Sports & Outdoors

Find out what sports & outdoor events are coming to Napier, Hawke's Bay.

Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer. Sunday 19th November 2017
Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 8th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of Tainui...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2. Sunday 19th November 2017
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Napier City Rovers Football Academy

Napier City Rovers Football Academy. Thursday 23rd November 2017
Enrol Now in the Napier City Rovers Football Academy. Registrations are open for the NCR Football Academy as it prepares to enter its fourth term. Led by Bill Robertson, Rovers head coach and Hawke's Bay United player/assistant coach, the NCRFA offers development and elite pathways for players...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Waitakere United - NZ Football. Sunday 3rd December 2017
The 'Westies' head east to take on HBU in the NZ Football Championship. After a month on the road the home comforts of Bluewater will be a welcome sight for the boys in Black and White as they try and wrest three competition points from the five time champions from the super city. Come for the...

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series. Friday 8th December 2017
Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the amazing...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Tasman United - NZ Football. Sunday 10th December 2017
HBU host Tasman United, led by ex-Phoenix superstar Paul Ifill in round 8 action in the NZ Football premiership. An afternoon at Bluewater stadium is the best value entertainment going in Hawke's Bay - take a break from the Christmas retail madness and kick back on the terraces!

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races. Thursday 14th December 2017
The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on a...

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Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay. Sunday 17th December 2017
Last year we moved the Team Tag relay to before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it was a huge success. Fancy dress optional but encouraged. This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun with a team at the same time. The course is short,...

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Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races

Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races. Monday 1st January 2018
Kick off the New Year with a relaxing day at Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races. Book ahead for an early bird price of $10 for General Admission. Gather a group of family and friends and get on-course for a day of exciting racing action, live music and free kids entertainment. Pack a...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap. Friday 5th January 2018
Get a taste of being a pro cyclist and ride one lap of the Elite time trial course. This 20km time trial is a great test for those keen and fit or a comfortable ride for the recreational cyclist. Course starts and ends at Church Road Winery. Entry is limited to a maximum of 30 riders. To register...

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Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials. Friday 5th January 2018
Sponsored by Church Road Winery, the Elite Road National Championships Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor...

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New Zealand Sidecar Championship

New Zealand Sidecar Championship. Friday 5th January 2018
This is the Speedway event the bike enthusiasts have all been waiting for. The New Zealand Sidecar Championship has attracted over 40 Sidecars from as far away as Invercargill. These guys and their Swingers (passengers) are crazy, racing elbow to elbow at over 130kph in a competition where brakes...

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Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race. Saturday 6th January 2018
The Elite Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 112 kilometres of course that travels along both...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride. Saturday 6th January 2018
If you are a club rider and are looking for a hill challenge, then this is one for you! Ride the hill circuit the elite cyclists will face as they count down their final laps of the course. The ride organised by Ramblers Cycling Club will involve a mass start and the number of laps you will ride...

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Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race. Sunday 7th January 2018
The Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 169km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay rural...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Hamilton Wanderers - NZ Football. Sunday 7th January 2018
One of the Premiership's newest clubs makes the trip from the swamplands of the Waikato to the pristine green of Bluewater Stadium. Expect flashes of brilliance, goals a-plenty, craft beer, wine and an atmosphere well worth the modest admission. Get your kicks at HBU!

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Tuesday 9th January 2018
This 26km jaunt from Clive (13km each way) at 11am is a very pleasant scenic recreational ride along the pathways with riders being rewarded at the half-way point with a delicious lunch and a glass of your favourite tipple at Te Awanga Estate, 376 Parkhill Road. As a group, you will leave the...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride. Wednesday 10th January 2018
Get your family and friends together and come and ride the 1.1km Criterium circuit down the iconic Marine Parade. The road will be closed, so it will be safe for all ages to ride. Dress up your bike or come in your lycra - whatever you want to wear goes. There will be spot prizes and some serious...

