artist. She will present 'Ready to Wear 18' along with her Award Winning Creations and Wearable Art. All proceeds will go to the Child Cancer Foundation.

Date: Sunday 8 July
Where:
Napier Seventh Day Adventist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
(Plugged) Gaming

(Plugged) Gaming

Get your mind in the game - challenge yourself or your mates in a popular electronic game. Suitable for ages 12+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 9 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beginners Guide to Magic: The Gathering

Beginners Guide to Magic: The Gathering

Ever wondered how to play Magic: The Gathering? Come along and find out. Everything is supplied for you and no experience is required. Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Tuesday 10 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do - Rock Painting

Make Create Do - Rock Painting

Join us for Rock Painting. Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting messy. Suitable for ages 7-13. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 10 July
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 26 June to Tuesday 13 November
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 11 July to Wednesday 18 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Zine Workshop

Zine Workshop

Come and great creative and make your own zine! Zines are hand-made, self-published works on paper. 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...

Date: Wednesday 11 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Movie Night

Movie Night

Join us for a screening of a throw-back teen favourite! Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 11 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craft Buffet

Craft Buffet

Come play with the library’s craft supplies! What projects can you dream up? Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ear Science

Ear Science

Join Hastings Hearing to learn about how your ears work and take part in some awesome experiments. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities

Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities

Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running four activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about fantastic fish and rocking reptiles. All participants...

Date: Thursday 12 July to Thursday 19 July
Where:
Animates - Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities

Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities

Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running four activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about fantastic fish and rocking reptiles. All participants...

Date: Thursday 12 July to Thursday 19 July
Where:
Animates - Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mad Libs

Mad Libs

If you have a way with silly words, this is the session for you! Join us to create literary masterpieces. Suitable for ages 8+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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(Unplugged) Gaming

(Unplugged) Gaming

Feeling bored? Drop in to the library, and check out our awesome board games selection for young adults. Play Quelf, Catan, Battleships and more at our drop-in session in the YA section. Suitable for ages 12+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2nd Chance Education Award Dinner

2nd Chance Education Award Dinner

The Zonta Club of Hawkes Bay offer an award titled '2nd Chance'. It is an award presented to a mature woman returning to study. The dinner and award evening will have the very interesting Charity Norman as guest speaker. Charity is an author of many books and her work has featured of the 2015 best...

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taylor Hawks v Canterbury Rams

Taylor Hawks v Canterbury Rams

Join us at PGA for our 6th home game against the Rams. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

Date: Thursday 12 July
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening with Gershwin

An Evening with Gershwin

A musical compilation celebrating the mastery and genius of George & Ira Gershwin presented in an Art Deco cabaret style including guest artists & live music. This review includes some of their popular songs as well as some lesser known compositions. Ticket price includes a supper at halftime.

Date: Thursday 12 July to Saturday 21 July
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Monster Madness

Monster Madness

Come create your own monster out of craft supplies and celebrate the spookiness of Friday the 13th! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 13 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco Weekend 2018

Winter Deco Weekend 2018

Get out your coats, hats and fur wraps and get cosy with the sophisticated and stylish, Winter Deco Weekend. This is the Art Deco Trust’s boutique festival which takes centre stage this July, showcasing the best Hawke’s Bay has on offer. Whether its glitzy soirees, vintage cocktail...

Date: Friday 13 July to Sunday 15 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Street Fiesta

Friday Street Fiesta

Join us for for Fun, Food and Drink on the Street on Friday 13 July 2018 for the Friday Street Fiesta. Emerson and Market Streets will be closed between Hastings and Dalton Streets so that you can enjoy a range of street food, entertainment and refreshments with the crew from Beer Appreciation.

Date: Friday 13 July
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swiss

Swiss

You've all been waiting for it, now its here!!! The Swiss & See Naylors NZ Regional Tour. Get your tickets now! Also available at the venue. Presented by: BLK Entertainment

Date: Friday 13 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Adventure Race

Hawke's Bay Adventure Race

Be prepared for a super fun day out! The Hawke's Bay Adventure Race is an authentic adventure race, which will take you in teams of 2 or 4, racing as mixed or single gender, across a picturesque course. The course not only features the core disciplines of mountain biking, walking/running, rope...

