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March 2020

Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 17 May
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: Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 1 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mystery of History Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tender Is the Night Exhibition


Free
Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020

Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020

Artfully Yours, the 14th Art Hawke’s Bay Exhibition, is being held in a new venue – the Hastings Community Arts Centre in Russell St. This allows for a much longer exhibition, from Opening Night on Monday 30 March until Saturday 11 April. The annual event brings together works by members of...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020


Free
Baby Bounce: CANCELLED

Baby Bounce: CANCELLED

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce: CANCELLED


Free
One Turn of the Earth

One Turn of the Earth

Mixed media painting by Ardie Rankin. Enjoy the first mixed media exhibition of local artist Ardie Rankin, who explores materiality of his local environment and transforms his experiments into paintings. Ardie is inspired by his natural surroundings and the rich symbolism of Maori culture. He...

Date: Tuesday 31 March
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - One Turn of the Earth


Free
Primary Emerge Exhibition

Primary Emerge Exhibition

New Work by Pam Wildbore. Pam Wildbore has been interested in abstract art for a long time, particularly using resin, with bold vibrant colours holding her attention. As her first exhibition, she likes to think of it as coming out of the shadows. Rather than from a dark distance, stepping out in...

Date: Tuesday 31 March
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rise of the Second Age

Rise of the Second Age

A return to Art for Lol Bush. Lol Bush has returned to art after a nearly twenty-year hiatus. She studied art at school and dreamed of making it her career. She was offered a scholarship to study art in Zimbabwe, where she lived, however Lol had to pursue another path and moved to the UK. Living...

Date: Tuesday 31 March
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rise of the Second Age


Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis

Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis

A rare collection of photojournalism taken by Fátimih Anís throughout Syria, Pakistan, India, and New York. She is interested in life and cultural niches, in it’s naturally painful, rustic, and raw elements; engaging and observing without exploitation or disruption. Documentary photography...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 23 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition

Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition

Richard Moorhead is well known Hawkes Bay artist. He grew up at Willowbrook at Tikokino. Richard painted many Hawkes Bay landscapes as well as other places around Europe (Italy, France, Croatia...) He paints mainly in watercolour or acrylic, working in "en pleain air" (on site). Over the years...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 30 April
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition


Free
Storytime: CANCELLED

Storytime: CANCELLED

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Ezy Tech

Ezy Tech

If you need some quick help with eBooks, your cell phone, a tablet or your email, why not pop into the Ezy Tech session at Napier or Taradale Library and we’ll help get you sorted. No appointment necessary. This is not high tech advice and we can’t fix a broken cell phone but we can help...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ezy Tech


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Minecraft: CANCELLED

Minecraft: CANCELLED

A safe and supervised shared Minecraft world for kids. Participants will need to bring their own device with the latest version of Minecraft and enjoy sharing your world with other Minecraft builders using multi player. This will replace our usual evening Minecraft sessions for over the school...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft: CANCELLED


Free
Geek Gathering

Geek Gathering

A fortnightly drop in session where teens aged 13 - 18 can come along and hang out with other geeks. There will be different ‘fandoms’ celebrated every week, with different activities, crafts or games. Start Date Tuesday 18th Feb 2020 18/02/20: Manga 101. 03/03/20: Table top Board...

Date: Tuesday 31 March
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED

Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled. Come along Tuesday night each week for great rock n roll music and dancing lessons available contact Mike - 0220801048 current membership $5.00 for the year with $3.00 door charge each Tuesday night. We hold a social every second Sunday of the month our...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 28 April
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED


West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED

West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED

Lindisfarne College and Woodford House are once again collaborating in 2020 to showcase the talents of our many students in the well-known musical, West Side Story. Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in a high school adaptation of one of the most important and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 4 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College Performing arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED


Grease The Musical

Grease The Musical

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. Funny, frank and featuring the hit songs...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Grease The Musical


April 2020

Business Advice -  BDO Walk in Wednesday

Business Advice - BDO Walk in Wednesday

Our Walk in Wednesday in our Napier Office has had a revamp! We've opened it up to cover all things Business! Tax advice, PIR rates, Xero, MYOB, Add-ons, Report analysis, Succession Planning, Cashflows, Reconciliations, Depreciation rates, Payroll processing... you name it, we can help with...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 3 June
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Business Advice - BDO Walk in Wednesday


Smart & Sustainable Packaging Workshop

Smart & Sustainable Packaging Workshop

Where is your business on the journey to smarter and more sustainable packaging? Changing regulations and public perception around packaging are often in the headlines these days. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you are starting out on this journey and would like to hear from...

Date: Wednesday 1 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Smart & Sustainable Packaging Workshop


Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form, and discover your artist within. Eight Wednesdays 9.00 - 10.30am, followed by a morning tea. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media: charcoal; chalk...

Date: Wednesday 1 April
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art for Beginners


Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 17 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition


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: Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 1 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mystery of History Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tender Is the Night Exhibition


Free
Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020

Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020

Artfully Yours, the 14th Art Hawke’s Bay Exhibition, is being held in a new venue – the Hastings Community Arts Centre in Russell St. This allows for a much longer exhibition, from Opening Night on Monday 30 March until Saturday 11 April. The annual event brings together works by members of...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Artfully Yours - Art Hawke's Bay Exhibition 2020


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis

Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis

A rare collection of photojournalism taken by Fátimih Anís throughout Syria, Pakistan, India, and New York. She is interested in life and cultural niches, in it’s naturally painful, rustic, and raw elements; engaging and observing without exploitation or disruption. Documentary photography...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 23 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Humanity: Unseen Faces - Photography by Fátimih Anis


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


People

People

Works by: Heather Yells Heather Yells paints maps with eggs, walnut oil, beeswax, dirt, clay and rocks, on paper, wood and rocks. "God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy." - Billy Currington Heather completed her degree in Visual Arts and Design in 2010, she had previously worked...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Thursday 30 April
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - People


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition

Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition

Richard Moorhead is well known Hawkes Bay artist. He grew up at Willowbrook at Tikokino. Richard painted many Hawkes Bay landscapes as well as other places around Europe (Italy, France, Croatia...) He paints mainly in watercolour or acrylic, working in "en pleain air" (on site). Over the years...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 30 April
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Richard Moorhead Art Exhibition


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Ephemeral Worlds - The Art Of Holly Zandbergen

Ephemeral Worlds - The Art Of Holly Zandbergen

Fleeting, dynamic, transitory… painter Holly Zandbergen has captured the ever-shifting light of the South Island fiords as never before. The New Zealand artist’s diptych Fiordland is part of her new show Ephemeral Worlds, a dreamy combination of large-scale landscapes and floral works....

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ephemeral Worlds - The Art Of Holly Zandbergen


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility, coordination,...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes


Vintage & Versatility: CANCELLED

Vintage & Versatility: CANCELLED

Wine Club - Vintage & Versatility Church Road welcomes you to experience ‘Versatility of the Grape’ during vintage. Harvest is in full swing and the team will be bringing in plenty of grapes. This is your chance to get up close and personal with vintage 2020. Guided by Church Road’s...

Date: Wednesday 1 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vintage & Versatility: CANCELLED


West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED

West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED

Lindisfarne College and Woodford House are once again collaborating in 2020 to showcase the talents of our many students in the well-known musical, West Side Story. Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in a high school adaptation of one of the most important and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 4 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College Performing arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - West Side Story - Lindisfarne and Woodford Joint Production: CANCELLED


Grease The Musical

Grease The Musical

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. Funny, frank and featuring the hit songs...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Saturday 11 April
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Grease The Musical


Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility, coordination,...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes


Reiki First Degree Training/Workshop

Reiki First Degree Training/Workshop

Learn Reiki First Degree (Level 1). Small Group Training Workshops with a maximum 4 students. The workshops are kept small to ensure quality time and discussion for everyone in a supportive nurturing environment. Everyone will personally be able to practice Reiki along with receive a Reiki...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Friday 3 April
Where:
The Wellness Shed, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Reiki First Degree Training/Workshop


Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga

This daytime class is a slow-paced, calm class open to all. Gentle stretches will enhance your sense of wellbeing, improve posture and overall strength, and increase vitality. There will be attention to detail in the posture, making the session suitable for anyone in recovery from illness or...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gentle Yoga


