Oliver!

Oliver!. Friday 20th April 2018
Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and - most importantly - for...

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack. Friday 20th April 2018
Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

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Pinocchio

Pinocchio. Friday 20th April 2018
The tale of Pinocchio is brought to life in traditional pantomime with wonderful characters who indulge in a lot of fun and mischief. With songs old and new and plenty of audience participation this pantomime is sure to delight people of all ages. A great treat for the school holidays.

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AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night

AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night. Friday 20th April 2018
Straight from a sell out show at the Cabana, the Common room presents AB3. 3rd year After Bowie. It's been two years since our hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. Bowie fans unite. Join in, as we enjoy all the wonderful songs this amazing man...

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Elsthorpe Trail Bike Ride

Saturday 21st April 2018
Entry to grounds and complete course is entirely at your own risk! Sign in from: 8:30am Gates shut: 9:15am Riders Briefing: 9.30am Starts at: 10:00am Rider Briefing & Last Entries are 9:30am – no late entries will be taken. Thanks to Sponsors: - Bay Motorcycles - Mills Honda - Hastings...

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Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market. Saturday 21st April 2018
The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

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Easter School Holiday Programme

Easter School Holiday Programme. Saturday 21st April 2018
Digital Circus ignite children’s creative minds and nurture their inventive thinking through hands-on workshops. We provide the opportunity for children to be free to explore, create and invent in a safe and fun learning environment. Places available for students aged 7 yrs – 14 yrs. Maximum...

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Bookarama CHB Lions

Saturday 21st April 2018
1000's of cheap, quality second hand books for sale. Children's books, paper and hard back fiction, sports, cooking, gardening and many many more. Most fiction and non fiction books are $2 each with children's books costing between 50c and $1. There are plenty of $1 bargains to be found and as...

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Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Saturday 21st April 2018
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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He Manu Tīoriori

He Manu Tīoriori. Saturday 21st April 2018
Traversing 100 years of Ngāti Kahungunu’s love affair with music, 'He Manu Tīoriori' features church and brass band influence through to parlour music, ragtime, jazz, rock and roll as well as country and western. The exhibition explores how Ngāti Kahungunu has been at the forefront of it...

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Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place

Play Hawke’s Bay: Sounds of Our Place. Saturday 21st April 2018
Touch, tap, strike and slap on these photographs to trigger the sounds of each place. From birdsong and cascading water to the roar of a train and the chatter of people, the sounds that you discover bring the images of Hawke’s Bay to life. Recordings and contact technology by Campbell Burns,...

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Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome

Yuki Kihara: Te Taenga Mai o Salome. Saturday 21st April 2018
Poetic and visually alluring photographs and video works from leading interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara place the symbolic figure of Salome in the landscape of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga - Hawke’s Bay. Kihara was inspired to set her works in the Hawke’s Bay region after reading an...

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Saturday 21st April 2018
“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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Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom. Saturday 21st April 2018
As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when you...

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Tenei Tonu Exhibition

Tenei Tonu Exhibition. Saturday 21st April 2018
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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Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping. Saturday 21st April 2018
Taking pride of place in this new exhibition titled Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke’s Bay Shipping are four beautiful scale models of Hawke’s Bay steamers: the Hawke’s Bay and Marere steamers were commissioned specifically for the frozen meat market; the Nora Niven as a fishing trawler...

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Screenies: Children's International Film Festival

Screenies: Children's International Film Festival. Saturday 21st April 2018
Screenies Children’s Film Festival is coming to MTG Hawke’s Bay these school holidays for a weekend filled with international film content for children of all ages. Supported by the NZ Film Commission, Screenies features short films made for children and curated by Little Big Shots in...

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Screenies Film Festival: Hairy Maclary (Session 11)

Screenies Film Festival: Hairy Maclary (Session 11). Saturday 21st April 2018
Session 11: Hairy Maclary 10 Favourite Stories (G) These Hairy Maclary short films are newly digitised for the big screen, bringing to life 10 favourite stories to be enjoyed by young and old. Presented by: Screenies Children's International Film Festival

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John Tarlton - Recent Work

John Tarlton - Recent Work. Saturday 21st April 2018
John Tarlton is a Californian-born artist, writer and educator who has spent the last forty years living and working in New Zealand and Australia. John’s current home is Foxton Beach and this is his second exhibition at Creative Arts Napier. John has had several one-man shows. His art is...

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Into the Light

Into the Light. Saturday 21st April 2018
'Into the Light’ is an exhibition of paintings that represent a journey of discovery into the light, illuminating the path of self-righteousness, faith and an eternal presence of joy, peace and happiness from within… Trying to conquer space through light, Diane Crompton is forever searching...

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Pieces of Me

Pieces of Me. Saturday 21st April 2018
'Pieces of Me' showcases a small collection of some of Julie-Marie's work made in recent years. Her inspiration comes from many things in the world, both man made and organic, including nature, quotes, religion, architecture, popular culture, children’s stories, fashion and history. Please...

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Extension of The Mind

Extension of The Mind. Saturday 21st April 2018
'Extension of the Mind' is an exhibition of a body of recent works by Napier artist John Boyd-Dunlop. Boyd-Dunlop has a unique style of imagination and experiences of his own, which he translates in to drawings executed in ink, gouache and pen. The negative is always filtered out of the works...

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The Observatory Home

The Observatory Home. Saturday 21st April 2018
Mark’s work takes influence from folk art and DIY culture alongside an interest in the various forms of design and architecture. He often works around the dichotomy between the natural and the man made world and builds off this to form a somewhat romanticised version of everyday life. Image is...

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Play: Art That Makes You Move

Play: Art That Makes You Move. Saturday 21st April 2018
Bring the kids into this fun interactive exhibition. Move through the enormous inflated capsules of Seung Yul Oh's 'Periphery'. Imagine and build your own cityscape using hundreds of wooden blocks designed by Sara Hughes for 'Heretaunga'.

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Susan Mabin: Anthroposcenarios

Susan Mabin: Anthroposcenarios. Saturday 21st April 2018
In 'Anthroposcenarios', Hawke’s Bay-based multi-media artist Susan Mabin connects topical global environmental issues to a local perspective. Mabin draws together detritus and natural objects from local beaches to create a body of work that includes sculpture, photography and...

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Art & Soul - Napier Arts Club Exhibition

Art & Soul - Napier Arts Club Exhibition. Saturday 21st April 2018
Napier Arts Club is an eclectic group of people, consisting of a wide range of ages and skill levels, with interests in various artistic mediums and applications. The club owns its own premises at 122 Vigor Brown Street, Napier. Within its walls, members have the choice to visit and continue with...

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Animal Inkages

Animal Inkages. Saturday 21st April 2018
Hi there, my name is Bella Matich and I am a young artist (aged 17) in Hawke's Bay, with a passion for art and animals. Over the past three years I have developed my art from simple sketches of the odd animal to something a little different compared to many other artists. In late 2016 I picked...

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Make Mine Water... Again

Make Mine Water... Again. Saturday 21st April 2018
Rex Jones' wonderful watercolour paintings are on show upstairs at the Hastings Community Art Centre for the next 2 weeks. Featuring some of the original paintings from his popular 'Hawke's Bay 2018 in Watercolour' Calendar (which is also available for a fantastic price during this exhibition).

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace. Saturday 21st April 2018
A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

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Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground. Saturday 21st April 2018
As seen in Albert Park... giant foam block-play, that transforms children's minds, bodies and spirits through active, creative play. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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Birds On a Wire - A Photo-artistic Exhibition

Birds On a Wire - A Photo-artistic Exhibition. Saturday 21st April 2018
From our local kākā and tūī, to black cockatoos and lorikeets across the ditch, all the way round the world to exquisite toucanets from Ecuador, "Birds on a Wire" celebrates the beauty and personalities of birds in a series of painterly portraits, with each bird treated as an individual,...

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CHB Service Community Day

CHB Service Community Day. Saturday 21st April 2018
This event runs each year, it is for charity, clubs, sports groups, promotion on health, gardening groups, etc. All groups must be running in CHB, and run within a building or centre within CHB. Stall fee is $5.00. Each stall is set up outside Waipukurau shop fronts for fundraising and promoting...

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History of Art In Central Hawke's Bay

History of Art In Central Hawke's Bay. Saturday 21st April 2018
The Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum is opening an Exhibition “The History of Art in Central Hawke's Bay” at 6pm on Friday, 23rd March. The aim of the Exhibition is to demonstrate that the Arts, in particular painting has been active in Central Hawke's Bay since the time of earliest...

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Screenies Film Festival: Best of the Fest (Session 12)

Screenies Film Festival: Best of the Fest (Session 12). Saturday 21st April 2018
Join us while we celebrate the best short films of the festival. A lonely old man, women at work, a Ninja deliver service, face-changers and more, each story better than the one before. Includes LBS Short Films: - Sand Castle PG Low Level Violence France - The Orchestra G Australia (NSW) -...

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack. Saturday 21st April 2018
Fraser is back at The Filter Room Ale and Cider house... join him for a great selection of boutique beer, cider and ginger beer, and mouth-watering food accompanied by unique acoustic arrangements. From 'The Extended Session with Fraser Mack' by Sarah Cates, The Hook, October 2017. His originals...

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Screenies Film Festival: Kids Behind The Camera (Session 13)

Screenies Film Festival: Kids Behind The Camera (Session 13). Saturday 21st April 2018
Short films made by kids! Be inspired by seeing what you could do! *Gold Coin Donation. Includes LBS Short Films: Lilly Hits the Road - Lilly the one-eyed monster and Fluffle, her little friend, are out driving in their car when aliens abduct them. How will they get home? G The Day They Met...

