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May 2021

The Disciplinary Process

The Disciplinary Process

Every week we read of cases where employers have been ordered to pay significant penalties where the disciplinary process followed has resulted in the employee taking personal grievance action claiming they have been unjustifiably dismissed or disadvantaged. The law is very specific not only...

Date: Thursday 6 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. In each class, you are verbally guided through a sequence of movements...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 27 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Rocket Engine and Stuff' - Greg Sims

'Rocket Engine and Stuff' - Greg Sims

Alongside a prototype engine plan the stuff in this show is maps, Trojan horse and fish. This proof of concept and demonstration of the value of applied labour documents a means of propulsion, restraint and supernatural fish. The usefulness of the maps is unclear. - Greg Sims

Date: Thursday 6 May to Saturday 8 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'Ki Te Wai - To The Water' - Mark Simpson

'Ki Te Wai - To The Water' - Mark Simpson

Recent artworks with contemplation of Water-Wai. Ourselves or our ancestors - O Tatou Tipuna, journeyed over it, to begin anew. Setting eyes upon it above, calling it "The Land of the Long White Cloud" - Aotearoa. In water's many forms, we would be but dust and ashes without and our given...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Saturday 8 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Over a period of two years, eight artists working out of their comfort zone, using free, discarded or recycled materials, generated or added-to part of a sculptural form, and then posted it on to the next person to add more. Each form was accompanied by a book created by the first artist and...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 13 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review


Free
NZQA Top Art Exhibition 2021

NZQA Top Art Exhibition 2021

We are excited to announce that the NZQA Top Art exhibition is coming to Hastings City Art Gallery from Monday 3 to Friday 7 May. Top Art is an annual touring exhibition of the best and highest achieving 2020 NCEA portfolios from around the country. Five streams are covered, including design,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 7 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Still Life with Moving Parts

Still Life with Moving Parts

Still Life with Moving Parts is an exhibition created by outsider artists. Outsider art is art by self-taught or naïve art makers. Typically, those labelled as outsider artists have little or no contact with the mainstream art world or art institutions. Outsider art illustrates different visual...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 9 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

Flirting with Form: Works by Toi Ako Artists

Flirting with form: Works by Toi Ako artists is an exhibition that explores the role of the arts and wellbeing in communities, and its effectiveness in supporting older people to age well. Showcasing works by 13 emerging elder artists aged 56-91, developed over 2019-2020 as part of Connect the...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onward to Victory 1942-45

Onward to Victory 1942-45

World War Two exhibition, part 2 (1942 -45) with focus on Long Range Desert Group and the Maori Battalion with profiling soldiers from Central Hawkes Bay. Life in Central Hawkes Bay during war years remembered by locals. A war scene from the desert showcasing military vehicles and equipment.

Date: Thursday 6 May to Wednesday 12 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sherlock Escape Room Pop-Up

Sherlock Escape Room Pop-Up

The best detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes, needs your help. A criminal genius is on the loose and you need to stop him. “Sherlock” is an immersive escape room new to Hastings City. Here for a limited time, get your friends together and help solve the puzzle on who is trying to evade...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Saturday 8 May
Where:
Sherlock Escape Room Pop-Up, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4 pm. (They do take a break over the Christmas/New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Tuesday 11 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. Tutor Cate Godwin will carefully guide you through the process of...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 24 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Classes

I teach Tai Chi for Health. Based on traditional tai chi these classes focus on the health benefits of Tai Chi and are suitable for people at all levels of fitness and mobility (can even be done seated). Affordable, fun, and effective to promote greater mobility, strength, calmness and improved...

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 18 June
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Re-View

Re-View

A major collection of work by Clare Plug. Clare Plug has worked as a textile artist since completing a Craft Design Certificate at EIT in 1990. In the beginning this was primarily in the quilt medium. She printed and dyed most of her own fabric and these were assembled and quilted by...

Date: Friday 7 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Travel the world and come enjoy the flavours and deliciousness from Indonesia! Pauline has created an Indonesian themed menu, a Rijsttafel! - Coconut Rice - Beef or Tofu Rendang - Chicken Satay Skewers - Green Beans - Sweet and Sour Atjar Tjampoer - Seroendeng - Pisang Goreng This is a...

Date: Friday 7 May
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Brendhan Lovegrove- Live Comedy Night

Brendhan Lovegrove- Live Comedy Night

Brendhan Lovegrove- Live Comedy Night 10 x winner of New Zealand Male Comic of The Year is back in Napier for a one night only show. Sold ut at the last 4 Auckland international comedy festival shows Lovegrove brings a new show of over an hour of new and greatest hits comedy. Be sure not...

Date: Friday 7 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Dark Eighties: Napier Debut

The Dark Eighties: Napier Debut

The Dark Eighties Dance Party - Napier Debut! RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2901450600179746/ We originated on the West Coast of North America + have sold out nights in Wellington, Auckland, Montreal, Vancouver, Nyc, Toronto, and London! On May 7th, it's finally time to bring...

Date: Friday 7 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Dark Eighties: Napier Debut


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 17 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Artist Floor Talk: Brian Campbell

Artist Floor Talk: Brian Campbell

Join artist Brian Campbell in conversation with Hastings City Art Gallery Curator, Clayton Gibson, about Campbell’s exhibition, Head Above The Water. In this exhibition, Campbell builds an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound,...

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Whawhewhawhe & Te Marama

Te Whawhewhawhe & Te Marama

Join Te Marama on a journey of self-discovery through Aotearoa's beautiful native bush. As she explores our magnificent landscape, she meets different elements of her own personality - including Te Whawhewhawhe (the gossip), Te Maminga (the trickster) and Haupukeri (the egocentric). With Te...

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aequus Animus Tour: 10:32, EJ Barrett, VÏKÆ

Aequus Animus Tour: 10:32, EJ Barrett, VÏKÆ

London-based artist, Bridget Walsh, brings her project 10:32 home to Aotearoa this Autumn to celebrate the release of the band's new record, Aequus Animus. Joined on stage by local drummer, Jess Hix, this Aotearoa Edition of 10:32 brings the band's neo-soul, future-jazz and RnB sounds back to the...

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lady Larisa & Band - Honeychild

Lady Larisa & Band - Honeychild

New Date due to Art Deco COVID-cancellation. Enjoy an evening with sparkling jazz singer Lady Larisa and her incredible band. Be entertained in the Stunning Opera House, whilst sharing in the official release of ‘Honeychild’ Lady Larisa’s debut jazz ep which recently received a five-star...

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Afro Music Experience Sam Manzanza & Afrobeat Band

Afro Music Experience Sam Manzanza & Afrobeat Band

Sam Manzanza will be performing his infectious, hot, spicy, high-energy music originating from tribal Afro-beats to make you feel magic, love, peace, and positive vibes. It is an experience not to be missed as you will find yourself dancing nonstop and not needing to go to the gym the next day....

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Chills - Scatterbrain Album Release Tour

The Chills - Scatterbrain Album Release Tour

The Sound, Under The Radar and Banished Music presents The Chills - Scatterbrain Album Release Tour Having announced the release of their seventh studio album Scatterbrain, The Chills announce a nationwide tour for April / May 2021. All tickets on sale from Banished Music except: Tickets...

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michael Morris & The Slow Loris

Michael Morris & The Slow Loris

Michael Morris & The Slow Loris are a three-piece alternative rock band from Dunedin. Following up on their NZ summer tour, the group are returning to Hastings to play a show at Common Room on Saturday 8th May.

Date: Saturday 8 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ranui Farm Half Marathon (TBC) - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Ranui Farm Half Marathon (TBC) - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located 15 minutes drive south of Waipukurau. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. We are excited about our new Ranui Farm Park course which is a mix of farmland with mown...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Ranui Farm Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 6 June
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bottomless Brunch

Bottomless Brunch

Celebrate Mother's Day in style at The Urban Winery. Enjoy a very special bottomless brunch on Sunday 9th of May with live music provided by the incredible Margot Pierard & Wil Sargisson. Spoil your mum or spoil your friends. We don't mind! Ticket price includes: - 1 item from the food menu...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I Thank My Mother

I Thank My Mother

Mother’s Day Lunch At Wallingford On 9th of May. Gather your siblings together and surprise mum with a lunch in the wonderland that is Wallingford. Arrive at 11.45 am for small bites, a glass of bubbles on the lawn listen to jazz bY Matt Mear and Wil Sargisson. Sit down among old-growth...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Dior and I

Dior and I

Dior And I Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director—a true labour of love created by a dedicated group of...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Waterside Karori

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Waterside Karori

Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers take on Waterside Karori in this National League Central League fixture. Bouncy castle, face painting and halftime activities for the kids. Come along and catch NZ football top league. Pre and post-match bar facilities.

