Events » Sports & Outdoors
Find out what sports & outdoor events are coming to Napier, Hawke's Bay.
Tuesday 28th March 2017
Come and be a part of a fun friendly and fitness orientated 5 or 2.5km fun run/walk on a Tuesday night in Havelock North. This event has been running now for 2 years over different courses. The focus being on getting people active and bettering themselves! All while meeting new people who are...
Tuesday 28th March 2017
A fun and family friendly 2km or 5km run or walk on a scenic waterfront course. There are 8 events in the series on Tuesday evening from February 7 to March 28. To add to the fun there is a points series which rewards continued improvement over the series. Registration is from 5:30pm. Spot prizes...
Tuesday 28th March 2017
Pool Competition for all skill levels, $2 entry fee. some nibbles will be provided. $100 Bar tab for 1st place. Pool table is free all day Tuesday so be sure to get some practice in.
Sunday 2nd April 2017
The race starts and ends in the heart of Napier and takes in the stunning surroundings of Hawke’s Bay and its many attractions. Starting with a sheltered 2km open water swim with Napier Port as its backdrop you will then head out on a 95km bike heading along Marine Parade with the Ocean on your...
Friday 7th April 2017
The GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race is The Official New Zealand Secondary School Adventure Racing Championships and the New Zealand Youth Adventure Challenge. It is an authentic adventure race with the core disciplines consisting of mountain biking, walking, running and navigation and may include...
Thursday 13th April 2017
Fundraiser event for the Waiwhare Community Centre, the Hunt and Gather is a great family hunting event where a team of 5 or an individual aim to get the heaviest Deer, Pig, Goat, Trout, Hare in the adult section and the biggest Rabbit, Eel for the under 12s. Fantastic prizes all thanks to our...
Friday 14th April 2017
Get your legs in shape before The Big Easy with The Little Easy on Friday April 14th (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! A warm up for the main event, The Little Easy is a nice gentle 12km meander on the Rotary River Pathway. Nothing too strenuous, just a nice little prep ride before the Big...
Saturday 15th April 2017
The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty Hawke’s Bay distractions along the way. Easter Saturday 15th...
Saturday 15th April 2017
Winning Edge Presentations Hawke's Bay Gold Cup has been held for over 150 years and is one of New Zealand's oldest race days with a history of providing the best of thoroughbred racing action. The race day is also featuring the popular annual Fella's and Fillies Country Club Great Gatsby's...
Sunday 16th April 2017
Check the legs still work after the main event with a The Little Easy Wairoa! This is a cruisy 10km ride along the Wairoa River, starting at the lighthouse and finishing up at Pilot's Hill for some post-ride entertainment with food and drink available. A range of prizes will be available to...
Friday 21st April 2017
Join us at #OurHouse McLean Park, Napier in the heart of the Hawke's Bay as we host Brumbies Rugby in our round 9 Investec Super Rugby clash. Booking fees apply. Gates open at 6pm. Tickets online or from the Hawke's Bay Rugby office at McLean Park.
Sunday 23rd April 2017
Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. 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. There is a picturesque DOC...
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...
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...
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 7:45am...
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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...
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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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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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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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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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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The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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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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Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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