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Session 13: Kids Made (5+)

Session 13: Kids Made (5+). Saturday 21st April 2018
(5+): Kids Behind the Camera PG Lilly Hits the Road G Canada The Day They Met Clive G Australia (NSW) Grandma's Gift G Australia (TAS) Buddies not Bullies G Australia (NSW) Walrus Moustache G Belgium Frankenstein's Many Brains G Australia (VIC) Net Head PG Australia (TAS) Chasing...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 21st April 2018
Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long lasting, scented candles for gifts or your home with this natural product, fragrances and colours and recycled containers. You will go away from this demonstration with knowledge, inspiration,...

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Screenies Film Festival: At Eye Level (Session 15)

Screenies Film Festival: At Eye Level (Session 15). Saturday 21st April 2018
Session 15: At Eye Level (M Offensive Language) German language film with English subtitles *Gold coin donation. Michi is unhappy in the children’s home in which he’s been housed since his mother died. He has no idea about the rest of his family. When the ten-year-old finds a letter from his...

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Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack. Saturday 21st April 2018
Join Mack at New Zealand's first urban winery, located in one of Napier's most iconic Art Deco buildings, the old National Tobacco Company. Enjoy the acoustic stylings of Mack and his matons, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Cover image by...

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Whimzik with Hanna Wiskari and Fig Jam

Whimzik with Hanna Wiskari and Fig Jam. Saturday 21st April 2018
This is a special concert especially if you love traditional world music. Hanna Wiskari will join us for an wonderful evening of music. Traditional music from Sweden, Breton and Ireland an amazing musical communication with friends from opposite sides of the world. Hanna Wiskari, plays soprano...

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market. Sunday 22nd April 2018
Come along to the Sunday Market held every Sunday inside the Taradale RSA. Come and meet the people that create and make some of the wonderful things on display. Browse at your leisure without worrying about the weather or parking meters. You can even have a cooked breakfast between 9 am and 11...

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Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 22nd April 2018
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...

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Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack. Sunday 22nd April 2018
Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon - high quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars. From The Hook 2017: The Extended Sessions with Mack by Sarah Cates His originals have a maturity that belie...

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Floral Workshop

Floral Workshop. Sunday 22nd April 2018
Unleash the florist within! Create a hand-tied bouquet and buttonhole from beautiful autumn flowers and foliage. $90 includes all materials and afternoon tea. Limited numbers - book now by emailing contact@keringreville.co.nz

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Hastings Choral Concert: Haydn's Passion

Sunday 22nd April 2018
For our first concert of 2018 we are pleased to present wonderful music for the season of Lent: Haydn’s “Passion” – “The Seven Last Words of Christ”. Directed by Joe Christensen with guest soloists and instrumentalists. Tickets available on the door: $25, or $5 for school students.

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime. Sunday 22nd April 2018
Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Martin Setchell Organ Concert

Sunday 22nd April 2018
Organ concert by a reputable international concert organist. Tickets available from the church office and church book shop.

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Fresh Meat - Neil McCorkell

Fresh Meat - Neil McCorkell. Monday 23rd April 2018
An exploration of the human form through acrylic, oil and ink across a range of formats. Heavily influenced by the work of Irish painter Francis Bacon, this collection of works seeks to define the human identity as a simple expression of physical mass and form. Form, colour and texture...

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Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds. Monday 23rd April 2018
We are all constantly in transition between worlds both literally and metaphorically. Artists Nick White and Beverly Trillo have both used bird imagery to provide their own unique perspectives on the subject. Nick White is a graduate from the Otago School of Fine Arts. He won the 1991 National...

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Children's Art Expo

Children's Art Expo. Monday 23rd April 2018
The Children’s school holidays are fast approaching!! And with this in mind, we’ve come up with a programme of exciting workshops that will entertain and engage your kiddiwinks, using their creative minds and hands to blast through a range of arty crafty activities. Not a device in sight!...

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Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Minecraft Club - Havelock North. Monday 23rd April 2018
Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Gaming Comes to Havelock North

Gaming Comes to Havelock North. Monday 23rd April 2018
An afternoon of electronic gaming in the new teens area of the library.

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School Holiday Art Days for Kids

School Holiday Art Days for Kids. Tuesday 24th April 2018
Join us for some free school holiday art fun! Drop in with your kids these school holidays to do some fun and engaging art activities based on the current exhibitions. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! Free, no booking required. Also running on Tuesday...

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Almost ANZAC Day Storytime

Almost ANZAC Day Storytime. Tuesday 24th April 2018
Come along, hear stories about the war and make a poppy. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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Almost ANZAC Day Storytime

Almost ANZAC Day Storytime. Tuesday 24th April 2018
Come along, here stories about the war and make a poppy. Ages 3+. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club. Tuesday 24th April 2018
Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659, or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Make Create Do for Teens - Anime Afternoon

Make Create Do for Teens - Anime Afternoon. Tuesday 24th April 2018
Join us in watching a Studio Ghibli classic anime film while taste-testing Japanese snacks. Ages 13 – 18 yrs.

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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday. Wednesday 25th April 2018
Is Xero giving you a headache? Do you need some guidance getting the most out of your Xero account? Pop in and enjoy a coffee with us between 9 am - 11 am on Wednesdays and receive FREE Xero assistance. One of our Xero certified staff members will sit with you one on one to work through any...

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25 April

25 April. Wednesday 25th April 2018
25 April is an innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli (Turkey) to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Using graphic novel-like animation, 25 April brings First World War experiences out of the usual black-and-white...

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group. Wednesday 25th April 2018
U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group. Wednesday 25th April 2018
The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime. Wednesday 25th April 2018
Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

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Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities

Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities. Thursday 26th April 2018
Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running two activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice. All participants will...

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Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities

Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities. Thursday 26th April 2018
Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running two activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice. All participants will...

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Unplugged - A Repeat

Unplugged - A Repeat. Thursday 26th April 2018
Join us for an afternoon of unplugged gaming. Board games, twister, scrabble & cards. All ages. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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Teen Writers' Club

Teen Writers' Club. Thursday 26th April 2018
Writing doesn’t have to be just school essays. Teen Writers’ Club is an opportunity for teens to come together and unleash their creativity, learn about different writing styles and techniques, and get feedback from their peers. Increase literacy skills. Improve discussion skills and peer to...

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May the Fourth (Almost) Be With You!

May the Fourth (Almost) Be With You!. Thursday 26th April 2018
Join us between 4-6pm on the 26th of April at Hastings Library for a celebration of all things Star Wars! - Crafts – DIY Lightsaber! - Games – Pin the Belt on Chewbacca! - Star Wars Family Feud! - Star Wars Quiz using Kahoot! Register online at http://bit.ly/2GNCJfX – there are limited...

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Peter Silverforce & Jazzamatazz

Thursday 26th April 2018
For Jazz Lovers top local Jazz Musicians a great couple of hours of Jazz each week at Paisley Stage.

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Taylor Hawks v Southland Sharks

Taylor Hawks v Southland Sharks. Thursday 26th April 2018
Join us at PGA for our 1st home game against the Sharks. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Beginners Brazilian Drumming Course

Beginners Brazilian Drumming Course. Thursday 26th April 2018
Bay Batucada is organizing a Beginners Course for people who are keen to be introduced to the world of Brazilian Group Drumming. The 10 weeks course will expose drumming enthusiasts to techniques and patterns played by the main band. A variety of instruments will be covered so people will have the...

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Jonathan Crayford - Steinway Tour

Jonathan Crayford - Steinway Tour. Thursday 26th April 2018
The creativity of acclaimed pianist and composer Jonathan Crayford at the keys of a historic Steinway D Grand Piano. A musical experience normally reserved for audiences in large international cities. Jonathan Crayford is an award-winning pianist, multi-instrumentalist and critically-acclaimed...

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TimeLiners on Tour

TimeLiners on Tour. Thursday 26th April 2018
The TimeLiners are: Neil Worboys – Vocals, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Harmonica, Kazoo Maurice Priestley – Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo Stephen Carlyle - Vocals, Bass, Accordion, Guitar, Percussion Neil, Maurice and Stephen have been playing the blues together on and off since 1987 when they...

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Reductio Ad Absurdum

Reductio Ad Absurdum. Friday 27th April 2018
An exhibition of 3D Work by Blair Collins: “Human life has become a zero sum game. Even if we think we win, we lose. Cornered, we look for a way out but it all amounts to the same thing. Escaping to hidden worlds was long seen as a way but increasingly it seems that space and under the sea hold...

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Stampin It

Stampin It. Friday 27th April 2018
Join us in turning everyday objects into stamps and create some inkcredible artworks. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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Bingo

Bingo. Friday 27th April 2018
Everyone loves a good game of Bingo. Join us to show us how good you are. Suitable 5+. We may take photographs or video footage during events that may be used in Council promotional material.

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5 Rhythms Dance

5 Rhythms Dance. Friday 27th April 2018
Come and dance Gabrielle Roth 5Rhythms: Free your body, express your heart, release your mind, awaken your soul. Find a sense of freedom, creativity and connection. No previous experience needed. Just a willingness to move and be moved. Please bring a water bottle and a wear comfortable layers...

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Hopetoun Brown

Hopetoun Brown. Friday 27th April 2018
Taite Prize finalists Hopetoun Brown enlist the country's finest trumpet player, Finn Scholes for a unique journey through rhythm and blue. Tim Stewart: lead vocals, body percussion, trumpet and trombone. NZ Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer and founding member of Supergroove Stewart’s songwriting...

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Jonathan Crayford - Steinway Tour

Jonathan Crayford - Steinway Tour. Friday 27th April 2018
The creativity of acclaimed pianist and composer Jonathan Crayford at the keys of an historic Steinway D Grand Piano. A musical experience normally reserved for audiences in large international cities. Jonathan Crayford is an award-winning pianist, multi-instrumentalist and critically-acclaimed...

