Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa

Time for Tea: The Much-Loved Cuppa. Monday 25th June 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. Monday 25th June 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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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Monday 25th June 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. Monday 25th June 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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Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition. Monday 25th June 2018
This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping

Steadfast Steamers: Models of Hawke's Bay Shipping. Monday 25th June 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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The House of Webb

The House of Webb. Monday 25th June 2018
The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

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East Side Story 2 Hawke's Bay Inkers & Gisborne Printmakers

East Side Story 2 Hawke's Bay Inkers & Gisborne Printmakers. Monday 25th June 2018
If you love print, you will love this! Join us as we celebrate the diversity of printmaking with ‘East Side Story 2’… and this is a story; the tale of two local east coast community printmaking groups as they come together and show the best of their most recent work. From woodcuts to solar...

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Frustration Mode

Frustration Mode. Monday 25th June 2018
During the month of June, Celia Dela Cruz’s colourful paintings will be on display in the CAN foyer. Celia Dela Cruz is 28 years old from the Philippines. She has been living in Hawke’s Bay for about 6 years and is currently a business student at EIT. Celia started painting in 2016, after an...

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Feast Or Famine

Feast Or Famine. Monday 25th June 2018
A collection of new works from artist Brandon Greaves, which explores dream theory and dimensional drifts. Through puzzled notes, which are partnered with original writings from his upcoming book, Brandon celebrates the 20th anniversary of his bespoke code; a selection of insights and explanation...

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18 Canvases

18 Canvases. Monday 25th June 2018
Janine Gard’s background in floristry is evident in her work; blooms, foliage, form, structure, colour, shape, and movement feature as prominent forms of inspiration. A self-taught mixed media abstract artist, Janice is enjoying her exploration of this medium. The free-flowing nature of the...

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Play: Art That Makes You Move

Play: Art That Makes You Move. Monday 25th June 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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Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Adult Winter Reading Challenge. Monday 25th June 2018
Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you, and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge, record it using our online reporting form or check in with one of our friendly librarians. The more challenges you complete, the more chances you have to win a prize! But even...

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Hands-on Interactive Exhibition

Hands-on Interactive Exhibition. Monday 25th June 2018
Churning butter by hand, using hand-powered sewing machines, writing with nib pens or clanging away behind an old-school typewriter - everything old will be new again at an upcoming exhibition at the CHB Settlers Museum. The museum in Waipawa is revisiting its very successful “Hands on: Early...

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Minecraft Club - Havelock North

Minecraft Club - Havelock North. Monday 25th June 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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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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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club. Tuesday 26th June 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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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace. Tuesday 26th June 2018
A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

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Hastings Teen Book Club

Hastings Teen Book Club. Tuesday 26th June 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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Fit Fast Functional Fiver #1

Tuesday 26th June 2018
5km Fun Run walk and run. $5 for 5km. $2.50 for 2.5km. Spot prizes to be had. Sponsors are the Loading Ramp and Paynters Cider.

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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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Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday

Free Xero Support BDO Walk in Wednesday. Wednesday 27th June 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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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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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group. Wednesday 27th June 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 27th June 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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Weekly Screenprinting Workshop

Weekly Screenprinting Workshop. Wednesday 27th June 2018
At long last! A weekly screen printing class of adults. You asked for it, so we’ve sorted it! Join us in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN, learn a new skill and print away to your heart’s content. This course will be very popular, so make sure you book now to secure your place. Christine will...

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime. Wednesday 27th June 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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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Coffee With a Cop

Coffee With a Cop. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Senior Constable Deb Potter will be in Hastings War Memorial Library every Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm. She'll be available to answer any Police related query you might have, so come in and have a chat over a cuppa!

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Clan of Coders Club

Clan of Coders Club. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more! ...

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Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass

Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Due to popular demand, the ideal school fashion studios at EIT are very pleased to offer another 7-week sewing night class. These workshops will be practical hands-on sessions on knowing your sewing machine, using an overlocker, understanding commercial patterns, fabrics, grainlines and layouts....

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Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball

Have Fun and Exercise Play Pickleball. Wednesday 27th June 2018
Also playing every Sunday morning 8:45am - 11:45am at Meannee badminton hall. Learn to play Pickleball, tuition and gear free, $5 per indoor session to cover hall hireage, first time is free. Easy to learn and easy to play, not too strenuous and its lots of fun. Check out Pickleball Hawke's Bay...

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The Good Table

The Good Table . Wednesday 27th June 2018
The Good Table are making a special appearance, one night only at The Common Room. Join us for a Mediterranean sharing feast. Starting with a mezze selection, pickles, Labneh, pita, dukkah and roasted chickpeas. Shared table feast of Slow cooked lamb with Pilaf, spiced carrots, currants &...

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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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Entertaining Angels

Wednesday 27th June 2018
Napier Repertory Players is delighted to be presenting the well known and oft- staged ‘Entertaining Angels’ by Richard Everett as its major winter production for 2018. Tickets available from Napier Municipal Theatre. The stage play ‘Entertaining Angels’ began life by opening to a record...

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Power Breakfast with BNZ's Tony Alexander

Power Breakfast with BNZ's Tony Alexander. Thursday 28th June 2018
The 2018 BNZ National Horticultural Field Day is proudly owned and event managed by the Hawke’s Bay A & P Society. Described as a true showcase of New Zealand's Horticulture industry, the event creates a genuine opportunity for industry networking, business to business interaction and education....

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BNZ National Horticulture Field Day

BNZ National Horticulture Field Day. Thursday 28th June 2018
The 2018 BNZ National Horticultural Field Day is proudly owned and event managed by the Hawke’s Bay A & P Society. Described as a true showcase of New Zealand's Horticulture industry, the event creates a genuine opportunity for industry networking, business to business interaction and...

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Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime. Thursday 28th June 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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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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Biosecurity: The Big Debate - Lunch with the Experts

Biosecurity: The Big Debate - Lunch with the Experts. Thursday 28th June 2018
Have lunch with the experts. The 2018 BNZ National Horticultural Field Day is proudly owned and event managed by the Hawke’s Bay A & P Society. Described as a true showcase of New Zealand's Horticulture industry, the event creates a genuine opportunity for industry networking, business to...