Date: Saturday 14 July
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Calling all young musicians, comedians, dancers, poets and creatives, we want you. Versus is Hawkes Bay’s largest Talent Quest with over $1000 of cash and prizes up for grabs. Get excited!!! Saturday 14th July, the day will be divided into two parts with auditions from 10am - 3pm, and the...

Date: Saturday 14 July
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nadia Reid High & Lonely NZ Tour

Nadia Reid High & Lonely NZ Tour

Nadia Reid, will be hitting the road this June/July for a 13 date tour of New Zealand. The High & Lonely Tour will be her last for 2018 before she heads to the U.S. to begin work on record number three. Reid says she wants to “road test some of the new songs” that will appear on the new record....

Date: Saturday 14 July
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swiss

Swiss

You've all been waiting for it, now its here!!! The Swiss & See Naylors - NZ Regional Tour Get your tickets now! Also available at the venue. Presented by: BLK Entertainment

Date: Saturday 14 July
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run

Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run

Castle Peak Forest is a privately owned forest, located just 30 minutes from Napier. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 13km or dip your toes in with the 6km. Walkers are welcome in the 13km and 6km events. Castle Peak Forest is our new favourite...

Date: Sunday 15 July
Where:
Castle Peak Forest, 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 15 July to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taize Vespers Service

Taize Vespers Service

A candlelight contemplative service with songs, prayers and silence based on the worship at the Taize Community in the south of France.

Date: Sunday 15 July
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Papercraft: Origami

Papercraft: Origami

Come along and learn to fold like a master. Let's see what you can make. Suitable for ages 10-12. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 16 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Books to Screens

Books to Screens

Join us for a family friendly movie adaptation of a famous children’s book. Ask in the library for more details. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 16 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tournament: Minecraft!

Tournament: Minecraft!

Come along with your own tablet or iPad and compete against others in PVP events or complete building challenges. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 16 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marble Run

Marble Run

How creative can you be? Create marble runs out of cardboard boxes and a whole lot of recycled materials. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 17 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magic: The Gathering - Standard Tournament

Magic: The Gathering - Standard Tournament

Feeling confident with your Magic: The Gathering skills? Bring along your standard deck and compete for the top spot over 3 rounds. Suitable for ages 13-18. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 17 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create DO for Teens: Scented Bath Salts

Make Create DO for Teens: Scented Bath Salts

At this class, we’ll use library-supplied materials to design your own scented bath salts that would make a lovely gift—or keep it for yourself! Suitable for ages 13-18. Limited places - first in, first served. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

Date: Tuesday 17 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, 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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creature Combo Workshop

Creature Combo Workshop

Get your imaginations rolling and put your drawing skills to the test. Lets see what you get when you combine a frog with a chicken or a snake and a bat! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 18 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Paper Planes

Paper Planes

Come learn different ways to make Paper Planes, and before the event ends we will find out whose plane flies the furthest. 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 19 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Try out some coding challenges, play with some robotics and have a go on the Raspberry Pi. Suitable for ages 7+. Registration is required as spaces are limited. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Thursday 19 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerf Wars In the Library

Nerf Wars In the Library

Bring your Nerf guns and your bullets and compete in the library battleground. Ages 8-12. Registration is required as spaces are limited. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 19 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag Queen Bingo With Timberlina

Drag Queen Bingo With Timberlina

Timberlina is packing her wigs, glitter and stilettos to head across the Tasman for her debut performance in New Zealand. For her very very first time in Napier the lady of of the night sassily presents Drag Queen Bingo with Timberlina! Bejazzle your jandles for a night of fun, laughs and...

Date: Thursday 19 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Shostakovich - Festive Overture, Op. 96 Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 This concert sees the return of two great artists who individually had a big impact on audiences when they were last here in 2015 – Spanish conductor Jaime...

