Performing Arts

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

Weber Bros Circus

Weber Bros Circus. Wednesday 20th September 2017


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DeadHill: The Clowns

DeadHill: The Clowns. Friday 22nd September 2017
Come one, come all, to the merriest circus in town! Inside the walls of New Zealand's Oldest Prison, our capering and cavorting cohorts can't wait to put on a show for you. Except, when daylight wanes and shadows lengthen, the sound of childrens' laughter turns to screams of horror and painted...

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet. Sunday 24th September 2017
A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever. Artistic Director and choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New...

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Womens A Capella - Open Night

Womens A Capella  - Open Night. Monday 25th September 2017
Sounds of Hawkes Bay Chorus - A Capella Singing. Real Women, Real Harmony, Real Fun. Sounds of Hawkes Bay Chorus are having an open night and you've been invited. Welcome - women of all ages. Four part harmony is created by the blending of four voice parts – bass, baritone, lead and tenor...

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Back of The Bus

Back of The Bus. Tuesday 26th September 2017
It’s Napier’s turn to experience the magical joyride that was a sell-out sensation at the 2015 festival. Come ride a bus through the streets of Napier as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. Physical comedy, kinetic energy and outrageous scenarios combine to...

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A Prudent Man

A Prudent Man. Tuesday 26th September 2017
A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on a table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong? What makes the Trumps, the Abbotts...

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Women of Influence

Women of Influence. Wednesday 27th September 2017
New Zealand Herald columnist Lizzie Marvelly empowers young women to speak up and stand out. A feminist advocate, Lizzie’s award-winning blog Villainesse.com provides a platform with an unapologetically female lens; challenging sexist attitudes, calling out injustice, and, most importantly,...

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The Wholehearted

The Wholehearted. Wednesday 27th September 2017
Proudly supported by: Furnware Open yourself up to The Wholehearted. An honest portrayal of the extreme power of love, The Wholehearted is a heart-warming devised theatre work that spans generations, genders and cultures. A mix of characters tenderly and humorously share with us their search for...

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The Hooligan & The Lady

The Hooligan & The Lady. Thursday 28th September 2017
1913. True story. Miss Florence LeMar, Kiwi vaudevillian, has an epiphany. Discovering the health-giving and life-saving benefits of the Ancient Oriental Arts she is compelled to share them with the world. Fearless, unstoppable, and armed with her apocryphal handbook, 'The Life and Adventures of...

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CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds. Thursday 28th September 2017
"There's a big, vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs that is most appealing." - Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer The season concludes with fun, fire and flair. Imani Winds bring together European, American, African, and Latin American musical...

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Driftwood

Driftwood. Thursday 28th September 2017
Proudly supported by: Harcourts Prepare to be mesmerised when Australia’s Casus Circus returns to the festival with their breathtaking new show, Driftwood. As we drift along the current of life, we are shaped by the humans we encounter. The stories of our loved ones, our enemies and complete...

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Mental Health

Mental Health. Friday 29th September 2017
Egan Bidois has worked over twenty years in the mental health sector in roles from a support worker to a national policy advisor sitting on boards and advisory groups both nationally and internationally. He is a passionate advocate and trainer for consumer focused health care. Egan also hears...

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Wesley Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist

Wesley Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist. Friday 29th September 2017
Napier Old Boys Marist. Bali International 10’s Tournament in October Fundraiser. Open to the public. Wesley Upfold began his formal entertainment career in 1997, aboard the cruise ships in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, where he remained for two years. He has since performed in theatres,...

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A Prudent Man

A Prudent Man. Friday 29th September 2017
A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on a table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong? What makes the Trumps, the Abbotts...

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The Creamery

The Creamery. Friday 29th September 2017
Proudly supported by: Origin Earth The irrepressible Java Dance returns to the festival with their captivating new work, The Creamery. Inspired by their visits to cheesemakers in Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa and France, The Creamery is a tantalising blend of dance, theatre, live music and...

