Hawke's Bay At War 1914-1918

Hawke's Bay At War 1914-1918. Monday 24th April 2017
From the Uttermost ends of the earth, this takes us on a journey from the excitement of the men signing up for war to the reality of life in the harsh deserts of Palestine and the Sinai and the nightmare of the Western Front, The Somme and Passchendale. Memorabilia from the soldiers' families...

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Monday 24th April 2017
“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...

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Tenei Tonu Exhibition

Tenei Tonu Exhibition. Monday 24th April 2017
Tēnei Tonu can be interpreted as “always here” and this new exhibition shares stories of those who have always been here - Tangata Whenua. These are the kaitiaki custodians not only of this land but also of the connections to whakapapa genealogy and to culture. Taonga on display will include...

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Indra's Bow

Indra's Bow. Monday 24th April 2017
This collaborative artwork was made by Tiffany Singh and local artist Jo Blogg, who employs similarly meticulous and ritualistic processes in her artworks. The two artists joined forces to transform the gallery space into a powerful sensory art environment. Indra’s Bow was inspired by the...

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A Glimpse of India

A Glimpse of India. Monday 24th April 2017
A Glimpse of India features a rich and diverse group of Indian objects and artworks from the Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi collection. Initially purchased as tourist souvenirs, or collected for their cultural and religious significance, these were brought back to provincial New...

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Out of The Box

Out of The Box. Monday 24th April 2017
A public art collection is a rich source of shared cultural heritage with close ties to the place and people around it. This exhibition presents a broad selection of artworks from the Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust Ruawharo Tā-ū-Rangi collection, which has developed through a combination of generous...

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Tūturu

Tūturu. Monday 24th April 2017
Tūturu showcases both established and emerging artists with connections to the Hawke’s Bay iwi tribe of Ngāti Kahungunu. This exhibition is a celebration of Kahungunutanga, the rich cultural heritage of Ngāti Kahungunu, and was developed in collaboration with local arts collective Iwi Toi...

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Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Monday 24th April 2017
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...

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Bringing China Home

Bringing China Home. Monday 24th April 2017
This exhibition explores Hawke’s Bay’s engagement with China through travel, trade, collecting, and conflict. It features photographs, diaries, letters, art and objects from China (and about China) from the HBMT collection and tells a vivid story of the province’s engagement with that country...

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Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden

Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden. Monday 24th April 2017
The story of two visionary sisters, whose dedication, generosity and lifelong love of art has left a lasting impression on the Hawke’s Bay region. Their purchase of Kereru Station in 1946 enabled them to establish and support a range of local causes and organisations, and the charitable trusts...

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Faces and Figures

Monday 24th April 2017
Painting and Ceramics by Susie King. Susie grew up in Napier, in a home where everyone liked to draw and loved to make music. As a result, her two loves are art and music. Her formal training consists of Ardmore Teacher’s college in Auckland, 1969 to 1971, where Susie majored in Art in her...

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School Holiday Family Drop In Zone

School Holiday Family Drop In Zone. Monday 24th April 2017
A family drop in zone and workshops for children are part of the line-up of special events MTG Hawke’s Bay is hosting for the upcoming school holidays. The drop in the zone will include craft activities and a reading space, complementing the existing Art Deco inspired colouring wall. Kids can...

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150 Years of Waipukurau

150 Years of Waipukurau. Monday 24th April 2017
Celebrating 150 Years of Waipukurau 1867 - 2017. Waipukurau History is pretty unique in New Zealand. It was established as a "model village" a utopian community concept of Henry Robert Russell, who purchased part of the Waipukurau Block in 1853. He became very influential and was being referred...

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Children's Art Expo

Children's Art Expo. Monday 24th April 2017
Two exciting weeks of fun and crafty workshops for the April school holidays! Check out our website www.thecan.co.nz, where you can download a pdf version of the timetable. Morning Workshops: 11am – 12:30pm Afternoon Workshops: 1:30pm – 3pm Children’s Arts Expo: Week commencing April 18th...

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Peak Kids & Teens Holiday Programme

Peak Kids & Teens Holiday Programme. Monday 24th April 2017
Peak Kids & Teens is a Strength and conditioning workout that is specifically designed for kids and teenagers that help them develop a lifelong love for fitness. Fun and engaging workouts that deliver measurable results and prepare them to be well-rounded athletes. Pull, push, run, throw, climb,...

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Returning Home: Sequoia Schmidt's Adventure Book Tour of NZ

Returning Home: Sequoia Schmidt's Adventure Book Tour of NZ. Monday 24th April 2017
Join author, entrepreneur and adventurer Sequoia Schmidt in Tauranga for a talk and a reading from her autobiography: Journey of Heart; A Sojourn to K2. It has been ten long years since Sequoia returned to her homeland, New Zealand. New Zealand/Aotearoa holds some beautiful memories of her past,...

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MTG Open Day

MTG Open Day. Tuesday 25th April 2017
Entry is free to the museum on ANZAC Day. Take the opportunity to view From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth - Hawke's Bay at War 1914-1918 before it closes, as well as our newest exhibitions Time for Tea and Two Sisters. Families can hear ANZAC Day stories told on the hour every hour from...

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Ongaonga Anzac Day Commemorative March & Service

Ongaonga Anzac Day Commemorative March & Service. Tuesday 25th April 2017
Join us on the 102nd Anzac Day as we honour the bravery and sacrifice of our fellow servicemen and women who have served their country, showing courage and loyalty during conflicts in which New Zealand has been involved. The Commemorative March will start at 0950 hours from the Ongaonga Hall. This...

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Superhero/ine Children's Art Holiday Action

Superhero/ine Children's Art Holiday Action. Tuesday 25th April 2017
Mon 24th April: Clay Modelling, Design and create your own secret lair for all your special superhero/ine bits and bobs, whether it's your multi-dimensional transmogrified or kitten rescuing equipment. Tues: Screen Printing, Design your's, your trusty sidekick's and pet's crimefighting...

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ANZAC Day Afternoon Acoustic Session with Dan Herlihy: CANCELLED

ANZAC Day Afternoon Acoustic Session with Dan Herlihy: CANCELLED. Tuesday 25th April 2017
Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has now been cancelled. New date to be advertised in the near future. An afternoon of laid back acoustic sounds by singer Dan Herlihy. A product of the 90's music scene and a returned serviceman, Dan has volunteered his services to put on an...