The Editors' Escape: CANCELLED

The Editors' Escape: CANCELLED

Step inside the pages of your favourite magazines and indulge in your love of interiors, gardens, amazing food and wine - all hosted by Naomi Larkin (NZ House & Garden) and Jo McCarroll (NZ Gardener). Join the editors on an all-inclusive luxury escape to New Zealand’s oldest wine region,...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Editors' Escape: CANCELLED


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020

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

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sew Fun Weekly Classes Term 1 2020


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Ezy Tech

Ezy Tech

If you need some quick help with eBooks, your cell phone, a tablet or your email, why not pop into the Ezy Tech session at Napier or Taradale Library and we’ll help get you sorted. No appointment necessary. This is not high tech advice and we can’t fix a broken cell phone but we can help...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ezy Tech


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Minecraft: CANCELLED

Minecraft: CANCELLED

A safe and supervised shared Minecraft world for kids. Participants will need to bring their own device with the latest version of Minecraft and enjoy sharing your world with other Minecraft builders using multi player. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft: CANCELLED


Eats and Beats @ THS: CANCELLED

Eats and Beats @ THS: CANCELLED

Bring the family and enjoy an evening of live music and great food. Showcasing some of Taradale High School's incredibly talented musicians and finishing with a set from the amazing Debbie Harwood (When The Cat's Away), who is an ex-pupil of THS! Food will be for sale and includes a variety of...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eats and Beats @ THS: CANCELLED


Free
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Award Winning Hi-Tech in The Village

Award Winning Hi-Tech in The Village

Award winning local tech businesses; Ask your Team and Fingermark are leading the charge from village to international markets. Join us in Havelock North for this Hi-Tech Hawke's Bay event. Hear from two leading tech companies with presentations about their businesses and the tech they are...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Award Winning Hi-Tech in The Village


Hatha Flow

Hatha Flow

Creating a connection between movement, mind and breath, this class will focus on bringing somatic movement to the practice of Hatha Yoga, making the body feel at ease with a greater connection to yourself. There will be an emphasis on the breath and its partnership with balancing the energies of...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheeky Cheek Night

Cheeky Cheek Night

5 hour braised beef cheeks, pappardelle pasta, shaved Italian Parmesan, crispy kale. These slow cooked beef cheeks just melt away in a rich, braising jus and the salty tang of parmesan adds a bit of bite. Come and enjoy a cosy table and superb service. We have a great selection of local wines...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
Ahuriri Village Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Picasso Kiss - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Picasso Kiss - Paintvine

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 2 April
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint & Wine Night - Picasso Kiss - Paintvine


Sleep Well With Yoga

Sleep Well With Yoga

This is a 4-week series to support you to sleep better using yoga as a tool of support. Whether you struggle to get to sleep, wake frequently, suffer from fatigue or you work shifts there will be something to help support you to sleep better and feel more rested. This will be a combination of...

Date: Thursday 2 April
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sleep Well With Yoga


Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn about techniques, equipment and basic bookbinding structures. If you've ever been curious about how to make a book, this is the place to start. Six sessions, six books. A chance to develop new skills, refresh familiar ones or simply enjoy doing what...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 9 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Introduction to Bookbinding Evening Classes


Building A Strong Marketing Foundation

Building A Strong Marketing Foundation

Friday Coffee Talk - Building a strong Marketing Foundation. A framework which gives every business clarity in their marketing. Connect & Conquer has created a simple marketing strategy framework that strengthens brands, creates deeper connections with audiences, and conquers business goals....

Date: Friday 3 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sweet As Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition and Sale

Sweet As Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition and Sale

This annual fundraiser for the Heretaunga Womens Centre - showcases the best, the established and the newly emerging women artists of Hawkes Bay. The exhibition is held at the Hastings Women's Restrooms and the building is set up for a week as an art gallery. All work is for sale - priced by...

Date: Friday 3 April to Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sweet As Banana Pudding - Art Exhibition and Sale


Yoga Nidra For Deep Rest

Yoga Nidra For Deep Rest

This is such a delicious and nourishing practice and allows you to be receptive to the incredible practice of restorative yoga with Yoga Nidra, also known as yogic sleep or conscious deep sleep. It is a powerful technique which enables us to learn to relax consciously and deeply—a systematic...

Date: Friday 3 April
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Spirit of Napier: A Burlesque Show: POSTPONED

The Spirit of Napier: A Burlesque Show: POSTPONED

POSTPONED The Spirit of Napier: A Burlesque Show Did you catch our golden lady at the Art Deco car parade? Well now's your chance to see her in action on the stage. After her unsanctioned appearance at Art Deco Cherry Boomb thought she'd put together a little showcase for you to see what...

Date: Friday 3 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Spirit of Napier: A Burlesque Show: POSTPONED


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1: CANCELLED

Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1: CANCELLED

All Flying Lotus Classes in Hawkes Bay cancelled until further notice. Check-in online for updates. Flying Lotus Yoga starts back at Optimal Me in Taradale. All welcome. Hatha Yoga Level One incorporates traditional asana in an easy flowing vinyasa style. The practice encourages a one-pointed...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flying Lotus Yoga Taradale Saturday Mornings: Hatha Level 1: CANCELLED


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 5 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2020 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2020 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

The Backyard Bash is back for 2020, and together with The Goodtime Pie Co. we are excited to once again head around the country, and find who truely is the best in the backyard! A age old Kiwi summer pastime, backyard cricket, has gone next level, and you can take part, with 4 other mates, in...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Eskview Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2020 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships


Free
Easter Market

Easter Market

This event has been cancelled due to COVID 19 situation. The market will recommence on Saturday 4th July if circumstances permit. We will be advertising on Eventfinda, Facebook and Neighbourly when the Market recommences. We greatly appreciate your support for our Market and look forward to...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Easter Market


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


New Zealand Ploughing Championships: CANCELLED

New Zealand Ploughing Championships: CANCELLED

Due to the Prime Ministers announcement today on Covid-19, stating that all gatherings over 500 must be cancelled, we are sad to announce that the New Zealand National Ploughing Association has been cancelled. --- New Zealand National Ploughing Association Annual Competition, 4-5 April,2020...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Takapau, Takapau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand Ploughing Championships: CANCELLED


Woven Art with Lee Olsen: CANCELLED

Woven Art with Lee Olsen: CANCELLED

Local artist Lee Olsen began weaving with harakeke over 15 years ago and more recently with hue and making pāke. She draws inspiration from kete, with so many different variations, different whakairo (patterns), different widths of whenu, different colours, different adornments and different...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Woven Art with Lee Olsen: CANCELLED


Free
Storytime: CANCELLED

Storytime: CANCELLED

Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales that all ages can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages....

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime: CANCELLED


Beer-A-Palooza: POSTPONED

Beer-A-Palooza: POSTPONED

Beer | Cider | Rock Music | Food What more do we need to say? With over 15 incredible breweries, cider producers and food vendors to enjoy, this is going to be a stellar festival! All that while listening to the great tunes of Hawke's Bay's best Rock Bands! Your ticket is your entry & your...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Beer-A-Palooza: POSTPONED


Free
Lego: CANCELLED

Lego: CANCELLED

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the family....

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego: CANCELLED


Free
Lego: CANCELLED

Lego: CANCELLED

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego: CANCELLED


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

The Rochelle Spence Dance Studio will present ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ as the main part of their annual dance recital on Saturday 4th April at the Napier Municipal Theatre with performances at 2pm and 7pm. The students will provide a colourful dance drama based on the popular...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Charlie and The Chocolate Factory


Soap Making Class

Soap Making Class

I will take you through the steps of cold process soap to saponification (hopefully) then we will all try our hand at melt 'n pour soap making so you can compare the two. They both have their advantages. All natural products are used and available for sale. You will go away from this class with...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fields with Stretch at FG Smiths: CANCELLED

Fields with Stretch at FG Smiths: CANCELLED

‘Pure magic’ – Radio 13 ‘Totally captivating’ – The Hook ‘A gem of a songwriter’ – Ak Folk Festival ‘An unforgettable performer’ – Second Hand News Two extraordinary musical talents come together for a very special performance on Saturday, April 4th in Napier. Kerryn...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fields with Stretch at FG Smiths: CANCELLED


Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin: CANCELLED

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin: CANCELLED

If you don't know who Jess Atkin is by now you're missing out on all the family love happening once a month at the Urban Winery! Jess and the gang are continuing their residency at the Urban Winery once a month! Their soulful, raw, contagious energy is exactly what a Saturday night calls for....

