Festivals & Lifestyle

Find out what festivals & lifestyle events are coming to Napier, Hawke's Bay.

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days. Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibitions. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! No booking required.

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 24th January 2018
Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun and creative workshops for kids based on current exhibition Everyday Lines. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, booking required.

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Country Music Festival Branded

Country Music Festival Branded. Wednesday 24th January 2018
5 days of Country Music, featuring top singers from throughout NZ.

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Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market. Saturday 27th January 2018
The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market. Saturday 27th January 2018
Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market. Saturday 27th January 2018
New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down Black...

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Holden Club Hawkes Bay Show & Shine 2018

Holden Club Hawkes Bay Show & Shine 2018. Saturday 27th January 2018
Holden enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to come along and view a fantastic display of vehicles ranging from 1948 to 2017. Children under 10 years free. Open to the public from 9:30am to 2:30pm.

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Taradale RSA Sunday Market

Taradale RSA Sunday Market. Sunday 28th January 2018
This is an indoor market, so no matter what the weather you can browse the stalls in comfort. Lots of free parking, Wheelchair access. Come and see the range of handmade crafts and gifts, plants, nic nacs etc. You can even have breakfast at the Taradale RSA priced from $10.

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Sunday 28th January 2018
Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts. Saturday 3rd February 2018
The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

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Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony

Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony. Saturday 3rd February 2018
Please join us to commemorate the 1931 earthquake that devastated Hawke's Bay. Memories of that day can never be erased completely; We are grateful to those who provided relief to the injured and the families of those who lost lives, and for the efforts our forefathers made in rebuilding our...

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Paint the Poster - ADF18

Paint the Poster - ADF18. Monday 5th February 2018
Sponsored by: Resene Fun Event for the kiddies! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or Resene ColorShops (116 Taradale Rd, Napier or 106 Southland Rd, Hastings) and grab a copy of the poster to colour in or download it from the website www.resene.co.nz/art-deco-napier. There will be some great...

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta. Friday 9th February 2018
Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. January's muso is Napier chanteuse Iris Dunn. For a sampler see...

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Book Fair

Book Fair. Sunday 11th February 2018
The annual Book Fair raises funds for students travelling to Japan to study language and culture. Books have been donated from all over Hawkes Bay and are offered for sale at prices that all people can afford. No price is above $5 and this includes books in the rare and collectibles section....

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Meet Your Maker - Cheese Tastings

Meet Your Maker - Cheese Tastings. Tuesday 13th February 2018
These tastings are designed to introduce you to the artisan cheeses of New Zealand and where possible the cheesemakers. It’s a chance to hear the stories behind the cheeses, what makes them unique and what inspired the cheesemakers to make them, along with a glass or 2 of excellent Hawke's...

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Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18

Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18. Tuesday 13th February 2018
Festival Opera presents this beloved but tragic opera, reimagined and directed by industry heavyweight Jennifer Ward-Lealand, with production design by John Verryt, previous designer for the acclaimed World of Wearable Art (WOW). Madame Butterfly tells the story of a discarded wife, left in a...

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Powhiri - ADF18

Powhiri - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Powhiri – Official Maori Opening for The Tremains Art Deco Festival (Free). Kia hora te marino, kia whakapapa paunamu te moana. Kia tere karohirohi i mua i tau huarahi. Join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council, and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri at the Napier Sound...

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Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18

Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Discover Napier’s Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. Your 75-minute journey will take in the Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri, a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb, and includes visits to the world renowned Municipal Theatre and the iconic National...

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Par 2 Mini Golf- ADF18

Par 2 Mini Golf- ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Putt Putt On Parade. Don your Art Deco attire - plus fours an advantage but not a necessity, to swing a round of Seaside ‘Putt - Putting on the Parade’ at Par2 MiniGolf. Every player over Tremains Art Deco Festival is eligible to enter in the draw for a special Art Deco prize. Players...

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Napier RSA Event - Oh Snap Photo Booth - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Oh Snap Photo Booth - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. “Oh Snap” Photo Booth in the club-rooms each day and night. $2 per photo strip.

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Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF18

Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Join Hawke’s Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD. His tour views some spiffing examples of Art Deco buildings that Hastings built after the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Included as part of the tour are dramatic stories of how the 1931...

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Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18

Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Enjoy an elegant morning tea on the grounds of the majestic Peak House. With the exquisite panorama of Hawkes Bay laid out before you, hear tales of the myths and legends surrounding our region and witness thrilling displays of Kapa Haka. Then, stretch your legs with a short guided walk up to the...

