2018 New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

Showing in the MTG Century Theatre from 30 August - 16 September 2018

Advance tickets are available for all sessions. Tickets can be purchased from the front desk at MTG Hawke's Bay every day during opening hours (9.30am-5pm), from the Box Office at the Napier Municipal Theatre and online via Ticketek. They will also be available at the Century Theatre Box Office from 30 minutes prior to each screening.

Tickets for the opening night are $20 and include complimentary refreshments from 6.00pm; screening of Disobedience starts at 6.30pm.

Festival tickets for all other sessions are:
Full Price $17.00 
Student/Nurses/Community Services Card Holder/Friends of MTG* $14.50 
Senior Citizen (65+)* $12.50
Children (15 and under) $11.00

Prices are GST inclusive and in NZD
*Discount available on presentation of current relevant ID

METHOD OF PAYMENT
Cash/EFTPOS/Visa/Mastercard: Accepted for all bookings

Programmes are available from MTG Hawke's Bay main reception or online here.

August 2018

Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Say goodbye to pain and discomfort in your shoulders, neck and back. And say hello to ease, comfort and elegance. What to expect: Awareness Through Movement lessons are grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. The lessons are designed to help you become the expert in you. You...

Date: Thursday 23 August to Thursday 30 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders


Free
Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 21 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 17 August to Monday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 25 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
Samantha Whitewood; An Exhibition of Recent Work

Samantha Whitewood; An Exhibition of Recent Work

Samantha Whitewood is an artist inspired by life. Her paintings reflect the thoughts and emotions that she has in her mind while constantly motivated by improving her technique and learning new skills. Her art practice uses any, and all materials that come to hand but this particular exhibition...

Date: Friday 17 August to Thursday 23 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Samantha Whitewood; An Exhibition of Recent Work


Free
Circadian Rhythm

Circadian Rhythm

Derek Henderson. The gallery reopens for our new season with the third solo show from Sydney based photographer Derek Henderson. The artist continues his interest in the environment with personal observations taken while travelling the country. The images reveal the subtle and intimate workings...

Date: Friday 17 August to Saturday 1 September
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Circadian Rhythm


Free
Justin Cheung; Recent Work That Looks to The Future

Justin Cheung; Recent Work That Looks to The Future

For a long period of time, Justin Cheung considered art as a simple hobby. However, after growing up watching films such as The Lord of the Rings and various cartoons, he was enamoured with the way a director’s vision could be realised through conceptual art and design. Justin has been...

Date: Friday 17 August to Friday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justin Cheung; Recent Work That Looks to The Future


Free
After Winter; Paintings by Nicky Somerville

After Winter; Paintings by Nicky Somerville

Born and raised in the Wairarapa, Nicky Somerville was a keen and competitive horse rider with a passion for art. Horse riding is behind Nicky now, but her passion for art remains. In the 1970’s she was lucky enough to have tuition from a Dutch born artist Paul Nickolai. Nicky has been...

Date: Friday 17 August to Friday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - After Winter; Paintings by Nicky Somerville


Free
City Treasures

City Treasures

This exhibition will bring out from the archives many of the treasured items Napier City possesses – in the form of rarely seen panoramic photographs of Napier pre and post 1931 earthquake, and gifts received from Napier’s sister cities in Japan, China and Canada over the years. The gifts...

Date: Friday 17 August to Thursday 30 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - City Treasures


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: Friday 17 August to Sunday 19 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Adult Winter Reading Challenge


Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Churning butter by hand, using hand-powered sewing machines, writing with nib pens or clanging away behind an old-school typewriter - everything old will be new again at an upcoming exhibition at the CHB Settlers Museum. The museum in Waipawa is revisiting its very successful “Hands on: Early...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 23 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Hands-on Interactive Exhibition


Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes

Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This class is for beginners to learn basic sewing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as the students gain more knowledge, guided by experienced tutor...

Date: Thursday 23 August to Thursday 27 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes


Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Thursday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do


Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector illustration, which can then be applied to poster, logo, pattern, laser cutting and engraving designs. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB Tutor: Dean...

Date: Thursday 16 August to Thursday 20 September
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Adobe Illustrator Nightclass


R18
The Cabana Duo Night

The Cabana Duo Night

A night featuring some of Hawke's Bay's greatest duos... Nice and relaxed on the small stage. Doors at 7pm Music at 8pm. Featuring some amazing talent.

Date: Thursday 16 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cabana Duo Night


Animal Farm

Animal Farm

‘Animal Farm’ With a Twist. Napier Repertory Players Youth Production. Napier Repertory Players Inc introduces their first Youth Production, by tackling the well known classic novel "Animal Farm" by George Orwell. Young talented director Mikel O'Connell, brings his unique physical...

Date: Thursday 16 August to Friday 17 August
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Animal Farm


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

Read more » - CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro


Back From Broadway

Back From Broadway

Back from Broadway just for you… Some catchy show-tunes, old and new. From New York’s best we’ve picked a few. We hope you’ll come to love them too! Fresh from their outstanding performance in New York, the dynamic performers of Four’s Company present an unforgettable Showcase of...

Date: Thursday 16 August to Saturday 18 August
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Back From Broadway


CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group

CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group

Come along to the CAN sewing group that meets weekly as a social; to sew, drink tea, gossip and have fun making your own projects in the warm and cosy atmosphere on the CAN mezzanine. There is no tutor for this session, so you need to have a little experience and know how to create your end...

Date: Friday 17 August to Friday 28 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group


NHB Junior Jumping Fundraising Quiz Night & Auction

NHB Junior Jumping Fundraising Quiz Night & Auction



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

Read more » - NHB Junior Jumping Fundraising Quiz Night & Auction


Free
Big Beat

Big Beat

Come down to the Napier RSA and jive away to the smooth beats or DJ Paul Cavanaugh, he plays a great selection of old and new music.

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

Read more » - Big Beat


R18
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


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Celebrate the Legend - The Rude Boyz Bob Marley Tribute

Celebrate the Legend - The Rude Boyz Bob Marley Tribute

The Rude Boyz celebrate ‘the legend’ Bob Marley with a full concert of Bob Marley’s classic music from his early days of Catch a Fire till Confrontation albums. This concert will sell out.

Date: Friday 17 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Celebrate the Legend - The Rude Boyz Bob Marley Tribute


Truffle Hunt and Truffle Lunch

Truffle Hunt and Truffle Lunch

Love Black Truffles as much as we do? We are fortunate to have found these beauties in Hawke’s Bay. Join us for an exclusive Truffle Hunt and have a taste of these delicious underground treats. Fresh Truffles are only in season during June, July and August so use this opportunity to treat...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Sunday 19 August
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Truffle Hunt and Truffle Lunch


Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Registration on Eventfinda essential. No door sales. Having trouble with your compost? Smelly and slimy? Still, in the state, it started? Lumpy and lifeless? Perhaps you don’t have enough compost? Or you don’t have enough space to turn your waste into beautiful, rich, soil-enhancing compost....

Date: Saturday 18 August
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Home Composting for Beginners


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Screen Printing One-Day Weekend Workshop

Screen Printing One-Day Weekend Workshop

This workshop is now full! Please do give us a call if you would like us to contact you when we schedule another class: 06 835 9448. This one is for the adults, folks! Fancy printing your own T-Shirt, apron, tea towels, pillow slips or tablecloth with your own design? Well we can show...

Date: Saturday 18 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Screen Printing One-Day Weekend Workshop


Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 25 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Truffle Hunt


Free
Kem Wairau

Kem Wairau

Come listen to Kem live at the Napier RSA.

Date: Saturday 18 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kem Wairau


Under The Dome

Under The Dome

Imagine a 30m, igloo looking dome, smack bang in the middle of Hastings! Then put some of HB's best young talent in there. Boom you have Zeal's coolest venue "Under The Dome". This winter escape is gonna rock your socks off with some sweet tunes from some local lads. Tickets $5...

Date: Saturday 18 August
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Under The Dome


Free
All Blacks vs Australia

All Blacks vs Australia

Watch All Blacks V South Africa on our big screens with sound throughout. The best place in Napier to enjoy an All Blacks game. Enjoy the great atmosphere that the Napier RSA offers.

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 25 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - All Blacks vs Australia


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 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Beethoven: Mass in C

Beethoven: Mass in C

This concert features the music of Beethoven, including Choruses, the quartet from Fidelio and the Mass in C. Hastings Choral is joined by the Gisborne Choral Society and the Hawke’s Bay Youth Orchestra. Soloists are Catherine Macdonald (soprano), Mary-Jane Richmond (contralto), Gavin Maclean...