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 2 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin: CANCELLED


Poets Night Out: CANCELLED

Poets Night Out: CANCELLED

*UPDATE* This event has been CANCELLED Due to COVID-19 safety concerns. Ticket purchasers will be contacted by eventfinda and ticket refunds issued. The National Library will consider rescheduling this event to later in the year. Thank you for your understanding.

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poets Night Out: CANCELLED


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Mojo Alice and Friends : POSTPONED

Mojo Alice and Friends : POSTPONED

Mojo Alice brings their original primal rock blues stomp to the Paisley Stage in Napier. A collective force of nature, Mojo Alice are a band of experienced and proficient musicians with a passion for heavy grooves, infectious riffs and powerful vocals. Gaining fans from their hometown...

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mojo Alice and Friends : POSTPONED


Free
Taradale Village Fete 2020

Taradale Village Fete 2020

The Premier Event on the Taradale Calendar for 2020. Over 50 high quality local and out-of-town Fete stalls. Selling a great range of handmade goods, excellent food to eat and take home, as well a tonne of great entertainment, with: - Coffee, coffee, coffee - an excellent range to choose...

Date: Sunday 5 April
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Village Fete 2020


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


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Bex Marshall Trio (UK) : CANCELLED

Bex Marshall Trio (UK) : CANCELLED

CANCELLED DUE TO VIRUS UK British Blues Award winner and 4 time European Blues Awards nominee Bex Marshall’s unique style of guitar playing is a combined technique of slide, blues rock, ragtime and roots pickin, her voice is a powerful melting pot of old black woman’s heartache and rock diva...

Date: Sunday 5 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bex Marshall Trio (UK) : CANCELLED


Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility, coordination,...

Date: Monday 6 April
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes

Not Yoga classes help you move better and feel more awesome. Also known as Awareness Through Movement®, these classes do wonders to ease muscular discomfort and habitual tension (especially the kind you don't even realise you are holding) as well as improve your mobility, coordination,...

Date: Monday 6 April
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Not Yoga Awareness Through Movement Classes


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night


Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes

A series of six weekly evening classes to learn various printmaking techniques including woodcuts, dry point etching, stencils and offset printing. Learn everything you need to get started including how to use a press, carve a block safely, ink up and use a roller proficiently. A chance to...

Date: Monday 6 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Introduction to Printmaking Evening Classes


Free
Baby Bounce: CANCELLED

Baby Bounce: CANCELLED

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce: CANCELLED


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Storytime: CANCELLED

Storytime: CANCELLED

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Ezy Tech

Ezy Tech

If you need some quick help with eBooks, your cell phone, a tablet or your email, why not pop into the Ezy Tech session at Napier or Taradale Library and we’ll help get you sorted. No appointment necessary. This is not high tech advice and we can’t fix a broken cell phone but we can help...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ezy Tech


Free
Minecraft: CANCELLED

Minecraft: CANCELLED

A safe and supervised shared Minecraft world for kids. Participants will need to bring their own device with the latest version of Minecraft and enjoy sharing your world with other Minecraft builders using multi player. This will replace our usual evening Minecraft sessions for over the school...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED

Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled. Come along Tuesday night each week for great rock n roll music and dancing lessons available contact Mike - 0220801048 current membership $5.00 for the year with $3.00 door charge each Tuesday night. We hold a social every second Sunday of the month our...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 28 April
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Social Rock N Roll Club: CANCELLED


Vesa & Friends: CANCELLED

Vesa & Friends: CANCELLED

Born and raised in Finland, Vesa-Matti Leppänen moved to New Zealand in 2000. For well over a decade he has been Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and has earned international recognition as a chamber musician, teacher, adjudicator and soloist. Vesa-Matti Leppänen has...

Date: Tuesday 7 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vesa & Friends: CANCELLED


Overcoming Anxiety: POSTPONED

Overcoming Anxiety: POSTPONED

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Overcoming Anxiety: POSTPONED


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Buildings That Teach: Influencing Sustainable Values: POSTPONED

Buildings That Teach: Influencing Sustainable Values: POSTPONED

EIT, Lecture Theatre 1 Dr. Mazin Bahho, Senior Lecturer, EIT Gold coin donation. This presentation is about a research project that discusses the process of retrofitting an existing structure to become an exhibit as a sustainable building and a facility that inspires responsible...

Date: Wednesday 8 April
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Buildings That Teach: Influencing Sustainable Values: POSTPONED


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Hawke’s Bay Easter Performing Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Hawke’s Bay Easter Performing Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled. Proudly presented by the Napier Performing Arts Competitions Society, the Hawke’s Bay Easter Festival showcases talent from upwards of 200 entrants from around the country competing in Ballet, Tap, Modern Dance, Instrumental, and Junior & Senior Vocal...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Monday 13 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Easter Performing Arts Festival: CANCELLED


Free
Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships: CANCELLED

Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships: CANCELLED

This is a Golf Croquet event hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay. It is the 5th time the Championship has been played. There will be Open Singles and Open Doubles. The title holder won the World Golf Croquet Championship in England this season. Golf Croquet is increasing in popularity particularly in...

Date: Friday 10 April to Tuesday 14 April
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships: CANCELLED


Free
Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships

Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships

This is a Golf Croquet event hosted by Croquet Hawke's Bay. It is the 5th time the Championship has been played. There will be Open Singles and Open Doubles. The title holder won the World Golf Croquet Championship in England this season. Golf Croquet is increasing in popularity particularly...

Date: Friday 10 April to Tuesday 14 April
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club (formerly Te Mata), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Croquet NZ U21 Golf Croquet Championships


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 5 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

Date: Friday 10 April to Monday 13 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2020: CANCELLED

The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2020: CANCELLED

Get ready for The Little Easy on Friday 10 April (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! Please make sure you register by 15 March. After this date, your preferred t-shirt size may no longer be available for selection during the registration process. The Little Easy offers two options: - A...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HB Easter Highland Games: CANCELLED

HB Easter Highland Games: CANCELLED

Highland & National Dancing and Solo Piping Competitions. Friday night is the Piobaireachd - Gold Clasp Competition in the Lindisfarne Auditorium commencing at 6pm. Saturday and Sunday 8am start for Piping Competitions. Saturday features the NZ Championship Under 21 Piobaireachd...

Date: Friday 10 April to Sunday 12 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Social Rock N Roll Club & Napier RSA: CANCELLED

Napier Social Rock N Roll Club & Napier RSA: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled. An amazing night of Rock n Roll with the Band Make Believe NZ1. Proudly brought to you by the Napier RSA and the Napier RSA Social Rock and Roll club, a great way to start your Easter Weekend come along and enjoy the hospitality of the Napier RSA and...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail : POSTPONED

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail : POSTPONED

Easter Weekend Saturday & Sunday 11 & 12 April 2020 - NOW POSTPONED. A new date will be released for this event when the current Covid-19 situation has stabilised. Keep an eye out for the new date, and keep safe everyone. In the meantime, support your regional artists by shopping online! This...

Date: Saturday 11 April to Sunday 12 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Easy 2020: CANCELLED

The Big Easy 2020: CANCELLED

The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is a gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty Hawke’s Bay distractions along the way. Please make sure...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Public Art Walking Tour

Hastings Public Art Walking Tour

Join Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance. ...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fuego Latino: POSTPONED

Fuego Latino: POSTPONED

Fuego Latino is an eclectic four piece band enchanting Hawke's Bay with their style of Gypsy-Latin music. Accordion, fiddle, percussion, bass, thrilling harmonies, and guitar all come together to create this multi-cultural experience. Perfect for a night of dining and dancing. Spice up your...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show: CANCELLED

Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show: CANCELLED

Introducing Tony Painting and the Power Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show. Tony Painting and The Power have become firm favourites with the music loving public and musicians alike. Fronted by UK born guitarist and vocalist Tony Painting their special brand of blistering guitar based boogie...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Society Concerts

Music Society Concerts

Concerts held on 2nd Sunday of month, March - November. Each concert includes vocal and instrumental performers, mainly from Hawke's Bay, solo, group and Band combinations. Special on Easter Sunday (12th April) are nationally known soloists - Lesley Graham (soprano) Linden Loader (mezzo...