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Napier City Earthquake Tour - ADF18

Napier City Earthquake Tour - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Present day Art Deco in Napier owes its building architecture to a catastrophic earthquake on 3 February 1931 at 10:47am – the time of the tour’s departure. This 90 minute walking tour will be full of facts, anecdotes and stories around the events of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, and...

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Shattering of A Plate Boundary - ADF18

Shattering of A Plate Boundary - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Shattering of A Plate Boundary: Geological and Environmental Impacts of The M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake (New) The Hawke’s Bay Branch of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, in partnership with GNS Science, presents The 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Commemorative Lecture with guest lecturer Russ Van...

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Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18

Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Set amongst the grapevines, with stunning views of the Ruahine and Kaweka ranges, The Old Church with its soaring ceilings and a magnificent chandelier is one of the most romantic and sort after venues in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll be greeted with bubbles on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course...

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Napier RSA Event - Trivia Quiz - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Trivia Quiz - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Trivia Quiz, come dressed up and be into win tickets to the Casino Night. Teams of up to 6 players. $5 per player.

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I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18

I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Join the Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band as they play a special Valentine’s Day concert designed to make the heart skip a beat! Featuring songs such as Blue Moon, Making Whoopee, Singing in the Rain, Moonlight Serenade, It had to be you and so many more favourites. An evening where love and...

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Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF18

Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Discover why Napier is the most architectural complete Art Deco city in the world on a walking tour with a local guide. You’ll hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake and see some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. Includes a free 20 minute film viewing and a walk booklet....

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The Grand Deluxe Tour of Hastings - ADF18

The Grand Deluxe Tour of Hastings - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Join Art Deco and local historian Michael Fowler for a one-off grand tour of Hastings, which leaves no Art Deco stone unturned. It is a veritable Art Deco feast. A combination of walking and transportation around Hastings to view Art Deco and other interesting buildings. To finish off the tour,...

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Club Tour and Tea - ADF18

Club Tour and Tea - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure, learn its history and then finish with a special High Tea served on the lawn.

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High Tea and Bubbles - ADF18

High Tea and Bubbles - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Mystically themed tearooms where you can enjoy High Tea, or Devonshire Tea. Gourmet savouries are on offer as well as a fantastic new lunch menu where decadence is the norm. A captivating design store, Port‘O’Call has a unique edge, featuring designs that display the talents of New Zealand...

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Antique Fair - ADF18

Antique Fair - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art Deco,...

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market. Thursday 15th February 2018
It's Madness in the Mall as the centre of Hastings is transformed into an Art Deco Wonderland! Our famous Art Deco Costume fair will kick off from 10am and will continue on until 8pm, with Deco Dancers, music and all sorts of fabulous fun for all ages. Of course there will be food trucks...

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Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF18

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events – there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls lining...

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Deco Bus Tours - ADF18

Deco Bus Tours - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your two hour tour includes a showing of the film about the 1931 earthquake “The Day that Changed the Bay”. You will take a minibus tour of the highlights of the Art Deco City, including the Central...

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Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children Years 4 – 8, designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled afternoon held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other surprises. Schools are encouraged to...

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NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over

NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over. Thursday 15th February 2018
The NZ Motorhome Travel Group (NZMTG) have worked with a local land owner to put on a great park over location for motorhome & caravan owners to stay on site and enjoy during the 2018 Napier Art Dec. This private land location is located 20 mins from Napier CBD, and this location is just across...

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Globe Movie - Shall We Dance (G,1937) - ADF18

Globe Movie - Shall We Dance (G,1937) - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Shall We Dance is Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’s dazzling big budget musical blending classical ballet with jazz dance. Featuring a magnificent Gershwin score including Oscar-nominated “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”, the plot revolves around the romance between a ballet dancer...

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Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF18

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Get out those classy clothes and enter fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed female, best dressed male, best dressed child and...

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Napier RSA Event - Cheese Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Cheese Night - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Cheese Night, learn about this era of cheese making and the flavours to match.

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Globe Movie- Morning Glory (1933) - ADF18

Globe Movie- Morning Glory (1933) - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Morning Glory won Katharine Hepburn her first Academy Award as Eva Lovelace, a small-town actress who arrives in New York dreaming of becoming a Broadway star. Hepburn shines as a naive newcomer getting caught up in temptation, ambition - and a love triangle with Douglas Fairbanks and Adolphe...

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Caruso Cuisine - ADF18

Caruso Cuisine - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Restaurant owner Buddy Collins (Bill Paxie) was renowned for his singing Art Deco nights and in 2018 we revisit this Napier institution for one of the Festival’s most famous events, Caruso Cuisine. Since the 1920s the Paxie (Paxinous) family from Greece has been operating a restaurant on the...