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Watercolour Painting Classes

Watercolour Painting Classes. Thursday 28th June 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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Make Create Do Hastings

Make Create Do Hastings. Thursday 28th June 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8 - 12 years, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Hastings Library. For more information...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 1

Home Food Production Workshop Part 1. Thursday 28th June 2018
Registrations on Eventfinda essential. No door sales. 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...

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Photoshop Nightclass

Photoshop Nightclass. Thursday 28th June 2018
Photoshop is widely used by photographers and graphic artists to edit and retouch images. Learn some of the most practical features of this powerful software. Tutor: Dean Moroney Email - raewynis@eit.ac.nz Students must provide their own USB stick to save their work. Min 4GB.

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Ol King Cole Jazz Trio

Ol King Cole Jazz Trio. Thursday 28th June 2018
It’s now time for some jazz! Ol’ King Cole brings you the hits of not only the great Nat ‘King’ Cole and his trio, but also many other great tunes of artists during his era. This popular Wellington-based Jazz trio consisting of Pianist/Vocalist Louis Thompson-Munn, Robert ‘Bert Hendo’...

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Noises Off

Noises Off. Thursday 28th June 2018
Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn and directed by Jacquie Hills is exactly the show you need to see this winter. It will warm the cockles of your heart, lift your spirits and provide huge laughs. Running June 28th - July 7th, evening performances begin at 7.30pm with the matinee on July 7th...

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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! There is also a preview...

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Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival. Friday 29th June 2018
For the first time, the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is bringing 'Festival Selects' to Havelock North. The five best films from this year's festival that showcase the very best in architecture and design from around the world will be coming to Event Cinemas.

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CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group

CAN Sew with The Flow Weekly Sewing Group. Friday 29th June 2018
Come along to the CAN sewing group that meets weekly as a social; to sew, drink tea, gossip and have fun making your own projects in the warm and cosy atmosphere on the CAN mezzanine. There is no tutor for this session, so you need to have a little experience and know how to create your end...

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How Is the 21st Century Changing Kiwi Families?

How Is the 21st Century Changing Kiwi Families?. Friday 29th June 2018
Join us for an evening of Networking and hear Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley speak on the changing face of kiwi families. As the second decade of the 21st century draws to a close, there are some interesting social and demographic trends that are changing the nature and structure of what...

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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 Rural Grape Debate. All proceeds raised from this event go to The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. In its fourth year we have our first international ! its Australia VS New Zealand and is going to...

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Organ Recital by Charles Spanner

Organ Recital by Charles Spanner. Friday 29th June 2018
English organist Charles Spanner has given concerts throughout the world, including Australia, New Zealand, America, Poland, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden as well as cathedrals and churches in Great Britain. In this concert Charles will play pieces ranging from the famous...

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Te Aro

Te Aro. Friday 29th June 2018
Singer Songwriter duo from Wellington.

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Kai Hau Kai

Kai Hau Kai. Saturday 30th June 2018
A celebration of Matariki starting with a dawn Karanga Ceremony on the Te Paerahi Beach.

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PD for ECE & Nannies - Inspire Kindness

PD for ECE & Nannies  - Inspire Kindness. Saturday 30th June 2018
Inspire Kindness - Develop Caring Relationships This practical, invigorating workshop offers early childhood educators some tools to inspire and practice kindness within their ECE environment and beyond. BabyCues workshop delves into the many beneficial side effects of kindness, while providing...

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace. Saturday 30th June 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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Hawke's Bay Hunt Raceday

Hawke's Bay Hunt Raceday. Saturday 30th June 2018
Kids under 18 free. Members Stand: $30 Gates open: 10:30am First race: 11:35am (Approx) Last race: 4:15pm (Approx) Races: 9 (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per person. Hawkes Bay Hunt Raceday plays host to some...

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PD for ECE & Nannies - Minders of Mindfulness

PD for ECE & Nannies - Minders of Mindfulness. Saturday 30th June 2018
Minders of Mindfulness - Tools for Peaceful Minds Mindfulness is innate and exquisitely abundant at birth, and I believe it is up to us to teach the next generation how to keep their innate skill of being mindful throughout their life. This workshop enlivens, inspires and invigorates all of the...

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La Milonga - Tango Ball

La Milonga - Tango Ball. Saturday 30th June 2018
Come join us for a fun night of Tango Argentino with a touch of spicy Salsa dancing on the side as we dance the night away. Special DJ set, dance performances and Milonga. Cash Bar on the night. Featuring South American and Craft Wines. Limited door sales $20 per person.

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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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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market. Sunday 1st July 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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Parenting Workshop - A Baby's Cues

Parenting Workshop - A Baby's Cues. Sunday 1st July 2018
A Baby's Cues - Learn to Read and Respond Knowingly This extensive workshop provides an opportunity for parents to deepen their understanding of what a baby is truly communicating and how to respond knowingly with them to foster calm and nurture developmental sleep. It is an ideal workshop for...

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Cityscapes - Jostling to Be Seen

Cityscapes - Jostling to Be Seen. Sunday 1st July 2018
Come and view Shelly Riddell’s paintings in the CAN foyer for the month of July. This exhibition explores a range of NZ city’s iconic buildings jostling to be seen in a sea of diverse architecture, as a record before the 'next' big earthquake. About the artist: Shelley has always been...

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Parenting Workshop - Simplify Solids

Parenting Workshop - Simplify Solids. Sunday 1st July 2018
Simplify Solids - Plain and Slow Equals Gain and Grow When we introduce and feed solids in a way that respectfully works alongside the child’s basic digestive biology we foster a relaxed disposition and support comfortable exploration of an infant’s food, body, and environment. This workshop...

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime. Sunday 1st July 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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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales. Monday 2nd July 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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Bakers Club

Bakers Club. Tuesday 3rd July 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 Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting. Tuesday 3rd July 2018
The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

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The Unfortunate Tale of Walter Wolfe

The Unfortunate Tale of Walter Wolfe. Tuesday 3rd July 2018
The Wolfe Family arrive in their new town, Reignsville, to a very hostile reception. They look different to the people of Reignsville, so are shunned by the town. To make matters worse, Walter Wolfe has a rather catastrophic problem. This causes chaos in the town, leading to nasty gossip and...