Date: Sunday 12 April
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Essential Nature Hatha Yoga Workshop: POSTPONED

Essential Nature Hatha Yoga Workshop: POSTPONED

Workshop postponed until a later date in 2020. Check-in online for updates. Experience the healing power of mother nature and channel the energy of the natural world within to elevate energy and strength! The morning time holds the Sattvic quality, allowing your yoga practice to deepen and...

Date: Monday 13 April to Thursday 23 April
Where:
OptimalMe Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Harvest Festival

Hawke's Bay Harvest Festival

A celebration of the wonderful Hawke's Bay horticultural industry, delicious produce, and international workers. Come and get to know some of the 5,000 people who work in Hawke's Bay from all around the Pacific. There will be cultural and other performances, Fun Sports [touch, volleyball,...

Date: Monday 13 April
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Its back! Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for kids aged 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - The Art of the Hungry Caterpillar: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - The Art of the Hungry Caterpillar: CANCELLED

Eric Carle's colourful images have been used in over 70 books. Learn about this author/illustrator's artistic techniques and create your own beautiful artwork to take home. All materials provided. Please wear older clothing. Age: 8-12 years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are...

Date: Tuesday 14 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kids Drop-in Art Day

Kids Drop-in Art Day

Drop-in Art Day. ...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Thursday 23 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Mahi toi: Whakairo: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Mahi toi: Whakairo: CANCELLED

Explore the exhibitions at MTG and get inspired! You'll learn how to use simple carving tools to create your own unique design to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book online through Eventfinda to secure your place.

Date: Tuesday 14 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Movie Madness

Movie Madness

Bring along a cushion and some snacks and settle in for a family friendly movie. Suitable for kids and whānau of all ages! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 14 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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EURYDICE - Hawke's Bay: CANCELLED

EURYDICE - Hawke's Bay: CANCELLED

A searing mix of spoken word and live electronica. Leni is five years old, holding a Superman costume for her first day at school. Eurydice is five years into the rest of her life, with a bee tattoo on her wrist. A story about making changes, taking leaps, and being a daily superhero. Best...

Date: Tuesday 14 April
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery Craft Bag

Mystery Craft Bag

Ka hoki mai ano, it's back again! Grab a bag full of mystery supplies and start creating. We’ve curated the content; you create the magic. Limited places—first in, first served. Suitable for kids aged 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which...

Date: Wednesday 15 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Te mahi rauāngi: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Te mahi rauāngi: CANCELLED

Explore different designs around the museum and get inspired! Learn how to use lino cutting and printing tools to create your own kowhaiwhai pattern to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book online through...

Date: Wednesday 15 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Robot Races

Robot Races

Think you have a knack for designing challenging obstacle courses? Think you can navigate the landscape using only a robot? Then this is the session for you! Register to see if you are up for the challenge. Suitable for kids aged 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Wednesday 15 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lighting of Osmanthus Gardens 2020: CANCELLED

Lighting of Osmanthus Gardens 2020: CANCELLED

Don’t miss the stunning display of new lotus lanterns, traditional Chinese silk lanterns, and the lighting of trees accompanied by classical music at this year’s festival. Live performances by performers dressed in traditional costume will make the Friday and Saturday evenings extra...

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime: POSTPONED

Camelot the Pantomime: POSTPONED

Napier Frivolity Minstrels (Inc) Juniors present "Camelot the Pantomime". This is a story based loosely around the story of Prince Arthur and Guinevere. But chuck in the evil Morgan Le Fay and the vicious Hernando not to forget the Wizard Merlin and his quest for a potion for eternal youth then you...

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring Board Games

Unboring Board Games

Love board games? Drop in at your leisure with your friends and family, and pick something to play from our great board games selection. Suitable for kids ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 16 April
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Clay Craft: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Clay Craft: CANCELLED

Explore the exhibits at the museum. Discover design and develop your own ideas for making pendants, quotes and waka huia. Take home your clay creation as a memento of your time at MTG. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book...

Date: Thursday 16 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night: CANCELLED

Salsa Night: CANCELLED

Calling all salsa dancers! Once monthly the UW gladly invites you to come move your feet and show your skills from 6-9 pm. Enjoy Salsa music brought to you by DJ Timba George! Grab a bite to eat with our tapas menu and stay hydrated with our many beverage options!

Date: Thursday 16 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Female Gaze - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Female Gaze - Paintvine

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 16 April
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Female Gaze - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Female Gaze - Paintvine

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 16 April
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Matariki Star Weaving: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Matariki Star Weaving: CANCELLED

The nine stars of Matariki appear in our skies in Pipiri (June), marking the beginning of the Māori New Year. To celebrate this special time we will make a colourful woven star for you to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8-12 years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are...

Date: Friday 17 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Wall hanging work of art: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Wall hanging work of art: CANCELLED

Here's your chance to design a practical yet pretty wall hanging. Using natural materials, create an 'any year' reminder of birthdays that doubles as an artwork for you or a friend. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book...

Date: Friday 17 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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ANZAC Stories & Craft

ANZAC Stories & Craft

Join us as we share stories about and remember ANZAC day. Make a poppy or two to take home with you. Suitable for kids aged 3+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 17 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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RD9 Hunt n Gather

RD9 Hunt n Gather

Family fun hunting event for the heaviest deer, pig, goat & possum. Hare for Adults, children section. To register, check out our Facebook page for forms or pop into your local hunting store. See Waiwhare Community Centre Noticeboard on Facebook for details.

Date: Friday 17 April to Sunday 19 April
Where:
Waiwhare Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mirrored Walls and Sons of Henrik: POSTPONED

Mirrored Walls and Sons of Henrik: POSTPONED

Join us for happy hour from 4-6pm and get your spots for this awesome two band line up starting at 6:30! Both Mirrored Walls and Sons of Henrik have prepared a special acoustic set of originals. Sons of Henrik are an all-original acoustic/electric rock band based around the vocal and poetically...

Date: Friday 17 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne

One reviewer recently wrote - exudes a natural ease on stage, as he sings poignant lyrics and beautifully crafted melodies that invariably whisk the heart up with grand romanticism. Coupled with an exhilarating guitar talent that transcends mere acoustic playing to replicate a whole band, Champagne...

Date: Friday 17 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NYDS Festival

NYDS Festival

It's our inaugural NYDS Festival, with theatre, music and foodstalls. Come and see what our fantastic students and tutors have been learning during the National Youth Drama School week. This is a perfect day for the whole whānau. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for details. See you...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Havelock North High School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

This amazing street event focus is on community groups, clubs, charity, health services, healthy living, Recycling, health living such as Organic gardening, fundraising for school trips etc. Please note: Your group or health services must be based and running in CHB to have a stall. Payments of...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Zeffer Mexi Fiesta: CANCELLED

Zeffer Mexi Fiesta: CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLATION: Following the announcement on recommended key preventative measures during these unprecedented times with COVID-19, we need to cancel our Mexi Fiesta event planned for Saturday 18 April, as this falls under the category of a mass gathering of more than 500. We were so happy...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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 halloumi, feta, and mozzarella. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner's Italian Kit (valued at $42.90) from Mad Millie is included in...

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

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10:32 (NZ/UK) + VÏKÆ: CANCELLED

10:32 (NZ/UK) + VÏKÆ: CANCELLED

Update: Cancelled due to virus... 10:32 is the new project from London-based kiwi artist, Bridget Walsh, featuring Lyle Barton on keys, Radovan Brtko on drums and Digby Lovatt on bass. For fans of artists including Hiatus Kaiyote, Kimbra, Erykah Badu, Moonchild and more, 10:32’s...

Date: Saturday 18 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

Ash Ridge Winery Craft Fair

As part of the awesome summer events in the Hawke's Bay, Ash Ridge Winery is opening up its garden to hosting a series of craft fairs over the summer. Featuring local and regional vendors selling handmade arts & crafts, re-purposed furniture, wooden toys, jewelry, art and much more... Coffee,...

Date: Sunday 19 April
Where:
Ash Ridge Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery Craft Bag: Village Version

Mystery Craft Bag: Village Version

Ka hoki mai ano, it's back again! Grab a bag full of mystery supplies and start creating. We’ve curated the content; you create the magic. Suitable for kids aged 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 20 April
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Movie Madness

Movie Madness

Bring along a cushion and some snacks and settle in for a family friendly movie. Suitable for kids and whānau of all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 20 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour: POSTPONED

Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour: POSTPONED

Update: Eccles Entertainment and Th' Dudes reluctantly announce the postponement of Th' Bliss Tour due to start in Hamilton on 9 April. Details on the new show dates will be released in the coming weeks, but in the meantime ticket holders should hold on to their tickets as they will remain...