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Aquarium School Holiday Programme

Aquarium School Holiday Programme. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Are your kids spellbound by sharks? Join us for a morning of learning and adventure at the National Aquarium these holidays! Week 2: Sharks with Jake - 26, 27, 28 April 2017 6 -12 years Join aquarium educator Jake to learn all about sharks while having fun and games around the aquarium. Touch a...

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School Holiday Cooking Classes for Children

School Holiday Cooking Classes for Children. Wednesday 26th April 2017
This morning we will all create three sweet Autumn Desserts, like Dutch Apple Cake, Frangipani Pear Tart and Sticky Date Pudding. Cooking school students will receive the full real experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100% hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic...

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Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 7-10 Years

Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 7-10 Years. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Clay Station Bird in a Nest - 7-10-Year-Olds. Kids get creative over the school holidays with our Clay Station studio workshops taught by local ceramic artist Mandy Olson. Over these two days, kids will hand build their bird in a nest in a playful and informative way while learning the techniques...

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Fun workshops for kids based on the Iwitoi Kahungunu exhibition. For 6-12-year-olds. Booking required.

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Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 11-14 Years

Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 11-14 Years. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Clay Station Tea Bowls and Tea Cups - 11-14-Year-Olds. Kids get creative over the school holidays with our Clay Station studio workshops taught by local ceramic artist Mandy Olson. Over these two sessions, the kids will make a tea bowl or cup while exploring sculpting and moulding techniques and...

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The Long Road From a Broken Heart - Jeremy Scott, Adventurer

The Long Road From a Broken Heart - Jeremy Scott, Adventurer. Wednesday 26th April 2017
This will be a not-to-be-missed evening for anyone keen on adventure, travel, exotic locations, long distance cycling or even cycling around the trails! Jeremy Scott is a Kiwi adventurer, author and keynote speaker who is back home in NZ and on a 3 month speaking tour. This evening is organised...

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Bio-Regional Seed Bank Internship

Bio-Regional Seed Bank Internship. Thursday 27th April 2017
27th February - 10th March, 2017 Learn everything you need to know to set up your own bioregional seed bank - Your future food security! In our changing and unstable world, the question of food security is becoming increasingly relevant. Our ability to grow healthy food locally and sustainably is...

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 27th April 2017
Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate, and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

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School Holidays Cooking Classes for Children

School Holidays Cooking Classes for Children. Thursday 27th April 2017
This morning we will be rolling Potato Gnocchi in three colours! And make it into yummy dinners, with salads and some Bostock Chicken wings! Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100% hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing...

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Animates Napier - School Holiday Activities

Animates Napier - School Holiday Activities. Thursday 27th April 2017
School Holidays are just around the corner and once again we are hosting some exciting activities to keep the kids entertained! Join us at your local Animates. Children can learn everything they need to know about rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice; small in size with big personalities. The...

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Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities

Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities. Thursday 27th April 2017
School Holidays are just around the corner and once again we are hosting some exciting activities to keep the kids entertained! Join us at your local Animates. Children can learn everything they need to know about rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice; small in size with big personalities. The...

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Redefine - School Hoilday Workshops

Redefine - School Hoilday Workshops. Thursday 27th April 2017
Redefine is back! Buy an item from any PSEC charity shop, repurpose it in one of six fun categories, and win great prizes! Visit redefine website or the PSEC Facebook page for more details. To get your creative juices flowing, our shops will be running exciting school holiday workshops in April...

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Free Your Shoulders - Awareness Through Movement Classes

Free Your Shoulders - Awareness Through Movement Classes. Thursday 27th April 2017
Feel like your shoulders are creeping up to your ears? Sore shoulders from sitting at a computer or gardening? Want to improve your posture? Then this 5-week series of Awareness Through Movement classes is for you. You will be verbally guided through fresh, interesting lessons that will help: -...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side. Thursday 27th April 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Friday 28th April 2017
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 communicating to...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side. Friday 28th April 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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Dead Hill Presents: Asylum

Dead Hill Presents: Asylum. Friday 28th April 2017
Come walk the halls of one of New Zealand's most haunted buildings and live the tales of our Lunatic Asylum. Pass through our deranged surgery, and hear the screams through the walls of the suffering patients. This isn't for the faint of heart. Don't fear the living... Fear the dead. "Some...

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The Chills - Vigourous and Far-reaching New Zealand Tour

The Chills - Vigourous and Far-reaching New Zealand Tour. Friday 28th April 2017
Out on the tar sealed and gravelly roads this April and May, legendary Dunedin pop group The Chills have announced their embarkation on a vigorous and far-reaching New Zealand tour. Stopping in major musical centres Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, as well as key outreaches such as...

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Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market. Saturday 29th April 2017
Made In Wairoa is a place where Wairoa Produce Growers, Artisan Producers and Artists can sell their wares directly to the consumer. It is a place for the sale of quality fresh produce, genuine artisan food products and showcasing local art.

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market. Saturday 29th April 2017
Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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Open Day Hawkes Bay Woodturners Guild and Sales On the Day

Saturday 29th April 2017
Friendly environment with skilled woodturners at work and happy to answer any of your questions. Try out using a scroll saw. Sausage Sizzle and a variety of items for sale such as platters, bowls and toys.

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Livamol Autumn Stakes

Livamol Autumn Stakes. Saturday 29th April 2017
Come experience the thrill of thoroughbred racing at its best. Free general admission and access to the Members Stand where you can relax while getting a fabulous view of the horses passing the winning post. It's a great day's enjoyment for all the family - Free playground entertainment for the...

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Saturday Night Sessions

Saturday Night Sessions. Saturday 29th April 2017
This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make space for all the dancing. We have a bar service for our delicious range of Crab Farm wines and also beers and spirits available. Our gourmet snack menu operates for the duration of the event. The...

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Roll Over Beethoven a Tribute to Chuck Berry

Roll Over Beethoven a Tribute to Chuck Berry. Saturday 29th April 2017
Featuring NZ’s premier RnR Guitarist Al Dawson Band featuring Marty Forrer on double bass, Daryl Jones Drums with guest The Lioness and Roy Brown on Piano, plus many great NZ's Muso's. Doors 7:30 pm. Show 8:30 pm.