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Tech Band - Mother's Day Concert

Napier Tech Band - Mother's Day Concert

Come and celebrate Mother’s Day with the Napier Tech Memorial Band. Tickets just $10 on the door. Come and enjoy a modern rendition of Beethoven’s ‘Hymn of Joy’ and a foot-tapping Glenn Miller tribute; hum along to ‘Feed the Birds’ from Mary Poppins and ‘Sway’ to the beautiful...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Napier Salvation Army Citadel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Banksy Does New York

Banksy Does New York

Banksy Does New York On October 1, 2013, the elusive British street artist known as Banksy launched a self-proclaimed month-long residency in New York City, posting one unique exhibit a day in an unannounced location, sparking a 31-day scavenger hunt both online and on the streets for Banksy’s...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio 54: The Documentary

Studio 54: The Documentary

Studio 54: The Documentary In 1977, New York night club Studio 54 opened its doors. Frequented by celebrity guests, the club became the place to be. A look underneath the glitz and glamour of New York's most famous club. Rating: M LSRDRN (Offensive language, sexual references, drug references...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michael Costeloe presents Chet Baker

Michael Costeloe presents Chet Baker

Wellington trumpeter - and member of the RNZAF Band - Michael Costeloe presents a very special selection of music, as recorded by the Prince of Cool Jazz, Chet Baker. Tracking Chet's historic rise to fame in the 1950s, to his tragic death in 1988, and featuring some of Wellington's best jazz...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Art Box Teens - Art classes for 12-16-year-olds. A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and painting skills and develop their own style. We use a variety of mediums and focus mainly on drawing and illustration, giving students the opportunity to pursue their own...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 28 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 24 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - An intensive six-week course for complete beginners to gain skills and confidence painting with watercolour. If you have always wanted to learn how to use watercolour but don’t know where to start, this is the course for you! In this six-week beginner course,...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 21 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps

Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps

Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as a H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you to...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Wednesday 12 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Stage 1 Health & Safety Reps


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

The Art Box Art Classes for 7-12-year-olds. Welcome to The Art Box, an eight-week after-school art class programme that provides children with practical art skills to explore their creativity, while encouraging originality and celebration of their own unique style. We work in a range of art...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing - An eight-week project-based creative drawing course. So you want to keep drawing but don't know what to draw? Improve your drawing skills through a series of creative projects that will inspire and motivate you to draw more! Alongside the assigned projects Emily will share...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a newbie or extend your existing skills, whilst...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 26 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boy Mestizo

Boy Mestizo

James Roque’s smash-hit Boy Mestizo is on tour! A finalist for the Fred Award for Best NZ Show at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival, Roque brings his hour of "too real" laughs to the 'Stings for one night only. James always thought his hang-ups about being brown came from when he...

Date: Wednesday 12 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

Lie down, Bliss out, Float away. To the quietness and connectedness of meditation, contemplation, breathwork, voice-activated mindscapes that is Rob's specialty when he plays his singing crystal bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Saturday 12 June
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Health & Safety for People Managers

Health & Safety for People Managers

Health and Safety Management can be a frustration for people managers who are under pressure however the safety of your team is not a responsibility to be taken lightly. As such, it is important that people leaders ensure that health and safety KPI's rank equally to both productivity and quality...

Date: Thursday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lunchtime Tour

Lunchtime Tour

Join the Hastings City Art Gallery curator Clayton Gibson, for a tour of the current exhibitions in the gallery, conveniently timed for your lunchtime! To be part of the discussion, meet at the gallery front desk at 12:10pm, ready for a 12:15pm start.

Date: Thursday 13 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Working With Your H&S Representative

Working With Your H&S Representative

Although Health and Safety representatives receive training in order to fulfill their duties, as a manager it can be difficult to understand what legal powers a Health and Safety Representative is afforded under the law. This course is designed to help leadership teams not only understand their...

Date: Thursday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sons of Henrik

Sons of Henrik

Sons of Henrik are an Originals Band who play Rock Music with a little more Heart and Soul. Power Ballads and Rock Anthems with lyrics that you feel and melodies that you remember. 2-5 piece. 3 hours of original songs. Sons of Henrik are an Originals Band who play Rock Music with a little more...

Date: Thursday 13 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Health&Safety Requirements for Contractors

Health&Safety Requirements for Contractors

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 defines contractors, sub-contractors and other businesses you deal with as "other PCBUs". The old notion of you as the "principal" or "site controller" no longer applies. Your business or your legal entity is a PCBU and where there are overlapping H&S duties,...

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
New School Relics

New School Relics

An exploration of ‘post-British empire’ life in Aotearoa. Joseph Rowntree is an emerging artist from Hawke’s Bay who is fast gaining a reputation for his use of repurposed windows as an alternative canvas. After winning the 2020 ‘CANdid-50’ People’s Choice Award, Joseph was...

Date: Friday 14 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comedy Bingo with Ethel & Bethel

Comedy Bingo with Ethel & Bethel

Ethel & Bethel love nothing more than a few rounds of bingo with a bunch of good folk looking for a fun-filled night out! After ten years of sell-out shows and leaving audiences in stitches across New Zealand, Ethel & Bethel are making their way to the Bay for the very first time. Grab your...

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Temple of the Grunge

Temple of the Grunge

It's time for GRUNGE! All the best from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, STPs etc etc etc! You know, good music! Live and loud from Hawkes Bays own Temple of the Grunge, a cast of awesome singers and a band which is truly a ball of Grunge rock energy.

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nadia Reid & Her Band - Opera House & Theatre Tour

Nadia Reid & Her Band - Opera House & Theatre Tour

Nadia Reid & Her Band - Opera House & Theatre Tour with special guest Anthonie Tonnon Event timings are listed as when doors open. Show begins 30 minutes after doors Nadia Reid has praised the world over for her intimate, complex songwriting. She is described by The Guardian as ‘an...

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gunsmiths

Gunsmiths

Exciting and inspiring originals and a wide variety of covers by artists such as John Mayer, SRV, Robben Ford, Black Keys, Hendrix, The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age, The Cult, Gov’t Mule, The Beatles, Cream and many more. Come and marinate in a night of rock, blues, funk while enjoying the...

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gunsmiths - Smoking Hot!

Gunsmiths - Smoking Hot!

Exciting and inspiring originals and a wide variety of covers by artists such as John Mayer, SRV, Robben Ford, Black Keys, Hendrix, The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age, The Cult, Gov't Mule, The Beatles, Cream and many more. Come and marinate in a night of rock, blues, funk while enjoying the...

Date: Friday 14 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Service day

CHB Service day "community day"

Lovely CHB is having another amazing "community day" in town on the main street of Waipukurau on Ruataniwha st, outside the local business. This event is focused on supporting our local charity, school fundraising, craft groups, and any local groups and clubs. Please note that all stallholders...

Date: Saturday 15 May
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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An Afternoon with Octavius

An Afternoon with Octavius

Octavius is Hawke's Bay's premier Chamber Choir. This 10-member group sings music of almost every style, usually in intricate 8-part harmonies. Octavius is a small Napier-based Choir which loves to sing all sorts of music, usually in 8-part harmonies. The group is directed by Anthony Tattersall,...

Date: Saturday 15 May
Where:
St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gold Dust Women

Gold Dust Women

Turning Dust into Gold like the iconic star herself – Rachel Williams joins forces with Greg White in celebrating the music of Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty. Gold Dust Woman will take you on a journey of Stevie classics including Landslide, Edge of Seventeen, Rhiannon, Dreams and Stand Back....

Date: Saturday 15 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sid Diamond

Sid Diamond

Mic Productions Presents Sid Diamond & more.