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Cheese

Cheese. Saturday 30th September 2017
Proudly supported by: Origin Earth Amazing animals, squirting milk jets and flying hay bales combine with all the bells and whistles to make cheese. Dancing milkmaids and yodelling goatherds will lead you on a family-friendly farmyard frolic as they attempt to make their first ever cheese. If you...

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The Kugels

The Kugels. Saturday 30th September 2017
Take three former members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, a top New Zealand composer and arts laureate, and a shared passion for klezmer music – and you have The Kugels. The folk idiom of the Jewish people, klezmer was originally played at weddings and other celebrations in Eastern and...

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Family Fiction

Family Fiction. Saturday 30th September 2017
Hidden secrets that fester until they burst out and threaten to destroy families are at the heart of wildly different new novels by Jenny Pattrick and Mary-anne Scott. While their novels have characters from entirely different generations and eras, the principles of writing hold true. They discuss...

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Poropiti

Poropiti. Saturday 30th September 2017
This two-person show Poropiti is a series of vignettes traversing different points in Māori history; from utopian visions of a pre-European Aotearoa, to the emergence of the Māori prophetic movements; to meditations on current day capitalism. The show incorporates physical theatre, choreography...

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Beauty Matters

Beauty Matters. Saturday 30th September 2017
David weaves storytelling performance, music and discussion around the importance of beauty - even his globally famous lights shine in their own role. Drawing from his own wilderness experiences, he examines how our idea of beauty grew out of our relationship with the natural world, and tracks our...

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The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door. Saturday 30th September 2017
Nick Cave. Beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute. Cave pens love eulogies that’ll sink you to your knees, performs like a revivalist, croons like a drunk, weeps like a banshee, mocks like the devil. In celebration of his 60th birthday, we bring you The Boy Next Door - one night...

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Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith. Sunday 1st October 2017
Jenny Pattrick’s novels are beloved for their wrenchingly human interplays between characters, for their charm and compassion. Jenny Pattrick’s public discussions are beloved for her warmth and humour and her ability to cut to the chase. Join Jenny in conversation with Paula Murdoch as she...

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The Listies Make you LOL!

The Listies Make you LOL!. Sunday 1st October 2017
Proudly supported by: The Hits Australia’s favourite kids’ comedians, The Listies, are bringing their insanely funny family comedy show to the festival. Get ready for alien attacks, toilet paper guns, spew, the rudest word in the world and the most disgusting pair of undies you have ever seen...

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Voices NZ Chamber Choir - The Unusual Silence

Voices NZ Chamber Choir - The Unusual Silence. Sunday 1st October 2017
The Unusual Silence will first echo within The Sanctuary of the Auckland War Memorial Museum in remembrance of WWI. Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly. Inspired by the museum’s collection of War artifacts,...

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music. Sunday 1st October 2017
One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music will be performed in 20 cities throughout New...

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Heart Goes Boom/Head Goes Bang

Heart Goes Boom/Head Goes Bang. Sunday 1st October 2017
Sometimes life comes apart. When it does, laughter is your greatest weapon. Jamie Bowen presents his hilarious and heartfelt stand-up comedy show, taking us on a roller-coaster ride through his own crises. This is proof that we probably shouldn’t take life too seriously because at the end of the...

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Mixtape Dance Show

Mixtape Dance Show. Sunday 1st October 2017
Mixtape consists of six contemporary works choreographed by Perri Exeter and Joash Fahitua, inspired by stories from their culture, experiences, memories and fantasy. Each work takes you on a journey celebrating life, death, humour and relationships. Accompanied by a diverse and dynamic...

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Acis & Galatea

Acis & Galatea. Monday 2nd October 2017
Proudly supported by: Porters Boutique Hotel Hawke’s Bay’s renowned Festival Opera creates another platform for Project Prima Volta members with a contemporary take on Handel’s enchanting opera. Acis & Galatea is a mythical story of love, death and redemption between a shepherd, a sea nymph...

