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January 2022

Free
Napier Libraries StoryWalk®

Napier Libraries StoryWalk®

Napier Libraries is bringing the StoryWalk® Project to Napier for the very first time! It's an innovative way for tamariki, whānau and friends to read, get active and take in the beauty of Napier all at the same time, in a COVID-smart way. Our StoryWalk® will be available from Saturday, 18...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Saturday 29 January
Where:
Napier Walkways, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sensory Quest

Sensory Quest

We're challenging you to a Sensory Quest this summer! Come along and enjoy a colourful hands-on journey: jumping over streams, listening to the sounds of a native forest, matching leaves to native trees, and replicating a raindrop falling into the ocean. Signage and fun floor labels throughout...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 31 January
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colourful Korowai  School Holiday Programme

Colourful Korowai School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! A visit to the spectacular Moana Currents exhibition will inspire you to create your own korowai (cloak) and fashion statement/wall hanging from found and natural materials. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Moana Currents

Moana Currents

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now Looking through the lens of fashion, the exhibition ‘Moana Currents’ considers the history of migration and cultural exchange, adaption, and adoption in the Pacific, Te Moana nui a Kiwa. The exhibitions document how these histories are visible in what...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 6 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard Edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s art works have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne will create a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 1 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shoebox Slam! - Drop-in Activity

Shoebox Slam! - Drop-in Activity

Get ready for the Great CAN Shoebox Slam! The Shoebox Slam is a drop-in activity for the whole family! Build a miniature scene inside a shoebox and put it on display here at Creative Arts Napier! There will be prizes given out for the ‘most imaginative entry’ as well as ‘people’s...

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

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Something Old, Something New, Something Different

Something Old, Something New, Something Different

Enjoy a new exhibition by Kim Cleverton for the New Year at CAN! Kim is a Hawkes Bay artist, originally from Melbourne, having moved to Napier in 1977. Kim started painting in acrylics in 2019. Painting has become a passion and Kim is fortunate to have work in private collections in Canada,...

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

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Free
Summer Exhibition - Gow Langsford & Ahuriri Contemporary

Summer Exhibition - Gow Langsford & Ahuriri Contemporary

Ahuriri Contemporary is pleased to be partnering with Gow Langsford Gallery to present a Summer Exhibition to run from the 11th of January to the 28th of February 2022. The exhibition brings together a collection of works from the Gow Langsford Gallery stable. It encompasses a diverse range of...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 28 February
Where:
Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Marble Runs and Mazes

Marble Runs and Mazes

Sift through the supplies, get creative, twist and turn and design the marble run or maze of your dreams. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. All offerings are subject to the Covid...

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Made You Look: Kaye McGarva

Made You Look: Kaye McGarva

Kaye McGarva plays with shadows creating trompe-l’oeil paintings of creases and folds with the intention of challenging the spectator’s perception. Her work is about the act of looking, creating uncertainty and provoking a physical sensation associated with seeing something familiar but...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 30 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Path

The Path

The Path 18 December 2021 – 13 March 2022 | Main Gallery This exhibition features visual artists, a writer and a documentary producer for whom surfing has been part of their life journey. Although connected by surfing, they haven’t been asked to create or exhibit ‘Surf Art’, but...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful 4 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 | Holt Gallery In late 1846 surveyor Thomas Brunner employed Māori guides Kehu and Pikiwati to travel with him from Nelson to Te Tai Poutini (the West Coast) and back again, searching for land suitable...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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For Home and Country - Women's Institutes in CHB

For Home and Country - Women's Institutes in CHB

Celebrating 100 years of Women's Institute in New Zealand. In 1921 Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer came with the idea of setting up a women's organisation based on the principles of the English Women's Institute. Seventeen institutes were established in the early days in Central Hawke's Bay area,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Friday 25 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Movie Making School Holiday Programme

Movie Making School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Bring your creativity along to the MTG to help us make a short advertisement! We will use the museum galleries and the green screen to bring your crazy and wonderful ideas to life! Suitable for all ages.

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

Famous for their live performances that are raucous crowd-participating evenings there's certainly a Mumford and Sons-style danceability to their music. Bringing Sea Shanties from throughout history combined with their own nautical take on the world around us, these Sessions will raise your...

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
Waimarama Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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In The Shallows Summer Tour 2022

In The Shallows Summer Tour 2022

A series of music Community gatherings hosted by NOA Music Hub + In The Shallows. All welcome - spaces limited! 17 Dec - Levin w/TOMMY* - SOLD OUT 01 Jan - Paeroa - SOLD OUT 05 Jan - Solrise Summer Camp, Raglan 14 Jan - Wellington* 15 Jan - Le Café, Picton** 16 Jan - Nelson ** 20 Jan -...

Date: Thursday 20 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Peter Day Floor Talk & In Search of Da Cat Documentary Film

Peter Day Floor Talk & In Search of Da Cat Documentary Film

Please note, all visitors to the Gallery from 10am-1pm on this day will need their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. As part of The Path, award-winning filmmaker Peter Day will talk about his practice along with a screening of the In Search of Da Cat documentary...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Peter Day Floor Talk & In Search of Da Cat Film Screening

Peter Day Floor Talk & In Search of Da Cat Film Screening

Friday 21 January 2022, 12pm | Free, no booking required. Please note, all visitors to the Gallery from 10am-1pm on this day will need their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. As part of The Path, award-winning filmmaker Peter Day will talk about his practice...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
3D 2D - an exhibition by Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk

3D 2D - an exhibition by Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk

3D 2D is a collaborative exhibition between Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk. On show in the beautiful main gallery of Creative Arts Napier, this exhibition will explore the 3D works of Loek Hasselman, and the 2D paintings of Marilyn Lusk. 3D 2D will have an opening on Friday the 21st of January,...

Date: Friday 21 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MEH Library Lock in

MEH Library Lock in

The ever-popular annual lock in is back! Join us after hours to celebrate the end of the summer holidays with pizza, games and general shenanigans. Suitable for ages 13+. Registration is required to attend this event - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website MEH...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

Famous for their live performances that are raucous crowd-participating evenings there's certainly a Mumford and Sons-style danceability to their music. Bringing Sea Shanties from throughout history combined with their own nautical take on the world around us, these Sessions will raise your...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DIVAS & A PIANO 3.

DIVAS & A PIANO 3.

DIVAS & A PIANO 3. Hawkes Bays finest Diva's performing with some wonderful Pianist. These nights have been magic..... get your tickets now ! DIVAS & A PIANO 3. Hawkes Bays finest Diva's performing with some wonderful Pianist. These nights have been magic..... get your tickets now !

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Film Festival

Wild Film Festival

Vaccine passports required. The WILD FILM FESTIVAL is a unique curation of Australian and New Zealand films curated to celebrate Wild Magazine's 40th birthday. Founded in 1981, Wild is one of Australia’s longest continuously running magazines. It is a rare example of longevity in the...

Date: Friday 21 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer. Just follow the limestone track to...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 26 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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West African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshops - Two Days

West African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshops - Two Days

Ghanaian Master Drummer and performer, Koffie Fugah makes his long anticipated return to Napier to facilitate a special weekend workshop for all abilities. Koffie has over 20 years of experience performing and teaching the music of his origins internationally and in his adopted home of New Zealand....

Date: Saturday 22 January to Sunday 23 January
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Path Panel Discussion

The Path Panel Discussion

Please note, all visitors to the Gallery during this event will need their My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. This includes those visiting between 10am and 11am on Saturday, January 22. As part of The Path, Hastings City Art Gallery Curator Clayton Gibson, will be leading a panel discussion...

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

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Free
Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guide for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square, next to the Hastings Library. A minimum of five attendees are required for the tour to proceed. Please keep 1-metre distancing. Free, no...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 19 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park - Norsewood Starting at 3:00pm, this is a free community event for all the family to enjoy, with two bands over three hours. Supported by The Old Dairy Factory, Creative Communities and Tararua District Council. Come along for some great entertainment, relax and unwind.

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: CANCELLED

Nuit Blanche – Art After Dark [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this event to Saturday 22nd of January 2022.] To kick off the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival we return to Napier with a fantastic line-up of visual and performing arts. For one night only the arts...

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

Famous for their live performances that are raucous crowd-participating evenings there's certainly a Mumford and Sons-style danceability to their music. Bringing Sea Shanties from throughout history combined with their own nautical take on the world around us, these Sessions will raise your...

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
Kairakau Camp Ground, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 23 January to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Artist Floor Talk: Dr Steve Gibbs

Artist Floor Talk: Dr Steve Gibbs

Sunday 23 January 2022, 11am - 12pm | Free, no booking required. Please note, all visitors to the Gallery while these events are on will need their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Join Dr Steve Gibbs to hear about his practice, PhD research and artwork in The...

Date: Sunday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session I - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday Session I - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday January 23rd: The Cellar Door Band. Some of Hawke's Bay's best musos meet in this gathering - Ben Throp, Scotty Smith, Tony Parker, Joel Wilton + Arahi. Sunday February 20th: Band TBC March: Date + music TBC Sit back, relax, let the afternoon flow as you sup on delicious Te...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

A Small Hall Session with The Wellington Sea Shanty Society

Famous for their live performances that are raucous crowd-participating evenings there's certainly a Mumford and Sons-style danceability to their music. Bringing Sea Shanties from throughout history combined with their own nautical take on the world around us, these Sessions will raise your...

