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September 2020

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 22 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 22 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 23 September to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 September to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Bliss Women's Retreat

Beach Bliss Women's Retreat

Women's weekend retreat - Friday to Sunday. Celebrate the change of season with summer on the way and come to beautiful Waimarama Beach, Hawke’s Bay. Spend the weekend at a stylish beach lodge that exudes comfort with an intimate group of women (6- 8) who are keen to meet new people and share...

Date: Friday 25 September to Sunday 27 September
Where:
Waimarama Beach, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

Nine cuddly native hatchlings will be hiding and waiting to be found during the school holiday Spring “Eggsplorer” competition at the National Aquarium of New Zealand. The soft toy versions of some of our most popular native birds and reptiles will be snugly sitting in papier-mâché eggs in...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity


Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Flaxmere Library this school holidays. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tech Treasure Hunt

Tech Treasure Hunt

Can you follow the clues and find all the hidden QR codes? Be into win a great prize every time you find one! The codes are hidden at all three libraries - Hastings Library, Flaxmere Library and Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tech Treasure Hunt


Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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 seeing you.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

Presented By Etiquette & the Flagship Events Company. Supported by Pak'nSave Hastings. Secret Location Early Bird - $175 + booking fee - (SOLD OUT) Second Release - $185 + booking fee (SOLD OUT) Final Release - $195 + booking fee (SOLD OUT) The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold...

Date: Saturday 26 September
Where:
TBC, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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This Town - Film Night

This Town - Film Night

This Town – a comedy film, shot in Central Hawke’s Bay about love, murder and finding the one. Written, directed and starring, Hawke’s Bay’s own, David White will be screening in the Opera House at Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts and Event’s Centre in Hastings on Saturday 22nd of August,...

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly Indoor Market. Held 9 am - 1 pm inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier. The place to get locally made, Artisan Handcrafts and Gifts. Meet the people that create, not only the handcrafted items, but also the friendly atmosphere. Also a range of Up-cycled and...

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


Free
Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

New date! Join us at Havelock North's only regular second-hand market for baby and children's clothing, toys, books and equipment. A great way to spend a morning of shopping and catching up with friends. Stalls selling quality pre-loved items and so much more. Hunt for bargains to see you...

Date: Sunday 27 September
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, 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 27 September
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Marathon

Minecraft Marathon

PVP and create to your heart's content with a bunch of other Minecrafters. BYOD and up-to-date Minecraft app is essential. Suitable for kids 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 28 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Frankenstein Makerspace

Frankenstein Makerspace

Design a creature creepy enough to rival Dr Frankenstein’s Monster! Mix and match supplied monster parts to create something new (and eerie). Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 29 September
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nitro Numbers Level 1

Nitro Numbers Level 1

Year 1 & 2 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Tuesday 29 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 2

Nitro Numbers Level 2

Year 3 & 4 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Wednesday 30 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Numbers Level 2


October 2020

'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity

Nine cuddly native hatchlings will be hiding and waiting to be found during the school holiday Spring “Eggsplorer” competition at the National Aquarium of New Zealand. The soft toy versions of some of our most popular native birds and reptiles will be snugly sitting in papier-mâché eggs in...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 11 October
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Spring Eggsplorers' School Holiday Activity


Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Flaxmere Library this school holidays. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Thursday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great Lego Continuous Build


Free
Tech Treasure Hunt

Tech Treasure Hunt

Can you follow the clues and find all the hidden QR codes? Be into win a great prize every time you find one! The codes are hidden at all three libraries - Hastings Library, Flaxmere Library and Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 10 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tech Treasure Hunt


Nitro Numbers Level 3

Nitro Numbers Level 3

Year 5 & 6 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Got to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Thursday 1 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Numbers Level 3


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 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


R18
Paint and Wine Night - Picasso's Kiss

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso's Kiss

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 1 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wreck the Tech

Wreck the Tech

Join the IT guys in pulling apart bits of tech to see how they work. Suitable for kids 7+. Limited places so register online! Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 4

Nitro Numbers Level 4

Year 7 & 8 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Friday 2 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Numbers Level 4


Free
Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market

Magpie Market

Magpie Market is a lively, varied and friendly indoor market for all the family. With two large halls filled with stalls, EFTPOS facility available, parking behind the hall and disability access we have it all! Go in the draw for a hamper full of goodies - one draw with every purchase made. You...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2020

Hastings Blossom Festival 2020

Yes! We are very happy and excited to be able to let you know that the 2020 Blossom Parade will still take place - now on our Postponed Date above of OCTOBER 3RD at 11am. Our theme for 2020 is... 'Flower Power - New Growth'! It has been quite a journey for all of us over the past few months and...

Date: Saturday 3 October
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Lego Continuous Build

The Great Lego Continuous Build

Can you handle the S.T.E.A.M.? Lend your design and engineering skills to the Lego Continuous Build at Havelock North Library. Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Saturday 3 October to Friday 9 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great Lego Continuous Build


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

Postponed - event will now be held on 4 October If you missed last year’s stunningly successful event, then this is your chance to see what all the hype is about! Step back in time and explore beautiful Ongaonga Historical Village while enjoying a wonderful day with old fashioned sweets and...

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
Ongaonga Museum, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Oruawharo Expert Garden Tour: CANCELLED

Oruawharo Expert Garden Tour: CANCELLED

Join a visiting garden expert for a presentation, discussion and guided tour of the beautiful Oruawharo Homestead Gardens. Oruawharo is surrounded by 17 hectares, (40 acres) of gardens, parkland, trees and fields, much of it bearing the legacy of original owner Sydney Johnston. An avid...