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Cole - ADF18

Cole - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Returning to the Festival after a sell out season in 2017, Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths explores the colourful life and timeless songs of Cole Porter including You’re The Top, It’s De-Lovely, Let’s Do It and Night and Day. Hedonism, grave misfortune, enduring love and a legacy that...

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Masquerade Ball - ADF18

Masquerade Ball - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Classic, elegant and full of wonder – come to the Art Deco Masquerade Ball. Dress in a character costume of your choice and of course a mask. This magical evening will take place in the Napier Conference Centre, you’ll enjoy a beautiful meal, outstanding Sileni Estates wine and great music by...

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
A suspense comedy written by Arnold Ridley. Directed by Robert Hickey. Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly...

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Leisurely Lounging - ADF18

Leisurely Lounging - ADF18. Thursday 15th February 2018
Relax, recline, and repose in your lounging pyjamas, silk dressing gown, or smoking jacket and sip cocktails as you look over the cascading Tom Parker Fountain from the balcony of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Deco dress essential. Light refreshments provided - drinks at your own expense.

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Brunch With Style

Brunch With Style. Friday 16th February 2018
Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to celebrate the start of your Deco day. Enjoyed with exceptional service matched with Art Deco fun and frivolity.

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New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018. Friday 16th February 2018
This is your 26th opportunity to take part in this most glorious and wonderful festival. The New Zealand Juggling Association NZJA has been holding this event for many years up and down the country and this year it is being hosted in beautiful Hastings. The Festival always includes: A huge number...

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Plus Fore Golf Tournament - ADF18

Plus Fore Golf Tournament - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by: The Duke of Gloucester Restaurant & Bar and the Napier Golf Club This 18 hole Ambrose competition at the Napier Golf Club’s Waiohiki course. Art Deco ensemble preferred. On course food and refreshments available, along with great music and a huge prize table. Swing it sweet....

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Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF18

Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Explore the entire Art Deco Quarter in depth on this extended version of the world famous Art Deco Guided Walk. Your tour includes a High Tea on the lawn of the elegant Edwardian style Hawke’s Bay Club. Walking at a leisurely pace covering no more than 3kms.

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Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18

Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
The 1930’s were a time of high-risk and heroism for the inmates of New Zealand’s oldest prison. Relive stories of daring escapes, selfless rescues and dastardly crimes, while being escorted through the echoing halls and creaking doors by one of our antiquarian ‘inmates’. It’s not all...

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Traction Attraction - ADF18

Traction Attraction - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Enjoy a leisurely Art Deco voyage of discovery on board the wonderful old traction engine. Feel the unbridled power and smell of smoke as you complete a round trip of the city with a stop at the fabulous Faraday Centre. Time for you to view old-worldly treasures from days gone by. Allow two hours...

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Post 1931 Marine Parade - ADF18

Post 1931 Marine Parade - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Post 1931 Marine Parade: The Beginning of Napier’s Playground (New) Sponsored by: Resene After the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake created an uplift of land on the Marine Parade foreshore, the Napier Borough Council and the Thirty Thousand Club began to create attractions on the reclaimed land. ...

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Marewa Meander - ADF18

Marewa Meander - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
A Tremains Art Deco Festival Exclusive. Marewa – the Maori word for a gift from the sea – is the name given to this beautiful residential suburb built on land raised by the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. Your guide will take you on a walking tour of the Art Deco homes and gardens of this unique...

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Country Homestead Tour - ADF18

Country Homestead Tour - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
This exclusive tour takes you inside a selection of some of the region’s early homesteads. On board a comfortable air-conditioned coach with an Art Deco Trust guide and host, you will visit some fine country homes. Included in this 4 hour tour is a delicious high tea luncheon with a glass of...

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Chuff and Burble - ASF18

Chuff and Burble - ASF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by: Eastern Boiler Services View the display of stationary engines on the Napier foreshore by the Sound Shell. This fantastic static display showcases some of the many wonders that took part in the industrial revolution. These vintage engines always draw an admiring crowd as they chuff...

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Tea With The Stars - ADF18

Tea With The Stars - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Join us at the Holt Planetarium for either morning or afternoon tea and a scone and a visit with the stars. Enjoy a fantastic display of astrophotography on the big screen followed by a tour of the wondrous night sky in the Planetarium’s dome room. See the sky as it appeared on the night of the...

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF18

Huge Deco Sale - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items, at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves shoes, accessories and more. Fine Deco collectables include China, silver, glassware and linen. Entry: Gold coin to World...

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Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge. Friday 16th February 2018
The iconic Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge is back and better than ever! This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space...