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Soul - Jazz Experience Michel Benebig, Rodger Fox, Erna Ferr

Soul - Jazz Experience Michel Benebig, Rodger Fox, Erna Ferr. Friday 27th April 2018
The Soul - Jazz Experience Featuring: Michel Benbig - Noumea to New Zealand. B3 Hammond Organ Master Have Hammond Organ will travel. Michel Benebig visits New Zealand once a year and we anticipate his visits with Joy. His authentic B3 Organ groove journey didn't start in East Philly, but in...

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Registration of Interest for The 2day Resurfacing Workshop

Registration of Interest for The 2day Resurfacing Workshop. Saturday 28th April 2018
This is for the Registration of Interest for the Upcoming Resurfacing Workshops. Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? ReSurfacing is a new approach to these age old questions. You will find the answers by exploring the underlying structure of your own consciousness. The ReSurfacing...

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Fast & Fun With 40 Photos

Fast & Fun With 40 Photos. Saturday 28th April 2018
Do you love your photos but don't know what to do with them? Do you have many, many photos and would love some help with them? Would you like to see your photos and enjoy showing them to others? Our fast & fun with 40 photos is for you! In just 3 hours you will create layouts that will hold up...

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Rides for Fred

Rides for Fred. Saturday 28th April 2018
Charity event: Childrens tours aboard the Hawkes Bay Express on Saturday the 28th April on behalf of Fred, a child Fighting Phelan-McDermid syndrome. 30 minute tours every half hour from 10 am to 1 pm departing and finishing at the Napier i-site on Marine Parade. Buy your tickets either in...

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International Tabletop Day

International Tabletop Day. Saturday 28th April 2018
Come along to the International Tabeltop Day at Hastings Library! Proudly hosted by the Hawke's Bay Geek Guild, this free event is is family friendly. Come along and learn to play a game from their large collection. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

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Hawke's Bay Taylor Hawks - Meet The Team

Hawke's Bay Taylor Hawks - Meet The Team. Saturday 28th April 2018
Meet the Hawke’s Bay Taylor Hawks at Arataki Honey Visitor Centre. Test Your Skills With the whole team here, a hoop to show off your skills and prizes to be won. It will be a morning you don’t want to miss! Fancy dress competition, prize draw & spot prizes to be won.

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop. Saturday 28th April 2018
Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in this hands-on workshop how to make goat halloumi, feta and chèvre Cost includes goats cheese made in workshop, plus an organic unbleached draining cloth, thermometer, mould and rennet for...

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SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Stockcar Kuru Cup

SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Stockcar Kuru Cup. Saturday 28th April 2018
The last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and a Championships will be hotly contested. For the SuperStocks, they will be racing the MotorWorks Hawkes Bay Superstock Autumn Nationals with drivers coming from all around New Zealand hoping to take out this Championship. Lots of visiting...

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SuperStock Nationals and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

SuperStock Nationals and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship. Saturday 28th April 2018
The last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and the Stockcars line up for their Championship and the prestige of taking home the magnificent Kuru Cup. Several of visiting drivers from Palmerston North and Rotorua are expected for this championships, so expect plenty of action! So grab a...

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Autumn Dine & Dance

Autumn Dine & Dance. Saturday 28th April 2018
Enjoy an evening of social dancing. Waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha, and more. Live DJ: 6.30pm - 11pm. Dinner: between 6.30-8pm. Buffet dinner included in the ticket price. On arrival bring your ticket to the registration desk (in...

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The Timeliners

The Timeliners. Saturday 28th April 2018
Neil Worboys, Maurice Priestley & Stephen Carlyle are The Timeliners. A plugged acoustic trio who will take you back in time revisiting echoes of the last 50 years with originals and songs that inspired.

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Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch

Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch. Sunday 29th April 2018
Argentine Chefs Daniel Pistone (Black Barn Bistro) and Dante Moren (The Royal Hotel, Featherston) come together to put on a Open fire (Asado) Sunday lunch which will be adapted to New Zealand produce and conditions. The entire feast will be cooked outside over open wood fire which will start with...

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International Dance Day

International Dance Day. Sunday 29th April 2018
HB Latin Dance Club (inc) is proud to Support International Dance Day by hosting an all Level introduction to Argentine Tango designed for novice and experienced dancers at our lovely venue. The class will be followed by a Milonga -Social dancing, open to all ages. This Dance Workshop is also a...

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Masquerades

Masquerades. Sunday 29th April 2018
Our girl band "The Masquerades" are playing on the 5th Sunday to entertain you. A great blend of vocals, accompanied by our own musicians, Sheila on Bass, Char - Rhythm Mary - Ukelele, Sheryl - Drums and Roberta Vocals. Great music to dance or just come along and listen to. Hope to see you...

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BBC aka Bay Blues Company

BBC aka Bay Blues Company. Sunday 29th April 2018
The BBC, aka Bay Blues Company, plays a mixture of Blues and Shuffle with the emphasis being to project a happy ‘foot tapping’ sound. The inspiration for this group is based upon the original sounds of ‘New Orleans’ being the birthplace of Jazz, with two of the members having performed...

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club. Tuesday 1st May 2018
Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

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Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club. Tuesday 1st May 2018
(Term time only). Ages 12+ are welcome. Join us for library fun and friendship in the Sir James Wattie Memorial Room upstairs. Snacks and drinks are provided! For more information contact: Hastings Library - Phone. 06 871 5000 or email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may take photographs or video...

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes. Tuesday 1st May 2018
Join a specialty small-group class grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. This term's will focus on the back. Spine health and mobility of the back is so important to how we feel and how well we move. - Explore movement in a new and fun way - Improve your posture - Ease stress...

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CMNZ Presents: Phantasm

CMNZ Presents: Phantasm. Tuesday 1st May 2018
Quite simply, the Phantasm Consort is the very best viol ensemble in the world today. Under the direction of Laurence Dreyfus, the Gramophone-award winning consort has performed everywhere from Tokyo to Istanbul and their many recordings have been lauded as eloquent, sensitive, sensuous and...

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club. Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact Hana at Havelock North Library. Phone - 06 871 5000 Email - hanaw@hdc.govt.nz We may take...

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Weekly Korowai Workshop

Weekly Korowai Workshop. Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Maori cloak weaving with Sarah Galvin: Join expert tutor Sarah Galvin and learn the cultural craft of Maori cloak weaving, creating your own feathered and woven Korowai over several weekly sessions. You will have fun, gain new skills and make new friends in a relaxed atmosphere at the...

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 2nd May 2018
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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Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day

Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day. Thursday 3rd May 2018
The primary objectives of the Silver Fern Farms Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year competition are to identify, promote and celebrate excellence in pastoral farming in Hawke’s Bay. In doing so we endorse the contribution of pastoral farming to the economic cultural and social well-being of...

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Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart. Thursday 3rd May 2018
A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Gallery Snapshot

Gallery Snapshot. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Join the Gallery Director for a 15 minute look at some of the artworks on exhibition during your lunchtime. To join us, meet at the gallery information desk. No booking required.

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Watercolour Painting Classes

Watercolour Painting Classes. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Hastings Artists Group watercolour class. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

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Building Strategic Partnerships In Hawkes Bay

Building Strategic Partnerships In Hawkes Bay. Thursday 3rd May 2018
The age-old saying remains true “business is built on trust, relationships and understanding the value of your time.” Twincity Aluminium, Douglas Outdoor Living Solutions, Shadow Solutions and TUBÒ Central Vacuum Systems understand the importance of finding key partners and building strategic...

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Australia's most wanted comedian is back and he's bigger than Jesus! Star of 7 Days, and Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New Zealand in May 2018. The world has had religion ever since God was in nappies, and what have we got to show...

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes. Thursday 3rd May 2018
Join a specialty small-group class grounded in movement, mindfulness and self-discovery. This term's will focus on the back. Spine health and mobility of the back is so important to how we feel and how well we move. - Explore movement in a new and fun way - Improve your posture - Ease...

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Friday Coffee Talks: Getting Started with New Employees

Friday Coffee Talks: Getting Started with New Employees. Friday 4th May 2018
You’ve hired someone! Now ensure you are set up to allow a smooth transition so they’re working for you quicker. We all know the first few days and weeks of a new job really set the impression for how your working life is going to be. So, getting your new employee off to the right start is...

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Welfare With HB Community Law

Welfare With HB Community Law. Friday 4th May 2018
This workshop will cover benefit reductions for sole parents who do not name the other parent: - how the reduction works in practice - the situations when benefits should not be reduced - what people can do to receive the correct benefit rate To reserve a seat at this workshop contact the HB...

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Friday Cheese Night Series - Horizontal & Vertical Tasting

Friday Cheese Night Series - Horizontal & Vertical Tasting. Friday 4th May 2018
On the first Friday of [almost] every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far. Matching them with wines, beers and ciders, comparing the good, the not so good and the occasional Oscar winning little star. You will learn to judge a cheese by its...

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Napier Civic Choir Choral - JS Bach & Arvo Part Cantatas

Napier Civic Choir Choral - JS Bach & Arvo Part Cantatas. Friday 4th May 2018
This intimate concert offers a rare chance to experience Bach’s masterful religious music, including his great Easter Cantata Christ lag in Todes Banden. Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is renowned for his gorgeously simple, yet moving music, and is now the most performed living composer in the...

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The Adele and Amy Songbook

The Adele and Amy Songbook. Friday 4th May 2018
Direct From Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - One Show Only! with special guests - Best Served Chilled Limited tickets available. $30 pre-sale from Eventfinda and the venue $35 on the Door Australia’s brightest new singing star “Bloom” brings to you the songs of Adele and Amy...

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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show: POSTPONED

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show: POSTPONED. Friday 4th May 2018
Our Generation. This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's and 80's as well...