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Sunny Ray and the Magnificent Moon

Sunny Ray and the Magnificent Moon. Wednesday 4th October 2017
Imagine what it’s like to stay up all night! Meet Sunny Ray: happy, light, a true wonder of the world. Meet her best friend in the sky, the Magnificent Moon: the all night party guy who gets to stay up late every single night! One night Sunny Ray breaks all the rules and instead of going to...

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The Contours of Heaven

The Contours of Heaven. Wednesday 4th October 2017
A length of coastline… a number of settlements and all the Whenua within. It is the place where an anchor and a waka were left - a land shaped by the contours of clouds, ocean, star pathways, mountains and rivers… the contours of heaven. It’s easy to imagine that this coastline is a story of...

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Vincent

Vincent. Wednesday 4th October 2017
Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the illustrious painter and his brother Theo. Told through the eyes of Theo, this incredible one-man show reveals the artist...

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George Fenn - Once Upon a Something

George Fenn - Once Upon a Something. Thursday 5th October 2017
Classic children's' Fairytales, but not as you know them. Come along and help us tell our stories as we improvise new paths to happily ever after. Suitable for ages 4-8.

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Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet. Thursday 5th October 2017
"Two High Octane Improv shows slammed together in One chocka block hour of radical slams and extreme challenges." The Aaron Pyke and Alayne Dick are just a couple of ruckus youth who are here to solve yo problems and drop some radical life advice. Come get woke before you get rocked by... The...

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Sanjay Parbhu - Lets See What Happens

Sanjay Parbhu - Lets See What Happens. Thursday 5th October 2017
"This is a solo stand up comedy show about stepping out of my comfort zone and the events i attended/actions I have done despite not knowing what the outcome would be before hand. The show deals with a mixture of decisions that have both benefited me and also made me suffer the consequences and...

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Sera Devcich - Oops I did it Again

Sera Devcich - Oops I did it Again. Thursday 5th October 2017
Sara Devcich as seen on 7days and The Project brings you her brand spanking new show - Oops I did it again. Sera's new show promises to be cram packed with laughs as she talks about parenting with good intentions and mediocre results, the horrors of pregnancy, co parenting, illegitimate...

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A Guy, A Girl and a Lawnmower

A Guy, A Girl and a Lawnmower. Thursday 5th October 2017
A Guy, a Girl, and a Lawnmower is a physical exploration of some of the more ridiculous aspects of modern day life. It is a two person show involving ground and aerial based acrobatic movement interspersed with storytelling. It also features a pimped out lawn mower.

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The Contours of Heaven

The Contours of Heaven. Thursday 5th October 2017
A length of coastline… a number of settlements and all the Whenua within. It is the place where an anchor and a waka were left - a land shaped by the contours of clouds, ocean, star pathways, mountains and rivers… the contours of heaven. It’s easy to imagine that this coastline is a story of...

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The Orchid and The Crow

The Orchid and The Crow. Thursday 5th October 2017
A life-affirming musical comedy about family, faith and survival. Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004 he found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for God. Any God. Enter Lance Armstrong, seven-times winner of the Tour de France and legendary cancer...

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James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

James Nokise - Talk a Big Game. Thursday 5th October 2017
Fresh back from 5 Star reviews and sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James Nokise returns to Hastings. James Nokise has spent the last 10 years focusing on biting political satire, then Brexit happened, then Trumpocalypse happened. So this year it's jokes on sports, New Zealand's...

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Brendon Green: Best friends

Brendon Green: Best friends. Thursday 5th October 2017
One man storytelling show about how I became best friends with my girlfriend's cat, Tilly. Featuring 3 stand alone short stories performed amongst stand up comedy and an overarching thematic narrative about how it's ok to take your time getting to know someone.