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Deco-dancing! Join us to learn the basics of a range of vintage dances from the Art Deco era, including 1920s Charleston, Swing and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how to...

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Sileni Estates Wine Launch and Alfresco Lunch - ADF18

Sileni Estates Wine Launch and Alfresco Lunch - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by Sileni Estates. Join the excitement as the Art Deco Festival's preferred wine partner, Sileni Estates, unveils the newly designed 2018 Sileni Art Deco Sparkling wrap and reveals the wines on offer at this years Festival. You’ll enjoy a light lunch, a wine tasting, entertainment,...

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Tremains Hastings Hamper Auction - ADF18

Tremains Hastings Hamper Auction - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Get together with colleagues or friends and book a table of 8 for an alfresco surprise lunch, then have fun bidding on beautifully crafted hampers packed full of tasty treats, created by some of the best culinary talents in Hastings. Vintage cars, Art Deco musical entertainment, and the Bathing...

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print Regarded as the Country’s finest military bands, the Royal New Zealand Navy commemorates its Art Deco connection with a not to be missed concert at the Napier Municipal Theatre, conducted by Lieutenant, Michael Dowrick, RNZN. Lt Dowrick, formerly a Director of...

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Harbour Views and Walking Tour - ADF18

Harbour Views and Walking Tour - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
On 3rd February 1931 an Act of God reclaimed 3,000 hectares of seabed in two and a half minutes. Napier’s aquatic playground was no more, but its history since then is also a fascinating story. This tour will take you around the fringes of the Inner Harbour to a dramatic hilltop lookout and...

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Historic Homes Tour - ADF18

Historic Homes Tour - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
This is a festival exclusive tour where you will visit some of Napier’s early homes. On this 2 hour tour, you will hear the fascinating stories of their origins along with viewing some exquisite interiors.

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Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18

Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
This beautiful railcar which entered NZ service in 1938 will take you on a trip down memory lane through Hawke’s Bay. Railcar shuttles operate between Napier Station (Munroe Street, behind Senior Citizens building), Hastings CBD (crn Russell and Heretaunga Streets), Otane, and Waipukurau...

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Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18

Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Join Hawke's Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a Railcar trip to Hastings. He will take you for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD to view striking examples of Art Deco, Spanish Mission, and Stripped Classical buildings that Hastings built before and after 1931 Hawke's Bay...

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The Emporium Beer Tent - ADF18

The Emporium Beer Tent - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Join Emporium and Sileni Wines during the Art Deco Festivities sheltered under the giant Pohutukawa Tree. Back by popular demand The Emporium Beer Tent is better than ever. Park up in the very centre of the festivities for the best viewing spot around; grab your friends to enjoy ice cold beers,...

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Crims by Candlelight - ADF18

Crims by Candlelight - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
By the Art Deco era, Napier Prison had already accumulated a score of strange stories and rumours that swirled about the old complex on the hill. Tonight, those eerie tales and ghostly-goings on will live anew, as you are escorted through the twisted corridors by one of our braver guides. Enjoy a...

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Gangsters and Flappers

Gangsters and Flappers. Friday 16th February 2018
Gangsters and Flappers (New). Get dressed up and relive the jazz age era out at The Old Church with an evening of great food, jazz music, dance and fun including games and prizes. Bubbles on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course dinner. Cash bar available. Deco dress essential - machine guns...

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Charleston At Brookers - ADF18

Charleston At Brookers - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Charleston at Brookers is a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. Feet with Heat will...

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Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Tremains Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays, the Navy Ceremonial Sunset, admire the cars, fashion and let...

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Depression Dinner - ADF18

Depression Dinner - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Always a festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a good old fashioned dinner and pudding is served.

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Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18

Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by Brebner Print. You will hear them before you see them! Wonderful vintage aircraft perform spectacular manoeuvres across the sunny Hawke’s Bay sky. Flying displays with the Tiger Moths, Warbirds Display Team and others. Best views at Napier Sound Shell, Emerson Street, over Marine...

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Napier RSA Event - Dancing Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Dancing Night - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Dancing Night, The James Tait-Jamieson Quartet - With his smooth voice and golden horn, singing saxophonist James Tait-Jamieson will lead his band through the best of 1930s jazz!

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Falling In Love Again - ADF18

Falling In Love Again - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Renowned New Zealand actress Jennifer Ward-Lealand brings to life the sultry performances of screen goddess, Marlene Dietrich, with sizzling physicality. Wearing recreations of Dietrich's exquisite gowns, she invites you to relive the glamour and seductive charm of this legendary icon....

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Ceremonial Sunset - ADF18

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print A ceremonial sunset by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band is a tradition in the Navy which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the sunset hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the sounding...