Date: Saturday 15 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Afternoon with Octavius in the Cathedral

An Afternoon with Octavius in the Cathedral

Octavius is a small Napier-based Choir which loves to sing all sorts of music, usually in 8-part harmonies. The group is directed by Anthony Tattersall, who also directs the adult and children’s choirs of the Waiapu Cathedral. Octavius gave its first concert in 2017 at All Saints, Taradale,...

Date: Sunday 16 May
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Orchestra Concert ft. NZ String Quartet Soloists

Hawke's Bay Orchestra Concert ft. NZ String Quartet Soloists

The Hawke’s Bay Orchestra (HBO) is back to present a Sunday afternoon concert featuring works by Beethoven, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga and Mozart. The Mozart Sinfonia Concertante is a ‘double’ concerto, featuring viola and violin soloists. Performing with the HBO are two of New...

Date: Sunday 16 May
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Pīwakawaka in Flight

Paint and Wine Night - Pīwakawaka in Flight

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Sunday 16 May
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Pīwakawaka in Flight


Using Google Analytics to Nail Your Marketing

Using Google Analytics to Nail Your Marketing

Your website is your online shop-front, but even snazzy looking websites can sometimes produce sad results. Using Google Analytics, you can keep a handle on your numbers, know if something is going wrong, and be confident to adapt to the market. Over 60% of website owners use Google Analytics in...

Date: Tuesday 18 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines 2021 - Landmarks - Sponsored by PaperPlus

Between the Lines 2021 - Landmarks - Sponsored by PaperPlus

Join old mates writer Owen Marshall, artist Grahame Sydney and poet Brian Turner in the beautiful Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, as they share stories, reminisce and talk of their deep connection to the wide plains and vast skies of Central Otago. We are beyond delighted to have this talented team...

Date: Thursday 20 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Between the Lines 2021 - Landmarks - Sponsored by PaperPlus


Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

Get tomorrow's ideas today! A Wonderful range of exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. Featuring Kitchens, Building, Renovating, Heating, Insulation,...

Date: Friday 21 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021


Between the Lines 2021 - The Girl from Revolution Road

Between the Lines 2021 - The Girl from Revolution Road

Ghazaleh Golbakhsh is an Iranian-New Zealand writer, filmmaker and Fulbright scholar. She has written various short films that have screened internationally including the recent documentary This is Us which centred on Muslim New Zealanders for RNZ and NZ on Air. She is currently developing...

Date: Friday 21 May
Where:
Langton House, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Between the Lines 2021 - The Girl from Revolution Road


Between the Lines 2021- Bubbles & Books with Lynda Hallinan

Between the Lines 2021- Bubbles & Books with Lynda Hallinan

Join us for bubbles and laughter and an afternoon with much loved kiwi author and gardener Lynda Hallinan. Former NZ Gardener editor, author, broadcaster, amateur home-brewer, pickler, preserver, part-time farmer, occasional farmers’ market stallholder and mad-keen gardener, Lynda Hallinan has...

Date: Friday 21 May
Where:
Nola Cafe, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Between the Lines 2021 - Bums on Seats

Between the Lines 2021 - Bums on Seats

A prolific and successful playwright, Roger Hall QNZM QSO has consistently written for the stage, alongside scriptwriting for film and television. Hall’s writing is known for its comedy, political and social purpose, and underlying pathos. His plays have toured widely and have been performed at...

Date: Friday 21 May
Where:
Langton House, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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Mini Simmons Push And Pull Single Release Tour

Mini Simmons Push And Pull Single Release Tour

Mini Simmons are celebrating New Zealand Music Month and the release of their next single Push and Pull by embarking on a 6 date tour of Aotearoa. Over the past two years, the band have established themselves firmly as one of the premier live acts in the NZ music scene, gracing the stages of...

Date: Friday 21 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines 2021 - Money with Mary - Sponsor: Dunotter

Between the Lines 2021 - Money with Mary - Sponsor: Dunotter

A Qantas Media Award winning columnist, Mary writes a Q&A personal finance column in the Weekend Herald. She is interviewed on money issues every second Thursday on National Radio, and presents highly praised seminars. She is a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), and frequently...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Artist Floor Talk: Kathy Boyle with members of the PCANZ

Artist Floor Talk: Kathy Boyle with members of the PCANZ

Saturday 22 May, 2 pm onwards Join artist Kathy Boyle alongside members of the Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand for a floor talk of their exhibition, Thinking Unfolding. Thinking Unfolding is a touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ), where printmakers,...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Artist Floor Talk: Kathy Boyle with members of the PCANZ


Between the Lines 2021 - Crime with Rose Carlyle

Between the Lines 2021 - Crime with Rose Carlyle

Rose Carlyle considers herself to be an ordinary person who wrote a book, but her novel The Girl in the Mirror is not ordinary in the slightest. After she sent her manuscript to a publisher, it was quickly sent on to Australia and within weeks she received an email from one of the big five...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
St Hildas, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Between the Lines 2021-How to Rock Self Publishing Workshop

Between the Lines 2021-How to Rock Self Publishing Workshop

In How to Rock Self-Publishing, bestselling indie author Steff Green shows you how to tell your story, find your readers, and build a badass author brand. Steff breaks down the 11-step process that’s seen her go from failed archaeologist and obscure music blogger to a USA Today bestseller with a...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Between the Lines 2021 - Aroha

Between the Lines 2021 - Aroha

The timeless wisdom of Maori proverbs explained by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder, showing us how we can live better lives, in harmony with the planet. Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whati When we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Te Aute College, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Takapau Rock n Roll Club

Takapau Rock n Roll Club

Takapau 1st & 2nd rock n roll birthday hop with a country Hoedown theme, with great music from Gerry Lee the one-man stage show come dance the night away with New Zealand's Premier Rock n Roll Pianist, great door prizes and raffles on the night $12 entry doors open 7 pm. Bar available No BYO...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Giselle

Giselle

Romantic, mystical and lyrical, the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Giselle is a timeless production of one of ballet’s great stories. Former RNZB Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel and celebrated principal dancer, choreographer and director Johan Kobborg’s acclaimed production of Giselle first...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gin Palace by Boom Boom Room Burlesque

Gin Palace by Boom Boom Room Burlesque

The Boom Boom Room Burlesque presents Gin Palace a prohibition cabaret, set in a time where the parties were bigger, the pace was faster and the morals were looser. Starring the debonair boylesque crooner Mr Lola Illusion, and the burlesque beauties Havana Ciggaro, Hollie Berry, Man's Ruin and...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you all there in May. Early-bird tickets on sale now until 10 May. Limited door sales if not sold out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play. Son...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Come To Dolly

Come To Dolly

Come To Dolly…the kings of industrial rock are back with a blinding new set. Joined by the Hollows and more.

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wilkinson in Hastings

Wilkinson in Hastings

Drum and Bass fans rejoice, as WILKINSON has been approved to tour the country in May 2021, taking his high energy show and back catalogue of bangers to Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and the Hawkes Bay. Over the past 10 years, Wilkinson has cemented himself as one of the most...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Exhibition Hall, Whangarei, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

The boys are back! NZDC are New Zealand’s premier AC/DC Experience. School-boy suit and all, they offer mind-blowing resemblance to the legendary AC/DC. Performing songs from both the Bon Scott and Brian Johnson era, you'll be seeing one of the most authentic experience shows on the...

Date: Saturday 22 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines 2021 - Finale!

Between the Lines 2021 - Finale!

Please join us for this fun free event at the Central Hawkes Bay Museum - a celebration to close the second Between the Lines Festival. The session features poet and musician Tim Saunders with his band The Rousies from Manawatu. We will also enjoy talks and readings from local authors Jeremy...

Date: Sunday 23 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Hawkes Bay Career Expo 2021

Hawkes Bay Career Expo 2021

Do you want to talk to people who can help you on the road to your future? Check out loads of career, study and community information from over 40 providers around New Zealand - all together under one roof. For many, the question “What to do next” is often difficult to answer. A great way...

Date: Tuesday 25 May to Wednesday 26 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Why Creating A 'Brand' Should Be Your Priority In 2021

Why Creating A 'Brand' Should Be Your Priority In 2021

Building a ‘brand’ and not just a business should be your priority in 2021. This session is designed to help you develop a deeper and more connected brand that helps build loyalty and ultimately sales. More than your logo, this is about how you communicate with your clients on a different...