Date: Sunday 23 January
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Awkward Indian Guy Act

The Awkward Indian Guy Act

Awkward by neurology. Indian by ethnicity. Guy by anatomy. He’s trying to fit in NZ as an Autistic South Asian Man. The Act has the outside view for the inside jokes. Advait is a Wellington-based stand up comedian bringing his new act to the Cabana in Napier! With support from local...

Date: Sunday 23 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Abstract Acrylic Painting School Holiday Programme

Abstract Acrylic Painting School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Create a moveable artwork with splashes, dabs and splats of acrylic paint, inspired by Leanne Morrison’s major artwork in the entrance of MTG, as well as objects in the museum collection. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Monday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Sushi Workshops

The Art of Sushi Workshops

Morning or Afternoon Classes! Japanese Sushi is a totally tasty lunchbox option for kids, and is so easy to make! This is a school holiday cooking class with a difference; learn how sushi is made, have a go at rolling it yourself using the special mats and take home a healthy...

Date: Monday 24 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Green Screen School Holiday Programme

Green Screen School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Transport yourself to anywhere around the world using our amazing Green Screen, then use your imagination to create some amazing photographs with this incredible technology. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Monday 24 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stress Less

Stress Less "Not Yoga" Summer Series

Give yourself a stress-less start to 2022! (we all need it after the year that was 2021). This "Not Yoga" summer series will help you let go of stress, move better and feel more fabulous. The easy, fun "Not Yoga classes (aka Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement) are held over 3...

Date: Monday 24 January to Wednesday 26 January
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Hola! The Napier Tango Club is hosting an Introduction to Argentine Tango (Tango Argentino). Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco...

Date: Monday 24 January to Monday 14 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pania's People School Holiday Programme

Pania's People School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! This activity is inspired by the local legend, Pania of the Reef. Using your imagination, draw and ink up a mermaid or merman inhabiting the seas around Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke's Bay. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Tuesday 25 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Animation School Holiday Programme

Animation School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Bring your drawings to life using the magic of our digital technologies! Create an awesome animation using our iPads to draw and then create your very own masterpiece, bringing it to life. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Tuesday 25 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

Disasters happen- the good news is it's easy to make sure that you, the people, and the things you care about are ready. Come along to find out more about natural disasters and how you can help keep your whānau safe with Hawke's Bay Civil Defence. Suitable for ages 5+. All visitors to the...

Date: Tuesday 25 January
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 25 January to Tuesday 22 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Koruru in Clay School Holiday Programme

Koruru in Clay School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Create koruru faces based on taonga from one of Aotearoa’s best 19th century Ngati Porou tohungawhakairo (master carvers). Your creation will be fired and ready to take home after a few weeks. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Wednesday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children’s Nature Art Workshops

Children’s Nature Art Workshops

Join Art Tutor Cathay to extend your drawing and painting skills, at this workshop which focuses on native birds, flowers and trees. Enjoy getting stuck in to the provided materials, while making new friends and learning new techniques. You will explore the medium of chalk pastel under careful...

Date: Wednesday 26 January to Thursday 27 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Award Winning Children's Author & Illustrator Donovan Bixley

Award Winning Children's Author & Illustrator Donovan Bixley

Napier Libraries presents award-winning children's author & illustrator Donovan Bixley! Join us as he takes us on a journey through his childhood, tells some hilarious stories, and shows off some of his first books and drawings so you can see how his characters have been created. There might even...

Date: Wednesday 26 January
Where:
Napier Muncipal Theatre , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Movie Making School Holiday Programme

Movie Making School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Bring your creativity along to the MTG and use iMovie to create your very own silent movie. We will also teach you how to create and add our own sound effects using GarageBand. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Wednesday 26 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Award Winning Children's Author & Illustrator Donovan Bixley

Award Winning Children's Author & Illustrator Donovan Bixley

Napier Libraries presents award-winning children's author & illustrator Donovan Bixley! Join us as he takes us on a journey through his childhood, tells some hilarious stories, and shows off some of his first books and drawings so you can see how his characters have been created. There might even...

Date: Wednesday 26 January
Where:
Greenmeadows East Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 26 January to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fluro Frida

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fluro Frida

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Wednesday 26 January
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EIT Information and Enrolment Day

EIT Information and Enrolment Day

Find it, learn it, be it, EIT! Come along and find your IT at EIT's Information Day and Enrolment on Thursday 27th January, 9am to 6pm at the Hawke’s Bay campus in Taradale. Meet the friendly staff, tour the campus and plan your path towards the career you really want. There are over 180...

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Anime School Holiday Programme

Anime School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Come and show off your drawing skills! This session will focus on the body shapes of the anime characters and how to bring them to life using different poses and clothing. Suitable for all ages.

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirate Kai

Pirate Kai

Dress up as a Pirate to join in the fun! Not compulsory but adds to the experience. There will be a prize for the best dressed! Please note, vaccine pass for people aged 12+ is required for entry. Actors Danny Priestly and Andy Brigden play siblings Kai and Noodles, who live on the mudflats....

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

Join us for our magical storytimes and enjoy classic wizarding tales Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months...

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

Come get sorted by the Sorting Hat! Which house will you be sorted into? All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Thursday 27 January to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coding School Holiday Programme

Coding School Holiday Programme

Join us for our January school holiday programmes! Join us for another session at MTG using Scratch! Use your awesome skills and learn some new tips and tricks to create the classic game – Snake. And teach us a few things as well! Suitable for all ages.

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirate Kai

Pirate Kai

Dress up as a Pirate to join in the fun! Not compulsory but adds to the experience. Please note, vaccine pass for people aged 12+ yrs required for entry. Actors Danny Priestly and Andy Brigden play siblings Kai and Noodles, who live on the mudflats. Kai is content to tend to his cabbages,...

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Legends with Cuisine Magazine

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Legends with Cuisine Magazine

Before Summer F.A.W.C! officially turns 10 years old, we pause and honour the people who have helped shape Hawke’s Bay into the culinary destination that it is today. F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legends looks at the evolution of Hawke’s Bay as a food and wine destination, as well as those...

Date: Thursday 27 January
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirate Kai

Pirate Kai

Dress up as a Pirate to join in the fun! Not compulsory but adds to the experience. Please note, vaccine pass for people aged 12+ required for entry. Actors Danny Priestly and Andy Brigden play siblings Kai and Noodles, who live on the mudflats. Kai is content to tend to his cabbages, cooking...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

Join us for our magical storytimes and enjoy classic wizarding tales! All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

Come get sorted by the Sorting Hat! Which house will you be sorted into? All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Grand Long Lunch

The Grand Long Lunch

What’s better than long lingering lunches in Food and Wine Country? How about a long lingering lunch set in stunning secret location, with five-courses devised by five of Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand’s leading chefs? Sound like you? Then welcome to the inaugural F.A.W.C! Grand Long Lunch,...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Secret Location, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"I Solemnly Swear That I’m up to No Good”

Have fun with the invisibility cloak! All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  The Name's Road, Church Road

F.A.W.C! The Name's Road, Church Road

Get dressed to kill for this James Bond-inspired event at Verde at Church Road. Come as your favourite James Bond hero or villain and enjoy Casino Royale styled canapes and themed entertainment as well as a lavish cocktail on arrival. Devour delicious canapes made from locally sourced artisan...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Wine Car Boot Party

Rev your engines because the Car Boot Party is back for a second year, more “souped-up” than ever! More than 35 Hawke’s Bay wineries will roll into the Waikoko Gardens and park-up ready to pour an amazing selection of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wines. Wineries on show: Alchemy, Alpha Domus,...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club

F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club

Ever dreamed of living the lifestyle of the rich and famous? Well, here’s your chance! The Urban Winery are throwing a party befit of the most glamorous with an evening of French Grande Marque Champagne and luxurious seafood canapes. The tone of the evening will set from the moment you arrive...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harry Potter Book Week Trivia Night

Harry Potter Book Week Trivia Night

For teens and adults - Team registrations required - limited in person places! Do you belong in the world of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Think you know all there is to know about Harry Potter? Test your knowledge and compete against your fellow wizards at Hogwarts! Register a team of up to 5 or...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show (New lineup! Performer changes) This show will be a supercharged spectacle for the senses. With different styles of burlesque to entertain your eyes like; classic, comedic, and something just a little bit different. With a seriously talented line up of performers,...