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Beach Banquet - ADF18

Beach Banquet - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
A corner stone event of the festival where a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine is served alongside wonderful toe tapping jazz. From your vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above the beach from 7:45pm. Band starts and...

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Dinner With Maharaja - ADF18

Dinner With Maharaja - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Transport your Deco taste buds to the Indian subcontinent where the Maharaja invites you to embrace an authentic Indian food experience. As his guest you will indulge in a shared meal, a communal experience where you will learn about traditional Indian food from local experts and leave with a...

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Dinner At the Club - ADF18

Dinner At the Club - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
An intimate gathering at the Hawke’s Bay Club as you savour the delights of a three course meal including a glass of wine served with each course. Time to catch up with friends and chat about the excitement of the forthcoming Tremains Art Deco Festival whilst being entertained by the soothing...

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Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18. Friday 16th February 2018
Supported by the Infinity. With this year’s festival focus being music we wanted to kick off the celebrations with a massive night! We’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars including the Moses Mackay from Sole Mio, renowned Jazz legend Nathan Haines, with more...

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2018 National Borzoi Championship Show - ADF18

2018 National Borzoi Championship Show - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
The Borzoi Club is holding its 2018 Championship Show in conjunction with the Tremains Art Deco Festival. The Borzoi is also known as the (Russian Wolf Hound), an ancient Russian breed once owned by the Czar and nobility for hunting wolf and other game. Borzoi were at a height of popularity...

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Napier Urban Farmers Market - ADF18

Napier Urban Farmers Market - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke’s Bay shopping experience. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the delicious local produce you need. Enjoy some of the best produce from around Hawke’s Bay available right in the centre of...

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Deco Dawdle Tour - ADF2018

Deco Dawdle Tour - ADF2018. Saturday 17th February 2018
On this Festival exclusive 90 minute tour, you’ll travel on a comfortable minibus with a local guide hearing the history of Napier and visiting many sights not normally accessible to the public. You’ll be invited into the home of an Art Deco Trust guide to enjoy the view over the Inner...

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Bicycle Belles - ADF18

Bicycle Belles - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Dust off your vintage (or vintage lookalike) bicycle and don your Deco duds to join this leisurely cycle along the Marine Parade Pathway to West Quay Ahuriri. There you can enjoy refreshments at your choice of establishment before cycling back to the city in time for the Vintage Car Parade. For...

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Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18

Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
What ho ol chaps. It’s not every day you turn 25 and by golly I’m going to celebrate! Join me for a brunch that you’ll never forget. We’ll begin by toasting the day with a glass of bubbles, followed by a delicious brunch, and of course there’ll be cake, candles, singing and silliness to...

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Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF18

Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Discover Napier’s Art Deco interiors on this exploration of some of the city’s best kept secrets. This two hour walking tour takes you inside buildings, not normally accessible to the public. Interiors include the grand foyer of the Daily Telegraph building, Devon House with its glass...

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Flying Down to Deco - ASF18

Flying Down to Deco - ASF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Relive the pioneer days of aviation with a rare chance to see WW2 and vintage aircraft in static display. These amazing flying machines are a must-see for any budding pilot. Crew and support staff will be available to answer your questions. Entry is $10 per vehicle, paid at the gate.

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Traction Trundle - ASF18

Traction Trundle - ASF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
‘In a Realm of Power, Steam is King’. The rattle of machinery, the smell of smoke and unbridled power. All aboard. Fun for all the family on board a coal powered traction engine. For a small donation you can take a short ride and wave to the throngs of people as you pass them by.

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Death by Chocolate - ADF18

Death by Chocolate - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Death never tasted so good - The most delicious and unique funeral you’ll ever attend. There’ll be eulogies, sing along hymn sheets accompanied by an organ player and the service will be lead by our chocolate chapel Reverend Conner Fectionary. This will be an Art Deco experience of...

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Art Deco Explorer for Children - ADF18

Art Deco Explorer for Children - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Kids, bring your parents along and join a local guide who’ll take you exploring through Napier on a fun discovery trail! Armed with a jam packed activity book, you will tour Napier, solving puzzles and having fun learning about Napier’s history along the way. Please bring an adult with you....

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Celebrations On the Street - ADF18

Celebrations On the Street - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Over the weekend enjoy fabulous free entertainment throughout the CDB with music, buskers, Keystone Cops and other wonderful interactive performances. A full schedule of performances will be available online at the Art Deco Trust website and the Art Deco Centre from the 1st of February.