Date: Tuesday 25 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Automate Your Business Admin To Save You Time And Money

Automate Your Business Admin To Save You Time And Money

Join us and hear from our Tuesday TuneUp speaker Irene Bennetts from Admin Army, award-winning bookkeeping and virtual assistance expert. If you're feeling the BUSY in your business - come and see how you can work smarter and not harder. You've no doubt heard of automation, you may have...

Date: Tuesday 25 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Automate Your Business Admin To Save You Time And Money


The Three Tenors - Operatunity

The Three Tenors - Operatunity

Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Wednesday 26 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Thursday 27 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Thursday 27 May
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui


Ben Elton Live

Ben Elton Live

BEN ELTON announced last year that he would tour New Zealand in 2020 with a brand-new stand-up show, Ben Elton Live. But we all know what happened next. Ben is now newly confirmed to arrive in New Zealand to quarantine in April, to then hit the stage in May 2021, with fourteen new dates added...

Date: Friday 28 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Open Call 2 @ Cabana

Open Call 2 @ Cabana

Open Call 2 @ Cabana Come along and watch some local Hawkes Bay people brave the bright lights and share their talents with you! With acts from all different areas of performance; comedy, dancing, and singing, just to name a few. A fun night for both performer and patron awaits. Each show will...

Date: Friday 28 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Textile Monoprint Workshop

Textile Monoprint Workshop

This workshop will explore monoprinting on to cotton or calico fabric using textile inks. Expert fabric printer Sue Weston will share her knowledge and techniques to carefully guide you through the process of creating one-off pattern prints onto squares of fabric. These can then be used to create...

Date: Saturday 29 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Hastings Bird Club Invites you to come and look at an amazing array of birds from breeders all around NZ. Breeders will be exhibiting their birds! Budgies, lovebirds and much more. Public are welcome to come and look, learn and talk to our amazing breeders. Sales Table available, are you...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Sunday 30 May
Where:
Ebbett Park School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mendelssohn and Mozart

Mendelssohn and Mozart

After two postponements, due to covid-19, the Hastings Choral Society with the Gisborne Choral Society will be performing selections from Mendelssohn's Elijah and Mozart's Requiem. A combined choir of over 70 will be conducted by Gavin MacLean, accompanied by Organist John Wells, and soloists...

Date: Saturday 29 May
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Dylan's 80th Birthday Party

Bob Dylan's 80th Birthday Party

Join us for a One Night Only celebration of the incredible legacy of Bob Dylan...a host of local artists will cover their favourite Dylan songs at the legendary Cabana, NZ's oldest pure live music venue. An all-star line-up, including The Guv himself and your host Kitty Day, with local band...

Date: Saturday 29 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 30 May to Sunday 11 July
Where:
Guppy Road River, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. We have two events running at our libraries during the week: Siva Performance by Hastings Girls High...

Date: Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Geoff Sewell with Jonathan Lemalu, Cameron Barclay, Carl Doy

Geoff Sewell with Jonathan Lemalu, Cameron Barclay, Carl Doy

A special evening of world class classical crossover entertainment with internationally successful Kiwi artists Geoff Sewell and BRAVO AMICI postponed their 2020 New Zealand concert tour due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Tour was rescheduled to tour in May 2021, but after working for many...

Date: Sunday 30 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Siva Performance

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Siva Performance

Come and see a beautiful Siva performance from the young women of Hastings Girls High School, as part of Samoa Language Week. Siva Performance by Hastings Girls High School 11.00 am Monday 31 May | Hastings War Memorial Library Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held...

Date: Monday 31 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. No class on 7 June for Queen's Birthday. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience...

Date: Monday 31 May to Monday 28 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2021

Immigration Changes - What your business needs to know...

Immigration Changes - What your business needs to know...

Join us and hear from our Tuesday TuneUp speaker Kristy Verster from New Era Consulting Limited, the immigration specialists, on the latest changes from Immigration New Zealand. Kristy will help employers understand the changes in a simple and practical way, what it means for them and their...

Date: Tuesday 1 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Come and take part in our Samoa Language Week Makerspaces, running across all three libraries. Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. Samoa Language...

Date: Monday 31 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Re-View

Re-View

A major collection of work by Clare Plug. Clare Plug has worked as a textile artist since completing a Craft Design Certificate at EIT in 1990. In the beginning this was primarily in the quilt medium. She printed and dyed most of her own fabric and these were assembled and quilted by...

Date: Friday 7 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
New School Relics

New School Relics

An exploration of ‘post-British empire’ life in Aotearoa. Joseph Rowntree is an emerging artist from Hawke’s Bay who is fast gaining a reputation for his use of repurposed windows as an alternative canvas. After winning the 2020 ‘CANdid-50’ People’s Choice Award, Joseph was...

Date: Friday 14 May to Thursday 3 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Samoa Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa is being held in 2021 from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June 2021. Gagana Samoa is the third most spoken language across New Zealand. We have two events running at our libraries during the week: Siva Performance by Hastings Girls High...

Date: Sunday 30 May to Saturday 5 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

After-School Art Classes - 7 to 12 Years

The Art Box Art Classes for 7-12-year-olds. Welcome to The Art Box, an eight-week after-school art class programme that provides children with practical art skills to explore their creativity, while encouraging originality and celebration of their own unique style. We work in a range of art...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing (Art Course)

Creative Drawing - An eight-week project-based creative drawing course. So you want to keep drawing but don't know what to draw? Improve your drawing skills through a series of creative projects that will inspire and motivate you to draw more! Alongside the assigned projects Emily will share...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 29 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Tuesday 1st June 2021. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn...

Date: Tuesday 1 June
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Pink Floyd Experience

The Pink Floyd Experience

The Pink Floyd Experience have almost become a household name in New Zealand and Australia after 22 years of regular touring and consistently delivering a world-class show. With nearly 20 albums of Pink Floyd music to choose from, the Experience have had plenty of material to draw inspiration...

Date: Tuesday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wellness Conference

Wellness Conference

The Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce presents the Wellness Conference, a full-day conference, highlighting the importance of overall health and wellbeing within the workplace. As busy, working people, often the general health and wellbeing of ourselves and others are overlooked, we can be...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Industry Field Trip @ 2021 National Horticultural Field Days

Industry Field Trip @ 2021 National Horticultural Field Days

The Industry Field Trip is a first for the National Horticultural Field Days in 2021. You will be taken on a guided tour and hosted by some of the most innovative horticultural businesses from across the country right in our back doorstep! - Find out more about the wider horticultural industry and...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge? This is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them! The Junior Tough Guys and Gals will take...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

'Sew Fun' Weekly Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in the relaxed atmosphere of the CAN workshop. This weekly class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills as a newbie or extend your existing skills, whilst...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience improved mobility, posture, coordination and...

Date: Wednesday 2 June to Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

‘CAN SEW’ Evening Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students of mixed abilities. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 2nd June 2021. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. Class is one hour each...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Movement

The Movement

7pm - 8.45pm with 15min interval Join us at The Movement for an antidote to apathy and inaction! The Movement is a quadruple bill of brand-new dance work from Footnote New Zealand Dance that amplifies important conversations about our world. The rising tide, the future of biotech, an...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. In each class, you are verbally guided through a sequence of movements...

Date: Thursday 3 June to Thursday 24 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Linocut Evening Classes – Term 2

Lino is a printmaking medium suitable for unlimited exploration, so if you want to get experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can start at the beginning, refresh your skills and/or extend them and go at your own pace. Tutor Cate Godwin will carefully guide you through the process of...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 24 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Classes

I teach Tai Chi for Health. Based on traditional tai chi these classes focus on the health benefits of Tai Chi and are suitable for people at all levels of fitness and mobility (can even be done seated). Affordable, fun, and effective to promote greater mobility, strength, calmness and improved...

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 18 June
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
R18
F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

Step through the doors of Central Fire Station Bistro and into the laidback beach atmosphere of Club Tropicana. This Hawaiian themed pop-up bar transports you straight to the land of longboards and ukuleles, serving colourful rum-laden cocktails using phenomenal local produce. The team at...