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

Read more » - Beethoven: Mass in C


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

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


Wars, Laws and Humanity by Joan Cockburn

Wars, Laws and Humanity by Joan Cockburn

Joan Cockburn has been involved with New Zealand Red Cross for over 50 years and as President has led the New Zealand Delegation to international meetings in Geneva, Rio de Janeiro, Budapest, and China. The challenges are many, but the goal is always to save lives.

Date: Sunday 19 August
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wars, Laws and Humanity by Joan Cockburn


Arts + Climate Innovation: The Role of the Arts

Arts + Climate Innovation: The Role of the Arts

All welcome. More details and to register visit Eventbrite: trackzero-hastings.eventbrite.co.nz Learn the latest climate science. Be inspired by creative art projects. Join the conversation. Explore how more can be done, and what support is needed, working with the power of the arts to inspire...

Date: Sunday 19 August
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Arts + Climate Innovation: The Role of the Arts


Trivia Bingo Fundraiser - Social Cruizers

Trivia Bingo Fundraiser - Social Cruizers

This months Trivia Bingo is helping fundraise for the Social Cruizers who do so much work throughout the community in many ways. The latest being the Ride of Respect which raised money to help veterans and their families. So come on down and support the Social Cruizers on their fundraising...

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

Read more » - Trivia Bingo Fundraiser - Social Cruizers


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Chess Countess

Chess Countess

A very special Sunday gig fundraising to film two music videos in London The singles have already been recorded, Chess Countess is a pop artist with flavours of hip hop and opera thrown in, although this gig will be predominantly acoustic.

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

Read more » - Chess Countess


Free
Ariana & Arahi Live In the Dome!

Ariana & Arahi Live In the Dome!

2 of Hawke's Bays best talent coming together for a free acoustic concert under the 20m dome that will be set up on Albert Square. Arahi - Music & Ariana Music will be bringing the tunes all you need to do is bring your lunch and enjoy!

Date: Monday 20 August
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ariana & Arahi Live In the Dome!


Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Say goodbye to pain and discomfort in your shoulders, neck and back. And say hello to ease, comfort and elegance. What to expect: Awareness Through Movement lessons are grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. The lessons are designed to help you become the expert in you. You...

Date: Monday 20 August to Monday 27 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders


Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision— to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Tuesday 21 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central


Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Say goodbye to pain and discomfort in your shoulders, neck and back. And say hello to ease, comfort and elegance. What to expect: Awareness Through Movement lessons are grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. The lessons are designed to help you become the expert in you. You...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 28 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Coffee With a Cop


COSplay After School Sewing Classes

COSplay After School Sewing Classes

Cosplay – aimed at High School students. Get creative and have some fun! This session is an after-school activity one afternoon per week for Term 3. Learn basic sewing skills whilst at the same time create something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - COSplay After School Sewing Classes


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

Read more » - Hastings Teen Book Club


Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Help


Free
Emma Stevens Author Visit Napier Library

Emma Stevens Author Visit Napier Library

Emma Stevens is touring New Zealand and will present her three memoirs about her life with the Eskimos in remote Western Alaska where she lived for six years. The final book in the trilogy, Dancing on the Tundra was released last year. Please RSVP to Nicoleta Paxie on (06) 836 5628 or...

Date: Tuesday 21 August
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Emma Stevens Author Visit Napier Library


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 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fun Run/Walk Spot prizes Everyone welcome to come and meet like-minded folk for a bit of midwinter exercise in a fun environment! $5 for 5km $2.50 for 2.5km Fun course along the KAramu stream. Join us for a drink and prize giving after the run back at the Loading ramp.

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 4 September
Where:
Loading Ramp, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run is an Eat By Design Workshop that addresses the fundamental requirements and simple to implement strategies to meet the fuel needs of the body to optimise your run and pursue optimal health. Eat By Design is not a diet, it is a way to eat what's good for you... forever! This...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 20 November
Where:
Structural Chiropractic, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
BDO , Napier, 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 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Free Your Back, Neck & Shoulders

Say goodbye to pain and discomfort in your shoulders, neck and back. And say hello to ease, comfort and elegance. What to expect: Awareness Through Movement lessons are grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. The lessons are designed to help you become the expert in you. You...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 29 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, 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 22 August to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Classes

Watercolour Painting Classes

Hastings Artists Group watercolour class. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 23 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Big Brothers Big Sisters - Mentor Information Evening

Big Brothers Big Sisters - Mentor Information Evening

Was there someone special in your life that you looked up to, that gave you their time, an ear and made you feel valued, someone who had a positive impact on your life? Now is your chance to be that person for someone else. Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawke's Bay are on the look out for mentors...

Date: Thursday 23 August
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comedy Night at the Cabana

Comedy Night at the Cabana

Book the babysitter, get your comedy fix.

Date: Thursday 23 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unlock the Power of Facebook Messenger Marketing & Chatbots

Unlock the Power of Facebook Messenger Marketing & Chatbots

It’s time to learn how your business can benefit from Facebook Messenger marketing and chatbots! A chatbot is a service, powered by rules and sometimes artificial intelligence, that you interact with via a chat interface. The service could be any number of things, ranging from functional to...

Date: Friday 24 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Jam

Poetry Jam

From Friday 24 August, to celebrate National Poetry Day feel free to join us for a free-for-all interactive Poetry Jam! The walls of the Small Gallery will be transformed word by word, as we invite you to write your poems in any way you choose. Be creative and imaginative, bring the whole...

Date: Friday 24 August to Thursday 6 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kororāreka: The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

Kororāreka: The Ballad of Maggie Flynn

“There’s a tale in my bones, fighting to be told.” Delving into the lawless outpost of 1800s Russell, Kororāreka: The Ballad of Maggie Flynn introduces a heroine created from the rich and vibrant true stories of New Zealand women. Maggie Flynn, a fiery and unforgettable Irish woman...

Date: Friday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
National Live Poetry Day Poets - Open Mic

National Live Poetry Day Poets - Open Mic

Join the Napier Live Poets at a very special free Open Mic session to celebrate National Poetry Day! Bring your poems and enjoy readings by local Hawke’s Bay Poets. Seating and refreshments will be available. Check out Napier Live Poets on Facebook.

Date: Friday 24 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ruby Shooz

Ruby Shooz

Come on down to the Napier RSA and let Ruby Shooz entertain you with tunes both old and new.

Date: Friday 24 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cabana Dirty Disco

The Cabana Dirty Disco

The Cabana Dirty Disco is back. Last year over 150 people boogied on done to the small hours. Always a fun night. $100 bar tab for Best Dressed and $50 bar tab for 2nd best dressed.

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

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Dru Yoga Workshop

Dru Yoga Workshop

A great opportunity to nurture yourself through an in-depth taste into what makes Dru different. Patricia Brown, senior Dru tutor combines respected health professional, global humanitarian & freelance philosophy writing mantles to create a successful holistic approach to Body / Heart/ Mind...

Date: Saturday 25 August
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Con 2018

Hawkes Bay Con 2018

The board games are coming back to Hawke's Bay in the last weekend of August! Our goal is to encourage people of all ages and skill levels to come and enjoy a wide range of board games - Mars colonization, space cowboys, trading, social deception, puzzle solving, and war gaming - we've got it...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Sunday 26 August
Where:
Taradale Intermediate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro to Reduction Lino - Printmaking Classes

Intro to Reduction Lino - Printmaking Classes

Suitable for anyone who has previous experience of relief printmaking, this 3-week course will cover the basics of reduction printing using lino blocks. If you are a beginner, you can also join in the fun using some simple images, so don’t be shy. Reduction printing is a process of printing...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Saturday 8 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Plan Your Edible Garden

Plan Your Edible Garden

Get ready for your edible summer garden. A step-by-step process to plan the best summer edible garden for you. Decide what to grow to eat, how much space it will take and how long it will take to grow. Make better use of your garden time space and enters. Choose the right crops for your location....

Date: Saturday 25 August
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers present: 1.15pm Iron Maidens VS Swamp City (Top Ten Roller Derby Champs) 3.45pm Twisted Sisters VS River City 6pm Twisted Sisters VS Swamp City. This is an action packed afternoon with fast paced skating. If you have every been keen to see what roller derby is all about...

Date: Saturday 25 August
Where:
Rodney Green Centennial Events Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Create a beautiful i am… (Mala 108x Style) Beads, use as a personal tool to help with self-acceptance and quiet meditation. Learn how to use your beads to reaffirm positive statements to yourself, replacing negative emotions. Each person will receive a second mini mediation beads, scented...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Julie Lamb Outfit

Julie Lamb Outfit

HB Latin Dance Club are proud to present the Julie Lamb Outfit. Live Music -Funk-Jazz-Blues -Originals, with support from Rhythm Bones, 9pm-Late. A special Milonga (Tango Dance) hosted by the club from 6-9pm followed by live Music. An Indian Buffet Dinner option is also available at 7pm provided...