Date: Monday 20 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Its back! Come in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for kids aged 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Friday 24 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class - Brezels and Bagels

Children's Cooking Class - Brezels and Bagels

Starting from scratch making bagels and brezels and serving them with nice toppings! Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and will have prepared a...

Date: Tuesday 21 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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All Three Children's Cooking Classes: CANCELLED

All Three Children's Cooking Classes: CANCELLED

Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and will have prepared a full meal from start to finish. When the children arrive they will don their Farmhouse...

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Thursday 23 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unboring Board Games

Unboring Board Games

Love board games? Drop in at your leisure with your friends and family, and pick something to play from our great board games selection. Suitable for kids aged 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 21 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme-Let's Paint! Painting Classes 1 - 4: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme-Let's Paint! Painting Classes 1 - 4: CANCELLED

Painting Class 1: CHAIN PAINTING TECHNIQUE Come on in and join Natasha Hanara in the first of four painting workshops and experience a brand new kind of art! Watch in amazement as you are "hypnotized by your painting unfolding before your very eyes!" You will learn how to properly mix paints...

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Wednesday 22 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class - Dumplings and Noodles

Children's Cooking Class - Dumplings and Noodles

Making Dumpling and Noodles. A Asian noodle soup. And Dumplings with 2 savoury fillings steamed or fried. Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic cooking skills and...

Date: Wednesday 22 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - Legendary Creatures: CANCELLED

School Holiday Programme - Legendary Creatures: CANCELLED

Love the legendary creatures in the Mystery of History exhibition? Come and join us for a fun holiday workshop where we'll show you amazing objects of friendly and fiery dragons and share some stories about them. You'll design your own legendary creature and enjoy a craft activity relating to...

Date: Wednesday 22 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
ANZAC Stories & Craft

ANZAC Stories & Craft

Join us as we share stories about and remember ANZAC day. Make a poppy or two to take home with you. Suitable for kids aged 3+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 22 April
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children's Cooking Class -  Baking Day: POSTPONED

Children's Cooking Class - Baking Day: POSTPONED

Baking Day at Farmhouse Kitchen we will be making 3-4 sweet and savoury baking treats for special occasions or picnics or lunch boxes. Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100 percent hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing...

Date: Thursday 23 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
After Hours Nerf Wars

After Hours Nerf Wars

Bring your Nerf guns, ammo and game face to compete in the Hastings Library battleground. Suitable for ages 8+. Registration is required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 23 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Amand Gerbault – Gaylor. Classical Pianist

Amand Gerbault – Gaylor. Classical Pianist

Amand Gerbault – Gaylor is a young man with an amazing capacity to bring me to tears of joy. He has a masters touch on the Piano and plays with divine feeling, space and tempo. My Mother Mary Poynton was a concert Pianist who played for me in the womb and right up until I was adopted at 2. I...

Date: Thursday 23 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Yoga For Women

Yoga For Women

This series is to support women with yoga for women nourishing the unique female body and the wisdom that is within to create physical and emotional balance. This class will help you to tap into your own natural rhythms that are so closely linked to the cycles of the earth allowing you to find an...

Date: Thursday 23 April to Thursday 14 May
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outer Space Art Workshop: POSTPONED

Outer Space Art Workshop: POSTPONED

Welcome to Outer Space! Use fun art techniques to create galaxies and planets and draw weird and wonderful creatures to inhabit them! Two separate workshop spaces for ages 5 - 7 yrs and 8 - 11yrs. All materials provided. Presented by the experienced tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns: POSTPONED

Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns: POSTPONED

Campbell Burns creates interactive sound works that puts you, the viewer in the performer's seat. Campbell’s works have been installed in galleries around the country. Come and check out what crazy interactive music / sound work he has in store for you in the historic Homestead Building at...

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Superhero Circus: POSTPONED

Superhero Circus: POSTPONED

'Superhero Circus' from Rollicking Entertainment! A show for the whole family! 10am and 6pm. Dress as your favourite superhero and come and join the fun - there will be juggling, ladder walking, escapology, magic, gross stunts and silliness. Part of the Billy Lids Creative Festival for Kids.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impromania: POSTPONED

Impromania: POSTPONED

Join in a class with Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre Director Peter Cottrell to polish your improvisation skills through a series of fun activities. Learn the art of improvisation, have-a-go in a range of age appropriate skill-building games and have lots of fun along the way! Age 10 - 14yrs.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arty Animals Art Workshop: POSTPONED

Arty Animals Art Workshop: POSTPONED

An animal themed art workshop for animal lovers. Try out fun drawing ideas and design your own animal artwork using ink and watercolour. Separate workshops for ages 5-7 yrs and ages 8 - 11 yrs. Presented by the talented tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Find Your Inner Superhero: POSTPONED

Find Your Inner Superhero: POSTPONED

Are you super strong, super fast or super kind? Learn how to stand with confidence, show the world how awesome you are and perform some really cool tricks. An introduction to character, body language and balance. We use our imaginations and our bodies to explore how different types of people walk...

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
ANZAC Stories & Crafts

ANZAC Stories & Crafts

Join us as we share stories about and remember ANZAC day. Make a poppy or two to take home with you. Suitable for kids aged 3+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creatures of the Deep - Art workshop: POSTPONED

Creatures of the Deep - Art workshop: POSTPONED

Dive down to the depths of the ocean and take a look around in this ocean themed workshop. Use drawing and watercolour to create wishy, washy underwater worlds. Separate workshops for ages 5-7 yrs and ages 8 - 11 yrs. Presented by the talented tutors from The Pencil Room.

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impulse Jam - contemporary dance workshop: POSTPONED

Impulse Jam - contemporary dance workshop: POSTPONED

Welcome to Impulse Jam! Impulse jam is a dynamic and physical workshop run by Champa J. Maciel. Participants will have a blast learning contemporary dance skills, basic tumbling, and lifts. They will also learn some choreography and explore the creative process which will include task-based...

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZSO Emperor

NZSO Emperor

NZSO Principal Conductor in Residence Hamish McKeich presents some of Beethoven’s most iconic works in the 250th anniversary of his birth. Diedre Irons joins the Orchestra as soloist for Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto. Awarded an MBE and an ONZM for her outstanding contributions to music as...

Date: Friday 24 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Movie Club – Lest we forget: CANCELLED

MTG Movie Club – Lest we forget: CANCELLED

Mark Anzac Day with stories told by two prominent kiwis. Tama Tu captures the humour and heart of six Maori Battalion soldiers as well as the tragedy of the time in short film format by award-winning director Taika Waititi. In Tides of Blood Sam Neill explores his family’s military...

Date: Saturday 25 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Caitlin Smith & Aro: CANCELLED

Caitlin Smith & Aro: CANCELLED

Described as having “…a voice that imagination created”, Caitlin Smith is a mesmerising performer, song-poet and story singer. Legally blind since birth, she is a tireless advocate for accessibility issues and the healing and transformative power of creativity. A great hit when she toured...

Date: Sunday 26 April
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Workshop: Getting Started with Facebook Ads

Workshop: Getting Started with Facebook Ads

If you’re a Hawke’s Bay business selling products or services and you’re ready to dip your toes into Facebook advertising, this workshop is for you! This session will cover: - The difference between creating an advertising campaign and ‘Boosting’ a post - How to navigate the Facebook...

Date: Monday 27 April
Where:
Porters Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workplace Wellness Conference

Workplace Wellness Conference

The Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce presents the Workplace Wellness Conference, a full-day conference highlighting the importance of overall health and wellbeing within the workplace as well as personally. General wellbeing affects each one of us and we can all be guilty of running on an empty tank...

Date: Tuesday 28 April
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital Essentials: Facebook 101

Digital Essentials: Facebook 101

​​​​​​​Do you know you need to get your business in front of those users but you feel overwhelmed every time you log in? You are not alone! Many small businesses simply don’t know where to start when it comes to Facebook marketing. Join Jodine McIntyre from Social Smarty in...