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Bill Hickman

Bill Hickman. Friday 4th May 2018
Acoustic roots with guts, gravel and smoke. If the smokier, darker edge of alt-country is where you like to dwell, if Steve Earle or Ryan Adams feature heavily on your favourite playlist then it’s time to meet Bill Hickman. Bill Hickman and his band Billy Bones will play the Common Room on...

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Living In Awareness of The Moment

Living In Awareness of The Moment. Saturday 5th May 2018
Dr Hetty Rodenburg will facilitate a full day workshop focusing on living in the present moment. A special guest speaker Blair Styra/Tabaash will participate in the sessions. Awareness by itself is a kind of awakening. It brings to us a place in ourselves where we do not allow 'illusion' to...

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Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Foster & Allen - Golden Years. Saturday 5th May 2018
Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster & Tony Allen formed their duo after many years...

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Serenades & Cello Concerto

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Serenades & Cello Concerto. Saturday 5th May 2018
Hawke’s Bay Orchestra explores many of the delights to be found in the string orchestra repertoire – including music by New Zealand’s own Douglas Lilburn's Four Canzonas. Dvorak’s String Serenade in E major and Elgar’s String Serenade in E minor are established classics, and we look...

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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show: POSTPONED

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show: POSTPONED. Saturday 5th May 2018
Our Generation. This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's and 80's as well...

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Fuego Latino (Latin Fire)

Fuego Latino (Latin Fire). Saturday 5th May 2018
Join us for a Night of Latin Fire with Hawkes Bay very own Fuego Latino Band leader Aurelia Lorenzo (Spain). They will bring a Touch of Latin Swing/Gypsy/Salsa and Folk styles to entertain you! Plenty of Spanish Guitar and Latin percussion and Dancing. Fuego Latino has had the pleasure to perform...

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The Rude Boyz Rocking the Room

The Rude Boyz Rocking the Room. Saturday 5th May 2018
Hawke’s Bays favourite reggae rockers, The Rude Boyz return to rock The Common Room. The Room will be packed, the vibes will be right, the music will be heavy bass, the lyrics will be cutting edge roots and natural mystical one love will be flowing in the air. The Common Room will sell out...

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Marineland Street Rods

Sunday 6th May 2018
A Festival not to be missed. Our annual fun filled day for the family. Over 600 Hot Rods and Classic cars and bikes to look at, come along and display your pride and joy, see the local car and bike club displays. As well for entertainment throughout the day we will have our infamous car drop from...

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How Well Do We Know the Ecosystem That We Live In?

How Well Do We Know the Ecosystem That We Live In?. Sunday 6th May 2018
New Zealand Association of Rationalists & Humanists. Hawke’s Bay & East Coast branch. How well do we know the ecosystem that we live in? By Sara Gerard In Hawke's Bay how well do we understand the ecosystem in which we live? Our existence depends on a network of interactions among and between...

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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales. Monday 7th May 2018
Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader. Tuesday 8th May 2018
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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The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique. Wednesday 9th May 2018
Following 2017 sell-out performances of Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece The Nutcracker. La Classique was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov. La Classique with its...

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The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night. Wednesday 9th May 2018
Lights. Cameras. Bikes! We're on a mission -sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you at the Focal Point Cinema in Hastings. The Big Bike Film Night treats pedal punters with a collection of movies that has everything a cycling centric audience could want- action,...

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Developing A Bully-Free Culture

Developing A Bully-Free Culture. Thursday 10th May 2018
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. To prevent 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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Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day

Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day. Thursday 10th May 2018
Join the winner of the Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of the year award on their farm to see what made them stand out from the rest.

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Clay Workshop In New Zealand Sign Language

Clay Workshop In New Zealand Sign Language. Thursday 10th May 2018
Celebrate New Zealand Sign Language Week with our local deaf community! Join local artist Kay Bazzard for a sign-language interpreted clay workshop - no experience necessary. To book call 06 871 5095 or email - hastingsartgallery@hdc.govt.nz

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Thursday 10th May 2018
Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at...

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon. Saturday 12th May 2018
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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Plan Your Edible Garden

Plan Your Edible Garden . Saturday 12th May 2018
Get ready for your edible summer garden now. A step-by-step process to plan the best summer edible garden for you. Decide what to grow to eat, how much space it will take and how long it will take to grow. Make better use of your garden time space and enters. Choose the right crops for your...

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Taylor Hawks v Nelson Giants

Taylor Hawks v Nelson Giants. Saturday 12th May 2018
Join us at PGA for our 2nd home game against the Giants. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Hobnail Blue Skies Tour

Hobnail Blue Skies Tour. Saturday 12th May 2018
Sensational fresh material from Hobnail as they continue their national tour in support of their new album “Blue Sky Songs”. Hobnail are on the road again, performing all over NZ to bring you their stunning new 7th album “Blue Sky Songs”, along with some of their past classic favourites....

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Jennian Homes Mothers Day 5km Fun Run/Walk

Jennian Homes Mothers Day 5km Fun Run/Walk. Sunday 13th May 2018
The nationwide Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk returns this year, offering women the chance to have fun, get active and support a worthy cause. There’s a reason we run this event every year. Heart disease is the single biggest killer of Kiwi women, claiming the lives of over 3,000...

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Beach House Winery Mother's Day Fundraiser

Beach House Winery Mother's Day Fundraiser. Sunday 13th May 2018
A relaxing afternoon of live music, award winning wines, craft beers and cider, pizza, gourmet burgers, cupcakes, friends and family. Helping to raise money for the World U17 mounted games team to represent NZ in August in Belgium. Silent auctions of a selection of top quality products. Wine...

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A Mother's Day Celebration

A Mother's Day Celebration. Sunday 13th May 2018
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you will indulge that special mother of yours. This year why not replace the traditional flowers and card and delight her with something extra special. With this in mind, Orton Tailored Cuisine are proud to present...

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Hastings Music Society

Sunday 13th May 2018
May programme by youth orchestra under Mary McHattie. June programme "Youth" featuring vocalists and instrumental.

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Mothers Lament

Sunday 13th May 2018
A special service for all mums that have lost children and for women who yearn to be a mum. Everyone is welcome. Bring a flower to release at the end of the service in memory of your loved ones. Inquiries 021 231 4371. (This event is at the Auckland Road end) near the bridge over the creek.

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots. Monday 14th May 2018
Book in now for a fun and playful art experience for your under-five year old inspired by the artworks on exhibition. Booking required due to limited spaces, koha welcome. Call 06 871 5095 or email - elhams@hdc.govt.nz.

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Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help. Tuesday 15th May 2018
Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More. Tuesday 15th May 2018
Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We may take...

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Colour Accounting with BDO

Colour Accounting with BDO. Wednesday 16th May 2018
Train your non-financial managers in just one day. Whichever industry you’re in, anyone running an SME, larger business or organisation knows that achieving and maintaining financial control is absolutely vital. It means you need to make sure your non-financial managers are financially literate...

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Community Mentors Collaboration Café

Community Mentors Collaboration Café. Thursday 17th May 2018
The Collaboration Café is back! Collaboration Café is an opportunity for community organisations and mentors to connect, collaborate on burning issues/challenges they may be facing, understand the support available and take part in workshops covering topics such as Stakeholder Engagement,...

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Mwangaza Children's Choir: Light Up Tour 2018

Mwangaza Children's Choir: Light Up Tour 2018. Thursday 17th May 2018
For the first time in New Zealand, Tearfund and Rhema Media present the dynamic Mwangaza Children’s choir from Uganda, in their Light-up tour. Experience the incredible sounds of authentic African worship and move your body to energetic rhythms and dancing. With their vibrant costumes and big...

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Burn Out - Rekindling the Flame

Burn Out - Rekindling the Flame. Thursday 17th May 2018
A workshop for anyone over-stretched by work and life. Are you at the bottom of your own to-do list? Does work get more than its fair share of you? Is family and relationship time busy and hurried? Are you on a treadmill? Does it seem that there aren’t any other choices for you right...

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show. Friday 18th May 2018
Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. Enter for your chance to win the fantastic show prize. Check out the new...

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Friday Coffee Talks: Smart Marketing for Smart Business

Friday Coffee Talks: Smart Marketing for Smart Business. Friday 18th May 2018
Marketing is a critical tool for establishing awareness, attracting new customers and building lasting relationships. When done effectively, marketing can help you increase sales and establish your competitive advantage. A smart marketing plan helps you focus your time, energy and money on the...

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Exhibition Opening for Artist Kay Bazzard

Exhibition Opening for Artist Kay Bazzard. Friday 18th May 2018


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Mosaic Masterclass with Janice Corbishley

Mosaic Masterclass with Janice Corbishley. Saturday 19th May 2018
Join Janice Corbishley to indulge in a weekend of Mosaic madness! Create your own piece of mosaic art to take home, make new friends and learn a new craft in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. Limited places. To book: Contact bookings@thecan.co.nz or call the CAN on 06 835...

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Darren Watson | Too Many Millionaires LP Release NZ Tour

Darren Watson | Too Many Millionaires LP Release NZ Tour. Saturday 19th May 2018
New Zealand’s most exciting and original contemporary blues performer, Darren Watson is touring intimate venues around New Zealand during May to promote his brand new album ‘Too Many Millionaires’. Watson’s red-hot acoustic quartet is hitting the road with him, including Chicago Smoke Shop...

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Ranui Farm Half Marathon 12k & 5k Trail Run

Ranui Farm Half Marathon 12k & 5k Trail Run. Sunday 20th May 2018
Located 15 minutes drive south of Waipukurau. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5.5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. We are excited about our new Ranui Farm Park course which is a mix of farmland with mown...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 20th May 2018
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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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade. Sunday 20th May 2018
Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert includinging The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale from Les Misérables. The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The...

