Performing Arts

Find out what preforming arts events are coming to Napier, Hawke's Bay.

Christopher Hutton 'Reflecting Bach': CANCELLED

Christopher Hutton 'Reflecting Bach': CANCELLED. Tuesday 30th May 2017
Originally from Wellington, Christopher Hutton is Associate Professor of Violoncello at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina and the cellist of the Poinsett Piano Trio. He has returned to NZ to tour several times as a duo or with his trio. Christopher served as co-principal cellist of...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

Viva Voce: Path of Miracles

Viva Voce: Path of Miracles. Saturday 3rd June 2017
We gave this astounding work what we think was its Southern Hemisphere première just last year, but many have told us they already want to go on the pilgrimage again. It’s Joby Talbot’s spellbinding, hour-long depiction in music of the famous Camino ‘walk’, that takes us from Roncesvalles...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

Three By Ekman

Three By Ekman. Sunday 4th June 2017
Alexander Ekman’s Cacti captivated audiences during the RNZB’s Speed of Light tour in 2016, with the New Zealand Herald hailing its ‘cheeky effervescence, irrepressible energy and beguiling wit.’ New Zealanders now have the opportunity to see Cacti again, together with two additional...

View more details.

Murder In the Library

Murder In the Library. Wednesday 7th June 2017
The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with the New Zealand Book Council and Napier Libraries, invites book lovers to an event featuring two talented local writers. 2017 Ngaio Marsh Awards entrant Rita Ann Ryan is joined by bestselling author Tina Clough to discuss why they write mystery and...

View more details.

Crimson Sound: Faraway Voices

Crimson Sound: Faraway Voices. Saturday 17th June 2017
A concert of music and readings in commemoration of the battles of the Western Front during the First World War. The names of the battles - Messines, Ypres, Passchendaele - are familiar to us as some of the bloodiest days of the war for New Zealand. Indeed, between June 7 and 13 1917, over 800...

View more details.

Napier Repertory Players - Whatever

Wednesday 21st June 2017
Napier Repertory Players’ mid-year production is a comedy/drama about modern relationships called “Whatever”, written by Terry Coyle and directed by Cefyn Gauden. Terry was scheduled to direct this play but sadly passed away last year. Terry’s good friend Cefyn, has kindly agreed to direct...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers. Friday 7th July 2017
“So did ya’hear the story of the Johnstone Twins?” Set in Britain, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers tells the story of twins separated at birth. Mrs Johnstone is working as a cleaner for Mrs Lyons when she becomes pregnant with the twin boys. The financial burden of two more children is too...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour

Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour. Saturday 29th July 2017
This sparkling production of Iolanthe is directed by John Goddard and tours the lower North Island in June and July fully staged. The cast of 32 singers and dancers with 24 piece orchestra is conducted by Hugh McMillan; live music at its best brought to you by the producers of the 2015 Gondoliers...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.

NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf. Thursday 14th September 2017
Freddy Kempf - Piano/Conductor. - Handel Concerto for Keyboard, op. 4. No. 1 in G minor - Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, in C major (2nd mvt) - Chopin Adante spianto et Grande polonaise brillante - Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (3rd mvt) - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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...

View more details.

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...

View more details.     Buy Tickets.

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,...

View more details.

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...

View more details.

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical. Friday 24th November 2017
The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta - spawning a decade of disco, fuelled by Bee Gees...

View more details.

Events powered by EventFinda.

Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre is one of Napier City Council's great facilities/services. There are many more...

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.
View website for The Faraday Centre

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.
View website for MTG Hawke's Bay

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.
View website for Parklands Residential Estate

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.
View website for Napier City Council

Bay Skate

Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
View website for Bay Skate

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.
View website for Napier Libraries

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.
View website for Napier Aquatic Centre

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.
View website for Par2 MiniGolf

Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
View website for Kennedy Park Resort Napier

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.
View website for Napier Municipal Theatre

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.
View website for National Aquarium of New Zealand

Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
View website for Napier Conference Centre

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.
View website for William Colenso

Enquiry or Feedback

If you have any questions, problems or feedback for Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre please let us know about it.

Fill out my online form.

Follow Napier i-SITE Visitor Centre on facebook...

Our latest posts...

» View our facebook page