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Play It Again, Jan!

Play It Again, Jan!. Saturday 29th April 2017
Having broken both her wrists some months ago, the unstoppable Jan Preston is back banging out her trademark boogie-woogie, complete with metal inserts. In not just one wrist but both. We can hear your gasps! So is Jan able to be the entertaining, enlivening ‘virtuostic’ piano player we have...

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Let's Dance

Let's Dance. Saturday 29th April 2017
Let's Dance is a night of fun with '70s and '80s Dance Music. Expect Soul, Funk, Boogie, Pop, Disco and all those songs you (used to) dance to. Why not get a group together, dress up in your favourite outfit, "put on your red shoes and dance the blues"? Let's Dance is also a fundraiser for...

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Ed Byrne - Outside Looking In

Ed Byrne - Outside Looking In. Saturday 29th April 2017
Live in Napier - Sat 29 April - One Night only. Irish comedian and international sensation, Ed Byrne, celebrates his 20 year love affair with NZ audiences with his seventh tour down under, with ‘Outside Looking In’. This highly acclaimed show will be one of the headlining acts the 2017 NZ...

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Sunday 30th April 2017
Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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SPCA Hastings Premiere of "A Dogs Purpose"

SPCA Hastings Premiere of Sunday 30th April 2017
SPCA Hastings & Districts are proud to host the fantastic family movie "A Dog's Purpose" at Cinema Gold in Havelock North. This is a fundraiser for our shelter, and it's a wonderful, heart-warming movie for people of all ages who love animals. A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of...

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Term 2 Art Classes for Kids, Teens and Adults

Term 2 Art Classes for Kids, Teens and Adults. Monday 1st May 2017
Fine art classes taught in a relaxed environment with qualified tutors and small class sizes. All levels welcome. Discover your inner creativity! Children's classes: Let's Get Creative - Children, 8-12 years. Term 2 (10 weeks) Monday 1st May - Monday 3rd July, 4pm-5:30pm - $225.00. Tutor: Laura...

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Sonic Tonic Sound Bath

Sonic Tonic Sound Bath. Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Sonic Tonic for the Soul. Come to the beautiful 'Temple of Sound' and feel your Angelic Vibration with channelled light language and divine song which are like rolling waves of sound each one carrying you towards your embodiment of Divine Light here on Earth. This will be a sound ceremony with...

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 3rd May 2017
This is where it all begins. The why and the how of Living an Extraordinary Healthy Life, with an emphasis on the Brain-Body Connection (Structural Correction) but also addressing specific lifestyle steps to help support that primary focus. Fewer Accidents and Injuries, More Energy, Better...

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The Pickle King

The Pickle King. Thursday 4th May 2017
A comedy about love, death and preserves. Rip the lid off a jar of utterly delicious theatre, bursting with wit, wonder and the faint whiff of death. Sasha, the blind receptionist of the crumbling Empire Hotel, knows she is cursed - everything she loves dies. But when true love finds her, she...

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Photography Weekend Workshop

Photography Weekend Workshop. Saturday 6th May 2017
Learn the principles and practice of good digital photography - we will cover how to control exposure, camera modes, digital file sizes and composition, with practical exercises to put into practice what is learnt. Email Raewyn at raewynis@eit.ac.nz or phone Victoria - 9748000 5036.

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Hawkes Bay Brickshow 2017

Hawkes Bay Brickshow 2017. Saturday 6th May 2017
Join us to check out the largest display of Lego creations ever assembled in Hawkes Bay! The inaugural Hawkes Bay Brickshow is a LEGO exhibition for all ages. Come and see some fantastic LEGO creations, collections, nostalgic sets and much, much more. There will be a LEGO play area, food, and...

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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market. Saturday 6th May 2017
They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. The new season will start on Saturday 3rd September and continue on the first Saturday of every month until 6th May 2017, we will...

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Clairvoyance & Healing Morning

Clairvoyance & Healing Morning. Saturday 6th May 2017
Clairvoyance & Healing Morning. Readings $10, Healing a Gold Coin donation. Complimentary refreshments available while you wait. Come early to book your spot as these mornings tend to be very busy.

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Swap for Good Clothes Swap and Movie Night Fundraiser

Swap for Good Clothes Swap and Movie Night Fundraiser. Saturday 6th May 2017
Fun night swapping clothes followed by the documentary The True Cost while raising awareness and funds for not for profits working is clothing reuse/ethical fashion arena. Now's the time to have a clean out & sort through your wardrobe! Bring your clean, good quality, unwanted clothes, shoes,...

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Head Like A Hole — 25th Anniversary Tour

Head Like A Hole — 25th Anniversary Tour. Saturday 6th May 2017
In May of 2017, to mark the 25th anniversary of the release of Head Like a Hole’s debut album “13” Head Like a Hole will embark on an extensive 12 date national tour. The tour will see the band playing this landmark kiwi rock album in its entirety across the country. The original album...

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International Comedy Allstars

International Comedy Allstars. Saturday 6th May 2017
The International Comedy All-Stars are coming to town. A fresh initiative from New Zealand’s leading producer of live comedy, comedy.co.nz productions ltd, will see four of the stars from the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival hitting the road around the North Island at the beginning of...

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The Rude Boyz - Feeling the Vibes

The Rude Boyz - Feeling the Vibes. Saturday 6th May 2017
The Rude Boyz bringing back their reggae vibes to The Common Room. Last time was a rocking reggae party and you don't want to miss the next one - be about it don't talk about it.

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Hot Rod and Classic Car Festival

Sunday 7th May 2017
600 + hot rods and classic cars and bikes on display, this year featuring the iconic model T Ford, an automotive swap meet, vintage aero engine start-ups, car from crane drop, trade displays, automotive antique auction, model boats and radio control cars and many other displays. A fun...

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Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Pink Ribbon Breakfast. Sunday 7th May 2017
Join us for a delicious breakfast and hear inspirational speaker Lauren Roche talk at The Puketapu. There will also be a fundraising auction, spot prizes and lots of fun. All proceeds to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. Book your tickets now and plan for a great time by inviting your family or...

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Happy Mother's Day Market

Happy Mother's Day Market. Sunday 7th May 2017
The Happy Mother's Day Market brings you a wide variety of locally made products, perfect as gifts for Mother's Day! Come and support local small enterprises and get something special for the Mum in your life. The market is being held at Nelson Park Primary School. Cash only, no EFTPOS...