Date: Thursday 19 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground

The blue blocks are back: Imagine, create, play! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 20 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unplugged Gaming

Unplugged Gaming

Drop in at your leisure, pick something from our great board games selection and play your friends and family during our drop in session. 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 20 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Movie Wind Down

Movie Wind Down

Had a busy holidays? Finish it off with a movie or two at the library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 20 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Return to Middle Earth

Return to Middle Earth

"The road goes ever on and on…" embrace the Middle Earth fandom during an evening of riddles, games, and, of course, food! Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Friday 20 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Chess - The Musical

Chess - The Musical

Chess is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, formerly of ABBA. The story involves a romantic triangle between two players in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Following the pattern of Jesus...

Date: Friday 20 July to Saturday 11 August
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground

The blue blocks are back: Imagine, create, play! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 21 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival NZ Made Hawke's Bay Screening

NZ Mountain Film Festival NZ Made Hawke's Bay Screening

Returning to the Bay, we have the popular NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating Kiwis getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience can expect up-close adventures, emotive...

Date: Saturday 21 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Squealer Wellingtons AC/DC Tribute

Squealer Wellingtons AC/DC Tribute

Howdy rockers. SQUEALER are coming back to the Cabana. We had a blast last year and this July the 21st we wanna fill the place. SQUEALER are New Zealand's premier AC/DC experience band. The Cabana bar is Napier's premier live venue. It makes sense to put it all together for a hell of a good...

Date: Saturday 21 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hits Duathlon

Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hits Duathlon

This is a fantastic family friendly event catering to all levels of fitness with several different distances and disciplines to choose from whether you are in a team or individual. Come down and be part of an awesome series that everybody enjoys whether they are spectating or participating,...

Date: Sunday 22 July
Where:
Twyford School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taylor Hawks v Manawatu Jets

Taylor Hawks v Manawatu Jets

Join us at PGA for our 2nd to last home game against the Sharks. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

Date: Sunday 22 July
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Louis Baker Songwriting Session

Louis Baker Songwriting Session

Fresh from a 19-date tour across Europe, Ireland and with two sold out shows in London, Wellington based Louis Baker joins us for a 2hr workshop on Songwriting and performance. He will share insights in to the songwriting industry in the UK and LA and what makes a good song. With a powerhouse...

Date: Monday 23 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mama Mia - Here We Go Again Movie Fundraiser

Mama Mia - Here We Go Again Movie Fundraiser

The Knowledge Bank is pleased to announce that we will be doing a movie night at Focal Point Cinema. Tickets are on sale now. Seats are limited to 120 tickets, so if you and your friends would like to come, get in quick. Contact Linda B or Rachel at the Knowledge Bank at 06 833 5333.

Date: Thursday 26 July
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coast Brings You Automatic 80s

Coast Brings You Automatic 80s

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

Date: Friday 27 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jimi Jackson - Mama We Made It Tour

Jimi Jackson - Mama We Made It Tour

Doors open: 8pm DJ Sir-Vere - 8:30pm Jimi Jackson - 9:30pm A mixture of music, real-life, parenthood and drama - all with a twist of comedy - Jimi Jackson has amassed nearly 20 million video views and is one of the most followed video makers in New Zealand, with over 175,000 subscribed to his...

Date: Friday 27 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai

Taki Rua present a free te reo Māori theatre performance for the whole whānau. Hine Kihāwai may have left the world of the living, but she lives on in the memories of her children Tama and Te Aniwa. Against all odds, her tamariki fight to hold on to her teachings, her wisdom, her songs –...

Date: Saturday 28 July
Where:
Pukemokimoki Marae, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hine Kihāwai


Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Join us at PGA for our last home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

Date: Saturday 28 July
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dusty Rhodes and The BluesMobile

Dusty Rhodes and The BluesMobile

Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile was born in 1987, from the seeds of two legendary Hawkes Bay bands, “Bluebeard” and “The Hoochie Coochie Blues Band”. The band is based around the guitar genius of Rhodes, long acknowledged as one of New Zealand’s top blues guitarists, and has...