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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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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club. Wednesday 4th July 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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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 4th July 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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Over The Top

Over The Top. Wednesday 4th July 2018
Over The Top, an ANZAC play written by Amanda Jackson, is a theatrical insight into the lives of nine young people who enlist and their families left behind. The stories of the six boys, Patrick, Jack, Edgar, Harry, Pura and Hoani and three girls Dora, Ruth and Madeleine enlisting as nurses, are...

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DLT Explodes America

DLT Explodes America. Wednesday 4th July 2018
Fireworks on the dance floor.

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart. Thursday 5th July 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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Make Create Do

Make Create Do. Thursday 5th July 2018
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8+, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Thursday at Havelock North Library. For more information contact:...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 2

Home Food Production Workshop Part 2. Thursday 5th July 2018
Registrations on Eventfinda essential. No door sales. 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...

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American Pie

American Pie. Friday 6th July 2018
American Pie produced by Cherry Boomb. We want you: Come One Come All to the amazing extravaganza that is American Pie. Cherry Boomb is back with The Boombfunk Variety performers for an All American themed show. We will be performing burlesque/cabaret/aerial acts to the great hits to come out of...

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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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NicNac Market Day

NicNac Market Day. Saturday 7th July 2018
Come and enjoy our market day with the community, sales of household items, clothing, firewood, bee boxes and food and more. Stallholders welcomed, pay $10 at entry and arrive before 8:30am. To register, email - wairoatennisclub@gmail.com

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TEDx Hastings St

TEDx Hastings St. Saturday 7th July 2018
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxHastingsSt, where x = independently organized TED event. Napier City Council is on...

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Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale. Saturday 7th July 2018
The Pirimai Baptist Car Park is going to be full of people selling all sorts of things like fresh organic veges, candles, brick a brac, painted rocks, books, and so much more. So put some change in your pockets and head on down and support this community event.

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Ceramics With Sophie Lankovsky

Ceramics With Sophie Lankovsky. Saturday 7th July 2018
From 07 July to 29 July, Sophie Lankovsky will be running a 4 week introductory programme to ceramics. Born in Germany Sophie began working with clay on arriving in New Zealand in the early 80s and has been on this journey ever since. Her sculptural pieces (mainly birds) are reminiscent of...

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Winter Art Warmers - Hand-Painting On Silk

Winter Art Warmers - Hand-Painting On Silk. Saturday 7th July 2018
Jean McGavock will be running "Introducing the art of hand-painting on silk" another inclusive workshop for our Winter Art Warmers series. You will enjoy the vibrancy of the silk and how the colours blend as you explore this relaxing and fun art process. This very interactive workshop is for...

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Winter Art Warmers - Felting With Sabine Laakman

Winter Art Warmers - Felting With Sabine Laakman. Saturday 7th July 2018
Sabine Laakman will be running a needle felting workshop using needle and foam. This is a beginners introductory workshop and no previous experience needed. Cost (plus materials) includes morning and afternoon tea and a light lunch. Places limited to 10. Payment please by 05/07/18 to secure your...

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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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A Taste of Tantra Workshop

A Taste of Tantra Workshop. Saturday 7th July 2018
Is it time to find out what this Tantra thing is all about? To dip your toes into the mysterious, luscious world of Tantra. Is it just about having better sex, being a better lover or is it a way of life? How does it relate to me? Can I actually have energetic orgasms for hours on end? What blocks...

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Kelvin Cruickshank Live (Soul Food): CANCELLED

Kelvin Cruickshank Live (Soul Food): CANCELLED. Saturday 7th July 2018
This show is cancelled! Due to personal reasons, Kelvin is cancelling his show in Hastings at the Havelock North Function Centre on the 7 July 2018. Kelvin is sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment this may cause.

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African Safari Op Shop Ball Fundraiser

African Safari Op Shop Ball Fundraiser. Saturday 7th July 2018
A fundraiser event to support Raranya Leaders School. Providing education and giving hope to the Orphans and impoverished of Tanzania. All proceeds will be given to Raranya Leaders School. Go wild with your best Op Shop hunting skills. Hunt out the best Leopard and Zebra print outfits. Reuse,...

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Dick Tracy with Thousand Limbs And Diamond Doll

Dick Tracy with Thousand Limbs And Diamond Doll. Saturday 7th July 2018
Dick Tracy have excitedly and recently released their Debut Self-titled Album and are stopping in at Napier's own, Paisley Stage as part of their 'Slowest Tour Ever... Tour' Napier (the nexus of the largest wool centre in the Southern Hemisphere) is not only home to one of NZ's most...

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The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project. Saturday 7th July 2018
A stellar show that has people raving and wanting more, so here it is. Deep Purple fans and lovers of great rock music will appreciate the attention to detail and be treated to awesome performances from Deep Purples extensive musical catalogue including music from all three incarnations of the...

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Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018. Sunday 8th July 2018
From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online -...

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Ignite Yoga Dance Energy Activation Workshop

Ignite Yoga Dance Energy Activation Workshop. Sunday 8th July 2018
A mindful, activating embodiment journey of awakening and energy activation. Starting with gentle tantra yoga to open the body, release energetic and physical blocks and get your Shakti life force energy flowing. Then deepening into guided, body lead dance infusing your fiery Eros through each...

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Fashion Show Fundraiser - MADE - by Laurel Judd

Fashion Show Fundraiser - MADE - by Laurel Judd. Sunday 8th July 2018
We invite you to MADE by Laurel Judd, for an afternoon of style and creative flair. Laurel Judd is a knit designer and fibre artist. She will present 'Ready to Wear 18' along with her Award Winning Creations and Wearable Art. All proceeds will go to the Child Cancer Foundation.

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Kelvin Cruickshank Live (Soul Food): CANCELLED

Kelvin Cruickshank Live (Soul Food): CANCELLED. Sunday 8th July 2018
This show is cancelled! Due to personal reasons Kelvin is cancelling his show in Napier at the MTG Theatre on the 8 July 2018. Kelvin is sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment this may cause.

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Write Like an Author

Write Like an Author. Monday 9th July 2018
'Write Like an Author' is a fun holiday camp for young writers, created by award-winning author and writing coach Brian Falkner. Held in a fun and supportive setting, this camp will see children aged 10 to 14 years create, develop and write awesome stories with help from another award-winning...