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

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Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Showtime Las Vegas

Operatunity Presents: Showtime Las Vegas

Set your soul on fire as NZ’s most iconic entertainers dazzle you in a thrilling homage to the bright light city of Las Vegas. We highlight the greatest headliners to grace Vegas stages including Elvis, Cher, Liberace, Tom Jones and Celine Dion. Starring Karl Perigo, Marian Burns, Suzanne...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Portable Shade and Shelter

Portable Shade and Shelter

Identify what's stressing your edible garden most. Is it predators or weather or even humans? See examples of different options for readily available shelter and shade, each with different pros and cons in terms of cost, portability, longevity, aesthetics and ease of use. Everyone’s garden,...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo! Musical Bingo: CANCELLED

Jingo! Musical Bingo: CANCELLED

The UW is hosting Jingo, your favourite musical bingo, the last Thursday night of every month! Listen to your jams, dab those squares, win prizes and play Jingo! Free entry, game starts at 7pm. We'll be open all day, so pop in after work for a beer, cider, wine, or grab a bite to eat from...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint & Wine Night - Bob Ross' Snowy Mountains - Paintvine

Paint & Wine Night - Bob Ross' Snowy Mountains - Paintvine

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 30 April
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holloway Holiday - The Glitter Boy Tour

Holloway Holiday - The Glitter Boy Tour

The New Zealand Nu-Punk rockers of your dreams, Holloway Holiday is a bisexual sugary face-punch flaunting Taylor Criscuola on drums, Louis Valentine on vocals and Max Long on guitar. Every song is a synth-infused emotional rollercoaster of four-chord political satire and sad-boy...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2020

Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 17 May
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: Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 1 July
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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin: CANCELLED

Saturday Night Session with Jess Atkin: CANCELLED

If you don't know who Jess Atkin is by now you're missing out on all the family love happening once a month at the Urban Winery! Jess and the gang are continuing their residency at the Urban Winery once a month! Their soulful, raw, contagious energy is exactly what a Saturday night calls for....

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 2 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, 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...

Date: Saturday 2 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Workshop: Getting Started With Instagram

Workshop: Getting Started With Instagram

Forget the fluff—this workshop is all about action! A three-hour session designed for business owners and marketing professionals who want to start using Instagram with confidence to reach their ideal customers. This is a hands-on session, designed for those just starting out with Instagram,...

Date: Monday 4 May
Where:
Porters Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Monday 4 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wages Law – Business Central

Wages Law – Business Central

Payroll isn’t always straight forward and an error in a staff member’s pay packet can mean a cost you didn’t plan for and unnecessary stress for your employee. Your employment agreements set out the key words affecting the payment of wages, allowances, and provision of entitlements such as...

Date: Tuesday 5 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Business Advice -  BDO Walk in Wednesday

Business Advice - BDO Walk in Wednesday

Our Walk in Wednesday in our Napier Office has had a revamp! We've opened it up to cover all things Business! Tax advice, PIR rates, Xero, MYOB, Add-ons, Report analysis, Succession Planning, Cashflows, Reconciliations, Depreciation rates, Payroll processing... you name it, we can help with...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 3 June
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Who cares for the care-givers? Who parents the parents? Who develops the developers? While engaging and often rewarding, many of us experience the demands and responsibilities of life—both home and work—to draw on our inner strength and resilience. The Art of Well-Being is opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Monday 11 May
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Wednesday 1 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Self Watering Containers

Self Watering Containers

Grow your own crops in containers with a water reservoir to reduce watering and keep your plants moist for maximum growth. ‘Wicking beds’ can come in all sizes and this workshop will help you decide if they are right for you. See examples of homemade and bought versions. Get ideas on how to...

Date: Thursday 7 May
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Yoga For Women

Yoga For Women

This series is to support women with yoga for women nourishing the unique female body and the wisdom that is within to create physical and emotional balance. This class will help you to tap into your own natural rhythms that are so closely linked to the cycles of the earth allowing you to find an...

Date: Thursday 23 April to Thursday 14 May
Where:
The Yoga Space, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Demystifying the New Product Development Process

Demystifying the New Product Development Process

Food Product Development Workshop Join us for an informal and hands-on workshop aimed at demystifying the new product development process. You’ll leave with tools and tips to apply in your own business and an understanding of market validation, creating a new food product and the essence of the...

Date: Friday 8 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 12 May to Wednesday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 2 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 2 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 2 is geared towards existing H&S reps who want to take their...

Date: Tuesday 12 May to Wednesday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and...

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

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak

White Chapel Jak

Summer Vibes Tour 2020! We can't wait to get back to The Bay! You've seen them at Crab Farm Winery, New Years at the Napier Soundshell and festivals around Hawkes Bay. Hot off the back of a sold out debut “MusicLife Tour” crowd favorites White Chapel Jak were excited to be announced in the...

Date: Friday 15 May to Saturday 16 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Throttle Up for Citizens Advice Bureau

Throttle Up for Citizens Advice Bureau

Inaugural scenic tour of Hawke’s Bay. Motorcycles of all shapes and sizes welcome. Hotrods crank up those engines. American Muscle Cars show us what you’ve got. Registration from 9.00am. Run departs at 11am sharp. Cost $20 rider. $10 pillion. $30 cars. Trophies and prizes presented at 4pm by...

Date: Saturday 16 May
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Tape Face Show: CANCELLED

The Tape Face Show: CANCELLED

The Boy is back! One of NZ’s most successful comedians on the world stage, and a champion of both America and Britain’s Got Talent. Watched by over 70 million people on line. He’s taking a short break from a 3 year residency in Las Vegas to return to the 2020 NZ Comedy Fest for the first...

Date: Saturday 16 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici

From the creator of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, multi-platinum selling New Zealand tenor Geoff Sewell, presents Bravo Amici - a stunning company of stars from The West End and Broadway and performing Amici Forever’s biggest hits including; Senza Catene (Unchained Melody),...

Date: Sunday 17 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici

From the creator of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, multi-platinum selling New Zealand tenor Geoff Sewell, presents Bravo Amici - a stunning company of stars from The West End and Broadway and performing Amici Forever’s biggest hits including; Senza Catene (Unchained Melody),...

Date: Sunday 17 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Yesterday Once More: POSTPONED

Yesterday Once More: POSTPONED

From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

Date: Wednesday 20 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Don’t let difficult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau. After three sell out nights at the Cabana's Late Night Jazz sessions Trio Nouveau are back for just 1 night. Trio Nouveau is a well known jazz group based in New Zealand and consists of Stephen Millar on piano/ keyboard, Gavin Mather on drums and David Day on double bass....

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

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Havelock N: Warren Miller’s Timeless Presented by Queenstown

Havelock N: Warren Miller’s Timeless Presented by Queenstown

The only constant is change, but winter stoke is eternal. After seven decades of celebrating skiing and snowboarding, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that nothing compares to the excitement of another season in the mountains. Join the kickoff to next winter with our 70th film, Timeless...

Date: Friday 22 May to Sunday 24 May
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier - Forged Jewellery Workshop

Napier - Forged Jewellery Workshop

Forged metal bracelets, earrings and pendants can be made from ancient and hands on techniques. Students will be shown how to work with copper and sterling silver, using jewellers’ hammers to create beautiful textures for simple and beautiful jewellery. We can forge the metal into 3...

Date: Saturday 23 May to Sunday 24 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Comedy All-Stars - On Tour: CANCELLED

International Comedy All-Stars - On Tour: CANCELLED

3 world class comedians packed in to 1 huge 2 hour show – that’s The International Comedy All-Stars on tour. Featuring the best of the 2020 NZ International Comedy Festival including headline English comedian Paul Sinha a.k.a. ‘The Sinnerman’ from TVNZ’s very popular daily show ‘The...

Date: Saturday 23 May
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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 26 May
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

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 26 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence – Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence – Business Training NZ Limited

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...

Date: Wednesday 27 May
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dispatch to A Friend

Dispatch to A Friend

A special weekend of creativity and inspiration with Annabelle Hickson & Gillian Bell in New Zealand’s glorious wine region, Hawke's Bay. We are delighted to announce a very special Dispatch to a Friend weekend, with florist, photographer and stylist Annabelle Hickson, and cake maker and...