Date: Friday 4 June to Friday 25 June
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TEEKS - Something To Feel - Album Tour

TEEKS - Something To Feel - Album Tour

One of New Zealand’s most compelling voices of modern soul TEEKS (Te Karehana Gardiner-Toi) shares his long-awaited debut album ‘Something To Feel’. To mark this special milestone, TEEKS is proud to announce a very special, six date album tour, seeing the celebrated Māori artist perform...

Date: Friday 4 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clash Tribute Band - Guns of Brixton

Clash Tribute Band - Guns of Brixton

Guns Of Brixton ( Clash Tribute ) with Yes Yes No. A night of great extreme Rock and Roll... another cork a gig! If you love the Clash and you should… you’ll love Guns of Brixton. Yes Yes No play a mixture of high energy originals and covers that will have you shaking ya ass.

Date: Friday 4 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 17 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Design Your Own Food Forest Workshop

Design Your Own Food Forest Workshop

Whether you are urban or rural you can learn to ‘think like a forest’ and have an abundant multi-storey garden which can provide you with not only food but fuel, medicine, fibre, dye plants and more, and all for a lot less work than a classic vege garden. Our two-day Food Forest Workshop...

Date: Saturday 5 June to Sunday 6 June
Where:
Poukawa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee

F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee

Spend the afternoon at this Oktoberfest-inspired party as the Old Church transforms itself into a classic German bier hall. Steins will be served, brimming with beers from Hawke’s Bay’s finest brewers. Your food sustenance will be traditional Bierfest fare including giant salty pretzels that...

Date: Saturday 5 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Freddy's Cook-a-Chook

F.A.W.C! Freddy's Cook-a-Chook

Black Barn has once again team up with musically-minded foodies Fat Freddy’s Drop for another finger-lickin’ good time, as they bring you a lunchtime celebration of hot and spicy chicken, cold beer and bouncing beats. And this time they’ve invited F.A.W.C! newbies Asian Diner to join them in...

Date: Saturday 5 June
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swallow the Rat LP release w/ Lizard Prom & Spooky Skeletons

Swallow the Rat LP release w/ Lizard Prom & Spooky Skeletons

Celebrating the May 21 release of their Split LP with NYC's Clone, Auckland post-punks Swallow the Rat hit the road again on a five-date NZ tour. May 1 - Hamilton, Nivara Lounge May 7 - Auckland, Whammy May 22 - Tauranga, Hop House June 4 - Palmerston North, Snails June 5 - Hastings, Common...

Date: Saturday 5 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Wedding & Event Expo Hawke's Bay

The Wedding & Event Expo Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay’s premier wedding and event expo is back for 2021! With a great selection of exhibitors, we have every aspect of your big day covered. Talk directly to the suppliers as you plan every detail of your special day. The lunchtime fashion show will inspire you with ideas for your...

Date: Sunday 6 June
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Here Comes the King Series - Book of Matthew Bible Study

Come and join us as Pastor Eric Flores takes us on a journey to systematically study the Book of Matthew of the Bible in Calvary Chapel style of verse by verse exposition. If you miss any of the weekly teachings, view and watch on our website or go to our YouTube channel. "And she will bring...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 6 June
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! This Little Piggy

F.A.W.C! This Little Piggy

Moana Park and Buffalo Bill are putting together a 3 course lunch where beasts meet wine. Set in our very own winery will be a picturesque view, decadent wine and fabulous food. Mike Mahoney a local favourite of Moana Park's will be cooking up a pig on the spit amongst other tasty BBQ styled...

Date: Sunday 6 June
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Summer In NZ

Paint and Wine Night - Summer In NZ

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Sunday 6 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

An urban fondue experience. Finish off your weekend in comfort and style at The Urban Winery with an evening to warm the soul and indulge those senses. Born in Switzerland and popular in colder climates around the world, fondue is the perfect winter warmer. So grab a couple of mates and join...

Date: Sunday 6 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flavours of the World

F.A.W.C! Flavours of the World

Join Mangapapa Hotel’s new Head Chef Jeffery Laurente and his brigade of chefs for a culinary journey around the world. This will be a degustation event to remember with food, flavours and inspiration from all seven continents making up an incredible four course dinner, all match with Hawke’s...

Date: Sunday 6 June
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 6 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

This is your chance to get up close with Jason Brown, the new Chef managing Elephant Hill’s kitchen and restaurant. ...

Date: Sunday 6 June to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Hastings! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 9 June
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nonna’s Kitchen

F.A.W.C! Nonna’s Kitchen

Slow down and settle in for this family style Italian feast – preparing and sharing a meal in Italy is a lively affair and this interactive dinner at Nonna’s Kitchen will be the same. Enjoy a class of wine and antipasti platters on arrival, before getting into the kitchen yourself to learn...

Date: Friday 11 June to Friday 18 June
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sweet Caroline Tour - A Tribute to Neil Diamond

The Sweet Caroline Tour - A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond - the consummate American singer-songwriter whose deep, resounding voice and timeless tunes have made him one of the world’s most loved and lauded artists, earning him numerous Top Ten hits, Grammy awards and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now comes The Sweet...

Date: Friday 11 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Let them eat Brioche

F.A.W.C! Let them eat Brioche

Join us for an immersive baking and discover all the secrets of a buttery Brioche. From kneading the dough to shaping in different ways (balls, with crunchy dome, cinnamon rolls, plaited brioche and more) and finally filling with custard or caramel before proving and cooking... and eating....

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

An afternoon for sharing – Hawke's Bay Wine is teaming up with Il Pirata to spend an afternoon delighting in a wine and food experience that highlights the exquisite bounty Hawke’s Bay has to offer. Enjoy a flight of six Hawke's Bay wines that are each accompanied by a different share plates...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Saturday 26 June
Where:
Opera Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bike, Beer and BBQ

F.A.W.C! Bike, Beer and BBQ

Discover the spectacular Waipuka Hills on the east coast with this day retreat at Cape South. World-renown adventure guide Cam McLeay will be your host in this day of mountain biking, beer and delicious barbecued food. After more than a decade in Uganda, Cam became world-renown as an adventure...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sevens Series

F.A.W.C! Sevens Series

Stand aside World Rugby Sevens, this is the must-attend Sevens Tournament for 2021. Taste seven wines across seven vintages in this game of two halves. Meet some of Church Roads old favourites as well as up and coming stars in this front row seat of rugby-inspired fun. This informal and relaxed...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Winter Whisky Warmers

F.A.W.C! Winter Whisky Warmers

The private Hawke’s Bay Club will open its door to the public for this session of whisky tasting and winter warmers. With only 350 members, very few have discovered the hidden delights of this heritage building and the club continues to hold a certain mystic with non-members even today. ...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Are you game?

F.A.W.C! Are you game?

This five-course degustation menu is not for the faint hearted. Featuring four different game meats cooked to perfection by Mission Estate Head Chef Ricky Littleton F.A.W.C!ers will devour dishes featuring venison, pheasant, rabbit and quail before finishing up with a sublime dessert. Each dish...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fireside Ginstronomy

F.A.W.C! Fireside Ginstronomy

Hunker down for a tale of food and gin told beside a cosy fireside and to the backdrop of the sounds of the ocean. Hygge at Clifton Bay have teamed up with premium local producer, National Distillery to present a four course, gin matching degustation dinner. F.A.W.C!ers will feast on hor...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Bright Cider Life

F.A.W.C! The Bright Cider Life

Join St. Georges Restaurant and Paynters Cider for a dinner collaboration event from orchard & paddock to plate. Boasting four cider pairings from the Paynters offerings, St Georges Executive Chef Francky Godinho and team will tempt your taste buds with canapes, while you enjoy cider tastings...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Devilskin & Kora NZ Tour

Devilskin & Kora NZ Tour

NZ musical legends DEVILSKIN and KORA band together to Co-Headline a nine-date winter tour across the country, kicking off in Palmerston North this June. This winter tour will see an epic accumulation of songs that put these bands on the map, tracks like Kora’s infamous Pop Your Bubble, Drop Dead...

Date: Saturday 12 June
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Meditations

Lie down, Bliss out, Float away. To the quietness and connectedness of meditation, contemplation, breathwork, voice-activated mindscapes that is Rob's specialty when he plays his singing crystal bowls. Rob will take you on a journey into your very soul to open your heart and connect you to...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Saturday 12 June
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 13 June to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  Winter Wellness Day Retreat

F.A.W.C! Winter Wellness Day Retreat

Here is your chance to enjoy a delicious, nourishing taste of a luxury wellness retreat at Cape South Retreat – all in the space of a single day. Arrive to be greeted by your hosts Kate and Cam McLeay before a formal Sanskrit blessing and herbal elixir in the formal lounge of the Grand Old...