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Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Raewyn Paterson

Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Raewyn Paterson. Sunday 7th May 2017
Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Artist Raewyn Paterson: Patterns from Nature Create your own patterned fabric print by making a carved block and using fabric inks. Bring your own objects from nature to draw inspiration from. The materials will be supplied for one fabric print and you can...

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Swan Lake - Moscow Ballet La Classique

Swan Lake - Moscow Ballet La Classique. Sunday 7th May 2017
“The greatest success of Russian theatre is undoubtedly classical ballet.” The most splendid ballet of all time is brought to life by Petipa & Tchaikovsky’s spectacular score masterpiece. From the moonlit lake where elegant swans silently glide to the magnificent opulence of the palace...

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Introduction to Digital Technologies

Introduction to Digital Technologies. Monday 8th May 2017
A 17-week course in computing to gain an NZ Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals) Level 2. Open to all ages. - Computer applications - Software - Connectivity problems - 3D Printing - Robotics - Drones And much more...

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Introduction to Cafe and Barista Services

Introduction to Cafe and Barista Services. Monday 8th May 2017
16-week course open to all ages. In hospitality leading to an NZ Certificate Level 2. Get skilled, get qualified, get working. This course includes: - Food Preparation - Customer Service - Hygiene - Health and Safety - Drink preparation - Presentation

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Zeal Event Bootcamp

Zeal Event Bootcamp. Monday 8th May 2017
The Zeal Event Bootcamp is designed for high-school aged students, interested in events. If you're running a school ball, production, or community event, then the boot camp is for you! The Event Bootcamp aims to cover some of the event management basics, including; basic event marketing,...

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Adobe Muse Nightclass

Adobe Muse Nightclass. Tuesday 9th May 2017
An introduction to website development without writing code. Learn how to use Adobe Muse to plan, design and develop websites easily. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB. Additional costs will apply if you intend to publish and host your websites as an (optional) outcome of this...

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The Pink Floyd Experience

The Pink Floyd Experience. Tuesday 9th May 2017
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to Australia and New Zealand in 2017 with a brand new show. To also celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ album the Pink Floyd Experience present something very special for fans this year. A Trilogy of...

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Juggling In High Heels - An Evening With Lisa O'Neill

Juggling In High Heels - An Evening With Lisa O'Neill. Wednesday 10th May 2017
Juggling in High Heels - How to Organise Chaos. Lisa's new book is about to hit the shelves and she will be travelling NZ for her Nationwide book tour. Lisa will be visiting 16 NZ towns to mix and mingle with you and talk about organising chaos. Tickets are limited, so don't miss out. At the...

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions. Wednesday 10th May 2017
The Crystal Singing Bowls Group Healing Sessions with Rob Clemens. Rebalance and rejuvenate - Free ‘Me time’ for healing practitioners. I run this regular group bowls session for Hawkes Bay healers of all forms of service to others. It is also open to those of open heart and like mind who want...

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Co-working Day - TechWeek HKB

Co-working Day - TechWeek HKB. Thursday 11th May 2017
Heard the buzz about co-working spaces? Of course, you have! They are the hottest trend in the business world – and National Coworking Day is your opportunity to discover what the hype is all about! Co-working spaces all over New Zealand are encouraged to open their doors for free to locals...

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Oro - Matiu Bartlett

Oro - Matiu Bartlett. Thursday 11th May 2017
To resound, echo, resonate. Join us for an evening performance by taonga pūoro artist and musician Matiu Bartlett. “Bartlett fuses traditional Māori musical instruments with digital technology to create a unique, unforgettable sound.” No booking required. Enjoy a glass of Clearview wine.

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass. Thursday 11th May 2017
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Tutor: Alexandra Dawson Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or leave contact details with Victoria on 9748000 5019.

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The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party. Friday 12th May 2017
For over 26 years the Hastings Karamu Rotary Club have run the iconic, glitzy fundraiser for the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust, and this year it's going to be even bigger! Join us on Friday 12th May 2017 from 5.30pm for the best cocktail party and auction in the Bay. All proceeds from...

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Pinot and Pasta

Pinot and Pasta. Friday 12th May 2017
Why not come to Elephant Hill Winery for a good carb loading feast the night before Hawke's Bay International Marathon?! A good portion of spaghetti bolognese paired with a glass of our 2016 Pinot Noir, the best way to prep yourself for the big run. Non-runners are welcome too! It will be a...

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Air New Zealand Hawkes Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawkes Bay Marathon. Saturday 13th May 2017
Run away to the Hawke's Bay for an all new running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km, and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards, olive groves, quiet country roads - all finishing at the impressive Sileni...

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Takapau Community Market

Takapau Community Market. Saturday 13th May 2017
Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants also in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and children’s clothes, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a...

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New Zealand Craft and Design Show

New Zealand Craft and Design Show. Saturday 13th May 2017
Shop for the best of craft and design from all over New Zealand. Be inspired this Mothers Day weekend by New Zealand's leading craft suppliers and artisans. Sunday afternoon activity, craft with mum for just $5, workshops and demonstrations available throughout. If you are an artist and would...

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Service Day 2017

Service Day 2017. Saturday 13th May 2017
This event is our fourth year running. The CHB Retailers Association managed by Denise Skilton run this amazing community day. This event allows charity, clubs, health services, schools to raise funds and promote what health services and clubs we have to offer in the CHB Area. To have a stall you...

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Lovely Larger Ladies Winter Fashion Event 2017

Lovely Larger Ladies Winter Fashion Event 2017. Saturday 13th May 2017
Plus Size Fashion Show featuring Winter Clothing from Plus Size Designers. This is a "First time" to Hawke's Bay Region so please mark the date on your calendar. See, feel & buy your favourite Designer's winter piece! - Pop up stalls from 11 am - till 9 pm. - Fashion show from 7 pm - 9...

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Dinner At Te Awa

Dinner At Te Awa. Saturday 13th May 2017
Due to popular demand Te Awa Restaurant is opening one night only for dinner on the 13th May 2017 Marathon; offering out full menu and bookings taken between 5:30pm - 8:00pm. With the influx of Hawkes Bay marathon runners we will book out. Please call our restaurant today to make your booking -...