Date: Sunday 4 October
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Oruawharo Expert Garden Tour: CANCELLED


Nitro Numbers Level 1

Nitro Numbers Level 1

Year 1 & 2 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Tuesday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Numbers Level 1


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

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 6 October to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club: POSTPONED


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 22 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Zenkuro NZ Sake Pairing

Zenkuro NZ Sake Pairing

Konnichiwa! The wonderful team from Zenkuro are coming all the way up from Queenstown. Master Brewer David Joll will be hosting the Sake pairing. Piku will be doing some modern sharing plates to match the sakes on offer. We’re going to be trying some amazing food that isn’t on Piku’s...

Date: Tuesday 6 October
Where:
Piku Izakaya Japanese, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Frankenstein Makerspace

Frankenstein Makerspace

Design a creature creepy enough to rival Dr Frankenstein’s Monster! Mix and match supplied monster parts to create something new (and eerie). Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Frankenstein Makerspace


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

Currently Postponed - but looking for new members. To join please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library, usually on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call the...

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

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 September to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 23 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Nitro Numbers Level 2

Nitro Numbers Level 2

Year 3 & 4 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Wednesday 7 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Numbers Level 3

Nitro Numbers Level 3

Year 5 & 6 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digging Up The Past

Digging Up The Past

Fossils tell us so much about the past and the world that we live in. Join Jake from Sustainable Backyards as he delves into the wonderful world of fossils. Suitable for kids 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 8 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Makey Makey Makerspace

Makey Makey Makerspace

Think you can make the Makey Makeys make? Interested in conductivity, making circuits and music? Drop in during the day to give it a go. Suitable for kids 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, 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 9 October to Sunday 11 October
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020


Free
Nitro Numbers Level 4

Nitro Numbers Level 4

Year 7 & 8 students - explore shapes and geometry by taking part in an interactive, challenge and games filled day. Lunch and snacks provided! Registration is required. Go to: https://bit.ly/3jUsYyD We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Friday 9 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nitro Numbers Level 4


Free
Havelock North Village Street Carnival

Havelock North Village Street Carnival

Havelock North Village Street Carnival is back and it's better than ever! Once again for one action-packed day, we’re closing our roads and taking Havelock North out onto the street for our biggest day of the year! It’s going to be huge. It’s going to fun. And it’s a celebration you’d...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

A great family day out, with market stalls, live music, entertainment and games - and the highly anticipated annual Duck Race - The only duck race in Hawke’s Bay! Waipawa comes alive with market stalls and entertainment under the Spring cherry blossom. Bring the whole family for some fun,...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival - Whānau Friendly

Show Me Shorts Film Festival - Whānau Friendly

Children love short films! Introduce the small people in your life to the magic of cinema. This collection of films is suitable for the whole family. Take a wild ride on a tram that is off its tracks without brakes! Discover a meteorite that has crash-landed into Earth. Meet a magician who will...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Show Me Shorts Film Festival - The Sampler

Show Me Shorts Film Festival - The Sampler

Sit back and enjoy some of the best and most vibrant short films from New Zealand and around the world. This collection provides a great way to sample what Show Me Shorts is all about. The films feature a stroll through the streets of Naples, comedian Will Ferrell as a psychologist, paragliders in...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wallingford  Cooking Master Class - Flour & Stone

Wallingford Cooking Master Class - Flour & Stone

In the beginning, it is a learning. You’ll converse with Chris as he works with flour in all its guises. In the end, it will be a doing. Teaming up with a ‘someone’ else, you will make the pasta. Using flour as the core ingredient, Chris will make sweet and savoury dishes along with the...

Date: Sunday 11 October
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Transfigured Night

HBAF2020 Presents - Transfigured Night

Transfigured Night Inspired by the song Tūtira mai ngā iwi, Transfigured Night is the opening performance of the Festival, staged by Lemi Ponifasio in a collaboration with his company MAU Wahine, the Hawke’s Bay Orchestra, Kahurangi Dance Theatre and our local community. Lemi Ponifasio is a...

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - The Human Voice

HBAF 2020 Presents - The Human Voice

Written in the middle of the last century by two enfants terribles of the French art scene, Poulenc and Cocteau, The Human Voice is an uncompromising performance that challenges the audience to play detective in unravelling lies both spoken and unspoken. This site-specific production will take...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Everyman

HBAF 2020 Presents - Everyman

From the expansive hub of London’s National Theatre, to Heretaunga, Hawke’s Bay Youth Theatre transplants this new, energetic, and visceral production of Carol Ann Duffy’s Everyman. Originally the cornerstone of 15th century English morality plays, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy’s...

Date: Tuesday 13 October to Saturday 17 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing

HBAF2020 Presents - Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing

Stretch: Our Dreams Are Changing Ahead of a national tour, this concert presents the exclusive premier of Stretch’s highly anticipated second album Our Dreams Are Changing. This collection of songs was born here in Hawke’s Bay, evoking the open skies and sweeping coastlines of our region....

Date: Tuesday 13 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 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 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - As the Day Draws In

HBAF 2020 Presents - As the Day Draws In

This is a unique collaboration by some of our country’s best theatre makers. “As The Day Draws In is a place-based theatre piece that shows us our Heretaunga, the things that link us, it centres in an organic past somewhere between post-war and yesterday. It’s wrapped in nostalgia but...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Friday 16 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs

HBAF2020 Presents - A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs

A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs A story of two strays. Set on the salty and smoky coast of Turkey, against the backdrop of one of humanity’s oldest and richest oral storytelling traditions. Absolutely bursting with lively characters this is a tour de force of performance from...

Date: Wednesday 14 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 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 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2020 Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

2020 Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

Celebrate the best of Hawkes Bay Wines with the 2020 Hawkes Bay Bayleys Wine Awards. Guests receive a three course meal, an opportunity to taste the award winning wines and an evening of dancing & socialising with live entertainment and bar. A night not to be missed, and one to never forget.