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

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Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2022

Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2022

The Longest running local sports is back for another year! The Elsthorpe Horse Sports has something for everyone, from FEI Show Jumper rings to HOY qualifier Pleasure Rings and everything in between. Activities for the kids include golf, target shooting, ram rodeo and more! The Sports...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Elsthorpe Sports Grounds, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

Learn how to make the perfect sausage every time, ensure your meat binds without unnecessary additives and how to link your sausages like a pro! Find out which sausage casings are best, and pick up tips so you can make and flavour your own delicious sausages all summer long. This is a hands-on...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Holly Bacon, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brunch by Bikes with Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C! Brunch by Bikes with Nici Wickes

Join everyone’s favourite Kiwi foodie Nici Wickes for a culinary cycling adventure through the stunning Cape Kidnappers coastline and along the Tukituki River. Along the way you’ll stop for coffees, snacks, a fabulous brunch at Te Awanga Estate and sweet treats at a beachside cafe. Nici is a...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Coastal Wine Cycles, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirate Kai

Pirate Kai

Dress up as a Pirate to join in the fun! Not compulsory but adds to the experience. Please note, vaccine pass for people aged 12+ required for entry. Actors Danny Priestly and Andy Brigden play siblings Kai and Noodles, who live on the mudflats. Kai is content to tend to his cabbages, cooking...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

Come get sorted by the Sorting Hat! Which house will you be sorted into? All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Peony Bouquet

Paintvine in the Park - Peony Bouquet

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music in the Park with The Rvmes

Music in the Park with The Rvmes

We're opening up our outside park area for a relaxing afternoon of live music, delicious casual snack food and a few wines!!! Get a group of friends together and have a dance to live music from The Rvmes and a supporting act (music starting from 3.30 pm). Our kitchen will be open with platters...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Taittinger Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar: CANCELLED

The world-famous in Havelock North Advintage car park bar is back for Summer FAWC! 2021. Expect sharply priced glasses of Champagne Taittinger and a street bar stocked with delicious Hawke's Bay wines. Expect renowned Chef Martin Bosley to be shucking fresh oysters to order, while the Advintage...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Films and Butterbeer

Films and Butterbeer

10-16 years Registrations required Join us for an afternoon of Butterbeer and movie magic. Places are limited – register online via the website. All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry....

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in 2018, 2019 & 2020. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location sets the...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret

F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play . . . Enjoy delicious food, dazzling cocktails and eclectic music at A Hapi Cabaret. Set within the iconic Daily Telegraph Building – a category one heritage listed building which was built in stunning Art Deco fashion after...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

LOU’ANA Tāmaki Makaurau based artist with her seven-piece band are going on the road this summer to serve up her soul-funk grooves with a dose of Magick. Having carved a place for herself within Auckland’s vibrant music community over the past 7 years. Lou’ana’s voice carries the...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Growing Opera Stars 2022

Growing Opera Stars 2022

Growing Opera Stars 2022 Join Festival Opera’s star-studded Magic Flute cast in a heart warming evening of solos, duets and trios. Every season, Festival Opera leads relish the opportunity to perform alongside New Zealand’s rising young opera stars. During this time, artists work...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet: POSTPONED

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet: POSTPONED

UPDATE: 04 Jan 2022 - Sorry, we need to postpone this event. New date TBC. *** Earlybird tickets on sale NOW! Son de Cuba, 100% Cuban quartet returns to Napier in 2022. The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier again and look forward to seeing you all there in the New...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta Latina with Fuego Latino and DJ Alzbeta Tango Project

Fiesta Latina with Fuego Latino and DJ Alzbeta Tango Project

Fuego Latino is a Latin/Gypsy band from Hawke's Bay. With a wide selection of instruments and vocals they bring Latin and Gypsy music that will make you want to dance! Performance will be followed by a Latin dance party with The Alzbeta Tango Project. Cash bar. Don't miss it! The band will be...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service has been looking after the Hawke's Bay region for decades. We are very proud to be able to put on a Open Day for the Central Hawke's Bay community so they can see our service up close! On Sunday the 30th of January at Russell Park Waipukurau we will be...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Travel the World - Steambuns China

Travel the World - Steambuns China

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Steamed buns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins’ lay in Chengdu, a city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and hot pot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie Pang will introduce...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ka Kai Tahi Tātou i te Hākari: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Ka Kai Tahi Tātou i te Hākari: CANCELLED

Pioneering restaurateur Fleur Sullivan of Fleurs Place is heading north to Wairoa to prepare a feast of the freshest kai at Kaiuku Marae in Māhia. Fleur Sullivan is a culinary maven who attracts celebrity foodies from all over the world to the sleepy seaside village of Moeraki, in the South...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Kaiuku Marae, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! North to South

F.A.W.C! North to South

Discover the tastes of Indian. At St. Georges Restaurant, their roots run deep with Indian heritage, so F.A.W.C!ers can expect nothing less than rich, flavourful cuisine at this journey from North to South. With heat and spice delicately balanced, foodies can explore a mix of Indian cuisine,...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  No Menu.  No Complications. Chile meets Tuki Tuki

F.A.W.C! No Menu. No Complications. Chile meets Tuki Tuki

Enjoy an intimate, elevated dining experience as Giulio Sturla, Cuisine Chef of the Year 2018, brings his artistic mastery to the Black Barn River Room overlooking the Tuki Tuki Valley and Te Mata Peak. Giulio is an award-winning chef and a champion of locally grown food. He will take you on a...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
The River Room, Black Barn, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

It will be a brew-tiful afternoon at Bistronomy when they join with local roasters Third Eye Coffee to serve up one heck of a buzz. Enjoy three decadent desserts from the Bistronomy kitchen, each paired with three different coffees from Benny and the team at Third Eye Coffee. Each of your three...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

If you love vinyl and cold beer/wine, Sunday 30 January is the perfect time for you to be at Vinyl Day with Rockstuff Records at The Urban Winery! BIG selection of LPs on sale, ranging from $5 cheapies to high end audiophile gems! Bar open for food and drinks. Entry is FREE! Well over a thousand...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Small Plates, Bold Flavours

F.A.W.C! Small Plates, Bold Flavours

In this hands-on culinary event where you can experience a touch, smell and taste of small speciality South American dishes that well and truly pack a flavourful punch. Not only will you get to enjoy five tasty dishes, but F.A.W.C!ers will learn how to make three of them in this hands-on...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Cemetery Walk

Napier Cemetery Walk

Cemetery Walks Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through this historic and picturesque cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Wednesday 27 April
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Touch of Decadence

F.A.W.C! A Touch of Decadence

Indulge your sweet tooth with some of Askerne’s finest dessert wines superbly matched with truly decadent desserts. In this Sunday afternoon worth savouring, F.A.W.C!ers can enjoy five delicious dessert samples from Little Black Bird Café, all paired with five exquisite dessert wines from...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Askerne Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

Finish off the weekend with an evening of fish and Bish – The Urban Winery way! Fish & Bish is the perfect way to chase away those Sunday night blues. Devour a gourmet local seafood platter and wash it down with some fine Tony Bish Chardonnays. A specialist artisan winemaker, Tony is known...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s talent sommelier, enjoy a selection of world class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while you enjoy a feel-good wine-focused film in our intimate studio theatre. Casual kiwi movie snacks will be provided for this relaxed evening of great...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

Step out of your comfort zone and explore Asia's Hidden Cuisines. Join the team at Mangapapa Hotel for a dinner like you have never experienced before as Head Chef Jeffery Laurente takes you on a journey around Asia. Discover the food that the local people eat, all crafted into a stunning...

Date: Sunday 30 January
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Discover our StoryWalk® along the Karitūwhenua Stream throughout the whole summer holidays! Explore the StoryWalk® on your own, or walk along together with whānau. A StoryWalk® is a creative way for children and their whānau to enjoy the outdoors on a family-friendly path while reading an...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Moana Currents

Moana Currents

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now Looking through the lens of fashion, the exhibition ‘Moana Currents’ considers the history of migration and cultural exchange, adaption, and adoption in the Pacific, Te Moana nui a Kiwa. The exhibitions document how these histories are visible in what...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 6 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard Edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s art works have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne will create a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 1 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Exhibition - Gow Langsford & Ahuriri Contemporary

Summer Exhibition - Gow Langsford & Ahuriri Contemporary

Ahuriri Contemporary is pleased to be partnering with Gow Langsford Gallery to present a Summer Exhibition to run from the 11th of January to the 28th of February 2022. The exhibition brings together a collection of works from the Gow Langsford Gallery stable. It encompasses a diverse range of...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 28 February
Where:
Ahuriri Contemporary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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3D 2D - an exhibition by Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk

3D 2D - an exhibition by Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk

3D 2D is a collaborative exhibition between Loek Hasselman & Marilyn Lusk. On show in the beautiful main gallery of Creative Arts Napier, this exhibition will explore the 3D works of Loek Hasselman, and the 2D paintings of Marilyn Lusk. 3D 2D will have an opening on Friday the 21st of January,...

Date: Friday 21 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Path

The Path

The Path 18 December 2021 – 13 March 2022 | Main Gallery This exhibition features visual artists, a writer and a documentary producer for whom surfing has been part of their life journey. Although connected by surfing, they haven’t been asked to create or exhibit ‘Surf Art’, but...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful 4 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 | Holt Gallery In late 1846 surveyor Thomas Brunner employed Māori guides Kehu and Pikiwati to travel with him from Nelson to Te Tai Poutini (the West Coast) and back again, searching for land suitable...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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For Home and Country - Women's Institutes in CHB

For Home and Country - Women's Institutes in CHB

Celebrating 100 years of Women's Institute in New Zealand. In 1921 Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer came with the idea of setting up a women's organisation based on the principles of the English Women's Institute. Seventeen institutes were established in the early days in Central Hawke's Bay area,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Friday 25 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Baking Club: Harry Potter Edition

Baking Club: Harry Potter Edition

Let the world of Harry Potter inspire your baking and bring some along to share. Baking ideas: - British boarding school fare - Magic-themed food - Your version of food featured in the books - Decorate cookies or cupcakes with creatures or characters from the books All visitors to the...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Safari Supper

Napier CBD Safari Supper

Didn't get a chance to get a FAWC dining experience booked in time? In town during the week? Why not experience what selected Cafes & Bars have on offer with the CBD Safari Supper! Hunt out some great finds - For no more the $25* you can get a moorish mystery Entree, Main or Dessert. From fusion...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

Napier City Centre is overflowing with delicious options for dinner... so why not try them all with the Napier CBD Safari Supper! No reservation is needed when you call in at participating Napier CBD restaurants, cafes and bars and select the mystery special. For no more than $25, select an...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Do you wish you had more time for the people and things that truly matter in your life? Would you like to invite more peace and joy into your life every day? Are you at a turning point in your life, wondering what’s next? If your answer to any (or all) of these questions is YES, our free...

