Sports & Outdoors

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

Windsor Park Plate

Windsor Park Plate. Saturday 23rd September 2017
As the spring sunshine returns, the racing action moves up a notch with one of New Zealand’s highest rated races, the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate. This day is regarded as one of the pivotal races on the spring calendar - this year will be no different. There’s plenty of space along our...

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Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day. Friday 6th October 2017
We are inviting interest from businesses in Hawke’s Bay to join us and be part of the day. Join Central Districts Cricket and put your business in front of potential customers. The objective of the tournament is to raise funds for the development of age group and amateur cricket for boys and...

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Napier Marist Football Club Prizegiving

Napier Marist Football Club Prizegiving. Friday 13th October 2017
Senior Club Prizegiving including dinner and after awards entertainment by Mahana Christy.

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Staples Rodway Challenge

Staples Rodway Challenge. Saturday 14th October 2017
During the Staples Rodway Challenge participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The Staples Rodway Challenge is...

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2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Sprint

Friday 20th October 2017
The first event of the four day championship comes to central Hastings. The sprint distance event will test competitors with fast running, intense navigation and some serious route choices. The championship is open to competitors of all ages and abilities and will feature some of NZ's best...

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Hawkes Bay Tour

Hawkes Bay Tour. Friday 20th October 2017
The inaugural House of Travel Hawke's Bay Tour will ensure Hawke’s Bay is the ultimate cycling destination this Labour Weekend. The 4-stage Tour will kick off from Havelock North starting Friday afternoon, 20 October, with a race up Te Mata Peak. Saturday’s stages 2 & 3 will be from Havelock...

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2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Middle

Saturday 21st October 2017
Day 2 of the four day championship moves to an area south of Havelock North. The middle distance area has contour detail and native bush, which will test competitors with intense navigation and some serious route choices. The championship is open to competitors of all ages and abilities and will...

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Beach Horse Trek: CANCELLED

Beach Horse Trek: CANCELLED. Sunday 22nd October 2017
This special offering from Opiango Hills gives trekkers the chance to experience beach riding with some stunning scenery. Your day will begin at 11am at Te Paerahi Beach (Porangahau) beach front. There is plenty of parking for horse floats and the morning will begin with a meet & greet cuppa on...

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis. Wednesday 25th October 2017
Our major fundraiser for the year is a 5km/10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill and it will be held on 25 October 2017. This will be our sixth year of running and is getting bigger every year with just under 400 people participating last year. We also have a...

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster. Sunday 29th October 2017
The Ice Buster Triathlon: 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...

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series. Friday 10th November 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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Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon. Sunday 12th November 2017
Scott Clinic is proud to sponsor this women’s only event as a way to promote a positive health message through triathlon. You can enter as an individual or a team and is for beginners to seasoned athletes. This is a great introduction to triathlon and is a fun way to spend your...

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Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races. Sunday 12th November 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Blackcaps v England - 2nd ODI

Blackcaps v England - 2nd ODI. Wednesday 28th February 2018
International Cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the dad catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz...

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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
Do you have a ''bucket list'' of events that you simply must do? The MCL Construction Triple Peaks should be at the top of your list! Held in the sunny Hawke's Bay, competitors can either run, walk or mountain bike the 50kms course. Competitors will traverse land not normally accessible to...

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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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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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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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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 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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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

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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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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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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