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Born to Move Deco Dancers Showcase - ADF18

Born to Move Deco Dancers Showcase - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Born to Move Studio’s Deco Dancers will once again be performing iconic Art Deco style dance throughout the City over the Tremains Art Deco Festival. As a special treat they will have a presentation of their Special Showcase which this year is a song and dance tribute to the musicals and movies...

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Vintage Car Parade - ADF18

Vintage Car Parade - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
30th Anniversary Simply the best (free to view). Sponsored by: Progressive Meats To celebrating the Festivals 30th Anniversary this year’s parade will showcase 30 of ‘simply the best’ cars from around the country and world. Led by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band, the parade will feature...

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Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18

Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Experience the Hawke’s Bay countryside on board the railcar to Waipukurau for afternoon tea at Latitude 40° South. Departs Napier Station, Munroe St, behind Senior Citizens building at 1pm and arrives back in Napier at approximately 5pm.

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Sound Shell Show and Shine - ADF18

Sound Shell Show and Shine - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
View the wonderful array of vintage cars on display as marvellous music surrounds you. Why not stop to view Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles competitions on the Napier Sound Shell stage starting at 2pm.

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Vintage Car Rides - ADF18

Vintage Car Rides - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Vintage Car Rides by the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club. Sedans and Convertibles, Aoogah Horns and Rumble Seats. Here is your chance to take an approx 10 minute ride along Marine Parade in one of the fabulous vintage cars that will be in Napier for Tremains Art Deco Festival. Support the...

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Once Were Wild Ones - ADF18

Once Were Wild Ones - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Listen to the thunderous roar of these 20s and 30s vintage motorcycles as they parade their magnificent machines behind the Vintage Car Parade. Then get up close and personal with them as they show off their shiny chrome outside the Art Deco Masonic Hotel.

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Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles Competitions - ADF1

Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles Competitions - ADF1. Saturday 17th February 2018
Polish your shoes, preen your feathers and join the fun in these highlights of the festival. Costumes and Coiffure is a Deco costume parade, followed directly by Bathing Belles, a Deco bathing suit costume parade. Both are free to enter. Dress to impress and win a prize. Entry forms can be...

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Radio Play and High Tea - ADF18

Radio Play and High Tea - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
The 1920s and 30s were the Golden Age of Radio, and during this time new forms of entertainment were created for the new medium including radio plays, mystery, adventure and detective serials. Now it’s your chance to relive this Golden Age as watch a radio play being born while enjoying a...

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
After rave reviews in 2017 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon with the New Zealand Male Choir, as they perform Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. In...

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Deco Spontane - ADF18

Deco Spontane - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
During the 1930s people were ravaged by the great depression so dancing became an outlet for expression. The dance styles became wild and carefree and uplifting. Nows your chance to express yourself and perform the Charleston with hundreds of other Art Deco enthusiasts by joining in the Deco...

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Deco Conga Line - ADF18

Deco Conga Line - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
In the very first year of the Art Deco Weekend a massive conga line was formed which went through the streets of Napier. In 2018 to celebrate the Festival’s 30th Anniversary we’re bringing it back! After the Deco Spontane, the Art Deco Dancers will lead a conga line, starting at the Napier...

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Alfresco Munch - ADF18

Alfresco Munch - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
A wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club where you will enjoy a delectable BBQ meal on the veranda overlooking the busy seafront promenade below. Cash bar.

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A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Featuring the Wellington Shake em on Downers. There is only one way to have a party and that is with the Wellington City Shake-'Em-On-Downers. Delivering the most scintillating swing, the most dapper Dixieland and the nastiest ole New Orleans sound to be found outside of a speakeasy. Dance the...

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Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18

Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. The Kawekas will keep you...

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF18

Great Gatsby Party - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Sponsored by: HB Technology Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire, was renowned for throwing extravagant parties and this year he’s holding one here! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate and transporting you directly into this decadent world. You’ll be greeted with showgirls,...

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Saturday Night At the Shell - ADF18

Saturday Night At the Shell - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Sponsored by: Sight and Sound Ltd As the sun goes down, the party heats up at this outdoor summer concert. Celebrate Deco and dance to classic tunes performed by a stellar line up of entertainers including the Royal New Zealand Navy Band.

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Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18

Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
This event has fast become one of our most popular! Enjoy a beach buffet prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine; and while a ukulele is not compulsory, if you have one, bring one for the sing-along. Beach attire is welcome and encouraged. Entertainment provided by the popular ukulele group, The Flukes....

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Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18

Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Foxtrot and quickstep to the sounds of the big bands of the 30s. Featuring the splendid Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band, elegance is the keyword, and formal Art Deco dress is recommended for this signature event. Doors open 7:30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on till...

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Napier RSA Event - Casino Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Casino Night - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Casino Night, High rolling Gangsters & Dolls Casino and Cocktail evening. Authentic and professional casino crew with real casino games, re-buy ins available.