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2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo. Tuesday 22nd May 2018
The only event to guide you on your future. An interactive expo where all pathways for future students are able to be discovered. Speak directly to providers and people associated or to be involved with your vision. Including academic, business and industry enhancers and connectors. potential...

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Tired, Stressed and All the Rest?

Tired, Stressed and All the Rest?. Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Imagine waking up feeling refreshed, positive and moving through your day with energy and clarity, experiencing your body in full health. This experience is one which leading clinical nutritionist Ben Warren is passionate about supporting you to achieve. Ben Warren’s latest seminar, 'Tired,...

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop. Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Eat To Run is an Eat By Design Workshop that addresses the fundamental requirements and simple to implement strategies to meet the fuel needs of the body to optimise your run and pursue optimal health. Eat By Design is not a diet, it is a way to eat what's good for you... forever! This workshop...

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The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors. Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Presale: 16 February 2018 General sale: 23 February 2018 The Ten Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia’s greatest entertainment success stories, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power. Following 20 years of sell-out...

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Search Engine

Search Engine. Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Koha entry. With thanks to Arts In. Heretaunga and Creative Communities. Shimmering light and captivating movement fill the universe of Search Engine. Within this luminous, metallic world, three choreographers explore and define their experiences of what it means to seek out and to search within...

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CMNZ Presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew and Stroma

CMNZ Presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew and Stroma. Thursday 24th May 2018
Author Alex Ross hit the golden note, and best-seller lists, with his compelling and revelatory history of twentieth-century music, The Rest Is Noise. A tour-de-force of musicology and social history, Ross dispels the elitist myths surrounding modernist and post-modernist masterpieces, allowing...

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Zeal HB Mexican Fiesta

Zeal HB Mexican Fiesta. Friday 25th May 2018
Zeal (who brought you Paint Party) & Napier Youth Council present: Mexican Fiesta! *Youth Week event Don your sombreros, dig out the ponchos and come underground for another insane night. DJ's: DJ Morgz, DJ Dijy + More to be announced! Tickets on sale Monday 9th April - Eventfinda.co.nz get...

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The Music of Leonard Cohen

The Music of Leonard Cohen. Saturday 26th May 2018
Presented by: Imperfect Offering Imperfect Offering is delighted to present a concert of the music of Leonard Cohen. After sell-out performances and standing ovations in 2016 and 2017 in Auckland and Hamilton, Imperfect Offering bring their spellbinding line-up to Napier for the very first time....

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Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 1 - Training for H&S Representatives. Tuesday 29th May 2018
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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How to Build an Indestructible Immune System

How to Build an Indestructible Immune System. Wednesday 30th May 2018
This is a workshop where we will cover 7 evidence-based strategies to help you build an indestructible immune system. Important: Spaces are limited. Tickets have to be reserved on our website, click buy tickets above for the link or call Structural Chiropractic at 06 651 1004.

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Soular - The Momentum Tour

Soular - The Momentum Tour. Thursday 31st May 2018
The final stop of The Momentum Tour is The Cabana in Napier! Joining us for the show tonight is a super talented local singer/songwriter Eilish Rose Playing her own originals to kick the show off - don't be late! Get in behind live, local music and join us for a kick ass showcase of original...

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Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2018

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2018. Friday 1st June 2018
Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2018! Join us for the 13th annual Wairoa Maori Film Festival, to be held at Kahungunu Marae (War Memorial Hall), Nuhaka, and Gaiety Theatre. Wairoa, from Friday, June 1 to Monday, June 4. We have a full weekend of films in Nuhaka, and an...

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F.A.W.C! Unleash the Forbidden

F.A.W.C! Unleash the Forbidden. Friday 1st June 2018
Looking for an unforgettable evening filled with outstanding wines, flavoursome canapes, and a warm, inviting atmosphere bursting with excitement and laughter? That experience is waiting for you here at Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant. Join us at The Weiss Family’s Lodge for an intimate...

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F.A.W.C! Fine Wines of New Zealand Dinner

F.A.W.C! Fine Wines of New Zealand Dinner. Friday 1st June 2018
A world-class food and wine experience featuring Hawkes Bay’s great wines, matched with local produce served by two of New Zealand’s best chefs, Josh Emett & Casey McDonald. 5.30pm – A walk around tasting in the Craggy Range Winery, featuring all of the Hawkes Bay wines that are featured in...

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F.A.W.C! Sin City 2

F.A.W.C! Sin City 2. Friday 1st June 2018
Are you a sinner? For one indulgent evening, escape from reality and into the previously forbidden venue in the depths of Napier’s historic Art Deco Masonic hotel. Immerse yourself in culinary mystery, where the Seven Deadly Sins will come out to play in an out-of-the-box degustation crafted by...

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F.A.W.C! Dining at Downton

F.A.W.C! Dining at Downton. Friday 1st June 2018
Have you ever marvelled at the magnificent meals and sumptuous spreads on Downton Abbey? Now is your chance to be a part of gourmet grandeur as we recreate Mrs Patmore's remarkable dishes at Ormlie Lodge. Dress as your favourite character (Sybil, Edith, Grantham) from Edwardian to Art Deco, and...

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F.A.W.C! Keeping up with the Kanagaratnams

F.A.W.C! Keeping up with the Kanagaratnams. Friday 1st June 2018
We love collaborations with friends and Keeping up with the Kanagaratnams is no exception. Rob Kanagaratnam and Trace Eales have been love-you-long-time friends since university days and are staunch supporters of our wine. Join us for a night of masterful Sri Lankan curries, Rod's wines, tall...

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Napier Jazz '18 Blue Night Midge Marsden

Napier Jazz '18 Blue Night Midge Marsden. Friday 1st June 2018
Blues Night - The First 50 Years Celebration. Featuring New Zealand's "King" of the Blues Midge Marsden. Marsden's career spans four decades, and during that time he has played thousands of concerts in New Zealand and introduced several generations of New Zealanders to the blues. He was voted...

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F.A.W.C! Michael Meredith, Cooking Demonstration and Lunch

F.A.W.C! Michael Meredith, Cooking Demonstration and Lunch. Saturday 2nd June 2018
Come to Sileni Estates Winery and let one of New Zealand’s finest chefs, Michael Meredith, take you on a journey of creativity and passion through Hawke’s Bay cuisine with a winter twist. Michael will be focusing on winter produce that is grown or produced right here in Hawke’s bay and with...

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F.A.W.C! Funky Fondue Mid-Winter Christmas Party

F.A.W.C! Funky Fondue Mid-Winter Christmas Party. Saturday 2nd June 2018
Deck the halls and get ready to celebrate the silly season early at The Urban Winery. What better way to get into the festive spirit than a night of cheese and good cheer? Get a generous serving of both at this mid-winter Christmas party when Andrew and Alice from The Good Table will introduce our...

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Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2018

Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2018. Saturday 2nd June 2018
Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Join us at the Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala! With live music, short films and awards presentations, this year's awards gala focuses on the musical and film talent coming out of Wairoa. Join us for a night of entertainment, glamour and excitement on the red carpet...

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F.A.W.C! Three Little Pigs

F.A.W.C! Three Little Pigs. Saturday 2nd June 2018
Meat lovers, get ready to sink your teeth into ‘this little piggy’ at one of Hawke’s Bay’s leading restaurants. Graeme Miles, head chef at Mission Estate Winery, will ‘go the whole hog’, when he plates up a succulent, meaty menu for the more adventurous carnivore, using cheek, trotter...

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Napier Jazz 2018 Hawkes Bay Jazz Big Band - Debbie Harwood

Napier Jazz 2018 Hawkes Bay Jazz Big Band - Debbie Harwood. Saturday 2nd June 2018
The Hawkes Bay - Jazz Club Big Band With Special Guest Debbie Harwood. Debbie Harwood - Creator of “When The Cat’s Away”, has established her own distinctive career. Growing up with her father’s Stan Kenton albums and fond memories of sultry June Christy. Debbie will also be performing...

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F.A.W.C! Eat your Lunch with Michael Meredith

Sunday 3rd June 2018
Join Orton Tailored Cuisine and one of New Zealand’s most creative chefs, Michael Meredith, as they team up with Nourished for Nil, a local food rescue enterprise, to bring to you an exciting menu with a cause. This distinctive menu designed by Michael, will be based on food that has been...

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Napier Jazz '18 Bruce Forman & Larry Koonse

Napier Jazz '18 Bruce Forman & Larry Koonse. Sunday 3rd June 2018
Four Hands - Twelve Strings Featuring from the USA two world acclaimed guitarists. Larry Koonse - In the course of his career, Koonse also worked with, Hubert Laws, Karrin Allyson, Paul Anka, Michael Bublé, Alan Broadbent, Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Childs, Bill Cunliffe, Warne Marsh, Bennie Maupin,...

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F.A.W.C! Church Road – A Sensory Journey

F.A.W.C! Church Road – A Sensory Journey. Sunday 3rd June 2018
Have you ever considered how your senses and surroundings impact your glass of wine? See, smell, taste and touch your way through a thought provoking sensory journey with Chris Scott, Church Road Chief Winemaker. Arriving at the home of Church Road, you’ll be welcomed with a glass of bubbles....

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F.A.W.C! Some Girls

F.A.W.C! Some Girls. Sunday 3rd June 2018
Grab your gal pals, don your dancing shoes, and get ready to rock out with Mister D and "Some Girls" in a night of musical extravaganza. Experience delicious food and sweet tunes from the Rolling Stones 1978 album, "Some Girls". Treat yourself to a three-course dinner inspired by our favourite...

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Jazz Gala Robben Ford,lydia Pense, The Rodger Fox Big Band

Jazz Gala Robben Ford,lydia Pense, The Rodger Fox Big Band. Sunday 3rd June 2018
Featuring from the USA - Robben Ford - Guitar/Vocalist. American blues, jazz, and rock guitarist and named one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century" by Musician magazine. Guitar virtuoso Robben Ford's latest album, Into The Sun, debuted at #2 on The Blues Charts and shines a...