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Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition. Wednesday 10th January 2018
Hey kids, do you think you have the best-dressed bike? Then come and enter the competition and you could win some great prizes! Dress your bike in your favourite theme, the louder and bolder the better! Children 12 years and under can participate. Judging will begin at 4pm and there’s two kids...

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. Wednesday 10th January 2018
Napier’s iconic Marine Parade will become the track for the Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. This is a high speed and exciting race for spectators to watch as riders tackle the 1.1km circuit, with sprint laps every 10 minutes. Come along watch the action! For cyclists, there’s plenty of reasons...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3. Sunday 14th January 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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2018 Cable vs Wake

2018 Cable vs Wake. Saturday 27th January 2018
The popular Cable vs Wake wakeboarding/wake skating competition will run on 27-28 January 2018 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend), at the Backpaddock Lakes complex, near Waipukurau. Riders compete behind the boat on Day 1, and on the cable on Day 2 of the comp.

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4. Sunday 4th February 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football. Sunday 11th February 2018
Auckland City are the most successful club in the history of the NZ Premiership; but that doesn't mean they always have it their own way at the Bluewater. HBU will be up for the challenge and you'll be guaranteed of goals and saves galore. See you at Bluewater and C'Mon the Bay!

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018. Saturday 17th February 2018
The 8th annual Napier Port Ocean Swim will take place on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Hardinge Road Reserve, Ahuriri, Napier (in front of the Hot Chick Carpark) starting at 9am and finishing at 12pm. Prize giving is approx 12:30pm. The Napier Port Ocean Swim is the same weekend as the Napier...

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2018 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2018 Hawkes Bay  Backyard Cricket Championships. Saturday 17th February 2018
Off to the Hawkes Bay for the 4th installment of this years Backyard Bash where the Meeanee Hotel is once again the venue for backyard crickets finest! Get a group of mates together and register a team now! Info: Squad: 5-a-side Tourney Structure: Round-robins with semis & finals Cost includes...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football. Sunday 25th February 2018
The Dragons fly north and the Sky TV cameras await! The only televised home game at Bluewater this season will be a ding-dong battle between the boys in the black and white stripes and the mainlanders. Grab a craft beer or wine and enjoy the action!

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XRACE

XRACE. Friday 2nd March 2018
XRACE is a family mystery adventure race where family teams (made up of one parent and one child, aged 6-14 years old) race together. Teams must locate and complete 10 mystery challenges, racing the clock and all the other family teams with the fastest and luckiest crowned XRACE champion. Join...

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018. Saturday 10th March 2018
Conquer the peaks! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's Bay sunshine and challenge...

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Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO. Friday 16th March 2018
Primary sponsors: - Falcon Electrical Limited - Napier Golf Club WHAT is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay Charity Golf Day? This is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay's main fundraising event which raises much needed funds to support our local heart families through their extremely tough journey. At this event, we...

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Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football. Saturday 17th March 2018
The last home game of the regular season sees HBU host the lads from the deep south. It will be a cracker of a way to sign off the season so make sure you don't miss it!

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5. Sunday 25th March 2018
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Napier Port Harbour to Hills. Sunday 8th April 2018
Welcome to Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2018. The race starts and ends in the heart of Napier and takes in the stunning surroundings of Hawke’s Bay and its many attractions. Starting with a sheltered 2km Ocean swim with Napier Port as its backdrop you will then head out on a 95km bike heading...

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Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship. Saturday 14th April 2018
Second to last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and the Stockcars line up for their Championship and the prestige of taking home the magnificent Kuru Cup. Several of visiting drivers from Palmerston North and Rotorua are expected for this championships, so expect plenty of action! So...

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SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

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

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon. Saturday 12th May 2018
Run away to the Hawke's Bay for an all new running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards, olive groves, quiet country roads - all finishing at the impressive Sileni...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Napier Conference Centre

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