Date: Sunday 13 June
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Psalms on Sunday

F.A.W.C! Psalms on Sunday

Giant Brewing and new kids on the block Good Company Catering have teamed up with Scott Towers – the food-loving musician behind previous F.A.W.C! hits Wokou & FFD Loves Chinatown – to bring you a Sunday brunch to satisfy your soul. Hawthorne Coffee will be on-site to kick start the morning,...

Date: Sunday 13 June
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Where Inspiration is Found

F.A.W.C! Where Inspiration is Found

Join Steve Smith, Master of Wine, for the release of the 2019 Grand “CRU” wines from Smith & Sheth. Cantera, Omahu Syrah and Howell Chardonnay from the 2019 vintage will be released and tasted alongside benchmark wines from the Grand Crus of Spain and France. Enjoy an intimate,...

Date: Sunday 13 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. A new venue and course at...

Date: Sunday 13 June
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Teens After-School Art Classes - 12 to 16 years

Art Box Teens - Art classes for 12-16-year-olds. A weekly class for 12-16-year-olds wanting to improve their drawing and painting skills and develop their own style. We use a variety of mediums and focus mainly on drawing and illustration, giving students the opportunity to pursue their own...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 28 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"Not Yoga" Awareness Through Movement Classes

Move better and feel more awesome with "Not Yoga" classes. No class on 7 June for Queen's Birthday. These "Not Yoga" (aka Awareness Through Movement®) classes give you freedom from chronic muscle tightness and a new confidence to move easily and without pain. You will experience...

Date: Monday 31 May to Monday 28 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - Art Course

Intro To Watercolour Painting - An intensive six-week course for complete beginners to gain skills and confidence painting with watercolour. If you have always wanted to learn how to use watercolour but don’t know where to start, this is the course for you! In this six-week beginner course,...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 21 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Smart Websites that Look Good & Get Results

Smart Websites that Look Good & Get Results

What is a smart website? Ultimately it’s one that successfully achieves for your business what you need it to, at the same time as it delivers what your website visitors want. It sounds simple enough, but a successful, smart website proves elusive for many businesses. In this session,...

Date: Wednesday 16 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings

The manner in which a disciplinary meeting is conducted is a key element in determining whether the action taken by the employer was procedurally fair. If a meeting is not conducted fairly or key steps are overlooked or omitted the outcome of the disciplinary process may be invalidated or could...

Date: Thursday 17 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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How To Invest When Interest Rates Are So Low

How To Invest When Interest Rates Are So Low

Summer Seminar Series Whether it’s building funds as you near retirement or generating income in retirement, we believe that the key is to take an investment, rather than a savings, approach. Join Martin Hawes as he outlines how to adopt an investment approach in a COVID-19 world and...

Date: Thursday 17 June
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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How To Invest When Interest Rates Are So Low

How To Invest When Interest Rates Are So Low

Summer Seminar Series Whether it’s building funds as you near retirement or generating income in retirement, we believe that the key is to take an investment, rather than a savings, approach. Join Martin Hawes as he outlines how to adopt an investment approach in a COVID-19 world and...

Date: Thursday 17 June
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CHB Needleworkers Exhibition

CHB Needleworkers Exhibition

CHB Needleworkers is celebrating 30 Years as a member guild of ANZEG. Our lovely group has 19 members and meets on the third Monday of the month at the Bridge Club in Waipukurau. We also have a stitch and chat day on the first Monday of the month at the Bridge Club. There are 58 Guilds...

Date: Friday 18 June to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Capital Training, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Medieval Banquet

F.A.W.C! Medieval Banquet

Step back in time and enjoy this midwinter medieval banquet. Indulge in an extravagant feast of slow-cooked, tender meat, warming Middle Ages–inspired side dishes both sweet and savoury and mulled wine. With a menu including so many old time favourites like ham hocks, toad in the hole,...

Date: Friday 18 June to Saturday 19 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Friday 18 June
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Prestige Underground

F.A.W.C! Prestige Underground

Set in Craggy Range’s underground cellar The Quarry, this is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed. Join Craggy Range Chief Winemaker, Julian Grounds, in the winery’s cinematic cellar as he guides you through Craggy Range’s 2019 Prestige wines. In what marks the first...

Date: Friday 18 June to Saturday 19 June
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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KITA Album Release Tour

KITA Album Release Tour

Banished Music & Under the Radar Presents: KITA Album Release Tour Following hot on the heels of their recently released single Private Lives, Wellington-based KITA are delighted to announce a tour around Aotearoa in support of their debut self-titled album, visiting 8 centres this June....

Date: Friday 18 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

Truffles are one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world, and while they can be as rare as hens’ teeth, the hunt is half the fun! Start your day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. Follow Teddy, the truffle hunting dog, to forage for your...

Date: Saturday 19 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Printmaking Workshop with Kathy Boyle

Printmaking Workshop with Kathy Boyle

All materials supplied. Limited numbers – bookings for this workshop are essential. Please phone (06) 871 5095 or email to secure your place. Join Thinking Unfolding exhibiting artist Kathy Boyle for a printmaking workshop on Saturday 19 June, 10:30 am onward. Using a simple printmaking...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Drive and Dine

F.A.W.C! Drive and Dine

An afternoon of good food, great wine and even better fun. Join Team Te Awanga on a Saturday jaunt through the country-side to visit their neighbours, Outfoxed. At the highest point of Outfoxed’s farm, with a stunning view overlooking our vineyards and out to the blue Pacific Ocean, discover...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 19 June to Sunday 20 June
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Like Marie Antoinette – Macarons baking class

F.A.W.C! Like Marie Antoinette – Macarons baking class

There is no secret that macarons are the most exquisite French biscuit. Sarah, Pastry Chef of Mademoiselle Pâtisserie, shares her passion in this hands-on experience to bake elegant French macarons from start to finish. Using Italian meringue method and filling with different ganaches...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Behind closed doors

F.A.W.C! Behind closed doors

The private Hawke’s Bay Club invites you to this special wine tasting with award winning Hawke’s Bay winery Petane. With only 350 members, very few have discovered the hidden delights of this heritage building and the club continues to hold a certain mystic with non-members even today. ...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Vintage Degustation

F.A.W.C! A Vintage Degustation

Discover Crab Farm Winery’s history and taste five exclusive wines, all while enjoying a sumptuous five course degustation dinner. F.A.W.C!ers at this event will taste Crab Farm wines from Hamish Jardine’s personal library dating back to 1995 and enjoy a menu inspired by these vintage wines. ...

Date: Saturday 19 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Coffee Workshop

Paint & Coffee Workshop

Join Artist Michele Jung at Creative Arts Napier for our next FUN Coffee Paint Workshop! Create projects with depth through the Art of Coffee Paint. No Art experience is required, all levels welcome. Coffee and Cake included! For further information and bookings, please contact Michele via the...

Date: Sunday 20 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! GINdian

F.A.W.C! GINdian

Let us take you on a journey of spices & botanicals - Gin & Indian. Our Indian & Kiwi Chefs will have a spice-off creating their favourite Indian street food treats, whilst NZ's best Gin & Aperitif crafters, Hastings Distillers, will be on hand to complete the experience. Come enjoy, taste, sniff...

Date: Sunday 20 June
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Enjoy a selection of world-class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while settling in for a feel-good, wine-focused film in Smith & Sheth’s intimate studio theatre. Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s sommelier and with casual kiwi movie snacks provided, this will be a fun,...

Date: Sunday 20 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Communicating with Confidence

Communicating with Confidence

This 1-day Communicating with Confidence workshop is designed to introduce self-awareness and self-management as the foundation to effective leadership. Furthermore, it is designed to explore differences in others and the ability to adapt to meet the needs of others, as critical skills to...

Date: Tuesday 22 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro to Leading and Managing others

Intro to Leading and Managing others

This 1-day Introduction to Leading & Managing Others workshop is designed to introduce and develop core management skills to deliver successful team outcomes. Throughout the course, you develop an awareness of how effective teams work together and the behaviours required to build a high performing...