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Wednesday 6th June 2018
Waste Free Parenting Workshop - Napier This is a humorous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste in your home especially with young children in the house. You get a free pack bursting with waste minimisation products with each...

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course . Wednesday 6th June 2018
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 6th June 2018. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

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

F.A.W.C! Piku's Winter Izakaya. Thursday 7th June 2018
It’s well recognised that Hawke’s Bay is overflowing with the freshest produce, and for Piku at Red Barrel’s winter menu launch, we have sourced only the finest to bring to you a variety of scintillating dishes. The perfect excuse to gather together with friends and family, our menu consists...

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Seaweek World Oceans Day Poetry Reading Night

Thursday 7th June 2018
Experience the magic of listening to the winners of the poetry competition read their work alongside the fish at the aquarium! Contact: Carol - 833-5424 or email - carol@nationalaquarium.co.nz

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Thursday 7th June 2018
Waste Free Parenting Workshop -Hastings This is a humorous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste in your home especially with young children in the house. You get a free pack bursting with waste minimisation products with each...

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F.A.W.C! CRIOLLO

F.A.W.C! CRIOLLO. Friday 8th June 2018
CRIOLLO - commonly associated with Latin Americans who are of full or near full Spanish descent. Head chef Daniel Pistone and Black Barn Bistro invites you for a delectable shared experience. Showcasing traditional Argentinian cuisine and their rich heritage and love for food and gatherings. Get...

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F.A.W.C! Winemaker vs Chef - The Ultimate Ego Challenge

F.A.W.C! Winemaker vs Chef - The Ultimate Ego Challenge. Friday 8th June 2018
It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note by wrapping your hand around a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course...

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F.A.W.C! Origin of the Underdog

F.A.W.C! Origin of the Underdog. Friday 8th June 2018
It’s a battle of the regions as we take three international varietals made at Te Awa Winery and compare and contrast them with their region of origin. You’ll be sampling and savouring Te Awa Winery’s Albarino and comparing it to Albarine from Galicia, Malbec next to Malbec from Cahors, and...

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F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate's Spanish Fiesta Dinner

F.A.W.C! Clearview Estate's Spanish Fiesta Dinner. Friday 8th June 2018
Get set for a Spanish fiesta like none other! Join us for an exciting evening celebrating the Spanish and Barcelona heritage of Antonio Joseph Vidal, the first grape grower and wine maker on the Clearview Estate site, and acknowledging the length of time our unique coastal location has been growing...

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F.A.W.C! Gut Health Workshop

F.A.W.C! Gut Health Workshop. Friday 8th June 2018
We all know that diet is key to living a nourishing and healthy life. However, sometimes it’s not always easy to know how to put knowledge into practice! Join us for a workshop and learn how to introduce fermented foods and drinks into your diet. These foods are full of healthy probiotic...

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Tomorrow People

Tomorrow People. Friday 8th June 2018
Aotearoa’s favourite ‘BBQ reggae’ band Tomorrow People are hitting the road in celebration of their #1 album BBQ Reggae. The Wellington-based collective achieved the seemingly impossible earlier this year, knocking international superstar Ed Sheeran off the top of the charts, when their...

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F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta

F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta. Saturday 9th June 2018
Farmhouse kitchen has invited Danny Brown from Danny's Pasta to share his passion about making handcrafted artistic authentic Italian Tortellini’s and Ravioli's, delicate parcels filled with beautiful handmade Homemade Ricotta Cheese or Farmhouse Kitchen Slow Cooked Beef. Learn from the master...

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F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks

F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks. Saturday 9th June 2018
Monowai Estate is again teaming up with renowned chef Kent Baddeley to bring you the delicious taste sensations of delightful local, seasonal fare matched with Monowai’s range of premium wines. Set at the heart of it all, in the cellar at Monowai Estate which is found up in the hills, the only...

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F.A.W.C! Old vs New

F.A.W.C! Old vs New. Saturday 9th June 2018
An impressive one-off collaboration between leading chef Francky Godinho (St Georges Restaurant) and Ash Ridge Winery will see the oldies battle it out against the youngsters when Old Vintage takes on New Vintage, modern wine vs. traditional. Savour a specially prepared four-course dinner with...

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F.A.W.C! Medieval Feast

F.A.W.C! Medieval Feast. Saturday 9th June 2018
With the winter chill setting in, it’s only beginning to heat up at Crab Farm Winery. Bring a hearty appetite and hunker down next to a roaring fire, while you tuck into a true medieval feast. The talented team are ready to serve up many winter favourites in this rustic buffet - lamb shanks,...

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F.A.W.C! Twenty - One - Twelve The Rising

F.A.W.C! Twenty - One - Twelve The Rising. Sunday 10th June 2018
Explore 21:12, the flagship wine of Paritua Winery, on a special afternoon where Chief Winemaker Jason Stent will be providing fascinating insight into the crafting of this stellar wine. You will be experiencing the rare opportunity to bottle and label this icon wine yourself and having these wines...

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F.A.W.C! Salu Salo: A Journey to Philippine Asian Dishes

F.A.W.C! Salu Salo: A Journey to Philippine Asian Dishes. Sunday 10th June 2018
Mabuhay! Kamusta? Welcome to PAK-Philippine Asian Kitchen! Be surprised with the mind-blowing taste of our chef's creative Pan Asian dishes. Salu-Salo is a Filipino banquet style. The guests will share the Philippine and Asian cuisine that is bursting with Eastern and Western fusion of flavors....

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F.A.W.C! Spice Wars between The Good Table and Bareknuckle

F.A.W.C! Spice Wars between The Good Table and Bareknuckle. Sunday 10th June 2018
Get ready to rumble… In one corner, we have The Good Table, and in the other is Bareknuckle BBQ, fighting it out for ultimate Spice Wars Champion where the spices of the Deep South will be pitted against the Silk Road spices of the Middle East. Two chefs. Five ingredients. 10 dishes. You’ll...

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being. Sunday 10th June 2018
The ‘Art of Well-Being’ is a part-time, year long programme of three 5-day seminars designed for: - busy professionals who want to re-connect with their own inner source of wellness and creativity, as a basis for professional renewal and nourishment - busy parents who want to develop their...

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Taylor Hawks vs Wellington Saints

Taylor Hawks vs Wellington Saints. Sunday 10th June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 3rd home game against the Saints. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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PechaKucha 20x20

PechaKucha 20x20. Tuesday 12th June 2018
Join us for Pecha Kucha in the Century Theatre on Tuesday 12th June. Come along for an evening of inspiration from interesting locals with stories to share. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp, Admission, cash only please.

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Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd. Wednesday 13th June 2018
Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team, providing...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Thursday 14th June 2018
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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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market. Thursday 14th June 2018
Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

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F.A.W.C! Shake off the Winter Blues, A New Orleans Party

F.A.W.C! Shake off the Winter Blues, A New Orleans Party. Friday 15th June 2018
Let us transport you to another world with our rendition of the New Orleans Mardi Gras festival. Offering a variety of Southern soul foods plus delicious cocktails, there’s a taste sensation for everyone. Not to mention a sure to be knee slapping performance from Napier's own The Dave Atkin...

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

F.A.W.C! Take a Taste of Tomorrow. Friday 15th June 2018
Indulge in a taste of tomorrow as the students and tutors from EIT Chef Cookery Programmes are set to dazzle guests as they skilfully plate up a six-course dinner. Each course will be designed and crafted by an EIT chef tutor and prepared by the students. Each course will have been thoughtfully...

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F.A.W.C! The 2000 Vintage in Bordeaux, Hawke’s Bay

F.A.W.C! The 2000 Vintage in Bordeaux, Hawke’s Bay. Friday 15th June 2018
A blind tasting with Wellington wine-writer Geoff Kelly, with hand-out notes of 12 cabernet / merlot wines from Bordeaux, Hawke’s Bay, Waiheke Island and Coonawarra, all from the 2000 vintage. Robert Parker rates two of the wines at 97 points. The wines will be: 2000 Alpha Domus Aviator, Hawkes...

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F.A.W.C! Portuguese Roots

F.A.W.C! Portuguese Roots. Friday 15th June 2018
If you love our food but are looking for something a bit out-of-the-box, then this is for you! It’s a chance to let your palate and taste buds explore a new cuisine. Fire and passion are the hallmarks of Portuguese cuisine. It's all about cooking over hot coals and branding food with white-hot...

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F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle Sausage Party

F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle Sausage Party. Saturday 16th June 2018
Hawke’s Bay's finest butchers present their sausage! We'll smoke them...braise them...place them between our buns...stick them in dirty rice. There’ll be black pudding, gravy and mash. You may even get cured! Don't mince around… everybody loves a good sausage. Those who have a starring...

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Taylor Hawks v Supercity Rangers

Saturday 16th June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 4th home game against the Rangers. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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F.A.W.C! 007 with The Good Table

F.A.W.C! 007 with The Good Table. Saturday 16th June 2018
2018 marks a very special occasion: the 25th anniversary of Unison Vineyard and 10th anniversary of the current owners, Philip and Terry Horn. To celebrate, Philip and Terry are hosting a 007 themed dinner, opening their flagship Syrah and Selection from 07. Get spruced up as your favourite Bond...

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F.A.W.C! One Night in Switzerland

F.A.W.C! One Night in Switzerland. Saturday 16th June 2018
We will be serving an array of traditional Swiss dishes to be shared, and offer the option to match them with our Oak Estate Wines. The event will be held within the rustic charm of our cellar door, which is reminiscent of barns in the Swiss alps. Ticket includes the following: $48 include the...