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Verona Nicholson Presents: Husbands and Other Lovers

Verona Nicholson Presents: Husbands and Other Lovers. Thursday 5th October 2017
An old woman, who keeps her memories in the pockets of her Op Shop coat shares wee stories about the lovers in her life. Beware! She's a bit cantankerous.

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Jon Bennett - Pretending Things are a Cock

Jon Bennett - Pretending Things are a Cock. Thursday 5th October 2017
Pretending Things are a Cock is the product of Bennett’s three years of global wandering, and combines the artistic, phallic-filled photographic display with hilarious and surprisingly heart-wrenching tales from Bennett’s life. This Just for Laughs award-nominated show for Best Comedy has now...

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Tom Knowles - Allergic to Love, Curse of the 80s

Tom Knowles - Allergic to Love, Curse of the 80s. Thursday 5th October 2017
A live 4 piece rock band tells a story of a man breaking into 80s rock ballads at the thought of love. “Knowles’ voice settles into me like a pollen spore making me itchy to be on my feet dancing. “ “Provoking the audience into fits of laughter as they perform. These artists deal with...

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Jonathan Davies - The World's Greatest Lesbian Show

Jonathan Davies - The World's Greatest Lesbian Show. Thursday 5th October 2017
A show about lesbian jokes and dating stories.

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Andre Manella - Sonic Delusion

Andre Manella - Sonic Delusion. Thursday 5th October 2017
"Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced "funky electroacoustic folk". Sonic Delusion’s frontman Andre Manella uses his well-worn loop pedal to spontaneously create layers of rhythm, tone, and vocals. The Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk...

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Beside Herself

Beside Herself. Friday 6th October 2017
Award winning poet, musician and creative writing teacher Chris Price returns by popular request after enchanting a large crowd at the Poets Night Out event to celebrate Poet Laureate CK Stead. Chris is here for a repeat performance of music and poetry with her partner Robbie Duncan. Her latest...

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Kozo Komatsubara - Kozo Kaos Live

Kozo Komatsubara - Kozo Kaos Live. Friday 6th October 2017
Sit back, relax and prepare for a high-energy roller coaster ride of Juggling, Magic, and Comedy! For the first time in Hastings, New Zealand's very own circus rock star Kozo Kaos will have you in fits of laughter in this highly interactive show as he performs various stunts such as the world's...

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James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

James Nokise - Talk a Big Game. Friday 6th October 2017
Fresh back from 5 Star reviews and sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James Nokise returns to Hastings. James Nokise has spent the last 10 years focusing on biting political satire, then Brexit happened, then Trumpocalypse happened. So this year it's jokes on sports, New Zealand's...

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The Story Only I Can Tell

The Story Only I Can Tell. Friday 6th October 2017
Community Performance: (6:00pm on 06.10.17). Everyone has a story to tell. This special event will feature five Hawke’s Bay locals sharing their uniquely personal stories. Drawing on their own history, identity and sense of place, each participant will present their story, crafted under the...

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Auaha - Te Pari o Auahatanga, The Flood of Inspiration

Auaha - Te Pari o Auahatanga, The Flood of Inspiration. Friday 6th October 2017
Concert involving 8 musicians which relays a journey taken on the Whanganui River in April of this year. All compositions are original and were inspired by this journey. The concert is made up of a mixture of instrumental pieces, traditional Maori chant and waiata structures blended with...

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad. Friday 6th October 2017
After selling out last year, Cori returns to Fringe In The Stings for 2 nights this time around. As seen on 7Days, Jono And Ben, TV3 Comedy Gala and hit film What We Do In The Shadows, Cori's self deprecating, sarcastic and observational style is not for everyone! But maybe it's for you? If it...

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Louise Beuvink - Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

Louise Beuvink - Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette. Friday 6th October 2017
"From the art of passive aggressive Facebook comments to the science of making champagne with a goon bag and a SodaStream, join Louise Beuvink for a masterclass in etiquette and housewifery for the modern age. ""Witty, intelligent and has a terrific delivery."" – Newshub ""The future of...

