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April 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
HB Woodturners' Guild Exhibition

HB Woodturners' Guild Exhibition

The annual sale and exhibition of woodturning from the HB Woodturners Guild is a must see. Noting that we have to be closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and on the morning of ANZAC Day 25th April, we'll otherwise look forward to seeing you here!

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HB Woodturners' Guild Exhibition


Free
Into the Light - Rex Jones

Into the Light - Rex Jones

Rex Jones' wonderful watercolour paintings are on show again upstairs at the Hastings Community Art Centre. Featuring original paintings from his popular 'Hawke's Bay in Watercolour' series Calendars throughout the years, from 2012-2020. Some of these gorgeous pieces are coming 'Into the Light'...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Into the Light - Rex Jones


Free
Judy Woodhead - Recent Work In Watercolour

Judy Woodhead - Recent Work In Watercolour

Judy Woodhead started painting about 20 years ago at Keirunga Gardens in Havelock North. She had a lot of help at the beginning and attended courses with Frank Bacon. She also joined Saint Matthews Art Group. Judy found watercolour was what she enjoyed most as the water and colours flow. Her art...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 30 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Judy Woodhead - Recent Work In Watercolour


Free
Impressions; Photography by Liam Farris

Impressions; Photography by Liam Farris

Liam Farris is better known in Hawke’s Bay as a musician, having gigged around the region over the last 30 years. However, as a child he compulsively drew and painted, and in his teens tried his hand at sculpting in clay and carving in wood. Since fooling around with pinhole cameras at...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 30 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impressions; Photography by Liam Farris


Free
Meltdown; The New Arctic: Textile Art by Clare Plug

Meltdown; The New Arctic: Textile Art by Clare Plug

This thought provoking exhibition features works inspired by the effects of climate change on the Arctic region. Clare Plug is a local award-winning textile artist with a national and international reputation. A zoology graduate from Massey University who briefly taught high school science,...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 30 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Meltdown; The New Arctic: Textile Art by Clare Plug


Free
Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Once every four or five years during Ross Pfeffer's working life, he painted during the summer break, just enough to know he loved it. But he was frustrated, and it was clear to Ross that the only way for him to paint really well, was to do it all the time. Since retiring Ross now happily paints...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Thursday 2 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil


Free
The Golden Age of Radio

The Golden Age of Radio

Enter the world of radio – and a bygone era when the radio was the only connection to the outside world and the main source of entertainment. In the Small Gallery you will find a small collection of radios dating from the 1930’s to 1950’s, not only as a reminder of how radios looked in those...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Thursday 9 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Golden Age of Radio


May 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Once every four or five years during Ross Pfeffer's working life, he painted during the summer break, just enough to know he loved it. But he was frustrated, and it was clear to Ross that the only way for him to paint really well, was to do it all the time. Since retiring Ross now happily paints...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Thursday 2 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil


Free
The Golden Age of Radio

The Golden Age of Radio

Enter the world of radio – and a bygone era when the radio was the only connection to the outside world and the main source of entertainment. In the Small Gallery you will find a small collection of radios dating from the 1930’s to 1950’s, not only as a reminder of how radios looked in those...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Thursday 9 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Golden Age of Radio


Free
Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

This exhibition includes a large body of artwork collected by Angela Lalonde that spans several years and crosses the globe. While attending Alberta University of Art & Design in Canada (AUAD) (formerly Alberta College of Art & Design) Angela had the opportunity to participate in a print...

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints


Free
Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom is a first generation immigrant from Northern Germany; ‘My place of belonging is the ocean. My clan are the bird people’. Sybille studied graphic design at the Lazie Academy in Esslingen, Germany, and holds a BA in Illustration Design from the BildKunst Akademie in...

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sybille Schlumbom


Free
City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

Join us to celebrate the CAN Japanese Festival during the month of May, as we highlight the rich variety of traditional and contemporary arts and culture of Japan. There will be exhibitions for you to visit, plus events and workshops to experience during the whole month. ‘City Treasures from...

Date: Friday 3 May to Thursday 30 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures


Free
Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. Traditionally they were woven in silk, and cotton for summer. To create kimono required a long process of skilled artisan work. Everyday use kimono were usually woven with patterns (like Inkatha in Indonesia). For the wealthy they could be hand painted,...

Date: Friday 10 May to Thursday 23 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi


Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Hastings Bird Club Annual Show

Bird Show and Exhibition Special Roller Show in Memorial of Ru Davis a life Long Member of the Hastings Bird Club. Different Breeds of birds from around the country judged by Excellent Judges. Come and have a look at all the different Breeds, Budgies, Lovebirds, Cockatiels, Canaries and...

Date: Saturday 18 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Ebbett Park School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Bird Club Annual Show


Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


June 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


July 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Model Expo

Model Expo

Model and Hobby show with displays of collections of kitsets and miniature dioramas created by students and adults throughout Hawkes Bay. There will be radio controlled car and truck displays, as well as model railways. Other hobbies on display will be gem-stone collections and board gamers....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Model Expo


August 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

A date for your diaries! Our 2019 exhibition will take place 3-11 August at the Havelock North Function Centre. Come along and see some amazing quilts made by our members. Our raffle this year will be the choice between a lovely quilt or a box of goodies with proceeds going towards Stage 3 of...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Keirunga Quilters Exhibition


September 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


October 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


November 2019

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2019

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1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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: Saturday 27 April to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


January 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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: Saturday 27 April to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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