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Take Me Home - The Music & Life of John Denver

Take Me Home - The Music & Life of John Denver. Saturday 13th May 2017
Take Me Home - The Music & Life of John Denver returns to New Zealand following the astounding success of the 2016 tour of Australia. Singer Bevan Gardiner, accompanied by international musicians perform all the John Denver songs with such accuracy and feeling that if you close your eyes you will...

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Mother's Day Premier High Tea at The County Hotel 2017

Mother's Day Premier High Tea at The County Hotel 2017. Sunday 14th May 2017
Indulge mum this year with a glorious Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to remember. Our...

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Napier Repertory Players - Auditions - After the Accident

Sunday 14th May 2017
"After the Accident" will be Napier Repertory Players' premiere Studio Production: Theatre Without Borders. It has as its theme Restorative Justice. A child's life has been ended by a joy-rider. Four years on, the parents and the joy-rider meet. The play will be directed by Mason Price with...

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Managers As Coaches 2017

Managers As Coaches 2017. Thursday 18th May 2017
About: Managers as Coaches plus Managing Difficult Personalities & Toxic Behaviours at Work. This practical workshop provides leaders and managers with the tools and skills they need to adopt a coaching mindset and develop people and performance through one-to-one coaching. It will help them...

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CMNZ: Kathryn Stott

CMNZ: Kathryn Stott. Thursday 18th May 2017
“She plays wonderfully, allowing her music fluidity and space; her virtuoso outpourings are formidable.” The Daily Telegraph Renowned for her interpretations of French piano repertoire - full of ‘evanescent colours and shimmering, elusive light’ – British pianist Kathryn Stott perform...

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Four Flat Whites In Italy

Four Flat Whites In Italy. Thursday 18th May 2017
Roger Hall's hugely successful, sell-out hit comedy is hitting the road in 2017, promising big laughs and nights of fun in 28 venues around the country. Venice! Rome! Tuscany! It’s 2007 and guide book in hand, retired librarians Alison and Adrian, are excitedly embarking on their long-awaited...

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Health & Safety Essentials for Small Businesses

Health & Safety Essentials for Small Businesses. Friday 19th May 2017
As a legal entity, even your small to medium sized company is known under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a PCBU. All PCBU's have a primary duty of care to everyone affected by work carried out in your workplace. Owners of small business are required by law to exercise due diligence to...

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Targa Hawkes Bay

Targa Hawkes Bay. Friday 19th May 2017
Targa Hawkes Bay is a 2-day event over the 20th & 21st May based in and around Hawkes Bay. The Hawkes Bay offers ease of activation and the abundant variety of fabulous roads to select from means there is a stage in this event for everyone. Leg One - Saturday 20th May First Car Starts at 7:30am...

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The 13-Storey Treehouse

The 13-Storey Treehouse. Friday 19th May 2017
Would you please welcome to the stage... Andy and Terry! Yes, that’s right. Andy Griffiths’ and Terry Denton’s best-selling book, the one and only, super-famous, ultra-brilliant The 13-Storey Treehouse has been turned into a show for the theatre. There’s just one problem - they forgot to...

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Family Constellation Workshop

Family Constellation Workshop. Saturday 20th May 2017
Healing generations of unhealthy patterns. I am excited to introduce you to Tracy and Erin who are bringing Family Constellation healing down to Hawke's Bay. I have been on their workshops and had sessions with them before and the changes in my life have been astounding on so many levels! For...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 1

Home Food Production Workshop Part 1. Saturday 20th May 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and...

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Health & Wellbeing Expo

Health & Wellbeing Expo. Saturday 20th May 2017
Fed up with fatigue, joint pain, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, high blood pressure, digestive issues, skin conditions... and other health issues? Then join members of the Hawke's Bay Health Collaborative and other health professionals to learn ways in which you can take control, naturally. Your...

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Sparkle

Sparkle. Saturday 20th May 2017
Join us for the 3rd year of Sparkle - Hawke’s Bay finest black-tie fundraising dinner in aid of Family Works East Coast, that attracts national guests from NZ. Previous Sparkle guests know how captivating this evening is with layers of surprise throughout. Entering the tree lined avenue at...

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Katchafire: SOLD OUT

Katchafire: SOLD OUT. Saturday 20th May 2017
Its that time of year, Katchafire are on the road again! After blazing through the New Zealand festival circuit and conquering the United States, Katchafire are doing a number of selected North Island shows in May and June. If you're in the South Island, Katchafire are releasing details about...

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Gloria's Handbag

Gloria's Handbag. Saturday 20th May 2017
From the creators of Meeting Karpovsky and Playing Miss Havisham comes Gloria’s Handbag, a delightful, modern, magical mystery with music from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Gloria, aged 97, is being pushed to move into a “retireville”, but she has other ideas. On a whim, Gloria buys an...

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Napier Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Napier Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 21st May 2017
Located near to the Napier-Taupo Road turn off, the Waipunga Block of Pan Pac Eskdale Forest is a perfect trail running venue. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. Distances are...

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9th Annual Duck Race

9th Annual Duck Race. Sunday 21st May 2017
Havelock North Central Kindergarten proudly presents the 9th Annual Duck Race! 2000 numbered, yellow rubber ducks float down the Karamu Stream via the Crosses Road entrance, with prizes going to the fastest ducks (and the lucky last duck who didn't give up!) With all proceeds from the race and...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 21st May 2017
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...

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Tiki Taane Mahuta

Tiki Taane Mahuta. Monday 22nd May 2017
After a stunning 2015 debut, the Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu season of Tiki Taane Mahuta returns to tour Aotearoa in 2017, featuring live performance from the iconic Tiki Taane. Tiki Taane Mahuta is presented in partnership between Taki Rua and Aotearoa Aerial Theatre Company. Combining theatre,...

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2017 Hawkes Bay Careers Expo

2017 Hawkes Bay Careers Expo. Tuesday 23rd May 2017
One stop venue for Future Pathway focus information, Career development and Education options. All New Zealand tertiary providers, ITO's, PTE's, some business and industry will be present to offer information and guidance on education and career options to senior school students. There will...

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Management - Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management - Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central. Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Great managers are able to bring out the best in themselves and others. But what does it take to thrive in management? This intensive two-day course lays the groundwork for those new to management or looking towards their first management position in the near future. You will learn what it takes...