Date: Tuesday 1 February to Tuesday 19 April
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Hosted by Smith & Sheth’s talent sommelier, enjoy a selection of world class wines from our family of fine wine estates across New Zealand while you enjoy a feel-good wine-focused film in our intimate studio theatre. Casual kiwi movie snacks will be provided for this relaxed evening of great...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

Two chefs and one passion for game equals a memorable night of delicious Hawke’s Bay fare. Chef Fraser McCarthy of Auckland's two-hatted Lillius Restaurant and Chef Regnar Christensen of Black Barn Bistro present an evening of game and fine Hawke's Bay wines. Both chefs share not only a love...

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, 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 25 January to Tuesday 22 February
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 5th April 2022. 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 February to Tuesday 5 April
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

Join Firsthand Coffee at their Havelock North roastery as they explain the journey that specialty coffee takes from farm to roastery to cup. Start your day with a tour of the roastery and the process, followed by a single origin coffee tasting (cupping), and then an introduction to brewing great...

Date: Wednesday 2 February to Friday 4 February
Where:
Firsthand Roastery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Hydrengea Vase

Paintvine in the Park - Hydrengea Vase

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

Come get sorted by the Sorting Hat! Which house will you be sorted into? All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Thursday 27 January to Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"I Solemnly Swear That I’m up to No Good”

Have fun with the invisibility cloak! All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! BBQ at Millar Road! Someone call the Fire Station!

F.A.W.C! BBQ at Millar Road! Someone call the Fire Station!

Is there anything better than a BBQ with spectacular coastal views? How about when that BBQ is prepared by one of the Hawke’s Bay’s most in-demand chefs? Central Fire Station Bistro is teaming up with the team at Millar Road Accommodation and Supernatural and Decibel Wines to kick off...

Date: Wednesday 2 February
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Seasons Art Class for Adult Beginner to Improver: SOLD OUT

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 26 January to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

Join us for our magical storytimes and enjoy classic wizarding tales! All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Taradale artist Glen Colechin has created an installation piece for the Foyer Gallery entitled Last Supper. Using copper and other recycled materials he’s formed a large boil up and feeding frenzy of fish the like that is often seen while walking along the sand at local beaches. The Last...

Date: Thursday 3 February to Sunday 3 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2022 Earthquake Commemoration

2022 Earthquake Commemoration

Hastings District Council will be holding the Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony on Thursday 3 February. This special ceremony is open to the general public and held at the Hastings City Centre Mall to remember the day that changed lives in Hastings and wider Hawke's Bay, and to celebrate the city...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

Come get sorted by the Sorting Hat! Which house will you be sorted into? All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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"I Solemnly Swear That I’m up to No Good”

Have fun with the invisibility cloak! All visitors to the libraries aged over 12 years and 3 months must have their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - "I Solemnly Swear That I’m up to No Good”


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F.A.W.C! Sea Meats Land

F.A.W.C! Sea Meats Land

At Saffron Social Kitchen we celebrate 'Sea Meats Land' this summer with everyday life ingredients, elevated and matched with regional wines, grown specifically in the Hawke's Bay region. This event includes a welcome amuse-bouche with a paired wine followed by five course wine match...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Saffron Social Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

F.A.W.C! Ten Years of TOM

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of F.A.W.C.! with a tasting of 10 vintages of Church Road’s flagship TOM range. Created only in exceptional vintages, TOM wines are Church Road’s most prestigious. Chief Winemaker, Chris Scott, has pulled these bottles out of his personal library, and alongside...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Book Launch: Aaron Topp: Nor’east Swell

Book Launch: Aaron Topp: Nor’east Swell

Thursday 3 February 2022, 5.30pm - 6.30pm | FREE event, no booking required FREE, no booking required Please note, all visitors to the Gallery while this event is on will need their Ministry of Health-issued My Vaccine Pass scanned before entry. Join us for the launch of Nor’east Swell, a...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal Society Lecture - The Future of Regenerative Farming

Royal Society Lecture - The Future of Regenerative Farming

Regenerative Agriculture (RA) is an ecological model that aims to correct perceived failings in our current systems of agriculture. The RA movement acknowledges that farmers can mitigate or reverse the negative impacts of the way that animals and plants are currently raised and grown for food...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Starry Mountains

Paint and Wine Night - Starry Mountains

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

Date: Friday 4 February to Friday 25 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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K Motionz (UK) - Napier

K Motionz (UK) - Napier

The prodigal son of International Drum & Bass returns to Aotearoa! After a brief stint back home, K MOTIONZ is back, taking his high calibre shows to Napier, Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton as well as soon to be announced Dunedin and Christchurch shows. At just 22, K Motionz has already become...

Date: Friday 4 February
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flavours of the 70s - Wine, Food and Musical Mayhem

F.A.W.C! Flavours of the 70s - Wine, Food and Musical Mayhem

Step back 50 years and relive (or experience!) the 70s! Let food and wine be your memory as you travel back to a time of peace and political upheaval, the Vietnam War and nuclear power struggles. Devour a range of tapas and matching wines as you are reminded of the key historical events from...

Date: Friday 4 February
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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INXS and Michael Hutchence Tribute. Featuring Mark Taipari

INXS and Michael Hutchence Tribute. Featuring Mark Taipari

Introducing Mark Taipari Mark has been in the music business for around 30 years has always been a very professional performer, and everything to do with his music is done with real passion. INXS and Michael Hutchence had a huge influence on him through his Late teens And Michael Hutchence s...

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

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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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, 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 some live music while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a non-alcoholic juice) to...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer. Just follow the limestone track to...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 26 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Learn painting and drawing in a range of mediums. Create and explore. All art materials provided. For ages 7 to 9 These children’s art classes are about finding joy, growing, and experiencing the wonder and freedom of creative imagination. My foremost aim is always to create an environment...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Long Lunch in Italy Cooking Workshop

Travel The World Long Lunch In Italy Hands-on Cooking Workshop Hands-on workshop, preparing 5 dishes Menu TBC. Recipe booklet and lunch provided. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban BBQ Festival

Urban BBQ Festival

Meat. Fire. And all things Que. After a baptism of fire in 2020, Urban BBQ Festival is back for a second round of meat, music and BBQ mayhem. More food vendors, more BBQ suppliers, demos, tastings and a rocking lineup of music and entertainment that will keep you by the pits all day...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Day with Emma Galloway

F.A.W.C! A Day with Emma Galloway

An afternoon to nourish your mind, your soul and of course your stomach, you won’t want to miss your chance to sit down with Emma Galloway, of My Darling Lemon Thyme. For one day only F.A.W.C!ers can devour delicious cuisine from Emma’s new cookbook Every Day, enjoy a cooking demonstration...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

A therapeutic creative mindfulness course of art for relaxation, enjoyment and wellbeing. During the 10-week course of weekly 1-hour group classes, you will be guided through painting and drawing projects and exercises that promote joy, relaxation and mental wellbeing. All welcome. No experience or...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Under a South African Rainbow: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Under a South African Rainbow: CANCELLED

A Celebration of Hawke's Bay-grown South African food and wine. Join us at a long table by the sea as we sit under sun umbrellas and make the most of an afternoon on the coast. Take in the view of Cape Kidnappers Peninsula as your meal is prepared outside in true South African style....

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: CANCELLED

Be open to circus, cabaret and music under the trees... Dream Garden [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 5th of February 2022.] For the first time in Hastings we feature a fantastic late afternoon of free and fun entertainment for...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Civic Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine

F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine

A friendly battle between great friends. The master vs the apprentice. Tim Turvey, Co-owner of Clearview Estate wines, and Blair Nicholl of the National Distillery Companies spirits compete for your affection over a sumptuous dinner at the iconic National Tobacco Building. Take some of New...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
National Distillery Company, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Starry Mountains

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Starry Mountains

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coridian & Pull Down the Sun - Endless Mountains Tour

Coridian & Pull Down the Sun - Endless Mountains Tour

THE ENDLESS MOUNTAINS TOUR Auckland progressive rock outfit Coridian and Whanganui progressive metal maestros Pull Down the Sun are joining forces for 3 massive shows around the North Island during February 2022. Celebrating Coridian’s latest single ‘Endless War’ from their upcoming 2022...

Date: Saturday 5 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 23 January to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, 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 Wallingford’s impassioned Chef Christopher Stockdale at his table for a culinary ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old growth trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, all the while hearing the provenance stories of the people behind the produce....