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

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Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age and older. Challenge yourself on a course that includes swamp crossings, a spiders web net climb,...

Date: Sunday 29 July
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2

Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2

Argentine Chefs Daniel Pistone (Black Barn Bistro) and Dante Moren come together to put on round 2 of our Open fire (Asado) Sunday lunches which have been adapted to New Zealand produce and conditions. The entire feast will be cooked outside over open wood fire which will start with shared canapas...

Date: Sunday 29 July
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2018

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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you, and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge, record it using our online reporting form or check in with one of our friendly librarians. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win a prize! But...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Sunday 19 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Adult Winter Reading Challenge


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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Also playing every Sunday morning 8:45am - 11:45am at Meannee badminton hall. Learn to play Pickleball, tuition and gear free, $5 per indoor session to cover hall hireage, first time is free. Easy to learn and easy to play, not too strenuous and its lots of fun. Check out Pickleball Hawke's...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball


Chess - The Musical

Chess - The Musical

Chess is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, formerly of ABBA. The story involves a romantic triangle between two players in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Following the pattern of Jesus...

Date: Friday 20 July to Saturday 11 August
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Chess - The Musical


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 5 July to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Tami Neilson - Sassafrass! NZ Tour

Tami Neilson - Sassafrass! NZ Tour

With support from the Miltones. Tami Neilson will release her new record Sassafrass! on June 1, ahead of a seven-tour date of New Zealand. Presented by Sunday Star Times and Under the Radar, the tour takes in some of the country’s most beautiful and iconic theatres, kicking off in Nelson on...

Date: Thursday 2 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lloyd Spiegel

Lloyd Spiegel

Blues ‘power-house’ Lloyd Spiegel returns to the New Zealand in 2018. Australian bluesman Lloyd Spiegel brings his high energy solo show back to New Zealand in 2018. As part of his North Island tour he’ll be coming for the first time to the Hawkes Bay with a new show, new tales and 2 new...

Date: Thursday 2 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour

The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour

The Rock are proud to present The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour. Twenty Five years ago James Reid and Hamish Gee formed one of our best-loved bands, The Feelers and started on a journey writing and recording some of the greatest songs ever written in New Zealand. The Feelers are truly are a...

Date: Friday 3 August
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Guiseppe Verdi's Requiem

Napier Civic Choir Choral Guiseppe Verdi's Requiem

An opera disguised as religious music, Verdi’s Requiem is nothing short of a masterwork. Last staged by the Napier Civic Choir and Hawke’s Bay Orchestra in 2013, we are excited to bring this compelling music back to Hawke’s Bay audiences. Almost overwhelming in its scale and drama, this...

Date: Friday 3 August to Sunday 5 August
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Choral Guiseppe Verdi's Requiem


Free
Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale

The Pirimai Baptist Car Park is going to be full of people selling all sorts of things like fresh organic veges, candles, brick a brac, painted rocks, books, and so much more. So put some change in your pockets and head on down and support this community event.

Date: Saturday 7 July to Saturday 4 August
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Casino Fundraiser

Casino Fundraiser

The Lions Club of Taradale in conjunction with the Taradale Community Pool Trust invite you to attend a fun casino night to raise funds to fix and reopen the Greendale Pool in Taradale. Lets get Taradale children back in the pool and learning to swim, and adults and families enjoying the facility...

Date: Saturday 4 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Mahler's Symphony No.2 In C

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Mahler's Symphony No.2 In C

Mahler’s second symphony—Resurrection—is monumental. Of his approach to composition, Mahler famously said, “A symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything.” True to form, this epic work takes on the most profound of subjects as it charts a journey across the full gamut...

Date: Saturday 4 August
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Mahler's Symphony No.2 In C


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Ben Hurley: The Club Tour

Ben Hurley: The Club Tour

Ben Hurley. One of New Zealand's best loved Stand up Comics takes the real comedy club experience to 12 legendary venues around New Zealand. A big 2 hour comedy show with support from Sera Devcich and other guests.

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

Read more » - Ben Hurley: The Club Tour


Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online...