Date: Thursday 15 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Thomas Oliver  The Brightest  Light Tour

HBAF2020 Presents - Thomas Oliver The Brightest Light Tour

Hawke’s Bay born and bred Thomas Oliver will bring his new album, 'The Brightest Light' live to the Opera House. The album currently sits at 3.5 million plays on Spotify alone, and includes the songs, You Shine On Me, The Time In Tokyo, and Bulgarian Mountains. A dynamic journey of song, led...

Date: Thursday 15 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Tell Me on a Sunday

HBAF 2020 Presents - Tell Me on a Sunday

Tell Me on a Sunday is an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black. Featuring the directing talents of Hawke’s Bay local David Coddington with a stellar performance by well-known Hawke’s Bay musical theatre performer Wynne DeLautour (Mama Mia 2019), and Ginni...

Date: Friday 16 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF2020 Presents - Ria Hall, Manawa Wera

HBAF2020 Presents - Ria Hall, Manawa Wera

Ria Hall Manawa Wera: A Conversation Piece Ria Hall will present a specially curated provocative performance of songs from her critically acclaimed new album, Manawa Wera, and reflections from her previous work, Rules of Engagement. But this is no ordinary concert. This is an opportunity for...

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

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Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Four of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads are opening their doors for another year, for our highly anticipated Spring Fling Homestead Trail weekend. This is a unique opportunity to experience the grandeur, gardens and history of four of our exceptional historic homesteads...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Sunday 18 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taniwha Spring Market

Taniwha Spring Market

For one day and one day only! A fun, friendly spring market, full of quality products and fresh produce. Celebrate life in Central Hawke’s Bay amongst the bluebells and enjoy the very first Central Hawke’s Bay Market day at Taniwha. Browse a wide range of stalls and support Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Before Karma Gets Us

HBAF 2020 Presents - Before Karma Gets Us

Fast paced calamity, dark magic and arcane mysteries await as Mikael Klinkler and his assistants head to Hawke’s Bay to revive their sell-out magical extravaganza. Featuring renowned and unique acts such as: The Two-Legged Woman, Eyes on the King, The Placid Duck and many, many more. This is a...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Soaked Oats

HBAF 2020 Presents - Soaked Oats

Hailing from Dunedin, Soaked Oats have played festivals in the UK, toured Australasia and the US and created a collection of sweet, summery tasting songs. 2020 saw the band take a step up, appearing at festivals such as WOMAD and Laneways. Consisting of Oscar Mein on the larynx and mamba, Henry...

Date: Saturday 17 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

The Mum’s, Bub’s, & Dad’s Wellness Expo we want to be a community event where parents, parents to be or individuals planning to have a family can go and get information and advice to help them to make the right decisions for their family. As well as information and advice on their own...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Bella: My Life in Food

HBAF 2020 Presents - Bella: My Life in Food

Annabel Langbein in conversation with Lizzie Russell. For the first time, Annabel,Langbein, New Zealand’s most popular cookbook author, writes about her remarkable life and how food has shaped it, highlighting some of the recipes that have resonated most strongly with her over the...

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Native Son

HBAF 2020 Presents - Native Son

Witi Ihimaera in conversation with Marty Smith. Among many firsts, Witi Ihimaera is the first Māori writer to publish both a book of short stories and a novel. Writer, journalist, postman, Distinguished Companion in the New Zealand Order of Merit, honoured by the French as a Cavalier Des Artes...

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

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Gitbox Rebellion Guitar Ensemble

HBAF 2020 Presents - Gitbox Rebellion Guitar Ensemble

Gitbox Rebellion is an innovative and exciting multi-member guitar ensemble that performs intricate and clever original compositions as well as a few much-loved guitar hero covers. Orchestral and atmospheric, composed and chaotic, the music spans and defies the genres of jazz, rock, folk and...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - The Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

HBAF 2020 Presents - The Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

Not since Pandora’s Box was opened, will you have heard such a bouffage of cacophony pour forth from this succulent septet of senescent soloists. Too much? Not even close. In order to make their journey to Mr. Alighieri’s mystical wonderland infinitely more “do-able”, music was often added...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Shel We?

HBAF2020 Presents - Shel We?

Shel We? Inspired by the works of renowned American writer Shel Silverstein, Shel We? is an invitation. An enchanting, playfully intriguing, and visually stunning dance show. Shel Silverstein was a critically acclaimed writer of children’s books such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up and...

Date: Monday 19 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Presents - Pecha Kucha

HBAF 2020 Presents - Pecha Kucha

DOOR SALES ONLY: Pecha Kucha is the fun, fast-paced speaking format that’s brought communities together the world over and highlighted local treasures and surprises since it began in 2003. Originally devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein-Dytham Architecture (KDa) in Tokyo, Japan to...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Two Hearts Hawke's Bay World Tour

HBAF2020 Presents - Two Hearts Hawke's Bay World Tour

Two Hearts After dazzling New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, Laura Daniel (Seven Sharp, Funny Girls, Jono & Ben, 7 Days, Dancing With The Stars) and Joseph Moore (all those shows apart from Dancing With The Stars) bring their bombastic pop comedy - duo to Hawke’s Bay for the very...

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

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Free
Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

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 21 October 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 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Black Lover

HBAF2020 Presents - Black Lover

Award-winning playwright, Zimbabwean Stanley Makuwe brings us a gripping drama about war, politics and colonialism. Black Lover brings to life a great New Zealander and explores how two men stand with courage against terror in a nation experiencing deep racial divides. “We must make it...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Hawke's Bay A&P Show

A fantastic family fun day out! Bringing you the best of the country in the heart of Hawke's Bay. The A&P show offers a great value day out for all ages, we can't wait to welcome you to enjoy the animals, the rides, the shopping, the competitions and all things rural! Come along to the...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Friday 23 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Ecology In Fifths

HBAF2020 Presents - Ecology In Fifths

Ecology in Fifths Inspired by H Guthrie Smith’s (1921) Tūtira: The Story of an NZ Sheep Station, Ecology in Fifths unravels the NZ myth of a ‘clean green and natural landscape’ — revealing the environmental tensions that lie underneath our grassy paddocks and forest...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Friday 23 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2020 Present - Tell Me on A Sunday

HBAF 2020 Present - Tell Me on A Sunday

Tell Me on a Sunday is an adaptation of the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black. Featuring the directing talents of Hawke’s Bay local David Coddington with a stellar performance by well-known Hawke’s Bay musical theatre performer Wynne DeLautour (Mama Mia 2019), and Ginni...