Date: Wednesday 23 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

Culture is defined by what we do, not by what we say. A healthy workplace culture values differences and allows people to be themselves. What does your cultural norms say about your workplace? This course will teach you how to identify negative behaviours and the practical steps needed to...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

Building Resilience Through Managing Stress

In this workshop you will learn what the components of resilience are and leave the course with achievable actions to help you 'surf the waves' of work and life demands. You can expect to turn some of your challenges into catalysts for improved performance. Session Topics: Understanding...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every autumn in Banff, Canada the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road and for 2021 we'll be coming to Napier! With stops...

Date: Thursday 24 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

Forget about your worries and your strife with a delicious beer tasting at the iconic Hawke's Bay Club. With only 350 members, very few have discovered the hidden delights of this heritage building and the club continues to hold a certain mystic with non-members even today. During this...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale High School Quiz Night

Taradale High School Quiz Night

The THS Quiz Night is a fundraising event to raise money for new solar panels to be installed on the Science Block, enabling the school to greatly reduce electricity costs. Grab a team of 8 or buy single tickets and join a table. Compete to win prizes, spot prizes, raffles, and bid on exciting...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Taste of Te Awanga

F.A.W.C! A Taste of Te Awanga

Featuring a contemporary menu of Aotearoa, this five-course degustation of classical influence & local inspiration with matched wines from Clearview Estate Winery will be an evening of complete delight. New Head Chef Paora Robinson has designed a five-course menu that features kaimoana, ...

Date: Friday 25 June
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tony Backhouse Weekend Choir Singing Workshop

Tony Backhouse Weekend Choir Singing Workshop

This is a great opportunity for new and experienced singers to ‘jump in and sing out’ with Tony Backhouse. We are delighted to have Tony back in New Zealand and in Hawkes Bay for this weekend workshop in beautiful Napier! Composer, vocal arranger and singer Tony Backhouse is one of the...

Date: Friday 25 June to Sunday 27 June
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A French Cooking Class of Apple Favourites

F.A.W.C! A French Cooking Class of Apple Favourites

A culinary collaboration presented to you by French Pastry Chef, Sarah from Mademoiselle Pâtisserie and Pink Lady® apples New Zealand. In this relaxed three-hour, hands-on culinary journey of France, learn how to prepare (and taste) traditional ‘apple favourites’ including the deliciously...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

Discover the very best that Wairoa has to offer. Local chefs will deliver a dish of their favourite local produce and flavours in a degustation menu not to be missed. This Taste of Wairoa will be matched to delicious Hawke’s Bay beverages and there will be entertainment to complete the...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

Famed K-Road Bistro and Organic Wine Bar, Bar Celeste is coming to Hawke’s Bay for one night only! Alongside their own organic wine store, Star Superette, Bar Celeste's Chef Nick Landsman and Alex Southwick will join Black Barn Bistro’s new Executive Chef Regnar Christensen in delivering a...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

What would get if you crossed fine dining with a classic American diner? Four courses - three savoury and one sweet – and wines matched from Oak estate of course! This is a playful take on American diner masterpieces with a side of fancy. Think Reuben sandwich but as a croquette and served with...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
Carr's Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show Talk about sticking your neck out. The moment you decide as a band to pay tribute to any artist you are opening yourself up to instant comparisons and worse ridicule. One thing for sure no matter who the artist you had better be able to carry it off or be...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

Hawke’s Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz bringing the reggae vibes back to the Common Room Hastings. The Rude Boyz at the Common Room is always a great night of fun, music, dancing and partying to a full live band jamming classic reggae and local NZ reggae favourites. You won’t be...

Date: Saturday 26 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX3, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX3, 2021 CXHB Series

This course has yet to be announced... With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and...

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Mystery Course, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

Join the impassioned, award-winning Christopher Stockdale at his chef’s table for a culinary journeying ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, while also discussing provenance and the people behind the produce....

Date: Sunday 27 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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July 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Call for Artists: 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography,...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Friday 9 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto - Today is the Day

Dali Susanto was born in the art capital of Indonesia, Yogyakarta and was brought up surrounded by artists. His mother and father owned and still run a batik gallery and studio where they teach local and international tourists the skills in batik work. Named after Salvador Dali, his parents hoped...

Date: Saturday 15 May to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 17 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Greg Johnson  - Time Is A Traveller Tour

Greg Johnson - Time Is A Traveller Tour

Greg Johnson returns home for a much-anticipated New Zealand tour, after a year-long LA lockdown. With special guest Dianne Swann. Look forward to Greg and band performing hits like Isabelle, Don't Wait Another Day, Liberty, Save Yourself - and fantastic songs from upcoming new album Tilt...

Date: Saturday 3 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 6 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Courtney Barnett | Solo Tour - Napier

Courtney Barnett | Solo Tour - Napier

Courtney Barnett announces she will be undertaking a solo tour around Aotearoa this July, in her first live shows in over 12 months. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Having been grounded in 2020 care of the global pandemic, Barnett made the best of a bad situation and wrote and recorded a new...

Date: Thursday 8 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper As seen on 7 Days 'The Silencer' will not be silenced! And we're picking up where we left off. Covid Safe and harder than ever, Chopper brings his hit show to NZ in March 2021 Panic, terror, stupidity; they can all form a queue and suck the wrinkles out of...

Date: Friday 9 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX1 & CX4, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 30 May to Sunday 11 July
Where:
Guppy Road River, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Permaculture Course

Introduction to Permaculture Course

Learn how to grow more food for less effort, develop productive and resilient homes, gardens and communities, and find local solutions to our global social and environmental problems. Join us on this four-day course covering permaculture ethics and principles, site design, house design, soil,...

Date: Friday 16 July to Monday 19 July
Where:
Poukawa School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 21 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Build a Band. Jam.

Build a Band. Jam.

The first one was so successful we are going to keep doing them Just bring your guitars... amps, etc. provided. An opportunity for Muso's to get together and Jam with different people. Great for solo artists, etc. All gear supplied: Amps, Keys and a Piano.

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Icons

Music Icons

The next instalment of Boombfunk shows is a must see! Music Icons is rightly named, because we’ll be bringing some iconic songs and artists to the stage. They’ll be slightly re-imagined in each performers own style while still holding on to the essence of the artist. We’ll have all the...

Date: Saturday 24 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pickle Darling - Cosmonaut Tour - Napier

Pickle Darling - Cosmonaut Tour - Napier

Celebrating the upcoming release of their second record 'Cosmonaut', Pickle Darling is embarking on their first cosmic voyage through the country! Stopping off at 12 (!) cities and towns to play their unique brand of melodic bedroom pop to fans around the country, come see them for the first...

Date: Saturday 24 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pickle Darling - Cosmonaut Tour - Napier


Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 13 June to Sunday 25 July
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bay Ford CX2 & CX5, 2021 CXHB Series


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The Cocktail Party 2021

The Cocktail Party 2021

The Cocktail Party - The Charity event of the year! Hosted by Hastings Karamu Rotary. This fundraiser has been running for 28 years in 2018 started a new partnership with the Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust, run under Sir Graeme Avery. The Club is focused on improving opportunities...

Date: Friday 30 July
Where:
Club Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cocktail Party 2021


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Divas & a Piano

Divas & a Piano

The first of a monthly night ” DIVAS & A PIANO”, features the best of the Bays Diva’s singing original and Covers backed by just our Premier 5 Foot 1 Baby Grand. This month’s DIVAS are: Ursula Alexander, Adrienne Toner, Jackie Gibson, Bobbi Rowe, Chrissy Atkinson, Kitty Day and Lynne...

Date: Friday 30 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Divas & a Piano


Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Note: This workshop is postponed to 31st July 2021. This is your opportunity to learn how to wow your friends at your next dinner party by serving up your very own homemade goat cheese. Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in...