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Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18

Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Jazz legend Nathan Haines returns to the ‘Bay with a 5 piece band playing repertoire from his award winning 10 solo albums. He has won New Zealand's Tui Jazz Album of the Year award three times, most recently in 2014 for his small big band/ensemble/vocal album Vermillion Skies. “Haines is an...

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Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18

Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral including five locals who all harbour a secret. Everyone remains unsuspecting until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This will be...

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world class...

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Kabarett - Nacktmusic - ADF18

Kabarett - Nacktmusic - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
Borrowed from the French in the 1880s, German cabaret really blossomed in the 20s and 30s and it is to this heady Weimar era atmosphere of political and social satire that a newly formed troupe, Kabarett, pays homage with Nacktmusik, a truly jumbled pastiche of burlesque, humour and song. Our...

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Late Night Libation - ADF18

Late Night Libation - ADF18. Saturday 17th February 2018
If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation and finger food to send you home with a glow. The first two drinks are included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. No door sales, pre-sold tickets only. Last entry time 11pm.

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaches, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of...

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Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF18

Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Kick start your fun-filled Sunday with a hearty breakfast, supplied by Orton Tailored Cuisine, sipping bubbles over looking beachfront view, whilst a Jazz Band sets your feet tapping. Glass of bubbles on arrival. Cash bar operating.

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Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18

Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
A fabulous morning out for all the family! Experience the Hawke’s Bay Countryside on board the railcar to Otane where you’ll have two hours to enjoy the local market, then it’s back on board for the run home. Take a picnic hamper with you or buy your sustenance from the nearby shops in Otane....

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Deco Dog Parade - ADF18

Deco Dog Parade - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
After what can only be described as a remarkable first event the Deco Dog Parade is back! Why should getting dressed up in Art Deco be exclusively for humans? The Deco Dog Parade is our chance to welcome our canine friends to the wonderful world of Art Deco. Get you and your pooch dressed up and...

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Market Street Fair - ADF18

Market Street Fair - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Experience the tastes of the 1930’s with authentic Deco children's sweets and treats available for purchase at our market stalls. From toffee apples to candy floss and pop-corn to old-fashioned lemonade, there will be treats for both young and old. Re-live the fun and joy of toys that children...

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Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A celebration of an Art Deco themed Mass, with a Gatsby Morning Tea to follow.

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Divine Deco Church Service - ADF18

Divine Deco Church Service - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
(Special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A celebration of the Art Deco era and Methodist hymn singing. Combine with St Patrick’s for a Gatsby Morning Tea.

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Divine Deco Church Service

Divine Deco Church Service. Sunday 18th February 2018
Divine Deco (special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A special Choral Eucharist with the Cathedral Choir.

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Soap Box Derby - ADF18

Soap Box Derby - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Sponsored by Pit Stop Napier and Gemco Construction. One of the festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications, and...

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Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Divine Deco (special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. Deco dress and lusty singing encouraged.

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Concord Strings - ADF18

Concord Strings - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Ease into the morning with local musicians from the Concord String orchestra. The orchestra will entertain you with a selection of Art Deco and Palm Court favourites including waltzes, rag time and movie themes. Concord Strings is a long established and popular group who have been entertaining...

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing. Sunday 18th February 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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Veronica Bell Parade - ADF18

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony at 12:30pm.

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Deco Sundaze

Deco Sundaze. Sunday 18th February 2018
(Limited wheelchair access). Sacred Hill would love you to join them for ‘Deco Sundaze at Sacred Hill’ in the beautiful Dartmoor Valley. With a nod to the Art Deco era, Sacred Hill will take you back in time with local jazz music, fantastic wines, gorgeous homemade food as well as games of old...

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Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Host a Naval Guest At the Gatsby Picnic to commemorate 75th Anniversary RNZN. Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please...

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Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Gatsby Picnic - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
This year’s Gatsby Picnic all about celebrating the Festivals 30th anniversary. There will be cake, presents and goodies to take home. Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in...

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary Sileni Estates wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer.

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Dry Boat Racing - ADF18

Dry Boat Racing - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun - you may even win a prize.

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Napier RSA Event - Finale Concert - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Finale Concert - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Finale concert, variety show.

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A Swing and a Prayer Service - ADF18

A Swing and a Prayer Service - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Sponsored by: Brebner Print We remember those affected by the 1931 earthquake and give thanks for those who contributed to the resurrection of the cathedral and the city. A service of readings and prayers, hymns and music reflecting the era. Doors open at 4:15pm. Donations invited.