Date: Thursday 22 October to Saturday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Troy Kingi - The Ghost of Freddie Cesar

HBAF2020 Presents - Troy Kingi - The Ghost of Freddie Cesar

The Ghost of Freddie Cesar - Troy Kingi and The Clutch The Ghost of Freddie Cesar is the fourth instalment in multi-award-winning musician/actor Troy Kingi’s aspirational 1O 1O 1O Series, to release 10 albums in 10 genres in 10 years. Brought to life by the latest iteration of his band, Troy...

Date: Thursday 22 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - The Perfect Gift

HBAF2020 Presents - The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift After sell-out shows with the White Face Crew’s Double Derelicts and La vie dans une marionette in previous Festivals, Justin Haiu returns with The Perfect Gift. Inspired by themes from Justin’s own childhood - one of three brothers, who lost their Dad at a young age, and were...

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

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HBAF2020 Presents - Tami Neilson: the F Word

HBAF2020 Presents - Tami Neilson: the F Word

The F Word: Songs of Feminism in Country Music - Tami Neilson From Dolly to The (Dixie) Chicks, THE F WORD is the journey of feminism through song from the first #1 hit for a female country artist in 1952, through to today. Performed by award-winning Country artist Tami Neilson and her hot...

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

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Free
Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns

Surface Sounds - an installation by Campbell Burns

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: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2020

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2020

This year sees the return of the Hawke’s Bay Art Trail, a revitalised weekend of art indulgence, offering a rare glimpse into the studio spaces of the region’s creatives, artists and designers that are listed in the Hawke’s Bay Art Guide. Tour the region, stop off and visit the artists and...

Date: Saturday 24 October to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Join Mary Kippenberger and Peter Charlton-Jones for an hour of fun-filled fantasy storytelling! Interactive storytelling with music, costumes, reworked fairytales, laughter and lots and lots of volunteers...the stars of the show! Grab a seat or cushion in the theatre and join in the hilarity -...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Find Your Inner Superhero

Find Your Inner Superhero

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: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Presents - Tūtira mai ngā iwi

HBAF2020 Presents - Tūtira mai ngā iwi

Tūtira mai ngā iwi featuring: Don McGlashan, Hollie Smith, Lisa Tomlins, Louis Baker, Tama Waipara and Whirimako Black Tūtira mai ngā iwi is a special concert for the community of Te Matau a Maui. We welcome you to join us for a night filled with waiata, joy and aroha. Stand together...

Date: Saturday 24 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Saturday 26 September to Sunday 25 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF2020 Presents - Avantdale Bowling Club

HBAF2020 Presents - Avantdale Bowling Club

Avantdale Bowling Club When you think about the history of New Zealand hip hop over the last 10 years in terms of era-defining artists, not many stand out ahead of Tom Scott. From Home Brew to @Peace to Average Rap Band to Avantdale Bowling Club, Scott has been everywhere within the local rap...

Date: Sunday 25 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF2020 Present - Bic Runga

HBAF2020 Present - Bic Runga

Bic Runga Since the release of her first single Drive in 1996, certified multiple platinum artist Bic Runga has been awarded almost every musical honour in New Zealand, making her New Zealand’s undisputed pop royalty. She has won the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll songwriting award and 20...

Date: Monday 26 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, 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 23 September to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Women's Weekend Retreat. Enjoy two nights nestled in the glorious vines of Esk Valley, just north of Napier City. Share a luxurious lodge with other 8 to 10 women who are keen to take a break from their everyday, who are looking to connect with new people and enjoy new...

Date: Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Esk Valley, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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 seeing you.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2020

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Vine Divine Women's Retreat

Women's Weekend Retreat. Enjoy two nights nestled in the glorious vines of Esk Valley, just north of Napier City. Share a luxurious lodge with other 8 to 10 women who are keen to take a break from their everyday, who are looking to connect with new people and enjoy new...

Date: Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November
Where:
Esk Valley, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 22 September to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

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 6 October 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 22 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

Currently Postponed - but looking for new members. To join please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library, usually on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call the...

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

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October 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 23 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TdM NZ Young Winemaker of the Year National Final Dinner

TdM NZ Young Winemaker of the Year National Final Dinner

This year’s National Final of the NZ Young Winemaker of the year is taking place in Hawke's Bay. Everything culminates on the evening of November 6th, when the finalists will present their captivating speeches, prizes will be awarded and the Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the...

Date: Friday 6 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wokou: Cantina & Grill

F.A.W.C! Wokou: Cantina & Grill

The music will be hot, the drinks will be cold and the food will be delicious at Wokou: A Japanese-Brazilian Street Party. Black Barn and Chopper Reeds, of New Zealand’s iconic Fat Freddy’s Drop, join forces with two champions of Brazilian culture in NZ – DJ and music promoter Bobby Mukai...

Date: Friday 6 November to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Keeping it Local & Fresh

F.A.W.C! Keeping it Local & Fresh

The up-and-coming talent at EIT are set to impress when they plate up a 10-course degustation, featuring Hawke’s Bay’s freshest and best produce. These NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) students will prepare their own dishes, showcasing what they have learned throughout the year, including...