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(Plugged) Gaming

(Plugged) Gaming. Monday 9th July 2018
Get your mind in the game - challenge yourself or your mates in a popular electronic game. Suitable for ages 12+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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School Holiday Arts Workshops

School Holiday Arts Workshops. Tuesday 10th July 2018
Mama Mia! It’s school holidays again already! Grab your place on some workshops and keep those little hands busy! Early bookings are recommended, the classes fill fast! We request that a parent or caregiver stays with any child under 7. Contact: bookings@thecan.co.nz, 06 835 9448 - payment...

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Beginners Guide to Magic: The Gathering

Beginners Guide to Magic: The Gathering. Tuesday 10th July 2018
Ever wondered how to play Magic: The Gathering? Come along and find out. Everything is supplied for you and no experience is required. Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings...

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Make Create Do - Rock Painting

Make Create Do - Rock Painting. Tuesday 10th July 2018
Join us for Rock Painting. Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting messy. Suitable for ages 7-13. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Charity Cake Decorating Demonstration

Charity Cake Decorating Demonstration. Tuesday 10th July 2018
Join the ladies of the Red Hot Flashes (group affiliated to the International Red Hat Society) for an evening of fun and learning. Members of the Napier Cake Decorators Guild will demonstrate Wired Cattleya Orchid, Butterflies, Dave the Dragon (Children's Cake Topper) and a special occasion cake...

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 11th July 2018
Book in your kids these school holidays, for a fun workshop inspired by the current exhibitions. Suitable for 6 – 12 year olds. Call the gallery to book (06) 871 5095 or email: hastingsartgallery@hdc.govt.nz.

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Zine Workshop

Zine Workshop. Wednesday 11th July 2018
Come and great creative and make your own zine! Zines are hand-made, self-published works on paper. All materials are provided, we just need your creativity and ideas. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

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Movie Night

Movie Night. Wednesday 11th July 2018
Join us for a screening of a throw-back teen favourite! Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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How to Build an Indestructible Immune System

How to Build an Indestructible Immune System. Wednesday 11th July 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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Craft Buffet

Craft Buffet. Thursday 12th July 2018
Come play with the library’s craft supplies! What projects can you dream up? Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Ear Science

Ear Science. Thursday 12th July 2018
Join Hastings Hearing to learn about how your ears work and take part in some awesome experiments. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities

Animates Napier – School Holiday Activities. Thursday 12th July 2018
Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running four activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about fantastic fish and rocking reptiles. All participants will...

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Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities

Animates Hastings - School Holiday Activities. Thursday 12th July 2018
Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! These School Holidays Animates will be running four activity sessions where your children can learn everything there is to know about fantastic fish and rocking reptiles. All participants will...

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Mad Libs

Mad Libs. Thursday 12th July 2018
If you have a way with silly words, this is the session for you! Join us to create literary masterpieces. Suitable for ages 8+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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(Unplugged) Gaming

(Unplugged) Gaming. Thursday 12th July 2018
Feeling bored? Drop in to the library, and check out our awesome board games selection for young adults. Play Quelf, Catan, Battleships and more at our drop-in session in the YA section. Suitable for ages 12+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

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Changing Gears: Author Event with Sequoia Schmidt

Changing Gears: Author Event with Sequoia Schmidt. Thursday 12th July 2018
On what initially began as an impulse, Sequoia Schmidt, a native of New Zealand and avid adventurer, decides to purchase a ticket to her homeland with the goal of cycling across the country to reconnect with her roots. Once (somewhat) trained, Sequoia begins her journey and finds that she...

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2nd Chance Education Award Dinner

Thursday 12th July 2018
The Zonta Club of Hawkes Bay offer an award titled '2nd Chance'. It is an award presented to a mature woman returning to study. The dinner and award evening will have the very interesting Charity Norman as guest speaker. Charity is an author of many books and her work has featured of the 2015...

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Taylor Hawks v Canterbury Rams

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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An Evening with Gershwin

An Evening with Gershwin. Thursday 12th July 2018
A musical compilation celebrating the mastery and genius of George & Ira Gershwin presented in an Art Deco cabaret style including guest artists & live music. This review includes some of their popular songs as well as some lesser known compositions. Ticket price includes a supper at halftime.

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Hawke's Bay Art Guide Uncovered

Hawke's Bay Art Guide Uncovered. Friday 13th July 2018
Creative Arts Napier is holding a special three week exhibition from July 13 to 2 August 2018 to celebrate this year’s successful Hawke’s Bay Art Guide; a comprehensive introduction to the creative community of Hawke’s Bay. Contributors to the current Art Guide have been invited to work for...

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Monster Madness

Monster Madness. Friday 13th July 2018
Come create your own monster out of craft supplies and celebrate the spookiness of Friday the 13th! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Winter Deco Weekend 2018

Winter Deco Weekend 2018. Friday 13th July 2018
Get out your coats, hats and fur wraps and get cosy with the sophisticated and stylish, Winter Deco Weekend. This is the Art Deco Trust’s boutique festival which takes centre stage this July, showcasing the best Hawke’s Bay has on offer. Whether its glitzy soirees, vintage cocktail evenings,...

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Friday Street Fiesta

Friday Street Fiesta. Friday 13th July 2018
Join us for for Fun, Food and Drink on the Street on Friday 13 July 2018 for the Friday Street Fiesta. Emerson and Market Streets will be closed between Hastings and Dalton Streets so that you can enjoy a range of street food, entertainment and refreshments with the crew from Beer Appreciation.

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Swiss

Swiss. Friday 13th July 2018
You've all been waiting for it, now its here!!! The Swiss & See Naylors NZ Regional Tour. Get your tickets now! Also available at the venue. Presented by: BLK Entertainment

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Hawke's Bay Adventure Race

Hawke's Bay Adventure Race. Saturday 14th July 2018
Be prepared for a super fun day out! The Hawke's Bay Adventure Race is an authentic adventure race, which will take you in teams of 2 or 4, racing as mixed or single gender, across a picturesque course. The course not only features the core disciplines of mountain biking, walking/running, rope...

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Printmaking Workshop - Drypoint Etching - Landscapes

Printmaking Workshop - Drypoint Etching - Landscapes. Saturday 14th July 2018
Join us for the July Masterclass in the CAN series of monthly weekend workshops. Learn the simple technique of drypoint in this relaxed one-day workshop with printmaker Lisa Feyen. You will create your own beautiful set of hand crafted fine art prints inspired by your favourite place; whether...