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Hawke's Bay Rural Business - Ian Proudfoot

Hawke's Bay Rural Business - Ian Proudfoot. Tuesday 23rd May 2017
We are delighted to welcome Ian Proudfoot, Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit for KPMG in New Zealand as our guest speaker for May. Mr Proudfoot will discuss an interesting topic based on 'The Future of Food' at the CHB Municipal Theatre. Join us for a complimentary drink and...

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TechWeek'17 HKB

TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 24th May 2017
TechWeek’17 HKB is coming! No longer an opportunity for only those in the big smoke here is your chance to show off the most innovative and exciting technologies that our stunning region, Hawke’s Bay (HKB) has to offer. There are three event series that make up TechWeek’17 - HKB. ...

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Tech Lab - TechWeek'17 HKB

Tech Lab - TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 24th May 2017
Hands-on with technology at some of Hawke’s Bay’s leading labs and locations! An opportunity to make, break, learn and do. Solve problems and challenges. Choose a lab and location to suit you.

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central. Thursday 25th May 2017
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. Preventing bullying is much easier than dealing with it once it occurs. This course helps you to identify bullies and put in place practical steps to make your workplace safer for everyone. It gives...

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NZSO presents: Pathétique – Tchaikovsky & Dvořák

NZSO presents: Pathétique – Tchaikovsky & Dvořák. Thursday 25th May 2017
Darrell Ang – Conductor Narek Hakhnazaryan – Cello The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra David Grahame Taylor Embiosis Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique David Grahame Taylor’s Embiosis is a stunning exploration of string sonorities and...

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Introduction to Autism in an Early Childhood Setting

Friday 26th May 2017
Strength-based, practical strategies to support children with autism in the primary school setting Autism New Zealand is delighted to present this Intro to Autism programme thanks to Ministry of Education Hawkes Bay, Strengthening Early Learning Opportunities (SELO) funding. This programme...

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Hawke’s Bay Better Home & Living Show 2017

Hawke’s Bay Better Home & Living Show 2017. Friday 26th May 2017
Enhance your lifestyle at the better Home and Living Show! Packed with hundreds of products and inspiration for the home, the Better Home & Living Show will inform and inspire anyone wanting to improve their lifestyle in a sustainable way by showcasing tomorrow’s ideas, today. Featuring the...

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Masquerades

Friday 26th May 2017
Our girl band is playing tonight. Come listen to our unique blend of voices.

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Under The Stars - Youth Ball - Zeal HB

Under The Stars - Youth Ball - Zeal HB. Saturday 27th May 2017
Hastings Youth Council & Zeal invite you to: A Night Under The Stars - Youth Ball Girls...only worn your ball dress once this season? Guys...splashed out on a suit for only one night? Whats that?...Your school doesn't even have a ball?! Well, this event ticks all those boxes! Date: Sat 27th...

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Sunday Sessions

Sunday Sessions. Sunday 28th May 2017
Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of good food, drink accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars.

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Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations

Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations. Tuesday 30th May 2017
Facing the Tiger is a one-day course followed by a three-week follow-up program. It is designed for groups of up to 12 people and is suitable for employees at all levels, within all types of organisations. Facing the Tiger builds healthier relationships, more motivated teams and an even stronger...

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Cabaret De Paris

Cabaret De Paris. Tuesday 30th May 2017
Bringing the glamour of Paris to New Zealand. Be transported by the atmosphere and excitement of a Parisian-themed revue with a parade of first-class entertainers and the daring beauty of exquisitely bejewelled dancers. Cabaret De Paris is a stage spectacular celebrating old-fashioned showgirl...

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TechTalks - TechWeek'17 HKB

TechTalks - TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 31st May 2017
Motivational and inspirational TechTalks; a showcase of future technologies to challenge your thinking; tools for smarter ways to do business. Start the morning with a rush of innovation and inspiration. Kick off the first course with a coffee and an aspirational sponsored guest speaker. Followed...

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Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central

Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central. Wednesday 31st May 2017
Modern effective H&S management relies on a systematic approach. New Zealand Safety Standard 4801 describes the core elements of an H&S system. This course will introduce you to those core elements and help you with strategies to encourage active worker and manager involvement in your workplace....

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CMNZ Presents: Masaaki Suzuki & Juilliard415

CMNZ Presents: Masaaki Suzuki & Juilliard415. Thursday 1st June 2017
"You could see the joy in the performers' faces and movements as much as you could hear it in the playing." - The New York Times Juilliard415 have established a reputation for combining youthful energy with poise, precision, and a luminous sound. Since The Juilliard School established its...

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Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2017

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2017. Friday 2nd June 2017
Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2017! Join us for the 12th annual Wairoa Maori Film Festival, to be held at Kahungunu Marae (War Memorial Hall), Nuhaka, and Gaiety Theatre. Wairoa, from Friday, June 2 to Monday, June 5. We have a full weekend of films in Nuhaka, and an...

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Chris Cain Napier Jazz - Special Guest Erna Ferry

Chris Cain Napier Jazz - Special Guest Erna Ferry. Friday 2nd June 2017
Blues night featuring Chris Cain. Featuring from the USA the one and only Chris Cain – Guitar/Vocal. “I put Chris on my list of under-appreciated guitarists. Phenomenal player! One of the purist tones I've ever heard.” - Joe Bonamassa Chris Cain was the star of the 2004 and 2005 World...

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Bad Moon Rising: The Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute

Bad Moon Rising: The Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute. Saturday 3rd June 2017
A Professional band delivering a top quality musical experience celebrating the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival. This act has toured the country playing at top bars, wine and food festivals, corporate events, and more, and delivers an authentic and entertaining show covering all the top...

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Ray Woolf Napier Jazz With the Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band

Ray Woolf Napier Jazz With the Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band. Saturday 3rd June 2017
Ray Woolf - Mr. New Zealand Showbiz in concert with The Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band. Ray has appeared in T.V. shows like In The Groove, C’ mon and was resident on Happen Inn. Recent TV credits include: The Strip, Shortland St, Orange Roughies, Nothing Trivial, St. Legal and Xena. His TV...