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F.A.W.C! Liquor Launch

F.A.W.C! Liquor Launch. Saturday 16th June 2018
Be some of the first to experience the exquisite Hawkes Ridge cellar door, as we celebrate the opening and the exclusive launch of three reserve wines. Enjoy a welcome drink along with tastings of Hawkes Ridge’s reserve wines. Tapas will be offered throughout the evening that have been tailored...

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F.A.W.C! Feast the Senses with Garage Project

F.A.W.C! Feast the Senses with Garage Project. Saturday 16th June 2018
The Urban Winery and Wellington’s Garage Project present to you a three-course culinary delight, designed to indulge all five of the human senses. This is a unique proposition where an urban brewery meets an urban winery. Garage Project are at the forefront of the craft beer revolution,...

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes. Saturday 16th June 2018
Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invites you to join them for an exclusive evening at The Elephant Hill Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the winery, The...

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F.A.W.C! 2018 Edible Fashion Awards

F.A.W.C! 2018 Edible Fashion Awards. Saturday 16th June 2018
Creativity and cuisine come together in the annual extravaganza that is the Edible Fashion Awards. Showcasing more than 50 stunning edible-inspired creations on the catwalk and incorporating award-winning live entertainment, the Edible Fashion Awards are Hawke's Bay's own spectacular wearable...

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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 17th June 2018
Located just 10 minutes from the village of Havelock North. 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. Enjoy the stunning views while running a half marathon, 12k or 6k distance. This...

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F.A.W.C! Live Well, Lunch Better for Cranford Hospice

F.A.W.C! Live Well, Lunch Better for Cranford Hospice. Sunday 17th June 2018
This very special afternoon at The Farm will remind you of what is important in life. Cranford Hospice encourage everyone to ‘Live Every Moment’, and you will be enjoying this lunch more knowing that you are supporting Cranford Hospice, Hawke’s Bay’s specialist palliative care...

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F.A.W.C! Whitebait Supernaturally

F.A.W.C! Whitebait Supernaturally. Sunday 17th June 2018
Whitebait restaurant in Wellington is one of New Zealand’s most accoladed restaurants. These dinners will feature head chef James Pask and his team preparing a range of exquisite seafood dishes matched with Supernatural Wine Co.’s natural wines. At Whitebait the dishes are all about the...

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F.A.W.C! Glorious Syrah: Guigal Hermitage 1983-2009

F.A.W.C! Glorious Syrah: Guigal Hermitage 1983-2009. Sunday 17th June 2018
A blind tasting with Wellington wine-writer Geoff Kelly, with hand-out notes of 12 Syrah wines mostly from the village of Hermitage, Northern Rhone Valley. Seven of the wines will be a vertical of Guigal Hermitage, spanning the years 1983 to 2009. Guigal is a highly-regarded winemaker. In addition...

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Move By Design - Brought To You By Structural Chiropractic

Move By Design - Brought To You By Structural Chiropractic. Tuesday 19th June 2018
Move By Design addresses the fundamental movement requirements of your body through simple to implement strategies that will help you meet the basic standards of healthy natural running and improve mobility while optimising your health and function. Getting back to running can be a daunting...

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 21st June 2018
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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F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill

F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill. Thursday 21st June 2018
Winter Solstice Dinner with Trinity Hill, Wild Game dishes paired with great wines. Drink on arrival, canapés, sit down, intro by winemaker, first course/ wine match, second course /wine match, third course/ wine match, cheese/wine match, dessert/wine match, Q & A, final words, conclusion of the...

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

F.A.W.C! Te Kai o Neherā – The Food of Ancient Times. Thursday 21st June 2018
Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the Ātea a Rangi – the Celestial Star Compass. Join the Ātea a Rangi Educational Trust in a heated marquee at Waitangi Regional Park to celebrate the winter solstice - the time of Matariki, the Māori new year. Hear the history of Pacific migrations and the foods...

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Understanding and Treating Self-Harming Behaviours

Understanding and Treating Self-Harming Behaviours. Friday 22nd June 2018
In the past decade, self-injury (also known as self-harm) has grown from an obscure psychiatric symptom to a mainstream problem. Clinicians, educators, medical and criminal justice professionals frequently feel unprepared to work with teens and adults who engage in self-directed violence. These...

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

F.A.W.C! All in The Family. Friday 22nd June 2018
It’s a family affair at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers when the three Robertson Lodges Head Chefs - Barry Frith (The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs), James Honore (The Farm at Cape Kidnappers) and Jonathan Rogers (Matakauri Lodge) unite to create a six-course tasting menu matched to Dry River Wines. The...

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F.A.W.C! Vine of Brothers

F.A.W.C! Vine of Brothers. Friday 22nd June 2018
Curated by The Cult Project and Supernatural Wine Co., this is a showcase of natural food and wine focusing on the diverse terroir of the Hawke's Bay region in an environment where diners can try unique food and wines that challenge the status quo and celebrate transparency, sustainability and...

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

F.A.W.C! The Truffle Trail with the Manse & Sacre Monte. Saturday 23rd June 2018
Who doesn’t love truffle, one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world. Start the day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll get in behind their clever truffle hunting dog Bear to forage for your bounty before heading to luxury...

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Hastings Public Art Walking Tour

Hastings Public Art Walking Tour. Saturday 23rd June 2018
Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square. No booking required.

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F.A.W.C! Toasted

F.A.W.C! Toasted. Saturday 23rd June 2018
Top foodies from Napier and Hastings will battle it out in the quest to create the ultimate toasted sandwich. Will it be dripping with cheese, packed with pulled pork or chocka with chilli? Here's the lineup Bareknuckle BBQ, Meximama, Carrs Kitchen, Mamacita, The Picnic and Asian Diner. Bring...

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

F.A.W.C! Smoke and Fire with The Good Table. Saturday 23rd June 2018
Rug up and join us at Moana Park Winery for an afternoon of smoke and fire - slow cooked over coals in the purpose-built fire pit. Start the afternoon with a glass of Moana Park Chardonnay and ember-baked Brie with garlic and thyme. Sit around the fire pit and chat with the chefs while they...

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Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Join us at PGA for our 5th home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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

F.A.W.C! NZ vs France, Food, Wine and Rugby. Saturday 23rd June 2018
Join us at The Old Church for an evening of fine food and footy where you will get to choose from two different menus based on traditional French and Kiwi cuisines whilst immersing yourself in the 3rd and final test match between NZ and France. With the option to match your 3-course meal...

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

F.A.W.C! Grass & Gravel: Homage to NZ Beef and Lamb. Saturday 23rd June 2018
A 4 course degustation celebrating the best of NZ lamb & Beef. Consisting of 2 lamb and 2 beef dishes paired with a range of beautiful Gimblett Gravels Syrah’s, prepared by our 2018 NZ Beef and Lamb ambassador chef Damon McGinniss. Emporium Eatery & Bar has been awarded the NZ Beef and Lamb...

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

F.A.W.C! A Taste of Puketapu. Saturday 23rd June 2018
We’re “Keeping it Local” with a four-course meal prepared by the award-winning country pub, The Puketapu, matched with wines from two highly acclaimed and award-winning artisan local Puketapu wine brands, Alchemy and Silverton Estate. Situated in the picturesque Puketapu village, guests will...

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

F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Low n Slow Bootcamp. Sunday 24th June 2018
Come to the Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp where you'll eat a kick-ass lunch from the pit, learn the fundamentals of low ‘n slow BBQ cooking and Pit Master Jimmy Macken will show you how to get the most out of your backyard BBQ. Casual and fun yet packed with info on how to choose your cuts of meat,...

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CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet

CMNZ Presents: Heath Quartet. Sunday 24th June 2018
Thrilling audiences with their dynamic and charismatic performances, the Heath Quartet are one of Britain’s most exciting chamber ensembles. Winning the 2016 Gramophone Chamber Music Award with their debut recording, the quartet are fast earning their electric reputation. In a programme of...

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Confident Communication

Confident Communication. Tuesday 26th June 2018
This course will increase your confidence in your communications with others at work. Get across to others what it is that you would like them to know and understand, in a communication style based on influence, positive behaviour and sensitivity. You will increase your awareness of your own...

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Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde. Tuesday 26th June 2018
Comedy. Thrills. Chaos. Delight. Five hilarious performers tell the terrifying (yet still exceptionally sexy) tale of Jekyll & Hyde. Thrilling, charming, shockingly good comedy, we'll make you laugh until it hurts. Join the award-winning cast of smash-hit Don Juan and unleash your inner...

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Time Management: Personal Effectiveness

Time Management: Personal Effectiveness. Wednesday 27th June 2018
When you manage your time well, you feel on top of your tasks and your job feels less stressful. But sometimes it is difficult to stay focused. This one-day workshop will help you identify the common behaviours that prevent you from managing your time effectively. It will teach you the right...

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Mozart & Beethoven

Mozart & Beethoven. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Gareth Farr - He iwi tahi tātou Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191 Jimmy Lopez - Fiesta! Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Mozart’s captivating Bassoon Concerto is the most famous written for the instrument and one that requires dexterity and precision. NZSO Section...

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Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team

Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team. Thursday 28th June 2018
Effective communication is the primary tool you need to be a successful leader. This course focuses on those areas where it is most critical. - Facilitating team meetings - Developing your team - Dealing with conflict Session Topics: - What is my leadership style? - Checklist for building the...

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Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll. Thursday 28th June 2018
The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy of crazed fans, fanatical adoration and even panty...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 1

Home Food Production Workshop Part 1. Thursday 28th June 2018
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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Mid Year Art & Craft Market

Mid Year Art & Craft Market. Friday 29th June 2018
From Friday 29 June to Thursday 12 July the Main Gallery at CAN will be transformed into a treasure trove of hand made art and craft goodies, and open daily to the public from 10am – 4pm (2pm on Sundays). Come and browse, meet your friends and enjoy the arty vibe! Calling all crafters and...