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Winter Art Warmers - Silver Jewellery Making

Winter Art Warmers - Silver Jewellery Making. Saturday 14th July 2018
Design and create your own pure silver jewellery. This is an introductory workshop with jewellery artist Ingrid Schloemer. You will learn the basics of making beautiful and unique jewellery with "Art Clay Silver" and experience the miraculous transformation from the contemporary material...

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Winter Art Warmers - Observational Drawing & Painting

Winter Art Warmers - Observational Drawing & Painting. Saturday 14th July 2018
Jean McGavock (Artistic Therapist) is running an introduction workshop in observational drawing and painting. Learn to sketch and paint in nature using pencil and water colours. A very therapeutic session calling your creative to action! Limited to 10. Cost includes materials (includes morning,...

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Marine Parade From 1928 to 1938

Marine Parade From 1928 to 1938. Saturday 14th July 2018
Join Historian Michael Fowler for a talk on the history of the Marine Parade from 1928 to 1938. The 10-year period from 1928 to 1938 saw the beginnings of what has been called Napier’s playground. A not very well-known fact is that reclamation of the foreshore had begun before the 1931...

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Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB. Saturday 14th July 2018
Calling all young musicians, comedians, dancers, poets and creatives, we want you. Versus is Hawkes Bay’s largest Talent Quest with over $1000 of cash and prizes up for grabs. Get excited!!! Saturday 14th July, the day will be divided into two parts with auditions from 10am - 3pm, and the...

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Nadia Reid High & Lonely NZ Tour

Nadia Reid High & Lonely NZ Tour. Saturday 14th July 2018
Nadia Reid, will be hitting the road this June/July for a 13 date tour of New Zealand. The High & Lonely Tour will be her last for 2018 before she heads to the U.S. to begin work on record number three. Reid says she wants to “road test some of the new songs” that will appear on the new record....

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Swiss

Swiss. Saturday 14th July 2018
You've all been waiting for it, now its here!!! The Swiss & See Naylors - NZ Regional Tour Get your tickets now! Also available at the venue. Presented by: BLK Entertainment

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Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run

Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run. Sunday 15th July 2018
Castle Peak Forest is a privately owned forest, located just 30 minutes from Napier. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 13km or dip your toes in with the 6km. Walkers are welcome in the 13km and 6km events. Castle Peak Forest is our new favourite forestry...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 15th July 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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Taize Vespers Service

Taize Vespers Service. Sunday 15th July 2018
A candlelight contemplative service with songs, prayers and silence based on the worship at the Taize Community in the south of France.

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Papercraft: Origami

Papercraft: Origami. Monday 16th July 2018
Come along and learn to fold like a master. Let's see what you can make. Suitable for ages 10-12. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Books to Screens

Books to Screens. Monday 16th July 2018
Join us for a family friendly movie adaptation of a famous children’s book. Ask in the library for more details. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Tournament: Minecraft!

Tournament: Minecraft!. Monday 16th July 2018
Come along with your own tablet or iPad and compete against others in PVP events or complete building challenges. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Making Movies Workshop

Making Movies Workshop. Tuesday 17th July 2018
Introduction to Screen Production (Filmmaking). The Introduction to Screen Production Shortcourse gives you a taste of working in the Screen Production Industry with practical lessons in camera and sound recording, editing and sound mixing from our experienced professionals at EIT's purpose-built...

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Marble Run

Marble Run. Tuesday 17th July 2018
How creative can you be? Create marble runs out of cardboard boxes and a whole lot of recycled materials. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Magic: The Gathering - Standard Tournament

Magic: The Gathering - Standard Tournament. Tuesday 17th July 2018
Feeling confident with your Magic: The Gathering skills? Bring along your standard deck and compete for the top spot over 3 rounds. Suitable for ages 13-18. 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: Scented Bath Salts

Make Create DO for Teens: Scented Bath Salts. Tuesday 17th July 2018
At this class, we’ll use library-supplied materials to design your own scented bath salts that would make a lovely gift—or keep it for yourself! Suitable for ages 13-18. Limited places - first in, first served. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

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Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help. Tuesday 17th July 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 17th July 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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Creature Combo Workshop

Creature Combo Workshop. Wednesday 18th July 2018
Get your imaginations rolling and put your drawing skills to the test. Lets see what you get when you combine a frog with a chicken or a snake and a bat! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

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Baby Massage Class

Baby Massage Class. Thursday 19th July 2018
*For children between 8 weeks & 2 years of age. Baby massage classes are a fun way to learn how to soothe your baby, relieve tummy upsets, learn to understand your baby’s non-verbal language and help with your little darlings neurological development. The strokes and styles of massage are...

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Paper Planes

Paper Planes. Thursday 19th July 2018
Come learn different ways to make Paper Planes, and before the event ends we will find out whose plane flies the furthest. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders. Thursday 19th July 2018
Try out some coding challenges, play with some robotics and have a go on the Raspberry Pi. Suitable for ages 7+. Registration is required as spaces are limited. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

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Nerf Wars In the Library

Nerf Wars In the Library. Thursday 19th July 2018
Bring your Nerf guns and your bullets and compete in the library battleground. Ages 8-12. Registration is required as spaces are limited. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in...

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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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Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground. Friday 20th July 2018
The blue blocks are back: Imagine, create, play! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Unplugged Gaming

Unplugged Gaming. Friday 20th July 2018
Drop in at your leisure, pick something from our great board games selection and play your friends and family during our drop in session. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Movie Wind Down

Movie Wind Down. Friday 20th July 2018
Had a busy holidays? Finish it off with a movie or two at the library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Return to Middle Earth

Return to Middle Earth. Friday 20th July 2018
"The road goes ever on and on…" embrace the Middle Earth fandom during an evening of riddles, games, and, of course, food! Suitable for ages 13-18. Registration is required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

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Chess - The Musical

Chess - The Musical. Friday 20th July 2018
Chess is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, formerly of ABBA. The story involves a romantic triangle between two players in a world chess championship, and a woman who manages one and falls in love with the other. Following the pattern of Jesus...