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Jazz Gala: Jazz Dave Weckl, Tony Lindsay, Adam Schroeder

Jazz Gala: Jazz Dave Weckl, Tony Lindsay, Adam Schroeder. Sunday 4th June 2017
Jazz Gala '17. Dave Weckl: For more than 25 years, Dave Weckl has developed and maintained a reputation among fans, peers, and the international music community as one of the great living drummers. For this, he has received numerous accolades and honors; Modern Drummer inducted Dave into their...

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Cookbook Author Stu Frith Talks Jams, Chutneys & Relishes

Cookbook Author Stu Frith Talks Jams, Chutneys & Relishes. Tuesday 6th June 2017
If you love jams, chutneys, relishes and baking then you don't want to miss this talk given by Cookbook Author Stu Frith at the monthly baking club meeting at the library. Stu has written Stu's Kitchen: Taste Bud Testing, a cookbook with basic New Zealand recipes that has done well in America...

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central. Wednesday 7th June 2017
Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you...

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Operatunity Presents: From Phantom to Les Mis

Operatunity Presents: From Phantom to Les Mis. Thursday 8th June 2017
A showcase of modern musicals - Phantom, Les Miserables, Evita, Miss Saigon Cats and so much more… All concerts start at 11am and include lunch.

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Seaweek - Poetry Writing Competition & Poetry Reading Night

Seaweek - Poetry Writing Competition & Poetry Reading Night. Thursday 8th June 2017
Poetry Writing Competition to be held in Term 2 over April, May and June. “Look beneath the surface - Papatai ō roto - Papatai ō raro” themed poetry competition with winning poems read at Seaweek poetry evening. Online form available at the end of Term 1, 2017. Experience the magic of...

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Sonic Delusion Album Release Tour

Sonic Delusion Album Release Tour. Friday 9th June 2017
This is part of a nationwide album release tour celebrating the release of "This Material World" Sonic Delusion's 4th studio album. Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced "funky electroacoustic folk". Sonic Delusion’s frontman Andre...

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Sonic Delusion Album Release Tour

Sonic Delusion Album Release Tour. Saturday 10th June 2017
This is part of a nationwide album release tour celebrating the release of "This Material World" Sonic Delusion's 4th studio album. Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced "funky electroacoustic folk". Sonic Delusion’s frontman Andre...

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Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 11th June 2017
Located 20 minutes from central Napier, Te Mata Peak offers a spectacular course. Starting in an adjoining farm, the course meanders through undulating farmland before continuing on the beautiful trails in Te Mata Park. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or...

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Boney M

Boney M. Sunday 11th June 2017
Boney M were a phenomenon in the 70s, and to this day, their hits - ‘Daddy Cool’, ‘Ma Baker’, ‘Rivers of Babylon’, ‘Rasputin’- are still the life and soul of the party. With 18 Platinum and 15 Gold LPs, more than 200 Gold and Platinum Singles to their name, the disco legends have...

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Strategic Thinking Workshop

Strategic Thinking Workshop. Tuesday 13th June 2017
This highly interactive and practical course is for anyone who would benefit from being able to think and act more strategically in either a personal or professional capacity. The course guides you through a broad range of practical exercises and activities which have been designed to teach the...

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Leadership for Women

Leadership for Women. Wednesday 14th June 2017
This intensive and dynamic two-day programme is designed to help you become a more effective leader through recognising and developing your own leadership style. Through experiential exercises, interactive discussion and highly skilled facilitation, you will discover what drives you, what holds...

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Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening

Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening. Wednesday 14th June 2017
Undergraduate Information Evening. If you're thinking about university, come to our information evening and discover what sets Victoria apart. You’ll find out about study options, scholarships, accommodation and find out about living in Wellington and what to expect in your first year of...

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack. Friday 23rd June 2017
Fraser MacKenzie of Hawkes Bay. Join Mack at the 'sweetest little bar in Hastings'. As well as Mack's songs and covers you always enjoy, he'll be introducing new OGs at gigs throughout the year. Combine the unique acoustic styling with the craft beers, amazing atmosphere and Common Room crew...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 2

Home Food Production Workshop Part 2. Saturday 24th June 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and tested...

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Hawkes Bay "Nitro-Neon"

Hawkes Bay Saturday 24th June 2017
Elite Wildside presents "Hawkes Bay Nitro-Neon". With the massive sound and lighting at this epic event, this is sure to be a blast! If you are aged between 13-18years old and currently attend high school we welcome you to attend this event. We have a huge line-up of Dj's ready to blow the...

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Urzila Carlson - Studies Have Shown

Urzila Carlson - Studies Have Shown. Sunday 25th June 2017
Every time you hear, “studies have shown” you know you’re about to learn something ridiculous! Studies have shown your dog is happier than your cat! Who cares! How about they give funding to scientists to come up with a way to eradicate the unibrow or those weird thin white hairs you...

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2017 National Horticultural Field Day

2017 National Horticultural Field Day. Thursday 29th June 2017
The National Horticultural Field Day is an industry-only, one day business to business event. The Field Day is a purely Horticulture event, creating fantastic opportunities for networking, education and development, whilst celebrating horticulture in New Zealand. As the Field Day grows year on...

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Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Xmas Party 2017 at No.5

Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Xmas Party 2017 at No.5. Saturday 1st July 2017
Bring your party to "The Mid-Winter Christmas Party" at No.5 Cafe & Larder. 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...

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Operatunity Presents: It's Rainin' Men!

Operatunity Presents: It's Rainin' Men!. Thursday 6th July 2017
Four fabulous men sing some of the greatest songs ever written, ranging from music theatre, powerful ballads, Rat Pack, 50’s songs in a show of melody and memories!

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CMNZ Presents: Kuijken Quartet

CMNZ Presents: Kuijken Quartet. Saturday 8th July 2017
"The name Kuijken represent quality. It has become a brand of excellence." - Nicole Van Opstal, Radio Klara Chamber Music New Zealand presents: Sigiswald Kuijken, internationally recognised as a leader in historical performance practice, founded La Petite Bande in 1972 and the Kuijken String...

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Norsewood to Takapau Fun Challenge

Norsewood to Takapau Fun Challenge. Sunday 9th July 2017
The Norsewood and Takapau Lions club are pleased to announce that the 12th annual Norsewood to Takapau Fun Challenge this July. Enjoy a fun, family and friends event along scenic country roads. Starting from the historic Norsewood Village, take the back roads to Takapau on an undulating course,...