Date: Saturday 25 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Maison De Tease - Napier: CANCELLED

Maison De Tease - Napier: CANCELLED

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

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Lady Larissa and Friends

Lady Larissa and Friends

An amazing night of cool jazz.

Date: Saturday 25 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Pulse

Pulse

Dance the night away with Pulse playing all your favourite tunes from 9:30pm.

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

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Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe

Songs & Dance Music From Renaissance Europe

Steve Pickett and Campbell Lovatt are specialist performers of plucked instruments from the Old World of 16th and 17th century Europe. Joined by singer and harpist Amy Dunn, they will take you on a musical journey through Renaissance Europe and beyond. Songs and dance music from England,...

Date: Sunday 26 August
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Share Your Talent

Share Your Talent

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

Date: Sunday 26 August to Sunday 23 September
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening with Millton Wines - Bistronomy Winemaker Series

An Evening with Millton Wines - Bistronomy Winemaker Series

Enjoy an exclusive evening with James Beck and iconic wine maker James Millton showcasing what makes the East coast of New Zealand so special as a wine and food destination. Be part of a five course exploration of the symbiosis of food and wine, with a personal explanation from the Restaurateur...

Date: Sunday 26 August
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Annabelle & Ash

Annabelle & Ash

Come on down to the Napier RSA for a night with Annabell & Ash as they play some old and new tunes.

Date: Sunday 26 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shakespeare As We Like It!

Shakespeare As We Like It!

Shakespeare’s best-loved sonnets, speeches and scenes in expressed in song, words, and dance in this celebration of the bard’s works. Songs include "Live with me and be my Love", "When Daffodils begin to Peer", "It was a Lover and his Lass" and the lovely "Who is Sylvia?" The Hawke Bay's...

Date: Sunday 26 August
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Running Effective Meetings - Business Central

Running Effective Meetings - Business Central

Meetings are important but they’re not always as effective as they could be. This half-day course will help you to plan, deliver, engage and regulate your meetings so that you can make the most of your, and your team’s, time. You’ll learn to chair both formal and informal meetings, as...

Date: Tuesday 28 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2018 Rutherford lecture: Life and Times of Supervolcanoes

2018 Rutherford lecture: Life and Times of Supervolcanoes

A Free Public Lecture given by Professor Colin Wilson FRS FRSNZ Victoria University of Wellington 2017 Rutherford Medal winner for research into understanding large, explosive supervolcanoes and the hazards they pose. All welcome. Please register: royalsociety.org.nz/events Aotearoa New...

Date: Tuesday 28 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Birds NZ Introduction to Ornithology - Birds & Birdwatching

Birds NZ Introduction to Ornithology - Birds & Birdwatching

This six-week introductory course is suitable for beginners and will cover bird identification, breeding, nesting, feathers and moult, conservation, e-bird, how to watch and a field trip. Presented by Bernie Kelly and Lynne Anderson of Birds New Zealand (The Ornithological Society of New...

Date: Tuesday 28 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Fish & Game NZ Council Offices, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Parents As Career Educators Seminar

Parents As Career Educators Seminar

Free seminar for parents of teens. Parents and caregivers of secondary school students (Years 9-13) are invited to a free ‘Parents as Career Educators’ seminar on Tuesday 28 August 2018. The seminar will provide parents with tips and advice to guide their teenagers through the various...

Date: Tuesday 28 August
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Management - Business Central

Project Management - Business Central

With businesses under constant pressure to deliver results more efficiently, you will see payoffs from investing in building your project management skills. Managing projects can appear daunting if you have little prior experience, but with the right approach you can deliver on time, every time....

Date: Wednesday 29 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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The Rescued Plate

The Rescued Plate

Rally the support of your family and friends to help you raise money for Nourished for Nil as you do it. Come and hear how we are changing the future of food waste in Hawke's Bay. Enjoy the tasty creations from Chef Pete Hallgarth, Clearview Estate, using exclusively products donated to our...

Date: Thursday 30 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF Opening Night - Disobedience

NZIFF Opening Night - Disobedience

Rachel Weisz stars as a black sheep drawn back to her London Orthodox Jewish home, rekindling sparks with a childhood friend (Rachel McAdams) in the English-language debut of the director of Gloria and A Fantastic Woman. “Set inside the conservative community of Orthodox Judaism, Sebastián...

Date: Thursday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Secondary Schools Year 12 Exhibition

Napier Secondary Schools Year 12 Exhibition

Seven Napier High Schools will be exhibiting artwork by their Year 12 painting, photography, design and sculpture students from August 31 for 2 weeks. The Napier schools: Tamatea High School, William Colenso College, Napier Boys High School, Sacred Heart College and Taradale High School will be...

Date: Friday 31 August to Thursday 13 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Yellow is Forbidden

NZIFF - Yellow is Forbidden

Kiwi director Pietra Brettkelly takes us into the opulent world of show-stopping Chinese designer Guo Pei as she prepares to make her Paris debut and seeks admission into the exclusive club of haute couture. Chinese designer Guo Pei made fashion headlines around the world when Rihanna wore her...

Date: Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Guilty

NZIFF - The Guilty

A suspended police officer assigned to dispatcher duty is caught in a web of intrigue in this pulsating Danish thriller, jam-packed with mystery and suspense despite never leaving a cramped emergency call centre. This innovative debut from Danish filmmaker Gustav Möller has racked up audience...

Date: Friday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Light & Sound

Light & Sound

Come on down and dance the night away at the Napier RSA.

Date: Friday 31 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2018

Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 September to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

The Taniwha Daffodil Display is an iconic feature of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay. Open every day of September between 9 am – 5 pm, simply drive through the gates, collect a bucket and then wander the 20 acres of trees, ponds and of course daffodils. It’s a great day for kids, families and...

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

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Free
Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 21 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 17 August to Monday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 25 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Style U Spring

Style U Spring

We are having a Spring Styling, Skin care and Make-up workshop very soon in the Hawke's Bay area just for you. Styling: Learn about how to update the way you look and feel in a safe atmosphere. This workshop will teach you how to look and feel fantastic. Our experts will help you identify your...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
Coastguard, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Circadian Rhythm

Circadian Rhythm

Derek Henderson. The gallery reopens for our new season with the third solo show from Sydney based photographer Derek Henderson. The artist continues his interest in the environment with personal observations taken while travelling the country. The images reveal the subtle and intimate workings...

Date: Friday 17 August to Saturday 1 September
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Jam

Poetry Jam

From Friday 24 August, to celebrate National Poetry Day feel free to join us for a free-for-all interactive Poetry Jam! The walls of the Small Gallery will be transformed word by word, as we invite you to write your poems in any way you choose. Be creative and imaginative, bring the whole...

Date: Friday 24 August to Thursday 6 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro to Reduction Lino - Printmaking Classes

Intro to Reduction Lino - Printmaking Classes

Suitable for anyone who has previous experience of relief printmaking, this 3-week course will cover the basics of reduction printing using lino blocks. If you are a beginner, you can also join in the fun using some simple images, so don’t be shy. Reduction printing is a process of printing...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Saturday 8 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Free
Napier Secondary Schools Year 12 Exhibition

Napier Secondary Schools Year 12 Exhibition

Seven Napier High Schools will be exhibiting artwork by their Year 12 painting, photography, design and sculpture students from August 31 for 2 weeks. The Napier schools: Tamatea High School, William Colenso College, Napier Boys High School, Sacred Heart College and Taradale High School will be...

Date: Friday 31 August to Thursday 13 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tinned CANs

Tinned CANs

An exhibition of artwork made by the talented members of our community. The entry details specified that each artwork was to be built, decorated, painted or displayed in an unusual way – and be made of recycled tin or aluminum cans! This exhibition will inspire, horrify, please, surprise,...

Date: Saturday 1 September to Friday 28 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nature's Bounty: Watercolour Paintings by Bev Doohan

Nature's Bounty: Watercolour Paintings by Bev Doohan

After a lifetime of involvement with plant material from 30 years doing church flowers, to 20 years as a Floral Designer with the Floral Art Society of New Zealand’s Taradale Floral Art Group and a keen gardener, Bev Doohan has been up close and personal with plant material for a long...