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Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face

Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face. Friday 6th October 2017
Savanna’s stand-up comedy is that of a sarcastic nature and her face is that of resting b*tch. A young rising star; Savanna has performed alongside international comedians and her New Zealand idols, from Auckland to Christchurch and everywhere in between. However, with her heart still in her...

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Otto & Astrid - Eurosmash

Otto & Astrid - Eurosmash. Friday 6th October 2017
Otto & Astrid are Berlin’s (self-appointed) Prince and Princess of Art Rock and Europop, and the two halves of Die Roten Punkte. Tragically orphaned as children, the siblings ran away to Berlin, and knew instantly they had found a place among the counterculture, a home in a squat - and the...

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Cameron McLeod - This is Steve

Cameron McLeod - This is Steve. Friday 6th October 2017
The show is comedy show featuring the character Steve who is a mime/clown. Through the use of music, props and audience participation, he tells an hour of jokes with little to no talking at all.

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Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

Revolutionary Arts Ensemble. Friday 6th October 2017
Avant garde free jazz experiential theatre.

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From Ahuriri to China

From Ahuriri to China. Saturday 7th October 2017
From the sea trading smuggling to our own landscapes and place names, Deborah Challinor recreates worlds from our recent colonial history. There is a particular pleasure to Hawke’s Bay readers in places like Ahuriri and Kereru, in her 'Children of War' series. She discusses how she creates...

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Lies, Fake Lies and Alternative Facts

Lies, Fake Lies and Alternative Facts. Saturday 7th October 2017
In a world where fake news and alternative facts are normalised, we coin terms like “post truth”. Nicky Hager and Matt Kidd discuss the moral dimensions of lying without consequence, and the challenges for journalism where normal becomes a failure to check facts, to publish unconfirmed...

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National Secondary Schools' Brass Band

National Secondary Schools' Brass Band. Saturday 7th October 2017
The National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band with guest cornet soloist, Kyle Lawson, presents ‘From Behind the Curtain’, a programme featuring music from Eastern Europe. The band is convening in Napier and is made up of the most talented young brass and percussion players from across the...

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Jerome Chandrahasen - Five Fun Facts About Finland

Jerome Chandrahasen - Five Fun Facts About Finland. Saturday 7th October 2017
Stand up/story telling show which includes five fun facts about Finland in it.

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Big Fiction

Big Fiction. Saturday 7th October 2017
Catherine Chidgey and Stephen Daisley, winners of New Zealand’s new premier literary award, discuss the painfully imagined inner worlds of the characters in their prize-winning novels with Toby Buck. In both books, there is a powerful presence of something both unspoken and unspeakable. Stephen...

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Hilaire Carmody - Bogan Yoga

Hilaire Carmody - Bogan Yoga. Saturday 7th October 2017
It’s like a normal Yoga Class but choicer! Our team of 4 instructors have updated the moves and tossed in a few of their own such as ‘Downward Facing Doggystyle’ and ‘Handle the Jandal’.

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Aimee Smith - Deep South Ceasar

Aimee Smith - Deep South Ceasar. Saturday 7th October 2017
A one woman show about one kiwi bloke assessing everything that has gone wrong in his life, and offering up his own skewed perspective of events. Features many tall tales, a few nods to classical theatre conventions, and a dash of Bic Runga. A feminist satire.

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Pss Pss

Pss Pss. Saturday 7th October 2017
Proudly supported by: Hastings District Council Inspired by Chaplin, Keaton, and the stars of silent films, Compagnia Baccalà’s timeless performance has been delighting audiences around the world since 2010. Pss Pss blends contemporary clown with theatre and circus in a performance of...