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

For the first time, F.A.W.C!ers will have the opportunity to enjoy an event at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers exquisite Owner’s Cottage. Enjoy spectacular views across Hawke’s Bay as Cape Kidnappers’ highly-regarded Head Chef, James Honore team up with Head Winemaker Phil Brodie, of Hawke's...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

F.A.W.C! Brew-tiful Desserts

It will be a brew-tiful afternoon at Bistronomy when they join with local roasters Third Eye Coffee to serve up one heck of a buzz. Enjoy three decadent desserts from the Bistronomy kitchen, each paired with three different coffees from Benny and the team at Third Eye Coffee. Each of your three...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elton at Abbey

Elton at Abbey

Michael Stodart presents "The Elton John Experience". All your favourite Elton John songs performed at the highest calibre by this renowned, internationally seasoned performer and his band. Michael is thrilled to be returning to the fabulous outdoor setting of Abbey Winery & Brewery for what...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Marley Birthday Tribute

Bob Marley Birthday Tribute

Its Bob Marley's 77th Birthday and Waitangi Day so we all know what that means... Hawke's Bay's most iconic reggae boyz are playing all the best tracks to share their good vibes, to make you want to move your dancing feet Come join the party in Hastings favourite garden bar, Neverland (behind...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

Finish off the weekend with an evening of fish and Bish – The Urban Winery way! Fish & Bish is the perfect way to chase away those Sunday night blues. Devour a gourmet local seafood platter and wash it down with some fine Tony Bish Chardonnays. A specialist artisan winemaker, Tony is known...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 6 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Andy C - All Night NZ Tour 2022

Andy C - All Night NZ Tour 2022

He has sold out Wembley twice, and now pioneering D&B DJ ANDY C brings his iconic ALL NIGHT set to Auckland at Shed 10. A seminal figure in global dance music culture, Andy C was one of the first International DJs to tour New Zealand after the arrival of COVID-19, playing to sold out crowds...

Date: Sunday 6 February
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Beginners Argentine Tango Six-Week Course

Hola! The Napier Tango Club is hosting an Introduction to Argentine Tango (Tango Argentino). Designed for beginners, the six-week course covers the fundamental steps needed to navigate the dance floor. The course is designed as preparation for the club’s annual Tango Ball and Winter Art Deco...

Date: Monday 24 January to Monday 14 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 8 February to Tuesday 17 May
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident & In Control | Makeup Coaching Workshop

Confident & In Control | Makeup Coaching Workshop

Join one of our sell-out workshops and harness the power of your makeup in 2022! In this workshop, Micki will teach you the fundamental makeup application techniques and product knowledge to finally gain some understanding and control in your makeup routine. Achieve what you have always tried to...

Date: Tuesday 8 February
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Tuesday 8 February
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew! Morning Sewing Classes

CAN Sew! Morning Sewing Classes

For beginners and mixed abilities. Date: 9th February to 30th March 2022 (8 Weeks) Please register online, places are limited to 8 people. A waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 30 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lunch & Learn - Excel 101

Lunch & Learn - Excel 101

Presented by Grant Baldwin from Custom Spreadsheet Solutions, and Hawke's Bay Chamber of Commerce, this will be a one-hour session that will teach you some Excel spreadsheet basics. We will cover the two main spreadsheets and their advantages and disadvantages, some best practices when starting a...

Date: Wednesday 9 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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WHITE FERNS v India 1st T20

WHITE FERNS v India 1st T20

The WHITE FERNS will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the upcoming World Cup, to be hosted in New Zealand for the first time in 22 years, when they play India in a six-match series comprising a T20, and five ODIs. The series starts in Napier, before moving to Nelson with the...

Date: Wednesday 9 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 18 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew! Evening Sewing Classes

CAN Sew! Evening Sewing Classes

For beginners and mixed abilities. Date: 9th February to 30th March 2022 (8 Weeks) Please register online, places are limited to 8 people. A waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 30 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Have an interest or a passion for the craft? Then you’ll be spellbound by our hands-on sessions!  We have artisans and experts ready to share the tricks of the trade so join us at Hastings War Memorial Library to explore and experiment with enchanting crafts!  Here's a...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 21 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing for Adults & Youth 14+

Introduction to Screen Printing for Adults & Youth 14+

Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. Please register online. Places are limited to 8 people and a waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. This introductory course is being held over six consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced print-maker and...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 17 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Relief Printmaking Evening Class

CAN Relief Printmaking Evening Class

Have your ever admired the bold prints of Pablo Picasso or the pop art of Andy Warhol? Do you want to make limited edition prints as gifts for family and friends, or build a top-notch artist’s portfolio? Beginner or intermediate, this printmaking course might be just what you are looking...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 17 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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WHITE FERNS v India 1st ODI

WHITE FERNS v India 1st ODI

The WHITE FERNS will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the upcoming World Cup, to be hosted in New Zealand for the first time in 22 years, when they play India in a six-match series comprising a T20, and five ODIs. The series starts in Napier, before moving to Nelson with the...

Date: Friday 11 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

A festival to celebrate all things Cider! The NZ Cider Festival is the only dedicated Cider Festival in New Zealand. The festival aims to be an annual celebration of the diversity of Cider, including both Traditional and New World varieties from around the country. Festival attendees have the...

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

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival is back for 2022! After a sold-out festival in 2021, Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival returns on Saturday 12th February, 2022. Now in its third year, Outfield Music Food & Arts Festival is evolving and growing into a unique experience to ignite the...

Date: Saturday 12 February
Where:
Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions, this year celebrating our Summer of Gwen, featuring the launch of the new Gwen Chardonnay alongside the Gwen Rose & Pinot Gris. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest...

Date: Sunday 13 February to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cider, Sunday & Pies

F.A.W.C! Cider, Sunday & Pies

The team at Zeffer are here to help you through your post-festival Sunday with a special Cider Sunday & Pies. Following on from the New Zealand Cider Festival the day before, you'll find the team at Zeffer along with a few of their fellow cidermakers hosting the ultimate Sunday session - cider,...

Date: Sunday 13 February
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motivating the Motivator

Motivating the Motivator

We’ve all stood around the water cooler a bit too long, just to exchange tales of horrible bosses. It seems that no matter whom you talk to, at some point in that person’s life they’ve had an awful experience with a leader. Why is this? Has this become the new normal? Managers and leaders...

Date: Monday 14 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 15 February to Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

Mozart’s final opera Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), is a fairy tale whose characters, driven forward by love and hatred, are in search of ultimate truth. Danger, spells, tests of integrity, and actions both honourable and foul sweep us up into an enchanting world where nothing is quite as it...

Date: Tuesday 15 February to Monday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Festival Napier

Art Deco Festival Napier

If you have never been to the Art Deco Festival Napier before, you are about to enter a world of unique and wonderful experiences. There is so much to do and see, whether it’s admiring the vintage cars, watching the vintage aircraft displays, dancing at the Soundshell or just taking in the...

Date: Wednesday 16 February to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

A free hosted walking tour of all the Napier CBD retail hotspots that sell or specialise in all things fashion Art deco! Don't panic if you are missing all, or a few essential art deco pieces for your outfit - we can help! Be whisked around on a hosted tour of all the retail hotspots to grab your...

Date: Wednesday 16 February to Friday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Afterschool Art Classes 8-week course For Intermediate age children. Come to Keirunga Art Creative Hub and enjoy a positive atmosphere for making art. Class is filling quickly please email kjelart@gmail.com to book a space for your son or daughter. Thank you.

Date: Wednesday 16 February to Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2022 Art Deco Commemorative Lecture for 1931 Earthquake

2022 Art Deco Commemorative Lecture for 1931 Earthquake

1931 Earthquake Commemorative Lecture: Liquefaction – What is it, why it matters and what we can do about it This lecture has been advertised as part of Napier’s Art Deco Festival and is therefore likely to be popular. Our venue, the Aquarium, has applied a capacity limit of 80 attendees....

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fire Tiger

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fire Tiger

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Aotearoa's Premier Clash Tribute Show, touring New Zealand in February 2022 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album "Combat Rock" and 20 years of Wazzo Clash, an authentic tribute to the legend that is, The Clash. A firm favourite on the local scene, the band don't pretend to be The Clash...

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act

Holidays Act

This course will cover all things related to the current Holidays Act. Session topics will include leave entitlement types, management of leave types, payment calculations, public holidays, closedowns, policy guidance and more. Session Topics - The Holidays Act and its administration. - The...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Roy's Peak

Paint and Wine Night - Roy's Peak

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Thursday 17 February
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind The Scenes: Art Deco Collection Tour

Behind The Scenes: Art Deco Collection Tour

From Paris and London to Napier, Art Deco style quickly swept across the world, bringing a new and modern aesthetic to all forms of design. Explore art deco design from the museum collection and enjoy fabulous art deco frocks to inspire you for the art deco weekend. These exclusive tours are 1 hour...

Date: Friday 18 February to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Air Force at Deco

The Air Force at Deco

This event is presented as part of the 2022 Art Deco Festival. The Royal New Zealand Air Force Band has been a vital unit of the New Zealand Defence Force for more than eighty years. The band is made up of highly skilled reservists, with many also performing in other leading ensembles, ranging...