Date: Saturday 1 September to Sunday 30 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Churning butter by hand, using hand-powered sewing machines, writing with nib pens or clanging away behind an old-school typewriter - everything old will be new again at an upcoming exhibition at the CHB Settlers Museum. The museum in Waipawa is revisiting its very successful “Hands on: Early...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 23 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Tarzino Trophy Daffodil

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Tarzino Trophy Daffodil

Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday - BOSTOCK New Zealand Spring Racing Carnival. General admission: By $5 donation with all proceeds supporting the Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Members stand: $30 Gates open: 10.30am First Race: 12.15pm (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - New Zealand's Best 2018

NZIFF - New Zealand's Best 2018

For this year’s New Zealand’s Best short film competition, NZIFF programmers Bill Gosden, Sandra Reid and Michael McDonnell viewed 84 submissions to make a shortlist of 12 from which director and cinematographer Leon Narbey selected these six finalists. A jury of three will select the winner of...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Speak Up

NZIFF - Speak Up

The struggle and power in finding one’s own voice is celebrated in this inspirational doco as a diverse group of French students undergo intensive training for a prestigious public speaking competition. Every year there’s a breakout film at NZIFF that reminds us of the importance of being...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Burning

NZIFF - Burning

A love triangle and mystery based on a Murakami Haruki short story, Korean great Lee Chang-dong’s (Secret Sunshine, Poetry) latest was the best-reviewed film at Cannes, an unforgettable now-or-never must-see on the big screen. By critical consensus a masterpiece, and the highest ever rated...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CF Casino Night - 5th Anniversary

CF Casino Night - 5th Anniversary

The 2018 Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is on. We'll be offering up the best gambling establishment in town with the friendliest dealers around. We will turn the venue into a place to eat, drink and gamble. Tickets for this event are limited so tell your friends and please buy early. We’re back...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beat Girls

Beat Girls

Introducing NZ's favourite girl group! Spend a night with the irresistible BeatGirls as they take you on a musical journey bringing alive the music, fashion and dance of the eras they pay tribute to. A trio of singers with excellent vocals and harmonies, amazing choreography, outrageous...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Electronic/House Music Night with DJ Chadala

Electronic/House Music Night with DJ Chadala

Electronic/House Music Night with DJ Chadala straight from DIV's in Havelock North.

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rolling Stones Experience - Brown Sugar

Rolling Stones Experience - Brown Sugar

Get on this, 5 piece high energy rock n roll band comin thru... Start Me Up - Brown Sugar - Honky Tonk - Tumbling Dice - Can’t Always Get - Beast of Burden -It’s All Over Now - Last Time - Get Off My Cloud - Live with Me - Ruby Tuesday – Angie – Imagination - Gimme Shelter – Satisfaction...

Date: Saturday 1 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gentleman's High Tea

Gentleman's High Tea

Join Mangapapa Hotel in partnership with Giant brewery for a Gentleman's tea. Treat your dad this father's day to high tea done with a twist. Think mini skirt steak slider with chimi churri sauce, pork belly sandwiches and plenty more all washed down with a Giant beer. Ticket includes...

Date: Sunday 2 September
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Yellow is Forbidden

NZIFF - Yellow is Forbidden

Kiwi director Pietra Brettkelly takes us into the opulent world of show-stopping Chinese designer Guo Pei as she prepares to make her Paris debut and seeks admission into the exclusive club of haute couture. Chinese designer Guo Pei made fashion headlines around the world when Rihanna wore her...

Date: Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Juliet, Naked

NZIFF - Juliet, Naked

Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke and Chris O’Dowd are perfectly cast in this romcom, based on Nick Hornby’s novel about an indie rock obsession that leads to romance. Annie (Rose Byrne) has long tolerated her partner Duncan’s (Chris O’Dowd) obsession with the obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan...

Date: Sunday 2 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Māui’s Hook

NZIFF - Māui’s Hook

The new film by Māori psychologist and filmmaker Paora Joseph (Tātarakihi: Children of Parihaka) invites open discussion of suicide through the brave testimony of five grieving families travelling to Cape Reinga. Invoking the skills, cunning and defiance of the legendary tupuna, the title of...

Date: Sunday 2 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

A fantastic one day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are...

Date: Monday 3 September
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Forage with Peter Langlands

Forage with Peter Langlands

Learn all about foraging options in and around Napier and in the Hawkes Bay with professional forager, Peter Langlands. In association with Napier’s Better Fishing and Bistronomy A full day from 9am to 3.30pm with a lunch prepared using foraged ingredients. Learn to identify 50-75 forageable...

Date: Monday 3 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 September to Monday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Loveling

NZIFF - Loveling

In a role written with her director husband, Brazilian actress Karine Teles (The Second Mother) is utterly captivating as a full-time wife, sister, aunt, and mother (of four) with chaos management skills to match. Certain travails of motherhood are embraced with buoyant good humour and poignancy...

Date: Monday 3 September to Tuesday 4 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ága

NZIFF - Ága

An exquisitely shot and very moving film about an aging couple who appear to exist alone on the edge of the world, stoically surviving on the Arctic tundra in a way of life that may be about to end. Writer/director Milko Lazarov’s second feature spotlights an aging Yakut couple whose lifestyle...

Date: Monday 3 September to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks,...

Date: Tuesday 4 September
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

Do you know how to carry out a procedurally fair disciplinary process? Your answer could mean the difference between a positive outcome for your business or costly court proceedings. Regardless of how clear cut a disciplinary matter appears to be, the law not only requires justification for...

Date: Tuesday 4 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand...

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Disobedience

NZIFF - Disobedience

Rachel Weisz stars as a black sheep drawn back to her London Orthodox Jewish home, rekindling sparks with a childhood friend (Rachel McAdams) in the English-language debut of the director of Gloria and A Fantastic Woman. “Set inside the conservative community of Orthodox Judaism, Sebastián...

Date: Tuesday 4 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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COSplay After School Sewing Classes

COSplay After School Sewing Classes

Cosplay – aimed at High School students. Get creative and have some fun! This session is an after-school activity one afternoon per week for Term 3. Learn basic sewing skills whilst at the same time create something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 21 August to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Fun Run/Walk Spot prizes Everyone welcome to come and meet like-minded folk for a bit of midwinter exercise in a fun environment! $5 for 5km $2.50 for 2.5km Fun course along the KAramu stream. Join us for a drink and prize giving after the run back at the Loading ramp.

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 4 September
Where:
Loading Ramp, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact Hana at Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - hanaw@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 September to Wednesday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wages Law - Business Central

Wages Law - Business Central

Payroll isn’t always straight forward and an error in a staff member’s pay packet can mean a cost you didn’t plan for and unnecessary stress for your employee. Your employment agreements set out the key words affecting the payment of wages, allowances, and provision of entitlements such as...

Date: Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 22 August to Wednesday 5 September
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Leave No Trace

NZIFF - Leave No Trace

New Zealand actress Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie is mesmerising as 13-year-old Tom living off the grid with her war vet father (Ben Foster) in this haunting new film from the director of Winter’s Bone. Director Debra Granik introduced Jennifer Lawrence to the world in Winter’s Bone. In Leave...

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

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Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

The Festival is a celebration of Art, Wine and Food on the spectacular hilltop venue of Pukeora Estate – overlooking beautiful Central Hawke’s Bay. With over 100 stalls exhibiting – there is something for everyone! The Festival runs from Thursday September 6th to Sunday September 9th, 2018...

Date: Thursday 6 September to Sunday 9 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes

Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This class is for beginners to learn basic sewing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as the students gain more knowledge, guided by experienced tutor...

Date: Thursday 23 August to Thursday 27 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 6 September to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Blossom Festival Lunchtime Concert Series

Blossom Festival Lunchtime Concert Series

St Matthew’s Anglican Church, King St Hastings has been hosting its Blossom Festival Concert Series for many years, and is once again proud to announce that this September we will be presenting free lunchtime concerts featuring talented local musicians and choirs. Thu 6/9 - Iona College Fri...

Date: Thursday 6 September to Friday 14 September
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gallery Snapshot

Gallery Snapshot

Join the Gallery Director for a 15 minute look at some of the artworks on exhibition during your lunchtime. To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery information desk. No booking required.

Date: Thursday 6 September to Thursday 4 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Three Identical Strangers

NZIFF - Three Identical Strangers

‘Stranger than fiction’ doesn’t come close. In an age of hot takes and hype machinery, this mind-blowing doco is the rare WTF true story entirely worthy of its breathless hyperbole. In 1980 a college freshman named Bobby arrives at his new campus for the first time, only to be immediately...

Date: Thursday 6 September to Saturday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michael Hawksworth Performance: Orientation Design

Michael Hawksworth Performance: Orientation Design

Join Hawke's Bay based artist, Michael Hawksworth, at the Gallery for Orientation Design - a spoken word narration with images, building on themes explored in his photocollages produced as part EAST 2018. Free, no booking required.

Date: Thursday 6 September
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector illustration, which can then be applied to poster, logo, pattern, laser cutting and engraving designs. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB Tutor: Dean...