Date: Friday 6 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Design your own Day Retreat with Kate & Cam McLeay

F.A.W.C! Design your own Day Retreat with Kate & Cam McLeay

Cape South Country Estate and Wellness Retreat hosts Kate & Cam McLeay are delighted to open the doors, for a one-off, especially for you, FAWC event. Programme: 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome tonic and property tour. 10:30 – 12:00 Prior to the event you will be asked to select one...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! That’s a wrap

F.A.W.C! That’s a wrap

Mission Estate Executive Chef Ricky Littleton will deliver a degustation with a difference – five courses, five different styles of wrapped delicacies. Seated at long tables, this lunchtime event will tantalise your taste buds. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on arrival before settling down for...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! VinoTech with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! VinoTech with Cameron Douglas

This very special tasting event looks at Hawke’s Bay Wines through the outstanding mind of Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas. A specialised tasting event, it will feature lesser known Hawke’s Bay wines from off-the-beaten-track and will be hosted by Cameron himself. A guided tasting, this is...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Where the Wild Things Are

F.A.W.C! Where the Wild Things Are

A stylish affair overlooking Supernatural Wine Co.’s estate vineyard, this event will celebrate all things wild about food and drink. Ben and Sarah Cruse of Little Black Bird Cafe will create six generous seasonal foraged canapés which will each have a matching wild foraged cocktail or...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Rock, Brews and BBQs

F.A.W.C! Rock, Brews and BBQs

Everything you need for a great night out is right here. Discover the latest releases from Abbey Brewery, taste the exquisite wines from Abbey Estate Winery, indulge in fare from Black Betty BBQ, the hottest Texas BBQ truck in town and then rock it all out to The Cellar Door Band. A Neil Young...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine a Go Go

F.A.W.C! Wine a Go Go

Delight in the Mediterranean way of life, if only for a night. With international borders closed to travellers, it’s time to let the wine, food and music do the talking and transport you to the Mediterranean for a night. F.A.W.C!ers can taste the warm flavours of the Med with a bowl of...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster and Whitebait Street Bar

F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster and Whitebait Street Bar

World famous in Havelock North, the Advintage carpark street bar is up and running again for summer F.A.W.C!. Enjoy affordably-priced Veuve Clicquot and award-winning Hawke’s Bay wines while famed chef Martin Bosley shucks fresh oysters to order and bangs out classic whitebait fritter sandwiches....

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Night at the Opera

F.A.W.C! A Night at the Opera

Great wines, great food, enjoyed with great company and the serenading of opera all combine for an elegant evening at Sileni Estates. Enjoy canapés and a pre-dinner drink while being entertained by opera group Prima Volta, before chef Mike Moloney delivers a five-course tasting menu to match...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Sileni Estates Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An evening with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! An evening with Cameron Douglas

Ever wondered what it would be like to dine with New Zealand’s first ever Master Sommelier? Well wonder no more because here is your chance to take part in an intimate evening with Cameron Douglas at the award-winning Bistronomy. Over eight tantalising courses, Cameron will talk you through...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gifts from the Sea

F.A.W.C! Gifts from the Sea

A menu designed to honour fresh kaimoana, from the winery that rose from the sea itself. Complimentary bubbles on arrival starts this event as it means to continue. Delight in a three-course menu of family-style meals from Crab Farm Head Chef Tewi Barbarich as well as a paired Crab Farm wines for...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening of Clairvoyance

An Evening of Clairvoyance

Join us for an evening of clairvoyance with local mediums and experience the friendliness of the community. Refreshments afterwards will give you a chance to meet Church Members and chat with friends. The Napier Spiritualist Church, Healing & Awareness Centre also runs workshops from time to...

Date: Saturday 7 November
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sabre @ Dawn

F.A.W.C! Sabre @ Dawn

Start the day at dawn . . . or mid-morning; either way is fine just so long as you do it in style with breakfast and bubbles at Moana Park. Dine amongst the vines and indulge in Moana Park bubbles, Champagne cocktails, blinis, croissants, frittata and seasonal fruits at this splendid breakfast...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is celebrating 20-years by giving foodies exclusive insight into the goings on for five of their most popular artisan producers. During a half-hour, pre-booked session, you can celebrate with our artisan specialists; meet the people behind the product, hear...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flour and Stone

F.A.W.C! Flour and Stone

Under and overrated by many, flour is the beginning of so many of our favourite dishes. Learn from a master in this Flour and Stone workshop. Chat with Wallingford Head Chef Chris Stockdale as he works with flour in all its guises. Using flour as the core ingredient, Chris will make sweet and...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Pipi's Pizza Picture This

F.A.W.C! Pipi's Pizza Picture This

An event for young and young at heart alike, this is your chance to learn to draw like a published artist, all while devouring the delicious delights of Pipi’s Pizza. The Fully Illustrated Pizza Party will celebrate the release of Alexandra Tylee’s new cookbook, Egg and Spoon, illustrated by...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Poukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Still Life Hawke's Bay

F.A.W.C! Still Life Hawke's Bay

Paintings like Van Dyck’s “Still Life with Cheese” to Cézanne’s “basket of Apples” have inspired generations of artists to create their own Still Life”. And the rich diversity of fruit, vegetables, flowers and wines in Hawke’s Bay have inspired local artist Josh Lancaster, and...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fork 4 the Whole Family

F.A.W.C! Fork 4 the Whole Family

Can’t find a babysitter? Never fear, Moana Park has you covered with Forks for the Whole Family. Serving delicious family style food that everyone will enjoy and loads of entertainment for the kids, this event is designed to give parents a break. With no dishes to worry about, it’s time for...