Date: Friday 18 February
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Do Deco! Calling Young Artists

CAN Do Deco! Calling Young Artists

Enter this exciting Art Deco competition with your Deco themed artwork, and see it on display in our gallery for the second annual official CAN-Do Deco Exhibition! There are six ‘Best in Show’ Awards to be won, in three age categories, so spark up your imagination, put together some ideas...

Date: Friday 18 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sub Focus (UK) - Hawkes Bay

Sub Focus (UK) - Hawkes Bay

UK producer SUB FOCUS is returning to New Zealand for his debut Arena tour this February, introducing his new production show ‘Solar’. Performing at Auckland’s Spark Arena, Wellington’s TSB Arena as well as embarking on 3 regional shows at Tomoana Showgrounds in Hawkes Bay, Mount...

Date: Friday 18 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Chengdu Dumplings Workshop

Travel the World - Chengdu Dumplings Workshop

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making dumplings Jie Pang’s origins’ lay in Chengdu, a city in southwestern province Szechuan in China. Szechuan is also the hometown of Panda and hot pot. It is famous for its spicy food. We will manage the spicy food on the...

Date: Friday 18 February
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim 2022

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2022

11th Napier Port Ocean Swim! Open Water Swimming at its best! Races and distances for all abilities. Pak n Save Napier 200m Kids Classic Higgins 500m Individual Dash Higgins 50m Teams Dash Hawkes Bay Regional Council Individual Classic Napier City Council 1km Teams Classic Blueseventy...

Date: Saturday 19 February
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Milford Sound

Paint and Wine Night - Milford Sound

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Saturday 19 February
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Our Open Day is back again! On Sunday the 20th of February from 10 am to 1 pm. We will have face painting, bouncy castle, sausage sizzle, ice creams, emergency services and SO much more! For only a gold coin donation, you can come and explore our yellow helicopter, meet the crew, and have a...

Date: Sunday 20 February
Where:
Graham Lowe Rescue Helicopter, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session I - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday Session I - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday January 23rd: The Cellar Door Band. Some of Hawke's Bay's best musos meet in this gathering - Ben Throp, Scotty Smith, Tony Parker, Joel Wilton + Arahi. Sunday February 20th: Band TBC March: Date + music TBC Sit back, relax, let the afternoon flow as you sup on delicious Te...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 20 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling with Special Guests Na Noise Believed by the artist to be 'the latest and best of a recent plague of anniversary vinyl re-release tours' Lawrence Arabia has decided to 'do' Chant Darling live, celebrating the 12 & 1/2 year gap since the release of the...

Date: Sunday 20 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022

Hastings Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022

Join us for our 30th Year of the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon! Open to Kiwi kids aged 6-15 years the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun and rewarding day out for everyone. Kids of all sporting abilities swim, cycle, and run their way around age-appropriate courses, either as an individual...

Date: Wednesday 23 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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European Outdoor Film Tour

European Outdoor Film Tour

Vaccine passports required. 20 YEARS OF ADVENTURE I THE ANNIVERSARY TOUR: See the most inspiring and exciting outdoor stories of 2021 on the big screen! The EUROPEAN OUTDOOR FILM TOUR (E.O.F.T.) is back after a break during COVID-19 and is going on a big anniversary global tour! Look forward to...

Date: Thursday 24 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salmonella Dub

Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai Tour 2022

Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of shows nationwide, Summer 2022 The multiple platinum-selling and award-winning D&B pioneers are delivering what promises to be a phenomenal two-hour multimedia dance floor set of...

Date: Friday 25 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Absolute Bowie Tribute.

Absolute Bowie Tribute.

Absolute Bowie Tribute is back having sold out 3 shows in 2021 with 4 shows in 2022.. This is a big KICK ASS 7 piece band playing BOWIE with complete authenticity and passion. 7 years of touring and playing the great songs of the one and only DAVID BOWIE. Join us for a wonderful night........

Date: Friday 25 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2022

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2022

Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events - suitable for everyone - from the competitive...

Date: Saturday 26 February
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guide for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square, next to the Hastings Library. A minimum of five attendees are required for the tour to proceed. Please keep 1-metre distancing. Free, no...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 19 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Aoraki

Paintvine in the Park - Aoraki

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 26 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Absolute Bowie Tribute.

Absolute Bowie Tribute.

Absolute Bowie Tribute is back having sold out 3 shows in 2021 with 4 shows in 2022.. This is a big KICK ASS 7 piece band playing BOWIE with complete authenticity and passion. 7 years of touring and playing the great songs of the one and only DAVID BOWIE. Join us for a wonderful night........

Date: Saturday 26 February
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair: CANCELLED

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair: CANCELLED

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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March 2022

Leadership & Management Part 1

Leadership & Management Part 1

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Tuesday 1 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aspiring to Lead Programme

Aspiring to Lead Programme

Our Aspiring to Lead Programme consists of two foundation level workshops, each containing six subject modules. These learning modules are designed to develop a basic level of core management and leadership skills for employees new to leading and managing others. Day One: Understanding myself...

Date: Tuesday 1 March to Wednesday 2 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Moana Currents

Moana Currents

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now Looking through the lens of fashion, the exhibition ‘Moana Currents’ considers the history of migration and cultural exchange, adaption, and adoption in the Pacific, Te Moana nui a Kiwa. The exhibitions document how these histories are visible in what...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 6 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard Edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s art works have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne will create a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 1 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Path

The Path

The Path 18 December 2021 – 13 March 2022 | Main Gallery This exhibition features visual artists, a writer and a documentary producer for whom surfing has been part of their life journey. Although connected by surfing, they haven’t been asked to create or exhibit ‘Surf Art’, but...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful

Caroline McQuarrie and Shaun Matthews: Prospects Fearful 4 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 | Holt Gallery In late 1846 surveyor Thomas Brunner employed Māori guides Kehu and Pikiwati to travel with him from Nelson to Te Tai Poutini (the West Coast) and back again, searching for land suitable...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Taradale artist Glen Colechin has created an installation piece for the Foyer Gallery entitled Last Supper. Using copper and other recycled materials he’s formed a large boil up and feeding frenzy of fish the like that is often seen while walking along the sand at local beaches. The Last...

Date: Thursday 3 February to Sunday 3 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 8 February to Tuesday 17 May
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Do you wish you had more time for the people and things that truly matter in your life? Would you like to invite more peace and joy into your life every day? Are you at a turning point in your life, wondering what’s next? If your answer to any (or all) of these questions is YES, our free...

Date: Tuesday 1 February to Tuesday 19 April
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2

Leadership & Management Part 2

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Wednesday 2 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew! Morning Sewing Classes

CAN Sew! Morning Sewing Classes

For beginners and mixed abilities. Date: 9th February to 30th March 2022 (8 Weeks) Please register online, places are limited to 8 people. A waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! Sew up a storm while making new friends in...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 30 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Afterschool Art Classes 8-week course For Intermediate age children. Come to Keirunga Art Creative Hub and enjoy a positive atmosphere for making art. Class is filling quickly please email kjelart@gmail.com to book a space for your son or daughter. Thank you.

Date: Wednesday 16 February to Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 18 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew! Evening Sewing Classes

CAN Sew! Evening Sewing Classes

For beginners and mixed abilities. Date: 9th February to 30th March 2022 (8 Weeks) Please register online, places are limited to 8 people. A waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 30 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Thursday 3 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Screen Printing for Adults & Youth 14+

Introduction to Screen Printing for Adults & Youth 14+

Suitable for beginners - easy projects to help build your confidence. Please register online. Places are limited to 8 people and a waiting list will be maintained for future workshops. This introductory course is being held over six consecutive Thursday evenings by experienced print-maker and...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 17 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Relief Printmaking Evening Class

CAN Relief Printmaking Evening Class

Have your ever admired the bold prints of Pablo Picasso or the pop art of Andy Warhol? Do you want to make limited edition prints as gifts for family and friends, or build a top-notch artist’s portfolio? Beginner or intermediate, this printmaking course might be just what you are looking...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 17 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Creative Cockatoo

Paint and Wine Night - Creative Cockatoo

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 3 March
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Join us in Hawke’s Bay for a night of New Zealand’s finest fashion, to support research into a breast cancer CURE. One night. One Show. Fourteen Designers. Trelise Cooper - Coop - Cooper - Curate - Storm - Elle + Riley - Amaya - Augustine - Sweat Republic - Kathryn Wilson - Rodd & Gunn -...

Date: Thursday 3 March
Where:
Te Mata House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Rock at BlackBarn: Jon Stevens, Greg Johnson, Narcs

Summer Rock at BlackBarn: Jon Stevens, Greg Johnson, Narcs

Summer Rock at Black Barn features Jon Steven's magnificent Noiseworks & INXS collection of hits, plus Kiwi legends Greg Johnson and The Narcs. Music lovers can look forward to Jon Stevens and his killer band performing INXS gems like Need you Tonight, New Sensation, Never Tear Us Apart, Devil...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

Join award-winning comedian Chris Parker on tour for a night of his greatest hits. A rising star of the New Zealand comedy scene, Chris has been seen on TV on 7 Days, Jono and Ben, Funny Girls and Have You Been Paying Attention as well as making a name for himself with his Instagram presence and...