Date: Thursday 16 August to Thursday 20 September
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Beirut

NZIFF - Beirut

A taut, twisty hostage thriller with shades of Le Carré, Beirut brings Jon Hamm and his brand of suave, world-weary charisma to war-torn Lebanon. Co-starring Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl). Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike bring swagger in spades to this cracking, old-fashioned spy thriller from the...

Date: Thursday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holly Arrowsmith A Dawn I Remember Album Release Tour

Holly Arrowsmith A Dawn I Remember Album Release Tour

Born in the heart of the American desert, in Santa Fe, New Mexico and raised in the mountains of Southern New Zealand, Holly Arrowsmith is a songwriter on the rise locally and internationally, a strong forerunner in New Zealand’s current folk revivalist movement. With sound comparisons to the...

Date: Thursday 6 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Celtic Illusion

Celtic Illusion

A Breathtaking Fusion of Irish Dance and Magic. The much-anticipated family event of 2018, Celtic Illusion is the biggest dance and magical illusion sensation that has taken Australian audiences by storm. The show for all ages cleverly fuses awe-inspiring contemporary Irish Dance with...

Date: Thursday 6 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unlock the Secrets to Increasing Your Sales

Unlock the Secrets to Increasing Your Sales

Learn the four key questions that every business should be asking itself. Making sales over the long term and growing market share is a vital part of business success, regardless of business size. It’s the lifeblood that keeps the business going. Being “good at selling” can be viewed as a...

Date: Friday 7 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
John Ruth: Recent Paintings

John Ruth: Recent Paintings

John Ruth is primarily a self-taught landscape painter, although his subject matter also includes cityscapes, portraits, domestic interiors and figure studies. Although John paints in a realist style, his paintings often imbue a sense of intensity and magic into the everyday experience. His...

Date: Friday 7 September to Thursday 27 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group

CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group

Come along to the CAN sewing group that meets weekly as a social; to sew, drink tea, gossip and have fun making your own projects in the warm and cosy atmosphere on the CAN mezzanine. There is no tutor for this session, so you need to have a little experience and know how to create your end...

Date: Friday 17 August to Friday 28 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Heiresses

NZIFF - The Heiresses

Financial crisis proves to be the crack that lets the light into the lives of a high-living lesbian couple, together for 30 years, in this superb first film from Paraguay. Winner, Best Actress Award, Berlin Film Festival In a NZIFF abounding with lesbian characters, this richly modulated tale...

Date: Friday 7 September to Tuesday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Horizontal & Vertical Tasting

A Horizontal & Vertical Tasting

On the first Friday of (almost) every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far. This event is all about comparing the same cheeses at different stages of it's life (a horizontal tasting) and different cheeses at the same ages (a vertical tasting) all...

Date: Friday 7 September
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

NZIFF - Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

A fast, funny documentary on the life, looks and times of the British fashion designer, business woman, environmental activist – and unreconstructed punk – Vivienne Westwood. Dame Vivienne Westwood, Britain’s most iconic and iconoclastic fashion designer, emerged from the punk movement in...

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

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Anxiety Club on Tour

Anxiety Club on Tour

Limited pre sales - door sales $15. "New Zealand has another Band to get seriously excited about" - therevue.ca Anxiety Club bring their unique blend of alt-country goodness to the Bay for one night only. The grittier side of Alt-Country - If Ryan Adams wrestled Smashing Pumpkins in a late 90s...

Date: Friday 7 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

A Grassroots reggae band from Central Hawkes Bay. With a mix of covers and some of their own work, these guys always bring good vibes and great music. With a mix of both old and new reggae songs you will find yourself dancing the night away Check out Heavy Rootz on Facebook

Date: Friday 7 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Anxiety Club

Anxiety Club

Anxiety Club bring their unique blend of alt-country goodness to the Bay for one night only! We are a New Zealand band playing grunge-inspired Americana in a small city at the bottom of the world. If Ryan Adams wrestled Smashing Pumpkins in a late 90s pinball rumble, it would sound like what we...

Date: Friday 7 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2018

NZIFF - Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2018

A collection of Māori and Pasifika short films curated by Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), Director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, with guest co-curator Craig Fasi (Niue), Director of the Pollywood Film Festival. Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2018 Directors: Hiona...

Date: Saturday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Exclusive Screening of The Forgotten General

Exclusive Screening of The Forgotten General

Hastings Hearing is holding a public fundraising event. Come along for an exclusive screening of 'The Forgotten General' a docu-drama about local war hero Major General Andrew Russell. Russell was regarded as one of New Zealand's greatest military leaders, but for many still remains unheard of....

Date: Saturday 8 September
Where:
St John's Presbyterian Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Woman At War

NZIFF - Woman At War

Iceland’s Benedikt Erlingsson (Of Horses and Men) winningly mixes absurdist comedy and tense thriller, with Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir as a fearless eco-warrior, juggling environmental action and foster motherhood. Meet Halla, Icelandic superwoman in a woolly jumper. At 49 and single, she...

Date: Saturday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ocean Beach Half Marathon - 14K & 6K

Ocean Beach Half Marathon - 14K & 6K

Come and join us at Ocean Beach, 45mins south east of Napier. This run goes along the beach and up and over some beautiful farmland, with stunning views to Te Mata Peak and Waimarama. This is the last run in the 2018 series, so pack a picnic and join us afterward for an end of series prize...

Date: Sunday 9 September
Where:
Ocean Beach, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Operatic Society Open Day

Napier Operatic Society Open Day

To celebrate New Zealand Theatre Month, Napier Operatic Society is hosting an Open Day at the Tabard Theatre, Coronation Street, Ahuriri. The programme is as follows: - 10.30am: Theatre Tour #1 - 11.00am to 12 noon: Workshop #1 – Lighting. Facilitator: Benjamin Smythe - 11.30am: Theatre...

Date: Sunday 9 September
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Price of Everything

NZIFF - The Price of Everything

How did the contemporary art market become so lucrative? In this hilarious and unnerving documentary filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn (My Architect) elicits revealing answers from buyers, sellers, critics and the artists themselves. An eye-opening, entertaining ride through the contemporary art market,...

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

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

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

Date: Sunday 9 September to Sunday 11 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Alpha Domus Cork talk with Barry Riwai

Alpha Domus Cork talk with Barry Riwai

Join our resident self professed 'cork dork' Bethany Jeffries for a relaxed afternoon of conversation and a fun tasting exploration of Alpha Domus Wines with winemaker Barry Riwai. Accompanied by some tasty bits from the Bistronomy Kitchen.

Date: Sunday 9 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Shoplifters

NZIFF - Shoplifters

This year’s surprise Cannes Palme d’Or winner is one of Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu’s finest films, about a loving, unconventional family making ends meet on the margins of Tokyo. Few filmmakers are as delicate observers of family units – and especially of children – as...

Date: Sunday 9 September to Monday 10 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Wings of Desire

NZIFF - Wings of Desire

Two angels watch over a divided Berlin in Wim Wenders’ visually astonishing city symphony from 1987–restored 30 years later, under his direction, to look and sound better than ever in this glorious 4K presentation. For many the highlight of this year’s Berlinale was the premiere of this...

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

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Free
Bears, Bears and More Bears

Bears, Bears and More Bears

Bears on show - Big ones, small ones, tall ones and tiny ones. Come along and see them and relive your childhood memories. You never know you just might see a Teddy Bear that you had as a child... It's Beartastic and we will be waiting for your visit to see the bears - Open daily from the 10th...

Date: Monday 10 September to Saturday 15 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Paul Callaghan: Dancing With Atoms

NZIFF - Paul Callaghan: Dancing With Atoms

Shirley Horrocks, cine-biographer of many notable New Zealand artists, delivers an invaluable survey of the work and legacy of one of our most exceptional scientists and public figures. Sir Paul Callaghan, physicist, science communicator, entrepreneur and 2011 New Zealander of the year, died in...

Date: Monday 10 September to Tuesday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Let's Talk About Meth

Let's Talk About Meth

The Friends of Hastings District Libraries event, Let's Talk About Meth is a timely and insightful talk by registered Psychologist Amber Logan and Dr. Joseph B. Stone. It will include a detailed discussion on the science behind methamphetamine addiction, its effects on users and children who...

Date: Monday 10 September
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Media Workshop

Social Media Workshop

Are you a business owner, marketer or sales person? Confused with social media and how you should be using it to help grow your business? If so, our in depth half day Social Media Workshop is a must-attend! In a classroom environment, you'll learn what it takes to succeed in social media with a...

Date: Wednesday 12 September
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Birds of Passage

NZIFF - Birds of Passage

The ancient traditions of Colombia’s indigenous Wayuu are shaped by an ambitious matriarch to stake a place for her clan in the burgeoning drug economy of the 1970s. This spectacularly original film opens NZIFF18. A vibrant Colombian indigenous culture that’s survived centuries of...