Date: Friday 29 May to Sunday 31 May
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Jac

The Jac "A Gathering" Album Release (Hawkes Bay)

The Jac are releasing their third studio album “A Gathering” as the group marks a decade of making music together. Featuring material from their 2017 collaboration with Korean quartet Black String, plus a swathe of brand new original compositions, the album represents a milestone in their...

Date: Friday 29 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Godspell - The Famous Rock Musical!

Godspell - The Famous Rock Musical!

Godspell is an amazing show, and this year you can experience it in a truly amazing venue - the wonderful Waiapu Cathedral in Napier. There will be three performances of this popular rock musical on May 29th, 30th and 31st. One of the most successful musicals in history, Godspell has been...

Date: Friday 29 May to Sunday 31 May
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat

Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat

The Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat is an exclusive weekend workshop where you are invited to discover your inner writer whilst surrounded by nature, beauty and other like-minded people. Join internationally renowned poet and performer Sara Hirsch for an indulgent two-day creative experience...

Date: Saturday 30 May to Monday 1 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Award winning New Zealand singer-songwriter, Reb Fountain, announces an extensive 10-date tour in celebration of her upcoming self-titled album, her debut for Flying Nun Records. Pulling out all the stops for this collection of noir punk-folk songs, Reb is taking her band the length and breadth...

Date: Sunday 31 May
Where:
The Dome, The T&G Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2020

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Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat

Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat

The Wallingford Winter Writing Retreat is an exclusive weekend workshop where you are invited to discover your inner writer whilst surrounded by nature, beauty and other like-minded people. Join internationally renowned poet and performer Sara Hirsch for an indulgent two-day creative experience...

Date: Saturday 30 May to Monday 1 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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: Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 1 July
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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay v Wairarapa Bush

Hawkes Bay v Wairarapa Bush

Hawke's Bay take on Wairarapa Bush in an annual fixture as they prepare for the Mitre 10 cup. Round up friends and family to cheer the boys in black and white on on Queens Birthday. Held at the Mitre 10 Sports park, this will be an affordable event with all proceeds going to the development of the...

Date: Monday 1 June
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 2 June to Wednesday 3 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Business Advice -  BDO Walk in Wednesday

Business Advice - BDO Walk in Wednesday

Our Walk in Wednesday in our Napier Office has had a revamp! We've opened it up to cover all things Business! Tax advice, PIR rates, Xero, MYOB, Add-ons, Report analysis, Succession Planning, Cashflows, Reconciliations, Depreciation rates, Payroll processing... you name it, we can help with...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 3 June
Where:
BDO , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Wednesday 1 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Other PCBUs – Business Central

Other PCBUs – Business Central

Who is responsible for your contractors’ health and safety? When they are working with you, you are both equally responsible. Under HSWA 2015, as a representative of your PCBU, you are legally deemed an “officer” of your organisation and you have a primary duty of care to everyone in your...

Date: Thursday 4 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Innovator: POSTPONED

NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Innovator: POSTPONED

We regret to advise the postponement of this event due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. We are hugely disappointed to miss the opportunity to perform for you all; however, our number one priority is the health and safety of our audiences, musicians and staff, and the wider...

Date: Friday 5 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Venus Rising: POSTPONED

Venus Rising: POSTPONED

Twyla Tharp is one of the world’s greatest living choreographers. In Waterbaby Bagatelles, 27 dancers leap and spin across the stage in an ever-changing ocean of light; the music flowing seamlessly as groups of dancers sparkle and glow. Meditative and moving, Alice Topp’s award-winning...

Date: Friday 5 June to Saturday 6 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Troubleshoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Sunday 7 June
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Tuesday 9 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management - Business Central

Time Management - Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork...

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals: POSTPONED

World of Musicals: POSTPONED

Please note: This event has been postponed. The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway return to New Zealand with a brand-new show. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production will...

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Calefax: CANCELLED

Calefax: CANCELLED

In great demand internationally, world renowned Calefax Reed Quintet are one of the most dazzling wind ensembles performing at present. This close-knit ensemble of five reed players draws music from eight centuries of repertoire to create unique arrangements: from early music to classical and jazz...

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Award winning New Zealand singer-songwriter, Reb Fountain, announces an extensive 10-date tour in celebration of her upcoming self-titled album, her debut for Flying Nun Records. Pulling out all the stops for this collection of noir punk-folk songs, Reb is taking her band the length and breadth...

Date: Friday 12 June
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun – First Anniversary

Flaxmere parkrun – First Anniversary

Flaxmere Parkrun is celebrating its first anniversary. We've now delivered 52 free, fun, 5km parkruns since we started on June 15 2019. Help us celebrate our first anniversary by wearing the brightest, loudest colours you can as you permambulate your way around our beautiful 5km course. Bring your...

Date: Saturday 13 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floyd Live – A Celebration and Salute to Pink Floyd

Floyd Live – A Celebration and Salute to Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are easily one of the most recognisable and enduring bands of all time. While no longer a touring entity, the timeless music of Pink Floyd continues to be passed down from one generation to another. Floyd Live return to Clarence Street Theatre following their sold out show in 2018...

Date: Saturday 13 June
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
NZ eagles tribute Motel California

NZ eagles tribute Motel California

Motel California is NZ's premium Eagles tribute show. Come party to the Eagles greatest hits......Get in early, sold out last time!! $ 30.00 on Eventfinda or pre ticket sales at the Aviary. DO NOT MISS THIS !! Take it easy, Witchy woman , Peaceful Easy Feeling, Tequila sunrise, Desperado,...

Date: Saturday 13 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kelvin Cruickshank Live

Kelvin Cruickshank Live

By popular demand NZ Medium Kelvin Cruickshank is coming to Hastings! Passing on messages from people who have died and are in spirit is what Kelvin was put on earth to do. However, since the incredible success of Sensing Murder there's been such a great demand from people on this side wanting...

Date: Sunday 21 June
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is...

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

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel...

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

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Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 25 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZSO Idyllic

NZSO Idyllic

Idyllic Giancarlo Guerrero Conductor Valentina Lisitsa Piano Lilburn Drysdale Overture Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 Beethoven Symphony No. 6 Pastoral Conductor Giancarlo Guerrero has won six Grammys for his recordings as Music Director of the Nashville Symphony. Maestro Guerrero visits...

Date: Tuesday 30 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2020

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: Tuesday 31 March to Wednesday 1 July
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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 5

Co.Starters Cohort 5

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Wednesday 1 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model and Hobby Expo

Model and Hobby Expo

The Model and Hobby Expo allows hobbyists the opportunity to display their crafts and collections for the general public to see. The two gymnasiums and school swimming pool will be open and on display will be a variety of car, truck, ship, aircraft, railway and military models. Radio Control...

Date: Saturday 4 July to Sunday 5 July
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Voces8: The Cathedral Tour

Voces8: The Cathedral Tour

Prepare yourself for the exceptionally smooth sounds of VOCES8 as they take you on an acoustic tour of cathedrals throughout New Zealand. Gramophone Magazine writes, “The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with...

Date: Friday 10 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Event Promotions and Loaded proudly present Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Numbers are limited to 1000 competitors! Sunday 26th July 10am: Start of the 12km event 10.10am: Start of the 6km event Early bird fee (February and March): $60 pp Standard fee from 1st April –...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2020

Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, 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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Anna Im with Stephen De Pledge

Anna Im with Stephen De Pledge

Winner of the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Anna Im and beloved New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge come together for a concert of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Wieniawski and Clara Schumann. This is a celebration of the beauty of the violin and piano, and a chance to support...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 6


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

A great display of quilts made by the very creative Keirunga Quilters group. Our annual exhibition will feature many different styles of quilts ranging from the traditional through to the very modern, and we can guarantee that it will be very colourful! In addition to a selection of quilts being...

Date: Saturday 8 August to Sunday 16 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED


Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

This year the New Zealand String Quartet are celebrating a massive composer with a massive tour. The 2020 National Tour brings Beethoven back on his 250th birthday, travelling throughout New Zealand between June and October. This is your chance to rejoice in these charismatic and distinctive works,...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, 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 13 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Counties Manukau Steelers

Magpies v Counties Manukau Steelers

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Counties Manukau. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you...

Date: Saturday 15 August
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpies v Counties Manukau Steelers


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food & Wine Pairing: POSTPONED

Food & Wine Pairing: POSTPONED

A gorgeous 4 course degustation menu beautifully paired with the incredible wines of The Urban Winery. Our free shuttle service will be running for our Food & Wine guests so you can enjoy your evening and leave the driving to us. Everyone is welcome, you don’t need to be a member to enjoy...