Date: Sunday 8 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers - Greta Carney

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers - Greta Carney

The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is celebrating 20-years by giving foodies exclusive insight into the goings on for five of their most popular artisan producers. During a half-hour, pre-booked session, you can celebrate with our artisan specialists; meet the people behind the product, hear...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

Taste international flavours, grilled, smoked, spit-roasted and BBQ'd by renowned Grill Jockey, Raymond van Rijk, at Hawke's Bay Racing this summer. Accompanying this smokeland experience will be a wide range of Villa Maria wines, Three Wise Birds Cider and a selection of New Zealand's most loved...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  Shaken & Stirred Long Lunch

F.A.W.C! Shaken & Stirred Long Lunch

Are you ready to be shaken and stirred? Famed Southern liquor artisans Cardrona Distillery, including their Master Distiller Sarah Elsom, are heading to Hawke’s Bay with their haul of gins, whiskeys, vodkas and liqueurs with them to create cocktails of all descriptions. You’ll be in high...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Hawthorne House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

We have raided Warren Gibson's cellar and you get to reap the rewards! Renowned Hawke's Bay wine producers Lorraine Leheny and Warren Gibson of Bilancia (be-larn-cha) are sharing exclusive vintages of their Syrah, La Collina to taste alongside the inspiration behind the wine – the...

Date: Sunday 8 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Secret Cellar Doors with Cameron Douglas

F.A.W.C! Secret Cellar Doors with Cameron Douglas

Discover the secrets hidden within some of Hawke’s Bay’s leading wineries with this behind the scenes tour with Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas. In this exclusive and intimate tour, Cameron will guide guests through tastings at five different wineries, four of which do not have a cellar door...

Date: Monday 9 November
Where:
Opera Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Through the Grapevine

F.A.W.C! Through the Grapevine

Ever wondered how your favourite Chardonnay is made? Join us for this behind the scenes tour of Askerne winery and learn about the wine making process. You will taste from old and new barrels, find out about different Chardonnay clones, wild yeast versus cultured yeast and how we make our blending...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Askerne Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Behind the Bean

F.A.W.C! Behind the Bean

Go behind the scenes at Hawthorne Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar and see how your favourite coffee goes from bean to cup. Discover the art of a well-rounded, well-balanced cup of coffee and learn how each bean has its own distinct taste that varies depending on origin, variety, processing and...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes - Come Travel With Me!

F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes - Come Travel With Me!

Remember when we used to travel to wildly fabulous overseas destinations? Well you still can with this event described by culinary and travel queen Nici Wickes as “The ultimate eating escape. You can enjoy the flavours of far-flung places without the jetlag!” promises Nici. Join her as she...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Kiwiesque, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sustainable Seafood with Tora Collective

F.A.W.C! Sustainable Seafood with Tora Collective

This is dinner with a difference as you discover the practices that allow you to relish exquisite, sustainably-sourced seafood and produce. Delivering this special night is Tora Collective and Central Fire Station. Tora Collective supply Crayfish & Paua out of Tora Bay, Martinborough. They have a...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Cocktail Degustation

F.A.W.C! Foraged Cocktail Degustation

Join Bistronomy's award winning bar manager Andrea Marseglia, most recently behind the success of Auckland's best bar Madame George (Metro Magazine 2020) as he creates a stunning five-piece cocktail menu based on botanicals that he has foraged locally. Each unique cocktail will be matched with a...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW presents Driving Exceptional Taste

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW presents Driving Exceptional Taste

In the pursuit of the absolute extraordinary, Hawke's Bay BMW presents a collaboration like no other, bringing together two exceptional chefs at ever-splendid The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. Michelin-star-winning Josh Emett is teaming up with Cape Kidnappers Head Chef James Honore to deliver a...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Horizontal & Vertical Cheese Tasting

F.A.W.C! A Horizontal & Vertical Cheese Tasting

To really understand how time influences the texture, strength and complexity of a cheese you need to do a vertical tasting –tasting the same cheese at 3 different ages. But to know who makes the best cheese or how the terroir changes a cheese you need to do a horizontal tasting. No, you...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Get settled in for a wine evening at its finest: world-class wine in hand (plus popcorn!), and a wine-focused film screening in this intimate studio setting. One of Smith & Sheth’s thoroughly experienced Sommeliers will host the evening, pour selected wines from the family of fine wine estates...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Thursday 12 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Death by Desserts

F.A.W.C! Death by Desserts

Sweet-tooth’s assemble. Your Everest is here – a dessert degustation menu designed by Sam Clark from Central Fire Station and Flora Menehem of Floras Cake Studio. A heavy dose of chocolate, coffee, maybe black truffle icecream & antics with liquid nitrogen, this menu is not for the...

Date: Wednesday 11 November
Where:
Sparrows, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Holy Trinity

F.A.W.C! Holy Trinity

Since man first discovered the magic of fermentation, food lovers have recognise that the combination of wine, cheese and bread is the perfect trinity> The French even have a mantra du, pain, du vin, du boursin [a very creamy cheese with garlic] they learn to chant from the cradle. All three are...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
The Cheese Web, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Backyard Bloody Mary's

F.A.W.C! Backyard Bloody Mary's

Drink in the sun as well as a delicious Bloody Mary to the sounds of summer beats and quality banter with F.G. Smith Eatery. An afternoon-made in Instagram-heaven, you better bring your selfie game to this event. Perfectly styled Bloody Marys are served with drippings of over the top garnish,...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! From Hive to Table High Tea

F.A.W.C! From Hive to Table High Tea

Gold makes the world go around, and here in Hawke’s Bay we have a different type of gold . . . liquid gold and it tastes delicious! Get buzzed by all things honey with an Arataki Honey High Tea at Mangapapa Hotel that pays homage to New Zealand's sticky gold. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival,...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Progressive Cocktail Evening

F.A.W.C! Progressive Cocktail Evening

A self-guided free progressive cocktail evening, this event is designed to be taken at your own pace. So whether you’re supporting long time favourites or keen to discover the new kid on the block, this collab between Napier’s hottest eateries and bars is a do-not-miss event. New to the map...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Prime Cuts

F.A.W.C! Prime Cuts

An evening to savour with Matangi Station and Central Fire Station Bistro. With a menu designed by Central Fire Station head chef Sam Clark and featuring Matangi Station beef as the star of the night, guests must be prepared to indulge. The evening gets underway with Maitangi Station’s Jamie...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giant's Dumpling House

F.A.W.C! Giant's Dumpling House

Craggy Range introduces another exciting pop-up concept in their cellar door, Giant’s Dumpling House. Mouth-watering creations from Head Chef Casey McDonald, featuring banquet-style dining with dumplings, steamed buns and noodles, alongside raw local fish with wakame and yuzu dressing,...