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Tarun Mohanbhai - That Indian Guy and Guest Nick Rado

Tarun Mohanbhai - That Indian Guy and Guest Nick Rado. Saturday 7th October 2017
Nick Rado is an international multi award winning presenter, producer, writer, MC and stand-up comedian. In 2014 you can catch him in your living rooms on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's 'Short Poppies' (Rhys Darby's new sitcom) as recurring character Jeff Mason or in person at the NZ International...

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Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet. Saturday 7th October 2017
Two High Octane Improv shows slammed together in One chock-a-block hour of radical slams and extreme challenges. The Aaron Pyke and Alayne Dick are just a couple of ruckus youth who are here to solve yo problems and drop some radical life advice. Come get woke before you get rocked by... The...

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Simon Kingsley-Holmes - Tat From Tit

Simon Kingsley-Holmes - Tat From Tit. Saturday 7th October 2017
An hour of stand-up, presenting a very best of my silliest material from the last two years. Props, rants, non-sequiturs, life lessons, and... jokes, yeah! "British silliness at it's finest" - Nick Rado, 7 Days

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad. Saturday 7th October 2017
After selling out last year, Cori returns to Fringe In The Stings for 2 nights this time around. As seen on 7Days, Jono And Ben, TV3 Comedy Gala and hit film What We Do In The Shadows, Cori's self deprecating, sarcastic and observational style is not for everyone! But maybe it's for you? If it...

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Apple Box Brand - Jacob's Party

Apple Box Brand - Jacob's Party. Saturday 7th October 2017
A one-man social anxiety dance party. The show explores social norms and etiquette surrounding party culture.

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Kiwi As

Kiwi As. Sunday 8th October 2017
A celebration of Kiwi classics, as you’ve never heard them before. Led by Julian Raphael, the Wellington Community Choir’s exuberant founder, the 120-plus voices of the combined Hawke’s Bay and Wellington Community Choirs join forces with Mphantwon Wuts and This Quiet Earth to pay homage to...

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The Contours of Heaven

The Contours of Heaven. Sunday 8th October 2017
A length of coastline… a number of settlements and all the Whenua within. It is the place where an anchor and a waka were left - a land shaped by the contours of clouds, ocean, star pathways, mountains, and rivers… the contours of heaven. It’s easy to imagine that this coastline is a story of...

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A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place. Sunday 8th October 2017
Catherine Chidgey Workshop. Using the senses to evoke setting is one of the most effective ways of engaging readers, but one that is sometimes overlooked. Novelist Catherine Chidgey, who won the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, shares some examples...

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That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman. Tuesday 17th October 2017
Kate’s back! 2016’s smash hit musical That Bloody Woman returns to stages from 29 August to 20 October, bringing this national treasure back to life in a nationwide campaign to rock the vote for this election. Our favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is...

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Contrast - Hawke's Bay

Contrast - Hawke's Bay. Wednesday 25th October 2017
A double-bill of exceptional new dance work from Footnote New Zealand Dance, Contrast is the combination of two distinct choreographic voices, Sarah Foster-Sproull (Auckland, New Zealand) and Emma Murray (Bern, Switzerland). Sarah Foster-Sproull’s 'Super Ornate Construct' invites you into a...

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The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out. Thursday 2nd November 2017
Meet the Sydney Hotshots: toned, fit, washboard abs and cheeky twinkles in the eye – and extremely excited to be coming to Aotearoa aka The Land of the Long White Cloud soon. The Sydney Hotshots offer the best party and go-to option for a good old-fashioned girls’ night out, Hen’s night or...

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Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

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

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Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic

Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic. Tuesday 5th December 2017
Spark New Zealand, The MacDiarmid Institute and the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering present Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic, Touring New Zealand November/December 2017. Following last year’s sell-out tour, join Nanogirl and Boris (her trusty lab assistant) for science and...

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Napier Aquatic Centre

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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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National Aquarium of New Zealand

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Par2 MiniGolf

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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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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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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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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 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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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 Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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