Date: Saturday 31 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


August 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water

Despite the title of his latest exhibition, Brian Campbell doesn't so much lift his head out of the water as he raises it above the parapet, building an imaginary world using satire, fantasy and humour to contemplate some serious, possibly even profound, questions. From a self-described...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Sunday 8 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Brian Campbell - Head Above The Water


Free
Thinking Unfolding

Thinking Unfolding

The idea of a book as an art object evolved in the mid-20th Century when artists began experimenting with the book format as a means to express their ideas. This touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) sees printmakers from throughout Aotearoa, including eight...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thinking Unfolding


te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face

te MOKO on our face / in your face | Main Gallery The te MOKO exhibition showcases “the face of Māori Art today”. A specifically designed installation of contemporary artwork by 40 Iwitoi Kahungunu artists of Heretaunga engaging in reprising cultural values beyond the Marae. Of...

Date: Saturday 12 June to Sunday 15 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - te MOKO on our face / in your face


Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 6 June to Sunday 1 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Simply Ballroom


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 3 August
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Social Rock N Roll Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

Returning to Napier in Hawkes Bay, we have the popular and inspiring NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience...

Date: Thursday 5 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay


Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Introduction to Essential Oils Class


The Firebird

The Firebird

Following the triumph of his Hansel & Gretel in 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to commission a new work by Choreographer in Residence Loughlan Prior for 2021. The Firebird, first staged in Paris in 1910, changed the direction of ballet. The spine-tingling grandeur of...

Date: Friday 6 August to Saturday 7 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Firebird


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail

Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail

Located 20 minutes from central Napier, our Sacred Hill Winery course is one of our favourites. It starts with a lap around the vines before heading off across the farm and into the forest. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Sacred Hill Riflemen’s Vineyard, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail


Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

Date: Sunday 8 August
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series


Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


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Wil Sargisson and Margot Pierard. JAZZ.

Wil Sargisson and Margot Pierard. JAZZ.

Wil Sargisson and Margot Pierard. JAZZ. Two of the greatest Jazz artists from NZ and abroad join forces to offer a night of Classic Jazz.  Tickets $19+fees ON EVENTFINDA $25 at the door. Vocalist Margot Pierard and pianist Wil Sargisson first worked together in 2005, as members of the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Thursday 12 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wil Sargisson and Margot Pierard. JAZZ.


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Venice - Queen of the Night

Venice - Queen of the Night

New Zealand’s newest pop princess Venice today announces her debut national tour. The tour, titled Queen of the Night after her latest single, will see the funky singer/songwriter take her high energy concert to nine cities over the next few months. Venice performed Queen of the Night for...

Date: Friday 20 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Venice - Queen of the Night


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Eagles Tribute Motel California

Eagles Tribute Motel California

Motel California is New Zealand's premier tribute to the Eagles Band. Playing all the best-loved Eagles hits, celebrating one of the great country-rock acts in music, Recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship and vocals, this is not to be missed!!! Selling out venues and...

Date: Saturday 21 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eagles Tribute Motel California


Wonderland Glow Show

Wonderland Glow Show

The GLOW SHOW team is back with WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland' tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you're transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry. The mega edu-taining...

Date: Monday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wonderland Glow Show


Attachment & Maltreatment

Attachment & Maltreatment

It has been said that children who need love the most, ask for it in the most unloving ways. This seminar aims to make sense of this process. Why do children who have been abused and neglected, and often separated from their families, reject others who are trying to care for them? What is behind...

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Attachment & Maltreatment


You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Wednesday 25 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity


You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Thursday 26 August
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity


Propagation Workshop

Propagation Workshop

A full-day hands-on workshop covering the following: Seed sowing and pricking out – learn how to successfully sow and then prick out a variety of vegetables and perennial companions to ensure strong and healthy plants in your garden. The workshop also covers potting mixes, growing conditions,...

Date: Friday 27 August
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Propagation Workshop


Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


September 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by the expert...

Date: Friday 3 September to Sunday 5 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021


Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Introduction to Essential Oils Class


Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Join us on Friday 3 September for the Gala Opening of this year's Hawke's Bay Art Review. It will be a fabulous night with light, where our Guest Selector and Curator Tyson Campbell will award the Gordon Harris Premier Award of $1000 plus six Highly Commended Awards. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review...

Date: Friday 3 September to Wednesday 29 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 18th of September 2021. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 18 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Wine Auction


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. There is a picturesque...

Date: Sunday 26 September
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show

The Hawke's Bay Arms & Militaria Show will have displays of Medals, Badges, Uniforms, Vehicles, Books, Toys, Models, Antique Military and Sporting Arms. There will also be Sales Tables. Children 10 years and under, accompanied by an adult - free. Enquiries: Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 -...

Date: Saturday 2 October
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 6 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 7 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Introduction to Essential Oils Class


Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Duck tickets on...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, relive the beautiful country harmonies, the rockin’...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hotel California The Eagles Experience


Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Summer Challenge Napier

Summer Challenge Napier

Welcome to the Spring Challenge! Spring Challenge North, a women adventure race. Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where up to 450- teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and orienteering. The Spring...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Challenge Napier


Drag up your Life!

Drag up your Life!

HAWKE'S BAY! Are you ready to Drag up your Life?! Kelly Fornia is taking her drag lip-sync extravaganza all over the nation this 2021, and we are stepping foot in glamorous Hawke's Bay! Drag up your Life features a fabulous selection of Wellington's finest Drag Queens & Kings as we bring you...

Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Riding in Remembrance

Riding in Remembrance

On Saturday 16 October 2021 Sands Hawke's Bay will be holding a fundraising event, Riding in Remembrance at the Napier Sound Shell. This is a 12-hour event where teams will be completing a relay on spin bikes in support of the cause. Sands Hawke's Bay is a local non-profit organisation...

Date: Saturday 16 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Riding in Remembrance


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 18-31st October 2021, and includes Labour weekend. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. With 65 events and over 100 performances, there is something for all...

Date: Monday 18 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Back to our 3 day best - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The Rides! The Shopping! The entertainment!...

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 22 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing event is run over 2 days. It is based in Central Hawkes Bay, but welcomes all healers and stall holders from around NZ. The 2-day event offers a range of services of Tarot readers, healers, massage, and like mind stalls such as crystals, home craft jewellery, essential oils, lotions...

Date: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo


Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


November 2021

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Sunday 7 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

Date: Wednesday 3 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The World of Musicals


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Introduction to Essential Oils Class


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Let the Royal New Zealand Ballet transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2015, the RNZB is thrilled to be bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream back for Christmas 2021. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trauma Based Behaviour

Trauma Based Behaviour

Professionals working in, and in partnership with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by children and young people with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a subset of students who present as particularly complex. Many of these young people have experienced a...

Date: Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Please note due to the Covid-19 situation, the 2020 performance date has been postponed to 2021. Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Concussion Conference 2021

Concussion Conference 2021

Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Dr Barry Willer, Dr Stephen Kara and many more to be named this conference is sure to be educational,...

Date: Friday 26 November to Saturday 27 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy music with Alex Richardson and Shelby while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

Date: Saturday 29 May to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 6 May to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Essential Oils Class

Introduction to Essential Oils Class

This is the perfect space to come and learn, in a relaxed environment, about how to use essential oils safely and effectively for your whole family. Essential Oils can help with your everyday health and wellbeing. They can support your emotional health also. Children are welcome.

Date: Friday 7 May to Friday 3 December
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just ask. There are Justices of the Peace in all areas of New Zealand. To learn more about their...

Date: Saturday 8 May to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Save the date! Wonder Christmas Markets 2021 are back after a hugely successful first year. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. More details to come...

Date: Saturday 4 December to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

Date: Monday 10 May to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 7 June to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If you are not sure whether a JP can help you, just...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 1 June to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 12 May to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 9 May to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from February to November 2020. The talk starts promptly at 5:30pm. A gold coin donation is appreciated. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult the library's social media feeds on...

Date: Tuesday 11 May to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Hastings Creative Writing Group

Hastings Creative Writing Group

Are you or would you like to be a writer? Be inspired to get started or continue your writing journey by joining our creative writing group. We meet monthly in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Come along and join like minded people for company in your creative journey. All welcome. Contact:...

Date: Wednesday 19 May to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

Date: Thursday 20 May to Thursday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We also have a...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 18 May to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Mep Plumbing

Mep Plumbing

We are a reliable, hard-working family business, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Experienced team of plumbers in Napier & Hastings. Here at MEP Plumbing (HB) Ltd we provide a wide range of plumbing services. For more information on us check out our website.

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 27 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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