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Mandela Day Wellness Celebration 2018

Mandela Day Wellness Celebration 2018. Saturday 21st July 2018
Mandela Day is a free celebration of wellness honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. In Napier this year, International Mandela Day (Saturday, 21st July 2018) will be hosted by Alive! Psychology, The Hawke's Bay Health Collaborative and Rizwaana Latiff in the form of a “Health and Wellbeing...

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Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground. Saturday 21st July 2018
The blue blocks are back: Imagine, create, play! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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Winter Art Warmers - Mixed Media Printing

Winter Art Warmers - Mixed Media Printing. Saturday 21st July 2018
In this introductory to printing class, artist and tutor Ingrid Schloemer will guide you to experiment with paint on a printing plate, mix colours and use textures you made or materials you find in nature to create collagues, backgrounds for scrapbooking or art journalling, make your own cards or...

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Winter Art Warmers - Visual Journalling

Winter Art Warmers - Visual Journalling. Saturday 21st July 2018
If you are needing to de-stress from daily life and would like to understand who you are and what you want from life... then this is a gift to yourself. Rei Lambert (Qualified Arts Therapist) will guide and coach you through this intuitive process using clay, paint, natural objects, pastels,...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 21st July 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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NZ Mountain Film Festival NZ Made Hawke's Bay Screening

NZ Mountain Film Festival NZ Made Hawke's Bay Screening. Saturday 21st July 2018
Returning to the Bay, we have the popular NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating Kiwis getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience can expect up-close adventures, emotive...

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Squealer...AC/DC Tribute

Squealer...AC/DC Tribute. Saturday 21st July 2018
Howdy rockers. Squealer are coming back to the Cabana. We had a blast last year and this July the 21st we wanna fill the place. Squealer are New Zealand's premier AC/DC experience band. The Cabana bar is Napier's premier live venue. It makes sense to put it all together for a hell of a good...

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Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hits Duathlon

Sunday 22nd July 2018
This is a fantastic family friendly event catering to all levels of fitness with several different distances and disciplines to choose from whether you are in a team or individual. Come down and be part of an awesome series that everybody enjoys whether they are spectating or participating,...

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Taylor Hawks v Manawatu Jets

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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Louis Baker Songwriting Session

Louis Baker Songwriting Session. Monday 23rd July 2018
Fresh from a 19-date tour across Europe, Ireland and with two sold out shows in London, Wellington based Louis Baker joins us for a 2hr workshop on Songwriting and performance. He will share insights in to the songwriting industry in the UK and LA and what makes a good song. With a powerhouse...

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COSplay After School Sewing Classes

COSplay After School Sewing Classes. Tuesday 24th July 2018
Cosplay – aimed at High School students. Get creative and have some fun! This session is an after-school activity one afternoon per week for Term 3. Learn basic sewing skills whilst at the same time create something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as the...

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Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes

Weekly Beginner's Sewing Classes. Thursday 26th July 2018
Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This class is for beginners to learn basic sewing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful from re-cycled materials. The projects will grow with complexity as the students gain more knowledge, guided by experienced tutor Carol...

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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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Coast Brings You Automatic 80s

Coast Brings You Automatic 80s. Friday 27th July 2018
It's time for a little 80s at The Cabana, Napier. Pitch Perfect Promotions are proud to present Automatic 80s, New Zealand's Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show. We are excited to confirm that the Automatic 80s Live show is coming to The Cabana, Napier on the Feb, 2018. Automatic 80s is a...

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Jimi Jackson - Mama We Made It Tour

Jimi Jackson - Mama We Made It Tour. Friday 27th July 2018
Doors open: 8pm DJ Sir-Vere - 8:30pm Jimi Jackson - 9:30pm A mixture of music, real-life, parenthood and drama - all with a twist of comedy - Jimi Jackson has amassed nearly 20 million video views and is one of the most followed video makers in New Zealand, with over 175,000 subscribed to his...

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My No Good Stinkin' Loser Comedy Show

My No Good Stinkin' Loser Comedy Show. Friday 27th July 2018
Dan Brader, who’s now making ripples in New Zealand’s fastly growing stand-up comedy scene, is taking his new show "My No Good Stinkin' Loser Comedy Show" all over NZ this year after a successful nationwide tour in 2014 with "Horrible, Horrible Human Being". You've probably gathered...

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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

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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Dusty Rhodes and The BluesMobile

Dusty Rhodes and The BluesMobile. Saturday 28th July 2018
Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile was born in 1987, from the seeds of two legendary Hawkes Bay bands, “Bluebeard” and “The Hoochie Coochie Blues Band”. The band is based around the guitar genius of Rhodes, long acknowledged as one of New Zealand’s top blues guitarists, and has produced...

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Fabulous/Arabia in A Tour Called Henry

Fabulous/Arabia in A Tour Called Henry. Saturday 28th July 2018
Fabulous/Arabia are proud to announce "A Tour Called Henry." "A Tour Called Henry" will visit Wellington and Hastings at the end of July for two cathartic nights of mid-winter silliness and unstoppable dancing. After a revelatory performance at Auckland City Limits earlier this year, Mike...

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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market. Sunday 29th July 2018
Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage and collectables. Last Sunday of every month.

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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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Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2

Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2. Sunday 29th July 2018
Argentine Chefs Daniel Pistone (Black Barn Bistro) and Dante Moren come together to put on round 2 of our Open fire (Asado) Sunday lunches which have been adapted to New Zealand produce and conditions. The entire feast will be cooked outside over open wood fire which will start with shared canapas...

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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
With support from the Miltones. 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...

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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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Samantha Whitewood; An Exhibition of Recent Work

Samantha Whitewood; An Exhibition of Recent Work. Friday 3rd August 2018
Samantha Whitewood is an artist inspired by life. Her paintings reflect the thoughts and emotions that she has in her mind while constantly motivated by improving her technique and learning new skills. Her art practice uses any, and all materials that come to hand but this particular exhibition...

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The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour

The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour. Friday 3rd August 2018
The Rock are proud to present The Feelers 25th Anniversary Tour. Twenty Five years ago James Reid and Hamish Gee formed one of our best-loved bands, The Feelers and started on a journey writing and recording some of the greatest songs ever written in New Zealand. The Feelers are truly are a...