Date: Sunday 8 July to Sunday 16 September
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018


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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 26 June to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Teen Book Club


Bootleg Beach Boys

Bootleg Beach Boys

Fresh from their sold out world tour including Australia, France, London and Holland (to name a few) The Bootleg Beach Boys today announce a 20-venue tour of New Zealand this July and August. A fully costumed show that takes you right from the very beginning of The Beach Boys and through their...

Date: Friday 10 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark

Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark

In ‘Light & Dark’ the Aroha Quartet takes you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes. Beethoven’s sparkling and energetic String Trio No 3 is followed by the rather more sardonic String Quartet No 11 by Shostakovich. Any dark clouds are swept away by the...

Date: Tuesday 14 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Maestro Edo de Waart joins forces with arguably one of the finest violinists of his generation, Grammy Award winner Augustin Hadelich, to present de Waart’s third Masterworks concert for...

Date: Wednesday 15 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

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

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

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CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro

CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro

The extraordinary colours of 17th and 18th century woodwind instruments have lent Italy’s Ensemble Zefiro a cult following. Founded by Maestri dei legni, Alfredo Bernadini and Alberto Grazzi, this period-instrument ensemble have won numerous awards including the Grand Prix du Disque and...

Date: Thursday 16 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kings & Associates New Zealand Tour

Kings & Associates New Zealand Tour

In support of the release of their highly acclaimed latest album Tales Of A Rich Girl, Adelaide Neo Blues band Kings & Associates are heading to New Zealand this August for a string of shows. Kings & Associates are 3 time winners of the 2018 Australian Blues Music Awards for Best Band, Best New...

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

Read more » - Kings & Associates New Zealand Tour


Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online...

Date: Sunday 19 August
Where:
Guppy Road, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018


Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hub 2UP Duathlon

Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hub 2UP Duathlon

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

Date: Sunday 19 August
Where:
Haumoana School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hub 2UP Duathlon


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 15 July to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, 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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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Maison De Tease - Napier

Maison De Tease - Napier

Red Delicious Burlesque is proud to be working with the Cabana to bring you peeling, teasing and titillation to Napier in the form of Maison de Tease, a burlesque spectacular. Featuring some of New Zealand's top burlesque performers from all around the country, we will immerse your senses in the...

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

Read more » - Maison De Tease - Napier


New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities around the country, making a great occasion out of movie-going by presenting the latest and best films from...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Sunday 16 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2018

New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities around the country, making a great occasion out of movie-going by presenting the latest and best films from...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Sunday 16 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)


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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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 26 June to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Teen Book 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Also playing every Sunday morning 8:45am - 11:45am at Meannee badminton hall. Learn to play Pickleball, tuition and gear free, $5 per indoor session to cover hall hireage, first time is free. Easy to learn and easy to play, not too strenuous and its lots of fun. Check out Pickleball Hawke's...

Date: Wednesday 20 June to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball


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 5 July to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show

It’s all about ideas at the Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show. With over 200 exhibitors, latest trends, innovations, expert advice, and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for inspiration for indoors and out. There's fun for the whole family with Resene's Paint-a-Home. Plus, enter for...

Date: Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show


Classical Hits

Classical Hits

Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, ‘Unfinished’ Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 Gillian Whitehead - Turanga-nui (World Premiere) Debussy - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture NZSO Associate Conductor...

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

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Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online...

Date: Sunday 8 July to Sunday 16 September
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, 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 15 July to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, 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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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

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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

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October 2018

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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 26 June 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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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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 5 July to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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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Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cape Kidnappers Trail Run participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. Choose from a 32km run or walk (solo or...

Date: Saturday 6 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, 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 24 June 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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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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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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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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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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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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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 15 July to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, 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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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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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 5 July 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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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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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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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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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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 26 June 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
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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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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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 15 July to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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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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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December 2018

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

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

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

Read more » - The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker


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 24 June to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


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 3 July to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers 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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 20 June 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 20 June to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


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 5 July to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


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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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 15 July 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 17 July to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2019

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

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