Date: Wednesday 12 September to Sunday 16 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

NZIFF - Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

Merata Mita, pioneering Māori filmmaker and international champion of women in indigenous film, is celebrated by her youngest son, archivist Heperi Mita, collaborating with his siblings to deliver a richly personal portrait. By the time the pioneering indigenous filmmaker and activist Merata...

Date: Wednesday 12 September to Friday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cards Against Humanity Championship

Cards Against Humanity Championship

Knock out format with a grand champion at the end. Prizes, pizza.

Date: Wednesday 12 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 12 September to Wednesday 10 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Cold War

NZIFF - Cold War

Winner of the Cannes Best Director award, Paweł Pawlikowski (Ida) has crafted a brilliant, kaleidoscopic vision of 1950s Europe, bursting with music, dance and the turbulent love of two musicians caught between East and West. This dazzling Cannes winner from Paweł Pawlikowski, the director of...

Date: Thursday 13 September to Friday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Thursday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Miseducation of Cameron Post

NZIFF - The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Chloë Grace Moretz delivers a heartbreaking and nuanced performance as a queer teen shipped off to a gay conversion camp in Desiree Akhavan’s touching drama, this year’s Sundance Grand Jury winner. It’s 1993 in small town America and as Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) prepares for prom,...

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

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Free
5 Ways to Hack Your Teen's Brain

5 Ways to Hack Your Teen's Brain

What all caregivers need to know to survive the teenage years. A free, relaxed and informative evening with psychologist Melissa Viviers. Topics include: Practical strategies to support positive teen development; Defiant and/or challenging teen behaviours; Brain development. The evening will...

Date: Thursday 13 September
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michael Dunstan (AUS)

Michael Dunstan (AUS)

Recently Nationally touring the newly released EP 'Partly Cloudy' through Australia, with sold out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, Michael is headed for beautiful New Zealand for the 'Partly Cloudy NZ Tour'! Characterised by warm soulful vocals, intricate fingerpicking, and up-beat...

Date: Thursday 13 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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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A Tribute to Sinatra

A Tribute to Sinatra

John Redman, his trio plus guest artists present an event celebrating the music of Mr Frank Sinatra. Tickets available from St Matthew's Parish Office, and from the door on the night.

Date: Friday 14 September
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Supportive Therapies for End of Life Care

Supportive Therapies for End of Life Care

This workshop is for all nurses and care associates involved in palliative care. We will be introducing natural substances and therapies as added strategies for the care and comfort of those suffering illness at the end of life. Come and be part of a practical session working with colleagues to...

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Access Consciousness Bars Training

Access Consciousness Bars Training

Become a Access Bars Practitioner in this 1 day training class. Access Bars has assisted thousands of people to change many aspects of their lives. People report better health, ease of sleep, weight loss, better sex and relationships, relief from anxiety, less stress and so much...

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Portrait Painting Masterclass

Portrait Painting Masterclass

Join our September Masterclass and learn the art of portrait painting alongside established artist and tutor Helen Dynes. Helen has a wonderfully inclusive style of teaching, focussing in on each individual and catering the class to their needs while always bringing her unique sense of fun to...

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raranga (weaving) Demonstrations & Classes

Raranga (weaving) Demonstrations & Classes

Come and be a part of a wonderful and authentic opportunity to visit a traditional Marae to watch the master weavers at work as they practice Raranga. Get involved in this special art and make something for yourself from the New Zealand flax. There are two sessions available: a morning session...

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Long Lunch

The Long Lunch

We’ve got your Saturday afternoon plans sorted with a delectable five course long lunch at the River Park Events Centre on Saturday 15th September. Not just your run-of-the-mill lunch, you will be tasting mouth-watering venison, smoked eel and pork among other sensational dishes. Listen to...

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

NZIFF - Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

“Half biopic, half career showcase, Mark Noonan’s Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect examines the life and work of its titular Pritzker Prize-winning architect.” — Luke Maxwell, Dublin Inquirer Filmmaker Mark Noonan profiles a contemporary icon in this lovely, life-affirming portrait of...

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

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Marae Overnight Experience

Marae Overnight Experience

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

Date: Saturday 15 September to Sunday 16 September
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Puzzle

NZIFF - Puzzle

When Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) receives a jigsaw for her birthday, it opens a surprising new avenue in her life and leads her to meet Robert (Irrfan Khan), an avid competitive puzzler who triggers a reassessment of her situation. When Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) receives a jigsaw for her birthday, it...

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

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NZIFF - The World Is Yours

NZIFF - The World Is Yours

Isabelle Adjani is the safe-cracking matriarch and Karim Leklou is her son who longs for a Mr Freeze franchise and a quiet life in this Cannes hit, a rollercoaster crime caper from writer-director Romain Gavras. Louche and charming in a distinctly Gallic fashion, this star-studded,...

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

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HB Drum and Bass Night

HB Drum and Bass Night

Big deep tunes from the Bay's best drum and bass crew.

Date: Saturday 15 September
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

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

Date: Sunday 16 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 16 September
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puahanui Bush Annual Ivy Pulling

Puahanui Bush Annual Ivy Pulling

Join local landowners, The Conservation Company and the Department of Conservation for the 9th annual Ivy Pulling Day at Puahanui Bush, Tikokino. Puahanui Bush is Hawke's Bay's largest lowland podocarp forest remnant, home to trees such as rimu, totara and mataī. Help the survival of this...

Date: Sunday 16 September
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Toyota Kiwi Guardian - Make a Tracking Tunnel

Toyota Kiwi Guardian - Make a Tracking Tunnel

Kids – For Conservation Week 2018, become a Pest Detective by making your own tracking tunnel to take home then go on an epic Kiwi Guardian Adventure to find the hidden code word hidden in White Pine Bush. Go online after the event and claim your Toyota Kiwi Guardian Action and Adventure...

Date: Sunday 16 September
Where:
White Pine Bush Scenic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Kusama - Infinity

NZIFF - Kusama - Infinity

Now, at 89 years old the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame family opposition, sexism, racism and mental illness to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. Escaping a traumatic family upbringing in Japan, a young female artist hit 1960s New York...

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

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An Evening with Tim Turvey - Bistronomy Winemaker Series

An Evening with Tim Turvey - Bistronomy Winemaker Series

Join local legend Tim Turvey of Clearview Estate and chef James Beck as they team up for their first ever collaboration. Enjoy an evening of stories and fun as well as delicious food and wine. James will match 5 courses to 5 of Tims specially chosen wines to create an evening to remember Be...

Date: Sunday 16 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Petra

NZIFF - Petra

In this constantly surprising, exquisitely appointed drama, a young painter secures a residency at a large family estate in the Catalan countryside to study under the ageing artist and owner she suspects is her father. Petra (Bárbara Lennie), a painter in her 20s, arrives to take up a...

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

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The Chills - Snow Bound Tour with Reb Fountain

The Chills - Snow Bound Tour with Reb Fountain

The Chills announce, Snow Bound, their new studio album due out on September 14th. Consolidating the album out upon the peaks and troughs of New Zealand’s wondrous land and soundscapes, The Chills set off again on an extensive national tour. With main centres, and some smaller towns they missed...

Date: Sunday 16 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication - Business Central

Confident Communication - Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and...

Date: Tuesday 18 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Yeoman's Track Tramp With the Heretaunga Tramping Club

Yeoman's Track Tramp With the Heretaunga Tramping Club

Join the Wednesday Walkers from the Heretaunga Tramping Club for an easy tramp along Yeoman’s Track in the Ruahine Forest Park to celebrate Conservation Week 2018. Visit the restored historic Ellis Hut, built in 1884, it is the oldest surviving hut in the park. Ellis Hut is also known as...

Date: Wednesday 19 September
Where:
Yeoman's Track, Ongaonga, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Don’t let difficult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

Date: Wednesday 19 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ladies of The 80's

Ladies of The 80's

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

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

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Free
Stop and Shop

Stop and Shop

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

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

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Helen Webby

Helen Webby "Pluck"

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

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

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Free
Hawkes Bay Free Yoga Day

Hawkes Bay Free Yoga Day

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

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

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Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

This workshop introduces practical techniques of screen printing including how to make a screen stencil with light sensitive emulsion and how to print onto paper or a fabric surface. This workshop is suitable for beginners. You will design and create the screen on Saturday, and print it on...

