Performing Arts

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


Rumpelstiltskin. Wednesday 24th January 2018
Family friendly fun for the School Holidays! The Drama Workshop, in conjunction with Urchin - Theatre for young people, is proud to present this old favourite with a twist! Starring elite students from the Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre, this play is perfect for the school holidays. It's funny, it's...

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DeadHill January - Monthly Scare

DeadHill January - Monthly Scare. Friday 26th January 2018
Welcome 2018! DeadHill at Napier Prison has been waiting to celebrate the end of the holidays and return to boring normal life. Fight the fast approaching end of summer and take a walk on the wild side with the most unique weird ghoul family at DeadHill and put a fine end to an amazing...

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Cherry Boomb

Cherry Boomb. Friday 2nd February 2018
A night of burlesque, cabaret and tease. Cherry Boomb is back from seducing Europe! More kooky and fierce than ever. A night of burlesque, cabaret and tease Cherry Boomb and her new BoombFunk variety performers invite you to a night of rhinestones and glitter including alternative acts from...

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Comedy Gala Fundraiser With Cranford Hospice

Comedy Gala Fundraiser With Cranford Hospice. Saturday 3rd February 2018
Comedians Urzila Carlson, Vaughan King and Jesse Griffin aka Wilson Dixon, will be performing a charity comedy show to deliver a night of comedy and raise money for Cranford Hospice. Proceeds of ticket sales will come to Cranford Hospice as a contribution to the $7,700.00 per day they are required...

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Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts

Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts. Tuesday 13th February 2018
Roll Up Roll Up... The Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts is a new show put together by world touring circus superstars Charlie and Rachel Atlas. This married couple share a passion for a very unusual and exotic activity, knife throwing! In just a few years they have taken this old-time...

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Singing Tour Through He Manu Tioriori, Songbirds Exhibition

Thursday 15th February 2018
Meet in the Main Foyer at MTG and join Charles Ropitini for a singing tour of the popular He Manu Tioriori exhibition which traverses 100 years of Ngati Kahungunu's love affair with music.

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Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train. Thursday 15th February 2018
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 and not so ghostly...

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Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”. Wednesday 21st February 2018
Tickets on sale to the general public from 5 October. The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in February featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia from Australia presented by Pacific Entertainment. Kevin Bloody Wilson’s show is not...

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The Piano: The Ballet

The Piano: The Ballet. Friday 2nd March 2018
Inspired by the film The Piano with permission kindly granted by Jane Campion, Jan Chapman and Saddleback Productions. 25 years ago, cinema goers around the world were captivated by an extraordinary tale of desire, violence and hope. The story of Ada McGrath and her daughter Flora, husband...

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Rado & Raybon Save the World

Rado & Raybon Save the World. Wednesday 7th March 2018
Leading comedians Raybon Kan and Nick Rado team up to perform a two-hour show in which stand-up gives way to Rado & Raybon solving questions posed by the audience. The first half is a stand-up set by each comedian. In the second half, they take the stage together and answer questions, throwing...

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MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018

MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
After the huge success of ‘MADE For A Cause 2017', Hawke’s Bay Indian Cultural Centre (HBICC) is coming up with their third anniversary event ‘MADE’ For A Cause 2018. HBICC was established in 2015 with an aim to promote Indian Classical Arts within the local community. We have started...

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CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. Thursday 15th March 2018
Exploding genre boundaries, Anderson and Roe are as much at home with Mozart as they are with Daft Punk. Described as “Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers transposed from the dance floor to the keyboard” (Southampton Press), the duo will bring adrenalized performances, and palpable chemistry to the...

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Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond. Monday 19th March 2018
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational new live show Earth, Life & Beyond. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who have...

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SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018

SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018. Thursday 29th March 2018
On a roll with the Bard! Young Kiwis love their Shakespeare? Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ) is once again here to prove it! For the 27th time New Zealand’s youth gather to perform and celebrate the works of William Shakespeare at the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn...

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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro. Thursday 29th March 2018
One of the most beloved operas of all time, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro is set over the course of one crazy day in the household of Count Almaviva. Barber-turned-valet Figaro and his sassy fiancee, Susanna, join forces with the long-suffering Countess to outsmart their devious employer. This...

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Friday 30th March 2018
All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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Oliver!. Friday 6th April 2018
Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and - most importantly - for...

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Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show. Saturday 7th April 2018
All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

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

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The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

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

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Mozart & Beethoven

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

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Dancing With Mozart

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

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Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

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

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Beethoven & Brahms

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

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Classical Hits

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

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

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

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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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