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Italian Film Festival - Cinema Italiano Festival

Italian Film Festival - Cinema Italiano Festival. Tuesday 11th July 2017
The Cinema Italiano Festival NZ will screen at the MTG Century Theatre from Tuesday 11 July to Sunday 16 July 2017. Our Opening Night film is the new digital restoration 'Roman Holiday' - the classic romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. Audiences are invited to fall in...

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Herman's Hermits

Herman's Hermits. Friday 21st July 2017
When the 1960’s British Invasion hit worldwide, Herman’s Hermits were one of the biggest groups out of the UK with their hits, Mrs Brown, you’ve got a lovely daughter, No milk today, I’m Henry VIII, There’s a kind of hush, A must-to-avoid and 15 other classics hitting the NZ Top...

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Saturday 22nd July 2017
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. Every garden deserves a fully functioning compost...

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Leadership & Management Level 1 Workshop

Leadership & Management Level 1 Workshop. Wednesday 26th July 2017
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,...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Thursday 27th July 2017
Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and 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,...

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NZSO Presents: Alexander Shelley Returns

NZSO Presents: Alexander Shelley Returns. Thursday 27th July 2017
Alexander Shelley Conductor Pablo Sáinz Villegas Guitar Leonie Holmes - Frond, from Three Landscapes for Orchestra Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez Bartók - Concerto for Orchestra Virtuoso guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas will play Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez. Leonie Holmes’ Frond, from...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side . Thursday 3rd August 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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The Colliers Rural Grape Debate

The Colliers Rural Grape Debate. Friday 4th August 2017
Come along and enjoy some great food, great wine, and great entertainment with all proceeds going to the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. Watch the Boutiques battle it out against the Giants with TV comedian Jeremy Corbett keeping them all in line! The mood for the evening "Is bigger always...

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Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side. Saturday 5th August 2017
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who...

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Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1

Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1. Sunday 6th August 2017
Level One - An introduction to developing your psychic abilities. Spend the day with psychic powerhouse Sue Nicholson - see first-hand how she connects to the Spirit world and learn fascinating exercises designed to help you tap into your own psychic ability. The Sensing Murder psychic medium will...

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Monday 7th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Tuesday 8th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 13th August 2017
Located 20 minutes from central Napier, our Sacred Hill Winery course is one of our favourites. It starts with a lap around the vines before heading off across the farm and into the forest. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k....

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Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird

Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird. Tuesday 15th August 2017
Darby’s shows are always a mix of astute observations and stand-up cocooned in a fantastical story that takes his audience on a journey through the ridiculous to the downright silly. This show promises to be no different. In Mystic Time Bird Rhys turns to the world of ancient mysticism to find...

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Redefine - Love Your Op Shop

Redefine - Love Your Op Shop. Saturday 19th August 2017
Redefine 2017 will be a fantastic day out for the whole family, Items for each category will be on display along with a range of activities for everyone, including shopping, demonstrations and workshops for adults and children. Event adult tickets $10 and gold coin donation for children under 15...

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One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen. Saturday 19th August 2017
Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa...

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CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova. Thursday 24th August 2017
"Every sound she draws is superb." - The Strad Beethoven’s ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano from a transcendent, transformative monument of the duo sonata repertoire: they present a formidable, unique challenge to violinists and pianists. Bella Hristova, winner of the 2007 Michael Hill...

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Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms. Thursday 31st August 2017
A variety show of magnificent melodies, singalongs, skits, madness, and mayhem as we all experience a Right Royal time. Cameron Barclay, star of the Ten Tenors joins Sue Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, and Penny Dodd for this fabulously fun show!

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Women's Lifestyle Expo

Women's Lifestyle Expo. Saturday 2nd September 2017
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...

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Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre. Tuesday 5th September 2017
Little Dog Barking is a leading puppet theatre for children, creating and presenting quality theatre works for early childhood, primary school and family audiences. Little Dog Barking brings a public performance of Papershaper to The Globe Theatre - this is open to the public, school and early...

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A Festival of Russian Ballet

A Festival of Russian Ballet. Monday 11th September 2017
Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australasia. This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have performed this...

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Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017. Friday 15th September 2017
Transform Your Surroundings at the Home & Garden Show! The Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by the...

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Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon. Sunday 17th September 2017
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...

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet. Sunday 24th September 2017
A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever. Artistic Director and choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New...

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CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds. Thursday 28th September 2017
"There's a big, vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs that is most appealing." - Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer The season concludes with fun, fire and flair. Imani Winds bring together European, American, African, and Latin American musical...

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The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence. Sunday 1st October 2017
The Unusual Silence will first echo within The Sanctuary of the Auckland War Memorial Museum in remembrance of WWI. Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly. Inspired by the museum’s collection of War artifacts,...

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music. Sunday 1st October 2017
One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music will be performed in 20 cities throughout New...

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Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market. Saturday 14th October 2017
The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free holistic health weekend showcasing people who are passionate about making the world a better place through health, natural medicine, stress-free living, fitness, wellbeing and environmental awareness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore &...

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Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Relive the romance and the fun when vocals met harmonies as we celebrate the greatest hits of the 50's. Singers and Band pay tribute to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Starring Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (half of the duo The Chicks), Pat Urlich...

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Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee. Saturday 21st October 2017
Port Ahuriri School is celebrating 150 years with a weekend of fun activities. Come and celebrate with your former classmates for what will be a weekend to remember! Registration at the Port Ahuriri School Hall. Picnic on the Green. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on our field. Decade Photos....

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Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 22nd October 2017
This is a fun day out for the whole family. We have free registration for teddy bears lots of races and games for free. Craft stores food caravans and also amusements rides and Pony rides, 4x4 Jeeps for children, or you can just pack a picnic and sit in the sun.

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Rhythm and Booms

Rhythm and Booms. Saturday 4th November 2017
Come and enjoy the "Largest Pyrotechnic in Hawke's Bay" With live music, family entertainment and delicious food this is sure to be a cracking good night. Check out our Pledge Me page for ticketing options.

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Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Thursday 16th November 2017
Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.

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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. Saturday 25th November 2017
Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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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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National Aquarium of New Zealand

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The Faraday Centre

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Napier Libraries

strive to Inspire, Educate and Entertain by providing access to information through various resources within our Libraries. We aim to provide more than you expect.
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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre.
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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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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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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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