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Deco Best Bits - ADF18

Deco Best Bits - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink and...

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Cheerio to Deco - ADF18

Cheerio to Deco - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
Say a final hurrah to the wonderful Festival with friends at the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a light meal overlooking Napier’s seafront promenade. Entertainment included.

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Jazz Vespers - ADF18

Jazz Vespers - ADF18. Sunday 18th February 2018
A jazz concert with a difference. Round off your weekend with an evening service where the spirituality of jazz sets the rhythm through the notes of music and verse. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Enjoy toe-tapping and soul-filled jazz in this historic church,...

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Puketapu Auction and Fair

Puketapu Auction and Fair. Sunday 25th February 2018
Family event which includes crafts, food, beverages, entertainment and a rural auction with many items for everyone. This event is held on the Alexander's property around the lake and is run by the Rotary Club of Taradale as a fundraiser for various projects. Entry by coin donation. Auction...

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Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!. Sunday 25th February 2018
The one day of the year that we open the doors to our Rescue Helicopter Hangar. You will have the opportunity to get a photo in the pilots seat of our main Helicopter, go on our winch simulator, or meet the pilots! We will also have family friendly games, bouncy castle, BBQ and coffee available....

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Tuesday 27th February 2018
Come enjoy ice skating! It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink! All events are open for general public so don’t worry...

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Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights

Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights. Friday 2nd March 2018
On the first Friday of [almost] every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far. Matching them with wines, beers and ciders, comparing the good, the not so good and the occasional Oscar-winning little star! You will learn to judge a cheese by its...

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International Cultures Day

International Cultures Day. Saturday 3rd March 2018
Don't miss the biggest international cultural celebration in Hawke's Bay! Enjoy a day of performances from the many cultural groups living in the region, sample the variety of delicious food from all over the world (please bring cash), and learn about the various services available to the...

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Beer Appreciation Day VIII

Beer Appreciation Day VIII. Saturday 3rd March 2018
The only occasion in Hawke's Bay where you can taste beers from near all of the region's local breweries freshly poured from the tap. Featuring the BAD Apples area, offering a selection of New Zealand’s finest craft ciders. Local brews complemented by a large selection of outstanding beers from...

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Gala

Sunday 4th March 2018
Fun day for all the family, lots of bargains, kids entertainment.

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Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' the 6th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 10th March 2018. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby, child, adult clothing, jewelry, furniture, landscaping plants, art,...

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Horse of The Year

Horse of The Year. Tuesday 13th March 2018
The Annual Horse of The Year Show is New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1800 riders and 2500 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian...

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest. Thursday 22nd March 2018
Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Friday 30th March 2018
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

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Kai Moana At the Park

Saturday 31st March 2018
A casual event celebrating the abundance of goodness we have on offer here in Hawke’s Bay. A team of chefs will be showcasing some tasty seafood dishes and our head winemaker Dan Barker will be on hand to introduce you to Moana Park’s natural, low-sulphite wines. New Zealand Craft Breweries...

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The Enchanted Forest Ball

The Enchanted Forest Ball. Saturday 31st March 2018
“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.” The Enchanted Forest Ball is Hawke’s Bay’s newest boutique summer event. Set in an idyllic location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location sets the scene for the most magical of summer...

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The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair. Saturday 7th April 2018
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

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The Chapelwick Fair

The Chapelwick Fair. Saturday 7th April 2018
Put a note in your diary for The Chapelwick Fair, the first Saturday after Easter at Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. The 2018 fair will have exhibitors from all over with gifts, sweets, treats and loads more. You'll be able to check out local and out of town stalls from soaps, purple...

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Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete. Sunday 8th April 2018
Hawke's Bay's premier market event. 2018 will be the 8th Taradale Village Fete and biggest ever! Well over 80 quality local and out of town stalls selling a great range handmade goods and entertain: - Handmade products - Artwork - Women's fashion - Wood works - Plants - Baking - cakes,...

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo. Wednesday 11th April 2018
Two days of exhibits and seminars for Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers to learn how to Farm Smarter - Farm Longer. Bringing agricultural innovation and technology to the doorstep of Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers.

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Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner. Thursday 12th April 2018
The Hawke's Bay A&P Society invites you to join with them to celebrate a year of excellence in the primary sector as we announce the winners of: - Silver Fern Farms Hawke's Bay Farmer of the Year - Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Farm Forester of the Year - Laurie Dowling Memorial Award - Lawson Robinson...

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CHB Service Community Day

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

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour. Monday 14th May 2018
Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at...

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2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

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

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Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

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

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Total BS

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

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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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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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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Napier Libraries

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

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Bay Skate

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

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

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

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

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

Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

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