Date: Saturday 22 September to Sunday 23 September
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

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

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

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate

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

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

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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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Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Create a beautiful i am… (Mala 108x Style) Beads, use as a personal tool to help with self-acceptance and quiet meditation. Learn how to use your beads to reaffirm positive statements to yourself, replacing negative emotions. Each person will receive a second mini mediation beads, scented...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, 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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Hawkes Bay Guitar Festival

Hawkes Bay Guitar Festival

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

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

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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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Free
A'Deanes Bush Spring Planting & Maintenance Day 2018

A'Deanes Bush Spring Planting & Maintenance Day 2018

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraising Fair

Havelock North Volunteer Fire Brigade Fundraising Fair

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

Date: Sunday 23 September
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CHB Wedding Expo

CHB Wedding Expo

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

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

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Free
Great Kererū Count - Kiwi Conservation Club

Great Kererū Count - Kiwi Conservation Club

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

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

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Free
Share Your Talent

Share Your Talent

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

Date: Sunday 26 August to Sunday 23 September
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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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

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Free
Soundbites

Soundbites

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

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

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Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Tuesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Effective Risk Management - Business Central

Effective Risk Management - Business Central

One of your primary legal duties in your workplace is to identify, monitor and control risks and hazards to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This one day course will show you a range of strategies and resources to help you identify key risks, no matter the nature of your business. You’ll...

Date: Tuesday 25 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Do you know what steps to take when someone at your workplace experiences a near miss, notifiable event, or even serious harm? WorkSafe expect any incident that occurs in your workplace to be properly reported, investigated and processed. Over this one day course you will learn how to conduct a...

Date: Wednesday 26 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Lingynoiid - Diamonds In the Rough Aotearoa Tour

Lingynoiid - Diamonds In the Rough Aotearoa Tour

Lingynoiid has responded to the overwhelming demand from her kiwi fans by announcing her very own 'Diamonds In The Rough' tour. It's her way with words that's caught the attention of close to 100,000 followers on Facebook with her video's portraying a unique twist on everyday struggles. In...

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sheriff of Plain & Purl

The Sheriff of Plain & Purl

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

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

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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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Free
Liquorice All-Sorts

Liquorice All-Sorts

The Boat Shed Art Group presents a show of their latest work at Creative Arts Napier. The Boat Shed Art Group is a diverse group of self-taught and fine art professionals; an eclectic mix of experienced artists that have been together for nearly twenty years. They started as the Wool Shed Art...

Date: Friday 28 September to Thursday 11 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Casino Night Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay

Casino Night Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Hawke's Bay

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

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

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Herbs

Herbs



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

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Old English Garden Party

Old English Garden Party

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

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

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October 2018

Free
Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

For most New Zealanders, gathering together over the comfort of a cuppa has always been a vital part of daily living: whether sitting companionably in the whare kai, around the kitchen table, or in the formal setting of the drawing room. Many homes had a china cabinet in which to showcase...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 21 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 17 August to Monday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 25 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Liquorice All-Sorts

Liquorice All-Sorts

The Boat Shed Art Group presents a show of their latest work at Creative Arts Napier. The Boat Shed Art Group is a diverse group of self-taught and fine art professionals; an eclectic mix of experienced artists that have been together for nearly twenty years. They started as the Wool Shed Art...

Date: Friday 28 September to Thursday 11 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Churning butter by hand, using hand-powered sewing machines, writing with nib pens or clanging away behind an old-school typewriter - everything old will be new again at an upcoming exhibition at the CHB Settlers Museum. The museum in Waipawa is revisiting its very successful “Hands on: Early...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 23 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 September to Monday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Wednesday 3 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-in Art Day

Kids Drop-in Art Day

A range of activities based on the current exhibitions at the Gallery, all day for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! No bookings required.

Date: Tuesday 2 October to Thursday 11 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand...

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 21 August to Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact Hana at Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - hanaw@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 September to Wednesday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
BDO , Napier, 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 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8-Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8-Week Course

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

Date: Wednesday 3 October
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, 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 6 September to Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gallery Snapshot

Gallery Snapshot

Join the Gallery Director for a 15 minute look at some of the artworks on exhibition during your lunchtime. To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery information desk. No booking required.

Date: Thursday 6 September to Thursday 4 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Triathlon Orientation and Information Evening

Triathlon Orientation and Information Evening

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

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

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Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

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

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

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Unexpected Bedfellows

Unexpected Bedfellows

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

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

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Avante Garde'n Cocktail and Creation Evening

Avante Garde'n Cocktail and Creation Evening

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

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

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

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

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

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 September to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

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

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

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Spring Floral Extravaganza

Spring Floral Extravaganza

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

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

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic

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

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

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Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

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

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

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Summer Opening, A Celebration of Our Wines

Summer Opening, A Celebration of Our Wines

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

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

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

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CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

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

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

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An evening with Paritua Wines - Bistronomy Winemakers Series

An evening with Paritua Wines - Bistronomy Winemakers Series

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

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

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 12 September to Wednesday 10 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, 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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Waipawa Spring Market Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Market Duck Day

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

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

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The Annual Cabana Ball

The Annual Cabana Ball

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

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

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Backpaddock Lakes Boat Race

Backpaddock Lakes Boat Race

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

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

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

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

Date: Sunday 9 September to Sunday 11 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Decibel Cork Talk with Daniel Brennan

Decibel Cork Talk with Daniel Brennan

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - In the Study - Wellesley Binding

HBAF 2018 - In the Study - Wellesley Binding

Wellesley Binding emigrated from Australia in 1974 and has been working as an artist in New Zealand since, exhibiting in numerous public and private galleries. He’s also a fine arts lecturer at Hawke’s Bay’s EIT. Binding describes himself as “a middle man”, wandering the borders...

Date: Monday 15 October to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Songs for Nobodies

HBAF 2018 - Songs for Nobodies

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

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

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Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or phone - 06 830 1136.

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Tuesday 27 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - Scena

HBAF 2018 - Scena

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker

HBAF 2018 - Louis Baker

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

HBAF 2018 - Emily Sun & Gamal Khamis

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

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

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Jo Seagar Book Launch

Jo Seagar Book Launch

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

HBAF 2018 - The South Afreakins

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Valerie

HBAF 2018 - Valerie

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

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

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Uce Juice

Uce Juice

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

HBAF 2018 - Wilson Dixon

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

HBAF 2018 - Ann-Droid

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

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

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Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

Otane School 150th Jubilee Celebrations

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

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

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Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

Shapeshifter with L.A.B & Sunshine Sound System

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

HBAF 2018 - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

HBAF 2018 - Battle of Hastings - Poetry Slam

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

HBAF 2018 - Cuentos de España

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

HBAF 2018 - Still Life With Chickens

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

HBAF 2018 - The Shuffle Demons

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

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

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2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

Tea and Tour Time at Wallingford

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - Between the Lines (Readers & Writers)

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

HBAF 2018 - Children Are Stinky

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

HBAF 2018 - The Shrieking Sisterhood (Readers & Writers)

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

HBAF 2018 - Manawa Whenua - A Spring of Fragrant Water

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

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

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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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HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

HBAF 2018 - Pango/Black

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

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

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The Warratahs

The Warratahs "Drivin Wheel" New Zealand tour 2018

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - White Night

HBAF 2018 - White Night

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

HBAF 2018 - Promise & Promiscuity

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

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

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Tasty!

Tasty!

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

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

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House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

House of Travel Tour of Bay 2018 and Family Fun Rides

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

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Guthrie Park, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floortalk: Ayesha Green with her Nana, Katie Portas

Floortalk: Ayesha Green with her Nana, Katie Portas

Join Ayesha Green and her nana, Katie Portas, as they talk about Ayesha's artwork in EAST 2018. The artwork references a gold medal won by Katie in the 1994 Commonwealth Games. The pair will explore the local socio-economic climate of that time, and in particular the closure of the Tomoana...

Date: Sunday 21 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

HBAF 2018 - The Nukes

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

HBAF 2018 - By A Thread

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

HBAF 2018 - MAMiL (Remounted)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

HBAF 2018 - Songs of Ivor Cutler - Slightly Imperfect

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

HBAF 2018 - Wild Dogs Under My Skirt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2018 - Ship of Dreams - Delaney Davidson

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

HBAF 2018 - 1918 Le Moana

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

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

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Sex On Toast

Sex On Toast

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

HBAF 2018 - Mikelangelo - The Balkan Elvis

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

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

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Thursday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

At long last! A weekly screen printing evening class for adults. You asked for it, so we’ve sorted it! Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN, learn a new skill and print away to your heart's content. Lisa will guide you through the whole process of stencil making and printing on paper...

Date: Thursday 25 October to Thursday 13 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes


HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

HBAF 2018 - Jane Doe

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

HBAF 2018 - Every Song Has a Story - Greg Johnson

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

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

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The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

The Death of Me - by Christine Foster

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

HBAF 2018 - In Flagrante

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

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

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Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

Napier Civic Choir Choral - Light Shines In the Darkness

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

HBAF 2018 - George & Noriko

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

HBAF 2018 - Duck, Death and The Tulip

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

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

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Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Jewellery Mindfulness Workshop

Create a beautiful i am… (Mala 108x Style) Beads, use as a personal tool to help with self-acceptance and quiet meditation. Learn how to use your beads to reaffirm positive statements to yourself, replacing negative emotions. Each person will receive a second mini mediation beads, scented...