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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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Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition. Saturday 4th August 2018
Come and enjoy a range of lovely quilts created by the talented Keirunga Quilters, based in Havelock North. These will include award-winning quilts by Joanne Farmery, Barbara Harder and Ros Lusk. You will be amazed by the craft, the designs, the creativity! This year we have chosen to support...

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Casino Fundraiser

Casino Fundraiser. Saturday 4th August 2018
The Lions Club of Taradale in conjunction with the Taradale Community Pool Trust invite you to attend a fun casino night to raise funds to fix and reopen the Greendale Pool in Taradale. Lets get Taradale children back in the pool and learning to swim, and adults and families enjoying the facility...

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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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Ben Hurley: The Club Tour

Ben Hurley: The Club Tour . Saturday 4th August 2018
Ben Hurley. One of New Zealand's best loved Stand up Comics takes the real comedy club experience to 12 legendary venues around New Zealand. A big 2 hour comedy show with support from Sera Devcich and other guests.

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Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

Adobe Illustrator Nightclass. Thursday 9th August 2018
An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector illustration, which can then be applied to poster, logo, pattern, laser cutting and engraving designs. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB Tutor: Dean...

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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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Thinking of Living in a Retirement Village

Thinking of Living in a Retirement Village. Monday 13th August 2018
The Commission for Financial Capability is running free seminars about living in retirement villages with support from the Retirement Villages Association and experienced legal practitioners. The seminars focus on things to consider before choosing to live in a retirement village and provide...

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Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark

Aroha Quartet: Light & Dark. Tuesday 14th August 2018
In ‘Light & Dark’ the Aroha Quartet takes you on an emotional journey, exploring a wide range of moods and soundscapes. Beethoven’s sparkling and energetic String Trio No 3 is followed by the rather more sardonic String Quartet No 11 by Shostakovich. Any dark clouds are swept away by 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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Kings & Associates New Zealand Tour

Kings & Associates New Zealand Tour. Friday 17th August 2018
In support of the release of their highly acclaimed latest album Tales Of A Rich Girl, Adelaide Neo Blues band Kings & Associates are heading to New Zealand this August for a string of shows. Kings & Associates are 3 time winners of the 2018 Australian Blues Music Awards for Best Band, Best New...

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Saturday 18th August 2018
Registration on Eventfinda essential. No door sales. Having trouble with your compost? Smelly and slimy? Still, in the state, it started? Lumpy and lifeless? Perhaps you don’t have enough compost? Or you don’t have enough space to turn your waste into beautiful, rich, soil-enhancing compost....

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Screen Printing One-Day Weekend Workshop

Screen Printing One-Day Weekend Workshop. Saturday 18th August 2018
This one is for the adults, folks! Fancy printing your own T-Shirt, apron, tea towels, pillow slips or tablecloth with your own design? Well we can show you how! Sign up for our one-day screen printing workshop and bring your own fabric item/s to print on (T-Shirts are ideal) and have some fun...

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Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018

Cyclocross Hawkes Bay 2018. Sunday 19th August 2018
From May until September, Bay Ford Hastings, CycloCross Hawke's Bay and SuperVision Sports are pleased to offer 2 events per month for all ages and abilities - littlies on balance bikes through to seasoned pros with all the gear! Registration 9am til 9:50am - to help us out, please enter online -...

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Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - The Hub 2UP Duathlon

Sunday 19th August 2018
With this event you can only race as a 2 person team no individuals can race so if you are looking for a teammate Facebook could be a good place to start. During the event you must stay together as a pair and if you arrive at transition without your teammate you will be held till they arrive....

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop. Tuesday 21st August 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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Maison De Tease - Napier

Maison De Tease - Napier. Saturday 25th August 2018
Red Delicious Burlesque is proud to be working with the Cabana to bring you peeling, teasing and titillation to Napier in the form of Maison de Tease, a burlesque spectacular. Featuring some of New Zealand's top burlesque performers from all around the country, we will immerse your senses in the...

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Running Effective Meetings - Business Central

Tuesday 28th August 2018
Effective Meetings. Meetings are an important part of business. Conducting a great meeting usually doesn’t happen by chance – there are specific things that an effective meeting should include to get the maximum productive output from its attendees. Successful meetings will lead to efficient...

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New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF)

New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF). Thursday 30th August 2018
The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities around the country, making a great occasion out of movie-going by presenting the latest and best films from around...

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Tarzino Trophy Daffodil

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Tarzino Trophy Daffodil. Saturday 1st September 2018
Tarzino Trophy Daffodil Raceday - BOSTOCK New Zealand Spring Racing Carnival. General admission: By $5 donation with all proceeds supporting the Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Members stand: $30 Gates open: 10.30am First Race: 12.15pm (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand -...

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Monday 3rd 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...

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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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The Disciplinary Process - Business Central

Tuesday 4th September 2018
Every week we read of cases where employers have been ordered to pay significant penalties where the disciplinary process followed has resulted in the employee taking personal grievance action claiming they have been unjustifiably dismissed or disadvantaged. The law is very specific not only...

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Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd. Wednesday 5th September 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,...

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Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show. Friday 14th September 2018
It’s all about ideas at the Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show. With over 200 exhibitors, latest trends, innovations, expert advice, and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for inspiration for indoors and out. There's fun for the whole family with Resene's Paint-a-Home. Plus, enter...

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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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Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

Screenprinting Weekend Workshop. Saturday 22nd September 2018
This workshop introduces practical techniques of screen printing including how to make a screen stencil with light sensitive emulsion and how to print onto paper or a fabric surface. This workshop is suitable for beginners. You will design and create the screen on Saturday, and print it on Sunday....

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Windsor Park Plate. Saturday 22nd September 2018
Members Stand: $30 Gates Open: 11.00am First Race: 12.22pm (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per person As the spring sunshine returns, the racing action moves up a notch with one of New Zealand’s highest-rated...

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Colour Fun Run

Colour Fun Run. Saturday 22nd September 2018
Proudly Brought to you by Napier & Hastings Youth Councils and Zeal Hawke's Bay Colour Fun-Run Tickets? You can purchase your tickets online at www.eventfinda.co.nz for $20pp (service fee may occur) There are ONLY 1000 tickets available! Where? The start and finish line will be at the...