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The Colliers International Grape Debate

The Colliers International Grape Debate. Friday 29th June 2018
Come along and enjoy a night of great food, great wine and great entertainment at The Colliers International Grape Debate. In its fourth year, we have our first international! Its Australia VS New Zealand and is going to be huge. We have six incredible winemakers battling it out... who does it...

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Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart. Saturday 30th June 2018
Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey Baker. Works...

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Hammers & Horsehair

Hammers & Horsehair. Tuesday 3rd July 2018
After their successful 2016 nationwide tour Hammers & Horsehair (Rowena Simpson - soprano, Douglas Mews - square piano, & Robert Ibell - cello) present a rich and varied programme of music from the first half of the Nineteenth Century. Three beautiful but rarely heard songs by Bohemian composer...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 2

Home Food Production Workshop Part 2. Thursday 5th July 2018
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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Consumer Rights With Hawkes Bay Community Law

Consumer Rights With Hawkes Bay Community Law. Friday 6th July 2018
This workshop will cover retail, electronic contracts, delivery trucks and dealing with debt collectors. To reserve a seat contact the HB Community Law Centre on 878 4868. HB Community Law help with free legal advice, education and information.

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Model Expo

Model Expo. Saturday 7th July 2018
An exhibition of model kit sets and hobbies from around Hawkes Bay will be on display in the school hall on Chambers Street. There will be a feature of radio controlled trucks in the hall, and surrounding the walls will be model railways, model cars, boats and planes, doll houses, model castles,...

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Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2018

Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2018. Saturday 7th July 2018
Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will then...

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Taylor Hawks v Canterbury Rams

Thursday 12th July 2018
Join us at PGA for our 6th home game against the Rams. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Drag Queen Bingo With Timberlina

Drag Queen Bingo With Timberlina. Thursday 19th July 2018
Timberlina is packing her wigs, glitter and stilettos to head across the Tasman for her debut performance in New Zealand. For her very very first time in Napier the lady of of the night sassily presents Drag Queen Bingo with Timberlina! Bejazzle your jandles for a night of fun, laughs and...

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Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg. Thursday 19th July 2018
Shostakovich - Festive Overture, Op. 96 Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 This concert sees the return of two great artists who individually had a big impact on audiences when they were last here in 2015 – Spanish conductor Jaime Martín...

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Taylor Hawks v Manawatu Jets

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Join us at PGA for our 2nd to last home game against the Sharks. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Mama Mia - Here We Go Again Movie Fundraiser

Mama Mia - Here We Go Again Movie Fundraiser. Thursday 26th July 2018
The Knowledge Bank is pleased to announce that we will be doing a movie night at Focal Point Cinema. Tickets are on sale now. Seats are limited to 120 tickets, so if you and your friends would like to come, get in quick. Contact Linda B or Rachel at the Knowledge Bank at 06 833 5333.

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Hine Kihāwai

Hine Kihāwai. Saturday 28th July 2018
Taki Rua present a free te reo Māori theatre performance for the whole whānau. Hine Kihāwai may have left the world of the living, but she lives on in the memories of her children Tama and Te Aniwa. Against all odds, her tamariki fight to hold on to her teachings, her wisdom, her songs –...

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Taylor Hawks v Taranaki Mountain Airs

Saturday 28th July 2018
Join us at PGA for our last home game against the Airs. Tickets $2 at the door thanks to Taylor Corp.

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Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Sunday 29th July 2018
If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age and older. Challenge yourself on a course that includes swamp crossings, a spiders web net climb,...

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course . Wednesday 1st August 2018
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 1st August 2018. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

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Tami Neilson - Sassafrass! NZ Tour

Tami Neilson - Sassafrass! NZ Tour. Thursday 2nd August 2018
Tami Neilson will release her new record Sassafrass! on June 1, ahead of a seven-tour date of New Zealand. Presented by Sunday Star Times and Under the Radar, the tour takes in some of the country’s most beautiful and iconic theatres, kicking off in Nelson on July 26 and ending in Auckland on...

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Lloyd Spiegel

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

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Guiseppe Verdi's Requiem

Napier Civic Choir Choral Guiseppe Verdi's Requiem. Friday 3rd August 2018
An opera disguised as religious music, Verdi’s Requiem is nothing short of a masterwork. Last staged by the Napier Civic Choir and Hawke’s Bay Orchestra in 2013, we are excited to bring this compelling music back to Hawke’s Bay audiences. Almost overwhelming in its scale and drama, this is...

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

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Mahler's Symphony No.2 In C. Saturday 4th August 2018
Mahler’s second symphony—Resurrection—is monumental. Of his approach to composition, Mahler famously said, “A symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything.” True to form, this epic work takes on the most profound of subjects as it charts a journey across the full gamut of...

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Bootleg Beach Boys

Bootleg Beach Boys. Friday 10th August 2018
Fresh from their sold out world tour including Australia, France, London and Holland (to name a few) The Bootleg Beach Boys today announce a 20-venue tour of New Zealand this July and August. A fully costumed show that takes you right from the very beginning of The Beach Boys and through their...

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Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark

Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark. Tuesday 14th August 2018
In 'Light & Dark' we take you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes Our programme begins with the warmth and brightness of Haydn’s “Emperor” Quartet Op 76 No 3, with its famous variations on an anthem he wrote for Kaiser Franz II. It then enters the...

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Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven & Brahms. Wednesday 15th August 2018
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Maestro Edo de Waart joins forces with arguably one of the finest violinists of his generation, Grammy Award winner Augustin Hadelich, to present de Waart’s third Masterworks concert for...

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Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals. Thursday 16th August 2018
Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre combined the romance, “feel-good”, attitude of the era with amazing melody and...

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CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro

CMNZ Presents: Ensemble Zefiro. Thursday 16th August 2018
The extraordinary colours of 17th and 18th century woodwind instruments have lent Italy’s Ensemble Zefiro a cult following. Founded by Maestri dei legni, Alfredo Bernadini and Alberto Grazzi, this period-instrument ensemble have won numerous awards including the Grand Prix du Disque and...

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Saturday 18th August 2018
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 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 4th September 2018
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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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Wednesday 5th September 2018
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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Classical Hits

Classical Hits. Friday 14th September 2018
Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, ‘Unfinished’ Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 Gillian Whitehead - Turanga-nui (World Premiere) Debussy - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish...

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Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz. Thursday 27th September 2018
In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (The Chicks), Marian Burns and Marian’s sister Karen Davy...

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course . Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

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Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox. Wednesday 3rd October 2018
New Zealand loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears back to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018. PMJ’s New Zealand tour opens up in...

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Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat. Friday 5th October 2018
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children's book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children's literature classic and now a...

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CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ

CMNZ Presents: Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & NZSQ. Sunday 7th October 2018
Try googling “the ten most popular chamber music works of all time”. There are lots of lists but you’ll find Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet is on every one of them and it justly forms the centrepiece of this exquisite exploration of aquatic themes. Programmed alongside Schubert and...

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HalloWine

HalloWine. Saturday 20th October 2018
Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Live band, wine and scary food.

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Light Shines In the Darkness

Napier Civic Choir Choral Light Shines In the Darkness. Friday 26th October 2018
Arvo Part's The Beatitudes | Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aterna - Joseph Haydn Mass in Time of War - Paukenmesse. This contemplative programme with choir, soloists and orchestra, explores the beauty and power that music can offer in the darkest of circumstances. Part’s setting of The Beatitudes is...

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral Beethoven Symphony No. 2. Saturday 27th October 2018
Beethoven Symphony No.2 - Wagner Siegfried Idyll - Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor. Don’t miss this special occasion, as we complete our long-running Beethoven symphony cycle with a performance of his delightful second symphony. We are thrilled to welcome back Helene Pohl, first violinist...

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Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift. Monday 29th October 2018
Architects and Designers - join us at the sixth free Paradigm Shift event starting in May 2018 to enjoy fascinating insights from our international keynote speaker, Lauren Vasey. You'll also learn about the latest products and technology from our industry-leading Event Partners, enjoy...

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Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos. Thursday 1st November 2018
In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza. Using multimedia, anecdotes, real life stories and the...

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Total BS

Total BS. Saturday 10th November 2018
The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan to lay a new fire pit at Moana, fashioning a makeshift flaming outdoor oven rotisserie harnessing the almighty power of fire. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique...

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PechaKucha 20x20

PechaKucha 20x20. Tuesday 13th November 2018
Join us for Pecha Kucha in the beautiful Century Theatre on Tuesday 13th November 2018. Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp. Cash only please.

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Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market. Saturday 17th November 2018
The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and happiness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore & enjoy! This is our second annual...

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer. Sunday 18th November 2018
The 9th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of Tainui, Up & Coming, Lucky Legs and the mighty Heart...

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier. Saturday 24th November 2018
Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawke's Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and much...

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage. Saturday 24th November 2018
Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is not...

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker. Saturday 1st December 2018
Christmas comes but once a year, and for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Christmas 2018 will be extra special, as we stage a national tour of The Nutcracker for the first time since 2010. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a Christmas gift for all the family. Our story begins on...

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime. Thursday 6th December 2018
We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours of the season and bring out the inner kid in us all. Using famous songs,...

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah. Friday 14th December 2018
In what has become a Christmas tradition for all of us, we once again revel in Handel’s enduring masterwork, Messiah. What better way to mark the festive season than with this great oratorio? Probably the most well known work in the choral repertoire, its breadth includes both intimate arias...

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties. Saturday 15th December 2018
Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Symphony No.3 in E flat major - Eroica We close the year with a feast of some of the most popular of Beethoven’s works for orchestra. The dramatic Coriolan overture sets the scene for us to welcome one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed pianists,...

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show. Sunday 16th December 2018
Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical performances,...

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course. Wednesday 6th February 2019
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 6 February 2019. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Bar & restaurant...

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