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

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HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

Urzila Carlson: It's Personal [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance (Day Month Year). Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Welcome to the days of mind...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier 4th March 2022 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm Passport and valid ID required on entry - GA Early bird ticket / SOLD OUT - $30 Advance release ticket / LIMITED NUMBER...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Learn painting and drawing in a range of mediums. Create and explore. All art materials provided. For ages 7 to 9 These children’s art classes are about finding joy, growing, and experiencing the wonder and freedom of creative imagination. My foremost aim is always to create an environment...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

A therapeutic creative mindfulness course of art for relaxation, enjoyment and wellbeing. During the 10-week course of weekly 1-hour group classes, you will be guided through painting and drawing projects and exercises that promote joy, relaxation and mental wellbeing. All welcome. No experience or...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough bread. Fresh baked slow-fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough, bagels and crackers, plus fruit buns. Go home with...

Date: Saturday 5 March
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

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 the heart of Hastings! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The...

Date: Saturday 5 March
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

Reb Fountain [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 5th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Following sold out shows at the...

Date: Saturday 5 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lindisfarne College Gala: CANCELLED

Lindisfarne College Gala: CANCELLED

Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, Bouncy Castle, kids...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gin Wigmore

Gin Wigmore

Much loved Los Angeles based, New Zealand singer-songwriter GIN WIGMORE is returning home for a five-date regional tour in March 2022 around festival performances at Selwyn Sounds, Homegrown and Fortune Music Festival. Gin’s unmistakable raw and raspy powerhouse vocals will exhilarate fans...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance Sunday 6th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of the Year 2022

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2022

Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Event Showcase. An absolute “must-see” for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who delight in watching the world-class competition. Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for official Equestrian New Zealand titles, Trophies, and high-stakes...

Date: Tuesday 8 March to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Cat and the Moon

Paint and Wine Night - Cat and the Moon

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Tuesday 8 March
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Pop Art Pout

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Pop Art Pout

Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going with ultra-violet lights, neon lights, glow in the dark paint, a DJ and nothing but laughs all night...

Date: Wednesday 9 March
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Have an interest or a passion for the craft? Then you’ll be spellbound by our hands-on sessions!  We have artisans and experts ready to share the tricks of the trade so join us at Hastings War Memorial Library to explore and experiment with enchanting crafts!  Here's a...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 21 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. March 2022 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Thursday 10 March
Where:
Ardkeen Hall, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. March 2022 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Friday 11 March
Where:
Longview, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night 2022

The Big Bike Film Night 2022

Prepare to be inspired Hawkes Bay! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you. Showcasing our 2022 collection that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration;...

Date: Friday 11 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Picasso Kiss

Paintvine in the Park - Picasso Kiss

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paintvine in the Park - Moon on the Water

Paintvine in the Park - Moon on the Water

Join NZ's premier creative experience company, Paintvine as we present Paintvine In The Park this summer. Paintvine in the park is a beginners painting class in some of New Zealand's most beautiful parks and gardens. Sit in the sun and paint the day away. In this sunny 2-hour painting session,...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. March 2022 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Washpool Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Benee

Benee

‘Supalonely’ singer BENEE announced her first foray out into the world since the pandemic struck with 40 shows in the northern hemisphere. The 21-year-old artist broke through with Supalonely, the four billion streaming single from her second EP, and has had to wait for a chance to tour her...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

Hello Darkness By Peter Wells, Adapted by Victor Rodger [Due to Covid 19 disruptions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 12th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions, this year celebrating our Summer of Gwen, featuring the launch of the new Gwen Chardonnay alongside the Gwen Rose & Pinot Gris. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest...

Date: Sunday 13 February to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22


Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

A fantastic one-day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a "can do attitude". For the better part of every day, we are communicating to...

Date: Wednesday 16 March
Where:
East Pier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management

Time Management

Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

Date: Thursday 17 March
Where:
East Pier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Cherry Blossom

Paint and Wine Night - Cherry Blossom

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 17 March
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neverland Festival

Neverland Festival

Welcome to Neverland Festival. Breath the air, feel the music. 3 Days of festival vibes set beside the beautiful Mangaone River, Rissington, Hawkes Bay. Nourish the soul with a magic mix of live bands, DJs and great food ,there's something for the whole whanau. Early bird tickets are now...

Date: Friday 18 March to Sunday 20 March
Where:
TBC, Hawkes Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show Medals, Badges, Uniforms and Vehicles Antique Military and Sporting Arms Books, Toys and Models Displays and Sales Tables Enquiries - Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 jo.paul.shoebridge@gmail.com Robin - 06 8798257 -...

Date: Saturday 19 March
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Hawkes Bay Public Art Walking Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guide for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square, next to the Hastings Library. A minimum of five attendees are required for the tour to proceed. Please keep 1-metre distancing. Free, no...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 19 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Creative Cockatoo

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Creative Cockatoo

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! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Get your tickets...

Date: Saturday 19 March
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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BLACKCAPS v Australia 3rd T20

BLACKCAPS v Australia 3rd T20

It’s time for rivalry revival! Fresh of the back of the Chappell-Hadlee trophy, don’t miss our BLACKCAPS as they take on Australia this summer. The three-match series starts with back-to-back games in Wellington, before heading across to Napier to finish the series. This is your chance to...

Date: Sunday 20 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, 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: Tuesday 22 March
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

Date: Friday 25 March
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Star Waka

Star Waka

Star Waka acknowledges past, present and future voyaging to and from Aotearoa in all directions, with the stars reflecting navigation patterns over time and space. Together, the waka and the stars symbolise the universe and the binding together of ira atua (the realm of the gods) and iratangata...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 15 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

A journey in understanding Maramataka and traditional celestial navigation practices through the revitalisation of aute, Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai is a major solo exhibition by artist Nikau Hindin (Ngai Tūpoto, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi). Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai showcases Nikau’s knowledge and...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 22 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai


Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation Workshop

Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. Be ready to turn all your garden produce into your own probiotics! Come and learn the practical skills for some basic vegetable ferments. You will fill...

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

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HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator [Due to Covid 19 disruptions we have had to FURTHER reschedule this performance to Saturday 26th of March, 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Saturday 26 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Cemetery Walk

Napier Cemetery Walk

Cemetery Walks Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through this historic and picturesque cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Wednesday 27 April
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neuro Nurture

Neuro Nurture

We now have remarkable insight into what the growing brain needs to thrive from infancy through adolescence and beyond. Professionals, educators and carers can ‘neuro-nurture’ the developing child/adolescent and dramatically influence the growth and development of the young brain to better...

Date: Monday 28 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spark Business Hawkes Bay Napier CBD Star Awards

Spark Business Hawkes Bay Napier CBD Star Awards

The annual Spark Business Hawke's Bay Napier Business Awards. Come celebrate Napier's CBD and support the finalists in 10 categories - Innovation Star sponsored Spark Business Hawkes Bay's, Community Star sponsored by Napier City Council, Team Star - sponsored by Navigator Accounting, Landlord...

Date: Wednesday 30 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Spark Business Hawkes Bay Napier CBD Star Awards


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Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Renowned Aotearoa musician Don McGlashan has announced his eagerly-awaited new album today. Bright November Morning will come out in February 2022 followed by an nine-date tour across New Zealand, beginning March 31. This will be McGlashan’s fourth solo album, and is an essential addition to...

Date: Thursday 31 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour


April 2022

Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard Edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s art works have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne will create a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 1 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


Free
Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Glen Colechin: Last Supper

Taradale artist Glen Colechin has created an installation piece for the Foyer Gallery entitled Last Supper. Using copper and other recycled materials he’s formed a large boil up and feeding frenzy of fish the like that is often seen while walking along the sand at local beaches. The Last...

Date: Thursday 3 February to Sunday 3 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Star Waka

Star Waka

Star Waka acknowledges past, present and future voyaging to and from Aotearoa in all directions, with the stars reflecting navigation patterns over time and space. Together, the waka and the stars symbolise the universe and the binding together of ira atua (the realm of the gods) and iratangata...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 15 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Star Waka


Free
Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

A journey in understanding Maramataka and traditional celestial navigation practices through the revitalisation of aute, Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai is a major solo exhibition by artist Nikau Hindin (Ngai Tūpoto, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi). Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai showcases Nikau’s knowledge and...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 22 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai


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Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes

Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes

Tickets available for the 2nd show on Saturday 2nd April For the first time in 2022, rock band BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is performing live and set to blow the doors off the legendary Cabana in Napier. New Zealand quartet BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is a band on a mission, constantly challenging...

Date: Friday 1 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California

Motel California

Motel California is the Eagles Tribute you've been hearing about, selling out gigs across the country. A stylistically and authentic Live Band of professional musicians who sing, play and perform like they've been together for decades - just like the original. Playing all the best loves Eagles...

Date: Friday 1 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

NEW EVENT DATE: SATURDAY 2 APRIL 2022 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...

Date: Saturday 2 April
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Havelock North Children's Art Classes Term 1

Learn painting and drawing in a range of mediums. Create and explore. All art materials provided. For ages 7 to 9 These children’s art classes are about finding joy, growing, and experiencing the wonder and freedom of creative imagination. My foremost aim is always to create an environment...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

Art for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

A therapeutic creative mindfulness course of art for relaxation, enjoyment and wellbeing. During the 10-week course of weekly 1-hour group classes, you will be guided through painting and drawing projects and exercises that promote joy, relaxation and mental wellbeing. All welcome. No experience or...