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Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss - On Tour

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss - On Tour. Saturday 22nd September 2018
Book now to farewell the Winter blues and enjoy this heart-warming classic of Comic Opera, the ever-popular masterwork of composer Johann Strauss. Memorable catchy tunes are woven into a plot of subterfuge, mistaken identities and involuntary impersonations with hilarious consequences, amid one...

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Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour. Saturday 22nd September 2018
Coming to a town near you. Don McGlashan on a Nationwide 17-date NZ Tour One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has today announced an extensive 17-date nationwide New Zealand tour, where he will perform a series of intimate shows in some of the country’s most idyllic...

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Scott Clinic Duathlon Series - Revolution Bikes Duathlon

Sunday 23rd September 2018
This race venue in Havelock North and is a flat multi lap course that is great for both competitors and spectators. This event caters for all levels of fitness and you can take part as an individual or as a team. Make this a family day out and get your partner or your kids involved.

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Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour

Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour. Sunday 23rd September 2018
Coming to a town near you. Don McGlashan on a Nationwide 17-date NZ Tour One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has today announced an extensive 17-date nationwide New Zealand tour, where he will perform a series of intimate shows in some of the country’s most idyllic...

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Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety. Tuesday 25th September 2018
Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

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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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Lingynoiid - Diamonds In the Rough Aotearoa Tour

Lingynoiid - Diamonds In the Rough Aotearoa Tour. Thursday 27th September 2018
Lingynoiid has responded to the overwhelming demand from her kiwi fans by announcing her very own 'Diamonds In The Rough' tour. It's her way with words that's caught the attention of close to 100,000 followers on Facebook with her video's portraying a unique twist on everyday struggles. In...

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Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour

Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour. Thursday 27th September 2018
Morse Gang are proud to announce their nationwide "Ground Up" Tour coming to Aotearoa this Spring! Performing a one off show for Napier at The Cabana. Morse Gang will be joined by very special guests Lingynoiid (Host), DJ Truce Lee, Enzie, Teezee and local talent Baliztik to help warm the...

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central. Tuesday 2nd October 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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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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Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cape Kidnappers Trail Run. Saturday 6th October 2018
Cape Kidnappers Trail Run participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. Choose from a 32km run or walk (solo or...

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Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic

Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival - Livamol Classic. Saturday 6th October 2018
Hawke’s Bay’s iconic and most stylish spring event set in one of the most scenic race courses in New Zealand. Gates Open: 11:00am First Race: 12:37pm Last Race: 6:00pm Course Admission: $25 (early bird $15, ends 4th October) Member’s Stand: $50 (allows you onto the Hylton Smith Members...

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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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Oh What A Night!

Oh What A Night!. Thursday 11th October 2018
Direct from Las Vegas, and incredible sold out concerts around the world, Oh What A Night! announces it’s returning to New Zealand to celebrate the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Oh What A Night! promises two hours of superb entertainment…Jersey style. Sherry, Big Girls Don’t...

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The Annual Cabana Ball

The Annual Cabana Ball. Saturday 13th October 2018
The Annual Cabana Ball is happening again with the wonderful FUNKY "Groove Foundation" along side "Dirty Laundry" and "The Mash". These nights always go off with $5 glasses of champagne all night long. Glam and Glitz galore.... the Stars will be out tonight! Tickets only $10 from...

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Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival. Monday 15th October 2018
Come join us over 14 days and 40 shows as we explore, celebrate and grow our connections – to place, people, past and future – through the arts! With world-class international acts alongside a showcase of local talent, we promise incredible performances, stunning displays, raucous fun and...

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass. Tuesday 16th October 2018
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or phone - 06 830 1136.

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2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship

2018 NZ Mixed Foursomes Championship. Saturday 20th October 2018
The 2018 New Zealand Amateur Mixed Foursomes Championship will be held for the first time at the Maraenui Golf Club. The Championship will be managed by PaR nz Golfing Holidays under the auspices of New Zealand Golf. All players will be seeded by handicap into divisions of eight, for three (3)...

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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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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Preview Evening. Tuesday 6th November 2018
Enjoy strolling the exhibition between 4pm & 8pm, being delighted by outdoor entertainment. Stop for snacks at food and beverage stations around the garden and be amongst the first to view and purchase artworks. Tickets must be purchased in advance here at Eventfinda.

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2018. Wednesday 7th November 2018
Join us for the sixth biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition – a highlight of spring in Hawke’s Bay. Explore the expanse of wildflowers and Round Pond Garden’s Mediterranean landscape design at 125 Rosser Road, Hastings, and enjoy: - A unique exhibition of sculpture by around 80 artists...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Thursday 8th November 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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Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis

Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight with Midlife Crisis. Friday 9th November 2018
Gather a group and enjoy live music in the garden from local legends Mid-Life Crisis. Bring a picnic or enjoy an alfresco meal from the food trucks. Gold coin for children under 14.

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Experiencing Self-Love

Experiencing Self-Love. Saturday 10th November 2018
Bookings close 1st November 2018. To register please contact Bhavna: bhavna@alivepsych.co.nz Are you looking to... - Be Happier? - Enjoy the Now more? - Feel more at peace with yourself? - Have greater enjoyment from life? - Be more present with loved ones? If so, then join us on a journey to...

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Total BS

Total BS. Saturday 10th November 2018
The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan. It involves our very cool fire pit, obscene amounts of Beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some...

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Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner

Art Deco Masonic Post Wine Auction Dinner. Saturday 10th November 2018
This “not to be missed” post Hawke's Bay Wine Auction event takes place in the stylish Gatsby Rooms in the iconic Art Deco Masonic Hotel. Damon McGinniss, Executive Chef of the hotel's Emporium Eatery & Bar fame is at the helm for this event. Damon will be showcasing his love for Hawke's...

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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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How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book

How to Start (and Finish) Writing Your Book. Friday 16th November 2018
Have you ever dreamed of writing a book but are confused about where to start? Or perhaps you've tried a couple of times and given up, thinking you're not good enough? Don't worry you are not alone. This 3 day workshop will cover: Creating and developing your book idea, writing toolbox,...

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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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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue 2018. Saturday 17th November 2018
After a sell out 2017 tour all around NZ, the Wild Storm boys are returning for a 2018 season!! Featuring exciting new dancers and new routines! Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing...

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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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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019. Saturday 9th March 2019
Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's Bay...

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