Date: Thursday 12 November to Friday 13 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Around the World in Chardonnay

F.A.W.C! Around the World in Chardonnay

Join Tony Bish, New Zealand's golden boy of Chardonnay, and Yvonne Lorkin, Hawkes Bay's leading wine writer, as they explore and taste trendy, cutting edge and innovative chardonnays from around the world. Let your palette travel from Burgundy to Champagne, across to Chile and back again to New...

Date: Thursday 12 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 13 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Who doesn’t love a car boot party, especially when those boots are jam packed with Hawke’s Bay wine! More than 35 Hawke’s Bay wineries will roll into the Waikoko Gardens, ready to park up and pour you an amazing selection of this region’s finest wines. Catch up with your favourite...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  A Vintage Odyssey

F.A.W.C! A Vintage Odyssey

Church Road invites you to relive one of Hawkes Bay's most legendary vintages. Taste a selection of wines from Church Road’s 2013 "Vintage of a Lifetime" including Church Road TOM. Hosted by Chief Winemaker Chris Scott and catered by local platter extraordinaire Mitzi & Twinn, this is a wine...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nathan Haines x Frank Booker

F.A.W.C! Nathan Haines x Frank Booker

The collaboration of Nathan Haines x Frank Booker x Black Barn is summer evening entertainment at its finest. Enjoy a glass of Black Barn Vineyard wine on arrival before venturing into the courtyard for freshly shucked oysters, canapés and live music from internationally renowned jazz saxophonist...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gochu Got You Good

F.A.W.C! Gochu Got You Good

Bistronomy brings Jason Kim, Executive Chef of Auckland’s hottest new eatery Gochu, to Napier for an evening of inspired Korean cuisine. Jason Kim, formerly of Sidart fame, was named the-one-to-watch back in 2017 and within three years firmly established himself as one of Auckland’s most...

Date: Friday 13 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

EIT’s talented students are at it again, this time preparing a six-course dessert degustation menu for your lucky F.A.W.C!ers. Devour six beautifully crafted desserts, designed and prepared by NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) Patisserie students. Each dish will be thoughtfully matched with...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! It might sound cheesy

F.A.W.C! It might sound cheesy

Excellent wine is the perfect partner to outstanding cheeses – so when Oak Estate and Nieuwenhuis Cheese team up to deliver a four-course tasting menu, you know something special is in the works. Enjoy canapés and a glass of Methode Traditionalle on arrival, before sitting down for your...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

What if Alice went to Wonderland and found herself in Napier? Join the Emporium for all the grandeur and excitement you would expect from a tea party laid on by The Mad Hatter, with an adult twist! You’ll enjoy food prepared to challenge and excite your senses, our mixologists will be pushing...

Date: Friday 13 November
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat it all, walk it off with Mojo Journeys

F.A.W.C! Eat it all, walk it off with Mojo Journeys

The 2020 Mojo Journeys FAWC! Walk takes place at another of Hawke's Bay iconic coastal settlements - Waipatiki Beach. Our 'Mojo' walk will take us up the valley and through the breath-taking Nikau bush reserve, returning to the coast via the Farm Park track. Throughout this journey, your guide...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Mojo Journeys, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swap Meet & Car Display

Swap Meet & Car Display

A 2 day car event not to be missed. Whether you're a car enthusiast that wants parts for that project, a car owner that wants to show off their wonderful beast or a member of the public that would just love to see these vehicles then this is for you. A part from the swap meet our venue is a...

Date: Saturday 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
The Duke, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Bon Appetit

F.A.W.C! Bon Appetit

It's no secret that the French create seriously delicious pastry and cheese; and this year, since you can’t cross international borders to taste it, why not make it for yourself at Farmhouse Kitchen. Sarah Jhearn from Mademoiselle Patisserie will lead a brioche-making workshop, showcasing the...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Take the Cake Decorating Masterclass

F.A.W.C! Take the Cake Decorating Masterclass

Learn how to decorate a cake with Florencia Menehem of Floras Cake Studio. Culinary artist and cake maker Florencia, who is renowned for her stunning bespoke cakes, is delighted to share her tips and tricks with you. This hands-on tutorial will cover how to layer and finish a cake like...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Floras Cake Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Rod & Stu's Excellent American Adventure

F.A.W.C! Rod & Stu's Excellent American Adventure

Let Rod McDonald & Stu Devine take you on an Excellent American Adventure as they recount tails of their wine travels around the USA. Stu, from Devine Wine, is Te Awanga’s guy on the ground in America and has known Rod for aeons, which makes for some interesting banter. Join them for a long...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste of Caribbean with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

F.A.W.C! Taste of Caribbean with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Delicious food, superb beverages and the smooth tunes of boogie-dub specialists Tropical Downbeat Orchestra are what’s on offer at Abbey Winery & Brewery’s Taste of the Caribbean. Wrap your tastebuds around the special event menu from Buffalo Bill, the newest food truck in town – jerk...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sip, Sliders & Sounds with Dick Johnson

F.A.W.C! Sip, Sliders & Sounds with Dick Johnson

Slide on into summer at Hawke's Bay premiere venue for burgers and views, Peak House on Te Mata Peak. Spend a languid afternoon on the lawn tasting Decibel wines and devouring a selection of burger sliders, before dancing away the evening to the live music from legendary DJ and Producer Dick...