Date: Saturday 5 February to Saturday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta. You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided. Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments...

Date: Saturday 2 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 2022 - Napier

SIX60 SATURDAYS is back for 2022. SIX60 announce triumphant return with New Zealand’s first-ever nationwide stadium tour. SIX60 will once again be paving the way as the first-ever live concert at Napier’s McLean Park. TICKETS - On Sale Now VIP tickets available.

Date: Saturday 2 April
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SIX60 2022 - Napier


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Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show

Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show

[Second Show Added - Venue Capacity Sold Out for Friday Night] BLACK SMOKE TRIGGER is performing live and set to blow the doors off the legendary Cabana in Napier, two nights in a row - after selling out Friday 1st April, Saturday 2nd April has just been added. New Zealand quartet BLACK SMOKE...

Date: Saturday 2 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Smoke Trigger Live In Concert W/ Fyveyes - 2nd Show


Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lane Road Petanque Society

F.A.W.C! Lane Road Petanque Society

Gather for an afternoon of French-styled frivolity at one of Hawke’s Bay’s most intriguing homesteads. With artisan sausages, cured meats and gourmet parfaits and terrines from Auckland’s finest French butchers l’Authentique, Mahurangi, oysters from Leigh, owned by two Central Hawke’s...

Date: Sunday 3 April
Where:
Kotare Estate, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 8 February to Tuesday 17 May
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Simple and Intentional Living Meetup

Do you wish you had more time for the people and things that truly matter in your life? Would you like to invite more peace and joy into your life every day? Are you at a turning point in your life, wondering what’s next? If your answer to any (or all) of these questions is YES, our free...

Date: Tuesday 1 February to Tuesday 19 April
Where:
Jarks Cityside, Hastings, 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 5th April 2022. 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 February to Tuesday 5 April
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Studio Sparks - Afterschool ART

Afterschool Art Classes 8-week course For Intermediate age children. Come to Keirunga Art Creative Hub and enjoy a positive atmosphere for making art. Class is filling quickly please email kjelart@gmail.com to book a space for your son or daughter. Thank you.

Date: Wednesday 16 February to Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 18 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. March 2022 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Eparaima Hills, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


Free
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Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Have an interest or a passion for the craft? Then you’ll be spellbound by our hands-on sessions!  We have artisans and experts ready to share the tricks of the trade so join us at Hastings War Memorial Library to explore and experiment with enchanting crafts!  Here's a...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 21 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Concert - Rod Stewart: CANCELLED

Mission Concert - Rod Stewart: CANCELLED

The Mission Concert’s favourite artist, Sir Rod Stewart, returns this November as part of his The Hits! world tour - a 50-year celebration of his stellar career, a career highlighted by extraordinary performances at The Mission in 2005 and 2012. The Mission Concerts will be Rod’s only North...

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Concert - Rod Stewart: CANCELLED


Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22

Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions, this year celebrating our Summer of Gwen, featuring the launch of the new Gwen Chardonnay alongside the Gwen Rose & Pinot Gris. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest...

Date: Sunday 13 February to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions - Summer 2021-22


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Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and hit songs like...

Date: Monday 11 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce their return Take...

Date: Thursday 14 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

Date: Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Toyota Optimist and Starling National Championships 2022

Toyota Optimist and Starling National Championships 2022

The Napier Sailing Club is thrilled to be hosting the Toyota Optimist and Starling National Championships 2022. This is the first time that both the Optimist and Starling classes will be combined in a single regatta which is expected to attract up to 300 sailors, their families and support crew, to...

Date: Saturday 16 April to Tuesday 19 April
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, 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: Wednesday 20 April
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: Wednesday 20 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Management for Non-Project Managers

Project Management for Non-Project Managers

If the scope of your role is increasing, you may find it useful to build a clear framework for achieving project objectives and wider alignment to your organisation’s goals. This full-day workshop provides a practical approach to processes and tools central to the basics of project management....

Date: Thursday 21 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 2 Health & Safety Reps

Stage 2 Health & Safety Reps

Take your skill base as a health and safety representative to the next level. Stage 2 training focuses on specific risk and hazard identification and controls, approved Codes of Practice, using accident data to identify trends and develop preventative actions across all the core elements of your...

Date: Wednesday 27 April to Thursday 28 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Cemetery Walk

Napier Cemetery Walk

Cemetery Walks Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through this historic and picturesque cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the...

Date: Sunday 30 January to Wednesday 27 April
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation

Employment Legislation

This course will cover key requirements of core legislation that govern the employment relationship. Anyone who employs staff needs to have a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved in the employment relations area. Session Topics: - Employment Relations Act 2000 - What...

Date: Friday 29 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Colliers Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

The Colliers Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

Come along and enjoy a night of great food, great wine and great entertainment at The Colliers Grape Debate Hawkes Bay. All proceeds raised from this event go to The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. After two years off due to the Global pandemic, we are very excited to be back in 2022! This...

Date: Friday 29 April
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blindspott - R.I.P. Tour

Blindspott - R.I.P. Tour

After 16 years since Blindspott's last recording, the band have returned to the recording studio with a bang ! Releasing their first single R.I.P.(Rest In Pieces) on the 2021 Rock 2000 which entered the chart at #60 the first time ever an unheard of song has ever been voted into the chart let alone...

Date: Friday 29 April
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2022

Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

Hard Edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s art works have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne will create a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 1 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Come and enjoy the Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira which will be open every Sunday from October until the end of May. Look out for the sign at the gate of the Outdoor Education Centre. It is stunning at all times of the year but particularly beautiful in spring and autumn. The arboretum is...

Date: Sunday 23 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Star Waka

Star Waka

Star Waka acknowledges past, present and future voyaging to and from Aotearoa in all directions, with the stars reflecting navigation patterns over time and space. Together, the waka and the stars symbolise the universe and the binding together of ira atua (the realm of the gods) and iratangata...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 15 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai

A journey in understanding Maramataka and traditional celestial navigation practices through the revitalisation of aute, Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai is a major solo exhibition by artist Nikau Hindin (Ngai Tūpoto, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi). Kōkōrangi ki kōkōwai showcases Nikau’s knowledge and...

Date: Saturday 26 March to Sunday 22 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 8 February to Tuesday 17 May
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Wednesday 9 February to Wednesday 18 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Thursday 10 February to Thursday 5 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, 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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 2 years. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So, Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

Date: Saturday 7 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, 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: Thursday 26 May
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

This free three day workshop offers theatre training for young people aged 14-24 years. Suitable for all levels of experience, it’s led by professional teaching artists from the Massive Company teaching team. You will learn a wide range of theatre foundation skills and techniques, and explore...

Date: Saturday 28 May to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2022

Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

Date: Thursday 20 January to Sunday 12 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

Inga Fillary: What's the Matter

We live in a time of anxiety; trouble lurks at every turn. Under the ongoing shadow of biological insecurity, we are constantly brought face-to-face with the real or speculative extinction of humankind. Inga Fillary’s installation, What’s the Matter, plays with psychic discomfort and damaged...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Monday 6 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the Hawke's Bay 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...

Date: Thursday 2 June
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, 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. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

Date: Saturday 22 January to Saturday 18 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of music and dance. We are thrilled to be able to present this important revival of Russell Kerr's timeless production, our first since 2013, with the support of colleagues from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Sunday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, 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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New Zillunders. Famous for his take offs of politicians like Paula Bennett and Simon Bridges, as well as his parallel life as Gingerbread the cat, Tom will be plumbing the depths of our...

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Theatre Workshop for Teachers and Practitioners

Theatre Workshop for Teachers and Practitioners

This Massive Company Professional Development workshop is designed for teachers working with rangatahi, and theatre practitioners with a particular interest in developing their devising practice. The workshop is run by Artistic Director Sam Scott (known and trusted for her long-standing work with...

Date: Thursday 9 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, 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 9 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

Postponed until 18 December 2022 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...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

Date: Wednesday 22 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days Live

7 Days Live

The 7 Days Live tour is now officially an annual tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, and the team will jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to the...

Date: Thursday 23 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2022

Free
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 20 January to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

Mana Wahine - Ōkāreka Dance Company [Due to Covid 19 level disruptions we have had to FURTHER reschedule this performance. If you had already registered for the January 2022 date of this event, we'll now move your Registration to July 30th, 2022 and be in touch soon.] Hawke’s Bay Arts...

Date: Saturday 30 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2022

Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Free tickets available online on Eventbrite. Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________ New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show! This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cinderella

Cinderella

From the ‘dream team’ who brought you 2019’s dazzling Hansel & Gretel, comes a brand-new ballet to celebrate the re-opening of Wellington’s St James Theatre followed by a national tour. Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA'...

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


September 2022

Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

Kids can be challenging to engage and motivate therapeutically. The symptoms of modern-day problems such as anxiety, low mood, social difficulties, and anger issues mean that helping professionals are often faced with an enormous challenge just to win the trust and confidence of young...

Date: Friday 30 September
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2022

Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2022

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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2022

Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 7 March to Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Tots


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 15 February to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

Now coming in 2022 "Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A...

Date: Sunday 18 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2023

Lorde

Lorde

For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

Date: Wednesday 1 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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