Date: Saturday 25 August to Saturday 27 October
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball

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

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

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

HBAF 2018 - Canopy - Margot Pierard & Kurt Yates

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

HBAF 2018 - Freedom is Behind My Breath

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

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

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 1 (Ice Buster)

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

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

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Free
Bio Buzz

Bio Buzz

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

HBAF 2018 - Kokako's Song

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

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

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Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

Vegan Wines - Vegan Eats with Moana Park

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

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

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HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

HBAF 2018 - Carnivorous Plant Society & Hopetoun Brown

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

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

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Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift

Architects and Designers - join us at the sixth free Paradigm Shift event starting in May 2018 to enjoy fascinating insights from our international keynote speaker, Lauren Vasey. You'll also learn about the latest products and technology from our industry-leading Event Partners, enjoy...

Date: Monday 29 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation

Employment Legislation

As an employer, it’s important you’re across the legislation that governs the employment relationship. With a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved for both you and your staff, you can keep your business running smoothly. Session topics include the Employments...

Date: Wednesday 31 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2018

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 17 August to Monday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 25 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 6 September 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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Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

At long last! A weekly screen printing evening class for adults. You asked for it, so we’ve sorted it! Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN, learn a new skill and print away to your heart's content. Lisa will guide you through the whole process of stencil making and printing on paper...

Date: Thursday 25 October to Thursday 13 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 September to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 18 August to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz Over The Lake

Soundz Over The Lake

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

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

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Soundz Over the Lake

Soundz Over the Lake

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

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

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Stan Walker

Stan Walker

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

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

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

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 September to Monday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 6 November to Wednesday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand...

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening

Enjoy strolling the exhibition between 4pm & 8pm, being delighted by outdoor entertainment. Stop for snacks at food and beverage stations around the garden and be amongst the first to view and purchase artworks. Tickets must be purchased in advance here at Eventfinda.

Date: Tuesday 6 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or phone - 06 830 1136.

Date: Tuesday 16 October to Tuesday 27 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact Hana at Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - hanaw@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 September to Wednesday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
BDO , Napier, 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 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018

Join us for the sixth biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition – a highlight of spring in Hawke’s Bay. Explore the expanse of wildflowers and Round Pond Garden’s Mediterranean landscape design at 125 Rosser Road, Hastings, and enjoy: - A unique exhibition of sculpture by around 80...

Date: Wednesday 7 November to Sunday 11 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks,...

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

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Other PCBUs - Business Central

Other PCBUs - Business Central

Who is responsible for your contractors’ health and safety? When they are working with you, you are both equally responsible. Under HSWA 2015, as a representative of your PCBU, you are legally deemed an “officer” of your organisation and you have a primary duty of care to everyone in your...

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

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Thursday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

Bob Dylan - A Tribute Evening

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

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

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Free
CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

CHB Boulevard Day - Into the Future

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

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

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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

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

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

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Experiencing Self-Love

Experiencing Self-Love

Bookings close 1st November 2018. To register please contact Bhavna: bhavna@alivepsych.co.nz Are you looking to... - Be Happier? - Enjoy the Now more? - Feel more at peace with yourself? - Have greater enjoyment from life? - Be more present with loved ones? If so, then join us on a...

Date: Saturday 10 November to Sunday 11 November
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, 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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R18
Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

Hawke's Bay Vape Day 2018

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

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

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R18
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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Christmas At the Races ft F.A.W.C

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

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

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

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

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

Date: Sunday 9 September to Sunday 11 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Russian Triple Bill

A Russian Triple Bill

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

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

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Holidays Act - Business Central

Holidays Act - Business Central

Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

Date: Tuesday 13 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 21 August 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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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings - Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. The key to a well conducted disciplinary meeting is to keep your...

Date: Wednesday 14 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book

How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book

Have you ever dreamed of writing a book but are confused about where to start? Or perhaps you've tried a couple of times and given up, thinking you're not good enough? Don't worry you are not alone. This 3 day workshop will cover: Creating and developing your book idea, writing toolbox,...

Date: Friday 16 November to Sunday 18 November
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, 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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R18
Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

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

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

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

The 9th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of Tainui, Up & Coming, Lucky Legs and the mighty Heart...

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

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Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

Napier Full Day Sail On Board Spirit of New Zealand

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

Date: Sunday 18 November
Where:
Port of Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd

Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Tuesday 20 November
Where:
Anchorage Motor Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run is an Eat By Design Workshop that addresses the fundamental requirements and simple to implement strategies to meet the fuel needs of the body to optimise your run and pursue optimal health. Eat By Design is not a diet, it is a way to eat what's good for you... forever! This...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 20 November
Where:
Structural Chiropractic, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

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

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

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Seascapes Machine Embroidery Course Taken by Alison Holt

Seascapes Machine Embroidery Course Taken by Alison Holt

The course includes the design and execution of an embroidered picture of a seascape. You will learn how to paint sky and clouds, sand and rocks and with stitch how to capture the movement of waves, the texture of pebbles, rocks and cliffs. Working from photographs you will learn silk painting...

Date: Saturday 24 November to Sunday 25 November
Where:
Heretaunga Intermediate School, 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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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Club Rules: Shed 2 Triathlon Series – Race 2 November 25th Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races...

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

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Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

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

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

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Health and Safety Essentials – Business Central

Health and Safety Essentials – Business Central

Let’s be honest—the HSWA 2015 reads like it was written for large corporations with large budgets. If you’re a small business, H&S can seem like a burdensome cost. This course aims to take some of that pain away. The structure is practical and hands-on with lots of examples. You’ll take...

Date: Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Effective Risk Management - Business Central

Effective Risk Management - Business Central

One of your primary legal duties in your workplace is to identify, monitor and control risks and hazards to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This one day course will show you a range of strategies and resources to help you identify key risks, no matter the nature of your business....

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Accident Reporting and Investigation - Business Central

Do you know what steps to take when someone at your workplace experiences a near miss, notifiable event, or even serious harm? WorkSafe expect any incident that occurs in your workplace to be properly reported, investigated and processed. Over this one day course you will learn how to conduct a...

Date: Thursday 29 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

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

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December 2018

Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

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

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Friday 17 August to Monday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

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

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

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

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

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

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

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

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Free
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 19 August to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

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

Date: Saturday 1 September to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

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

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Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand...

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

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

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact Hana at Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - hanaw@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 September to Wednesday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
BDO , Napier, 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 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August 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 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 29 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Newcomers Lunch Group


Free
Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop

Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Coffee With a Cop


Free
Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

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

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

Read more » - Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime


Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information...

Date: Thursday 30 August to Thursday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do


Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes

At long last! A weekly screen printing evening class for adults. You asked for it, so we’ve sorted it! Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN, learn a new skill and print away to your heart's content. Lisa will guide you through the whole process of stencil making and printing on paper...

Date: Thursday 25 October to Thursday 13 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weekly Screen Printing Evening Classes


Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

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

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

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Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

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

Date: Wednesday 22 August to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Twilight Christmas At the Races

Twilight Christmas At the Races

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

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

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

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

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

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

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

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
St Pauls Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 August 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
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Help


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 21 August to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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January 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Friday 17 August to Tuesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

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

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

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

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon

A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon

TOTO - The legends behind some of the most iconic songs in history - are set to tour New Zealand early next year. Presented by Neptune Entertainment and The Breeze, the TOTO tour will be the first-ever in what will be an annual summer concert series called ‘A Summer’s Day Live’, which...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Summer's Day - TOTO and Dragon


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

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

Date: Sunday 20 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3


Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

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

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

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

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3


White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

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

Date: Thursday 24 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - White Ferns v India - 1st ODI


UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. That’s right – it’s a UB40TH! ​UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey will play Napier, Waitangi, Nelson and a very special Waitangi Day show in Christchurch. With 2019...

Date: Friday 25 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey


February 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

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

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

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

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze with The Puketapu


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 6 February 2019. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

Date: Wednesday 6 February
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course


Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

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

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

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

Date: Wednesday 20 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4


Free
Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Creative Souls is proud to present CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo! On the last weekend of February 2019, Central Hawkes Bay will be host to it's inaugural Holistic & Wellbeing Expo. (2-day event) As the event organisers, we are excited to confirm that we alredy have an incredible line up of...

Date: Saturday 23 February to Sunday 24 February
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

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

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4


March 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Friday 24 August to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

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

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019


Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

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

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5


Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

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

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)


April 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Friday 17 August to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


May 2019

Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show


Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

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

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


June 2019

Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 September to Tuesday 4 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Bay Skate

Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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National Aquarium of New Zealand

Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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