Date: Friday 21 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Canterbury

Magpies v Canterbury

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Canterbury. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpies v Canterbury


Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2020

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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 6

Co.Starters Cohort 6

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources needed...

Date: Wednesday 29 July to Wednesday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Join us in celebrating 30 years of turning houses into homes. The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and...

Date: Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Northland Taniwha

Magpies v Northland Taniwha

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Northland. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Saturday 12 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpies v Northland Taniwha


Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Rich, idle and cruel, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil delight in the corruption of virtue. For them, there is no love, only malicious pleasure in crushing youthful dreams of romance and humiliating the innocent in a corrupt and wicked game. With players such as these, lovers...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody. Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2020 as it...

Date: Thursday 17 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

Magpies v Manawatu Turbos

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Manawatu. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Friday 18 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpies v Manawatu Turbos


Sotheby's Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

Sotheby's Realty Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 29 years in 2020 with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 19th of September 2020. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Help support Brain Injury Hawke’s Bay with our annual fundraising event. Enjoy canapes and four delicious courses created and cooked by Head Chef Mark Southon from the award-winning O’Connell Street Bistro along with the amazing duo of Steve Logan and Shaun Clouston from the renowned Logan...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2020

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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Magpies v Wellington Lions

Magpies v Wellington Lions

Mitre 10 Rugby at McLean Park as the Mighty Magpies take on Wellington. Round up friends, clients or family to cheer the boys in black and white on. There will be tonnes of competitions, giveaways, activation's and fun activities to enjoy...oh there will also be a game of rugby. See you there!

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpies v Wellington Lions


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 7 October
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Singing Crystal Bowls with Rob Clemens


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Doric String Quartet

Doric String Quartet

If the bar for quartet excellence was already set stratospherically high, the UK’s Doric String Quartet has surely launched it into orbit. Founded in 1998, the Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Co.Starters Cohort 7

Co.Starters Cohort 7

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 7


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


NZSO Timeless

NZSO Timeless

Principal Partner Ryman Healthcare. Edo de Waart Conductor. Beethoven orch. Weingartner Grosse Fuge Haydn Symphony No. 64 Tempora Mutantur WA Mozart Symphony No. 40 The NZSO sees out Beethoven’s anniversary year with a programme placing Beethoven’s achievements in the context of his...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZSO Timeless


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Matariki Glow Show!

Matariki Glow Show!

“Thank you for putting on a great show. It was so great, it nearly blew my shoes off!” - Josh (Papakura Central School) Come celebrate Matariki with a giant scale puppet show of magical glow-in-the-dark characters from Māori myth and legend! This innovative, cutting edge concept features...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matariki Glow Show!


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


National Sports Club Tournament

National Sports Club Tournament

To encourage our mates to have regular health checks and to make them aware of the support agencies available for men dealing with mental health issues. The sports to be played in the initial year are Rugby League 9’s, Rugby 7's and Touch Rugby. Through our competitive nature we are using...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - National Sports Club Tournament


Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from artisan goods, jewellery and beauty to fashion, eco-friendly products, business products & information,...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


R18
Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

LIKE A STORM - GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENT We are really sorry to announce that due to the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of our upcoming NZ/UK/EU dates will be rescheduled for later on this year. All tickets & VIPs will be honoured for the new tour dates. Once the new tour dates are...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED


November 2020

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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from artisan goods, jewellery and beauty to fashion, eco-friendly products, business products & information,...

Date: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Co.Starters Cohort 7

Co.Starters Cohort 7

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Co.Starters Cohort 7


Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library Activities Area (upstairs on the mezzanine). For more information please contact Ian Thompson 06 8767851. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Tuesday 7 April to Tuesday 3 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one magnificent night of ballet. Act 1 - The Nutcracker The ageless tale of bravery and dreams set...

Date: Thursday 5 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Nutcracker & Don Quixote


Free
Flaxmere parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun

Fun, free, forever, 5km timed run/walks around the beautiful Flaxmere park. Starts every Saturday, every week, every month, every year from outside the playground in Flaxmere Park. Register for free for your own personal barcode that you can use at any parkrun, anywhere in the world. Print the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere parkrun


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Justice of The Peace


Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pastel Art Group


Free
Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED

Update: This event has been cancelled until further notice. In light of these extraordinary times, our History Talks are to cease until further notice. This saga will fill many a history book in the future but living in it is no fun. Please keep as safe as you can and we extend our best wishes...

Date: Tuesday 14 April to Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Landmarks Local History Talk: CANCELLED


Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Join us for the seventh biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition – a highlight of spring in Hawke’s Bay. Explore the expanse of wildflowers and Round Pond Garden’s Mediterranean landscape design at 125 Rosser Road, Hastings, and enjoy: - A unique exhibition of sculpture by around 80...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

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 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Concert - Rod Stewart


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical...

Date: Tuesday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


R18
TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: POSTPONED

TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: POSTPONED

Postponed to November the 26th TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel Show has been Touring nationally and selling out venues across Australia. Fronted by Joe Differ TWO FIRES bring their high energy Show to all types of audiences in which consistently deliver an...

Date: Thursday 26 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Concussion Conference 2020

Concussion Conference 2020

Join us for this exciting educational opportunity for clinicians and those working in or having an interest in Concussion. With renowned researchers and specialists in their field such as Dr Barry Willer, Dr Stephen Kara and many more to be named this conference is sure to be educational,...

Date: Friday 27 November to Saturday 28 November
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

In an enchanted kingdom, a princess was born. Blessed by fairies, Aurora grew into a beautiful young woman, protected by everyone who loved her from the evil beyond the castle walls. On her 16th birthday, Aurora’s world was shattered by the malevolent Carabosse, but, saved from certain death by...

Date: Saturday 28 November to Sunday 29 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

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: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

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

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. (They take a break over the ChristmasNew Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the community. If...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a...

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

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

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Co.Starters Cohort 7

Co.Starters Cohort 7

New to Business or have a great Business idea? If you have a great business idea or start-up and an entrepreneurial mind-set, we want to help you develop it further. The Co.Starters programme helps entrepreneurs and business start-ups by equipping them with the best tools and resources...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. (They will be on a break over the Christmas-New Year weeks). Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 4 April to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 April to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Update: Tea with Tales has been cancelled for April and May due to Covid-19 precautions. Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales...

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. BYOD. Held every Monday, term time only....

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 6 April to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pastel Art Group

Pastel Art Group

Hastings Artists Group Pastel group. Join the Hastings Artists Group pastel sessions here in the Hastings War Memorial Library. Held every fortnightly on Tuesday mornings. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 31 March to Tuesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED

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

Date: Wednesday 8 April to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. *Update: The Watercolour group will be meeting in a private residence for the foreseeable future. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions held ever fortnight on Thursday...

Date: Thursday 2 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 9 April to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

Oldershaw & Co Tag Team Relay

The Oldershaw & Co Ltd Tag Team relay is just before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it has always been a great success with plenty of laughs during the day. Fancy dress optional but encouraged This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun...

Date: Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 April to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

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

Date: Wednesday 15 April to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 16 April to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Postponed During the Covid - 19 Outbreak Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to...

Date: Saturday 27 June to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales: CANCELLED

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 22 April to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market


January 2021

Free
Another Day in Taradise

Another Day in Taradise

Come and join in the Sweet 16th celebrations, of our Another Day in Taradise. Free entry to the event and is very family friendly. We are proud to have the same amazing band playing, which will provide us with amazing tunes all day long. There will of course be great Moana Park wines...

Date: Saturday 16 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market


March 2021

R18
Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier: POSTPONED

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier: POSTPONED

Dear Ticketholders As you may have heard today, the New Zealand Government has announced restrictions on mass public gatherings which will prevent the Eclipse Concert on the 28th of March from going ahead. We have also heard from a large number of ticket holders over the last couple of days...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier: POSTPONED


Free
The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 April to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market


April 2021

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Friday 2 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April to Sunday 4 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED


May 2021

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors are postponing their near sold-out 2020 tour and have secured new dates for 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Box Offices around the country are currently overwhelmed with inquiries so please just hold onto your tickets. They remain valid for the new dates and...

Date: Tuesday 4 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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