Date: Saturday 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An Italian Agriturismo

F.A.W.C! An Italian Agriturismo

Be transported to a Tuscan farmhouse and dine as Italians do, savouring simple cuisine that heroes the natural flavours of fresh, high-quality Hawke’s Bay ingredients. Share long communal tables and enjoy family-style fare that is typically found in the Italian country side and farm stays....

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
Notti, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Champagne, Chardonnay, Cabaret

F.A.W.C! Champagne, Chardonnay, Cabaret

Music, laughs and a bit of trouble will be brought to you by local jazz sensation, Lady and the Tramps. Music will start at 8pm and with the Encore Dancers close by, the swish of their sequin skirts will signal the start of an excellent evening. Be greeted at the door with a glass of Champagne,...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat, Drink and Share

F.A.W.C! Eat, Drink and Share

Join us in our relaxed neighbourhood environment for a set five-course chefs tasting menu with each course matched to a deliciously local Hopesgrove Wine. Internationally recognised Pieter Koopman, winemaker from Hopesgrove wines will be hosting alongside his wife to introduce the wines for each...

Date: Saturday 14 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Gluttons Feastival

F.A.W.C! Gluttons Feastival

“There is no love more sincere than the love of food” . . .George Bernard Shaw knew it and Deliciosa is here to share that love. Join this Havelock North institution for an afternoon of indulgent eating… experience the insanity beef burger, dripping with chilli cheese & crispy onion rings;...

Date: Sunday 15 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meat the Leading Ladies

F.A.W.C! Meat the Leading Ladies

Two women, one kitchen and an array of the most delicious beef and lamb you are likely to eat. This is Beef+Lamb NZ's incredible ambassador series and Mangapapa Hotel is honoured to host one of their popular events for F.A.W.C! Join local Beef+Lamb ambassador, Mangapapa Hotel Head Chef Norka...

Date: Sunday 15 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, 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 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

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 21 October 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 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders

Walk of Wonders is a new media, light art, fire and audio experience for all ages. The inaugural 2020 event will be held at Black Barn Vineyards from the 18 – 22 November, with installations dotted throughout the grounds. Guests will experience a 1-2 hour interactive walkthrough, accompanied by a...

Date: Wednesday 18 November to Sunday 22 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, 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 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

Date: Saturday 21 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Another MADD fun family day out. Bring your kites, pack a picnic and come and enjoy a fun relaxed day out at Mitre10 Park. Regardless of if there is wind or not, we can still have fun trying! The Madd Fun Company will be here with their bouncy castles and train rides - All for free! Book...

Date: Sunday 22 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to...

Date: Sunday 22 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, 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 23 September to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rainbow Dash

Rainbow Dash

Run, walk or dance your way through the rainbow. Obstacles will be in place for a sense of fun and laughter. (Obstacles will be off-set from the limestone track to make a clear pathway on the track for wheelchairs and prams). WEAR WHITE! THE EDGE 98.3 Hawke's Bay crew will be here with their...

Date: Saturday 28 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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 seeing you.

Date: Saturday 26 September to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

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

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Free
Bakers Club: POSTPONED

Bakers Club: POSTPONED

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 6 October 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 22 September to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 October 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 23 September to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop-in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 1 October to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Markets 2020 Save the date! Wonder is a brand new Christmas market concept for Hawke’s Bay. Featuring a hand picked line up of quality stallholders coming together to create a very special festive experience. Wonder is looking to attract a targeted market of conscious consumers...

Date: Friday 4 December to Saturday 5 December
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 31 Bands! 3 Days in Sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau,...

Date: Friday 4 December to Sunday 6 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Mini Market

Mini Market

Our monthly mini markets are back in business after the cold winter months and the interruption of COVID-19 lockdown, with bigger bargains than ever. You are invited to call in and say hello, share a laugh and enjoy a free cuppa and scone, while browsing our stalls. Plants, ready for the spring...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 12 December
Where:
St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Libary

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is not for profit and run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys,...

Date: Saturday 3 October to Saturday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may take...

Date: Monday 12 October to Monday 14 December
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 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat: CANCELLED


Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous

Builders Anonymous is a weekly (term time only) drop in session where children aged 5+ can come along and build things with Lego. There will be themes or challenges each session that can be completed, or work on your own project. All you need to do is bring along your imagination! Every...

Date: Wednesday 14 October to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous


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 20 October to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

Knit and Natter: CANCELLED

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 21 October to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter: CANCELLED


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 21 October 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 15 October to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

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 seeing you.

Date: Saturday 26 September 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 23 September to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales: CANCELLED


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


January 2021

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

What is the Napier Sunday Market? The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers.Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning, it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a...

Date: Sunday 27 September to Sunday 17 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay


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

Read more » - Another Day in Taradise


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


February 2021

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2021 Hawkes Bay's latest family-friendly celebration of Music, Food & Art! If you’ve ever been on a summer road trip through Hawkes Bay, chances are you’ve spent some time on the coast at laidback Te Awanga, a beachside settlement with a thriving arts...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service has been looking after the Hawke's Bay region for decades. We are very proud to be able to put on an Open Day for the Central Hawke's Bay community so they can see our service up close! On Sunday the 14th February at the CHB Aero Club, based in...

Date: Sunday 14 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Aero Club, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Country Fair and Rural Auction held annually beside the beautiful Lake at Puketapu. It is a great family day out in the country and only seven minutes from Taradale. There is ample parking, plenty of shade and seating beneath trees surrounding the lake. The Fair has a great range of stalls...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

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

Date: Sunday 21 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous 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...

Date: Saturday 27 March to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

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 27 September to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


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